Amazing Southern Africa Itinerary

Visit Southern Africa and travel from Cape Town to Victoria Falls. Tour Orange River, Fish River Canyon, the Etosha and Chobe National Parks, the Okavango Delta, Makgadikgadi Pans and visit the San Bushmen of Ghanzi.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $6,995
      CAD $7,215
      AUD $7,595
      EUR €4,865
      GBP £4,090
      NZD $7,880
      ZAR R70,795
      CHF FR5,890
    • Overland, Wildlife
    • Comfort
Sands of Namib Desert

Crocodile, Chobe National Park

Okavango Delta

Sand dunes in Sossusvlei, Namibia

Victoria falls

Lion, Etosha National Park

Zebra, Botswana

Day 1 Cape Town

Welcome to beguiling Cape Town, a city fillled with gorgeous scenery and world-class cafés, galleries, restaurants, shops and beaches.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 2 Lamberts Bay/Clanwilliam

Enjoy the clean salty air, white-sand beaches and fresh lobsters of Lamberts Bay, one of west-coast South Africa’s most popular seaside destinations.
ACCOM: Lodge - 1

Day 3 Orange River

Cross the border into Namibia and spend time exploring the banks and rugged scenery of Orange River.
ACCOM: Cabin - 1

Day 4 Fish River Canyon

Take to the river on a canoe adventure over waters that runs though the Richtersveld Mountains. Then, make tracks to Fish River Canyon, one of the largest - and most breathtaking - canyons in the world, especially at sunset.
ACCOM: Lodge - 1

Days 5-6 Sossusvlei

Journey into the red sands and dramatic landscapes of the Namib Desert. Meaning ‘dead end marsh’, Sossuvlei is the ultimate place to experience the stillness and solitude of desert life.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 2

Days 7-8 Swakopmund

Head to the Germanic achitecture and influences of Swakopmund, where scores of adventure activities, long stretches of beach and modern restaurants contrast nicely with the expansiveness of the surrounding desert.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 9-10 Damaraland

Encounter Damaraland’s incredible scenery, which is made up of mountains, ancient rock paintings, welwitschia plants and petrified forests.
ACCOM: Lodge - 2

Days 11-12 Etosha National Park

The numerous waterholes and sparse vegetation of Etosha National Park makes spotting Africa’s unique wildlife easy.
ACCOM: Lodge - 2

Day 13 Windhoek

Use free time to wander about the Germanic architecture of Windhoek, Namibia's attractive capital.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 14 Ghanzi/Central Kalahari

Travel across the border into Botswana and spend a memorable evening learning about the culture and customs of the Kalahari Bushmen on a Ghanzi community project stay.
ACCOM: Homestay - 1

Days 15-16 Okavango Delta

Get ready to be wowed in the incredible environs of the Okavango Delta. By day, travel in a traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) for the perfect way to encounter animals of all sizes – elephants, hippos, antelope and birds of every persuasion make their home here. And at night, fall to sleep on a houseboat, listening for the sounds of animals making their way through this incredible tangle of waterways in the dark.
ACCOM: Houseboat - 2

Day 17 Maun

Hop back back into speedboats and bid the Okavango Delta farewell on the ride to Maun. Perhaps choose to take one last look at this incredible plot of wilderness on an optional light plane flight over the top.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 18 Makgadikgadi Pans

Head out on an excursion across the sparse salt flats of the Makgadikgadi Pans. Then check into the plush Nata Lodge and see out the remainder of the day lazing poolside, sipping cocktails or just doing whatever floats your boat.
ACCOM: Chalet - 1

Days 19-20 Chobe National Park

Witness animals galore in the captivating surrounds of Chobe National Park. Watch the sun set on a relaxing afternoon cruise, while looking for elephants and crocs along the water’s edge.
ACCOM: Chalet - 2

Days 21-22 Victoria Falls

Travel into Zimbabwe to marvel at the watery spectacle that is the mighty Victoria Falls. Having seen the best of Botswana, with a touch of Namibia and Zimbabwe thrown in, perhaps reflect on this incredible experience over a final African feast.
ACCOM: Lodge - 1