Johannesburg to Kenya

Johannesburg to Kenya

37 Days
From
$7624
$6536

Johannesburg to Kenya

37 Days Starting in Johannesburg and ending in Nairobi

Visiting:

Johannesburg

,

Khama Rhino Sanctuary

,

Maun

,

Okavango Delta

,

Nata

,

Chobe National Park

,

Victoria Falls

,

Bulawayo

,

Masvingo

,

Harare

,

Lusaka

,

Petauke

,

South Luangwa National Park

,

Lake Malawi

,

Chitimba

,

Iringa

,

Mikumi National Park

,

Dar es Salaam

,

Stone Town

,

Zanzibar

,

Bagamoyo

,

Usambara Mountains

,

Arusha

,

Karatu

,

Ngorongoro Crater

,

Serengeti National Park

,

Mto Wa Mbu

,

Nairobi

Tour operator:

Intrepid Travel

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

UBOAC

Group size:

1 - 22

Age range:

15-99 years

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
$7624

$6536 (USD)

Operator discount: $762

tourhub discount: $326

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Tour Overview

Marvel at the crashing white water of Victoria Falls, cruise the sprawling Okavango Delta and stake out natural waterholes in the Khama Rhino Sanctuary. This 37-day Lonely Planet Experience – powered by Intrepid – is your ticket to diverse offerings and immersive experiences throughout Africa. Witness Ngorongoro Crater and the big cats of the Serengeti. Travel through verdant national parks and remote highland villages. Come face-to-face with wild animals and explore landscapes rich in natural beauty on this memorable journey across Africa’s south to the eastern plains.

Highlights

  • Protect the wilderness you came to explore by visiting the Khama Rhino Sanctuary, the only place left in Botswana where both black and white rhinos reside.

  • Camping on a remote island in the heart of the Okavango wilderness is an experience you’ll never forget. As night falls, listen to the sounds of the bush coming alive.

  • Go wildlife-spotting along the river in Chobe National Park, home of the world's highest concentration of African elephants.

  • Discover the magic of South Luangwa National Park, a highly concentrated arena of noble beasts and exotic wildflowers, on a game drive at dawn.

  • Get incredible views over the great plains of Tanzania after a hike to Irente viewpoint in the Usambara Mountains.

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Johannesburg
Location:

  Johannesburg


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Sawubona – welcome to South Africa! Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. If you arrive early, get out and explore Johannesburg; the country’s largest city. Perhaps visit the cultural hotspots of Newtown, Braamfontein or Maboneng. Otherwise, the sobering Apartheid Museum is well worth your time. After your important meeting this evening, why not head out for an optional group dinner and get to know your newfound travel crew – your local leader will point you in the right direction with bar and restaurant recommendations.

icon Day 2 : Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Location:

  Khama Rhino Sanctuary


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Leaving South Africa behind, cross the border into Botswana and travel towards the Khama Rhino Sanctuary (approximately 8–10 hours). Situated on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, the Khama Rhino Sanctuary has drastically changed from a former hunting area to a conservation project. Built to protect Botswana's only remaining populations of both black and white rhinos, the sanctuary is also home to other wildlife including zebras, giraffes, leopards, ostriches and wildebeest, all of which can be seen grazing the many waterholes. Visiting this project benefits local communities and directly contributes to protecting the endangered white rhinoceros. Later on, head out on a dusk game drive to see the rhinos when they are most active.

Included Activities:
-Khama Rhino Sanctuary - Open Safari Vehicle Game Drive

icon Day 3 : Maun
Location:

  Maun


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Jump aboard your vehicle and head to Maun (approximately 8–9 hours). Here there will be an opportunity to stock up on any supplies you might need for your adventure ahead. Maun is the gateway to one of the world's most complex ecosystems, the Okavango Delta. This place is unlike anything in the world – a 16,000 square kilometre maze of lush wetlands and waterways teeming with wildlife. You might see hippos, crocodiles, elephants and big cats, but it's the animals aren’t the only drawcard here – the waterscapes and shimmering horizons will have you gazing for days.

icon Day 4 : Okavango Delta
Location:

  Okavango Delta


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Get right in the action today, jumping aboard a traditional mokoro – a dugout canoe steered by friendly local 'polers' – for an Okavango waterways experience. With some luck, you could spot some of the delta's unusual wildlife and exotic birdlife. Spend some time today exploring the maze of lagoons, lakes and streams on foot too, led by experienced local guides. Tonight, you’ll camp on a remote island right in the heart of the wilderness, falling asleep to the humming and buzzing of the African heartlands.

