Southern Africa at it’s best
This tour takes you from Cape Town to Victoria Falls in 21 days. Grab the Tour Dossier PDF .
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TypeSmall Group Tours, Camping Tours,
From the Mother City of Cape Town to the awesome Victoria Falls. Enjoy the Namib Desert, the Okavango Delta and everything in between on a small group tour and make the most of your time in Africa!
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A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.
Day 1, Cape Town
Enjoy the 'Mother City' at leisure today. With so much to see and do it would be worth getting out early and making the most of it!
Day 2, Cape Town to Cedarberg
This morning we make our way northward out of Cape Town, passing through the beautiful wine lands. We set camp tonight in the shadow of the Cederberg Mountains.
Day 3, Cedarberg to Orange River - South Africa
Today we journey to a region that is renown for its wildflower display in the Spring, Namaqualand. We make a quick pit stop in Springbok for supplies before journeying on to the Orange River. Tonight we camp on its banks.
Day 4, Orange River - South Africa to Fish River Canyon
An optional half day canoe trip on the calm Orange River is available here this morning. After enjoying lunch we border cross into Namibia. Our campsite is Hobas, which is only a short drive away from the Fish River Canyon.
Day 5, Fish River Canyon to Sesriem
We enter the Namib Naukluft Park and the oldest desert in the world today as we drive towards the dune fields of Sesriem and Sossusvlei. The stark but stunning landscape is worthy of some brilliant photos!
Day 6, Sesriem to Sesriem via (Sossusvlei)
An early start as we enter into the park and head for Dune 45. Clamber to the top for a stunning high-point view over the dunes. We continue to Sossusvlei and from here you will have your own free time to explore the vlei or the surrounding area. Stunning photographic opportunities are available in the dunes so bring those cameras!!
Day 7, Sesriem to Swakopmund
A spectacular sunset awakens us this morning. We travel north towards Walvis Bay via some glorious desert passes, and make our way along the coast, before finally arriving in Namibia's prime adventure resort - Swakopmund.
Day 8, Swakopmund
A leisure day today to get the feel of this quaint German town sandwiched between the edge of a massive dune field and the ocean. Take on some adventure activities or relax in a cafe on the beachfront.
Day 9, Swakopmund to Spitzkoppe
Today we make our way to the ancient San bushman sacred site of Spitzkoppe. Explore the 1728m high formation and view the rock paintings before bush camping under the African stars.
Day 10, Spitzkoppe to Brandberg
Our next stop is the Brandberg where we camp next to the dry Ugab River bed, home to the rare desert elephants. We explore the mountains on foot with our local guides, who lead us through this region adorned with rock art.
Day 11, Brandberg to Etosha National Park via (Himba Village)
Synonymous with Namibia is the Himba people; easily recognizable by their reddish skin colour. On our way to Etosha we’ll visit a Himba settlement to meet these proud people.
Day 12, Etosha National Park
Today we enjoy a full day of game driving, making our way east along the length of the park. After dinner make your way to another floodlit water hole to see what animals arrive at the water to drink, or relax at the campsite.
Day 13, Etosha National Park to Windhoek
We leave the wildlife to head to the capital city of Windhoek. You may wish to explore this city steeped in German atmosphere or choose to enjoy a flagon of ale at one of the local taverns.
Day 14, Windhoek to Ghanzi
We cross into Botswana and enter the Kalahari region. The sand masses of the Kalahari were created by the erosion of soft stone formations. The wind shaped the sand ridges, which are so typical of the landscape of this area. We take a walk with the local Bushmen to learn fascinating bush skills.
Day 15, Ghanzi to Maun
From Ghanzi we head to Maun which is the gateway to the Okavango Delta.
Day 16, Maun to Okavango Delta
You have the opportunity to take a 3 day / 2 night excursion into the Delta. You travel in local transport and then in mokoros, the local dug out canoes, which are poled by local guides through the winding waterways. These local canoes are a perfect way to navigate this waterway wonder - the biggest inland Delta in the world. Your guides will select a place out in the bush to set up camp. An afternoon game walk will allow you to experience the Delta wilderness in all its glory.
Day 17, Okavango Delta
Today is a free day for you to spend at your leisure. The variety of optional activities range from game walks to swimming. Relax and take in the beauty of your surroundings.
Day 18, Okavango Delta to Makgadikgadi Pans
From the lushness of the Delta we travel east to the vastness of the Makgadikgadi Pans.
Day 19, Makgadikgadi Pans to Victoria Falls
From the vastness of the Makgadikgadi Pans we travel to the rushing waters of the Victoria Falls. We cross the border to Zimbabwe and arrive in the town of Victoria Falls.
Day 20 to 21, Victoria Falls
Our day is at leisure to explore the town of Victoria Falls and experience some of the many activities.Tour ends on the morning of Day 21.
Meals included in your tour cost
19 Breakfasts, 17 Lunches, 13 Dinners
Highlights included in your tour cost
Cape of Good Hope
Traditional and ancient culture of the San people Learn the 'old ways' and get a true understanding of Bushmen life
Makoros and Polers
View the 'Smoke that Thunders'
Fantastic photo opportunities
Easy walking trails
There are 17 optional activities available on this trip.
Prices shown are approximate
Ghanzi Trance Dance
Jet Boating on the Zambezi
Okavango Delta Scenic Flight
Orange River Canoeing
Sossusvlei Guided Walk
Sossusvlei Scenic Flight
Swakopmund Sky Diving
Swakopmund Township Tour
Victoria Falls Elephant Ride
Victoria Falls Flight of Angels
Victoria Falls Rhino Walk
White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River
Zambezi River Rafting & Boarding Combo
Zambezi River Sunset Dinner Cruise
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This tour goes through: Cape Town, Swakopmund, Spitzkoppe, Etosha National Park, Windhoek & 10 other destination(s) in Africa.TOUR DETAIL
Crew: 2 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Safari Vehicle
Other: Sleeping mat included
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The 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!
— Anne B (27) from Ireland
The 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!
— Michael & Silke from Germany
I loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)
— JoJo E (61) from Switzerland
Finally home and had a great timeâ€¦. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…
— John E from Canada
I did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.
— Juca from Uruguay