South East Adventure II Kenia · Malawi · Botswana u. a.

South East Adventure II

  • Von Ostafrika nach Südafrika - unvergessliche Begegnungen mit Mensch, Tier & Natur
  • Masai Mara Nationalpark
  • Tierbeobachtungen im Serengeti Nationalpark
  • Safari im Tierparadies Ngorongoro Krater
  • Masai Village Walk
  • Great Rift Valley
  • Dar es Salaam
  • Tropisches Paradies Sansibar
  • Mikumi Nationalpark
  • Lake Malawi
  • Lusaka
  • Livingstone
  • Victoria Wasserfälle
  • Matobo Nationalpark
  • Pirschfahrt im Krüger Nationalpark
  • Shangaan Kulturerlebnis
  • Überblick
  • Leistungen
  • Reiseverlauf
  • Termine & Preise
  • Zusatzinformationen
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31 Tage Kenia · Malawi · Botswana · Südafrika · Sambia · Tansania · Simbabwe

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Erlebe Afrika im Overland-Truck! Bei dieser spannenden Campingtour von Nairobi nach Johannesburg - von Ostafrika nach Südafrika - erwarten Euch unvergessliche Begegnungen mit Mensch, Tier und Natur in sechs Ländern.
Beobachte Afrikas Big Five auf Safaris in der Masai Mara, der Serengeti und im Ngorongoro Krater. Weiße Sandstrände laden zum Entspannen auf der Gewürzinsel Sansibar ein. Auch der Malawi See ist ein Paradies für Wassersportler. Der Anblick der donnernden Victoria Wasserfälle ist beeindruckend und hier werden viele Abenteueraktivitäten angeboten. Kombiniert mit Busch-Camping und geselliger Atmosphäre in internationaler Gruppe wird diese Abenteuerreise zum unvergesslichen Erlebnis.

Tag 1: Nairobi - Masai Mara
Tag 2: Masai Mara
Tag 3: Masai Mara - Nairobi
Tag 4: Nairobi - Arusha
Tag 5: Arusha - Serengeti Nationalpark
Tag 6: Ngorongoro Krater
Tag 7: Ngorongoro - Arusha
Tag 8: Arusha - Bagamoyo
Tag 9: Bagamoyo - Dar es Salaam
Tag 10-12: Sansibar
Tag 13: Sansibar - Dar es Salaam
Tag 14: Dar es Salaam - Mikumi NP
Tag 15: Mikumi NP - Iringa
Tag 16: Iringa - Chitimba, Malawi
Tag 17: Chitimba Beach
Tag 18: Kande Beach
Tag 19: Kande Beach
Tag 20: Kande Beach - Chipata
Tag 21: Chipata - Lusaka
Tag 22: Lusaka - Livingstone
Tag 23: Livingstone
Tag 24: Livingstone
Tag 25: Livingstone
Tag 26: Livingstone - Bulawayo
Tag 27: Matobos Nationalpark
Tag 28: Bulawayo - Tshipise
Tag 29: Tshipise - Hazyview
Tag 30: Hazyview - Krüger Nationalpark
Tag 31: Hazyview - Greater Krüger - Johannesburg


1.-3. Tag: Nairobi - Masai Mara
Wir gehen auf Safari in einem der wildreichsten Schutzgebiete Ostafrikas. Auf Pirschfahrten in den weiten Ebenen der Masai Mara halten wir Ausschau nach Raubtieren wie Leoparden und Löwen sowie anderen Wildtieren. Die jährliche Migration der Gnus von der austrocknenden Serengeti in die fruchtbare Masai Mara ist ein unglaubliches Naturschauspiel.

4.-8. Tag: Arusha - Serengeti & Ngorongoro Krater
Wir reisen zu Tansanias Safari-Hauptstadt Arusha. In speziellen Safarifahrzeugen starten wir unsere Safari durch die Serengeti und den Ngorongoro Krater. Halte deine Kamera bereit: Auf Pirschfahrten machen wir uns auf die Suche nach Zebras, Gnus und Giraffen und erspähen mit Glück die berühmten "Big Five". Bei einem Rundgang durch ein lokales Dorf erhalten wir Einblicke in die Kultur und Traditionen der Massai.

