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Delta to Dar es Salaam, North (Camping)

offered by supplier M20305 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 19 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 18 people
Destination(s): Botswana   Zambia   Malawi  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 15400 South Africa Rand (ZAR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 19470 South Africa Rand (ZAR)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1 Botswana – Palapye
We depart Johannesburg heading north to Botswana to cross the border and spend our first night in Palapye, located on the banks of the Lotsane River.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Khama Rhino Sanctuary - Maun
The Khama Rhino Sanctuary is a community based wildlife project, established in 1992 to assist in saving the vanishing rhino. This morning we go on a guided game drive through the Sanctuary before departing for Maun. Upon arrival in Maun, we will prepare for the Okavango Delta. Optional activities: Crocodile farm visit, scenic flight over Okavango (time permitting)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3/4 Okavango Delta
During our time in the Delta we enjoy the best nature has to offer. We go on nature walks and if possible will explore the Delta by mokoro. The Delta is the world’s largest inland delta. We travel into the Delta on a large 4x4 vehicle - in high water season boats will be used. We join up with some of the local people and set up our bush camp for the next 2 nights. Optional activities: If you wish to participate in additional Mokoro rides or nature walks, apart from what is included in the activity package, please speak to your guide.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Gweta
We leave the Delta behind us and travel east to Planet Baobab which is located halfway between Maun and Nata, near the Makgadikgadi Pans. You can explore the bush around our campsite and view some of the oldest Baobab trees in the area.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Kasane - Chobe National Park
Today we head north to Kasane, on the banks of the Chobe River. The afternoon is spent game viewing on a river cruise, into the renowned Chobe NP. This is an excellent opportunity to view some of Africa’s spectacular wildlife.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7/8 Zimbabwe - Victoria Falls
On arrival in Victoria Falls we have time to plan the next day’s adventure activities before we visit the spectacular Victoria Falls and experience the thundering of the mighty Zambezi as it drops over 100m into the gorge below. Most people will spend the next day White Water Rafting, a not-to-be-missed experience of a lifetime! Optional Activities: Chobe National Park early morning game drive (Day 7 only), Zambezi Sunset Cruise, Full day white water rafting, Flight over the falls, Full day low/high water riverboarding, bungi jump (solo), morning/afternoon lion or elephant encounter
Meals: 2 x Breakfast, 1 x Lunch (Day 7 only)

Day 9 Lusaka
Leaving behind the natural wonder of Victoria Falls we continue our expedition. After Livingstone we journey towards the bustling Zambian capital of Lusaka. You will notice the vegetation becoming sub-tropical and the roads a little rougher.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 Chipata
Today is a long drive through lush country, crossing rivers en-route to Chipata, the gateway to the South Luangwa NP. Zambia is truly African and an adjustment from the more Western ways of Southern Africa.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 South Luangwa National Park
Early in the morning we drive from Chipata to the border of the South Luangwa National Park where we spend the next two nights right on the banks of the Luangwa River. You can often see hippos and other animals from the camp bar. This afternoon we enjoy a sunset game drive in the South Luangwa NP.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 South Luangwa National Park
In the morning you have the opportunity to take another game drive. The park is known for its high concentration of leopards and hippos. After lunch we visit the community run tribal textile project and a local village. Optional Activities: Morning Game Drive, Game Walk inside park.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 Lilongwe
Today we visit the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, Malawi’s only sanctuary for rescued, orphaned and injured wild animals. The Centre is set in 180 hectares of beautiful woodland, Lilongwe’s only protected wilderness.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14/15 Kande Beach
This morning we have the opportunity to participate in a 2 hour city tour, before we take a scenic drive to Kande beach. We will spend the next 2 days enjoying the many optional activities available, such as horse riding and different water sports. We will go on a guided village walk in order to meet the local people and learn more about Malawian life. Optional Activities: Scuba diving, snorkeling etc.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16 Lake Malawi - Chitimba
We travel further north and spend our last day in Malawi at Chitimba beach.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17 Tanzania –Iringa
Today we leave Malawi and enter Tanzania. We ascend out of the Great Rift Valley through some spectacular mountain passes, passing vast tea plantations in the highlands before arriving at our camp outside Iringa. This evening our dinner is in a local Masai Hut where we enjoy a traditional Tanzanian evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18 Mikumi
We leave Iringa today and head north to the Mikumi National Park. Mikumi is home to lion, zebra, wildebeest, impala, buffalo and elephant and today we have the opportunity to enjoy an optional afternoon game drive through the park. Optional Activities: Afternoon game drive in Mikumi NP.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 19 Dar es Salaam
Our journey today brings us out of the cool highland region to the humid Indian ocean coastal city of Dar es Salaam. Meaning ‘house of peace’ in Arabic, Dar es Salaam is the economic and trade capital of Tanzania, but inland Dodoma remains the official capital city. Your tour ends upon arrival in Dar es Salaam.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Meals as indicated on the itinerary
- Accommodation
- Registered guides and transport.

Price Excludes:
- All items of a personal nature
- Alcohol
- Snacks and souvenirs
- Tips
- Optional activities.

Note: It is advisable that this tour is bought with the Activity Package. This is an optional payment that covers what we consider to be ‘essential activities’ on our tours. Ideally we would include all of these, but not everyone can afford this.

This payment is 100% transparent and is listed below. The Activity Package can be pre-purchased prior to your arrival or through your guide on day 1 of your tour. The itinerary has been written with the inclusion of the Activity Package items.

TOTAL ACTIVITY PACKAGE COST: R4070.

About This Supplier
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Location: South Africa
Joined InfoHub: May 2010
Client Request Served: 28

M20305 is one of the largest adventure tour companies in Africa. We are bonded members of SATSA and have an impeccable client satisfaction record. To date we have carried 42 500 clients (and counting) and traveled more than 16-million kilometers. We have about 120 full time staff (including our guides) and our tours...

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