Zimbabwe to Kenya via Zambia, Malawi, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Travel through a region of vast landscapes, epic beauty and amazing wildlife on this enriching journey. Packed full of authentic experiences that will inspire and delight, this unique Africa tour takes in iconic sights as well as hidden gems. Marvel at the power of Victoria Falls, watch stealthy predators prowl the plains of the Serengeti and encounter herds of majestic elephants in Zimbabwe - these are the moments adventurers dream of. Be welcomed into small villages, charmed by friendly locals and be filled with awe at the sight of stunning landscapes virtually untouched by modernity. This journey from Victoria Falls to Nairobi is filled with history, culture, animal encounters and fun - hop on board and be dazzled by the colours of Africa.

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Nairobi, Kenya
Overland, Wildlife
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 18
Group size
Min 1, Max 22
Carbon offset
696kg pp per trip


  • Marvel at the power of nature on a visit to Victoria Falls
  • Search for elephants in Hwange National Park
  • Explore fascinating ancient ruins
  • Relax in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital
  • Visit spice plantations in Zanzibar
  • Take a dip in the balmy waters of the Indian Ocean
  • See the best of the animal kingdom in the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Be thrilled by a Serengeti safari
  • Admire crafts at a market in Mto Wa Mbu


The journey begins in Zimbabwe's adventure capital. Experience the sheer wonder of the mighty Victoria Falls - they can be heard long before they are seen.
Travel into Hwange National Park to look for elephants and other wildlife on exciting game drives. There's over 100 species of mammals and 400 species of birds on show!
Enjoy time relaxing in the city of Bulawayo then venture into the Matobo National Park, home to a large population of black and white rhinos. Take a walking safari to track these rare beasts on foot.
Explore ancient ruins thought to have once been a palace for Zimbabwean royalty.
Relax amid the gardens and galleries of Harare city.
Embark on a long, scenic drive and cross into Zambia. Soak in the stunning landscapes and camp just outside Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia before again hitting the road and heading for Malawi.
Kick back on the peaceful shores of Lake Malawi. Indulge in the many optional water activities, such as scuba diving, and be sure to take the opportunity to meet the locals - Malawians are some of the friendliest people in Africa.
Sit back, relax and watch the countryside roll by en route to Chitimba. Pitch camp in the grounds of a local farmhouse and spend the night on the outskirts of this peasant settlement.
Travel through Mikumi National Park spotting elephants, buffaloes and giraffes. Camp on the grounds of a beachside hotel outside Dar es Salaam.
Plunge into the sensuous delights of Tanzania's tropical playground, Zanzibar, exploring historic Stone Town, touring fragrant spice plantations and lounging under coconut palms beside the Indian Ocean.
Return to Dar es Salaam for more beach camping.
Spend a night amid acres of beautiful tropical gardens in Marangu, situated on the lush green slopes of Kilimanjaro.
Meet the Chagga people, sample traditional food and learn about the life of these crop-growers on a visit to the Mt Kilimanjaro village of Mshiri. Afterwards, head to Mto Wa Mbu for the night.
Descend to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater to see an abundance of wildlife including lions, leopards, zebras and rhinos. Then head to the wilds of the Serengeti to embark on thrilling safari drives.
Peruse the craft market of Mto Wa Mbu and admire the colourful fabrics, crafts and wood carvings on offer. Spend the night in Arusha.
Travel back to Nairobi and toast the end of an amazing African tour.
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22 breakfasts, 17 lunches, 18 dinners
Ferry, Overland vehicle
Bungalow (2 nights), Camping (with basic facilities) (2 nights), Camping (with facilities) (18 nights), Hotel (1 night)
Included activities
  • Great Zimbabwe Ruins
  • Hwange National Park
  • Matobo National Park - Guided walking safari
  • Serengeti - Game drive
  • Usambara Village Education Project visit, village walk & lunch
  • 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 upon arrival at our finish point hotel in Nairobi on Day 24. Please do not book any flights until after 9pm this evening.

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Vic Falls to Kenya , August 2015

Vic Falls to Kenya , August 2015