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African desert adventure

10 December 2012

African desert adventure

Meet the bushmen of the Kalahari Desert, climb the world’s tallest sand dunes in Namibia and visit Victoria Falls on a 19-day adventure through Africa with Topdeck.

The youth travel brand’s Desert Tracker travels from Cape Town in South Africa through Namibia and Botswana and before finishing in Livingstone, Zambia from NZ$1639* per person + $US650 local payment – a 5% saving when booked and paid in full six months in advance.

Highlights include a cultural township tour of Cape Town, the 160km long Fish River Canyon, Namib Naukluft Park; home to the highest sand dunes in the world, game drives and camping in Etosha National Park, a desert a walk with a local Kalahari bushman, a canoe excursion in the Okavango Delta and Victoria Falls.

The trip includes 18 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 14 dinners, 18 nights in campsites and hostels, fully equipped safari vehicle, 2 person dome tents and mattresses, camping and cooking equipment and services of two crew.

The trip is also available as a 25-day itinerary from Cape Town to Johannesburg. Both trips operate between January 2013 and June 2014.

For more information contact Topdeck on 0800 525 366 or visit www.topdeck.travel or your local travel agent.

*Terms and conditions apply. Advertised prices include 5% early booking discount. Discount applies to basic trip price only and for trips booked and paid six months in advance. Discount does not apply to local payments or optional activities. Discounts are subject to availability.

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