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Northern Adventure

Zimbabwe top 20

Northern Adventure

Zimbabwe top 20

Northern Adventure

Zimbabwe top 20

Northern Adventure

Zimbabwe top 20

Northern Adventure

Zimbabwe top 20

Northern Adventure

Zimbabwe top 20

Northern Adventure

Zimbabwe top 20

Northern Adventure

Zimbabwe top 20

Northern Adventure

Zimbabwe top 20

Northern Adventure
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Northern Adventure

This tour takes you from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls in 11 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

ZAR 10700  Currency Converter + USD 590 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)

Duration

11 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

This tour is packed with exciting Game viewing. The world renown Kruger National Park is home to the 'Big Five' and the Victoria Falls offers adrenaline junkies a variety of activities.

 

General Notes

Your arrival airport transfer and pre-trip accommodation in a dorm bed is included in your trip price. Please advise flight details to book transfers - flight number, route, date and time.

Tour Code

JVF11-11

A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.


Northern Adventure

Day 1, Johannesburg to Hazyview

Johannesburg is where your tour will begin. Today is a travelling day so we have a early morning departure. We make our way to the outskirts of the renown Kruger National Park - home of the Big 5.

Day 2, Kruger National Park

Game Drives and animal spotting take up our day with the odd stop for lunch or a swim if the weather allows.

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Day 3, Hazyview to Polokwane

Today we bid farewell to the Lowveld and set off on a scenic drive to Polokwane. Stops along the way offer the best scenery in South Africa, including the ever-striking Blyde River Canyon and God’s Window. With tons of great viewpoints of the Canyon, you’ll want to whip out your camera for brilliant photo opportunities. Polokwane, capital of Limpopo, is the largest metropolitan complex in the north and a major economic centre. Its proximity to the neighbouring countries of Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland, as well as its convenient distance from the Kruger National Park and Magoebaskloof makes it a perfect gateway and good destination in itself. We set up our tents on the lush green grass of our campsite located outside of the city before enjoying a dip in the lovely swimming pool.

Day 4, Polokwane to Palapye

 

After a quick replenishing of our stocks we begin our journey north toward Botswana. The small town
of Palapye is situated about halfway between Francistown and Gaborone (Botswana’s Capitol). This popular ‘stopover’ town for those en route to South Africa, is well known for the Morupule Colliery coal mines which supplies Morupule Power Station, Botswana’s principal domestic source of electricity.

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Day 5, Palapye to Maun

Maun is the starting point for travel into the Delta and it is from here that we set off to explore the Okavango Delta. Tonight, we prepare our provisions and packs for our overnight night excursion. We suggest bringing along a smaller daypack on your trip as this can be used to pack the supplies needed for this short excursion. Your trip leader will brief you fully on what is needed, and what to expect prior to your trip to the Delta.

Day 6, Maun to Okavango Delta

Here we have the opportunity to take the included overnight excursion into the Delta.

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Day 7, Okavango Delta to Maun

After our Mokoro ride and vehicle transfer, we arrive back around lunch time and have the chance to complete our picture of the Okavango Delta by taking an optional scenic flight over The Delta

Day 8, Maun to Nata

We leave this beautiful part of Botswana behind us this morning as we depart to the lush campsite called Elephant Sands. The drive will take you through a very unpopulated landscape where the donkeys roam freely. Once we have arrived at our campsite you will have the option of partaking in a game drive or a bushwalk (time dependant). 

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Day 9, Nata to Kasane

We travel north to the town of Kasane where we set up camp on the banks of the Chobe River. The Chobe River forms a border between Botswana and Namibia and Zambia and is the main water source to the Chobe National Park. Elephant, hippo and many bird species can be viewed from the
campsite while we watch another glorious African sunset. Listen out for the resident hippos!

Day 10, Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls

Now we head north, making our way to one of the natural wonders of the world, the mighty Victoria Falls. Entry fee for the Victoria Waterfalls is included in the tour. Mosi-oa-Tunya (the Smoke that Thunders) will be a memorable finish to this trip and it's not difficult to see why. At 1700 m wide and approx 100 m high, this is the world's biggest sheet of falling water!

Northern Adventure

Day 11, Victoria Falls

The last day on safari gives you the opportunity to just relax and enjoy this spectacular natural wonder or you can join in the adrenalin rush that Victoria Falls is known for. Most activities are available throughout the year. On the ground the Falls can be seen from the Victoria Falls Park or from the Zambian side. Take a flight which will give you a panoramic view of the Falls, Batoka Gorge and the islands above the falls. Photographic opportunities abound. We suggest you allow yourself a few days after your safari if you wish to partake in some of the many activities.

Meals included in your tour cost

10 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 9 Dinners


Highlights included in your tour cost

ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Kruger National Park, Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls & 6 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 3 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck

Recent Feedback

Left quoteThe highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!Right quote

Anne B (27) from Ireland

Left quoteThe trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!Right quote

Michael & Silke from Germany

Left quoteI loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)Right quote

JoJo E (61) from Switzerland

Left quoteFinally home and had a great time…. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…Right quote

John E from Canada

Left quoteI did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.Right quote

Juca from Uruguay

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