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

Beginning our overland safari with some relaxing days on Zanzibar's dazzling beaches we then travel to picturesque Lake Malawi. From there we take in the sight of the magnificent Victoria Falls before journeying to the tranquil lagoons and waterways of the Okavango Delta.

We then travel to Namibia's desolate coastline and dramatic desert before ending our trip at the foot of Cape Town's famous Table Mountain. This is the perfect combination of diverse scenery, rewarding wildlife watching and time at leisure on the beach.

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

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

Tour Info

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

Brief Itinerary

Days 1 to 4:
Dar Es Salaam, Ferry to Zanzibar
Days 5 to 14:
Dar Es Salaam, Mikumi National Park, Lake Malawi Beaches, Lusaka, Livingstone, Zambezi Sunset Dinner Cruise (optional)
Days 15 to 19:
Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Boat Cruise, Game Drive (optional)
Days 20 to 24:
Maun, Okavango Delta, Kavango River
Days 25 to 28:
Etosha National Park, Game Drives, Cheetah Park, Spitzkoppe
Days 29 to 36:
Swakopmund, Sossusvlei, Namib Naukluft Park, Fish River Canyon, Orange River, Cederberg Area

Departure Dates

START: Dar es Salaam END: Cape Town

Optional Activities

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

Similar overland tour:
Tour Price: from ZAR 13 930 per person
This is an action packed overland safari combining the atmospheric tropical island of Zanzibar in East Africa, with the best game viewing in southern Africa. This 26-day overland safari offers palm-backed beaches, scenic lakes and rivers, the majestic Victoria Falls, the opportunity to watch elephant in Botswana's Chobe National Park, the watery wilderness of the Okavango Delta and the opportunity to track the 'big five' in South Africa's Kruger National Park.