Windhoek to Victoria Falls Tour, one of the best Tours through arguably the best safari country in Africa. The Tour starts from Windhoek in Namibia, for its easy accessibility by Air. Hosea Kutako International Airport connects regional and International flights to Namibia. Namibia’s capital City, Windhoek though small has a history of the country that shapes Namibia today. City Tour can be arranged and usually takes you around for more or less 3 hours.
Windhoek to Victoria Falls
Your next adventure starts as you drive through Gobabis Town as you head to Botswana. Namib desert stretches to the Kalahari desert, which takes 70% of Botswana. Vegetation is characterized by short bushes, mostly acacia trees. Gobabis is known for cattle raring since crop farming is not sustainable due to low precipitation.
Botswana is the birth place of all modern humans about 200 000 years ago. Today Botswana is home to eight tribal groups namely, Batswana, Kalanga, Ndebele, Herero and San. Batswana are the dominate group although the Khoisan people were the first inhabitants of this vast land of Botswana. Khoisan rock paintings dates back to 1 500 – 2 000 years ago. They are known to have lived on picking wild fruits, hunting and gatherers and migrating across the region. Rock paintings are found in Botswana but also in Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Angola.
Kalahari sand-veld is often referred as ‘thirstland’ to distinguish it from true desert. Generally, Botswana vegetation is savanna grassland with yellow or light brown grass cover and woody plants. The savanna ranges from acacia shrub savanna in the southwest through savanna thornbush and tree savanna parkland. As you go to the north and east there is denser woodlands predominately the African Ironwood (mopane). Open grasslands surround the Okavango Delta and Makgadikgadi pans.
Botswana has a diverse animal life and offers a perfect habitat. With 150 species of mammals and the highest population of African elephant alongside a sizeable population of the Cape buffalo, arguably this is the best safari country. Birdlife is prolific, with more than 460 species; a variety of reptiles and amphibians close to 200 species.
Visit one of the prominent national parks in Botswana. Among the best for safari is the Chobe National Park, Moremi Game Reserve, Makgadikgadi and the Central Kalahari.
Discover the water channels of the biggest Delta in Africa by a wooden canoe as you navigate your way into the marsh islands abundant with wildlife. Its the safaris in Okavango and the Chobe region that will bring as close to wildlife as possible before you experience the art of nature in Victoria Falls. This 10 day Tour starts Namibia’s capital Windhoek. You travel to Botswana first to meet the Khoisan people on your way to the Okavango Delta. The experience of the Okavango could be the best for safari as the Delta attracts hundreds of species of wildlife. You will experience the ride on mokoro the traditional wooden canoe used by the locals to navigate the channels of water in the Delta. Your last stop will be the Victoria Falls. True to it’s sense it is the hub of tourist activities in the region and a true holiday resort.
- The Khoisan people
- Delta scenic flights
- Delta experience
- Chobe national park
- Victoria Falls