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Turkode : 22UAAJ46A
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Acacia Tour
Destinasjoner : Malawi, Zambia, Sør-Afrika, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya
Reisen begynner : Nairobi
Reisen slutter : Pretoria
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NOK 73 465

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Enjoy an African adventure on this amazing adventure tour

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  • Day 1: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park
    Boarding our Acacia vehicle, we depart Nairobi and descend into the Great Rift Valley, an enormous cleft in the Earths surface stretching from the Red Sea across Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Malawi to the lower Zambezi River valley in Mozambique. We stop at a lookout point to take in the magnificent views over the valley floor. Our next stop is at Lake Nakuru National Park. The main feature of this relatively small park of 188 km2 is the shallow soda lake that attracts a huge variety of birdlife especially flamingos some 2 million can be viewed through migrational months and it is home to buffalo, lion, rhino, leopard, warthog, baboon, antelope, and a variety of smaller animals. We enjoy an afternoon game drive making use of local guides and smaller safari vehicles.
  • Day 2: Lake Nakuru National Park to Eldoret
    Today we travel north-west making our way across the Southern Hemisphere to the Northern Hemisphere over the Equator, enjoying some time here learning a little about its significance and taking photos. Its then on to Eldoret, the 5th largest city in Kenya and is the fastest growing with a population of approx 194,000.
  • Day 3: Eldoret to Kampala, Uganda
    Travelling west, we leave Kenya and cross the border into Uganda with its lush vegetation and friendly people. We make our way to the countrys capital Kampala, an attractive hilly city, bustling with roadside traders and markets where we spend the night.
  • Day 4: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
    From Kampala, we cross the equator again and travel through picturesque mountains and hilly terraced farmlands as the local Ugandans tend to their plantations from tea to bananas. Keeping our eyes peeled, we may get see herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns roaming the roads and paddocks. We arrive at our accommodation for the night just outside of the gates to the Queen Elizabeth National park, famous for its tree climbing lions.
  • Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park, Chimpanzee Trek
    Rising early, we enter the Queen Elizabeth National Park, home to around 100 mammal species and over 500 bird species making it one of the most biodiverse national parks in the world. If we are lucky, we may get to spot some of these animals en-route to Kyambura Gorge for the trek to see the chimpanzees. Trekking permits are issued by the wildlife authority in groups of up to 8 people at a time, per group. Depending on our group size, this means that we may trek on the afternoon of day 4, morning or afternoon on day or morning of day 6.
  • Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Lake Bunyonyi
    We make our way south to Lake Bunyonyi, a stunning lake high up at 1950 metres above sea level, surrounded by undulating hills between 2200m to 2478m high. At 27km long and 7km wide, this majestic lake has twenty-nine islands dotted in its waters that can all be reached by local boat. We spend our days at the lake enjoying the surroundings and the many optional activities on offer such as boat trips, hiking, bird watching and culture experiences, just to name a few.
  • Day 7-8: Lake Bunyonyi or Gorilla trek
    Over the next few days, the group will be split, with one group trekking to the mountain gorillas while the others stay at Lake Bunyonyi to enjoy the many activities on offer. Alternatively, just relax, catch up on your travel diary or postcards to home, or grab a book and relax on the waters edge.This region of Africa is home to the worlds remaining 700 free-roaming mountain gorillas, many of which inhabit the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. On the day of your trek, we gather in the early morning to meet our local guide and tracker. Walking in small groups of 8, we trek into the thick rainforest and mountainous terrain to view the gorillas. Your permit allows you one trek and gorilla viewing time limited to one hour.
  • Day 9: Lake Bunyonyi to Kampala
    Rising early, we leave lake Bunyonyi and travel east across the Equator to Kampala where we will overnight. We pass through many small towns and villages as we travel and see the rural lifestyle of the local Ugandan people. The evening is yours at leisure to explore the cities vibrant nightlife, try the local cuisines and enjoy the hospitality and friendliness of the local Ugandans.
  • Day 10: Kampala to Jinja
    We travel a short distance to the adventure capital of Uganda Jinja - on the banks of Lake Victoria and the White Nile. It was in 1862 that the British explorer John Hanning Speke recognised Lake Victoria as the source of the Nile which begins its 4132-mile course through Uganda, Sudan and eventually Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea.Our accommodation for the next few nights is set in a tranquil setting near the waters edge. its here you can take part in one of the many optional activities on offer. Adrenaline lovers can head to the world-class rapids and try rafting - an exciting day out for those enjoying the thrill of white-water or bungee jump over the moving river. Those seeking a more relaxing day can visit the local community or simply just relax.
