Watering hole in Etosha National Park | Namibia
FROM: USD $4,195 pp
Namibia, Botswana and Falls - 14 days map

SMALL GROUP ACCOMMODATED SAFARI : Embark upon an amazing two week overland adventure in Southern Africa, staying in comfortable lodge accommodation. From Windhoek take in the highlights of Namibia and Botswana, en route to Zimbabwe's spectacular Victoria Falls. Travel through incredible landscapes, scale the towering Sossusvlei dunes and encounter wonderful wildlife on safari in Etosha and Chobe National Parks. Explore the waterways of the Okavango Delta, cruise the Chobe River and much more along the way.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Namib-Naukluft National Park - scramble up the giant dunes of Sossusvlei, explore Deadvlei and hike through the Sesriem Canyon
Damaraland - take in the spectacular scenery of this wild, mountainous region
Okavango Delta - explore the network of watery pathways through the delta on guided nature walks, mokoro and boat excursions
Victoria Falls - finish your tour in this charming Zimbabwean town which is home to the spectacular Victoria Falls
Swakopmund - stroll around this charming German colonial town and join an optional dolphin cruise or scenic flight
Etosha National Park - spend two days exploring Namibia's premier game reserve and head out in search of lions, elephants and more on game drives
Chobe National Park - search for wildlife on safari and enjoy a cruise on the Chobe River to spot crocodiles and enjoy a magical sunset

Included

13 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 10 dinners
Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport transfer on day 1
Etosha - afternoon game drive in a 4x4 open vehicle and one game drive in our overland lodge vehicle (4x4 open vehicle in 2023)
Sesriem - 5km guided walk to Dead Vlei
Transport in a 16 seater overland lodge vehicle
Etosha and Chobe National Park entrance fees
13 nights mid-range (3-4 star) lodges with en suite facilities
In 2023 a Victoria Falls International Airport departure transfer will be included on day 14. In 2022 it can be booked for a supplement.
Okavango Delta - mokoro trip, scenic boat tour and game walks
Chobe National Park - morning game drive and afternoon Chobe River Cruise
Services of an experienced local guide/driver

Not Included

International flights and visas
Optional activities, additional meals and drinks
Local Payment: ZAR/NAD 2500, to be paid in cash
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
Victoria Falls NP entrance fee and excursions

Itinerary

Day 1

Windhoek

Welcome to Namibia! Upon arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport, you'll be met and transferred to our start hotel in Windhoek. The rest of the day is free to relax or head out and explore Namibia's capital city.
Overnight: Windhoek

Days 2-3

Sossusvlei & Sesriem

Windhoek - Sesriem. Leaving Windhoek, we travel south to the edge of the Namib Desert. Our lodge here is just a few kilometres from the mighty dunes of Sossusvlei. The following morning we head into the desert to appreciate the beauty of the dunes, which are the highest in the world. Enjoy a moderate 5-kilometre walk to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei, and a hike through the staggering Sesriem Canyon. Springbok, oryx and ostrich are some of the hardy species you may be able to spot living out in the desert.
Overnight: Sesriem (2)  |  Breakfast x 2, Dinner x 2

Day 4

Swakopmund

Sesriem - Swakopmund. Today we head towards the coast, stopping for lunch at Walvis Bay. This part of Namibia is known for the huge numbers of flamingos that gather to feed, and you'll be able to get a good look at these beautiful birds.

Arriving in the German colonial coastal town of Swakopmund mid-afternoon, there's free time for you to relax at the hotel or enjoy some of the optional activities available. You could head out to sea on a dolphin-watching cruise, or take to the skies with a scenic flight over the Namib Desert (book and pay locally).
Overnight: Swakopmund  |  Breakfast

Day 5

Damaraland

Swakopmund - Damaraland. After a leisurely morning, we head north through the incredible mountainous terrain of Damaraland. The views along the route are spectacular, and we stop to meet some of the native Herero tribe and shop at a Herero market.

Our lodge is located on top of a mountain with spectacular views of the surrounding area, as well as a pool carved out of the natural rock face. It's an amazing place to spend the night.
Overnight: Damaraland  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Days 6-7

Etosha National Park

Damaraland - Etosha National Park. On day 6 we travel on to Etosha, Namibia's flagship national park. This afternoon we head out on our first game drive in open 4x4 vehicles. Dominated by a giant salt pan, it is easy to the spot wildlife that gathers around the few watering holes to drink. Some of the species you're may spot in the park include lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, zebra and giraffe. Our lodge is located just outside the park entrance and this evening you can sit on your private patio and listen to the sounds of the bush.

