Overland Adventure (B) – Namibia, Okavango Delta & Victoria Falls (9 Days)

Windhoek, Ghanzi, Maun, Elephant Sands, Kasane & Victoria Falls

Our Overland Adventure Tours are the ideal way to explore southern Africa in comfort. You will see the most spectacular sights easily from your guaranteed window seat, travelling in small groups of like minded guests. Each package includes delicious daily breakfasts, as well as some other meals, allowing you the freedom to also choose your own cuisine along the way. Game Drives are included no matter the destination, giving you the best chance of seeing fantastic wildlife – from the Big 5 to the vibrantly coloured birds of the Okavango Delta. Every landscape is unique, and you will find yourself in awe every time you travel to the next exciting cultural or natural highlight on your fantastic tour!

This tour can be combined with our other Overland Adventures A or C! Just search “Overland Adventure” to see all the journeys available.

Day 01: Arrive Windhoek (-/-/-)

You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel in Windhoek for the night. The day is free for you to explore at your leisure. Why not wander through the Mall and see the famous Gibeon Meteorites? You could also visit a number of the museums and historical buildings in the town. You will have a short meeting at 6:00pm to meet your group and Tour Leader, as well as review any necessary trip details.

Day 02: Windhoek – Ghanzi (B/-/D)

Today will have an early start, as you have a long drive today to Ghanzi. Your journey will take you east, crossing the border in to Botswana and the heart of the Kalahari Desert. In Ghanzi you will be welcomed by the local San (Bushmen) who are eager to share their ancient lifestyle and culture with visitors. Enjoy the evening watching a traditional dance ritual around a campfire, and marvel at the stunning starry sky* (optional activity, surcharges apply).

Drive Time: 9 hours

Day 03: Ghanzi – Maun (B/-/D)

Take a morning walk with the San and learn about their impressive survival skills that have been passed on from generation to generation. You will then continue on your journey to Maun, arriving after lunch. The afternoon is free at your leisure, or you can take in a birds eye view of the spectacular Okavango Delta from above on an optional flight! You will have the opportunity to see the intricate system of channels and islands that make up the delta, as well has hopefully spot herds of elephants, giraffes, buffalo, and hippos* (surcharges apply).

Drive Time: 5 hours

Day 04: Maun (B/L/D)

Enjoy the day exploring the Okavango Delta. Depending on the water levels of the Delta, and the time of year, you will either explore by Mokoro (traditional boat) or 4×4 Game Drive vehicle. The Delta is usually at its lowest point from December to May.

If travelling by Mokoro, you will be seated in a dug out, two person canoe, that is controlled by a “poler” at the back of the boat. Your tranquil journey will take you deeper in to the Delta, and you will have plenty of photographic opportunities. Stop at an island for lunch and to enjoy a nature walk, before returning to Maun by Mokoro as the sunsets.

During the dry season or when water levels are too low, you will have the opportunity to explore the Blackpools and Xini Lagoon areas of Moremi Game Reserve by 4×4 Vehicle. 50km from Maun, the Reserve is bursting with wildlife and interesting and unique landscapes. You will enjoy lunch along the way, and have the opportunity to photograph elephants, buffalo, hippos, lions, and hopefully even leopards!

MW Tours is deeply committed to protecting the environment and we make sure that our tours reflect this commitment. During our years of conducting tours in the Delta, we have experienced that the human footprint being left behind have a negative effect on this extremely sensitive eco system therefore, we do not include an overnight experience in the Delta. We believe that our included Delta experience gives the same adventure with less impact on the environment.

Day 05: Maun – Elephant Sands (B/-/D)

Travel to one of the most popular watering holes in Africa, Elephant Sands. Here you are usually lucky enough to see wildlife including elephants, antelope, and wild dogs walk through the campsite searching for fresh water. You may even have the opportunity to see them up close as they walk past your accommodation!

Drive Time: 6 hours

Day 06: Elephant Sands – Chobe River (Kasane) (B/-/D)

Continue north to the town of Kasane. In the afternoon you will enjoy a cruise on the Chobe River, floating past local wildlife as you admire the picturesque sunset. There is an option for you to take a photo safari instead, however the sunset boat cruise will need to be forfeited* (optional activity, surcharges apply).

Drive Time: 4 hours

Day 07: Chobe River (Kasane) – Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) (B/-/-)

Today you will travel to the spectacular Victoria Falls where you have the opportunity to choose your own additional activities. Thrill seekers can bungee jump or gorge swing off the Victoria Falls Bridge, or go white water rafting down the Zambezi River. Or why not take a sunset cruise along the River, watching out for local wildlife, and enjoying the beautiful scenery* (optional activities, surcharges apply).

Drive Time: 3 hours

Day 08: Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls) (B/-/-)

Enjoy your day at leisure in Victoria Falls. Why not add on any of the optional activities you weren’t able to fit in yesterday?

Day 09: Depart Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls) (B/-/-)

After breakfast the day is free at your leisure until it is time to transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Number of Days 9

Price From $3349

Departure Dates

2020:
27/01/2020 – 3/02/2020
10/02/2020 – 17/02/2020
27/02/2020 – 5/03/2020
12/03/2020 – 19/03/2020
29/03/2020 – 5/04/2020
12/04/2020 – 19/04/2020
29/04/2020 – 6/05/2020
13/05/2020 – 20/05/2020
30/05/2020 – 6/06/2020
13/06/2020 – 20/06/2020
30/06/2020 – 7/07/2020
14/07/2020 – 21/07/2020
31/07/2020 – 7/08/2020
14/08/2020 – 21/08/2020
31/08/2020 – 7/09/2020
14/09/2020 – 21/09/2020
1/10/2020-  8/10/2020
14/11/2020 – 21/11/2020
18/12/2020 – 25/12/2020
4/01/2021 – 11/01/2021


Inclusions

Small groups – maximum 12 travellers
Guaranteed Ultimate Safari Seats – every traveller has a window seat to fully take in the magnificent views
Intimate and comfortable accommodation  lodges, hotels, and bungalows
Daily breakfast and most dinners as specified
Airport transfers
Activities and Sightseeing as specified
English speaking Tour Leader & Driver
Local guides for specified activities


Exclusions

International Airfares and taxes
Travel Insurance
Personal Expenditures
Tipping
Other meals
Visas (if applicable)
Optional activities (*)


Price Details

$ Price (Twin Share)
From $3,349 per person (land only, low season)

$ Price (Single Supplement)
From $549 per person
 To add International Airfares to any of our packages, please contact us for pricing.


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