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east africa Intrepid’s real life experiences in east africa…

Golden plains dotted with iconic wildlife, snow-capped Mt Kilimanjaro and elegant, crimson-clad Maasai warriors: East Africa promises the wilderness experience of a lifetime.

Gorilla Trek

Loita Hills

Ngorongoro Crater

Exotic Stone Town

Gorillas, Chimps & Game Parks page : 24, YXOG

Kenya Wildlife Safari page : 17, YGOK

Serengeti Trail page : 16, YGOT

Zanzibar Beach Break page : 21, YGAZ

Track a family of rare mountain gorillas through the lush rainforest, then recount stories of the hike with new-found friends over an evening beer.

Walk tall and camp out with Maasai warriors in a remote Kenyan village. This memorable African adventure is the ultimate homestay experience.

Camp on the rim of the volcanic crater, thousands of feet above the green grasslands and rushing rivers that are home to an array of African animals.

Lose yourself in the labyrinth of streets, bazaars and mosques of Stone Town – it’s like stepping back into the days when spices were as good as gold.


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UGANDA Kigali RWANDA Victoria Falls/ Livingstone Okavango Delta

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16 Kenya & Tanzania

Serengeti Trail trip code

YGOT

Basix

OVERLAND

8 days, ex Nairobi ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Discover Kenya’s bustling capital. Day 2 Kisii Travel across the breathtaking Great Rift Valley into Kenya’s fertile highlands. Stock up on essentials in hilltop Kisii - the last stop before the safari begins. Day 3 Lake Victoria Watch master soapstone craftsmen at work and perhaps collect a few Physical culturAL

of their carvings. Cross into Tanzania and mingle with the locals in Musoma’s lively marketplace. Tonight, stay on a quiet stretch of shoreline beside one of the world’s largest lakes. Days 4-5 Serengeti National Park Watch the famous grasslands and river valleys of the Serengeti unfold on game-viewing safaris. Look out for lions, gazelles, cheetahs, wildebeest, giraffes and elusive spotted leopards. Safe and sound in a tent, be lulled to sleep by the sounds of nocturnal animals. Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater Gaze into the ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), participatory camping (6 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4 safari vehicle GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Wed & Sat GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 218 kg pp per trip NOTES A single supplement is available on this trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.76 out of 5 Start 2011 02 Jan 08 Jan 15 Jan 22 Jan 29 Jan 05 Feb 12 Feb 19 Feb 05 Mar

Finish 09 Jan 15 Jan 22 Jan 29 Jan 05 Feb 12 Feb 19 Feb 26 Feb 12 Mar

19 Mar 26 Mar 02 Apr 09 Apr 16 Apr 23 Apr 30 Apr 07 May 14 May 21 May 28 May 04 Jun 11 Jun 18 Jun 25 Jun 02 Jul 02 Jul 09 Jul 06 Jul 13 Jul 09 Jul 16 Jul

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Photo Competition, Giraffe, Nairobi, Kenya - Rebecca Rose

Olduvai Gorge and learn about this fascinating site, regarded as the ‘Cradle of Mankind’. Camp on the rim of the extraordinary Ngorongoro Crater. With endless views of jagged volcanic peaks and open grasslands below, this is one of the most spectacular camping spots in the world. Day 7 Meserani Jump in a 4x4 and descend to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater. Thousands of resident animals live in this lush landscape, including elephants, rhinos and lions. Visit the town of Mto Wa Mbu and browse the colourful marketplace to experience quintessential African village life. Set up camp in Meserani. Day 8 Nairobi Travel across open plains and through Arusha, a regional centre at the foot of Mt Meru, on the return journey to the busy streets of Nairobi.

• Witness the epic grandeur of the Great Rift Valley • Shop for local sculptures and textiles at a Musoma market • Search out Africa’s Big Five in the Serengeti • Visit the home of our earliest ancestors • Camp on the rim of the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater • See cultures collide on the streets of Nairobi

The Maasai Heartlands trip code

YGOCC

Basix

OVERLAND

15 days, ex Nairobi ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Arrive in Kenya’s modern capital. Day 2 Lake Nakuru Witness the magic of a thousand flamingos taking flight and enjoy a game drive to seek out some of the iconic wildlife that call the lakeside home. Days 3-4 Lake Naivasha Visit a village to interact with locals and learn about their daily life. Drive to Lake Naivasha, a freshwater lake in the Great Rift Valley, which is home to eagles, cormorants and kingfishers. Day 5 Loita Hills Camp among a local tribe in the heart of Maasai country to learn about the lives of these red-robed warriors. Days 6-7 Masai Mara National Reserve The rivers and plains of this game reserve are home to some of the world’s most famous predators. Day 8 Narok Chill out poolside or head into town to mingle with the Maasai. ACCOMMODATION Hotel (2 nts), participatory camping (12 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4 safari vehicle GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sat GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 408 kg pp per trip NOTES 1. This is a combination trip. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. 2. A single supplement is available on this trip. TRAVELLER RATING 4.75 out of 5 Start Finish 2011 01 Jan 15 Jan 15 Jan 29 Jan 22 Jan 05 Feb 12 Feb 26 Feb 26 Feb 12 Mar 12 Mar 26 Mar 26 Mar 09 Apr 09 Apr 23 Apr 21 May 04 Jun 04 Jun 18 Jun

18 Jun 02 Jul 09 Jul 16 Jul 30 Jul 06 Aug 13 Aug 27 Aug 03 Sep 10 Sep 24 Sep 08 Oct

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22 Oct 05 Nov 19 Nov 03 Dec 10 Dec 17 Dec 24 Dec 31 Dec 2012 07 Jan 14 Jan 21 Jan

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Photo Competition, Motorcycle tyre shoes, Masai Mara, Kenya - Marc Ehrenbold

Day 9 Kisii Head across the Great Rift Valley to the town of Kisii, surrounded by miles of tea plantations. Day 10 Lake Victoria Watch master soapstone craftsmen at work and observe local life at the Musoma market. Camp on the shores of Lake Victoria in Tanzania. Days 11-12 Serengeti National Park Embark on a sunset safari across the Serengeti’s golden grasses to spot cheetahs, lions and zebras. Sleep in the heart of the park and drift off to sleep as nocturnal animals come to life. Day 13 Ngorongoro Crater Discover the Olduvai Gorge that once sheltered humankind’s earliest ancestors. Camp near the immense Ngorongoro Crater. Day 14 Meserani Look for Africa’s famous animals in the Ngorongoro Crater, then head to Mto Wa Mbu and browse the village markets. Day 15 Nairobi Return to Nairobi.

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• See flocks of flamingos make Lake Nakuru blush pink • Experience tribal life with Maasai warriors • Watch local craftsmen at work in Musoma • Camp on the shores of Lake Victoria • Safari through the renowned Serengeti • Encounter iconic wildlife on game drives • Be amazed by the Ngorongoro Crater


trip code

YGOK

Basix

17 Kenya

Kenya Wildlife Safari OVERLAND

8 days, ex Nairobi ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi The journey begins in Kenya’s multicultural capital. Get to know this modern city with its colourful markets and atmospheric bars. Day 2 Lake Nakuru Pitch tents alongside glistening Lake Nakuru then head out on an afternoon game drive. Fringed by acacia trees, the lake is transformed into a Physical culturAL

shimmering pink haze as hundreds of flamingos descend upon it. Keep an eye out for other wildlife - the savanna area also boasts a wide variety of animals including giraffes and lions. Days 3-4 Lake Naivasha Encounter friendly locals on a village visit, then discover Lake Naivasha - a birdwatchers’ paradise with floating islands of papyrus reeds. Camp by the lake and explore this beautiful area independently. Day 5 Loita Hills Travel across the Great Rift Valley floor to Loita Hills, right in the heart of Maasai country. Tonight,

• Spot herds of elephants in the Masai Mara National Reserve • Experience tribal life with Maasai warriors

camp among these friendly, semi-nomadic tribespeople and learn about their ancient culture from a local elder. Perhaps pick up a local recipe while sharing a campfire meal. Days 6-7 Masai Mara National Reserve Help the Maasai milk their cattle before tackling the world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve: a huge area of woodlands and open plains backed by the striking Esoit Oloololo Escarpment. Safaris through the park might reveal prides of lions, herds of elephants and perhaps even a stealthy cheetah. In the rainy season, this area is flooded by over a million wildebeest on their annual migration. Day 8 Nairobi Hit the road and leave the open expanses of the African bush behind. Travel through Maasai farmlands on the journey back to the urban jungle of Nairobi.

What an amazing experience! Far beyond what I had imagined. The crew was friendly, enthusiastic and informative - which made the trip very memorable! Jessica Walton, United Arab Emirates Travelled on the YGOK

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), participatory camping (6 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sat GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 218 kg pp per trip NOTES A single supplement is available on this trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.77 out of 5 Start Finish 2011 01 Jan 08 Jan 15 Jan 22 Jan 22 Jan 29 Jan 12 Feb 19 Feb 26 Feb 05 Mar 12 Mar 19 Mar 26 Mar 02 Apr 09 Apr 16 Apr 21 May 28 May 04 Jun 11 Jun

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Lake Nakuru, Kenya - Jo Edgley

Kenya Wildlife Adventure trip code

YGOW

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OVERLAND

8 days, ex Nairobi ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere and buzzing streets of Nairobi. Day 2 Aberdare National Park Head out on an exciting game drive and keep watch for lions, elephants, leopards, baboons, hyenas, monkeys and the mysterious African golden cat - a rare species that lives a solitary existence. Days 3-4 Samburu National Reserve Home to a variety of Kenya’s nomadic tribes, the Samburu region is a sanctuary for zebras, giraffes, gerenuks and a plethora of bird species. Journey out into the park to see these graceful creatures and, with luck, proud lions and cunning leopards too. Days 5-7 Mt Kenya/Ol Pejeta Conservancy Rise early and travel through spectacular scenery on a ride towards the edge of the Samburu National Reserve. Meet brightly dressed and accessorised tribal people and learn about the traditions and customs that shape their daily lives. Visit the innovative not-for-profit Ol Pejeta Conservancy. From cheeky chimpanzees to graceful gazelles, it is teeming with exotic wildlife and is also the largest sanctuary for black rhinos in East

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• Keep watch for lions on a game drive • Meet the nomadic tribes of the Samburu • Visit a sanctuary for black rhinos • Learn about herbal medicine from a local

Africa - so take the rare chance to view these endangered creatures. After some amazing wildlife encounters, stop by a local market and

Spice up your life...

see the art of traditional wool-spinning in action. Take an excursion

Why not add an exotic short break to top off the trip? See trip code YGAS for the Zanzibar Exotic Spice Island trip.

to the famed Mau Mau Caves and, with the help of a guide, learn about survival techniques, herbal medicine and forest foods. Spend nights sleeping near magnificent Mt Kenya. Day 8 Nairobi Farewell the wild plains of Africa and drive back to Kenya’s thriving capital where this incredible wildlife adventure ends.

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), participatory camping (6 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sat GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 218 kg pp per trip NOTES A single supplement is available on this trip TRAVELLER RATING Not applicable as this is a new itinerary Start Finish 2011 25 Jun 02 Jul 23 Jul 30 Jul

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Photo Competition, Tribal dancers, Samburu, Kenya - Carol Piper

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18 Kenya & Tanzania

East Africa Wildlife Adventure trip code

YGSCC

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wildlife DEPARTURE GUARANTEED

15 days, ex Nairobi

ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Get a feel for the energy of urban African life in the streets of Nairobi. Days 2-3 Samburu National Reserve Look out for the bright, traditional dress of the Samburu tribespeople on the drive towards the Samburu National Reserve. Keep watch for crocs in the waters of the Ewaso Ng’iro River that runs through the otherwise parched landscape. Day 4 Lake Nakuru Enjoy a traditional lunch at a homestead before witnessing thousands of pink flamingos feeding in the waters of Lake Nakuru. An afternoon game drive provides a look at some of the park’s four-legged attractions. Day 5 Lake Naivasha Spend the morning searching for wildlife, including rhinos and hippos, then visit a local market. Days 6-7 Masai Mara National Reserve The variety of animals in the Masai Mara is simply amazing. Day 8 Nairobi Return ACCOMMODATION Hotel/lodge (2 nt), non-participatory camping (12 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4 safari vehicle GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Fri GUARANTEE Departure guaranteed CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 1023 kg pp per trip NOTES 1. This is a combination trip. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. 2. A single supplement is available on this trip. TRAVELLER RATING 4.67 out of 5 Start Finish 2011 28 Jan 11 Feb 11 Feb 25 Feb 11 Mar 25 Mar 29 Apr 13 May 20 May 03 Jun 10 Jun 24 Jun

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Photo Competition, Wandering elephant, Kenya - David Lazar

to Kenya’s cosmopolitan capital. Day 9 Tengeru Homestay Learn about the life of the Meru at a homestay. Day 10 Karatu Travel through the land of the Maasai and meet the Umburu people on a visit to a village. Days 11-12 Serengeti National Park Discover the wide-open plains of the Serengeti, home to sleek predators and herds of wildebeest. Day 13 Ngorongoro Crater Visit the Olduvai Gorge before driving to the crater rim to set up camp. Day 14 Arusha Ride in a 4x4 to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater, home to some 30,000 animals. Afterwards, visit the village of Mto Wa Mbu and camp on the outskirts of Arusha. Day 15 Nairobi Return to Kenya’s capital.

