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In the north, the stark splendour of the Aïr Mountains hides Neolithic rock art and stunning oasis towns. Within the expansive dunes of the Ténéré Desert are dinosaur graveyards and deserted medieval settlements, while to the south is the ancient trans-Saharan trade-route town of Agadez and the sultanate of Zinder.

As good as it all could be, though, the current security situation means that Niger is still largely off limits to travellers. Attacks against foreigners have occurred across the Sahel, and the threat of kidnapping remains high.


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15 days 10 regions tour of Ghana

We depart Accra to the North by air the next day afternoon you’re arrival. We then tour the 3 northern regions first then ends in Accra on the 14th day. You will be picked at your hotel and brought back there.  Tamale, Bolga, Paga, Damongo, Larabanga, Mole, Mognori Village among many others will be visited while in the north.You will have meet and greet services right from your arrival at the airport then a brief orientation by us with a free a la cart meal at a fancy restaurant in the city.The next day, you will be treated to these as our journey around the entire country begins:  A Quick view of Paga town and the border to Burkina Faso. Then we Proceed to the Pikoro Slave Market where slave masters 1st arrived from Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, etc before they moved to Salaga.  We then Continue to Bolga. (Distance:30mins) Lunch at Akayet Hotel (Buffet). We will also Tour in Bolga township. Brief shopping at the craft market/cultural centre. In the evening we Depart to Tamale (Tamale City Tour) We will Check in at a Hotel and have dinner at 6:30pm. As part of Leisure you are free to Enjoy hotel facilities- swim pool, gym, etc -After breakfast at 8am, have an excursion trip to Mognori Eco Village (Distance: 1:50hrs) to have a canoe cruise experience. -Visit the Chief's Palace and witness an exciting northern cultural dance (arranged). -Mingle with the natives, have photo shoot session in native northern attire, observe how shea butter is processed and experience a total unique culture of northern Ghana. - Proceed to Mole National Park, (10km from Mognori). Embark on an afternoon safari, admire the herds of baffaloes, elephants and enjoy the serene atmosphere of the biggest game reserve. -Lunch at Mole Motel (Buffet) -Zaina lodge on request* -Move to the Larabanga Mosque. The oldest mosque in West Africa which has survived for centuries despite inclement weather. -Continue to Damongo to witness a typical northern market day -photo shoot session. -Farewell, depart back to Tamale and have dinner at the hotel at 6:30pm. -Free time (Corporate network session)

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12-Day Desert and Delta Express Overland Tour from Swakopmund

