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Twyfelfontein Namibia

Southern Loop
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This tour takes you from Livingstone to Livingstone in 21 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

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21 days


Small Group Tours, Accommodated Tours,


Lodge, hostel, chalet or permanent tents

Tour Summary

Explore Southern Africa from Victoria Falls to Etosha National Park, journey to the waterways of the Okavango Delta, and be amazed at the starkness of the Makgadikgadi Pans. Add to that the adventure capital of Namibia, Swakopmund, with endless activities to choose from.


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

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Day 1, Livingstone

Our day is at leisure to explore the town of David Livingstone and experience some of the many activities.

Day 2, Livingstone

With a day full of adventure, be sure not to miss the Bungee from Victoria Falls bridge, World class White Water rafting or abseil down Batoka Gorge. For the less adventurous there is horse back safaris, elephant back safaris, and the ever popular 'Flight of the Angels'.

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Day 3 to 4, Livingstone to Caprivi Strip

Crossing out of Zambia into the Caprivi strip, we spend two days travelin gwest through the game rich area.  We'll explore the Kwando River by boat and a game drive into the Mahango Game Reserve

Day 5, Caprivi Strip to Rundu

Along the Kavango river we travel directly west. Local crafts and carvings are a common sight as we travel past villages with grass huts.  

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Day 6, Rundu to Etosha National Park

We arrive at Etosha National Park in the late afternoon. Etosha is Namibia's major nature reserve, covering over 22 000 square kilometres with a large variety of animal and bird species. The park is situated around the Etosha Pan, and has a network of gravel roads that enables us to get to far & remote areas of the park.

Day 7 to 8, Etosha National Park

Etosha is known for great sightings of elephant, antelope and lions. Our lodge lies on the boundary of the park and we spend our mornings and afternoons on game drives.

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Day 9, Etosha National Park to Brandberg

A relatively short drives takes us to the Brandberg (Burning Mountain), Namibia's highest mountain. Here we bush camp and explore the area famous for the 'White Lady' Bushmen painting.

Day 10, Brandberg to Swakopmund via (Cape Cross Seal Colony)

On our way to the German town of Swakopmund we make a short visit at the Cape Cross Seal Colony.

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Day 11, 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 12, Swakopmund to Sesriem

The lunar landscapes surround the town of Swakopmund and we visit these as we leave and head into the Namib Desert iwth its towering red sand dunes.  We will walk to Sossusvlei, explore Sesriem Canyon and from the comfort of our lodge outside the national park watch a dramatic sunset over the world's highest sand dunes.

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Day 13, 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 14, Sesriem to Windhoek

After watching the sunrise across this beautiful area we leave the serenity of the dunes and head north to Windhoek.


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Day 15, 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 16, Ghanzi to Maun

From Ghanzi we head to Maun which is the gateway to the Okavango Delta.

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Day 17, 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 18, Okavango Delta

Early morning and late afternoon game walks give you time in the middle of the day to relax, chill out and enjoy your surroundings. Why don't you have a go at poling your own mokoro? It is not as easy as it looks!

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Day 19, Okavango Delta to Makgadikgadi Pans

We have time for an optional flight over the Delta before heading to the towards the town of Nata and the nearby Makgadikgadi Pans. Here we have the opportunity to watch beautiful sunsets over the shimmering endless salt pans.

Day 20, Makgadikgadi Pans to Chobe National Park

Travelling north we enter the Chobe National Park- famous for its herds of Elephant. We camp in the park and enjoy Africa at its best.

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Day 21, Chobe National Park to Livingstone

This morning we transfer across the Zambezi River on the Kazangula ferry to Livingstone where the trip ends.

Meals included in your tour cost

20 Breakfasts, 17 Lunches, 12 Dinners

Highlights included in your tour cost

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Chobe Sunset Boat Cruise

Chobe River
Blazing sunsets
Up close to wildlife
Huge Elephant herds
Prolific bird life

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Okavango Delta Mokoro Excursion

Ultimate Wilderness
Flaming Sunsets
Makoros and Polers
Campfire stories
Bush walks


This tour goes through: Livingstone, Etosha National Park, Swakopmund, Windhoek, Okavango Delta & 8 other destination(s) in Africa.


Crew: 2 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck
Other: Sleeping mat included

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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