Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam Overland Tours

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Price

WAS £845 NOW £761

What's Included
• South Luangwa depending on the season
• Breakfast and dinner whilst travelling with the truck
• Camping whilst travelling on the truck
• Fully equipped expedition truck from Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam, incl - fridge, gas, tents, sleep mats
• Services of Absolute Crew
• Ongoing advice
• All road tolls & taxes are paid
Countries Visited

Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania

Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam Safari Overview

Meet by Victoria Falls to head through to Lake Malawi and on to the Indian Ocean coast of Tanzania. Game drives in South Luangwa depending on the season, and join us for a beach break option on Zanzibar Island at the end of the journey.

Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam Safari Add-ons
Download and print the relevant pages for this safari from our brochure (PDF)

Itinerary

Days 1 - 2
ZIMBABWE - ZAMBIA

Livingstone, Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, Chipata.

Days 3 - 4 
ZAMBIA

South Luangwa National Park (depending on the season)

Optional: Game drives in South Luangwa National Park

Please note when Luangwa is out of season we will not spend time here

Days 5 - 7
ZAMBIA - MALAWI

Lake Malawi beach camp, village visits including for a traditional meal and curio markets.

Optionals: Water sports, horse riding in the Lake, school visit.

Day 8
MALAWI - TANZANIA

The mountains of the southern Rift Valley, camping over at The Farmhouse at Iringa.

Day 9
TANZANIA

Baobab Valley, Dar es Salaam on the Indian Ocean coast.

Vic Falls to Dar Es Salaam - detailed itinerary

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Budgeting Summary

Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam Budget

The costs to consider when travelling overland are:

What's included

Your safari price and local payment covers:

South Luangwa depending on the season

Camping, and breakfast and dinner whilst with the truck:-
- 9 nights accommodation (9 camping)
- 9 Breakfasts and 9 dinners whilst with the truck

- A fully equipped and dieselled expedition truck/vehicle travelling from Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam including all camping and cooking gear, a fridge, gas cooker, tents, sleep mats.
- The services of a driver and safari leader
- The ongoing advice and back up from The Absolute team
- All road tolls and taxes are paid

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Optional excursions

A recommended typical budget for your optional excursions that you might pay for once in Africa would be: £20 - £400

Some clients spend more, some less. The above is a typical estimate selecting from the following main choices during this tour. Do re-check your budget looking at what might tempt you. A friendly reminder as well that the below list provides an approximate guide only for the most popular excursions currently available for this tour. Excursions are operated by local operators and authorities and their pricing is out of our control (June 16).

TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOUR TOUR
Victoria Falls National Park - Entrance and Rainforest Walk to see Victoria Falls US$30
Helicopter flight over Victoria Falls (15 minutes) US$150
Guided walk alongside Lions US$150
Bungee jump at Victoria Falls US$160
Combo deal, half day adrenaline (gorge swings, zip line, flying fox) US$140
White water rafting The Zambezi US$120
Sundowner cruise on the Zambezi US$55
WHILST ON TOUR
Horse riding through Malawi village (1 hour) US$35
Horse riding through the village and in Lake Malawi (2 hours) US$70
TO CONSIDER AFTER YOUR TOUR
Zanzibar including return ferry, 4 nights B&B accommodation, transfers from Stone Town to the beach and return, and a Spice Tour £216
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Spending Money

You will need spending money to cover drinks, lunch and souvenirs and different small incidental costs whilst on tour such as cheap excursions costing under £10 like a village walk
Other costs to note are those times we dont cover meals or accommodation on the tour, as well as tipping, extra transfers and upgrades. A suggested budget for this trip is £100 - £200

Tipping is customary in Africa, so budget for gratuities if you wish for guides or drivers who provide good service such as on game drives or guided tours. Again it is at your discretion, but your tour leader and driver will appreciate a tip to acknowledge their hard work during your tour.

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Visa

Your passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months after your trip finishes. Ensure also that you have enough pages in your passport for each country you visit. As a guide for the Vic Falls to Dar es Salaam trip you will want to have a minimum of 5 blank pages (sides).

If you have dual nationality you can only use one passport for the entire trip, but bringing both passports is a wise back up. More information can be found in the different country listings on the FCOs website (www.fco.gov.uk) under entry requirements. Do be aware it can be illegal to travel in Africa on two passports.

For this tour visas for most passport holders including British, Australian, New Zealand, Irish, South African, German, French, Dutch, Canadian and American passport holders can be arranged in Africa en route. This includes for entry into Zimbabwe which for most passport holders is easily arranged upon arrival in Victoria Fall's International Airport.

The Univisa was reintroduced and is now available upon arrival for U$50, this covers both Zimbabwe and Zambia

Below is an estimation of current visa requirements and their costs. Visas can only be paid for in US Dollars cash. If your passport is not detailed please don't hesitate to contact us for further details of your requirements.

