Meet in Windhoek before heading to Ghanzi where you will be entertained with local tribal dancing from the San Community. Prepare to enter one of the world’s most unique and beautifull areas, the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Follow the hippo trails in dugout mokoros (traditional canoes) and join your guide on nature walks to discover the islands. We head up to Chobe National Park where you can watch the African sunset from the comfort of your river cruiser, expect a close encounter with hippo and elephants! Our overland tour ends in Vic Falls where you can take part in a number of adrenaline activities that are available there.

Okavango Overland tour PRICE: R 9 250.00
ACTIVITY PACKAGE: R 4 740.00
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: R 430.00
Accommodation: Twin Share Camping. Can be arranged as Accommodated tour
DURATION: Days: 8 Nights: 7
MEALS:
Breakfast: 7
Lunch: 7
Dinner: 6
Departure Point: Windhoek
End Point: Victoria Falls
Highlights: Delta Sunset, Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls, Scenic flight
Countries Visited: Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe

Activity Package

This is an optional payment that covers what we consider to be ‘essential activities’ on this Okavango Overland tour. Ideally we would include all of these, but not everyone can afford this. This payment is 100% transparent and is listed below. The Activity Package can be pre-purchased prior to your arrival or through your guide on day 1 of your tour. However, we recommend to pre book and pre pay this to ensure room availability in the Okavango Delta.

Activity Country
Okavango Delta Excursion (camping) Botswana
Chobe National Park Boat Cruise Botswana
Chobe National Park Game Drive Botswana
Vic Falls National Park Entry Zimbabwe

This itinerary has been written with the Activity Package items included. If you wish to participate in all the activities listed, you will need to purchase the Activity Package.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Botswana – Ghanzi

Our Okavango Overland tour starts early, we say goodbye to Namibia and cross the Botswana border. Later we arrive at our lodge in Ghanzi and this evening we experience some traditional tribal dancing from the local San community.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Ghanzi Trail Blazers
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Windhoek to Ghanzi ±530 km
Included Highlight Bushman Tribal dance in evening
Border Post Namibia: Buitepos, Tel: +264 62 560401, Open: 07h00-24h00.
Botswana: Mamanu, Tel: +267 (0) 659 2013/2064
Open: 07h00-24h00

Day 2 – Gateway to the Delta

Today we journey north towards Etsha and venture into the bush and our overnight camp on the banks of a beautiful lagoon.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Swamp Stop http://www.swampstop.co.bw
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Ghanzi to Sepopa ±420 km
Optional Activity Bushman Walk

Please note: If you have not purchased the Activity Package, you will remain behind at the accommodation establishment for the following two days.

Day 3 – Okavango Delta

After a leisurely breakfast we depart on our boat cruise to Seronga via the winding channels of the Delta. A vehicle transfer sees us arrive at our base for the next two nights, where we settle in and prepare for our afternoon mokoro trip that ends with sundowners overlooking the waterways of the Delta. The evening is spent around the campfire.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Jumbo Junction no website available
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Route Sepopa to Jumbo Junction
Activity Package Okavango Delta Excursion (camping)

Note: Activities may vary depending on water levels

Day 4 – Okavango Delta

An early start sees us head off on the crystal clear waters of the Okavango. Water lily beds and palm islands make for the most scenic of experiences. We stop at an island for a nature walk, where we have the possibility of seeing wildlife. After breakfast, we return to camp to relax before heading out onto the water for a sunset cruise.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Jumbo Junction no website available
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Optional Activity Tips for Polers

Day 5 – Okavango Delta – Caprivi Region

Today we bid farewell to the Delta and head north. After being re-united with our truck, we enter Namibia. Our overnight is located on the banks of the Okavango River in the Caprivi Strip of north-eastern Namibia.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Rainbow River Lodge http://rainbowriverlodgenamibia.com/
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Okavango Delta to Rainbow River Lodge ±160 km
Border Post Namibia: Mohembo Border, Divundi/Bangani, Zambezi (Caprivi), 33km or 40min SE of Divundu, Kavango, Namibia, +264(0)66 259 902 Open: 06:00-18:00 (GMT+2)

Day 6 – Kasane – Chobe National Park

This morning we travel through the Caprivi Strip and onto Kasane. This afternoon we will enjoy a sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Thebe River Safaris http://www.theberiversafaris.com
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Rainbow River Lodge to Kasane ±435 km
Activity Package Chobe National Park Boat Cruise
Optional Activity 3 hour photographic Boat Safari (includes usage of DSLR Camera, refreshments)
Border Post Namibia: Ngoma Border, B8, In Ngoma, Zambezi (Caprivi), +264(0)66 250 601 Open: 07:00-18:00 (GMT+2)

Day 7 – Botswana – Kasane – Zimbabwe – Victoria Falls

Established in 1968, the Chobe National Park covers approximately 11700 sq kms, encompassing floodplains, swamps and woodland. We will rise early to enjoy a game drive through the park, in search of vast herd of elephants and a multitude of antelope including the rare sable. After our game drive, we will pack our bags and head to Victoria Falls.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation Two Per Room: Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel http://www.victoria-falls-rainbow-hotel.com
Facilities En-suites Per Room
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Kasane to Victoria Falls ±100 km
Activity Package Chobe National Park Game Drive, Vic Falls National Park Entry
Optional Activity Zambezi Sunset Cruise, Dinner Out Victoria Falls
Border Post Botswana: Kazangula Road, +267 6250320, Open: 06h00-20h00
Zimbabwe: Kazangula Road, Open: 06h00-18h00

Day 8 – Victoria Falls

Although your tour officially ends after breakfast, most people will spend the day White Water Rafting, a not-to-be-missed experience of a lifetime! Vic Falls offers many exciting activities so we recommend you add a post-tour night here.

Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Own Arrangements / Post tour accommodation can be booked through Nomad.
Optional Activity Zambezi Sunset Cruise, Bungee Jump – Solo, Helicopter Flights, White Water Rafting

NB – It is possible to book our 2 day Journey to Johannesburg, Camping or Accommodated straight after this tour, as this is one of the cheapest ways to get from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg. Ask Nomad or your agent for more information.

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