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9 DAYS NAMIBIA DESERTS

Venture to a land of stunning contrasts. Where soaring charter flights lead to down-to-earth hikes, from flame-colored dunes to mist-shrouded Victoria Falls. Where mighty elephants roam and springbok leap. Where luxurious retreats nestle amid raw nature. And impossibly blue skies turn into a blanket of stars. Where? Namibia and Zimbabwe.

TOUR OVERVIEW

  • Hike up into Namibia's iconic flame-colored Sossusvlei Dunes, some of the highest—and most beautiful—on the planet.
  • Relax and recharge at luxurious lodges set amid ruggedly beautiful scenery in private game reserves.
  • Discover Zimbabwe's famous-for-a-reason Victoria Falls, a breathtaking explosion of thunder and spray.
  • Keep cameras poised to capture rare desert-dwelling elephants and black rhinos, among other extraordinary wildlife

EXTRA SAFARI INFO

  • Start Tour - Windhoek, Namibia
  • End Tour - Victoria falls, Zimbabwe
  • Duration - 9 DAYS
  • Accommodations - BUNGALOW OR CHALET / LODGE / HOTEL\LUXURY TENT
  • Country Visited – NAMIBIA AND ZIMBABWE
  • Tour type – Guided
  • MAX GROUP SIZE - GROUP SIZE 10 TRAVELLERS, CONTACT US FOR LADGE GROUPS
  • Wildlife - BIG 5, ELEPHANT, EXCEPTIONAL BIRDING, LEOPARDS, LIONS, RHIN
  • Style - Value I Deluxe, I Luxury
  • TRANSPORT – OVERLAND VEHICLE

WHAT TO BRING

Please try to keep your luggage to a minimum. Don’t forget most airlines impose a 20kg luggage limit. A large soft holdall or backpack and a smaller daypack is ideal. On tour you will need a mixture of lightweight clothing for the day and warm wear (eg fleece, long trousers, hat) for early mornings and evenings or on game drives when it can be cool (especially in southern hemisphere winter months Jun-Aug). We highly suggest that women bring a sports bra for this tour as we travel off road on 4 x 4 tracks. Pack a light rain jacket, mosquito spray, sleeping bag, towel and a pillow (if you want one). A money belt/pouch that can be worn comfortably beneath your clothing is recommended for the tour. Please avoid bringing unnecessary valuables and use your pre/post tour hotel safe to store your cash, passport and air tickets.

VACCINATIONS / HEALTH

The table below indicates the vaccinations suggested for travel on this tour but should be treated as a guide only. You should seek professional medical advice from your GP or clinic at least six weeks prior to departure. Please note some areas visited are malarial. We recommend you speak to your doctor or travel clinic about appropriate anti-malarial tablets.

Days 1-2

Hike the dramatic Namib Desert, with its vivid pink-to-orange dunes | Spot desert wildlife, like oryx, springbok and ostrich | Marvel at petrified dunes | Our local San Bushman guide sheds light on the desert's flora and fauna | Join an astronomer for an extraordinary night of stargazing.

Day 3

Climb the bright red-orange Sossusvlei Dunes—among the highest in the world—for sweeping desert views Gain insight into traditional and contemporary culture on a guided twilight walk Sip refreshing sundowners and enjoy dinner alfresco.

Days 4-6

Discover remote Damaraland, a rugged region of arid plains, granite outcrops and deep gorges Tonight, relish a magical bush dinner under the stars In Etosha National Park, a scenic game drive offers the chance to see lion, leopard, elephant and rhinoceros.

Day 7

Behold Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls, a breathtaking explosion of thunder and spray Watch the mighty Zambezi River surge down a zigzagging chasm on a guided hike Savor an unforgettable dinner on the Zambezi riverbank.

Days 8-9

Cruise a sprawling stretch of the Zambezi, watching for hippos, crocodiles and birdlife Get to know the Zimbabwean bush on a walking safari through Matetsi Private Game Reserve Relax under mangosteen trees at our magnificent river abode.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as indicated
  • Services of an Englishspeaking guide / tour leader
  • Airport transfers
  • Binoculars

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:

  • travel insurance
  • Visas
  • flights
  • Sleeping bags*
  • Optional activities, laundry,
  • Gratuities
  • Passport & visa fees,
  • items of a personal nature,
  • drinks including mineral water.
  • Sleeping bags can be rented for $30 USD per person/trip….Please advise your agent at time of booking if you need to book this equipments

PLEASE NOTE

This Forty Plus Tour also runs in the reverse order from Victoria Falls to Windhoek (same itinerary in the opposite direction) at the same price but travelling on different dates. See - Deserts, Rivers & African Wildlife Safari due South. This Itineraries do change, please speak with us for the latest up to date itinerary for your travel period

TRANSFERS

Pre-tour and post-tour accommodation and return airport transfers can be pre-booked for Windhoek and Victoria Falls.

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