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Overview

A modified version of our longer TransKalahari Adventure, this tour offers an abundance of scenic, wildlife and cultural attractions. Walk the highest sand dunes in the world in the Namib Desert; see the wild animals of Etosha National Park; relax along the Okavango, Kwando and Chobe Rivers ending with the unforgettable sight of Victoria Falls - experience this exciting route in Overlanding style with Kiboko!

Tour Concept


14 nights 3-4 star lodge all with en-suite facilities


All breakfasts & 9 dinners included
All lunches own expense


Tour is conducted in a Kiboko Adventures overland vehicle


Group Size is from four to sixteen travellers.

This tour is a lodge tour using three to four star lodges, all with private en-suite facilities. One staff member takes care of the driving and guiding and hosting the clients while on tour. All breakfasts and dinners are enjoyed in the lodges.

Some of the Highlights Include

  • Namib Desert
  • Swakopmund
  • Etosha National Park
  • The Okavango & Kwando Rivers
  • Sunset game viewing cruise on the Chobe River
  • Victoria Falls

Gallery

Whether you’re waking up to sunrise over the stark Namib Desert, bird watching in the Okavango Delta, or looking out over the city of Cape Town from the top of Table Mountain, the moments captured on our safaris are unforgettable. Take a look at our gallery for a glimpse of what your Kiboko adventure could have in store.

Itinerary

 

The afternoon in Windhoek is free to explore the capital city of Namibia. Overnight Safari Court Hotel (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – dinner own account)

Clients are met at the reception at 10h00 for a transfer to our accommodation located on the edge of the Namib Desert. Here you will meet your Kiboko guide and the rest of the group traveling from Cape Town on the longer TransKalahari Adventure. The following morning is an early departure for Sossusvlei, stopping in the dune belt to witness the changing colours of the world’s highest sand dunes. We undertake a 5km walk to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. In the afternoon we enjoy a short hike through the Sesriem Canyon. Overnight Desert Camp (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B & D)

Optional Activities

Hot air ballon +- NAD 5950pp

We reach the coast at Walvis Bay and enjoy lunch while viewing the many flamingos feeding. We arrive in Swakopmund and spend the afternoon and following day exploring this German colonial town or booking one of the numerous optional excursions (own expense). Activities available include dolphin cruises or scenic flights over the vast Namib Desert. Overnight The Delight (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B. Dinners own account)

Optional Activities

Township Tour +-R500
Dolphin cruise +-R650
Scenic flights
“Conception bay” NAD5680p/p (2 pax) & NAD2270p/p (5 pax)
“Skeleton Coast/Ugab river” NAD8000p/p (2 pax) & NAD3200p/p (5 pax)
“Sossusvlei Flight” NAD8000p/p (2 pax) & NAD3200p/p (5 pax)

We drive inland through the Damaraland region with its vast and rugged terrain. Its mountain ranges are intercepted by wide gravel plains, which run into sandy, vegetated riverbeds and hot, dry valleys. Our lodge is located on top of a mountain with spectacular views of the surrounding area. Spend the afternoon taking in the incredible setting or simply relaxing by the pool. Overnight Ugab Terrace Lodge (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B & D)

Today we proceed to Etosha National Park where we enjoy our first game drive and relax by the floodlight waterhole in the evening. The park’s main characteristic is a salt pan so large it can be seen from space. Yet there is abundant wildlife that congregates around the waterholes. Overnight Okakeujo Restcamp inside Etosha National Park (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B & D)

Optional Activities

Etosha night game drive +-R600

This Park is one of the most important reserves and game sanctuaries in Africa with thousands of wild animals such as blue wildebeest, springbok, zebra, kudu, giraffe, cheetah, leopard, lion and elephant making this area their home. The day is spent on game drive through the Park from the Western to the Eastern side of the Park. Overnight Namutoni Restcamp inside Etosha National Park (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B & D)

Optional Activities

Etosha night game drive +-R600

We depart Etosha and enter the Caprivi Strip where we spend the night set amongst the lush vegetation overlooking the Okavango River and Angola. An optional afternoon boat cruise on the river is available (own account). Overnight Hakusembe River Lodge (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B & D)

Optional Activities

Sunset boat cruise +-R195

We continue through the Caprivi to the Eastern side of the Caprivi Strip and arrive at our lodge overlooking the flood plains of the Kwando River. A lush area teeming with wildlife and birdlife offers a great opportunity for a late afternoon game drive (own account). Overnight Namushasha River Lodge (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B & D)

