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Johannesburg to Gorillas

Johannesburg to Gorillas

Africa’s all about the outdoors – rainforest, national parks, waterways, coastlines and a whole load of savanna. See the best of Africa’s natural attractions on a 52-day adventure from Johannesburg to Nairobi. Witness the power of Victoria Falls and the sprawling plains of the Serengeti, have close encounters with mountain gorillas and be warmed by the welcoming hospitality of locals in Malawi. Camp on balmy beaches in Tanzania, trek through steamy rainforests and mokoro down the Okavango in search of unique wildlife. Whether you’re spotting the Big Five, lazing on Zanzibar’s idyllic shores or interacting with Maasai warriors, this all-encompassing African journey will immerse you into the wild lands of Africa.


  • Khama Rhino Sanctuary – Sunset Game Drive Open Vehicle
  • Okavango Delta – Mokoro safari
  • Okavango Delta – Sunrise Walk
  • Okavango Delta – Mokoro safari
  • Nata – Makgadikgadi Salt Pans 4×4 Excursion
  • Chobe National Park – River Cruise
  • Victoria Falls – Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust Visit
  • Masvingo – Great Zimbabwe Ruins guided visit
  • South Luangwa – Jewellery workshop Project
  • South Luangwa National Park – 4×4 Afternoon Game Drive
  • South Luangwa National Park – 4×4 Dawn Game Drive
  • Mikumi National Park – 4×4 Game Drive
  • Irente – Lushoto hike
  • Irente – Local lunch
  • Ngorongoro Forest – Elephant Cave Trek
  • Ngorongoro Crater – 4×4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park – 4×4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park – 4×4 Game Drive
  • Serengeti National Park – 4×4 Game Drive
  • Mto wa Mbu – Cooking class, crafts & village walk
  • Lake Nakuru – Overland Vehicle Game Drive
  • Lake Nakuru – Morning Overland Vehicle Game Drive
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park – Overland Vehicle Game Drive
  • Bwindi National Park – Mountain Gorilla Permit & Trek
  • Kericho – Tea plantation visit
  • Masai Mara National Reserve – 4×4 Game Drive
  • Masai Mara National Reserve – Full Day 4×4 Game Drive
  • Loita Hills – Maasai Village Visit


  • Support local conservation efforts by visiting the Khama Rhino Sanctuary, the only place left in Botswana where both black and white rhinos reside.
  • Go wildlife-spotting with your small group and expert guides in Chobe National Park, South Luangwa National Park, the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. The Big Five have never been so close!
  • Camping on a remote island in the heart of the Okavango wilderness is an experience you’ll never forget. As the sun sets and night falls, the sounds of Africa come alive.
  • Journey from the interior plains out to some idyllic Indian Ocean hotspots. Take a stroll along the shores in Dar es Salaam and consider strolling through spice plantations in Zanzibar.
  • With permits included in the price of the trip, take a trek through Uganda’s steamy forests to seek out rare mountain gorillas and spend an unforgettable hour in their presence.

07/02/2023 through 11/19/2024
07/02/2023 through 11/22/2024

Day 1 Johannesburg
Day 2 Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Day 3 Maun
Day 4 Okavango Delta
Day 5 Okavango Delta
Day 6 Maun
Day 7 Nata
Day 8 Chobe National Park
Day 9 Victoria Falls
Day 10 Victoria Falls
Day 11 Victoria Falls
Day 12 Bulawayo
Day 13 Bulawayo
Day 14 Masvingo
Day 15 Harare
Day 16 Lusaka
Day 17 Petauke
Day 18 South Luangwa National Park
Day 19 South Luangwa National Park
Day 20 Lake Malawi
Day 21 Lake Malawi
Day 22 Chitimba
Day 23 Iringa
Day 24 Mikumi National Park
Day 25 Dar es Salaam
Day 26 Stone Town
Day 27 Zanzibar Northern Beaches
Day 28 Zanzibar Northern Beaches
Day 29 Stone Town / Bagamoyo
Day 30 Usambara Mountains
Day 31 Usambara Mountains
Day 32 Arusha
Day 33 Karatu
Day 34 Ngorongoro Crater / Serengeti National Park
Day 35 Serengeti National Park
Day 36 Mto wa Mbu
Day 37 Nairobi
Day 38 Lake Nakuru National Park
Day 39 Eldoret
Day 40 Kampala
Day 41 Kalinzu Forest
Day 42 Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 43 Kisoro
Day 44 Gorilla Trek
Day 45 Gorilla Trek
Day 46 Mbarara
Day 47 Jinja
Day 48 Jinja
Day 49 Kericho
Day 50 Masai Mara National Reserve
Day 51 Masai Mara National Reserve
Day 52 Nairobi


Located in southern Zimbabwe, it is the countries second largest city and an important industrial center.

Dar Es Salaam

The capital, largest city (1.4 million) and industrial port of the country, it was founded in 1862 by the Sultan of Zanzibar (lies off the coast). It was the capital of the German East Africa Company from 1891 – 1916.


The capital of Zimbabwe, it was originally called Salisbury after the then British Prime Minister. Name was changed in
1980 upon independence for Chief Neharawe who was the local ruler of the area in 1890 when the British South Africa Company arrived. Harare is now the center of industry and commerce for the country with a population over 680,000.

08/18/23 - 10/08/23

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09/22/23 - 10/06/23

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10/27/23 - 12/17/23

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11/24/23 - 01/14/24

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03/01/24 - 07/05/24

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07/19/24 - 09/20/24

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10/04/24 - 11/22/24

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