Zanzibar to Victoria Falls Itinerary

Travel through the wilds of Africa from the fragrant spice plantations of the island of Zanzibar to the natural wonder of the powerful Victoria Falls.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,225
      CAD $1,230
      AUD $1,190
      EUR €955
      GBP £740
      NZD $1,525
      ZAR R9,490
      CHF FR1,100
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $780
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,005*
      CAD $2,060*
      AUD $2,052*
      EUR €1,554*
      GBP £1,256*
      NZD $2,547*
      ZAR R17,338*
      CHF FR1,839*
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Victoria falls



Zanzibar island

Day 1 Dar es Salaam

Relax in Dar es Salaam, the city that's name translates to 'Haven of Peace'. See the Arabian influenced architecture and stroll the lively ports. Camp right on the beach and soak up the atmosphere as you prepare for weeks of adventure.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 2-4 Zanzibar

Catch the ferry to Zanzibar, the spice island so full of fragrant bazaars and delicious eateries that you can almost smell it before you dock! Take a guided tour through the spice plantations of cinnamon and vanilla and shop for authentic goods at the markets. Work up an appetite walking through the friendly atmosphere of the port town before making the most of exquisite local restaurants that utilise local produce to create the freshest meals.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Day 5 Dar es Salaam

Return to the mainland and Dar es Salaam. Spend one last day enjoying the seaside before heading heading to the wilderness of the African inland.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 6 Iringa

Journey through the rolling plains of Mikumi National Park to Kisolanza Farm in Iringa, a town set into the slopes of a cliff overlooking Little Ruaha River. Wander through the markets, full of colourfully dressed locals. If you are feeling game try the legendary Dabaga chilli sauce.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 7-9 Lake Malawi

Enter Malawi and head straight for the lake that covers almost a fifth of the country. Spot fisherman aboard their dugout canoes, floating on the still waters at the break of day.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 3

Day 10 Lilongwe

Travel to Lilongwe, Malawi's capital. With a vibrant atmosphere, the city is a hub for the country's cultural output and boasts a lively restaurant and bar scene.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 11-12 South Luangwa National Park

Cross the border into Zambia to game drive through South Luangwa National Park. The Luangwa River is home to vast numbers of crocodiles and hippos, while the plains of the park contain many species of buck, kudu and gazelle. Perhaps visit Kawaza village to see a local dance performance and try a traditional Kunda midday meal.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Day 13 Luangwa River

Camp on the banks of the river, under a blanket of stars in the African night sky.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Days 14-16 Lower Zambezi

Canoe down the gentle Lower Zambezi River. Float through a stunning natural landscape, keeping an eye out for wildlife stopping to drink at the river banks. Camp on islands dotted throughout the waters.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 3

Day 17 Choma/Livingstone

Journey through the rolling African landscape and lose yourself in the vast expanse of this wild continent.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Days 18-19 Victoria Falls

Get an early start in Zimbabwe and make a bee-line for the awesome power of Victoria Falls. This curtain of water stretches almost a mile across and falls over 100 metres into a narrow gorge below. The spray created from this powerful raging torrent can reach up to 400 metres in the air!
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1