Game Parks Explored - Self Drive
DAY 1: WINDHOEK
On arrival at Windhoek Airport you will be met our representative for the vehicle and welcome pack handover.
The day can be spent at your leisure in Windhoek to recover from your journey. Alternatively we can organise an afternoon excursion for you.
Windhoek excursions include a city and township tour, horse trails and a visit to a game farm for big cat feeding.
DAY 2, 3 & 4: 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.
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.
DAY 5 & 6 : WEST CAPRIVI
This section of the tour ventures up to the lush green riverbanks of the Caprivi.
Popular activities in the area include boat cruise, mokoro (dug out canoe) excursions, game drives in Mahangu and Bwabwata National Park, birding activities and cultural village visits.
Most lodges in this region also have camping sites so cater for all budgets.
DAY 7 & 8: EAST CAPRIVI
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 area.
Most lodges in the area offer game drive activities, game cruises on the Kwando River, Fishing, mokoro excursions and cultural village visits as well as birding and guided nature walks.
The majority of lodges have on site camping as well as lodge rooms.
DAY 9, 10 & 11 : CHOBE RIVERFRONT (BOTSWANA)
Chobe National Park in Botswana is an area rich in game and birdlife.
Lodges in this area offer game cruises on the Chobe River, which is quite a unique experience and common to see large herds of elephants and other wildlife drinking at the river bank.
The other main activity in this area are game drives inside Chobe National Park.
All accommodation types are available, from camping to luxury lodges and houseboats.
DAY 12 & 13 : VICTORIA FALLS (ZIMBABWE OR ZAMBIA)
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, sunset steam train trips, white water rafting and helicopter trips. All these can be booked in advance by your tour consultant.
14 : TOUR ENDS
You will return to Windhoek for your onward travels.
Available tour formats:-
Self Drive, Guided Tour or Fly In Safari
Camping / Budget Accommodation
Days can be added or removed from this itinerary to suit your requirements.