20 Day Vic Falls to Nairobi Overland Tour

From R 25950

DURATION:

20 DAYS

STARTING POINT:

VICTORIA FALLS

ENDING POINT:

NAIROBI

TOUR TYPE:

Overland Tour

TOUR CODE:

ANOVN20

beach with Ashanti logo This Vic Falls to Nairobi tour follows the flagship route of East African Overland adventures. Starting off in Victoria Falls you will travel north through Zambia and up to Lake Malawi with its white sandy beaches. Next it’s up to the Tanzania’s coastal city, Dar es Salam, where you will hop on a ferry and make your way to the tropical island of Zanzibar. After a few days relaxing on the beach it’s time to head to the world renowned, Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater before finally making our way up to Nairobi. Plenty of budget safaris and African overland travel to keep you busy on this excellent tour. * Trip Also available in reverse order If you want to start in Nairobi and finish in Victoria Falls

20 Day Vic Falls to Nairobi Overland Tour

Day 1 – Lusaka

Setting off early from Victoria Falls, we catch a last sighting of the mighty falls before crossing the border into Zambia. While we have a long day travelling today, we get our first impressions of the Africa that awaits us. Colourful markets, busy villages and rural scenes form the backdrop of our journey to the outskirts of Lusaka. We enjoy a prepared meal on arrival as our guides brief us on the days ahead.

Accommodation Eureka Camp http://www.eurekacamp.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Victoria Falls to Lusaka
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: View of Victoria Falls from the Bridge
Border Post: Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls Bridge (no telephone number) Open: 06h00-20h00
Zambia: Victoria Falls Bridge (no telephone number) Open: 06h00-20h00

Day 2 – Petauke

This morning we drive through Zambia’s busy capital Lusaka before turning east towards Petauke, our destination for the night. As an important link between Lusaka and neighbouring Malawi, the Great East Road winds through rural Zambia and we will cross the mighty Luangwa River along the way. Dotted with villages and subsistence farms, todays landscapes serve as a stark contrast to the developed countries so many of us call home.

Accommodation Chimwemwe Executive Lodge http://www.chimwemwelodge.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Lusaka to Petauke
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 – South Luangwa National Park

With two days of travel behind us we look forward to the tranquillity of South Luangwa and this morning we make our way to the banks of the Luangwa River. Our first stop though is the town of Chipata, home of Chipata Cotton and an important centre for the cotton famers of the region. Tribal Textiles represents the creativity of the African culture and those interested can enjoy a tour of their workshops (March to December). One of the finest sunsets is surely that enjoyed on the banks of the Luangwa River, so grab a cold drink and watch the day fade away.

Accommodation Wildlife Camp http://www.wildlifecamp-zambia.com
Accommodated: Two per Permanent tent with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with en-suite Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Petauke to South Luangwa National Park
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Textile visit

Day 4 – South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park is a world-class safari destination and we have a full day to explore the park in search of the variety of wildlife found in the park. This morning you can partake in an optional morning safari or during the dry season (April to December) you can join one of the iconic walking safaris on offer in the park. This afternoon we will enjoy a sunset drive in the park including a sundowner stop. The unique opportunity to explore the park at night gives us a chance to spot the elusive nocturnal species that are rarely seen in the day.

Accommodation Wildlife Camp http://www.wildlifecamp-zambia.com
Accommodated: Two per Permanent tent with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with en-suite Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Sunset Game Drive in South Luangwa National Park
Optional Activity: Safari Walk (seasonal) or Morning Game Drive in South Luangwa

Day 5 – Lake Malawi

This morning we board our truck and set off for Malawi, the warm heart of Africa. Our destination tonight is the shores of Lake Malawi, the southernmost lake in the East African Rift system. As one of the ten largest lakes in the world, the lake stretches for over 500km along the western boundary of Malawi and is home to more species of fish than any other lake. We spend the night on the shores of this natural wonder.

Accommodation Ngala Beach Lodge http://www.ngalabeach.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: South Luangwa National Park to Lake Malawi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Border Post: Zambia: Chipata / Nwami, Tel: + 265 622 1652, Open: 06h00-18h00
Malawi: Mchinji, Tel: +265 124 2217, Open: 06h00-18h00

Day 6 – Lake Malawi

Today we visit a local village near our lodge with the guide. The rest of the day is set aside for you to relax at the lake. Use the time to read a book, soak up the sun or indulge in the many attractions that are on offer.

