15 Day Southern Skies Safari

Safari tour package:
A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Price per person*:
$2895
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
15 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
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This fully accommodated safari tour takes you through 3 countries: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia. The tour starts in Victoria Falls and ends in Swakopmund.

A small group lodge, no participation, safari from Victoria Falls to Swakopmund through Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia.

Highlights: Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Caprivi, Mahangu National Park, Okavango Delta, Etosha National Park, Himba Experience, Rock paintings in Brandberg and Twyfelfontein, Swakopmund..

MEALS: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Day 1: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe        

On arrival into Victoria Falls, you will be met and transferred to your Lodge.  You have the remainder of the day at leisure.  This evening you will meet your guide and the rest of the group for your pre-departure meeting.

Accommodation:     A’Zambezi River Lodge or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Lunch:    For your own account
Dinner:    For your own account


Optional activities in Victoria Falls

Below is a list of some of the most popular optional activities on offer in Victoria Falls. Pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.  The rates are per person and are quoted in US Dollars. All activities are subject to availability and may require a minimum amount of passengers to operate. Certain activities only operate at specific times of the year. Please contact our reservation office for further information.  Should you wish to partake in an activity that is not listed below, we will gladly assist you with rates and reservations.

15 Minute Helicopter Flight                                  $ 172.50 (excl. levies)
22 Minute Helicopter Flight                                  $ 270.00 (excl. levies)
Boma Dinner                                                      $ 65.00
Sunset Cruise                                                    $ 57.50
Dinner Cruise                                                     $ 86.50
Bungi Jump                                                       $ 171.00
Canoeing (full day)                                             $ 172.50
Horse Back Safaris (novice)                               $ 92.00
Rafting (full day, low water)                                $ 172.50
Rafting (full day, high water)                               $ 161.00
Flying Fox (Cable Slide)                                     $ 48.50
Gorge Swing                                                     $ 109.00
Zip Line                                                            $ 79.00
Canopy Tour                                                     $ 60.50
Tram & Bridge Champagne Sunset Tour             $ 75.00
Moonlight Dinner Run (tram)                              $ 170.00

*Please note prices are subject to change


Day 2 & 3: Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park, Botswana    [BLD], [B]

This morning your guide will take you on a tour of the mighty Victoria Falls, known by the local Kololo tribe as Mosi oa Tunya - “the smoke that thunders”. A mid-morning departure takes you from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe on to Botswana for the next two nights. You will have the remainder of the day at leisure or to partake in optional activities.  
The next day, we rise early for a morning game drive in the Chobe National Park, the second largest park in Botswana covering 10,566 km2. Chobe has one of the greatest concentrations of elephant found on the African continent. In the afternoon we go on a cruise on the Chobe River, a truly unforgettable experience and one of the best ways to view the wildlife and the spectacular sunset.
Distance:    90 km    Departure:  08h00

Accommodation:     Chobe Safari Lodge or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant) 
Meals

Day 2
Breakfast:    At A’Zambezi River Lodge or similar
Lunch:        Prepared by the guide
Dinner:    At Chobe Safari Lodge or similar

Day 3
Breakfast:    At Chobe Safari Lodge or similar
Lunch:        For your own account
Dinner:    For your own account


Day 4: Caprivi, Namibia     [BLD]

Leaving Botswana, we drive through Chobe National Park before crossing over into Namibia and driving through the Caprivi to our camp on the banks of the Kwando River. The afternoon is at leisure for a number of optional activities, or sit back and relax and take in the sights and sounds of the Kwando River.
Distance:    265 km    Departure:  08h00

Accommodation:    Camp Kwando or similar (permanent tented chalets with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast:    At Chobe Safari Lodge or similar
Lunch:    Prepared by the guide
Dinner:    Prepared by the guide


Day 5 & 6: Caprivi to Okavango Delta, Botswana    [BLD], [BLD]

We leave our camp on the Caprivi for Etsha 13, on the western border of the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Unlike other deltas, it flows into the Kalahari Desert without reaching the coast, which makes it unique. Enroute to camp we will go on a game drive to the Mahangu National Park which is rich in fauna and flora. In the park you have the chance of spotting game such as sable and roan, elephants, hippos, buffalos, and many types of antelope. For bird watchers the Mahangu National Park offers more than 420 different bird species.
The next day is spent exploring the network of water pathways floating through thick vegetation in mokoros (traditional dugout canoes), discovering a variety of birds and wildlife. We stop at a secluded island to take a 1½ hour guided walk hoping to spot elephants, waterbuck or other animals living in this water filled paradise.
Distance:     385 km     Departure:  08h00

Accommodation:     Guma Lagoon Camp or similar (permanent tents with en-suite bathrooms, bar area)
Meals

Day 5
Breakfast:    At Camp Kwando or similar
Lunch:    Prepared by the guide
Dinner:    Prepared by the guide

Day 6
Breakfast:    At Guma Lagoon Camp or similar
Lunch:    Lunch pack from Guma Lagoon Camp
Dinner:    Prepared by the guide

Optional activities at Guma Lagoon

Pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. The rates are per person and quoted in US Dollars. All activities are subject to availability and may require a minimum amount of passengers to operate. Certain activities only operate at specific times of the year. Please contact our reservation office for further information.

