This safari is a budget accommodated tour from South Africa to Victoria Falls, including Namibia and Botswana, with set departures throughout the year. Professional guide included + meals as specified. Approx. ZAR 12170 additional to include the activity package.

Highlights

  • Cederberg
  • Orange River
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Sesriem
  • Sossusvlei
  • Swakopmund
  • Etosha National Park
  • Victoria Falls.

Full Day by Day Itinerary

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Day 1

Cederberg Mountains

Leaving Cape Town, there’s one last photo stop at Table View for a spectacular panorama of Table Mountain. On the way to the Cederberg we visit!Kwa ttu where we enjoy a San guided tour & museum visit.

After the tour lunch will be prepared and afterwards we continue to Piketberg for wine tasting at a local wine farm. We arrive at our accommodation and your guides will give you a full briefing on the tour. Meals: Lunch,

Destination: South Africa
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Day 2

Orange River

Today we travel through the Northern Cape and Namaqualand, stopping at the remote town of Springbok for any last requirements. After crossing the Namibian border we check in to the lovely chalets overlooking the river that forms the border between South Africa and Namibia.

Destination: Namibia
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Day 3

Fish River Canyon

This morning there’s the optional chance to canoe down the Gariep River (in the summer) or to spend some time relaxing in the camp along the river. After lunch we travel north to the Fish River Canyon and take a scenic hike along the rim in order to gain some perspective as to just how large this natural phenomena is, later we return to Ai-Ais to check in to our accommodation and enjoy the hot springs. Optional Activities: Half-Day Canoe Adventure. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Destination: Namibia
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Day 4

Quiver Tree Forest

This morning we travel into the Kalahari area of Namibia in order to visit the Kokerboom Forest. The Kokerboom is sometimes known as the Quiver Tree as it was often used by the indigenous Khoisan people for making quivers for their arrows.

Destination: Namibia
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Day 5-6

Namib Desert

The Namib-Naukluft NP is one of Namibia’s geographic gems. There are massive sand dunes in the Sossusvlei desert area as well as the remarkable landscape. After an optional morning’s tribal interaction with the !Xung (San) people we travel to the Namib and stay the night outside the park.

Optional Activities: African Tribal interaction. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

On day 6 we have a full day in the Namib-Naukluft National Park that starts by being transported in to Sossusvlei. Later we travel to Dune 45 where you have the chance to hike up the dune for an amazing view and photo opportunity. In the afternoon there’s a short walk into the Sesriem Canyon. Optional Activities: Wild Cat Walk.

Destination: Namibia
Accommodation: Sesriem Campsite
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Day 7-8

Swakopmund

We are joined by an expert local guide for a nature walk. Exploring on foot, this local guide will share his detailed knowledge of the ecosystem. Afterwards we cross the Tropic of Capricorn on our way from the Atlantic Coast.

Our first stop is Walvis Bay where we may see some flamingos. Then it’s on to Swakopmund, the adventure capital of Namibia, where you will be briefed on the many optional activities available.

Optional Activities: Dinner Out, Quad biking, Sand boarding, Sky Diving, Scenic Flights etc.

Destination: Namibia
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Day 9

Kamanjab

Today we head inland towards Kamanjab in the north-west of Namibia. The following morning we will spend time with some of the semi-nomadic Himba people. The Himba are a pastoral people and are easily recognisable by their unique style of hair and dress.

Destination: Namibia
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Day 10-11

Etosha National Park

We travel south-east to Etosha NP. The open plains allow spectacular elevated game viewing from the truck whilst on game drives. Our quality bungalow accommodation is inside the park at Okaukuejo and/or Halali which both boast floodlit night water holes where the animals come regularly to drink. Optional Activities: Morning or Night Drive with expert Namibian Game Ranger.

Destination: Namibia
Accommodation: Okaukuejo Campsite
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Day 12

Windhoek

En-route to Namibia’s capital, Windhoek, we stop at a craft market where you can buy authentic African carvings and paintings. On arrival in Windhoek we take a short driving tour around the city in our truck. Optional Activities: Dinner out. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Destination: Namibia
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Day 13

Ghanzi

We say goodbye to Namibia and cross the Botswana border. Later we arrive at our lodge in Ghanzi, and this evening we experience some traditional tribal dancing from the local San community. Optional Activities: Game drive and bushman walk.

Destination: Botswana
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Day 14-16

Okavango Delta

Maun is well known as the gateway to the Okavango Delta, the world’s largest inland delta. We spend one night in Maun and prepare for this excursion. Small planes transport us over this amazing area to our tented camp; Moremi Crossing. Once in the Delta we take a nature walk with a local expert and a guided afternoon boat cruise.

If the water level allows there will also be a traditional mokoro (dug-out canoe) trip.

Destination: Botswana
Accommodation: Moremi Crossing
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Day 17

Gweta

A second scenic air-transfer will return us to Maun and the truck. This afternoon we drive to Planet Baobab where our evening accommodation is set amongst the majestic Baobab trees.

For those wishing to learn more an optional Baobab Bush Walk is available. Optional Activity: Baobab Bush Walk. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Destination: Botswana
Accommodation: Planet Baobab
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Day 18

Chobe National Park

After continuing north to Kasane, we enjoy the included sunset river cruise on the Chobe River (in the National Park) where animals such as hippos, buffalo and elephants are plentiful. Optional Activities: Chobe Game Drive (next morning).

Destination: Botswana
Accommodation: Bush Ways Chobe Camp
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Day 19

Victoria Falls

After an early morning optional game drive we cross into Zimbabwe where we have a short briefing on all the activities available here. Then we enter the much-anticipated Victoria Falls NP where we will experience the might of the great Zambezi River.

Officially your tour finishes the next day after breakfast but most people will spend the day White Water Rafting, so we recommend an additional night be spent here. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Destination: Zimbabwe
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Day 20

Fly out from Victoria Falls

Your tour officially finishes after breakfast, but there is the option to book extra nights. Optional Activities: White Water Rafting, Bungee Jump, Elephant Excursion, White Water rafting and many more. Meals: Breakfast.

Destination: Zimbabwe

Included

  • Cederberg Mountains – Meals: Lunch, Dinner.
  • Orange River – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Fish River Canyon – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Quiver Tree Forest – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Namib Desert – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Swakopmund – Meals: Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 1.
  • Kamanjab – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Etosha National Park – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Windhhoek – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
  • Ghanzi – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Okavango Delta – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Gweta – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Chobe National Park – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • Victoria Falls – Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
  • Victoria Falls – Breakfast.

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