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Itinerary: Zanzibar, Victoria Falls & Kruger Overland Safari

Zanzibar, Victoria Falls & Kruger Overland Safari

Zanzibar 'Spice Island' - Stone Town & beaches, beautiful lakeshore at Lake Malawi. Adrenaline-pumping Victoria Falls. Huge elephant herds beside the Chobe River and 'Big Five' game drives in Kruger

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Zanzibar, Victoria Falls & Kruger Overland Safari

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Daily Highlights * covered by optional Adventure Pass

01 Dar es Salaam, Ferry to Zanzibar
02 Zanzibar
03 Zanzibar
04 Ferry to Dar es Salaam D
05 Dar es Salaam/Morogoro, Baobab Valley, Mikumi NP, Iringa BLD
06 Lake Malawi, Chitimba BLD
07 Lake Malawi, Chitimba BLD
08 Malawi Beach BLD
09 Malawi Beach, Village Walk BLD
10 Lilongwe BLD
11 Zambia Border Crossing, Chipata BLD
12 Lusaka BLD
13 Waterfront, Livingstone B
14 Waterfront, Livingstone, Victoria Falls NP Visit B
15 Waterfront, Livingstone B
16 Waterfront, Livingstone B
17 Depart Livingstone, Bulawayo BLD
* 18 Matobo National Park,game drive/walk BLD
19 Limpopo Province , South Africa BLD
20 Kruger Private Game Reserve, Night Drive BLD
21 Kruger National Park Game Drives BLD
22 Mpumalanga, Johannesburg B

Day 1 – 4
From the port city of Dar es Salaam we catch a ferry to Zanzibar - the ‘Spice Island’. This was once one of the most important centres on the East African coast – a centre of slaving and spices, and the base for many of the great 19th century explorers – David Livingstone, John Hanning Speke, Richard Burton and others. Time here is yours to enjoy at leisure. ‘Stone Town’ is the capital and entry point into the island and most people choose to spend at least one night here to explore the alleys, markets and architecture of the town – but then to venture a little farther afield to the north (or the east) to palm-fringed beaches and the warm blue ocean for some ‘serious’ relaxation.

NB As we leave the truck on the mainland, basic tourist class accommodation on Zanzibar is included in the Local Payment but for the sake of flexibility meals are left for your own account. Typically we spend one night in Stone Town and the next two nights in the north of the island at one of the beaches. Your tour leader will be available to assist if you experience any problems but there are no set activities - the time is entirely at leisure

Day 5 – 12
Returning to the African mainland, we have time to browse the curio markets before driving via Mikumi National Park right across Tanzania to Malawi. This is one of the friendliest countries on tour and home to Africa’s third largest lake. We travel along the shore of Lake Malawi stopping at one of the beaches to enjoy the hospitality of the local people. Try scuba diving, snorkelling, sailing or horse riding, as well as a local village walk. Leaving the lake, we cross into Zambia and on to Lusaka for a night near the country’s capital.

Day 13 – 16
We arrive at Livingstone close to Africa’s Victoria Falls. As well as being one of Africa’s greatest spectacles this is also Africa’s ‘adrenaline’ capital. Try white water rafting, bungy jumping or scenic flights to name but a few! For something more relaxing why not take an elephant back safari, horse-riding safari, or sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River? We visit the ‘Falls’ themselves – depending on season gaze into the 100 metre deep Batoka gorge, or admire the spray as it plumes up from the awesome power of the river as it flows into the narrow canyon below.

Day 26 – 27
We cross the border to Zimbabwe and make our way to Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe. Here we enjoy the evening exploring the city and the bustling night life. The following day we explore Matobo National Park with a local operator by vehicle and foot to view the endangered Rhino's that inhabit the area, the many roaming animals and some bushman paintings which are located in nearby caves.

Day 28 – 30
Leaving Bulawayo, we continue south to the border at Beitbridge. Completing formalities we cross the Limpopo River -the second largest in South Africa and an important water source for this arid region. From here we visit southern Africa’s most famed national park - Kruger. The fences between the private game reserves on the fringes of the park, and the park’s borders with adjoining Mozambique and Botswana, have been taken down to form Greater Kruger and the park’s animals are free to roam the whole area. Kruger and Greater Kruger cover over 24,000 sq km and is home to an incredible wealth of African animals from the dwarf mongoose to Africa’s ‘Big Five’ (leopard, lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo). There is also an incredible diversity of birdlife and flora to be discovered. We spend two nights within the Kruger area and take game drives across the savannah to glimpse some of the wildlife that inhabits the park. .

Day 31
On the last day of the tour, we travel via the Panorama region of Mpumalanga with its beautiful scenery and dramatic escarpment views, to Johannesburg where our tour ends. Also known as the ‘City of Gold’, it is one of the most cosmopolitan cities on the African continent.

Age:
Our tours are designed to meet the expectations of adults in the 18-39 age bracket. If you are older, please enquire and one of our friendly consultants to ensure that you book a tour suited to your expectations

Price:
GB £ 1725.00

PLUS optional Adventure Pass US $ 90.00
.
Adventure Pass to be paid in the currency listed on the website (usually US dollars in clean, un-torn post 2006 edition notes) directly to your Tour Leader in Africa at the beginning of the tour, or pre-paid by arrangement.

The optional Adventure pass covers the following:
Matobo National Park - game drive/walk


Optional Activities & Excursions:


Victoria Falls Bungy Jump US$ 170
White water rafting US$190
Helicopter/Microlight flights From US$ 155
Livingstone Game Walk US$ 90
Malawi village walk US$ 7
Malawi Horse Riding US$ 70
Livingstonia Day Hike US$ 7
Zanzibar Spice Tour US$30
Scuba Diving US$175
Zanzibar Spice Tour US$30

Included in Price:
Fully equipped safari vehicle, camping and cooking equipment, all road tolls and vehicle taxes, all ground transportation, services of two crew, sleeping mattress, meals as indicated and tour highlights

Not Included:
Local Payment excursions, visas, flights, travel insurance, departure taxes, airport transfers, sleeping bag, optional activities, drinks, tips, items of a personal nature and meals on Zanzibar (3 nights).

Note: This tour can be booked as an accommodated tour. Please request rates at the time of booking. Discounts do not apply.

This overland tour is designed to meet the expectations of adults in the 18-39 age bracket. Regrettably, if you do not fit into this age we cannot accept the booking.

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