Optional Activities

Optional activities on this expedition are paid for in cash on the day and organised during your trip so you can decide whilst travelling which activity/ies you may want to do. Prices listed are only a guide and may be dependent on fluctuating exchange rates and minimum numbers. Please note this list is not exhaustive and there are other activities available along the journey depending on your interests.

SOUTH AFRICA
Prices From
Cable-car to the top of Table Mountain
ZAR 250
Excursion to Nelson Mandela's former jail on Robben Island
ZAR 250
Full-day Shark Cage Diving excursion
ZAR 1,400
Tour of the Cape Town Townships and the District Six Museum
ZAR 395
Wine tasting, Citrusdal
ZAR 70
Star gazing talk, Citrusdal
ZAR 75

NAMIBIA
Canoe trip, Orange River
NAD 250
Hot springs, Ais Ais
USD 5
Sunrise balloon trip over the Namib Desert and Dune 45 (alternative to included activities)
NAD 4,250
Sandboarding, Swakopmund
NAD 400
Quad-biking, Swakopmund
NAD 550
Scenic flight over the Forbidden Coast and the Skeleton Coast
USD 150
Off-shore fishing off the Forbidden Coast, Swakopmund
NAD 1,200
Swakopmund Museum
ZAR 25

BOTSWANA
4x4 day trip to explore the Nxai Xini Salt Pan
USD 120
Guided walk around baobab trees, Makgadikgadi Pans
USD 35

ZIMBABWE & ZAMBIA
Natural History Museum, Bulawayo
USD 10
Animal rescue sanctuary, Chipangali
USD 10
Canoeing trip on the Zambezi River, Victoria Falls
USD 110
White water rafting on the Zambezi
USD 150
Helicopter flight over Victoria Falls
USD 152
Sunset cruise on the Zambezi River
USD 55
Guided walk to a Matabele village
USD 55
Walking safaris in South Luangwa National Park (alternative to included game drive)
USD 10

MALAWI
Scuba diving, Lake Malawi
USD 85
Horse riding, Lake Malawi
USD 90
Windsurfing, Lake Malawi
MWK 300
Woodcarving lessons, Chitimba
USD 10
Village walk, Chitimba
USD 10

TANZANIA
Snorkelling, Zanzibar
USD 40
Sunset dhow cruise, Zanzibar
USD 20
Walk through the Jozani Forest in search of the very rare Red Colobus monkeys
USD 30
Sunset kayak trip to explore the mangoves near Dar es Salaam
USD 15
Short walks around the foothills of Marangu (for views of Mt Kilimanjaro)
USD 20

KENYA
Maasai village cultural walk
USD 7
Sunrise balloon flight over the Serengeti (alternative to included game drive, must be pre-booked when booking trip)
USD 650
Sunrise balloon flight over the Maasai Mara(alternative to included game drive, must be pre-booked when booking trip)
USD 550
David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Nairobi
KES 500
Langata Giraffe Centre, Nairobi
KES 1,000
Karen Blixen Museum, Nairobi
KES 1,200
Guided safari walk, Nairobi National Park
USD 25
Boat trip on Lake Naivasha (price for whole boat)
KES 7,000
Colonial dairy farm and local women's knitting collective
USD 5
Hike or bike through the Hell's Gate National Park
USD 50
Guided walk of tea plantation, Kericho
KES 200

UGANDA
White water rafting on the White Nile, Jinja
USD 125
Jet boat, Jinja
USD 75
Boat trip to the source of the Nile, Jinja
USD 15
Adventure day of rafting, jet boating and bungee jumping
USD 240
Horse riding, Jinja
USD 75
Quad-biking, Jinja
USD 160
Rhino tracking, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
USD 40
Bird watching, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
USD 35

RWANDA
Trek to Dian Fossey's Memorial in the forests around Ruhengeri (if time allows)
USD 75

ETHIOPIA
Boat trip on Lake Chamo
ETB 450
Visit to Chincha village to learn about culture of the Dorze people
ETB 100
Waterfall walk, Wendo Genet
ETB 100
Visit "Lucy" one of the oldest complete hominid skeletons ever found
ETB 10
Ethnological Museum, Addis Ababa
ETB 100
Explore the highlands of Lalibela on foot
ETB 500
Church of St Mary of Zion, Axum
ETB 200
Tour of Dashen Brewery, Gondar
USD 8

SUDAN
Visit the various interesting museums of Khartoum - the Presidential Palace Museum, National Museum and Ethnographic Museum, from
SDD 1
Khallifa House Museum and Mahdi's Tomb, Khartoum
USD 1
Explore Omdurman market, Khartoum
Free

EGYPT
Sound and light show, Abu Simbel
EGP 60
Nubian Museum, Aswan
EGP 20
Philae Temple day trip, Aswan
EGP 110
Aswan High Dam
EGP 30
Unfinished Obelisk, Aswan
EGP 30
Sculpture Park, Aswan
EGP 40
Sound and light show, Karnak Temple, Luxor
EGP 100
Temple of Luxor
EGP 65
Museum of Antiquities, Luxor
EGP 80
Tomb of Tutankhamun, Luxor
EGP 100
Scuba diving, Red Sea
EUR 60
Surfing or kite surfing, Red Sea
EUR 75
Evening camel safari in the Wadi-el-Gamal Desert
EGP 100
Fishing trip, Red Sea
EUR 70
Sunset quad-biking, Red Sea
EUR 35
Snorkelling trip, Red Sea
EUR 60
Bibliotheca Alexandria (Library of Alexandria)
EGP 70
Scuba diving around the submerged port of Heracleion, Mediterranean sea
EGP 800
Ancient underground catacombs, Kom El Shoqafa
EGP 35
Visit to war cemeteries of El Alamein
Free
Alexandria Museum
EGP 65
Entrance to interior of Pyramids of Giza, from
EGP 40
Sound and light show, Pyramids of Giza & the Sphinx
EGP 120
Entrance to the Mummy Room, Egyptian Museum
EGP 100
Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo
EGP 50
Cairo Citadel, Cairo
EGP 50
Pharonic Village, Cairo
EGP 150

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