African Desert & Delta Tour

Countries visited: Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe.

This tour will let you experience the true Africa. During those 14 days you will meet local tribes, learn their ways and communicate with them. You will also see the stunning nature and wildlife that Africa has to offer. Explore the beautiful deserts where you can see the sun set behind the sand dunes, visit amazing delta’s where nature and wildlife is present in abundance. Experience the true feelings of Africa as this diverse tour takes you along many different sites. Let’s make memories that will stay with you forever!


African Desert and Delta

Day 1 Swakopmund

Welcome to Swakopmund. After meeting your guides, you have the rest of the day off to relax, explore or participate in the many activities available in this city. Some of the popular activities that can be done here are: quad biking in the dunes, scenic flights, Sand Boarding or Tandem Skydiving. When the weather is clear during the skydive, you can see all the way to the next day’s destination! Walking around the city, shopping and having a leisurely lunch is also a great way to spend your day.
Optional Activities: Quad biking, Sand boarding, Sky Diving, Scenic Flights, Dinner out etc.
Meals: No Meals

Day 2 Spitzkoppe

Leaving the coast we drive through arid landscapes to Spitzkoppe Mountain. The enormous granite monoliths dominate the otherwise flat landscape and we set up camp in the wild plain at the base of the mountain. This afternoon our guide will take us on a guided walk to explore the unique rock formations.  The more adventurous among us may want to try some mountain climbing behind camp for some stunning views of the landscape.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Kamanjab – Himba Tribe

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. Please note that this visit is part of the Activity Package.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 & 5 Etosha National Park

The next day we travel along to Etosha. This is the venue for some of the most unique game viewing experiences in Africa. The sparse grasslands allow great opportunities to see animals normally hidden in dense vegetation. You may even see some of the amazing animals crossing the road in front of your truck! We will go on various game drives, and spend our evenings at the abundant water holes for some excellent game photography. 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 and Night Drive with expert Namibian Game Ranger.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Windhoek

Today we set off towards Windhoek, the Capital city of Namibia. On the way we stop at a popular craft market where you can buy handmade gifts to take home. Windhoek is not only the capital of Namibia; it is also the cultural, social and economic centre of the Namibia. On arrival in the city, our guide wil take us on a short city tour in our truck. After that there is an opportunity to go out for a nice dinner. For example: Joe’s Beer House is an exciting dining experience for our optional dinner out.
Optional Activities: Dinner out. (own expense)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 Botswana – Ghanzi

After getting up early, we cross the border into Botswana. We drive to Ghanzi. If you have booked the Activity Package you will meet with a local Bushman (San) community. Here you can experience some traditional tribal dancing. Afterwards there will also be a supper in Ghanzi.
Optional Acitivities: Game Drive and Bushman Walk
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8, 9 & 10 Maun – Okavango Delta

Our journey takes us from Ghanzi towards Maun. Maun is the gateway to the Okavango Delta, the world`s largest inland 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. If you have not booked the Activity Package, you will stay at the last accommodation until the others come back at Day 10.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 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

Day 12 Chobe National Park

Today we travel to Chobe. If you have booked the Activity Package you will enjoy a sunset river cruise in the afternoon. The animals are best spotted from the Chobe River. Elephants, Hippo, Crocodiles, Eland and many other creatures reside in Chobe so keep your cameras ready.
Optional Activities: Game Drive (next morning)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 Zimbabwe – Victoria Falls

On arrival in Victoria Falls we have time to plan the next day’s adventure activities before we visit the spectacular Victoria Falls and experience the thundering of the mighty Zambezi. if you have booked the Activity Package the entrance fee for the Vic Falls National Park is included. An optional dinner out is a friendly way to end your tour with all the new friends you’ve made along the way.
Optional Activities: Zambezi Sunset Cruise, Dinner out, White Water Rafting, Bungee Jump, Elephant Excursion, Walking with Lions, Horse Riding and much more… (at own expense)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 14 Victoria Falls

Officially your tour finishes after breakfast but most people will spend the day White Water Rafting, a not-to-be-missed experience of a lifetime! Vic Falls offers many exciting alternatives such as a walk with lions or a bungee jump from the bridge that joins Zimbabwe with Zambia. Optional Activities: White Water Rafting, Bungee Jump, Elephant Excursion, Walking with Lions, Horse Riding, Dinner out. (at own expense)
Meals: Breakfast

RATES & INCLUSIVE / EXCLUSIVE

Tour Price: ZAR 9.453,00 single supplement: ZAR 470,00
Activity Package Price: ZAR 2.850,00
The prices in EUR are only indications. Payments are to be done in ZAR (South African Rand).

Included

  • Meals mentioned in Itinerary
  • 13 nights twin share camping
  • All activities mentioned in itinerary (except for optional activities)

Excluded

  • Activity Package, which includes: Himba Tribe visit, 3 day Delta drive in, Chobe National Park boat cruise, Vic Falls National Park entry.
  • Flights that are not part of the tour
  • Visa
  • Personal Expenses

The tour can also be booked as an accommodated tour.

Departure Dates 2013

January: 1st, 5th, 8th, 12th, 19th, 22nd, 26th, 29th
February: 2nd, 5th, 9th, 12th, 16th, 19th, 23rd, 26th
March: 2nd, 5th, 9th, 12th, 16th, 19th, 23rd, 26th, 30th
April: 2nd, 6th, 9th, 13th, 16th, 20th, 23rd, 27th, 30th
May: 4th, 7th, 11th, 12th, 14th, 18th, 21st, 25th, 28th
July: 2nd, 6th, 9th, 13th, 16th, 20th, 23rd, 27th, 30th
June: 1st, 4th, 8th, 11th, 15th, 18th, 22nd, 25th, 29th
August: 3rd, 6th, 10th, 13th, 17th, 20th, 24th, 27th, 31st
September: 3rd, 7th, 10th, 14th, 17th, 21st, 24th, 28th
October: 1st, 5th, 8th, 12th, 15th, 19th, 22nd, 26th, 29th
November: 2nd, 5th, 9th, 12th, 16th, 19th, 23rd, 26th, 30th
December: 3rd, 7th, 10th, 14th, 17th, 21st, 24th, 28th, 31st

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Kindly note that the prices and accommodation are subject to change based on date, availability and special requests.

What makes this tour different

There will be a lot of interaction with the local tribes like the Bushman and the Himba’s. This tour is very diverse, from deserts to delta’s to beautiful waterfalls. You will see it all during this trip.

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