EAST AFRICA 4x4 GUIDED GROUP SELF DRIVE ADVENTURES
70 Day Adventure
2 people per 4x4: TBC*
Solo traveller in guide vehicle: TBC*
*As 2019 is our exploratory adventure want to complete this first adventure then decide on any changes to the route prior to giving prices.
30 Sep - 08 Dec 2019 - Sold Out
Future dates: As 2019 is an exploratory trip we want to complete this first adventure before confirming dates and the route for future trips - please use the enquiry form or "Enquire Now" link to express interest in this adventure to be advised when we have the route and dates confirmed.
Have your own group? We can tailor your trip.
Arrival and departure transfers, vehicle hire (Toyota Landcruiser), driver fees for 2 people, wildlife guide at Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater, roof top tent, bedding, linen, towels, fridge, water tank, cooking and camping equipment, spare tools and tyres, standard vehicle insurance, cross border permits for vehicle, two way radio in vehicle, National Park Fees in Botswana, Zambia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Zimbabwe (except at Vic Falls), 4 nights in guest houses / lodges, 2 nights on a house boat and campsite fees for rest of trip, support vehicle.
Airfares return to Johannesburg, South Africa, fuel (budget approx. USD 2,300 per vehicle), food other than listed in itinerary (approx. USD1,800 per person), cross-border fees/taxes approx. USD1,000 per person, Visa’s for Botswana, Zambia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi and Zimbabwe (approx. USD510 per person), any vehicle upgrades chosen – due to the nature of this trip all vehicles will need to be Toyota Landcruiser’s, optional activities (Gorilla tracking approx. USD810, Chimpanzee Boat Trip approx. USD250), vehicle excess, local tips, travel insurance (medical evacuation insurance highly recommended), vaccinations (if required), any other items of a personal nature and local tips. Rental vehicles will incur a Carnet Cross Border documentation of approx. USD350 and require a security deposit of ZAR40,000 (approx. AUD 4,200).Rental vehicles will incur a Carnet Cross Border documentation of approx.USD350 and require a security deposit of R40,000.
EAST AFRICA EXPEDITION - 70 DAYS
This 70 day African Expedition visits nine countries and countless attractions in East and Southern Africa.
SOUTH AFRICA: Johannesburg will be the starting point for this epic journey, with a brief stop in Makhado en-route to Botswana.
BOTSWANA: Renowned for incredible game viewing and conservation, this adventure will visit the pioneering Khama Rhino Sanctuary as well as the renowned Elephant Sands reserve.
ZAMBIA: Zambia offers impressive wildlife diversity as well as some of the wildest and most remote game areas on the continent. View Victoria Falls from Zambia or take your rest day to visit the Zimbabwe side. You can expect to enjoy excellent game viewing in South & North Luangwa National Parks as well as visiting the site of ‘Africa House’ and the Kipisha Hot Springs.
TANZANIA: Home to many of East Africa’s best attractions this expedition includes visiting: Lake Tanganyika, Lake Manyara National Park, Ruaha National Park and the incredible Ngorongoro Crater with its Maasai village
RWANDA: As one of the leaders in Eco-Tourism Rwanda is forging a new future for itself after its turbulent past. Often referred to as the land of 1,000 hills our expedition includes visits the Akagera National Park and the historical Genocide Museum.
UGANDA: This expedition will explore the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park home to one of the most significant mountain gorilla populations in the world (optional excursion), Jinja the source of the White Nile, Murchison Falls, Lake Albert as well as Queen Elizabeth National Park, home to over 600 bird species and excellent game viewing.
KENYA: In East Africa’s iconic safari destination, our expedition will take us to soda rich Lake Boringa with it vast flocks of Flamingo's. Camping on Mount Kenya and visiting the famed Maasai Mara, home to some of Africa’s largest herds of plains game, hopefully see Mt Kilimanjaro from Amboseli National Park.
MALAWI: Camp on the shores of Lake Malawi and traverse the highlands of the great rift valley. Visit to Nyika Plateau with large herds of Eland and Roan antelope.
ZIMBABWE: Game viewing in Mana Pools, one of Africa's most renowned national parks, visit the Matopos (Matobo) National Park (Rhodes Grave) and enjoy and two nights house-boating trip on Lake Kariba.