Included Activities:
-Okavango Delta - Mokoro safari

icon Day 5 : Okavango Delta
Location:

  Okavango Delta


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Wake up early and head out on a sunrise walk. Along the way, keep watch for elephants, and if the timing is right, you might also come across some Cape buffalo! These noble-looking beasts are more dangerous than they look, and their horns double as a kind of bone shield that's fittingly known as a 'boss'. Returning to camp for breakfast, you’ve got the rest of the day to relax. A refreshing swim, or perhaps a nap, could be on the cards – both good ideas in the warmer part of the day. Alternatively, take another mokoro trip to soak up that serene river atmosphere.

Included Activities:
-Okavango Delta - Sunrise Walk

icon Day 6 : Maun
Location:

  Maun


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


After taking down your camp, return to the ‘poler’ station by mokoro, before continuing your Lonely Planet Experience to Maun by vehicle (approximately 2–3 hours). Today you'll visit a rural village and interact with some of the locals, providing insight into daily life along the Okavango Delta. The waterways are the lifeblood of so many in this area, so learn more from locals about how important these fertile lands are. Tonight, settle in at camp on the outskirts of town.

Included Activities:
-Okavango Delta - Mokoro safari

Optional Activities:
-Okavango Delta - Plane Scenic Flight - From USD75
-Okavango Delta - Helicopter Scenic Flight - From USD150

icon Day 7 : Nata
Location:

  Nata


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Get up early and hit the road for Nata (approximately 6–7 hours). This small town is situated near the stunning Makgadikgadi Salt Pans which are some of the largest on earth, covering around 12,000 square kilometres. This afternoon, take the opportunity to explore the salt pans in an open vehicle. They are naturally dry and salty for a large part of the year, and during this time, the arid landscape has an eerie feel to it as the shimmering mirages disorientate the senses. At other times they take on a layer of grass and, as soon as the rains hit, become a refuge for migratory birds and animals.

Included Activities:
-Nata - Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

icon Day 8 : Chobe National Park
Location:

  Chobe National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Hit the road to Chobe National Park (approximately 6–7 hours). Botswana's first national park is perhaps best known for its high concentration of elephants, which can often be seen swimming in the Chobe River. The river also attracts wallowing hippos, a variety of birdlife, crocodiles sunning themselves by the water's edge, and cheetahs and lions coming down to drink. Enjoy a sunset cruise on the Chobe – an ideal way to spend the afternoon and toast to another day in Africa.

Included Activities:
-Chobe National Park - River Cruise

icon Day 9 : Victoria Falls
Location:

  Victoria Falls


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


This morning you can choose to rise early for an optional morning game drive or catch some more sleep. In the late morning, hit the road for Victoria Falls (approximately 2–3 hours). Cross the border into Zimbabwe and have lunch on the banks of the Zambezi, then enjoy free time to explore Victoria Falls at your own pace.



Optional Activities:
-Victoria Falls - Victoria Falls Entrance Fee
-Chobe National Park - Open Safari Vehicle Morning Game Drive
-Victoria Falls - Sunset Cruise

icon Day 10 : Victoria Falls
Location:

  Victoria Falls


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Today is a free day to enjoy the many activities on offer. If you are interested in the optional helicopter flight (12 minutes or 25 minutes ) we endorse the following operator only: Zambezi Helicopter co CAA Zimbabwe. Your leader can help you arrange this.

Optional Activities:
-Victoria Falls - Canoe trail (full day)
-Victoria Falls - Flying fox
-Victoria Falls - Helicopter flight (12 mins)
-Victoria Falls - Helicopter flight (25 mins)
-Victoria Falls - Rafting & river boarding (half day)
-Victoria Falls - Village & township tour
-Victoria Falls - Canoe trail wine route

icon Day 11 : Victoria Falls
Location:

  Victoria Falls


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Today is another free day to enjoy the many activities on offer, or perhaps you may like to visit the falls again with some of the new travellers that have joined your group.

