Holiday details
Travel Agent: SafarisOnline
Holiday Protection Type & No: ATOL/ABTA Protection
Holiday Title: Victoria Falls Zimbabwe Botswana and Namibia Safari
Destination: Zimbabwe Botswana and Namibia Safari
Contact Tel.: 0207 631 3373
Package: Full Board
Hotel Rating: 4 star
Duration (nights): 14
Dates Available: From: 01/03/2013   To: 31/12/2013
Description:
15 Day join-in Safari
Lodge accommodated

A small group lodge safari from Victoria Falls to Swakopmund through Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia

Group Size Minimum 4 people
Group Size Maximum 12 people

Highlights
Victoria Falls, Chobe River National Park, Eastern Caprivi, Mudumo National Park, Okavango Delta, Etosha National Park, Himba Experience, Swakopmund
Itinerary:
Safari Itinerary:

Day 1: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
On arrival into Victoria Falls, you will be met and transferred to Amadeus Garden Guesthouse. You have the remainder of the day at leisure. This evening you will meet your guide and the rest of the group for your pre-departure meeting.

Accommodation: Amadeus Garden Guesthouse or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool & bar)
Meals:
Lunch: For your own account
Dinner: For your own account

Day 2: Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park, Botswana BLD
This morning your guide will take you on a tour of the might Victoria Falls, known by the local Kololo tribe as Mosi oa Tunya- “the Smoke that thunders. A mid morning departure takes you from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe on to Botswana. In the afternoon we go on a cruise on the Chobe River, a truly unforgettable experience and one of the best ways to view the wildlife and the spectacular sunset. Chobe, which is the second largest national park in Botswana and covers 10,566 square km, has one of the greatest concentrations of elephant found on the African continent.

Distance: 90 km Departure: 08h00

Accommodation: Chobe Safari Lodge or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast: At Amadeus Garden Guest House or similar
Lunch: Prepared by the guide
Dinner: At Chobe Safari Lodge or similar

Day 3: Eastern Caprivi, Namibia BL
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.

Distance: 265 km Departure: 08h00

Accommodation: Camp Kwando or similar (chalets with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast: At Chobe Safari Lodge or similar
Lunch: Prepared by the guide
Dinner: For your own account

Days 4 & 5: Caprivi to Okavango Delta, Botswana BLD, BLD
We leave our camp on the Caprivi for Etsha13, on the western border of the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Unlike other deltas, it flows into the Kalahari Desert without reaching the coast, which makes it unique. The next day is spent exploring the network of water pathways through thick vegetation in mokoros (traditional dugout canoes), discovering a variety of birds and wildlife and will stop at a secluded island to take a 1˝ hour guided walk hoping to spot elephants, waterbuck or other animals living in this water filled paradise.

Distance: 350 km Departure: 08h00

Accommodation: Guma Lagoon Camp or similar (permanent tents with en-suite bathroom, bar area)
Meals
Day 4
Breakfast: At Camp Kwando or similar
Lunch: Prepared by the guide
Dinner: Prepared by the guide

Day 5
Breakfast: At Guma Lagoon Camp or similar
Lunch: Lunchpack from Guma Lagoon Camp
Dinner: Prepared by the guide

Days 6 & 7: Okavango Delta to Kavango River, Namibia BLD,BlD
Leaving Botswana we make our way into Namibia and head along the Caprivi to Rundu. We make our way to N’Kwazi Lodge and spend a relaxing afternoon at our lodge on the banks of the Kavango River. Optional activities such as horse riding or a sunset cruise are available; alternatively just relax by the pool with a sundowner listening to the sounds of Mother Nature.

