The Journey from Kenya to South Africa

9 months brought together in 6 minutes – enjoy the ride!

Here, have some stats…

Individual countries broken down here:  Kenya  Tanzania  Malawi  Zambia  Zimbabwe  Botswana  Namibia  South Africa

DISTANCE DRIVEN: 10,085 miles / 16,136 kms

FUEL: £2,200 to drive 16,000km = 13p per km or £13/100km

VISA FEES: £63 (I was using a UK and SA passport)

ROAD TAX (Border Fees) = £123

FOOD ROADSIDE: £165 / 9 months = £0.60 per day

FOOD GROCERIES: £890 / 9 months = £3.18 per day

FOOD EATING OUT: £1030 / 9 months = £3.81 per day

DRINKS: £385 / 9 months = £1.42 per day

TOTAL FOOD AND DRINK PER DAY: £9.14 (bear in mind 3 months was spent in Diani eating and drinking at Kenyaways!)

CONNECTIVITY (airtime & Wifi): £300

ACCOMMODATION GUEST HOUSE / HUT / HOTEL: £965 (44 nights) = £22/night

ACCOMMODATION CAMPING: £155 (27 nights) = £5.70/night

TOTAL ACCOM = £15.77/night

Route Through South Africa

A Vioolsdrift Border (blue) to B Cederberg (red)

B Cederberg (red) to C Cape Town (green)

C Cape Town (green) to D Cape Agulhas (yellow)

D Cape Agulhas (yellow) to E Knysna (purple)

E Knysna (purple) to F Plettenberg Bay (teal)

F Plettenberg Bay (teal) to G Grahamstown (blue) 

G Grahamstown (blue) to H Hogsback (red)

H Hogsback (red) to I Bulungula (green)

I Bulungula (green) to J Port Edward (yellow)

J Port Edward (yellow) to B Umhlanga (purple)

B Umhlanga (purple) to Ballito (teal)

Ballito (teal) to D Pietermaritzburg (blue)

D Pietermaritzburg (blue) to E/H Nelspruit (red)

E/H Nelspruit (red) to F Paul Kruger Gate (yellow)

F Paul Kruger Gate (Kruger Park) (yellow) to G Malelane Gate (Kruger Park) (purple)

G Malelane Gate (Kruger Park) (purple) to E/H Nelspruit (red)

Lowveld Loop from Nelspruit – God’s Window – There Rondavels – Pilgrimsrest – Sabie – Nelspruit

E/H Nelspruit (red) to F Pretoria (red)