Dunes, Deltas & Falls
Experiencing culture in Cape Town and game drives in Etosha National Park, cruising the Okavango Delta in a dug-out canoe, meeting the San Bushmen, marvelling at Fish River Canyon and Victoria Falls.
If you want to soak up the colours, culture and scenery of this incredible region, this is the ultimate expedition to southwestern Africa. Experience game drives, leave footprints on the world's highest sand dunes, wonder at the majesty of Victoria Falls and canoe game-rich deltas. Our overland trucks are an adventurous and inexpensive way to see the highlights while wilderness camping will bring you closer to the region’s wildlife—drift off to sleep to the call of cranes and awake to the rustle of elephants grazing on nearby riverbanks.
- Fish River Canyon entrance, Sossusvlei Dunes entrance, Etosha National Park entrance with game drives, Waterberg Plateau Game Park entrance, Guided township tour in Swakopmund, Okavango Delta entrance with mokoro excursion
- 19 breakfasts, 16 lunches, 14 dinners. (Allow USD110-145 for meals not included.)
- Simple hotels (2 nts), participation camping (15 nts), guesthouses (2 nts, multi-share), basic bush camp (1 nt).
- Overland vehicle, walking, mokoro.
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO)/cook and driver throughout, local guides.
- Small group experience; Max 22, avg 18.
- South Africa
Day 1 Cape Town
Arrive at any time.
Day 2-3 Cederberg/Gariep River (2B,2L,2D)
View dramatic Western Cape scenery, camp on a local farm, sip local wine. Opt to canoe on or jump into the Gariep River.
Day 4-6 Fish River Canyon/Namib Desert (3B,3L,3D)
Explore Sossusvlei Dunes and climb the breathtaking Dune 45.
Day 7-8 Swakopmund (1B,1L)
Meet our local friends and explore the back streets and local culture on a guided interpretive walk. Choose between exploring Swakopmund’s historic town, sand boarding, skydiving, or go on a dolphin cruise as optional activities.
Day 9-11 Damarland/Etosha National Park (3B,3L,3D)
Game drives in our private vehicle.
Day 12-13 Waterberg Plateau National Park/Windhoek (2B,1L,1D)
Scenic walk on the Waterberg Plateau.
Day 14-15 Kalahari/Maun (2B,2L,2D)
Visit the Kalahari Desert and meet the local San Bushmen. Optional walk to learn survival skills from the locals.
Day 16 Okavango Delta (1B,1L,1D)
Enjoy game walks, traditional mokoro (dug-out canoe) excursions, birding. Learn the ways of the bush from your local polers.
Day 17-18 Gweta/Chobe River (2B,2L,2D)
Camp under ancient baobab trees. Option to embark on a boat cruise on the Chobe River or game drive in open safari vehicle in Chobe National Park.
Day 19-20 Livingstone (2B,1L)
Ferry crossing into Zambia. Option to visit Victoria Falls, enjoy whitewater rafting, canoeing, take an elephant-back safari, fly over the falls and much more!
Day 21 Livingstone (1B)
Depart at any time.
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