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Rivers, Lakes & Mountains (36 days)

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Rivers, Lakes & Mountains (36 days) - Topdeck
Rivers, Lakes & Mountains (36 days) - Topdeck
Starts
Livingstone
Destinations
+18
Ends
Nairobi
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Highlights

  • Visit the South Luangwa National Park
  • See the glistening waters of Lake Malawi
  • Spend 3 nights in amazing Zanzibar
  • Explore the Usambara and Pare Mountains
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
24
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Ship, Overland Truck, Ferry
Physical Rating
Active
Start in Livingstone and end in Nairobi! With the overland truck tour Rivers, Lakes & Mountains (36 days), you have a 36 day tour package taking you from Livingstone to Nairobi and through Livingstone, Zambia and 14 other destinations in Africa. Rivers, Lakes & Mountains (36 days) includes accommodation in a hotel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Livingstone, Zambia to Lusaka
  2. Day 2: Lusaka to Chipata
  3. Day 3: Chipata to South Luangwa National Park
  4. Day 4: South Luangwa National Park
  5. Day 5: South Luangwa National Park to Malawi Beach, Malawi
  6. Day 6: Malawi Beach
  7. Day 7: Malawi Beach to Lake Malawi
  8. Day 8: Lake Malawi
  9. Day 9: Lake Malawi to Iringa, Tanzania
  10. Day 10: Iringa to Dar es Salaam
  11. Day 11: Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar
  12. Day 12: Zanzibar
  13. Day 13: Zanzibar
  14. Day 14: Zanzibar
  15. Day 15: Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
  16. Day 16: Dar es Salaam to Marangu
  17. Day 17: Marangu to Arusha
  18. Day 18: Arusha to Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater
  19. Day 19: Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater
  20. Day 20: Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater
  21. Day 21: Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater to Nairobi, Kenya
  22. Day 22: Nairobi
  23. Day 23: Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park
  24. Day 24: Lake Nakuru National Park to Eldoret Park
  25. Day 25: Eldoret to Kampala, Uganda
  26. Day 26: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  27. Day 27: Queen Elizabeth National Park
  28. Day 28: Queen Elizabeth National Park to Lake Bunyonyi
  29. Day 29: Lake Bunyonyi
  30. Day 30: Lake Bunyonyi
  31. Day 31: Lake Bunyonyi to Kampala
  32. Day 32: Kampala to Jinja
  33. Day 33: Jinja
  34. Day 34: Jinja
  35. Day 35: Jinja to Eldoret, Kenya
  36. Day 36: Eldoret to Nairobi

What's included

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

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

    • September 12, 2016

      What is the accommodation like?

      On our Camping trips, you will be staying in easy-to-assemble, two-person dome tents provided by Topdeck.

      You must provide your own sleeping bag on Camping trips.

    • September 12, 2016

      Is the Gorilla Permit included in my trip?

      No. We can book it in for you when you book your trip if the Permits are available.

    • September 12, 2016

      When does this tour start?

      You will depart from Livingstone early morning on Day 1.

      Please note: There is a pre-departure meeting at 6pm the day before this trip departs. We highly recommend you to book pre-trip accommodation to be able to join this important meeting

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    ZK
    Kwacha
    Zambia and Malawi
    S
    Shilling
    Tanzania , Kenya and Uganda

    Plugs & Adapters

    ZambiaZambia and TanzaniaZambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda

    Visa

    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.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Meningococcal meningitis
    Recommended for Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. 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 and Uganda. Recommended for Kenya. Ideally 10 days before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Livingstone is the starting point and Nairobi is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Topdeck to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    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 9 August 2018 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 Rivers, Lakes & Mountains (36 days), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Topdeck tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 5,562 km.
    • Livingstone (Zambia)
    • 376 km
    • Lusaka (Zambia)
    • 614 km
    • Lilongwe (Malawi)
    • 165 km
    • Lake Malawi (Malawi)
    • 834 km
    • Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
    • 71 km
    • Zanzibar (Tanzania)
    • 71 km
    • Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
    • 471 km
    • Arusha (Tanzania)
    • 208 km
    • Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
    • 55 km
    • Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Tanzania)
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