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• Spot hippos wallowing in Lake Naivasha • View an abundance of wildlife in the famed Masai Mara • Learn about Tanzanian farmlife on a homestay • Be on the lookout for the Big Five on a Serengeti safari • Take a 4x4 to the floor of the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater • Camp under a blanket of sparkling stars

Tanzania Adventure trip code

YGST

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ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi The frenetic streets of Nairobi offer an exhilarating introduction to modern African life. Day 2 Tengeru Homestay Learn about the life of the Meru as privileged guests at a family homestay. Perhaps explore the nearby markets, learn about Tanzanian coffee production or get to know the family’s farm. Make friends and learn firsthand about life on the land. Day 3 Karatu Travel across the Great Rift Valley and be welcomed by the friendly Umburu people on a visit to a local village. Days 4-5 Serengeti National Park Enter the plains of the Serengeti, home to large herds of zebras and the iconic Big Five. Spot as many animals as possible on a game drive, then drift to sleep amid the calls of nocturnal birds. At dawn, an optional balloon ride over the park offers a chance to watch the animals of the African savanna from above - an unforgettable experience well worth splashing out for. Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater Visit the ACCOMMODATION Hotel/lodge (1 nt), non-participatory camping (6 nts) TRANSPORT Safari vehicle, 4x4 safari vehicle GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Fri GUARANTEE Departure guaranteed CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 546 kg pp per trip NOTES A single supplement is available on this trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.69 out of 5 Start Finish 2011 07 Jan 14 Jan 04 Feb 11 Feb 18 Feb 25 Feb 18 Mar 25 Mar 06 May 13 May 27 May 03 Jun

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Photo Competition, Local kids, Tanzania - Jess Wight

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fascinating Olduvai Gorge, the ‘Cradle of Mankind’, where some of the world’s oldest humanoid skeletons were discovered. Set up camp on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, overlooking jagged volcanic peaks and rolling grasslands. Day 7 Arusha Rise early and explore the crater floor by 4x4 in search of wildlife. Afterwards, head to the village community of Mto Wa Mbu to admire local artwork and interact with the residents. At night, camp under a blanket of stars on the outskirts of Arusha. Day 8 Nairobi End the adventure in the vibrant streets of Nairobi. Why not stay on for a few days to soak up more of the fascinating Kenyan culture?

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• Feel the buzz of modern life in Nairobi • Be welcomed as a privileged guest on a village homestay • Journey across the Great Rift Valley • Spot exotic wildlife on a safari through the Serengeti plains • Explore the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater • Visit a village art and craft market in Mto Wa Mbu


trip code

YGSK

Original

19 Kenya & Tanzania

Kenya Adventure wildlife DEPARTURE GUARANTEED

8 days, ex Nairobi

ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Step into the frenetic atmosphere of Kenya’s busy capital. For those who arrive early, be sure to visit Kenya’s National Museum to learn more about this nation’s history. Days 2-3 Samburu National Reserve The bright traditional dress and vibrant accessories of the Samburu tribespeople are Physical culturAL

highly visible on a drive across the foothills of Mt Kenya. Perhaps take an optional tour of a local village to learn more about these and other nomadic communities. Within the Samburu, look out for endangered Grevy’s zebras and graceful gerenuks as well as giant crocs who inhabit the muddy waters of the Ewaso Ng’iro River that snakes through the dry landscape. Day 4 Lake Nakuru Enjoy a traditional lunch at a homestead before witnessing one of the world’s greatest spectacles: thousands of pink flamingos feeding in the shallow waters of Lake Nakuru. An afternoon game drive provides a look at some of the park’s famous four-legged attractions - perhaps even the rare Rothschild’s giraffe. Day 5 Lake Naivasha Spend the morning searching out wildlife then visit a local market. Maybe take a cruise on the lake in the afternoon sunlight to spot hippos wallowing on the shore. Days 6-7 Masai Mara National Reserve With everything from elephants and wildebeest to lions and hyenas, the variety of wildlife in the famed Masai Mara is simply amazing. It’s even possible to take a breathtaking early morning balloon ride high above the savanna to watch the park come to life as the sun rises. Day 8 Nairobi Return

• Mingle with lively crowds in cosmopolitan Nairobi • View zebras and crocs in the Samburu National Reserve • Overlook a sea of pink flamingos on the shores of Lake Nakuru • Watch hippos wallowing on the banks of Lake Naivasha • Explore the plains of the Masai Mara National Reserve

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), non-participatory camping (6 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Fri GUARANTEE Departure guaranteed CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 546 kg pp per trip NOTES A single supplement is available on this trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.57 out of 5 Start Finish 2011 28 Jan 04 Feb 11 Feb 18 Feb 11 Mar 18 Mar 29 Apr 06 May 20 May 27 May 10 Jun 17 Jun

01 Jul 08 Jul 22 Jul 29 Jul 05 Aug 19 Aug 02 Sep 16 Sep

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Photo Competition, Tribal woman, Samburu, Kenya - Mary Anne Nelson

to the safari capital of the world in bustling Nairobi.

Tanzania Lodge Safari trip code

YGKT

Comfort

wildlife

8 days, Nairobi to Arusha ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Discover Nairobi’s many bars, cafes and restaurants. Try visiting the Karen Blixen Museum for a peek into the life of this famous author. Day 2 Arusha/Tengeru On a visit to a local farm, why not take the chance to milk a cow and feed the chickens? This is the perfect chance to learn about rural life. Day 3 Lake Manyara National Park Try to spot Lake Manyara’s legendary tree-climbing lions and watch out for the herds of zebras, wildebeest and buffaloes that roam the surrounding plains of this national park. Days 4-5 Serengeti National Park Travel via the Olduvai Gorge to the Serengeti, where golden grasses stretch as far as the eye can see. Venture across the plains and around the rocky outcrops to uncover the many animals that call this park home. Explore the park at dawn and dusk, when both predator and prey

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• Help out on a farm in rural Tengeru • Witness flocks of birds on Lake Manyara • Visit a village market

are most active. Witness firsthand the unrelenting cycle of life on the African savanna, then at night, relax in comfort back at the lodge. Days 6-7 Ngorongoro Crater Try to spot big cats lazing in the sun during an early-morning drive. Enjoy sweeping views and a picnic lunch before travelling to the immense Ngorongoro Crater. The following day, descend to the floor of the volcanic crater on a 4x4 safari. Many species coexist here including gazelles, zebras, buffaloes and elephants. Day 8 Arusha Explore a small village with a local guide, visiting farms, homes and schools. Spend time with friendly villagers and learn about their way of life. Looking for a souvenir? Perhaps pick up some colourful local artwork from the market before returning to the streets of Arusha.

What can I say? The whole experience was fantastic. The people on the ground did everything possible to expose us to the culture, language and wildlife. Geoff Searle, Australia Travelled on the YGKT

ACCOMMODATION Hotel/lodge (7 nts) TRANSPORT 4x4 safari vehicle, shuttle bus GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Fri GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 322 kg pp per trip NOTES A single supplement is available on this trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.70 out of 5 Start Finish 2011 14 Jan 21 Jan 21 Jan 28 Jan 04 Feb 11 Feb 18 Feb 25 Feb 04 Mar 11 Mar 18 Mar 25 Mar 25 Mar 01 Apr 27 May 03 Jun 17 Jun 24 Jun 24 Jun 01 Jul 01 Jul 08 Jul

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Photo Competition, Zebras, Kenya - Olaf Morgan

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20 Kenya & Tanzania

Kenya & Tanzania Lodge Safari trip code

YGKLC

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wildlife

15 days, Nairobi to Arusha ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Explore the chaotic capital of Kenya. Day 2 Aberdare National Park Stay at the famous Treetops lodge in the heart of Aberdare National Park. With panoramic views of the forest and waterholes below, there are opportunities for superb game viewing both day and night. Day 3 Lake Nakuru Physical culturAL

Head to Lake Nakuru National Park in the heart of the Rift Valley. The lake is famous for its visiting flocks of flamingos, pelicans and cormorants but land animals are well-represented too. Days 4-5 Lake Naivasha Watch local women create traditional crafts on a village visit before heading to the bird-watchers’ paradise of Lake Naivasha. Look for lovebirds, ibis and fish eagles at the Crater Lake Game Sanctuary, then take a boat ride to Elsamere Conservation Centre - the former home of naturalist and author Joy Adamson. Days 6-7 Masai Mara National Reserve One of Africa’s most ACCOMMODATION Hotel/lodge (12 nts), permanent tented camp (2 nts) TRANSPORT 4x4 safari vehicle, boat, shuttle bus GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 14 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 12 Dinners BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Fri GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 605 kg pp per trip NOTES 1. This is a combination trip. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. 2. A single supplement is available on this trip. TRAVELLER RATING 4.68 out of 5 Start 2011 07 Jan 28 Jan 11 Feb 25 Feb 11 Mar 10 Jun 24 Jun

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famous reserves, the Masai Mara is a landscape of undulating plains and home to exotic predators and their prey. Drive out at dusk or dawn to try to catch wildlife in action. Day 8 Nairobi Return to the

• Experience the thrill of an African safari • See lions prowling the famous Masai Mara • Take a boat ride to a conservation centre • Survey the grasslands of the Serengeti

modernity of Nairobi. Day 9 Arusha/Tengeru Be welcomed by a local family on a visit to a small farm in Tanzania. Day 10 Lake

Sun, sand & spices...

Manyara National Park Try to spot Lake Manyara’s legendary

Fancy adding some beach time to your trip? See trip code YGAZ for a relaxing Zanzibar Beach Break.

tree-climbing lions. Days 11-12 Serengeti National Park On game drives, see the cycle of life unfold on the African savanna. Days 13-14 Ngorongoro Crater Try to spot wildlife during an early morning drive. Day 15 Arusha Visit a farming community on

Photo Competition, Village women, Masai Mara, Kenya - Jill Schneider

the journey to Arusha, where this trip concludes.

Serengeti to Zanzibar trip code

YGKU

Comfort

wildlife

13 days, Arusha to Zanzibar ITINERARY... Day 1 Arusha Arrive in the safari capital of Tanzania. Day 2 Karatu Drive through the land of the Maasai on the way to a small village inhabited by the Umburu people. Make new friends and learn about their customs and culture on a tour of the village and surrounding farmlands. Days 3-4 Serengeti National Park Sweeping plains filled with an abundance of iconic animals and birdlife - the Serengeti is one of the nature’s best achievements. Buckle up for game drives that will provide the opportunity to spot zebras, lions, elephants and more. An optional sunrise balloon ride over the Serengeti provides memories to last a lifetime. Days 5-6 Ngorongoro Crater/Karatu Travel to the astonishing Ngorongoro Crater, home to some 30,000 animals including leopards, impalas, zebras, hippos and endangered black rhinos. A trip to the crater floor provides countless wildlife-spotting moments and photo opportunities. Day 7 Marangu Visit the kids of the Amani Children’s Home, a special Intrepid-supported project that houses and educates orphans and street kids. Stay overnight ACCOMMODATION Hotel/lodge (12 nts) TRANSPORT 4x4 safari vehicle, ferry GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 12 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches, 11 Dinners BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Fri GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 524 kg pp per trip NOTES A single supplement is available on this trip TRAVELLER RATING Not applicable as this is a new itinerary Start Finish 2011 03 Jun 15 Jun 15 Jul 27 Jul

19 Aug 09 Sep 30 Sep 28 Oct

31 Aug 21 Sep 12 Oct 09 Nov

09 Dec 21 Dec 2012 20 Jan 01 Feb 24 Feb 07 Mar

Photo Competition, Gekko, Masai Mara, Kenya - Marc Ehrenbold

23 Mar 04 Apr 27 Apr 09 May

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• Spot exotic wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater • Eat cuisine cooked by the Chagga people • Walk the forests of the Usambara Mountains • Relax in the port town of Dar es Salaam

in the small village of Marangu. Days 8-9 Usambara Mountains Witness the day-to-day life of the crop-growing Chagga people

Go wild in Africa...

and sample the flavours of their traditional cuisine. Journey to the

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remote and misty Usambara Mountains and enjoy guided walks through the lush forest. Day 10 Dar es Salaam In free time, explore the markets and historic buildings of this picturesque port town. Days 11-13 Zanzibar Catch the ferry to exotic Zanzibar and enjoy a trip to a fragrant spice plantation.

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trip code

YGKK

Comfort

21 Kenya & Zanzibar

Kenya Lodge Safari wildlife

8 days, ex Nairobi ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Step into the cosmopolitan capital of Kenya. Arriving early? Choose to visit museums to learn more about Kenya’s history or relax in one of the many restaurants, bars and cafes that are dotted throughout this city. Day 2 Aberdare National Park Enjoy a country-style lunch before journeying into Physical culturAL

the heart of Aberdare National Park. Take in the panoramic views of the forest and waterholes below and try to spot buffaloes, rhinos, elephants, giant forest hogs, pythons and antelopes. Day 3 Lake Nakuru Head west to the vast Lake Nakuru National Park in the heart of the Rift Valley. The lake is justly famous for its visiting flocks of flamingos, pelicans, terns and cormorants but there are plenty of land-dwelling animals as well. Rare Rothschild’s giraffes and both black and white rhinos can be spotted within the park’s boundaries. Days 4-5 Lake Naivasha Watch villagers create crafts before heading to Lake Naivasha - home to an immense variety of birds. Enjoy a walk in the Crater Lake Game Sanctuary and a boat ride to the Elsamere Conservation Centre - former home of naturalist Joy Adamson. Days 6-7 Masai Mara National Reserve One of Africa’s most famous reserves, the iconic Masai Mara is a landscape of sweeping plains and host to buffaloes, gazelles and other herbivores. In turn, these well-fed creatures are prey for lions, leopards, cheetahs and other stealthy predators. Drive out at dusk or dawn to try and spot these great cats and other wildlife in action. Day 8 Nairobi Hit the road and return to multicultural Nairobi for a final taste of Kenyan culture.

