CAPE TOWN TO WINDHOEK • 23 DAYS
One of the most comprehensive tours available in Africa combing flights and railway.
Bring your camera. Bring your journal. Bring your sense of adventure.
This will be a trip you will never forget.
Day 1: Clients will be met at Cape Town international airport by our transfer driver who will take you to your hotel. Your Tour Leader will take you through a pre departure briefing this evening at five where you will discuss more about your safari. Overnight, One and Only Cape Town, (Bed and breakfast.)
Day 2: Full day in Cape Town Today after breakfast you will have the whole of today to venture out on some optional activities, among them, a visit to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela spend 27 years in prison, and from there you can also visit the table mountain among several other places.
Day 3: After breakfast you will be driven to Cape Point, returning in the evening. This evening there will be a wine tasting activity as you wind out the tour.
Day 4: Cape Town to Kruger National Park-after breakfast you will leave Cape Town and drive to Kruger by Rovos train whereby you will enjoy this luxury train for the next 1600Km to Pretoria, the South African Adiminstrative Capital.. Overnight, (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 5 Kruger National park full day- after breakfast we will move out looking for that big 5, among other animals, we will return on time for lunch, then relax till mid evening when we get out for another evening game drive. Overnight, breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Day 6 Kruger - Emalahleni-After breakfast we will leave for Emalahleni where we will have an evening till sunset. Overnight, (breakfast, lunch, Dinner)
Day 7 Emalahleni- Victoria falls,
After breakfast we will be dropped at the airport for a flight to Victoria falls arriving on late morning, where we will spend the day visiting the water falls. Overnight at Victoria Falls Hotel, (Bed and breakfast)
Day 8 Full day in Victoria Falls whereby we will be kept busy the optional activities in Victoria Falls, among them flights over the falls, white water rafting, Bungy jumping, zip lining etc. Overnight, Victoria Falls Hotel, (Breakfast)
Day 9 Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park- After breakfast we will leave for Chobe in Botswana which is only 90km away, arriving on time for lunch, we will check-in and after lunch, we will have an evening game drive in this amazing park till sunset. Overnight at Chobe game lodge. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 10 Chobe full day, today is action packed, we will have an early morning game drive then come back to our lodge for a brunch, then at noon, jump on to one of the best optional boat ride, there is no other boat ride like this one, the highlight being the number of elephants among other animals who converge here at mid day to quench their thirst and for a swim. The sightings is amazing. The boat is up to three in the evening when you will jump onto your jeep for another evening game drive till sunset. Overnight at Chobe game lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, dinner)
Day 11 Chobe- Makgadikgadi
After breakfast, the we will have another game drive as we exit this mighty park and head to Makgadikgadi. Overnight, (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 12 Makgadikgadi- Okavango delta. Today we continue driving further Southwest to the town of Maun. Overnight Maun Hotel
Day 13 Okavango delta full day- here we will be held by local guides known as polers who will take you on sailing on the this world's largest inland delta, the boat is fibre made mimicking the traditional tree dug out canoes and the game viewing is on foot. So we will start with an early morning nature walk, then back for breakfast, spent mid morning chilled at our luxury camp or be trained by your guide on how to ride this boats known as Mokoros. In the evening is another nature walk and the day will be over. Overnight at luxury tented camp, (breakfast, lunch, Dinner.)
Day 14 Okavango delta- to Maun, after an early morning nature walk we will leave our luxury tented camp and sail down stream on the Mokoros, and upon landing,we will be driven to Maun town where we will spend the evening either having coffee or taking some scenic flights over this beautiful delta. We highly recommend this. Overnight, (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 15 Maun to Caprivi strip- After breakfast we will drive towards the border into Namibia and head straight to the Caprivi strip-. Overnight, (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner)
Day 16 Caprivi strip-Grootfontein
After breakfast we will drive to Grootfontein and spend some time in this beautiful town then to our hotel and spend the day chilling enjoying the amenities of our hotel. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 17 Grootfontein- Etosha, after breakfast, we will drive towards Etosha, arriving on our lodge late evening via game drive. Overnight (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 18 Etosha full day- after an early breakfast, we will proceed with our morning breakfast, till late morning when we return to our lodge for lunch, then relax by the bar or swimming pool, till mid evening when we go out for another game drive till in the evening when we get back to our lodge for overnight. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 19 Etosha- Swakopmund- after breakfast, and armed with lunch packs, we will exit the park via another game drive and drive straight into the Coastal town of Swakopmund, arriving late in the evening. Overnight Hotel Zum kaizer, or similar. (Breakfast, lunch)
Day 21 Swakopmund- Sesriem- After breakfast, we will drive further south East and having a brief stop at Walvis Bay for flamingos, we will proceed and to Sesriem- arriving on time for lunch,then spending the rest of the evening chilling and enjoying our nice lodge. Overnight, Sossusvlei Lodge or similar, (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 22 Sesriem- full day, after an early breakfast, we will enter Namib Naukluft National Park for the dunes and drive straight to Dune 45, which is exactly 45km from the main gate, then very early in the morning, those who have the interest of clomping the dune will do so before the sun gets hot, then from dune 45, we will drive further into the desert and get into Sossusvlei which means a place of gathering water, this used to be a lake which dried up after the river that used to feed it. with water changed course. The accacia trees that used to grow there dried up and got hardened by the high temperatures, hence they are still standing more than a thousand years later. This site also has Big daddy sand dune on the background and opposite of the site is Big Mama sand dune. Then we will return to our lodge for lunch, then relax till evening when we will visit the Sesriem-canyon which was formed as a result of water erosion. We will take a walk on the bottom of this 30 meter deep canyon and when we are done, our day with the park will be done, we will get back to our lodge for our overnight. Tonight also we will have a closing ceremony for our trip, having had a trip of a lifetime on three South African countries. Overnight at
Sossusvlei Lodge (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner)
Day 23 Sesriem- Windhoek- After breakfast, we will drive from Sesriem towards Windhoek- arriving on time for lunch, where we will have lunch and waiting rooms for our departure time to the airport. Once at the hotel, our driver guide will bid you farewell and a transfer driver will pick you at the appropriate time for the international airport for your homebound flight.
This trip includes
- An english speaking driver guide.
-Safari Vehicle, either a Sprinter, Jeep, Truck , Coach or Van with pop up roof for proper game viewing.
Drinking water for the entire safari.
All the meals as stated on the itinerary,
All accommodation as stated,
All entry fees to the parks and conservancies as stated on the itinerary,
-All expenses of personal nature including meals and drinks,
- Gratuities and tips, 10$ per day pp to the driver guide
-All optional activities
- Any other item not listed as an inclusion
Parks & Reserves:
Kruger National Park, Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta, Etosha National Park, Swakopmund and Namib Naukluft Park,
Plenty of Game drives and optional activities
Trip Highlights: The mother city Cape Town, Table Mountain, Wine testing, Cape point, Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta, Etosha, Swakopmund, Namib Naukluft (Sossusvlei) National Park for the Sanddunes experience (particularly Dune 45, Big Daddy & Big Mama as well as the Sesriem Canyon),
All our stays are with some of the most respected accommodation providers in Southern Africa region including, Sunsquare Cape Town, Cresta Hotel, Hakusembe River Lodge, Knysna Log-inn Hotel, Clanwilliam, Taleni Africa group hotels, Chobe Safari Lodge, Swamp Stop Lodge, Leisure Hotels & Lodges, Reservation Destination hotels, Desert Camp, Mokuti Lodge, Shearwater (Explorer village), and Arebbusch Pizzeria.