ULTIMATE EXPEDITION

NAMIB - MIGHTY FALLS - THE DELTA

Luderitz (Namibia) to Maun (Botswana)

30 Nights | 31 Days

41 Game Drives offered by  Land,  Ocean, River & Air

US$360 per Person per Day

Day 1,2 - meet in Luderitz

Luderitz – 2 nights; Accommodation in Lodging

After arrival, there will be a tour briefing in the lodge followed by an easy relaxing afternoon before the expedition starts the next morning.

The second day will start with a boat trip for seals, dolphins and whales depending on the season, and then it follows with Kolmanskop ‘Ghost Ex-Diamond Town’ Visit as well as to other scenic points of desert in the area.

Day 3 - Looking for Feral Horses

Aus – 1 night; Accommodation in Lodging

The day will consist of driving to Aus  from our current destination and looking for ‘Feral Horses’ (Desert-Adapted Horses) along the way at certain waterholes that they visit during daytime.
Accommodation in lodging as we enjoy the beautiful sunset and the last rays of the day.

Day 4,5 - Safari & Camping in Namibrand

Namib Rand Nature Reserve – 2 nights; Accommodation in Camping

We will be driving to the NamibRand Nature Reserve.  Setting up the camp in Namib Rand Nature Reserve Campsite., and having a Game drive in the afternoon.  And of course, some Star Gazing at night time.

The next day will consist of more Game drives and spending another night under the stars.

Day 6 - trip to sesriem

Sesriem - Sossusvlei - Deadvlei – 1 night; Accommodation in Camping

Driving to Sesriem after a good breakfast with a final Game drive in NamibRand Nature Reserve.  Setting up the camp in Sossusvlei.

Day 7,8 - desert up close and from afar

Swakopmund – 2 nights; Accommodation in B&B

The day may start early if guests would like to take a breathtaking Hot-Air Balloon Flight over the Namib at sunset.  It is an expensive activity, but we believe it is absolutely worth it.

If no Hotair Baloon trip is imminent we might decide to go hiking around at nearby significant locations within the park in and around petrified sand dunes, after Lunch we will be driving to Swakopmund via scenic road through the desert.

Once in Swakopmund a "Little 5" Tour in the Namib will be followed by a trip to Walvis bay to visit their flamingos and drive across Dunes and look at the Ocean.

Day 9 - explore the koppe

Spitzkoppe – 1 night; Accommodation in Camping

We will be driving to Spitzkoppe after breakfast a 2-hour drive, and setting up our Camp once there. 
The afternoon will be spent hiking the Spitzkoppe.

Day 10 - Mountain hiking

Brandberg Mountain – 1 night; Accommodation in Camping

After breakfast the party will proceed to Brandberg Mountain, once there will be some more hiking in the afternoon in the Brandberg Mountains.​

Day 11 - Coastal cruising

Torra Bay, Skeleton Coast – 1 night; Accommodation in Camping

Driving to Torra Bay through Skeleton Coast of the Namib Desert where the Seas of Sand meets the Ocean, with the afternoon spent driving up north and around the bay to discover several shipwrecks, salt pans, oasis, seal and flamingo colonies.

Day 12,13 - Game drives and more

Palmwag Lodge, Damaraland – 2 nights; Accommodation in Camping

The morning will be a scenic drive to Palmwag Lodge, lunch will be followed by a Game drive in the afternoon in Palmwag-Damaraland Concession.
The next day there will be early morning and late afternoon Game drives in the Concession.

Day 14~17 - Days and nights full of wildlife 

Etosha National Park – 4 nights; Accommodation in Camping

After Breakfast we will be driving to Etosha National Park via Kamanjab after breakfast to visit a Himba Tribe Village, and then proceed driving to Etosha National Park.  We will be Camping at Okakuejo Campsite.

The next couple of days will include numerous day and optional night drives Game Drives in the Okakuejo Zone, Halali Area  as we proceed through the ETNP.

Day 18 - relaxing in luxury

Grootfontein – 1 night; Accommodation in Lodging

Exiting Etosha NP while in Game drive mode from Halali Camp to Namutoni Zone Gate and directly proceeding towards Grootfontein.  Accommodation at a lodge in Grootfontein for an easy relaxing day after several days of camping and game driving.