9.-15. Tag: Dar es Salaam - Sansibar - Iringa
Von Tansanias Hauptstadt reisen wir mit der Fähre auf die exotische Gewürzinsel Sansibar. Du kannst durch die Gassen der Altstadt von Stone Town schlendern, deren historische, kunstvoll verzierte Gebäude und Paläste stille Zeugen einer bewegten Vergangenheit sind. An den idyllischen weißen Sandstränden kannst du vor dich hinträumen und das süße Nichtstun genießen. Nimm ein Bad im türkisfarbenen Wasser des Indischen Ozeans oder lass dich vom betörenden Duft der Gewürze verzaubern. Zurück auf dem Festland fahren wir durch den Mikumi NP ins Hochland nach Iringa.

16.-21. Tag: Malawi See - Lusaka
Wir erreichen Malawi, das "Warme Herz Afrikas". Relaxe an den herrlichen Stränden des Malawisees, geh baden, nimm an verschiedenen (Wassersport-)Aktivitäten teil oder komm mit den Einheimischen in Kontakt. Über die Grenze geht es weiter nach Sambia und in die lebhafte Hauptstadt Lusaka.

22.-25. Tag: Victoria Fälle, Livingstone
Bestaune ehrfürchtig die tosenden Wassermassen der Victoria Fälle oder hol dir bei verschiedenen Abenteuer-Aktivitäten wie Rafting, Abseiling oder Bungee Jumping einen Adrenalinkick. Die Wasserfälle gehören zu den Größten der Welt, die Gischt kann man oft noch aus mehreren Kilometern Entfernung sehen!

26.-27. Tag: Matobo Nationalpark
Von Livingstone geht es in Richtung Matobo NP. Matobo ist bekannt für seine spektakuläre Landschaft und zahlreiche Buschmann-Felszeichnungen. Der Park bietet einer Vielzahl von Tieren ein Zuhause, darunter verschiedenen Antilopenarten, Leoparden, Pavianen und vielen Vogelarten inklusive der weltweit größten Konzentration des Schwarzen Adlers. Auf einer Wandersafari halten wir Ausschau nach begehrten Fotomotiven wie schwarzen und weißen Nashörnern.

28.-31. Tag: Tshipise - Krüger NP - Johannesburg
Auf unserer Safari im Krüger NP erwarten uns spannende Begegnungen mit der afrikanischen Tierwelt: Das Safari-Paradies ist Heimat für über 100 verschiedene Säugetierarten und mehr als 500 Vogelarten. Wir halten die Augen offen nach den "Big Five" (Löwe, Leopard, Büffel, Nashorn und Elefant) und anderen Wildtieren. In Johannesburg endet unsere Reise.

Leistungen enthalten

Afrika Overlandtour lt. Programm, Transport im voll ausgerüsteten Overlandtruck, komplette Camping- und Kochausrüstung (außer Schlafsack), Aktivitäten und Ausflüge wie beschrieben: Massai Mara Safari, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Krater Safari, Masai Village Walk, Fährüberfahrt zur/von der Insel Sansibar, Unterkunft auf der Insel Sansibar, Victoria Falls Eintrittsgebühr, Matopos Nationalpark: Pirschfahrt im offenen Safarifahrzeug und Wilderness Walk mit lokalem Guide, Pirschfahrten im Krüger Nationalpark im offenen Safari-Fahrzeug mit lokalem Guide, Shangaan Cultural Evening

Leistungen nicht enthalten

Internationale Flüge (gerne über uns buchbar), Local Payment, nicht genannte Mahlzeiten und Getränke, Schlafsack, Visumgebühren, Reiseversicherung, persönliche Ausgaben, Trinkgeld, optionale Ausflüge und Aktivitäten, Vor- und Nachübernachtungen zur Tour, Flughafentransfers

Unterbringung

27x Camping
3x Hotel / Gästehaus auf Sansibar (Mehrbettzimmer)

Die Übernachtung auf den Campingplätzen erfolgt in großen 2-Personen-Kuppelzelten mit Überzelt, eingenähtem Boden, Eingang mit Insektenschutzgitter und Schaumstoffmatratzen. Wir verwenden hauptsächlich Campingplätze, die in der Regel vernünftige Wasch-und Duschmöglichkeiten, Strom und möglichst auch einen kleinen Laden, Bar und Swimmingpool bieten. Die Austattung der Campingplätze ist unterschiedlich und hängt von der besuchten Region ab.

