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18 Day Southern Africa Adventure - Camping

StartJohannesburg
EndJohannesburg
Duration: 18 Days
Style of Tour :
From
ZAR 46320.00AUD 4,135.71CAD 3,711.54EURO 2,753.86GBP 2,337.03USD 2,891.39

Enjoy game drives, nature walks, river cruises and mokoros (traditional canoes) in four of Southern Africa's largest wildlife reserves. Opportunities to encounter the Big 5 and take some amazing pictures. Experience the thundering Victoria Falls, Blyde River Canyon and open plains of Africa. The mighty Zambezi River offers a load of adventure activities to those looking for something different and exciting. A popular camping tour. 

Countries visitingBotswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Trip ID:DTUBOQC
Accommodation on tour:Camping

Highlights

  • Khama Rhino Sanctuary
  • Okavango Delta - mokoros
  • Kalahari - Nata Pan
  • Chobe National Park
  • Chobe River Cruise
  • Victoria Falls
  • Hwange National Park
  • Matobos National Park
  • Guided Game Walk
  • Kruger Park
  • Big 5 Game Drives

Below is the basic day to day brief,

The Full downloadable Itinerary is at the bottom of this window.

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Day 1:  Johannesburg
Today our welcome meeting is at 6pm, where your passport and insurance details will be checked. Johannesburg is a vibrant city full of optional activities and can be explored in your own leisure keeping your personal safety in mind. Be sure to get some local advice as to where is safe to walk.

Optional Activities: Cycle Soweto Urban Adventure, Jozi by foot Urban Adventure
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals: None


Day 2:  Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Today we depart from South Africa and head for the Botswana border and towards the Khama Rhino Sanctuary. The Sanctuary is located in the boundless Kalahari Desert and is a conservation project to protect Black and White Rhino, other wildlife that can be seen is zebras, giraffes, leopard, ostrich and wildebeest. We enjoy a dusk game drive and then make our way to the campsite.

Included Activities: Khama Rhino Sanctuary – Game Drive
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 3:  Maun
Today we travel to Maun, where we will get access to the Okavango Delta. The Delta has an abundance of wildlife such as hippos, crocodiles, elephants and big cats. Tonight we stay just outside of Maun at a basic campsite with shared facilities, WiFi and optional upgrades.

Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 4: Okavango Delta
We travel through the waterways by mokoro, a traditional dugout canoe steered by ‘Polers’. We may see some wildlife as we explore the maze of lagoons and take walks with our expert guides. Tonight we camp on a distant island surrounded by the wilderness and the night-time noises of Africa.

Included Highlight: Okavango Delta – Mokoro Safari
Accommodation: Bush Camp (no facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 5: Okavango Delta
This morning we rise early to enjoy a sunrise walk and may see some elephants on our journey. We go back to the camp for breakfast and spend the remainder of the day unwinding. We can go for a swim, just relax or take an optional mokoro ride.

Included Activity: Okavango Delta – Sunrise Walk
Accommodation: Bush Camp (no facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 6: Maun
We pack up our camp and take a mokoro ride back to the poling station and then head back to Maun. We take a tour to a rural village and learn more about the waterways of the Okavango Delta. We camp for the evening just outside of Maun where there are shared facilities, WiFi and optional upgrades.

Included Activities: Okavango Delta – Mokoro Safari
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Optional Activities: Scenic Plane flight, Helicopter Scenic flight
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner


Day 7: Nata
This morning we travel early to Nata, based near the beautiful Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. In the afternoon we can take an open vehicle to go learn more about the pans. Our Campsite this evening is based on the edge of the pans. There is a swimming pool, restaurant, gift shop, ATM and bar area with the option to upgrade.

Included Activities: Nata Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
Accommodation: Camping (with Facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 8: Chobe National Park
We travel to Chobe National Park known for it’s abundance of elephants swimming or grazing around the Chobe River. We can also see hippo, various bird species, crocodile, cheetah and lion. This evening our camp has WiFi and optional upgrades. Nearby is a supermarket to gather some supplies.

