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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; explore the Okavango Delta by mokoro, boat tour and nature walks; see the wild animals of Etosha National Park; relax along the Cubango and Chobe Rivers ending with the unforgettable sight of Victoria Falls - experience this exciting route in Overlanding style with Kiboko!

Tour Concept


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


All breakfasts & 10 dinners included
1 lunch included.


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
  • Kavango area
  • Okavango Delta
  • Chobe National Park
  • 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 Arebbusch Lodge(or similar). (Accommodated – dinner own account)

Our journey takes us north through ever changing scenery to our accommodation located on the edge of the Namib Desert. 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 Quiver Camp (or similar). (Accommodated – B & D)

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 morning 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). (Accommodated – B. Dinners own account)

Optional Activities

Township Tour
Dolphin cruise

Plus many more

Departing at lunchtime 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 late afternoon taking in the incredible setting. Overnight Ugab Terrace Lodge (or similar). (Accommodated – B & D)

Today we proceed to Etosha National Park where we enjoy our first game drive in the park in the Kiboko vehicle. 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. Day 7 we enjoy a full day game drive in open 4×4 vehicles from our lodge located just outside the park entrance. Overnight Etosha Village (or similar). (Accommodated – B & D)

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). (Accommodated – B & D)

Optional Activities

Sunset boat cruise

Continuing into the Caprivi we cross into Botswana and travel by road to our lodge on the edge of the Okavango Delta. The following day we travel by boat 30 minutes into the delta. We do mokoro & boat excursions in the back channels of the Nxamasire area of the delta. Game walks are also done on the smaller islands in the area subject to the water levels of the delta. Overnight Swampstop chalets. 

(Accommodated – Day 9 B & D / Day 10 B, L, D)

Optional Activities

Okavango Delta scenic helicopter flights for 30 mins

Travel through the Caprivi Strip in Namibia and cross back 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. Day 12 we relax on a morning game drive & a sunset game-viewing cruise on the Chobe River. Overnight Chobe Safari Lodge (or similar). (Accommodated – B & D)

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 helicopter flights over the Falls and to visit the Falls (own expense). Overnight at Sprayview Hotel (or similar). (Accommodated – B. Dinners own account)

Optional Activities

Sunset Cruise
12-13 min helicopter flight

Plus many more

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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WTK5SA - 2024
Victoria Falls
May 20, 2024
Windhoek
June 2, 2024
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Windhoek
May 24, 2024
Victoria Falls
June 6, 2024
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June 8, 2024
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June 21, 2024
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Windhoek
June 21, 2024
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July 4, 2024
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Windhoek
June 23, 2024
Victoria Falls
July 6, 2024
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Windhoek
July 6, 2024
Victoria Falls
July 19, 2024
2
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Victoria Falls
July 6, 2024
Windhoek
July 19, 2024
9
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Victoria Falls
July 20, 2024
Windhoek
August 2, 2024
10
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Windhoek
August 3, 2024
Victoria Falls
August 16, 2024
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Victoria Falls
August 17, 2024
Windhoek
August 30, 2024
14
WTK9N - 2024
Windhoek
August 31, 2024
Victoria Falls
September 13, 2024
1
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Victoria Falls
September 14, 2024
Windhoek
September 27, 2024
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Windhoek
September 28, 2024
Victoria Falls
October 11, 2024
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October 12, 2024
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October 25, 2024
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Victoria Falls
November 14, 2024
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November 16, 2024
Windhoek
November 29, 2024
16
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Windhoek
December 20, 2024
Victoria Falls
January 2, 2025
13

TOUR MAP

Our interactive map details the entire Deserts, Rivers & Wildlife 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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