NAMIBIA LODGE SAFARIS

NAMIBIA & BOTSWANA CIRCULAR SAFARI

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An epic 21 day accommodated adventure visiting the highlights of Namibia and Botswana. Visit the mighty Victoria Falls before entering Namibia. Enjoy wildlife of Etosha, the scenery of Damaraland, and the dunes of the Namib Desert. We take a bush walk with the San Bushman, and head deep into the Okavango Delta finishing off with a boat cruise in Chobe National Park. An all encompassing journey in Southern Africa!

ITINERARY

Day 1 – 2 LIVINGSTONE (Victoria Falls Waterfront)
Tour departure meeting at 14:00pm. Victoria Falls is one of the natural wonders of the world and we take 2 days to explore this area. Adventure activities abound including elephant interaction safaris, white water rafting on the mighty Zambezi, 111m bungi jump or tree top canopy tour. (own expense).
Included meals: breakfast x1

Day 3 – 4 CAPRIVI (Camp Kwando & Ngepi Camp)
Crossing out of Zambia into the Caprivi strip, a narrow section of Namibian land that extends between Angola, Zambia and Botswana. We spend two days on game drives and traveling west through this game rich area.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5 RUNDU (Nkwazi Lodge)
After a morning enjoying the abundant birdlife that surrounds the camp, our road takes us along the Kavango River. Villages of grass huts and local wooden crafts and carvings a common sight. We stop for the night at our riverside lodge in Rundu and enjoy a spectacular sunset.
Included meals: breakfast and lunch

Day 6 – 8 ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK (Tarentaal Guest Farm)
We head deeper into Namibia to the Etosha National Park. The National Park surrounds the Etosha Pan, and is locally named “the great white place of dry water”. Waterholes surround the pan and attract game. Etosha is known for great sightings of elephant, antelope and lions. Our lodge lies on the boundary of the park and we spend our mornings and afternoons on game drives.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9 BRANDBERG (White Lady Lodge)
Our journey covers some beautiful desert landscapes as we move south towards the Brandberg Mountain. Our lodge is situated in the dry Ugab River which is home to the rare desert elephants. We visit the petrified forest, and take a walk with a local guide to view the famous White Lady rock painting in the area.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 10 – 11 SWAKOPMUND (Hotel d’Avignon)
We cross flat open plains to the coast where we visit the Cape Cross seal colony. Further south is the coastal town of Swakopmund where we have a day free to explore the town or try sea kayaking or dune boarding (own expense). German colonial influences are strong in the town of Swakopmund as reflected in the restaurant menus and the architecture.
Included meals: breakfast x2, lunch x1

Day 12 – 13 NAMIB DESERT (Desert Lodge)
The lunar landscapes surround the town of Swakopmund and we visit these as we leave and head into the Namib Desert with its towering red sand dunes. We take a full day to explore the Namib Naukluft Park and will walk to Sossusvlei, explore Sesriem Canyon and watch a dramatic sunset over the Namib Desert.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 14 WINDHOEK (Klein Windhoek Guesthouse)
Windhoek is the capital and largest city in Namibia, its charm lies in its harmonious blend of African and European cultures and the friendliness of its people and an interesting mix of modern and German colonial era influenced architecture. We explore the city and enjoy a restaurant meal (own expense).
Included meals: breakfast and lunch 

Day 15 KALAHARI (Dqae Qare San Lodge)
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 and get an insight into how these incredible people survive in this desert environment.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 16 – 18 OKAVANGO DELTA (Island Safari Lodge x1 + serviced camping x2)
An annual flood of fresh water spreads into the Kalahari Desert creating the reed lined channels of the Okavango Delta. Our first night is spent in Maun in preparation before journeying deep into the delta on mekoro (dugouts) – an experience not to be missed. We have 2 nights in our tented camp on a remote island and enjoy game walks, swimming and the birdlife in this pristine wilderness area.
Included meals: breakfast x3, lunch x3 and dinner x2

Day 19 MAKGADIKGADI PANS (Nata Lodge)
Feel the vastness of Africa under a big sky sunset. After the rains the pans fill with water and attract thousands of water birds and herds of zebra, wildebeest and springbok.
Included meals: breakfast and lunch 

Day 20 CHOBE NATIONAL PARK (Thebe River Lodge)
We turn north through the Chobe Forest Reserve to Kasane where we settle into 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.
Included meals: breakfast and lunch 

Day 21 ZAMBIA / VICTORIA FALLS 
This morning we transfer across the Zambia River on the Kasungula ferry to Livingstone where tour ends at +/- 12:00 noon.
Included meals: breakfast 

Price:
2018: € 3 220.00 per person sharing + R 2000 local payment
2019: € 3 480.00 per person sharing (no local payment)

FROM

€3 220 pps

+ R 2000 local payment

21 days

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Victoria Falls – A natural wonder of the world

  • Caprivi – Game drives & boat cruise

  • Etosha NP – game viewing

  • Damaraland– rock paintings

  • Swakopmund – dune boarding & quad biking

  • Namib Desert – walk Sossusvlei dunes

  • Kalahari – bush walk with San Bushman

  • Okavango Delta – mokoro excursion and bush walks

  • Chobe NP – sunset boat cruise on Chobe River

PRICE INCLUDES

  • 18 nights in chalets, permanent tented lodge & guesthouse

  • 2 nights in tented camp

  • All entry fees

  • Activities as mentioned in itinerary

  • Transport in minibus / safari truck & 4WD

  • Meals as per itinerary

  • Professional guides

  • Okavango Delta mokoro excursion

  • Chobe River Boat Cruise

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This safari has set departure dates:

​2018
28Oct18 – 17Nov18
04Nov18 – 24Nov18
11Nov18 – 01Dec18
18Nov18 – 08Dec18
02Dec18 – 22Dec18 (German)
16Dec18 – 05Jan19
30Dec18 – 19Jan19

2019
06Jan-19 – 26Jan19
10Feb-19 – 02Mar19
17Mar-19 – 06Apr19
07Apr-19 – 27Apr19
14Apr-19 – 04May19
05May-19 – 25May19 (German)
19May-19 – 08Jun19
02Jun-19 – 22Jun19
16Jun-19 – 06Jul19
23Jun-19 – 13Jul19
30Jun-19 – 20Jul19
07Jul-19 – 27Jul19
14Jul-19 – 03Aug19
21Jul-19 – 10Aug19
28Jul-19 – 17Aug19
04Aug-19 – 24Aug19 (German)
11Aug-19 – 31Aug19
18Aug-19 – 07Sep19
25Aug-19 – 14Sep19
01Sep-19 – 21Sep19 (German)
08Sep-19 – 28Sep19
15Sep-19 – 05Oct19
22Sep-19 – 12Oct19 (German)
29Sep-19 – 19Oct19
06Oct-19 – 26Oct19
13Oct-19 – 02Nov19
20Oct-19 – 09Nov19 (German)
27Oct-19 – 16Nov19
03Nov-19 – 23Nov19
10Nov-19 – 30Nov19
17Nov-19 – 07Dec19
01Dec-19 – 21Dec19 (German)
15Dec-19 – 04Jan20
29Dec-19 – 18Jan20

Bold dates: guaranteed to depart

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