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Here's a list of routes we've taken from day to day. Might not be of much interest to anyone but ourselves but if you're planning a similar ride get in touch and we'll happily let you know which the good bits were and which weren't.












This page is for Africa, there's a different page for Europe and Turkey and the Middle East.

Nuweiba - Dahab (95km)

Dahab - St Catherines (130km)

St Catherines - Cairo (447km)

Cairo - Alexandria via Tanta (250km)

Alexandria - Sakkara (220km)

Sakkara - Asyut (374km)

Asyut - Luxor via Abydos (322km)

Luxor - Aswan (209km)

Aswan - Aswan port (15km)

Aswan - Wadi Halfa (Sudan) (by boat)

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Wadi Halfa - Khartoum (over 6 days) (1000km)

Khartoum - Gedaref (430km)

Gedaref - Gondar (Ethiopia) (376km) (last 160km by truck)

Gondar - Bahir Dar (165km)

Bahir Dar - Debre Markos (275km)

Debre Markos - Addis Ababa (280km)

Addis Ababa - Wondo Genet (230km)

Wondo Genet - Arba Minch (271km)

Arba Minch - Konso (110km)

Konso - Moyale (Kenya) (321km)

Moyale - Marsabit (250km)

Marsabit - Isiolo (260km)

Isiolo - Nairobi (280km)

Nairobi - Naivasha (110km)

Naivasha - Namanga (275km)

Namanga - Moshi (Tanzania) (191km)

Moshi - Korogwe (287km)

Korogwe - Mikumi (414km)

Mikumi - Iringa (176km)

Iringa - Karonga (Malawi) (459km)

Karonga - Chitimba (89km)

Chitimba - Msuzu (119km)

Msuzu - Nkhata Bay (41km)

Nkhata Bay - Lilongwe (417km) (last 150km by truck)

running total 13467km

Lilongwe - Joburg (South Africa) (by bus)

Joburg – Magaliesburg – Hartebeesport - Joburg (200km)

Joburg – Joburg (Sunday run) (80km)

Joburg - Polokwane (468km)

Polokwane – Musina via Tzaneen (311km)

Musina – Great Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe) (302km)

Great Zimbabwe - Bvumba (340km)

Bvumba – Chimoio (Mozambique) (125km)

Chimoio - Tete (353km)

Tete - Lilongwe (Malawi) (352km)

Lilongwe – Cape Maclear (220km)

Cape Maclear – Zomba Plateau (210km)

Zomba Plateau – Nsanje via Thyolo and Mkwasa (219km)

Nsanje – Gorongoza (Mozambique) (377km)

Gorongoza - Vilankulos (440km)

Vilankulos – Inhambane (taking boat from Maxixe to Inhambane) (236km)

Inhambane - Tofo (22km)

Tofo - Maputo (489km)

running total 18211km

Maputo – Barberton (South Africa) via Swaziland (263km)

Barberton – Joburg via Bethal (349km)

Joburg - Clarens (274km)

Clarens – Golden Gate National Park - Clarens (94km)

Clarens – Sani Top (Lesotho) (266km)

Sani Top – Chintsa West (South Africa) (587km)

Chintsa West – Graff Reinet (435km)

Graff Reinet - Calitzdorp (345km)

Calitzdorp - Stellenbosch (337km)

Stellenbosch – Cape Town (59km)

running total 21220km

Cape Town - Citrusdaal (183km)

Citrusdaal - Springbok (385km)

Springbok – Orange River (Namibia) (121km)

Orange River – Mariental via Klein Karas (488km)

Mariental – Sesriem – Sossusvlei - Sesriem (381km)

Sossusvlei - Swakopmund (335km)

Swakopmund – Windhoek via dirt road route (310km)

running total 23423km


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