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15 Day Victoria Falls to Zanzibar Overland Safari

The Victoria Falls to Zanzibar Overland 15 day trip begins near the almighty Victoria Falls and ends in Dar es Salaam.

Free arrival airport transfer & 1 pre-night accommodation in a dorm room

5% discount for trips booked 6 months in advance or more

10% discount for ISIC cardholders

R14,595

+ Local Payment USD 510


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Tour Style Camping
Countries Visited Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania
Starts Victoria Falls
Ends Dar es Salaam
Group Size Max 28 - 30
Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
 

 

15 Day Victoria Falls to Zanzibar Overland Safari Tour Overview

Departing from Victoria Falls
Ends in
Dar es Salaam

This Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam trip begins near the almighty Victoria Falls and travels north through Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia before finally ending in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. We depart from Victoria Falls in the early hours of the morning, so if you wish to have a chance to explore Victoria Falls, an earlier arrival should be planned and accommodation booked through your consultant.

Highlights

 

Included

  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Registered guides
  • Transport per itinerary
  • Chobe National Park
  • Chobe Overnight Safari
  • South Luangwa National Park
  • Lake Malawi
  • Dar Es Salaam
  • Zanzibar Ferry

Excluded

  • Flights
  • Airport Departure Taxes
  • Departure Transfer
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Visas
  • Border taxes
  • Passports
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)
  • All optional activities
  • Unscheduled or optional national / game parks and other activities
  • Gratuities
  • Sleeping bag if needed
  • Pillow
  • Restaurant meals (other than those listed)
  • All drinks
  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Personal items

SKU: CAE0932
 

15 Day Victoria Falls to Zanzibar Overland Safari Itinerary

Day 1

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Today is spent at our leisure to spend unwinding, taking part in a variety of Optional Excursions near the magnificent Victoria Falls. Optional Excursions include elephant and horse riding, walking with tame lions, a visit to the crocodile ranch, boat cruises and even a game or two of golf at The Elephant Hills Resort. Adrenalin junkies have the opportunity to bungee jump from the Victoria Falls Bridge that connects Zimbabwe and Zambia, or to abseil down the Batoka Gorge. Throughout the year, adventurers are welcome to flights in fixed wings, microlights and ultra-light aircrafts or helicopters that give us an opportunity to experience an aerial view over the majestic falls. First class white water rafting on the Zambezi is also available, as well as ‘floats’ where we will have a chance to marvel at the incredible cliffs and spot the occasional animal roaming on the riverbanks.

Meals Included: No Meals

Included : Entrance to Victoria Falls

Day 2

Victoria Falls – Chobe National Park, Botswana

Today we make our way out of Victoria Falls to the border that allows us to cross over into Botswana. When we have completed the border formalities, we travel back to the town of Kasane located on the banks of the Chobe River, where we will have a chance to once more partake in the Chobe Overnight Mobile Excursion. For those wanting to sit this one out, there will be an opportunity to take part in an early morning game drive the next day instead.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Included Activity: Chobe Overnight Mobile Excursion

Day 3

Chobe National Park – Livingstone, Zambia

Today we return to our Kasane campsite and, hopping back on our truck, we make our way to Livingstone. In the afternoon, we have a chance to view the Falls from the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia or to participate in a sunset boat cruise on the Zambezi River which makes for an incredible photographic opportunity (both optionals).

Meals Included: Brunch, Dinner

Optional Activity: Sunset Boat Cruise

Day 4

Livingstone – Eastern Zambia, Zambia

We arise in the early morning and make our way through southern Zambia. During our drive, we pass through some of the local villages and towns of Zambia. Zambia was flourishing during the copper boom in the 1960s and was thus able to build a solid infrastructure in the main mining and farming communities. Following the fall of the copper industry, Zambia was then left bankrupt and the infrastructure, of which the country was so proud, fell to ruins. However, foreign investment and a rise in the mining industry allowed Zambia to once again begin to thrive. There is now a significant difference evident between the cities that boast foreign stores, banks and even imported cars, and the villages and towns that still need to progress rather drastically. Our campsite today is often frequented by the local wildlife, including the biggest antelope in the world – the Eland.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Eastern Zambia – South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

This beautiful national park derives its name from the Luangwa River in the Eastern part of Zambia, and it is the southernmost of three national parks in this region. South Luangwa was founded in 1938 as a game reserve and covers over 9000 kilometres squared. Animals such as Hippo’s, crocodiles, giraffe, buffalo and Elephants can be found in abundance.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Included Activity: South Luangwa National Park

Day 6 - 9

South Luangwa – Chipata and Lake Malawi Beaches, Malawi

We spend 1 night on the Zambia/ Malawi border before leaving Zambia to cross into the ‘Warm Heart of Africa’, Malawi. We make a stop in Lilongwe, the capital that is a relatively small city divided into the old town and the new administrative centre. Malawi is a landlocked country with 20% of its overall area comprised of the stunning Lake Malawi. We first camp at the central Lake and then move along to camp in the northern region over the next four days. Our days are spent learning the game of Bao from the locals, browsing the markets for bargains or just unwinding on the unspoiled golden beaches. The pleasant climate of Malawi enables us to enjoy long swims in the clear, sparkling blue freshwater lake any time of the year. Feel free to explore the exquisite shore where you’ll be able to spot local fishermen reeling in their catches of the day. These locals still make use of traditional fishing techniques and, in order to appreciate their boating skills, you should attempt at least once, to head onto the still waters on a dugout canoe all on your own – it’s more difficult than it may seem! During the evening you’ll be witness to the pretty ‘fairy lights’ of the fishermen still out on the lake in the distance. The numerous campsites along the shores of Lake Malawi provide plenty of Optional Excursions, including a wide variety of water sports, horseback rides and even a stopover at the local village and school.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional Activity: Village Tour

