Southern Africa by Intrepid Travel

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africa overland east african explorer basix plus local payment us$920 physical culture shock 29 days johannesburg to nairobi itinerary days 1-6 south africa/botswana from johannesburg follow the panorama route through the mpumalanga region stopping to take in the spectacular views of blyde river canyon continue on to the greater kruger and go in search of africa s `big five lion elephant buffalo leopard and rhino cross from south africa to the grasslands of botswana and the chobe national park take a cruise on the river to spot wildlife wallowing in the shallows and the majestic fish-eagles swooping for their catch of the day days 7-13 zambia/malawi from livingstone enjoy the adrenaline fuelled activities and amazing panoramas offered by the zambezi and victoria falls take a cruise on the river swing through a gorge or take a flight over the thundering falls continue on to malawi to camp on the golden beaches of lake malawi spend time relaxing swimming and horse riding or visit local communities that make their living from the lake s fish-rich waters days 14-20 tanzania/zanzibar play `spot the elephant on a journey through mikumi national park en route to dar es salaam camp just outside this commercial and industrial centre on balmy beaches within easy reach of the nearby curio markets then it s time to catch a ferry to the exotic spice island zanzibar chill out on palm-fringed beaches explore the arabic flavoured stone town or snorkel and dive to discover underwater worlds at the end of the day dine on fresh seafood from the indian ocean days 21-29 tanzania kenya pass under the snow-capped peaks of mt kilimanjaro to the grassy east african plains this is the home of the masai and a visit to one of their villages gives an insight into their fascinating life travel through the serengeti national park and keep an eye out for huge herds of zebra and wildebeest the following night camp on the rim of the spectacular ngorongoro crater one of the best spots to see lions we stop by arusha before a final day s drive across the border into kenya and nairobi where our journey ends accommodation participation camping 25 nts resort 3 nts transport overland truck ferry 4wd walking group size max 24 meals 25 breakfasts 19 lunches 20 dinners budget allow us$150 for meals not included departs selected thu 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 11 jan 25 jan 08 feb 22 feb 08 mar 22 mar 05 apr 19 apr finish 08 feb 22 feb 08 mar 22 mar 05 apr 19 apr 03 may 17 may 03 may 17 may 31 may 14 jun 28 jun 12 jul 26 jul 09 aug 23 aug 31 may 14 jun 28 jun 12 jul 26 jul 09 aug 23 aug 06 sep 20 sep 06 sep 20 sep 04 oct 18 oct 01 nov 15 nov 29 nov 13 dec 27 dec 04 oct 18 oct 01 nov 15 nov 29 nov 13 dec 27 dec 10 jan 24 jan 2008 10 jan 24 jan 07 feb 21 feb 06 mar 07 feb 21 feb 06 mar 20 mar 03 apr above drinking elephants jo manifold below and so it began the first intrepid journey 1988 geoff manchester · track africa s `big five in kruger · watch animals wallow in the chobe river · experience victoria falls · camp in the wilds of the serengeti · swim in the crystal clear freshwater of lake malawi · relax on the tropical beaches of zanzibar · go on safari in a volcanic crater at ngorongoro urz trip code 32