ItineraryDay 1: Swakopmund – SpitzkoppeStop At: Spitzkoppe, DamaralandLeaving the coast, we turn inland to the beautiful Damaraland region and explore Spitzkoppe where we admire ancient bushman paintings still visible on peculiar rock formations. The giant boulder-like rock formations peak at approx. 1800m above sea level and form a spectacular view. Take your time to explore the area and its delightful calmness. Keep an eye on the ever-changing colour of the rock, especially during sunrise and sunset, when they acquire intense red shades. The most impressive rock painting is “Bushman Paradise” and the natural rock bridge is a favourite viewpoint. The Spitzkoppe Rest camp lies at the base of the mountain and is owned and maintained by the local community. All proceeds from our visit go directly to this community.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Spitzkoppe Bush Camp, NamibiaDay 2: Spitzkoppe – EtoshaStop At: Etosha Pan, Etosha National Park, Oshikoto RegionFrom Spitzkoppe we turn north again making our way to Etosha National Park, a vast reserve of over 20,000 sq km surrounding a central salt depression or ‘pan.’ The pan is seasonally full of water, but specially managed waterholes sustain some 114 mammal and 340 bird species. We spend two nights here, usually making camp near a floodlit waterhole. Observers frequently see a range of night visitors including elephant, giraffe, zebra, even lion and hyena, making it one of the most memorable wildlife encounters in Namibia - a truly African experience and a highlight of any trip to Namibia. We have a short afternoon game drive on entering the park and heading to the camp. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at one of the main camps - Okaukeujo/Halali/Namatoni inside Etosha National Park, NamibiaDay 3: Etosha National ParkStop At: Etosha Pan, Etosha National Park, Oshikoto RegionToday, we enjoy a full day game driving in this magnificent animal kingdom - taking in the park’s main characteristic, the salt pan which can be seen from space - in search of elephant, rhino, zebra, giraffes and the numerous grazing animals frequently spotted around the water holes. Despite the dry nature of the terrain, the park sustains a wide variety of bird species including the large Kori Bustard, Secretary Bird and many other seed & insect eaters, as well as birds of prey.After a full day game driving we return to camp, or onto the next camp and enjoy our last evening around the floodlit watering holes, observing natural animal behaviour at its best. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at one of the main camps - Okaukeujo/Halali/Namatoni inside Etosha National Park, NamibiaDay 4: Etosha – WindhoekStop At: Urbancamp.netHeading south, we arrive in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, which is located in a basin between the Khomas Highland, Auas and Eros Mountains. Windhoek (Windy-corner in English) is home to approximately two hundred thousand people, an extremely small capital by global standards. The city centre is characterised by a proliferation of German style buildings, a lasting reminder of Namibia's early colonial history and atmosphere. Take the opportunity to enjoy a night out at one of the local restaurants. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Urban camp, Windhoek, NamibiaDay 5: Windhoek – Ghanzi, BotswanaStop At: Ghanzi Trail Blazers. ReceptionLeaving Windhoek, we travel east into the Kalahari region and cross into Botswana. Our first stop is at the town of Ghanzi. Here, in this midst of (seemingly) barren terrain we meet the San/Bushman and have a guided bush walk for a cultural experience and insight into these ancient people’s way of life. We learn how they work with nature and manage the renewable resources found in their natural surroundings without damaging the fragile balance found in this ecosystem. Something we can all learn from. Your support of this ecotourism venture gives the San/Bushman a sustainable income and helps keep their culture alive. Around the campfire at night, you can experience the ancient dance rituals of the San/Bushman. On special occasions this could be a healing or trance dance, which can continue all night, and is an intense spiritual experience for both participants and visitors alike. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Ghanzi Trailblazers, Ghanzi, BotswanaDay 6: Ghanzi – MaunStop At: Sitatunga CampMaun is the fifth largest town in Botswana and is an eclectic mix of modern buildings and native dwellings. Although officially still a village, Maun has developed rapidly from a rural frontier town to a community that has distributed along the wide banks of the Thamalakane River where red lechwe antelope can still be seen grazing next to local donkeys, goats and cattle. Since Maun's founding in 1915 it has had a reputation as a hard-living 'Wild West' town helping the local cattle ranching and hunting operations. Maun today is a thriving tourist town famous for its donkey population and to a lesser extent, goats. These animals can be seen standing around town as they are used by local traders and farmers alike to transport their wares to sell on the curb side.NB: If time allows, we have the opportunity to take an optional scenic flight over the Okavango Delta, either this afternoon or on Day 8 on our return from the Delta excursion. