NAMIBIA, BOTSWANA, ZIMBABWE & ZAMBIA
GUIDED SELF DRIVE ADVENTURE- 55 Days
An Epic journey through Southern Africa...starting and finishing in Windhoek, Namibia's Capital....
BOTSWANA: Unforgettable wildlife experiences as you self drive your rental 4x4 in Botswana's Okavango Delta (Moremi & Chobe National Parks & Khwai Conservancy) and Central Kalahari Game Reserve, with a highly experienced wildlife guide; the Makgadikgadi Pans (the largest salt flats in the world); sleep under the stars on the pans and visit the resident Meerkat troop; visit the granite island called “Kubu"; and an optional sunset game viewing cruise on the Chobe River.
ZIMBABWE: Game viewing in Hwange National Park; and marvel at the Victoria Falls.
ZAMBIA: Game viewing in Kafue (including a visit to an elephant orphanage) and Liuwa Plain National Parks. Zambia offers impressive wildlife diversity as well as some of the wildest and most remote game areas on the continent; and visit Nygonye Falls
NAMIBIA: Visit the San Bushmen of the Kalahari; Etosha National Park with its massive salt pan lined with waterholes attracting the game; remote river beds through canyons and where game roams without fences; visits to a small village pre-school and school that we support; spending time with the dramatic Himba tribe of Koakoland (the least sparsely populated region of Namibia); through Hartman’s Valley all the way to the Kunene River—the border with Angola; vast open plains; incredible geological landscapes; painted deserts; the Skeleton coast and the highest free standing dunes in the world.
55 Day Adventure
2 people per 4x4: AUD16,975* per person
Solo Traveler in escort 4x4: AUD15,555* per person (if available)
3rd and 4th Passenger: AUD13,880* per person
*Prices assume a minimum of 5 vehicles, maximum of 7 vehicles (plus support vehicles), 2022 pricing will be confirmed in early 2021.
20 Jun - 13 Aug
We do not run this trip every year. If you are interested in 2023 please let us know.
Have your own group? We can tailor your trip.
Arrival and departure transfers, vehicle hire (Dual Cab Manual Toyota HiLux Standard), driver fees for 2 people, paper maps, wildlife guide for 9 days in Botswana, village visits as per itinerary, overnight trip on the Makgadikgadi pans with Meerkat visit, roof top tent, bedding, linen, towels, fridge, water tank, cooking and camping equipment, spare tools and tyres, standard vehicle insurance, cross border permits for vehicle, two way radio in vehicle, Botswana National Park entry fees, Zimbabwe National Park Fees (except at Vic Falls), National Park entry fees at Sossusvlei, firewood, 5 nights in guest houses, 1 night lodge in Kafue on ½ board basis and campsite fees for rest of trip, support vehicle and meals as per the itinerary.
Airfares return to Windhoek, Namibia, fuel (budget approx. AUD2,020 per vehicle), food other than listed in itinerary (approx. AUD1,300 per person) cross border fees/taxes approx. USD250 per person, Zimbabwe/Zambia Uni-visa approx. USD50, Victoria Falls park entry approx. USD35 per person, entry to Etosha Park approx. AUD40 per person, any accommodation upgrades chosen, any vehicle upgrades chosen, optional activities, vehicle excess, local tips, travel insurance (medical evacuation insurance highly recommended), visas (if required), vaccinations (if required), any other items of a personal nature and local tips. Tipping of the wildlife guide is completely optional. If you would like to tip you could use USD25-40 per person as a guide for the trip.