Africa Travel Co (ATC) is an African-based adventure tour operator. African Overland Tours are an agent for their great value for money overland tours throughout East and Southern Africa. The tours cater to adventure travellers with custom-built safari vehicles. With over 20 years experience in Africa Tour Packages, Africa Travel Co are well equipped to operate some of the best tours in Africa through their partnerships on the ground.
If your ultimate tour through Africa is an authentic adventure while camping in some of the most remote locations in Africa then this is the tour for you. You can expect stary nights around the campfire in good company with like-minded travelers. Africa Travel Co tours cater to a range of ages from 18-60 years old (and sometimes older) with a maximum of 24 seats per truck. ATC also offer peace of mind due to their associations with ATTA, ISIC, TASA, SAYTC and SATSA.
Africa Travel Co Vehicles
The specially designed overland safari vehicles will ensure you have a comfortable and safe journey on the rough, dirt roads throughout your tour of Africa. Africa Travel Co trucks are well maintained and equipped with all you need for a long journey. A big highlight is the sliding glass windows which offer optimum visibility for game viewing and taking photographs.
Africa Travel Co Accommodation
The accommodation on these tours varies from two-man dome tents to luxury hotels and lodges. If you select to travel on an accommodated package, the lodges offer comfortable beds and some even have en-suite bathrooms. While on your camping tour the tents will have mosquito nets, window areas, a ground sheet and a waterproof flysheet. These tents are checked on a regular basis for leaks and there are spare tents available on the truck in case of accidental damaged.
Africa Travel Co Crew
Most tours will have 3 crew members; your driver, trip leader and a safari cook. The trip leader will offer a wealth of knowledge and experience from their extensive travels throughout Africa. Your crew on tour are always willing and eager to share their knowledge and ready to answer all your questions.
Some cooks and drivers have even been operating tours through Africa Travel Co since they started 20 years ago! Safety is a top priority for Africa Travel Co and the crew are well-equipped to handle every eventuality.
Africa Travel Co Food on Tour
On your camping tour the food is prepared by the cook with your assistance. Enjoy the incredibly special experience of having your dinner surrounded by nature, away from the distraction of technology. The truck boasts a fully-equipped kitchen where most meals are prepared if you are on a camping safari. You can certainly look forward to delicious meals on your tour.
Expect tasty meals made with local organic ingredients sourced from the communities en-route. Breakfasts are fairly simple consisting of bread (or toast), spreads, cereals, fruit, rusks with an occasional hot breakfasts such as eggs bacon or pancakes. While Lunches include sandwiches with a variety of fillings and salads. For dinners you will indulge in curries, stews, pastas, braais and even roasts brimming with great African flavor.
On an accommodated tour option you will enjoy food from the restaurant where you will be staying the night, these meals are varied based on the location.
Trips offered in both Directions (North and South)
Most of the routes Africa Travel Co operate in Africa can be booked in both north and southbound directions which offers you flexibility when planning your trip to Africa. The advantage is that if a southbound trip is fully booked you will have the advantage of travelling the same route in a different direction if this is available.
Africa Travel Co cares about Africa and Responsible Tourism
A tour with African Travel Co is an authentic African experience. This is possible due to their support of local community projects and respecting the environment. Provisions are sourced from local communities along the way and local operators provide optional activities while on tour.
As a reputable travel agent for Africa Travel Co tours, we offer our travelers:
* Free arrival airport transfer & 1 pre-night accommodation in a dorm room
* 5% discount on trips booked 6 months or more in advance
* 10% special discount for ISIC cardholders