Be aware that visa requirements can change without prior notice. This information is given as a guide only.
VISA CHART Kenya Rwanda Uganda Tanzania Malawi Zambia Zimbabwe Botswana Namibia South Africa
PASSPORT
Australian - - - $50 $75 $50 $30 - - -
New Zealand - - - $50 $75 $50 $30 - - -
South Africa - - - - - - - - - -
Canadian - - - $50 $75 $50 $75 - - -
American - - - $100 $75 $50 $30 - - -
British - - - $50 $75 $50 $55 - - -
German - - - $50 $75 $50 $30 - - -
Dutch - - - $50 $75 $50 $30 - - -
Irish - - - $100 - - $30 - - -
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Pre and post safari please click here.

Remember you then need to budget for flights, insurance, vaccination costs and any equipment you might need such as a sleeping bag.

Any queries? Call our office on +44 (0) 208 742 0226, email us at absaf@absoluteafrica.com or skype us on skypeabsoluteafrica

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Dates

Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam
Start Victoria Falls Finish Dar es Salaam Price Special Offer Local Payment Departure details
Mon 15 May 2017 Mon 22 May 2017 £845 £761
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8 day trip including South Luangwa NP Book Now
Mon 10 Jul 2017 Thu 20 Jul 2017 £845 £761
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11 day trip including South Luangwa NP Book Now
Tue 29 Aug 2017 Fri 8 Sep 2017 £845 £761
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11 day trip including South Luangwa NP Book Now
Tue 19 Sep 2017 Sun 1 Oct 2017 £845 £761
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13 day trip including South Luangwa NP Book Now
Fri 27 Oct 2017 Sat 4 Nov 2017 £845 £761
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9 day trip including South Luangwa NP Book Now
Sun 17 Dec 2017 Thu 28 Dec 2017 £800
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12 day trip Book Now
Sat 20 Jan 2018 Mon 29 Jan 2018 £800
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10 day trip Book Now
Wed 11 Jul 2018 Fri 20 Jul 2018 £845
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10 day trip including South Luangwa NP Book Now
Tue 21 Aug 2018 Fri 31 Aug 2018 £845
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11 day trip including South Luangwa NP Book Now
Thu 30 Aug 2018 Sun 9 Sep 2018 £845
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11 day trip including South Luangwa NP Book Now
Wed 19 Sep 2018 Tue 2 Oct 2018 £845
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14 day trip including South Luangwa NP Book Now
Fri 12 Oct 2018 Tue 23 Oct 2018 £845
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12 day trip including South Luangwa NP Book Now

Before You Go

Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam

Click on the link below to download the predeparture dossier for this overland trip "Vic Falls to Dar Es Salaam" - to Dar es Salaam.

Vic Falls to Dar Es Salaam - pre departure pack

This information has been developed over 30 years of experience overlanding in Africa.

It includes all you might need to know to prepare for this trip and more. We know many people love to plan their trip in detail and we hope you will find lots of "stuff" in here to help!

We also send out personal updates about 6 weeks before departure to all participants heading out on each departure date. This includes final confirmations of pre safari transfers and accommodation and other details relating to your specific travel arrangements so you can check all is as you need.

We recommend once booked on a Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam trip that you periodically check back here as this information is regularly updated. It is also a good idea to keep an eye on the news area of this site.

And if you are not excited enough about heading to Africa already, check out our facebook page, listen out for our tweets and keep up to date with our blog to stay up to date with all that is happening on the road on the trucks.

Overlanding in Africa is a very different destination from your usual package holiday! You may find some information in this dossier different from what you expected. Whatever your question don't hesitate to ask. We are here to help so feel free to get back to us.

We are more than happy to advise as to what is the best plan for your particular Africa travel needs.

Give us a call, or skype or email. We look forward to planning your trip to Africa with you.

Book your Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam Safari

Start Victoria Falls Finish Dar es Salaam Price Special Offer Local Payment Departure details
Book Now Mon 15 May 2017 Mon 22 May 2017 £845 £761
-
8 day trip including South Luangwa NP
Book Now Mon 10 Jul 2017 Thu 20 Jul 2017 £845 £761
-
11 day trip including South Luangwa NP
Book Now Tue 29 Aug 2017 Fri 8 Sep 2017 £845 £761
-
11 day trip including South Luangwa NP
Book Now Tue 19 Sep 2017 Sun 1 Oct 2017 £845 £761
-
13 day trip including South Luangwa NP
Book Now Fri 27 Oct 2017 Sat 4 Nov 2017 £845 £761
-
9 day trip including South Luangwa NP
Book Now Sun 17 Dec 2017 Thu 28 Dec 2017 £800
-
12 day trip
Book Now Sat 20 Jan 2018 Mon 29 Jan 2018 £800
-
10 day trip
Book Now Wed 11 Jul 2018 Fri 20 Jul 2018 £845
-
10 day trip including South Luangwa NP
Book Now Tue 21 Aug 2018 Fri 31 Aug 2018 £845
-
11 day trip including South Luangwa NP
Book Now Thu 30 Aug 2018 Sun 9 Sep 2018 £845
-
11 day trip including South Luangwa NP
Book Now Wed 19 Sep 2018 Tue 2 Oct 2018 £845
-
14 day trip including South Luangwa NP
Book Now Fri 12 Oct 2018 Tue 23 Oct 2018 £845
-
12 day trip including South Luangwa NP