Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 18, Avg 14
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
Accommodations: Hotel (2 nts), bushmen hut (1 nt), lodge/chalet (2 nts), adventure tents (1 nt), basic camping (1 nt).
Cruise the Chobe River, explore wilderness on wildlife walks, bush camp and take in dugout canoe rides in the Okavango Delta, marvel at the Kalahari Desert.
Journey from Zimbabwe and Botswana and into Namibia on a classic African adventure that includes the elephants of Chobe National Park and the mist of thundering Victoria Falls. Meet San Bushmen in the blazing Kalahari and explore the Okavango Delta by dug-out mokoro canoe. With a knowledgeable CEO ensuring your accommodation provides the most authentic travel experience possible, you'll overnight in bushmen huts and tents for an utterly unique experience. This tour is the trip of a lifetime.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 6/30/2020
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Victoria Falls||Day 1 Victoria Falls|
There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Additional Notes: Your accommodation is in Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and NOT Livingstone (Zambia). Please make sure you have the necessary visa. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Kasane||Day 2 Victoria Falls/Kasane (1B)|
Drive to the border and cross from Zimbabwe into Botswana. Continue to the Kasane area, outside the gates of Chobe National Park, home to the largest elephant population in Southern Africa. Opt to check out one of Botswanas national parks and its thousands of resident elephants, crocodiles, and hippos on a sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River. There are options here for a casual cruise to enjoy the scenery with a cocktail or a photo safari by boat, with the opportunity to capture some great shots with instruction, a professional camera, and zoom lens. Evening is a great time to be on the river. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Zimbabwe - Botswana) Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
|Day 3||Nata||Day 3 Kasane/Nata (1B, 1D)|
Opt for a photo safari drive at sunrise. Journey to the Nata Area, the last stop before travelling into the Okavango Delta. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 255km)
|Day 4||Maun||Day 4 Nata/Maun (1B)|
Travel to Maun, the biggest town in the Okavango Delta area, pick up any supplies needed, and prepare for the journey into the Okavango Delta. In the evening, watch a traditional dance group performance on the poolside terrace. Additional Notes: If you pre-booked the Okavango Delta Flight, you will be flying today. Included Activities: Dikgantshwane Performance Transport: Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s), 340km)
|Day 5||Okavango Delta||Day 5 Okavango Delta (1B, 1L, 1D)|
The excursion begins with a drive in customized safari vehicles for about 1-2 hrs to the "dock" to board a mokoro (a dugout canoe) that takes us deep into the delta. After a 1-2 hrs in the mokoro, arrive to the basic bush camp. Included Activities: Okavango Delta Excursion Transport: 4x4 (1.00-2.00 hours) Mokoro (1.00-2.00 hours)
|Day 6||Kalahari Desert||Day 6 Maun/Kalahari Desert (1B, 1D)|
Enjoy one last sunrise in the delta before travelling back to Maun by mokoro. Travel along the northern portions of the Kalahari Desert throughout the day - this is a severely arid and barren landscape, though very beautiful. Arrive in the late afternoon and camp close to Ghanzi. Opt for a "bushman walk" and dance. Enjoy a traditional local meal before settling in for the night. Transport: Mokoro (1.00-2.00 hours) 4x4 (1.00-2.00 hours) Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 330km)
|Day 7||Windhoek||Day 7 Kalahari Desert/Windhoek (1B)|
Depart from the heart of the Kalahari and head through the eastern part of Namibia. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Botswana - Namibia) Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 470km)
|Day 8||Windhoek||Day 8 Windhoek (1B)|
Depart at any time.
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
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