Like€tion, adventure, and wildlife documentaries? Then you’re going to flat-out love this trip. The itinerary reads like a special double-issue of your favourite travel mag: towering sand dunes, impossibly deep canyons, wildlife safari drives in Etosha, Kruger, and Matobo National Parks, the bone-shaking roar of Victoria Falls, traditional dinner and dance, campouts under a sprawling blanket of stars – and that’s just the start! With expert CEOs and loads of optional€tivities available, you’ll run out of time before you run out of things to do, see, and experience.
Day 1 Cape Town
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Cape Town/Cederberg (1B, 1L, 1D)
View dramatic Western Cape scenery, visit the G Adventures supported !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre, camp on a farm, and opt to sip on local wine.
Day 3 Cederberg/Orange River (1B, 1L, 1D)
Travel past large plantations of rooibos tea. Opt to take a canoe trip on the scenic Orange River.
Day 4 Orange River/Fish River Canyon (1B, 1L, 1D)
Cross the border into Namibia, and enjoy the sunset at the Fish River Canyon.
Day 5 Fish River Canyon/Namib Desert (1B, 1L, 1D)
Explore the natural wonders of this bizarre desert environment.
Day 6 Namib Desert (1B, 1L, 1D)
Explore the Sesriem Canyon, a small canyon typical of the area. Then continue on to the breathtaking Sossusvlei Dunes, and climb the breathtaking Dune 45.
Day 7 Namib Desert/Swakopmund (1B, 1L)
Cross the void region of the Namib Desert along with a few dry mountain passes to the adrenaline capital of Swakopmund.
Day 8 Swakopmund
Swakopmund is one of the adventure capitals of Africa. Enjoy a free day to relax or get the adrenaline pumping. Choose from sky diving, or dune boarding, just to name a few options.
Day 9 Swakopmund/Spitzkoppe (1B, 1L, 1D)
Travel north to the granite peaks of Spitzkoppe.
Day 10 Spitzkoppe/Damaraland (1B, 1L, 1D)
Visit the Damaraland Living Museum to learn more about the lost culture of the Damara people.
Day 11 Damaraland/Etosha National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enter Etosha National Park and enjoy an afternoon wildlife safari drive in the Lando.
Day 12 Etosha National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the Lando. Opt to take an open vehicle safari drive in the afternoon/night.
Day 13 Etosha National Park/Windhoek (1B, 1L)
Transfer to Windhoek and visit the G Adventures supported Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop for an included lunch.
Day 14 Windhoek/Ghanzi (1B, 1L, 1D)
Visit the Kalahari Desert, and meet the local San/Bushmen. Optional walk to learn survival skills from the locals.
Day 15 Ghanzi/Maun (1B, 1L)
Opt to take a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta to get a birds-eye view of the area.
Day 16 Maun/Okavango Delta (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy wildlife walks, a traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) and birding on an overnight excursion into the Okavango Delta.
Day 17 Okavango Delta/Gweta (1B, 1L, 1D)
Camp under ancient baobab trees.
Day 18 Gweta/Kasane (1B, 1L)
Opt to embark on a wildlife-viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River or take an open safari vehicle wildlife safari drive inside Chobe National Park.
Day 19 Kasane/Victoria Falls (1B, 1L)
Start your visit to Zimbabwe with traditional lunch prepared by the G Adventures supported Lusumpuko Women’s Club.
Day 20 Victoria Falls
Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.
Day 21 Victoria Falls
Spend the day exploring your beautiful surroundings. Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.
Day 22 Victoria Falls/Matobo National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Rise early to start the long but scenic drive to Matobo National Park.
Day 23 Matobo National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Walk with rhinos and enjoy an open vehicle wildlife safari drive in Matobo National Park.
Day 24 Matobo National Park/Tshipise (1B, 1L, 1D)
Cross the border into South Africa, and relax in the hot springs at our campsite.
Day 25 Tshipise/Kruger National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy a full-day wildlife safari drive in the Lando in the Kruger National Park.
Day 26 Kruger National Park/Greater Kruger Area (1B, 1L, 1D)
Witness spectacular wildlife on a wildlife safari drive in the Lando, or opt to upgrade to a 4x4 safari vehicle.
Day 27 Greater Kruger Area/Johannesburg (1B, 1L)
Drive back to South Africa’s largest city.
Day 28 Johannesburg (1B)
Depart at any time.
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