• Track down elephants and rhinos in Aberdare National Park • Relax at a luxurious safari lodge • Be enchanted by the famous flamingos of Lake Nakuru • See villagers create colourful crafts • Take a walk in the Crater Lake Game Sanctuary • Watch lions prowling the famous Masai Mara

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), lodge (4 nts), permanent tented camp (2 nts) TRANSPORT Safari minibus GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Fri GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 322 kg pp per trip NOTES A single supplement is available on this trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.27 out of 5 Start 2011 07 Jan 28 Jan 11 Feb 25 Feb 11 Mar 10 Jun 24 Jun

Finish 14 Jan 04 Feb 18 Feb 04 Mar 18 Mar 17 Jun 01 Jul

01 Jul 08 Jul 15 Jul 22 Jul 29 Jul 05 Aug 19 Aug 02 Sep 16 Sep

08 Jul 15 Jul 22 Jul 29 Jul 05 Aug 12 Aug 26 Aug 09 Sep 23 Sep

30 Sep 14 Oct 28 Oct 11 Nov 25 Nov 09 Dec 23 Dec 30 Dec

07 Oct 21 Oct 04 Nov 18 Nov 02 Dec 16 Dec 30 Dec 06 Jan

2012 06 Jan 20 Jan 03 Feb 17 Feb 02 Mar 15 Jun 29 Jun

13 Jan 27 Jan 10 Feb 24 Feb 09 Mar 22 Jun 06 Jul

Photo Competition, Elephant road crossing, Kenya - Jason McFadyen

Zanzibar Beach Break trip code

YGAZ

Comfort

SHORT BREAK

5 days, ex Stone Town ITINERARY... Day 1 Stone Town/Beach Resort Arrive and be instantly enchanted by the exotic allure of the ‘Spice Island’. Explore Stone Town, the oldest part of Zanzibar’s capital. Wander through bright bazaars and down twisting, cobbled streets, past the intricately carved ornate doors of houses and mosques. The architecture here has been shaped by generations of explorers and spice traders and provides many interesting photography opportunities. The resort is situated right on the palm-fringed coastline, where a sandy beach stretches out to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Days 2-4 Beach Resort Explore the island and its hidden treasures at a relaxed pace. Travel deep into the interior to see the fragrant spice plantations. Discover how pods, bark, buds and berries are harvested and dried. The intoxicating aromas of fresh cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg will delight the senses and stimulate appetites, so be sure to sample the sweet tropical fruits, fresh seafood and zesty curries Zanzibar is famous for. Enjoy free time to relax on the beaches and swim, snorkel or dive in the clear, warm waters. A cocktail and a golden sunset go hand in hand, so be sure to indulge as the sun melts away and the sky turns to night. In the evening, wander the streets and choose a restaurant in which to kick back and enjoy good company and delicious cuisine. Day 5 Beach Resort/Stone Town Pick up some silver jewellery, fragrant spices or colourful clothing at the markets or perhaps take a final swim in the tropical waters before saying goodbye to this unique island.

Physical culturAL

• Soak up the sun on white-sand beaches • Enjoy a visit to a spice plantation • Dive into the balmy, blue waters of the Indian Ocean • Savour the fragrance of exotic spices • Admire the historic architecture of this former trading hub • Sample the flavours of traditional cuisine in cafes and restaurants

ACCOMMODATION Beach resort (4 nts) TRANSPORT Minibus GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 4 Breakfasts BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Daily, subject to availability CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 202 kg pp per trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.51 out of 5 Photo Competition, Dhow boat on beach, Zanzibar - Jess Wight

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22 Mt Kilimanjaro

Mt Kilimanjaro Trekking The Climb Just three degrees south of the equator is the 5,896 m/19,340 ft high, permanently snow-capped Mt Kilimanjaro - Africa’s highest mountain. This stunning peak offers one of the world’s best opportunities to climb at high altitude without the need of technical climbing ability. Any normally fit, healthy person prepared to push themselves both physically and mentally should be able to complete the ascent to the crater rim and then on to Uhuru Peak, the ‘Roof of Africa’. While the destination remains the same, there are two options to get there: Marangu Route This five-day climb is the most popular and direct Mt Kilimanjaro route, and the only one serviced by mountain huts to offer protection from the elements. Although it can be busy, the route is well maintained and makes for a breathtaking hike to the summit. Trek through vast grasslands, pass giant cacti and discover alpine meadows set against a background of mountain peaks. As with all Kili hikes, prepare yourself for an early morning, adrenaline-filled final walk to Uhuru Peak. Machame Route This six-day climb is the most popular of the camping routes and follows gradually rising paths through dense forests and moorland zones to the Shira Plateau. From here the trek continues beneath the glaciated precipices of Kibo’s south face, providing striking views of the southern icefields. Diverse vegetation lines the pathways, making it one of the most scenic of all the Mt Kilimanjaro routes. Camp out at night, enjoy the scenery and feel the exhilaration of achievement while marvelling at the views from the top. Porter's Policy… On our Mt Kilimanjaro climbs we employ porters to help carry baggage and equipment. We believe that local people should benefit from our travels, which is why we have a Porter’s Policy to ensure that working conditions and wages are kept fair. Our full policy, covering loads, wages, accommodation, clothing and medical care can be viewed at: intrepidtravel.com/porters

Kilimanjaro Machame Route trip code

YKAR

basix

active

7 days, ex Marangu Hotel ITINERARY... Day 1 Marangu Glimpse the snow-capped peaks of Mt Kilimanjaro in the distance. Day 2 Machame Camp Begin with a gentle stroll through rainforest. Day 3 Shira Camp Leave the rainforest and watch the vegetation grow more sparse as the path heads towards the Shira Plateau. Day 4 Baranco Camp The undulating river valley terrain makes for easy acclimatisation on the trek towards the more rugged areas. Day 5 Barafu Camp ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), participatory camping (5 nts) TRANSPORT Minivan GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS All meals during trek. Breakfasts are provided at your pre climb accommodation. BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Daily, subject to availability CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 218 kg pp per trip NOTES 1. This trip requires an additional deposit in order to secure a Kilimanjaro climb permit. 2. This trip is offered on a join-in basis. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. TRAVELLER RATING 4.81 out of 5 Above: Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Below: Photo Competition, Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania - Ian Jones

Experience a more challenging climb as the path heads up and down over craggy landscapes. Day 6 Uhuru Peak/Summit Start early, watch the sunrise at Stella Point and pass by Rebmann Glacier. Make the final push to the peak and be rewarded with incredible views. Conquering Africa’s highest mountain is an amazing achievement. Day 7 Marangu At the base of the mountain, relax and enjoy a celebratory meal back in Marangu.

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Physical culturAL

• Trek to the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro • Experience 360 degree views from campsites • View snow-capped mountains from ridges


trip code

YKXM

Original

23 Mt Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Marangu Route active DEPARTURE GUARANTEED

7 days, ex Marangu

ITINERARY... Day 1 Marangu Admire the cloud-covered summit of the upcoming challenge - Mt Kilimanjaro. Day 2 Mandara Hut Start the day by getting to know the team of guides and porters. Set off with a hike through lush rainforest and spot monkeys and bright birds in the overhead canopy. From the base at Mandara Physical culturAL

Hut, enjoy an optional walk to nearby Maundi Crater. Day 3 Horombo Hut Get muscles pumping on a trek to Horombo Hut. Rainforest gives way to rolling alpine meadow and the path crosses several ravines before reaching the hut. Spend the night in the shadow of twin snow-tipped peaks, Kibo and Mawenzi. Day 4 Kibo Hut Heading higher towards the peak, the landscape becomes progressively more rugged and rocky and the air begins to noticeably thin today. Hike through the hauntingly beautiful moorland forests full of hanging moss and exotic flowers. Skirt the stark moonscape of the Saddle to reach Kibo Hut. Day 5 Uhuru Peak/Summit Close to midnight, wake and enjoy a cup of tea before zigzagging up a scree slope by lamplight. Arrive at Gilman’s

• Trek to the highest point in Africa • Spot monkeys hiding in overhead canopies • Hike through surreal hanging moss forests • Tackle a climactic last stretch by lamplight

Point in time to rest tired legs and watch the sun rise from behind Mawenzi Peak. Continue the final trek upwards and pass along the rim of a crater to reach the highest point in Africa. At 5,896 m, the views of the crater, the ice fields and the vast and distant East African plains below are unforgettable. Days 6-7 Marangu Descend through alpine meadows and lush rainforests to Marangu and celebrate the end of the trek with a warm, hearty meal and a well-earned hot shower or relaxing bath.

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ACCOMMODATION Hotel (2 nts), mountain hut (4 nts) TRANSPORT Minivan GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS All meals during trek. Breakfasts are provided at the pre/post climb accommodation. BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sat GUARANTEE Departure guaranteed CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 190 kg pp per trip NOTES This trip requires an additional deposit in order to secure a Kilimanjaro climb permit. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. TRAVELLER RATING 4.93 out of 5 Start 2011 02 Jan 16 Jan 30 Jan 13 Feb 20 Feb 27 Feb 13 Mar 27 Mar 02 Apr

Finish 08 Jan 22 Jan 05 Feb 19 Feb 26 Feb 05 Mar 19 Mar 02 Apr 08 Apr

16 Apr 22 Apr 30 Apr 06 May 14 May 20 May 28 May 03 Jun 04 Jun 10 Jun 18 Jun 24 Jun 02 Jul 08 Jul 09 Jul 15 Jul 16 Jul 22 Jul 23 Jul 29 Jul 30 Jul 05 Aug

06 Aug 13 Aug 20 Aug 27 Aug 03 Sep 10 Sep 17 Sep 24 Sep 01 Oct 08 Oct 15 Oct

12 Aug 19 Aug 26 Aug 02 Sep 09 Sep 16 Sep 23 Sep 30 Sep 07 Oct 14 Oct 21 Oct

22 Oct 29 Oct 05 Nov 12 Nov 19 Nov 26 Nov 03 Dec 10 Dec 17 Dec 24 Dec 31 Dec

28 Oct 04 Nov 11 Nov 18 Nov 25 Nov 02 Dec 09 Dec 16 Dec 23 Dec 30 Dec 06 Jan

Photo Competition, Uhuru Peak, Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania - Kelly Benson

Serengeti & Kilimanjaro trip code

YGOMC

Basix

OVERLAND

14 days, Nairobi to Marangu ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Discover Kenya’s bustling capital. Day 2 Kisii Travel across the Great Rift Valley into the fertile highlands. Day 3 Lake Victoria Visit a soapstone carving workshop, then mingle with the locals in Musoma’s marketplace. Stay overnight on a quiet stretch of shoreline. Days 4-5 Serengeti National Park Watch the grasslands of Tanzania’s Serengeti unfold on game-viewing safaris. Look out for lions, gazelles, cheetahs and elusive spotted leopards. At night, drift off to sleep to the sounds of nocturnal animals. Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater Stop by Olduvai Gorge, then set up camp on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. Day 7 Meserani Jump in a 4x4 and descend to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater. Thousands of animals live in this lush landscape, including elephants and rhinos. Visit the town of Mto Wa Mbu and browse the marketplace to experience African village life. Day 8 Marangu Take in views of the upcoming challenge - Mt Kilimanjaro. Day 9 Mandara Hut Hike through lush rainforest and spot monkeys in the overhead canopy. Day 10 Horombo Hut Rainforest gives way to rolling alpine meadow on a trek to Horombo Hut. Day 11 Kibo Hut Hike through hauntingly beautiful moorland forests full of hanging moss and exotic flowers. Day 12 Summit Rise in the middle of the night, then zigzag up a scree slope by lamplight. Arrive at Gilman’s Point to watch the sun rise, before continuing upwards to reach the highest point in Africa. Days 13-14 Marangu Descend through alpine meadows to Marangu and relax tired muscles with a hot shower.

