From the Cape to Victoria Falls
from 3.490€per person
This 21-day adventure trip takes you from Cape Town to the famous Victoria Falls. Discover the highlights of Southern Africa – whether the vastness of the Namib Desert or the wilderness of the Okavango Delta, you will experience the real Africa with all its facets.
|Day||Route||Duration||Transfer||Accommodation||National Park / Region||Food|
|1||Cape Town||ca. 160 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Sweetest Guesthouse||Cape Town|
|2||Cape Town – Cederberg||ca. 250 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Western Cape Nature Conservation||Cederberg||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|3||Cederberg – Orange River||ca. 500 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Felix Unite||Orange River||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|4||Orange River – Fish River Canyon||ca. 300 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Canon Mountain Lodge||Fish River Canyon||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|5||Fish River Canyon – Namib Desert||ca. 550 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Desert Camp||Namib Desert||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|6||Namib Desert||Minibus or Safari Truck||Desert Camp||Namib Desert||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|7||Namib Desert – Swakopmund||ca. 350 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Hotel Pension a la Mer||Swakopmund||Breakfast, Lunch|
|8||Swakopmund||Minibus or Safari Truck||Hotel Pension a la Mer||Swakopmund||Breakfast|
|9||Swakopmund – Damaraland||ca. 350 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Brandberg White Lady Lodge||Damaraland||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|10||Damaraland – Etosha National Park||ca. 400 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Tarentaal Guest Farm||Etosha National Park||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|11||Etosha National Park||Minibus or Safari Truck||Tarentaal Guest Farm||Etosha National Park||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|12||Etosha National Park – Windhoek||ca. 500 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Klein Windhoek Guest House||Windhoek||Breakfast, Lunch|
|13||Windhoek – Kalahari||ca. 550 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Dqae Qare San Lodge||Kalahari||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|14 & 15||Kalahari – Okavango Delta||ca. 400 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Guma Lagoon||Okavango Delta||Breakfast, Lunch|
|16||Okavango Delta – Maun||ca. 320 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Island Safari Lodge||Maun||Breakfast, Lunch|
|17||Maun – Makgadikgadi Pans||ca. 320 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Nata Lodge||Makgadikgadi Pans||Breakfast, Lunch|
|18 & 19||Makgadikgadi Pans – Chobe National Park||ca. 300 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Thebe River Lodge||Chobe National Park||Breakfast, Lunch|
|20||Chobe National Park – Victoria Falls||ca. 400 Km||Minibus or Safari Truck||Shearwater Explorer Village||Victoria Falls||Breakfast|
|21||Victoria Falls – Airport||Minibus or Safari Truck||Breakfast|
Day 1: Wonderful Cape Town
Your adventure begins in Cape Town. Let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of the city and its nature.
Visit the harbour in Hout Bay before heading to the Cape of Good Hope - the view is simply fantastic! Then visit the huge penguin colony at Boulders Beach. There are about 2000 of these cute animals.
Afterwards we go to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, where you can end the evening with culinary delicacies.
Overnight stay in the Sweetest Guesthouse.
Day 2: From Cape Town to Cederberg
Put on your hiking boots, we're going to the mountains today. The beautiful rock formations of the Ceder Mountains extend about 300 km north of Cape Town and offer a great view.
Besides beautiful landscapes and the rare Cape Mountain Zebras, you will come across numerous rock paintings, which originate from the natives, the San. Another special feature of the mountains is the tea plant Rooibos, which only grows there.
After an eventful day you can relax in your accommodation before a delicious dinner awaits you.
Overnight at the Western Cape Nature Conservation.
Day 3: From the Ceder Mountains to Orange River
After a longer drive through beautiful landscapes, you will reach your accommodation in Namibia. The beautiful Felix Unite Camp is located directly at the Orange River.
Do you prefer a canoe trip on the river or would you rather use the time to relax in the sun and cool down in the water? You can spend the day as you like to!
Overnight at Felixe Unite Camp.
Day 4: From Orange River to Fish River Canyon
You leave the Orange River behind you and drive to the second largest canyon in the world - the Fish River Canyon.
