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Namibia & Botswana Uncovered - Encounters Travel
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12 days

Namibia & Botswana Uncovered

From Swakopmund to Victoria Falls
Tour Operator:
Encounters Travel
Max group size:
18
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
45614
Private available:
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US $1,485
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Itinerary

Start in Swakopmund and end in Victoria Falls! With the Overland Truck tour Namibia & Botswana Uncovered, you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Swakopmund, Namibia and 11 other destinations in Africa. Namibia & Botswana Uncovered includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Swakopmund to Brandberg
  2. Day 2: Brandberg White Lady rock painting
  3. Day 3: Etosha National Park
  4. Day 4: Etosha National Park
  5. Day 5: Windhoek
  6. Day 6: Botswana, Ghanzi
  7. Day 7: To the Okavango Delta
  8. Day 8: Okavango Delta Excursion
  9. Day 9: Nata
  10. Day 10: Chobe National Park
  11. Day 11: Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls
  12. Day 12: Victoria Falls
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  • Accommodation
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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
1 night
Camping
1 night
Lodge
6 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.8
  • 4.6
  • HC
    · November 12th, 2019
    We thoroughly enjoyed this tour and had some amazing experiences. Etosha, Chobe and the Okavango Delta we’re definitely our highlights as we saw so many animals. Although the accommodation was varied it was all of the standard we expected or, in some... Show more
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Hi Helena, thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your detailed feedback. We are happy you enjoyed our Namibia & Botswana Uncovered tour and we hope that you'll join us again in the future!
    Trip date: October 2019
  • V
    · November 10th, 2019
    The tour is really good and you get to see a lot. The only downside of the tour was that when reading about the tour, it said that there would be guide books and binoculars on the bus. This was not the case. luckily we had taken our own binoculars,... Show more
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Dear Vince, Thank you for taking the time to get back to us with your post-tour feedback, this is very much appreciated. I'm really pleased to hear that you liked the tour so much and felt that you were able to see a lot whilst on the trip. I'm sorry... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • NS
    · October 7th, 2019
    A well thought through tour with lots of availability to see animals and the full spectrum on two countries.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Dear Neil, Thank you for your positive feedback, we are very glad that you enjoyed your time in Namibia and Botswana with us.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • J
    · October 4th, 2019
    Sometimes days were too rushed as doing too much on some days
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Dear James, Thank you for taking the time to get back to us with your tour feedback, this is very much appreciated. I'm sorry if you felt some of the tour days were a little too busy. This is quite a fast-paced tour covering some large distances,... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • Namibia & Botswana Uncovered reviewer 5
    · October 2nd, 2018
    Great tour, highly recommend it if this is your first time in Southern Africa. All accommodations were of a pretty decent standard with some being quite luxurious. Guides and food were excellent.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Hi Yuliya, thanks for taking the time to get back to us with your feedback and photos. We are happy you enjoyed our Namibia & Botswana Uncovered tour and we hope that you'll join us again in the future!
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    Trip date: September 2018

Dates & Availability

12 days
Namibia & Botswana Uncovered
From Swakopmund to Victoria Falls
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Is the single supplement for this tour compulsory?

      Note that single supplement requirements vary from tour to tour. Please inquire with Encounters Travel for up-to-date information related to the tour you are interested in.

    • Can you provide the details of distance covered each day through Namibia or time spent travelling each day?

      Approximate distances below, however please bear in mind that due to the nature of travel in these parts of Africa, some drives may end up being longer if the truck needs to use alternate routes.

      Swakopmund to Khorixas - 350km
      Khorixas to Etotongwe - 150km
      Etotongwe to Etosha - 100km
      Etosha to Windhoek - 420km
      Windhoek to Ghanzi - 520km
      Ghanzi to Maun - 300km
      Okavango Delta - Fly In
      Maun to Nata - 330km
      Nata to Kasane - 320km
      Kasane to Vic Falls - 100km

    • Can my 10 and 12 years old kids join this trip?

      Children down to the age of 8 years on this tour is accpeted, however any children under the age of 16 are accepted on a 'request basis' only.

      It means that before accepting your reservation, Encounters Travel would need to speak with any other passengers who already confirmed on the tour to check whether they would have any issue in travelling with children under the age of 16 years. If there's a positive response from clients already booked then we would be happy to accept the reservation.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
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      US Dollar
      P
      Pula
      Botswana
      $
      Namibia Dollar
      Namibia
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types D, M, G. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types D, M. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for type G.

      Type D
      Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe
      Type M
      Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe
      Type G
      Zimbabwe
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Rabies - Recommended for Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 1 month before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      • Cholera - Recommended for Namibia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
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      • For any tour departing before June 12th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 12th, 2021, a minimum payment of $50 is required to confirm your booking with Encounters Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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