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Lake Malawi Adventure Tours, Packages and Budget Safaris

Located within the Western Rift Valley, Lake Malawi is the third biggest and second deepest lake in the continent, as well as the ninth largest in the world. The Lake is one of the African Great Lakes, and the southernmost lake in the East African Rift system, situated between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania. The Lake is said to be home to more fish species than any other body of freshwater, including over 1000 species of cichlids, and was officially announced a reserve by the Mozambican Government in June, 2011. Lake Malawi was discovered by explorer David Livingstone more than 150 years back, and though it is completely landlocked, the country is not denied an ocean. The Lake is vast and fringed by sun-kissed shores, making it a picturesque paradise. The sparkling water invites visitors to partake in a range of optional water sport activities, whilst the warm sand attracts those who wish to spend some time sunbathing or indulging in a good book while catching some welcome beams of sunlight. The Lake is between 560 to 580 kilometres in length, and around 75 kilometres in width at its widest point. In total, the water of the Lake covers an area of approximately 29,600 square kilometres, and has a maximum depth of an astonishing 706 metres. The biggest river that feeds the lake is the Ruhuhu River, and at the southern end of Lake Malawi lies an outlet that runs into Mozambique’s enormous Zambezi River. Due to the rich fish harvest in the region, Lake Malawi plays a crucial role in supporting the economy. Fishing villages are peppered along the coast and the traditional industry and practices tend to draw the attention of tourists. In spite of the Lake’s popularity, there are still long stretches of unspoiled golden sand along the lakeshore, lapped by glimmering waters. Kayaking, sailing, snorkelling, scuba diving and water skiing are but a few of the activities in which to participate here. Tours by lake vary from the renowned motor vessel, the Ilala, to sailing in a sea-going yacht. Cruises into the upper reaches of the Great Shire River are also available, and will provide you with a spectacular experience with mother nature. Lake Malawi has acted as a main food source to its surrounding wildlife for millennia. This is due to the fact that the Lake’s water is rich in fish, such as the chambo. Some of the fish that are caught are exported from Malawi, but the wild fish population is increasingly endangered as a result of overfishing and water pollution. The painted hunting dog was said to be extinct in Malawi, but recent research in Kasungu National Park has discovered a pack of 17 painted dogs. A project named Carnivore Conservation Malawi was established by researcher Duncan Yearly, and is currently attempting to raise awareness and funding to further the safeguarding of these threatened Malawi mammals. It is believed that these dogs seasonally travel across the border from Malawi into Zambia to hunt within the South Luangwa Valley. Other wildlife to be seen in and around Lake Malawi include crocodiles, hippos, monkeys, and a great concentration of African fish eagles that prey on the fish in the Lake. If paying a visit to the area, be sure to make a stopover at this beautiful natural landmark.

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  • 58 Day Nairobi to Cape Town Overland (Comfort)

    Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda
    Starts Nairobi
    Ends Cape Town
    Group Size Max 20
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU ACM0447
    Tour Style Top Seller Accommodated

    This is a 58 day Great accommodated Nairobi to Cape Town Overland begins in Nairobi, Kenya. This tour takes us south through East Africa down into Southern Africa.

    Price from R73,850



  • ON SPECIAL

    56 Day Cape Town to Kenya Epic Adventure Overland

    Countries Visited Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
    Starts Cape Town
    Ends Nairobi
    Group Size Max 24
    Age Range 18 - 39 Years
    SKU CAM2516
    Tour Style Camping

    This Cape Town to Kenya and Gorillas Adventure provides a broad insight into Southern and Eastern Africa’s grandest attractions.

    • Price Beat Guaranteed
    • 10% early bird discount (6 months or more)

    Price from R60,480



  • 56 Day Nairobi to Cape Town Overland Adventure (incl Gorillas)

    Countries Visited Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa
    Starts Nairobi
    Ends Cape Town
    Group Size Max 28 - 30
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU CAM0915
    Tour Style Camping Top Seller

    Beginning in Nairobi, Kenya, this ultimate African Trip Adventure Nairobi to Cape Town Overland Adventure takes us south through Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia before coming to an end in Cape Town, South Africa.

    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

    Price from R45,255

    + Local Payment USD 1390

  • 56 Day Cape Town to Nairobi Overland Adventure (incl Gorillas)

    Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya
    Starts Cape Town
    Ends Nairobi
    Group Size Max 28 - 30
    Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
    SKU CAM0914
    Tour Style Camping Top Seller

    Beginning in Cape Town, this trip travels north through South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda before finally ending in Nairobi, Kenya. We depart from Cape Town in the early hours of a Sunday morning, so if you wish to have a chance to explore Cape Town, an earlier arrival should be planned.