Physical culturAL

• Shop for local sculptures and textiles at a Musoma market • Spot iconic wildlife in the Serengeti • Camp high above the Ngorongoro Crater • Hike through scenic alpine terrain • Tackle the trek to the peak by lamplight • Experience an incredible African sunrise from Mt Kilimanjaro

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (3 nts), mountain hut (4 nts), participatory camping (6 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4 safari vehicle, minivan GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping & trekking. Breakfasts are provided at the pre/post climb accommodation. BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sat GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 381 kg pp per trip NOTES 1.This trip requires an additional deposit in order to secure a Kilimanjaro climb permit. 2. This is a combination trip. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. 3. A single supplement is available on this trip. TRAVELLER RATING Not applicable as this is a new itinerary Start Finish 2011 28 May 10 Jun 11 Jun 24 Jun 25 Jun 08 Jul 02 Jul 15 Jul 09 Jul 22 Jul 16 Jul 29 Jul 23 Jul 05 Aug 30 Jul 12 Aug 06 Aug 19 Aug

13 Aug 20 Aug 27 Aug 03 Sep 10 Sep 17 Sep 24 Sep 01 Oct 08 Oct 15 Oct 22 Oct

26 Aug 02 Sep 09 Sep 16 Sep 23 Sep 30 Sep 07 Oct 14 Oct 21 Oct 28 Oct 04 Nov

29 Oct 12 Nov 26 Nov 03 Dec 10 Dec 17 Dec 24 Dec 2012 14 Jan 28 Jan 11 Feb

11 Nov 25 Nov 09 Dec 16 Dec 23 Dec 30 Dec 06 Jan

03 Mar 16 Mar 17 Mar 30 Mar 31 Mar 13 Apr 14 Apr 27 Apr 19 May 01 Jun 02 Jun 15 Jun 16 Jun 29 Jun

27 Jan 10 Feb 24 Feb

Summit sign, Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania - Peter Zaharov

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24 East Africa

Gorillas, Chimps & Game Parks trip code

YXOG

Basix

OVERLAND

16 days, ex Nairobi ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Get ready for an animal-spotting adventure. For those who arrive early, be sure to visit Kenya’s National Museum. Day 2 Lake Nakuru Lake Nakuru is a favourite spot for birdlife. See a pink-feathered sea of flamingos and try to spot rhinos on a game drive. Days 3-4 Eldoret/Kampala Meet local children and their families at the Kariandusi School Trust project. Lend a hand with construction or teaching. Cross the border into Uganda and camp near Kampala. Days 5-6 Kibale Forest National Park This equatorial rainforest is home to the highest concentration of primates in the world, the ideal place to ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), participatory camping (14 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, boat GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sat & Sun GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 435 kg pp per trip NOTES This trip requires an additional deposit in order to secure a gorilla permit. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. TRAVELLER RATING 4.87 out of 5 Start Finish 05 Mar 20 Mar 07 May 22 May 16 Jul 31 Jul 2011 06 Mar 21 Mar 14 May 29 May 23 Jul 07 Aug 01 Jan 16 Jan 12 Mar 27 Mar 21 May 05 Jun 30 Jul 14 Aug 08 Jan 23 Jan 19 Mar 03 Apr 28 May 12 Jun 06 Aug 21 Aug 15 Jan 30 Jan 26 Mar 10 Apr 04 Jun 19 Jun 13 Aug 28 Aug 22 Jan 06 Feb 02 Apr 17 Apr 11 Jun 26 Jun 20 Aug 04 Sep 29 Jan 13 Feb 09 Apr 24 Apr 18 Jun 03 Jul 27 Aug 11 Sep 05 Feb 20 Feb 16 Apr 01 May 19 Jun 04 Jul 03 Sep 18 Sep 12 Feb 27 Feb 23 Apr 08 May 25 Jun 10 Jul 10 Sep 25 Sep 19 Feb 06 Mar 24 Apr 09 May 02 Jul 17 Jul 17 Sep 02 Oct 26 Feb 13 Mar 30 Apr 15 May 09 Jul 24 Jul 24 Sep 09 Oct Above: Photo Competition, Gorilla hand, Rwanda - Laura Waterhouse Below: Photo Competition, Goat herders, Kenya - Johan Ensing

go chimp spotting. Watch the resident chimpanzees squabbling and playing. Wander through the surrounding tea plantations to visit villages or simply kick back at the camp in the grounds of an old colonial bungalow. Day 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park Set between the Edward and George lakes in the Great Rift Valley, the Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to a wide array of wildlife. Embark on game drives to try to spot elephants, lions, buffaloes and antelope. Cruise the Kazinga Channel where pelicans and eagles soar and hippos wallow. Day 8 Lake Bunyonyi Hire a traditional dugout canoe and glide across the lake to enjoy the amazing scenery, which is some of the most picturesque in Uganda. Days 9-11 Gorilla Trek Make tracks across the border into Rwanda and set up camp at Ruhengeri, gateway to the gorilla adventure. Accompanied by a local guide and trackers, hike

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• Be a part of the lively atmosphere in Nairobi • Help out on the Kariandusi School Trust project • Track playful chimps in Kibale Forest • Spot the Big Five in the remarkable Queen Elizabeth National Park • Cruise into hippo heaven in the Kazinga Channel • Enjoy the serenity at Lake Bunyonyi • Trek through mountains to meet Rwanda’s noble mountain gorillas • Find peace in the wilderness of Lake Mburo National Park

through rugged terrain to come face-to-face with rare mountain gorillas - the sight of these gentle mountain giants is unforgettable. Head out on rainforest hikes to glimpse some of the forest’s other inhabitants and pay a visit to the moving Kigali Genocide Memorial. Day 12 Lake Mburo Back over the border in Uganda, head to Lake Mburo, home to the giant eland antelope. Discover plenty of other magnificent animals on walking safaris through this secluded park. Days 13-14 Jinja Stop at the equator en route to this thrillseekers’ paradise. Camp at a scenic riverside retreat and perhaps try white-water rafting. Days 15-16 Eldoret/Nairobi Pass through Eldoret once more on the way back to the busy streets of Nairobi, where the adventure ends.

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An amazing experience which balanced exploring African culture with fantastic opportunities to see both the Big Five and gorillas in their natural habitat. Donna Hannah, United Kingdom Travelled on the YXOG


trip code

YXOCC

Basix

OVERLAND

29 days, Nairobi to Dar es Salaam ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Dive into Kenya’s bustling capital. Day 2 Lake Nakuru Listen out for the chatter of colobus monkeys in the treetops. Days 3-4 Eldoret/Kampala Meet local children and their families at the Kariandusi School Trust project and lend a hand teaching or doing some construction work. Enter Uganda and camp near Kampala. Days 5-6 Kibale Forest National Park See chimps playing in equatorial rainforest. Day 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park Embark on exciting game drives to try and spot elephants, lions and antelope. Hop on a boat and cruise the Kazinga Channel where fish eagles soar and hippos wallow. Day 8 Lake Bunyonyi One of the best ways to enjoy the scenery here is to hire a traditional dugout canoe and glide across the lake’s surface. Days 9-11 Gorilla Trek Cross the border into Rwanda. With a guide, hike through rugged terrain and encounter rare mountain gorillas. Head out on rainforest hikes to glimpse other native species then pay respects at the Kigali Genocide Memorial. Day 12 Lake Mburo Back in Uganda, camp overnight on the shores of Lake Mburo. Days 13-14 Jinja Enjoy a dawn walking safari, then travel to Jinja - the perfect place to enjoy adrenalinepumping adventure sports. Days 15-16 Eldoret/Nairobi Pass through Eldoret once more on the way back to Nairobi. Day 17 Arusha Explore this market town nestled in the foothills of an active volcano. Day 18 Karatu Visit a small village and learn about the local way of life. Days 19-20 Serengeti National Park Survey this landscape of rolling savanna and acacia trees. Go on safari in search of the park’s many creatures and camp deep in the bush. Day 21 Ngorongoro Crater Descend into the crater to look for abundant wildlife. Day 22 Marangu Visit the Amani Children’s Home, an inspirational school for underprivileged kids. Days 23-24 Usambara Mountains Take a walking tour of a village and get a firsthand look into the daily lives of the Chagga people. Try a typical Chagga meal before heading to the Usambara Mountains. Day 25 Dar es Salaam Journey to Tanzania’s balmy port city and camp overnight at a beach. Days 26-28 Zanzibar Jump on a ferry and visit aromatic plantations. Day 29 Dar es Salaam Return by ferry to the mainland where this trip ends.

25 East Africa

Gorillas Game Parks & Beaches Physical culturAL

• Contribute to a rural community project • Spy on Kibale’s resident chimps • Enjoy a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel • See Rwanda’s gentle mountain gorillas • Trek through steamy rainforest terrain • Camp on the shores of Uganda’s Lake Mburo • Spot the Big Five in the legendary Serengeti • Explore the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater • Visit kids at the Amani Children’s Home • Try a meal cooked by the Chagga people • Discover the scenic sights of Tanzania’s secluded Usambara Mountains • Relax in the port city of Dar es Salaam • Savour the fragrant aroma of spices on a visit to a plantation • Experience bliss on Zanzibar’s tropical beaches

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (5 nt), participatory camping (23 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4 safari vehicle, boat, ferry GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 789 kg pp per trip NOTES 1. This trip requires an additional deposit in order to secure a gorilla permit. 2. This is a combination trip. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. TRAVELLER RATING 4.69 out of 5 Start 2011 01 Jan 08 Jan 15 Jan 29 Jan 05 Feb 12 Feb 26 Feb 05 Mar 06 Mar

Finish 29 Jan 05 Feb 12 Feb 26 Feb 05 Mar 12 Mar 26 Mar 02 Apr 03 Apr

12 Mar 09 Apr 19 Mar 16 Apr 26 Mar 23 Apr 02 Apr 30 Apr 16 Apr 14 May 30 Apr 28 May 07 May 04 Jun 14 May 11 Jun 21 May 18 Jun 28 May 25 Jun 11 Jun 09 Jul

18 Jun 25 Jun 02 Jul 09 Jul 16 Jul 30 Jul 06 Aug 13 Aug 27 Aug 03 Sep 10 Sep

16 Jul 23 Jul 30 Jul 06 Aug 13 Aug 27 Aug 03 Sep 10 Sep 24 Sep 01 Oct 08 Oct

24 Sep 01 Oct 08 Oct 15 Oct 29 Oct 05 Nov 12 Nov 26 Nov 03 Dec 10 Dec 24 Dec

22 Oct 29 Oct 05 Nov 12 Nov 26 Nov 03 Dec 10 Dec 24 Dec 31 Dec 07 Jan 21 Jan

Above: Photo Competition, Two cheetahs, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania - Jess Wight Left: Photo Competition, Hungry Silverback, Rwanda - Chris Catanzariti

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26 Uganda & Rwanda

Gorilla Express trip code

YGOG

Basix

OVERLAND

8 days, ex Kampala ITINERARY... Day 1 Kampala Use free time in Uganda’s capital to visit markets, museums and shops. If time permits, choose to wander Kabaka’s Trail - a community initiative established to give visitors an insight into the history, customs and culture of Uganda. Days 2-3 Queen Elizabeth National Park Leave modernity behind and journey into the wilds of Uganda. Game drives through Queen Elizabeth National Park offer opportunities to spot elephants, lions, buffaloes, antelopes and leopards. A boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel reveals pelicans, eagles, crocodiles and hippos living in coexistence. Bird life is also prolific here so keep watch for storks, fish eagles and other water birds. At night, camp under a night sky filled with stars. Days 4-6 Gorilla Trek The dense jungle of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is one of the last remaining sanctuaries for endangered mountain gorillas. ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), participatory camping (6 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, boat GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sun GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 218 kg pp per trip NOTES 1. This trip requires an additional deposit in order to secure a gorilla permit. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. 2. A single supplement is available on this trip. TRAVELLER RATING Not applicable as this is a new itinerary Start Finish 2011 08 May 15 May 15 May 22 May 10 Jul 17 Jul 17 Jul 24 Jul 14 Aug 21 Aug 21 Aug 28 Aug

11 Sep 18 Sep 09 Oct 16 Oct 06 Nov 13 Nov 04 Dec 11 Dec

18 Sep 25 Sep 16 Oct 23 Oct 13 Nov 20 Nov 11 Dec 18 Dec

2012 08 Jan 15 Jan 05 Feb 12 Feb 04 Mar 11 Mar 08 Apr

15 Jan 22 Jan 12 Feb 19 Feb 11 Mar 18 Mar 15 Apr

15 Apr 22 Apr 13 May 20 May 20 May 27 May 17 Jun 24 Jun 24 Jun 01 Jul

Trek through tough, wet terrain with an experienced local tracker and be transfixed by the noble beauty of these gentle creatures. Watch the gorillas interact with each other and marvel at the behavioural similarities between this species and that of humans. Other wildlife such as colobus monkeys, frogs, chimpanzees and jackals also thrive in this ecosystem - so keep eyes peeled during this challenging yet memorable trek. In down time, enjoy visits to nearby villages or leisurely walks through the forest. Day 7 Mbarara Spend an afternoon exploring this town or perhaps find a local football match to watch. Day 8 Kampala Drive back to

Photo Competition, Joining in the dance, Uganda - Charlotte Taylor

Kampala via the peaceful shores of Lake Victoria.

