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22 Day Nairobi to Victoria Falls Tour - Camping

StartNairobi (Kenya)
EndVictoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
Duration: 22 Days
Style of Tour :
USD 3990.00AUD 6,045.45CAD 5,465.75EURO 3,660.55GBP 3,243.90ZAR 79,800.00

A budget camping tour that begins in Nairobi and onto the famous Serengeti game reserve and ends with the spectacular Victoria Falls. Relax on the tropical beaches of Zanzibar and Lake Malawi, view Africa's wildlife and experience cultural interactions with the local tribes. A real East Africa adventure. This tour also runs in the opposite direction Vic Falls to Nairobi

Countries visitingBotswana, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Accommodation on tour:Camping


  • Bustling Nairobi
  • Arusha
  • Serengeti Wildlife Reserve
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Stone Town - Zanzibar
  • Tropical Beaches - Zanzibar
  • Lake Malawi - Beaches
  • South Luanga National Park
  • Chobe National Park
  • Victoria Falls

Below is the basic day to day brief,

The Full downloadable Itinerary is at the bottom of this window.

Please download the dossier should you want more detailed information on the route and tour.

Day 1:  Nairobi 
Today is an arrivals day. You have the chance to explore Nairobi at your own leisure.

Meals:  None

Day 2:  Nairobi to Arusha (Tanzania)
This morning we have breakfast and head towards the border of Tanzania at Namanga. We overnight in Meserani, just outside of Arusha.

Meals:  Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Arusha to Karatu
Today we take a tour to the Meserani Reptile Park and Masai Cultural Museum. There are plenty of cultural experiences and things to see and do in the town of Arusha. We have some lunch and then we take 4 x4 vehicles for a tour past the Masai Town of Mtu Wa Mbu which is beside the Lake Manyara National Park towards Karatu. We spend the night in a campsite in Karatu.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Activity:  Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

Day 4: Karatu to Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park
This morning bright and early we leave for the Ngorongoro Conservation area the abundant wildlife of Ngorongoro Crater. This is where we can experience some of the best game viewing in Africa and see animals such as Black Rhino. We enjoy our game drive and then pass the ‘Cradle of Mankind’ travelling towards the Serengeti National Park. Tonight we camp in an unfenced area under the African stars.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activity: Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

Day 5: Serengeti National Park to Arusha
This morning we take a game drive on search for the Big 5 surrounded by the stunning scenery of the park. After that we make our way to Arusha where we spend the night.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Arusha to Pangani
This morning we gather some stock in Arusha and head for Dar es Salaam. We drive past Moshi and the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. Then see the Usumbara and Pare Mountains on the way until we reach our campsite midway between Arusha and Dar es Salaam.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Pangani to Dar es Salaam
Today we travel onwards to Dar es Salaam. We tour through the abundant landscape and palm trees. Once we arrive at Dar es Salaam we set up camp next to the seaside.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar (Optional)
Today we have the option to spend the next three nights at the Spice Island which we can take a ferry from Dar es Salaam.

Meals:  Breakfast
Included Activity: Spice Tour & Dhow Excursion
Optional Activity: Zanzibar Excursion

Day 9 & 10: Zanzibar
We have the opportunity to explore Zanzibar now with it’s interesting history. There is the old Stone Town with it’s rich Arabic influence or we can take a Spice plantation tour as the island is known for it’s fragrant spices. We have the chance to see the beautiful beaches or the tortoises of Prison Island. We can go scuba diving or take a fishing trip in a Dhow. There are plentiful of seafood to savor in the area with many restaurants that is cost effective. If one does not want to explore Zanzibar the next three days are spent in the stunning campsite in Dar es Salaam.

Meals:  None

Day 11: Zanzibar to Mikumi
Today we depart from Dar es Salaam and make our way through the Mikumi National Park where we stay for the night.

Meals:  Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Mikumi to Iringa
Today we depart from Mikumi National Park. We can view some wildlife along the way. Tonight we spend the night in Iringa in a stunning rustic campsite where we can sample some Amarula Hot Chocolates.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13 – 15: Iringa to Lake Malawi
Today we travel past the magnificent scenery of the Tukuyu tea and banana plantations, making our way to Malawi. We tour the length of the west side of Lake Malawi, making stops at some of the bays over the next three days. Besides the majestic scenery and vibrant markets, we also have some optional activities on offer such as water sports, horseback riding or a trip to a local village or school.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16 & 17: Lake Malawi to Luangwe National Park
Today we depart from Malawi and head towards Zambia. This awe-inspiring park is placed on the Luangwa River in East Zambia. We can see game such as giraffe, buffalo and elephant as well as hippo and crocodiles.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Activity: Game drives through South Luangwa National Park in Tour vehicle

Day 18: Luangwa National Park
Today we leave this breathtaking National Park and travel south. We tour past an array of villages and towns of Zambia as we drive.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 19: Lusaka to Livingstone
Today we travel through the southern Zambian towns towards Livingstone. We see the mighty Victoria Falls from the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia. Have your camera ready. Tonight we have the chance to take a sunset dinner cruise on the majestic Zambezi.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activity: Zambezi Sunset River Boat Cruise

Day 20: Livingstone to Chobe National Park (Botswana)
Today we depart from Zambia and head for the border of Botswana at the Kazangula Ferry. We then travel to Kasane, placed on the banks of the Chobe River. We have lunch and have some time to unwind. Later we leave for our Chobe National Park overnight mobile excursion. Chobe national park is famous for it’s large herds of elephants. We enjoy the afternoon viewing game as we travel to our camp for the night.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Activity: Chobe National Park Overnight Mobile Excursion

Day 21: Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
Today we travel to the border of Zimbabwe and from there a short drive to Victoria Falls. Our campsite is in the center of town with it’s variety of shops and restaurants. We take a short walk to the entrance of Victoria falls. This afternoon is pent enjoying the falls, seeing the sites of the town or just some leisurely time in the campsite.

Meals:  Brunch
Included Activity: Entrance to Victoria Falls

Day 22: Victoria Falls
This morning we have breakfast and this is when our magical tour comes to an end. It’s recommended to stay for some additional days to enjoy the various optional activities on offer.

Meals:  Breakfast
Optional Activity: Bungee jumping, abseiling, flights in fixed wing, micro light and ultra light aircraft or helicopters, white water rafting, floats

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Note: Itineraries do change, please speak to your consultant for the latest up to date itinerary for your travel period.

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Approx. tour cost in
USD 3990.00AUD 6,045.45CAD 5,465.75EURO 3,660.55GBP 3,243.90ZAR 79,800.00

2023 Tour Prices - Per person

USD$ 3,990  per person

  • Camping Adventure
  • Qualified tour guides
  • Specially adapted overland vehicles
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Sleeping bag required - mattresses provided
  • Travel insurance and visas
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Alcohol & beverages
  • Snacks,
  • Souvenirs, tips
  • Optional activities (see list on Itinerary for complete breakdown).
This tour has a duration of: 22 Days

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