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Windhoek, Okavango and Falls

Categories:

  • Holidays
  • Africa
  • Namibia

Price:

From $3,495

Stay:

9 nights

Travel Dates:

Sunday 12th of April 2020 until Sunday 20th of December 2020

Description:

Windhoek, Okavango and Falls - 10 Days / 9 Nights - from $3495* per person (with On The Go Tours).

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: From the vibrant Namibian capital of Windhoek head across the border into Botswana where you’ll explore the incredible nature and wildlife of the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park. End your tour in Victoria Falls, home to the famous thundering waterfall of the same name.

Itinerary:

Day 1

Windhoek

Welcome to Namibia! Upon arrival in Windhoek, you will be met and transferred to our accommodation in the town centre. A welcome meeting is scheduled at 17:00, where you can meet your fellow passengers and tour crew.
Overnight: Windhoek

Day 2

Ghanzi

Windhoek - Ghanzi. It's an early departure this morning as we head for the border and make our way into Botswana. We lay our heads this evening in the small town of Ghanzi, in the middle of the Kalahari Desert. This afternoon you'll have the option of a number of activities that will allow you to interact with the native Bushman people who reside in this area. You'll learn about their way of life and how they are able to survive in such an arid and desolate area.
Overnight: Ghanzi  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Days 3-5

Maun

Ghanzi - Maun - Okavango - Maun. Travelling north on day 3 we reach Maun, which is the starting point for the majority of people travelling to the Okavango Delta. This evening we begin our preparations for the following day.

On day 4 we rise early and head north to the Mokoro poler's station. Along the drive we'll see a number of local villages where families have lived in a traditional way for many years. Mokoros are dugout canoes manoeuvred through the waterways by local guides who “pole” them through the reeds. After a leisurely glide through the delta we reach our accommodation for the night. The afternoon and evening will offer the chance to relax with a cold drink or take a dip in the delta. The Okavango Delta, travelling from the Angolan highlands, is the largest inland delta in the world and is studded with lushly vegetated islands and unique bird life, with over 400 avian species.

On day 5 we have the opportunity to take a game walk through the delta before we take a mokoro ride back to our vehicle in time for lunch. From here there will be an optional scenic flight over the vast expanse of water (dependent on weather conditions & availability). This afternoon we continue back to Maun.
Overnight: Maun (2), Okavango Delta (1)  |  Breakfast x 3, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 1

Day 6

Nata Region

Maun - Nata Region. Departing Maun we head east around the edge of the scarcely populated area of the Makgadikgadi Pan. One of the largest salt flats in the world it is the vast remains of an early super lake. After reaching our accommodation this afternoon we have the option of taking a game drive or a bushwalk.
Overnight: Nata Region  |  Breakfast

Day 7

Kasane

Nata Region - Kasane. We continue north this morning travelling to the town of Kasane and to our accommodation on the banks of the Chobe River. The Chobe River is a natural border which divides Botswana, Namibia and Zambia. Be on the look out for the local hippos hiding just below the surface.

As the main water source of the region, the river attracts an abundance of wildlife to its shores, and our accommodation is the perfect place to spot any game that've made their way down to the water's edge.
Overnight: Kasane  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8

Chobe National Park

Kasane - Chobe National Park. This morning offers some free time to relax or explore the local town of Kasane before we prepare for our Chobe National Park Overnight Mobile excursion – an overnight experience in the wilds of the Chobe National park. Chobe is one of Botswana’s premier game parks, renowned for its large elephant herds. Spend the afternoon in search of wildlife while we game drive to our camp within the park where we spend the evening surrounded by the night-time noises of the local wildlife. Look out for the rare Sable and Roan Antelope on your game drive, with their majestic backward slanting horns, or try keep a count of the Lilac Breasted Roller’s that swoop by!
Overnight: Chobe National Park  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9

Victoria Falls

Chobe National Park - Victoria Falls. Heading out of Chobe this morning we make our way back to our vehicle before we head for the Zimbabwe border. After departing Botswana we have a short drive to the town of Victoria Falls, named after the world-famous waterfalls. You then have the opportunity to explore the Falls before continuing to the town. The rest of the day offers time to relax and unwind.
Overnight: Victoria Falls  |  Breakfast

Day 10

Victoria Falls

Our African adventure ends after breakfast today. We suggest extending your stay to take advantage of the exciting optional excursions available at Vic Falls, which include horseback safaris, a visit to the crocodile ranch, flights over the falls and more.
Breakfast

INCLUDED

1 night Chobe National Park Excursion (Mobile bush camping)

7 nights 2 - 3* hotels & permanent tents

Services of 3 person crew (leader, driver, cook)

2 day/1 night Okavango Delta Excursion (Mobile bush camping)

All road taxes and tolls

Arrival transfer from Windhoek Airport on day 1

9 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 2 dinners

A fully equipped overland truck for transportation and game drives

Park Entry & Game drive - Chobe NP. Park Entry into Victoria Falls National Park

NOT INCLUDED

International flights and visas

Optional activities - Check our Trip Notes for optional activities available on this tour

Tipping - an entirely personal gesture

Local Payment: $500pp, paid in USD

Departs: Selected departures from 12 Apr - 20 Dec 20.

Conditions: * It is our policy to present the cost of our flights & holidays inclusive of all airport and government charges. Please accept however that these charges are not within our control, therefore we reserve the right to pass on any increase. Travel agent professional service fees where charged, will be additional to the advertised prices.

Windhoek, Okavango and Fallsimage

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