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Delta Rain's Sitatunga Camp, BotswanaDay 7: Maun - Okavango DeltaStop At: Okavango Delta, Maun, Ngamiland East, North-West DistrictLeaving the campsite in Maun we begin our excursion into the Okavango Delta by an open 4x4 truck to the mokoro station. Here we will be introduced to the local Tswana Polers that will be guiding us on this expedition. We travel by mokoro (dugout canoe) amongst the giant lily pads, tall grasses and labyrinthine channels in search of resident wildlife and a variety of birds, to our tented camp from which we can explore the area on a walking safari. The Okavango is a natural wetland spreading over some 1,600,000ha of northern Botswana that offers a perfect habitat for the many species of wildlife that roam here freely. The Okavango River rises in Angola (farther to the north) and flows south dividing repeatedly after crossing into Botswana to form an intricate floodplain of channels and which spreads out into a broad flat inland delta – the only one of its kind in the world. We enjoy the afternoon wilderness experience and overnight listening to the sounds of the African night - an unforgettable experience!Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Elephant Camp, Okavango Delta, BotswanaDay 8: Okavango Delta - Maun Stop At: Sitatunga CampThis morning we take an easy paced mokoro ride out of the Okavango Delta back to the polers station from where we will drive back to Maun, our overnight stop. We aim to get back to camp around lunch time to allow for the opportunity to enjoy an optional scenic flight over this spectacular UNESCO world heritage site. Alternatively, the afternoon can be spent at leisure at the camp’s pool. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Delta Rain's Sitatunga Camp, BotswanaDay 9: Maun – Elephant Sands, Nata Stop At: Elephant SandsToday, we make our way towards Nata travelling through a wide-open wildlife corridor between the Nxai and the Makgadikgadi Pans. We stop off to see one of Africa’s most iconic trees - the Baobab along the way and arrive at the Elephant Sands Lodge during the late afternoon. The camp has no fences, so all wildlife can roam freely from one waterhole to another and one can expect to see a variety of antelope and other wildlife during your stay at Elephant Sands. It is one of the most unique and amazing experiences to watch wild elephants and their behaviour at such close proximity.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Elephant Sands Camp, Nata, BotswanaDay 10: Elephant Sands, Nata - KasaneStop At: Thebe River CampingWe make our way to the northern corner of Botswana to Kasane, the gateway to Chobe National Park. By size, it is the third largest park in the country and is the most diverse; home to elephant, lion, buffalo, hippo and abundant birdlife, including the famous African fish eagle. We take a ‘Fish Eagle’ cruise on the Chobe River – a great opportunity to see hippo and perhaps elephant or buffalo coming to the river to bathe and drink.The Chobe River is a major watering spot for large breeding herds of elephants, as well as families of giraffe, sable and cape buffalo. The flood plains are the only place in Botswana where the puku antelope can be seen. Birding is also excellent here. When in flood spoonbills, ibis, various species of stork and other waterfowl flock to the area.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Thebe Camp, Kasane, BotswanaDay 11: Kasane – Livingstone, Victoria Falls, ZambiaStop At: The Zambezi WaterfrontThis morning we head out to explore the Chobe National Park on an open vehicle game drive where we have the opportunity to spot not only elephant that are so prolific in the park, but also lion, and different antelope species. Moving on from Kasane we take the ferry across the confluence of the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers into Zambia. Zambia, formerly known as Northern Rhodesia took its name from the Zambezi River at independence in 1964. The Zambezi River is the fourth longest in Africa (after the Nile, Congo and Niger) and the largest flowing into the Indian Ocean. Home to one of the world’s largest waterfalls, we visit Victoria Falls and try to take in the immensity of one of nature’s Wonders of the World. At various times of year, the spray from the Falls can be seen from up to 20 or 30 kilometres away, hence the local name ‘Mosi oa Tunya’ – the ‘Smoke that Thunders’.We set up camp at the Waterfront campsite on the banks of the Zambezi, just a few kilometres from the Victoria Falls and the small town of Livingstone. We will give a full briefing on the various optional activities available in the area (typically these include rafting, canoeing, bungee, abseiling, gorge swinging, horse riding, scenic flights and river cruises), allowing you to plan your time accordingly. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at The Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge, Livingstone ZambiaDay 12: Livingstone, Victoria Falls, ZambiaStop At: The Zambezi WaterfrontOur tour ends after breakfast, but we highly recommend staying a few more days in the area in order to explore the Victoria Falls area to the full. Apart from the adventure activities already mentioned check out the markets, volunteer a day in some worthwhile local projects, or simply relax at the beautiful waterfront and watch the Zambezi River flow quickly past on its way to Victoria Falls.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

