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Delta and Vic Falls - 9 Days

The 9 day Delta & Falls Safari is the perfect way to travel from Windhoek to visit two of the world’s natural wonders, the Okavango Delta in Botswana and the mighty Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. This trip stands alone, but it is also designed to be completed in combination with most of our other scheduled itineraries. This tour departs on selected Friday from Windhoek.

From N$ 18700 pp (Camping)

Safari Details

DAY 01 - From Windhoek to Ghanzi

You will be collected between 07:30 & 08:00.

We drive to our wilderness bush camp, which is based on a local farm in the Kalahari, near Buitepos Border, via the eastern village of Witvlei. On arrival we set up camp, enjoy a relaxing afternoon, wait for the sun to set and enjoy a fire cooked dinner and the tranquility of an evening in a remote wilderness environment. Included activity: Bushman dancing.

Bushmen Ghanzi

DAY 02 - Into the Delta

An early start and a quick stop in Ghanzi to collect any last minute supplies before continuing east and north, traversing the linear dunes of the Kalahari and passing through small towns along the way.  A change in vegetation heralds our arrival on the very western edge of one of the natural wonders of the world, the Okavango Delta.  Here we turn north for some way before again pointing our wheels west as we enter the Delta proper.  We see our first glimpse of the crystal waters through the lush vegetation and we make our camp on the banks of a pristine African lagoon.

Elephant Delta

Day 03 - Mokoro Experience

Included activity: We are in the territory of the River People, so this morning we leave our vehicle behind and travel in a more appropriate fashion, first by motor-boat and then by traditional Mokoro (dugout canoe), deep into the Delta.

Mokoro’s will be our main form of transport.  These amazing traditional craft are perfectly designed for the narrow waterways of the Okavango and allow us to travel further into the Delta than if we were using more modern forms of transport.  Mokoro’s carry three people, two seated passengers and one driver.  The driver stands in the rear of the canoe, (a real feat of balance), and uses a long wooden pole to propel and steer the Mokoro through the twisting channels.  It really is the only way to travel in this area.

Back to camp in the late afternoon for another night by the Okavango waters.

Mokoro

DAY 04 - Back to Namibia

Back on the road today, destination Namibia.  Passport formalities completed you go directly into the Mahango Game Reserve, a small but excellent park right on the edge of the Okavango River.  Game drive your way through Mahango and have the chance to spot rarely seen Namibian species such as roan antelope the majestic sable antelope.

Continue your drive along the Caprivi Strip, Namibia.  This strip of land is a long narrow stretch of territory running along Botswana’s northern border.  It is a landscape of broadleaf forest with many small communities dotted along our route.

Overnight along the banks of the Kwando River.

Mahangu Crocodile

DAY 05 - From Kwando to Chobe

Lizauli Traditional Village is a community tourism product that gives visitors a glimpse of life in a traditional village. Amongst the things they show visitors are how to stamp a millet, how grain used to be stored, the chicken house (stantwe), and transportation that were used. You can also see how blacksmiths forge metal tools and knives while an assistant operates the hand-made bellows. Visitors also have the opportunity to interact with a traditional healer.

We transit to Namibia’s easternmost town, Katima Mulilo. A short break here before crossing back across the border into Botswana.  The road takes you directly into the world famous Chobe National Park.  Chobe has the world’s largest population of African Elephants and the chances of seeing some big game are very good as you transit through the park to the small town of Kasane for overnight on the banks for the Chobe River.

Crafts in the Lizauli village

Day 06 - The Chobe National Park

An early hot drink before we head off on a leisurely game drive , exploring the wonders of the Chobe National Park by road.  Game drives within the park offer the opportunity to view abundant elephant and other big game species up close, and there is also the possibility of an encounter with one of the large predators.

Time to relax over lunch at our camp before joining a river boat cruise , back into the park.  From the boat we will have the chance to see a huge amount of wild game, both on the river banks and in the waters swirling around us.

Crocodiles and hippos abound in the forbidding Chobe River and on the land side there is often a kaleidoscope of different antelope and species such as elephant, buffalo and even the Big Cats come to the river banks for their sundowner drink.  The ChobeRiver provides a very broad habitat for bird life and it is possible to see many beautiful species of our feathered friends.

Chobe croc

Day 07 - Vic Falls

Our journey today takes us to the Kazangula border, this is the near meeting point of four countries (Namibia, Botswana, Zambia & Zimbabwe). Upon completion of border formalities we make the short drive to the town of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.

Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800’s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. In more modern terms Victoria Falls is known as the greatest curtain of falling water in the world.

Our campsite is situated right in the middle of Victoria Falls town making it a perfect place to be based with all amenities within walking distance. The Rest Camp is only 2km’s from the falls making it the closest campsite to the Victoria Falls.   This afternoon your guide will help you organise the many optional activities available in Victoria Falls. These include white water rafting, bungi jumping, other excursions on the river and scenic flights to mention but a few.

Dinner will be in a local restaurant at your own expense.

NB: All extra activities are subject to availability and are done at the clients own risk and expense.

The mighty Vic Falls

Day 08 - Free day at Vic Falls

This is a free day for you to explore the area or to take part in optional activities. It’s a wonderful opportunity to relax a bit after your trip.   For some of you, this will be your final night and what a fantastic place to enjoy your last evening with your group.

Lunch and dinner today, are not included in the price of the trip.

Helicopter Vic Falls

Day 09 - From Vic Falls to Rundu

We say farewell to all the travelers flying out today.  For those people returning to Windhoek, Namibia it is an early start and a long drive.  We are in transit only and will not be stopping to take in the sights along the way.  We will traverse the Caprivi Strip and will spend the night near the small town of Rundu in northern Namibia.

We camp in the grounds of a lodge on the banks for the Okavango River, looking into Angola on the far river bank.

Dinner tonight will be in the restaurant at the lodge and is included in the price of your transfer.

Eagle

Day 10  - Back to Windhoek

Another early start and another long drive.  We head south through KavangoProvince, down through the towns of Grootfontein, Otjiwarongo and Okahandja before reaching our final destination, Windhoek.

There will be stops at some of the local woodcarving stalls as well as the market at Okahandja before arriving in the city.

You will be dropped off at your accommodation.

Safari options

Camping Safari

Join us on a Camping 9-Day Safari to the Delta and Vic Falls

Day Destinations Accommodation Meals km
1 Ghanzi, Botswana Dqae Qare San Lodge Camping L, D 500
2 Okavango Delta, Botswana Guma Lagoon Campsite B, L, D 450
3 Okavango Delta, Botswana Guma Lagoon Campsite  B, L, D -
4 Caprivi Strip, Namibia Camp Kwando Campsite B, L, D 345
5 Kasane , Botswana Chobe Safari Lodge Campsite B, L, D 650
6 Kasane , Botswana Chobe Safari Lodge Campsite B, L, D -
7 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Restcamp Camping B, L 80
8 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Victoria Falls Restcamp Camping B -
9 Rundu, Namibia Nkwazi Lodge Camping B, L, D 700
10 Return to Windhoek - B, L 800

B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner

Rates

  • N$ 18700 per person / Return to Windhoek: N$ 2000 per person
    01.04.2017 – 30.03.2018

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