From Nairobi to Johannesburg, weave memories that will last a lifetime - you will want to come back every year! 19 days of participation camping, 2 nights in full service camps and the rest in the comfort of hotel rooms are designed to give you a combination of experiences you will not forget.
1 Nights in Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya's beating heart, an urban jungle, Nairobi is East Africa's most cosmopolitan city. It is home to the world's only game reserve found within a major city, Nairobi National Park.
Arrive in Nairobi, relax and gear-up for the adventure ahead.
Accommodation at Hotel Boulevard (or similar)
1 Nights in Nairobi/Arusha, Tanzania
Gateway to some of the most exciting safari destinations, Arusha is located at the base of the volcanic Mount Meru, just 100 kilometers away from Mount Kilimanjaro. Arusha is known for its vibrant night life, with popular local night clubs.
Cross through the semi-arid lands of the Maasai people enroute to Arusha.
Accommodation at Meserani Snake Park (or similar)
1 Nights in Arusha/Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
A vast expanse of endless plains located in northern Tanzania, extending to south-western Kenya (known as the Maasai Mara on the Kenyan side of the border), the Serengeti hosts the largest terrestrial mammal migration in the world. The Serengeti is proudly home to a huge population of wildebeest and renowned for its large lion population. It is one of the best places in the world to observe lion prides in their natural environment.
Drive through the scenic route and view game on an adventurous drive from Arusha to the camp site in the central Serengeti.
Accommodation at Seronera Campsite (or similar)
1 Nights in Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro, Tanzania
One of the world's largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera, surrounded by a treasure-trove of historical sites like The Engare Sero Footprint Site and Olduvai Gorge. Take a walk through the history of mankind and ages of evolution.
Enjoy another day of game drives and spot some of the most majestic predators on earth and other mammals as they go about their lives. Arrive at the camp at rim of the Ngorongoro Crater in the evening.
Optional activities include Serengeti Balloon Safari at 539USD per person. Accommodation at Simba Campsite (or similar).
1 Nights in Ngorongoro/Arusha, Tanzania
Not just a gateway to some of the most exciting safari destinations, Arusha is known for its vibrant night life, with popular local night clubs.
Find yourself in paradise - the floor of Ngorongoro Crater is beautiful and replete with game. Here, you can see the unique sight of huge herds of wildebeeste grazing alongside herds of cattle belonging to the local Maasai.
Accommodation at Meserani Snake Park (or similar).
1 Nights in Arusha/Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Enjoy a picturesque drive from Arusha to Dar es Salaam and feast your eyes with the ever changing landscape. There is always something new in this journey. As any other place in Tanzania, there is a charm to this long drive with the arid landscape in some places to lush greenery in some.
Hit the road, and enjoy the varied landscapes on the way to the Indian Ocean coastal city of Dar es Salaam.
2 Nights in Dar es Salaam/Nungwi, Tanzania
A large charming village located in the far northern tip of Zanzibar, Nungwi has dive centers that offer night dives giving an opportunity to see the nocturnal creatures like octopus, Spanish dancers, and even cuttlefish, that do not appear during the day.
Hop on a ferry from Dar es Salaam to Nungwi and travel north to Nungwi Beach, and bask in the sun at the beachside on Zanzibar's northern coast.
Choose to go diving, snorkelling, exploring in the reefs or just sit back and relax.
Optional activities for days are:
Snorkelling 50USD per person
Scuba Diving 60USD per person
Accommodation at Amaan Bungalows (or similar).
1 Nights in Nungwi/Stone Town, Tanzania
A town with a lot of interesting places to visit like House of Wonders, Hamamni Persian baths, and old fort of Zanzibar. Stone Town is a historic centre of the island and a World Heritage site.
Travel back from Nungwi to stone Town for a final night on this enchanting island.
Accommodation at Tausi Palace Hotel (or similar).
1 Nights in Stone Town/Baobab Valley, Tanzania
The spectacular Baobab valley of the Great Ruaha river lies just before crossing over into Iringa region. The innumerable boabab trees in the valley which gives it a really prehistoric feel.
Ferry to Dar es Salaam then continue to Baobab Valley, camping on the banks of the Great Ruaha river.
Accommodation at Tanswiss Campsite (or similar).
1 Nights in Baobab Valley/Iringa, Tanzania
Famous for its woven baskets made from local reeds, used across Tanzania and also exported internationally, Iringa is also home to The Isimila Stone Age site, containing archeological artifacts, particularly stone tools, from human habitation about 70,000 years ago.
Hit the road and journey south to Iringa. Visit Neema arts and Crafts that supports the local community and has a excellent array of handicrafts made by local artisans.
Accommodation at Kisolanza Farm (or similar).
1 Nights in Iringa/Chitimba, Malawi
Fondly referred to as the jewel in the crown of the country's tourist attractions, Lake Malawi is known as Lake Nyasa in Tanzania and Lago Niassa in Mozambique. Considered to be one of world's deepest lakes, the Cichlids here are of very high value to science. Due to the complete isolation of the lake from other water bodies, its fish have developed impressive adaptive radiation and speciation.
