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Travel overland from Zambia to South Africa and visit Zimbabwe

Southern Africa – a landscape of harsh deserts, soaking waterfalls, flooded grasslands and incredible wildlife. Come on safari and blaze a trail through terrain that is teeming with incredible sights, ancient tribes and some of the most remote places on the planet. From the thundering Victoria Falls to the lush waterways of the Okavango Delta, the scorching Namib desert and dramatic coastal scenery of South Africa’s Cape Town – this overland trip is jam packed with essential Africa highlights. For those with a thirst for adventure - Falls, Delta & Cape is not to be missed.

  • Camp in the wilds of Africa
  • Cruise to a cafe in Cape Town
  • Dine on delicious African cuisine
  • Feel the rumble of Victoria Falls
  • Get your feet wet in the Okavango Delta
  • Scamper across the world’s largest salt flat
  • Track rhinos through Zimbabwe’s savanna
  • Watch a sunset over the Fish River Canyon

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Finish:

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bungalow (1 nt), Bush camp (no facilities) (1 nt), Camping (with facilities) (20 nts), Hotel (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Mokoro, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Cape Cross seal colony, Fish River Canyon, Painted Dog Conservation Centre, Visit Victoria Falls

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    696kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

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Falls, Delta & Cape Summary

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Days 1-2 Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a town on the Zimbabwean side of the falls, with spectacular views and a reputation as the adventure capital of Zimbabwe.

Day 3 Hwange National Park

Founded in 1928 and the largest game reserve in Zimbabwe, Hwange National Park has a wealth of beautiful landscapes and a tremendous selection of wildlife.

Days 4-5 Bulawayo/Matobo National Park

Also known as the 'City of Kings', Bulawayo is Zimbabwe's second-largest city and still retains the parks, tree-lined streets and buildings of its colonial past.

Days 6-7 Makgadikgadi Pans

The spectacular Makgadikgadi Pans are massive salt pans that are desolate (yet arresting) in the dry season and abundant in animals and birdlife during the wet.

Day 8 Maun

Maun is a small town in Botswana that's the gateway to the Okavango Delta. Despite its touristy veneer, it still retains its rural feel.

Days 9-10 Okavango Delta

Full of animals, islands and unforgettable scenery, the Okavango Delta is the world's largest inland delta and is best explored by mokoro (dugout canoe).

Day 11 Maun

With donkeys competing with cars on the streets and cattle sellers operating alongside Delta tour operators, Maun has more on offer than the spectacular Okavango Delta.

Day 12 D'Kar

Once someone's farm, D'Kar is now a very small rural village that has a handicraft initiative called Kuru, which supports the San Bushmen.

Day 13 Windhoek

In Windhoek, it almost feels as if you've stepped out of Africa and into Europe with its Germanic architecture, cosy street cafes and modern malls.

Days 14-15 Etosha National Park

With excellent game viewing and stunning landscapes, Etosha National Park was established in 1907 and is home to hundreds of animal, reptile and bird species.

Day 16 Spitzkoppe

With its 700 million-year-old granite peaks, prehistoric rock art and dramatic vistas, Spitzkoppe is another of Namibia's wondrous landscapes.

Days 17-18 Swakopmund

Swakopmund sits on Namibia's Atlantic Coast, virtually surrounded by the Namib Desert, and has beautiful colonial architecture and a large array of adventure sports on offer.

Day 19 Sesriem

With the Sesriem Canyon close by and the incredible Sossusvlei sand dunes at its doorstep, tiny Sesriem serves as a gateway to these Namibian wonders.

Day 20 Bethanie

One of the oldest settlements in Namibia, the small town of Bethanie was founded by the London Missionary Society, who failed to influence the locals with their church.

Day 21 Fish River Canyon

A truly spectacular sight to behold, especially at sunset, Fish River Canyon's orange-pink hues and momentous size are awe-inspiring.

Day 22 Noordoewer

Located on the north bank of the Orange River near the South African border, Noordoewer is a great place to see by canoe.

Day 23 Citrusdal

Teeming with hot springs and a great place to camp and hike, Citrusdal is a sweet town set amongst the beautiful scenery of South Africa's Western Cape.

Day 24 Cape Town

Dominated by spectacular Table Mountain, Cape Town is a city that keeps on giving with its beautiful coastlines, world-class cuisine, excellent wineries and beautiful architecture.
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