Want Africa with the lot? That's just what you'll get on this epic adventure across eleven countries. Get breathtakingly close to animals more often seen in zoos and nature documentaries, from endangered mountain gorillas to lumbering elephants, ferocious lions to tiny dik-dik antelopes. Along the way, meet people from a range of cultures and communities: the spice growers of Zanzibar, friendly fishermen on Lake Malawi and the fascinating San Bushmen. This trip will leave you humbled and amazed by the breadth of life and culture, and the beauty of nature, on this ancient and spectacular continent.
Day 1 Nairobi
Full of markets, shops, bars and restaurants, Nairobi is city full of excitement.
Day 2 Lake Nakuru
Home to rhinos, flamingos, monkeys and more, camping at Lake Nakuru is a wild adventure.
Days 3-4 Eldoret/Kampala
Help out at a local school then cross the border into Uganda.
Days 5-6 Kibale Forest National Park
Meet playful chimps in the dense forests of this national park.
Day 7 Queen Elizabeth National Park
Spot hippos while cruising the Kazinga Channel.
Day 8 Lake Bunyonyi
Gliding across the lake's surface in a dugout canoe.
Days 9-11 Gorilla Trek
Track down Rwanda's endangered mountain gorillas on a challenging trek.
Day 12 Lake Mburo
In Uganda, discover magnificent animals on walking safaris.
Days 13-14 Jinja
Shop for souvenirs or perhaps try white-water rafting.
Days 15-16 Eldoret/Nairobi
Return to the modernity of Kenya's capital, via Eldoret.
Day 17 Mto Wa Mbu
Camp in a remote Tanzanian village.
Days 18-19 Ngorongoro Crater/Serengeti National Park
Spot lions, leopards, rhinos and elephants on safaris through the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti.
Day 20 Mto Wa Mbu
Shop for colourful crafts and facrics at a village market.
Day 21 Marangu
Camp amid tropical gardens.
Day 22 Dar es Salaam
Dive into the warm ocean in this port city.
Days 23-25 Zanzibar
Tour spice plantations and walk through cobbled alleyways.
Day 26 Dar es Salaam
Return to the mainland by ferry.
Days 27-28 Iringa/Chitimba
Travel through national park to experience a warm welcome in Malawi.
Days 29-30 Lake Malawi
Camp by the shores of Lake Malawi.
Days 31-32 Lilongwe/Nyamapanda
Relax in Malawi's capital then journey to the small town of Nyamapanda in northern Zimbabwe.
Day 33 Harare
In free time, see Harare's main attractions.
Day 34 Masvingo
Visit a fascinating archaeological site.
Days 35-36 Bulawayo
Track rhinos on foot in the Matobo National Park.
Day 37 Hwange National Park
Travel by 4x4 through this national park in search of elephant herds.
Days 38-40 Victoria Falls
Get soaked by the spray of Victoria Falls.
Days 41-42 Chobe National Park
A game drive and cruise is a great way to see the animals of Chobe National Park.
Day 43 Bagani Community Camp
Skip into Namibia and relax with a boat trip or a spot of fishing.
Days 44-45 Okavango Delta
Travel to a remote island in Botswana and fall asleep to the sounds of an animal orchestra.
Days 46-47 Bagani Community Camp/Rundu
Camp amid lush surroundings.
Day 48 Grootfontein/San Bushmen
Back in Namibia, meet the San Bushmen and observe their tribal customs.
Days 49-50 Etosha National Park
Roam the park's plains, perhaps encountering elephants, antelope, rhinos and big cats.
Day 51 Spitzkoppe
Marvel at stunning rock formations.
Days 52-54 Swakopmund
See thousands of seals on the drive Atlantic Coast, then try quad biking, sand boarding or skydiving in the old German-colonial town of Swakopmund.
Days 55-56 Sesriem/River Camp
See sunrise from atop massive sand dunes and explore the Giants Playground.
Day 57 Fish River Canyon
Admire one of the largest canyons in the world.
Days 58-59 Orange River/Western Cape
Laze by the scenic riverbanks or take walks through the mountainous countryside.
Day 60 Cape Town
Relax in cosmopolitan Cape Town.