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Itinerary: Desert & Delta Express (Northbound)

Desert & Delta Express (Northbound)

This safari journeys through diverse landscapes - from the eerie and barren Atlantic coast and open desert to prolific game parks, stunning Okavango Delta and the Victoria Falls (Zambia).

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Desert & Delta Express (Northbound)

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Daily Highlights * covered by Optional Safari Pass
01 Spitzkoppe, Bushman Paintings BLD
02 Estoha National Park, Game Drives BLD
03 Etosha National Park, Game Drives BLD
04 Windhoek BL
05 Kalahari, Bushman Walk BLD
06 Maun BLD
* 07 Okavango Delta, Mokoro/ Walking Safari Wilderness Experience BLD
08 Maun BLD
09 Nata, Elephant Sands, BLD
* 10 Chobe National Park, Game Drive and Afternoon Game Cruise BLD
11 Waterfront, Livingstone B
12 Waterfront, Livingstone, Zambian Victoria Falls Visit B

Day 1 – 5
This morning we depart from Swakopmund and travel into Damaraland to the eerie and spectacular Spitzkoppe and the Cheetah Park. We continue to Etosha National Park, a reserve of over 20,000 sq. km surrounding a central salt pan, which features 114 mammal and 340 bird species. We take morning and afternoon game drives and camp for two nights near floodlit waterholes for some exciting night viewing. We continue to Windhoek, Namibia’s pleasant capital city before heading to Botswana.

Day 6 – 8
We skirt the northern reaches of the Kalahari Desert and join local Bushmen for a desert walk before continuing to Maun, gateway to the Okavango Delta. The Okavango is a natural wetland, an elaborate world of giant lily pads, labyrinthine channels and swaying grasses. We venture out into the Okavango itself to explore the oxbow lakes and flood plains on foot and by dugout canoe (mokoro). We spend a night in a tented camp on a grassy island in the midst of this watery world for an unforgettable wilderness experience!

Day 9 – 12
We turn towards the northern corner of Botswana, passing Elephant Sands, Nata and Kasane. Chobe National Park is home to some of the largest elephant populations anywhere in Africa as well as lion and abundant birdlife. We take a morning game drive and an afternoon Fish Eagle Cruise in search of elephant and hippo. From Chobe, we cross into Zambia and drive to our relaxing riverside camp in Livingstone. Why not try one of the many optional activities around Victoria Falls, including white water rafting, canoeing, bungy jumping,, horse riding or a scenic flight over the Falls to name but a few. We also visit the ‘Falls’ themselves.

Price:
GB £ 835

PLUS optional Adventure Pass US $ 380.00
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Adventure Pass to be paid in the currency listed on the website (usually US dollars in clean, un-torn post 2006 edition notes) directly to your Tour Leader in Africa at the beginning of the tour, or pre-paid by arrangement.

The Optional Adventure pass covers the following:
Okavango Delta excursion
Chobe National park, game drive and sunset cruise

Optional Activities & Excursions:
Okavango Delta scenic flight US$ 425
Victoria Falls Bungy Jump US$ 170
White water rafting US$190
Helicopter/Microlight flights From US$ 155
Livingstone Game Walk US$ 90

Included in Price:
Fully equipped safari vehicle, camping and cooking equipment, all road tolls and vehicle taxes, all ground transportation, sleeping mattress, meals as indicated and services of two crew.

Not Included:
Local Payment excursions, visas, travel insurance, flights, departure taxes, airport transfers, sleeping bag, optional activities, tips, drinks and items of a personal nature.

Note: This tour can be booked as an accommodated tour. Please request rates at the time of booking. Discounts do not apply.

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Our tours are designed to meet the expectations of adults in the 18-39 age bracket. designed to meet the expectations of adults in the 18-39 age bracket. Regrettably, if you do not fit into this age we cannot accept the booking.

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