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Itinerary: Desert & Delta Express (Southbound)

Desert & Delta Express (Southbound)

From Livingstone/ Victoria Falls to the Atlantic coast, visiting the tranquil wilderness of the Okavango Delta, and prime game reserves at Etosha and Chobe and skirting the Kalahari - this is a superb insight into southern Africa.

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Desert & Delta Express (Southbound)

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

Day 1 – 3
Before leaving Livingstone we visit the Victoria Falls themselves – depending on season gaze into the 100 metre deep Batoka gorge, or admire the spray as it plumes up from the awesome power of the river as it flows into the narrow canyon below. From Livingstone we go to Botswana and the Chobe National Park for an early morning game drive in search of elephant, buffalo, lion and a variety of birdlife. We relax during the heat of the day before an afternoon game viewing cruise on the Chobe River to watch hippos wallow, kingfishers feed, and the African sun slip below the horizon.

Day 4 – 6
Further south is the Okavango Delta, a natural wetland where the Okavango River fans out onto the plains to form the largest inland delta of its type in the world. Explore the myriad waterways and wetlands on foot and by dugout canoe (mokoro), catching glimpses of hippo, crocodile, buffalo and elephant. Our tented camp is on a river island where you can enjoy the peace amongst the swamps, lily pads and swaying grasses of the Okavango Delta.

Day 7 – 11
We cross into Namibia and join the Bushmen for a guided walk before continuing to Windhoek and Etosha National Park. This vast reserve of over 20,000 sq km surrounds a central salt pan. We spend two days in the area mixing vehicle based game-drives with static viewings. From Etosha we turn south to Damaraland, an area of eerie landscapes and barren rocky outcrops, to Spitzkoppe (sometimes known as the ‘Matterhorn of Africa’) where there is the opportunity to see some Bushman paintings.

Day 12
Our tour ends on arrival to Swakopmund. We highly recommend that your spend a few extra days here to enjoy the activities on offer such as sky diving, quad biking, township tour and sandboarding or simply relax and enjoy the local cafe culture.

Price:
GB £ 845

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
Victoria Falls Visit

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, services of two crew, sleeping mattress, meals as indicated.

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.

Age Limit:
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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