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20 Day Victoria Falls to Nairobi Tour - Accommodated

StartVictoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
EndNairobi (Kenya)
Duration: 20 Days
Style of Tour :
ZAR 80750.00AUD 6,333.33CAD 5,726.95EURO 3,902.85GBP 3,675.47USD 4,283.82

Journey from Victoria Falls to the bustling city of Nairobi - the capital of Kenya. Relax on the tropical beaches of Malawi and Zanzibar. View game in South Luangwa National Park and the famous Serengeti. Take in spectacular scenery and meet the locals en route. This is a comfort tour.

Countries visitingKenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe
Accommodation on tour:Guest house/Hotel/Lodge


  • Victoria Falls
  • South Luangwa National Park - Zambia
  • Lake Malawi - amazing beaches
  • Zanzibar - Stone Town
  • Zanzibar - Tropical beaches
  • Serengeti & Ngorongoro National Parks
  • Nairobi

 Below is the basic day to day brief,

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

Please note - new tour duration for 2024 (22-Day itinerary)
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Day 1:  Victoria Falls – Chirundu
Our tour begins with us crossing the Zambezi River and entering Zambia – providing us with an opportunity to view the Victoria Falls for the final time. After the excitement of the Falls, we spend the next 2 days travelling through rural Zambia. We spend the evening in Chirundu.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: View of Victoria Falls from the bridge

Day 2:  Rural Zambia - Petauke
A fairly long day of travel waits as we travel east through rural Zambia. Along the way we will encounter colourful markets, traditional villages and subsistence farming.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3:  South Luangwa National Park
Our first stop of the day is Chipata, an important trading town. Chipata is a textile town and is famous for its colourful African fabrics which are popular amongst the local population.  There is an opportunity to enjoy a quick tour of the workshops and dye houses.  (March - December).  We enjoy sunset overlooking the famous Luangwa River.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Textile visit

Day 4:  South Luangwa National Park
The day is spent exploring this famous National Park. In the morning we have an option to do either a morning safari or you can partake in a popular Big 5 walking safari. (the walking safari is seasonal).  This afternoon we enjoy a game drive that extends into the evening, providing us with an opportunity to spot some nocturnal animals.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight:  Sunset Game Drive
Optional Activity:  Morning game drive or Game walk

Day 5: Zambia to Lake Malawi
An early start as we head for Malawi – The Warm Heart of Africa. Malawi is famous for its incredible fresh water lake.  The lake has more species of fresh water fish than any other lake, which many are found in fish tanks around the world. The Malawian people are known for their friendliness and openness, which all makes for an incredible country to spend time in. We spend the night on the shore of the lake.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Days 6, 7 and 8:  Lake Malawi
Today we travel north along the lake to our next stop where we will spend the next three nights soaking up the splendour of Malawi. The swimming and snorkeling are amazing and one can spend hours in the warm water. For those with energy there is an opportunity to hike up the Nyika Plateaux to Livingstonia. Malawi provides the ideal setting to relax (chill out in one of hammocks) and to explore the local villages. The people are welcoming and one can browse the local markets. We take some time to visit the village of Ngala.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight:  Malawi Village Tour
Optional Activities:  Swimming, Snorkeling, Livingstonia Hike, Community Projects, Relax

Day 9:  Lake Malawi – Tanzania
After a relaxing time on the lake we say goodbye to Malawi, as we continue our journey north into Tanzania. We spend the evening in Iringa – a popular stop over for overland tours.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10:  Mikumi National Park
Leaving Iringa, we head to Mikumi National Park, which is part the famous Selous National Park – the largest in Africa. The afternoon provides an opportunity for a game drive and an opportunity to spot more animals.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activity:  Mikumi National Park

Day 11:  Stone Town (Zanzibar)
We get up bright and early, take a ferry to Zanzibar from Dar es Salaam and head for our hotel in Stone Town.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Zanzibar Excursion

Days 12 and 13:  Stone Town to Nungwi
This morning we catch a boat to Prison Island, a place where previously slaves were detained. We head north to Nungwi, renowned for its pristine beaches. We will spend the next couple of days relaxing, swimming, snorkeling, diving and soaking up the sun. Nungwi offers incredible beaches, and one can enjoy the local bars, restaurants and other activities. The snorkeling trip is highly recommended as the coral and sea life are incredible. Alternatively you can explore the local fishing villages or take in the turtle sanctuary.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlight: Prison Island Boat Trip/ Jozani Forest Half Day tour
Optional Activities: Fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, turtle sanctuary visit, village tours and more

Day 14:  Zanzibar – Bagamoyo
We ferry across to Dar es Salaam, pack up and head to the town of Bagamoyo where we overnight.  

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 15:  Arusha
This morning we head north to the safari town of Arusha. En route we may get a glimpse of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Arusha is a bustling frontier town and is the gathering point for the Serengeti excursion.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 16, 17 and 18:  Serengeti  & Ngorongoro Crater Safari
The next 3 nights will be spent in the Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti National Park is famous for its high concentration of animals and for the largest mammal migration on earth, when tens of thousands of wildebeest and zebra move for greener pastures. Our game drives are conducted in open top 4 x 4 vehicles. The days are spent game viewing and enjoying the open savannas. Serengeti safaris are known for their excellent game viewing and one can expect to see a wide range of animals including the major predators. We spend a day descending into the Ngorongoro Crater where the animal viewing is excellent. The Serengeti safari is definitely one of the highlights of the tour. Note all camps in the Serengeti are controlled and maintained by the Tanzania National Parks Board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on all days
Included Highlights: Full Day 4x4 Excursion to Ngorongoro Crater and Elephant Caves Hike
Optional Activities: Local brewery tour, Karatu Iraqw Market, Local Coffee Plantation Tour

Day 19:  Serengeti – Arusha
Today we bid farewell to the Serengeti and head back to Arusha where we arrive in the early evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 21:  Nairobi – Kenya
Today we cross the border into Kenya and head to the bustling capital of Nairobi where our tour comes to an end.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

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Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 80750.00AUD 6,333.33CAD 5,726.95EURO 3,902.85GBP 3,675.47USD 4,283.82

2024 Tour Prices - Per person

ZAR 80,750 - Accommodated
ZAR 10,500 - Single Supplement (mandatory for single travelers)

ZAR 64,750 - Camping
ZAR 12,300 - Single Supplement (optional)

  • Fully equipped overland truck
  • Qualified guides
  • Guesthouse / Lodge / Hotel Accommodation
  • Meals as per full itinerary
  • Activities as per itinerary
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance and visas
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs, tips
  • Optional activities (see list on Itinerary for complete breakdown).
This tour has a duration of: 20 Days

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