Physical culturAL

• Soak up the culture of Uganda’s capital • Seek out lions and leopards on exciting game drives • Cruise past hippos in the Kazinga Channel • Camp in the Queen Elizabeth National Park • Hike through dense forest terrain • Meet Uganda’s magnificent mountain gorillas • Relax in Mbarara

Experience Rwanda trip code

YGKR

Comfort

OVERLAND

8 days, ex Kigali ITINERARY... Day 1 Kigali The attractive capital of Rwanda is a great place to explore on foot. In free time, head out the markets or sit in a café. Days 2-3 Nyungwe National Park To gain understanding of recent Rwandan history, visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre - dedicated to those who lost their lives in the tragic events of 1994. Afterwards, journey to Nyungwe National Park, home to an abundance of primate species including monkeys, chimpanzees and baboons. Walk through the mountainous rainforest terrain in search of blue, golden and vervet monkeys, as well as other mammals, insects, birds and amphibians. In the evening, stay in a simple lodge located right in the heart of this national park. Days 4-5 Lake Kivu Enjoy the cooler temperatures by chilling out on the peaceful shores of Lake Kivu. In free time, try fishing, go boating or simply relax and take in the incredible views. Days 6-7 Gorilla Trek Enter pristine wilderness and embark on a quest to find rare mountain gorillas,

Physical culturAL

• Spot monkeys and chimps in Nyungwe National Park • Relax on the serene shores of Lake Kivu • Fall in love with the gentle nature of mountain gorillas

an endangered species on the brink of extinction. With the help of ACCOMMODATION Hotel/lodge (5 nts), homestay (2 nts) TRANSPORT Safari vehicle GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Mon GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 322 kg pp per trip NOTES A single supplement is available on this trip TRAVELLER RATING Not applicable as this is a new itinerary Start Finish 2011 20 Jun 27 Jun 11 Jul 18 Jul

08 Aug 12 Sep 10 Oct 14 Nov

15 Aug 19 Sep 17 Oct 21 Nov

12 Dec 19 Dec 2012 09 Jan 16 Jan 13 Feb 20 Feb

Photo Competition, Baby gorilla hanging out, Rwanda - Jess Wight

12 Mar 19 Mar 28 May 04 Jun 11 Jun 18 Jun

a knowledgeable guide, climb up steep passes and through dense forest to discover these gentle creatures living and playing in their

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forest sanctuary. The combination of strenuous trekking through

See the wildlife of Kenya and Tanzania by adding another trip to this one. See trip code YGKLC for more info.

muddy terrain in a humid atmosphere is quite a challenge, but the rewards are definitely worth it. At night, rest weary legs and enjoy the warm hospitality of friendly locals on a homestay. Day 8 Kigali Journey back to Kigali where this amazing adventure ends. Why not farewell Rwanda with a celebratory dinner?

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trip code

YXOIC

Basix

OVERLAND

39 days, Nairobi to Victoria Falls ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Discover the bright lights of Kenya’s capital. Day 2 Lake Nakuru Be amazed at the sight of a pink flamingo-filled lake. Days 3-4 Eldoret/Kampala Help out at a rural community project, then cross the border into Uganda to camp near Kampala. Days 5-6 Kibale Forest National Park Spot chimps playing in the rainforest on a walking safari. Day 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park Try to spot elephants, lions and leopards on a game drive. Be amazed by the wealth of birdlife on a cruise down the Kazinga Channel. Day 8 Lake Bunyonyi Camp amid picturesque scenery. Days 9-11 Gorilla Trek Hike through steamy jungle terrain in Rwanda to encounter rare mountain gorillas. Day 12 Lake Mburo Camp on the peaceful shores of the lake. Days 13-14 Jinja Travel to Jinja and perhaps try white-water rafting. Days 15-16 Eldoret/Nairobi Pass through Eldoret once more on the way back to the capital. Day 17 Mto Wa Mbu Shop for local artwork at a market and camp in a village. Days 18-19 Ngorongoro Crater/Serengeti National Park Keep watch for rhinos, lions and leopards on the floor of Ngorongoro Crater, then head out on safari through the Serengeti. Day 20 Mto Wa Mbu Return to this village to learn more about the community. Day 21 Marangu Camp near tropical gardens. Day 22 Dar es Salaam Travel south and pitch a tent on a balmy beach. Days 23-25 Zanzibar Step into a scented island paradise and wander streets filled with exotic architecture. Day 26 Dar es Salaam Return to the mainland for more beachside camping. Days 27-28 Iringa/ Chitimba Travel through the Mikumi National Park. Days 29-30 Lake Malawi Take a swim to enjoy this freshwater wonderland. Days 31-32 Lilongwe/Nyamapanda Soak up Malawian culture in Lilongwe, then head to the tiny town of Nyamapanda. Day 33 Harare Explore the shops and markets in Zimbabwe’s capital. Day 34 Masvingo Head to the oldest colonial settlement in Zimbabwe to discover ancient ruins. Days 35-36 Bulawayo Visit Matobo National Park in search of endangered rhinos. Day 37 Hwange National Park Explore the park’s grounds in a 4x4. Days 38-39 Victoria Falls Be amazed by the power of Victoria Falls, a spectacular finale to this adventure.

27 East Africa

Gorillas to Vic Falls Physical culturAL

• Help out on a rural community project in Kenya • Spot playful chimps in Kibale Forest • Cruise the waters of the Kazinga Channel • Trek through steamy jungle terrain to meet Rwanda’s noble mountain gorillas • Camp on the pristine shores of Lake Mburo • Search for wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater • Safari through the Serengeti plains • Bask on Zanzibar’s spectacular beaches • Walk the cobbled streets of Stone Town

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (5 nts), participatory camping (33 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4, boat, ferry GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping (except when in Victoria Falls) BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sat GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 1061 kg pp per trip NOTES 1. This trip requires an additional deposit in order to secure a gorilla permit. 2. This is a combination trip. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. TRAVELLER RATING 4.58 out of 5 Start 2011 01 Jan 15 Jan 29 Jan 12 Feb 26 Feb 12 Mar 19 Mar 02 Apr 16 Apr 30 Apr

Finish 08 Feb 22 Feb 08 Mar 22 Mar 05 Apr 19 Apr 26 Apr 10 May 24 May 07 Jun

14 May 21 Jun 28 May 05 Jul 11 Jun 19 Jul 25 Jun 02 Aug 02 Jul 09 Aug 09 Jul 16 Aug 16 Jul 23 Aug 30 Jul 06 Sep 13 Aug 20 Sep 27 Aug 04 Oct 10 Sep 18 Oct 24 Sep 01 Nov

08 Oct 15 Oct 29 Oct 12 Nov 26 Nov 10 Dec 24 Dec 2012 07 Jan 21 Jan 28 Jan 04 Feb

15 Nov 22 Nov 06 Dec 20 Dec 03 Jan 17 Jan 31 Jan 14 Feb 28 Feb 06 Mar 13 Mar

11 Feb 20 Mar 25 Feb 03 Apr 10 Mar 17 Apr 24 Mar 01 May 07 Apr 15 May 21 Apr 29 May 05 May 12 Jun 12 May 19 Jun 19 May 26 Jun 26 May 03 Jul 09 Jun 17 Jul

Above: Photo Competition, Chimp, Uganda - Mat Lawrence Below: Oasis, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

• Soak up Malawian culture in Lilongwe • See crumbling ancient ruins in Zimbabwe • Try to spot rare rhino’s in the Matobo National Park • 4x4 through the plains of Zimbabwe • Listen to the roaring waters of Victoria Falls

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overland trips This map outlines some of our favourite Overland adventures. Unlike Small Group travel, overlanding means travelling in purpose-built vehicles and often camping in tents. On these adventures you’re more than just a passenger you’re part of the crew! Combine two, three or more to create your ultimate African adventure. Just match the colour bars to the map to see where the road may take you…

SY R IA Tobruk

Tripoli

Siwa

LIB YA Ubari Lakes

Niger River

Bamako

- Tripoli XDVG Cairo 21 days (XDVE reverse)

Ouagadougou

Khartoum

GH AN A

Kumasi Accra

N IGE R IA

Gonder

Drill Ranch

Addis Ababa Omo Valley

Douala

U GAN D A

KE N YA

Lake Nakuru Nairobi

Gorilla Trek Serengeti Ngorongoro Crater

RWA N D A

Nairobi - Gorilla trek - Nairobi 16 days

Marangu

TAN ZA N IA

- Vic Falls YXOB Nairobi 24 days (YXOA reverse)

N AMIB IA

22 days (UXOF reverse) Swakopmund

ZIMBA B WE

Victoria Falls

S OU TH AFR IC A

Falls - Mozambique - Johannesburg YBOM Victoria 14 days

- Douala DDOM Accra 34 days (FDOM reverse)

- Zimbabwe - Johannesburg UBOZ Johannesburg 16 days

- Bamako DDOO Bamako 14 days

72 days (YDOAC reverse)

YXOCC

29 days (YXOBC reverse)

YXOAC

45 days (UXOAC reverse)

XDOBC

139 days (UDOBC reverse)

Khartoum to Gonder connection only available as part of the XDOBC, XXOBC, XDOAC, EDOCC & XDVC combo trips

See our website for more details: intrepidtravel.com

Nairobi - Gorilla trek - Cape Town

XDOAC

LES OTH O

Wild Coast

Cape Town

- Accra DDOK Dakar 36 days (DDOL reverse)

121 days (UXOJC reverse)

Maputo

S WA ZILAN D

Durban

Garden Route

Falls - Kruger YBOP Vic 8 days

XXOBC

Kruger NP

Johannesburg Fish River Canyon

- Vic Falls UBOO Johannesburg 9 days

60 days (UXODC reverse)

Vilankula

Chobe NP Okavango Delta Palapye Rhino Sanctuary

13 days (UBOI reverse)

YXOEC

Harare

Sossusvlei

Durban - Cape Town

M OZA MB IQU E

Z A MB IA

Etosha NP

Vic Falls - Cape Town

africa overland combo trips…

Zanzibar Dar es Salaam

MA LAWI B OTSWA N A

- Durban UBOE Johannesburg 9 days (UBOF reverse)

ETH IOP IA

Samburu NR

Jinja

- Dar es Salaam YXOD Nairobi 14 days (YXOC reverse)

UBOH

Lalibela

SU D A N

Abuja

- Nairobi YDOG Gonder 44 days (YDOH reverse)

YXOF

Aswan

Dogon Trek

- Khartoum XDVC Cairo 27 days (XDVD reverse)

YXOG

JOR D A N

Luxor

E GYP T

B U R K IN A FAS O

31 days (XDVF reverse)

Petra

Cairo

M A LI

SENEGAL

Istanbul - Cairo

Damascus Amman/Jerash

Mt Sinai

Leptis Magna

Ghadames

Dakar

EDVC

TU R K E Y

Istanbul

Nairobi - Gorilla trek - Vic Falls

YXOIC

39 days (YXOBC reverse)

Istanbul to Cape Town

Cairo to Cape Town

EDOCC

150 days (UDOXC reverse)

DDOAC

69 days (FDOAC reverse)

Cairo to Nairobi

Dakar to Douala

Nairobi - Gorilla trek - Dar es Salaam

Johannesburg to Cape Town

UBOSC

21 days (UBOTC reverse)

UBOQC

15 days

EDVDC

51 days (XDVHC reverse)

Nairobi to Cape Town

Johannesburg - Botswana - Johannesburg

Tripoli to Cape Town

Istanbul to Tripoli Fish Eagle, Botswana - Isabel Rossen


trip code

YXOB

Basix

OVERLAND

24 days, Nairobi to Victoria Falls ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Begin the journey in Kenya’s cosmopolitan capital. Day 2 Mto Wa Mbu Travel to Arusha, a pleasant town nestled beneath brooding Mt Meru. Camp in a Tanzanian village then spend the next morning exploring the village in free time. Days 3-4 Ngorongoro Crater/Serengeti National Park Descend to the floor of Ngorongoro Crater to spot rhinos, elephants and zebras, then head to the plains of the Serengeti to enjoy camping and game drives. Day 5 Mto Wa Mbu Travel back to Mto Wa Mbu and stroll around the farming areas with a guide. Visit a school and peruse colourful crafts at a local market. Day 6 Marangu Camp amid tropical gardens on the grounds of a former farmhouse. Day 7 Dar es Salaam Pitch tents on a beach just outside this coastal town. Days 8-10 Zanzibar Be enchanted by exotic spice plantations, ornate architecture and rich, amber sunsets in Zanzibar. Stone Town offers a unique mixture of shops, bazaars, mosques, markets and palaces - enjoy walking the twisting alleyways which reveal hidden treasures and sensory pleasures. Be sure to sample a spicy seafood curry. Day 11 Dar es Salaam Return to the mainland by ferry and spend another night at a beachside camp. Days 12-13 Iringa/Chitimba Travel through the Mikumi National Park where giraffes are often seen munching on acacia foliage and spend a night in the highland town of Iringa. Cross the border in Malawi and set up camp in Chitimba. Days 14-15 Lake Malawi Relax on the beach and meet

29 East Africa

Kenya to Vic Falls Physical culturAL

• Get to know locals in tiny Tanzanian villages • Safari through the plains of the Serengeti • Camp on the beach at Dar es Salaam • Revive the senses at a fragrant Zanzibar spice plantation • Walk the cobbled alleys of Stone Town • Watch fishermen at work on Lake Malawi • Check out craft stalls and cafes in Lilongwe • Look for rare rhinos in Matobo National Park • Search for elephants in Zimbabwe • Be amazed by the force of Victoria Falls

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (4 nts), participatory camping (19 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4, ferry GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping (except when in Victoria Falls) BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sun GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 653 kg pp per trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.67 out of 5 Start Finish 2011 02 Jan 25 Jan 16 Jan 08 Feb 30 Jan 22 Feb 13 Feb 08 Mar 27 Feb 22 Mar 13 Mar 05 Apr 27 Mar 19 Apr 03 Apr 26 Apr 17 Apr 10 May 01 May 24 May

15 May 07 Jun 29 May 21 Jun 12 Jun 05 Jul 26 Jun 19 Jul 10 Jul 02 Aug 17 Jul 09 Aug 31 Jul 23 Aug 14 Aug 06 Sep 28 Aug 20 Sep 11 Sep 04 Oct 25 Sep 18 Oct 09 Oct 01 Nov

23 Oct 30 Oct 06 Nov 13 Nov 27 Nov 11 Dec 25 Dec 2012 08 Jan 22 Jan 05 Feb 12 Feb

15 Nov 22 Nov 29 Nov 06 Dec 20 Dec 03 Jan 17 Jan 31 Jan 14 Feb 28 Feb 06 Mar

19 Feb 13 Mar 26 Feb 20 Mar 11 Mar 03 Apr 25 Mar 17 Apr 08 Apr 01 May 22 Apr 15 May 06 May 29 May 20 May 12 Jun 27 May 19 Jun 03 Jun 26 Jun 10 Jun 03 Jul 24 Jun 17 Jul

Above: Photo Competition, New friends, Tanzania - Jenny Piché Below: Photo Competition, Local fishing boats, Tanzania - Ashlee Smart

friendly Malawians. Days 16-17 Lilongwe/Nyamapanda Soak up the cafe culture in Malawi’s capital, then enjoy a change of pace in a tiny Zimbabwean village. Day 18 Harare Explore the galleries and gardens of Zimbabwe’s capital. Day 19 Masvingo Discover some of the most significant ancient ruins in Africa. Days 20-21 Bulawayo Venture out into the Matobo National Park in search of rare rhinos. Day 22 Hwange National Park This national park has been transformed from royal hunting grounds into a sanctuary for some of Africa’s most precious animals. Keep watch for elephants on a drive through the park. Days 23-24 Victoria Falls Witness the tremendous power of Victoria Falls as torrents of water cascade into the canyon below.

