16 DAY – Namibia – Botswana – Victoria Falls Tour: Camping & Accommodated
|Price per person: Euro : 1870.00
Single supplement: Euro : 70.00
Min: 2pax | Max: 7pax
Meals indicated on Program
Accommodation / Camping
Activities in / outside Parks
Other Personal Items
Day 1 Windhoek – Sesriem Camp (333km)
Collection time is between 09:00 and 09:30 from anywhere within Windhoek. Windhoek is surrounded by mountains and we have to pass the Aus Mountains via Rehoboth. Our Accommodation is situated in Sesriem. On arrival we check into our rooms and get comfortable with the surrounding nature of the Namib Desert.
|N/A||Own Expense||Camp Fire|
Day 2 – Sesriem Camp – Sossusvlei
Early start to catch the soft light of the sunrise over the desert. After passing through Sesriem gate we continue towards Sossusvlei with distant sand dunes along both sides of the road. We will stop at the famous Dune 45. Those who feel fit may climb the dune and get a breathtaking view of the surrounding desert and dunes. After breakfast we will take a desert walk in the cool of the morning at Deadvlei , with the chance of seeing gemsboks, springboks, black-backed jackals and ostriches. As the day cools down in the afternoon we will go on a a short excursion to Sesriem Canyon.
Weltevrede Guest Farm
|Dune 45||Prepared by guide||Own Expense||Camp Fir|
Day 3 – Weltevrede Guest Farm – Swakopmund (298km)
Namibia is a country of contrasts. Today we will move from desert to sea. On our way we will cross the Tropic of Capricorn and traverse the Gaub and the Kuiseb passes, driving down to the dry river bed at the bottom of the Kuiseb Canyon before climbing up the other side, watching the spectacular desert landscape unfold before us. Having arrived at the coast, we will make a stop in Walvis Bay to enjoy the view of flamingos and other birds in the lagoons. The two Night s in Swakopmund we can enjoy the comfortable beds offered by the guest house / hotel
|Kuiseb Canyon||Hotel||Own Expense||Own Expense|
Day 4 – Swakopmund
The rest of the day will be free with plenty of time to explore the town. Swakopmund is a very pleasant seaside town with lots of shops, a good stretch of beach (although the Atlantic is quite cold here) and an open-air curio market. There is also a very good museum and the Namibian National Marine Aquarium is located in Swakopmund. Alternatively, there are various optional activities that can be arranged. These include a boat-tour (with oysters and champagne!), scenic flights and micro-light flights over the desert, fishing trips (either from the beach or in a boat), quad-bike trips into the desert and over the sand dunes around Swakopmund, sandboarding, skydiving and many other activities. Your guide will discuss all the possible optional activities with you and offer to make pre-bookings in advance. (N.B. all extra activities in Swakopmund are subject to availability and are made at the client’s own risk and expense). Dinner today is not included in the cost of the safari and will be at the client’s own expense.
|Hotel||Own Expense||Own Expense|
Day 5 – Swakopmund – Damaralnad(230km)
In the morning we will go on an excursion to the seal colony at Cape Cross, north of Swakopmund, where we will be able to experience thousands of fur seals at close range. We then will continue back on the same road towards Uis . Our accommodation is located at the Brandberg White Lady Lodge .
Brandberg White Lady Lodge
|Cape Seals Reserve||Hotel||Own Expense||Camp Fire|
Day 6- Damaraland – Etosha National Park (315km)
After breakfast, we drive on to yet another exciting journey of spectacular landscape and cultural diversity in Twyfelfontein. We will be visiting the oldest rock art of the nomadic Bushman and the Damara cultural Museum to learn more about them and how they have been living and some still do. After this experience we will be heading straight to our Accommodation which is located in the National park of Etosha. On arrival we will do a short visit into the National Park ,and drive back to the camp for a relaxing evening.
|Rock Engravings||White Lady G/H||Own Expense||Mondjila Safari Lodge|
|Damara Living Museum|
Day 7 – Okaukuejo Camp – Namutoni Camp
Today we will spend most of the day game driving. We will visit a number of waterholes and make a stop at the Etosha Pan, the “place of dry water”. The Pan is an extensive flat depression of about 5,000 km2. This great, white expanse is a place of shimmering mirages and seeing large herds of game in this setting makes Etosha a unique experience. We may stop at Halali middle camp to have lunch before we continue our game drive to Namutoni . Our accommodation is located on the Eastern Gate of the National Park.
|Full day game drive||Prepared by guide||Prepared by guide||Camp Fire|
Day 8 – Namutoni Camp – Fiume Lodge (202km)
We depart after breakfast at 10h00 ,.Game driving our way through the park towards the gate . Fiume Lodge has a very relaxing surrounding and excellent stop over from the long drive from and to Etosha National Park. The guest can join the Bushman drive offered by the lodge its self or otherwise just enjoy the rest of the day. We can once again enjoy the relaxing beds offered the lodge.