Distance: 370 km Departure: 07h00

Accommodation: N’Kwazi Lodge or similar (chalets with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Day 6
Breakfast: At Guma Lagoon Camp or similar
Lunch: Prepared by the guide
Dinner: Prepared by the guide

Day 7
Breakfast: At N’Kwazi Lodge or similar
Lunch: Prepared by the guide
Dinner: Prepared by the guide

Days 8, 9 & 10: Etosha National Park, Namibia BLD, BLD, BLD
The following morning we head off to Etosha National Park. We fill the next 3 days with game drives in the hopes of spotting some of the big five as well as cheetah, giraffe, zebra and the numerous different types of antelope the park has to offer. Our nights are spent at the flood lit waterholes encountering the parks various nocturnal animals as they come to drink. Etosha Game park was declared a National Park in 1907, it is home to approx. 114 mammal species, 340 bird species, 110 reptile species, 16 amphibian species and, surprisingly, one species of fish.

Day 8
Distance: 360 km Departure: 08h00

Accommodation: Namutoni or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast: At N’Kwazi Lodge or similar
Lunch: Prepared by the guide
Dinner: Prepared by the guide

Day 9
Distance: 150 km Departure: 08h00

Accommodation: Halali or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast: At Namutoni or similar
Lunch: Prepared by the guide
Dinner: Prepared by the guide

Day 10
Distance: 150 km Departure: 08h00

Accommodation: Okaukuejo or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast: At Halali or similar
Lunch: Prepared by the guide
Dinner: Prepared by the guide

Day 11: Kamanjab – Himba Experience, Namibia BLD
We leave the wild animals behind at Etosha and move onto the spectacular scenery of Damaraland. Our final destination for the day will be Kamanjab. Depending on the time of arrival we go and explore a traditional Himba village this afternoon or the next morning. This will be a journey of culture exchange, learning and understanding of the last traditional tribe in Namibia, the Ova-Himba.

Distance: 270 km Departure: 07h00

Accommodation: Oase Garni Guesthouse or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast: At Okaukuejo or similar
Lunch: Prepared by the guide
Dinner: At Oase Garni Guesthouse or similar

Day 12: Twyfelfontein, Petrified Forest and Brandberg, Namibia BL
On our journey today we will stop to see ancient Bushmen paintings at Twyfelfontein as well as the Petrified Forest, the trees of which are estimated to be 250 million years old. Twyfelfontein was named a World Heritage site in 2007, the first in the country. We continue to Brandberg, the highest mountain in Namibia. Either this afternoon or the next morning we take a walk to visit the “White Lady” one of the most famous rock paintings in the area. The footpath to the site offers spectacular views over the plains of Damaraland.

Distance: 350 km Departure: 07h00

Accommodation: Brandberg White Lady Lodge or similar (rooms with en-suite bathroom, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)

Meals
Breakfast: At Oase Garni Guesthouse or similar
Lunch: Prepared by the guide
Dinner: For your own account

Days 13 & 14: Cape Cross Seal Colony and Swakopmund, Namibia BL, B
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 Cape Cross – the largest breeding place of the Cape Fur Seals. We arrive into the charming coastal town of Swakopmund, where you will have the opportunity to partake in a few of the many optional activities that are offered over the next two days. Alternatively just soak up the atmosphere of this little quaint German town and enjoy its beauty and beaches.

Distance: 330 km Departure: 08h00

Accommodation: Hotel A La Mer or similar (standard rooms with en-suite bathrooms)
Meals
Day 13
Breakfast: At Brandberg White Lady Lodge or similar
Lunch: Prepared by the guide
Dinner: For your own account

Day 14
Breakfast: At Hotel A La Mer or similar
Lunch: For your own account
Dinner: For your own account

Day 15: Swakopmund, Namibia B
Your journey ends after breakfast this morning. We can arrange an airport transfer on request (own expense).

Meals
Breakfast: At Hotel A La Mer or similar
 
 

 
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Additional info:
Safari Cost valid for 2013 departure dates:

GBŁ 1,970 per person sharing

Single Room Supplement: GBŁ 360

Included in the price
14 nights accommodation. all transport in fully equipped vehicle, game drives
and activities as mentioned, meals as per itinerary, park entrance fees, experienced
local guide.

Not included in the price
flights, pre and post tour accommodation, optional activities, all drinks, tips and curios, all personal expenses.
 
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