A great trip with a fantastic team and a lovely group. Africa is a beautiful continent to visit. A once in a lifetime experience I will remember for the rest of my life! Lara Spaan, Belgium Travelled on the YXOB

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30 East Africa

Africa Encompassed trip code

YXOEC

Basix

OVERLAND

60 days, Nairobi to Cape Town ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Explore Kenya’s capital. Day 2 Lake Nakuru Home to rhinos and monkeys, camping here is a wild adventure. Days 3-4 Eldoret/Kampala Help at a school then cross into Uganda. Days 5-6 Kibale Forest National Park Meet chimps in dense forests. Day 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park Cruise the Kazinga Channel and look for hippos. Day 8 Lake Bunyonyi Glide across the lake in a canoe. Days 9-11 Gorilla Trek Track rare mountain gorillas on a hike. Day 12 Lake Mburo Discover animals on walking safaris. Days 13-14 Jinja Pick up some souvenirs. Days 15-16 Eldoret/Nairobi Return to Nairobi. Day 17 Mto Wa Mbu Camp in a Tanzanian village. Days 18-19 Ngorongoro Crater/Serengeti National Park Spot lions and rhinos on safaris. Day 20 Mto Wa Mbu Shop for crafts at a village market. Day 21 Marangu Camp amid tropical gardens. Day 22 Dar es Salaam Dive into the warm ocean. Days 23-25 Zanzibar Tour spice plantations. Day 26 Dar es Salaam Return to the mainland by ferry. Days 27-28 Iringa/Chitimba Experience a warm welcome in Malawi. Days 29-30 Lake Malawi Camp by the shores of the lake. Days 31-32 Lilongwe/Nyamapanda Relax in Malawi’s capital. Day 33 Harare Recharge in the modernity of Harare. Day 34 Masvingo Visit an interesting archaeological site. Days 35-36 Bulawayo Track rhinos on foot. Day 37 Hwange National Park Travel by 4x4 in search of elephants. Days 38-40 Victoria Falls Get soaked by the spray of mighty Victoria Falls. Days 41-42 Chobe National Park Enjoy a game drive and a cruise. Day 43 Bagani Community Camp Relax with a boat trip. Days 44-45 Okavango Delta Travel to a remote island in Botswana. Days 46-47 Bagani Community Camp/Rundu Camp amid lush surroundings. Day 48 Grootfontein/San Bushmen Meet the San Bushmen. Days 49-50 Etosha National ACCOMMODATION Hotel (7 nts), participatory camping (52 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4, boat, ferry, mokoro (dugout canoe) GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping (except when in Victoria Falls) BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sat GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 1632 kg pp per trip NOTES 1. This trip requires an additional deposit in order to secure a gorilla permit. 2. This is a combination trip. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. TRAVELLER RATING 4.83 out of 5 Start 2011 01 Jan 15 Jan 29 Jan 12 Feb 26 Feb 12 Mar 19 Mar 02 Apr 16 Apr

Finish 01 Mar 15 Mar 29 Mar 12 Apr 26 Apr 10 May 17 May 31 May 14 Jun

30 Apr 28 Jun 14 May 12 Jul 28 May 26 Jul 11 Jun 09 Aug 25 Jun 23 Aug 02 Jul 30 Aug 16 Jul 13 Sep 30 Jul 27 Sep 13 Aug 11 Oct 27 Aug 25 Oct 10 Sep 08 Nov

24 Sep 08 Oct 15 Oct 29 Oct 12 Nov 26 Nov 24 Dec 2012 07 Jan 21 Jan 28 Jan

22 Nov 06 Dec 13 Dec 27 Dec 10 Jan 24 Jan 21 Feb 06 Mar 20 Mar 27 Mar

Park Search for big cats. Day 51 Spitzkoppe Marvel at stunning rock formations. Days 52-54 Swakopmund See thousands of seals. Days 55-56 River Camp/Sesriem See sunrise from atop sand dunes. Day 57 Fish River Canyon Admire this immense canyon. Days 58-59 Orange River/Western Cape Laze on the riverbanks. Day 60 Cape Town Relax in cosmopolitan Cape Town.

04 Feb 03 Apr 11 Feb 10 Apr 25 Feb 24 Apr 10 Mar 08 May 24 Mar 22 May 07 Apr 05 Jun 21 Apr 19 Jun 05 May 03 Jul 12 May 10 Jul 19 May 17 Jul

Above: Photo Competition, Sunset portrait, Kenya - Emma Patrick RIght: Photo Competition, Hut with bougainvillia, Berega, Tanzania - Alison Stretton

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Physical culturAL

• Be a part of the lively atmosphere in Nairobi • Help out the Kariandusi School Trust project • Track playful chimps in Kibale Forest • Meet Rwanda’s noble mountain gorillas • Seek Africa’s most iconic animals in the Serengeti • Bask on Zanzibar’s spectacular beaches • Get to know friendly Malawians on a village walk • Feel the thunder of mighty Victoria Falls • Learn about the traditions of the San Bushmen • Spot big cats in Etosha National Park • Admire amazing rock formations • See sunrise from atop massive sand dunes • View one of the world’s largest canyons • Soak up Cape Town’s cafe culture


trip code

xxobc

Basix

OVERLAND

121 days, Cairo to Cape Town ITINERARY... Days 1-15 Egypt Admire Egyptian treasures and see the famous pyramids at Giza before travelling through the Black and White deserts to see thriving oases. In Luxor, ride a donkey to the Valley of the Kings and visit Karnak Temple, then relax beside the Nile in Aswan. Days 16-27 Sudan Cross enormous Lake Nasser by ferry to enter Sudan. Follow a camel caravan route through rugged terrain and camp under the open sky in the Nubian Desert. In Meroe, explore impressive Kushite temples and pyramids, then watch the euphoric Sufi Whirling Dervishes in Khartoum. Days 28-64 Ethiopia Visit the fascinating castles and palaces of Gonder. Hike through the rugged terrain of the Simien Mountains, then explore ancient obelisks, crumbling palaces and a web of underground tombs. Wander through the cliff-face cave churches of Tigray, then walk around the Blue Nile Falls. Stop by Addis Ababa and learn about the Rastafarian lifestyle and philosophy in Shashemene. Visit remote villages and observe the customs of local tribes in the Omo Valley. Days 65-77 Kenya Witness Samburu dancing and learn about tribal life from the locals. Spend the night in a lodge on the slopes of Mt Kenya. Camp by the shores of Lake Naivasha and get to know the busy streets of Nairobi. Days 78-88 Tanzania Explore a volcanic crater filled with wildlife and safari through the plains of the Serengeti. Enjoy the warm climate of Tanzania’s coast and smell the aromatic spices of Zanzibar. Days 89-92 Malawi Travel through highland towns to reach Malawi. Chill out on beaches and kick back in coffee shops in Malawi’s capital. Days 93-101 Zimbabwe Explore galleries, museums and gardens in Harare, see an ancient ruined city, search out rhinos in Matobo National Park and witness mighty Victoria

31 East Africa

Cairo to Cape Town Physical culturAL

• Admire the famous pyramids in Cairo • Walk in the footsteps of pharaohs through the Western Desert • Ride a ferry through stunning landscapes to Sudan • Explore castles and palaces in Gonder • Relax in atmospheric Addis Ababa • Chill out with Rastafarians in Shashemene • Keep up with the frenetic pace of Nairobi • Sample the spicy delights of Zanzibar • Camp on balmy beaches in Tanzania • Seek out elephant herds in Botswana • Be charmed by captivating Cape Town

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (38 nts), camping with facilities (65 nts), bush camping without facilities (12 nts), non-inclusive accommodation (5 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4, boat, ferry, mokoro (dugout canoe), donkey GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping (except when in Victoria Falls) BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Wed GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 3291 kg pp per trip NOTES This is a combination trip. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. TRAVELLER RATING 4.61 out of 5 Start Finish 2011 13 Jan 13 May*

03 Feb 03 Jun* 12 Oct 09 Feb 09 Nov 08 Mar

24 Nov 23 Mar* 15 Dec 13 Apr * 28 Dec 26 Apr

*This trip runs in reverse from Cape Town to Cairo (UXOJC) Above: Photo Competition, Cranes, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania - Scott Marshall Below: Photo Competition, Local women, Ethiopia - Mark Lehn

Falls. Days 102-103 Botswana Enjoy a game drive and cruise through a wildlife haven. Days 104-118 Namibia Glide on the

Start in South Africa?

Okavango Delta in a dugout canoe. Meet the San Bushmen and

This epic adventure also runs in reverse. So to start the trip in captivating Cape Town see trip code UJOXC.

try to pick up their distinct ‘clicking’ language. Encounter zebras, impala and rhinos in Etosha National Park. Admire stunning geological formations then scale some of the highest sand dunes on earth. Days 119-121 South Africa The adventure ends by the Atlantic Ocean in cosmopolitan Cape Town.

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32 Kenya & Tanzania

Road to Zanzibar trip code

YXOD

Basix

OVERLAND

14 days, Nairobi to Dar es Salaam ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi Welcome to the cosmopolitan capital known to the Maasai as the ‘Place of Cool Waters’. For those who arrive early, perhaps check out the city’s cafes and markets or visit the National Museum of Kenya. Day 2 Arusha Cross the border into Tanzania and explore the city of Arusha, nestled in the shadow of Mt Meru. Day 3 Karatu Interact with locals on a visit to a community program in the village of Mto Wa Mbu. Admire crafts, colourful fabrics and carvings at a market before journeying to Karatu - the gateway to the Serengeti. Days 4-5 Serengeti National Park It’s thrilling to survey this landscape of endless rolling savanna dotted with acacia trees. Go on safari in ACCOMMODATION Hotel (4 nts), participatory camping (9 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4, ferry GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Mon & Sun GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 318 kg pp per trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.68 out of 5 Start 2011 02 Jan 09 Jan 16 Jan 23 Jan 30 Jan 13 Feb 20 Feb 27 Feb 13 Mar

Finish 15 Jan 22 Jan 29 Jan 05 Feb 12 Feb 26 Feb 05 Mar 12 Mar 26 Mar

20 Mar 02 Apr 21 Mar 03 Apr 27 Mar 09 Apr 03 Apr 16 Apr 10 Apr 23 Apr 17 Apr 30 Apr 01 May 14 May 15 May 28 May 22 May 04 Jun 29 May 11 Jun 05 Jun 18 Jun

12 Jun 26 Jun 03 Jul 10 Jul 17 Jul 24 Jul 31 Jul 14 Aug 21 Aug 28 Aug 11 Sep

25 Jun 09 Jul 16 Jul 23 Jul 30 Jul 06 Aug 13 Aug 27 Aug 03 Sep 10 Sep 24 Sep

18 Sep 25 Sep 09 Oct 16 Oct 23 Oct 30 Oct 13 Nov 20 Nov 27 Nov 11 Dec 18 Dec

01 Oct 08 Oct 22 Oct 29 Oct 05 Nov 12 Nov 26 Nov 03 Dec 10 Dec 24 Dec 31 Dec

Above: Photo Competition, Hippo swamp, Serengeti, Tanzania - Victoria Thorn Below: Photo Competition, Island paradise, Zanzibar - Jess Wight

search of the Serengeti’s creatures - including the Big Five - and camp deep in the bush within earshot of animal calls. For a real treat, take an optional sunrise balloon ride over the plains. Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater Descend into the giant volcanic Ngorongoro Crater to search for its abundant wildlife. Home to some 30,000 animals including lions and the endangered black rhino, the crater floor offers excellent game viewing all year round. Day 7 Marangu Visit the new school at the Amani Children’s Home, an Intrepid Foundation-supported project that houses and educates street kids. Stay in the village of Marangu overnight. Days 8-9 Usambara Mountains Take a walking tour of Mshiri village and get firsthand insight into the daily lives of the Chagga people. Sample a typical Chagga meal before heading well off the beaten track to the Usambara Mountains. Relax on these lush, green slopes overlooking the vast Masai Steppe. This is the ideal base for optional hikes and guided walks. Day 10 Dar es Salaam Set up camp at a beach on the outskirts of Tanzania’s tropical port city. Days 11-13 Zanzibar Jump on a ferry to discover Africa’s famed ‘Spice Island’. Marvel at the eclectic architecture along the twisting, cobbled streets of Stone Town, the old part of the capital city of Zanzibar. Tour aromatic plantations, smelling cinnamon, vanilla and cloves, then soak up some sun on white-sand beaches. There are plenty of opportunities to swim, snorkel and dive or just take it easy in the shade of a coconut palm. Day 14 Dar es Salaam The adventure ends as the ferry from Zanzibar returns to the mainland.