Optional Activities:
-Victoria Falls - Victoria Falls entrance

icon Day 12 : Bulawayo
Location:

  Bulawayo


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Depart Victoria Falls and travel toward Bulawayo (approximately 7 hours) via the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust – one of The Intrepid Foundation’s projects. Here you can learn about the rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife, human-wildlife conflict and the trusts role in anti-poaching. There may also be a chance to meet any rescued or orphaned wildlife currently in their care. Onwards to Bulawayo – known locally as the 'City of Kings', Zimbabwe's second-largest city has an interesting history and some impeccable colonial architecture. You will have the late afternoon free to explore, so maybe take the opportunity to visit some shops and chat with locals.

Included Activities:
-Victoria Falls - Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust Visit

icon Day 13 : Bulawayo
Location:

  Bulawayo


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Perhaps get up early and take the option to go to Matobo National Park. Home to a significant population of black and white rhinoceros that can be tracked on foot, Matobo National Park is also the site of the grave of Cecil John Rhodes, the founder of Rhodesia and the De Beers diamond company. The Matopos area has great spiritual and cultural significance to the local people and there are many sites within the park where important ceremonies still take place. This optional activity is highly recommended, otherwise you could head into town to check out the local museums or take the opportunity for some down time.

Optional Activities:
-Matobo National Park - Rhino Tracking, Park Visit & San Rock Paintings
-Bulawayo - Railway Museum
-Balawayo - Natural History Museum

icon Day 14 : Masvingo
Location:

  Masvingo


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Drive the short stretch to Masvingo (approximately 5–6 hours). This colonial settlement – the oldest in Zimbabwe – makes for the perfect base from which to explore the Great Zimbabwe Ruins. The ruined city, now a World Heritage-listed site, was first constructed in the 11th century. It's thought to be the former royal palace of the Zimbabwean monarch. Spend a few hours exploring this intriguing site before heading off to camp for the evening.

Included Activities:
-Masvingo - Great Zimbabwe Ruins guided visit

icon Day 15 : Harare
Location:

  Harare


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Travel to Harare today (approximately 5–6 hours). You will arrive at your destination in time for lunch. You only have an hour or two to explore Zimbabwe's capital city, so if you're feeling active and up for a stroll, get out and make the most of it. Perhaps head to the National Gallery, the museum, the botanical gardens or simply wander the city centre and visit the colourful markets.

Optional Activities:
-Harare - National Archives
-Harare - National Botanical Gardens
-Harare - National Gallery

icon Day 16 : Lusaka
Location:

  Lusaka


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Today you will cross into Zambia and drive to your campsite just outside Lusaka, Zambia's capital (approximately 8 hours). Your journey begins with a nice scenic drive to the border. At some point during the day there will be an opportunity to stop at an ATM and stock up on any supplies you might need at a shop or market.

icon Day 17 : Petauke
Location:

  Petauke


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Spend some time checking out Lusaka before a long day of travel. You'll see that it's a modern city but still retains a traditional African feel. Afterwards, travel on to Petauke (approximately 8 hours).

icon Day 18 : South Luangwa National Park
Location:

  South Luangwa National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


After breakfast, make a visit to a workshop where local craftswomen make all the jewellery by hand using natural materials from the South Luangwa valley. The project is set primarily to empower women and raise awareness against poaching. Afterwards, make your way through the heartland to South Luangwa National Park (approximately 6 hours). The concentration of animals around the Luangwa River and its lagoons is among the highest in Africa. Many elephants, buffaloes, leopards, Thornicroft’s giraffes and lions are known to roam here. There are also some 400 species of birds inhabiting the area. A great way to experience South Luangwa and its beautiful scenery is to take an optional river trip – ask your group leader for more details.

Included Activities:
-Petauke - Jewellery workshop project

icon Day 19 : South Luangwa National Park
Location:

  South Luangwa National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Rise early for an exhilarating morning game drive in a 4WD vehicle. Enjoy classic savanna scenery while keeping your eyes peeled the parks abundance of wildlife. There’s every chance you may spot a herd of zebra grazing on parched grass or a pride of lions passing by. Midday is the hottest part of the day here, so seek refuge from the sun and return to the camp for lunch. Afterwards, perhaps head out on a village walk for a snapshot of daily life in the local community. An optional game drive at night is also a good option to see wildlife when they are most active.

