Botswana and Namibia Tour – Fully Serviced (3-4 star Comfort)

Currency estimated. Base currency is South African Rand (ZAR)

DAYS

16

Accommodated Lodges Small Group

FROM

R51,300 R50,018

+ Local Payment 2000

+ Single Supplement USD 650

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced USD 3675 Low Season (Jan - Mar) | USD 3800 Mid Season (Apr - Jun, Nov - Dec) | USD 3925 High Season (Jul - Oct) view rates | view 2020 rates. Currency fluctuations may occur

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  • Starts: Windhoek
  • Ends: Victoria Falls

Countries Visited

Namibia, Zambia, Botswana

Why You'll Love this Tour

This Namibia and Botswana Adventure Tour takes you from the capital city of Namibia through to the majestic Victoria Falls. This is an accommodated tour so you will stay in 3-4 star lodges. We do plenty of game drives in National Parks and there are fantastic optional activities such as dolphin cruises, scenic flights and boat rides. If you are looking for a complete safari with the luxury of great accommodation, this will be the tour for you.


Tour Style Accommodated Lodges Small Group
Countries Visited Namibia, Zambia, Botswana
Starts Windhoek
Ends Victoria Falls
Group Size Min 4 Max 16
Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
Length 16 days
Tour SKU ACS1008

Tour Price

Currency conversion estimated. Base currency is South African Rand (ZAR)


FROM

R51,300 R50,018

+ Local Payment 2000

+ Single Supplement USD 650

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced at USD 3675 Low Season (Jan - Mar) | USD 3800 Mid Season (Apr - Jun, Nov - Dec) | USD 3925 High Season (Jul - Oct) view rates | view 2020 rates. Currency fluctuations may occur

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Dates Tour Length: 16 days

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Included

  • As per itinerary
  • Accommodation:14 nights lodge, chalet and boutique hotel all with en-suite facilities.
  • Meals: Breakfast included throughout, 9 dinners included, lunches at own expense.

Excluded

  • Flights
  • Airport taxes
  • Visa costs
  • Drinks
  • Mineral water
  • Lunch and dinner in Windhoek
  • Lunch and dinner in Swakopmund
  • One lunch and dinner in Victoria Falls
  • Excursions and entrance fees for Victoria Falls
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses

Activities

Some of the activities you can take part in on this tour.

  • 5km walk to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei
  • Short hike through the Sesriem Canyon
  • Game Drives in Etosha National Park
  • Sunset cruise on the Chobe River


Other Activities

  • Scenic Desert Flights over the Namib Desert
  • Dolphin Cruises
  • Boat cruise on the Okavango River
  • Kwando River - Afternoon game drive
  • Chobe National Park - Game Drive
  • Rhino walks
  • White water river rafting
  • Bungi jumping
  • Helicopter or Airplane flights over Victoria Falls
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Victoria Falls visit

Itinerary

Day 1: Windhoek, Namibia

We reach Windhoek at midday and are granted the rest of the day free to spend exploring Namibia’s capital.

Meals: Dinner own expense
Accommodation: Safari Court Hotel (or similar accommodation)

Day 2-3: Sesriem, Namibia

This morning we meet at reception at 10h00 where we will be transferred to our accommodation on the edge of the Namib Desert. Ensure you have a good night’s rest because the next morning we leave for Sossusvlei. You will have a chance to experience the amazing colour changes of the world’s highest sand dunes. A 5km walk will take us to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. Then in the afternoon we hike through the Sesriem Canyon.

Meals: Breakfast,  Dinner
Accommodation: Desert Quiver Camp or similar
15 Day Namibia and Botswana Adventure Tour Comfort - Sossusvlei accommodation

Day 4 – 5 : Swakopmund, Namibia

Today we reach Walvis Bay where we sit and view the flamingos feeding, while we too enjoy our lunch together. The afternoon is spent in Swakopmund where we can walk around this German colonial town or partake in one of the optional excursions such as dolphin cruises or scenic flights over the Namib. Dinner is for your own expense.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Delight or similar
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Day 6: Damaraland, Namibia

The name ‘Damaraland’ was given to the north-central portion of Namibia and inhabited by the Damara people, an ethnic group that forms 8.5% of the population in Namibia. The area is an enormous and jagged landscape with mountain ranges interrupted by broad gravel plains which transform into sandy, vegetated riverbeds and hot, arid valleys. Our lodge is located on the top of a mountain giving us a bird’s eye view of the area. Enjoy an afternoon relaxing by the pool.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Ugab Terrace Lodge (or similar accommodation)