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Physical culturAL

• Walk the busy streets of thriving Nairobi • Explore Arusha • Learn about village life in Mto Wa Mbu • Peruse colourful craft markets • Seek out the iconic Big Five in the Serengeti • Go on safari in the Ngorongoro Crater • Meet the kids at Amani Children’s Home • Be refreshed in Tanzania’s secluded Usambara Mountains • Embark on refreshing mountain hikes and walks • Mingle with the Chagga people • Dine on traditional African cuisine • Camp on the beach in Dar es Salaam • Relax on sun-kissed beaches in Zanzibar • Walk the cobbled streets of Stone Town • Roam fragrant spice plantations


trip code

YDOG

Basix

33 East Africa

Ethiopian Explorer OVERLAND

44 days, Gonder to Nairobi ITINERARY... Days 1-2 Gonder Discover the castles, churches and palaces of this fascinating city. Days 3-6 Simien Mountains National Park Hike through rugged terrain, passing eroded volcanic cores, raging rivers and jagged peaks. Days 7-9 Aksum Explore an ancient city peppered with obelisks and crumbling palaces. Days 10-11 Mekele Wander through the cliff-face churches of Tigray. Days 12-14 Lalibela Peer into astounding rock-hewn churches. Days 15-17 Bahir Dar Board a reed boat bound for isolated monasteries. Day 18 Dejen Spend the night in Dejen. Days 19-21 Addis Ababa Stop by the bustling capital. Day 22 Lake Abiata-Shala National Park Relax in hot springs and camp overnight in stunning scenery. Days 23-25 Bale Mountains National Park Head out on wildlife-spotting expeditions. Days 26-27 Shashemene Learn about the Rasta lifestyle and philosophy. Days 28-29 Arba Minch Use free time to cycle around scenic landscapes. Days 30-33 Omo Valley Observe the customs of local tribes. Days 34-35 Konso Perhaps take a

Physical culturAL

• Discover Gonder’s castles and palaces • Hike through lush national parks • Learn about the Rasta way of life

tour of traditional houses. Days 36-37 Moyale/Marsabit Travel through a surreal, black lunar landscape. Days 38-39 Samburu

Try it in reverse...

National Reserve Witness Samburu dancing and hear about

To begin this exciting journey in bustling Nairobi and finish up in historic Gonder see trip code YDOH.

tribal life. Try to spot the Big Five in the reserve. Day 40 Mt Kenya Spend the night in a lodge on the slopes of Mt Kenya. Days 41-42 Lake Nakuru Spy iconic animals feeding around the lake. Day 43 Lake Naivasha See hippos walllowing on the shores. Day 44 Nairobi The journey ends in the busy streets of Kenya’s capital.

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (19 nts) camping with facilities (21 nts) bush camping without facilities (3 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Wed GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 1197 kg pp per trip TRAVELLER RATING Not applicable as this is a new itinerary Start Finish 01 Mar 13 Apr* 07 Dec 19 Jan 11 Jan 23 Feb* 2011 20 Apr 02 Jun* 2012 01 Feb 15 Mar* 26 Jan 10 Mar 09 Nov 22 Dec 25 Jan 08 Mar *This trip runs in reverse from Narobi to Gonder (YDOH) Photo Competition, Priest outside church, Tigray, Ethiopia - Petty Lisicic

Best of East Africa trip code

YXOHC

Basix

OVERLAND

22 days, Nairobi to Dar es Salaam ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi The journey begins in Kenya’s multicultural capital. Day 2 Lake Nakuru Meet the kids of the New Hope Children’s Home, then head out on an afternoon game drive. Days 3-4 Lake Naivasha Interact with locals on a village visit, then camp near Lake Naivasha. Day 5 Loita Hills Travel across the Great Rift Valley to the heart of Maasai country. Camp among these semi-nomadic tribespeople and learn about their ancient culture. Days 6-7 Masai Mara National Reserve Safaris through the Masai Mara can reveal prides of lions, herds of elephants and perhaps a stealthy cheetah. Days 8-9 Nairobi Return to the urban jungle of Nairobi. Day 10 Arusha Camp on the outskirts of this Tanzanian city. Day 11 Karatu Interact with locals in a small village then travel to Karatu. Days 12-13 Serengeti National Park Go on safari in search of iconic animals and fall asleep to the sounds of the bush. Day 14 Ngorongoro Crater Descend into the giant Ngorongoro Crater to look for wildlife and perhaps spy Africa’s Big Five. Day 15 Marangu Visit the Amani Children’s Home, a school for underprivileged children. Days 16-17 Usambara Mountains Witness the day-to-day life of the crop-growing Chagga people, then head to the remote beauty of the Usambara Mountains. Day 18 Dar es Salaam Camp by the beach in Tanzania’s tropical port city. Days 19-21 Zanzibar Marvel at the eclectic architecture lining the cobbled streets and visit an aromatic plantation. Day 22 Dar es Salaam Take the ferry back to the mainland where this adventure ends.

Physical culturAL

• Learn about the ancient culture of the Maasai from an elder • Spot lions and leopards on a Serengeti safari • Appreciate the green wonder of the Usambara Mountains • Camp by a balmy beach in Tanzania • Admire the buildings of Stone Town • Savour scents at a Zanzibar plantation

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (6 nts), participatory camping (15 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4, ferry GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sat GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 598 kg pp per trip NOTES This is a combination trip. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. TRAVELLER RATING 4.56 out of 5 Start Finish 2011 01 Jan 22 Jan 15 Jan 05 Feb 22 Jan 12 Feb 12 Feb 05 Mar 12 Mar 02 Apr 26 Mar 16 Apr 09 Apr 30 Apr 21 May 11 Jun

04 Jun 18 Jun 02 Jul 09 Jul 16 Jul 06 Aug 13 Aug 03 Sep 10 Sep 08 Oct

25 Jun 09 Jul 23 Jul 30 Jul 06 Aug 27 Aug 03 Sep 24 Sep 01 Oct 29 Oct

22 Oct 05 Nov 19 Nov 03 Dec 10 Dec 17 Dec 31 Dec 2012 07 Jan 14 Jan

12 Nov 26 Nov 10 Dec 24 Dec 31 Dec 07 Jan 21 Jan

28 Jan 18 Feb 11 Feb 03 Mar 10 Mar 31 Mar 24 Mar 14 Apr 07 Apr 28 Apr 12 May 02 Jun 09 Jun 30 Jun

28 Jan 04 Feb

Photo Competition, Peeling avocado, Zanzibar - Ayeleen Ajanee

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34 East Africa

Kenya to Cape Town trip code

YXOAC

Basix

OVERLAND

45 days, Nairobi to Cape Town

• See big cats on the Serengeti plains

ITINERARY... Day 1 Kenya Start the adventure in the streets of Nairobi. Days 2-11 Tanzania Explore a village with a local guide. Discover the creatures that live within the Ngorongoro Crater, then enjoy a thrilling game drive through the Serengeti. Travel to Tanzania’s capital and camp on a balmy beach just outside the city. Catch a ferry to Zanzibar to wander charming streets packed with exotic architecture, tour spice plantations and relax on white sands beside the Indian Ocean. Days 12-16 Malawi Enter Malawi, the ‘warm heart of Africa’. Enjoy Lake Malawi with a swim, then soak up

See page 28 for full map

Malawian culture in the capital. Days 17-25 Zimbabwe Peruse museums, galleries and gardens in Harare, see the Great Zimbabwe ruins, spot rhinos and elephants in the Hwange National Park, then

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (6 nts), participatory camping (38 nts) TRANSPORT Overland truck, 4x4, boat, ferry, mokoro (dugout canoe) GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping (except when in Victoria Falls) BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Sun GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 1224 kg pp per trip NOTES This is a combination trip. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. TRAVELLER RATING 4.87 out of 5 Start Finish 15 May 28 Jun 23 Oct 06 Dec 26 Feb 10 Apr 2011 29 May 12 Jul 30 Oct 13 Dec 11 Mar 24 Apr 02 Jan 15 Feb 12 Jun 26 Jul 06 Nov 20 Dec 25 Mar 08 May 16 Jan 01 Mar 26 Jun 09 Aug 13 Nov 27 Dec 08 Apr 22 May 30 Jan 15 Mar 10 Jul 23 Aug 27 Nov 10 Jan 22 Apr 05 Jun 13 Feb 29 Mar 17 Jul 30 Aug 11 Dec 24 Jan 06 May 19 Jun 27 Feb 12 Apr 31 Jul 13 Sep 2012 20 May 03 Jul 13 Mar 26 Apr 14 Aug 27 Sep 08 Jan 21 Feb 27 May 10 Jul 27 Mar 10 May 28 Aug 11 Oct 22 Jan 06 Mar 03 Jun 17 Jul 03 Apr 17 May 11 Sep 25 Oct 05 Feb 20 Mar 17 Apr 31 May 25 Sep 08 Nov 12 Feb 27 Mar 01 May 14 Jun 09 Oct 22 Nov 19 Feb 03 Apr Photo Competition, Maasai family, Tanzania - Jenna Colquhoun

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witness the glory of Victoria Falls. Days 26-30 Botswana Cruise the Chobe River late in the afternoon - look out for paddling hippos and soaring fish eagles. Discover the Okavango Delta by mokoro, a dugout canoe poled along by a local guide. Days 31-43 Namibia Meet the San Bushmen and observe their age-old traditions on a desert tracking and gathering trip. Roam the dry plains of the Etosha National Park, watch the rock formations of the Spitzkoppe change colour with the light, see the seal colonies of Cape Cross then relax in to the coastal town of Swakopmund. Unlock the secrets of the desert with the help of a local, scramble to the top of giant sand dunes and view one of the largest canyons in the world. Days 43-45 South Africa The wonderful adventure ends among the cafes and vineyards of Cape Town.

• Peruse colourful crafts in a village market • Camp on balmy beaches in Tanzania • Visit spice plantations in Zanzibar • Encounter friendly locals in Malawi • Explore ancient ruins in Zimbabwe • Spot rhinos and elephants in the Hwange National Park • Get drenched by the waters of Victoria Falls • Walk through the desert with the San Bushmen of Namibia • Relax in the cafe society of Cape Town

Cairo to Khartoum trip code

XDVC

Basix

OVERLAND

27 days, Cairo to Khartoum ITINERARY... Days 1-2 Cairo Explore the iconic Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza and the sprawling Saqqara cemetery with a local guide. There’s also time to see precious, ancient treasures housed in the Egyptian Museum. Days 3-7 Western Desert Oasis Route Journey through the Western Desert, stopping at oases filled with hot springs and palm groves. Days 8-10 Luxor The ancient Egyptian capital houses spectacular temples and tombs. Ride a donkey to the tremendous Valley of the Kings and wander the Temples of Karnak with an Egyptologist. Days 11-14 Aswan Stroll beside the Nile or take a relaxing felucca cruise, followed by a sunset cocktail. See a giant, unfinished obelisk, haggle for souvenirs and treasures in the souq or take a trip to see the two magnificent temples of Abu Simbel. Days 15-16 Wadi Halfa Embark on an epic ferry adventure across Lake Nasser, an enormous man-made lake. Glimpse spectacular scenery en route to the port of Wadi Halfa at Sudan’s northern tip. Days 17-22 Nubian Desert Follow

Physical culturAL

• Experience sublime wonder at Giza’s legendary pyramids • Visit the impressive ancient Temples of Karnak • Camp out in the remote Nubian Desert

a camel route through rugged terrain, passing oases, small Nile ACCOMMODATION Hotel (8 nts), camping (17 nts), overnight ferry (1 nt) TRANSPORT Overland truck, boat, ferry, donkey GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Wed GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 734 kg pp per trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.35 out of 5 Start Finish 2011 01 Mar 11 May* 20 Apr 30 Jun*

12 Oct 07 Nov 09 Nov 05 Dec 28 Dec 23 Jan

2012 11 Jan 22 Mar* 01 Feb 12 Apr*

17 Oct 12 Nov 14 Nov 10 Dec

hamlets and ancient relics of past civilisations. In the evening, share a simple meal around the campfire and sleep under the

Begin in Khartoum...

stars as nomadic locals pass by. Days 23-24 Meroe Admire

This trip also runs in the reverse direction. To finish the journey in the magic of Cairo, see trip code XDVD.

the spectacular sites of Meroe, from unexplored pyramids to Naqa’s Lion Temple and the palace of Musawwarat. Days 25-27 Khartoum Be sure to watch the amazing Sufi Whirling Dervishes

*This trip runs in reverse from Khartoum to Cairo (XDVD)

dance themselves into religious ecstasy before celebrating the end

Photo Competition, Beautiful smile, Sudan - Angela Stephens

of this unforgettable adventure in Khartoum.

