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Africa overland holidays. Tours & holidays in 2016 & 2017

A varied selection of Africa overland tours, from the leading specialist operators committed to conservation and local communities. With a range of budgets, trip lengths and destinations catered for, there’s an overland tour here to suit any Africa bound adventurer!
South Africa and Swaziland safari
Lodge safari all encompassing South Africa & Swaziland, from £1405 (17 days) ex flights
Victoria Falls to Nairobi overland tour
Africa truck tour, from £2080 (21 days) ex flights
Nairobi to Cape Town overland tour
Travel from Kenya to the Southern tip of Africa via Victoria Falls, from £4850 (8 weeks) ex flights
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group lodge tour
Classic route lodge safari to Namibia, Botswana & Zimbabwe, from €3170 (21 days) ex flights

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Cairo to Cape Town overland tour
Safaris, beaches, pyramids and rafting, from £2750 (17 weeks) ex flights
Nairobi to Victoria Falls overland travel
27 day overland photography tour, from £2600 (27 days) ex flights
Cape Town to Victoria Falls holiday in South Africa
A spectacular and diverse African journey, from £2999 - £3799 (22 days) inc UK flights
Southern Africa overland tour
Experience South Africa on this adventure overland tour, from £1549 - £1699 (17 days) ex flights
Cape to Windhoek Namibia Desert small group lodge tour
Lodge safari from Cape Town to Namibia, Sossusvlei Etosha, from €2190 (13 days) ex flights
Vic falls to Cape Town overland tour in 4 weeks
Overland via Botswana & Namibia, from £2420 (27 days) ex flights
Safari adventure holiday, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique
An extraordinary camping safari across South Eastern Africa, from £1675 (22 days) ex flights
Cape Town to Victoria Falls overland tour
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group photographic tour, from £2230 (21 days) ex flights
Sahara overland tour
Overland from Morocco across the Sahara Desert to Timbuktu, from €2950 (27 days) ex flights
Victoria Falls to Cape Town small group holiday
Explore the best of Southern Africa's wildlife and nature, from £1655 - £1875 (22 days) ex flights
Cairo to Nairobi overland safari truck tour
Overland through the Sahara and the Ethiopian Highlands, from £3565 - £3580 (72 days) ex flights
Kenya, Tanzania & South Africa tour
Highlights of east Africa and Southern Africa’s favourites, from £1393 (21 days) ex flights
Namibia and Botswana camping safari
Camping safari to Namib desert, Caprivi, Etosha & Okavango, from €1990 (21 days) ex flights
Cairo to Nairobi overland tour
Overland travel in Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya, from £1995 (9 weeks) ex flights
South Africa, Botswana and Zambia holiday
A taste of Africa through the continent’s popular highlights, from £585 (12 days) ex flights
The Grand Southern Africa safari
21-day tour from Cape Town to Victoria Falls, from £1349 - £2449 (20 days) ex flights
Cairo to Cape Town overland truck tour, the Nile route
Explore the length of Africa on this epic overland journey, from £6920 - £6975 (142 days) ex flights
Kenya to Harare overland tour
Nairobi to Lilongwe, an African adventure, from £695 (22 days) ex flights
West Africa overland truck tours, Ghana Togo & Benin
Explore West Africa's highlights overland, from £1070 (21 days) ex flights
East Africa adventure holiday, safari, gorillas & beach
An extensive journey through east Africa, from £1877 (22 days) ex flights
Nairobi to Harare overland overland tour, 41 days
x, from £995 (41 days) ex flights
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group camping safari
"Overland" camping safari to Namibia, Botswana & Zimbabwe, from £1740 (21 days) ex flights
Kenya & Uganda holiday, Maasai Mara & mountain gorillas
Overland camping to Massai Mara and the mountain Gorillas, from £1499 (14 days) ex flights
East African budget overland tour
3-week wildlife odyssey in the heart of East Africa, from £1049 (21 days) ex flights
Western Zambia expedition
Explore wilds of Western Zambia Luiwa Kafue and Chimfunsi, from £3270 (21 days) ex flights

