Overlanding: Namibia + Botswana - Final Route

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Re: Overlanding: CT - Nam - Bots - CT - UPDATED

Post by Russ Kellermann » 01 Apr 2016 22:17

Hey Gupster,

Ja, thats the plan , Boso trail. hoping i get in.

From kubu though i'll probably go to Maun for a night, then Ghanzi, then south gate (Mabua), or maybe another stop off in Kang then a short drive to Mabua the following day ,... crossing through / Around CKGR is biiiiiiiig drive
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Re: Overlanding: CT - Nam - Bots - CT - UPDATED

Post by Peter Connan » 01 Apr 2016 22:22

When we did this, we went from ghantsi to hukuntzi, then south on the "kaplyn". We just camped next to the road that night. Not supposed ti be legal, but two different DWNP vehicles didn't complain, they just stopped and asked if we needed help.
Mag ons ons kenniskry met lekkerkry aanhoukry.

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Re: Overlanding: Namibia + Botswana - Final Route

Post by Russ Kellermann » 07 Apr 2016 09:09

Final Route looks like this.

Travel from Cape Town to Namibia.

- Ai Ais | Ais Ais Resort Camp Site
- D707 Road | Koiimasis Farm Camp site
- Sossusvlei | Oasis Camp Site
- Usakos | Friends House
- Spitzkoppe | Camp site
- Dinosaur footprints | Farm camp site
- Etosha | Okuakujo Camp site
- Etosha | Halali Camp Site
- Popa Falls | Ngepi Tree House
- Mavunje | Mashi River Camp Site
- Chobe River | Camp Chobe
- Nata | Nata River Lodge Camp Site
- Makgadikgadi Pan | Kubu Island Camp Site
- Maun | Audi Camp Site
- Kang | Kalahari Rest Camp
- Mabuasehube | Entrance Camp site
- Mabuasehube | Bosobogolo Camp site
- Kgalagadi TFP | Matopi 1 or 2 Camp Site
- Kgalagadi TFP | Nossob Camp Site
- Kgalagadi TFP | Rooiputs

Travel back to Cape Town
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Re: Overlanding: Namibia + Botswana - Final Route

Post by Chris Skinner » 18 Apr 2016 13:57

Russ - can you post a pic of the route in Bots on map, if at all possible - I'm trying to plan a Bots trip in June too.

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Re: Overlanding: Namibia + Botswana - Final Route

Post by Russ Kellermann » 18 Apr 2016 17:03

Not sure how! hahaha.

But i will try. If anyone knows how to do this, please let us know.

Would be cool to run into fellow forum member Chris!
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Re: Overlanding: Namibia + Botswana - Final Route

Post by Alex Roux » 19 Apr 2016 06:08

Russ

I am not sure of your dates, but we are planning to be at the following points and times along your route:

Etosha Okuakujo Camp site on 27 June
Etosha Olifantsrus from 28-30 June
Kunene river lodge 1 July
and Epupa falls 2 and 3 July.
There after we planning to head West down van Zyls and travel through Kaokoland (and you will be heading East towards Chobe)
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Re: Overlanding: Namibia + Botswana - Final Route

Post by Russ Kellermann » 19 Apr 2016 08:12

Hi Alex, thanks for letting me know.

It seems you'll be there about 10days after us. I'll post dates though corresponding to each location so that its easy to see for everyone. We may still bump into one another elsewhere en route
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Re: Overlanding: Namibia + Botswana - Final Route

Post by JohnBoyZA » 22 Apr 2017 14:56

Wow, what a trip - enjoy, very Jealous! :thumbup:

Thanx for helping the rest also with planning similar route ....
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