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This trip is being discontinued in 2013. If you are interested in this life changing experience for next year, have a peak at a similar trip that runs from Nairobi to Livingstone - tour code DNV.

Zanzibar to Vic Falls Overland

15 days,Stone Town to Livingstone

Snorkelling Zanzibar and exploring its spice plantations, chilling out at Lake Malawi, gazing at Victoria Falls, rafting the Zambezi.


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Immerse yourself in the rhythm of Africa as you journey from the fragrant spice gardens of Zanzibar through three diverse countries on your way to the mists of thundering Victoria Falls. Soak up the natural beauty of Lake Malawi, check out the markets or take on the mighty Zambezi Gorge by raft! Journey on this trip that connects East and Southern Africa on our adventurous overland trucks - an inexpensive way to see the highlights of the region. Our CEOs will show you the best natural wonders and cultural treasures the region has to offer—as well as some hidden secrets you wouldn’t otherwise have found.

What's Included

  • Spice Plantation entrance and guided tour, 4 Day Zanzibar excursion.
  • 14 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 8 Dinners. (Allow USD125-165 for meals and drinks (including bottled water) not included.)
  • Simple Hotel (4 nts), Participation camping (10 nts).
  • Overland vehicle, Minbuses, Ferry.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO)/Cook and Driver throughout, Local guide.
  • Small group experience; Max 22, Avg 18
Map of the route for Click to enlarge
Places Visited

Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Livingstone to Stone Town. See Vic Falls to Zanzibar Overland

Day 1 Zanzibar

Arrive at any time.

Day 2-4 Zanzibar (3B)

Explore Stone Town, visit Arab residences and palaces or markets, guided tour of a spice plantation. Or enjoy the beach and marine activities like snorkeling, scuba diving and swimming.

Day 5-6 Ruaha River/Iringa (2B,2L,2D)

Ferry to Dar Es Salaam. Continue to the Ruaha River in Ruaha National Park.
Climb into the Great Rift Valley, view vast tea plantations.

Day 7-9 Lake Malawi (3B,3L,3D)

Relax on the shores of "the lake of stars", visit various lakeside camps. Option to go for walks, snorkeling, village tours or fishing trips.

Day 10-12 Lilongwe/Chipata/Lusaka (3B,3L,3D)

Visit the local "Down Shops". Camp on a private game farm outside Lusaka.

Day 13-14 Livingstone (2B,L)

Option to visit Victoria Falls, and enjoy white-water rafting, canoeing, elephant-back safari, fly over the falls, and much more!

Day 15 Livingstone (B)

Depart at any time.