36 Day African Encounter - Cape Town to Dar es Salaam Overland Tour

Beginning our overland safari at the foot of Cape Town's famous Table Mountain, we travel through Namibia's dramatic desert and desolate coastline before journeying inland to the tranquil lagoons and waterways of the Okavango Delta.

From the Okavango Delta we travel to Zimbabwe where we take in the sight of the magnificent Victoria Falls, then onto the picturesque Lake Malawi and ending our overland safari with some relaxing days on Zanzibar's dazzling beaches. This overland tour is the perfect combination of diverse scenery, rewarding wildlife viewing and time at leisure on the beach.

This overland tour also runs in reverse from Dar es Salaam to Cape Town.

Cape Town to Dar es Salaam Overland Safari
Cape Town to Dar es Salaam Overland Safari
Cape Town to Dar es Salaam Overland Safari

Tour Info

Cape Town, South Africa
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
36 days
Group size:
Maximum 30 passengers
Safari vehicle:
Overland truck

Brief Itinerary

Days 1 to 8:
Cederberg Area, Orange River, Fish River Canyon, Namib Naukluft Park, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund
Days 9 to 12:
Spitzkoppe, Cheetah Park, Etosha National Park, Game Drives
Days 13 to 17:
Kavango River, Maun, Okavango Delta
Days 18 to 22:
Chobe National Park, Game Drive (optional), Boat Cruise, Victoria Falls
Days 23 to 32:
Livingstone, Zambezi Sunset Dinner Cruise (optional), Lusaka, Lake Malawi Beaches, Dar Es Salaam
Days 33 to 36:
Zanzibar, Dar Es Salaam

Departure Dates

START: Cape Town END: Dar es Salaam

Optional Activities

The following Optional Activities are available on this Cape Town to Dar es Salaam overland tour.

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


    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


    Chobe National Park Game Drive USD 70
    Scenic Flight over the Okavango Delta USD 100


    Sandboarding USD 55-70
    Quadbiking USD 100
    Skydiving USD 350
    Township Tour USD 80


    Gariep River Canoeing (min 4) USD 50
    Wine Tasting (Cederberg) USD 15
    Shark Cage Diving from USD 200
    Whale Viewing (seasonal) USD 90
    Township Tour (half day) USD 65
    Cape Point (day trip) USD 100
    Winelands (day trip) USD 90


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

ZAR 18 130
(30% discount)
( normal price ZAR 25 900 )
USD 1 190 *

* 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 Kenya:
Tour Price: from ZAR 19 530 per person
The Cape Town to Nairobi overland tour offers culture, wildlife and some of the most spectacular scenery to be found in Africa. Southern Africa doesn't disappoint with impressive Table Mountain, the highest sand dunes in the world in Namibia and the majestic Victoria Falls. We enjoy the tranquil setting along Lake Malawi, relax on white-sand beaches and snorkel the magnificent reefs on Zanzibar and we search for the 'big five' in world renowned game parks.