Cape Town to Victoria Falls

Countries visited: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe.

The tour will take you through four of the most beautiful countries in Africa; South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia. This tour will reveal all their secrets to you. You will get to interact with local tribes as well as see one of the most stunning National Parks in the world, Etosha National Park. And in the end you will stand at the Victoria Falls and let them amaze you with their power.


Cape Town to Victoria Falls

Day 1 South Africa – Cederberg Mountain Region

After departure from Cape Town our first stop is at Table View where we will take photos of Table Mountain from across Table Bay. On the way to the Cederberg we visit !Kwa ttu where we enjoy a San guided tour and museum visit. The visit is part of the Activity Package. After the tour, lunch will be prepared and afterwards we continue to our campsite in the Cederberg region. We arrive at our accommodation and your guides will give you a full briefing on the tour.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Namaqualand – Gariep (Orange) River

Today we travel through the Northern Cape and Namaqualand, stopping at the remote town of Springbok for any last requirements. After crossing the Namibian border we check in to the lovely chalets overlooking the river that forms the border between South Africa and Namibia.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Namibia – Gariep (Orange) River – Fish River Canyon

This morning there’s the optional chance to canoe down the Gariep River (in the summer) or to spend some time relaxing in the camp along the river. After lunch we travel north to the Fish River Canyon and take a scenic hike along the rim in order to gain some perspective as to just how large this natural phenomena is, later we return to Ai-Ais to check in to our accommodation and enjoy the hot springs. Optional Activities: Half-Day Canoe Adventure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4 Namib-Naukluft National Park

We arrive at the Namib-Naukluft National Park and set up camp, then enjoy a short hike into the Sesriem Canyon. Tonight enjoy the star-studded sky and enduring silence of the Namib Desert, only occasionally interrupted by the call of a Jackal or, a rather unique lizard, the barking gecko!
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Sossusvlei Dunes – Namib-Naukluft National Park

This is our earliest morning as we prepare for our hike up Dune 45 to marvel at the sunrise. After our hike, we will have the chance to visit Sossusvlei. Later, we join a local expert on a guided hike and learn more about the unique desert ecosystem and how the Bushmen survived in the harsh desert conditions. Optional activity: Transfer into Deadvlei
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Swakopmund

After a brief photo stop while crossing the Tropic of Capricorn, we travel onto Namibia’s Atlantic coast and the adventure capital, Swakopmund. Just before we arrive in Swakopmund, we stop at the Walvis bay lagoon en route, where there is often flamingos to be seen. You will be briefed on the many optional activities available here and there is time to explore the town before dinner out at one of the local restaurants. Optional Activities: Dinner out
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 Swakopmund

The whole day is free to relax, explore or partake in one of the many activities available here.  Most popular activities are quad biking in the dunes or tandem skydiving.  On a clear day’s skydiving you can see all the way to the next day’s destination!
Taking a walk around Swakopmund’s shops and having a leisurely lunch is also a great way to spend your day. Optional Activities: Quad biking, sand boarding, sky diving, dinner out etc.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 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 9 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 the tribe visit is included in the Activity Package.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 10, 11 Etosha National Park

We travel south-east to Etosha NP. The open plains allow spectacular elevated game viewing from the truck whilst on game drives. 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 or Night Drive with expert Namibian Game Ranger.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 Windhoek

En-route to Namibia’s capital, Windhoek, we stop at a craft market where you can buy authentic African carvings and paintings. On arrival in Windhoek we take a short driving tour around the city in our truck. Optional Activities: Dinner out.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13 Botswana – Ghanzi

We say goodbye to Namibia and cross the Botswana border. Later we arrive at our lodge in Ghanzi, and this evening as part of the Activity Package we experience some traditional tribal dancing from the local San community. Optional Activities: Game drive and bushman walk.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 14, 15, 16 Maun – Okavango 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 haven`t booked the Activity Package, then you will stay at the accommodation in Maun where you can relax, go for walks and enjoy some quiet time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 17 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 18 Chobe National Park

After continuing north to Kasane, we enjoy the sunset river cruise on the Chobe River (in the National Park) where animals such as hippos, buffalo and elephants are plentiful. The cruise is included in the Activity Package. Optional Activities: Chobe Game Drive (next morning).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 19 Zimbabwe – Victoria Falls

After an early morning optional game drive we cross into Zimbabwe where we have a short briefing on all the activities available here. Then we enter the much-anticipated Victoria Falls NP where we will experience the might of the great Zambezi River. Officially your tour finishes the next day after breakfast but most people will spend the day White Water Rafting, so we recommend an additional night be spent here.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 20 Victoria Falls

Your tour officially finishes after breakfast, but there is the option to book extra nights. Optional Activities: White Water Rafting, Bungee Jump, Elephant Excursion, White Water rafting and many more.
Meals: Breakfast

RATES & INCLUSIVE / EXCLUSIVE

Tour Price: ZAR 12.588,00, single supplement: ZAR 610,00
Activity Package: ZAR 3.450,00

The prices in EUR are only indications. Payments are to be done in ZAR (South African Rand).

Included

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

Excluded

  • Activity Package ZAR 3.450,00 – Kwa Ttu San experience, Guided desert walk with local expert, Himba Tribe visit, Bushman dance plus supper Ghanzi, 3 day Delta fly in, Chobe National Park boat cruise, Vic Falls National Park entry.
  • Single Supplement ZAR 610,00 – The tour is based on twin share accommodation. If you want to go alone you have to pay the single supplement.
  • Personal Expenses

The tour can also be booked as an accommodated tour.

Departure Dates 2013

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

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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

This trip will take along a journey through the beautiful southern tip of Africa. The tour is so complex that it will create a memory that lasts a lifetime.

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