Cape Town To Victoria Falls Overland Tour (Inclusive)

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

DAYS

20

Camping Small Group

FROM

R31,900

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced EUR 2335. Currency fluctuations may occur

  • Group at Truck in Namibia

Highlights

  • Table Mountain
  • Hout Bay
  • Dune Climbing
  • Namib Desert
  • Swakopmund
  • Spitzkoppe
  • Etosha National Park
  • Caprivi Strip
  • Okavango Delta
  • Maun
  • Makgadikgadi Pans
  • Chobe National Park
  • Victoria Falls National Park
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  • Starts: Cape Town
  • Ends: Victoria Falls

Countries Visited

South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe

Why You'll Love this Tour

The tour requires participation from all group members. This entails assisting with the food preparation, washing of dishes, keeping the truck clean and the setting up the camp. Please keep in mind that flexibility and an open mind is needed on the trip.  The guide is registered with the Field Guide Association of Southern Africa (FGASA). The tour has been designed to include all highlights in the price and thus avoid any hidden surprises. The camping tour provides all equipment, including camp stretcher beds, tents, camp chairs. Travellers can bring supplementary mattress if desired. Travellers are required to bring sleeping bags, towels and travel pillows.


Tour Style Camping Small Group
Countries Visited South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe
Starts Cape Town
Ends Victoria Falls
Group Size Max 17
Age Range 18 - 55 Years and older
Length 20 days
Tour SKU CAM0306

Tour Price

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FROM

R31,900

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced at EUR 2335. Currency fluctuations may occur


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From: EUR 2365

Dates Tour Length: 20 days


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

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Included

  • Accommodation
  • Meals as indicated
  • Registered guides
  • Transport per itinerary
  • Table Mountain Hike
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Cape Point National Park
  • Wine tasting
  • Orange River canoe trip
  • Dune climbing
  • Victoria Falls National Park entrance
  • Chobe National Park boat cruise
  • Namib Desert
  • Etosha National Park Game Drives
  • Okavango Delta - private island, walk and mokoro excursions
  • Desert night drive
  • 4x4 trip to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei
  • Waterfront
  • Hout Bay
  • Scenic drive along West Coast
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Morning Desert drive
  • Cape Cross seal colony
  • Spitzkoppe
  • Scenic Drive through Namibia
  • Caprivi Area
  • Motorboat transfer into the Okavango Delta
  • Visit to Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

Excluded

  • International Airfares
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Visa costs
  • Border taxes
  • Passports
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)
  • All optional activities, unscheduled or optional national / game parks and other activities
  • Gratuities
  • Sleeping bag if needed
  • Restaurant meals (other than those listed)
  • All drinks
  • Tips
  • Laundry and other items of a personal nature

Activities

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


Other Activities

  • Robben Island Tour – 3 hours ZAR 220
  • Abseiling off Table Mountain ZAR 495
  • White Shark Diving ZAR 1350
  • Sky Diving N$ 1950
  • Quad Biking – 1 hour N$ 130
  • Sand Boarding N$ 350
  • Living Desert Tour N$ 600
  • Dolphin Tour N$ 500
  • White Water Rafting – Low water USD 140
  • White Water Rafting – High water USD 130
  • Gorge Swing USD 90
  • Tandem – Gorge Swing USD 130
  • Zip line USD 65
  • Sundowner Cruise USD 50

Itinerary

Days 1 – 2: Cape Town, South Africa

Today we gather at 13h00 at the Greenfire Lodge Cape Town to set off on an exploration of this colourful city. We have a day and a half here, so our time will be spent participating in activities such as trekking up the iconic Table Mountain, visiting Cape Point, the V&A Waterfront, Hout Bay, the famous Stellenbosch winelands and other various attractions. Our exact itinerary will be weather-dependent. We spend two evenings at a lovely lodge situated on the beachfront.

