Joburg to Nairobi Overland

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27 days,Johannesburg to Nairobi

Marvel at Victoria Falls, track rhinos at the Khama Rhino Sanctuary, experience 4x4 game drives in Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater, immerse yourself in ancient cultures with traditional dancing, spend three glorious days on exotic Zanzibar.

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Connecting two major hubs, this overland journey will take you from Johannesburg to Nairobi and into the stunning wilderness of the six countries that lie in between. Track Africa’s Big Five on game drives in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro and head to the Okavango Delta for a game walk and mokoro canoe excursion. Inhale the mists of Victoria Falls and the fragrant air of spice plantations in Zanzibar. You'll make your discoveries from a rugged overland truck, ready to take on Africa. Combine this with bush camping, a social atmosphere and a comprehensive itinerary and you have one hell of an adventure.

What's Included

  • Entrances and game drives in Serengeti National Parks and the Ngorongoro Crater. Guided tour of a spice plantation (Zanzibar), 4-day Zanzibar excursion. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 26 breakfasts, 20 lunches, 18 dinners. (Allow USD240-320 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Participation camping (18 nts), full-service camping (2 nts), simple hotels (5 nts), bush camping (1 nt).
  • Overland truck, 4x4 safari vehicles, ferry, mokoro.
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, certified safari guides/drivers, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, avg 18.
Day 1 Johannesburg

Arrive at any time.

Day 2-3 Serowe/Maun (2B,2L,2D)

Cross the border into Zambia, and experience a first night of camping under the African skies. Opt to take a scenic flight from Maun over the delta.

Day 4 Okavango Delta (1B,1L,1D)

Enjoy a game walk, a traditional mokoro (dug-out canoe) excursion and birding. View wildlife up close while camping in the bush.

Day 5-6 Gweta/Chobe River (2B,2L,2D)

Camp under ancient baobab trees, Take a optional wildlife viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River in Chobe NP.

Day 7-9 Livingstone (3B,1L)

Visit Victoria Falls, and opt to go whitewater rafting, canoeing, or take an aerial flight over the falls.

Day 10-15 Lusaka/Lake Malawi (6B,6L,6D)

Camp on a private game farm near Lusaka. Visit various camps on the shores of Lake Malawi. Opt to go for walks, snorkel, take a village tour or a fishing trip.

Day 16-17 Iringa/Dar es Salaam (2B,2L,2D)

Climb out of the Great Rift Valley, view vast tea plantations and descend down to the Indian Ocean.

Day 18-21 Zanzibar (4B)

Guided tour of a spice plantation. Explore Stone Town. Opt to visit museums, historical sites and markets or enjoy the beach and marine activities like snorkelling, scuba diving and swimming.

Day 22-26 Korogwe/Arusha/Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Crater (5B,5L,5D)

Take the ferry to Dar Es Salaam. Catch your first glimpse of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Enjoy game drives in Serengeti NP and the Ngorongoro Crater in 4x4 safari vehicles.

Day 27 Nairobi (1B,1L)

Travel through the lands of the Masai people to Nairobi, where the tour ends upon arrival in the late afternoon.

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