Nairobi to Victoria Falls Adventure

20 days,Nairobi to Livingstone

Track the Big Five in agile 4x4 safari vehicles, feel the mist of Victoria Falls, chill out at Lake Malawi, raft the Zambezi River, bliss out on the beaches of Zanzibar.

Inhale the fragrant perfume of Zanzibar’s spice plantations, hunt for the perfect snapshot of the ever-elusive Big Five across the Serengeti, feel the thunder of Victoria Falls—uncover the spectacular highlights of four African countries on this stellar 20-day adventure. Enjoy an intriguing combination of stunning wilderness and bright city lights from the comfort of our overland truck and camp under the big African sky for a unique perspective of this majestic land. With a unique itinerary that offers plenty of options, uncover all that this diverse region has to offer.

What's Included

  • Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater entrances and game drives. Spice plantation entrance and guided tour. 3-day Zanzibar excursion. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 19 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 13 dinners. (Allow USD200-250 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Participation camping (12 nts), full-service camping (2 nts), simple hotels (5 nts).
  • Overland truck, 4x4 safari vehicles, minibuses, ferry.
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, certified safari guides/drivers, local guide.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, avg 20.

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Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Livingstone to Nairobi. See Victoria Falls to Nairobi Adventure

Day 1 Nairobi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Arusha (1B,1L,1D)

Cross through the semi-arid lands of the Masai people to Arusha.

Day 3 Serengeti National Park (1B,1L,1D)

Change over to 4x4 safari vehicles and enjoy a game drive en route to our camp site in the central Serengeti.

Day 4-5 Ngorongoro Crater/Marangu (2B,2L,2D)

Search for game in 4x4 safari vehicles while in the crater, then continue onto Marangu, where you may get a view of the majestic Mt Kilimanjaro.

Day 6 Dar es Salaam (1B,1L,1D)

Day on the road. Enjoy the varied landscapes on the way to the Indian Ocean coast.

Day 7-9 Zanzibar (3B)

Ferry over to the island of Zanzibar. Embark on a guided tour of a spice plantation. Opt to visit historic sites, go snorkelling or scuba diving or just relax on the beach. Spend one night in Stone Town and two nights right on the beach.

Day 10-11 Ruaha River/Iringa (2B,2L,2D)

Ferry to Dar es Salaam then continue to Ruaha NP. Stop off at a craft centre in Iringa to watch artists at work. Spectacular scenery will entertain on long driving days.

Day 12-14 Lake Malawi (3B,3L,3D)

Relax on the shores of 'the lake of stars' and visit various lakeside camps. Opt to go on a village walk with a local lunch in Kande Beach, try snorkelling or go on a fishing trip.

Day 15-17 Senga Bay/Chipata/Lusaka (3B,3L,3D)

Traverse the vastness of Africa during a few driving days. Spot zebra and giraffe while camping on a private game farm, and visit craft stalls and markets for typical textiles and baskets.

Day 18-19 Livingstone (2B,1L)

Ferry crossing to Zambia. Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting or canoeing, or fly over the falls.

Day 20 Livingstone (1B)

Depart at any time.

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