Marvel at some of the world's highest sand dunes, float through the Okavango Delta, and meet the San Bushmen in the blazing Kalahari Desert on this epic overland adventure. Explore eight countries all in one 40-day trip, beginning in Kenya and moving down towards Africa's southernly tip. Our Landos (overland adventure vehicles) are an adventurous and inexpensive way to enjoy the region’s intriguing combination of wilderness and rural villages, while camping under Africa’s big sky will provide a unique perspective. Take the road less traveled and come away with jaw-dropping photographs and a deeper understanding of this incredible continent.
Arrive at any time.
Cross through the semi-arid lands of the Maasai people to Arusha.
Arusha/Serengeti National Park
Enjoy a wildlife safari drive en route to the camp site in the central Serengeti.
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.
Venture down to the crater floor, and take in a final safari experience viewing the high concentration of wildlife bound by the crater walls.
Hit the road, and enjoy the varied landscapes on the way to the Indian Ocean coast.
Drive to Dar es Salaam, then hop on a ferry to Zanzibar. Travel north to Nungwi Beach, and bliss out beachside on Zanzibar's northern coast.
Take the day to enjoy paradise. Opt to go diving, snorkelling, take a sailing trip, or just sit back and relax.
Travel back to Stone Town for a final night on this enchanting island.
Stone Town/Baobab Valley
Ferry to Dar es Salaam then continue to Baobab Valley.
Spend another day on the road, and journey south to Iringa. Visit a crafts centre that supports the local community.
Cross into Malawi and travel to beautiful Lake Malawi.
Travel to another beautiful beach area on Lake Malawi.
Enjoy a traditional dinner in a local home, and opt to explore by foot, go snorkelling, or take a village tour.
Cross the border into Zambia.
Stop for lunch, and a visit of the craft workshop, at the G Adventures-supported Tribal Textiles Market & Courtyard Cafe. Opt for an afternoon, or night, wildlife safari drive in South Luangwa National Park.
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.
Sit back and enjoy a day of driving, taking in the scenery.
Continue travelling across Zambia, cross the border into Zimbabwe and finish at the lovely town of 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.
Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.
Cross the border from Zimbabwe into Botswana. Opt to take a wildlife viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River or a wildlife safari drive in an open safari vehicle in Chobe National Park.
Opt to do a morning safari drive before travelling south to Gweta. Camp under ancient baobab trees.
Opt to catch a bird's-eye view of the delta on a scenic flight.
Enjoy a wildlife walk, a traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) excursion, and birding.
Spend the night at the G Adventures supported Dqae Qare San Lodge & Camp, and meet the local San Bushmen. Optional walk to learn survival skills from the locals.
Opt to explore the city centre of Windhoek after a long drive and a border crossing.
Windhoek/Etosha National Park
Visit the G Adventures supported Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop, just outside of Windhoek, to pick up a tasty packed lunch, then continue up to Etosha National Park. Enjoy a wildlife safari drive in the overland vehicle, then opt to take an open vehicle wildlife safari night drive.
Etosha National Park
Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in Etosha National Park.
Etosha National Park/Damaraland
Morning wildlife safari drive in the Lando. Travel to Damaraland through beautiful desert landscapes.
Visit the Damaraland Living Museum to learn more about the lost culture of the Damara people, then travel south and enjoy the granite peaks of Spitzkoppe.
Travel through the coastal region to the adrenaline capital of Swakopmund.
Fill free time with sandboarding, skydiving, or a living desert tour.
Arrive in the area in the afternoon where we will be camping on the edge of the Namib Desert. Opt to walk with a local expert who will explain the desert and its mysteries.
Explore the Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon typical of the area. Then continue on to the Sossusvlei Dunes and climb up breathtaking Dune 45.
Namib Desert/Fish River Canyon
Enjoy the sunset at Fish River Canyon.
Fish River Canyon/Orange River
Head to the border and cross into South Africa. Camp at the scenic Orange River and opt to go canoeing.
Travel past large plantations of rooibos tea and view dramatic Western Cape scenery.
Visit the G Adventures supported !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, before arriving in vibrant Cape Town. Enjoy beautiful views of Table Mountain, and opt for a final night out with the group.
Depart at any time.