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Namibia & Botswana Southern Circle Safari with Sunway Safaris

21 day/20 night safari from $5870 per person share twin
+ US$300 local payment
Flights are additional

Sale Period

Until 31 Oct 23 by 4pm or sold out

 

21 day/20 night safari from
$5870
per person share twin+ US$300 local payment
Flights are additional

Namibia & Botswana Southern Circle Safari

This 21 day safari combines all the highlights of Namibia and Botswana together.   From Namibia’s towering Sossusvlei sand dunes to Botswana’s epic game reserves. 

There are so many highlights on this trip to list! The tour starts with the power of Victoria Falls before visiting Namibia’s beautiful Caprivi, arid Etosha National Park and the Namib Desert.  In Botswana you will go on a bush walk with the San bushmen and glide deep into the Okavango Delta by traditional dug-out canoe before finishing with a special river cruise in Chobe National Park

Deal Includes
18 nights’ accommodation in small lodges (including tented lodges), with en-suite bathroom
2 nights’ serviced camping in the Okavango Delta.  Each tent has an en-suite chemical toilet, twin camp beds with linen.  Shared shower tent with water heated on the campfire
20 breakfasts, 17 lunches & 11 dinners
Entrance to Victoria Falls on the Zambian Side
Kwando River boat cruise
Visit to Makgadikgadi Pans
Chobe National Park – sunset game viewing river cruise
Brandberg, entrance to the Petrified Forest and walk with a local guide to view the White Lady rock painting
Cape Cross Seal Colony
Sesriem Canyon and walk to Sossusvlei
Walk with a San Bushman and translator in the Kalahari
Game Drives in the Mahango Game Reserve & Etosha National Park 
Mokoro (local dugout canoe) and bush walks in the Okavango Delta
All other transport as per the itinerary accompanied by two professional safari guides.

Flights are additional

21 days/20 nights
From $5870 per person twin share + USD$300 local payment
Single Supplement if unwilling to room share with another same-gender single traveller $940
Travel: 08 Jan 23-13 Jan 24
Scheduled departure dates with a maximum group size of 12 people.  

There is the option to end this tour on Day 15 in Windhoek for a Victoria Falls & Namibia only safari.  Ask your House of Travel Consultant for more information


Itinerary

Day 1-2
Livingstone
Meet your guides at 2pm for a pre-departure meeting on day 1. Victoria Falls is one of the natural wonders of the world and we take 2 days to explore this area.  A visit to Victoria Falls is included and there is time for you to explore or book any of the numerous optional activities at your own expense.

Day 3-4
Caprivi
Crossing out of Zambia into the Caprivi strip, we spend two days travelling west through this game rich area. We’ll explore the Kwando River by boat and a game drive into the Mahango Game Reserve.

Day 5
Rundu
After a morning enjoying the abundant birdlife that surrounds the camp, our road takes us along the Kavango River. Villages of grass huts and local wooden crafts and carvings a common sight. We stop for the night at our riverside lodge in Rundu and enjoy a spectacular sunset.

Day 6, 7, 8
Etosha National Park
We head deeper into Namibia to the Etosha National Park. The National Park surrounds the Etosha Pan and is locally named “the great white place of dry water”. Waterholes surround the pan and attract game. Etosha is known for great sightings of elephant, antelope and lions. Our lodge lies on the boundary of the park and we spend our mornings and afternoons on game drives.

Day 9
Brandberg
Our journey covers some beautiful desert landscapes as we move south towards the Brandberg Mountain. Our lodge is situated in the dry Ugab River which is home to the rare desert elephants. We visit the petrified forest and take a walk with a local guide to view the famous White Lady rock painting in the area.

Day 10-11
Swakopmund
We cross flat open plains to the coast where we visit the Cape Cross seal colony. Further south is the coastal town of Swakopmund where we have a day free to explore the town or try sea kayaking or dune boarding (own expense). German colonial influences are strong in the town of Swakopmund as is reflected in the restaurant menus and the architecture.

Day 12-13
Namib Desert

The lunar landscapes surround the town of Swakopmund and we visit these as we leave and head into the Namib Desert with its towering red sand dunes. We will walk to Sossusvlei, explore Sesriem Canyon.

Day 14
Windhoek

Windhoek is the capital and largest city in Namibia, its charm lies in its harmonious blend of African and European cultures and the friendliness of its people and an interesting mix of modern and German colonial era influenced architecture. 

Day 15
Kalahari

Crossing into Botswana we overnight in the heart of the Kalahari. We take a walk with the local San Bushmen to learn fascinating bush skills and get an insight into how these incredible people survive in this desert environment. Our overnight lodge is owned and operated by the community.

Day 16,17,18
Okavango Delta

An annual flood of fresh-water spreads into the Kalahari Desert creating the reed lined channels of the Okavango Delta.  Our first night is spent in Maun in preparation before journeying deep into the delta on mekoro (dugouts) - an experience not to be missed. We have 2 nights in our tented camp on a remote island and enjoy game walks, swimming and the birdlife in this pristine wilderness area.

Day 19
Makigadikgadi Pans

Feel the vastness of Africa under a big sky sunset. After the rains, the pans fill with water and attract thousands of water birds and herds of zebra, wildebeest and springbok.

Day 20
Chobe National Park

We turn north through the Chobe Forest Reserve to Kasane where we settle into our lodge. Chobe NP is famous for large herds of elephant and buffalo. Our afternoon is spent on an exciting wildlife boat cruise in the Chobe NP.

Day 21
Livingstone – Tour Ends

This morning we transfer across the Zambezi River to Livingstone where the tour ends at approximately 12pm

2023 Departure Dates
(Bold dates are guaranteed departures)
08-28 Jan 23
12 Feb-04 Mar 23
19 Mar-08 Apr 23
02-22 Apr 23
21 May-10 Jun 23
04-24 Jun 23
18 Jun-08 Jul 23
25 Jun-15 Jul 23
02-22 Jul 23 
09-29 Jul 23
16 Jul-05 Aug 23
23 Jul-12 Aug 23
30 Jul-19 Aug 23
13 Aug-02 Sep 23
20 Aug-09 Sep 23
03 Sep-23 Sep 23
10-30 Sep 23
24 Sep-14 Oct 23
01-21 Oct 23
15 Oct-04 Nov 23
22 Oct-11 Nov 23
29 Oct-18 Nov 23
05-25 Nov 23
12 Nov-02 Dec 23
10-30 Dec 23
24 Dec 23-13 Jan 24

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for bookings for 2023 scheduled departures • Flights are additional  • A 20% deposit is required at the time of booking  •  Minimum age is 12 years.  Travellers who will be over 65 years at the time of travel need to supply a medical certificate • Advertised prices are in New Zealand dollars unless otherwise stated and are per person based on payment by cash or eftpos. Credit card fees will apply • Product is supplied by reputable suppliers with their own terms and conditions • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details.  Supplier Code:  Sunway Safaris

Sale Period

Until 31 Oct 23 by 4pm or sold out

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