At the confluence of Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, a French cruise company is reinventing African exploration. Safaris and cabotage on Lake Kariba follow one another during this unique odyssey to be experienced in complete privacy.
The speedboat rushes through the sinuous channel cut with a machete in the heart of the vegetation tangle of the typhaie, negotiating the curves of the route. A vociferous eagle, a bird of prey with a white robe and brown cape, hovers above the haughty papyri, while a giant kingfisher competes for speed with us. Soon the Cascades Lodge pier appears, our haven for the next few days … After a first stop in Johannesburg, South Africa, a flight to Kasane, Botswana, and this transfer by speedboat on the Zambezi to reach the Namibian strip of Caprivi where we are, the immersion “On the borders of southern Africa” promised by CroisiEurope becomes reality.
Known for its river trips all over the world, this family company founded in Alsace more than forty years ago offers a new concept of ambulation through four countries of southern Africa, with the Zambezi for “conducting river”. A trip that mixes with safaris..