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DAUA - Ultimate Africa

Spanning nine countries, this journey is full of diverse cultures, abundant wildlife, spectacular landscapes, stunning beaches, and loads of adventure. Track the Big Five across open savannah, explore the Okavango Delta in a dugout mokoro can, encounter gorillas deep in the Ugandan wilderness do it all on this ultimate 52-day adventure and get a real feel for how large Africa truly is. Travel aboard our rugged overland adventure vehicle (OAV) is well-paced and wilderness camping will bring you closer to the region's wildlife. Encounter rare wildlife and real people on this unique and cost-effective journey through the stunning scenery of Southern and East Africa.

Inclusions

G Adventures for Good: !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, Swartwater G Adventures for Good: Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop, Windhoek G Adventures for Good: Tribal Textiles Market & Courtyard Cafe, Mfuwe Local Living: Kande Beach Local Dinner, Kande Beach
Entrance to Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei Dunes, and Spitzkoppe
Entrances and wildlife safari drives in Etosha, and Serengeti national parks
Damaraland Living Museum visit
Okavango Delta overnight bush camping excursion
Ngorongoro Crater visit
Zanzibar excursion (3 days)
Guided tour of spice plantation (Zanzibar)
Transfer from Nairobi to Kampala
Guided chimp trek (Kalinzu Forest Reserve)
Guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi with permits
Transfer from Jinja to Nairobi
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
52
Price From
AUD $9,499
Start Location
Cape Town, South Africa
End Location
Nairobi, South Africa
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Basic
Tour Themes
Fast and Fun, Small Group, Young Adventurer (18-39)
Physical Rating
Moderate to Challenging
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
27 May 201817 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,499 
10 Jun 201831 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,499 
24 Jun 201814 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,499 
01 Jul 201821 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,499 
15 Jul 201804 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,499 
29 Jul 201818 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,499 
05 Aug 201825 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,499 
12 Aug 201802 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,499 
19 Aug 201809 Oct 20188AUD $10,079
02 Sep 201823 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,499 
09 Sep 201830 Oct 20188AUD $10,079
16 Sep 201806 Nov 201810AUD $10,079
30 Sep 201820 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,499 
14 Oct 201804 Dec 201815AUD $9,729
28 Oct 201818 Dec 201815AUD $9,729
04 Nov 201825 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $9,499 
25 Nov 201815 Jan 201917AUD $9,729
09 Dec 201829 Jan 201917AUD $9,729
23 Dec 201812 Feb 201913AUD $9,729
06 Jan 201926 Feb 201922AUD $9,729
20 Jan 201912 Mar 201919AUD $9,729
17 Feb 201909 Apr 201920AUD $9,729
03 Mar 201923 Apr 201920AUD $9,499
07 Apr 201928 May 201922AUD $9,499
28 Apr 201918 Jun 201922AUD $9,499
19 May 201909 Jul 201920AUD $9,499
02 Jun 201923 Jul 201920AUD $9,729
23 Jun 201913 Aug 201922AUD $9,729
30 Jun 201920 Aug 201922AUD $9,729
14 Jul 201903 Sep 201920AUD $10,079
25 Aug 201915 Oct 201921AUD $10,079
08 Sep 201929 Oct 201922AUD $10,079
06 Oct 201926 Nov 201921AUD $9,729
20 Oct 201910 Dec 201920AUD $9,729
03 Nov 201924 Dec 201922AUD $9,729
10 Nov 201931 Dec 201922AUD $9,729
08 Dec 201928 Jan 202022AUD $9,729
15 Dec 201904 Feb 202021AUD $9,729
Itinerary
Day 1 - Cape Town
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Cape Town/Cederberg
View dramatic Western Cape scenery, visit the G Adventures supported !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, camp on a farm, and opt to sip on local wine.
Day 3 - Cederberg/Orange River
Travel past large plantations of rooibos tea. Opt to take a can trip on the scenic Gariep River.
Day 4 - Orange River/Fish River Canyon
Cross the border into Namibia, and enjoy the sunset at Fish River Canyon.
Day 5 - Fish River Canyon/Namib Desert
Explore the natural wonders of this bizarre desert environment.
Day 6 - Namib Desert
Explore the Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon typical of the area. Then continue on to the breathtaking Sossusvlei Dunes, and climb the breathtaking Dune 45.
Day 7 - Namib Desert/Swakopmund
Cross the void region of the Namib Desert along with a few dry mountain passes to the adrenaline capital of Swakopmund.
Day 8 - Swakopmund
???Swakopmund is one of the adventure capitals of Africa. Enjoy a free day to relax or get the adrenaline pumping. Choose from sky diving, dune boarding, or quad biking, just to name a few options.
Day 43 - Eldoret/Kampala
Cross the border into Uganda, then camp outside of the country's capital.
Day 44 - Kampala/Kalinzu Forest Reserve
Watch the Ugandan countryside pass by on the day's journey.
Day 45 - Kalinzu Forest Reserve/Lake Bunyonyi
