Falls, Delta & Cape
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Southern Africa – a landscape of harsh deserts, soaking waterfalls, flooded grasslands and incredible wildlife. Come on safari and blaze a trail through terrain that is teeming with incredible sights, ancient tribes and some of the most remote places on the planet. From the thundering Victoria Falls to the lush waterways of the Okavango Delta, the scorching Namib desert and dramatic coastal scenery of South Africa’s Cape Town – this overland trip is jam packed with essential Africa highlights. For those with a thirst for adventure - Falls, Delta & Cape is not to be missed.
- Feel the rumble of Victoria Falls.
- Learn about Namibia’s German heritage.
- Climb the dunes of the Namib desert.
- Cruise to a cafe in Cape Town.
- Watch a sunset over the Fish River Canyon.
- Scamper across the world’s largest salt flat.
- Track rhinos through Zimbabwe’s savanna.
- Camp in the wilds of Africa.
- Dine on delicious African cuisine.
- Get your feet wet in the Okavango Delta.
Days 1-2 Victoria Falls
Let the mists of Victoria Falls wash away the jet-lag and perhaps enjoy an adrenaline pumping bungee jump – a great way to get into the swing of Africa!
Day 3 Hwange National Park
Enjoy a game drive on the former royal hunting grounds of a Ndebele warrior-king.
Days 4-5 Bulawayo/Matobo National Park
Explore the second largest city in Zimbabwe before heading out on foot to track rhinos in Matobo National Park.
Days 6-7 Makgadikgadi Pans
Cross into Botswana and traverse the magnificent Makgadikgadi Pans – one of the largest salt pans in the world.
Day 8 Maun
Travel to Maun, a modern African town with a rural heart.
Days 9-10 Okavango Delta
Explore the expansive waterways of the Okavango Delta in a traditional mokoro canoe.
Day 11 Maun
Return to Maun and perhaps enjoy a meal in one of the local restaurants.
Day 12 D'Kar
Head south and camp at the Dqae Qare Game Reserve, a community project located in the Kalahari Desert.
Day 13 Windhoek
Make tracks to the German colonial town of Windhoek, a curious mixture of African and European culture.
Days 14-15 Etosha National Park
Get an up-close look at some of Southern Africa’s most iconic wildlife, and some truly unique species, in the world renowned Etosha National Park.
Day 16 Spitzkoppe
Bush camp in the shadow of Spitzkoppe and witness a golden sunset over this remote region.
Days 17-18 Swakopmund
Get a further sense of Namibia’s German colonial roots in Swakopmund. After checking out the European architecture, why not indulge in a range of adrenaline pumping activities in this action sports Mecca.
Day 19 Sesriem
Use Sesriem as a base for exploring the incredible Namib Desert – home to some of the world's tallest sand dunes.
Day 20 Bethanie
Witness a sunrise over the vast plains of the desert before escaping the heat of the desert in riverside Bethanie.
Day 21 Fish River Canyon
Explore the incredible Giant’s Playground, a collection of magma formations that have to be seen to be believed. Then, arrive at the Fish River Canyon and be treated to some phenomenal views.
Day 22 Noordoewer
Camp on the scenic banks of the Gariep River.
Day 23 Citrusdal
Cruise into South Africa to explore the rock art of Citrusdal or take an optional winery tour.
Day 24 Cape Town
The journey comes to an end in the coastal haven of Cape Town.
Maximum of 22 travellers per group
Bungalow, Bush camp (no facilities), Camping (with facilities), Hotel
Mokoro, Overland vehicle
Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.