49 Day Johannesburg to Nairobi Overland Tour - Beach, Bush & Gorilla Safari

Bringing together the top highlights of East & South, this spectacular 49 day Johannesburg to nairobi overland tour offers the ultimate beach, bush and safari experience.

Enjoy the East African National Parks of the Masai Mara, Nakuru, Serengeti & the Ngorongoro Crater and the beaches of Zanzibar and Malawi.

Southern Africa is sure to dazzle with Chobe, Hwange, Motobo and Kruger National Parks - all offering excellent wildlife viewing & Mozambique's marine life is spectacular.

This overland safari certainly has the Best of the Beaches, the Wildlife of the African bushveld and the opportunity to see the awesome Mountain Gorilla.

Beach, Bush and Gorilla Safari
Beach, Bush and Gorilla Safari
Beach, Bush and Gorilla Safari

Tour Info

Johannesburg, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
49 days
Group size:
Maximum 30 passengers
Safari vehicle:
Overland truck

Brief Itinerary

Days 1 & 2:
Umvubu Camp, Kruger National Park, Game Drives
Days 3 to 5:
Inhambane, Morrungulu, Diving*
Days 6 to 8:
Vilanculos, Bandula
Days 9 & 10:
Gweru, Antelope Park, Walking with Lions*
Days 11 & 12:
Bulawayo, Hwange National Park, Game Drives
Days 13 to 15:
Victoria Falls
Days 16 & 17:
Kasane, Chobe National Park, Chobe overnight mobile excursion, Livingstone
Days 18 to 25:
Lusaka, Lake Malawi Beaches, Iringa, Dar Es Salaam
Days 26 to 29:
Ferry to Zanzibar, Dar Es Salaam
Days 30 to 33:
Arusha, Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater*, Arusha
Days 34 to 39:
Nairobi, Masai Mara National Reserve, Game Drives, Kisumu, Kampala
Days 40 to 45:
Kisoro, Gorilla Trek*, Lake Bunyoni, Kampala, Jinja, White Water Rafting*
Days 46 to 49:
Nakuru, Lake Nakuru National Park, Game Drives, Great Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha, Nairobi, Trip Ends

Departure Dates

START: Johannesburg END: Nairobi

Optional Activities

The following Optional Activities are available on this Johannesburg to Nairobi overland tour.

Please Note: Prices are approximate and can change at any given time. Please use as a guideline only.


    Nairobi National Park (half day tour) USD 125
    Giraffe Centre USD 25
    Masai Village Cultural Visit USD 15
    Masai Warrior Dancing USD 10
    Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon USD 550
    Naivash Horse Riding (per hour) USD 25
    Naivasha Boat Hire (max 7 pax) USD 60
    Elsamere Visit (Home of Joy Adamson) USD 25
    Hells Gate National Park USD 65
    Crescent Island USD 40


    White Water Rafting on the Nile USD 160
    Nile River Bungee USD 120
    Jinja Quad Biking (2 hours) USD 100
    Adrift / Softpower Community Project USD 35
    Horse Riding (excl. transfer) from USD 60
    Chimpanzee Sanctuary (excl. transfer) from USD 80
    Gorilla Trekking from USD 600


    Serengeti / Ngorongoro Excursion (2 nights) from USD 590
    Olduvai Gorge USD 10
    Zanzibar Accommodation (p/p/p/n) USD 40-60
    Zanzibar Spice Tour USD 40
    Stone Town Tour USD 50
    Prison Island Snorkelling Trip USD 30
    Dhow Sunset Cruise USD 40
    Dhow Fishing Trip USD 40
    Dolphin Trip USD 40
    Nungwe Snorkel Trip (half day) USD 40
    Scuba Diving from USD 100


    Fresh Water Diving (Kande Beach) from USD 55
    Snorkelling (full day) USD 30
    Village Walk and Meal USD 20
    Traditional Healer Visit USD 10
    Livingstonia Mission Hike (30km return) USD 10


    Zambezi Sunset Dinner Cruise USD 80


    Entry to Vic Falls National Park USD 35
    Microlight over the Falls (15 mins) USD 170
    Helicopter over the Falls (15 mins) USD 155
    Zambezi River Rafting (full day) USD 140
    Full Day Adrenaline (min 10 pax) USD 160
    Rafting and Boarding Combo USD 180
    Bungee Jumping (111m) USD 150
    Elephant Back Safari USD 150


    Chobe National Park Game Drive USD 70


    Kruger Park Night Drive USD 170
    Kruger Park open vehicle Game Drive USD 80
    Soweto Tour (Joburg / Pretoria) from USD 80


    Ocean Safari USD 70
    Island Kayak Trip USD 80
    Snorkelling USD 40
    Surfboard Rental USD 20
    Scuba Diving from USD 120
    Magaruque Island Dhow Trip USD 75
    Horse Riding USD 60
    Fishing Trips USD 200


To book this overland tour, please select your preferred departure date and click the Enquire Now button below:

ZAR 29 330
(30% discount)
( normal price ZAR 41 900 )
USD 1 450 *

* The Local Payment forms part of the overall tour price. This amount is payable on the day of tour departure and is used to cover expenses while on the road (i.e. park fees, camping fees, food, road tolls, included activities, etc.)

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