Meals: Breakfast X2
Accommodation: Greenfire Lodge Cape Town
Included Highlights: Cape Point National Park, Cape of Good Hope, Wine tasting, Coastal roads
Distance: Day 1 – 20 km; Day 2 – 200 km

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Day 3: West Coast, South Africa

Departing from the ‘Mother City’, and following a visit to Bloubergstrand for one final view of the majestic Table  Mountain from across the bay, we journey northward through the ‘Swartland’ and along the West Coast making our way into Namaqualand. In the beginning of Spring, this normally desolate area comes to life with the blossoming of countless desert-adapted flower species. We spend our night on the coast and are treated to a home cooked meal.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hondehokke Lodge
Included Highlights: Scenic Drive along West Coast
Distance: 563 km

2020 Itinerary Change: Accommodation in 2020 will be at Springbok Inn. We will travel for 570 km on this day. 

Days 4 – 5: Orange River, Namibia

We make our way across the border and into Namibia today, then journey a brief distance to our base camp situated on the Orange Riverbank from where we start our canoe expedition. After our gear has been packed into our two-man canoes, we head off into the wild. The Orange River forms an incredible sight – a green ribbon snaking its way through the desert and enormous mountains of the Richtersveld National Park. We spend one evening camping beneath the skies, and then make our way back to base camp to spend the following night in comfort.

Meals: Breakfast X2, Lunch X2, Dinner X2
Accommodation: Wild Camp and Felix Unite Camp – Two man dome tent
Included Highlights: Orange River Canoe Experience
Distance: Day 4 – 247 km

Day 6: Fish River Canyon, Namibia

We make our way directly to the magnificent Fish River Canyon, the second biggest of its kind in the world. Following a visit to the numerous viewpoints and exploring the rim of the Canyon, we carry on into the true Namib, enjoying a picnic lunch along the way. In the late afternoon we will set up our camp in the desert.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Greenfire Desert Camp – Two man dome tent
Included Highlights: Scenic drive through the desert region, Private desert game reserve
Distance: 580 km

Day 7: Namib Desert, Namibia

Our camp is located on our private Nature Reserve situated within the Namibrand Nature Reserve and is home to a variety of desert-adapted animals and plant life. The camp is incredibly constructed against a rock outcrop between the giant mountains and red dune-fields. During our time spent here, we will embark on guided treks and drives, including a night drive that takes place through the Reserve, granting us permission to view animals up close.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Greenfire Desert Camp – Two man dome tent
Included Highlights: Morning Desert Walk, Afternoon Desert Drive / Night Drive
Distance: 20 km (Desert Drive)

Day 8: Sossusvlei, Namibia

We have a leisurely start today, journeying straight to the Sossusvlei dune-fields. The final part of our travels to the dunes will be through heavy sand, for which we make use of an open 4X4 vehicle. Once we have made our way to the dune summits for magnificent views, we head back to our vehicle and carry on to the unusual trading post of Solitaire where we reside for the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Agama River Camp – Two man dome tent
Included Highlights: Dune climbing, Sossusvlei, Deadvlei, 4×4 transfer into Sossusvlei
Distance: 180 km

Day 9: Dunes – Swakopmund, Namibia

We have a brief distance to travel, crossing the Kuiseb Canyon and the Naukluft Park toward the seaside town of Swakopmund where we spend two evenings. You have a full day to explore this historical town that was built in 1892 so there is plenty of rich culture and interesting anecdotes.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Amanpuri Lodge
Included Highlights: Scenic desert drive
Distance: 300 km

Day 10: Swakopmund, Namibia

Our lodging provides the perfect location for some exploration of Swakopmund. Here you will come across many beaches, markets, curio stores and a massive range of optional adventure activities, including quad biking, sky diving, horse riding, dune boarding and many more! Make an effort to try out the nightlife in Swakopmund, as well as a delicious dinner out at one of the local restaurants (own expense).

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Amanpuri Lodge
Optional Activities: Sky diving, Quad biking, Desert tours, Dune boarding

Day 11: Spitzkoppe, Namibia

We travel north up the Skeleton Coast today, to the seal colony of Cape Cross before making our way back inland. We journey through the desert to see the large granite peaks at Spitzkoppe, after which we set up camp and spend the evening at the base of the mountain.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping – Two man dome tent
Included Highlights: Cape Cross Seal Colony, Spitzkoppe
Distance: 280 km

Days 12 – 13: Etosha, Namibia

Today we make our way into the beautiful Etosha National Park for a magnificent wildlife game-viewing experience. We set up camp and then embark on a thrilling midday game drive. We head back to camp to spend the night observing game at the floodlit waterhole. We then continue through the Reserve, game driving to the other side of the Park to camp for the evening.