Included Activities:
-South Luangwa National Park - 4x4 Dawn Game Drive

Optional Activities:
-South Luangwa National Park - Night Game Drive
-South Luangwa National Park - Game Walk

icon Day Lake Malawi
Location:

  Lake Malawi


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Cross the border into Malawi and continue straight to your camp on the shores of Lake Malawi (approximately 9–10 hours). Malawi is dominated by its lake, which covers almost a fifth of the country and provides a livelihood for many local people. Fishermen, fish traders and canoe and net makers all ply their trade on the lake. A common sight is that of a fisherman in a bwato (a dugout canoe made from a hollowed tree trunk) fishing on the still lake at the break of day. Your campsite at Kande Beach is right on the shore, so take some time to rest and relax.

icon Day 21 : Lake Malawi
Location:

  Lake Malawi


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Enjoy free time to soak up your idyllic surrounds. If you're feeling active, your leader can recommend some thrilling water-based activities. Otherwise, enjoy the opportunity to chill out on the beach or perhaps get to know some local Malawians.

Optional Activities:
-Lake Malawi - Pedalos
-Lake Malawi - Snorkelling
-Lake Malawi - Guided village walks
-Lake Malawi - Bike Hire
-Lake Malawi - Canoe Hire

icon Day 22 : Chitimba
Location:

  Chitimba


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Drive to your camp in Chitimba (approximately 8 hours). Chitimba lies along the coast of Lake Malawi and has lovely beaches, friendly locals and a laidback atmosphere. When you arrive, perhaps take a stroll and acquaint yourself with this different part of the lake. Enjoy the scenery of banana palms, papaya trees and the Livingstonia and Nyika mountains looming nearby.

icon Day 23 : Iringa
Location:

  Iringa


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Today is a long travel day into Tanzania and its southern highlands (approximately 11 hours). Sit back, relax and watch as the countryside passes by. On arrival you will set up camp on the grounds of a farmhouse situated on the outskirts of this pleasant settlement.

icon Day 24 : Mikumi National Park
Location:

  Mikumi National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Set out on a short drive to the edge of Mikumi National Park. Situated at the foot of the thickly wooded Uluguru Mountains, Mikumi is Tanzania's fourth-largest national park and an important educational and research centre. It’s grassy plains host elephants, zebras, wildebeests, impalas, giraffes and lions among other wildlife. You’re almost guaranteed to see a number of these incredible creatures on an optional afternoon 4WD game drive. Also notice the baobabs, unusual trees with exceptionally thick trunks commonly referred to as the 'Tree of Life' for its many useful properties.

Optional Activities:
-Mikumi National Park - Afternoon 4x4 Game Drive - From USD80

icon Day 25 : Dar es Salaam
Location:

  Dar es Salaam


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Settle in for a 7-hour drive to Kipepeo Beach, just south of Dar es Salaam. Be sure to make the most of it – perhaps take a stroll along the shore after you arrive and settle in. Your camp today is on the grounds of a hotel situated next to the beach.

icon Day 26 : Stone Town
Location:

  Stone Town


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Catch a ferry to Zanzibar and check into tonight’s accommodation in Zanzibar City’s Old Quarter – Stone Town. There will be an important meeting tonight where you can introduce yourself to any new folks joining your adventure and your new leader for the next part of your tour. Aside from that, your day is free! The best way to explore Stone Town is on foot. After settling in, maybe set out and have a wander through the narrow alleyways and past the market stalls, ornate doorways and stores overflowing with the city’s famous carved frames. Later, maybe head to a waterfront bar for a drink with an incredible view and a seafood curry – a must-try local specialty.

Optional Activities:
-Stone Town Tour - Dharajani Market, Joseph's Cathederal, Palace Museum, Forodhani Food Market
-Zanzibar - Prison Island Tour

icon Day 27 : Zanzibar Northern Beaches
Location:

  Zanzibar


Accommodation:

  Bungalow


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Once checked out of your Stone Town accommodation, consider booking in to an optional guided tour of the island's spice plantations, learning all about the history of this town's spice trade. You will have the opportunity to smell and taste various spices, such as cinnamon, vanilla and ginger, plus sample some teas made with these spices too. After lunch, head to the Northern Beaches, where white sands and sparkling blue seas await. This is the Indian Ocean at its best.

