East Africa by Intrepid Travel

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Page 20 of East Africa

africa overland south east adventure basix plus local payment us$1130 physical culture shock 31 days nairobi to johannesburg itinerary days 1-8 kenya/tanzania leaving the thriving city of nairobi behind cross the great rift valley and travel to the masai mara camp on the edge of this world-renowned reserve and take game drives through the rolling grasslands keep the camera poised ready to photograph leopards rhinos and giraffes over the border in tanzania stop in arusha a melting pot of markets tribesmen and modern life sitting by the looming mt meru out on the plains meet locals on a walk through a masai village before taking a 4wd adventure through the serengeti national park olduvai gorge and ngorongoro crater for amazing wildlife viewing days 9-14 tanzania/zanzibar drive past mount kilimanjaro en route to the coastal city of dar es salaam camp on a beach just outside the city and take the time to shop for wood carvings before taking a ferry to the exotic `spice island of zanzibar wander through stone town savouring the smell of spices and streets filled with bazaars mosques and palaces there is also time to relax on zanzibar s beautiful beaches when we get back to the mainland there s a chance to explore mikumi national park before continuing to malawi days 15-24 malawi/zambia continue on to the `warm heart of africa malawi one fifth of the country is covered by lake malawi a major source of livelihood for the locals travel south along the lake s shore stopping at various camps and exploring a local village optional activities such as scuba diving snorkelling sailing and horse riding are available at kande beach leaving the lake head to livingstone and the mighty victoria falls camping on the banks of the zambezi there are plenty of opportunities to go bungee jumping abseiling and sailing on the river don t miss the thunderous falls themselves an awesome sight days 25-31 botswana/south africa take a ferry into botswana and drive to chobe national park there s more wildlife to be spotted in the park including elephants lions and the majestic fish-eagle get a final taste of the wilds of africa in kruger national park the adventure comes to an end in johannesburg after a stop at the spectacular blyde river canyon accommodation participation camping 27 nts resort 3 nts transport overland truck 4wd ferry walking group size max 24 meals 27 breakfasts 22 lunches 23 dinners budget allow us$100 for meals not included departs selected sun notes 1 accommodation for 3 nights on zanzibar is not included in the trip price please allow us$15-25 per night 2 this trip departs early in the morning on day 1 and it is strongly recommended that you arrive at least one day prior 2007 start 07 jan 21 jan 04 feb 18 feb 04 mar 18 mar 01 apr 15 apr 29 apr 13 may 27 may 10 jun finish 06 feb 20 feb 06 mar 20 mar 03 apr 17 apr 01 may 15 may 29 may 12 jun 26 jun 10 jul 24 jun 01 jul 08 jul 15 jul 22 jul 29 jul 05 aug 12 aug 19 aug 26 aug 02 sep 09 sep 16 sep 24 jul 31 jul 07 aug 14 aug 21 aug 28 aug 04 sep 11 sep 18 sep 25 sep 02 oct 09 oct 16 oct 23 sep 30 sep 07 oct 14 oct 21 oct 28 oct 11 nov 25 nov 09 dec 23 dec 23 oct 30 oct 06 nov 13 nov 20 nov 27 nov 11 dec 25 dec 08 jan 22 jan 2008 06 jan 20 jan 03 feb 17 feb 02 mar 16 mar 30 mar 13 apr 05 feb 19 feb 04 mar 18 mar 01 apr 15 apr 29 apr 13 may above zanzibar beach megan hassett below masai tribe · eat delicious seafood on zanzibar · meet the people of malawi on a village walk · be awestruck by victoria falls · see the red-robed masai warriors · watch elephants at bath time in chobe · search for africa s `big five in kruger go with intrepid i ve travelled with a few different tour companies could not rate intrepid more highly the choice of tours the leaders their gloabal conscience and most importantly the group size ensure you will have a wonderful time anthony dickson intrepid traveller urw trip code 24 for trip notes availability and more enter the trip code at www.intrepidtravel.com