Africa offers such real travel experiences. Where else can we enjoy our own David Attenborough wildlife moments, towering sand dunes, flooded delta, cascading waterfalls and dramatic sunsets!
Begin in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, enjoying a guided tour of the falls and sunset dinner cruise on the Zambezi River. In Chobe National Park, we spend the afternoon game viewing before rising early for a sunrise game drive when the animals are at their most active. We then cross into Namibia and drive through the Caprivi to our lodge on the banks of the Kwando River.
One of the main events of this holiday is the Okavango Delta. We spend days exploring the watery pathways by motorboat and traditional dugout canoe, or ‘mokoro’, but on dry land, we explore on foot in search of elephants, giraffe, waterbuck and other animals who call the Delta home.
Returning to Namibia we move on to Etosha National Park for two days of game drives in search of the Big Five, before making our way to the quaint German town of Swakopmund.
Continuing south, we visit Namib Naukluft National Park and overnight at Maltahohe (Sesriem) before visiting the world’s highest sand dunes at Sossusvlei; these dunes can reach a height of 300m. We then move on to Fish River Canyon, a chasm 100 miles long where we walk the rim trail, before spending the night near the Orange River.
Say ‘hello’ to South Africa, our coastal route has us visiting Clanwilliam for one night before delivering us to Cape Town. To enjoy this picturesque city, we include a full day Cape Peninsula tour, visit to Table Mountain, and a trip to a vineyard for wine tasting. A perfect end to a perfect trip!
Please note: This is a pioneer holiday and the itinerary and other arrangements may be subject to change at short notice. To enable us to include so many highlights in one trip, the distances travelled during this journey will be vast. Some days will mainly be travel days with regular stops.