Namibia & Botswana Family Adventure Northbound Itinerary

Visit Africa and travel from Windhoek to Victoria Falls. Visit Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe; explore Etosha National Park and the Okavango Delta.

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Zebras drinking, Etosha National Park

Bushman, Botswana

Sand dunes, Nambi Desert

Okavango Delta

Day 1 Windhoek

Travel to Namibia and explore Windhoek, the colonial-style capital.

Day 2 Sesriem

Travel to the vast dunes of the Namib Desert and camp overnight in Sesriem.

Days 3-4 Swakopmund

Rise early and climb some of the largest sand dunes in the world to watch a stunning golden sunrise. Afterwards, continue to the town of Swakopmund where fun optional activities are aplenty. Try horse riding or perhaps head out on a cruise to spot friendly dolphins at play.

Days 5-6 Spitzkoppe

Stop to view a massive colony of seals on the journey to Spitzkoppe. Rising dramatically above the arid desert floor, this isolated granite outcrop is an incredible sight.

Day 7 Palmwag Desert Oasis

Search for the elusive Desert Elephant before setting up camp in the Palmwag Desert Oasis.

Days 8-9 Etosha National Park

Embark on thrilling game drives through the salt pan of Etosha National Park, looking for black rhinos, springbok, zebras, giraffes and more.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 10-11 Grootfontein

Spend a day tracking and gathering with the San Bushmen. Learn about their unique culture and way of life during an overnight stay in Grootfontein.

Days 12-15 Okavango Delta

Accompanied by local guides, jump aboard a mokoro - a dugout canoe - to explore the Okavango Delta's reed beds and streams filled with birdlife, hyenas, antelope and hippos. Stay on a remote island and drift off to sleep amid the sounds of the bush.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 2, Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 16 Chobe National Park

Cross the border into Botswana. Cruise the Chobe River to catch a glimpse of fish eagles swooping for prey. Alternatively, embark on a fun jeep safari through the Chobe National Park in search of majestic elephants.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 17-19 Victoria Falls

Experience the sheer wonder of Victoria Falls. There are plenty of optional activities on offer at the falls so jump in a canoe, go whitewater rafting or even take a flight to see them from the air. What better way to end this Namibia and Botswana family adventure?
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2