An all encompassing journey starting in Livingstone with Victoria Falls, then highlights of Namibia and Botswana. This is an adventure through some of the most spectacular areas in Southern Africa. A camping safari is perfect for adventure travellers! You get the real African experience as you connect, as close as possible, with the continent’s natural splendour. It’s Africa without her makeup - and she’s a beauty – who’s sure to make an indelible print on your heart.
Victoria Falls – natural wonder of the world
Caprivi – game drives and boat cruise
Etosha NP – game viewing from camp & on game drives
Brandburg – rock paintings
Swakopmund – dune boarding & quad biking
Namib Desert – walk Sossusvlei dunes
Use of camping equipment (except sleeping bag/pillow)
Meals as per itinerary
Pre and post tour accommodation
Beverages (alcohol, soft drinks and bottled water)
Increases in park fees, government taxes and levies and fuel surcharges
Day 1 - 2 LIVINGSTONE [camping Bx1--]
[B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner]
The group will meet in Livingstone, in Zambia, at 14:00. We have 2 days to explore Victoria Falls, a natural wonder of the world, plunging into the Zambezi Gorge. Adventure activities abound, white water rafting on the mighty Zambezi, or a 111m bungi jump (own expense).
Day 3 – 4 CAPRIVI [camping BLD]
Heading out of Livingstone we cross at Sesheke into the Caprivi, a narrow strip of Namibian land that extends between Angola, Zambia and Botswana. An abundance of large rivers attracts a variety of animals and birds and we have 2 days to explore this remote and beautiful region, including a boat cruise on the Kavango River.
Day 5 RUNDU [camping BLD]
After a morning enjoying the abundant birdlife that surrounds the camp, our road takes us directly west along the Kavango River. Villages of grass huts and local wooden crafts and carvings are a common sight. We stop for the night at our riverside camp in Rundu with a spectacular sunset.
Day 6 - 7 ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK [camping BLD]
Etosha National Park, “the great white place of dry water”, in the game rich north west corner of Namibia offers a variety of wildlife. We take game drives around the huge dry pan to find the elephants, herds of antelope and lions around the waterholes before we camp at Namutoni, Halali or Okaukuejo with their flood-lit waterholes.
Day 8 UGAB WILDERNESS [camping BLD]
Our next stop is the Brandberg where we camp next to the dry Ugab River bed, home to the rare desert elephants. We explore the mountains on foot with our local guides, who lead us through this region adorned with rock art including the “White Lady”.
Day 9 SPITZKOP [camping BLD]
Our journey covers some beautiful desert landscapes as we move south towards the huge granite domes that rise out of the desert at Spitzkoppe. We set up camp at the foot of these massive domes, and take a walk to explore the area. The silence and wide open spaces add to the mystery and we enjoy a magnificent sunset.
Day 10 – 11 SWAKOPMUND [chalet Bx2 Lx1 -]
We cross flat open plains to the coastline where we visit the Cape Cross seal colony. Further south is the coastal town of Swakopmund. Day free to explore the town or try quad biking / dune boarding (own expense). We enjoy evening restaurant meals (own expense).
Day 12 – 13 NAMIB DESERT [camping BLD]
The Lunar landscapes surround the town of Swakopmund and we visit these as we leave and head into the Namib Desert with it’s towering red sand dunes. We will walk to Sossusvlei, explore Sesriem Canyon and watch dramatic sunsets over the world’s highest sand dunes.
Day 14 WINDHOEK [Permanent tents BL-]
The charm of the city of Windhoek lies in its harmonious blend of African and European cultures and the friendliness of its people. We arrive late in the day and enjoy a restaurant meal (own expense).
Day 15 WINDHOEK - TOUR ENDS [B--]
Tour ends after breakfast in the town of Windhoek. Transfers to Windhoek Airport available on request. Please contact the Sunway office at the time of booking to book your transfer.