Day 1: Livingstone, Zambia
On the first day of your East African Overland Camping Tour you spend the day enjoying the activities on offer in Livingstone, getting to know the equipment and one another before the trip leaves Livingstone the following morning. Lunch and Dinner.
Optional Activities: Zambezi White Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Elephant Back Safari, Zambezi sunset cruise, Vic Falls NP.
Days 2 & 3: Lusaka / Luangwa River, Zambia
You leave behind the excitement of Vic Falls and head off on your expedition. Your route towards the bustling Zambian capital of Lusaka takes you along an interesting route. You begin the following day with some shopping in Lusaka before heading northeast towards the Luangwa River where you spend the night. This is an interesting area full of friendly locals and a walk along the river is a rewarding experience. Overnight in camp. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Days 4 & 5: South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
You drive from Luangwa River to the South Luangwa National Park where you will spend two nights on the banks of the river. 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 National Park is not for you, then relax by the pool.
On occasion, in the rainy season it is impossible or inadvisable to attempt to reach South Luangwa NP, if this happens then an alternative itinerary will be chosen. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Optional Activities: Game Drive, Night Drive and Game Walk in South Luangwa National Park.
Day 6: Luwawa Forest, Malawi
You leave South Luangwa NP early and pass through the Zambia-Malawi border. Heading north you 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 and hiking. Overnight in camp.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Days 7 & 8: Central Lake Malawi
You soon catch sight of the lake where you will spend the next couple of carefree days. 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 its tranquil waters, enjoying the party atmosphere of this famous spot. Optional Activities: Scuba diving, parasailing, windsurfing, fishing, canoeing, horse riding and many more… Overnight in camp. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.