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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls
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Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

This tour takes you from Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls in 15 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

ZAR 8790  Currency Converter + USD 460 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

15 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

This short tour combines down-time at Zanzibar and Lake Malawi's exotic beaches, with adrenaline activities in Victoria Falls. Relax on white sandy beaches, enjoy the Spice Island of Zanzibar or go snorkeling in the clear water of Lake Malawi. Top it off with a myriad of adventure activities in Victoria Falls.

 

General Notes

Zanzibar accommodation and meals are for your own expense.

Your arrival airport transfer and pre-trip accommodation in a dorm bed is included in your trip price. Please advise flight details to book transfers - flight number, route, date and time.

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Tour Code

DVF15-11

A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.


Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Day 1, Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar Island

An early ferry from Dar es Salaam takes us to this exotic "Spice Island", where we will spend the next few nights. Zanzibar is steeped in history which is reflected in the varied architecture of Stone Town while further north you can relax on the white sand beaches or scuba dive in the clear warm water.

Day 2 to 3, Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar offers a wealth of experiences for the visitor. The quiet streets of the old Stone Town still retain their Arabic influence. With pretty Medina-like shops, the palaces of the Sultans, its spices, tours around a spice plantation - there is something for everyone on this island. You can even hire a motorbike and explore the more remote areas of Zanzibar.

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Day 4, Zanzibar Island to Dar Es Salaam

We take the ferry back to mainland for another night in Dar es Salaam. Time permitting there may be an opportunity to visit one of the local craft markets offering a large range of exquisite products (where prices depend on your bargaining skills).

Day 5, Dar Es Salaam to Iringa

Today we head deeper into Tanzania. Passing through Mikumi National Park we might be lucky and view a fair amount of wildlife from our truck. We spend the night at the Old Farmhouse, a beautiful rustic spot in rural Tanzania. Try one of their famous Amarula hot chocolates!

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Day 6, Iringa to Lake Malawi

The following morning we head for Malawi passing through some gorgeous rolling hills, and beautiful tea and rubber plantations before exiting Tanzania.

Day 7, Lake Malawi

The huge Lake Malawi stretches as far as you can see as you drive along the western coastline. Other than the beautiful views, spend some time taking up some of the many water based activities on offer or trip into a local village to meet some real 'salt of the earth' Malawians.

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Day 8, Lake Malawi

Today you can spend some time taking up some of the many water based activities on offer, trip into a local village or relax on the beach and read your book.

Day 9, Lake Malawi

Other than water activities, scuba diving, visits to local villages or relaxing on the beach there is also time for some shopping! Locally made crafts are often beautifully turned out and reasonably priced. Don't forget to check your home country's rules regarding importing these products before you buy. Bartering with the locals is expected!

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Day 10, Lake Malawi to Chipata

After an early start we cross the border into Zambia, a large green country with pretty lush scenery. Our first night in Zambia is spent at a beautiful little campsite just over the border.

Day 11, Chipata to Lusaka

We cross the landlocked country of Zambia, passing through the capital Lusaka where we spend the night. The campsite is home to some local wildlife and has nice facilities available to us.

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Day 12, Lusaka to Livingstone

Heading off early this morning to Livingstone. One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World - Victoria Falls - is a sight to behold and it's not difficult to see why. An option for tonight is a sunset dinner cruise on the mighty Zambezi while watching the sun go down and the wildlife come out to drink - stunning!

Day 13, Livingstone to Chobe National Park

We cross the border into Botswana and head to Kasane from where we will join the Chobe mobile team for our night in the African bush.

Dar Es Salaam to Victoria Falls

Day 14, Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls

After a hearty brunch we make our way into Zimbabwe and to Victoria Falls. About 1 700 m wide and 100 m high, Victoria Falls is a memorable sight! Take part in one of the many adventure activities or relax by the pool.

Day 15, Victoria Falls

The last day on safari gives you the opportunity to just relax and enjoy this spectacular natural wonder or you can join in the adrenalin rush that Victoria Falls is known for. Most activities are available throughout the year. On the ground the Falls can be seen from the Victoria Falls Park or from the Zambian side. Take a flight which will give you a panoramic view of the Falls, Batoka Gorge and the islands above the falls. Photographic opportunities abound. We suggest you allow yourself a few days after your safari if you wish to partake in some of the many activities.

Tour Starts Tour Ends Price Enquire or Add to Backpack

30 Aug 2014

13 Sep 2014

ZAR 8790 + USD 460

13 Sep 2014

27 Sep 2014

ZAR 8790 + USD 460

27 Sep 2014

11 Oct 2014

ZAR 8790 + USD 460

11 Oct 2014

25 Oct 2014

ZAR 8790 + USD 460

25 Oct 2014

08 Nov 2014

ZAR 8790 + USD 460

08 Nov 2014

22 Nov 2014

ZAR 8790 + USD 460

22 Nov 2014

06 Dec 2014

ZAR 8790 + USD 460

06 Dec 2014

20 Dec 2014

ZAR 8790 + USD 460

20 Dec 2014

03 Jan 2015

ZAR 8790 + USD 460

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar Island, Lake Malawi, Lusaka, Livingstone & 4 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 3 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck

Available in Reverse

This tour is also available in reverse. Click here to view details of the Victoria Falls to Dar Es Salaam tour

Recent Feedback

Left quoteThe highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!Right quote

Anne B (27) from Ireland

Left quoteThe trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!Right quote

Michael & Silke from Germany

Left quoteI loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)Right quote

JoJo E (61) from Switzerland

Left quoteFinally home and had a great time…. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…Right quote

John E from Canada

Left quoteI did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.Right quote

Juca from Uruguay

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