General

4 Days Zambezi Stop Over

These itineraries are flexible, and where possible, be amended to suit each clients specific requirements.
Houseboats depart from the lodge in Katima Mulilo (no later than 2pm), returning to the lodge at the end of the safari at the same time as the departure time.
Depending on the number of nights, you can travel up to 60km downstream on the Zambezi River.
A minimum one night safari excellent for birding and angling, game viewing is limited to hippos and crocodiles with the occasional elephants seen along the riverbank during August to November.
Can be combined with an overnight stay at the lodge before and after the safari.

Option 1: Three Nights – One night accommodated at the lodge and two nights camping with the houseboat/s along the Zambezi River.
Option 2: Two Nights – Omitting the one nights stay at the lodge, thus two nights camping with the houseboat along the Zambezi River.

DAY 1

ROUTE:
Arrive at Caprivi Houseboat Safari Lodge in the afternoon.
Dinner at lodge – fully catered

OVERNIGHT
Overnight at lodge – chalets

DAY 2

ROUTE:
Mid-morning departure on the Zambezi River.
Breakfast at lodge – fully catered
Lunch, Dinner – self catering / assisted self catering

OVERNIGHT
Overnight – Camping with houseboat along the riverbank

DAY 3

ROUTE:
A leisurely trip back upstream.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner – self catering / assisted self catering

OVERNIGHT
Overnight – camping with the houseboat along the riverbank

DAY 4

ROUTE:
Arrive back at the lodge mid morning
Breakfast – self catering / assisted self catering

OVERNIGHT
Departure

RATES (per Person):

Option 2 (2 nights) Self Catering
01.11.2016 – 31.10.2017
2 participants: per person – N$ 1750.00
3 participants: per person – N$ 1250.00
4 participants: per person – N$ 1050.00
5 participants: per person – N$ 875.00
6 participants: per person – N$ 775.00

Option 2 (2 nights) Catered
01.11.2016 – 31.10.2017
2 participants: per person – N$ 2350.00
3 participants: per person – N$ 1850.00
4 participants: per person – N$ 1650.00
5 participants: per person – N$ 1475.00
6 participants: per person – N$ 1375.00

Option 2 (2 nights) Self Catering
01.11.2017 – 31.10.2018
2 participants: per person – N$ 1800.00
3 participants: per person – N$ 1300.00
4 participants: per person – N$ 1100.00
5 participants: per person – N$ 900.00
6 participants: per person – N$ 800.00

Option 2 (2 nights) Catered
01.11.2017 – 31.10.2018
2 participants: per person – N$ 2450.00
3 participants: per person – N$ 1950.00
4 participants: per person – N$ 1750.00
5 participants: per person – N$ 1550.00
6 participants: per person – N$ 1450.00

Catering Option
Self-Catering
Clients supply their own food and beverages. Client prepare meals.

Catered
The boat is stocked with the necessary foodstuff, accompanied by a guideline menu. Meals are prepared by the client. The boat can also be stocked with beverages according to your specifications. Beverage costs are excluded and will be charged additionally.

INCLUDED:

Accommodation at lodge, houseboat rental and tender boat rental where applicable
Skippers for boating activities
Meals as per catering option chosen
Angling License Fees
15% VAT and Tourism Levies

EXCLUDED:

Meals as per catering option chosen
All beverages
Guide Fees for boating activities
Vehicle transfers Katima Mulilo to Kasane
Cross Border Fees and Visa Fees if applicable
Vehicle storage in Kasane
Transfers
Tackle Rental – optional @ N$ 150 per rod per safari. Rods, reels and lures lost or broken will be charged additionally.
Estimated fuel usage charges – will be charged at the rate applicable at the time of your booking

KITLIST FOR OVERNIGHT SAFARIS
The boats are equipped with the following:

2 x rooftops tents, 12V fridge and gas stove, shower and toilet
Kitchenware, cooking utensils, cutlery, camping chairs and table
Cooler boxes and ice
Sleeping bags, cushions, fleece blankets and towels
Wood, firelighters, matches and cleaning materials
Lighting and oil lamps
Basic Medical Kit
Angling Tackle – optional

You will need to bring:

Meals and beverages as per catering option
Passport and personal documentation including certified copies stored elsewhere
Spending money in N$ or SA Rand (1 SA Rand = 1Namibian Dollar) For shopping in Zambia/Zimbabwe/Botswana – U$ or Euro’s is preferable
Waterproof and secure bag for documents and money
Travel/tog bag – (not a suitcase please) and a small day pack
Personal torch – preferably a head torch with spare bulb and batteries
Camera with enough batteries for the duration of the safari
Binoculars for game viewing and bird watching
Sunscreen, lip salve, sunhat and good quality sunglasses
Comfortable, lightweight shoes/sandals suitable for water activities and short hikes
Waterproof jacket, comfortable clothing, swim wear and warm clothing – it can get quite cold at night
Insect repellant and personal medical and hygiene kit

NB: The Caprivi is a malaria area – find out from your GP/Travel Clinic on a suitable prophylaxis

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