Accommodation Ngala Beach Lodge http://www.ngalabeach.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Malawi Village Tour

Day 7 – Lake Malawi

Today we are back on the road for most of the day travelling further north and will overnight once again on the banks of Lake Malawi. Enjoy the sunset over the lake from the beach. Your guide will assist you to plan your activities for the coming days, or you can simply slow your clock to Africa time relaxing on the lake shore.

Accommodation Majizuwa http://www.majizuwa.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Central Lake Malawi to North Lake Malawi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 – Lake Malawi

Snorkelling in the crystal waters offers the chance to see first-hand the brilliantly coloured tropical cichlids, tiny fish often found in colourful aquariums around the world. Your afternoon will be spent walking through the small village of Ngala.

Accommodation Majizuwa http://www.majizuwa.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 – Tanzania – Iringa

Today as we leave Malawi, we ascend the Great Rift Valley and make our way into Tanzania. We round the northern extremes of the lake as we turn east and continue to our overnight stop in Iringa.

Accommodation Kisolanza Farm http://www.kisolanza.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Northern Lake Malawi to Iringa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Border Post: Malawi: Songwe (no telephone), Open: 06h00-18h00
Tanzania: Chi’zumulu, Tel: +265 15 357 207, Open: 06h00-18h00

Day 10 – Mikumi

This morning we complete our journey to the doorstep of Mikumi National Park. Mikumi ranks as the fourth largest park in Tanzania, but forms part of a 75 000 square kilometre wilderness that centres on Selous, Africa’s largest game reserve. Today you will have the opportunity to book a game drive in Mikumi National Park.

Accommodation Asante Afrika Camp www.asanteafrikacamp.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Iringa to Mikumi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activity: Mikumi Game Drive

Day 11 – Zanzibar Excursion

We rise early and travel from Mikumi to the Port of Dar Es Salaam, where we will board the ferry and make the ocean journey to the island of Zanzibar. Our home for the next three nights, Stone Town offers a perfect stop to enjoy the beaches and activities on offer.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Mikumi via Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar by ferry
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 – Zanzibar Excursion

This morning we enjoy the local scenery by embarking on a spice tour with a local guide. The afternoon is free to enjoy some of the many attraction sand activities on offer. Water sports are the order of the day and you have the opportunity to book activities such as fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving and a variety of ocean safari options. Whatever it is you chose to do today, you will have ample opportunity to create some island memories. Rent a scooter and explore the many attractions on offer or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activity: Fishing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Turtle Sanctuary Visit, Village Tours, and more
Included Highlight: Stone Town City Walk / Spice Tour

Day 13 – Zanzibar Excursion

Today we explore the beautiful Jozani Forest. For those wanting to do their last bit of sightseeing, the afternoon is free for optional activities. Boasting a rich history this bustling port was once a landmark on both the Slave and Spice trade routes.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Stone Town
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Jozani Forest Half Day tour

Day 14 – Bagamoyo

This morning we have some time to explore the sights of Stone Town, the rich history and vibrant markets are some of the highlights of any visit to Zanzibar. We bid farewell to the island and board our return ferry, on arrival back at the Dar es Salaam port, we reunite with our truck and return to Bagamoyo where we spend the night.

Accommodation Bagamoyo Travellers Lodge http://www.bagamoyo.com/travellers-lodge/
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam by ferry; Dar es Salaam to Bagamoyo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Stone Town

Day 15 – Arusha

Heading north this morning we travel across the northern reaches of Tanzania, our destination tonight is the bustling town of Arusha. Northern Tanzania is home to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro. You will be briefed this evening by our local guide on what to prepare for the coming days.

Accommodation Ndoro Lodge http://www.ndorolodge.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Bagamoyo to Arusha
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16 – Karatu

Although it is short distance to Karatu, we will spend most of the day commuting closer to the Ngorongoro Crater. Upon arrival in Karatu, our guide will brief us on the full day excursion into the crater. Karatu is conveniently situated to allow you the opportunity to participate in various optional activities in the coming days. Those guests who have purchased the Serengeti excursion will be collected from Arusha this morning.

