Africa Encompassed Northbound

enquire now 64 Days From NZD $14,307 pp twinshare
Small group
Terms & Conditions apply

An immersive tour of Southern Africa including gorillas and game drives

Witness vast landscapes, natural wonders, towns rich in cultural traditions and modern cities humming with life on this epic journey through Africa. This 64-day odyssey takes you from cosmopolitan Cape Town to the bustling streets of Nairobi, travelling through immense canyons, verdant mountains, gorgeous beaches and beautiful villages along the way. Encounter the sweeping beauty of the Serengeti, meet the San people, have close encounters with mountain gorillas and be warmed by Malawi. Camp on balmy beaches in Tanzania, trek through steamy rainforest and see cheeky chimps at play in Uganda. With unforgettable inclusions plus plenty of freedom, this adventure was designed for curious travellers with a strong independent streak.

Why you’ll love this trip

  • Gorilla permits included! Seek out the rare mountain gorilla on a trek through Uganda’s steamy forests and spend an unforgettable hour in their presence.
  • Go on safaris in iconic spots like Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti savanna, the Okavango Delta and the Masai Mara.
  • A local leader and crew, plus plenty of time in villages and small towns, means you’ll have the opportunity to meet heaps of locals from all walks of life.
  • Chill out on the northern beaches of Zanzibar, enjoying white sand and the sparkling blue waters of the Indian Ocean.
  • Travel for good! Visit community-based projects that empower women, promote economic freedom and protect wildlife.


Day 1: Cape Town

Day 2: Western Cape

Day 3: Orange River

Day 4: Fish River Canyon

Day 5: Sesriem

Day 6: Sossusvlei / Bush Camp

Day 7: Swakopmund

Day 8: Swakopmund

Day 9: Swakopmund

Day 10: Spitzkoppe

Day 11: Etosha National Park

Day 12: Etosha National Park

Day 13: Grootfontein/San People

Day 14: Grootfontein

Day 15: Bagani

Day 16: Okavango Delta

Day 17: Okavango Delta

Day 18: Bagani

Day 19: Chobe National Park

Day 20: Chobe National Park

Day 21: Victoria Falls

Day 22: Victoria Falls

Day 23: Victoria Falls

Day 24: Bulawayo

Day 25: Bulawayo

Day 26: Masvingo

Day 27: Harare

Day 28: Lusaka

Day 29: Petauke

Day 30: South Luangwa National Park

Day 31: South Luangwa National Park

Day 32: Lake Malawi

Day 33: Lake Malawi

Day 34: Chitimba

Day 35: Iringa

Day 36: Mikumi National Park

Day 37: Dar es Salaam

Day 38: Stone Town

Day 39: Zanzibar Northern Beaches

Day 40: Zanzibar Northern Beaches

Day 41: Stone Town / Bagamoyo

Day 42: Usambara Mountains

Day 43: Usambara Mountains

Day 44: Arusha

Day 45: Karatu

Day 46: Ngorongoro Crater / Serengeti National Park

Day 47: Serengeti National Park

Day 48: Mto wa Mbu

Day 49: Nairobi

Day 50: Lake Nakuru National Park

Day 51: Eldoret

Day 52: Kampala

Day 53: Kalinzu Forest

Day 54: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 55: Kisoro

Day 56: Gorilla Trek

Day 57: Gorilla Trek

Day 58: Mbarara

Day 59: Jinja

Day 60: Jinja

Day 61: Kericho

Day 62: Masai Mara National Reserve

Day 63: Masai Mara National Reserve

Day 64: Nairobi



Images courtesy of Intrepid Group