On this guided accommodated tour visit the Afri-Cat Foundation at Okonjima. The tour also offers glimpse into the lives of the San people who live on a farm nearby Grootfontein. Experience the abundant wildlife of the Bwabwata National Park and Chobe River from the luxury of a houseboat. Enjoy a visit to the Popa Falls and the game rich Mahango National Park.
Arrival at Hosea Kutako (Windhoek International) airport, where you will be met by your guide. Subsequent drive in a northerly direction via Okahandja to Okonjima Lodge, home of the Africat Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation and protection of Namibian wild cats, in particular leopard and cheetah. Enjoy the opportunity to admire and photograph these predators. One overnight stay at Okonjima Plains Camp or similar - Dinner, bed & breakfast incl activities.
We are proceeding in a northerly direction via the Hoba Meteorite to Fiume Bush Lodge, where you can have a glimpse into the lives of the ancient San people. You can expect the most informal, liberating learning experience about these people, their history, lifestyle and culture. You can look forward to a bush walk, village life, making of tools, jewellery and weapons. You will also learn how the San people start a fire, how and what to use as medicines and the different roles of men and women in the community. Two overnight stays at Fiume Bush Camp - Fullboard incl Bushmen activity
We are travelling further north via Rundu to the Popa Falls at Falls at Bagani. We visit one of the traditional Kavango villages, before we continue to Mahango Lodge. Enjoy the scenery on a sundowner boatcruise on the Okavango River. We are going on game viewing excursions in the nearby Mahango National Park. Excellent game viewing, i.e. Red Lechwe, Sable, Hippos, Elephants, Crocodiles and the usual plains game as well as birding can be experienced. When in bed you can listen to the ripple of the Okavango River. Two overnight stays at Mahango Lodge or similar - Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Today’s destination is the beautiful Lianshulu Lodge, which offers the opportunity to experience closely a wild and untouched island in the remote Kwando River. Here you bid farewell to your guide to continue the rest of your journey on F/I services from the lodge. From Lianshulu you undertake game expeditions in open 4x4 vehicles in the Mudumu National Park. Game sightings in this river cradle could include vast herds of roaming elephant and buffalo, lions, hippos, leopards, sable, roan, lechwe and puku. There is outstanding bird watching in this area in a variety of riverine, floodplain and grassland habitats. Boating, nature walks, picnics or infinite relaxation in the cool respite of Lianshulu Lodge are all possible. Two overnight stays at Lianshulu Lodge or similar - Fullboard incl activities.
Today we cross the border to Botswana. Our destination is the Chobe Bush Lodge, which is situated in Kasane directly on the border of Chobe National Park and within 150 metres from the Chobe River. Here you bid farewell to your NTT guide. Along with many species of big game, Chobe National Park boasts the largest concentration of elephant in Africa and the game drives and boat cruises here offer visitors the opportunity to witness this spectacle. . Two overnight stays at Chobe Bush Lodge - Fullboard incl activities (boat cruises and game drives).
Depending on your outbound flight, a road transfer will take you to Vic Falls Airport to check-in on your flight. End of services.
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