lake malawi tours

Day 10

Lake Malawi – Iringa, Tanzania

Following a refreshing four days spent in the beautiful Malawi, we leave the country only to enter into Tanzania through the Songwe border. We make our way through the magnificent Tukuya tea and banana plantations and head toward Iringa where our night is spent in the lovely, rustic Farmhouse campsite, renowned for its delicious Amarula Hot Chocolate and warm showers.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11

Iringa – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Awaking early, we head off to Dar es Salaam, passing though the Mikumi National Park where you may have a chance to see a wide range of wildlife roaming near the roadsides, oblivious to the vehicles passing right by them. The drive today is extended because of the massive amount of city-bound traffic. However, the sights and sounds of Dar’s bustling suburbs will most assuredly keep you amused and entertained. Keep a sharp eye out for the vibrant shop-fronts boasting humorous catch phrases that gain the attention of almost every passer-by. When we arrive in Dar es Salaam, we head to our wonderful campsite next to the sea and organise our things in preparation for our trip to Zanzibar the following day.

Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12

Dar es Salaam – Zanzibar (Optional)

We are taken to the ‘Spice Island’ via a ferry that departs from Dar es Salaam. Here, we have the option to spend the next three evenings. Zanzibar is rich in history and was one of the foremost starting points for majority of East African explorers in their pursuit of new land. New fellow travellers may join us here, replacing those who will be leaving us at the end of our Zanzibar expedition.

Please note: Accommodation and Meals are for your own expense whilst on Zanzibar. The trip leader will join you and it is through them that you can organise your lodging, whilst meals can be purchased from a broad variety of restaurants. There will also be a wide selection of Optional Excursions on offer. For travellers not wishing to visit the island of Zanzibar, the next three days will be spent at leisure at the beach campsite in Dar es Salaam. Here, there will be a variety of Optional Excursions available from the camp, including diving, snorkelling and fishing trips.

Meals Included: Breakfast

New legislation prohibits the taking of photographs during the Zanzibar ferry ride. Spot fines can be issued, if legislation is not obeyed.

Included Activity: Zanzibar Ferry

Day 13 - 14

Zanzibar (no meals included)

Apart from its intriguing history, Zanzibar has plenty of enthralling experiences to offer visitors. Zanzibar is well-known for its tasty spices , and a trip around one of the spice plantations always proves to be an extremely interesting experience. Other Optional Excursions include an outing to the incredible beaches and gigantic tortoises of Prison Island, a full day scuba dive that takes place in Nungwe or even a fishing trip in a traditional dhow. You can always hire a moped to get yourself around the island, perhaps to one of the brilliant seafood restaurants where you can indulge in a sumptuous and very reasonably-priced meal. In fact, Zanzibar is a seafood lover’s heaven, with only the freshest seafood being caught daily – crayfish being a rather well-liked specialty. If you prefer to hang back, feel free to socialise with the interesting and friendly locals during dinner.

Optional Activity: Zanzibar Excursion

Zanzibar Island

Day 15

Zanzibar – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

We depart from Zanzibar, returning to the mainland where this tour will end.

 

15 Day Victoria Falls to Zanzibar Overland Safari Activities

Included in Local Payment

  • This tour includes a Free arrival airport transfer & 1 pre-night accommodation in a dorm room
  • Entrance to Victoria Falls
  • Chobe National Park - Overnight Mobile Excursion
  • South Luangwa National Park
  • Zanzibar Ferry


Other Activities

Zimbabwe

  • Please ensure that you pay for activities in Victoria Falls with US$ CASH
  • Trip T-Shirt 30 US$
Victoria Falls
  • White Water Rafting-Full Day 140 US$
  • River Boarding combo Raft & Board 180 US$
  • Bungee Jump (111m) 150 US$
  • Micro Light over the Falls-15mins 170 US$
  • Helicopter Flight over the Falls 12 mins 155 US$
  • Zambezi Sunset River boat cruise From 50 US$
Malawi
  • Freshwater Diving at Kande Beach 55US$ (Additional dives 30 US$ each)
  • Horse Riding at Kande Beach 2Hr / 3Hr (Bush, Beach & Swim) 70 US$ / 100 US$
  • Village Walk & Meal at Kande Beach 20 US$
  • Traditional Healer Visit 10 US$
  • Livingstonia Mission Hike - 30km return 10 US$
  • Carving Lessons & Local Fishing. *Price to be negotiated on arrival
Tanzania Zanzibar
  • Transfer to Nungwe 20 US$
  • Zanzibar Accommodation From 40 US$ - 60 US$ per day
  • Spice Tour including lunch 40 US$
  • Prison Island Snorkeling Trip 30 US$
  • Diving, Snorkeling & Fishing From 40US$
  • Dhow Sunset Cruise 40 US$
  • Motorbike/ Car Hire From 60 US$ - 80 US$ +local drivers license / insurance at 5 US$

 

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15 Day Victoria Falls to Zanzibar Overland Safari Price

R14,595

+ Local Payment USD 510


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