Optional Activities

Bwabwata National Park Game Drive +-R425
Boat trip +-R425

Crossing into Botswana via the Chobe National Park we overnight on the banks of the Chobe River. Chobe is famous for its beautiful scenery, magnificent sunsets and abundance of wildlife and birdlife. We relax on a sunset game-viewing cruise on the Chobe River. Optional Game Drive (own account). Overnight Chobe Safari Lodge (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B & D)

Optional Activities

Game drive in Chobe National park +-BWP280
Photographic boat safari on Chobe River +-USD130
Photographic game drive safari in Chobe National Park +-USD130

We travel across the Zimbabwean border to Victoria Falls – without doubt one of the greatest and most spectacular sights in Africa. Days are spent at leisure to browse the local markets, to experience the many optional activities on offer in the adrenalin capital of Africa including white water rafting, bungi jumping, microlighting/ airplane or helicopter flights over the Falls and to visit the Falls (own expense). Overnight on the banks of the Zambezi river at A’Zambezi River Lodge (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B. Dinners own account)

Optional Activities

Sunset Cruise +-USD45pp + park fees
Ra-ikane luxury Sunset Cruise +-USD68pp + park fees
12-13 min helicopter flight +-USD150 pp + park fee

Tour ends after breakfast. (B)

Deserts, Rivers & Wildlife 2017 - Northbound Deserts, Rivers & Wildlife 2017 - Southbound

When to Visit

January - March

QUIET

WET

This is the rainy season for Namibia & Botswana. Hot & humid with some days bright and sunny and others grey & wet with cooling afternoon thunderstorms.

April - June

BUSY

DRY

Rainy season is over! Colorful and lush with clear blue skies. Moderate day temperatures with game starting to concentrate around permanent water as pans start to dry out.

July - September

BUSY

DRY

No rain with crisp, clear days around 25 degrees and night temperatures 0-10 degrees. Game viewing excellent and migratory birds start arriving in August. Best time for safari!

October

BUSY

DRY

The driest month of the year with daily temperatures 30+ degrees. Excellent time for big game safaris.

November - December

QUIET

WET

Hot days with the start of the afternoon African thuderstorms. This is Calving season and good game viewing with many migrant birds present.

Availability

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WTK9N
Windhoek
September 9, 2017
Victoria Falls
September 23, 2017
2
WTK9NA
Windhoek
September 16, 2017
Victoria Falls
September 30, 2017
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Victoria Falls
September 24, 2017
Windhoek
October 8, 2017
2
WTK10SA
Victoria Falls
October 1, 2017
Windhoek
October 15, 2017
1
WTK11N
Windhoek
October 28, 2017
Victoria Falls
November 11, 2017
16
WTK11S
Victoria Falls
November 12, 2017
Windhoek
November 26, 2017
6
WTK1N - 2018
Windhoek
January 20, 2018
Victoria Falls
February 3, 2018
14
WTK2S - 2018
Victoria Falls
February 4, 2018
Windhoek
February 18, 2018
12
WTK3N - 2018
Windhoek
March 10, 2018
Victoria Falls
March 24, 2018
16
WTK4S - 2018
Victoria Falls
March 25, 2018
Windhoek
April 8, 2018
14
WTK5N - 2018
Windhoek
May 12, 2018
Victoria Falls
May 26, 2018
5
WTK6S - 2018
Victoria Falls
May 27, 2018
Windhoek
June 10, 2018
12
WTK7N - 2018
Windhoek
July 7, 2018
Victoria Falls
July 21, 2018
10
WTK8S - 2018
Victoria Falls
July 28, 2018
Windhoek
August 11, 2018
16
WTK8SA - 2018
Victoria Falls
August 5, 2018
Windhoek
August 19, 2018
16
WTK9N - 2018
Windhoek
September 8, 2018
Victoria Falls
September 22, 2018
16
WTK9NA - 2018
Windhoek
September 15, 2018
Victoria Falls
September 29, 2018
10
WTK10S - 2018
Victoria Falls
September 23, 2018
Windhoek
October 7, 2018
16
WTK10SA - 2018
Victoria Falls
September 30, 2018
Windhoek
October 14, 2018
16
WTK11N - 2018
Windhoek
October 27, 2018
Victoria Falls
November 10, 2018
16
WTK11S - 2018
Victoria Falls
November 11, 2018
Windhoek
November 25, 2018
16
WTK12N - 2018
Windhoek
December 22, 2018
Victoria Falls
January 5, 2019
16

TOUR MAP

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