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Itinerary: Zanzibar to Cape Town Overland Safari

Zanzibar to Cape Town Overland Safari

Discover the fascinating people and places of Africa, the beauty of Lake Malawi, the wildness of Botswana, the lush beaches of Zanzibar and the rush of adrenaline at the Victoria Falls/Livingstone. Quote promo code ‘AFG/ACA_5%_OFF’ when booking and receive an additional 5% discount.

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Zanzibar to Cape Town Overland Safari

Early Bird Discount
Book 6 months in advance and receive 10% discount off the tour price. T&C apply.

2017 October Discount
Book on selected departure dates and receive up to 20% discount.
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EXTRA 5% DISCOUNT
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Daily Highlights * covered by Optional Adventure Pass

01 Ferry to Zanzibar B
02 - 03 Zanzibar B x 2
04 Ferry Dar es Salaam BD
05 Mikumi NP area BLD
06 Iringa, Tanzania BLD
07 - 08 Lake Malawi, Chitimba BLD x 2
09 - 10 lake Malawi, Kande BLS x 2
11 Chipata BLD
12 Lusaka BLD
13 -16 Livingstone, Waterfront B x 4
* 17 Kasane, Chobe River cruise BLD
* 18 Chobe game drive - Nata, Elephant Sands BLD
19 Maun
* 20 Okavango Delta, Tented camp BLD
21 Maun BLD
22 Ghanzi, Kalahari Bushman Walk BLD
23 Windhoek BL
24-25 Etosha NP, Game Drives BLD
26 Spitzkoppe, Bushman paintings BLD
27 - 28 Swakopmund B X 2
* 29 Sesriem, Namib Naukluft, 4x4 transfer NP BLD
30 Bethanie area BLD
31 Fish River Canyon BLD
32 Orange (Gariep) River BLD
33 Wester Cape, Citrus area BLD
34 Cape Town B

DAYS 1 - 6
Zanzibar, Mikumi National Park
From Tanzania’s main port city, Dar-es-Salaam, we take the passenger ferry to Zanzibar the ‘Spice Island’ to experience three days of leisure and tropical delight and rich history. Zanzibar offers a blissful mix of exotic spice markets, winding alley ways and old Sultan palaces as well as turquoise warm ocean waters and palm fringed white sandy beaches. Returning back to the mainland, we drive southwards through Mukumi National park to the order of Malawi.

NB Basic shared accommodation is included on Zanzibar however meals will be for your own account allowing you to experience some of the many different options available on Zanzibar. Please refer to the tour dossier (available below) for more information

[DAYS 7 - 12
Lake Malawi, Lusaka
Malawi’s main attraction is the enormous Lake Malawi with over 600 species of fish (most of them endemic) the lake provides living to the many of the Malawi people. We travel along the shores of Lake Malawi stopping and camping on one of the sandy beaches. We have the opportunity to try scuba diving, snorkelling, horse riding or visiting a local Malawian village. From here we cross the border to Zambia and make our way to the outskirts of the capital Lusaka.

DAYS 13 - 17
Livingstone, Victoria Falls
From Lusaka we drive south to Livingstone and Victoria Falls where we will be based for next four days on the Zambezi River. Not only famous for being Africa’s greatest spectacle, this is also Africa’s adrenaline capital. Try white water rafter, gorge swinging, bungee jumping. Alternatively, or, just relax and unwind at our riverside campsite

Day 18 – 25
Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta, Windhoek, Etosha National Park
Leaving Livingstone we cross into Botswana to Chobe National Park. We enjoy a game cruise before continuing to the Okavango Delta. Explore the channels and floodplains on foot and by (dugout canoe) mokoro. Further south, we spend time with traditional Bushmen in the Kalahari Desert learning how they live. Across the border in Namibia, we enjoy two days in Etosha National Park on game drives in magnificent desert terrain.

Day 26 – 34
Cheetah Park, Spitzkoppe, Swakopmund, Namib Naukluft National Park, Fish River Canyon, Gariep (Orange River) Cape Town
After Etosha, we drive south through Damaraland, making camp amongst the eerie rock formations at Spitzkoppe before visiting Swakopmund. This fun-loving coastal town offers a range of optional desert based adventure activities such as skydiving and sand boarding. We then continue south, in to the desert and enjoy the dramatic terrain of sand dunes and vleis (dried lake beds) of the Namib Naukluft Park. Finally we visit the Fish River Canyon, the world’s second-largest canyon. We cross into South Africa and camp beside the Orange (Gariep) River before continuing south to Cape Town to end our journey

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 £ 2315

PLUS optional Adventure Pass US $ 410.00
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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:
Chobe National park, sunset cruise and game drive
Okavango Delta excursion
Namib Naukluft National Park 4x4 transfer

Optional Activities & Excursions:

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
Wine tasting US$10
Orange River canoe US$40
Quad Biking US $ 50
Tandem Skydive US$ 210
Swakopmund Township Tour US $ 40
Okavango Delta scenic flight US$ 425


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

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

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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