Desert & Delta Safari


Namibia & Botswana 17 Days

Green Season (Jan - May / Nov & Dec) @USD4442-00 per person sharing
Peak Season   (June - October)            @USD5096-00 per person sharing

5 NIGHTS STANDARD MOBILE SAFARI, 7 NIGHTS STANDARD COMFORT MOBILE SAFARI WITH 4 NIGHTS HOTEL/LODGE ACCOMMODATION

Namibia
DESERT- Day 1: Windhoek
Windhoek, with its lingering heritage of German architecture, activities and atmosphere, is a city that can be visited throughout the year.  This day is spent at your own leisure.  Hotel Safari (or similar accommodation) (Dinner own arrangements)

Day 2: Spitzkoppe
The Spitzkoppe is also described as the "Matterhorn of Namibia". Rising to an altitude of about 1800 meters, the Spitzkoppe, due to its striking outlines, it is regarded as the most well-known mountain in the country. Situated in an endless, dry plain, the island of mountains can be seen from far away. We enjoy one of the various walking trails available. Standard Mobile Safari (All meals)

Day 3:  Swakopmund                                    
Swakopmund, with its German colonial atmosphere, is the principal coastal resort of Namibia.  Time is spent at own leisure to enjoy the charm of this old town or to undertake one of the many optional activities on offer e.g. quad biking, sand boarding, scenic flights (at own expense).  Overnight accommodation in Bungalows (Breakfast only)


Day 4 & 5: Namib Desert - Sossusvlei
Our journey takes us to the heart of the Namib Desert.  The following morning is an early departure for Sossusvlei stopping in the dune belt to enjoy the changing colours of the world’s highest sand dunes.  Spend the morning walking amongst the dunes of Sossusvlei and Deadvlei.  On the way back to the camp we enjoy a short hike through Sesriem Canyon. Standard Mobile Safari (All meals)

Day 6: Gobabis
We depart after breakfast and arrive in Windhoek at lunchtime (lunch own account). We continue east into the Gobabis area, where we will set up the camp. Standard Mobile Safari (Breakfast and Dinner only)

Day 7: Ghanzi
We drive to Botswana and set up camp at a Bushman Village in the Kalahari.  The local Bushmen community runs the project with all the proceeds directly benefiting the community.  The following morning we venture out on a guided bush walk, with a local guide who will explain/show to us how the community sustains itself within this harsh environment.  Standard Mobile Safari (All meals)

Botswana
DELTA - Day 8: Maun
Continuing overland we are welcomed in Maun by our Botswana guide who hosts us at a local restaurant for lunch.  We have the opportunity to do some shopping or take a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta (at own expense). Chalet accommodation (All meals)

Day 9 & 10: Okavango Delta
After breakfast we head into the Delta where we explore the channels and waterways of the Okavango Delta on a boating excursion, visiting the natural “nursery” of the Heron.  Standard Comfort Mobile Safari (All meals)


Day 11 & 12: Khwai
We move and set up our camp in the Khwai area and explore the ever-changing scenery on a late afternoon game drive with our guide. The next day a morning Mokoro excursion unfolds the serenity of the surrounding wilderness. Standard Comfort Mobile Safari (All Meals)

Day 13 & 14: Savute
Continuing overland through the National Parks we visit the dry Savute Marsh and Savute channel, famous for its abundance of large predators. Standard Comfort Mobile Safari (All meals)

Day 15: Chobe 
Chobe is famous for its magnificent scenery and sunsets, with the largest elephant population in Africa living in the region.  Standard Comfort Mobile Safari (All meals)

Day 16: Chobe to Livingstone
We are transferred to Livingstone to spend time at our own leisure and enjoy the many optional activities on offer (at own expense).  Zambezi Waterfront Hotel (or similar accommodation) (Breakfast only)

Day 17: Livingstone
Over morning breakfast, we have the opportunity to exchange contact details with friends we have made during this adventure safari before leaving for the airport to journey back home. End of safari. (Breakfast)

Transfers Included:
Day 1- from airport in Windhoek

Tour Code: DD   Windhoek to Livingstone.

Trips from Maun to Livingstone are available on request.

Includes:  Namibia – 4 nights standard mobile camping with camp bed, mattress, sleeping bag & small pillow with all meals, 1 night camping with  breakfast and dinner, 2 nights hotel / chalet in Windhoek & Swakopmund on a bed and breakfast basis.
Botswana - Light Lunch on arrival in Maun, 8 nights standard comfort mobile with all meals, mineral water, wine served during evening meals, camp bed, high density foam mattress, bed roll with full linen and pillow, “Al Fresco” ensuite bathroom with porta potti toilet and warm bucket shower, towels,  morning boating excursion in Xakanaxa area, afternoon boat cruise on the Chobe River, 1 night accommodation in Livingstone on a B&B basis.

Excludes: Namibia - Flights, airport taxes, visa costs, towels, drinks, mineral water, dinners and lunches in Windhoek & Swakopmund, lunch on day 6, optional excursions, and gratuities  items of a personal nature.
Botswana - International/regional flights, airport taxes, visa costs, drinks, mokoro excursion in Khwai, optional excursions and entrance fees in Livingstone, gratuities and items of a personal nature, airport transfer in Livingstone.

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Departure Dates:
For bookings (minimum 4 people) please enquire with karibubots@info.bw for your Desert & Delta Safari on your own chosen dates.