Zanzibar to Cape Town

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Zanzibar to Cape Town - Topdeck
Zanzibar to Cape Town - Topdeck
Dar es Salaam
Cape Town


  • Visit Chobe and Mosi Oa Tunya National Parks
  • Explore the beautiful region of the Okavango Delta
  • Safari in Etosha National Park
  • Walk with Kalahari Bushmen
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Hostel, Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
Jeep & 4WD, Overland Truck
Physical Rating
Start in Dar es Salaam and end in Cape Town! With the discovery tour Zanzibar to Cape Town, you have a 34 day tour package taking you through Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and 23 other destinations in Africa. Zanzibar to Cape Town includes accommodation in a hotel, hostel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
  • AaronWeiss's review about another Topdeck tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    All time great trip, can’t recommend enough

  • Jung Chan Lee's review about another Topdeck tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Everything was great! G (The guide) was very friendly and provided us a lot of useful and interesting information when we needed :) Driver was wonderful too! I wish I can go for an another tour with them

  • Nicola Smit's review about another Topdeck tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Loved the Introductory tour so much we decided to come back to Africa this year to visit further North. Justin and his team shared the enthusiasm, local knowledge and delicious cooking that made our tour so special.

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar, Tanzania
  2. Day 2: Zanzibar
  3. Day 3: Zanzibar
  4. Day 4: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
  5. Day 5: Dar es Salaam to Mikumi National Park
  6. Day 6: Mikumi National Park to Iringa
  7. Day 7: Iringa to Lake Malawi, Malawi
  8. Day 8: Lake Malawi
  9. Day 9: Lake Malawi to Malawi Beach
  10. Day 10: Malawi Beach
  11. Day 11: Malawi Beach to Chipata, Zambia
  12. Day 12: Chipata to Lusaka
  13. Day 13: Lusaka to Livingstone
  14. Day 14: Livingstone
  15. Day 15: Livingstone
  16. Day 16: Livingstone
  17. Day 17: Livingstone to Chobe National Park, Botswana
  18. Day 18: Chobe National Park to Nata
  19. Day 19: Nata to Maun
  20. Day 20: Maun to Okavango Delta
  21. Day 21: Okavango Delta to Maun
  22. Day 22: Maun to Ghanzi
  23. Day 23: Ghanzi to Windhoek, Namibia
  24. Day 24: Windhoek to Etosha National Park
  25. Day 25: Etosha National Park
  26. Day 26: Etosha National Park to Spitzkoppe
  27. Day 27: Spitzkoppe to Swakopmund
  28. Day 28: Swakopmund
  29. Day 29: Swakopmund to Solitaire
  30. Day 30: Solitaire to Sesriem Area
  31. Day 31: Sesriem Area to Fish River Canyon
  32. Day 32: Fish River Canyon to Gariep (Orange) River, South Africa
  33. Day 33: Gariep (Orange) River to Western Cape Citrus Area
  34. Day 34: Western Cape Citrus Area to Cape Town

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services


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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • How many people are normally on this tour?

    This tour is limited to a maximum of 24 people.

  • What is the local payment?

    The local payment for Zanzibar to Cape Town by Topdeck is a compulsory cost that is paid upon arrival to your local tour guide.

    Your guide will use the amount to cover food purchases, camping costs and other local activities mentioned in the tour itinerary.

    The other added benefit is that It also allows you to save part of the full tour price amount until the tour departs, instead of paying for the full trip upfront.

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  • Mair26th September 2018
    Great, informative website that gives a really comprehensive overview of tour itinerary and inclusions. Prompt replies to my queries was appreciated

About the countries

Useful things to know before you go


Malawi and Zambia
South Africa

Plugs & Adapters

Tanzania, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South AfricaTanzania, Malawi and ZambiaZambia


Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Recommended for Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Recommended for Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Tanzania and Zambia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Malawi, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 10 days before travel.


Dar es Salaam is the starting point and Cape Town is the endpoint.
Max group size
24 is the maximum group size for Zanzibar to Cape Town.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Topdeck to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Topdeck booking. The remaining balance is then payable 47 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 2 February 2019 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 47 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for Zanzibar to Cape Town, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Topdeck tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


Covering a total distance of approx 6,734 km.
  • Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
  • 71 km
  • Zanzibar (Tanzania)
  • 71 km
  • Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
  • 195 km
  • Mikumi National Park (Tanzania)
  • 209 km
  • Iringa (Tanzania)
  • 560 km
  • Lake Malawi (Malawi)
  • 226 km
  • Chipata (Zambia)
  • 129 km
  • Lilongwe (Malawi)
  • 614 km
  • Lusaka (Zambia)
  • 376 km
  • Livingstone (Zambia)
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