Verpflegung

30x Frühstück
23x Mittagessen
22x Abendessen

Das Kochen wird zusammen vom Tourguide und den Teilnehmern übernommen. Es sind 3 herzhafte Mahlzeiten pro Tag mit eingeschlossen (sofern nicht anders angegeben). Der Guide vollbringt wahre Wunder auf dem Campingkocher! Jeder Teilnehmer hilft bei der Zubereitung der Mahlzeit mit. Vegetarier können problemlos verköstigt werden und werden von unseren Kochkünsten begeistert sein. Bei Bedarf können spezielle Ernährungs- und Diätanforderungen berücksichtigt werden. Diese sollten jedoch frühzeitig angemeldet werden.

Tourbegleitung

2 erfahrene englischsprachige Tourbegleiter (geschulter Fahrer und Reiseleiter)

Transportarten

LKW / Truck, Fähre, Spezial-Safarifahrzeug

Zusätzliche Übernachtungen

NAIROBI
"Boulevard Hotel"
Verpflegung: Frühstück
Doppelzimmer: 60 EUR p.P.
Einzelzimmer: 90 EUR

LIVINGSTONE
"The Vic Falls Waterfront"
- ohne Verpflegung -
Village Tent (Doppel): 23 EUR p.P.
Village Tent (Einzel): 34 EUR p.P.
Standard Doppelzimmer: 99 EUR p.P.
Standard Einzelzimmer: 150 EUR p.P.

Im Zimmerpreis der Moafrika Lodge ist der Transfer ab Johannesburg Flughafen INKLUSIVE!

Flughafentransfer

Nairobi:
37 Euro p.P.

Optionale Ausflüge / Zusatzleistungen

KENIA
Nairobi:
- Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage US$105
- Giraffe Centre US$10
- Karen Blixen Museum US$20

TANSANIA:
Serengeti
- Serengeti Balloon Flight from US$550

Sansibar:
- Spice Tour US$30
- Slave markets US$15
- Arabic Fort US$10
- Palace Museum US$10
- Scuba Diving local US$130
- Mnemba Island US$170
- Dhow snorkelling safaris from US$65
- Massages from US$15

Mikumi NP:
- Mikumi NP Game Dive US$150

MALAWI:
- Livngstonia day hike US10
- Horse riding US$45
- Village walk US$7

SAMBIA:
Livingstone:
- Bungee jumping US$160
- Full day abseil US$180
- Mosi Oa Tunya National Park
- Game walk US$110
- Chief Mukumi Village tour US$50
- Gorge swing US$95
- Zambezi Jet boat and Cable car US$120
- Half day canoe US$110
- Zambezi Sunset Cruise US$85
- Full day White Water Rafting US$160
- Helicopter/ Microlight flights from US$ 170
- Half day fishing US$145
- Bridge Tour US$65
Day 1: Nairobi - Maasai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Distance travelled: +/-300 km
Approx driving time: 5 hours


We depart the city early and make our way across the Great Rift Valley to the Maasai Mara National Reserve, enjoying views of the vast vista en route. We travel in small specialized safari vehicles that enable us to have a more intimate view of wildlife. We spend two nights camping on the edge of the Reserve with time to explore the park on morning and afternoon game drives. The sweeping plains, distant horizons, low slung acacia trees, and plentiful wildlife ensure a deeply evocative few days. The "Mara" is crossed every year between July and October by great herds of wildebeest, zebra and other grazing animals in their migration from the adjoining Serengeti plains to the south (in Tanzania). How long they stay is dependant on rainfall and subsequent grass growth in the rainy season. Predators (such as lion, cheetah, leopard) and scavengers (hyena, vultures) follow the grazing animals and this enormous congregation of wildlife forms a spectacular display of Africa’s natural resource. But the Mara is excellent for game viewing at any time of year and regardless of when you can visit we hope to see some, if not all, of Africa's "Big Five" (elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and leopard) and an array of other wildlife.