Optional Activities:
-Zanzibar - Spice tour

icon Day 28 : Zanzibar Northern Beaches
Location:

  Zanzibar


Accommodation:

  Bungalow


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Enjoy free time in this beautiful archipelago today. There are many ways you can spend your day – perhaps talk to your leader for any recommendations they might have. Snorkelling in search of exotic fish is an excellent option, or you could take a traditional dhow boat on the water. You might also like to feast on a sumptuous lunch of grilled local seafood, or just relax in a hammock underneath a coconut tree with a good book. It's totally up to you!

Optional Activities:
-Zanzibar - Dhow Trip
-Zanzibar - Snorkelling

icon Day 29 : Bagamoyo
Location:

  Bagamoyo


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Catch the midday ferry to Dar es Salaam with your leader and group. Then you will join your overland crew and make the short drive to your beach camp in Bagamoyo.

icon Day 30 : Usambara Mountains
Location:

  Usambara Mountains


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


If you wake early, you can make an optional excursion to the historical slave trade markets that once operated in Bagamoyo. After that visiting that sombre but important site (if you choose) it’s time to travel into the remote Usambara Mountains (approximately 7 hours). This unspoilt area of Tanzania attracts very few tourists, making it the perfect place for a Lonely Planet Experience. The forests stretch across the mountains and are ideal for easy hikes and guided walks. You base is the old German colony of Lushoto, where you’ll stay on the grounds of one of the earliest hotels in Africa.

icon Day 31 : Usambara Mountains
Location:

  Usambara Mountains


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Today, explore the beautiful Usambara Mountains and experience this area’s gentle hospitality on a visit to some of its small communities. From your base, hike to the gorgeous Irente viewpoint. It's best to pack some water and snacks in a day pack for this trip. On your way back, visit a local cultural project based at Irente farm and enjoy a picnic lunch.

Included Activities:
-Irente - Lushoto hike
-Irente - Local lunch

icon Day 32 : Arusha
Location:

  Arusha


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Get ready for is a full day of travel as you board your truck once again and venture towards Tanzania’s national parks. Your destination is the sprawling gateway town of Arusha, approximately 10 hours’ drive. Arrive at your campsite on the outskirts of the town and settle in for the evening.

icon Day 33 : Karatu
Location:

  Karatu


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Take a short drive to the small town of Kisongo, where you will learn how to prepare a Swahili dish and enjoy a crafting session with local women. Enjoy your food creations for lunch. After this illuminating day, drive to the small town of Karatu, the gateway to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Included Activities:
-Kisongo - Cooking class, crafts & village walk

icon Day 34 : Ngorongoro Crater / Serengeti National Park
Location:

  Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Get up early, put your camping and personal gear into a six-person jeep and head out for an excursion into the Serengeti via the Ngorongoro Crater. Enjoy a safari in the crater, spending between 3–4 hours exploring this perfectly intact volcanic crater. Watch for black rhinos, lions, leopards, elephants, impalas, zebras and hippos. Next, move on to the open plains of the Serengeti. Green after the rains, brown and burnt in the dry season, this is perhaps the quintessential image of Africa – the home of thousands of hoofed animals and fierce predators. Your campsite is within the Serengeti itself, so listen out for the sounds of nocturnal animals as you drift off to sleep.

Included Activities:
-Ngorongoro Crater - 4x4 Game Drive
-Serengeti National Park - 4x4 Game Drive

icon Day 35 : Serengeti National Park
Location:

  Serengeti National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Wake at dawn and embark on a game drive. You will head out while the animals are at their most active, then go back to camp for brunch at around 11 am. After spending the middle of the day relaxing, just like the animals do, head out again as the day begins to cool. You'll return from this second game drive in time for dinner. There's also the option today of a balloon ride over the park (in place of a portion of the morning game drive). If you have pre-booked this activity you will be picked up before dawn and driven to the launch site. After a safety briefing, you will glide through the dawn, sometimes at tree height, which provides amazing photo opportunities. After landing, you'll be treated to a five-star bush breakfast, then be returned to your camp.

Included Activities:
-Serengeti National Park - 4x4 Game Drive

Optional Activities:
-Serengeti National Park - Balloon Ride (from price)

icon Day 36 : Mto wa Mbu
Location:

  Mto Wa Mbu


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Rise with the sun and enjoy another game drive as you exit the Serengeti and head for Mto wa Mbu. On arrival, take a stroll and acquaint yourself with this small village situated well off the tourist trail. Learn about the farmer and artisan co-op that operates at the local market.

