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Spitzkoppe Namibia

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Spitzkoppe Namibia

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Spitzkoppe Namibia

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Spitzkoppe Namibia

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Spitzkoppe Namibia

Vic Falls to Cape Town
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Vic Falls to Cape Town

This tour takes you from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 21 days. PDFGrab the Tour Dossier PDF .

Current Price

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Duration

21 days

Type

Camping Tours,

Accommodation

Camping

Tour Summary

Experience Southern Africa from Vic Falls to Table Mountain. Journey south exploring the Okavango Delta in Botswana, the world's oldest desert in Namibia, and the Orange River and Winelands of South Africa.

 

General Notes

On average a minimum of 2 meals per day are included. This itinerary is a rough guideline only and is subject to change on a trip by trip basis.

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Tour Code

VFCT21-08

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


Vic Falls to Cape Town

Day 1, Victoria Falls

Spend today walking around this little town with its BIG waterfall, rest by the pool, write your postcards, shop or chill out at a little cafe. If that sounds too relaxing then finish off the adventure activities you haven't tried yet!

Day 2, Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park

This morning we depart Victoria Falls and after a short drive cross the border of Zimbabwe into Botswana. We set up camp for the night at the banks of the Chobe River and prepare for our first night under Botswana's star-filled skies. Chobe is renowned for the large herds of elephant around the Chobe River so bring plenty of spare film!

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Day 3, Kasane to Kasane via (Chobe National Park)

There is the option of a early morning game drive should you wish to spot some game as they come out for a drink in the cool, crisp morning. After lunch we have the option to jump on a boat for a cruise along the Chobe River, to spot some more of the world's largest mammals and some of the smallest bird species.

Day 4, Chobe National Park to Maun via (Nata)

Today, after an early morning start, we travel to Maun - the base camp for the Okavango Delta region. We pass by the stark and endless-looking Makgadikgadi Pans so keep an eye out for Elephant and Giraffe as well as birdlife.

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Day 5, 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 6, 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!

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Day 7, Okavango Delta to Maun

Today we return to Maun, however, you will have the chance for an early morning game walk before packing up camp. There is also the option of a scenic flight over the Delta in the afternoon - the best way to appreciate the expanse of waterways you have travelled through.

Day 8, Maun to Caprivi Strip

We drive north and enter the Caprivi strip in Namibia. This small strip of land bordering Zambia, Angola and Botswana is wildlife rich and provides significant habitat to the critically endangered Wild African Dog. 

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Day 9, Caprivi Strip to Etosha National Park

From the Caprivi we move west into Namibia to the Etosha National Park which is dominated by the massive Etosha Pan.

Day 10, Etosha National Park

A full day of game drives and waterhole viewing as we try to catch a glimpse of some of the plains game and Big 5 that reside in Etosha National Park.

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Day 11, Etosha National Park to Cheetah Park

We have a short drive to the Cheetah Park. It is a private farm and you will learn about the conservation of the cheetah population in Namibia. You will also have a chance to meet the resident cheetah's up close!

Day 12, Cheetah Park to Spitzkoppe

After a full day's drive, we arrive at Spitzkoppe. The 1728m high rock formation is one of Namibia's landmarks. You will have a chance to view the bushman paintings and explore the surrounding area at your own speed.

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Day 13, Spitzkoppe to Swakopmund

Today we head for Swakopmund, an old German colony founded in 1892. Rest in the excellent coffee shops, restaurants & bars, browse the craft shops selling Namibian curios or check out the museum, aquarium or art galleries. Otherwise take a quiet walk along the beach and get ready for some adrenaline pumping activities!

Day 14, 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.

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Day 15, Swakopmund

Laze on the beach, finish the book, check the email or take part in some of the activities you haven't tried yet.

Day 16, Swakopmund to Sesriem

Today we head south, past Walvis Bay enroute to Sesriem. Close by and surrounded by a sea of sand dunes, is Sossusvlei. The top of the dunes, some over 300m high, offers fantastic views of the desert. We spend the afternoon exploring and can enjoy the glorious sunset from the top of a big dune should the weather permit.

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Day 17, 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 18, Sesriem to Fish River Canyon

After a stunning sunrise we leave the Namib - Naukluft Park area and head south to the Fish River Canyon. The second largest canyon in the world was forming by a mixture of both tectonic activity and water erosion. A road follows the canyon rim allowing us access to several viewing points from where we can take in the spectacular view.

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Day 19, Fish River Canyon to Orange River - South Africa

Further south we cross over the Orange River, the natural land border of Namibia, and enter South Africa. Our gorgeous campsite rests on the bank of the river. An option this afternoon is to take a canoe trip on the peaceful Orange River and check out the bird life.

Day 20, Addo Elephant National Park

We spend our day game driving through the Addo Elephant National Park which is not only famous for the many Elephants but also hosts Black Rhino, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard and many other species.

Vic Falls to Cape Town

Day 21, Orange River - South Africa to Cape Town

We cross the Orange River and arrive into South Africa. After a long days drive we end this expedition in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Cape Town.

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ROUTE INFO AND LOGISTICS

This tour goes through: Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta, Etosha National Park, Spitzkoppe & 9 other destination(s) in Africa.

TOUR DETAIL

Crew: 2 crew
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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