Cape to Vic Falls Explorer

The Details

Type: Accommodated Accommodated
Start: Cape Town South Africa
Length: 14 - 28 Days
End: Victoria Falls Zimbabwe
Comfort: Standard
Vehicle: Overland Vehicle
Group Size: Small (<12 People)
Countries: South Africa Namibia Botswana Zimbabwe

Tour Dates

2018
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January
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From EUR 3390 pp
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Overview

A variety filled journey covering the must see highlights of both Cape Town to Victoria Falls is one of the classic ‘overland’ routes for Southern Africa. The safari is a variety filled journey including the Namib Desert, Etosha NP and the Okavango. This trip is an affordable accommodated adventure. The uni-visa between Zimbabwe and Zambia makes travel between both sides of the falls easy. Excludes single supplement. However, if you are happy to share – no single supplement will apply.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: CAPE TOWN

Cape Town is one of the most picturesque cities in the world, with the majestic Table Mountain providing its central focus. Departing, after a tour briefing, from Cape Town at 08:00am we visit Hout Bay harbour en route to Cape Point Nature Reserve and then the African Penguin colony at Boulders Beach. We sample some of Cape Town’s culinary wonders at a local restaurant in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront (own expense).

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Rooms are twin with en-suite facilities (or similar guest house).

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast not included (Lunch and Dinner are at own expense).

Day 2: CEDERBERG

The Cederberg is a massive rock wilderness with giant sandstone boulders that have been sculpted by wind and rain into bizarre and artistic shapes. We head north to the Cederberg and explore the rugged landscape on foot before relaxing in chalets for the evening.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Western Cape Nature Conservation: 2 twin share bedrooms in each chalet with 1 bathroom shared between 2 rooms.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 3: GARIEP RIVER

We make our way into the more arid regions and upon entering Namibia, we stay at a lodge on the Gariep River. Namibia’s southern border river flows quietly and peacefully and the river valley is hardly affected by tourism. The riverbed is sandy, the water clean and clear. Time free for swimming and relaxing or you can venture down the river in canoes (own expense).

Accommodation

Accommodation:

twin share cabanas with en suite facilities. Bar, restaurant, telephone. Internet cafe available

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 4: FISH RIVER CANYON

The Fish River Canyon, situated along the lower reaches of the Fish River, is one of the most impressive natural beauties in the southern part of Namibia. With its depth of up to 550 metres, the Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon in the world. We make our way to the canyon and in the afternoon watch a spectacular sunset as the sun slips over the canyon’s rim.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

twin share chalet with en suite facilities.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 5 - 6: NAMIB DESERT

The parched Namib Desert has endless orange dunes blown into sharp ridges by the sand-shifting wind and at Sossusvlei they form a gateway into the Namib Desert. We will walk to Sossusvlei, explore Sesriem Canyon and from the comfort of our lodge outside the national park watch dramatic sunsets over the world’s highest sand dunes. (If you prefer not to do the 4km walk to Sossusvlei there is an optional own expense 4WD transfer)

Accommodation

Accommodation:

twin share permanent tents with en suite facilities.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

On arrival at Sossusvlei the guide will walk with the group into Sossusvlei (+/- 3.5km). For those clients who do not want to walk, there are 4WD vehicles that can drive you in. The 4WD, is an own expense (+/- N$50 each way) and is optional.

Day 7 – 8: SWAKOPMUND

Swakopmund is a popular seaside resort with a slightly nostalgic atmosphere, characterized by numerous colonial buildings. In terms of flora, both the Welwitschia Mirabilis and the Kokerboom grow on the stony plains of the Namib and many beautiful specimens surround this coastal town. Swakopmund is also the adventure activity capital of Namibia. Day free to explore the town or try dune boarding or sea kayaking (own expense).

Accommodation

Accommodation:

twin share rooms with en suite facilities.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast x2, Lunch x1 (Dinner at own expense).

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

Sand boarding, Skydiving, Ocean canoe safari, Scenic flights & many more.

Day 9: DAMARALAND

Namibia is a land of great contrasts and Damaraland demonstrates this with stark plains, petrified forests and ancient valleys leading to rocky outcrops and the soaring peaks of the Brandberg Massif Mountains.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

twin share chalets with en-suite facilities, bar, restaurant & swimming pool.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 10 – 11: ETOSHA NP

Once a vast lake fed by the Kunene River, the pan that is Etosha NP dried up thousands of years ago when the river waters chose a new course. Etosha is big game country. We take game drives around the huge pan to find the elephants, herds of antelope and lions around the waterholes. We stay at a lodge on the outskirts of the national park.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

twin rooms with en-suite facilities.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 12: WINDHOEK

This pretty town, beautifully situated in a valley, combines the architecture of a modern city with numerous buildings in the style of the German colonial era. The charm of the city of Windhoek lies in its harmonious blend of African and European cultures and the friendliness of its people. We visit the cosmopolitan capital and enjoy a restaurant meal (own expense).

Accommodation

Accommodation:

twin rooms with en-suite facilities, swimming pool, restaurant & bar.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch

Day 13: KALAHARI

Crossing into Botswana we overnight in huts in the heart of the Kalahari. We take a walk with the local Bushmen to learn fascinating bush skills.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

en-suite rooms.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 14, 15, 16: OKAVANGO DELTA

The Okavango Delta is the only inland delta in the world. Instead of flowing into the sea, the annual flood of fresh water, spreads over 15000sq km of the Kalahari sand in a maze of lagoons and channels. We journey deep into the Okavango Delta on mekoro (dugouts). We have 2 nights at our tented camp and enjoy game walks, swimming, the birdlife and game in this pristine wilderness area.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

standard twin rooms with en suite facilities.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch (Dinner at own expense on Day 14)(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner on Days 15,16).

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

Scenic flight over the Okavango Delta (+/-USD95-120) pp depending on number of people in each aircraft)

Day 17: MAKGADIKGADI PANS

The shimmering saltpans of Makgadikgadi are the size of Switzerland and most of the time appear as a glaring, white, endless plain. When the rain comes a dramatic change takes place as the pans come to life with frantically feeding water birds and great herds of zebra, wildebeest and springbok.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

twin share luxury tents with en suite facilities

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch (Dinner at own expense).

Day 18: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

Chobe National Park is famous for large herds of elephant and buffalo. Our afternoon is spent on an exciting wildlife boat cruise in the Chobe NP.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

twin chalets with en-suite facilities.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch (Dinner at own expense).

Day 19, 20, 21: ZIMBABWE/ VICTORIA FALLS

Magnificent Victoria Falls is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. David Livingstone ‘discovered’ the falls in 1885 and named them after his Queen. The scene he encountered was a mile-wide (1.6 km) sheer basalt fault line over which the mighty Zambezi tumbled to a depth of 100m, creating a cloud of spray. The falls are also the centre of a wide range of activities, including white water rafting on the mighty Zambezi, scenic flights or a 111m bungi jump (own expense). Tour ends at 08:00am at the hotel.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

twin rooms with en-suite facilities.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast x3 (Lunch & Dinners at own expense).

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

White water rafting, sunset cruises, scenic flights & many more

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