What`s Required:

WINDHOEK TO LIVINGSTONE VICTORIA FALLS THROUGH BOTSWANA - GUIDED ALMOST ALL INCLUSIVE SELF DRIVE SAFARI TOUR 2021

 

Deposit :

When you sign up a 20% deposit is required to secure your spot on our tour and the balance will be due 60 days before departure.We except all major credit cards. If paying by credit card, an authorization form will be emailed to you.

Please see our * Terms and Conditions page for any additional information on booking 

Driver License:

A valid driver's licence.We also recommend getting an International Driver License which can be obtained for under USD $50 at any AAA or CAA in North America and from other driving institutes in the EU and in other countries

International Airfares: ( * Not Included )

All international airfares from start to finish of the tour. Fly into Windhoek Namibia -Hosea Kutako International Airport and fly out of Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport Livingstone-Victoria Falls / Zambia

 

Mandatory:  Personal Travel Insurance 

We highly recommend that you arrange your own travel insurance. Not only for your own peace of mind, but also to cover you in the event of possible emergency evacuation, medical and repatriation expenses as well damage/loss/theft of your personal belongings, tour cancellation, equipment loss, money and the like.

A copy of your insurance certificate will be required prior to departure of this tour along with an emergency contact person information in your home country

 

Fuel: ( * Not Included )

Anticipate about USD$400 - $450 for the entire trip 

Also Excluded:

Staff gratuities & some park entry fees

Visas: 

Namibia     ( Please check with the Namibian  Embassy in your home country )

Botswana  ( Please check with  the Botswanian Embassy in your home country )

Zambia       ( We recommend KAZA UNIVISA which costs USD 50  for both Zambia & Zimbabwe. It can be obtained at the border at the time of arrival - Although our tour will not go through Zimbabwe, it will end very close to it`s border about 30 minutes drive where the Victoria Falls on Zimbabwean side could offer different views & also different activities. Should you choose to stay additional nights in the region following the tour ( either  in Zambia or Zimbabwe ) Please notify us so that we can get you in contact with our partners in the region

 

*Passports need to be valid for at least 6 months after the completion of the tour , as some border/immigration authorities require this along with few available blank pages 

Use this applet below to find out about Visa Requirements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vaccinations:

We recommend you visit your nearest travel health clinic for requirements to the region before travel. Usually the areas where we will be visiting only requires a Malaria medication as a precaution  Although we are not recommending or endorsing any particular travel travel clinic, we thought we would share this important video below about vaccinations when travelling abroad 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optional Activities:

All available optional activities on our route will be emailed prior to trip along with a detailed information on all the lodges where we will be staying

 

Vehicle Excess ( Deductible ) Refundable vehicle Insurance Deposit:   ( * Not Included )

At the time of vehicle hand over, 3500 ZAR ( South African Rand )  around $260USD for maximum insurance that covers, tire & windscreen coverage, unlimited mileage, 2nd spare tire & additional driver,  is required

Luggage :

Bag types and sizes for local flights … bags to be soft type as luggage bays of small aircraft cannot hold large melamine type bags.  If bag sizes and weights do not comply, extra charges could incur

Luggage weight limitation is vital for your own safety … if luggage weight exceeds limits, some luggage will be unpacked and extra costs could incur

We recommend bags in duffel bag nature ( suchs as North Face 50 ltr or larger ) for easy cary in and out of the vehicle and into your room which can be individual huts in lodges and further away from where you will be parking your vehicle

Currency:
Most widely used currency in Southern Africa is the Rand, which offers visitors great value for money. The rand comes in a range of coins (R1 = 100 cents) and note denominations of R10, R20, R50, R100 and R200. In Namibia, the rand is also 
widely accepted as the Namibian Dollar is 1=1 equal to Rand. In Zambia the currency is Kwacha and in Zimbabwe is USD. But in all countries the USD is accepted everywhere. We recommend exchanging your home currency to RAND at the time of arrival to Windhoek, have additional USD cash available with you for later should you choose to exchange additional money . Banks are trusted institutions in Namibia, Botswana and Zambia to exchange money. Credit cards are widely accepted in most hotels & Lodges however for gas and other day to day interactions with locals, we highly recommend having cash ( Rand ) available.

 

Water:
In urban areas tap water is usually of high quality and safe to drink. It’s quite safe to have ice in drinks and to eat salads. However, when traveling to remote rural areas and the bush you should take your own drinking water along or buy bottled water.

 

Electricity:
In Southern Africa ( Namibia, Botswana and Zambia )  electricity supply is 220/230 volts AC 50 HZ. With a few exceptions (in deep rural areas), electricity is available almost everywhere. Be sure to bring the correct adaptor plug, as most countries in Southern Africa has a unique 3 point power outlet. 

Tips and Tipping: 
As a rough guide: give 10% to 15% 

Weather:

 

Windhoek / Namibia

Chobe Park / Botswana

Victoria Falls - Livingstone/ Zambia

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