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Amazing Southern Africa Overview
- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Explore South Africa, Namibia and Botswana on a tour beginning at Cape Town.
Travel to Africa and jump onboard an exhilarating journey through the magnificent nations of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Southern Africa is bursting with a diverse array of wildlife, culture and landscapes - all waiting to be explored and celebrated. Travel through stunning scenery and watch as lush green landscapes give way to harsh desert dunes and rocky mountain peaks. Take to the water on canoes and in a houseboat, embark on thrilling game drives, be immersed in unique ecosystems and be blown away by the sheer force of Victoria Falls. With welcoming locals and genuine experiences around every corner, this trip is full of surprises.
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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.
Known for its long white beaches, fresh lobster and abundant birdlife, Lamberts Bay is a quaint little fishing town that's easily explored on foot.
Located on the north bank of the Orange River near the South African border, Noordoewer is a great place to see by canoe.
A truly spectacular sight to behold, especially at sunset, Fish River Canyon's orange-pink hues and momentous size are awe-inspiring.
With their magnificent red/orange tones and fascinating shapes, the most spectacular of the Namib Desert's vast dune fields can be found in the Sossusvlei area.
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.
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.
Home to Namibia's highest peak, ancient rock paintings and petrified forests, the harshly beautiful and sparsely populated Damaraland region is a land of spectacular contrasts.
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.
Located across the river from Angola, Rundu is a medium-sized town that is well-known for its wood carving and lively open market.
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).
A paradise of flooded plains and swamps, teeming with wildlife, the Caprivi Strip is a long finger of land jutting out from north-eastern Namibia.
With a diverse range of ecosystems, a humungous number of elephants and the largest concentration of game found in Africa, Chobe National Park is safari heaven.
Victoria Falls is a town on the Zimbabwean side of the falls, with spectacular views and a reputation as the adventure capital of Zimbabwe.
Amazing Southern Africa Reviews
Our Amazing Southern Africa trips score an average of 4 out of 5 based on 1 reviews in the last year.
Amazing Southern Africa, January 2014
The tour was very good. From my personal perspective only two things kept it from being wonderful. The first was the decision by Intrepid/Peregrine management to start the tour with a Tour Leader whose license for guiding in Namibia had not been approved yet for 2014. This led to multiple changes in guides and, I believe, some loss of information and knowledge being imparted as we traveled. There were days that we traveled for hours with virtually no comments from the guides. The second was the houseboat on the Okavango River delta. It was too small and needed a more powerful generator. Once the sun set the lighting on the boat was totally inadequate.
Review submitted 01 Mar 2014
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