Southern Skies - Upgraded Tour CC18

15 Days From £0 (2,180 USD)

Join us on this upgraded safari tour which takes you through Namibia, Zimbabwe and Botswana on our Victoria Falls to Swakopmund Upgraded Safari.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group - Up To 10 People
Start Location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
End Location: Swakopmund, Namibia
Accommodation: Camping & Lodges
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers

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The Southern Skies Upgraded Safari departs from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and ends in Swakopmund, Namibia, travelling through Botswana. You'll spend 8 nights in lodges and 5 nights camping.

This popular safari starts at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and ends in Swakopmund, Namibia. It is a perfect way to see the most spectacular features of Zambia, Botswana and Namibia. Enjoy the scenery, wildlife, culture and natural beauty that cannot be compared.

Tour Highlights
-Victoria Falls
-Chobe National Park
-Western Caiprivi
-Mudumo National Park
-Okavango Delta
-Etosha National Park
-Himba Village
-Swakopmund

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
-Use of full camping equipment (except sleeping bags), 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 9 dinners, coffee/tea with the meals, transport on the tour, 9 nights in chalets (nights of which depend on availability and subject to change to below itinerary) and 5 nights camping, activities as per itinerary, game drives as per itinerary.

Excludes
-Travel insurance, flights, pre and post tour, optional activities, accommodation, all drinks, tips and curios, all personal expenses.

Tailor-Made Travel - This safari runs on scheduled dates throughout the year. We can tailor-make a private safari to meet your departure date, time period, group size and budget. Contact the office for further information.

Itinerary
Day 01. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Arrival in Victoria Falls. We can arrange airport transfers on request. This afternoon is spent at your leisure for optional activities offered.
Day 02. Depart Victoria Falls for Chobe National Park, Botswana Early this morning we explore the Victoria Falls on a guided tour. We then leave Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe for Botswana. The afternoon is spent on a sunset cruise game viewing in a part of Africa’s unspoilt wilderness, Chobe National Park. Chobe has an abundance of game whose distinctive calls can be heard throughout the night. [BLD]
Day 03. Eastern Caprivi, Namibia Leaving Botswana, we drive through Chobe National Park before crossing over into Namibia and driving through the Caprivi to our camp on the banks of the Kwando River. In the afternoon you will go on a game drive to the famous Mudumo National Park. In contrast to the rest of Namibia, the area is lush with riverine forest, marshes, dense savannah and mopane woodland. [BLD]
Day 04. Caprivi to Okavango Delta, Botswana We leave our camp on the Caprivi for Etosha, on the western border of the Okavango Delta. The next 2 days are spent exploring the network of water pathways through thick vegetation in mokoros (traditional dugout canoes) and speedboat. The Delta is a well-preserved gem of Africa with a vast oasis of crystal clear lake lets, lagoons and palm-fringed islands. On our last evening in the Delta we feast with a braai (barbeque). [BLD, BLD]
Day 05. As Day 4
Day 06. Okavango Delta to Kavango River, Namibia Leaving Botswana we make our way into Namibia and head along the Caprivi to Rundu and onto N'kwazi River Camp, which is on the bank of the Kavango River over looking Angola. A sunset cruise, horse riding, traditional dancing in the evening as well as visiting a local village are optional or you can just put your feet up and relax on the banks of the river as the sunsets. [BL, BL]
Day 07. As Day 6
Day 08. Etosha National Park, Namibia The following morning we head off to Etosha National Park. We fill the next 2 days with game drives, which includes evening game viewing at floodlit waterholes. In the mornings we have the opportunity to take game drive at sunrise. At all three camps, Namutoni, Okaukuejo and Halali you can take a swim in the swimming pool or as the sunsets and late into the night the group can watch animals drink at the floodlit waterhole. [BLD, BLD, BLD]
Day 09. As Day 8
Day 10. As Day 8
Day 11. Kamanjab - Himba Experience, Namibia We leave the wild animals behind at Etosha and move onto the spectacular scenery of Twyfelfontein. On our way we visit the small German town of Outjo where we relax for a coffee break. Our final destination for the day will be Kamanjab. Depending on the time of arrival we go and explore a traditional Himba Village that afternoon or the next morning. This will be a journey of culture exchange and learning and understanding of our last traditional tribe in Namibia, the Ova-Himba. [BLD]
Day 12. Petrified Forest and Brandberg (White Lady), Namibia The Petrified Forest is next on the itinerary before reaching Twyfelfontein where we walk to visit the ancient bushman’s artwork carved and painted into the surrounding Mountains. After doing this walk we head to our camp at the foot of the Brandberg Mountains. [BLD]
Day 13. Cape Cross Seal Colony and Swakopmund, Namibia Today we walk and visit the famous ‘White Lady’ rock painting in Brandberg. We move westwards across the flat desert plains to reach the cold Atlantic coastline. As we follow the Skeleton Coast on our way to Swakopmund we visit Africa’s largest seal colony at Cape Cross where zoom lenses and binoculars will definitely not be needed. [BL]
Day 14. Swakopmund, Namibia We have the opportunity to explore this quaint German town by day and night There are a number of activities to enjoy here; sand boarding, quad biking, skydiving and even fishing. You may even dare to brave the icy sea. [BL]
Day 15. Swakopmund, Namibia The tour finishes in the morning after breakfast. [B]