Join Talking Drums on our
Zambia x Zimbabwe Travel Adventure!
10 days/9 nights for £1600
Dates to Dates 2023
Overview of Zambia and Zimbabwe:
Tanzania, usually used to refer to the mainland part of the country, is actually the collective name of the mainland and coastal islands. The mainland is a beautiful mixture of nature and culture. Home to the World's tallest free-standing mountain, Kilimanjaro, the big 5 wildlife, and a myriad of tribes including the famous nomadic pastoralist Maasai, and languages including home to the most widely spoken African language -Kiswahili. As such, Tanzania presents the ideal destination for a truly culturally immersive experience.
Overview of the Travel Adventure, in partnership with Batoka Safaris:
1. Explore the city of Arusha and view the Roof of Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro (on a clear day).
2. Take in the wonders of the Ngorongoro crater on Safari in mainland Tanzania.
3. Experience the culture of the pastoralist Maasai people in their village.
4. Take a quick stop in the economic hub of Dar Es Salaam.
5. Relax on the pristine beaches, turquoise waters and amongst beautiful marine life.
6. Venture on a Spice Tour, to the famous Jozani Forest and other wildlife hot spots including Baraka Natural Aquarium.
7. Visit local markets and businesses including the Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, and the mamas at the Zanzibar Seaweed Centre.
8. Explore Stone Town, a Unesco World Heritage Site.
9. Have a group photoshoot with one of the hottest photographers in Senegal.
10. Support local businesses across the country.
What does the price include?
The price includes:
all advertised activities (excluding beach/water activities)
transport to activities
accommodation and breakfast
welcome and leaving dinners, and all meals on Safari
All pre-booked activities are based on availability and subject to change.
Each guest has their own room as standard, and this included in the price.
What does the price not included?
The price excludes:
travel and medical insurance
travel tests, immunisations and medication
food and drink
(except breakfast, welcome and leaving dinners, and all meals on Safari)
tips and gratuities
What is the Talking Drums Travel Adventure?
It is a boutique travel tour of like-minded individuals, coming together to explore Africa and beyond! Talking Drums curates trips for small groups, and as much as possible, procures goods and services from local businesses, to contribute to the local economy.
We aim to immerse ourselves in each experience, and empower you to undertake your own travel adventures responsibly, whilst having a positive impact across Africa and beyond. Solo travellers are warmly welcome. We offer the Travel Adventures to a maximum of ten travellers per travel group trip.
With a Talking Drums Travel Adventure, you will be travelling with a purpose. Where possible, we source our goods and services from local businesses, and also donate a proceed of profits to initiatives that benefit the local communities to where we travel.
With a focus on having a positive impact, we align our services to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.
We also donate a portion of the proceeds of our travel adventures to a local community initiative in the country we visit.
Who else will be joining the Travel Adventure?
We offer the Travel Adventures to a maximum of ten travellers per travel group trip, to enable a deeply immersive experience.
By the end of the trip, we hope you leave as a community and group of friends.
How did you develop the itinerary?
We believe in travelling with a purpose, in cultural immersions, getting off the beaten track and positive impacts.
Therefore each itinerary has been carefully curated based on nearly 10 years experience solo travelling across the continent, and we have sourced the best accommodation and experiences, enabling affordable yet luxurious experience.
Do I have to pay the cost all at once?
You have the option to pay the total cost at the time of booking or the deposit of £300.
If you choose the deposit option, you can make additional payments on an ongoing basis.
The final balance will be due six (6) weeks before the start of the tour.
Please note, the deposit is non-refundable. You will be unable to join if the full balance has not been paid.
What should I do before travelling?
Before travelling, you must ensure you:
Book your international flights
Have necessary immunisations for Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Have travel insurance that provides sufficient coverage. Please note you will not be permitted to travel on this adventure without travel insurance.
Adhere to the necessary entry requirements such as visa, copy of a yellow fever certificate (see the FCDO website, the State Department website or your country's equivalent foreign office website for further guidance).