Accommodation: Maasai Mara: Chronicle Tented Camp
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: Yes (Nairobi only)

Day 2: Maasai Mara Reserve, Kenya
Approx driving time: Full day including game drives

We have the day to explore the Reserve in search for wildlife including the "Big 5" - lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard. We stop for a lunch before returning to our tented camp for the evening.

Accommodation: Maasai Mara: Chronicle Tented Camp
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 3: Maasai Mara Reserve - Nairobi
Distance travelled: +/-300 km
Approx driving time: 5 Hours

From the Mara we make our way back across the Great Rift Valley to Nairobi, where we overnight.
Please note that some group members may be ending their tour in Nairobi on this day.

Accommodation: Karen Camp - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
WIFI: No

Day 4: Nairobi - Arusha, Tanzania
Distance travelled: +/-270 km
Approx driving time: 5 Hours


After crossing the border into Tanzania at the busy Namanga frontier we arrive at our destination, Arusha, in the late afternoon. Situated mid-way between Cape Town and Cairo, this is very much Tanzania's "safari capital" - a bustling city with colourful markets, shops, vehicles and people, all nestling in the shadow of the brooding Mt Meru (4556m).

After exploring the curio markets, we head to our camp just outside Arusha on the open plains to the west of the city. It is from here that we prepare for our two night/three day excursion to the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater.

This afternoon, if time allows, we enjoy a walk to one of the local Maasai villages to enjoy an insight into everyday life and traditions of this colourful culture.

Accommodation: Meserani Snake Park - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 5: Arusha - Serengeti National Park
Distance Travelled: +/- 250 km
Approx driving time: Full day including game drives


This morning we transfer to smaller, more "game park friendly" vehicles and drive west across the Great Rift Valley, passing through Mto Wa Mbo ("mosquito creek") and enter the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area. We enter the park and drive around the Crater's rim and down onto the Serengeti plains. Green after the rains, brown and burnt in the dry, this is home to an enormous variety of grazing animals, predators, and birdlife. Flatter and larger than the Maasai Mara the Serengeti is simply huge - indeed the name derives from the Maasai word Siringitu - "the place where the land moves on forever". We game drive to our designated (but unfenced) campsite for the evening where lion and hyena roam nearby, for an unforgettable experience.

Accommodation: Serengeti National Park: Bush Camp - Camping in twin share tents with basic shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater
We drive out of the plains, game driving en route, and after lunch ascend the outer wall of the Ngorongoro Crater. We spend the night camping on the rim (you may need a jacket; it can be cold at night due to the altitude), where wildlife also roams free. At 326 square kilometres, the Ngorongoro is Africa’s largest intact caldera and a World Heritage Site. If the view from the rim (2400 metres above sea level) is spectacular, the site from the Crater floor (some 600 metres below) is equally enjoyable.

Accommodation: Simba Camp - Camping in twin share tents with basic shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater - Arusha, Meserani Snake Park
Distance Travelled: +/- 250 km
Approx driving time: Full days including morning game drive


We wake early and descend the steep dirt road of the Ngorongoro Crater for a morning of game driving in this spectacular wildlife haven. All of the large mammals are present except giraffe (which cannot manage the steep slopes leading down onto the Crater floor). After our game drive we ascend to our campsite on the rim for a final view over the Ngorongoro Crater, pack up our camp and have lunch before retracing our steps to Arusha and our campsite at the Meserani Snake Park.

Note: We may enjoy the Maasai walk on this day if we were unable to make this on day 19.

Accommodation:  Meserani Snake Park - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 8: Arusha - Bagamoyo
Distance travelled: +/-560 km
Approx driving time: 9 Hours


This morning we wake early and head south via Moshi to Bagamoyo. If the weather is clear we will be afforded a view of the magnificent snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak (5.895m). The quaint town of Bagamoyo was founded at the end of the 18th century and was one of the most significant trading ports along the East African coast. Our camp for the evening is situated close by to the palm fringed beaches of the Indian Ocean.

