Day 1 – Frans Indongo Lodge
Welcome to Namibia. You can go directly to the car rental company at the Airport to collect your rental vehicle. Drive to the capital Windhoek where you can view some tourist attractions, before continuing northward via Okahandja to a Lodge about 40 km outside Otjiwarongo. Enjoy the afternoon at the swimming pool or observe the wildlife that regularly visit the waterhole at Frans Indongo Lodge. This is the ideal place to recover from a long strenuous ﬂight. In the evening you can relish the wonderful view of the sunset from the terrace.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast – Frans Indongo Lodge
Day 2 & 3 – Mushara Bush Camp
Today you will travel to the Etosha National park, where a short visit to Lake Otjikoto en route is recommended. It is part of an underground river system; the lake was exposed when the roof of what was a large dolomite cave, caved in. The lake is small but very deep and scenic. It is the largest Lake in Namibia that carries water throughout the whole year.
You will stay two nights at a small tented lodge, situated a mere 10 kilometers from the Von Lindequist Gate of the world famous Etosha National Park. The main Bush Camp House is thatched and has a true bush camp feel to it. The early evenings see a camp fire lit where guest can exchange stories of the day’s wildlife sightings. Dinner and breakfast are served on the thatched verandah with the bush being a mere step away. Etosha is an immense, saline desert, covering an area of 22’270 km², and the habitat for 114 species of animals and 340 species of birds. It has been described as one of the best game reserves on the African continent. The terrain ranges from dense bush to large open plains where animals roam freely. During your stay you can embark on game drives within the Park, where great game viewing is possible at the various waterholes. The imposing salt / clay pan is a wide, ﬂat plain of about 5'000 km² in size. During most of the year, this white salt and limestone crust reﬂects in the sun, hence the translation of Etosha: "the great white square of dry water.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast – Mushara Bush Camp
Day 4 – Hakusembe River Lodge
The route leads north into the Caprivi region, where you find your way to a great place at the Okavango river. Situated 16 km from Rundu in the Kavango region, this gem of a lodge provides that necessary break from the road. Each bungalow overlooking the Okavango River, offers en suite bathroom (shower) facilities, mosquito nets, air conditioning and a room safe for valuables. Relax at the swimming pool area or join a boat cruise in the late afternoon, offered by the lodge (not included).
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast – Hakusembe River Lodge
Day 5 & 6 – River Dance Lodge
The next 2 days are spent at a beautiful lodge in the area of Divundu in the western part of the Caprivi Region. Riverdance Lodge is a hidden paradise at the riverbanks of the Okavango. Feel at home and relax, enjoy life and explore the incredible Zambezi region, which is completely different from the rest of Namibia. The Lodge is only 40 km from the Popafalls, the Mahango- and the Bwabwata National Park. Bathe in the relaxed atmosphere on the open deck of the lounge area and watch the vast bird life. You should not pass on game drive in your own vehicle on the following morning into the Mahangu National Park, with good chances to encounter large herds of buffalo, elephant and the rare sable antelope. For bird watchers this park is a paradise with more than 420 different bird species. Alternatively the Lodge has various activities to offer.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast – River Dance Lodge
Day 7 & 8 – Camp Kwando
The journey will continue deeper into the Caprivi. Nestled on the banks of the Kwando river (Zambezi Region – Caprivi, Namibia), Camp Kwando invites you to come and explore the hidden treasures of an untamed nature. Capture the spirit of the African bush and experience the thrill of the hauntingly beautiful call of the African fish eagle.
Enjoy a game drive the next morning into the Mudumu Park with your own vehicle. An optional boat trip in the afternoon will be the highlight of the day with a great opportunity to sight special water adapted antelopes (not included in the price). The waters of this wetland are also home to ﬁve-meter- long crocodiles and families of hippopotamus, which venture onto the ﬂoodplains at night to feed. Alternatively, the Lodge offers game drives, mokoro excursions, fishing tours or a visit to one of the native villages.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast – Camp Kwando
Day 9 & 10 – Chobe Safari Lodge
Continue along the Kwando River and the Linyanti wetland to Katima Mulilo, the only bigger town in the Zambezi region. At Ngoma Bridge border post you will enter Botswana, from where it is only another 70 km to Kasane and the famous Chobe Game National park. Chobe Safari Lodge is situated in Kasane on the banks of the Chobe River and shares a border with Chobe National Park and is only 10 minutes walking distance from the town. It is the oldest lodge in Chobe and was established in 1959. Right on the doorstep, the four African countries meet: Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia.
The next morning, embark on a game drive in your own car into the Chobe Park, which is renowned for its enormous game population. At around lunchtime you return your rental vehicle in Kasane and a transfer will take you back to the Lodge. In the afternoon a boat cruise is included in the price, where you will have the opportunity to view game and birds from the boat as well as one of many mesmerizing sunsets.
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast – Chobe Safari Lodge
Day 11 – Amadeus Garden
At 10h00 an organized transfer will take you to Vic Falls in Zimbabwe, where you spend the last night of you holiday in a cozy guesthouse, approximately 3 km from the waterfalls. The visit of one of the Seven wonders of the World, will certainly be a highlight at the end of your tour. The visit of the Falls can alternatively also be booked as a guided tour.
Bed & Breakfast – Amadeus Garden
Day 12 – Return
A transfer to the airport is organized for your ﬂight back to Windhoek, where you will remain until your connecting flight.
Per person sharing: N$ 33,830.00
Single room supplement: N$ 5,210.00
Per person sharing: N$ 42,330.00 minimum 4 pax
Single room supplement: N$ 5,210.00
- 11 overnights with meals as per program,
- 10 days rental vehicle – Toyota Double Cab 4x4
- Zero excess insurance
- Transfer to Vic Falls and airport transfer
- Activities as per itinerary,
- 15 % VAT.
- International and regional ﬂights,
- Second spare tyre
- Return fees for rental car & cross border fees
- Meals not rendered,
- Visa fees
- All drinks at Restaurants / Lodges,
- Optional activities,
- Park entrance fees
- Personal expenses,
- Travel insurance,