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Overlanding in Africa

Overlanding in Africa is one of the best ways for adventure travelers to experience the beauty and diversity of Africa. Overlanding in Africa can describe any long journey taken in a vehicle but most Overland trips are made in specially designed trucks which can take the traveler far off the beaten path. Here are some links and articles to help you plan your overland trip through Africa.

Overlanding in Africa
Overlanding in Africa is one of the best ways for adventure travelers to experience the beauty and diversity of Africa. Overland trips in Africa often includes travel to several countries and usually last between two weeks to 6 months. Overlanding in Africa is for those who enjoy participatory camping and roughing it a little.

Motorcycle Tours in Africa
Motorcycle Tours in Africa. Motorcycle tours through the Sahara Desert, Morocco, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia and more. Recommended motorcycle tours throughout Africa. Advice on what to bring, links to motorcycle trip reports and more.

Cycling in Africa - Cycling Tours, Cycling Races, Mountain Bike Vacations in...
Cycling in Africa - Cycling Tours, Cycling Races, Mountain Bike Vacations in Africa

The Dakar Rally
Information and fun facts about the Dakar Rally, the world's most gruelling off-road race. Motorcycles, cars and trucks race over 7000 miles from Europe through Africa. Originally the race went from Paris to Dakar but the route changes annually.

GAP Adventures
GAP Adventures offers over 50 exciting trips to Africa, all reasonably priced and lasting from a week to 6 months.

African Overland Tours
African Overland tours offer the classic overland itineraries with options to camp in a tent or lodge in permanent accommodations. They can also organize family tours and car rental while organizing your overland itinerary for you. There's a specials page where they list current deals. Destinations inlcude Southern and East Africa as well as Egypt.

Motorhome/Camper Rentals
Allmotorhomerentals.com have listings and information for those wanting to rent a motorhome (RV) or camper in Namibia and South Africa. Information also includes a handy list of campsites that can accommodate motorhomes throughout the region.

Africa Guide Overland Tours
The Africa Guide lists over 60 different African Overland tours so you'll no doubt find one that suits your needs. The tours are very reasonably priced and most tours have feedback and comments from satisfied customers.

Current Overland Trips
Overland Africa is dedicated to independent overlanders who are traveling with their own vehicles. There are links to web sites of current trips as well as future trips. If you are planning to drive your own 4x4 across Africa this is the place to get up to date information.

African Trails
African Trails is a British based company that specializes in Overland tours through Africa. Itineraries range from 9 days to 29 weeks. Their trucks can fit 24 people comfortably. They have been doing Overland trips since the 1980's.

Oasis Overland Tours
Oasis Overland Tours is a UK based company that overs several excellent overland trips in Africa. Their ultimate trip is the 30 week Dover to Cape Town trek through Northern, Western and Central Africa.

Driving in Africa
Here are some good driving tips from The Africa Guide, for those either renting a car in Africa or overlanding in your own vehicle. If you fancy driving through Africa yourself then you really need to know your car inside out, since you'll be the primary mechanic.

Overland Africa
Overland Africa offers numerous Overland tours including Gorilla tours through Uganda and Ethiopia. There's a good selection of shorter tours and lots of options for extra activities.

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