Namibia, Botswana and Zambia
18 Day - Fish River Canyon | Sossusvlei | Swakopmund | Waterberg Plateau | Etosha National Park | Katima Mulilo | Chobe | Victoria Falls
Day 1 - Augrabies Falls National Park Rest Camp
Accommodation at the Augrabies Falls National Park is provided at a comfortable rest camp with wonderful fully equipped bungalows and cottages, campsites, scrumptious food from their restaurant, a shop where souvenirs and basic supplies can be acquired and an information desk for your convenience. Picnic areas with ablution and barbecue facilities as well as 3 swimming pools are provided for those very hot days. All accommodation is serviced daily and provided with bedding, towels and soap. There are also Full conference facilities at Augrabies Falls National Park Rest Camp.Read more...
Cross border from SA to Botswana
Day 2 and 3 - Hobas Campsite
The Hobas camp site is situated at the northern end of Namibia's Fish River Canyon, 10km from the canyon's main vantage point. It is the second largest canyon in the world, the largest in Africa and the second most visited tourist attraction in Namibia. It was formed millions of years ago by water from the Fish River flowing through its arid environment.
The fantastic views from this majestic, gigantic ravine, make it a popular hiking destination. The Fish River is the longest interior river in Namibia and it cuts deep into the dry, stony plateau, which is sparsely covered with hardy drought resistant succulents.Read more...
Day 4 and 5 - Sossusvlei Lodge
Located at the entrance to the Namib Naukluft Park and the dunes at Sossusvlei is the magnificent Sossusvlei Lodge. This is the perfect location for those who have longed to explore the spectacular Nambi Desert. If the desert is your dream vacation, then you should definitely make your way to the Sossusvlei Lodge. The lodge is designed to be eco-friendly with cool slate flooring, making those hot desert days bearable. The lighting works on solar energy and there is plenty of great art and culture filling the space with the traditional theme. The rooms are beautifully decorated giving you a sense of belonging.Read more...
Day 6, 7 and 8 - Beach Lodge
Beach Lodge is ideally located on the beach, providing guests with spectacular views while staying at this Swakopmund accommodation. Big round windows enhances the outside ocean views. Located with a view of the Atlantic Ocean in Swakopmund, Namibia. Enjoy a delicious meal at The Wreck Restaurant.
Beach Lodge is a Hotel in Swakopmund that provides you with self catering and bed and breakfast facilities a stone's throw away from the scenic beachfront. Drift off to sleep to the sound of waves while the cool Namibian coast offers relief from the Namib desert heat. You can enjoy delicious meals at the new restaurant called The Wreck. The restaurant continues the nautical theme of Beach Lodge. The Wreck can seat 66 guests and provides an uninterrupted view of the scenic ocean. You can enjoy delicious a la carte and set menus.Read more...
Day 9 - Okonjima Lodge
Okonjima Lodge is situated in the magnificent Waterberg plateau in Namibia. The Okonjima Lodge was the winner of the prestigious 2004 World Travel Awards; ad continues to provide visitors with a breathtaking holiday experience. The Okonjima Lodge is home to the amazing Africat project which rehabilitates Leopards and Cheetahs.
Guests at the Okonjima Lodge have many types of accommodation to choose from: The Main Camp this section of the lodge was the original farm house of the Hanssen family. This exquisite camp has ten spacious bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms. Or there is the Bush Camp situated just 3kms from the main camp, the bush camp provides guests with a choice of 8 luxury thatched chalets.Read more...
Day 10, 11 and 12 - Etosha National Park
The Etosha National Park consist of almost 23 000sq.km saline desert, savannah and woodlands in one of the largest parks in Africa. A total of 114 species of mammals are found in the park including rare and endangered species like the black-rhino and black-faced impala. Etosha's elephants are reputed to be of the largest in Africa, the tallest measuring up to 4m to the shoulder.
Other large game include blue wildebeest, mountain and plains zebra, hyaena and lion. Cheetah and leopard complete the trio of "big cats". About 300 bird species occur in the park, of which about one third are migratory, including the European bee-eater and several species of waders.
Day 13 - Protea Hotel Zambezi River Lodge
You will find the Protea Hotel Zambezi River Lodge in the Eastern Caprivi right on the banks of the magnificent Zambezi River and on arrival you will be welcomed with a complimentary drink. The hotel is situated in a Malaria area so guests are advised to take the necessary precautions.
The Protea Hotel Zambezi River Lodge consists of 27 en-suite rooms all cottage style of which 13 are twin rooms with an en-suite bathroom(shower only), 2 are single rooms with en-suite bathroom(bath only), 8 are double rooms with en-suite bathrooms(shower only) and 4 are family rooms with en-suites bathrooms(bath and shower). These lovely rooms overlook either the garden or the pool area and are equipped with coffee/tea making facilities, a lounge/sitting area, a TV, direct-dial telephone, a writing desk and a hairdryer. For the non-smoking guests there are non-smoking rooms available.Read more...
Cross border from Namibia to Botswana
Day 14, 15, 16 and 17 - Chobe Safari Lodge
Chobe Safari Lodge is a safari paradise for any wildlife enthusiast, situated in Kasane. Here, guests dine bathed in the glow of an African sunset in a picturesque outdoor restaurant overlooking the Chobe River. Chobe Safari Lodge offers superb value for money in accommodation when staying within the Chobe area. Accommodation at Chobe Lodge is either in the luxury River Rooms, the new Safari Rooms, the traditional thatched rondavels, as well as the established Chobe Safari Lodge campsite.Read more...
Cross border through from Botswana to Zambia for a DAY VISIT to Victoria Falls
Around 550 million litres over the lip every minute, at peak flow this increases to 750 million litres.
Around the Falls is rainforest sustained by the spray of the Falls with some plant species rarely found elsewhere in Zambia or Zimbabwe. During peak flow (January to June) the Zambian side of the Falls is the most spectacular and there are walkways to look out points and across the swaying Knife Edge bridge.Read more...
Day 18 - Back to civilisation
- More or less days can be added to this safari.
- Safari starts at Augrabies Falls National Park (South Africa) and ends Kasane (Botswana).
- Road charters and flights to and from Johannesburg can be included if requested.