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Overview

This tour offers an abundance of scenic, wildlife and cultural attractions. Explore the sights of Cape Town; view the mighty Augrabies Falls and Fish River Canyon; search for wild animals of the Kgalagaladi and Etosha National Parks; walk the highest sand dunes of the world in the Namib Desert; walk, boat and mokoro in the untamed beauty of the Okavango Delta; witness a sunset with many animals along the Chobe River ending with the unforgettable sight of Victoria Falls - experience this exciting route on a comfortable fully serviced camping safari!

Tour Concept


16 nights fully serviced camping
4 nights hotel accommodation


All meals when camping
Breakfast only in Cape Town, Swakopmund & Victoria falls


Tour is conducted in a Kiboko Adventures overland vehicle


Group Size is from four to sixteen travellers.

This tour, which includes camp bed, mattress, sleeping bag and small pillow, is a fully serviced camping safari complete with a team of three staff members to take care of all camp duties such as cooking, cleaning and tent assembly.

Some of the Highlights Include

  • Cape Town, Table Mountain (optional), Cape Of Good Hope
  • Augrabies Falls
  • Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Namib desert
  • Swakopmund
  • Spitzkoppe
  • Etosha National Park
  • Okavango Delta
  • 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 tour starts on day 1 with a pre departure meeting at 18h00 in the lobby of the hotel. Set against the majestic Table Mountain, Cape Town offers scenic, historic and cultural attractions. Day 2 depart from Breakwater Lodge at 08h00, for a full day peninsula tour. Driving along the Atlantic seaboard via Hout Bay and Chapman’s Peak, we visit the Table Mountain National Park – Cape Point, returning along the Indian Ocean coastline back to our well-situated Waterfront hotel. A morning or afternoon cable car ascent up Table Mountain is optional for clients’ own expense. Dinner can be enjoyed at the bustling Waterfront at clients’ own expense. Breakwater Lodge (or similar accommodation).(Accommodated – Lunches & dinners own expense)

Optional Activities

Table mountain cable car +-ZAR 255pp

Departing Cape Town we pass through the picturesque Namaqualand region. We overnight at the foot of the Van Ryns Pass. During the months of August – October the landscape is transformed into an explosion of colour due to the numerous wild flowers of the region. (Serviced Camping – B, L, D)

Leaving the Little Karoo we head north to the Augrabies Falls National Park. We pass through a lush oasis area with an abundance of wine farms. Here the mighty Orange River plummets 56m into the gorge below. The local name for these majestic falls is ‘Aukoerebis’ or ‘place of great noise’. We spend the afternoon enjoying the falls from its many viewpoints. (Serviced Camping – B, L, D)

We head north into the Kalahari and the magnificent Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Covering over 3.6 million hectares this is one of the largest reserves in Africa. Due to sparse vegetation in the area excellent predator sightings are common including that of the famous black mane Lion. We enjoy morning & afternoon game drives in the Park. (Serviced Camping – B, L, D)

Leaving the Kalahari region we head west and enter Namibia. After setting up camp enjoy a walk along the rim of the canyon and watch the changing colours of sunset over the canyon. (Serviced Camping – B, L, D)

Our journey takes us north through ever changing scenery to our camp located on the edge of the Namib Desert. We enjoy a sunset walk in the dunes surrounding our camp. 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. (Serviced Camping – B, L, D)

Optional Activities

Hot Air Balloon +-ND$5950p/p

Note: This activity coincides with the included desert walk

Heading north 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, scenic flights over the vast Namib and many more. Accommodation in Dunedin Star Guesthouse. (Accommodated – B, L – dinner own account)

Optional Activities

Township Tour +-ND$500 p/p
Dolphin cruise +-ND$650 p/p
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)

Leaving Swakopmund after lunch we set up camp among the boulders of the Spitzkoppe Mountains. The afternoon is free to explore the stunning surrounding area on foot. The spectacular setting of our remote bushcamp is sure to leave a lasting impression. (Serviced Camping – B & D. Lunch own account)

Optional Activities

Bushman paintings guided walk+-NAD 50pp

We enter Etosha and travel through the park to Okakeujo Restcamp. 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. Floodlit waterholes at Okakeujo & Namutoni Restcamps attract an abundance of animals throughout the evening, providing us with many amazing wildlife sightings. We enjoy early morning and late afternoon game drives. Overnight Okakeujo & Namutoni Restcamps inside Etosha. (Serviced Camping – B, L, D)