20 reviews for Africa overland holidays4 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Africa overland holidays reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group lodge tour
Remember that this is Africa and everything does not work all the time. Be patient and positive and make friends along the way. (more)Louis Carroll
The most memorable part was driving with Makoros (traditional wood boot) to our wild camping in the Okavango Delta observed by hippos. (more)Sigrid Pach
From €3170 excluding flights
Victoria Falls to Cape Town small group holiday
Memorable parts? Imposible to pick one thing as it was 3 weeks of wall to wall fantastic experinces. Etosha NP.... Game drives & waterhole at night/early morning! An elephant suddenly looming from nowhere in the dark & playing in the water. Rhino trekking....7 just 8metres away. Awesome! Elephant encounter right in front of our vehicle! 4 hippos 10 metres in front of us. Okavango mokoro canoes & camp & tracking and amazing helicopter flight over delta (own expense). Climbing dune 45 for... (more)Heather Gratland
From £1655 - £1875 excluding flights
Overland tour of Kenya to Rwanda, gorillas and gameparks
Memorable parts? Seeing the gorillas. Visiting the Pygmy village. Tips? Bring long trousers and T-shirts to cover up in Uganda. Pack lightly as there is laundry at the campsite. Local benefits? Yes, particularly when visiting the Pygmy village and the Kenyan school. My trip was the first 19 days of a longer 75 day tour. Whilst I did not go on this activity I know that later in the longer tour they go on a lion walk. I would urge you to research the company that runs this... (more)Genevieve Isherwood
From £495 excluding flights
Cairo to Cape Town overland tour
Very good for the adventurous and independent type! (more)Ferry Lubis
Seeing Victoria Falls and all the wildlife in Africa was the most memorable part of the holiday...Fantastic. (more)Andrew Service
From £2750 excluding flights
Cape Town to Victoria Falls small group camping safari
Memorable parts? Every day was a different wonder but the two days wild camping at the Okavanga Delta were really special. Tips? Be prepared for very early starts and not much relaxing times. Local benefits? Yes, local guides were used in a number of locations but obviously driving such long distances is not exactly environmentally friendly. Overall rating? Excellent. (more)christina monson
From £1740 excluding flights
The Grand Southern Africa safari
Memorable parts? Namib desert including Dune 45 hike and Deadvlei, Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls and Chobe River cruise Tips? Be prepared for the rough road travel in Namibia Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? It was an excellent travel that I will remember for life, with great value. (more)Jeffrey Lee
From £1349 - £2449 excluding flights
Namibia and Botswana camping safari
It was tremendous! (more)John Greenwood
excellent, but very tiring (more)Gerard Thompson
We loved it! The staff was so knowledgeable and we enjoyed the participation aspect of the trip. The people we met were great and it was really a bonus to meet people from all over the world. (more)Kelly Towle
From €1990 excluding flights
South Africa and Swaziland safari
A totally amazing and uplifting experience. A lot of fun, a lot of new things learnt, a new appreciation of another country and it's culture, and new friends made. (more)Cathy McCall
We went to some utterly stunning places, purely magical. The tour leaders couldn't have been better- humorous, brimming with knowledge and stories, fantastic chefs...I could go on (more)Christina Stephenson
Cape Town is truly a wonder of the world and the beaches on the Wild Coast were spectacular...This was one of the best trips I have ever been on. (more)Patricia Ruble
From £1405 excluding flights
Nairobi to Victoria Falls overland travel
I can't really say that I have returned relaxed and refresh... was really tired (in the last days did abseil, rafting, micro light, travelled for 36 hours,..) but really enjoyed it! Memorable parts? Saw a lion on a tree, the lake with hippos in new year, the new friends. Tips? Be prepared for the rain (yes, it rains in Africa) and for long hours on the truck. Local benefits? We didn't have too much contact with local people since we stayed in private camping, but I think... (more)Carla Almeida
From £2600 excluding flights
Victoria Falls to Nairobi overland tour
Memorable parts? Seeing the big 5 in Ngangongoro; watching a leopard hunt in South Luangwa. Tips? You are on the move a lot and if you sit in the back of the truck, you will be shaken about a lot. So not recommended for anyone with back problems. Don't pack too many things, as you are in a different location almost every night (though you will have plenty of storage room either way, in contrast to some other operators). Local benefits? Yes, we did some things that benefited... (more)Susanne Irving
From £2080 excluding flights
Vic falls to Cape Town overland tour in 4 weeks
Memorable parts? Seeing hippos up close after travelling by mokoro ( canoe) in Okavango delta Tips? Come with open mind and interest in photography - be prepared to muck in but better than most overland trips in that we had a cook spacious vehicle and tents . Local benefits? Benefited local people when we visited Himba tribe and employed locals as porters and boaters . Overall rating? Very enjoyable and great range of locations (more)wendy taylor
From £2420 excluding flights
Cape Town to Victoria Falls holiday in South Africa
Memorable parts? For me the National Parks were always going to be the highlight and they didn't disappoint. Etosha and Chobe are so different from each other but both have lots of interesting animals. We saw a cheetah family with a fresh kill, several black rhino, more giraffe and elephants than you could ever hope for and a good number of hippos at Chobe too. We also had some very dramatic weather in the shape of two major thunderstorms, made all the more exciting/scary by the fact we... (more)Wendy Pountain
From £2999 - £3799 including UK flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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