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Go South Photography Tour

Cheetahpark Namibia

Go South Photography Tour

Cheetahpark Namibia

Go South Photography Tour
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Go South Photography Tour

This tour takes you from Nairobi to Victoria Falls in 27 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

GBP 1645  Currency Converter + USD 850 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

27 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

Starting in Kenya this tour heads south to include Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia. Taking you through world famous parks, the beaches of Zanzibar and Lake Malawi. This lasting experience of Africa comes to an end at Victoria Falls.

 

General Notes

Includes all meals while camping. Laptops provided for CD burning and photo downloads. 12V facilities for recharging electronic equipment and camera batteries are provided - bring your own adapter.

Which departure date suits you best?

Tour Code

NVF(S)27-19

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


Go South Photography Tour

Day 1, Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park

We travel via the Masai escarpment, providing spectacular views of the Great Rift Valley, to Lake Nakuru National Park.This park is famous for its large populations of Pink Flamingos as well as both Black and White Rhinos.

Day 2, Lake Nakuru National Park

After restocking our supplies in town we explore the Lake Nakuru National Park - a soda lake that is famous for the huge volumes of lesser and greater flamingos that flock here. A truly spectacular sight! We also keep an eye out for Black and White Rhino, Leopard, Buffalo, Giraffe, antelope and the occasional Hippo before spending the night at a bush camp within the Park.

Go South Photography Tour

Day 3 to 4, Lake Nakuru National Park to Serengeti National Park

We will cross the border into Tanzania and camp near or on the shores of the continent's largest lake. Lake Victoria boasts an astonishing 68 000 km² in size. From here we visit the ever so famous Serengeti National Park.

Day 5, Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

An absolute 'must do' when in Tanzania. Pass through the 'Cradle of Mankind' and the Rift Valley whilst enjoying one of the best game viewing opportunities Africa has to offer. An early start takes us off for a full morning game drive in the Serengeti. We head back towards Ngorongoro where we sleep on the Crater's edge. We suggest you wear your winter woollies as it can get pretty cold on the rim of the crater during night times.

Go South Photography Tour

Day 6, Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Arusha

This morning we descend into the Ngorongoro Crater with its 600 metre walls. This Garden of Eden is 20-kilometre wide and a true natural wonder. The size of this caldera is only appreciated from the floor itself where the abundance of its animal inhabitants becomes apparent. It is home to nearly every species of African animal and offers great photo opportunities of most of East Africa's mammals, such as Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Hippo, Lion, and plain's game. After spending the morning in the Ngorongoro Crater you will return to our overnight stop near Arusha for the night.

Day 7, Arusha

We spend a day in the bustling city of Arusha - the Safari hub of Tanzania. We dive into the colourful markets, visit the Snake Park and have the option to visit a Masai Village to learn more about their proud and nomadic culture.

Go South Photography Tour

Day 8, Arusha to Dar Es Salaam

On our way to Dar es Salaam we pass through a number of small villages, towns and sisal plantations.The temperature becomes noticeably hotter as we get closer to Dar es Salaam.

Day 9, 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.

Go South Photography Tour

Day 10 to 11, 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.

Day 12, Zanzibar Island

Another day to explore the variety of adventure and optional activities on this beautiful island.

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Day 13, 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 14 to 15, Dar Es Salaam to Iringa

We head deeper into Tanzania. Passing through Mikumi National Park we might be lucky and view a fair amount of wildlife from our truck.

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Day 16 to 17, Iringa to Lake Malawi

The few days drive to Malawi takes us through interesting landscapes, passing through some gorgeous rolling hills, and beautiful tea and rubber plantations before exiting Tanzania. En-route we stop along the way to visit a tea plantation.

 

 

Day 18, 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.

Go South Photography Tour

Day 19, 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 20, 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!

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Day 21, Lake Malawi to Lilongwe

During our visit in Lilongwe we will go shopping for African curios while the crew stocks up on supplies.

Day 22 to 23, Lilongwe to South Luangwa National Park

After a short drive we arrive at one of the best national parks in Africa where leopard sightings are common. While camping on the banks of the Luangwa River we will have plenty of time for morning game walks and evening game drives in the park.

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Day 24 to 25, South Luangwa National Park to Livingstone via (Lusaka)

Leaving this beautiful valley behind us we drive through the interior of Zambia spending the night on the Luangwa River.  The following day we pass through the capital of Zambia, Lusaka and onto Livingstone.

Day 26, Livingstone

With a day full of adventure, be sure not to miss the Bungee from Victoria Falls bridge, World class White Water rafting or abseil down Batoka Gorge. For the less adventurous there is horse back safaris, elephant back safaris, and the ever popular 'Flight of the Angels'.

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Day 27, Livingstone

Our tour comes to an end in this adventure town. Explore the town on foot, visit local craft markets or give the adrenaline levels a rush with one of the many activities on offer.

Meals included in your tour cost


Highlights included in your tour cost

Go South Photography Tour

Lake Nakuru National Park

A sanctuary for the rare Black Rhino. Well known for the huge population of Flamingo that turns the lake's surface bright pink!


Go South Photography Tour

South Luangwa National Park Game Drive

Virtually untouched by huge volumes of tourism 'One of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world'


Go South Photography Tour

Victoria Falls National Park

View the 'Smoke that Thunders'
Fantastic photo opportunities
Easy walking trails


Go South Photography Tour

Zambezi River Sunset Dinner Cruise

Tame the mighty Zambezi
A game spotting cruise
Sedate and unobtrusive
Dinner and drinks at sunset


There are 19 optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

Tour Starts Tour Ends Price Enquire or Add to Backpack

13 Jul 2014

08 Aug 2014

GBP 1645 + USD 850

27 Jul 2014

22 Aug 2014

GBP 1645 + USD 850

08 Dec 2014

03 Jan 2015

GBP 1645 + USD 850

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Nairobi, Lake Nakuru National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Arusha & 7 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 3 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck
Other: Sleeping mat included

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

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