20 Days Namibia, Okavango Delta & Victoria Falls Tour
The deserts and rolling sand dunes of Namibia, the unique ecosystem of Okavango Delta in Botswana, tumbling Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe: this Southern Africa group tour will take through all these memorable destinations, all the way enjoying incredible safaris!Read more
The deserts and rolling sand dunes of Namibia, the unique ecosystem of Okavango Delta in Botswana, tumbling Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe: this Southern Africa group tour will take through all these memorable destinations, all the way enjoying incredible safaris!
You will have 20 magnificent days to explore this incredible land. This tour delivers an unforgettable experience as you meet the San (Bushmen), do a Mokoro excursion in the Okavango Delta, and soak up the incredible views of Victoria Falls.
On this guided African overland safari tour, you will explore 3 countries while travelling in our Premium Overland Safari Truck fitted with 12-Ultimate Safari seats. Each traveller gets to sit back, relax and enjoy this adventurous safari tour through Africa while our crew takes care of the rest.
Explore Windhoek during the day and meet your group and your Tour Leader in the evening at 18:00 to get acquainted and review your trip details. Windhoek is a tiny capital town but with loads of interesting things to offer. One of the most famous is the display of 33 meteorites, the Gibeon Meteorites in the Post Street Mall. Here you can take pictures of and touch these extra-terrestrial bodies that are corrosive resistant due to the high amount of nickel in them. Shopping opportunities abound and for the historically inclined there are many museums and historical buildings within walking distance around the town centre. One of the most widely photographed and a historical landmark is the Christ Church, a Lutheran church, built in the Gothic revival style.
Your journey will start after a wholesome breakfast, heading southwest towards the Namib Desert. Enjoy a scenic drive, beautiful in a unique and rugged way. Drive through an area between the Nubib and Tsaris mountains in the South of Namibia. Between many massive granite boulders is an enormous rock shaped like a hammer, inspiring the Germans to the farm Hammerstein one of many beautiful and unique overnight places in the area.
An early departure will give you the opportunity to climb the majestic Dune 45 during the cooler time of the day. Dune 45 was named for its proximity to Sesriem gate before continuing to the entrance of Sossusvlei, a seemingly endless expanse of sand dunes. Sand that was carried to the west coast by the Orange River is blown back again inland by trade winds and formed the dunes of the Namib Desert. The Namib, a minimum of 55 million years old, is regarded as the oldest desert in the world. The sand here is red in colour due to the prominent levels of iron oxide. These dunes are known as star dunes, created by winds blowing from all directions and is also known as the highest sand dunes in the world. In the afternoon, you will visit the Sesriem Canyon, a miniature canyon by world standards but beautiful to walk around in and appreciate the distinctive sedimentary rocks and conglomerate that line the canyon walls.
Continue to Swakopmund with its cooler Atlantic sea air, cultural experiences, and options for some extreme adventures such as quad biking, sand boarding, 4×4 safaris, skydiving (weather permitting) and more. Experience well preserved German buildings while you visit The Mole, an artificial harbour completed in 1900 that was blocked in the winter of 1906 by a sandbank making it an unsuccessful attempt. Visit the lighthouse who together with the mole, is the specific locations since 1892 symbolizing the laying of the foundation stone of the town.
Near the museum, you can see the most beautiful building completed in 1905 called the Woermann House.
The only meal provided today is breakfast as Swakopmund has plenty of wonderful places to eat local cuisine. Swakopmund offers a variety of bakeries and cafes with a selection of reasonably priced meals.
Swakopmund’s variety of attractions and activities cater for all tastes and styles. Take a walk along the beach and dip your toes in the icy Atlantic Ocean or visit the Kristal Gallery which boasts the largest Quartz Crystal Cluster on display in the world, weighing in at 14,100 kilogrammes. Browse the many excellent bookshops and curio shops and spoil yourself with a unique gift from the area. If adrenalin and the outdoors thrills you, you can enjoy optional activities like quad biking, sand boarding, 4x4 safaris, skydiving (weather permitting) and more.
Depart after breakfast for a hike to the Branberg White Lady Bushmen painting. Afterwards we head towards the Etosha region.
This region is divided into 8 different main vegetation zones. On your way experience, the biome change as Mopanie Trees starts to join the Thorn trees creating the unique feeling of this region. More and more termite hills start to greet you travelling North towards Etosha National Park one of Southern Africa’s best-loved wildlife sanctuaries.
We head north east toward the Caprivi. The surrounding areas of Rundu are one of Namibia most picturesque landscapes with spectacular sunsets over the Okavango River which acts as the border between Angola and Namibia. You can choose a wide variety of optional activities such as fishing, birding and boat cruises.
Leave Ghanzi early for a long drive through the western parts of Botswana and across the border into Namibia, a country famous for sand, sea, and sun. Enjoy dinner at one of Windhoek’s famous restaurants (at your own expense). If you have not yet tried game meat then this is a fantastic opportunity to treat your taste buds with something new like kudu, ostrich, impala or even crocodile.