Meals: Breakfast X2, Lunch X2, Dinner X2
Accommodation: Camping – Two man dome tent
Included Highlights: Full day game drive
Optional Activities: Night game drive
Distance: Day 12 – 410 km; Day 13 – 130 km

Day 14: Caprivi, Namibia

Departing from the severe desert environment, we make our way north to the lush region of Caprivi. This evening will be spent camping on the magnificent Okavango Riverbanks.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Ngepi Camp – Two man dome tent
Included Highlights: Short morning game drive while we exit the park, Scenic drive through Namibia
Distance: 640 km

Days 15 – 16: Okavango Delta, Botswana

We embark on a brief drive to the Pan Handle, from where we will climb aboard a motor-boat and be carried through to the core of the Okavango Delta. When we are in the Delta, we journey further by means of mokoro (traditional dug-out canoes) to reach our isolated campsite. This is truly a natural wonderland and a massive range of wildlife will be seen here, in their natural habitats. We will spend two evenings camping in the wilderness and exploring this incredible area via foot and mokoro.

Meals: Breakfast X2, Lunch X2, Dinner X2
Accommodation: Private Island – tented units
Included Highlights: Motorboat transfer into the Okavango Delta, Guided game walks, Mokoro trips in the Delta, Sunset cruise
Optional Activities: Scenic Helicopter Flight over Delta
Distance: 100 km

2020 Itinerary Change: Motorboat transfer into the Delta and the Sunset cruise are no longer included highlights in 2020. 

Day 17: Maun, Botswana

Today we embark on a mokoro and boat transfer across the Pan-Handle that returns us to our vehicle. We then journey through the Kalahari to our lodge in Maun, where we unwind for the afternoon near the swimming pool.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Maun Lodge – tented units with twin beds
Included Highlights: Private Tented Lodge on the banks of the Boteti River
Distance: 354 km

Day 18: Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana

Following a leisurely morning, we depart from our camp at Maun after an enjoyable brunch. We then head east into the amazing Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. The scenery is stark, but it is brought to life by the prolific birdlife and desert-adapted animals. Our camp is in an untouched remote area. Tents will be set up under the stars, or you can sleep outside to enjoy the majestic heavens and the refreshing night air. If the pans are not available for camping, an alternative site will be used.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Wild Camping – Two man dome tent
Included Highlights: Makgadikgadi Salt pans
Distance: 220 km

2020 Itinerary Change: Accommodation in 2020 will be at Elephant Sands.

Day 19: Kasane – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Travelling north we head to the world famous Chobe National Park, home to large amounts of elephants that gather at the Chobe river banks. An exciting game viewing boat cruise is organised for you within the park. We then cross the border for the highlight of the trip – Victoria Falls. Here you can enjoy some luxury in comfortable beds and make use of great amenities in the Greenfire Lodge Victoria Falls.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Greenfire Victoria Falls Lodge
Included Highlights: Chobe Boat Cruise
Distance: 430 km

Day 20: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

We are awoken in the early morning to explore Victoria Falls, the ‘Adventure Capital of Africa’. The tour ends after breakfast. There are a variety of activities available here, including white water rafting, bungee jumping from an astounding height of 111 metres, aircraft flips and more.

Meals Included: Breakfast
Included Highlights: Entry into Victoria Falls National Park

You have an option to extend the tour by a day. Please speak to your consultant.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Batteries can be charged from a 220 volt source on night 1, 2, 9, 10, 20
  • There is a central charging point on night 5, 13, 14, 17, 18
  • Currency exchange opportunities on tour: Arrival at Cape Town Airport, 3, 10, 17, 19
  • Limited Laundry facilities on Days: 7, 13 – 14, 16 – 18 (Essential washing only)
  • Limited Laundry facilities on day: 10, 20 (Essential washing only)
  • Internet facilities: Pre night in Cape Town, Day 10, 17

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