  • Day 11-12: Jinja
    The next two days we have free time in the area by taking the opportunity to make some difference to local children at a local school project Soft power - a locally run volunteer programme aimed at building and improving schools in the Jinja area. Other activities at Jinja include white water rafting, mountain biking, quad biking, village walks or visit the nearby town to sample the Ugandan cuisine.
  • Day 13: Jinja to Eldoret, Kenya
    Leaving Jinja, we retrace our steps across the border into Kenya and onwards to Eldoret, where we will stay for the evening. The name Eldoret is based on the Masai word Eldore meaning stony river, due to the stony bed of the nearby Sosiani River.
  • Day 14: Eldoret to Nairobi
    Heading south, crossing the Equator again we travel to Nairobi where we spend the next two nights exploring the garden city.
  • Day 15: Nairobi
    Today you are free to explore the city and surrounding area on the many optional excursions include catching a taxi into town to check out the shopping, markets, bars and restaurants Visit the National Museum of Kenya, the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Centre or check out the Karen Blixen Museum in the nearby town of Karen. Alternatively, the day is yours to simply relax and enjoy some downtime around the lodgings shaded garden.It is here we prepare our 2 nights excursion for the Masaai Mara.
  • Day 16: Nairobi to Maasai Mara National Reserve
    Waking early, packed and ready, we depart the city descending the sweeping plains of the Great Rift Valley to Kenyas most famed Reserve Maasai Mara. We travel in small specialised pop-top safari vehicles that enable us to have a more intimate view of wildlife. We spend two nights at a tented camp on the edge of the Reserve with time to explore the park on morning and afternoon game drives in search for Africas Big Five elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and leopard and an array of other wildlife.
  • Day 17: Maasai Mara National Reserve
    The sweeping plains, distant horizons, low slung acacia trees, and plentiful wildlife will ensure an amazing day game driving. The Mara is crossed every year between July and October by great herds of wildebeest, zebra and other grazing animals in their migration from the adjoining Serengeti plains to the south in Tanzania. How long they stay is dependent on rainfall and subsequent grass growth in the rainy season. Predators such as lion, cheetah, leopard and scavengers hyena, vultures follow the grazing animals and this enormous congregation of wildlife forms a spectacular display of Africas natural resource.
  • Day 18: Maasai Mara National Reserve to Nairobi
    We leave the Mara this morning and retrace our steps across the Great Rift Valley to Nairobi where we overnight.
  • Day 19: Nairobi to Arusha, Tanzania
    Departing Nairobi, we head south to Tanzania, crossing at the busy Namanga border. As we drive we pass the impressive Mount Meru towering over the Meru National Park outside Arusha. Our first stop in this country is Arusha situated mid-way between Cape Town and Cairo and very much Tanzanias safari capital - a bustling city with colourful markets and shops. Its then off to our accommodation which is on the outskirts of the farms on the open plains to the west of the city. It is from here that we prepare for our two night/three days excursion to the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater.This afternoon, if time allows, we enjoy a walk to one of the local Maasai villages for an insight into everyday life and traditions of this amazing culture.
  • Day 20: Arusha to Serengeti National Park
    Packed and ready, we board our 4x4 safari vehicles and drive west across the Great Rift Valley, passing through Mto Wa Mbo mosquito creek. We enter the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and drive the narrow paths around the Craters rim and down onto the Serengeti plains. The vast plains of the Serengeti comprise of 1.5 million ha of savannah and famous for its annual migration when vast herds of herbivores wildebeest, gazelles and zebras, followed by their predators travel to greener pastures, one of the most impressive natural events in the world! We game drive through the afternoon to our designated but unfenced campsite for a night under canvas where lion, elephants and hyena roam nearby, for an unforgettable African wilderness experience.
  • Day 21: Ngorongoro Crater
    Rising with the sun, we drive out of the plains, game driving en-route to view the wildlife in this haven including leopard, lions, cheetahs, elephants, hippo and numerous antelope species. After lunch, we ascend the outer wall of the Ngorongoro Crater and spend the night camping on the rim. At 326 square kilometres, the Ngorongoro is Africas largest intact caldera and a World Heritage Site.
  • Day 22: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
    Waking early, we board our 4x4 vehicle with our eagle-eyed driver at the wheel and descend the steep dirt road into the crater for a morning of game driving in this spectacular wildlife haven. All of the large mammals are present except giraffe which cannot manage the steep slopes leading onto the Crater floor. With an abundance of wildlife in a relatively small area, the Ngorongoro Crater is a safari goers heaven. After our game drive, we ascend to our campsite on the rim, pack up our camp before retracing our steps to Arusha and our accommodation at the Meserani Snake Park.
