Trip reference number: 367
Trip Operator: Oasis Overland
This One Off Expedition will take you to many destinations that are off the regular Africa Overland route. Northern Kenya and Lake Turkana making our way to Ethiopia, where we exploreone of the lowest places on the planet - The Danakil Depression. Djibouti will be an adventure in itself, as not many overlanders travel this route. We cross the Sudanese desert before following the mighty Nile to Alexandria.This trip is part of a longer expedition starting in Cape Town / Harare. Days 1 to 14 Jinja - the source of the Nile, whitewater rafting, quad biking or visit a local education project.
East Africa Rift Valley.
Samburu National Park - game drive in expedition vehicle.
Days 15 to 21 Ethiopia
Days 22 to 36 Addis Ababa, the capital.
Harar - explore the city and hyena men.
Spend a week exploring the country.
Days 37 to 52 Ethiopia
Visit the 12th century rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.
Explore the city markets in Mekele.
Take a 3 day 4x4 trip into the Danakil Depression.
Visit the holy city of Axum.
Trek the Simeon Mountains.
Days 53 to 59 Sudan
Khartoum, the capital.
Visit Hamed al Nil Tomb - experience the largest market in Sudan: Omdurman Souq, as well as visit the daily camel market or take a boat trip on the Nile.
Pyramids at Meroe.
Follow piste tracks through the Nubian Desert.
Ferry€ross Lake Nasser from Wadi Halfa to Abu Simbel
Days 60 to 73 Egypt
Abu Simbel - visit the great stone monuments of Ramses II.
Aswan - stroll along the corniche, visit the temple at Philae or Elephantine Island.
2 day traditional felucca sailboat cruise to Edfu & Kom Ombo.
Luxor - take a day tour to the Valley of Kings & Workers, also visit Karnak & Luxor Temples.
Red Sea Coast - relax on the beach for a couple of days or try your hand at various watersports such as snorkelling, windsurfing or scuba diving in the cool clear blue waters of the Red Sea.
Cairo - Day tour to the Pyramids + Sphinx at Giza and the Egyptian History Museum (accompanied by an Egyptologist guide). 73 Days - Africa - FALSE Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website
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