Day 19,20 - Safaris by land & river

Divindu, Caprivi Strip (Namibia) – 2 nights; Accommodation in Camping

We will spend the day driving to the northeast to Bwatbawa National Park in the Caprivi Strip where we will be camping at Ngepi Camp, with an evening game drive

The next day will have more Game drives with an afternoon Boated Safari on the Kavango River.

Day 21,22 - the smoke that thunders

Victoria Falls (Zambia) – 2 nights; Accommodation in Camping

We will be driving to Wenela Gate at Namibia-Zambia border in Game drive mode through Kwando Core Area, continuing

 to Victoria Falls in Livingstone after the border crossing and lunch.  Setting up the camp at Zambezi Waterfront, with sunset

Boat Trip in the afternoon.

Then the Adrenalin day with Flights over the Victoria Falls, swimming in Devil's Pools, White Water rafting or jumping & swinging off ciffs.

Day 23,24 - Borders & gateways

Chobe National Park (Botswana) – 2 nights; Accommodation in Camping

Crossing the border while driving to Kasane the gateway to Chobe National Park and setting up camp, followed by an afternoon Game drive.

The next day starts with an early morning Game drive & lunch in Chobe National Park with another afternoon Boat Ride Safari on Chobe River till sunset.

Day 25,26 - Simply Game drives

Savuti – 2 nights; Accommodation in Camping

Again we will begin the day with a Game drive before breakfast and continuing to the Chobe National Park while on another Game drive with lunch en-route, and more Game driving in the afternoon.

The following day will simply consist of more Game drives.​

Day 27,28 - Night & day safaris

Khwai – 2 nights; Accommodation in Camping

Wake up to an early morning Game drive, and departing to Khwai Gate of Moremi Game Reserve after breakfast, the drive there also doubles as our thirty first game drive as there are no boundaries between Chobe National Park and Khwai Zone of Moremi Game Reserve, evening will also include a Night Safari after dinner.

Again the next day is simply more Game drives and again a Night Safari to end off the day

Day 29,30 - River Sunset

Moremi Game Reserve – 2 nights; Accommodation in Camping

Again we will proceed towards Khwai Zone after a morning Safari and en-route Game drive toward our location. 

An early morning Game Drive within Okavango Delta, will preceed an afternoon Boat Safari on the Okavango until sunset
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Please note that, if preferred a night at a lodge can be arranged for this very last night.
 

Day 31 - final farewells

Departure to Homelands

There are options regarding the very last "forty-first" Game Drive it can either by scenic plane ride or by land to Maun International Airport where we will say farewell with lots of quality time memories along with lots of quality images.

What is Included:

  • The tour is mostly full board - all inclusive at locations where we camp. The same statement applies in locations where guests stay in lodges if the facility embodies campsite since, we – the staff will be camping and eating in the campsite. Guests are welcome to join;

  • All game drives (safari) activities that we conduct and mentioned within the itinerary;

  • Boat Ride on Zambezi River in Victoria Falls;

  • Boat Rides on Chobe River and in Okavango Delta;

  • All transfers.

What is excluded:

  • International Flights;

  • Cross Border Visa Fees;

  • Hot-Air Balloon Flight over Namib Desert;

  • Scenic Flight over Skeleton Coast of Namib Desert;

  • Scenic Flight over the Okavango Delta;

  • Mokoro Rides in Okavango Delta

  • Personal Travel Insurance;

  • Dinners or any other courses that guests would like to eat out where it is possible, and where the facility (lodges and guest houses) has its own service;

  • Please note that, we will have a limited selection of Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic beverages on board. If you need a specific brand of beverage, please feel free to bring it along or let us know in advance to have it on board;

  • All game drives (safari) activities that we are not allowed to conduct by ourselves, such as bush walks, night drives that are only conducted by park and reserve rangers;

  • Activities that we have to buy from third parties upon guests’ request that may occur at locations, and not listed in mutually agreed itinerary before the tour starts.