Overlanding Africa.com offers budget safaris, Africa overland tours, camping & backpacking advice for Africa.

Check out our Chilly Bin Surfer Chronicles on our blog.

Contact us
SA: +27 (0)21 422 4644
UK: 0871 28 44 99 1

By Email
On Facebook

You have

Find things you like, add them to your backpack & they'll appear here.

Get the free Overlanding Newsletter!

Serengeti NP, Tanzania

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Serengeti NP, Tanzania

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Serengeti NP, Tanzania

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Serengeti NP, Tanzania

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Serengeti NP, Tanzania

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Serengeti NP, Tanzania

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Serengeti NP, Tanzania

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Serengeti NP, Tanzania

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Serengeti NP, Tanzania

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Serengeti NP, Tanzania

Victoria Falls to Nairobi
Previous Next
Tour Route Map View the full route map Click here to see the detailed map for

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

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

Current Price

ZAR 11190  Currency Converter + USD 480 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

21 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

This tour combines the best of both worlds. From adventure activities in Victoria Falls to relaxation time at Lake Malawi's white sandy beaches, to the spice Island of Zanzibar and Tanzania's world famous game parks; Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater.

 

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.

Which departure date suits you best?

Tour Code

VFN21-11

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


Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Day 1, Victoria Falls

Today you will have a chance to do a few of the optional activities on offer in this adventure paradise. The Falls can be seen from many viewing points in the Victoria Falls Park or from the Zambian side. You will have many photo opportunities. Bungee jumping enthusiasts can take the plunge from the Zambezi Bridge, which connects Zambia and Zimbabwe and the White water rafting is considered world class. Also, flights over the Vic Falls and the islands are available.

Day 2, Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park

This morning we depart Victoria Falls. After a short drive cross the border of Zimbabwe into Botswana and arrive, in Kasane, on the banks of the Chobe River. Prepare for a night under Botswana's star-filled skies on a Chobe National Park Sleepout.

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Day 3, Chobe National Park to Livingstone

We take the Kazangula Ferry and make our way across the Zambian border to Livingstone.

Day 4, Livingstone to Lusaka

Leaving the Victoria Falls behind us we head for our camp in Southern Zambia a short distance from the capital city Lusaka.

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Day 5, Lusaka to Chipata

We journey from bustling Lusaka to our overnight stop situated just a few kilometers from the Malawi/Zambia border.

Day 6, Chipata to Lake Malawi

After crossing into Malawi we stop in the capital, Lilongwe before reaching the western side of the lake and turning south. Bargain in the markets or relax on the beach and watch the local fisherman haul in todays catch. There are optional activities to keep you busy including water sports, horse back rides and a visit to the local village and school.

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

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.

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.

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

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!

Day 10, Lake Malawi to Iringa

After entering Tanzania our scenic drive takes in the beauty of the tea and banana plantations before arriving in Iringa at the 'Farmhouse'. Try out those decadent Amarula hot chocolates!

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Day 11, Iringa to Dar Es Salaam

Today we pass through the Mikumi National Park en-route to our seaside campsite in Dar es Salaam where we get prepared for our departure to Zanzibar the next morning. The rolling hills and beautifully straight rows of the tea plantations give way to the bush and plains of Mikumi National Park before we reach the bustling city of Dar. Keep an eye out for Elephant calmly grazing beside the road.

Day 12, Dar Es Salaam to Zanzibar Island

We have the option to spend the following nights on the famous 'Spice Island'. The long and rich history of Zanzibar is reflected in the varied architecture, markets and cultures of Stone Town, while further north you can relax on the white sand beaches or scuba dive in the clear warm water.

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Day 13 to 14, 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 15, 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).

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Day 16, Dar Es Salaam to Arusha

After passing through the bustling town of Moshi, (the base for Mount Kilimanjaro climbing expeditions) we arrive at Meserani on the outskirts of Arusha where you have the option of taking a 1 or 2 night tour of the Serengeti and/or Ngorongoro Crater. See if you can catch a glimpse of the biggest mountain in Africa which lives most of the year under cloud!

Day 17, 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!

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Day 18, 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.

Day 19, 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.

Victoria Falls to Nairobi

Day 20, Arusha to Nairobi

We set off early this morning and make our way to the Tanzania/ Kenyan border and the small border town of Namanga. After completing the border formalities, we continue on our journey to the Capital City Nairobi and our campsite on the outskirts of the city.

Day 21, Nairobi

This morning at breakfast we exchange addresses and part ways having just experienced a trip of a life time!

Tour Starts Tour Ends Price Enquire or Add to Backpack

08 Jun 2014

28 Jun 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

22 Jun 2014

12 Jul 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

06 Jul 2014

26 Jul 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

20 Jul 2014

09 Aug 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

03 Aug 2014

23 Aug 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

17 Aug 2014

06 Sep 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

31 Aug 2014

20 Sep 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

28 Sep 2014

18 Oct 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

09 Oct 2014

29 Nov 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

12 Oct 2014

01 Nov 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

26 Oct 2014

15 Nov 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

23 Nov 2014

13 Dec 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

07 Dec 2014

27 Dec 2014

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

21 Dec 2014

10 Jan 2015

ZAR 11190 + USD 480

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Livingstone, Lusaka, Lake Malawi & 8 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck

Available in Reverse

This tour is also available in reverse. Click here to view details of the Eastern Discoverer 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

Go to all feedback Previous Next