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trip code

XDOAC

Basix

OVERLAND

72 days, Cairo to Nairobi ITINERARY... Days 1-2 Cairo See the Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza. Days 3-7 Western Desert Oasis Route Walk in the footsteps of pharaohs and experience the magic of travelling through golden desert landscapes. Days 8-10 Luxor Ride a donkey on the West Bank of the Nile, then visit the Valley of the Kings and the Temples of Karnak. Days 11-14 Aswan Relax in the beautiful town of Aswan. Days 15-16 Wadi Halfa Cross Lake Nasser and take in spectacular landscapes on the way to Wadi Halfa. Days 17-22 Nubian Desert Follow a camel caravan route through the desert and camp under the stars. Days 23-24 Meroe Explore architectural marvels at Meroe. Days 25-27 Khartoum Be amazed by the famous Sufi Whirling Dervishes. Days 28-30 Gedaref/Gonder In Ethiopia, visit the impressive palace of King Fasilidas. Days 31-34 Simien Mountains National Park Hike past volcanic cores and try to glimpse an endangered Simien fox. Days 35-37 Aksum Explore ancient obelisks and crumbling palaces in Ethiopia’s oldest city. Days 38-39 Mekele Be impressed by churches sculpted into cliff faces in Tigray. Days 40-42 Lalibela Marvel at amazing rock-hewn churches. Days 43-45 Bahir Dar Walk around the Blue Nile Falls, then take a reed boat to the lake’s isolated monasteries. Day 46 Dejen Enjoy a break in the town of Dejen. Days 47-49 Addis Ababa Spend free time at markets or museums. Day 50 Lake Abiata-Shala National Park Relax in steamy hot springs. Days 51-53 Bale Mountains National Park Explore the park on game-spotting expeditions. Days 54-55 Shashemene Learn about the Rastafarian lifestyle. Days 56-57 Arba Minch Embark on a boat trip or visit a crocodile farm.

35 East Africa

Cairo to Nairobi Physical culturAL

• Marvel at Egypt’s mighty pyramids • Take a donkey ride along the West Bank of the Nile • Travel across enormous Lake Nasser by ferry • Camp beneath a starry sky in the Nubian Desert • Be mesmerised by the Sufi Whirling Dervishes • Explore crumbling palaces in Ethiopia’s oldest city • Learn about the Rasta lifestyle in Shashemene • Spot predators and prey in the Samburu National Reserve

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (19 nts) camping with facilities (48 nts), bush camping without facilities (3 nts), overnight ferry (1 nt) TRANSPORT Overland truck, boat, ferry, donkey GROUP SIZE Max 22 MEALS All meals while camping BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Selected Wed GUARANTEE Subject to min 4 CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 1958 kg pp per trip NOTES This is a combination trip. Please see Trip Notes (Important Notes) for more details. TRAVELLER RATING 4.39 out of 5 Start Finish 2011 15 Apr 11 May*

04 Jun 30 Jun* 12 Oct 22 Dec

09 Nov 19 Jan 28 Dec 08 Mar

2012 25 Feb 22 Mar* 17 Mar 12 Apr*

*This trip runs in reverse from Nairobi to Cairo (YDOAC) Above: Photo Competition, Giraffe close up, Nairobi, Kenya - Jess Wight Below: Photo Competition, Pelicans flapping wings, Lake Naivasha, Kenya - Chloe Joint

• See hippos wallowing on the shores of Lake Naivasha

Days 58-61 Omo Valley Observe the traditions of local tribes. Days 62-63 Konso Pick up a souvenir at a market. Days 64-65 Moyale/Marsabit Travel into Kenya via a surreal lunar landscape.

Try it in reverse...

Days 66-67 Samburu National Reserve Try to spot the Big

To start this trip in the colourful capital of Kenya and finish in enchanting Egypt see trip code YDOAC.

Five. Hear about tribal life from the locals and watch traditional Samburu dancing. Day 68 Mt Kenya Explore the slopes of Mt Kenya. Days 69-70 Lake Nakuru Try to spot rare rhinos. Day 71 Lake Naivasha Watch hippos wallowing on the shore. Day 72 Nairobi Finish the adventure in Kenya’s pulsating capital.

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36 Kenya & Tanzania

Masai Mara Walk trip code

YGAE

Original

SHORT BREAK DEPARTURE GUARANTEED

3 days, ex Nairobi Departs daily

ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi/Masai Mara National Park Travel from the vibrant city of Nairobi across the Great Rift Valley. Along the way, look for colourfully dressed and accessorised Maasai people tending to their herds. On arrival, take a guided walk to nearby salt licks that are frequented by local wildlife. Day 2 Masai Physical culturAL

Mara National Park After an early breakfast, take a wander around the area, then head out on an exciting game drive. The Masai Mara has a very high population of plains animals such as wildebeest and zebras, which in turn are preyed upon by lions, ACCOMMODATION Permanent tented camp (2 nts) TRANSPORT Safari minibus GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Daily GUARANTEE Departure guaranteed CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 82 kg pp per trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.54 out of 5

leopards and hyenas. Elephants are also a fairly common sight here

Photo Competition, Maasai man, Kenya - Haydn Thomas

to Nairobi where the adventure comes to an end.

while hippos and crocodiles are plentiful in the Mara River. After a full day of wildlife spotting return to camp in time for a delicious dinner. Day 3 Masai Mara National Park/Nairobi Travel back

• Travel across the Great Rift Valley • Spot Maasai people tending their herds • Take game drives to search out the Big Five

Lake Nakuru Camping trip code

YGAG

Original

SHORT BREAK DEPARTURE GUARANTEED

2 days, ex Nairobi Departs daily

ITINERARY... Day 1 Nairobi/Lake Nakuru Depart Nairobi early and travel to Lake Nakuru National Park. Take in views of the Great Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha and Elementaita along the way. Arrive at the camp in time for lunch. Afterwards, enter the Lake Nakuru National Park for an afternoon filled with wildlife spotting. The lake Physical culturAL

is famous for its visiting flocks of flamingos, as well as pelicans, cormorants and several hundred other species. Land animals are also well-represented here, with the presence of waterbucks, Rothschild’s giraffes and zebras. The park has worked hard in recent ACCOMMODATION Camping with facilities (1 nt) TRANSPORT Safari minibus GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Daily GUARANTEE Departure guaranteed CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 54 kg pp per trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.61 out of 5 Photo Competition, Hippo and flamingos, Lake Nakuru, Kenya - Helen Thorogood

years to increase its population of both black and white rhinos and, with luck, some may be sighted on the game drives. Day 2 Lake Nakuru/Nairobi After breakfast embark on a walk through the village surrounding the camp and gain an insight into local life, then transfer back to Nairobi where the adventure ends.

• Take in views of Lake Naivasha • Spot wildlife in Lake Nakuru National Park • Be amazed by a sea of pink flamingos

Ngorongoro Lodge Safari trip code

YGAH

Original

2 days, ex Arusha Departs daily

SHORT BREAK DEPARTURE GUARANTEED

ITINERARY... Day 1 Arusha/Ngorongoro Crater Transfer from Arusha to Ngorongoro, stopping along the way at the small village of Mto Wa Mbu. Mingle with locals at the village’s market, then enjoy a delicious home-cooked Tanzanian lunch. Enjoy free time to explore this village a little more before continuing on to the Ngorongoro Crater. Spend the night at a lodge on the crater’s rim. Day 2 Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha After an early breakfast descend to the crater floor. The Ngorongoro Crater is the remains of an ancient volcano and its walls are home to a remarkable ACCOMMODATION Lodge (1 nt) TRANSPORT 4x4 safari vehicle GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 1 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Daily GUARANTEE Departure guaranteed CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 81 kg pp per trip TRAVELLER RATING 4.83 out of 5 Photo Competition, Grazing zebras, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania - Dan Meadows

concentration of wildlife. Over 30,000 animals live here including lions, leopards, elephants, impala, zebras, hippos and endangered black rhinos. Spend time searching them out on an exciting game drive. With many species coexisting in this ecosystem, it’s not hard to spot them! Stop for a picnic lunch before returning to Arusha.

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Physical culturAL

• Tuck into a traditional Tanzanian lunch • Stay in a lodge on the crater’s rim • Go on safari in the Ngorongoro Crater


trip code

YGAI

Original

37 Kenya

Nairobi Crafts & Markets SHORT BREAK DEPARTURE GUARANTEED

2 days, ex Nairobi

ITINERARY... Day 1 Arrive Nairobi Start the explorations of vibrant Nairobi with a visit to markets in the city and Westlands area. Mingle with residents shopping for fresh produce and search out a bargain or two at the numerous craft and souvenir shops. Also visit the open-air mobile markets scattered through the city. Day 2 Nairobi After breakfast it’s time to gain an insight into Kenyan culture and view some of the country’s best craft markets. Visit Kazuri Beads, a workshop providing employment to single mothers. Depending on the day of the week, there may be an opportunity to tour the factory. From there, take a short drive to Utamaduni Craft Centre, which houses shops filled with African crafts, from antiques to wood carvings and jewellery, to bronze items, glassware and cloth. Return to the city centre in the afternoon where this short break comes to an end.

Physical culturAL

• Explore Nairobi with an expert local guide • Mingle with residents at open-air markets • Gain insight into the local craft scene

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt) TRANSPORT Minibus GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 1 Breakfast BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Daily GUARANTEE Departure guaranteed CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 54 kg pp per trip NOTES Please note that some of the markets and shops close on public holidays. Opening hours vary on weekends and itinerary may change slightly to accommodate this. The workshop at Kazuri Beads is closed on Saturday afternoon and all of Sunday, however the shop is still open. TRAVELLER RATING 4.54 out of 5 Photo Competition, Market place, Nairobi, Kenya - Wancy Lam

Lamu Beach Break trip code

YGAL

Comfort

SHORT BREAK

4 days, ex Lamu Island ITINERARY... Day 1 Arrive Lamu Journey to the slow-paced island paradise of Lamu. Sitting off the coast in the Indian Ocean and steeped in Swahili culture, Lamu is the perfect spot to enjoy salty sea breezes, fresh seafood and ornate architecture. Days 2-3 Lamu House A guided walk of Lamu’s old town reveals traditional architectural gems, markets full of fresh produce and talented craftspeople at work. There are no cars on the island, so use free time in the afternoon to explore further by foot or donkey. With pristine waters, white sand and warm temperatures, swimming and snorkelling are highly recommended. If relaxation is in order, why not book in for a Swahili massage or have your hands and feet decorated with henna? Day 4 Depart Lamu To make the most of the morning, perhaps enjoy a dip in the pool or the warm ocean before departing enchanting Lamu.

Physical culturAL

• Be immersed in Swahili culture • Take a dip in the Indian Ocean • Enjoy the atmosphere of an island free of cars

ACCOMMODATION Lamu house (3 nts) TRANSPORT Traditional dhow GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 3 Breakfasts BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Daily, subject to availability CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 109 kg pp per trip TRAVELLER RATING Not applicable as this is a new itinerary Photo Competition, Beach walk, Kenya - Jess Wight

Mt Kenya trip code

YGAA

Original

active

8 days, ex Nairobi ITINERARY... Days 1-2 Nairobi/Mt Kenya Leave behind the city bustle to travel through scenic farmlands. Enjoy a hike through a village and learn about the people who live on these mountain slopes. Visit the Mau Mau Caves on a guided walk and learn about forest foods, herbal medicines and survival techniques. Day 3 Giant Bamboo Camp Look for lively monkeys and birds of vivid shades while walking through towering bamboo. Day 4 Highland Castle Be challenged by steeper terrain while trekking through forests of cedar on the way to sheer lava cliffs. Day 5 Shipton's Camp Enjoy stunning views of volcanic peaks and glaciers. Day 6 Hall Tarns Rise early to see an amber sunrise from the summit of Mt Kenya before returning to Hall Tarns. Days 7-8 Meru/Nairobi Take in magnificent views of snowy peaks and lava flows on the descent. Stay in a cabin then drive back to Nairobi.

Physical culturAL

• Visit the infamous Mau Mau Caves • Hike through towers of bamboo • Admire amazing volcanic landscapes

ACCOMMODATION Lodge/cabin (4 nts), camping (3 nts) TRANSPORT Minivan GROUP SIZE Max 12 MEALS 7 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 7 Dinners BUDGET See trip notes for additional costs of meals not included, optional activities & personal spending DEPARTS Daily, subject to availability CARBON EMISSIONS OFFSET 218 kg pp per trip TRAVELLER RATING Not applicable as this is a new itinerary Mt Kenya, Kenya - Moses Gathuru

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