Scenic Helicopter Flight 25 Minute One Person         $ 525.00 per person
Scenic Helicopter Flight 25 Minute Two Persons        $ 263.00 per person
Scenic Helicopter Flight 25 Minute Three Persons        $ 175.00 per person

*Please note prices are subject to change


Day 7: Okavango Delta to Kavango River, Namibia  [BL]

Leaving Botswana we make our way into Namibia and head along the Caprivi to Rundu. We make our way to Kaisosi River Lodge and spend a relaxing afternoon at our lodge on the banks of the Kavango River. Optional activities such as a visit to the Mbunza Living Museum, a traditional cultural school and communal business for the local Kavango people, or a sunset cruise are available. Alternatively just relax by the pool with a sundowner listening to the sounds of Mother Nature. 
Distance:    380 km    Departure:  07h00

Accommodation:     Kaisosi River Lodge or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast:    At Guma Lagoon Camp or similar
Lunch:    Prepared by the guide
Dinner:    For your own account


Day 8, 9 & 10: Etosha National Park, Namibia    [BL], [BL], [BLD]

The following morning we head off to Etosha National Park. We fill the next 3 days with game drives in the hopes of spotting some of the Big Four as well as cheetah, giraffe, zebra and the numerous different types of antelope the park has to offer. Our nights are spent at the flood lit waterholes encountering the park’s various nocturnal animals as they come to drink. Etosha Game Park was declared a National Park in 1907 and it is home to approx. 114 mammal species, 340 bird species, 110 reptile species, 16 amphibian species and, surprisingly, one species of fish.
Day 8
Distance:    435 km    Departure:  08h00

Accommodation:    Namutoni or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast:    At Kaisosi River Lodge or similar
Lunch:        Prepared by the guide
Dinner:    For your own account

Day 9 
Distance:    150 km    Departure:  08h00

Accommodation:    Okaukuejo or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast:    At Namutoni or similar
Lunch:        Prepared by the guide
Dinner:    For your own account

Day 10
Distance:    100 km    Departure:  08h00

Accommodation:     Okaukuejo or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast:    At Okaukuejo or similar
Lunch:        Prepared by the guide
Dinner:    At Okaukeujo or similar


Day 11: Kamanjab – Himba Experience, Namibia      [BLD]

We leave the wild animals of Etosha behind and move onto the spectacular scenery of Damaraland. Our final destination for the day will be Kamanjab. Depending on the time of arrival we go and explore a traditional Himba village this afternoon or the next morning. This will be a journey of culture exchange, learning and understanding the ways of the last traditional tribe in Namibia, the Ova-Himba.
Distance:    280 km    Departure:  07h00
Accommodation:     Oppi Koppi Restcamp or similar (chalets with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast:    At Okaukuejo or similar
Lunch:    Prepared by the guide
Dinner:    At Oppi Koppi Restcamp or similar


Day 12: Twyfelfontein, Petrified Forest and Brandberg, Namibia      [BLD]

On our journey today we will stop to see ancient Bushmen paintings at Twyfelfontein as well as the Petrified Forest, the trees of which are estimated to be 250 million years old. Twyfelfontein was named a World Heritage site in 2007, the first in the country. We continue to Brandberg, the highest mountain in Namibia. Either this afternoon or the next morning we take a walk to visit the “White Lady” one of the most famous rock paintings in the area. The footpath to the site offers spectacular views over the plains of Damaraland.
Distance:    350 km     Departure:  07h00

Accommodation:     Brandberg White Lady Lodge or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)
Meals
Breakfast:    At Oppi Koppi Restcamp or similar
Lunch:        Prepared by the guide
Dinner:    At Brandberg White Lady or similar 


Day 13 & 14: Cape Cross Seal Colony and Swakopmund, Namibia [BL], [B]

We move westwards across the flat desert plains to reach the cold Atlantic coastline. As we follow the Skeleton Coast on our way to Swakopmund we visit Cape Cross - the largest breeding place of the Cape Fur Seals. We arrive into the charming coastal town of Swakopmund, where you will have the opportunity to partake in a few of the many optional activities that are offered, over the next two days. Alternatively just soak up the atmosphere of this little quaint German town and enjoy its beauty and beaches.
Distance:    330 km    Departure:  08h00

Accommodation:    Hotel A La Mer or similar (standard rooms with en-suite bathrooms)
Meals
Day 13
Breakfast:    At Brandberg White Lady Lodge or similar
Lunch:        Prepared by the guide
Dinner:    For your own account

Day 14
Breakfast:    At Hotel A La Mer or similar
Lunch:        For your own account
Dinner:    For your own account


Optional activities in Swakopmund
Below is a list of some of the most popular optional activities on offer in Swakopmund. Pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.  The rates are per person and are quoted in South African Rand. All activities are subject to availability and may require a minimum amount of passengers to operate. Certain activities only operate at specific times of the year.  Please contact our reservation office for further information. Should you wish to partake in an activity that is not listed below, we will gladly assist you with rates and reservations.

Quad biking (2 hour)                                  R 600.00
Sand boarding lie-down                              R 300.00
Sand boarding standing up                         R 400.00
Living Desert Tour                                     R 650.00
Tandem Sky Diving                                   R 2250.00
Shore fishing                                            R 1400.00
Boat fishing                                              R 1250.00
Township Tour                                          R 450.00
Kayaking                                                  R 650.00 
Dolphin, Seal & Whale Cruise                     R 600.00 
Camel Rides (30 min)                                 R 250.00             

*Please note prices are subject to change


Day 15: Swakopmund, Namibia                             B

Your journey ends after breakfast this morning. We can arrange an airport transfer on request (own expense). We hope to welcome you on one of our African adventures soon.

Meals
Breakfast:    At Hotel A La Mer or similar

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • A’Zambezi River Lodge or similar
  • Chobe Safari Lodge or similar
  • Camp Kwando or similar
  • Guma Lagoon Camp or similar
  • Kaisosi River Lodge or similar
  • Namutoni or similar
  • Okaukuejo or similar
  • Oppi Koppi Restcamp or similar
  • Brandberg White Lady Lodge or similar
  • Hotel A La Mer or similar

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Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
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Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Rhinoceros
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