35 Day Gorillas & Southern Discoverer - Nairobi to Victoria Falls Overland Tour

Africa conjures up images of magical animals, beautiful sunsets and wide open places, and this trip offers all this and so much more.

Trek mountain gorillas in the misty rainforests of East Africa, explore culturally-rich Zanzibar, enjoy the hospitality of Malawi, and have adrenalin charged fun in the adventure playground of Victoria Falls. Then there are the famous game parks - the Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater and the Masai Mara, which are some of the best places in Africa to see a whole host of African animals.

This overland tour also runs in reverse from Victoria Falls to Nairobi.

Nairobi to Victoria Falls Overland Safari
Nairobi to Victoria Falls Overland Safari
Nairobi to Victoria Falls Overland Safari

Tour Info

Nairobi, Kenya
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
35 days
Group size:
Maximum 30 passengers
Safari vehicle:
Overland truck

Brief Itinerary

Days 1 to 3:
Masai Mara National Reserve, Game Drives
Days 4 to 10:
Kampala, Kisoro, Gorilla Trek (optional), Lake Bunyonyi, Kampala, Jinja, White Water Rafting (optional)
Days 11 to 15:
Nakuru, Lake Nakuru National Park, Game Drives, Great Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha, Arusha
Days 16 to 24:
Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater (optional), Arusha, Pangani, Dar Es Salaam, Ferry to Zanzibar
Days 25 to 31:
Dar Es Salaam, Iringa, Lake Malawi Beaches, Lusaka
Days 32 & 35:
Livingstone, Kasane, Chobe National Park, Chobe Overnight Mobile Excursion, Victoria Falls

Departure Dates

START: Nairobi END: Victoria Falls
14 May 2017 17 June 2017
28 May 2017 01 July 2017
11 June 2017 15 July 2017
25 June 2017 29 July 2017
09 July 2017 12 August 2017
23 July 2017 26 August 2017
06 August 2017 07 September 2017
20 August 2017 23 September 2017
03 September 2017 07 October 2017
17 September 2017 21 October 2017
01 October 2017 04 November 2017
15 October 2017 18 November 2017
24 October 2017 27 January 2018
29 October 2017 02 December 2017
12 November 2017 16 December 2017
26 November 2017 30 December 2017
10 December 2017 13 January 2018

Optional Activities

The following Optional Activities are available on this Nairobi to Victoria Falls overland tour.

Please Note: Prices are approximate and can change at any given time. Please use as a guideline only.


    Nairobi National Park (half day tour) USD 125
    Giraffe Centre USD 25
    Masai Village Cultural Visit USD 15
    Masai Warrior Dancing USD 10
    Masai Mara Hot Air Balloon USD 550
    Naivash Horse Riding (per hour) USD 25
    Naivasha Boat Hire (max 7 pax) USD 60
    Elsamere Visit (Home of Joy Adamson) USD 25
    Hells Gate National Park USD 65
    Crescent Island USD 40


    White Water Rafting on the Nile USD 160
    Nile River Bungee USD 120
    Jinja Quad Biking (2 hours) USD 100
    Adrift / Softpower Community Project USD 35
    Horse Riding (excl. transfer) from USD 60
    Chimpanzee Sanctuary (excl. transfer) from USD 80
    Gorilla Trekking from USD 600


    Serengeti / Ngorongoro Excursion (2 nights) from USD 590
    Olduvai Gorge USD 10
    Zanzibar Accommodation (p/p/p/n) USD 40-60
    Zanzibar Spice Tour USD 40
    Stone Town Tour USD 50
    Prison Island Snorkelling Trip USD 30
    Dhow Sunset Cruise USD 40
    Dhow Fishing Trip USD 40
    Dolphin Trip USD 40
    Nungwe Snorkel Trip (half day) USD 40
    Scuba Diving from USD 100


    Fresh Water Diving (Kande Beach) from USD 55
    Snorkelling (full day) USD 30
    Village Walk and Meal USD 20
    Traditional Healer Visit USD 10
    Livingstonia Mission Hike (30km return) USD 10


    Zambezi Sunset Dinner Cruise USD 80


    Entry to Vic Falls National Park USD 35
    Microlight over the Falls (15 mins) USD 170
    Helicopter over the Falls (15 mins) USD 155
    Zambezi River Rafting (full day) USD 140
    Full Day Adrenaline (min 10 pax) USD 160
    Rafting and Boarding Combo USD 180
    Bungee Jumping (111m) USD 150
    Elephant Back Safari USD 150


To book this overland tour, please select your preferred departure date and click the Enquire Now button below:

ZAR 20 370
(30% discount)
( normal price ZAR 29 100 )
USD 980 *

* The Local Payment forms part of the overall tour price. This amount is payable on the day of tour departure and is used to cover expenses while on the road (i.e. park fees, camping fees, food, road tolls, included activities, etc.)

Extend your overland tour to Cape Town:
Tour Price: from ZAR 29 330 per person
This Nairobi to Cape Town overland tour is an epic 56 day African overland safari covering all the highlights of nine countries in East and Southern Africa. Stare into the soft brown eyes of a gorilla, watch thousands of animals trample the plains of the Masai Mara and the Serengeti, bask on palm-backed beaches on Zanzibar, and idle away sunny days on Lake Malawi. Further south are the thundering Victoria Falls, the vast wilderness of the Okavango Delta, the giant sand dunes in Namibia's Namib-Naukluft National Park, and dynamic Cape Town, easily one of the most beautiful cities in the world.