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    I know there is a lot of info out there but please advise.

    Please recommend a stop overs between Etosha and Caprivi that are worthwhile. Would like to end up close to Kasane to be able to access Chobe at the end.

    I am finding it difficult to pinpoint camps and the distances between them in the Caprivi area.

    Ngepi camp I have contacted, and will contact Curt at Caprivi Houseboat Safaris, but need more help.

    Happy to camp and/or stay in accommodation 2-3 days per site (we have 10 days available), but want rustic out the way places if poss. we have 4x4's, and it would be in July.

    Also how cold is it then, and when are Namibian school hols?

    Many thanks Rob

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    Nambwa Community camp in the Susuwe Triangle, is a must.
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    Divundu vicinity- Luxury camping- Riverdance. or regular camping at Nunda Lodge. Ngepi is also good, but trailers cannot get "into" the campsites posing a problem for RTT's!

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    Thanks for info guys!
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    We did a trip through the Caprivi during the July holidays and stayed at:
    1. Ngepi (Kavango River) - Great experience, you can park your trailer on the grass, but pay additional R100pd
    2. Malyo Wilderness Camp (Kwando River) - Very rustic, but an amazing camping spot.
    3. Kalizo (Zambezi River, close to Katima) - Very nice and you can do some tiger fishing

    Distances
    Ngepi to Kalizo (+- 350km)
    Malyo to Kalizo (+- 100km)

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    Hi jbouwer - thanks for the reply.

    How was the weather - I am thinking warm/ hot days cold nights?

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    Ngepi and Kalizo both great.

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    Hi Rob, looks very nice. It it running? I found some more part

    There is a foot and mouth outbreak east of Katima now, so they will not allow any meat to move.
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    Stay at Mavunje campsite the best in the Caprivi
    http://mashiriversafaris.com/campsites.html

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    Nunda River Camp, just past Popa Falls near Divundu is one of the best, especially the river front sites. Ngepi is also great and cheaper, just a few km down the road.
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    Thanks you all for the input - this forum really is great!

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    Ngepi/Nunda as well as Divundu about 500km from Katima.

    Nambwa about 150km from Katima and well worth a visit. Also Mavunje. Malyo's bridge gives me the creeps, but then I drive a heavy cruiser. Apparently they finished a detour around the bit of water. Mudumu for some wild camping and Rupara close to Mamili also nice.

    Kongola is 110km from Katima.

    We are 6km from Katima, but don't have riverside campsites. You will have the dubious pleasure of my company. ;-)
    Namwi has riverside campsites. I think about 3 of them. They are about 3km from us.

    Kalizo has been nicely improved. Campsites on the riverbank. As mentioned they do tigerfishing, as do we.

    If you need more info, let me know.

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    Tiger fishing, did you notice that? Make sure you don't miss it! Even if you are not a fisherman. Nothing like catching a "bulterrier" on a light rod.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrantH View Post
    Stay at Mavunje campsite the best in the Caprivi
    http://mashiriversafaris.com/campsites.html
    Dan, the Enlishman.. He does nice boat trips and he knows where to get the Sitatunga.
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    Mavunje community camp was a great base to see all the parks. Bwabwata, Mamilli and Mudumu plus boat trips with Dan are great. Hippos in the river and elephant visit camp at night. A very tranquil spot in the wilderness
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    Hi Guys


    I am planning a trip to Caprivi in December but not too sure about the campsites. At the moment I am considering 3 days at Namwi lodge, 2 days at camp Kwando and 4 days at Nunda.


    Can anyone with experience in the area please give me a heads up whether I am on the right track and if not, please make recommendations.


    I hope to be in the area from 8 - 17 December 2015.


    Traveling with wife and 2 kids aged 4 & 6.


    Hoping to pop around to Vic falls whilst in the area, is that possible?

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    From Namwi Island in Katima you can easily do a day trip to Vic Falls.


    In the Kongola area, my recommendation is Nambwa community camp site (only because we have been there before - though very rustic, it has all you need). From Nambwa you can explore the "Horseshoe" - the most scenic drive in the Caprivi (IMHO)
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    Hi Belgio,

    For the record and a quick side track to this thread, just make sure you have all the preventive gear and meds for the mozzies. Especially for the kiddies, we used malanil, the spray stuff and the right cloves with our back in December then 4 and 5.5 year old. Malanil is expensive stuff, but totally worth it.

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    Hi Guys


    Thanks for all the information and valuable advise regarding the meds required. The malaria thread tends to make me a little nervous but I believe it is manageable.

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