Cross into Malawi and travel to the beautiful Lake Malawi and explore the exceptional natural beauty with the rugged landscapes surrounding it, contrasting with the remarkably clear waters of the lake.
Accommodation at Chitimba Beach Lodge & Camp (or similar).
2 Nights in Chitimba/Kande Beach, Malawi
An impressive 16kms stretch of beach with golden white sand, crystal-cobalt blue water and a wide array of water sports & outdoor activities; Kande beach is an ideal location for all age groups.
Travel to another of Malawi's jewels, the Kande beach to bask in the beach and soak up the sun or simply relax on a hammock in the shade.
Enjoy the most unique feature of this vacation, by having dinner at a local home and opt to explore by foot, go snorkelling, or take a village tour.
Accommodation at Kande Beach Lodge & Campsite (or similar).
1 Nights in Kande Beach/Chipata, Zambia
Only 30km away from South Luangwa National Park or Malawi, Chipata is a bustling city which boasts a four star hotel, a golf course, an airport, a mosque, and even a "welcome arch".
Cross the border into Zambia, enjoying the natural beauty enroute.
Accommodation at Mama Rula's Camp (or similar).
2 Nights in Chipata/South Luangwa, Zambia
One of the best parks in Zambia with excellent scenic beauty, varied wildlife and hundreds of bird species, along with an excellent variety tree species.
Arrive late morning at camp after the picturesque drive. Opt to go on a game drive in South Luangwa National Park, or visit a nearby local village and learn the customs and traditions of the natives.
Enjoy a free day and the opportunity to explore South Luangwa National Park, a wildlife dream come true. Opt to go on a walking safari (seasonal), night drive, or visit a nearby local village.
Optional activities include:
Tribal Textile and Village Tour
South Luangwa Wildlife Safari Drive
Accommodation at Wildlife Camp (or similar).
1 Nights in South Luangwa/Lusaka, Zambia
The local villages are worth admiring even if it is in passing enroute to Lusaka. The scenic beauty is awe inspiring and makes the almost entire day's drive worth the trip.
An entire day's blissful sightseeing enroute to Lusaka, taking in the local villages.
Accommodation at Eureka Camping Park (or similar).
2 Nights in Lusaka/Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Definitely a wonder of this world, Victoria Falls is a must-see for people touring Southern Africa! Apart from the stunning beauty of the falls, Victoria Falls is a heaven for the adventure-lover. With white-water rafting, bungee jumping and cliff swinging for the adrenaline junkies, and spectacular sunset river cruises, canoe safaris and nature walks for those who prefer a more sedate pace, Victoria Falls has it all!
Arrive at Victoria falls after travelling across Zambia and crossing borders into Zimbabwe.
Explore your beautiful surroundings for the day. Opt to visit Victoria Falls, or get adventurous with whitewater rafting, or a helicopter ride over the falls.
Optional activities include:
Zambezi Bungee Jump 160USD per person
Zipline over the Zambezi 45USD per person
Bridge Swing over the Zambezi 160USD per person
Zambezi Whitewater Rafting 150-160USD per person
Zambezi River Sunset Cruise 58USD per person
Victoria Falls Helicopter Ride 165-330USD per person
Accommodation at Explorers Village Camping (or similar).
2 Nights in Victoria Falls/Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, having one of the highest concentrations of rock art in Southern Africa dating back at least 13,000 years. The archaeological evidence at The Matobo Hills from the rock paintings indicate that the Matobo Hills have been occupied over a period of at least 500,000 years.
Lap up the opportunity to explore the world famous Victoria Falls town before you journey forward to the Matobo National Park.
Make the dream vacation more memorable by walking with the endangered rhinos and enjoy an open vehicle game drive in Matobo National Park.
Accommodation at Big Cave Campsite (or similar).
1 Nights in Matobo National Park/Tshipise, South Africa
True to its name's meaning, Tshipise means “something warm”, the hot mineral springs and year round sunny climate makes it a soothing and relaxing destination literally.
Cross the border and into South Africa ans wash away the journey's tiredness in the hot springs at the campsite.
Accommodation at Tshipise Aventura Resort (or similar).
2 Nights in Tshipise/Kruger National Park, South Africa
One of the biggest game parks in Africa, the Kruger is home to the Big 5 and thousands of other species. With bountiful and diverse flora and fauna, the 2 million hectare park is full of interesting historical and archeological sights.
Day 24 & Day 25
Indulge in a full day's game drive spotting the Big 5 and the other spectacular species of Kruger in an overland adventure vehicle. Or opt for an upgrade to a 4X4 safari vehicle.
Optional activities include Kruger National Park Open Vehicle Wildlife Safari Drive for Full day at 48USD per person
Accommodation at Gecko Lodge (or similar).
1 Nights in Manyeleti/Johannesburg, South Africa
An ending vacation is as bad as saying Good bye to loved ones, but Johannesburg makes even that last bit a very special one.
Leave Kruger and arrive at Johannesburg to relax and prepare to be homebound.
This is the day you bid farewell to the vacation and depart for your journey home.
Accommodation at Airport Game Lodge (or similar).
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