The African climate is hospitable and tourist facilities comfortable. Africa is very often described in the media as being an unsafe tourist destination, this pessimism is misplaced as Africa does not have the monopoly on political conflicts and endemic disaster. There are many tourist destinations in Africa where safety and security are guaranteed.

What is an Overland Trip?
read all about what to expect on an organised overland trip – what included in the prices, what’s not, type of vehicles used, type of accommodation and more…

Recommended Books
Africa Overland – by: Lizzie Williams
BUY FROM: Exclusive Books – South Africa
Overland Africa is a souvenir and guide to the nine countries included on the Kenya to Cape Town route Kenya Uganda Tanzania (including Zanzibar) Malawi Zambia Zimbabwe Botswana Namibia and South Africa. Each chapter includes an introduction to the country details on its history and an overview of the route as well as information on main attractions towns and cities national parks wildlife and activities. Useful tips on road quality where to look out for good quality fresh food or have an excellent meal are included throughout. The title is illustrated with photographs taken by overlanding companies and overlanders featuring all aspects of life on the road..
The Africa Guide’s recommended Map
Africa Political Enlarged Laminated Wall Map Africa Political Enlarged Laminated Wall Map –  MapsWorldwide
National Geographic Series – Wall Map
Format Laminated Map, 47 x 61inches.
A popular political map of Africa and part of southern Europe. Perfect for planning your trip
The Africa Guide’s recommended Atlas
Africa Ilustrated Road Atlas African Adventure Atlas
over 350 full-colour photographs and a 30 page introduction to Africa’s 15 geographical regions the African Adventure Atlas is the first of its kind. The atlas contains maps to the scale of 1:1,000,000 and 1:3,500,000 that show points of interest, airports, national parks and all major and minor routes including 4WD trails.
The Africa Guide’s recommended Book
Lonely Planet Africa : On a Shoestring Lonely Planet Africa : On a Shoestring (2004)
(amazon.com) – USA (amazon.co.uk) – UK
Covering the countries on the African continent, this text is designed for all budgets and provides a comprehensive guide to the region. It includes: cultural, political and historical notes; travel advice; information on border crossings and visas; and advice on health, safety and local transport

If you are planning on travelling overland you may want to consider one of these maps for your journey…

African Adventure Atlas Main Road Map 953: Africa, North and West
African Adventure Atlas Michelin – Main Road Map 741:
Africa, North and West
Michelin – Main Road Map 745:
North East Africa / Arabia

Michelin – Main Road Map 746:
Central and Southern Africa / Madagascar

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