This 18-day journey through four African countries hits the highlights and is perfect for the adventurer who wants to discover the region’s diversity. Explore the Okavango Delta by dugout mokoro canoe, marvel at some of the highest sand dunes in the world in the Namib Desert, and meet the San Bushmen of the Kalahari. Your knowledgeable CEO will take care of the hassles and planning while you recharge in hotels, local lodges, and camps for a once-in-a-lifetime cultural experience you’ll forever treasure.
Day 1 Victoria Falls
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Victoria Falls/Kasane (1B)
Cross the border into Botswana, and stay in Kasane, just outside of Chobe NP. Try to spot the elephants, crocodiles, and hippos this region is famous for during an optional sundowner cruise or photo river safari.
Day 3 Kasane/Nata (1B, 1D)
Opt to rise early for a sunrise safari on the Chobe River. Travel to Nata. Opt for a bush walk or sunset wildlife safari drive in the area. Watch elephants drink from the camp’s watering hole at night.
Day 4 Nata/Maun (1B)
Prepare for a 1-night/2-day journey into the delta. Opt to take a scenic flight over the delta.
Day 5 Okavango Delta (1B, 1L, 1D)
Enjoy wildlife walks, traditional mokoro excursions, and birding. Learn the ways of the bush from the local polers.
Day 6 Maun/Kalahari Desert (1B, 1D)
Traverse the Kalahari Desert. Learn fascinating survival skills of the local San Bushmen on an optional walk and choose to enjoy a traditional bushmen dance in the evening.
Day 7 Kalahari Desert/Windhoek (1B)
Travel to Windhoek, the German-influenced capital city of Namibia.
Day 8 Windhoek/Etosha National Park (1B, 1L)
Visit the G Adventures supported Penduka Village Restaurant & Shop, just outside of Windhoek, to pick up a tasty packed lunch, then continue up to Etosha National Park. Enjoy an afternoon wildlife safari drive in our touring vehicle, then opt to explore more on an open vehicle night drive.
Day 9 Etosha National Park
Enjoy another wildlife safari drive in our touring vehicle and keep your eyes peeled for some of the famous wildlife.
Day 10 Etosha National Park/Swakopmund
Drive to the historical city of Swakopmund.
Day 11 Swakopmund
Spend a day exploring all the area has to offer. Optional€tivities include sandboarding, skydiving, and a township tour.
Day 12 Swakopmund/Namib Desert (1D)
Travel into the beautiful Namib Desert, stopping at Walvis Bay on the way.
Day 13 Namib Desert (1B, 1D)
Visit Sossusvlei Dunes and Sesriem Canyon. Opt to climb up breathtaking Dune 45.
Day 14 Namib Desert/Fish River Canyon (1B)
Continue on to the Fish River Canyon area. Opt to relax in the hotel’s pool while enjoying the beautiful scenery
Day 15 Fish River Canyon/Orange River (1B)
Visit Fish River Canyon, the largest canyon in Africa, and take in its majestic beauty. Continue on to the banks of the Orange River with time to swim or just relax. Enjoy the beautiful scenery in this part of the country.
Day 16 Orange River/Lambert’s Bay (1B)
Cross the border into South Africa and continue down the coast to Lambert’s Bay, stopping along the way. Opt to visit Bird Island or stroll through this charming town.
Day 17 Lambert’s Bay/Cape Town (1B)
Continue on the last stretch of the trip to lovely Cape Town. Stop at the G Adventures supported !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre along the way, then get ready to explore the vibrant streets of this scenic coastal city.
Day 18 Cape Town
Depart at any time.
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