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19-Day Desert Tracker Accommodated Overland Tour from Cape Town

ItineraryDay 1: Cape Town – Western Cape, South AfricaStop At: Highlanders Campsite and LodgeOur overland safari begins in cosmopolitan Cape Town, overlooked by Table Mountain and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, one of the world’s most picturesque cities. Before we leave the city we take a tour of the Cape Flats, at one of Cape Town’s intriguing townships, visiting some of the local people and community projects in the area. The townships illustrate both South Africa’s tumultuous history and its hope for the future which makes for a fascinating visit. From here we head north through South Africa’s Western Cape and through the fruit growing regions of Citrusdal. Our accommodation is located near the Olifants River overlooking the stunning Cederberg Mountains. After setting up there is an option to sample some of the local wines of the region, properly meet the rest of the group and enjoy our first night under the African sky.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Highlanders Camp, Trawal, South AfricaDay 2: Western Cape – Gariep (Orange) RiverStop At: Felix Unite Provenance CampContinuing north, the landscape gradually turns drier and rockier as we head towards the Namibian border crossing at Vioolsdrift. We set up camp tonight on the Namibian side of the Gariep (Orange) River, a stunning backdrop. Our camp provides you with the necessary comforts like hot showers, flush toilets, grassy campsites, swimming pool, bar facilities and the Orange River is safe for swimming! You will be briefed on an optional Orange River canoe safari for later this afternoon or the following morning. The camp by night is showered with stars of the Richtersveld – a truly peaceful and tranquil experience. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Felix Unite, Orange River, NamibiaDay 3: Gariep (Orange) River – Fish River Canyon, NamibiaStop At: Fish River Canyon, Ais-Ais, Karas RegionThis morning we have the opportunity to partake in an optional canoe safari on the river, or simply relax on the water’s edge before making our way to the majestic Fish River Canyon. One of the natural wonders of Africa, the canyon is some 500m deep and over 160km long and often referred to as the second largest canyon in the world. There are plenty of opportunities for keen photographers this afternoon especially at the canyons infamous sharp river bend known as ‘Hells Corner’. A great opportunity to find a quiet spot and marvel at the sheer beauty of the Fish River Canyon.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Canyon Roadhouse, Fish River Canyon area, NamibiaDay 4: Fish River Canyon – Sesriem AreaStop At: Namib-Naukluft National Park, Sesriem, Hardap RegionAfter a night near the canyon we continue north to the Sesriem Area, the gateway to the Namib Naukluft National Park, containing the world’s oldest desert and highest sand dunes. The Namib-Naukluft National Park contains part of the Namib Desert and the Naukluft mountain range. With an overall area of 49,768 km2 it’s larger than Switzerland and is the second largest game park in Africa and the fourth largest in the world. Here we set up for the evening under the starry Namibian sky. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Little Sossus Lodge, Sesriem Area, NamibiaDay 5: Namib Naukluft National Park – Sossus On Foot CampStop At: Solitaire Desert FarmThis morning we enter the National Park to trek to the top of famous Dune 45. A spectacular sight but be warned, it’s not an easy feat to reach the top as some dunes are over 300m high! After a well-deserved breakfast we continue deeper into the park for a short shuttle ride and nature walk to ‘Dead Vlei’, amidst the giant sand dunes – a real glimpse of Namibia’s unspoilt natural environment. Bring your camera – the shifting colours of the desert as the sun climbs throughout the mid/late morning offer some brilliant photographic opportunities. Departing from the dunes, we stop off at the smaller Sesriem Canyon where the multiple layers of rock and pebbles make for an interesting insight to what lies beneath the mountains of sand. Thereafter we make our way via Namibia’s smallest town, Solitaire to our camp for the night. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Sossus On Foot Desert Camp, Khomas Region, NamibiaDay 6: Sossus On Foot Camp - SwakopmundStop At: Amanpuri Travellers LodgeLeaving our desert camp, we head for the Atlantic coast for the next two nights, crossing over the Tropic of Capricorn, and stopping for a photo opportunity en route. Swakopmund makes for a refreshing change with cooler Atlantic sea air, a taste of civilization and a swathe of exciting things to do and places to explore Be daring and try some desert-based adventure activities – quad biking, sand boarding, skydiving (weather permitting) and more! For those not seeking adventure enjoy what the town has to offer: shopping, restaurants, museums, aquarium, art galleries – or else simply walk along the promenade admiring the ocean, the quaint German-style architecture and indulge in the town’s café culture.N.B: For the sake of practicality, meals in Swakopmund are restricted to breakfasts. This allows you to take on half day or full day activities (some of which include lunch) without having to be back for meal times. Swakopmund town offers a variety of bakeries and cafes with a selection of reasonably priced meals (allow ZAR 80-150 per meal). Relax and enjoy these days at your own leisure.