From Cape Town to Victoria Falls

 

This trip allows you to discover the magic of Southern Africa.
From Cape Town, with its impressive Table Mountain, the Cape of Good Hope, Chipman Peak, the peguins of Simon Town through the Namib Desert, with its monumental red dunes, to the wildlife sanctuary of Etosha National Park, the Caprivi Strip and Chobe National Park and ending with the majestic Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the world. It’s all there!

Day 1. Cape Town

Welcome at the Cape Town airport by our local French-speaking chauffeur guide and transfer to the lodge. Lunch at leisure. City tour if time permits and installation at the lodge (Table mountain, Lion’s head, etc…).

Day 2. Cape of Good Hope – Penguins in Simon’s Town – Chapman’s Peak

Day trip: visit of the fishing village of Simon’s Town. We drive back to Cape Town, but this time along the west coast and thus the Atlantic Ocean. We take the Chapman’s Peak Road.

Day 3. The Cap – Table Mountain – Namaqualand

Leaving Cape Town, we head north to Namaqualand, known for its many fleurs in spring. We settle down for the night in this mountainous desert far from civilization. Free morning where it is possible to take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain (if not done the day before).

Day 4. Namaqualand – Orange River

After the border crossing, transfer to Namibia and overnight on the fleuve Orange. On the way, we will see the tree aloe, whose bark was used to make the quivers of the Khoisan hunters, or the hoodia, an appetite suppressant cactus used by the bush runners and in the western pharmacopoeia nowadays.

Day 5. Orange River – Fish River Canyon

Breakfast at the camp. Beginning of the morning free in a beautiful setting on the banks of the Orange River. Then it will be time to set off again to discover the 2nd largest canyon in the world.

Day 6. Fish River Canyon – Aus: Land of the wild horses

Morning transfer to Aus, famous for its wild horses. Surrounded by the Aus Mountains overlooking the plains, the village of Aus has both a rocky and desert environment. We leave for a hike in these spectacular stretches to try to see the famous wild horses which populate the place.

Day 7. Aus – Namib Desert

In the early morning, departure to the dunes of the Sesriem National Park. Crossing of the Khomas massif. Picnic on the way.

Day 8. Namib Desert – Dune 45 – Deadvlei / Sossusvlei – Sesriem Canyon

After breakfast, we leave to discover the site of Sossusvlei and the Tsauchab valley allows us to discover the central Namib and its giant dunes.

Day 9. Namib Desert – Swakopmund

Free lunch and free afternoon in Swakopmund. Possibility to do free activities to be paid on the spot (flight over the Namib etc). Breakfast prepared by the guide.

Day 10. Swakopmund- Cape Cross ( Otaries Colony) – Brandberg Massif

Departure to the North along the ocean to reach Cape Cross after breakfast. Visit of Cape Cross. Located 60 km north of the coastal town of Henties Bay, Cape Cross is a nature reserve where we will be able to admire one of the most important sea lion colonies in Namibia.

Day 11-12. Spitzkoppe – Brandberg  Massif- Himba Village – Etosha National Parc: Safari

Settle in for three nights inside the park, first at Okaukuejo restcamp for 2 nights and then towards the east of the park (Namutoni) for 1 night. Dinner and overnight stay. Drive to Etosha National Park, through the town of Kamanjab where you will have the opportunity to visit one of the local Himba villages.

Day 13. Etosha National Parc: two days of safaris!

Two days dedicated to safaris in the Etosha National Park to admire the African wildlife. We take the time to walk all the tracks from waterhole to waterhole to surprise the animals who come to quench their thirst.

Day 14. Etosha National Parc – Rundu -Divundu: Caprivi Strip

Depart for the town of Rundu to reach Kaisosi lodge, gateway to the Caprivi Strip…

From the lodge, boat trip on the legendary waters of the Kavango to discover the many crocodiles of the fleuve, hippos, buffles etc.

Day 15. Rundu -Divundu:  Caprivi Strip

We are in the heart of the Caprivi Strip; it is not uncommon for a band of baboons, a herd of elephants, wildebeest … to cross the road; we must drive at a reduced speed …

Day 16. Caprivi Strip – Bwabwata Park & Mudumu

Ascend by the same road on this Caprivi Strip and continue to Kongola, 100 km before Katima Mulilo, at the eastern end of the Caprivi Strip, a corridor 15 km wide and 500 km long.

We camp at Namushasha lodge or equivalent and undertake an open 4×4 safari from the lodge in the afternoon.

Day 17. Caprivi Strip – Botswana – Chobe Park

Discovery of the traditional village of the Mbukushu tribe which still lives from fishing and hunting… we will probably attend a traditional dance where the village wizard will thank us for our visit…

Day 18. Chobe National Park

Early departure for a safari/photo tour with a park ranger in an open 4×4 from the lodge.

Coffee break inside the park and then back to the lodge for lunch and rest.

Day 19. Chobe National Park – Victoria Falls

Installation at the hotel in the afternoon…
Passage through the town of Kasane then arrival at the Zimbabwe border. After the administrative formalities, departure in the direction of the Victoria Falls… the largest and most impressive in the world!

Day 20. End & Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Victoria Falls airport for the return flight to France.
Breakfast only.

DuAuPrixMin/Max PAX
31/03/202016/04/2020€3,150.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
17/04/202003/05/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
05/05/202021/05/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
22/05/202007/06/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
16/06/202002/07/2020€3,150.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
07/07/202023/07/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
24/07/202009/08/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
04/08/202020/08/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
21/08/202006/09/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
01/09/202017/09/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
18/09/202004/10/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
06/10/202022/10/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
23/10/202008/11/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
10/11/202026/11/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
27/11/202013/12/2020€3,645.004 Personnes/14 Personnes
22/12/202007/01/2021€3,150.004 Personnes/14 Personnes

20 days from 5 110 €

Next departure on 30/05/2022

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