Best African Road Trips, Itineraries for Couples & Families in 2024

Best African Road Trips, Itineraries for Couples & Families go to Namibia, South Africa, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania. Best African Road Trips, Itineraries for Couples & Families are ideal for travelers on safari and Road Trip in Africa as they engage in varying safari adventures as they watch the varying terrain from the South of Africa, to the North and East Africa. On African Road Trips, you watch the many wildlife animal species,  terrain, birds and primates like the majestic Mountain Gorillas, Chimpanzees, Golden Monkeys, Colobus Monkeys, etc.

You alternatively explore the diverse landscapes, rich cultures and untamed wilderness as well as vibrant cities. The African Road Trips run from South Africa along the Pan-African Highway as you transfer along transcontinental Roads from Cape Town to Cairo hence offering travelers experiences as you traverse the various Countries and cities. The journey along the highway spans over 10,000 kilometers via diverse landscapes, historical sites, and a mosaic of cultures.

Another famous Route to take is the Garden Route, South Africa which offers you unique wildlife encounters stretching from Mossel Bay to Storms River about 300-kilometers through dense lush forests, golden beaches and charming coastal towns. You watch the Tsitsikamma National Park and Knysna Elephant Park via this route.

On your African Road Trip you can explore the Serengeti-Ngorongoro Circuit in Tanzania where you watch various wildlife animals, the great wildebeest migration

Many four hoofed wildlife animals wander around their natural vegetation habitat as they traverse the Mara  River to Masai Mara National Park annually an adventure so exceptional and unique for all travelers from around the world.

African Road Trips include; exploring the Sahara Desert in Morocco as you view the vast golden dunes and ancient oases starting from Marrakech or Fes proceeding through the Atlas Mountains then to the dunes of the Erg Chebbi or Erg Chigaga.

You shall camp under a canopy of stars and experience exceptional hospitality of the local Berber communities. Explore the Skeleton Coast, Namibia on Road Trip in Africa and here you watch the hauntingly beautiful stretch of desolate shoreline with landscapes and rich maritime history. You view remnants of shipwrecks, vast sand dunes, and unique desert-adapted wildlife.

Top Best African Road Trips, Itineraries for Couples & Families

Kenya Road Trip to Masai Mara National Park, Amboseli National Park, Samburu, Lake Nakuru & Mount Kenya

Kenya known as the land of the Masai Manyattas, Great Wildebeest Migration, BIG FIVE wildlife animal species is very exceptional to explore and adventure while on safari in Kenya whether you are solo, in groups or with friends and family.

While on Road Trip in Kenya, you can explore various safari destinations from Nairobi National Park, Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Samburu National Park to Masai Mara National Park where all travelers MUST get to to watch Wildlife animals wander the Savannah. 

Kenya is known to offer adventures as you watch the Great Wildebeest Migration and climb Mountain Kenya.

Tanzania Road Trip to Serengeti, Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro & Tarangire  

Tanzania is very exceptional to explore while on Road Trip as the country has many destinations and attractions to offer to all Road Trippers from all over the world. Travelling by Car in Tanzania, you can embark on varying Circuits and routes which include; the Northern Circuit which is very ideal for those on traditional safari, Serengeti Wildlife Safari. You are required to have a strong 4×4 wheel drive vehicle to take you to the Park as the terrain is rugged. This takes you from Arusha to Tarangire National Park smoothly along uneven and dust-filled paths.

You proceed to Lake Manyara National Park too briefly stopping at Mto wa Mbu where you socialize with visitors and locals, shop for trinkets, and stock up on munchies. 

On your Road Trip in Tanzania, you can explore the untamed South East at about 256 kilometers (160 miles) from Dar es Salaam to Nyerere National Park. Visit Dar es Salaam which gives you a vibrant encounter and look into Tanzanian culture. Proceed onto the Tanzam Highway that runs from Mbeya in the West to Dar es Salaam in the East. Adventure the Iringa, Mikumi National ParksRuaha National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Best African Road Trips, Itineraries for Couples & Families to South Africa and the Eswatini

South Africa is very exceptional to explore as you transfer from one destination to another viewing the vast wildernesses, wildlife and immersing yourself into the varying cultural traditions of the local people.

The varied terrains range from the snow-capped, grasslands, coastlines and desolate deserts, traditional foods. Some of the Routes takes on Road Trip include the Panorama Road Trip which takes you to the Echo Caves about 193 kilometers (120 miles).

It takes you through the third-largest canyon i.e the Blyde River Canyon in Mpumalanga. On Road Trip in South Africa you visit the Waterberg located three hours away from  Johannesburg and a very ideal destination for wildlife lovers. Clarens is all about snow. Traverse Kruger National Park as you watch wild game in the Game Reserve and sleep in the campsites in the Kruger.

Into the Eswatini

Eswatini is close and almost enfolded by South Africa making it seem like they are two varying countries. Eswatini is poorer compared to South Africa with rich culture, traditions that are worth adventuring by all travelers. On your Road Trip, you climb steadily to Piggs Peak as the weather changes due to clouds being ‘ominous’. Places you can visit here include; the Mantenga Craft Centre which include many shops with high quality souvenirs, textiles and jewellery. Eswatini has its own currency, emalangeni, although the South African rand is accepted to be used as a currency. 

Other places you can visit is the Mantenga Cultural Village located within the Mantenga Nature Reserve, the Cultural Centre including a living museum that showcases traditional activities, crafts as well as Music, Dance and Drama. The Dances are so unique and exciting as you watch the local people entertain you. 

Road Trips to Uganda & Rwanda (Trek the Mountain Gorillas )

Road Trips to Uganda and Rwanda are exceptional as you explore the Pearl of Africa and the country of a thousand Rolling Hills. Uganda and Rwanda have breathtaking scenery, vibrant cultures and diverse wildlife. Road Trips to Uganda are exciting as you transfer from the from the lush greenery to the National Parks and vast Lake Victoria, River Nile. Road Trips start in Entebbe or Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Kidepo National Park for Wildlife Safaris.

Bwindi Forest National Park, Mgahinga National Park for the Mountain Gorillas, Kibale Forest National Park for Chimpanzee Tracking. Road Trip to Rwanda referred to as the land of a thousand rolling hills gives you unique encounters with the Mountain Gorillas of Volcanoes National Park, Wildlife safaris at Akagera National Park, Chimpanzees of Nyungwe Forest National Park and the Genocide Memorials & National Museums.

On the Road Trip to Uganda and Rwanda, you can explore and embark on the Lake Victoria Drive where you explore all destinations located around Lake Victoria in East Africa. You can as well drive following the Congo Nile Trail which starts in Rwanda. 

Best African Road Trips, Itineraries for Couples & Families 2024-2025


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