On day 7 we game drive through the heart of Etosha, spotting wildlife as we go. On arrival at the eastern side of the park, we spend the night at a lodge which is housed in a private 4,000-hectare reserve. Who knows what wildlife will show up at your doorstep!

2023 itinerary change: In 2023 we will spend both nights in Etosha at the same lodge (Etosha Village) and on day 7 the full day game drive will be in open 4x4 vehicles from the lodge.
Overnight: Etosha South (1), Etosha East (1)  |  Breakfast x 2, Dinner x 2

Day 8

Okavango River

Etosha National Park - Rundu. Heading out of Etosha National Park, we journey north and enter the Caprivi Strip, a narrow stretch of Namibian territory between Botswana and Angola. Arrive at the Hakusembe River Lodge, which is located near the Okavango River. Here you can opt for a boat cruise on the river during the afternoon, or simply relax and enjoy your tranquil surroundings.
Overnight: Rundu  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Days 9-10

Okavango Delta

Rundu - Okavango Delta (Botswana). On day 9 we travel further into the Caprivi Strip, before crossing into Botswana and arriving at our lodge, on the banks of the Okavango River. The next day sees us exploring the Okavango Delta by boat and on foot. We enjoy a mokoro (traditional canoe) cruise and guided game walks on land (water levels permitting). The Delta is home to the majority of Africa's iconic species, from giraffe to rhino and hippo to elephant.
Overnight: Okavango Delta (2)  |  Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 1, Dinner x 2

Days 11-12

Chobe National Park

Okavango Delta - Chobe National Park. Day 11 we head back into Namibia and continue along the Caprivi Strip, then cross back into Botswana via Chobe National Park to our lodge on the banks of the Chobe River. Not far away is a point where four countries (Namibia, Bolivia, Zambia and Zimbabwe) all converge.

The next day we venture into Chobe National Park in search of the Big Five on an included morning game drive and in the afternoon we head out onto the Chobe River for a sunset game viewing cruise. Keep your eyes peeled for elephants, hippos, crocodiles, and other animals coming to the river's edge to drink.
Overnight: Chobe National Park (2)  |  Breakfast x 2, Dinner x 2

Day 13

Victoria Falls

Chobe National Park - Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe). Today we complete the final leg of our journey to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. The rest of the day is free for you to browse the local markets, visit the spectacular Victoria Falls and enjoy some of the optional activities on offer. You could take a helicopter ride over the falls, or get up close to the mighty cascade on a sunset cruise.
Overnight: Victoria Falls  |  Breakfast

Day 14

Victoria Falls

Our overland adventure comes to an end after breakfast and hotel check out today.

Please Note: In 2023 a departure transfer to Victoria Falls Airport will be included. In 2022 it can be booked upon request for a supplement. We can also book post tour accommodation upon request.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates marked with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure are guaranteed with a minimum of 4 persons. This safari has a maximum group size of 16. The 'Twin Share' price is per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. The 'Single Room' price is applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

Local payment - ZAR/NAD 2500, to be paid in cash

Please note that this is payable locally on day 1 of your trip in the currency specified.

Guaranteed Departure
Available
Contact us to book
Not Available
2022
Twin Share
Single Room
USD $4,495
USD $5,435
USD $4,495
USD $5,435
USD $4,195
USD $5,135
2023
Twin Share
Single Room
USD $4,225
USD $5,115
USD $4,225
USD $5,115
USD $4,225
USD $5,115
USD $4,665
USD $5,555
USD $4,665
USD $5,555
USD $4,665
USD $5,555
USD $4,665
USD $5,555

Extra Prices

Twin Share
Single Room

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Desert Quiver Camp, Sesriem

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Mid Range Lodge

Located just 5km from the gate of Sossusvlei, the uniquely designed chalets of Desert Quiver Camp are an excellent place to base yourself. Each chalet has a beautiful sloping roof, designed to blend in with the local area. And inside, the comfortable air-conditioned chalets house twin beds, ensuite bathrooms, a safe, and storage. Each self-catered unit also has its own patio with BBQ facilities and a kitchenette. The two communal bomas are a great place to enjoy a meal with the group, and there's also a well-stocked bar with a TV and a swimming pool. Fresh ingredients for cooking can be ordered daily, or if you book in advance then the nearby Sossusvlei Lodge will cook for you!

The Delight, Swakopmund

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Less than a 10-minute walk from the beach, The Delight is a bright and modern property in the heart of Swakopmund. Rooms are modern, spacious, air-conditioned, and include flat-screen TVs, coffee machines, and ensuite bathrooms. Some rooms also include balconies. There's an onsite restaurant serving a delicious daily breakfast, bar and Wi-Fi is available for a nominal fee.

