Day 8 TWYFELFONTIEN [permanent tents BLD]The world heritage site of Twyfelfontein is our next stop. Approximately 2000 rock engravings adorn the hills of this area. We explore the mountains on foot with our local guides.Day 9 BRANDBERG [lodge BLD]Our journey covers some beautiful desert landscapes as we move south towards the Brandberg Mountain. The dry Ugab River is home to the rare desert elephants. We visit the petrified forest, and the rock paintings in the area.Day 10 - 11 SWAKOPMUND [chalet Bx2 Lx1 -]We cross flat open plains past the Spitzkoppe to the coast where we visit the Cape Cross seal colony. Further south is the coastal town of Swakopmund. Day free to explore the town or try sea kayaking or dune boarding (own expense).We have evening restaurant meals (own expense).Day 12 - 13 NAMIB DESERT [permanent tents BLD]The lunar landscapes surround the town of Swakopmund and we visit these as we leave and head into the Namib Desert with it's towering red sand dunes. We will walk to Sossusvlei, explore Sesriem Canyon and watch a dramatic sunset over the world's highest sand dunes.Day 14 WINDHOEK [guest house BL-]Windhoek is the capital and largest city in Namibia. Its charm lies in its harmonious blend of African and European cultures and the friendliness of its people and an interesting mix of modern and German colonial era influenced architecture. We explore the city and enjoy a restaurant meal (own expense).Victoria Falls to Windhoek tour ends@ 08:00am on day 15 (NBa15).www.sunway-safaris.comOkaukeujo waterhole in Etosha National ParkNamibia & Botswana Southern CircleACCOMMODATED ITINERARYDay 1 - 2 LIVINGSTONE [permanent tents Bx1--](B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)Tour departure meeting at 14:00pm. Victoria Falls is one of the natural wonders of the world and we take 2 days to explore this area. Adventure activities abound, elephant back safaris, white water rafting on the mighty Zambezi, or an 111m bungi jump (own expense).Day 3 - 4 CAPRIVI [chalets BLD] Crossing out of Zambia into the Caprivi strip, a narrow section of Namibian land that extends between Angola, Zambia and Botswana. We spend two days on game drives and travelling west through this game rich area.Day 5 RUNDU [chalet BLD]After a morning enjoying the abundant birdlife that surrounds the camp, our road takes us along the Kavango River. Villages of grass huts and local wooden crafts and carvings are a common sight. We stop for the night at our riverside lodge in Rundu with a spectacular sunset.Day 6 - 7 ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK [lodge BLD]We head deeper into Namibia to the Etosha National Park. The National Park surrounds the Etosha Pan, and is locally named "the great white place of dry water". Waterholes surround the pan and attract game. Etosha is known for great sightings of elephant, antelope and lions. Our lodge lies on the boundary of the park and we spend our mornings and afternoons on game drives.Tour code: NBa21Guaranteed departures*Small group safarimaximum: 12 travellersTravel through:Namibia, Botswana& ZambiaSafari length: 21 daysSAFARI GRADE: ACCOMMODATEDA comfortable participation accommodated safari staying in permanent tents, chalets and guest houses. 12 nights en suite facilities.2 nights where two rooms share a bathroom and 4 nights basic hut / bedded tents with communal facilities.2 nights serviced camping with basic facilities (sleeping bag and pillow provided).
* Bold dates are guaranteed departures, all other dates guaranteed from 4 clients.Please note: The accommodation specified in the itinerary is a guide only and subject to availability. Alternatives will be of a similar standard* BTa: The tour can be linked after either the BTa14 or the BT14 departures. * LM: These tours can be combined with certain of the Livingstone - Johannesburg Trade Route tours to create an ultimate Southern African experienceMokoro in Okavango Delta32Includes* Entrance fees* Transport in minibus/safari truck & 4WD* Meals as per itinerary* Professional guides* Okavango Delta mokoro excursion2012 DEPARTURESNBa15 ? 1 845 pps+ local payment of ZAR 1 200? 390 pp single supplementDEPARTS LIVINGSTONESunday at14:00pmENDSWINDHOEKSunday at08:00amNBa21 ? 2 495 pps+ local payment of ZAR 1 900? 590 pp single supplementNAMIBIA BOTSWANADesert sunset in Namib Naukluft National ParkACCOMMODATEDBTa 08-Jan-12 22-Jan-12 BTa 08-Jan-12 28-Jan-12 LMBTa 19-Feb-12 04-Mar-12 BTa 19-Feb-12 10-Mar-12BTa 25-Mar-12 08-Apr-12 BTa 25-Mar-12 14-Apr-12BTa 29-Apr-12 13-May-12 BTa 29-Apr-12 19-May-12BTa 03-Jun-12 17-Jun-12 BTa 03-Jun-12 23-Jun-12 LMBTag 01-Jul-12 15-Jul-12 BTag 01-Jul-12 21-Jul-12 LMBTa 29-Jul-12 12-Aug-12 BTa 29-Jul-12 18-Aug-12 LMBTa 26-Aug-12 09-Sep-12 BTa 26-Aug-12 15-Sep-12 LMBTag 23-Sep-12 07-Oct-12 BTag 23-Sep-12 13-Oct-12 LMgBTa 21-Oct-12 04-Nov-12 BTa 21-Oct-12 10-Nov-12 LMBTa 18-Nov-12 02-Dec-12 BTa 18-Nov-12 08-Dec-12BTag 16-Dec-12 30-Dec-12 BTag 16-Dec-12 05-Jan-13Day 15 KALAHARI [San Bushmen Huts BLD]Crossing into Botswana we overnight in the heart of the Kalahari. We take a walk with the local San Bushmen to learn fascinating bush skills.Day 16, 17, 18 OKAVANGO DELTA [tented camp x2 BLD] [tented lodge BL-]An annual flood of fresh water spreads into the Kalahari Desert creating the reed lined channels of the Okavango Delta. Our first night is spent in Maun in preparation before journeying deep into the Delta on Makoro (dugouts) - an experience not to be missed. We have 2 nights in our tented camp on a remote island and enjoy game walks, swimming and the birdlife in this pristine wilderness area.Day 19 MAKGADIKGADI PANS [permanent tents BL-]Feel the vastness of Africa under a big sky sunset. After the rains the pans fill with water and attract thousands of water birds and herds of zebra, wildebeest and springbok.Day 20 CHOBE NATIONAL PARK [chalet BL-]We turn north through the Chobe Forest Reserve to Kasane where we settle into our lodge. Chobe NP is famous for large herds of elephant and buffalo. Our afternoon is spent on an exciting wildlife boat cruise in the Chobe NP.Day 21 ZAMBIA / VICTORIA FALLS [- B--]This morning we transfer to Livingstone where tour ends at +/- 12:00 noon.DEPARTS LIVINGSTONESunday at14:00pmENDSLIVINGSTONESaturday at12:00 noonKalahariNLivingstoneVictoria FallsNamib DesertSwakopmundEtoshaOkavango DeltaUgabCapriviChobeMakgadikgadi PansBOTSWANASOUTH AFRICANAMIBIA