Accommodated East African Adventure - South

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Price: From ZAR 26750 per person

    Accommodated East African Adventure - South

    Experience the best of East Africa on this 21-day overland accommodated adventure.

    Fast Facts

    • Start: Nairobi
    • End: Victoria Falls
    • Type:Accommodated
    • Comfort:Standard
    • Vehicle:Overland Truck
    • Duration:21 days

    Day 1: Heading South to Arusha

    Leaving from Nairobi, head south crossing the border to Tanzania on your way to Arusha. This small town is safari central as most safaris for the northern circuit start here. Spend the afternoon preparing for your 3-night optional safari excursion.

                   
    • Highlights: Arusha
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    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Lunch, Dinner
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    Days 2-4: Exploring the Serengeti

    Set out in 4x4 safari vehicles on your optional 3-night excursion into the famous Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. Spend the next three days exploring these amazing game parks as you search for the Big 5 and other wildlife.

    Those not going on the excursion will get the chance to learn about the local culture as you explore the town of Karatu. 

                   
    • Highlights: Ngorongoro Crater
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 5: Visiting the Masai Mara Museum

    Today you’ll be reunited with your fellow travel companions as you return to Karatu from your safari. Over dinner, after a visit to the Masai Mara Museum, share your different experiences from over the last few days.

                   
    • Highlights: Karatu
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 6: Catch a glimpse of Mount Kilimanjaro

    Today will be a long travel day as you head south to Lushoto in the Usambara Mountains. If the sky is clear as you pass Moshi, you may be able to catch a glimpse of Mount Kilimanjaro. In the evening,  just sit back and relax at your campsite as you look out over the rolling hills. 

                   
    • Highlights: Lushoto
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Days 7-9: Spice Up Your Life on Zanzibar  

    Wake up early and continue driving south to Dar es Salaam where you’ll board a local ferry and begin your 3-day excursion to the island paradise of Zanzibar. Starting in Stone Town, you have the opportunity to head out and explore this fascinating town with its mix of architecture, and culture.

    The following day transfer to the northern part of the island where you’ll spend the next two nights on the idyllic Indian Ocean. There are several optional activities for you to do such as diving and snorkeling excursions, swimming with dolphins, and tours of a spice plantation. Or simply relax on the beautiful white sandy beaches.

                   
    • Highlights: Zanzibar
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast
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    Day 10: Taking the Ferry Back to Dar es Salaam  

    Say goodbye to Zanzibar as you return to Stone Town and catch the late ferry back to Dar es Salaam. Tonight you will overnight in Dar es Salaam before continuing your journey southbound. 

                   
    • Highlights: Dar es Salaam
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Dinner
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    Day 11: Spot the Wildlife in Mikumi National Park  

    Departing from the humid conditions of Dar es Salaam, travel inland to the fascinating Mikumi National Park. This stunning smaller park is home to lion, wildebeest, buffalo, and elephant. Embark in the afternoon on an optional game drive to explore the park. 

                   
    • Highlights:Mikumi National Park
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    • Accommodation: Accommodated
    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 12: Drinking Tea in Iringa  

    This morning continue to travel inland through the tea producing highlands of Iringa.  In the evening, you’ll be entertained with a traditional Tanzanian show and dinner in a local Masai hut. 

                   
    • Highlights:Maputo, Mozambique
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 13: Crossing into Malawi  

    Leave Tanzania behind as you cross into Malawi and head for your campsite at Chitimba Beach on the famous Lake Malawi. There are several optional activities to do, such as snorkeling, diving, or just relaxing on the beach enjoying the view. 

                   
    • Highlights:Chitimba
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Days 14-15: Relaxing on the Shores of Lake Malawi 

    After a short drive south, you come to Kande Beach, your accommodation for the next two nights. Again there are several optional activities for you to do such as horse-back riding and various water sports. 

    The next day, experience some Malawian culture and have a chance to meet the local people, as you partake in a guided village tour.

                   
    • Highlights:Lake Malawi
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 16: Visit the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre  

    Set out this morning and travel south for awhile along Lake Malawi before turning west to the capital, Lilongwe. Spend the afternoon visiting the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre - the country’s only sanctuary for rescued wild animals. 

                   
    • Highlights:Lilongwe
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Days 17-18: Searching for Hippos in South Luangwa  

    Following an early wake up, cross the border into Zambia as you drive to the South Luangwa National Park. Here you’ll spend the next two nights on the banks of the Luangwa River. Some times you can see hippos from the camp bar. In the afternoon, embark on an included sunset game drive into the park. 

    The following morning head out on another game viewing excursion and search for the elusive leopard who is in high concentration in the park. In the afternoon after lunch, visit a community-run tribal textile project and local village

                   
    • Highlights:South Luangwa National Park
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 19: Overnight in Chipata  

    Today leave South Luangwa behind and travel to Chipata. It’s a relatively short drive so you should have most of the afternoon to explore this true African town.

                   
    • Highlights:Chipata
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 20: Experiencing Africa in Lusaka  

    Your journey takes you towards the bustling capital of Zambia, Lusaka. Notice how the vegetation along the roads has changed as well as the roads themselves. Zambia is truly Africa, and travel will become a little rougher for your last few days. 

                   
    • Highlights:Lusaka
    • Accommodation: Accommodated
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    • Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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    Day 21: Ending in Victoria Falls  

    This morning you travel to your last destination of the tour – Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. As your tour ends upon your arrival to Victoria Falls, we recommend that you spend 1-2 extra days in this exciting town so that you can truly appreciate it.

                   
    • Highlights:Victoria Falls
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    Pricing is meant as a guide only. All prices are subject to availability, change/increase without notice and seasonabilty. Most of the overland tours are priced on a per person basis, but options and rates vary from supplier to supplier. Please note that many overland tours charge a local payment rate, which is paid directly to your trip leader upon the day of departure - this is an addition to the trip price. We have included the local payment rates for your benefit only. Contact us via Enquiry Form for an accurate, market-best rate.

    Rates & Dates
    • SEASONAL DATES: TOUR PRICE: LOCAL PAYMENT
    • 01 January 2017 - 30 December 2017 ZAR 26750 ZAR 9400
    Tour Departures Dates
    • Departure Month: Start Date: End Date:
    • March 28 March 2017 17 April 2017 April 08 April 2017 28 April 2017 April 12 April 2017 02 May 2017 April 18 April 2017 08 May 2017 April 29 April 2017 19 May 2017 May 09 May 2017 29 May 2017 May 20 May 2017 09 June 2017 May 24 May 2017 13 June 2017 May 30 May 2017 19 June 2017 June 10 June 2017 30 June 2017 June 20 June 2017 10 July 2017 July 01 July 2017 21 July 2017 July 05 July 2017 25 July 2017 July 11 July 2017 31 July 2017 July 22 July 2017 11 August 2017 August 01 August 2017 21 August 2017 August 12 August 2017 01 September 2017 August 16 August 2017 05 September 2017 August 22 August 2017 11 September 2017 September 02 September 2017 22 September 2017 September 12 September 2017 02 October 2017 September 23 September 2017 13 October 2017 September 27 September 2017 17 October 2017 October 03 October 2017 23 October 2017 October 14 October 2017 03 November 2017 October 24 October 2017 13 November 2017 November 04 November 2017 24 November 2017 November 08 November 2017 28 November 2017 November 14 November 2017 04 December 2017 November 25 November 2017 15 December 2017 December 05 December 2017 25 December 2017 December 16 December 2017 05 January 2018 December 20 December 2017 09 January 2018 December 26 December 2017 15 January 2018