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12 Day Namibia, Botswana & Victoria Falls Tour - Camping

StartSwakopmund (Namibia)
EndVictoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
Duration: 12 Days
Style of Tour :
From
ZAR 28650.00AUD 2,558.04CAD 2,295.67EURO 1,703.33GBP 1,445.51USD 1,788.39

From the desert adventure town of Swakopmund, the rocky outcrops of Spitzkoppe, to the grasslands of Etosha's abundant wildlife and waterholes.  Meet and experience the culture of traditional Bushmen. Safari through the wilderness of the Okavango Delta. Take in the sunset and animal viewing on the Chobe River cruise. Capture the sight of the Victoria Falls - an experience of a lifetime. A popular overland tour.

Countries visitingBotswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Trip ID:DTNSV
Accommodation on tour:Camping/Lodge

Highlights

  • Spitzkoppe
  • Etosha National Park
  • Windhoek
  • San rock art Paintings & Tribal Dancing
  • Okavango Delta
  • Chobe National Park 
  • Victoria Falls

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: Swakopmund - Spitzkoppe
Our tour begins as we leave the Atlantic coastline and head for Spitzkoppe. The Spitzkoppe is known for its huge granite boulders and San rock art paintings. The afternoon is spent exploring this moon like landscape or one can go boulder climbing before heading for our camp in the Brandberg region

Meals:  Lunch and Dinner
Included Highlight:  Visit and explore Spitzkoppe


Day 2: Brandberg - White Lady
Today we explore the Brandberg Region (Burning Mountain). We undertake a fairly strenuous walk to visit the White Lady rock painting - one of approximately 45 000 in the area. 

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Included Highlight: Brandberg White Lady Hike


Day 3 & 4: Etosha National Park
We enter Etosha National Park in the afternoon and set off on our first safari game drive. The next two days are spent exploring this magnificent game reserve. Etosha is known for its abundance of elephant and predators. The waterholes are frequented by many species of animals and one can expect to encounter huge herds of zebra, antelope and giraffes. Game viewing is generally very good as the sparse vegetation allows for excellent sightings. The campsites have flood lit waterholes and one can spend the night watching wildlife come drink. We also enjoy a visit to the huge salt pan after which Etosha is named.

Meals:  Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 2
Included Highlight: Game drives


Day 5: Windhoek
We leave Etosha National Park and head for Windhoek – the capital of Namibia. We include a stop at a large and popular curio market where there is ample time to shop for some last minute gifts.  Arriving in Windhoek in the late afternoon, there is more than enough time to explore the city.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Included Highlight: Walk through Windhoek with your guide


Day 6: Ghanzi – Botswana
Today we leave Namibia and cross the border into Botswana. After we set up camp at Ghanzi , we have an opportunity to connect with the local San tribe. In the evening we enjoy some traditional dancing under the stars.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Included Highlight:  San tribal dancing & walk


Day 7 & 8:  Okavango Delta
Today we make our way to the Okavango Delta - the world’s largest inland delta and home to a large range of wildlife and bird life. The delta attracts numerous animals during the dry season and the game viewing can be excellent.

On route we pass many local villages. Early morning we transfer deep into the Okavango Delta. Our transfer takes place on both boats and vehicles. After meeting our mokoro polers (traditional canoes) we pole through the channels and lagoons. A bush walk is conducted on one of the many islands. In the late afternoon we slowly head back to Maun.  Note: activities may vary according to water levels.

Meals:  2 x Breakfast, 2 x Lunch and 2 x Dinner
Included Highlight:  Okavango Delta Excursion
Optional Activity: Okavango Delta scenic flight


Day 9:  Botswana - Nata region
Leaving Maun, we travel east to the town of Nata. We will pass the renown Makgadikgadi Pans. There is an opportunity for those who would like to visit the pans in the afternoon. We camp at Nata.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Optional Activity: Makgadikgadi Salt Pans


Day 10:  Chobe National Park
An early morning start as we make our way to Kasane - the gateway to the Chobe National Park. On arrival we set off on a open vehicle game drive. Chobe is best known for its huge herds of elephants and a high concentration of predators – notably lions. In the late afternoon we experience a relaxing safari boat cruise along the Chobe River. Hippos and crocodiles abound. One can also expect to see a variety of animals on the banks of the river, including elephant, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and antelope. Have your cameras ready.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Optional Activity:  Chobe National Park game drive
Included Highlight: Chobe National Park safari boat cruise


Day 11:  Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe
This morning we head for our final destination – Victoria Falls. Note that the Chobe game drive could take place in the morning, dependent on time constraints. It is a short drive to the Zimbabwe border and then onto the mighty Victoria Falls. The falls are one of the seven natural wonders of the world and the expanse of falling water is absolutely spectacular. The spray from the waterfall creates a natural rainforest around the falls. In the afternoon we will visit the falls and take in this breathtaking phenomenon.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Optional Activity: Victoria Falls National Park Entry


Day 12: Victoria Falls
After breakfast our tour comes to an end. It is highly recommended that you stay an extra night at the falls to partake in one of the many activities on offer. The Zambezi River offers some of the best white water rafting in the world. One can bungee jump, skydive, take a scenic flight or just browse the local craft markets.

Meals:  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.

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Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 28650.00AUD 2,558.04CAD 2,295.67EURO 1,703.33GBP 1,445.51USD 1,788.39

2022 Departures

 ZAR 28650AUD 2,558.04CAD 2,295.67EURO 1,703.33GBP 1,445.51USD 1,788.39

2022 Tour Prices – Per person

ZAR 28 650 - Camping
ZAR 700 - Single Supplement (optional)


ZAR 38 850 - Accommodated
ZAR 2 350 - Single Supplement (mandatory for single travelers)

  • Fully equipped overland truck
  • Accommodation is in twin share tents with clean ablution and shower facilities. Most sites have a bar and swimming pool.
  • Meals as per full itinerary
  • Sleeping bag required
  • Activities as per itinerary
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs, tips
  • Optional activities (see list on Itinerary for complete breakdown).
This tour has a duration of: 12 Days

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