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JOIN US FOR A WALK ALONG THE COAST

The Odyssey expedition country sequence by year, as listed below, is a general itinerary guide and may be adjusted. However, the Odyssey teams’ GPS position will be plotted on this website once the journey gets underway, so you can join the team for a walk along the coastline at any point.

2021: Western South Africa to Namibia

Expedition dates: mid-Marchmid-September (±6 months at 15km per day)
Countries: South Africa and Namibia
Distance walked: 2,712 km miles (1,685 miles)

2022: Angola to Gabon and the islands of São Tomé and Príncipe

Expedition dates: mid-January to mid-August  (±7 months at 15km per day)
Countries: Angola, DRC, Congo Republic, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe.
Distance walked: 2,904 km (1,804 miles)

2023: Equatorial Guinea to Liberia

Expedition dates: mid-January to mid-July  (±6 months at 20km per day)
Countries: Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, and Liberia 
Distance walked: 3,347 km (2,080 miles )

2024: Sierra Leone to Mauritania

Expedition dates: mid-January to mid-July  (±6 months at 20km per day)
Countries: Sierra Leone, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, The Gambia, Cape Verde, and  Mauritania.
Distance walked: 3,402 km (2,114 miles)

2025: Western Sahara to Tunisia

Expedition dates: mid-January to mid-October  (±8 months at 25km per day)
Countries: Angola, DRC, Congo Republic, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe.
Distance walked: 2,904 km (1,804 miles )

2026: Libya to Sudan

Expedition dates: mid-January to mid-August  (±8 months at 25km per day)
Countries: Libya, Egypt, and Sudan
Distance walked: 4,720 km (3 2,933 miles)

2027

Eritrea to Somalia
Expedition dates: mid-January to mid-September  (±9 months at 25km per day)
Countries: Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia
Distance walked: 5,881 km (3,654 miles)

2028

Kenya to Mozambique
Expedition dates: mid-January to mid-August  (±7 months at 25km per day)
Countries: Kenya (plus Zanzibar island), Tanzania, and Mozambique (plus islands).
Distance walked: 4,430 km (2,753 miles)

2029: Comoros to Madagascar

Expedition dates: mid-January to mid-October  (±9 months)
Countries: Comoros and Madagascar.
Distance walked: 5,168 km (3,211 miles )

2030: Indian Ocean Islands and back to the southern tip of Africa

Expedition dates:mid-January to official end on World Tourism Day – 27 September (±8.5 months).
Countries: Reunion, Mauritius, Seychelles, and South Africa East Coast
Distance walked: 2,930 km (1,820 miles )

TOTAL DISTANCE: 41,209 km (25,606 miles)