Take a journey across Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Watch captivating Africa unfurl before your eyes as you travel from the gritty modernity of Nairobi to the epic power of Victoria Falls. Magnificent herds of elephants roam the vast Serengeti plains, golden sunlight warms powdery beaches in Zanzibar and local villagers keep age-old traditions alive in Malawi and Zimbabwe. From the frenetic pace of busy cities to jaw-dropping game drives, experience the best of nature and be charmed by warm welcomes on this revealing tour of Africa.

Start
Nairobi, Kenya
Finish
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Countries
Kenya,
Malawi,
Tanzania,
Zambia,
Zimbabwe
Themes
Overland, Wildlife
Code
YXOB
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 15
Group size
Min 1, Max 22
Carbon offset
1 204kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Visit tiny Tanzanian villages
  • Seek out the Big Five in Ngorongoro Crater
  • Safari through the endless Serengeti plains
  • Revive the senses at a Zanzibar spice plantation
  • Walk through the alleyways of Stone Town
  • Watch fishermen at work on Lake Malawi
  • Take a game drive in South Luangwa National Park
  • Be amazed by the force of Victoria Falls

Itinerary

Begin the adventure in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.
Travel to Arusha before setting up camp in a Tanzanian village. Spend the next morning exploring this fascinating area in free time.
Descend to the floor of Ngorongoro Crater to spot rhinos, elephants and zebras before heading out across the Serengeti plains.
Travel to Mto Wa Mbu and explore the village and the market on a walk with the group.
Camp amid tropical gardens on the slopes of mighty Mt Kilimanjaro.
Pitch tents on a beach just outside the coastal city of Dar es Salaam.
Be enchanted by exotic spice plantations, ornate architecture and beachside sunsets in Zanzibar. Be sure to sample a spicy seafood curry.
Return to the mainland by ferry and stay at a beachside camp near Dar es Salaam.
Travel through the Mikumi National Park where giraffes are often seen munching on acacia foliage. Spend a night in the highland town of Iringa, before heading onwards into Malawi.
Travel south to vast Lake Malawi, which covers roughly a fifth of the country. Relax on the beach and meet friendly Malawians.
Home to the most unaltered river system in Africa, the South Luangwa National Park abounds in dazzling scenery and wildlife. Venture out on a game drive through the parkland – keep your eyes peeled for elephants, buffalo, lions and giraffes, especially around the lagoons and on the banks of the Luangwa River.
A fascinating fusion of cosmopolitan charm and traditional African delights, the city of Lusaka is one of the fastest-growing cities in southern Africa.
Explore galleries, museums and gardens in Harare.
Visit the Great Zimbabwe Ruins and discover some of the most significant ancient ruins in Africa.
Peruse the many markets in the city of Bulawayo before venturing out into Matobo National Park in search of rare rhinos.
Witness the tremendous power of Victoria Falls as torrents of water cascade into the canyon below. As this tour of Africa draws to an end, share a final dinner with new friends.
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Inclusions

Meals
22 breakfasts, 18 lunches, 18 dinners
Transport
4x4 Safari Vehicle, Ferry, Overland vehicle
Accommodation
Bungalow (2 nights), Camping (with basic facilities) (2 nights), Camping (with facilities) (17 nights), Hotel (2 nights)
Included activities
  • Great Zimbabwe Ruins
  • Ngorongoro Crater - Game drive
  • Visit Victoria Falls
  • Zanzibar Spice tour

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Important notes

1. A single supplement is available on this trip. Please see trip notes for more information.
2. This trip finishes in Vic Falls on Day 24. We recommend that you do not book any flights out on the final day until late evening because it is likely we will visit the falls that day. You may also want to try some of the optional activities on offer here, before our adventure comes to an end.

Trip notes

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Reviews

Our Kenya to Vic Falls trips score an average of 4.79 out of 5 based on 33 reviews in the last year.

Kenya to Vic Falls , June 2015

Kenya to Vic Falls , June 2015