Fiume Lodge and Guest Farm
|Prepared by guide||Fiume Lodge||Fiume Lodge|
Day 9 – Fiume Lodge to Nunda River Lodge (429km)
After breakfast we head to the Okavango Region, traveling through small town and village schools and village churches. The Okavango is widely believed to be the world’s largest inland delta, it is not. In Africa alone there are two larger similar geological features: the Sudd on the Nile in South Sudan, and the Inner Niger Delta in Mali. On arrival and settling in, the guest will join a local guide on a Mokoro Trip. The Mokoro (also spelt makoro) is a type of canoe commonly used in the Okavango Delta; It is propelled through the shallow waters of the delta by standing in the stern and pushing with a pole, in the same manner as punting. Mokoro are traditionally made by digging out the trunk of a large straight tree, such as an ebony tree or Kigelia tree
Nunda River Lodge
|Fiume Lodge||Own Expense||Camp Fire|
Day 10- Nunda River Lodge – Chobe Safari Lodge (428km)
After a early breakfast we drive from Namibia slowly head into the Botswana Chobe National Park. Chobe National Park, in northern Botswana, has one of the largest concentrations of game in Africa. By size, it is the third largest park in the country, after the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and the Gemsbok National Park, and is the most biologically diverse. It is also Botswana’s first national park. On arrival guest can enjoy the rest of the day joining activities offered by the lodge .
Chobe Safari Lodge (Botswana)
|Leisure||Prepared by Guide||Own Expense||Camp Fire|
Day 11 – Chobe Safari Lodeg – Victoria Falls Zimbabwe (75km)
After breakfast we will be visiting the Victoria Falls for the whole day. Victoria Falls, or Mosi-oa-Tunya (Tokaleya Tonga: The Smoke That Thunders), is a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. It has been described by CNN as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world. After spending the whole day at the falls we then will head back to our Accommodation and enjoy the sunset over the Namibian side of the Chobe River.
Chobe Safari Lodge
|Victoria Falls visit||Prepared by guide||Own Expense||Camp Fire|
Day 12 – Chobe Safari Lodge – Elephant Sands (259km)
We depart Kwalape Safari Lodge in the morning, right after breakfast and frive off to the world of Elephants. Settled between two of Botswana’s top attractions, the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park, is a place where fine sand and massive elephants meet. The marriage of these creates a place where the two are brought together for those of us that seek adventure. This is a campsite that combines the beauty of African nature and its wildlife, Elephant Sands. Guest can enjoy the rest of the day in the company of the African gentle Giants.
|Own Expense||Prepared By Guide||Own Expense||Camp Fire|
Day 13 – Elephant Sands – Audi Camp(365km)
After breakfast we continue on a 4 hour drive to Maun . Our camp is situated at the edge of the Okavango Delta 12Km from Maun, on the road toward the Moremi Game Reserve, located on the banks of the Thamalakane river – the southernmost tributary of the Okavango Delta. On arrive guest can join activities like sunset boat cruise on the Okavango River or just enjoy the sunet from the camp itself.
Audi Camp – Botswana Maun
|Own Expense||Prepared by guide||Own Expense||Camp Fire|
Day 14 – Audi Camp – Kalahari Arms Hotel (299km)
We depart after breakfast on a short 4 hour journey to Kalahari Arms Hotel located in Ghanzi Botswana. The hotel offers a very relaxing atmosphere with a welcoming swimming pool that is a good way to cool down from a long drive.
|Leisure||Elephant Sands||Own Expense||Kalahari Arms Hotel|
Day 15 – Kalahari Arms Hotel – Harnas Wildlife Foundation (405km)
We drive off after breakfast towards the Onguma Border Post into Namibia. Our journey will take us to the first Rehabilitation Farm open in Namibia known as the Harnas Wildlife Foundation. Harnas is one of the few wildlife orphanages and medical centers in the world to take in abused, injured, and captured wild animals from Namibia, Botswana, and southern African nations, saving hundreds of animals per year. Its mission is to protect life; done through the responsible and effective management, regulation and understanding of the resources necessary for this task. On arrival guest can take the time to stroll around and get acquainted with all the animals in the surrounding.
|Sundowner/Lion Roar||Kalahari Arms Hotel||Own Expense||Harnas W/F|
Day 16 – Harnas Wildlife Foundation – Windhoek (305km)
After breakfast just before depart this beautiful place , we will be joining a local guide on a feeding Frenzy, where we will be driving from enclosure to enclosure feeding lions, caracals, wild dogs, cheetahs , leopards and chacma baboons and not to forget a gang of mongooses. After lunch we will be heading back to Windhoek.
|Morning Feeding Tour||Harnas W/F||Own expense||N/A|
END OF TOUR
|Accommodation||Basis – Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner||Nights|
|2.Weltevrede Guest Farm||B – D||1Night|
|5.Brandberg||B – D||1Night|
|6.Etosha||B – D||1Night|
|7.Etosha||B – D||1Night|
|8.Fiume Lodge||B – D||1Night|
|9.Nunda River Lodge||B – D||1Night|
|10.Chobe Safari Lodge||B – D||1Night|
|11. Chobe Safari Lodge||B – D||1xNight|
|12.Elepahnts Sands||B – D||1Night|
|13.Audi Camp||B – D||1Night|
|14. Kalahari Arms Hotel||B – D||1Night|
|15.Harnas Wildlife Foundation||B – D||1Night|