4-Month Journey Through Africa

Jan 8 - Apr 29, 2023

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Take work calls from Africa. Because life was made for epic adventures.

Work remotely in Africa with our diverse community of remote professionals. Home to 1.3 billion people and over 3,000 languages, Africa has much more to offer than safaris. Take work calls from a rooftop in South Africa. Explore Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Taste Senegal’s hearty flavors for lunch. Swim under the starry night sky of a Kenyan beach. Explore Africa while you work, we’ll take care of the details.

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4 countries. 4 months. 1 incredible Journey through Africa. And you.

Hike Signal Hill in South Africa one month, grill up some mshikaki skewers in Tanzania, hit a nature reserve in Kenya, or go surfing in Senegal the next. 120 days of adventure in Africa? Sign us up.

Meet your new community. We’re 4000+ strong.

Traveling the world is incredible, but traveling alongside a vibrant global community - now that’s unforgettable. Over the past 6 years, we’ve helped 4,000+ passionate adventurers find their go-to adventure buddies, business partners, and even love connections while on the road. Everything we do revolves around community. We can’t wait for you to join ours.

People of color
21-77 age range
14% LGTBQ+

Local Experiences as unforgettable as Africa

Drive South Africa’s scenic Garden Route, chase waterfalls in the foothills of Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, spot flamingoes in Kenya’s Lake Naivasha, or learn to play the djembe drum in Senegal. Whether you’re preparing a meal in local host Shamieela’s Cape Town kitchen or checking out the orange dunes of Senegal’s Lompoul Desert, discover local life in Africa as you’ve never seen it before.

What's Included

bedComfortable Accommodation
Computer24/7 Access to Workspace
FlightsGround & Air Transportation
templeCurated Local Experiences
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FirstAidKitHealth & Safety Support

Africa. Home to the Big 5, and now, you.

Make yourself at home in the most vibrant and welcoming neighborhoods in Africa. Whether you’re waking up in Cape Town’s waterfront district, grabbing lunch in Arusha, kicking your feet up near the beaches of Dakar, or walking the rolling-green uplands of Nairobi – the hottest local restaurants, cafes, and bars in town are just around the corner.
Centrally Located
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Meet our team on the ground with you

City Teams & Community Leaders

Our passionate City Teams are your on-the-ground source when it comes to discovering local life in Africa. They’re here to help you settle into each city while discovering local culture and traditions along the way. Wondering how to say hello in Senegal? We'll help! Searching for the best braai (South African BBQ) in town? Natalie (Cape Town) has a rec. You’ll also have a dedicated Community Leader like Alejandro (Mexico) or Thega (USA) traveling alongside you, supporting you every step of your 4-month Journey. 

Location: Africa. Status: Online.

Take your remote working game to the next level when you log on in Africa. With reliable wifi, bookable meeting rooms, and 24/7 access, you’ll be just as productive as you are inspired. Let your creativity soar in well-designed and welcoming workspaces from Arusha to Nairobi and beyond.
24/7 Access
Centrally Located
Reliable WIFI

Swap your rent for the adventure of a lifetime.

Why pay rent when you could use that same money to experience a once-in-a-lifetime Journey? We’ve done the math, and we’re pretty sure you’ll agree the second you spot your first elephant, volcano, or white sand beach. And don’t even get us started on the food.

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90% of Remote Year travelers say our programs changed their life. How will we change yours?

Jan 8 - Apr 29, 2023

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1. Dakar

2. Nairobi

3. Arusha

4. Cape Town


Welcome to your first trip with Remote Year! To travel with us you first need to be a member of our Community and have a Travel Pass Membership. The great news is, we include your first year’s Explorer Travel Pass Membership price with your first trip.*

Your First Trip + 1-Year Explorer Travel Pass Membership



Explorer Travel Pass Membership Benefits

Valid for 1 year

Future Trips Starting From $2,050 /month


Community of 4000+ & 150 online groups


Dedicated RY Advisor


Job board, city guides & resources


50% off exclusive RY festivals from $750


Access to 80 destinations in our RY Travel Marketplace


3 day early-access to book new trips


Monthly local meetups & digital events


10% off Selina accommodations

*The Explorer Travel Pass Membership is included in your first trip and then is $49/month billed annually.

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