Overlanding safaris

The tours below are some of our favourites. If you have some­thing else in mind, please feel free to con­tact us. If you are not sure of where you would like to go and what you would like to do, if you are on a very tight bud­get or you require more than what we have on offer please con­tact us for free and friendly advice on toni@backpackers.co.za

The Backpack Etosha

Namibia Highlights

Start­ing and end­ing in Namibia’s cap­i­tal, Wind­hoek, this tour takes in the best of Namibia’s South­ern and North­ern High­lights, includ­ing Sos­susvlei, Swakop­mund and Etosha National Park, as well as giv­ing you the chance to meet mem­bers of the local Himba and Herero tribes.

Enjoy a great mix of land­scapes, activ­i­ties, wildlife and peo­ple in this com­pre­hen­sive camp­ing tour of Namibia.

10 days
Price on request

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The Backpack Mozambique

Discover Mozambique

This tour takes in the sights, smells and flavours of Mozam­bique beach liv­ing as well as incred­i­ble game view­ing in Swazi­land and South Africa.  Whether you like to Scuba Dive, Snorkel, Fish or just cruise on the tra­di­tional Dhow Boat, you have plenty of time to explore the clear waters of the Mozam­bique Coast.  Head­ing back into South Africa you get the chance to spot the Big 5 in the Kruger National Park, before arriv­ing back in Johannesburg.

14 days
Price on request

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The Backpack Vic Falls

Cape Town to Victoria Falls

The Ulti­mate South­ern Africa Over­land Tour!

With lots of oper­a­tors to choose from, let us find the right one for you!  Some of the many high­lights you can expect to see are: the Fish River Canyon, Sos­susvlei Dunes, Swakop­mund, Etosha NP, Oka­vango Delta, Chobe NP and Vic­to­ria Falls.  Don’t miss this once in a life­time chance to expe­ri­ence the dra­matic scenery, wildlife and adven­ture this tour has to offer!

Camp­ing & Accom­mo­dated Tours available.

20 days
Price on request

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The Backpack Namib

Taste of Namibia

Com­bin­ing a 3 Day North­ern and 3 Day South­ern Namibia Tour with a night in Wind­hoek between.  This accom­mo­dated tour, for those with not much time, will take you up to Etosha National Park to spot some wildlife, then down to Sos­susvlei and the red dunes of the Namib Desert before return­ing to Windhoek.

7 days
Price on request

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The Backpack Lesotho

South African Explorer

20 Days of travel along South Africa’s East Coast.  An itin­er­ary jam-​packed with cul­ture, nature and adven­ture.  Start­ing in Cape Town, you fol­low the coastal Gar­den Route up to Port Eliz­a­beth, then head inland to Lesotho, South­ern Africa’s “King­dom in the Sky”.

After com­ing through the dra­matic Drak­ens­berg moun­tain range you arrive in Dur­ban, before con­tin­u­ing up the coast, through Swazi­land, the Kruger National Park and fin­ish­ing in Johannesburg.

20 days
Price on request

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The Backpack Okavango

Okavango and Chobe Trail

The Best of Botswana!  Head­ing North or South, this route between Johan­nes­burg and Vic­to­ria Falls will take you right into the heart of the action in Botswana.  Includ­ing a Scenic Flight over the Delta (accom­mo­dated tour only), Mokoro Canoe Safari and Chobe River Sun­set Cruise, you’ll wish you had more time to stay longer and explore more!

Camp­ing & Accom­mo­dated Tours available.

8 days (North or South Bound)
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The Backpack Serengeti

East African Adventure

Rugged and reward­ing, East Africa has it all!  From the Bush to the Beach, the high­lights of Lake Malawi, Zanz­ibar, Serengeti and Ngoron­goro are some of the things you can look for­ward to.

Start­ing in either Nairobi or Vic­to­ria Falls (21 Day) you will be over­whelmed by the diver­sity of attrac­tions en route.

21 days (North or South Bound)
Price on request

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