Get up early for an included chimpanzee tracking excursion, then visit a tea plantation before setting off for Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 46 - Gorilla Trek
Enjoy a guided mountain gorilla trek in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Day 9 - Swakopmund/Spitzkoppe
Travel north to the granite peaks of Spitzkoppe.
Day 11 - Damaraland/Etosha National Park
Enter Etosha National Park and enjoy an afternoon wildlife safari drive in the Lando.
Day 10 - Spitzkoppe/Damaraland
Visit the Damaraland Living Museum to learn more about the lost culture of the Damara people.
Day 42 - Nairobi/Eldoret
Soak up the scenery as we drive across Kenya's Rift Valley.
Day 12 - Etosha National Park
Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the Lando. Opt to take an open vehicle safari drive in the afternoon/night.
Day 41 - Nairobi
Enjoy a free day in Nairobi to explore, or relax, before heading off to Uganda.
Day 13 - Etosha National Park/Windhoek
Transfer to Windhk and visit the G Adventures supported Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop for an included lunch.
Day 17 - Okavango Delta/Gweta
Camp under ancient baobab trees.
Day 16 - Maun/Okavango Delta
Enjoy wildlife walks, a traditional mokoro (dugout can) and birding on an overnight excursion into the Okavango Delta.
Day 15 - Ghanzi/Maun
Opt to take a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta to get a birds-eye view of the area.
Day 14 - Windhoek/Ghanzi
Visit the Kalahari Desert, and meet the local San/Bushmen. Optional walk to learn survival skills from the locals.
Day 47 - Lake Bunyonyi
Enjoy free time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Lake Bunyonyi.
Day 18 - Gweta/Kasane
Opt to embark on a wildlife-viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River or take an open safari vehicle wildlife safari drive inside Chobe National Park.
Day 48 - Lake Bunyonyi/Kampala
Return to the capital after a long drive.
Day 19 - Kasane/Victoria Falls
Cross the border into Zimbabwe, home of the mighty Victoria Falls.
Day 50 - Jinja
Spend another day exploring Jinja. Opt to raft down the White Nile River, mountain bike up and down the hills or check out the local market.
Day 25 - South Luangwa/Chipata
Opt for a morning walking safari (seasonal), or drive, before heading to the G Adventures-supported Tribal Textiles Market & Courtyard Cafe, for lunch and a visit of the craft workshop.
Day 24 - South Luangwa
Enjoy a free day to explore South Luangwa NP, a wildlife haven. Opt to go on a walking safari (seasonal), night drive, or visit a nearby local village.
Day 23 - Lusaka/South Luangwa
Continue travelling across the Zambian countryside, to our camp on the banks of the Luangwa River.
Day 22 - Victoria Falls/Lusaka
Sit back and enjoy a day of driving, taking in the scenery.
Day 21 - Victoria Falls
Spend the day exploring your beautiful surroundings. Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.
Day 20 - Victoria Falls
Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.
Day 40 - Arusha/Nairobi
Transfer to Kenya's capital city.
Day 49 - Kampala/Jinja
Explore Jinja, known for its outdoor and adventure activities.
Day 39 - Ngorongoro/Arusha
Venture down to the crater floor and take in a final safari experience, viewing the high concentration of wildlife bound by the crater walls.
Day 26 - Chipata/Kande Beach
Cross the border and travel to the "Lake of Stars," Lake Malawi.
Day 37 - Arusha/Serengeti National Park
Set off into the Serengeti and enjoy an afternoon wildlife safari drive en route to the campsite.
Day 36 - Korogwe/Arusha
Keep on the look out for views of Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, on the way to Arusha.
Day 35 - Stone Town/Korogwe
Ferry back over to the mainland and settle in for a full day of driving.
Day 34 - Nungwi/Stone Town
Travel back to Stone Town for a final night on this enchanting island. Along the way, enjoy a guided tour of a local spice plantation.
Day 33 - Nungwi
Opt to go diving, snorkelling, take a sailing trip, or just sit back and relax.
Day 32 - Dar es Salaam/Nungwi
Hop on a ferry to Zanzibar and transfer to the picturesque beaches of the northern tip of the island.
Day 31 - Iringa/Dar es Salaam
Watch the Tanzanian countryside pass by on the journey to the Indian Ocean.
Day 30 - Chitimba/Iringa
Cross the border into Tanzania and take in views of vast tea plantations and highlands along the way.
Day 29 - Chitimba
Enjoy a final day at Lake Malawi.
Day 28 - Kande Beach/Chitimba
Set off and drive to the northern part of Lake Malawi.
Day 27 - Kande Beach
Relax on the shores of Lake Malawi, and enjoy a traditional dinner in a local home. Opt to explore by foot, go snorkelling, or take a village tour.
Day 51 - Jinja/Eldoret
Cross over into Kenya for a night in Eldoret.
Day 38 - Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro
Enjoy a wildlife safari drive in the Serengeti during the day, and finish the evening camping at the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater.
Day 52 - Eldoret/Nairobi
Transfer to Nairobi, where the tour ends upon arrival late afternoon.