Our Namibia, Okavango & Victoria Falls overland safari visits some of the major highlights of three of Africa’s most remarkable countries.
October 11-28, 2018 (18 days)
Tour company – Rockjumper Worldwide Birding Tours.
Price – $6,842 per person (USD, double occupancy/sharing) with 5% discount coupon
Top birds – African Skimmer, Slaty Egret, Wattled and Blue Cranes, Rock Pratincole, Ludwig’s and Kori Bustards, Rüppell’s and Northern Black Korhaans, Secretarybird, Pel’s Fishing Owl (one of ten possible owls!), Hartlaub’s and Red-billed Spurfowls, Rüppell’s Parrot, Monteiro’s, Damara Red-billed and Bradfield’s Hornbills, Rockrunner, Violet Wood Hoopoe, Bare-cheeked, Southern Pied and Black-faced Babblers, Rosy-faced Lovebird, White-tailed Shrike, Herero Chat, chances for Shelley’s and Copper Sunbird, Dune, Gray’s and Benguela Long-billed Larks, Chestnut-banded Plover, Damara Tern, Cape, Bank and Crowned Cormorants, Burchell’s and Double-banded Coursers, African Oystercatcher, Bradfield’s Swift, Bokmakierie, Rufous-eared Warbler, South African Shelduck, Orange River White-eye, Dusky Sunbird, Cape Vulture, thousands of both Lesser and Greater Flamingos.
Top mammals – The “Big Five” (Lion, Leopard, African Elephant, Black and White Rhinoceroses, African Buffalo), Cheetah, Hartmann’s sub-species of Mountain Zebra, Plains Zebra, Warthog, Giraffe, Roan and Sable Antelopes, Red Lechwe, Topi, Common Eland, Springbok, Sitatunga, Meerkat, Honey Badger, Dassie Rat, Spotted-necked Otter, South African and Damara Ground Squirrels, Wild Cat, Central African Large-spotted Genet
Group size – 6 maximum and 1 Rockjumper leader.
Habitats covered – coastal estuaries, broad-leaved woodland, riverine forest, floodplains, grass plains, papyrus swamps, mountains, gravel and sandy deserts.
Accommodations – comfortable hotels, national park bungalows and lodges.
Expected climate – pleasant in mornings/afternoons, hot midday, can be cooler in the evenings.
Tour pace and walking – relaxed pace, undemanding walks.
Number of Species Expected – 375-425.
Photographic opportunities – excellent.
Other Attractions – Namib sand dunes, Spitzkoppe, Etosha, Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls, African art.