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Location

Windhoek

Duration

8D/7N

215,500 250,000

215,500₹ 250,000

Overview

This adventure is all about exploring the amazing wildlife of the Kalahari Desert on a self-drive tour. The tour is specially crafted for those who want a flavour of adventure along with seeing and photographing African raw wilderness.

DCP Experts

Entry fees

Full Day Safari

Images Review

Meals

Post Event

Stay

About The Tour

The Kalahari Desert, occupies Botswana, part of Namibia and northern most part of South Africa. The area is approximately 930,000 square kilometres. Despite of being totally arid, it has rich wildlife like  giraffes, zebras, elephants, buffalo, antelopes and predators like lions, cheetahs, leopards, wild dogs, foxes, jackals, hyenas, warthogs, baboons, badgers, anteaters, ant bears, hare, and porcupines; and numerous small rodents, several types of snakes and lizards, and a wealth of birdlife.

Quick Information

Route:

Wondhoek - Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park - Windhoek

Start Point:

Windhoek

Duration:

7 nights 8 days

End Point:

Windhoek

Inclusions

  • 7 Nights 8 Days of Self Drive Wildlife Expedition to Kalahari Desert
  • 4x4 Toyota Hilux 2.4 GD6 automatic + Unlimited fuel + Insurance
  • Hands on training in field by DCP Panel Expert  
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • All meals as mentioned in itinerary.
  • All game drives as per itinerary
  • All park entrance fees.

Experts

How To Reach

Take a return flight to Windhoek. As you land in Windhoek, our representative will meet you at the airport after completion of your immigration formalities and escort you to the hotel.

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Getting Ready

Things to carry:

 

  • Telephoto lenses – preferably above 400 mm for distant shots
  • Zoom lenses – for the flexibility that it offers for unanticipated circumstances
  • Wide angle lenses for opportunities of landscape photography
  • Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.
  • Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteries
  • Carry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, Laptop
  • Bean Bag (stuff with Bajra or thermacol or Rice).
  • Carry a big towel / cloth to protect your gear from dust
  • Carry a big cloth / bandanna / scarf to protect you from the dust
  • Body Warmer for the chilly early mornings.
  • Sun screens are very important
  • It is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.
  • Please carry Odomos to keep you protected from mosquito bites.
  • Carry a pair of good binoculars

Equipment available on rental - please mail us at rentals@dcpexpeditions.com.

Itinerary

As you land in Windhoek, our representative will meet you at the airport after completion of your immigration formalities and escort you to the hotel. Check-in and take rest. A long adventure is unfolding. You will also have time to explore Windhoek and visit the famous landmarks of Windhoek or shop in the vibrant Independence Avenue.

Overnight at Arebbusch Travel Lodge – Dinner and Breakfast

Kgalagadi Tranfrontier Park is only 14 km drive from Kalahari Farmstall, ideally located to see fantastic wildlife scenery, back in time for a Sunset that will capture your heart.

Overnight at Kalahari Farmstall  - Full board

Situated on the banks of the Auob River on the western boundary of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. The camp borders Namibia and is surrounded by thorny Kalahari dune bushveld. Giraffe, typically adapted to these arid conditions are a favourite sight around Mata Mata Restcamp - Kgalagadi Park.

Overnight at Mata Mata Rest Camp - Full board

Twee Rivieren is the Park’s largest rest camp and administrative headquarters. It is situated on the banks of the Dry Nossob Riverbed. Activities and facilities are diverse, as are the animals and plants found both within the camp and in the surrounding areas. Twee Rivieren has a reception, shop, fuel, restaurant, information centre and swimming pool. This is the only camp with 24 hrs electricity and cell phone reception.

Overnight at Madisa Camp - Safari Tent – Full board

After spending the day at the Kalahari we will drive back to Kalahari Farmstall, our stop over for the night.

Overnight at Kalahari Farmstall  - Full board

We will be driving back to Windhoek after breakfast with loads of memories to catch our respective flights back to our countries


Field Learnings

On field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. Our Wildlife Photography Expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the following

  • How to approach Wildlife in the field
  • Different modes of shooting (Av / A, Tv / S, M and P)
  • Exposure control in field under difficult light conditions
  • Mastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)
  • Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjects
  • How to get sharp images of moving subjects
  • Framing and composition in the field
  • Ethics in Wildlife Photography

 


Package Cost

2600 USD inclusive of all taxes per head
(Those who pay in INR need to pay as per exchange rates as on the date of transaction)

Cost includes:

  1. Arrival and departure airport transfers
  2. All stay and meals as per the itinerary
  3. Self drive, unlimited fuel, all insurances
  4. Camping experience (notify in advance if interested)
  5. Photographic guidance of DCP Photography expert
  6. All park entrance fees and other charges

Cost doesn't include

  1. All International Flights + Taxes
  2. Visas and Mediclaim charges
  3. Travel & Personal accident insurance
  4. Tips & personal expenses such as bar, telephone calls, tips, gratuities … etc.
  5. Cost of Meals other than those specified in inclusions
  6. Cost of foreign exchange for personal expenses
  7. Excursions not detailed in above program

 


Map

Windhoek


Policies

Cancellation policy

  • All cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 80% credit
  • All cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% credit
  • All cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No credit possible

 


FAQ's

Yes. Please write to us on info@dcpexpeditions.com as it is subject to availability.

Yes you are welcome. However, the cost remains same for non photographers.



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