Trip reference number: WOTW43

Trip Operator: Windows On The Wild

Namibia & Zambezi

From: £2245.00

Day 1 - 2 LIVINGSTONE  [chalet B]
[B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner]
Tour departure meeting at 14:00pm. Victoria Falls is one of the natural wonders of the world and we take 2 days to explore this area. Adventure activities abound, including sunset cruises, white water rafting on the mighty Zambezi, or an 111m bungi jump (own expense).


Day 3 – 4 CAPRIVI  [chalet BLD]
Crossing out of Zambia into the Caprivi strip, we spend two days travelling west through this game rich area. We’ll explore the Kwando River by boat and a game drive into the Mahango Game Reserve.


Day 5 RUNDU  [chalet BL]
After a morning enjoying the abundant birdlife that surrounds the camp, our road takes us along the Kavango River. Villages of grass huts and local wooden crafts and carvings a common sight. We stop for the night at our riverside lodge in Rundu with a spectacular sunset.


Day 6 - 8 ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK  [lodge BLD]
We head deeper into Namibia to the Etosha National Park. The National Park surrounds the Etosha Pan, and is locally named “the great white place of dry water”. Waterholes surround the pan and attract game, Etosha is known for great sightings of elephant, antelope and lions. Our lodge lies on the boundary of the park and we spend our mornings and afternoons on game drives.


Day 9 BRANDBERG  [lodge BLD]
Our journey covers some beautiful desert landscapes as we move south towards the Brandberg Mountain. Our lodge is situated in the dry Ugab River which is home to the rare desert elephants. We visit the petrified forest, and take a walk with a local guide to view the famous White Lady rock painting in the area.


Day 10 – 11 SWAKOPMUND  [guest house Bx2 Lx1]
We cross flat open plains to the coast where we visit the Cape Cross seal colony. Further south is the coastal town of Swakopmund where we have a day free to explore the town or try sea kayaking or dune boarding (own expense). German colonial influences are strong in the town of Swakopmund as reflected in the restaurant menus and the architecture.


Day 12 – 13 NAMIB DESERT  [permanent tents BLD]
The lunar landscapes surround the town of Swakopmund and we visit these as we leave and head into the Namib Desert with its towering red sand dunes. We will walk to Sossusvlei, explore Sesriem Canyon and from the comfort of our lodge outside the national park watch a dramatic sunset over the world’s highest sand dunes.


Day 14 WINDHOEK  [guesthouse BL]
Windhoek is the capital and largest city in Namibia, its charm lies in its harmonious blend of African and European cultures and the friendliness of its people and an interesting mix of modern and German colonial era influenced architecture. We explore the city and enjoy a restaurant meal (own expense).


Day 15 WINDHOEK - TOUR ENDS  [B] 
Tour ends after breakfast at 08:00am in the town of Windhoek. Transfers to Windhoek Airport available on request. 

 

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