    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

    Price from R45,255

    + Local Payment USD 1390

  • 55 Days Cape Town to Nairobi Overland Adventure

    Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda
    Starts Cape Town
    Ends Nairobi
    Group Size Max 20
    Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
    SKU CAM0446
    Tour Style Camping Top Seller

    An epic 55 Day Cape Town to Nairobi Overland camping adventure and the most popular route. You will be spoilt for choice with wildlife, beaches and cultures.

    Price from R50,450



  • 46 Day Johannesburg to Nairobi Overland Trek

    Countries Visited South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda
    Starts Johannesburg
    Ends Nairobi
    Group Size Max 30
    Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
    SKU CAM0918
    Tour Style Camping

    This 46 Day Johannesburg to Nairobi Overland travelling from South Africa to Kenya and allowing you to see the Gorillas in the Wild.

    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

    Price from R39,795

    + Local Payment USD 1430

  • ON SPECIAL

    46 Day Nairobi to Johannesburg and Gorillas Overland

    Countries Visited Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, South Africa
    Starts Nairobi
    Ends Johannesburg
    Group Size Max 16
    Age Range 18 - 39 Years
    SKU CAE2515
    Tour Style Camping

    Nairobi to Johannesburg Overland southbound travels first up to Uganda to see the gorillas before heading south to South Africa and Johannesburg.

    • Price Beat Guaranteed
    • 10% early bird discount (6 months or more)

    Price from R53,280



  • 46 Day Nairobi to Johannesburg Overland Trek

    Countries Visited Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa
    Starts Nairobi
    Ends Johannesburg
    Group Size Max 26-30
    Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
    SKU CAM0926
    Tour Style Camping

    The tour allows you to see the famous mountain gorillas, wildlife in the famous game parks such as the Masai Mara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Kruger, and lazy days on the beaches of Zanzibar and Lake Malawi.

    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

    Price from R39,795

    + Local Payment USD 1430

  • ON SPECIAL

    43 Day Kenya to Cape Town Overland Adventure

    Countries Visited Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa
    Starts Nairobi
    Ends Cape Town
    Group Size Max 24
    Age Range 18 - 39 Years
    SKU CAE2512
    Tour Style Camping

    This Kenya to Cape Town Adventure offers you fantastic insights into some of East Africa and Southern Africa’s greatest attractions and cultures. We visit the Masai Mara, the flat plains of the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater and Mt Kilimanjaro before relaxing on the sun-kissed beaches on the exotic island of Zanzibar. Prepare to get a bit wet when viewing the mighty Victoria Falls, enjoy a boat cruise down the Chobe River and the Okavango Delta before ending your tour in the beautiful city of Cape Town.

    • Price Beat Gaurenteed
    • 10% early bird discount (6 months or more)

    Price from R45,840



  • 42 Day Nairobi to Cape Town Overland Epic Route

    Countries Visited Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa
    Starts Nairobi
    Ends Cape Town
    Group Size Max 28 - 30
    Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
    SKU CAM0906
    Tour Style Camping Top Seller

    Beginning in Nairobi, Kenya, this tour takes us south through Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia before coming to an end in Cape Town, South Africa. We depart from Nairobi in the early hours of a Sunday morning, so if you wish to have a chance to explore Nairobi, an earlier arrival should be planned and accommodation booked through your consultant.

    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

    Price from R31,395

    + Local Payment USD 930

  • 42 Day Cape Town to Nairobi Overland Tour

    Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania,Kenya
    Starts Cape Town
    Ends Nairobi
    Group Size Max 28 - 30
    Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
    SKU CAM0909
    Tour Style Camping Top Seller

    Beginning in Cape Town, this trip travels north through South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania before ending in Nairobi, Kenya. We depart from Cape Town in the early hours of a Sunday morning, so if you wish to have a chance to explore Cape Town, an earlier arrival should be planned.

    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

    Price from R31,395

    + Local Payment USD 930

  • 41 Day Cape Town To Nairobi Overland Adventure

    Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya
    Starts Cape Town
    Ends Nairobi
    Group Size Max 20
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU CAM0449
    Tour Style Camping Top Seller

    Beginning in Cape Town, South Africa this tour takes us through Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania before coming to an end in Nairobi, Kenya. We depart from the beautiful city of Cape Town situated in Southern Africa.

    Price from R36,500



  • 41 Day Nairobi to Cape Town Overland

    Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya
    Starts Nairobi
    Ends Cape Town
    Group Size Max 20
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU CAM0472
    Tour Style Camping Top Seller

    This Nairobi to Cape Town tour takes us south through Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia before coming to an end in Cape Town, South Africa. It is one of the most popular adventure trips in Africa.

    Price from R36,500



  • 41 Day Cape Town to Nairobi Overland Adventure (Comfort)

    Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya
    Starts Cape Town
    Ends Nairobi
    Group Size Max 20
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU ACE0472
    Tour Style Top Seller Accommodated

    An accommodated Cape Town to Nairobi allows a bit of comfort on this African Adventure Overland through Southern and East Africa.