Ugab Terrace Lodge, Damaraland

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Mid Range Lodge

Perched on a hill-top overlooking the stunning scenery of Damaraland, Ugab Terrace Lodge boasts 16 private chalets, sleeping two people each. All chalets feature twin beds, a shower, a toilet, and a balcony for making the most of the view. Ceilings are made from traditional wood for an authentic look, and ceiling fans keep the occupant cool during the day. There's also a splash pool, communal lounge, and onsite restaurant. The lodge is also home to the 15th longest zipline in the world, for those who want to get the adrenaline pumping during their stay!

Etosha Village, Etosha National Park

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Mid Range Lodge

Located on the outskirts of Etosha National Park, Etosha Village makes the perfect base for exploring Namibia's wild side. 55 individual chalets each feature air conditioning, ensuite bathrooms, and an outdoor patio and seating area where guests can listen to the sounds of the bush in the evening. There are 3 separate restaurants, a bar with large-screen TV, outdoor fireplace, onsite shop, and 2 swimming pools (one for children). The entire site is surrounded by lush mopane forest and guided walks and game drives into the nearby reserve can be arranged.

Mokuti Etosha Lodge, Etosha National Park

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Mid Range Lodge

Located on the eastern side of Etosha, Mokuti Etosha Lodge is a cool, green tropical oasis. The hotel has thatched buildings throughout as well as beautifully tended gardens and two sparkling swimming pools - Mokuti is Ovambo for 'In the forest'. Guest rooms are all air-conditioned with en suite facilities, other mod-cons and complimentary Wi-Fi. The lodge also has a number of dining options including the Tambuti Dining Room and Terrace as well as the African Boma.

Hakusembe River Lodge, Zambezi Region (Caprivi Strip)

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Mid Range Lodge

Comprising several individual bungalows, the Hakusembe River Lodge is a delightful property that sits on the banks of the river which marks the border between Namibia and Angola. Each of the rooms fuses contemporary design with traditional African decor, providing a stylish and comfortable living space for guests. The lodge has an outdoor pool, nestled within its lush gardens, a gift shop and a restaurant. When not busy on safari, guests can indulge in a stroll through the surrounding jungle or a spot of fishing.

Swamp Stop Chalets, Okavango Delta

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Mid Range Lodge

Located on the banks of the Okavango River, the Swamp Stop River Camp features 12 simply furnished, en-suite rooms, complete with a verandah, deck and mini bar. The camp has a fully licensed bar and restaurant. There's a raised bird viewing deck where guests can glimpse abundant birdlife, otters, and crocodiles, in addition to two swimming pools for a refreshing dip after a day of sightseeing. Free Wi-F is available in communal areas.

Chobe Safari Lodge, Chobe National Park

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Standard Lodge

Situated on the banks of the Chobe River, Chobe Safari Lodge is an excellent gateway to Chobe, Victoria Falls and the Zambezi Region. Rooms are spacious, with excellent facilities and private balconies. The restaurant serves a fantastic array of African and International cuisine. The Cocktail and Sedudu Bar is a great place to relax with a cocktail as the sun sets. The lodge is in Kasane, just 5 kilometres from Chobe National Park.

Cresta Sprayview Hotel, Victoria Falls

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

Located just 1.4km from Victoria Falls, you're able to see the spray from the hotel when the falls are in full flood. Rooms are comfortable, boasting queen-sized beds, ensuite bathrooms, a safe and climate control. Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the hotel, including outside on the sun terrace. There's a buffet breakfast at the onsite restaurant, and you can also enjoy meals outside by the pool, and enjoy a drink at either of the two bars.

In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Windhoek
Ends
Victoria Falls
Departs
Year round
Group Size
Min 4 / Max 16
Hotel Rating
Mid Range lodges
Local Payment
ZAR/NAD 2500, to be paid in cash
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide/driver
Meals
Breakfast: 13, Lunch: 1, Dinner: 10
Visiting
Windhoek, Sesriem, Swakopmund, Damaraland, Etosha National Park, Zambezi Region (Caprivi Strip), Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls
Countries
Orange sand dunes stretching into the distance at Sesriem
Colonial building and palm trees at dusk in Swakopmund
The Brandberg Mountain in Damaraland
Gemsbok standing at a water hole at Etosha National Park
Mokoro boat gliding along the Okavango River
Baby elephant following adult elephant across the dirt road at Chobe National Park
Aerial view of the dazzling blue water of Victoria Falls
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