Kenya to Cape Town

Kenya to Cape Town information and booking

from
$5120
  • Duration
    45
    days
  • Physical rating
    4
  • Culture Shock
    6
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Schedule Details

Departs from
Nairobi
Accommodation
Bungalow, Camping (with basic facilities), Camping (with facilities), Chalet, Hotel
Group Size
Maximum of 22 travellers per group
Transportation
4x4 Safari Vehicle, Ferry
Important Notes
1. This is a combination trip. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details. 2. A single supplement is available on this trip. 3. This trip finishes upon arrival at our finish point hotel in Cape Town on Day 45. Please do not book any flights until after 9pm this evening.

Highlights

Get drenched by the gushing waters of Victoria Falls, Explore ancient ruins in Zimbabwe, Learn the secrets of the desert from San Bushmen, Relax in the culture of Cape Town, Marvel at the seal colonies of Cape Cross, Peruse colourful crafts in a village market, Spot big cats in the Serengeti, Camp on balmy beaches in Tanzania, Encounter friendly locals in Malawi, Visit spice plantations in Zanzibar

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Travel from Kenya to Cape Town and uncover some of Africa's greatest sights on a journey from the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the beautiful southern coast. Visit Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar; tour Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe; and explore Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Safari through some of Africa's iconic conservation reserves and parks, see the surging Zambezi River crashing over the Victoria Falls and admire the magnificence of the sweeping savanna plains rolling out towards the horizon on this incredible African adventure.