Included Activities:
-Serengeti National Park - 4x4 Game Drive

icon Day 37 : Nairobi
Location:

  Nairobi


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Set off early and cross the Kenyan border then continue to Nairobi (approximately 9–10 hours). You'll be dropped at the finishing point hotel in Nairobi where your trip ends on arrival. No accommodation is provided for tonight, but this can be arranged when you book this trip (subject to availability). You can also choose to finish your trip in Arusha this morning if you wish.

Optional Activities:
-Nairobi - Nairobi by Night Urban Adventure

What's Included

  • Serengeti National Park - 4x4 Game Drive

  • Okavango Delta - Mokoro safari

  • Khama Rhino Sanctuary - Open Safari Vehicle Game Drive

  • Okavango Delta - Sunrise Walk

  • Nata - Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

  • Chobe National Park - River Cruise

  • Victoria Falls - Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust Visit

  • Masvingo - Great Zimbabwe Ruins guided visit

  • Petauke - Jewellery workshop project

  • South Luangwa National Park - 4x4 Dawn Game Drive

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What's Not Included

  • Tipping and Gratuities

  • International Travel

Included Activities

  • Khama Rhino Sanctuary - Open Safari Vehicle Game Drive
  • Okavango Delta - Mokoro safari
  • Okavango Delta - Sunrise Walk
  • Okavango Delta - Mokoro safari
  • Nata - Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
  • Chobe National Park - River Cruise
  • Victoria Falls - Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust Visit
  • Masvingo - Great Zimbabwe Ruins guided visit
  • Petauke - Jewellery workshop project
  • South Luangwa National Park - 4x4 Dawn Game Drive
  • Irente - Lushoto hike
  • Irente - Local lunch
  • Kisongo - Cooking class, crafts & village walk
  • Ngorongoro Crater - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park - 4x4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park - 4x4 Game Drive

Accommodation

  • Camping (with facilities) (28 nights), Bungalow (2 nights), Hotel (2 nights), Bush camp (no facilities) (2 nights), Camping (with basic facilities) (2 nights)

Transport

  • Overland vehicle , 4x4 Safari Vehicle , Ferry , Mokoro

Check out our Q&As

Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

Yes if aged 15+ and accompanied by an adult

Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

No

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

Are international flights included in this tour?

No

Are all entrance fees included in the price?

No

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Please contact us for latest COVID-19 policies

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Intrepid Travel has been taking travellers around the world for over 30 years

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

    What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Since 2002, The Intrepid Foundation has supported over 130 organisations across the world. We’re creating positive impact through the joy of travel, community and connection.

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Over 50% of traveller travel solo with Intrepid. You can choose to share a room with another solo travelle of the same sex for no additional charge, or choose to pay a single supplement if you’d like your own room. Please request this when booking, and we will secure you a single supplement wherever possible. Please note, if you are booking a last-minute trip, it may be harder for us to secure a single room

Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Friday

Mar 03, 2023

Saturday

Apr 08, 2023
  • Operator discount: $762 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $326 (USD)

$7624
$6536 (USD)
$7624
$6536 (USD)

Operator discount: $762

tourhub discount: $326

Instant Booking Available

Friday

Apr 28, 2023

Saturday

Jun 03, 2023
  • Operator discount: $2160 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $362 (USD)

$9785
$7263 (USD)
$9785
$7263 (USD)

Operator discount: $2160

tourhub discount: $362

Instant Booking Available

Friday

May 19, 2023

Saturday

Jun 24, 2023
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Johannesburg to Kenya

37 Days Starting in Johannesburg and ending in Nairobi

Visiting:

Johannesburg

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Khama Rhino Sanctuary

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Maun

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Okavango Delta

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Nata

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Chobe National Park

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Victoria Falls

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Bulawayo

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Masvingo

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Harare

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Lusaka

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Petauke

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South Luangwa National Park

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Lake Malawi

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Chitimba

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Iringa

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Mikumi National Park

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Dar es Salaam

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Stone Town

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Zanzibar

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Bagamoyo

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Usambara Mountains

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Arusha

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Karatu

,

Ngorongoro Crater

,

Serengeti National Park

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Mto Wa Mbu

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Nairobi

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Intrepid Travel

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Low

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Vegetarians

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UBOAC

Group size:

1 - 22

Age range:

15-99 years

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