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Namibia Botswana Desert & Delta

  • 16 May
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  • 05 Jun 2021
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  • 21 days


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Availability: 10 places

    Beginning in Livingstone, Zambia, this twenty-one day journey will take you to experience a truly stunning adventure through Southern Africa. Hike around the magnificent Victoria Falls, go camping and fall asleep to the sounds of all the birds and wildlife around you, see lion, elephants, and so much more on your tours of the various national parks. Experience the stellar landscapes of the Namib desert, and not to mention a trip along the Okavango Delta by monkoro (dugout canoe)! Note, it is possible to end the trip on day fifteen; bookings begin in 2021!

    Day 1

    LIVINGSTONE [camping ---]

    [B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner] The group will meet in Livingstone, in Zambia, at 14:00. We have 2 days to explore Victoria Falls, a natural wonder of the world, plunging into the Zambezi Gorge.

    Day 2

    LIVINGSTONE [camping ---]

    With a day free for activities, take opportunities to white water raft on the mighty Zambezi River, a 111m bungi jump or take a “flight of angels” (own expense).

    Day 3

    CAPRIVI [camping BLD]

    Heading out of Livingstone we cross at Sesheke into the Caprivi, a narrow strip of Namibian land that extends between Angola, Zambia and Botswana. Enjoy an afternoon boat cruise on the Kwando River.

    Day 4

    CAPRIVI [camping BLD]

    The abundance of large rivers attracts a variety of animals and birds, we go on a game drive in Mahango National Park to explore this remote and beautiful region.

    Day 5

    RUNDU [camping BLD]

    After a morning enjoying the abundant birdlife that surrounds the camp, our road takes us directly west along the Kavango River. Villages of grass huts and local wooden crafts and carvings are a common sight. We stop for the night at our riverside camp in Rundu with a spectacular sunset.

    Day 6


    Etosha National Park, “the great white place of dry water”, in the game rich north west corner of Namibia offers a variety of wildlife. We take a game drive and explore this wonderful game rich area.
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    Day 7


    We have another day to explore this game rich area with game drives around the huge dry pan to find the elephants, herds of antelope and lions around the waterholes

    Day 8


    Our next stop is the Brandberg where we camp next to the dry Ugab River bed, home to the rare desert elephants. We explore the mountains on foot with our local guides, who lead us through this region adorned with rock art including the “White Lady”.

    Day 9

    SPITZKOP [camping BLD]

    Our journey covers some beautiful desert landscapes as we move south towards the huge granite domes that rise out of the desert at Spitzkoppe. We set up camp at the foot of these massive domes, and take a walk to explore the area. The silence and wide open spaces add to the mystery and we enjoy a magnificent sunset.

    Day 10

    SWAKOPMUND [guest house BL-]

    We cross flat open plains to the coastline where we visit the Cape Cross seal colony. Further south is the coastal town of Swakopmund.

    Day 11

    SWAKOPMUND [guest house B - -]

    Day free to explore the town or try quad biking / dune boarding (own expense). We enjoy evening restaurant meals (own expense).
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    Day 12

    NAMIB DESERT [camping BLD]

    The Lunar landscapes surround the town of Swakopmund and we visit these as we leave and head into the Namib Desert with it’s towering red sand dunes.

    Day 13

    NAMIB DESERT [camping BLD]

    We walk to Sossusvlei, explore Sesriem Canyon and watch dramatic sunsets over the world’s highest sand dunes.
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    Day 14

    WINDHOEK [guest house BL-]

    The charm of the city of Windhoek lies in its harmonious blend of African and European cultures and the friendliness of its people. We arrive late in the day and enjoy a restaurant meal (own expense).

    Day 15

    KALAHARI [camping BLD]

    Crossing into Botswana we overnight in the heart of the Kalahari. We take a walk with the local San Bushmen to learn fascinating bush skills.

    Day 16

    OKAVANGO DELTA [camping BL -]

    We camp in Maun for a night in preparation before journeying deep into the Okavango Delta on Mokoro (dugouts) - an experience not to be missed.

    Day 17

    OKAVANGO DELTA [camping BLD]

    Meet up with our “Polers” who take us further into the delta, We camp wild on remote islands for 2 nights and enjoy bush walks, swimming and the birdlife in this pristine wilderness area.

    Day 18

    OKAVANGO DELTA [camping BLD]

    Our second day of enjoying the wilderness around us with bush walks, swimming and experiencing the birdlife in the wilderness around us.

    Day 19

    MAKGADIKGADI PANS [camping BL -]

    Feel the vastness of Africa under a big sky sunset. Depending on the season, the pans can either be a shimmering haze of dust or a vast shallow lake.

    Day 20


    We turn north through the Chobe Forest Reserve to Kasane and our Lodge. Chobe NP is famous for large herds of elephant and buffalo. Our afternoon is spent on an exciting wildlife boat cruise in the Chobe NP.
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    Day 21


    This morning we transfer to Livingstone where tour ends at +/- 12:00 noon at Livingstone Airport (LVI). (Please remember it is possible to end this tour in Windhoek on day 15, making a 15 day LVI to WDK)