Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Come explore the new Fodor’s Forum
    by ibobi Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 4, 17 at 08:03 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 MOZILLA BROWSER 1~800~681:7208 installations Contact MOZILLA Tec*h care
  2. 2 Trip Report Amarco II Nile Cruise 5 Stars Deluxe Nile Cruises
  3. 3 Safari is set!
  4. 4 Trip Report Madagascar trip
  5. 5 Car Rental in Morocco
  6. 6 Leishmaniasis Common? - Marrakech?
  7. 7 Frights to Iran from Bishkek or Tashkent
  8. 8 9 days itinerary help and some other questions
  9. 9 Tanzania and Kenya Trip 2018 - advise needed
  10. 10 Safety in Johannesburg
  11. 11 Morocco 10 day Itinerary
  12. 12 South Africa: WESTERN CAPE in spring: Need HELP getting addicted!
  13. 13 Qatar to Iran
  14. 14 Sharm el Sheikh - Anyone been recently
  15. 15 Lebanon Spring 2018
  16. 16 Sept in Dubai. what to wear
  17. 17 Ethiopian Tour operators
  18. 18 visiting Ethiopia as a single female on a low budget
  19. 19 Tanzanian Tour Operators
  20. 20 electric devices
  21. 21 Flying from Florida to Dubai
  22. 22 Advice on private tour Morocco
  23. 23 Victoria Falls
  24. 24 Morocco--rent motorcycle without license
  25. 25 sahara desert
View next 25 » Back to the top

Car camping Namibia/Botswana first timer

Jump to last reply

I am planning a family trip to Namibia in early June/midJuly for 5 weeks. We will rent a 4x4 with 2 roof tents. My family consist of me and my wife and our 2 kids (9&13).

I have never been to Africa but have been enchanted with the Etosha Pan since watching a Nat Geo program in the 70's. I live in a rugged part of Costa Rica and own an adventure company however, I admit I'm clueless here. i.e., vaccinations, truck rental costs and reputable companies, viability of finding ca,pero und logging without prior reservations and how to reserve in advance, absolute needs to bring with me from the states such as related camping gear or is it rentable there?

The following is copied from an old forum from a "Jesron" years ago but the itinerary seemed plausible and he also had children. Any feedback on some of the accommodation would be great and if there are some places which we shouldn´t miss would be nice too in addition to what an African novice might benefit knowing. Also, what did this itinerary cost, more or less, in today's currency. Will a cc work or is cash best?
Pura Vida!

1 day. Windhoek ( depending on our flight and maybe to stock up on supplies )

2: Bagatelle Kalahari game Ranch

3. Sesriem camping

4. Sesriem

5. Sesriem

6-8 SwakopmundDunedin Star /alternative Space or similiar

9-10 Damaraland Brandberg White Lady Lodge

11. Gelbingen Lodge

12-17 Etosha 2 nights Okaukejo, 2 nights Halali, 2 night Namutoni all days camping

18. Groótfontein Roys Camp or similiar

19. Rundu any good places to stay?

20-21 Ngepi camping

22-23 Bum Hill Campsite or similar

24-25 Camp Kwando (camping)

26-29 Chobe safari Lodge (camping) maybe 1 day Vic Falls

30-33 ?? What will be the easist way back to Windhoek. And we really wanna see either Africat og Cheetah Conservation Fund, but their accomdations prices are way over our limits.

34. Waterberg (camping)

35. Back to Windhoek

6 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement