18 Day ULTIMATE Namibia and Botswana circuit safari

An ultimate Namibian and Botswana circuit safari covering these countries highlights and including a day trip to Victoria Falls. This safari covers it all, the dunes in Sossusvlei, ship wrecks on the coast, close up experiences with cheetahs, fantastic game viewing from land and boat, mokoro trip into the Okavango Delta and looping back to Windhoek!

Day 1 ~ Windhoek

Today you will be met by the lodge driver at the airport and transferred to your overnight accommodation.      


MEALS: Dinner transfers available but not included.     

Day 2 ~ Sossousvlei 

This morning your private guide will collect you and drive straight to the heart of the Namib Desert where we will be staying for the next 2 days. From your camp you have a magnificent views of the mountains.

The drive from Windhoek is 319kms  

ACCOMMODATION: Agama River camp  (Chalets)

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner

Day 3 ~ Sossousvlei 

We rise early today to catch the sun rising over the spectacular dunes, totally breathtaking. For energetic types you can climb dune 45, or else relax at the bottom of the dune and soak up the atmosphere. After breakfast we will continue on foot into the desert, to take us to Deadvlei.

After lunch, and perhaps a relaxing dip in the pool  set off on the short drive to Sesriem Canyon.            

ACCOMMODATION: Agama River camp  (Chalets)

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner

Day 4 ~ Swakopmund

Our drive to Swakopmund today takes us through some very unusual scenery, the strangest of which being the ‘moon landscape’. Before arriving at Swakopmund we will stop off at Walvis Bay to visit the flamingo colony that is present most of the year round. On arrival in Swakopmund we will settle you in the lodge and then take an orienteering drive through the small town. Dinner that night will be spent in a local restaurant, and if you want to experience some Namibian nightlife then your guide can point you in the right direction! The following morning is spent exploring the markets, shops and beaches of Swakopmund at your leisure.


MEALS: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5 ~ Omaruru

We only have 242kms today so that gives you a free morning in Swakopmund to enjoy some of the numerous optional activities available before we head off to Omaruru for the night.

ACCOMMODATION: Omaruru Guest House

MEALS: Breakfast

Day 6 ~ Etosha

Before arriving at Namibia’s greatest game park we will stop off at a local Himba village where you will have the opportunity to meet the locals and gain an insight into their culture.(optional activity).  For the next 2 days we will be exploring the vast Etosha National Park in pursuit of interesting animals. Each rest camp has a swimming pool and bar area for you to relax and cool off in the heat of the day.

The evenings are spent in the Etosha National Park rest camps, where there is a floodlit waterhole for viewing nocturnal animals

A night drive in an open safari vehicle is included on one of the nights.


ACCOMMODATION: Okaukuejo (Chalet inside the park)


MEALS: Breakfast

Day 7 ~ Etosha

In Etosha you have the opportunity to see lions, leopard, elephant, black rhinoceros, herds of zebra, antelope and giraffes and many other creatures. the birdlife is also very varied, and therefore Etosha is popular with birders.



MEALS: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 8 ~ Rundu

We head to the tropical, green Northern border of Namibia. Tonight we will be staying in luxurious bungalows in a beautiful setting. On certain days the local villagers come and perform traditional dancing for you over dinner, you can join in as well if you like. The lodge has close ties to the local community, and there is a chance to visit the local village and school or church. A once in a lifetime experience.


ACCOMMODATION: Nkawzi River Lodge

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9 ~ Caprivi

We continue along the Caprivi Strip.

You can enjoy the wonderful wildlife as we drive along the Northern border. Late afternoon game cruise in “Namibia’s secret Delta”.

ACCOMMODATION: Mazambala Island lodge
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10 ~ Kasane-Botswana

On the border of Chobe National park          

This morning we cross the border into Botswana.

Where you will be staying on the banks of the Chobe River in a luxury lodge.

Here your private guide will bid you farewell and place you in the capable hands of the lodge for the remainder of the tour.

This afternoon there is a fantastic game viewing river cruise included, where you have the opportunity to see vast numbers of elephants, buffalo and much more. 

ACCOMMODATION: Chobe Safari lodge

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11 ~ Kasane-Botswana            

Victoria Falls Day Tour from Botswana: Experience One of the Seven Natural Wonders.This tour departs daily from Kasane, Botswana to Victoria Falls. 

Clients will be transferred to the Kazungula border where their Zimbabwean Guide will meet them. En route to the Victoria Falls, clients may be taken past the ‘Big Tree’ where they may stop and take photos. 

Clients will be accompanied through the Rainforest by a qualified Wild Horizons guide, who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird & wildlife and other points of interest.It’s a truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell; the humbling feeling that here indeed is Nature’s Supreme Masterpiece. No photograph can begin to depict the reality…and nothing prepares you for your first sight. 

Clients will be accompanied through the Rainforest by one of our qualified Guides who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird & wildlife and other points of interest. Guides are also happy to assist clients with photographs whilst visiting this most spectacular of waterfalls. Raincoats are provided when needed.

ACCOMMODATION: Chobe Safari lodge

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Please note: All visitors to Zimbabwe must have a passport, which is valid for at least 6 months beyond their intended departure date from Zimbabwe.
Excludes entrance fee to the Victoria Falls National Park
The tour cost excludes any Visa Requirements.


Half-Day Times: 08h00 to 08h30 pick up from hotels in Kasane Town Depart VF @ 15h00 return to Kasane Town Hotels approximately 17h40.

Full-Day Times: 08h00 to 08h30 pick up from hotels in Kasane Town Depart VF @ 14h00 return to Kasane Hotels approximately 16h00.

Day 12 ~ Caprivi Namibia  

This morning we cross back into Namibia and continue along the beautiful Caprivi Strip to your over night accommodation.     



MEALS: Breakfast

Day 13 ~ Grootfontein        

Transit day                              


MEALS: Breakfast

Day 14 ~ Okanhandja   

This afternoon you have the opportunity to explore the beautiful craft market in Okanhandja.          

ACCOMMODATION: Omatozu Guest House

MEALS: Breakfast

Day 15 ~ Windhoek

Slow transit day to the capital and museum visit in the afternoon.   


MEALS: Breakfast

Day 16 ~ Windhoek

Free morning to either explore the capital or partake in an optional city or township tour.

Afternoon transfer to the airport.  

MEALS: Breakfast


18 Day ULTIMATE Namibia and Botswana circuit safari

Based on 2 people sharing

ZAR 70,900 pp* 16 DAYS

Private safari, All accommodations, Meals as specified (B-Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner), Activities as specified. All transfers.
Flights, Visas, Optional activities, Items of a personal nature, Gratuities, Personal travel insurance.
All flights are subject to availability and price increases (flights need to be paid along with deposit) One way flight from Kasane – Johannesburg ZAR 2962

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