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Amanpuri Travellers Lodge, Swakopmund, NamibiaDay 7: SwakopmundStop At: Amanpuri Travellers LodgeToday is a free day to enjoy all this quaint seaside town has to offer - from the many optional activities to the German patisseries, cafés and restaurants. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Amanpuri Travellers Lodge, Swakopmund, NamibiaDay 8: Swakopmund to SpitzkoppeStop At: Spitzkoppe, DamaralandLeaving the coast we turn inland to the beautiful Damaraland region and explore Spitzkoppe where we admire ancient bushman paintings still visible on peculiar rock formations. The giant boulder-like rock formations peak at approx 1800m above sea level and form a spectacular view. Take your time to explore the area and its delightful calmness. Keep an eye on the ever-changing colour of the rock, especially during sunrise and sunset, when they acquire intense red shades. The most impressive rock painting is “Bushman Paradise” and the natural rock bridge is a favourite viewpoint. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Spitzkoppe Bush Camp, NamibiaDay 9: Spitzkoppe to EtoshaStop At: Etosha Pan, Etosha National Park, Oshikoto RegionFrom Spitzkoppe we turn north again making our way to Etosha National Park, a vast reserve of over 20,000 sq km surrounding a central salt depression or ‘pan.’ The pan is seasonally full of water but specially managed waterholes sustain some 114 mammal and 340 bird species. We spend two nights here, usually near a floodlit waterhole. Observers frequently see a range of night visitors including elephant, giraffe, zebra, even lion and hyena, making it one of the most memorable wildlife encounters in Namibia - a truly African experience and a highlight of any trip to Namibia. We have a short afternoon game drive on entering the park and heading to the accommodation. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at one of the main camps - Okaukeujo/Halali/Namatoni inside Etosha National Park, NamibiaDay 10: Etosha National ParkStop At: Etosha Pan, Etosha National Park, Oshikoto RegionToday, we enjoy a full day game driving in this magnificent animal kingdom - taking in the park’s main characteristic, the salt pan which can be seen from space - in search of elephant, rhino, zebra, giraffes and the numerous grazing animals frequently spotted around the water holes. Despite the dry nature of the terrain, the park sustains a wide variety of bird species including the large Kori Bustard, Secretary Bird and many other seed & insect eaters, as well as birds of prey.After a full day game driving we return, or onto the next accommodation and enjoy our last evening around the floodlit watering holes, observing natural animal behaviour at its best. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at one of the main camps - Okaukeujo/Halali/Namatoni inside Etosha National Park, NamibiaDay 11: Etosha to WindhoekStop At: Urbancamp.netHeading south, we arrive in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, which is located in a basin between the Khomas Highland, Auas and Eros Mountains. Windhoek (Windy-corner in English) is home to approximately two hundred thousand people, an extremely small capital by global standards. The city centre is characterized by a proliferation of German style buildings, a lasting reminder of Namibia's early colonial history and atmosphere. Take the opportunity to enjoy a night out at one of the local restaurants. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Urban camp, Windhoek, NamibiaDay 12: Windhoek to Ghanzi, BotswanaStop At: Ghanzi Trail Blazers. ReceptionLeaving Windhoek, we travel east into the Kalahari region and cross into Botswana. Our first stop is at the town of Ghanzi. Here, in this midst of (seemingly) barren terrain we meet the San/Bushman and have a guided bush walk for a cultural experience and insight into these ancient people’s way of life. We learn how they work with nature and manage the renewable resources found in their natural surroundings without damaging the fragile balance found in this ecosystem. Something we can all learn from. Your support of this ecotourism venture gives the San/Bushman a sustainable income and helps keep their culture alive. Around the campfire at night, you can experience the ancient dance rituals of the San/Bushman. On special occasions this could be a healing or trance dance, which can continue all night, and is an intense spiritual experience for both participants and visitors alike.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Ghanzi Trailblazers, Ghanzi, BotswanaDay 13: Ghanzi to MaunStop At: Sitatunga CampMaun is the fifth largest town in Botswana and is an eclectic mix of modern buildings and native dwellings. Although officially still a village, Maun has developed rapidly from a rural frontier town to a community that has distributed along the wide banks of the Thamalakane River where red lechwe antelope can still be seen grazing next to local donkeys, goats and cattle. Since Maun's founding in 1915 it has had a reputation as a hard-living 'Wild West' town helping the local cattle ranching and hunting operations. Maun today is a thriving tourist town famous for its donkey population and to a lesser extent, goats. These animals can be seen standing around town as they are used by local traders and farmers alike to transport their wares to sell on the curb side.NB: If time allows, we have the opportunity to take an optional scenic flight over the Okavango Delta, either this afternoon or on