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Delta & Falls Overland (Eastbound)

9 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget
Restricted to Ages 18-39

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Windhoek
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Windhoek/D'kar
Spend the night at the G Adventures supported Dqae Qare San Lodge & Camp, and meet the local San Bushmen. Optional walk to learn survival skills from the locals.

Leave in the morning and continue through the eastern part of Namibia and cross into Botswana, travelling into the heart of the Kalahari. Arrive at the campsite in the early evening, just in time for an optional 'Bushman Walk'. Around the campfire at night, experience the ancient dance rituals of the San/Bushmen. (B, L, D)

Day 3 D'kar/Maun
Opt to take a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta to get a birds-eye view of the area.

Travel from the Kalahari towards Maun, arriving around lunch time. In the afternoon, opt to get a sneak peek of the Okavango Delta from above on an hour-long flight in a small plane. See a variety of wildlife and marvel at the vast delta basin. You can pre-book the Okavango Delta Flight extra on the checkout page, or through your Global Connection Officer or travel agent. Those not opting for the flight can kick back and relax at the campsite. (B, L)

Day 4 Maun/Okavango Delta
Enjoy wildlife walks, a traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) and birding on an overnight excursion into the Okavango Delta.

After leaving some luggage in Maun, we hop into safari vehicles and travel for about an hour to a river before pairing off and sitting down in mokoros, traditional dugout canoes, that take us deep into the delta. After a couple hours in the mokoro, we arrive to our basic bush camp in time for lunch. Set up tents and get used to the surroundings. ?In the afternoon, set off on a wildlife walk. In the evening, count the shooting stars, sing with the locals or just unwind with a sundowner around the campfire.?? The polers will join us around the campfire tonight and usually love to sing and dance… join in! (B, L, D)

Day 5 Okavango Delta/Gweta
Camp under ancient baobab trees.

Enjoy the sunrise on an early wildlife walk then return to Maun, first by mokoro, then safari vehicle, and arrive around lunch time. Pack up the Lando, then hit the road to ancient baobab trees of Gweta. We will arrive to our campsite mid- to late afternoon. Have a walk around, take pictures of the baobabs, swim in the pool and enjoy a proper shower after the night in the bush. (B, L, D)

Day 6 Gweta/Kasane
Opt to embark on a wildlife-viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River or take an open safari vehicle wildlife safari drive inside Chobe National Park.

Journey to the area of Chobe National Park, home to the largest elephant population in Southern Africa. The best way to appreciate the area’s thousands of resident elephants, crocodiles and hippos, is with an optional sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River. You can pre-book the Chobe River Sunset Cruise on the checkout page, or through your Global Connection Officer or travel agent. (B, L)

Day 7 Kasane/Victoria Falls
Start your visit to Zimbabwe with traditional lunch prepared by the G Adventures supported Lusumpuko Women's Club.

Cross the border from Botswana to Zimbabwe at the Kazungula border post. Continue on to the town Victoria Falls, a great base to see falls, and take part in some exciting activities. (B, L)

Day 8 Victoria Falls
Opt to visit Victoria Falls, go whitewater rafting, or take a helicopter flight over the falls.

Victoria Falls is a great base to see both natural wonders and take part in some exciting activities. Get up close (and wet from the spray) while awing at the immense Victoria Falls, raft the whitewater of the mighty Zambezi, and for the more adventurous, bungee jump with the Victoria Falls in view.

Day 9 Victoria Falls
Depart at any time. (B)
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All This Included
Feel the splash of the Okavango Delta from a dugout "mokoro" canoe and the mists of majestic Victoria Falls—described by the local Kololo people as "the smoke that thunders." Experience the colours, culture and scenery of Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe on this well-packed 9-day adventure. Meet the San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert and the elephants of Chobe National Park. With a knowledgeable CEO leading the way, travel aboard our overland adventure vehicle (OAV) is well-paced and wilderness camping will keep you in the thick of the action. Prepare yourself for an utterly unique African experience.
  • Your G for Good Moment: Dqae Qare San Lodge & Camp, Dekar Your G for Good Moment: Lusumpuko Women's Club Lunch, Victoria Falls Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Victoria Falls
  • Okavango Delta overnight bush camping excursion
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Participation camping (6 nts)
    Basic bush camping (1 nt)
    Permanent tent (1 nt)
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 3 dinners.
  • Transportation: Overland adventure vehicle (OAV), mokoro, walking, safari vehicle.
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, local guides.
Highlights
  • Meet the San Bushmen on the fringes of the Kalahari Desert
  • Get into the wild with dugout canoe rides and bush camping in the Okavango Delta
  • Cruise the Chobe River at sunset
  • Feel the mist of the mighty Victoria Falls
Accommodations
Participation camping (6 nts)
Okavango Swamps, Botswana: Okavango Delta Camping (or similar)
Kasane, Botswana: Thebe River Safaris Camping (or similar)
Maun, Botswana: Sedia Riverside Camping (or similar)
Gweta, Botswana: Planet Baobab (or similar)
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe: Explorers Village Camping (or similar)

Basic bush camping (1 nt)

Permanent tent (1 nt)

Windhoek, Namibia: Urban Camp (or similar)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 22, Avg 18
  • Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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