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Day 7: Etosha National Park, Namibia

We continue on to the well known Etosha National Park where we will take game drives and relax by the waterholes that are illuminated at night. The salt pan here is so large that it can be seen from space! The wildlife here is abundant and you will have plenty of photo opportunities.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Okakeujo Restcamp inside Etosha National Park (or similar accommodation)

Okaukuejo-Camp

Day 8: Etosha National Park, Namibia

We make our way into Etosha National Park which was first formed in 1907 when Namibia was a German colony referred to as ‘South West Africa’. The park is one of the most crucial reserves and game havens in Africa, and is home to countless wildlife including the likes of blue wildebeest, springbok, zebra, kudu, giraffe, cheetah, leopard, lion and elephant. Our day is spent game driving through the reserve from west to east where we will look out for these animals and take short breaks to stretch our legs and enjoy the surroundings.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Mokuti Lodge (or similar accommodation)

Day 9: Okavango River, Namibia

Departing from Etosha we make our way into the Caprivi, occasionally referred to as the Caprivi Strip, Caprivi Panhandle or the Okavango Strip, and previously known as Itenge. It is a thin protrusion of Namibia in the east that is around 450 kilometres long, between Botswana in the south, Angola and Zambia in the north, and the Okavango area to the west. You have the option of going on a boat cruise (own expense) where you can calmly observe the wildlife and bird life that surrounds you on every turn.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hakusembe River Lodge (or similar accommodation)

Day 10 – 11: Okavango Delta, Namibia

Today we continue travelling to the road at the edge of the Delta. We are then transferred into the delay by boat for approximately 3 hours to Pepere island. Enjoy a mokoro ride as well as game walks on the island. Be sure to enjoy the activities available to partake in.

The following day we do mokoro and game walks on the island and the smaller islands in the area. The activities included are Mokoro trips, scenic boat tours and game walks on the island. Overnight Pepere Island-Fixed Meru style tents with ensuite facilities –B&D. (Lunch on day 11 included)

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner (Lunch on day 11)
Accommodation: Pepere Island – Accommodated in meru style tents with en suite facilities

Day 12: Kwando River, Namibia

Leaving the Delta behind we make our way back to our vehicle and cross into Namibia once again. We journey to the East making our way to the Caprivi Strip and arrive at our lodge that overlooks the Kwando River. Upon arrival you see the floods plains of the Kwando River.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Namushasha River Lodge (or similar accommodation)

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Days 13-14: Chobe River Front, Botswana

Making our way into Botswana through the Chobe National Park, we spend an evening on the Chobe Riverbanks. Chobe is renowned for its stunning landscapes, incredible sunsets and wealth of wildlife. Chobe National Park was officially named a National Park in 1967. The Park is most likely most famous for its massive elephant herds which can reach numbers of up to 50,000. The Park is dominated by the beautiful Chobe River, which flows through the reserve and where wildlife is frequently seen wandering down for a drink. The different habitats in the Chobe National Park include floodplains, Mopani trees, baobab trees, acacia woodlands, and lush flood grasslands and thickets lining the Chobe River. Before the sun sets we will cruise along the river for some more game viewing. There is also an optional morning game drive (own expense).

Meals: Breakfast X2, Dinner X2
Accommodation: Chobe Safari Lodge (or similar accommodation)

15 Day Namibia and Botswana Adventure Tour Comfort - Chobe safari lodge

Day 15: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park (‘the smoke that thunders’), more famously known as Victoria Falls, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Park spreads over 66 kilometres from the Songwe Gorge beneath the Falls in a northwest arc along approximately 20 kilometres of the banks of the Zambian River. Both Zambia and 1 share the majestic Falls. Witnessing the magnificent ‘smoke that thunders’ for the first time is a truly unforgettable experience.

We take the route across the Zimbabwean border to the Falls. Days here can be spent browsing through the local markets or taking part in the activities such as elephant-back safaris, rhino walks, picturesque microlight/helicopter flights, white water rafting or bungee jumping from a spectacular height of 111 metres. Visiting the falls will be at your own expense.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Sprayview Hotel (or similar accommodation).

15 Day Namibia and Botswana Adventure Tour Comfort - Azambezi lodge dining area

Day 16: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Our magnificent journey comes to an end after breakfast.

Meals: Breakfast

Onward Travel Plans

Due to on the road variable beyond our control (such as border crossings, traffic, delays, etc) on the tours. The end time on the last day can’t be guaranteed and therefore we strongly recommend you stay the night and fly out the next day. Please consult with your booking consultant.

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