SOUTH AFRICA & ZIMBABWE

On this 16 day adventure we take 

ABOUT THE EXPEDITION

This fundraising expedition starts in Lusaka, Zambia and finishes in Kasane, Botswana. The reconnoitred and supervised route, in self-contained 4WD roof top tented vehicles, will see you camping, cooking and chewing the fat under clear African skies. Be prepared for off road driving, river crossings and shopping in local markets. The route takes us through far flung, traditional villages and national parks famed for game and sightseeing.

 

You’ll have the chance to meet Zambia’s warm and friendly people and get up close and personal with some of her predators and prey! We will visit the magnificent Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River as well as the Chobe River, where some of Botswana’s most abundant game can be found. En route we will visit the remote Mukinge Mission Hospital, where we will see the amazing work carried out here and meet the dedicated doctors and staff who passionately serve this community in which they live. All funds raised will go to building a new operating theatre for Mukinge.

 

www.mukinge.com

 

Travelling with a maximum of 9 vehicles, the group will be led by Stew Nolan and his team who will provide daily briefings and assistance to guide you along this remote track. Stew is an experienced guide and wildlife photographer and has accompanied all the D tours trips thus far.

The motive for this tour is to raise much needed funds for a new operating theatre building at Mukinge Mission Hospital in Kasempa, Zambia. A previous Dtours guest and surgeon from North Shore Hospital in New Zealand, Richard Harman, has undertaken several trips to Mukinge hospital donating his time to perform surgery. It was through Richards connection with the hospital that we became aware of their need and decided to create a fundraising tour around the hospital in Zambia. As with all our expeditions, 100% of your donation goes towards the cause, in this case the new operating theatre block.

A FUNDRAISING EXPEDITION
STARTS: 9th August,2018
ENDS: 24th August, 2018
COUNTRIES VISITED:

Zambia and Botswana

COST:

US$ 5000 per person based on 4 per vehicle.

ACCOMMODATION AND CATERING:

The vehicles we use have space for 4 people and 2 rooftop tents and are fully kitted out for camping. In the rear is an easily accessible fridge and cooker along with all your cooking and camping gear. This is largely a self-catering trip but occasionally some meals may be available if campgrounds have restaurants.

TRANSPORTATION:

4x4 Double-Cab Pick ups with two rooftop tents. 

STAFF AND GUIDES

The expedition will be lead by Stew Nolan. Local guides will conduct some of the included and add-on activities.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • All camping and accommodation as per itinerary.

  • 4x4 camper hire fees including relocation fees.

  • Experienced support staff/guides.

  • Sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River, Botswana. 

  • Medical Evacuation insurance. (You must also have your own travel insurance.)

  • US$ 2500 Donation to Mukinge Hospital.

WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Flights.

  • Visas.

  • Food, fuel and cross border fees.

  • Park entrance fees.

  • Extra activities.

  • Upgraded accommodation.

  • Gratuities and any other costs of a personal nature.

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