19 day southern Africa classic safari
|Price per person: EUR 2720.00
Single supplement: EUR 140.00
Min: 2pax | Max: 7pax
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DAY 1 – WINDHOEK HARNAS WILDLIFE FOUNDATION – (304km)
Your guide will pick you up at your accommodation, and will drive east of Windhoek passing few small cities along the way towards Harnas Wildlife Foundation. 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.
|Transfer to Harnas||N/A||Own Expense||Harnas W/F|
Day 2. HARNAS WILDLIFE FOUNDATION
After breakfast we will be joining a local guide on a feeding tour, where we will be driving with a open vehicle on feeding lions, caracals, wild dogs, cheetahs ,leopards and chacma baboons and not to mention a gang of mongooses. The afternoon, we will join a local guide once more for yet another exciting afternoon tour. Which introduces us to the young, injured or sick animals kept on the farm for further check-ups until they are ready to be released to the wilderness .
|Morning Feeding Tour||Harnas W/F||Own Expense||Harnas W/F|
Day 3. HARNAS WILDLIFE FOUNDATION
The last day awaits us with a lot of fun and an experience never to be forgotten .In the morning we will join the volunteers on the farm as well as an experience volunteer-coordinator on a Cheetah walk for about 2 hours. After the walk we will than join the volunteers once again on a Chacma Baboon walk. In the evening we will be picked up by the local guide for a sundowner drive and listening to the lion roaring.
|Cheetah Walk||Harnas W/F||Own Expense||Harnas W/F|
Day 4. HARNAS WILDLIFE FOUNDATION – KALAHARI DESERT (396km)
After breakfast we depart to the Kalahari, The ranch is characterized by huge red sands dunes running parallel, and in a northern-westerly to south-easterly direction. This ‘Spirit of Africa’ atmosphere, coupled with service delivered with graciousness and charm, in an unashamedly luxurious setting, will be the hallmarks of this establishment, providing excellent value and unforgettable memories for the discerning traveler. On arrival the guest will be joining a breath taking sundowner drive .
|Sundowner Drive||Harnas W/F||Own Expense||Kalahari Desert|
Day 5 – KALAHARI DESERT – FISHRIVER CANYON (406km)
After breakfast we will be driving to the next town Mariental and just before reaching Keetmanshoop we visit the quiver forest and the Giants playground. We continue to the 2nd Largest Canyon in the world and it is the largest canyon in Africa, as well as the second most visited tourist attraction in Namibia. It features a gigantic ravine, in total about 100 miles (160 km) long, up to 27 km wide and in places almost 550 meters deep.The Fish River is the longest interior river in Namibia. It cuts deep into the plateau which is today dry, stony and sparsely covered with hardy drought-resistant plants
|Quiver Tree Forest||Kalahari Desert||Own Expense||Fishriver Canyon|
|Fish River Canyon Fishriver Canyon Visit|
Day 6. FISHRIVER CANYON – SESRIEM-NAMIB NAUKLUFT PARK (519km)
We depart the Canyon Road House quite early as this will be a very long drive to the Namib Naukluft park (Sossusvlei) area. The Namib-Naukluft National Park is a national park of Namibia encompassing part of the Namib Desert (considered the world’s oldest desert) and the Naukluft mountain range. With an overall area of 49,768 km2 (19,216 sq mi), the Namib-Naukluft is the largest game park in Africa and the fourth largest in the world. On arrival guest can relax and enjoy the sunset.
|Transfer to Lodge||Fishriver Canyon||Own Expense||Naukluft Park|
DAY 7 – NAMIB NAUKLUFT PARK
Pre-dawn departure, we traveling 45km towards the gate and than 45km to the famous dune 45 . A climb up the sand dunes will give a superb view up and down of the Tsaucab River Canyon which forms the valley between the famous sand dunes. Guides prepare breakfast at the bottom of the dune. After breakfast we drive to the Deadvlei in the Sossusvlei Area. We return to Sesriem, enjoy lunch. Afternoon we explore the Sesriem canyon on foot, we drive to our next Lodge for a relaxing afternoon.
|Dune 45||Naukluft Park||Own Expense||Naukluft Park|
DAY 8 – NAMIB NUAKLUFT PARK – SWAKOPMUND (296km)
We continue our journey after breakfast to the coastal part of Namibia. The drive will take us about 4 hours to Walvis Bay where we will stop for the Flamingo Lagoon. Wetland is a sheltered, shallow area connected to the sea, which by virtue of the environment it offers is a home to a collection of animals which are found not at all or not so plentiful along the open shore. We drive further down to Swakopmund where we are booked for 2 nights. On arrival guest will be driven to the activity center where they will have the opportunity to book themselves on a activity for the next next day or just enjoy explore the beautiful city.
|Flamingos Paradise||Naukluft Park||Own Expense||Own Expense|
Day 9 – SWAKOPMUND
Today is a easy going day, guest can join activities offered by the Desert Explores or simply just explore the beautiful city of Swakopmund. Swakopmund (German for “Mouth of the Swakop”) is a city on the coast of western Namibia, The town has 44,725 inhabitants and covers 193 square kilometres (75 sq mi) of land. The city is situated in the Namib Desert and is the fourth largest population centre in Namibia. Swakopmund is a beach resort and an example of German colonial architecture. It was founded in 1892 as the main harbour for German South-West Africa, and a small part of its population is still German-speaking today.
|Optional||Swakopmund||Own Expense||Own Expense|
Day 10. SWAKOPMUND – DAMARALAND ( 282km)
We depart the hotel after breakfast driving through the town towards Hentis Bay on the salty roads our first short visit will be the chip wreck on the skeleton coast and then we head towards Uis, a very small town till we reach Brandberg mountain to our Lodge. The rest of the day can be enjoyed with your favorite drink watching the sunset over the Granit rocks of Madiza Camp.
