Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls Safari

15 Day Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls Safari : Accommodated Self Drive

 

Day 1 and 2: Sossusvlei

Today you have a beautiful scenic drive to reach Sesriem where you will stay for the next 2 days. Activities in the area include driving into the towering red sand dunes of the Namib Desert, guided walks to Deadvlei and Sossusvlei, scenic flights, hot air ballooning, hiking and much more.

Lodge : Desert Camp

Meals : Breakfast and Dinner

Deadvlei, Namib Desert

 

 

Day 3 and 4 : Swakopmund

The adventure capital of Namibia. Your tour consultant camn organise the following activities for you whilst you are in Swakopmund : Quad biking and sand boarding on the dunes, seal and dolphin cruise, day tour to Sandwich Harbour, skydiving, scenic flights over the Namib Desert. Swakopmund is a quaint German town which has a great craft market and curio shops. A visit to Karakulia Weavers is highly recommended.

Guesthouse : Swakopmund Guesthouse

Meals : Breakfast

Swakopmund Beachfront

 

 

Day 5 and 6 : Damaraland

Your time in Damaraland is split between 2 locations. In South Damaraland you have the option to visit the Petrified Forest, Twyfelfontein rock engravings and Organ Pipes, whilst further north you have the option to visit the Afri Leo Project and a local Himba settlement.

Meals : Camp Kipwe (Breakfast), Kavita Lion Lodge (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Desert elephants in Damaraland

 

 

Day 7 and 8: Etosha National Park

Etosha is home to 4 of the Big 5 (elephant, rhino, leopard and lion) as well as a vast quantity of game and birdlife. You will spend 3 nights in bungalows inside the park at the restcamps which all have floodlit waterholes for excellent night time game viewing. Self driving your game drives in Etosha is very simple, the park is well laid out and there are many waterholes that you can visit. Should you wish to have a guided game drive or night drive during your stay in Etosha this can be organised by your tour consultant.

Lodge : Okaukuejo and Halali

Meals : Breakfast

Etosha National Park : Springbok

 

 

Day 9 : Rundu

At Rundu you camp on the banks of the river. The lodge offers visists to local schools and churches and well as village visits to give you an insight to the lives of the people that reside there. It is an interesting and often highly moving experience. N'Kwazi Lodge works closely with the local community and there are many interesting and valuable projects to get involved in. For more information click here.

Campsite : N'Kwazi Lodge. Meals : Breakfast

Pre primary school at N'Kwazi Lodge

 

 

Day 10: Bwabwata Game Reserve

Bwabwata Game Reserve extends 170km through the Caprivi Strip and was formerly known as the Caprivi Game Park. It is an area rich in wildlife with elephant, buffalo, hippos, crocs and many antelope. Birding in Bwabwata is fantastic with over 300 different bird species recorded in the are

Lodges : Mazambala Lodge

. Meals : Breakfast

 

 

Day 11 and 12 : Chobe National Park (Botswana)

You will stay for the next 3 nights on the banks of the Chobe River. Chobe National Park is an area rich in wildlife and birdlife. Huge herds of elephants and buffalo are a common sight. There are many activities to do in this area, early morning and afternoon game drives and afternoon game cruises on the Chobe River are exceptional.

Lodge : Chobe Safari Lodge

Meals : Breakfast

Elephants drinking from the Chobe River

 

Day 13 and 14 : Victoria Falls

Finally after your extensive game viewing journey it is a short drive to Victoria Falls. You can camp on the banks of the Zambezi River. Guided tours to the Falls are available but it is also very simple to visit by yourselves and the maps provided at the entrance provide all the information you will require. We highly recommend taking a sunset cruise on the Lady Livingstone as a perfect way to end your trip.

There are many optional activities available in the area ranging from bungy jumping, elephant rides, sunset steam train trips, white water rafting and helicopter trips. All these can be booked in advance by your tour consultant.

Lodge : David Livingstone Safari Lodge

Meals : Breakfast

Aerial View of Victoria Falls

 

Day 15 : Tour ends

Flights from Zambia depart from Livingstone Airport. Flights from Zimbabwe depart from Victoria Falls airport

 

This itinerary can be customised to suit your requirements.


Cost per person

Please enquire with your group size for a quotation

 

Included

All lodges and meals as specified
4x4 Double Cab vehicle with air conditioning
Maps and information pack
24 hour vehicle support
24 hour tour support

Excluded
Park entry fees
Fuel
Visas
Flights
Pre/post tour accommodation
Activities