Kenya to Vic Falls

Watch captivating Africa unfurl before your eyes as you travel from the gritty modernity of Nairobi to the epic power of Victoria Falls. Magnificent herds of elephants roam vast savanna plains, golden sunlight warms powdery beaches and turquoise waters, and local villagers keep age-old traditions alive in their daily lives. From the frenetic pace of busy African cities to the slow lifestyle of lake-dwelling fishermen, experience the best of nature and be charmed by warm welcomes on this revealing African journey.

Itinerary

Day 1 Nairobi

Begin the adventure in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.

Day 2 Mto Wa Mbu

Travel to Arusha, a pleasant town from which many safaris in Tanzania begin. Camp in a Tanzanian village and spend the next morning exploring the village in free time.

Days 3-4 Ngorongoro Crater/Serengeti National Park

Descend to the floor of Ngorongoro Crater to spot rhinos, elephants and zebras, before heading out across the Serengeti plains to enjoy camping and game drives.

Day 5 Mto Wa Mbu

Farewell the magnificent Serengeti and travel back to Mto Wa Mbu village. Walk around the farming areas on a guided tour, visit a local school and peruse colourful crafts at a local market.

Day 6 Marangu

Camp amid tropical gardens on the slopes of mighty Mt Kilimanjaro.

Day 7 Dar es Salaam

Pitch tents on a beach just outside the coastal city of Dar es Salaam.

Days 8-10 Zanzibar

Be enchanted by exotic spice plantations, ornate architecture and beachside sunsets in Zanzibar. Stone Town offers a unique mixture of shops, bazaars, mosques, markets and palaces - enjoy walking the twisting alleyways which reveal hidden treasures and sensory pleasures. Be sure to sample a spicy seafood curry.

Day 11 Dar es Salaam

Return to the mainland by ferry and stay at a beachside camp near Dar es Salaam.

Days 12-13 Iringa/Chitimba

Travel through the Mikumi National Park where giraffes are often seen munching on acacia foliage and spend a night in the highland town of Iringa. Cross the border in Malawi and set up camp in Chitimba.

Days 14-15 Lake Malawi

Travel south to vast Lake Malawi, which covers roughly a fifth of the country. Relax on the beach and meet friendly Malawians.

Days 16-17 Lilongwe/Nyamapanda

Soak up the cafe culture in Lilongwe city, the capital of Malawi, before enjoying a change of pace in a tiny Zimbabwean village.

Day 18 Harare

Explore galleries, museums and gardens in Harare.

Day 19 Masvingo

Visit the Great Zimbabwe Ruins and discover some of the most significant ancient ruins in Africa.

Days 20-21 Bulawayo

Peruse the many markets in the city of Bulawayo before venturing out into Matobo National Park in search of rare rhinos.

Day 22 Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park has been transformed from royal hunting grounds into a sanctuary for some of Africa's most precious animals. Keep watch for elephants on a game drive through the park.

Days 23-24 Victoria Falls

Witness the tremendous power of Victoria Falls as torrents of water cascade into the canyon below. As this tour of Africa draws to an end, share a final dinner with new friends.

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