AFRICA BUCKETLIST NAMIBIA, BOTSWANA & ZAMBABWE SAFARIS
Often referred to as the memorable southern Africa safari experience by most travelers and worth your Africa travel bucket list. From the Kalahari desert in Namibia coupled with beautiful landscapes, unique cultures to the nature wildlife game contrast of animals widely adapted to the arid desert climate in Etosha national park to those which are not as observed in the Okavango delta and Chobe in Botswana and finally visit the one of the nature wonder of the World- The Victoria falls on Zambezi river shared between Zimbabwe and Zambia.
One of the most beautiful country in Southern Africa blending unique people & culture to ancient structures and wildlife that will leave you wanting to stay much longer. The panoramic landscapes make it one of the big attractions for Africa Travelers not forgetting the relentlessly moving gravel plains and dunes that stretch along the coastline and the beaches.
From Windhoek Capital City Christus churches built many decades ago and still standing to Sussusvlei red sand dunes and Swakopmund Atlantic beaches where the desert meets the sea to the Etosha national park full of diversity of game boasting of the “Big Five” and over 100 other mammal species and thousands of birds that flock the massive mineral pan of the Kalahari basin.
Must visit destinations in Namibia include; the Fish river canyon largest in Africa with the longest interior river and hot springs, Skeleton coast famous for citing the sailor shipwrecks washed ashore characteristic of the harsh landscape, Dead Vlei often the symbol of Namibia cations shared by most travelers a clan pan characterized by dark, dead camel thorn trees believed to be over 900 years old standing against the white pan floor besides the red sand dunes, Etosha national park with over 100 mammal species and Birds including the big Five.
Famous for the world largest inland Delta- Okavango never to miss boat cruises along the delta besides game sighting. Botswana also hosts the World second largest game reserve- the central Kalahari game reserve, the Chobe national park with diverse game and the Makgadikgadi unhabited pan.
Botswana is also known for harboring a number of endangered mammals and bird species like the cape vulture, Pel’s fishing owl, wattled crane, kori bustard, wild dog, cheetah and brown hyena. Not forgetting unique people and culture exposures.
One of the nature wonders attracting most travelers to Zimbabwe is the Victoria falls on Zambezi river and its often the climax of the Namibia, Botswana & Zimbabwe safari in Livingstone town. Victoria falls makes a thundering 108m drop into a narrow Batoka gorge and its often referred to as “Mosi- oa-Tunya” meaning the smoke that thunders. Note Victoria falls is shared between two countries Zimbabwe and Zambia thus entry and departures can be in both as flight bookings.
Many water spot activities in Livingstone like white water rafting, Bungee jumping, Devils pool swim for the brave hearted, Helicopter flights over the falls and people and culture interactions among the options to keep travelers busy.