Accommodation: Fire Fly Camp - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 9: Bagamoyo - Dar es Salaam
Distance travelled: +/-60 km
Approx driving time: 2 - 3 Hours


Leaving Bagamoyo we make our way south to Dar es Salaam. "Dar" is Tanzania's main port and is a hub of commerce and industry - a hot, humid and bustling seaport city of high rises, colourful markets and Arab influenced architecture on the coast, accessing one of the most important sea routes in the world. To a majority of travellers, this city is the port of entry to the more exotic island of Zanzibar and other archipelago islands. We set up camp on the beach just outside of the city, take in the balmy Indian Ocean sea breeze, and prepare for our trip to Zanzibar.

Accommodation: Kipepeo Beach Resort - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: Yes

Day 10: Zanzibar Island
Distance Travelled: Ferry crossing

Evocative and exotic, Zanzibar conjures up images of idyllic, sandy, palm fringed beaches; romantic winding cobbled alleys and lush tropical forests. You will find all of these here - and an intriguing history. Zanzibar was the base of the great 19th century explorers such as John Hanning Speke, Richard Burton and David Livingstone and once was a major trading centre of spices. Indeed the spice trade here is centuries old: Zanzibarians have traded with the people of the Arabian peninsula for many generations, navigating the ocean in simple dhow sailboats, relying on the annual trade winds for passage. The Arab influence is evident in the architecture and diverse street stall offerings of the capital, Stone Town. This influence can be seen right along the Eastern coast - the Swahili language itself is a result of the mixing of Arab and African languages and cultures over many centuries.

Zanzibar’s other history is not so romantic. The island was also a staging post for slaves bought from the African interior, being held before shipping to slave owners in the Middle East. You can still see the places where these men and woman were held - and even a short visit is enough to convey the appalling conditions they had to endure.

Our time on the island over the next 3 nights is not structured and your time is at leisure. Perhaps the best way to see Stone Town is on foot: explore the bazaars for old maritime trinkets, fabrics and wooden carvings, or visit mosques, palaces, courtyards and alleyways of the old town. Spices are grown in plantations nearby and you can take day tours to visit some and have your senses dazzled by the tastes and scents experienced. If it’s white sand, sparkling ocean and hot sun you prefer - head to the northern beaches and enjoy the Indian Ocean at its best. Try snorkelling and diving, indulge in some sumptuous seafood, or simply relax beneath a coconut palm with a cocktail and a good book.

Note: As we leave the truck on the mainland, basic tourist class accommodation (B&B) is included in the tour price but for the sake of flexibility other meals are left for your own account. Typically we spend one night in Stone Town and the next two nights in the north of the island at one of the beaches. Your tour leader will be available to assist if you if you have any questions or need activities arranged.

Please note that some group members may be starting their tour in Dar es Salaam.  Both old and new are invited to join in any group outings.

Accommodation: Stone Town - Safari Lodge or similar - twin/ triple rooms with en-suite facilities
Meals included: Breakfast is included with hotel accommodation
WIFI: No

Day 11: Zanzibar Island
Enjoy free time on Zanzibar and transfer to the northern beaches from Stone Town. Relax on the sun kissed beaches of Kendwa, in the northwest part of the island, take an optional diving trip to the rich colourful reefs or grab a snorkel and goggles to explore these from above.

Accommodation: Kendwa Northern beaches - Sunset Bungalows or similar - twin/ triple rooms with en-suite facilities
Meals included: Breakfast is included with hotel accommodation
WIFI: No

Day 12: Zanzibar Island
Browse markets or enjoy hanging in a hammock with a cocktail and a good book. The beach is a great place to catch up with the locals who will pass by selling their wares, offering henna tattoos and inexpensive massages. Round the day off with a sunset dhow cruise or chilling to the tunes from the nearby beach bars.

Accommodation: Kendwa Northern beaches - Sunset Bungalows or similar - twin/ triple rooms with en-suite facilities
Meals included: Breakfast is included with hotel accommodation
WIFI: No

Day 13: Zanzibar - Dar es Salaam
Distance Travelled: Ferry crossing

We have the morning to do any last minute shopping or enjoy one last swim before catching the ferry back to the African mainland and Dar es Salaam and onwards to our campsite on the coast for the evening.

Please note that some group members may be ending their tour in Dar es Salaam.  Both old and new are invited to join in any group outings.

