Himba Village, Namibia
Vic Falls to the Cape Photography Tour
This tour takes you from Victoria Falls to Cape Town in 27 days. Grab the Tour Dossier PDF .
Current PriceGBP 1495 Currency Converter + USD 850 Local Payment Single Supplement (if needed)
View some of the world's most spectacular national parks, encounter a variety of African cultures and experience some of the last great wilderness areas - a photographic paradise.
Includes all meals while camping.
Laptops provided for CD burning and photo downloads. 12V facilities for recharging electronic equipment and camera batteries are provided - bring your own adapter.
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A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.
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
Today you will have a chance to do a few of the optional activities on offer in this adventure paradise. The Falls can be seen from many viewing points in the Victoria Falls Park or from the Zambian side. You will have many photo opportunities. Bungee jumping enthusiasts can take the plunge from the Zambezi Bridge, which connects Zambia and Zimbabwe and the White water rafting is considered world class. Also, flights over the Vic Falls and the islands are available.
Day 3, Victoria Falls
Another relaxing day in the town of Victoria Falls.
Day 4, 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!
Day 5, Kasane to Kasane via (Chobe National Park)
With an early morning game drive we should spot some more game as they come out for a drink in the crisp, cool morning. After lunch we take a cruise on the Chobe River to spot some more of the world's largest mammals and some of the smallest bird species.
Day 6, 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.
Day 7, 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 8, 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!
Day 9, 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.
Day 10, 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 11, Etosha National Park
We have a full day of game driving, making our way from east to west, across 150kms of the park. We relax this evening listening to the sounds of Africa. Floodlit waterholes allow us to get as close to the action as possible, and still be behind the fence!
Day 12, 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.
Day 13, 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 14 to 15, Cheetah Park to Epupa Falls
Making our way to the northern part of Namibia where on the border with Angola we spend the next two nights at Epupa Falls created by the Kunene River and visit the unique Himba people.
Day 16, Epupa Falls to Twyfelfontein
With a long day ahead of us we travel to our camp site, where we visit the Twyfelfontein area which is famous for Rock Paintings and engravings.
Day 17, Twyfelfontein 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 18, 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.
Day 19 to 20, Swakopmund
Spend the day relaxing or take up one of the many optional activities on offer in this desert town. Skydiving, quad biking, fishing trips, desert flights, golf, water sports, sand boarding and 4WD hire are just a few!
Day 21, 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.
Day 22, 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 23, 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.
Day 24, 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 25, Orange River - South Africa to Cedarberg
An early morning start sees us travelling south through Namaqualand - well known for its glorious Namaqua wildflowers flooding the fields with colour for miles and miles each spring. We stop for the night in 'Wine Country' and our lovely campsite is surrounded by local wine farms. The stunning scenery ranges from the towering Cederberg Mountains to the flat fields of maize on the plain.
Day 26, Cedarberg
We spend the day exploring everything this area has to offer - from wine lands to hot springs.
Day 27, Cedarberg to Cape Town
After passing through the fruit growing area of Citrusdal we cross the Picketberg Pass and head into the Cape's main wine growing regions. On a clear day we will see Table Mountain from afar - assuming the 'Table Cloth' doesn't hamper our efforts - arriving in the 'Mother City' in the afternoon.
Meals included in your tour cost
Highlights included in your tour cost
Jewel of Botswana National Parks
Huge Elephant herds
Find a tiny Bee Eater
Up close to wildlife
Huge Elephant herds
Prolific bird life
Makoros and Polers
Historic river of gold Borders Namibia and South Africa Drifting through the mountains Calm and peaceful
Sand dune environment
Interesting, entertaining and educational
Worlds oldest desert
View the 'Smoke that Thunders'
Fantastic photo opportunities
Easy walking trails
Tame the mighty Zambezi
A game spotting cruise
Sedate and unobtrusive
Dinner and drinks at sunset
There are 11 optional activities available on this trip.
Prices shown are approximate
Okavango Delta Scenic Flight
Sossusvlei Scenic Flight
Swakopmund Sky Diving
Swakopmund Township Tour
Zambezi Gorge Swing
Zambezi River Rafting & Boarding Combo
Zimbabwe Walking Safaris
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05 Jan 2015
31 Jan 2015
GBP 1495 + USD 850
This tour goes through: Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta, Etosha National Park, Swakopmund & 11 other destination(s) in Africa.TOUR DETAIL
Crew: 3 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck
Other: Sleeping mat included
This tour is also available in reverse. Click here to view details of the Cape to Vic Falls Photography Tour tour
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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