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London to Cairo Trans

41 weeks from GBP £10,000 plus local payment US$4,000 (What’s this?)

ITINERARY

Week 1-4: London Gibraltar & Morocco
Week 5: Mauritania
Week 6-8: Senegal, Mali, Ivory Coast or Burkina Faso
Week 9-10: Ghana
Week 11-12: Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon
Week 13-14: Cameroon
Week 15-17: Gabon, Congo, Cabinda (Angola)
Week 18: Democratic Republic of Congo
Week 19-20: Angola
Week 21-22: Namibia
Week 23: South Africa, Cape Town
Week 24 – Cape Town – break, Garden route
Week  25: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana
Week 26-27: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi
Week  28-30: Tanzania, Nairobi, Kenya
Week 31 Nairobi - break Mombasa
Week 32–34: Uganda Gorillas, Kenya
Kenya 35: Mt Kenya & Northern Kenya
Week  36-38: Ethiopia
Week 39: Sudan
Week 40-41: Egypt, Cairo

HIGHLIGHTS
Fes/Meknes/Marrakech, Morocco
Atlas Mountains/Todra Gorge, Morocco
Desert Crossing, Mauritania
Beaches, Ivory Coast/Ghana
Slave Forts, Ghana
Kakum Forest Reserve, Ghana
Marche des Fetishes, Togo
Stilted village, Benin
Oshogbo & Sacred Grove, Nigeria
Mount Cameroon, Cameroun
Primal Tropical Forests, Gabon
Congo River crossing, Congo to Angola
Christ the King statue, Angola
Etosha National Park, Namibia
Otjitotongwe Cheetah Park, Namibia
Rock engravings, Namibia
Skeleton Coast, Namibia
Cape Cross seal colony, Namibia
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Namib Naukluft National Park, Namibia
Sossusvlei, Namibia
Fish River Canyon, Namibia
Canoeing Orange River, South Africa
Stellenbosch wine tour, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
Chobe National Park, Botswana
Okavango Delta, Botswana
Zambezi white water rafting, Zambia
Victoria Falls + adrenaline activities, Zambia
Zambezi sunset cruise, Zambia
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Lake Malawi, Malawi
Kande Beach, Malawi
Mikumi National Park, Tanzania
Dar es Salaam & Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
Masai Villages, Tanzania
Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater Reserve, Tanzania
Lake Nakuru Nat Park, Kenya
Hell’s Gate, Kenya
Rift Valley Lakes, Kenya
Mountain Gorillas, Uganda
Source of the Nile, Uganda
White Water Rafting, Uganda
Simien Mountains, Ethiopia
Lalibela and Axum, Ethiopia
Blue Nile Falls, Ethiopia
Lake Tana, Ethiopia
Gondar, Ethiopia
Omdurman, Sudan
Meeting of the Blue & White Nile, Sudan
Meroe Pyramids, Sudan
Abu Simbel, Egypt
Valley of Kings & Queens, Egypt
Karnak Temple, Egypt
Red Sea Coast, Egypt
Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
Cairo, Egypt
Alexander, Egypt

Included

Camping & camping fees
Three meals a day (apart from towns/cities)
Transport in expedition truck

Excluded

Flights; visas; transfers; personal insurance, drinks, meals out, tips
Optional excursions/side trips