Accommodation: Kipepeo Village - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included:  Breakfast, Dinner
WIFI: Yes

Day 14: Dar es Salaam - Mikumi National Park Area
Distance travelled: +/-290 km
Approx driving time: 4 Hours


Leaving the bustling city and warm Atlantic coast, we drive inland through the Mikumi National Park where we may, with luck, spot forest elephant or giraffe feeding near the side of the road. Our campsite is located a short stone’s throw from the park and we enjoy sundowners at the local bar/ restaurant followed by the evening around the open fire under the blanket of stars.
If time allows we can go on an optional game drive in the late afternoon.

Accommodation: Tan-Swiss Lodge - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 15: Mikumi - Iringa
Distance travelled: +/-220 km
Approx driving time: 4 Hours

We continue our journey heading to the town of Iringa and the Kisolanza Farm. At an altitude of 1600m Kisolanza ensures a pleasant fresh climate in one of the most scenic areas in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Home to the Ghaui family for over 70 years, Kisolanza remains a working farm providing organic meat (beef, lamb and chicken) and vegetables to the surrounding markets as well as Dar es Salaam. The farm house is a well known spot to camp and is the overnight near our mid-way point for our journey from the ocean to the Malawi border.

Accommodation: Kisolanza Farm House - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 16: Iringa to Chitimba Beach, Malawi
Distance travelled: +/-550 Km
Approx driving time: 11 Hours

After our last night in Tanzania, we head through lush mountain passes, rich grazing land, and banana and tea plantations to the Songwe border post into Malawi.

Lake Malawi formerly "Lake Nyasa" covers almost a fifth of the country’s area and provides the source of livelihood for many of the Malawi people. Fishermen, fish traders, canoe and net makers all ply their trade, and a common sight is that of a fisherman in his Bwato, (dugout canoe made from hollowed out tree trunk) fishing on the lake at the break of day. The lake also has the highest number of endemic fresh water fish species of any in the world.

Note: Although it is our intention to adhere to the campsites described, a certain amount of flexibility is built into our time in Malawi and the crew may make alterations to the published itinerary. Please therefore treat the Malawi section of the dossier as a guide line only.
 
Accommodation: Chitimba Beach Camp - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: Yes

Day 17: Chitimba Beach, Malawi
Relax on the beach, take a leisurely village walk or do the full day trip to Manchewe Falls where, after an 11km hike, you can cool off in a natural bath. The surrounding hills are home to the Livingstonia Mission where David Livingstone worked from for a time while staying in Malawi. The views from here are simply magnificent and well worth the effort of hiking to. For those staying at the campsite, there is a local craft market where you can enjoy learning the ins and outs of the game of Bao, haggle for some souvenirs or enjoy a relaxing day admiring the shimmering waters from the beach.

Accommodation: Chitimba Beach Camp - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
WIFI: Yes

Day 18: Kande Beach
Distance travelled: +/-240 km
Approx driving time: 5 Hours


Today we take a nice scenic drive through rubber plantations to Mzuzu - the capital of the northern region and the third largest town in Malawi - where we stop for a short while to grab supplies and check out the markets, before arriving to Kande Beach. Try some of the optional water sports typically available, horse riding or else simply relax and enjoy the warm fresh waters of Lake Malawi. There is the opportunity to meet the local people, generally known as some of the friendliest in Africa, to gain insight into their way of life.

Accommodation: Kande Beach Camp - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 19: Kande Beach
Today you’ll have some free time to try some of the water sports available including diving, snorkelling, and horse riding along the beach.  Or simply relax and enjoy the warm fresh waters of Lake Malawi. There is the opportunity to meet the local people, by tradition very friendly, on an optional guided Village Walk, or you can simply head out and explore the lakeside, craft market and meet some of the locals.

Accommodation: Kande Beach - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 20: Kande Beach - Chipata, Zambia
Distance travelled +/-440 km
Approx driving time: 9 Hours


Saying our goodbye's to "the Lake", we cross the border to Zambia and to Chipata.  Formally named Fort Jamerson, the border town has a population of approx 98,000, and is the capital of Zambia’s Eastern Province. The town has colourful fruit and vegetable markets and an unexpected number of ornate mosques due to its large Indian community. If time allows, we will stop in Chipata before arriving to our campsite situated a short distance from the town centre.