  • Day 23: Arusha to Bagamoyo
    Today we travel south via Moshi and the Pare and Usambara Mountain ranges to Bagamoyo. If the weather is clear we may gain a view of the magnificent snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, Africas highest peak 5895m. The town of Bagamoyo is a home to world class Historical sites and one of UNESCOs World Heritage Sites and founded at the end of the 18th. Our accommodation for the evening is situated close by to the palm-fringed Indian Ocean.
  • Day 24: Bagamoyo to Dar es Salaam
    Its now off to Dar es Salaam, the main port and hub of commerce and industry in Tanzania. This bustling hot, humid and seaport city of a mixture of modern and Arab-influenced architecture is the accessing point to one of the most important sea routes in the world and the port of entry to Zanzibar and other archipelago islands. We set up on the beach to the south of the city, take in the balmy Indian Ocean sea breeze, and prepare for our trip to Zanzibar.
  • Day 25: Dar es Salaam to Stone Town, Zanzibar
    After breakfast we grab our gear and take the ferry to Zanzibar. Our first stop is the capital - Stone Town. The largest town in the archipelago, it was a base of the great 19th century explorers such as John Hanning Speke, Richard Burton and David Livingstone. Stone Town is best explored on foot visit the bazaars and shop for maritime trinkets, fabrics and wooden carvings or visit ornate mosques, palaces and the maze-like alleyways of the old town. Spices are grown in plantations nearby and you can take a tour to visit to have your senses dazzled by the tastes and scents experienced.
  • Day 26-27: Zanzibar
    Over the next two days, its off to the Northern Beaches to enjoy the Indian Ocean at its best. Try snorkelling and diving the pristine colourful reefs, indulge in some sumptuous seafood, or simply relax beneath a coconut palm with a cocktail and a good book. The beach is also a great place to catch up with the locals who will pass by selling their wares, offering henna tattoos, traditional Zanzibarian clothing and inexpensive massages.
  • Day 28: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
    Leaving the northern beaches behind, we transfer back to Stone Town for some last minute shopping before catching the ferry back to the mainland and onward to our accommodation just outside of the bustling city of Dar es Salaam.
  • Day 29: Dar es Salaam to Mikumi
    Leaving the coast, we make our way inland through the Mikumi National Park, the 5th largest park at 3,230 km where we may, with luck, spot some of the abundance of wildlife - elephants, giraffe, buffaloes, zebras, elands, greater Kudu feeding near the side of the road. Our accommodation is located a short stones throw from the park gates and we enjoy sundowners at the local bar/ restaurant followed by the evening around the open fire under the blanket of stars.
  • Day 30: Mikumi to Iringa
    We continue our journey, rising to an altitude of 1600m in the Southern Highlands to the town of Iringa and the Kisolanza Farm. This picturesque farm is home to the Ghaui family for over 70 years and provides organic meat and vegetables to the surrounding markets as well as Dar es Salaam. The farm house is a well-known spot to stay and is the overnight near our mid-way point for our journey from the ocean to the Malawi.
  • Day 31: Iringa to Chitimba Beach, Malawi
    We leave Tanzania today and cross the border into Malawi. Lake Malawi or Lake Nyasa as it was formerly known, covers almost a fifth of the countrys area and provides the source of livelihood for many of the Malawian people. With the highest number of endemic freshwater tropical fish species of any freshwater lake in the world, it is also a sought after diving hot-spot. Our accommodation for the next few nights is at Chitimba Camp. Set in a tranquil setting on the banks of the lake, this beautiful camp offers many optional activities that you can enjoy whilst here or simply lay on the golden beach with a good book.
  • Day 32: Chitimba Beach
    Relax on the beach, take a leisurely village walk or alternatively take the full day hike to the Livingstonia Mission the Manchewe Falls where, after an 11km hike, you can cool off in a natural bath. For those wanting a more chilled vibe, there is a local craft market where you can enjoy learning the ins and outs of the game of Bao, haggle for some local made souvenirs or enjoy a relaxing day admiring the shimmering waters of the beach from the camps bar.
  • Day 33: Chitimba Beach to Kande Beach
    From one beach resort to another, we leave Chitimba and travel south through the mountainous rift-valley terrain, pausing for supplies at the town of Mzuzu. After trying our skills at haggling at the local market, we continue on to the central lake area and our camp at Kande Beach. We spend 2 nights on the beach where the soft sand is at your doorstep and the sound of the ocean gently lapping on the shore. It is here you can unwind and relax or enjoy the many optional activities on offer - horseriding, boat based activities, scuba diving, snorkelling and swimming.
