Victoria Falls NP Entrance (optional) Lusaka Luangwa River South Luangwa National Park (optional) Lake Malawi Iringa Dar es Salaam
Lake Malawi used to be called Lake Nyasa, and is the southernmost of the Great Rift Valley lakes. The lake is at an altitude of around 500 metres and has a tropical climate. We will spend the next couple of carefree days relaxing on the white sandy beaches.
Day 1 Zambia - Livingstone
We spend the day enjoying the activities on offer in Livingstone, getting to know our equipment and one another before the trip leaves Livingstone the following morning. Optional Activities: Zambezi White Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Elephant Back Safari, Zambezi sunset cruise, Vic Falls NP.
Day 2/3 Lusaka - Luangwa River
Leaving behind the excitement of Vic Falls we depart on our expedition. The journey towards the bustling Zambian capital of Lusaka takes us along an interesting route. We begin the following day with some shopping in Lusaka before heading northeast towards the Luangwa River where we spend the night. This is an interesting area full of friendly locals and a walk along the river is a rewarding experience.
Day 4/5 South Luangwa National Park
Early in the morning we drive from the Luangwa River to the South Luangwa National Park where we spend two nights. The second day is put aside for activities. You can choose between a morning or night game drive and a guided game walk accompanied by a professional local guide. If the South Luangwa NP is not for you, then relax by the pool. On occasion, in the rainy season it is impossible to reach South Luangwa NP, if this happens then an alternative will be chosen by the guide. Optional Activities: Game Drive, Night Drive and Game Walk in South Luangwa NP.
Day 6 Malawi - Luwawa Forest
Today we cross the Zambia-Malawi border after leaving South Luangwa National Park in the early morning. Heading north we enter the highlands of Malawi and spend the night at Luwawa Forest. There are some wonderful hikes in the area as well as other activities. Optional Activities: Fishing, Mountain Biking, Hiking.
Day 7/8/9/10 Malawi - North/Central
Lake Malawi used to be called Lake Nyasa, and is the southernmost of the Great Rift Valley lakes. The lake is at an altitude of around 500 metres and has a tropical climate. We will spend the next couple of carefree days relaxing on the white sandy beaches. For the more adventurous there are endless leisure and water sport activities. Alternatively, soak up the atmosphere and relax in one of the most scenic and memorable holiday destinations in Africa! The evenings are spent beside the tranquil waters. Optional Activities: Scuba Diving, Parasailing, Windsurfing, Fishing, Canoeing, Horse Riding, Craft Shopping, Hiking and more.
Day 11/12 Tanzania - Iringa, Dar es Salaam
Our route takes us on a transit through Mikumi National Park to the historical port city of Dar es Salaam. The tour will continue on to Zanzibar if you wish to join them. If you do not have time we will say our goodbyes. The optional excursion to Zanzibar is as many days as you can allow.
We recommend a minimum of 3 - 4 days.
Single Supplement R1490
Local Payment USD$150
THIS IS THE NORTHBOUND ITINERARY. THIS TOUR ALSO RUNS IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION.