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Win a 21 Day Overland holiday from Nairobi to Victoria Falls Print E-mail
vic-falls-overland2 Win an a 21 day overland holiday from Victoria Falls in Zambia to Nairobi in Kenya. See the great highlights this continent has to offer, meals included.  To enter  "like" the competition post on our facebook page or email this link to 5 friends copying us in on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Enter to stand a chance to enjoy this African Adventure holiday! Competition closes on 13 July 2012.

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Itinerary that the winner of the competition will enjoy (slight alterations to the day to day itinerary may occur):

Day 1 Kenya – Tanzania, Arusha
Today we depart the bustling capital of Kenya and cross the border into Tanzania. This afternoon we make our preparations for the optional excursion to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2/3 Serengeti / Ngorongoro Crater

These 2 days are set aside for the optional 2-night excursion into the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. This area has one of the most densely inhabited large animal populations in Africa. The excursion is in open topped 4x4 safari vehicles in order to tackle the challenging side roads in the parks. For those not going to the parks, take this chance to absorb some of the fascinating local culture. Optional Activities: Serengeti & Ngorongoro Excursion.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Arusha

Today those that went into the Serengeti and Ngorongoro will return to Arusha where there will be time to share stories of the wonderful African animals seen in the park. In the afternoon we visit the local Masai Mara Museum and Snake Park.
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Dar es Salaam

Today we take a long, yet scenic drive south towards one of Africa’s largest ports, 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. On our way from Arusha it may be possible to catch a glimpse of Mt Kilimanjaro.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6/7/8 Zanzibar

A local ferry will take us from Dar es Salaam (where we leave the truck) to Stone Town, the capital of Zanzibar. We spend the first night exploring the historical and unique architecture. There are also spice and seafood markets to be explored. The following day we take a transfer to the northern part of the island where we will spend 2 days relaxing on the beach. Optional Activities: Lunch & Dinner, Swimming with Dolphins, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling etc.
Meals: Breakfast x 3

Day 9 Dar es Salaam

Today we leave Zanzibar and catch a late ferry back to Dar es Salaam and return to our truck and campsite.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 Iringa

Today leave the humid Indian Ocean coastline and travel inland and up to Iringa in the highland tea growing area. This evening our dinner is in a local Masai Hut where we enjoy a traditional Tanzanian evening.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11/12 Malawi – Northern Lake Malawi

Leaving Tanzania we decend though scenic mountain passes to our lakeshore camp at Chitimba. Lake Malawi is a beautiful destination and for those wanting more variety there is an overnight hike to the Livingstonia Mission Station in the highland area. This working mission was set up by Scottish Presbyterian followers of David Livingstone in 1894 and is 900m above the lake. There is also a shorter hike to the Manchawe Falls. Optional Activities: Hike to Livingstonia Mission, watersports, abseiling etc.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13/14 Kande Beach

We take a short scenic drive to Kande beach where there are many optional activities available such as horse riding and different water sports. On our second day here we have an included guided village walk in order to meet the local people and learn more about Malawian life. Optional Activities: Water Sports, Horse Riding, Craft Shopping etc.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15/16 Lake Malawi National Park

Passing through Lilongwe we travel further south to Monkey Bay in the Lake Malawi National Park. This area has been designated a World Heritage site and the protected area has an abundance of aquatic life in clear, warm water. Snorkelling and scuba diving are both excellent here, but there are many other water activities, such as kayaking, to enjoy.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 17 Zambia - South Luangwa National Park

Early in the morning we drive from Malawi and cross in to Zambia and continue to 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 an included sunset game drive in the South Luangwa NP.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18 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 and Game Walk.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 19 Chipata

We leave South Luangwa and have a relatively short drive through to Chipata where we will relax in the afternoon. Zambia is truly Africa, the roads become rougher, but its lush, sub-tropical vegetation compensates the traveller.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 20 Lusaka

The journey towards the bustling Zambian capital of Lusaka takes us along an interesting route. On week days there may be the opportunity to visit one of the interesting local markets of the Zambian capital city.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 21 Zimbabwe - Victoria Falls

On the last day of the journey we drive from Lusaka, across the Zimbabwean border into Victoria Falls. Although your tour ends here we do recommend that you spend another 1-2 nights in this area to experience Victoria Falls and many exciting adrenaline activities here, such as white water rafting or walking with lions. Optional Activities: Dinner out in Victoria Falls
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

PLEASE NOTE: the prize's travel dates are valid from October 2012 to April 2013 and subject to availbility. The prize includes set meals but excludes the activity package of R3450. Competition closes on 13 July 2012.


 


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Once again, a Big Thank You for organising our weekend at Garden Route Game Lodge. It was the first time for all of us at a game lodge, and I must say, it was an experience of a lifetime. We have nothing but praises for everyone and everything we came into contact with. It is a top class facility...

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