14 Day Desert and Delta Camping, Namibia Safari

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Destination: Namibia Safari

Duration: 14 days

Departs From: Namibia

Regions Included:Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe


Experience the desert and delta on this 14 day adventure which begins in Swakopmund, then onto an interesting tour of Spitzkoppe Mountain. You will also visit the Brandberg Mountain, spend time with some of the semi-nomadic Himba people, enjoy game viewing and you can buy authentic African carvings and paintings. In Botswana experience some traditional tribal dancing, visit the Okavango Delta, enjoy a sunset river cruise in Chobe National Park.

Itinerary

Day 1 Swakopmund
After meeting your guides, the whole day is free to relax, explore or partake in one of the many activities available here. Most popular are quad biking in the dunes or tandem skydiving. On a clear days skydiving you can see all the way to the next days destination! Taking a walk around Swakopmund's shops and having a leisurely lunch is also a great way to spend your day.
Optional Activities: Quad biking, sand boarding, sky diving, dinner out etc.
Meals: No meals
Overnight: Amanpuri


Day 2 Spitzkoppe
Leaving the coast you drive through arid landscapes to Spitzkoppe Mountain. The enormous granite monoliths dominate the otherwise flat landscape and you set up camp in the wild plain at the base of the mountain. This afternoon your guide will take you on a guided walk to explore the unique rock formations. The more adventurous among you may want to try some mountain climbing for some stunning views of the landscape.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Spitzkoppe Community Campsite


Day 3 Himba Tribes
After some early morning exploration you continue north and drive towards Kamanjab. Today you have the chance to experience life within a Himba tribe. The Himba are pastoral people and predominantly breed cattle or goats. They are easily recognisable by their unique style of dress. The Himba have been extremely diligent about upholding the roots of their culture but they are also very curious about visitors to their home.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Himba Camp


Day 4/5 Etosha National Park
Etosha is the venue for some of the most unique game viewing experiences in Africa. The sparse grasslands allow great opportunities to see animals normally hidden in dense vegetation. You may even see some of the amazing animals crossing the road in front of your truck! You will go on various game drives and spend your evenings at the abundant water holes for some excellent game photography opportunities.
Optional Activities: Night or Dawn Game Drives in safari vehicles.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Halali and Okaukuejo


Day 6 Windhoek
After an early morning game drive you set off towards Windhoek, the Capital city of Namibia. On the way you stop at a popular craft market where you can barter for handmade gifts to take home. Windhoek is not only the capital; it is also the cultural, social and economic centre of Namibia. On arrival in Windhoek your guide will take you on a short city tour in your truck. Joe's Beer House is an exciting dining experience for your optional dinner out.
Optional Activity: Dinner out.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: Arebbusch Lodge


Day 7 Botswana - Ghanzi
After an early start, you cross into Botswana and drive to Ghanzi. After setting up camp you meet with a local Bushman (San) community and experience some traditional tribal dancing.
Optional Activity: Bushmen walk
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Ghanzi Trail Blazers


Day 8 Maun
Your journey takes you from Ghanzi towards Maun. Maun is the gateway to the Okavango Delta and this afternoon you will prepare for this excursion, packing small overnight bags. There may be an opportunity this afternoon to visit the local crocodile farm or take a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta.
Optional Activities: Crocodile Farm visit, Scenic Flight (time permitting).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Sitatunga Camp


Day 9/10 Maun - Okavango Delta
This morning you board the big 4x4 truck that will take you into the Delta. In high-water season it is sometimes necessary to take a boat to the poling station where you meet up with the members of a local community who will show you their homeland. You spend 2 nights bush camping in the wilderness and, if the water level allows, you will take a mokoro (traditional canoe) trip through the waterways. You will also go on some nature walks in the hope of seeing wild animals in their natural habitat.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight:Bush Camp


Day 11 Gweta
You leave the Delta behind you and travel east to Planet Baobab. You can explore the bush around the campsite, lounge by the pool and view some of the regions oldest Baobab trees.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight:Planet Baobab Campsite


Day 12 Botswana - Chobe National Park
You travel to Chobe and this afternoon you enjoy a sunset river cruise as the animals are best spotted from the Chobe River. Elephants, Hippo, Crocodiles, Eland and many other animals reside in Chobe so keep your cameras ready.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Thebe River Safaris


Day 13 Zimbabwe - Victoria Falls
On arrival in Victoria Falls town, you will have time to plan the next days adventure activities before you visit the spectacular Victoria Falls and experience the thundering of the mighty Zambezi. An optional dinner out is a friendly way to end your tour with all the new friends you've made along the way.
Optional Activities: Chobe morning game drive, Zambezi Sunset Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: Vic Falls Adventure Lodge


Day 14 Victoria Falls
Officially your tour finishes after breakfast but most people will spend the day white water rafting, a not-to-be-missed experience of a lifetime! Vic Falls offers many exciting alternatives such as a walk with lions or a bungee jump from the bridge that joins Zimbabwe with Zambia.
Optional Activities: Full day white water rafting, flight over the falls, full day low/high water river boarding, sunset cruise, bungee jump (solo), morning/afternoon lion or elephant encounter
Meals: Breakfast

Excludes

Excludes optional Activity package at a cost of R2850 per person.
General exclusions:
Drinks
Unspecified meals
Pre and post accommodation
Items of a personal nature
Travel Insurance

How to Book

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(Monday to Friday, 8AM to 17PM, GMT+2)

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