Namibia & Zimbabwe Family Safari Walking & Hiking Tour – Older Teens & 20s
From the Namib Desert to Victoria Falls
From $8,599 pp dbl. occ. | 9 days / 8 nights
(+$3,970 for sgl. occ.)
Internal air: $2,650
Venture with your family to a land of stunning contrasts. Where soaring charter flights lead to down-to-earth hikes, from flame-colored dunes to mist-shrouded Victoria Falls. Where mighty elephants roam and springbok leap. Where luxurious retreats nestle amid raw nature. And impossibly blue skies turn into a blanket of stars. Where? Namibia and Zimbabwe.
- Hike up into Namibia's iconic flame-colored Sossusvlei Dunes, some of the highest—and most beautiful—on the planet
- Relax and recharge at luxurious lodges set amid ruggedly beautiful scenery in private game reserves
- Discover Zimbabwe's famous-for-a-reason Victoria Falls, a breathtaking explosion of thunder and spray
- Keep cameras poised to capture rare desert-dwelling elephants and black rhinos, among other extraordinary wildlife
Days 1-2 Hike the dramatic Namib Desert, with its vivid pink-to-orange dunes | Spot desert wildlife, like oryx, springbok and ostrich | Marvel at petrified dunes | Our local San Bushman guide sheds light on the desert's flora and fauna | Join an astronomer for an extraordinary night of stargazing.
Day 3 Climb the bright red-orange Sossusvlei Dunes—among the highest in the world—for sweeping desert views | Gain insight into traditional and contemporary culture on a guided twilight walk | Sip refreshing sundowners and enjoy dinner alfresco.
Days 4-6 Discover remote Damaraland, a rugged region of arid plains, granite outcrops and deep gorges | Relish a magical bush dinner under the stars | In Etosha National Park, a scenic game drive offers the chance to see lion, leopard, elephant and rhinoceros.
Day 7 Behold Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls, a breathtaking explosion of thunder and spray | Watch the mighty Zambezi River surge down a zigzagging chasm on a guided hike | Savor an unforgettable dinner on the Zambezi riverbank.
Days 8-9 Cruise a sprawling stretch of the Zambezi, watching for hippos, crocodiles and birdlife | Get to know the Zimbabwean bush on a walking safari through Matetsi Private Game Reserve | Relax under mangosteen trees at our magnificent river abode.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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2019 Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more guests: from $8,599 pp dbl occ
- 8 - 9 guests: from $9,499 pp dbl occ
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