Day 11 – DAMARALAND – KHORIXAS (71km
After breakfast we will be departing to our next destination, you can expect very beautiful landscapes along the way to Twyfelfontein. Twyfelfontein, is a site of ancient rock engravings in the Kunene Region of north-western Namibia. It consists of a spring in a valley flanked by the slopes of a sandstone table mountain that receives very little rainfall and has a wide range of diurnal temperatures. You will be joining a local guide for 45 min through the ancient rock engravings left by the ancient Bushman. After that we will be joining the Damara Tribe for a cultural exchange , as we will learn more about this ancient tribe.
|Rock Engravings||Damaraland||Own Expense||Khorixas|
Day 12- KHORIXAS – ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK (210km)
We depart the Damaraland in the morning after breakfast and head to the Etosha National Park. On arrival we will check into our rooms and without wasting anytime , head into in the park aiming to see African game ,from lions, leopards ,rhinos ,zebras ,weilderbest just to mention a few. Etosha National Park spans an area of 22,270 square kilometres (8,600 sq mi) and gets its name from the large Etosha pan which is almost entirely within the park . Before dark we head back to the lodge and enjoy the rest of the evening with delicious Dinner served at the lodge.
|Half Day Etosha Game Drive||Khorixas||Own Expense||Etosha|
Day 13- ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK
A full day’s worth of game driving awaits and we leave early to enjoy the cool morning air, making our way to Namutoni camp, situated at the end of the park. Along the way we visit several waterholes and are afforded splendid views of the massive Etosha Pan. The game viewing is excellent throughout the year and we have the chance to spot a few new species that are not normally seen on the Okaukuejo side of the park. After are very exciting game drive we than stop at Halali for our lunch break and guest can use the swimming pool to cool down, before we continue on the afternoon activity to view more game.
|Full Day Etosha Game Drive||Etosha||Own Expense||Etosha|
Day 14- ETOSHA – GROOTFONTEIN (395km)
After early breakfast we will be driving through the last section of the park and visit few more waterholes. Our next destination is a very beautiful lodge that is ideal for a stopover from and too Etosha National Park. The guest can enjoy the nature surround this lodge. You can expect to view more than 10 different big game species (Giraffe, Eland, Oryx, and Zebra to name a few) and a variety of smaller mammal species. Guest can join a sunset drive that takes place late afternoon, You can look forward to enjoying a spectacular Namibian sunset while we serve refreshments, drinks and delicious snacks..
|Own expense||Etosha||Own Expense||Grootfontein|
Day 15 – GROOTFONTEIN – NUNDA RIVER LODGE (OKAVANGO DELTA) (460km)
We depart the lodge to yet another beautiful camp on the banks of the Okavango Delta. On arrival the guest will be joining a local guide on the Mokoro trip for 3 hours. A great experience to see the Hippos and birdlife of the Okavango Delta.
|Mokoro Trip||Grootfontein||Own Expense||Nunda River Lodge|
Day 16 – NUNDA RIVER LODGE (OKAVANGO DELTA) – CHOBE SAFARI LODGE (428km)
From the Okavango Delta to the Chobe River in Botswana. We will be traveling through Botswana to our destination. Chobe National Park , 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 beauty of the Chobe River.
|Leisure||Nunda River Lodge||Own Expense||Chobe Safari Lodge|
Day 17 – CHOBE SAFARI LODGE
Chobe Safari Lodge offers a wide variety of activities one can do. One of the most favourable activity is the chobe river boat cruise, where you will have the chance to see Elephants swimming from one side of the river to the other and Herds of Buffalos, crocodiles, Kudus antelopes and other various types of great animals and not to mention the priceless AFRICAN SUNSET.
|Own Expense activities||Chobe Safari Lodge||Own Expense||Own Expense|
Day 18 – CHOBE SAFARI LODGE – VICTORIA FALLS REST CAMP (90km)
From Botswana we continue to Zimbabwe to the Famous Victoria Falls, on arrival we will visit the Activity centre and guest will have the opportunity to book activities for the next day. Then we continue to the Victoria Falls after spending some time at the Falls we than will get back to the Camp.
|Victoria Falls visit||Chobe Safari Lodge||Own Expense||Own Expense|
Day 19 – VICTORIA FALLS REST CAMP
This day is totally for the guest, they can join activities offered by the activity center or they can just take the day to explore the beautiful city.
- Victoria Falls – Gorge swing – USD110
- Victoria Falls – Helicopter flight (12 mins) – USD175
- Victoria Falls – Helicopter flight (25 mins) – USD334
- Victoria Falls – Sunset cruise on the Zambezi river – USD50
- Victoria Falls – Village & township tour – USD50
- Victoria Falls – Whitewater rafting (half day) – USD140
|Own expense||Prepared by Guide||Own expense||Own expense|
End of Tour
|Accommodation||B-Breakfast – L-Lunch – D- Dinner||Nights|
|1, Harnas Wildlife Foundation||D||1Night|
|2, Harnas Wildlife Foundation||B-D||1Night|
|3,Harnas Wildlife Foundation||B-D||1Night|
|4, Kalahari Desert||B-D||1Night|
|6. Namib Naukluft Park||B-D||1Night|
|7. Namib Naukluft Park||B-D||1Night|
|12. Etosha National Park||B-D||1Night|
|13.Etosha National Park||B-D||1Night|
|16.Chobe National Park||B-D||1Night|
|17.Chobe National Park||B||1Night|
|18. Victoria Falls||B||1Night|