You have time to explore this fascinating natural beauty by foot. In the evening, the lookout point offers you a fantastic view of the setting sun.
Overnight stay at Canon Mountain Camp.
Day 5 & 6: From Fish River Canyon to Namib Desert
In the distance the towering red sand dunes of Sossusvlei stretch out in front of you and you know you have arrived at Namib Desert. You will explore the dunes of Sossusvlei, walk through the gorges of Sesriem Canyon and enjoy the beautiful sunsets from your lodge. Overnight stay at Desert Camp.
Day 7 & 8: From Namib Desert to Swakopumd
You will spend the next two days on the Atlantic coast. The popular holiday resort of Swakopmund not only exudes the charm of bygone times with its buildings, but also has a lot to offer.
Spend the days on the beautiful sandy beach, stroll through the streets or go shopping.
That sounds too boring for you? Swakopmund offers numerous exciting activities. Enjoy the adrenaline when you ride your quad through the desert and get to know its animal inhabitants.
Or explore the Walvis Bay lagoon with a kayak, with a little luck you can even see dolphins and seals up close. No matter what you desire, Swakopmund is definitely worth a trip!
Overnight stay in Hotel Pension a la Mer.
Day 9: From Swakopmund to Damaraland
Your journey to Damaraland continues. On the way you will visit the Cape Cross Seal Colony. Up to 100,000 animals cavort there - an impressive experience!
Afterwards you continue your journey and reach the Brandberg in the afternoon. There you hike through the impressive mountain range to the rock paintings of the San, which are said to be between 2000 and 4000 years old.
You can end the evening in your beautiful accommodation.
Overnight at the Brandberg White Lady Lodge.
Day 10 & 11: From Damaraland to Etosha National Park
Have your camera ready, it’s time for a game drive!
Etosha National Park is a playground for big game - which animals will run in front of your lens? Elephants and antelope herds drink at the waterholes, cats of prey rest in the shade of the trees and go hunting as soon as it gets cooler. Keep your eyes open!
Overnight at the Tarentaal Guest Farm.
Day 12: From Etosha National Park to Windhoek
After 2 exciting safari days we continue to Windhoek. The beautiful city is situated in a valley and the architecture impresses with a mixture of modern and old German colonial buildings. The harmonious mixture of African and European culture, as well as the friendliness of its people are the reasons for the charm of Windhoek.
How about a city tour of a different kind? Windhoek has beautiful castles, palaces and parks to visit! With a Landrover-Oldtimer-Cabriolet you explore the most interesting corners of the city and get to know the culture.
Overnight at the Klein Windhoek Guest House.
Day 13: From Windhoek to Kalahari
You continue your tour towards Botswana and spend the night in cabins in the heart of the Kalahari. You will learn all about the flora and fauna and learn tricks to survive in the bush during exciting nature walks with local bushmen.
Overnight at Dqae Qare San Lodge.
Days 14 & 15: From Kalahari to Okavango Delta
Okavango Delta is the only inland delta in the world: Instead of flowing into the sea, the annual flood of fresh water pours into Kalahari Desert over an area of around 15,000 square kilometres, forming a labyrinth of lagoons and canals. On these you drive deep into the delta with dugout canoes, the traditional Mokoros and spend the night on a camping ground.
The next days you will go on bush walks, swim in the cool waters of the rivers or observe the diverse birdlife of this pristine wilderness - pure nature!
Overnight at Guma Lagoon Camp.
Day 16: From Okavango Delta to Maun
Through Okavango you drive to Maun. There you have the rest of the day at leisure.
In the afternoon you have the possibility to make a round flight over the delta (45 min.). This unique experience offers an impressive perspective on the unique water system of Okavango Delta. During the flight it is even possible to see wildlife such as elephants, giraffes and hippos.
Overnight at Island Safari Lodge.