Itinerary

Days 0-0 Nairobi
Once a swamp but now called the 'green city in the sun', Nairobi is a relatively multicultural city with a range of cuisines, museums and cultural centres to enjoy.
Day 1 Nairobi
Once a swamp but now called the 'green city in the sun', Nairobi is a relatively multicultural city with a range of cuisines, museums and cultural centres to enjoy.
Day 1 Mto Wa Mbu
Situated around halfway between Arusha and Ngorongoro, Mto Wa Mbu is a tiny town located near three rivers which is known for its curios and red-skinned bananas.
Day 2 Mto Wa Mbu
Situated around halfway between Arusha and Ngorongoro, Mto Wa Mbu is a tiny town located near three rivers which is known for its curios and red-skinned bananas.
Days 2-3 Ngorongoro Crater/Serengeti National Park
Photographic opportunities abound in the Ngorongoro Crater, a massive volcanic caldera with so many animals, it's hard to know where to look first. Teeming with animals and home to the famous migration of the wildebeest, the Serengeti is a marvel with rolling plains, iconic acacia trees and mesmerising skies.
Days 3-4 Ngorongoro Crater/Serengeti National Park
Photographic opportunities abound in the Ngorongoro Crater, a massive volcanic caldera with so many animals, it's hard to know where to look first. Teeming with animals and home to the famous migration of the wildebeest, the Serengeti is a marvel with rolling plains, iconic acacia trees and mesmerising skies.
Day 4 Mto Wa Mbu
As small community away from the main tourist trail, Mto Wa Mbu offers an excellent chance to get a close-up look at life in an African village.
Day 5 Marangu
Nestled at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro, Marangu is a small village surrounded by stunning vistas and lush forest.
Day 5 Mto Wa Mbu
As small community away from the main tourist trail, Mto Wa Mbu offers an excellent chance to get a close-up look at life in an African village.
Day 6 Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam lies by the Indian Ocean and is abuzz with busy streets, laidback restaurants, colourful markets, interesting architecture and lots of water-based activities.
Day 6 Marangu
Nestled at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro, Marangu is a small village surrounded by stunning vistas and lush forest.
Day 7 Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam lies by the Indian Ocean and is abuzz with busy streets, laidback restaurants, colourful markets, interesting architecture and lots of water-based activities.
Days 7-9 Zanzibar
Famed for its fragrant spices and infamous for its slave-trading history, Zanzibar mixes divine beaches, an atmospheric main town and Middle Eastern flair with an African beat.
Days 8-10 Zanzibar
Famed for its fragrant spices and infamous for its slave-trading history, Zanzibar mixes divine beaches, an atmospheric main town and Middle Eastern flair with an African beat.
Day 10 Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam roughly means 'haven of peace' and has a long history of trade with India, the Middle East and Germany, making it a fascinating blend of cultures.
Day 11 Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam roughly means 'haven of peace' and has a long history of trade with India, the Middle East and Germany, making it a fascinating blend of cultures.
Days 11-12 Iringa/Chitimba
Overlooking the Ruaha River, Iringa is a picturesque town with a relaxed vibe, some good places to eat and a wonderful crafts centre. Chitimba lies along the coast of Lake Malawi and has lovely beaches, friendly locals and a laidback atmosphere.
Days 12-13 Iringa/Chitimba
Overlooking the Ruaha River, Iringa is a picturesque town with a relaxed vibe, some good places to eat and a wonderful crafts centre. Chitimba lies along the coast of Lake Malawi and has lovely beaches, friendly locals and a laidback atmosphere.
Days 13-14 Lake Malawi
Home to a huge variety of freshwater fish and beautiful beaches, the expansive waters of Lake Malawi play a central role in the lives of many local Malawians.
Days 14-15 Lake Malawi
Home to a huge variety of freshwater fish and beautiful beaches, the expansive waters of Lake Malawi play a central role in the lives of many local Malawians.
Days 15-16 Lilongwe/Lusaka
Located close to Zambia's border with Malawi, Chipata is a lively town known for its colourful market and the locals' love for bicycles. One of the fastest-developing cities in southern Africa, Lusaka is cosmopolitan but still retains a traditional African feel with its busy markets and friendly people.
Days 16-17 Lilongwe/Lusaka
Located close to Zambia's border with Malawi, Chipata is a lively town known for its colourful market and the locals' love for bicycles. One of the fastest-developing cities in southern Africa, Lusaka is cosmopolitan but still retains a traditional African feel with its busy markets and friendly people.
Day 17 Harare
Harare, Zimbabwe's bustling capital, offers plenty to see and do: interesting museums and galleries, peaceful gardens and frenetic markets.
Day 18 Harare
Harare, Zimbabwe's bustling capital, offers plenty to see and do: interesting museums and galleries, peaceful gardens and frenetic markets.
Day 18 Masvingo
The oldest colonial settlement in Zimbabwe, Masvingo is the perfect base to explore the Great Zimbabwe Ruins - the national monument the country is named after.
Day 19 Masvingo
The oldest colonial settlement in Zimbabwe, Masvingo is the perfect base to explore the Great Zimbabwe Ruins - the national monument the country is named after.
Days 19-20 Bulawayo
Also known as the 'City of Kings', Bulawayo is Zimbabwe's second-largest city and still retains the parks, tree-lined streets and buildings of its colonial past.
Days 20-21 Bulawayo
