12-day Etosha & Okavango Delta Express (Camping)

Tour Code 23NDDE12. Adventure Camping Tours
12 days from
$1'406 USD
USDwas 1655 USD
Plus 390 USD optional Adventure Pass
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Group Size: Maximum 16. Age Group: 18+

Enjoy the magic of Namibia, Botswana and Livingstone on this thrilling small group adventure tour...


This safari journeys through diverse landscapes from the eerie and barren Atlantic coast and open desert to prolific game parks of Botswana and the Victoria Falls (Zambia). This quick adventure safari tour traverses across Southern Africa passing through a range of landscapes and natural highlights.

This tour is also available with an extension from Cape Town, or in reverse from Livingstone to Swakopmund.

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Day 1. Swakopmund to Spitzkoppe Highlights. Spitzkoppe, Namibia.

From the hustle and bustle in Swakopmund to the calming landscapes and ever changing red shaded rock formations at Spitzkoppe. Explore the area and its ancient bushman paintings this afternoon before spending your first night out under the starry African night.

Day 2. Spitzkoppe to Etosha National Park

Waking with majestic views over the rock formations, we enjoy breakfast before hitting the road north. We travel through a few of Namibia's smaller farming towns before getting to Etosha National Park.

On entering the park, we begin our game drive seeking out the resident wildlife, as we make our way to a fenced-in camp for the night. Tonight you can watch for game at the floodlit waterhole and see if you can spot the animals as they come to drink.

Day 3. Etosha National Park Highlights. Etosha National Park, Namibia.

Today we enjoy a full day game drive within Etosha, seeking out a variety of the park’s inhabitants. Etosha is dominated by a vast salt pan at its centre, with an array of dirt tracks surrounding the pan for us to explore.

Spend a relaxing evening at one of the waterholes awaiting the nocturnal visitors tonight.

Day 4. Etosha to Windhoek Highlights. Windhoek, Namibia.

We head out of the wilderness and back to civilisation today, as we make our way to Windhoek, Namibia's capital city.

This evening we have the opportunity to explore the nightlife in town - marvel at the variety of local delicacies at Joe's Beerhouse - complete with German style bar or head to the city to explore!

Day 5. Windhoek to Omaheke Region, Namibia Highlights. Kalahari Bushman Walk, Omaheke Region, Namibia.

Heading East, we make our way to the barren lands of the Omaheke Region, close to the Botswana border.

Amidst a seemingly unfruitful environment, we meet the San/Bushman. They will give us some insight into how they have managed to use natural resources to survive the harsh climate and keep their culture alive.

Day 6. Omaheke Region, Namibia to Maun, Botswana Highlights. Maun, Botswana.

Once a little rural town, Maun has become a thriving community and a starting destination for all wishing to visit the Okavango Delta.

We stock up in town for supplies, preparing for our excursion into the Okavango Delta tomorrow.

Day 7. Maun to Okavango Delta Highlights. Okavango Delta, Botswana.

We pack our gear into the 4x4 transfer and head for the wilds, winding our way through the outer settlements around Maun.

As we drive the settlements dwindle and we are in the wilderness. Arriving to the poling station we meet our mokoro guides and get settled in the dug-out canoes for our next adventure gliding across the waters. Our camp is based on an island where we settle in and await the cooler hours of the day to head out and explore the surrounds.

The Okavango Delta is a large, fairly flat basin into which the Kavango River flows and spreads into a multitude of channels creating a wetland in an otherwise dry and desert-like landscape.

Day 8. Okavango Delta to Maun

Waking early, we head out with the morning light on another wilderness walk to see the tracks left around camp overnight, and to enjoy the open scenes one last time.

Travelling back to our Acacia vehicle at camp, we have the rest of the afternoon free to enjoy a swim, a game of volleyball or head out for an optional scenic flight over the Delta.

Day 9. Maun to Nata Highlights. Elephant Sands, Nata, Botswana.

Travelling further through Botswana, we have the opportunity to see the odd-looking Baobab Trees with its upside-down appearance.

Tonight we spend the evening at Elephant Sands with its waterhole and visiting wildlife.