Optional Activities

Night game drive +-NAD 600pp

After a morning game drive we exit Etosha and travel to Rundu on the banks of the Kavango River. Our camp is set amongst the lush vegetation overlooking the Kavango River. (Serviced Camping – B, L, D)

Continuing into the Caprivi we cross into Botswana we travel by road to the edge of the Okavango Delta. We transfer 2-3 hours by boat to Pepere island in the delta. The following day we do mokoro and game walks on the island and the smaller islands in the area. The activities included are Mokoro trips, scenic boat tours and game walks on the island.  (Accommodated in permanent tented camp with shared ablutions- B, L, D)

Departing the Delta by boat we return to our vehicle and we cross back into Namibia. Driving through the Caprivi Strip we set up camp on the banks of the Kwando River. (Serviced Camping – B, L, D)

Continuing through the Caprivi we cross into Botswana and travel through the Chobe National Park setting up camp on the banks of the Chobe River. Chobe is famous for its beautiful scenery, magnificent sunsets and abundance of wildlife and birdlife. The following day we relax on a game viewing cruise on the Chobe River. A morning game drive in Chobe National Park is optional (own expense). (Serviced Camping – B, L, D)

Optional Activities

Chobe game drive +-BWP280 pp exc park fees
Chobe photographic boat safari +-USD130 pp exc park fees
Chobe photographic game drive +-USD130 pp exc park fees

After breakfast we travel across the Zimbabwean border to Victoria Falls, without doubt one of the greatest and most spectacular sights in Africa. The afternoon and following morning is 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 Sprayview Hotel (or similar). (Accommodated – B. Lunches and dinners own account)

Optional Activities

White Water Rafting +-USD150 pp + park fees
Sunset Cruise +-USD45pp + park fees
Ra-ikane, luxury Sunset Cruise +-USD68pp + park fees
12-13 min helicopter flight +-USD150 pp + park fee
Night Game Drive & bush dinner +-USD137pp + park fees
More activities available on request

Tour ends after breakfast. (B)

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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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TOUR CODE
START
END
SEATS AVAILABLE
TOUR STATUS
ENQUIRE
GT10S
Victoria Falls
September 23, 2017
Cape Town
October 13, 2017
0
N/A
GT10SA
Victoria Falls
October 7, 2017
Cape Town
October 27, 2017
1
GT11N
Cape Town
October 28, 2017
Victoria Falls
November 17, 2017
1
GT12S
Victoria Falls
December 13, 2017
Cape Town
January 2, 2018
16
GT1N - 2018
Cape Town
January 13, 2018
Victoria Falls
February 2, 2018
8
GT2S - 2018
Victoria Falls
February 3, 2018
Cape Town
February 23, 2018
0
N/A
GT3N - 2018
Cape Town
March 3, 2018
Victoria Falls
March 23, 2018
14
GT4S - 2018
Victoria Falls
March 24, 2018
Cape Town
April 13, 2018
16
GT5N - 2018
Cape Town
May 5, 2018
Victoria Falls
May 25, 2018
16
GT6S - 2018
Victoria Falls
May 26, 2018
Cape Town
June 15, 2018
11
GT7N - 2018
Cape Town
July 7, 2018
Victoria Falls
July 27, 2018
10
GT7NA - 2018
Cape Town
July 14, 2018
Victoria Falls
August 3, 2018
16
GT8S - 2018
Victoria Falls
July 28, 2018
Cape Town
August 17, 2018
16
GT9N - 2018
Cape Town
September 1, 2018
Victoria Falls
September 21, 2018
16
GT9NA - 2018
Cape Town
September 8, 2018
Victoria Falls
September 28, 2018
16
GT10S - 2018
Victoria Falls
September 22, 2018
Cape Town
October 12, 2018
0
N/A
GT10SA - 2018
Victoria Falls
September 29, 2018
Cape Town
October 19, 2018
16
GT10N - 2018
Cape Town
October 20, 2018
Victoria Falls
November 9, 2018
16
GT11S - 2018
Victoria Falls
November 10, 2018
Cape Town
November 30, 2018
16
GT12N - 2018
Cape Town
December 13, 2018
Victoria Falls
January 2, 2019
16

TOUR MAP

Our interactive map details the entire Great Trek Adventure itinerary, so you can map out your route step for step. Learn more about the places you’ll be staying, the distances you’ll be travelling, and the incredible attractions you’ll be visiting along the way.

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Nicola, New Zealand - June 26, 2017
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