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MARULA TOUR

Marula Tour


06 September - 18 September 2021



For a printable itinerary, click here Marula 2021

Day 1: Arrival in Windhoek

Arrival at Windhoek International Airport. We are welcomed by our guide and transferred to Windhoek.
In the afternoon we explore the historic and cultural highlights of Namibian capital during a city tour. We visit buildings like the Christ Church, Tintenpalast (German for Ink Palace – the house of parliament) and “Alte Feste” where the German colonial past is clearly visible. We enjoy dinner at the well-known Joe’s Beerhouse (optional). Pension Palmquell (BB)

Day 2: From Windhoek to Waterberg
We leave Namibia´s capital and drive via Okahandja to the Waterberg. The Waterberg is a natural paradise with a unique vegetation. It is known for its rare mammal species, bird life and its magnificent scenery. On a small hike we see almost all the trees and shrubs that exist in Namibia. Waterberg Plateau Lodge (DBB)

CheetahDay 3: Drive to Etosha National Park
Today we want to head into the realm of wildlife of Etosha National Park soonest. The Etosha National Park is one of the biggest game reserves in the world and is considered one of the finest game parks in Africa. Our lodge is located just outside the park. In the afternoon we enjoy the first game drive. Mokuti Lodge (DBB)

Day 4: Etosha National Park
Exciting wildlife viewing awaits us in the Etosha National Park. We have the whole day to visit the various water holes and to see wildlife such as giraffes, kudu, zebra, oryx antelope, black-faced impala, wildebeest, springbok, ostrich and with some luck even lions. Namibia has the largest population of the rare black rhinos. Mokuti Lodge (DBB)

Day 5: Drive to Rundu / Angolan border
Today we continue in the most densely populated part of Namibia, the Okavango. On the way we see picturesque huts inhabited by the locals of the Kavango tribe. Our lodge is located on the Okavango. Hakusembe River Lodge (DBB)

Day 6: The Okavango
Birdsong wakes us from our night's rest in the morning. We continue through the Kavango eastwards to the Caprivi to our lodge near the Mahango Game Park. From time to time, along the way, we will see the kraals of the Kavango, and straw merchants selling straw sheaves for the roof construction of their cottages. Later in the afternoon we take a sunset cruise. RiverDance Lodge (DBB)

Day 7: Mahango Park
Today we go a gamedrive in the interesting Mahango Game Park. This is one of the most beautiful wildlife parks of Namibia with extraordinary wildlife reserves. Even rare sable and roan antelope are sometimes spotted here. From the wooden deck of the lodge, we can watch the lazy river meander past us. RiverDance Lodge (DBB)

Buffalo NamibiaDay 8: Trip through the West Caprivi
We continue through the Caprivi up to our lodge right at the Kwando. In the course of the afternoon we take a boat trip and experience "pure Africa". We may see many crocodiles, hippos and elephants. Namushasha River Lodge (DBB)

Day 9: Bwabwata National Park
During a game drive in the morning in Bwabwata Game Park we should see many elephants and hippos. The region around the Kwando River is considered to be the area with the highest concentration of elephants in southern Africa. Namushasha River Lodge (DBB)

Day 10: After Kasane / Botswana
The tour continues to Kasane in Botswana. The city is located in the country square Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. After a short boat ride we reach the lodge on an island in the Chobe River. In the afternoon we take a boat trip. Zovu Elephant Lodge (FB)

River North namibiaDay 11: Chobe River / Botswana
Today we observe the animals from the back of a boat. It's definitely worth it, because we are sure to spot many elephants, crocodiles, hippos and buffalo, but also see interesting waterfowl. The buffalo is usually only seen early in the morning or in the late afternoon, when they leave the bush and want to quench their thirst at the river. Zovu Elephant Lodge (FB)

Day 12: Victoria Falls

We continue to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Ilala Lodge is located in the city and only minutes away from the waterfalls. From the terrace you have a view of the mist and fog near the Victoria Falls. In the afternoon we visit the world-famous waterfalls. We walk through the rainforest and enjoy various viewpoints a magnificent view of the falls. Ilala Lodge (BB)

Day 13: Departure
After a short drive to the airport we say goodbye to our guide and our Namibia / Botswana / Zimbabwe adventure comes to an end, unfortunately.

Tour dates 2021 (from Windhoek to Victoria Falls):
06 September 2021 to 18 September 2021

Price 2021 from Windhoek/to Victoria Falls

Per person sharing: ZAR 68'200.- (approx. CHF 3‘900 or about EUR 3‘630)*

Single supplement: ZAR 9'700.- (approx. CHF 555 or about EUR 520)*

Participants minimum 4 and maximum 12

Included

Meals and accommodations as stated (or similar)
Mineral water
Activities as stated
Professional Tour guide in 4x4-Landcruiser or VW Crafter/Combi
Park entrance fees
Fuel
BB = overnight with bed and breakfast
DBB = overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast
FB = overnight with full board

Excluded

Flights
Tips
Own drinks
Meals not mentioned
Botswana tourism levy (30 USD)
Visa for Simbabwe (ca. 30 USD)
activities not included in the above program

Please note

Accommodations are subject to change.

For a printable itinerary, click here Marula 2021

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Contact Andrew via email: andrew@nit.com.na