The Northern Experience Fly-In Option is a small group lodge safari which starts in Cape Town, South Africa, continues through Namibia and Botswana, and ends at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe – 21 days.
Cape Town – One of South Africa’s most visited locations, the coastal city of Cape Town is home to spectacular sights and activities including Table Mountain, Cape Point, the V&A Waterfront, Kirstenbosch Gardens, Chapman’s Peak Drive and more.
Sossusvlei – Home to one of Namibia’s most spectacular landmarks – the red sand dunes – the area of Sossusvlei is located in the southern part of the Namib Desert. The highest of these dunes reaches a staggering 170m, and is recommended to climb either at sunrise or sunset when the whether and sand is cooler.
Swakopmund – A coastal city in Namibia, Swakopmund is located west of the country’s capital, Windhoek. Derived from the German phrase ‘mouth of water’ which describes the overflow and flooding of the Swakop River, the city is well-known for its fascinating architectural buildings and fun activities.
Spitzkoppe – The most famed mountain range in Namibia, Spitzkoppe is said to date back to over 700-million years. These dramatic and unusually-shaped peaks are believed to have been formed by the collapse of a volcano millions of years ago, and are also home to the primitive Bushman paintings.
Etosha National Park – A largely flat area with vast grasslands, Etosha National Park features several waterholes that provide some of the best game viewing opportunities, especially during the dry season. Spot wildlife such as elephants, springbok, wildebeest, rhinos, impala, lions, jackals, hyenas and more.
Okavango Delta – This unique system of inland waterways, located in Botswana, floods seasonally to become a lush eco-system. On a safari through the Okavango Delta, you will have the opportunity to explore the natural environment that supports large herds of elephant, antelope, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, crocodile, lion, zebra, baboon and more.
Caprivi Strip – Boasting an abundance of river life and without any sign of desert, the Caprivi Strip is unlike any other part of the usually-dry Namibia. Apart from the plethora of wildlife calling the strip home, bird-watchers will be glad to note that up to 70% of the Namibian bird species have been recorded visiting Caprivi.
Chobe National Park – Located in northern Botswana, Chobe National Park is the second largest national park in Botswana, spanning 10566 square kilometres, and boasts one of the largest concentrations of game found on the African continent. With an exceptional elephant population that has steadily increased over the last century, Chobe National Park is currently home to an estimated 120 000 elephants, along with an abundance of other wildlife.
Victoria Falls – Dubbed as “the greatest known curtain of falling water”, the spectacular sight of Victoria Falls borders on Zambia and Zimbabwe, and can be viewed from vast distances from both sides. Here, the Zambezi River plummets over a cliff, the sprays of which can sometimes be seen from over 5km away.