    Price from R56,400



  • 41 Day Nairobi to Cape Town Overland (Comfort)

    Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya
    Starts Nairobi
    Ends Cape Town
    Group Size Max 20
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU ACM0472
    Tour Style Top Seller Accommodated

    This is a Great accommodated Nairobi to Cape Town Overland begins in Nairobi, Kenya. This tour takes us south through East Africa down into Southern Africa.

    Price from R56,400



  • ON SPECIAL

    41 Day Cape Town to Kenya Overland Epic Adventure

    Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya
    Starts Cape Town
    Ends Nairobi
    Group Size Max 24
    Age Range 18 - 39 Years
    SKU CAE2513
    Tour Style Camping

    This Cape Town to Kenya Epic Adventure provides a broad insight into Southern and Eastern Africa’s grandest attractions.

    We leave from Cape Town and head off to Mt Kilimanjaro, explore the gigantic sand dunes in ancient deserts and relax on golden beaches on the tropical island of Zanzibar. The mighty Victoria Falls is next on the list before journeying to the Chobe River, viewing the majestic Ngorongoro Crater and the infinite Serengeti plains.

    • Price Beat Guaranteed
    • 10% early bird discount (6 months or more)

    Price from R44,240



  • ON SPECIAL

    39 Day African Exploration (Nairobi to Victoria Falls Overland)

    Countries Visited Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia
    Starts Nairobi
    Ends Livingstone
    Group Size Max 24
    Age Range 18 - 39 Years
    SKU CAE2514
    Tour Style Camping

    Budget Nairobi to Vic Falls Overland through East Africa to Victoria Falls. Don't miss out on this popular route!

    • Price Beat Guaranteed
    • 10% early bird discount (6 months or more)

    Price from R42,560



  • 36 Day Cape Town to Zanzibar Northern Route Tour

    Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania
    Starts Cape Town
    Ends Dar es Salaam
    Group Size Max 28 - 30
    Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
    SKU CAM0922
    Tour Style Camping

    This Northern Route Cape Town to Zanzibar tour travels through South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi and ends in Tanzania.

    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

    Price from R27,195

    + Local Payment USD 880

  • 36 Day Zanzibar to Cape Town Overland

    Countries Visited Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa
    Starts Dar es Salaam
    Ends Cape Town
    Group Size Max 28 - 30
    Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
    SKU CAM0957
    Tour Style Camping

    Great value Zanzibar to Cape Town Overland camping safari tour from the warm waters of the Indian Ocean all the way down to Cape Town through Southern Africa.

    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

    Price from R27,195

    + Local Payment USD 880

  • 35 Day Victoria Falls to Gorillas Overland Adventure (Comfort)

    Countries Visited Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda
    Starts Victoria Falls
    Ends Nairobi
    Group Size Max 20
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU ACM04461
    Tour Style Accommodated

    35 Day Victoria Falls to Gorillas Accommodated Adventure Overland, get ready to see some amazing wildlife and cultures.

    Price from R44,200



  • ON SPECIAL

    35 Day Cape Town to Zanzibar Overland Adventure

    Countries Visited Namibia, South Africa, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi
    Starts Cape Town
    Ends Dar es Salaam
    Group Size Max 24
    Age Range 18 - 39 Years
    SKU CAM2504
    Tour Style Camping

    Cape Town to Zanzibar Overland Adventure traveling through Africa perfect for a first time adventurer.

    • Price Beat Guaranteed
    • 10% early bird discount (6 months or more)

    Price from R37,360



  • 35 Day Nairobi to Victoria Falls Overland Southern Discovery

    Countries Visited Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana
    Starts Nairobi
    Ends Victoria Falls
    Group Size Max 28 - 30
    Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
    SKU CAM0913
    Tour Style Camping

    This Nairobi to Victoria Falls tour takes us south through Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Botswana before coming to an end at Victoria Falls.

    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

    Price from R31,395

    + Local Payment USD 1000

  • 35 Day Victoria Falls to Gorillas Overland Adventure

    Countries Visited Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda
    Starts Victoria Falls
    Ends Nairobi
    Group Size Max 20
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU CAM04462
    Tour Style Camping

    35 Day Victoria Falls to Gorillas Adventure Overland, get ready to see some amazing wildlife and cultures.

    Price from R33,200



  • 35 Day Northern Discovery Gorillas and Game Parks Overland Adventure

    Countries Visited Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya
    Starts Victoria Falls
    Ends Nairobi
    Group Size Max 28 - 30
    Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
    SKU CAM0912
    Tour Style Camping

    Beginning near the almighty Victoria Falls, this trip travels north through Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda before ending in Nairobi, Kenya. 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.

    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

    Price from R31,395

    + Local Payment USD 1000

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