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Arusha to Karatu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activities: Local Brewery Tour, Karatu Iraqw Market, local coffee plantation tour

Day 17 – Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

We rise early and will be collected from our camp and transferred to the Ngorongoro Crater. We will spend the bulk of our day exploring the Crater floor in search of the animals which roam the plains. We will arrive back in Karatu in the afternoon.

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Karatu to Ngorongoro Crater and return
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Full day 4×4 excursion to Ngorongoro Crater

Day 18 – Karatu

This morning we rise early for a hike to the Elephant Caves, taking you through untouched forests with amazing wildlife. The rest of the day is free for you to relax at camp or participate in a number of optional activities available from the accommodation establishment. Some of the optional activities include village walking visits or a visit to Lake Manyara National Park. These activities need to be booked directly with the accommodation provide upon arrival in Karatu.

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Elephant Caves Hike

Day 19 – Arusha

Returning to Arusha, tonight we will reunite with our fellow travellers who opted for the optional Serengeti excursion and we share our experiences of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.

Accommodation Ndoro Lodge http://www.ndorolodge.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Serengeti National Park to Arusha (Serengeti excursion guests) / Karatu to Arusha (Non-excursion guests)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 20 – Kenya – Nairobi

We cross the border into Kenya this morning and make our way to Nairobi where our journey ends on arrival.

Accommodation Post tour accommodation can be booked through your travel agent.

Route: Arusha to Nairobi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Border Post: Tanzania: Namanga, no telephone number, Open: 24hrs
Kenya: Namanga, Tel: +254 455 32002, Open: 24 hrs

Camping – R25950 excl Activity Package

Camping Activity Package – R9150

Accommodated – R34950 excl Activity Package

Accommodated Activity Package – R9150

Includes:

Meals (Breakfast x 20 / Lunch x 17 / Dinner x 20) (unless otherwise specified, all meals are prepared and served at the truck), accommodation, guides and transport

Excludes:

All items of a personal nature, entrance fees, alcohol, soft drinks, bottled water, snacks, souvenirs, tips, activity package and optional activities

Please note that maps shown are a rough guide. Exact locations and routes might differ slightly to what is shown. Please refer to the tour itinerary for a more precise route.

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20 Day Vic Falls to Nairobi Overland Tour

R25,950.00

This Vic Falls to Nairobi tour follows the flagship route of East African Overland adventures.

Starting off in Victoria Falls you will travel north through Zambia and up to Lake Malawi with its white sandy beaches. Next it’s up to the Tanzania’s coastal city, Dar es Salam, where you will hop on a ferry and make your way to the tropical island of Zanzibar. After a few days relaxing on the beach it’s time to head to the world renowned, Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater before finally making our way up to Nairobi.

Plenty of budget safaris and African overland travel to keep you busy on this excellent tour.

* Trip Also available in reverse order If you want to start in Nairobi and finish in Victoria Falls

Description

Day 1 – Lusaka

Setting off early from Victoria Falls, we catch a last sighting of the mighty falls before crossing the border into Zambia. While we have a long day travelling today, we get our first impressions of the Africa that awaits us. Colourful markets, busy villages and rural scenes form the backdrop of our journey to the outskirts of Lusaka. We enjoy a prepared meal on arrival as our guides brief us on the days ahead.

Accommodation Eureka Camp http://www.eurekacamp.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Victoria Falls to Lusaka
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: View of Victoria Falls from the Bridge
Border Post: Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls Bridge (no telephone number) Open: 06h00-20h00
Zambia: Victoria Falls Bridge (no telephone number) Open: 06h00-20h00

Day 2 – Petauke

This morning we drive through Zambia’s busy capital Lusaka before turning east towards Petauke, our destination for the night. As an important link between Lusaka and neighbouring Malawi, the Great East Road winds through rural Zambia and we will cross the mighty Luangwa River along the way. Dotted with villages and subsistence farms, todays landscapes serve as a stark contrast to the developed countries so many of us call home.

