About 10 Night Namibia North East Camping Experience
Namibia North East Camping Experience is a 11-day guided camping tour which sets out from Windhoek. The tour goes from Windhoek to the Khaudum Game Park. From here it ventures into the flood plains, swamps, and open woodland of the Kavango and Caprivi regions which borders Botswana.
The package includes all transport as per the itinerary's routing, accommodation on a shared basis, meals as specified in the itinerary, activities and park fees as specified in the itinerary, and mineral water.
The package excludes expenses of a personal nature, i.e. laundry, telephone expenses, gratuities and other personal purchases, all drinks, personal as well as medical and evacuation insurance, and any additional activities.
DAY 1: Depart from Windhoek via Okahandja, Otjiwarongo, and Otavi to Grootfontein. Visit the largest meteorite in the southern hemisphere nearby Grootfontein before proceeding to Roy’s Camp just north of Grootfontein. Settle down in one of the idyllic campsites and enjoy the sight of free-roaming antelopes quenching their thirst at the nearby waterhole. Camping - full board.
DAY 2: After breakfast travel in an easterly direction into the heart of the Bushmanland in Tsumkwe. After a short stop the journey continues to the Kaudom National Park the most remote and desolated National Park in Namibia. Camp will be set up at the Sikeretti Campsite in the southern part of Kaudom National Park. Later in the day a game drive goes out into the surrounding area in search of the many game in this park. Excellent birdwatching opportunities are available around the waterholes. Camping overnight - full board.
DAY 3: Full day game-viewing drive while travelling through the park with excellent game encounters en route. Good sable, roan, wildebeest, buffalo, kudu, giraffe, elephant, and with a bit of luck predator and wild dog sightings can be expected. Camp will be erected at the Kaudom Campsite idyllically situated on a huge sand dune overlooking the Kaudom River Valley. Good opportunity to encounter predators on the later game drive on the flood plains of the Khaudom River. Camping - full board.
DAY 4: Early morning departure leaving the park in a northerly direction for the Popa Falls area at Bagani. Following a very sandy and difficult path the journey continues through dense forest areas with a visit at one of the traditional Kavango communal villages. Arrival at Ndhovu Lodge or similar for lunch. Set up camp on the banks of the Okavango River. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and the peaceful grazing of herds of buffalo and elephant on the banks of the Okavango River during an optional sundowner boat cruise. Camping - full board.
DAY 5: Full day game-viewing drive into the nearby Mahango National Park. Excellent game viewing, i.e. red lechwe, waterbuck, sable roan, hippos, elephants, buffalo, possibly some predators as well as the usual plains game can be expected. Optimal opportunity for excellent birdwatching opportunities which include a series of raptors on the banks of the Okavango River. Return to camp late afternoon in time to enjoy a relaxing sundowner on the viewing deck of the lodge. Camping - full board.
DAY 6, 7 and 8: Bid farewell to the Kavango region with a transfer drive into the Bwabwata National Park bordering the Kwando River. This region is known for its game opportunities and can easily be compared to a Botswana experience with exceptional opportunity to encounter elephant, hippo, buffalo, giraffe, roan and sable antelopes. Camp for the next three days will be erected at the Nambwa Campsite or similar on the banks of the Kwando River in the Susuwe area. Day and night game drives into the surrounding area as well as the Mudumo National Park will offer unique game-viewing opportunities. Three nights’ camping at Nambwa Campsite - full board.
DAY 9: The return journey takes us into the Kavango region past neatly constructed communal villages to the town of Rundu. Spend the night in a comfortable rustic lodge on the banks of the Okavango River with a relaxing afternoon at the swimming pool or join a group for a sundowner boat cruise on the Okavango River. Overnight in bungalows at Hakusembe Lodge or similar - full board.
DAY 10: After a short visit to the craft market in Rundu head back into central Namibia past the towns of Tsumeb and Otavi into the Waterberg Plateau National Park. The rest of the afternoon at own leisure, relax at the pool, or enjoy a short hike to experience the unique fauna and flora of this part of Namibia. Overnight in bungalows at the Waterberg Plateau Park - full board.
DAY 11: Optional early morning game-viewing drive onto the massive plateau before heading back to the capital of Windhoek via Okahandja's craft market. Arrive in Windhoek late afternoon.
Safari: This mobile guided camping safari explores the wonders of the Khaudum Game Park and the surrounds of the Kavango and Caprivi regions.
- Minimum stay: 10 Days
Set departures: 26 July 2016; 15 August 2016; 26 September 2016; 24 October 2016.
Minimum of two participants.
It is compulsory for all guests to have comprehensive cancellation, default, baggage, emergency evacuation and medical insurance for the duration of the trip.
10 Night Namibia North East Camping Experience Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
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