Overland Travel Guide

Overland Africa is the most economical and convenient way of exploring the African continent, with a selection of tours covering a total of 10 countries in southern and eastern Africa.

From the wide-open plains of Tanzania and the deserts of Namibia to the tropical beaches of Mozambique and the luxuriant forests of Uganda, experience the best of Africa with an adventurous Africa Overland Tour.

Botswana: In Botswana you’ll find some of the best game viewing in Africa, with uninhabited tracts of wilderness and fertile wetlands where large herds of elephants and high densities of predators gather during the dry season. Home to some of Africa’s top safari destinations, including the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park, Botswana is ideal for nature-lovers looking for a true African wilderness experience. Read More

Kenya: Kenya is home to the quintessential African safari and, with its vast savannahs teeming with game, local Masai tribesmen dressed in colourful robes and the spectacular annual wildebeest migration, it is easy to see why this country remains one of the most popular safari destinations in the world. Kenya’s main travel destinations include classic safari favourites such as the Masai Mara and Amboseli Game Reserve, as well as the flamingo-packed shores of Lake Nakuru and the port town of Mombasa. Read More

Malawi: Malawi is a small, landlocked country which remains one of Africa’s best kept secrets. Its main attraction is the astoundingly beautiful Lake Malawi, an enormous body of crystalline, turquoise water home to many dive sites and hundreds of species of fish. Its solitude and tranquility make Malawi the perfect place to catch your breath in the middle of an action-packed overland tour. Read More

Mozambique: A ribbon-like country stretching along Africa’s south-eastern coastline, Mozambique epitomizes the ultimate African beach getaway. This destination features sandy beaches, vibrant markets and incredible diving, with the islands of the Bazaruto and Quirimbas Archipelagos just a boat ride away. This is barefoot beach living at its best, making it the ideal destination to combine with an adventurous overland safari. Read More

Namibia: Namibia is a country of austerely beautiful landscapes and dramatic contrasts. With scenery ranging from arid grasslands to massive red dunes and attractions including the Etosha National Park, the wild and remote Skeleton Coast and Dune 45 in Sossusvlei, Namibia is the perfect destination to include in your overland itinerary for an off-the-beaten-track wilderness adventure. Read More

South Africa: South Africa is the home of iconic beach and safari vacations, a land of great diversity and unsurpassable beauty. As one of the most popular destinations in Africa, it boasts a good tourism and transport infrastructure, unbelievable scenery and an endless list of attractions ranging from Table Mountain and the beaches of Cape Town to the Big 5 game reserves of the world-renowned Kruger National Park. Read More

Tanzania: Tanzania features some of Africa’s most exotic scenery, ranging from the Serengeti plains to luxuriant rain forests, tropical beaches and magnificent lakes. Its main attractions include the annual wildebeest migration also known as “The Greatest Show on Earth”, the Ngorongoro Crater, Mount Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar off its east coast. Read More

Uganda: Not only is Uganda the home of gorilla-trekking, it is also host to large lion prides, herds of elephants and a variety of other wildlife, Discover for yourself the tropical forests, deserts, glaciers, lakes and waterfalls that have led to this beautiful and undiscovered country being christened “The Pearl of Africa”.  Read More

Zambia: Zambia is a relatively seldom visited tourist destination with wide expanses of non-commercialized space, making it the perfect destination for an adventurous overland experience. With 19 parks and reserves to choose from, it has an abundance of wildlife, not to mention the awe-inspiring presence of Victoria Falls located just 10km from Livingstone town.  Read More

Zimbabwe: Although it may not seem a natural destination choice, Zimbabwe is home to some amazing sights that should not be missed on an Overland Africa experience. Not only does it contain the closest town to the mighty Victoria Falls, but it also boasts a selection of excellent Big 5 wildlife destinations, including Hwange National Park.  Read More