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Delta and Dunes Safari
|Contact provider for price||15 Days||Year-round|
|Boutique accommodations||Exertion level: 3|
|Operator: Uncharted Outposts||12 people max|
- Johannesburg international airport, johannesburg, south africa
- Active & Adventure trips
This is one of our more adventurous and diverse Safaris. You will begin by exploring the majestic Victoria Falls and then venture west on into the Okavango Delta where you will experience both dry and water based camps and the incredible wildlife of this amazing area. This Safari incorporates the very best of Namibia, a country defined by wide open spaces and ample blue skies. From the red desert dunes of Sossusvlei to the wildlife of Etosha, this safari provides an insightful view of the stunning landscapes and atmosphere of this remarkable land.
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- This is a custom departure, meaning this trip is offered on dates that you arrange privately with the provider. Additionally, you need to form your own private group for this trip. The itinerary and price here is just a sample. Contact the provider for detailed pricing, minimum group size, and scheduling information. For most providers, the larger the group you are traveling with, the lower the per-person cost will be.
ItineraryDay 1-2 — Victoria Falls
Upon your morning arrival at Johannesburg International Airport, you will be met and transferred to a scheduled flight bound for Livingstone. Here, you will collect your belongings and be driven to The River Club, set among lush riverine vegetation with a rich Edwardian flavor. At The River Club, you will enjoy the sights and sounds of Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River in a peaceful and tranquil setting away from large crowds. Your open-front room will have fantastic views of the large Zambezi River, which flows straight to the beautiful Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls is one of the seven "Natural Wonders of the World," and is arguably the greatest waterfall anywhere!
Day 3-5 — Moremi Game Reserve
After two nights at The River Club, you will be transferred back to Livingstone where you will board your chartered flight to Chitabe. This camp is located in an exclusive photographic reserve alongside the Moremi Game Reserve. Chitabe is built on raised walkways and elevated wooden decks, surrounded by ancient ebony, leadwood, and sausage trees. A variety of habitats make up the area, including waterways and marshlands, dry acacia and mopane woodland, riverine areas, open grasslands and seasonally flooded plains. With activities such as morning and evening game drives and nature walks, you are bound too see a variety of wildlife, including elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, and cheetah. The rare sightings of wild dog are also found in this area.
Day 6-8 — Okavango Delta
After a wonderful breakfast you will board your flight to Kwetsani Camp. Kwetsani Camp is a five roomed luxury tented camp located in a private reserve west of the Moremi Game Reserve. The large elongated island on which Kwetsani is built is heavily wooded, cool and shady and is one of the most remote camps in the entire Okavango Delta. The camp overlooks an enormous floodplain dotted with Lechwe and Wildebeest. Guests can lie in their rooms, or in the pool, and watch the animals in front of the camp. All the Okavango’s large predators are found here. Activities include mokoroing, walking on palm-fringed islands and game drives during the day and night.
Day 9 — Windhoek
This morning you will find yourself bound for Namibia. Upon arrival into Windhoek you will be transferred to Windhoek Country Club. Luxuriously decorated in hues and patterns inspired by the neighboring Namib desert, the hotel caters for every whim of the most discerning guest.
Day 10-12 — Namib Naukluft Park
Today you will fly to the Sossosvlei Airstrip and transfered to Little Kulala which is situated on a large private reserve, bordering the Namib Naukluft Park, in the heart of the Namib. The camp offers magnificent views of the famous red dunes of Sossusvlei, mountainous scenery and vast open plains. Little Kulala has eight thatched and canvas chalets of Kulalas, each built on a wooden platform to provide maximum airflow. The main lodge has a lounge, bar, dining area and plunge pool, with a view of the dunes. The verandah overlooks a waterhole. Early morning guided game drives to the spectacular dunes are through a private gate on the Tsauchab River. Game drives and walks are also offered on the private reserve. Here, guests can enjoy incredible views, desert game and smaller desert fauna and flora. Another option, at an extra cost, is early morning ballooning, beginning at first light.
Day 13-15 — Etosha National Park
Ongava Tented Camp
This day you will board your flight to Ongava Lodge. Ongava is one of the largest private game reserves in namibia, covering over 125 square miles, yet we take great pride in keeping the experience ‘small and personal’. The beauty of Ongava also lies in a vast array of plant life and vegetation, including the Mopane woodlands - unique to this part of Namibia. Large herds of plains game concentrate around the waterholes in the dry season making for exciting game viewing. For those who enjoy close wildlife encounters, tracking white rhino on foot with an armed guide is a highlight not to be missed!
Day 16 — Departure Day - Johannesburg
Ongava Tented Camp
On your last morning, board a scheduled charter flight to Windhoek where you will connect to Johannesburg for your international departure flight home.