Combining Namibia, the least populated country in the world and an extremely unique destination, with the beauty of Chobe National Park – Botswana and the magnificant Victoria Falls. This is a very safe destination that can be done either buy a self-drive tour with Selfdrivesa or on a fully escorted tour with Bushveld Safaris, Tours and Transfers.
This tour / safari would start with and overnight in Johannesburg, visit Pretoria for a city tour that includes the Voortrekker Monument, Church Square and Union Buildings. The next day you catch your flight to Windhoek the capital of Namibia, a charming city with a blend of African and European cultures, much of the architecture reflects on the German influence. Dinner will be served at the famous Joe’s Beerhouse restaurant. Travel south to the small town of Keetmanshoop, visit the Kokerboom Forest and Giants Play. The next day we visit the Fish River Canyon, which is the second largest of its kind in the world. Leaving the canyon behind us, we continue north into the true Namib Desert, with its continually shifting barchans’ dunes, barren landscape and an awe-inspiring sense of space. Watch a dramatic sunrise over the world’s largest dunes, then walk the awesome Sossusvlei dunes, visit Dead Valley and explore Sesriem Canyon.
Travel via the Kuiseb Canyon and Walvis Bay to Swakopmund a coastal town surrounded by lunar landscapes and the prehistoric Welwitchia plants. Enjoy the next couple of days at leisure to explore the town, with its beautiful beaches, markets, curio shops and huge variety of optional activities, such as golf, camel rides, fishing, desert tours, flights and day tours / safaris to – Cape Cross, Welwitschia Mirabilis, Moon Landscape, Sandwich Harbour and seal colonies. Travel with Selfdrivesa or Bushveld Safaris, Tour & Transfers to the Etosha National Park for an unforgettable tour / safari, Etosha National Park is one of the famous parks of Southern Africa. Visit the “Dinosaur Footprints” on route. Spend two days in Etosha National Park in search of black rhino, lion, elephant, leopard and a host of other animals. Depart after breakfast from Etosha via Namutoni Gate, visit Lake Otjikoto outside Tsumeb. Enjoy an interesting visit to the very unique Hoba Meteorite and then it is off to Rundu in Kavango land. Set off after breakfast for the rest of your safari to Kasane / Chobe, where you will have the next 3 days to relax and explore the beauty of Chobe – Botswana, an area that is home to Africa’s largest concentration of elephant. There are daily tours, safaris and boat cruises scheduled from Chobe Safari Lodge to the Chobe National Park. Cross the border at Kazungula to Zimbabwe for a visit to one of the natural wonders of the world and there is no finer place to immerse yourself in the majesty of the Victoria Falls. Enjoy lunch at the Victoria Falls Hotel, before returning to Kasane for the night. Leisurely morning in Kasane before visiting a unique border post, on a river cruise / safari to the confluence of the Chobe & Zambezi Rivers. This is the “only place in the world where 4 countries meet”, namely Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Travel back to South Africa to Madikwe on the Botswana border, the third largest game reserve in South Africa. Arrive in time for lunch and a sunset open vehicle safari. Explore the African bush, in search of the “Big 5” and a host of other animals. This reserve is also well known for its cheetah and cape wild dog populations.
Another great tour / safari offered to you by Selfdrivesa or Bushveld Safaris, Tours and Transfers. Of course, if none of these tours / safaris matches your expectations, you’re more than welcome to customize your own trip.
A self-drive safari gives you a flexible and cost-effective way to tour Namibia. Also known as Flexible Individual Travel, or FIT, these safaris / tours give you the ability to travel independently at your own pace. Our team of knowledgeable experts will help you plan your trip, sending you to the parts of South Africa and Southern Africa you’re sure to enjoy the most. By the end of your vacation / holiday, you’ll have experienced much of the region’s nature, wildlife, history, culture and adventurous spirit.