Accommodation: Mama Rula’s Camp - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 
WIFI: Yes

Day 21: Chipata - Lusaka
Distance travelled: +/-620 km
Approx driving time: 12 Hours


Today we leave early and take the Great Eastern Road through lush country and small villages, cross the Luangwa River to Lusaka, Zambia’s capital. Lusaka is Southern Africa’s fastest growing city with approx 1.7m inhabitants. It is located on Zambia’s southern plateau at an elevation of 1300m with four main highways running north, south, east and west to different parts of Africa.
Our campsite for the evening is set in a tranquil and relaxing setting on a farm.

Accommodation: Eureka Camp - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 22: Lusaka - Livingstone
Distance travelled: +/-520 km
Approx driving time: 10 Hours


We head south to Livingstone and set up camp at the Waterfront campsite on the banks of the Zambezi River, just a few kilometres from the Victoria Falls. At various times of year the spray from the "Falls" can be seen from up to 20 or 30 kilometres away, hence the local name Mosi oa Tunya - the "smoke that thunders". Don't forget your raincoat to keep you and your camera dry!

The campsite management provide information on all activities available in the area (typically these include rafting, canoeing, bungee, abseiling, gorge swinging, horse riding, scenic flights, river cruises), allowing you to plan your time accordingly over the next four nights.

Note:
For the sake of practicality, meals in Livingstone are restricted to breakfasts. This allows you to take on half day or full day activities (some of which include lunch) without having to be back with the group at mealtimes. The Waterfront camp restaurant overlooks the Zambezi River and offers a good selection of reasonably priced meals and snacks throughout the day (allow US$15 -$30 per meal). Relax and enjoy these few days at your own leisure. Alternatively, take a taxi or free shuttle into Livingstone and try the local fare.

Accommodation: Waterfront - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
WIFI: Yes

Day 23: Livingstone, Victoria Falls, Zambia
We have a free day in Livingstone today to explore the town, pop over to neighbouring Zimbabwe or enjoy the many optional activities on offer such as rafting, bungee jumping, river cruises, flights over the falls, just to name a few.

Accommodation: Waterfront - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast
WIFI: Yes

Day 24: Livingstone
Today we have a free day to enjoy the many optional activities on offer or spend your day at leisure by the poolside at the Waterfront. The perfect time to catch up on your social media and share your experiences.

Please note that some group members may be finishing their tour in Livingstone today.

Accommodation: Waterfront - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast
WIFI: Yes

Day 25: Livingstone
We have a free day in Livingstone today to explore the town. Spend your leisure day in Livingstone exploring the activities, town and markets or simply relax poolside at the Waterfront. The perfect time to catch up on your social media and share your experiences before heading off into the Southern Africa part of your holiday.

Please note that some group members may be starting their tour in Livingstone today.

Accommodation: Waterfront - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast
WIFI: Yes

Day 26: Livingstone - Bulawayo
Distance travelled: +/- 450 km
Approx driving time: 10 Hours


Departing Livingstone, we cross the border to Zimbabwe and pass through Victoria Falls town and head to Bulawayo, a pleasant city with broad tree lined avenues and wide open spaces. Our campsite is located 5 km outside Bulawayo and surrounded by grassy trees and fishponds. The area is revered as a historical, geological and natural heritage site which we will have a chance to explore fully tomorrow.

Accommodation: Burke's Paradise Campsite - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 27: Matobos
Approx driving time: Game Drive & Wilderness Walk - 5 Hours

Matobo National Park is located a short distance outside Bulawayo and knowledgeable guides will take us to this very impressive park. The wind-sculptured Matobo Hills are the site of numerous Bushman paintings and the area holds a special cultural and spiritual importance to the indigenous people here. The reserve has the largest concentration of Black and White Rhino in Africa and, provided conditions are right, our guides will lead us on foot to some of the more concealed places in search of these magnificent animals. The park also has the densest population of leopard and black eagle in the world and we keep our eyes peeled high and low for these creatures. The hills are also home to the grave site of Cecil John Rhodes who chose this as his burial place owing to the intense natural beauty and startling views from the hills. His grave can be visited at World’s View - a place of continual debate owing to his involvement in claiming the land and its people for Queen & Country in colonial times.