day 15 on our return from the Delta excursionDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Delta Rain's Sitatunga Camp, BotswanaDay 14: Maun - Okavango DeltaStop At: Okavango Delta, Maun, Ngamiland East, North-West DistrictLeaving Maun we begin our excursion into the Okavango Delta by an open 4x4 truck to the mokoro station. Here we will be introduced to the local Tswana Polers that will be guiding us on this expedition. We travel by mokoro (dugout canoe) amongst the giant lily pads, tall grasses and labyrinthine channels in search of resident wildlife and a variety of birds, to our tented camp from which we can explore the area on a walking safari. The Okavango is a natural wetland spreading over some 1,600,000ha of northern Botswana that offers a perfect habitat for the many species of wildlife that roam here freely. The Okavango River rises in Angola (farther to the north) and flows south dividing repeatedly after crossing into Botswana to form an intricate floodplain of channels and which spreads out into a broad flat inland delta – the only one of its kind in the world. We enjoy the afternoon wilderness experience and overnight listening to the sounds of the African night - an unforgettable experience!Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Elephant Camp, Okavango Delta, BotswanaDay 15: Okavango Delta - Maun Stop At: Sitatunga CampThis morning we take an easy paced mokoro ride out of the Okavango Delta back to the polers station from where we will drive back to Maun, our overnight stop. We aim to get back to Maun around lunchtime to allow for the opportunity to enjoy an optional scenic flight over this spectacular UNESCO world heritage site. Alternatively, the afternoon can be spent at leisure at the pool. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Delta Rain's Sitatunga Camp, BotswanaDay 16: Maun – Elephant Sands, Nata Stop At: Elephant SandsToday, we make our way towards Nata travelling through a wide-open wildlife corridor between the Nxai and the Makgadikgadi Pans. We stop off to see one of Africa’s most iconic trees - the Baobab along the way and arrive at the Elephant Sands Lodge during the late afternoon. The accommodation has no fences so all wildlife can roam freely from one waterhole to another and one can expect to see a variety of antelope and other wildlife during your stay at Elephant Sands. It is one of the most unique and amazing experiences to watch wild elephants and their behaviour at such close proximity.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Elephant Sands Camp, Nata, BotswanaDay 17: Elephant Sands, Nata - KasaneStop At: Thebe River CampingWe make our way to the northern corner of Botswana to Kasane, the gateway to Chobe National Park. By size, it is the third largest park in the country and is the most diverse; home to elephant, lion, buffalo, hippo and abundant birdlife, including the famous African fish eagle. We take a ‘Fish Eagle’ cruise on the Chobe River – a great opportunity to see hippo and perhaps elephant or buffalo coming to the river to bathe and drink.The Chobe River is a major watering spot for large breeding herds of elephants, as well as families of giraffe, sable and cape buffalo. The flood plains are the only place in Botswana where the puku antelope can be seen. Birding is also excellent here. When in flood spoonbills, ibis, various species of stork and other waterfowl flock to the areaDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Thebe Camp, Kasane, BotswanaDay 18: Kasane – Livingstone, Victoria Falls, ZambiaStop At: The Zambezi WaterfrontThis morning we head out to explore the Chobe National Park on an open vehicle game drive where we have the opportunity to spot not only elephant that are so prolific in the park, but also lion, and different antelope species. Moving on from Kasane we take the ferry across the confluence of the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers into Zambia. Zambia, formerly known as Northern Rhodesia took its name from the Zambezi River at independence in 1964. The Zambezi River is the fourth longest in Africa (after the Nile, Congo and Niger) and the largest flowing into the Indian Ocean. Home to one of the world’s largest waterfalls, we visit Victoria Falls and try to take in the immensity of one of nature’s Wonders of the World. At various times of year, the spray from the Falls can be seen from up to 20 or 30 kilometres away, hence the local name ‘Mosi oa Tunya’ – the ‘Smoke that Thunders’.We set up at the Waterfront on the banks of the Zambezi, just a few kilometres from the Victoria Falls and the small town of Livingstone. We will give a full briefing on the various optional activities available in the area (typically these include rafting, canoeing, bungee, abseiling, gorge swinging, horse riding, scenic flights and river cruises), allowing you to plan your time accordingly. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at The Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge, Livingstone ZambiaDay 19: Livingstone, Victoria Falls, ZambiaStop At: The Zambezi WaterfrontOur tour ends after breakfast but we highly recommend staying a few more days in the area in order to explore the Victoria Falls area to the full. Apart from the adventure activities already mentioned check out the markets, volunteer a day in some worthwhile local projects, or simply relax at the beautiful waterfront and watch the Zambezi River flow quickly past on its way to Victoria Falls.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$629.99 Multi-day & Extended Tours

