Nairobi To Cairo (9 Weeks) Nile Trans

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 78

From: £2475.00

An expedition through the heart of Africa from days of old. From crossing deserts, rivers and mountains and overcoming a multitude of challenges this continent can throw at you, inter-twined with stunning National Parks, adventure€tivity play grounds and UNESCO World Heritage sites, this is a trip that will linger in the memory long after you finish.

This trip is part of the Trans Africa or Nile TransExpedition. Days 1 to 21 Elsamere - visit the home of Joy Adamson & Elsa the lion, of Born Free fame.

Visit either Crater Lake Game Sanctuary or Hells Gate National Park (walk through or hire mountain bikes - the only park in Kenya where this is permitted). 

Lake Nakuru National Park - games drives to spot lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino & flamingo.

Uganda / Rwanda

Jinja - the source of the Nile, whitewater rafting, quad biking or visit a  local education project. 

Mountain Gorilla trek. Trek to see these amazing creatures, the closest species related to man.

Kigali Genocide Memorial.

Kampala - Uganda’s capital, take a city tour.

Kenya

East Africa Rift Valley

Days 22 to 41 Ethiopia

Omo Valley.

Addis Ababa, the capital.

Blue Nile Gorge.

Bahir Dar -  take a boat out onto Lake Tana with monasteries dating back 900 years.

Visit the 12th century rock-hewn churches of Lalibela.

Gondar - organise a trip to the Simeon Mountains or the holy city of Axum.

Days 42 to 48 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.

Days 49 to 55 Ferry€ross Lake Nasser from Wadi Halfa to Abu Simbel

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 trip to Edfu &/or Kom Ombo.

Days 56 to 61 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).  9 Weeks - Africa - Ultimate Overland Expeditions Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
16/06/2019 17/08/2019 Places Availabl £2475.00
23/08/2019 25/10/2019 Places Availabl £2475.00

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