Day 1 South Africa, Cederberg Mountain Region
Leaving behind Cape Town, there’s one last photo stop at Table View for a spectacular panorama of Table Mountain. On the way we enjoy a wine tasting at an organic wine farm. After the wine tasting you have a chance to visit some San rock art with a local guide. In the late afternoon we arrive at our accommodation and your guides will give you a full briefing on the tour.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Namibia, Gariep (Orange) River

20 day overland tour, Namibia

Today we travel through the Northern Cape and Namaqualand, stopping at the remote town of Springbok for any last requirements. After crossing the Namibian border we check in to the lovely chalets overlooking the river that forms the border between South Africa and Namibia.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Gariep (Orange) - River Fish River Canyon
This morning there’s the optional chance to canoe down the Gariep River (in the summer) or to spend some time relaxing in the camp along the river. After lunch we travel north to the Fish River Canyon and take a scenic hike along the rim in order to gain some perspective as to just how large this natural phenomena is, later we return to Ai-Ais to check in to our accommodation and enjoy the hot springs. Optional Activities: Half-Day Canoe Adventure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Ai-Ais - Kokerboom Forest

Sunset on Namibia overland tour

This morning we travel into the Kalahari area of Namibia in order to visit the Kokerboom Forest. The Kokerboom is sometimes known as the Quiver Tree as it was often used by the indigenous Khoisan people for making quivers for their arrows. In the afternoon there is the option of some historical sightseeing on the farm that our guesthouse owns. Optional Activities: Kalahari Sundowner, Historical Sightseeing on farm
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Bushman Community - Namib-Naukluft Park
The Namib-Naukluft NP is one of Namibia’s geographic gems. There are massive sand dunes in the Sossusvlei desert area as well as the remarkable landscape. After an optional mornings tribal interaction with the !Xung (San) people we travel to the Namib and stay the night outside the park. Optional Activities: African Tribal interaction.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Namib-Naukluft National Park

Overland Truck, Namibia

We have a full day in the Namib-Naukluft National Park that starts by being transported in to Sossusvlei, where we are joined by a local desert guide. Exploring on foot, this local guide will share detailed knowledge of this ecosystem. Later we transfer to Dune 45 where you have the chance to hike up the dune for an amazing view and photo opportunity. In the afternoon there is a short walk into the Sesriem Canyon. On our return to Hammerstein it is possible to spend some time with one of the resident big cats. Optional Activities: Wild Cat Walk
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7/8 Swakopmund
We cross the Tropic of Capricorn on our way from the Atlantic Coast. Our first stop is Walvis Bay where we may see some flamingos. Then its on to Swakopmund, the adventure capital of Namibia, where you will be briefed on the many optional activities available. Optional Activities: Dinner, Quad biking, Sand boarding, Sky Diving, Scenic Flights etc.
Meals: Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 1, Dinner x 1

Day 9 Kamanjab - Himba Tribe
Today we head inland towards Kamanjab in the north-west of Namibia. The following morning we will spend time with some of the semi-nomadic Himba people. The Himba are a pastoral people and are easily recognisable by their unique style of hair and dress
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10/11 Etosha National Park

Zebras in Etosha

We travel south-east to Etosha NP. The open plains allow spectacular elevated game viewing from the truck whilst on game drives. Our quality bungalow accommodation is inside the park at Okaukuejo and/or Halali which both boast floodlit night water holes where the animals come regularly to drink. Optional Activities: Morning or Night Drive with expert Namibian Game Ranger
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 Windhoek
En-route to Namibia’s capital, Windhoek, we stop at a craft market where you can buy authentic African carvings and paintings. On arrival in Windhoek we take a short driving tour around the city, and there’s some free time to explore the centre. Optional Activities: Dinner out
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13 Botswana - Ghanzi
We say goodbye to Namibia and cross the Botswana border. Later we arrive at our lodge in Ghanzi, and this evening we experience some traditional tribal dancing from the local San community. Optional Activities: Game drive and bushman walk.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14/15/16 Maun, Okavango Delta
Maun is well known as the gateway to the Okavango Delta, the world’s largest inland delta. We spend one night in Maun and prepare for this excursion. Small planes transport us over this amazing area to our tented camp; Moremi Crossing. Once in the Delta animals are often spotted from the lodge, but we also take a nature walk with a local expert and a guided afternoon boat cruise. If the water level allows there will also be a traditional mokoro (dug-out canoe) trip.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Okavango Delta - Mokoro ride
Okavango Delta channel swim

 

Day 17 Gweta
A second scenic air-transfer will return us to Maun and the truck. This afternoon we drive to Planet Baobab where our evening accommodation is set amongst the majestic Baobab trees. For those wishing to learn more an optional Baobab Bush Walk is available. Optional Activity: Baobab Bush Walk
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 18 Chobe National Park
After continuing north to Kasane, we enjoy the included sunset river cruise on the Chobe River (in the National Park) where animals such as hippos, buffalo and elephants are plentiful. Optional Activities: Chobe Game Drive (next morning)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 19 Zimbabwe - Victoria Falls

Women singing

After an early morning optional game drive we cross into Zimbabwe where we have a short briefing on all the activities available here. Then we enter the much-anticipated Victoria Falls NP where we will experience the might of the great Zambezi River. Officially your tour finishes the next day after breakfast but most people will spend the day White Water Rafting, so we recommend an additional night be spent here. Optional Activities: Zambezi Sunset Cruise, Dinner out, White Water Rafting, Bungee Jump, Elephant Excursion, White Water rafting and many more…
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 20 Victoria Falls
Most people will spend the day on one of the many activities on offer here such as a walk with lions, or a helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls. Your tour officially finishes after breakfast, but there is the option to book extra nights. Optional Activities: White Water Rafting, Bungee Jump, Elephant Excursion, White Water rafting and many more.
Meals: Breakfast

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