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Cairo to Vic Falls Overview
- 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31
If you've ever wanted to 'do Africa', this is the definitive trip. In 119 action-packed days, travel the continent from Cairo to Victoria Falls - an epic adventure from north to south. Travel through Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. You'll take in a dizzying array of natural wonders and cultural encounters, be humbled by the welcoming smiles of local villagers, wander vibrant modern cities and encounter iconic African animals in the wild. This overland trip provides a unique opportunity to experience the true essence of Africa from the ground level .This challenging expedition demands a truly adventurous spirit, but is rewarding in return.
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Dar es Salaam roughly means 'haven of peace' and has a long history of trade with India, the Middle East and Germany, making it a fascinating blend of cultures.
Overlooking the Ruaha River, Iringa is a picturesque town with a relaxed vibe, some good places to eat and a wonderful crafts centre.
Chitimba lies along the coast of Lake Malawi and has lovely beaches, friendly locals and a laidback atmosphere.
As the cosmopolitan capital of Malawi, Lilongwe has a number of great restaurants, cafes and markets, which are often interspersed with areas of greenery.
Famed for its walking safaris, South Luangwa National Park holds an abundance of Africa's favourite animals and classic savanna scenery.
See amazing sunsets and hear a symphony of animal calls while camping on the banks of the winding Luangwa River.
With big populations of hippos and crocodiles - among the usual suspects - the Lower Zambezi is a fabulous spot to take to the river and see Africa from the water.
Choma is a small, friendly Zambian town halfway between Lusaka and Livingstone with a small market and smattering of shops. Located on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls, Livingstone is a lovely town catering to those who are visiting the falls, and named after Dr Livingstone, I presume.
Victoria Falls is a town on the Zimbabwean side of the falls, with spectacular views and a reputation as the adventure capital of Zimbabwe.
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