Day 17: From Maun to Makgadikgadi Pans
After an early breakfast you drive to your next lodge, an oasis at the edge of the entrance gate of Makgadikgadi National Park,
You make a full day excursion to Nxai Pan. This national park is home to elephants, giraffes, zebras, lions, leopards, cheetahs and many more. In addition to exploring the unique salt pans, you also have the opportunity to see the incredible Baines Baobabs. For lunch you will eat packed food to spend as much time as possible in this breathtaking area before returning to the camp.
Overnight at Nata Lodge.
Days 18 & 19: From Makgadikgadi Pans to Chobe National Park
We continue to Chobe National Park, which is known for its large herds of elephants and buffalos. You will spend the morning with an early morning game drive, before you go on a boat trip through Chobe National Park in the afternoon. Have your camera ready when huge herds of elephants pass by or swim in the cool water.
Overnight at Thebe River Lodge.
Day 20: From Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls
At the end of your journey you can expect another highlight - the fantastic Victoria Falls. It is an impressive sight how the mighty Zambezi River plunges over 100 meters into the depths.
You have two whole days to explore the area, what do you think? Do you prefer a relaxed river cruise on Zambezi River or do you want to jump 111 metres from the Victoria Falls Bridge? A helicopter flight over the waterfall will give you a completely new view and whitewater rafting will make your adrenaline skyrocket. There is something for every taste!
Overnight stay in the Shearwater Explorers Village.
Day 21: Journey home
After a rich breakfast you will be taken to the airport. Unfortunately your dream journey ends here, and you start your trip home with a luggage full of memories!
Round trip as stated in the itinerary
18 nights in chalets, guest houses and 2 nights tented camping in the Okavango Delta
Use of equipment (including sleeping bag & pillow)
Transport in minibus / safari truck & 4x4 safari vehicle
Professional English speaking guide
Meals as stated in itinerary
Entrance to Penguin Colony and Cape Nature Point
Admission & guided tour through the Zederberge mountains
Entrance to the Fish River Canyon
Entrance to Sesrim Canyon and Naukluft National Park
Admission to the Cape Cross Seal Colony
Entrance & game drives in Etosha National Park
Nature walk with a local San Bushman
Entrance to the Okavango Delta, Foot stalking and Mokoro Excursion
Entrance to the Makgadikgadi Pans
Entrance to Chobe National Park, 3 hours game drive and full day boat trip
Entrance to the Victoria Falls
1,5 Liter mineral water during game drive
Services Not Included
International and national flights unless otherwise specified
Visas & Vaccinations - Please check with your local embassy
Meals not stated in the itinerary
Tips, personal expenses for souvenirs etc.
Days of departure 2019: 12.06., 03.07., 17.07., 24.07., 31.07., 07.08., 21.08., 04.09., 11.09., 18.09., 09.10., 23.10., 30.10., 06.11., 27.11., 11.12., 18.12., 25.12.19
Days of departure 2020: 08.01., 15.01., 22.01., 05.02., 19.02., 11.03., 25.03., 01.04., 22.04., 13.05., 27.05., 10.06., 01.07., 15.07., 29.07., 19.08., 02.09., 16.09., 07.10., 21.10., 04.11., 25.11., 09.12., 23.12.2020
Minimum number of persons: 4 persons
Maximum number of persons: 12 persons
Handicapped accessible: This journey can be carried out handicapped accessible on request
Type of travel: small group journey, can be also booked as individual tour
Safari vehicle description: Game drives are carried out in 4x4 safari land cruisers with 7 seats. These long chassis land cruisers have the seating capability of a minibus (70% more space than in a normal 5-seater vehicle). They have on board radios, game viewing roof hatches and forward-facing seats.
Prices may vary according to travel season and room type. We will be pleased to compile an individual offer for your desired travel dates.
This exemplary itinerary can individually be amended to your wishes. Of course, also other accommodations are possible. The exemplary route can be individually changed. We can for example shorten or lengthen the route, include additional stops, mix lodges etc.
All changes in the itinerary as well as changes of departure days etc. are reserved to the travel agents on-site. All prices are per person, subject to rate changes, currency fluctuations and availability as well as confirmation of Severin Travel.
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