N'Djamena and Dourbali (The Fula Tribe) 2 Day Tour

All city tours are with professional guides (no amateurs) and local experts with private, clean, and secure vehicles. All guides speak English and French and are licensed and educated about the history of Chad spanning from the end of WWII and the German aerial bombing through to the present day state of the economy and law.Our tour itinerary will include the following:Day 1After breakfast today, we will drive you to Dourbali, the area of the Fula people, and visit the villages of the renowned nomadic Arabs. Today we will spend all day with the tribes meeting and interacting with them.Here you will enjoy a picnic lunch and enjoy the Sahel merging with the Sahara, then you will return in a 4X4 to your hotel in N'Djamena. Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Day 2Today our time will be spent visiting and exploring the city of N´Djamena, highlights will include:A day tour of the city of N'Djamena always includes the must-see spots like the colorful market, the National Museum, the Cathedral, the Great Mosque, and the Artisanal Center. The day also includes exploring secret back streets and sides to the culture many don't get to experience while they are in Chad. Exploring the culture in N'Djamena is a really wonderful and raw experience that many skip out on. These are the moments that can make for the best memories!The day is not over! In the late evening, we take a small stroll in the town center for the fishermen market in Dembé, fresh with the catch from Lake Chad. We will enjoy a nice BBQ this evening.Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

$289.99 Cultural & Theme Tours

N'Djamena Day Tour to the Seat of the Sultan of Sao - Gaoui Tour

All city tours are with professional guides (no amateurs) and local experts with private, clean, and secure vehicles. All guides speak English and French and are licensed and educated about the history of Chad spanning from the end of WWII and the German aerial bombing through to the present day state of the economy and law.Spending time in Gaoui is a very special experience that many pass up during their stay in Chad. The opportunity to feel the culture and see the lifestyle of the locals surrounds you while walking through this village. It is unlike any place you will visit in the world and is sure to leave an impression. 

$629.99 Multi-day & Extended Tours

N'Djamena - Chari River - Elephant Rock - Douguia Tour - 2 Day Tour

All city tours are with professional guides (no amateurs) and local experts with private, clean, and secure vehicles. All guides speak English and French and are licensed and educated about the history of Chad spanning from the end of WWII and the German aerial bombing through to the present day state of the economy and law.Although it is only two days, the itinerary is packed and allows you really get a feel of the culture in Chad.Itinerary:Day 1Today we will depart your hotel at 8:00am from N'Djamena towards Douguia, about an 80km ride.About 35 km into our drive, we will stop at the site of the Hadjer Lamis (Rock of the Elephants), a mountain formation in granite formed silently into shapes resembling an elephant. Next we will return to the tourist camp on the banks of the Chari River and have a chance to enjoy the hearty restaurant there where you'll be able to enjoy the good fresh captain fish, while little monkeys roam around our table.The village of Douguia is located 1km from our camp and is traditional with its earthen style homes spanning from Sudanese to Nigerienne and Libyan inspirations and styles. In the narrow streets leading to the banks of the Chari River, the women and children are engaged in daily household activities along the river. Here we will relax and around 4pm we will return to N'Djamena.Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Day 2You will visit the city of N´Djamena, highlights will include:A day tour of the city of N'Djamena always includes the must-see spots like the colorful market, the National Museum, the Cathedral, the Great Mosque, and the Artisanal Center. The day also includes exploring secret back streets and sides to the culture many don't get to experience while they are in Chad. Exploring the culture in N'Djamena is a really wonderful and raw experience that many skip out on. These are the moments that can make for the best memories!The day is not over! In the late evening, we take a small stroll in the town center for the fishermen market in Dembé, fresh with the catch from Lake Chad. We will enjoy a nice BBQ this evening.Meals included. Breakfast & Lunch

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