Also known as the 'City of Kings', Bulawayo is Zimbabwe's second-largest city and still retains the parks, tree-lined streets and buildings of its colonial past.
Day 21 Hwange National Park
Founded in 1928 and the largest game reserve in Zimbabwe, Hwange National Park has a wealth of beautiful landscapes and a tremendous selection of wildlife.
Days 22-24 Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls is a town on the Zimbabwean side of the falls, with spectacular views and a reputation as the adventure capital of Zimbabwe.
Day 22 Hwange National Park
Founded in 1928 and the largest game reserve in Zimbabwe, Hwange National Park has a wealth of beautiful landscapes and a tremendous selection of wildlife.
Days 23-25 Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls is a town on the Zimbabwean side of the falls, with spectacular views and a reputation as the adventure capital of Zimbabwe.
Days 25-26 Chobe National Park
With a diverse range of ecosystems, a humungous number of elephants and the largest concentration of game found in Africa, Chobe National Park is safari heaven.
Days 26-27 Chobe National Park
With a diverse range of ecosystems, a humungous number of elephants and the largest concentration of game found in Africa, Chobe National Park is safari heaven.
Day 27 Bagani
Sitting on the banks of the Okavango River, Bagani is a Namibian border town with plenty of river-based activities to enjoy.
Day 28 Bagani
Sitting on the banks of the Okavango River, Bagani is a Namibian border town with plenty of river-based activities to enjoy.
Days 28-29 Okavango Delta
Full of animals, islands and unforgettable scenery, the Okavango Delta is the world's largest inland delta and is best explored by mokoro (dugout canoe).
Days 29-30 Okavango Delta
Full of animals, islands and unforgettable scenery, the Okavango Delta is the world's largest inland delta and is best explored by mokoro (dugout canoe).
Day 30 Bagani
Head back to Bagani where we set up camp for the night. Bagani is a small, friendly town with some good hiking trails along the river and plenty of places to just relax.
Days 31-32 Grootfontein/San Bushmen
A big farming community famed for its proximity to the Hoba Meteorite, Grootfontein is a lovely town with shady streets and a number of historic buildings.
Day 31 Bagani
Head back to Bagani where we set up camp for the night. Bagani is a small, friendly town with some good hiking trails along the river and plenty of places to just relax.
Days 32-33 Grootfontein/San Bushmen
A big farming community famed for its proximity to the Hoba Meteorite, Grootfontein is a lovely town with shady streets and a number of historic buildings.
Days 33-34 Etosha National Park
With excellent game viewing and stunning landscapes, Etosha National Park was established in 1907 and is home to hundreds of animal, reptile and bird species.
Days 34-35 Etosha National Park
With excellent game viewing and stunning landscapes, Etosha National Park was established in 1907 and is home to hundreds of animal, reptile and bird species.
Day 35 Spitzkoppe
With its 700 million-year-old granite peaks, prehistoric rock art and dramatic vistas, Spitzkoppe is another of Namibia's wondrous landscapes.
Day 36 Spitzkoppe
With its 700 million-year-old granite peaks, prehistoric rock art and dramatic vistas, Spitzkoppe is another of Namibia's wondrous landscapes.
Days 36-38 Swakopmund
Swakopmund sits on Namibia's Atlantic Coast, virtually surrounded by the Namib Desert, and has beautiful colonial architecture and a large array of adventure sports on offer.
Days 37-39 Swakopmund
Swakopmund sits on Namibia's Atlantic Coast, virtually surrounded by the Namib Desert, and has beautiful colonial architecture and a large array of adventure sports on offer.
Days 39-40 Sesriem/River Camp
With the Sesriem Canyon close by and the incredible Sossusvlei sand dunes at its doorstep, tiny Sesriem serves as a gateway to these Namibian wonders. One of the oldest settlements in Namibia, the small town of Bethanie was founded by the London Missionary Society, who failed to influence the locals with their church.
Days 40-41 Sesriem/River Camp
With the Sesriem Canyon close by and the incredible Sossusvlei sand dunes at its doorstep, tiny Sesriem serves as a gateway to these Namibian wonders. One of the oldest settlements in Namibia, the small town of Bethanie was founded by the London Missionary Society, who failed to influence the locals with their church.
Day 41 Fish River Canyon
A truly spectacular sight to behold, especially at sunset, Fish River Canyon's orange-pink hues and momentous size are awe-inspiring.
Days 42-43 Orange River/Western Cape
Located on the north bank of the Orange River near the South African border, Noordoewer is a great place to see by canoe. Teeming with hot springs and a great place to camp and hike, Citrusdal is a sweet town set amongst the beautiful scenery of South Africa's Western Cape.
Day 42 Fish River Canyon
A truly spectacular sight to behold, especially at sunset, Fish River Canyon's orange-pink hues and momentous size are awe-inspiring.
Days 43-44 Orange River/Western Cape
Located on the north bank of the Orange River near the South African border, Noordoewer is a great place to see by canoe. Teeming with hot springs and a great place to camp and hike, Citrusdal is a sweet town set amongst the beautiful scenery of South Africa's Western Cape.
Day 44 Cape Town
Dominated by spectacular Table Mountain, Cape Town is a city that keeps on giving with its beautiful coastlines, world-class cuisine, excellent wineries and beautiful architecture.
Day 45 Cape Town
Dominated by spectacular Table Mountain, Cape Town is a city that keeps on giving with its beautiful coastlines, world-class cuisine, excellent wineries and beautiful architecture.