Connecting two major hubs, this overland journey will take you from Johannesburg to Nairobi and into the stunning wilderness of the seven countries that lie in between. Track Africa’s "big five" on safari drives in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro and head to the Okavango Delta for a wildlife 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 Lando, 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.
Day 1 Johannesburg
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Johannesburg/Serowe (1B, 1L, 1D)
Cross the border into Botswana and travel to the campsite at Khama Rhino Sanctuary.
Day 3 Serowe/Maun (1B, 1L)
Enjoy a drive in Khama Rhino Sanctuary before heading to Maun. Opt to take a scenic flight over the delta.
Day 4 Maun/Okavango Delta (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a wildlife walk, traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) excursion, and birding. View wildlife up close. Sing and dance around the campfire with the locals.
Day 5 Okavango Delta/Gweta (1B, 1L, 1D)
Relax on a mokoro ride out of the delta, then camp under under massive baobab trees for the night.
Day 6 Gweta/Kasane (1B, 1L)
Hop on an optional wildlife viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River in Chobe National Park.
Day 7 Kasane/Victoria Falls (1B, 1L)
Start your visit to Zimbabwe with traditional lunch prepared by the G Adventures supported Lusumpuko Women’s Club.
Day 8 Victoria Falls
Spend the day exploring your beautiful surroundings. Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.
Day 9 Victoria Falls/Lusaka (1B, 1L, 1D)
Sit back and enjoy a day of driving, taking in the scenery.
Day 10 Lusaka/South Luangwa (1B, 1L, 1D)
Continue travelling€ross the Zambian countryside, to our camp on the banks of the Luangwa River.
Day 11 South Luangwa (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a free day to explore South Luangwa NP, a wildlife haven. Opt to go on a walking safari (seasonal), night drive, or visit a nearby local village.
Day 12 South Luangwa/Chipata (1B, 1L, 1D)
Opt for a morning walking safari (seasonal), or drive, before heading to the G Adventures-supported Tribal Textiles Market & Courtyard Cafe, for lunch and a visit of the craft workshop.
Day 13 Chipata/Kande Beach (1B, 1L, 1D)
Cross the border and travel to the "Lake of Stars," Lake Malawi.
Day 14 Kande Beach (1B, 1L, 1D)
Relax on the shores of Lake Malawi, and enjoy a traditional dinner in a local home. Opt to explore by foot, go snorkelling, or take a village tour.
Day 15 Kande Beach/Chitimba (1B, 1L, 1D)
Set off and drive to the northern part of Lake Malawi.
Day 16 Chitimba (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a final day at Lake Malawi.
Day 17 Chitimba/Iringa (1B, 1L, 1D)
Cross the border into Tanzania and take in views of vast tea plantations and highlands along the way.
Day 18 Iringa/Dar es Salaam (1B, 1L, 1D)
Watch the Tanzanian countryside pass by on the journey to the Indian Ocean.
Day 19 Dar es Salaam/Jambiani (1B)
Hop on a ferry to Zanzibar and transfer to the picturesque island beaches.
Day 20 Jambiani (1B)
Opt to go diving, snorkelling, take a sailing trip, or just sit back and relax.
Day 21 Jambiani/Stone Town (1B)
Travel back to Stone Town for a final night on this enchanting island. Along the way, enjoy a guided tour of a local spice plantation.
Day 22 Stone Town/Bagamoyo (1B, 1L, 1D)
Ferry back over to the mainland and drive north to the historic coastal town of Bagamoyo.
Day 23 Bagamoyo/Arusha (1B, 1L, 1D)
Hit the road for a long day of driving. Enjoy the varied landscapes on the way to Arusha. Keep on the look out for views of Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain.
Day 24 Arusha/Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Set off into the Serengeti and enjoy an afternoon wildlife safari drive en route to the campsite.
Day 25 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a wildlife safari drive in the Serengeti during the day, and finish the evening camping at the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater.
Day 26 Ngorongoro/Arusha (1B, 1L, 1D)
Venture down to the crater floor and take in a final safari experience, viewing the high concentration of wildlife bound by the crater walls.
Day 27 Arusha/Nairobi (1B, 1L)
Transfer to Kenya’s capital city, where the tour finishes upon arrival in the evening.
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