Accommodation Chimwemwe Executive Lodge http://www.chimwemwelodge.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Lusaka to Petauke
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 – South Luangwa National Park

With two days of travel behind us we look forward to the tranquillity of South Luangwa and this morning we make our way to the banks of the Luangwa River. Our first stop though is the town of Chipata, home of Chipata Cotton and an important centre for the cotton famers of the region. Tribal Textiles represents the creativity of the African culture and those interested can enjoy a tour of their workshops (March to December). One of the finest sunsets is surely that enjoyed on the banks of the Luangwa River, so grab a cold drink and watch the day fade away.

Accommodation Wildlife Camp http://www.wildlifecamp-zambia.com
Accommodated: Two per Permanent tent with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with en-suite Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Petauke to South Luangwa National Park
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Textile visit

Day 4 – South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park is a world-class safari destination and we have a full day to explore the park in search of the variety of wildlife found in the park. This morning you can partake in an optional morning safari or during the dry season (April to December) you can join one of the iconic walking safaris on offer in the park. This afternoon we will enjoy a sunset drive in the park including a sundowner stop. The unique opportunity to explore the park at night gives us a chance to spot the elusive nocturnal species that are rarely seen in the day.

Accommodation Wildlife Camp http://www.wildlifecamp-zambia.com
Accommodated: Two per Permanent tent with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with en-suite Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Sunset Game Drive in South Luangwa National Park
Optional Activity: Safari Walk (seasonal) or Morning Game Drive in South Luangwa

Day 5 – Lake Malawi

This morning we board our truck and set off for Malawi, the warm heart of Africa. Our destination tonight is the shores of Lake Malawi, the southernmost lake in the East African Rift system. As one of the ten largest lakes in the world, the lake stretches for over 500km along the western boundary of Malawi and is home to more species of fish than any other lake. We spend the night on the shores of this natural wonder.

Accommodation Ngala Beach Lodge http://www.ngalabeach.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: South Luangwa National Park to Lake Malawi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Border Post: Zambia: Chipata / Nwami, Tel: + 265 622 1652, Open: 06h00-18h00
Malawi: Mchinji, Tel: +265 124 2217, Open: 06h00-18h00

Day 6 – Lake Malawi

Today we visit a local village near our lodge with the guide. The rest of the day is set aside for you to relax at the lake. Use the time to read a book, soak up the sun or indulge in the many attractions that are on offer.

Accommodation Ngala Beach Lodge http://www.ngalabeach.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Malawi Village Tour

Day 7 – Lake Malawi

Today we are back on the road for most of the day travelling further north and will overnight once again on the banks of Lake Malawi. Enjoy the sunset over the lake from the beach. Your guide will assist you to plan your activities for the coming days, or you can simply slow your clock to Africa time relaxing on the lake shore.

Accommodation Majizuwa http://www.majizuwa.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Central Lake Malawi to North Lake Malawi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 – Lake Malawi

Snorkelling in the crystal waters offers the chance to see first-hand the brilliantly coloured tropical cichlids, tiny fish often found in colourful aquariums around the world. Your afternoon will be spent walking through the small village of Ngala.

Accommodation Majizuwa http://www.majizuwa.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 – Tanzania – Iringa

Today as we leave Malawi, we ascend the Great Rift Valley and make our way into Tanzania. We round the northern extremes of the lake as we turn east and continue to our overnight stop in Iringa.

Accommodation Kisolanza Farm http://www.kisolanza.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Northern Lake Malawi to Iringa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Border Post: Malawi: Songwe (no telephone), Open: 06h00-18h00
Tanzania: Chi’zumulu, Tel: +265 15 357 207, Open: 06h00-18h00

Day 10 – Mikumi

This morning we complete our journey to the doorstep of Mikumi National Park. Mikumi ranks as the fourth largest park in Tanzania, but forms part of a 75 000 square kilometre wilderness that centres on Selous, Africa’s largest game reserve. Today you will have the opportunity to book a game drive in Mikumi National Park.