Accommodation: Burke's Paradise Campsite - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Optional Activities: Upgrade to full day tour including historical tour and village tour US$40

Day 28: Bulawayo - Tshipise, South Africa
Distance travelled: 380 km
Approx. driving time: 10 Hours


Leaving Bulawayo, we continue south to the border at Beitbridge. Completing formalities we cross the Limpopo River -the second largest in South Africa and an important water source for this arid region. The Limpopo also acts as a natural boundary between South Africa and its neighbours Botswana and Zimbabwe, before it flows through Mozambique to the Indian Ocean. We continue to Tshipise, a town situated in the northern Limpopo province. Our campsite is located at Forever Resorts at the foot of one of Limpopo’s rolling koppies set adjacent the Honnet Nature Reserve. There is hot springs in the area which are surrounded by dense woodland comprising of Mopani, Red Bushwillow, Jakkalsbessie trees - and the third largest Baobab tree in South Africa.

Accommodation: Forever Resorts - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 29: Tshipise - Hazyview
Distance travelled: +/-400 km
Approx. driving time: 7 Hours


From Tshipise, we head for southern Africa's premier game reserve, the Kruger National Park. Fences between the National Park and surrounding private reserves were removed several years ago to form the Greater Kruger, an area of some 24,000 sq km. Wildlife is free to roam the whole enormous area and it has become incredibly diverse in both fauna and flora. From the dwarf mongoose to the ‘Big Five’, almost every major African mammal (148 species) is present. There is also prolific birdlife (over 505 species) and over 330 varieties of trees.

We spend two nights within the Kruger area, enjoy Shangaan tribal dancing and singing on our first night and take a full day game drive in the National Park itself to spot as many animals as possible the next day!

Accommodation: Hotel Numbi - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 30: Hazyview - Kruger National Park
Approx driving time: Full day with game drives

Waking at sunrise, we board our open 4x4 safari vehicles ready for our full day game drive. Kruger is home to over 505 species of birds, 148 species of mammals and many reptiles which we enthusiastically search for during the morning and afternoon. The impressive atmosphere of the park enables you to understand why it is held in such high esteem amongst explorers from all over the world who visit this park. We take a well-deserved lunch break en-route before game driving out of the park to our accommodation for the night.

Accommodation: Hotel Numbi - Camping in twin share tents with shared facilities
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
WIFI: No

Day 31: Hazyview - Greater Kruger - Johannesburg
Distance travelled: +/-390 km
Approx. driving time: 7 Hours


We leave the Kruger behind and make our way to South Africa's commercial hub of Johannesburg, where our tour ends late afternoon / early evening on day 7 (we recommend that you plan to stay that evening in Johannesburg)
Accommodation: No Accommodation
Meals included: Breakfast
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TOURBESPRECHUNG
Das Vortreffen findet am Abend VOR dem Tourbeginn um 18 Uhr im Tourhotel in Nairobi statt. Bitte reisen Sie daher mindestens einen Tag vor Beginn der Tour in Nairobi an. Die Abfahrt in Nairobi ist am Tag 1 um 08:00 Uhr morgens.

FAHRZEUG & AUSRÜSTUNG
Die Overlandtrucks sind speziell für die Straßenverhältnisse in Afrika entworfen und von robuster Bauart. Die Trucks sind mit großen Fenstern und 24 vorwärts ausgerichteten Sitzen ausgestattet, so dass Sie nichts von der atemberaubenden Landschaft oder den Tieren verpassen. Die Trucks verfügen weiterhin über Tische, Steckdosen zum Anschließen und Aufladen von Laptops, Kameras und MP3-Playern, Gefrierschrank, Wassertank, Bibliothek, Spiele, I-pod Anschluss und private Schließfächer mit 70-Liter Volumen. Die Campingausrüstung umfasst Campingstühle mit Rückenlehne, Campingtische, eine umfangreiche Küchenausstattung sowie große Kuppelzelte und komfortable Schaumstoffmatten.

VARIANTE
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