Southern Africa by Intrepid Travel

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Page 9 of Southern Africa

africa overland cape town to kenya basix plus local payment us$1245 physical culture shock 41 days cape town to nairobi itinerary days 1-7 south africa/namibia begin the safari in cape town with a look at a different side of african life on a township tour travel north to the namibian border via the western cape continue to the striking orange river before arriving at fish river canyon one of the largest in the world in the desert lands of namibia climb the world s highest dunes in the namib-naukluft national park for amazing views over seas of red sand and enjoy optional activities such as dune-bashing or sand-boarding in the coastal town of swakopmund days 8-15 namibia/botswana watch seals lazing in the sun on a visit to the cape cross seal colony home to some 80,000 seals continue through damaraland before heading into etosha national park for some fantastic game drives to see africa s `big five camp near the floodlit waterholes to spot nocturnal predators cross into botswana via namibia s capital windhoek and head to the gateway of the okavango delta at maun explore the tranquil islands and watery channels by foot and traditional dugout canoe and keep an eye out for crocodiles and hippos days 16-21 botswana/zambia take land and river safaris through chobe national park a park renowned for its huge numbers of elephants there s also a chance for an afternoon river safari over in zambia travel to livingstone gateway to the enormous victoria falls there s plenty of free time to try some of the optional activities such as white water rafting bungee jumping and scenic flights over the falls days 22-34 malawi/tanzania/zanzibar continue north via lusaka to malawi enjoy a few days on the peaceful beaches of lake malawi where it s possible to try a range of watersports in the warm clear waters in tanzania travel to the port city of dar es salaam and take the ferry to the exotic `spice island of zanzibar to relax on the indian ocean beaches days 35-41 tanzania/kenya return to the mainland and continue to arusha for a masai village visit before crossing by 4wd to the renowned serengeti national park olduvai gorge and ngorongoro crater where wildlife viewing is second to none the adventure comes to an end in nairobi kenya s colourful capital accommodation participation camping 37 nts resort 3 nts transport overland truck boat ferry 4wd mokoro dugout canoe walking group size max 24 meals 37 breakfasts 31 lunches 29 dinners budget allow us$120 for meals not included departs selected sat notes accommodation for 3 nights on zanzibar is not included in the trip price please allow us$15-25 per night 2007 start 13 jan 27 jan 10 feb 24 feb 10 mar 24 mar 07 apr 21 apr finish 22 feb 08 mar 22 mar 05 apr 19 apr 03 may 17 may 31 may 05 may 19 may 02 jun 16 jun 30 jun 14 jul 28 jul 11 aug 25 aug 14 jun 28 jun 12 jul 26 jul 09 aug 23 aug 06 sep 20 sep 04 oct 08 sep 22 sep 06 oct 20 oct 03 nov 17 nov 01 dec 15 dec 29 dec 18 oct 01 nov 15 nov 29 nov 13 dec 27 dec 10 jan 24 jan 07 feb 2008 12 jan 26 jan 09 feb 23 feb 08 mar 21 feb 06 mar 20 mar 03 apr 17 apr above tribal masai megan hassett below ngorongoro crater steve cutting · experience township life in cape town · climb a giant sand dune in namibia s desert · cruise the okavango delta in a dugout canoe · view the impressive victoria falls · spot nocturnal wildlife in etosha · swim in the crystal clear water of lake malawi · spot africa s `big five from the chobe river · sleep out bush in the serengeti and atop of ngorongoro crater · relax in a hammock on zanzibar s exotic tropical beaches urk 33 trip code