Africa Group Travel: Scheduled & Overland Tours
From Cape Town to Kilimanjaro, Africa’s classic destinations are now accessible on the most budget-friendly of investments. By saving on exclusivity, group travel tours offer maximum value for money as you enjoy all the grandeur of Africa in the care of professional guides and tour leaders.
Our guided tours fall into two types: scheduled tours and overland adventure tours. Deciding between the two depends on how much time you have, which destinations you would like to experience and how much comfort you want.
Scheduled tours are small group tours, led by an English-speaking driver/guide. Popular in South Africa and the reserves of East Africa, they deliver classic safaris and beach holidays in all the right places and offer the traveller the most budget-conscious way to experience anything from the wildebeest migration to whale watching. Depending on the tour, you’ll sit back in a comfortable touring car, a safari mini-bus with pop-up roof or a specially-modified 4x4, with accommodation provided at comfortable lodges, mid-range hotels and safari camps. Perfect for the safari first-timer or those pressed for time and on a budget.
Overland adventure tours
Drawing on the legacy of the first ‘Africa by truck’ pioneers, overland adventure tours offer the most organic way to experience Africa. Travelling in a specially modified truck, you’ll take turns shopping and cooking, set up tents if you’re camping, and generally muck in – just like it used to be. But Africa overland tours have come a long way since their early days. Several tours are now accommodated and you can expect modern, comfortable vehicles equipped with all the mod cons from freezers to sound systems plus a two or three-man crew. You can also look forward to meeting the locals on a more authentic level as well as the campfire camaraderie of your fellow travellers. Chances are you’ll make lifelong friends – overland travel has a habit of doing that …
Browse our recommended scheduled and overland tours and safaris or contact one of our Africa Safari Experts for advice on the best group tour package for you. Ranging from under a week to over six weeks, our tours deliver simply the best value-for-money safaris in Africa. Time to explore.