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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


15 nights fully serviced camping
4 nights hotel accommodation


Meals as per itinerary


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
Robben Island Ferry

Plus many more

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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & D)

Our journey takes us north through ever changing scenery to our camp 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. (Serviced Camping – B & D)

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 morning 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 Dunedin Star Guesthouse. (Accommodated – B)

Optional Activities

Township Tour
Dolphin cruise

Many other activities available

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)

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. We set up camp just outside the Park and enjoy a late afternoon game drive on the afternoon in the Kiboko Overland vehicle. (Serviced Camping – B & D)

After packing up camp and having breakfast we enter the Park and game drive through the Park to the Eastern sector. We stop at Etosha Pan and arrive at our campsite after lunch. We explore the Eastern area on an afternoon game drive in the Kiboko truck. Overnight Namutoni Restcamp inside the Park.

A morning game drive takes us out of the Park and we 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 & D)

Continuing into the Caprivi we cross into Botswana and travel to our campsite on the edge of the Okavango Delta. The following day 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. (Serviced Camping – Day 15 B & D / Day 16 B, L, D)

Optional Activities

Scenic helicopter flights over the Okavango Delta

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 18 we relax on a morning game drive & a sunset game-viewing cruise on the Chobe River. (Serviced Camping – B & D)

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

Sunset Cruise
12-13 min helicopter flight

Plus many more activities

Tour ends after breakfast. (B)

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
GT6S - 2024
Victoria Falls
June 1, 2024
Cape Town
June 20, 2024
0
N/A
GT8S - 2024
Victoria Falls
July 27, 2024
Cape Town
August 15, 2024
12
GT9N - 2024
Cape Town
August 31, 2024
Victoria Falls
September 19, 2024
4
GT9S - 2024
Victoria Falls
September 21, 2024
Cape Town
October 10, 2024
7
GT10N - 2024
Cape Town
October 12, 2024
Victoria Falls
October 31, 2024
0
N/A
GT11S - 2024
Victoria Falls
November 2, 2024
Cape Town
November 21, 2024
16
GT12N - 2024
Cape Town
November 23, 2024
Victoria Falls
December 12, 2024
12
GT12S - 2024
Victoria Falls
December 14, 2024
Cape Town
January 2, 2025
16

TOUR MAP

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