Okavango Delta- Victoria Falls Tour (14 Days)

Description

Amazing!! If you’re a lover of serious adventure riding and wildlife, this one is for you. Just wow.

You ride to ‘The Smoke That Thunders’ – the mighty Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the earth. We venture on the lesser travelled good gravel and tarred roads in Namibia and across Botswana and the Kalahari desert to experience the Okavango Delta renowned for its incredible wildlife and one of Africa’s natural wonders. Be breathless on the largest salt flats of the earth, the Makgadikgadi Pans.

You’ll stay in luxury safari tents or rooms of unique lodges under the most epic star filled skies. 

You have a bike choice of Yamaha Tenere T7, BMW GS 800 and lighter Yamaha XT660, Suzuki DR 650.

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Itinerary

  • Day 1 /Windhoek

    Arrive with the various flights to Namibia. You will be greeted by our team and transferred to your hotel. Relax at the pool or do some shopping at the nearby mall before we meet at Joe’s Beerhouse _Africa’s most famous beerhouse for tour Briefing and Dinner. Enjoy the Windhoek City skyline from Hotel Thule

  • Day 2 /290km/Waterberg

    We head northwest towards Okahandja, a town about 70 kilometres away, known for its vibrant market where you can buy local crafts and wood carvings. After Okahandja we turn on to gravel roads passing through vast landscapes dotted with acacia trees and occasional wildlife sightings. Be aware of antelope crossings. In addition to its natural beauty, Waterberg Table mountain served as a site of historical significance. In 1904 it was the location of the Battle of Waterberg during the Herero and Nama genocide. Just before sundown we take a short hike to the plateau's summit for breathtaking panoramic views of the landscape below.

  • Day 3 /460km/Tsumkwe

    Depart from Waterberg Plateau Park in the morning, taking the gravel road north towards Grootfontein. We take a detour to the Hoba Meteorite, the largest known meteorite on Earth, weighing over 60 tons. After lunch the road to Tsumkwe may be rough in parts, so be prepared for an adventurous ride through the long stretch of bushveld. We overnight at The Tsumkwe Lodge which offers a unique and immersive experience in one of Namibia's most remote and culturally significant regions - the traditional lands of the San people. (bushmen)

  • Day 4 /290km/Guma Island

    We head east towards the Dobe border crossing into Botswana, where expansive savannahs meet the horizon. At the T-Junction we head north. Brace yourself for the potholed tar road that lies ahead, Despite the challenges of the road, the rewards of experiencing this remote and untouched corner of Africa are immeasurable. Arrive at Guma Island Camp, an oasis nestled within the wilderness of the Okavango Delta a natural wonder of unparalleled beauty and biodiversity.

  • Day 5 /140km/Mahango

    Wake up to the fish eagles call - one of the most distinctive bird sounds of Africa. Look out for occasional sighting of this graceful bird perched on the riverbanks, while zigzagging the potholed road. 😊 Refuel in Shakawe. Cross the border back to Namibia the Caprivi Strip (now called the Zambesi region) , a unique geographic corridor characterized by its rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes. Traverse through verdant floodplains and woodlands teeming with wildlife, including herds of impalas, zebras, and giraffes grazing in the distance. Drive through the Mahango National Park on to the Mahango Lodge. Keep your camera ready on the sundowner boat cruise for sightings of elephants, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, antelopes, and an array of bird species, including the majestic African fish eagle.

  • Day 6 /340km/Katima Mulilo

    Turn off at Divundu onto the long stretch of well-maintained tarmac road towards Katima Mulilo. The Zambezi Region is home to several national parks and protected areas, each offering unique landscapes, wildlife, and experiences. Be on the lookout for Elefants crossing. Overnight accommodations along the banks of the mighty Zambezi River.

  • Day 7 /160km /Senyati

    The shorter journey from Katima Mulilo to Senyati Safari Camp promises an adventure through the wild and captivating landscapes of northeastern Namibia. We cross borders and the Ngoma bridge which spans the Chobe River, marking the border between Namibia and Botswana. The road along the chobe riverfront could surprise you with wildlife sightings, as this area is renowned for its abundant elephant and buffalo populations. Senyati Safari Camp belongs to the elephants -we say no more.

  • Day 8 /160km/Victoria Falls

    Crossing the border to Zimbabwe with motorcycles can be frustrating due to various factors. Therefor we embark on a shuttle from the lodge for a day trip and wait in comfort for all our documents to be cleared by our guide. Then the “Mosi-oa-Tunya ‘the smoke that thunders will greet you-one of the most awe-inspiring Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Witness the magnificent curtain of water as it plunges into the Zambezi Gorge, creating clouds of mist and rainbows. Spend the afternoon exploring the Victoria Falls town, visiting the local markets, or indulging in some souvenir shopping before returning to Senyati Safari Camp.

  • Day 9 /245km/Elephant Sands

    We continue south on the “elephant highway” towards Nata. Today is a day for wildlife experience therefor it is a relatively short route. The afternoon we spend around the pool from where you can observe elephants up close as they visit the watering hole. Elephant Sands Lodge

  • Day 10 /220km/Makgadikgadi

    At Nata we change directions and head east. The journey takes you past expansive salt pans, the Makgadikgadi Pans, one of the largest salt flats in the world, the size of Switzerland, offering unique photo opportunities and a chance to experience the vastness of Botswana's landscape. We take some time for an excursion on the pan. Planet Baobab, a quirky lodge nestled among ancient baobab trees take some time to relax by the pool or explore the surroundings, drink something cold with hunters and vagabonds, travellers and locals in the funkiest bar in Africa Experience a traditional African Dinner under the Stars.

  • Day 11 /220km/Maun

    Today will be a shorter tour again to Maun before we continue the long road back to Namibia. Maun, often referred to as the "Gateway to the Okavango Delta," is a bustling town in Botswana known for its vibrant atmosphere and its role as a hub for safari adventure. Consider taking a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta for a breathtaking aerial view of the vast floodplains, winding channels, and lush islands. This is a fantastic way to appreciate the delta's sheer size and beauty. It is hard to imagine that all that water disappears in the Kalahari Sand. The rustic Audi Camp has a picturesque setting along the Thamalakane River.

  • Day 12 /500km/Namibia Border

    Early start to hit the long way home. We cruise through bushveld and some small villages on our way back to Namibia. Be aware of cattle and the occasional ostrich on the road. Lunch and refuel in the town of Ghanzi. We cross the border at Buitepos. What a long day -relax at East End Rest camp - our last bush camp.

  • Day 13 /320km/Windhoek

    Early start to hit the long way home. We cruise through bushveld and some small villages on our way back to Namibia. Be aware of cattle and the occasional ostrich on the road. Lunch and refuel in the town of Ghanzi. We cross the border at Buitepos. What a long day -relax at East End Rest camp - our last bush camp.

  • Day 14 /Transfer

    Transfer to Airport or join us on another epic Tour

Price includes Yamaha T7 Any other bike less 8%

€5500

Lodge Rider

€4500

Passenger Lodge

€4800

Camping Driver

€3900

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