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Delta & Deserts - Tucan Travel
Delta & Deserts - Tucan Travel
Rather poor
1 review
Starts
Livingstone
+18 Destinations
Desert
Ends
Cape Town
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Highlights

  • Feel the spray of the thunderous Victoria Falls
  • Watch wildlife along the Chobe River
  • Bury your feet in rolling sand dunes in Namibia
  • Visit South Africa’s longest river
Age range
18 to 65 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping, Lodge, Hut
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Overland Truck
Start in Livingstone and end in Cape Town! With the overland truck tour Delta & Deserts, you have a 18 day tour package taking you from Livingstone to Cape Town and through Livingstone, Zambia and 15 other destinations in Africa. Delta & Deserts includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • LF
    Written on August 19, 2016
    2.0 - Rather poor

    The tour guide/leader knew nothing about the itinerary. It was her 1st trip in Africa. She's from New Zealand and introduced herself by saying she has a thick accent. She did nothing to improve on it despite the fact that this tour had many of the 34 participants from countries that do not speak Eng as a 1st language. As an ESL instructor in Canada I know that accents can and should be changed when working with public. Many arrangements were left to either improvisation or last minute decisions. We arrived at hotels that were overbooked, campsites with stuck, or flooding toilets/showers that were more than 200 m from tents. The meals provided were repetitive to say the least. A broken board inside the bus was never replaced, but notices could have been posted daily using tacks or tape. There was daily confusion with departure and arrival times due to lack of posting and thick accent. The interior of the bus was lacking some pockets and liquid holders; some seats reclined either too much or nothing at all. The driver of Peeky did as much as he possibly could but he was overwhelmed by the amount of issues (both pax and mechanical). The charger inside the bus was off most of the time. The leader never made sure the blue light had been turned off which generated electrical problems. Daily, we were asked to buy our own 'snakes' to complement the provided meals, but the cooler was too small for 34 people, and the fridge was only for the tour meals. The choice of a winery for our 2nd to last nite would have been nice barring the fact that there was only one meal choice: beef despite the fact that majority of people had chosen chicken. Choose places that provide the services required rather than subjecting clients to their 'choices'. Large groups like this one impose delays on crossing broders, or ordering food in restos.
    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Hi Lia, Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry that your tour did not meet your expectations. We welcome all comments, both good and bad so please email feedback@tucantravel.com and we will be happy to address any issues you may have had. Kind regards, Jess @ Tucan Travel
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Arrive Livingstone
  2. Day 2: Kasane & Chobe National Park
  3. Day 3: Elephant Sands
  4. Day 4: Maun
  5. Day 5: Maun & Okavango Delta
  6. Day 6: Divundu
  7. Day 7-8: Etosha National Park
  8. Day 9: Outjo
  9. Day 10-11: Swakopmund
  10. Day 12: Windhoek
  11. Day 13: Sesriem
  12. Day 14: Fish River Canyon
  13. Day 15: Orange River
  14. Day 16: Cederberg
  15. Day 17: Cape Town
  16. Day 18: Depart Cape Town

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Rather poor by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Bad by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Rather poor by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Rather poor by past passengers
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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Zambia, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Zambia, Botswana and Namibia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Zambia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Livingstone is the starting point and Cape Town is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Tucan Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $500 to confirm this Tucan Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 July 2018 the full payment of $2,053 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2053 for Delta & Deserts, but the deposit of $500 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Tucan Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 3,663 km.
  • Livingstone (Zambia)
  • 179 km
  • Chobe National Park (Botswana)
  • 176 km
  • Maun (Botswana)
  • 89 km
  • Okavango Delta (Botswana)
  • 89 km
  • Maun (Botswana)
  • 288 km
  • Divundu (Namibia)
  • 558 km
  • Etosha National Park (Namibia)
  • 172 km
  • Kamanjab (Namibia)
  • 341 km
  • Swakopmund (Namibia)
  • 263 km
  • Windhoek (Namibia)
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