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Serengeti to the Falls

This tour takes you from Nairobi to Victoria Falls in 21 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

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Book any one of the following selected departure dates during the month of October 2014 and save up to 10% off the trip cost!

*Discount does not apply to local payment or single supplement if applicable

Current Price

ZAR 11750  Currency Converter + ZAR 4950 Local Payment ZAR 880 Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

21 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

Journey south from Kenya to Victoria Falls experiencing Lake Malawi, Zanzibar, the Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater on the way. Combine the best of wildlife and beaches while enjoying the riches of East and Southern Africa.

 

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Tour Code

NVF21-13

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


Serengeti to the Falls

Day 1, Nairobi to Arusha

After a short but somewhat bumpy trip we cross the border at Namanga, enter Tanzania and continue to Arusha in the heart of Masai lands. This pleasant town is situated at the base of Mount Meru and is the starting point for your optional excursion to Ngorongoro Crater and/or Serengeti National Park.

Day 2, Arusha to Serengeti National Park

From Arusha you have the option of visiting the famous Serengeti National Park. You will depart Arusha in the morning with your vehicles and guides, if you take up the two-night/three day option. From Arusha you drive through the Masai town of Mtu Wa Mbu (Mosquito River) and up into the Ngorongoro Nature Reserve for a glimpse of the Ngorongoro Crater. Then you descend down onto the vast plains of the Serengeti. The abundance of plains game has never stopped to suprise anyone entering this wildlife heaven. The afternoon will be spent game spotting before setting up camp in the midst of the park. A camp fire and the night time noises of the wildlife finish off a day in one of East Africa's most famous game parks!

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Day 3, Serengeti National Park

Our day is spent game driving through the Serengeti National Park.

Day 4, 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.

Serengeti to the Falls

Day 5, 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 6 to 7, Arusha to Dar Es Salaam

On our way to Dar es Salaam we have a chance of viewing the snow capped Kilimanjaro as 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.

Serengeti to the Falls

Day 8, 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 9, Zanzibar Island

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

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Day 10, 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 11 to 12, 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 13, 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 14, 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.

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Day 15, 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 16, Lake Malawi to Lilongwe

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

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Day 17 to 18, 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.

Day 19, South Luangwa National Park to Chipata

We leave South Laungwa National Park and travel a short distance to Chipata. Chipata is the capital of the Eastern Province of Zambia.Formerly known as Fort Jameson,the city is located near the border with Malawi.

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Day 20, 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.

Day 21, Lusaka to Victoria Falls

Heading off early this morning to Victoria Falls. 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!

Meals included in your tour cost

20 Breakfasts, 17 Lunches, 17 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

There are optional activities available on this trip.

Prices shown are approximate

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ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

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

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: crew (including cook)
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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

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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

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

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