SMALL GROUP COMFORT CAMPING: Take in the highlights of Namibia and Botswana on this 14-day fully serviced camping safari. Watch the sunset over Fish River Canyon, climb the sand dunes of the Namib Desert and game drive through Etosha National Park. Search for wildlife by canoe in the Okavango Delta, cruise the river in Chobe National Park, and finish your adventure at Zimbabwe's spectacular Victoria Falls.
Upon arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport, you'll be met and transferred to our start hotel in Windhoek. The afternoon in Windhoek is free to explore the capital city of Namibia. This tour is part of our longer Southern Africa Cape to Falls safari so you will not meet your guide until you join the longer tour on day 2 in Sesriem.
Windhoek - Sesriem. On day 2 travel south to our camp located on the edge of the Namib Desert. The following morning is an early departure for Sossusvlei, stopping in the dune belt to witness the changing colours of the world’s highest sand dunes. We enjoy a leisurely 5km walk to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. In the afternoon we take a short hike through the Sesriem Canyon.
Overnight: Sesriem (2) | Breakfast x 2, Dinner x 2
Sesriem - Swakopmund. Heading north we reach the coast at Walvis Bay and enjoy lunch while viewing the many flamingos feeding. We arrive in Swakopmund and spend the afternoon and following morning exploring this German colonial town or booking one of the numerous optional excursions (own expense). Activities available include dolphin cruises, scenic flights over the vast Namib and many more.
Overnight: Swakopmund | Breakfast
Swakopmund - Spitzkoppe Mountains. Leaving Swakopmund after lunch we set up camp among the boulders of the Spitzkoppe Mountains. The afternoon is free to explore the stunning surrounding area on foot. The spectacular setting of our remote bushcamp is sure to leave a lasting impression.
Overnight: Spitzkoppe Mountains | Breakfast, Dinner
Spitzkoppe Mountains - Etosha National Park. On day 7 we travel to Etosha, Namibia's flagship national park. This Park is one of the most important reserves and game sanctuaries in Africa with thousands of wild animals such as blue wildebeest, springbok, zebra, kudu, giraffe, cheetah, leopard, lion and elephant making this area their home. We enjoy a late afternoon game drive and then a full day game drive on day 8, both in our overland vehicle.
Overnight: Etosha National Park (2) | Breakfast x 2, Dinner x 2
Etosha National Park - Rundu. Today we travel to Rundu on the banks of the picturesque Okavango River. Our camp is set amongst the lush vegetation overlooking the river.
Overnight: Rundu | Breakfast, Dinner
Rundu - Okavango Delta (Botswana). Continuing further into the Caprivi on day 10 we cross into Botswana and drive to our camp on the edge of the Okavango Delta. The following day we embark on mokoro & boat excursions in the back channels of the Nxamasire area of the delta. Game walks are also included on the smaller islands in the area, subject to the water levels of the delta.
Overnight: Okavango Delta (2) | Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 1, Dinner x 2
Okavango Delta - Chobe National Park. We travel through the Caprivi Strip in Namibia on day 12 before crossing back into Botswana via Chobe National Park to our camp on the banks of the Chobe River. The next day we go in search of wildlife on a morning game drive in Chobe National Park and enjoy a sunset game viewing cruise on the Chobe River.
Overnight: Chobe River (2) | Breakfast x 2, Dinner x 2
Chobe River - Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe). We cross the border into Zimbabwe today and travel on to Victoria Falls. The afternoon is free for you to visit the spectacular Victoria Falls and enjoy some of the optional activities on offer in Africa's adrenalin capital. Perhaps enjoy a helicopter ride over the falls, or visit Livingstone Island (book and pay locally).
Overnight: Victoria Falls | Breakfast
Our African adventure comes to an end after breakfast and hotel check out today. A departure transfer to Victoria Falls Airport is included. We can also book post tour accommodation upon request.
Prices & Dates
Departure are guaranteed to operate when there are 4 persons booked on the tour. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a tent / room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to solo travellers or anyone wanting the privacy of a single room and their own tent.
Local payment - ZAR 2000 pp - to be paid in cash on day 2
Please note that this is payable locally on day 1 of your trip in the currency specified.
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.
Protea Hotel Thuringerhof, Windhoek
Centred around a beautiful shaded courtyard, Hotel Thuringerhof is located in Windhoek's business district. Rooms are decorated in contemporary style, with ensuite bathrooms, TV, air-conditioning, safe and desk. Wi-Fi is available in each room and guests can dine and drink at the hotel's bar and restaurant, located in the courtyard. The hotel is just 400 metres from the city centre, and there is a gym and golf course within easy reach.
Sossus Oasis Campsite, Sesriem
This luxury campsite at the gates of Sossusvlei features 12 individually shaded camps, each with its own bathroom facilities, kitchen basin, barbecue, and electricity points. The campsite has a sparkling pool, and is within walking distance of a fully stocked shop, Internet café, and service station. The adjacent Sossusvlei Lodge offers a restaurant and Adventure Centre, where exciting desert activities such as quad biking, sunset drives, and scenic flights over the dunes can be arranged.
Dunedin Star Guesthouse, Swakopmund
The Dunedin Star Guesthouse is centrally located just a 5-minute walk from Swakopmund town centre and 20 minutes from the beach. Rooms are simply furnished but spacious, with tasteful wooden furniture and ensuite bathrooms. There is free Wi-Fi and a garden in which to enjoy a drink. Breakfast is served buffet style, with a range of cooked and continental options to choose from. There are several restaurants and shops just a short walk from the guesthouse.
Etosha Trading Post Campsite, Etosha National Park
Scenically located on the edge of Etosha National Park, Etosha Trading Post is a comfortable campsite with numerous amenities, including private bathrooms with hot water, a pool, shop, power points and BBQ area. There is also a small watering hole nearby where wildlife gathers.
N'Kwazi Campsite, Zambezi Region (Caprivi Strip)
Located in the lush Caprivi Strip on the banks of the Okavango River, the Nkwazi Lodge and campsite is a great place to spend the night. Visitors to the campsite are able to make use of the lodge's facilities, including an outdoor pool, bar, and restaurant. Solar-powered lighting illuminates outdoor areas after dark and visitors may be able to catch a glimpse of some of the abundant bird life which lives along the river, including fish eagles and Swamp boubous.
Swampstop Okavango River Campsite, Okavango Delta
Just a few metres from the banks of the Okavango River, Swampstop Campsite makes a great base for exploring the famous Delta. Guests at the campsite are welcome to use the facilities of the adjacent lodge, including two small swimming pools, a television lounge and bar. There's a raised viewing deck by the river where travellers can spot crocodiles and some of the area's abundant bird life, and there is Wi-Fi in communal areas. The campsite is nestled amongst trees providing shade and offers bathroom facilities with hot water, electricity, a fire pit, and children's playground.
Chobe Safari Lodge Campsite, Chobe National Park
Chobe Safari Lodge Campsite in Kasane borders Chobe National Park, located on the banks of the Chobe River. It is often possible to spot elephants and hippos on the other side of the river as they come down to drink, which makes this a great place to camp! The campsite benefits from ablution facilities and power, and guests are welcome to use the pool, bar and restaurant at the adjacent lodge. Other facilities at the lodge that are open to campers include an internet cafe, squash court, spa and craft shop.
Cresta Sprayview Hotel, Victoria Falls
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.