Side trips / Optional extras

Ethiopia - Bahir Dar - Tissisat Falls - free US$ 0
Ethiopia - Lake Tana monasteries : negotiable depending on number in group US$ 20
Ethiopia - Lake Tana boat trip - between $20 - $40 US$ 30
Ethiopia - Addis Ababa : National Museum US$ 5
Ethiopia - Temples and monasteries visited one by one US$ 5
Ethiopia - Gondar Monastery and castle guided tour US$ 25
Ethiopia - Horseback trek in Dodola Mountains : negotiable on group (excl. transport) US$ 20
Ethiopia - Historical route - includes Axum, Lalibela etc. $60-$100 pp US$ 80
Sudan - National Museum, Khartoum US$ 6
Egypt - Alexandria on the Mediterranean; day trip, lunch, entrances US$ 100
Egypt – Aswan - Aswan High Dam, Philae Temple entrance, guide & transport $40, Guided tour & Entrance to Abu Simbel $20, Tombs of the Nobles $5, Kitchener Island & Elephantine Island sail boat $5, Edfu Temple $10, Day Trip to Abu Simbel by air $170 US$ 170
Egypt – Luxor - Balloon Flight over the Nile & Luxor $90, Karnak Temple $14 Luxor Temple $11, Luxor Museum$17 Karnak Temple Sound & Light Show $15, Tomb of King Tutankhamen $15, Valley of the Kings & Workers Tour, entry & guide $35 US$ 20
Egypt – Cairo - 4 Star Nile Dinner Cruise $30, Cairo Tower $13, Pyramids at Giza pyramid entry $7-35, Giza Pyramids Sound & Light Show $35, Egyptian Museum $15, Mummy Room in Egyptian Museum $15, Solar Boat Museum at Giza Pyramids $10 US$ 10
Turkey - Pamukkale limestone terraces - $5-$15 US$ 10
Botswana - Okavango Delta, overnight dugout canoe trip US$ 175
Kenya - Nairobi Saturday day trip, or before or after the trip. Baby elephants entry $4 , Giraffes feeding $7, Yaya Centre Masai Market and shopping, Day's transport $7 US$ 25
Kenya - Lake Naivasha - Horse Riding, Naivasha $25, Boat trip $60, Elsamere home of Joy Adamson $25, Hells Gate cycle thru the park $65 US$ 25
Malawi - Kande Beach - Recreational dives $80, Horse ride $70, village walk $5, boat hire $10/25 US$ 10
Morocco - Fez - To see the best tanneries US$ 1
Morocco - Marrakech - Guided tour of Medina - barter!!! US$ 3
Morocco - Volubilis Roman ruins US$ 8
Namibia - Cape Cross Seals half day $50, Fish River Canyon $10, Sesriem $10, Cheetah Farm $8, Swakopmund deep sea fishing $100, Horse riding $55, Sand boarding $55-$70, Swakopmund scenic flight $250, Brandburg White Lady walk $6, Hoba Meteorite $3 US$ 250
South Africa - Stellenbosch wine tour (Cederberg wine tasting $15) US$ 90
South Africa - Cape Town - Robbin Island; before or after the tour US$ 25
South Africa - Cape Town - Shark cage dive - before or after trip US$ 200
Tanzania - Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater: two night trip US$ 590
Tanzania - Zanzibar - Hotel per night $30/60, Taxi to best beaches $7, meals $5/20 US$ 30
Tanzania - Zanzibar Spice Tour - Stonetown, Slave Market, spice plantations, traditional lunch US$ 40
Tanzania - Zanzibar - Full day diving Mnemba Atoll 2 dives & lunch $80, Snorkeling Mnemba Atoll $30, Swim with dolphins $40, Prison Island - includes boat ride, entry & snorkel hire $30 US$ 30
Togo - Visit the "Fetish Market" US$ 2
Uganda Mountain Gorillas [Rwanda permits $750] plus visas & transport $65 to $120 US$ 600
Uganda - Jinja Bungy jumping $60, White water rafting on the White Nile US$ 160
Zimbabwe - Victoria Falls - Helicopter over Falls 12/25 mins $155/265, Abseil & Gorge Swing full day $140, Bungee jump $160, walk with lions $140, Rhino walk $70 , Rafting full day lunch, BBQ, drinks, park fees $160, Sunset Game Cruise - BBQ & drinks $65 US$ 185
Benin - Tour of the voodoo temples and salt producers US$ 5
Benin - Home of Voodoo and museum, and slave gates US$ 2
Angola - Tundavala : vehicle hire US$ 0
Cameroon - Botannical Gardens US$ 3
Cameroun - Climbing Mount Cameroon - 3 Days US$ 150
Botswana - Chobe game drive US$ 70

Departure Dates

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