Included Activity: Chobe National Park – River Cruise
Accommodation: Camping (with shared facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner


Day 9 & 10: Victoria Falls
We have an optional game drive on our first morning leaving Chobe national Park for Victoria Falls. Once we reach the border of Zimbabwe we have lunch on the banks of the Zambezi. Our campsite has WiFi, an ATM and optional upgrades. There are a range of optional activities to do over these couple of days at your own leisure and we can also view the mighty Victoria Falls.

Optional Activities: Chobe national Park -Morning Game drive, Victoria Falls sunset cruise, canoe trail, flying fox, gorge swing, helicopter ride, village & township tour, Whitewater rafting
Meals Included: Breakfast on both days


Day 11: Hwange National Park
We depart from Vic Falls and make our way to Hwange National Park. We learn more about the area on search for wildlife in open 4 x 4 vehicles. Hwange is known for it’s elephants and we can see a lot of other wildlife too. Our camp this evening has WiFi and optional accommodation upgrades.

Included Highlights: Game Drive, Visit to Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 12: Matabos National Park/ Bulawayo
This morning we travel to Matabos and on our way pass through Bulawayo. Our camp for the following two nights in Matabos national Park has black and white rhinos that we can track by foot. Our campsite has WiFi, shared facilities and optional upgrades this evening.

Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner


Day 13: Matabos National Park/Bulawayo
Today we leave Bulawayo for Matabos hills. We have the chance to track Rhino by foot with our expert guides this morning. We can also see game such as klipspringers, leopard, warthog, springhares and many more. We explore some examples of Bushman paintings and interesting rock formations. We have a cold lunch and then head for some African villages to meet some locals.

Included Activity: Rhino Tracking, 4 x 4 Park visit & San Paintings
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 14: Moremi Gorge
Early rise and we make our way for Moremi gorge. We cross over into Botswana again. Once we have settled in at our campsite we can take a hike in the stunning area and visit the gorge.

Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner


Day 15: Blouberg
An early start we travel to Blouberg in the Limpopo province of South Africa. We reach our destination in the late afternoon. We can take a guided walk in the area to learn more about the Hanawa people and their aged-old traditions. We take a tour to a Lutheran missionary village and  some shebeens (local taverns) where we are offered an evening meal and traditional beer. Tonight at camp we have optional upgrades.

Included Activity: Cultural dinner
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 16:  Kruger National Park
Today our journey takes us to Kruger National Park with it’s multitude of abundant wildlife. Along the way we stop at a shop or market to gather supplies. Our game drive starts as we enter the park on search for the Big 5. Tonight we camp inside the park and there are shared facilities and optional upgrades available.

Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activity:  Night 4 x 4 Game Drive


Day 17:  Kruger National Park
This morning we are up bright and early for some breakfast, coffee and rusks and then head out for our full day game drive. We stop at different waterholes and look out points. Later in the afternoon we relax to escape the heat of the day. There is an option to take a night drive in the park.

Included Activity: Game Drive
Accommodation: Camping (with facilities)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Optional Activities: Night 4 x 4 drive, Sunset 4 x 4 drive 


Day 18: Johannesburg
Today we make our way to Johannesburg. We stop at various places along the way. There is some stunning scenery such as the Blyde River Canyon and we see Bourke’s Luck Potholes. Our adventure ends in Johannesburg

Included Activity: God’s Window Viewpoint, Bourke’s Luck Potholes
Meals Included: Breakfast


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Note: Itineraries do change, please speak to your consultant for the latest up to date itinerary for your travel period.

Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 46320.00AUD 4,135.71CAD 3,711.54EURO 2,753.86GBP 2,337.03USD 2,891.39

Trip Price -                     From  ZAR 46 320

Single Supplement -       From ZAR 3 085

Prices for this tour are seasonal dependent, please speak to your consultant for up to date pricing for your travel period.                            
  • Fantastic Adventure
  • Fully equipped overland truck
  • Qualified Guides
  • Camping
  • Meals as per full itinerary
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance and visas
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs, tips
  • Optional activities as per itinerary
This tour has a duration of: 18 Days

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