  • Day 34: Kande Beach
    Today youll have some free time to try some of the water sports available or simply relax and enjoy the warm fresh waters of Lake Malawi. There is the opportunity to meet the local people, generally known as some of the friendliest in Africa, to gain insight into their way of life on an optional guided Village Walk, or you can simply head out and explore the lakeside and the craft markets.
  • Day 35: Kande Beach to Chipata, Zambia
    After a refreshing break on the lake, we make our way past the outskirts of Lilongwe, Malawis capital, and cross the border into Zambia, formerly known as Northern Rhodesia until independence in1964. Our overnight stop is at Chipata, the Eastern Province capital.
  • Day 36: Chipata to Lusaka
    Today we take the Great Eastern Road through rustic villages, wild mountainous terrain, across the Luangwa River to Lusaka, Zambias capital. With 1.7m inhabitants, this city is located on Zambias southern plateau at an elevation of 1300m with four main highways running north, south, east and west to different parts of Africa. After a short stop in the city we make our way to our accommodation for the evening on a local farm on the outskirts of the city.
  • Day 37: Lusaka to Livingstone
    Journeying on, we travel south to Livingstone and settle into our accommodation at the Waterfront on the banks of the Zambezi River, just a few kilometres from the Victoria Falls, one of the worlds natural wonders. At various times of the year, the spray from the Falls can be seen from up to 20 or 30 kilometres away, hence the local name Mosi oa Tunya the smoke that thunders. The Lodges travel desk provides information on all activities available in the area typically these include rafting, canoeing, bungee, abseiling, gorge swinging, horse riding, scenic flights, river cruises, allowing you to plan your time accordingly over the next four nights. This afternoon we head to the Falls themselves to see the magnificent cleft that the Zambezi River plummets into forming the Victoria Falls.
  • Day 38-40: Livingstone
    Over the next 3 days, explore Livingstone to the fullest! Partake in some of the activities on offer, visit the town and markets and sample the local cuisine at the many restaurants in the area or simply relax poolside at the Waterfront. The perfect time to catch up on your social media and share your experiences before heading off to Zimbabwe and the last week of your African adventure.
  • Day 41: Livingstone to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
    Departing Livingstone, we cross the border to Zimbabwe and pass through Victoria Falls town and on to Bulawayo, a pleasant city with broad tree lined avenues and the second-largest city in Zimbabwe after the capital Harare. The Matobo area is revered as a historical, geological and natural heritage site which we will have a chance to explore fully on our adventure into the park the following day.
  • Day 42: Matobo National Park
    Rising early, we meet our local guides and board our open safari vehicle and drive to the Motobo National Park. This magnificent park occupies a total area of 44 500 hectares situated in the magnificent Matobo Hills, a range of domes, spires and balancing rock formations which have been hewn out of the solid granite plateau through millions of years of erosion. It is also home to the sites of numerous Bushman paintings. These are of great spiritual importance to the indigenous people here. The reserve has the largest concentration of Black and White Rhino in Africa and, provided conditions are right, our guides will lead us on foot to some of the more concealed places in search of these magnificent animals. Other animals we may see on our adventure today are zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, kudu, sable antelope, leopard, hyena, cheetah, baboons and monkeys.
  • Day 43: Bulawayo to Tshipise, South Africa
    Heading south, we drive through Zimbabwes mountain ranges to the busy border at Beitbridge. Completing formalities, we cross the Limpopo River -the second largest in South Africa and continue to Tshipise, a town situated in the northern Limpopo province. Our accommodation is located at the foot of one of Limpopos rolling koppies, home to hot springs and set adjacent the Honnet Nature Reserve.
  • Day 44: Tshipise to Hazyview
    From Tshipise, we travel to Hazyview, a small modest town skirting southern Africas premier game reserve, the Kruger National Park. At 24,000 sq km, this incredibly diverse park offers 148 mammal species including the Big Five - elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard and lion and 505 species.We spend two nights in the area, enjoying a Shangaan tribal dance and singing on our first night and take a full day game drive in the National Park itself to spot as many animals as possible the next day!
  • Day 45: Kruger National Park
    Waking at sunrise, we meet our local guides, board our open 4x4 safari vehicles ready for our game drive in Kruger. With camera and binoculars at hand, we enthusiastically search for the roaming wildlife during the morning and afternoon. We take a well-deserved lunch break en-route before game driving out of the park to our accommodation for the night. With a diverse landscape and variety of different habitats, Kruger is able to sustain an enormous variety of animal, reptile, plant and bird species.
  • Day 46: Hazyview to Pretoria
    Leaving Kruger behind we depart the scenic Mpumalanga province and make our way to South Africas commercial hub Pretoria where our tour ends.

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