Umkulu Adventures

14-Day Swakopmund to Victoria Falls

Day 1: Swakopmund
Today you can try dune boarding and quad biking or spend the day at leisure and explore this beautiful coastal oasis.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES: Quad biking, Dune boarding and Sky-diving
Distance Traveled: 280km Approximate Time Traveled: 5 hours
Meals included: Breakfast (lunch & dinner own expense)
Accommodation: Bedded accommodation at Backpacker in town, with ablution facilities. Upgrades to double room possible at own expense. Laundry and Internet facilities available.

Day 2: Spitzkoppe
We head for our overnight camp at Spitzkoppe, where the 1759m-granite rock ensures a spectacular sunset. We have time to explore the area by foot and view the local San paintings. End a thrilling day under a perfect star-studded African sky.
Distance Traveled: 200km Approximate Time Traveled: 3 hours
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tent-style bushcamp - No facilities

Day 3: Twyfelfontein - Damaraland
Situated, southwest of the Petrified Forest is Twyfelfontein where the most spectacular rock-engravings in Namibia can be seen, believed to be the work of San Bushman living here thousands of years ago.
Distance Traveled: 320km Approximate Time Traveled: 5 hours
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tent-style campsite with ablution facilities.

Day 4 & 5: Etosha National Park
En-route to Etosha National Park we stop at the Petrified Forest, an entire forest of massive tree trunks that turned into stone. The next 2 days we spend in search of the wildlife that makes Etosha one of the best parks in Southern Africa. Be sure not to miss the night game viewing at one of the camps floodlit waterholes.
Distance Traveled: 330km Approximate Time Traveled: 5-6 hours
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tent-style campsite with ablution facilities.

Day 6 & 7: Ngepi
We relax the next two days at this lovely campsite on the banks of the Kavango River in the Caprivi strip. From here, we have the opportunity to visit the local villages, do some fishing or recharge your batteries.
Distance Traveled: 600 km Approximate Time Traveled: 8 hours
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tent-style campsite.

Day 8, 9, 10 & 11: Maun and the Okavango Delta
We will be heading into the Okavango Delta for the next few days for our bush experience. Here you have the choice between 2 delta excursions: Drive-in trip with local dug out canoes (mokoros) to transport you to your island bush camp or a 4 x 4 safari in the undiscovered Moremi Game Reserve.
Clients who stay at the base campsite in Maun can arrange flights over the Delta, fishing excursions or visit the local town.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES: Moremi Game Reserve/ Okavango Delta by Mokoro/ Okavango Delta Fly-in
Distance Traveled: 430 km Approximate Time Traveled: 7 hours
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tent-style campsite with ablution facilities at base camp. Optional activities: Tent-style bushcamp with no or minimal facilities.

Day 12: Kasane and Chobe National Park
Enjoy the diversity and abundance of game, birds and vegetation to be found on the flood plains of the Chobe Game Reserve. Optional game drives or boat cruises are available.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES: Chobe Sunset Cruise, Chobe Game Drive or Chobe Combo
Distance Traveled: 600 km Approximate Time Traveled: 9 hours
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Tent-style campsite with ablution facilities.

Day 13 & 14: Victoria Falls
The final leg of our journey takes us into Zimbabwe, to view the unrivalled majesty of the Victoria Falls. Here you are free to partake in the many activities on offer- some of the most exciting white water rafting in the world or a 111-metre Bungi-jump. Our tour ends on the morning of day 14 after breakfast. (Umkulu Adventures will pay accommodation on day 14)
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES: Bungi Jumping, Zambezi White Water Rafting, Sunset Cruise or Gorge Swing.
Distance Traveled: 140km Approximate Time Traveled: 3 ½ hours
Meals included: Day 13 BL, dinner own expense; Day 14 B only
Accommodation: Backpacker style bedded accommodation.

Transfers after tours:
The truck will depart Zimbabwe at 5am on day 15, heading via Botswana into South Africa and on to Pretoria. Day 16, the truck will leave for Cape Town and arrive on day 17.
Transfer costs: *Victoria Falls to Pretoria R350 *Victoria Falls to Cape Town R700

*Optional Activities Price Guideline:
Orange River Canoe Trip R200 Chobe Game Drive US$40
Guided Dune Walk R180 Chobe River Sunset Cruise US$40
Dune Board the Desert R150-R 210 Bungi jumping US$90
Quad Bike the Namib Dunes R500 (video included) White Water rafting US$95
Game Flight over Delta 1Hour US$55 Victoria Falls Nat.Park Entrance US$20
Moremi Safari Euro 160 Transfer Vic Falls to Pretoria R350
Okavango Delta by Mokoro US$150 Transfer Pretoria to Cape Town R350

Take note: all prices, times, dates, routes, availability is subject to change and availability without prior notice.

What is included?
Umkulu Adventures T-shirt, mattress, 2-man dome tents, camping equipment, camping fees, Namibian Parks entrance fees, 3 meals a day as indicated, cooking & eating utensils, transport in Mercedes Benz overland truck, radio cassette, lockers, safe for valuables, Minus 40 Freezer cooler boxes for drinks, 2 guides, big windows, hard top, individually seats 22 25 people.

What is excluded?
Visas (Passport holders requiring visas for Botswana must please obtain multiple entry visas if they wish to transfer back to South Africa with Umkulu Adventures), sleeping bags, own drinks, optional activities, all clients must have travel insurance and Malaria tablets.

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