Day 10. Nata to Kasane Highlights. Chobe Fish Eagle Cruise, Botswana.

Chobe National Park is home to large herds of elephant as well as lion, buffalo, hippo and abundant birdlife, including the famous African fish eagle. The Chobe River is a huge watering spot for these amazing animals and this afternoon we head out on the Fish Eagle Boat Cruise to see these.

Day 11. Kasane to Livingstone, Zambia Highlights. Chobe National Park Game Drive, Botswana. Chobe National Park, Botswana. Victoria Falls - Mosi oa Tunya National Park, Zambia.

We're up early again this morning and head out in open 4x4 safari vehicles into the Chobe National Park with a resident guide. Our guide takes us along the dirt tracks to explore and see if we can seek out the predators and other fascinating wildlife here.

After our morning of adventure, we get on board our Acacia vehicle one last time and cross the border to Zambia via the quirky Kazangula ferry. Our camp is located on the banks of the Zambezi with lovely views out onto the water.

Day 12. Livingstone Highlights. Livingstone Activities, Zambia.

Explore the world renowned Victoria Falls, visit the David Livingstone Museum or spend the day visiting with the locals and learn more about their history and culture. For the more adventurous this is the time to partake in a myriad of optional adrenaline activities.

Your adventure ends after breakfast but the day is yours to enjoy!

Suggested Pre-Tour Accommodation.

Amanpuri Lodge, Swakopmund

Amanpuri - 'Place of rest' is in the coastal town of Swakopmund, fffering spacious en-suite single, dorm and twin/double rooms. The rooms are arranged around a sunny courtyard and BBQ area, and just a 10 minute walk to shops and restaurants. The activity desk conveniently offers activities or day tours around Swakopmund that you might want to book.

Double room Dorm room Outside guest area Breakfast Room Double Room Social area

* Suggested pre and post tour accommodation can be booked together with your tour. Please enquire at the time of booking.

Suggested Post-Tour Accommodation.
The Zambezi Waterfront, Livingstone

Situated on the banks of the Zambezi River, The Zambezi Waterfront has an array of accommodation from pre-erected tents, to private en suite waterfront chalets set in spacious grounds. There is a lively bar with river views and a booking office if there are any additional activities around Victoria Falls that you might want to book. single and double pre-erected tents with shared facilities, twin and family en suite chalets, camping. restaurant, bar, plunge pool, activity booking office, internet. Transfers are available from the Airport by pre-arrangement

Viewing deck pool Viewing deck over Zambezi Permanent tents Campsite with pool Twin Room Double Room En-suite bathroom Restaurant and bar area

* Suggested pre and post tour accommodation can be booked together with your tour. Please enquire at the time of booking.

Additional Info

11 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 9 Dinners

10 nights camping in 2-person dome tents, 1 night tented camp with en-suite facilities

Fully Equipped Acacia Safari Vehicle
Camping And Cooking Equipment
All Road Tolls and Vehicle Taxes
All Ground Transportation
Sleeping Mattress
Accommodation as Indicated
Meals as Indicated
Services of Two Crew

Included Highlights:
Spitzkoppe, Bushman Paintings
Etosha National Park, Game Drives
Kalahari Bushman Walk
Okavango Delta Wilderness Excursion, Mokoro/Walking Safari*
Chobe National Park, Fish Eagle (Sunset) Boat Cruise*
Chobe National Park, Open Vehicle Game Drive with Resident Guide*
Mosi Oa Tunya National Park, Victoria Falls Visit

*Highlights are included in the Adventure Pass
Adventure Pass Activities and Excursions (Optional)
Travel Insurance
Departure Taxes
Airport Transfers
Sleeping Bag
Optional Activities
Drinks, Tips
Items of a Personal Nature
Meals Not Indicated
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Adventure Pass

Every adventure tour has an Adventure Pass which is paid to your tour leader in Africa at the beginning of the tour (or pre-paid by arrangement prior to your tour). This is separate and in addition to the Tour Price, and covers selected park entries, activities and excursions along the way where payment goes directly to the supplier to ensure local suppliers benefit directly from the income.

390 USD

This pass is an optional add-on for this tour.

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