Accommodation Asante Afrika Camp www.asanteafrikacamp.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with en-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Iringa to Mikumi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activity: Mikumi Game Drive

Day 11 – Zanzibar Excursion

We rise early and travel from Mikumi to the Port of Dar Es Salaam, where we will board the ferry and make the ocean journey to the island of Zanzibar. Our home for the next three nights, Stone Town offers a perfect stop to enjoy the beaches and activities on offer.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Mikumi via Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar by ferry
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 – Zanzibar Excursion

This morning we enjoy the local scenery by embarking on a spice tour with a local guide. The afternoon is free to enjoy some of the many attraction sand activities on offer. Water sports are the order of the day and you have the opportunity to book activities such as fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving and a variety of ocean safari options. Whatever it is you chose to do today, you will have ample opportunity to create some island memories. Rent a scooter and explore the many attractions on offer or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activity: Fishing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Turtle Sanctuary Visit, Village Tours, and more
Included Highlight: Stone Town City Walk / Spice Tour

Day 13 – Zanzibar Excursion

Today we explore the beautiful Jozani Forest. For those wanting to do their last bit of sightseeing, the afternoon is free for optional activities. Boasting a rich history this bustling port was once a landmark on both the Slave and Spice trade routes.

Accommodation Ocean View Hotel http://www.ocean.co.tz
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Camping: Two per Room with En-suite Bathroom
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Stone Town
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Jozani Forest Half Day tour

Day 14 – Bagamoyo

This morning we have some time to explore the sights of Stone Town, the rich history and vibrant markets are some of the highlights of any visit to Zanzibar. We bid farewell to the island and board our return ferry, on arrival back at the Dar es Salaam port, we reunite with our truck and return to Bagamoyo where we spend the night.

Accommodation Bagamoyo Travellers Lodge http://www.bagamoyo.com/travellers-lodge/
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam by ferry; Dar es Salaam to Bagamoyo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Stone Town

Day 15 – Arusha

Heading north this morning we travel across the northern reaches of Tanzania, our destination tonight is the bustling town of Arusha. Northern Tanzania is home to the Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro. You will be briefed this evening by our local guide on what to prepare for the coming days.

Accommodation Ndoro Lodge http://www.ndorolodge.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Bagamoyo to Arusha
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16 – Karatu

Although it is short distance to Karatu, we will spend most of the day commuting closer to the Ngorongoro Crater. Upon arrival in Karatu, our guide will brief us on the full day excursion into the crater. Karatu is conveniently situated to allow you the opportunity to participate in various optional activities in the coming days. Those guests who have purchased the Serengeti excursion will be collected from Arusha this morning.

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Arusha to Karatu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Optional Activities: Local Brewery Tour, Karatu Iraqw Market, local coffee plantation tour

Day 17 – Ngorongoro Crater Excursion

We rise early and will be collected from our camp and transferred to the Ngorongoro Crater. We will spend the bulk of our day exploring the Crater floor in search of the animals which roam the plains. We will arrive back in Karatu in the afternoon.

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Karatu to Ngorongoro Crater and return
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Full day 4×4 excursion to Ngorongoro Crater

Day 18 – Karatu

This morning we rise early for a hike to the Elephant Caves, taking you through untouched forests with amazing wildlife. The rest of the day is free for you to relax at camp or participate in a number of optional activities available from the accommodation establishment. Some of the optional activities include village walking visits or a visit to Lake Manyara National Park. These activities need to be booked directly with the accommodation provide upon arrival in Karatu.

Accommodation Kudu Camp http://kuducamp.com/
Accommodated: Two per Room with En-suite Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlight: Elephant Caves Hike

Day 19 – Arusha

Returning to Arusha, tonight we will reunite with our fellow travellers who opted for the optional Serengeti excursion and we share our experiences of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.

Accommodation Ndoro Lodge http://www.ndorolodge.com
Accommodated: Two per Room with Shared Ablutions
Camping: Campsite with Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.

Route: Serengeti National Park to Arusha (Serengeti excursion guests) / Karatu to Arusha (Non-excursion guests)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 20 – Kenya – Nairobi

We cross the border into Kenya this morning and make our way to Nairobi where our journey ends on arrival.

Accommodation Post tour accommodation can be booked through your travel agent.

Route: Arusha to Nairobi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Border Post: Tanzania: Namanga, no telephone number, Open: 24hrs
Kenya: Namanga, Tel: +254 455 32002, Open: 24 hrs

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