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10 Days
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Maun, Botswana
Min Age : 5
Max People : 4

About the Experience

Spend days experiencing the unforgettable opulence of wildlife on offer in the Southern African wilderness. This safari takes you through nature lover’s paradise; Okavango Delta, Victoria falls and Chobe National Park are the most famous nature reserves in Zimbabwe and Botswana. From exploring the Victoria Falls to the teaming wildlife surrounding the African waterholes and rivers, this experience will remain with you for life. 

Highlights and What to See;

  • Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 
  • Chobe River NP and  Zambezi Boat Cruise 
  • Chobe National Park & Chobe Boat Safaris 
  • Chobe wilderness 4×4 safaris 
  • Okavango Delta Game Nature walks 
  • Traditional Mokoro Canoeing 
  • Fully inclusive Safari – Most meals and activities are included

Accommodations

All lodges are luxury tented camps built on palm fringed islands surrounded by the Moremi’s game-rich seasonal floodplains and overlooking Chief’s Island. Our safari camps combine luxury with simplicity. This is a 100% eco-friendly development featuring the latest in solar and waste disposal technology. All accommodations consist of  en suite and spacious tents on raised decks, each with their own veranda. We have both a Family Tent and a Honeymoon Tent. The Okavango is an immense river that never meets the sea. Instead, its crystal clear waters spread across the Kalahari Desert, forming Africa ‘s largest wetland wonder. The Delta is an abundant oasis amid the vast plains and pans of the desert that covers most of Southern Africa . Its waterways are a mesh of meandering and intercepting channels, creating a haven for Africa ‘s most celebrated wildlife.

Tour Details

PROGRAMME IN BRIEF

Day 1:  Arrival Victoria Falls Airport

Included activities: Boat Cruise

Overnight: A’zambezi River Lodge 

 

Day 2: Private Walk of Victoria Falls

Overnight: A’zambezi River Lodge

Included activities: Walk 

 

Day 3: Chobe Safaris

Overnight: Chobe Safaris Lodge

Included activities: Boat Safaris 

 

Day 4: Chobe Safaris

Overnight: Chobe Safari Lodge

Included activities: 4×4 and Boat Safaris

 

Day 5: Chobe Safaris

Overnight: Elephant Sands Lodge

Included activities: 4×4 Safaris

 

Day 6: Ntwetwe Pans

Overnight: Ntwetwe Pan Under the stars

Included activities: ATVS and Meerkat Safaris

 

Day 7: Makgadikgadi Pans

Overnight: Planet BaobabLodge

Included activities: Quad Bikes

 

Day 8: Okavango Delta Safaris

Overnight: Moremi Crossing

Included activities: 4×4 and Boat Safaris

 

Day 9: Okavango Delta Safaris

Overnight: Moremi Crossing

Included activities: 4×4 and Boat Safaris

 

Day 10: Departure

Included activities: 4×4 and Boat Safaris

Departure & Return Location

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe(Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • All Accommodation
  • Private guide and vehicle
  • All entry fees
  • All local Flights and transfers
  • Daily activities, expert guiding, park entrance fees & VAT
  • All Meals as indicated

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Premium brand drinks,
  • Fully comprehensive travel insurance.
What to Expect

About the Experience

Spend days experiencing the unforgettable opulence of wildlife on offer in the Southern African wilderness. This safari takes you through nature lover’s paradise; Okavango Delta, Victoria falls and Chobe National Park are the most famous nature reserves in Zimbabwe and Botswana. From exploring the Victoria Falls to the teaming wildlife surrounding the African waterholes and rivers, this experience will remain with you for life. 

Highlights and What to See; 

  • Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 

  • Chobe River NP and  Zambezi Boat Cruise 

  • Chobe National Park & Chobe Boat Safaris 

  • Chobe wilderness 4×4 safaris 

  • Okavango Delta Game Nature walks 

  • Traditional Mokoro Canoeing 

  • Fully inclusive Safari – Most meals and activities are included

Accommodations

All lodges are luxury tented camps built on palm fringed islands surrounded by the Moremi’s game-rich seasonal floodplains and overlooking Chief’s Island. Our safari camps combine luxury with simplicity. This is a 100% eco-friendly development featuring the latest in solar and waste disposal technology. All accommodations consist of  en suite and spacious tents on raised decks, each with their own veranda. We have both a Family Tent and a Honeymoon Tent. The Okavango is an immense river that never meets the sea. Instead, its crystal clear waters spread across the Kalahari Desert, forming Africa ‘s largest wetland wonder. The Delta is an abundant oasis amid the vast plains and pans of the desert that covers most of Southern Africa . Its waterways are a mesh of meandering and intercepting channels, creating a haven for Africa ‘s most celebrated wildlife.

  • Fulfil your safari dreams with game drives and bush walks in the Chobe Game Reserve Reserve.
  • Spend time in Victoria falls
  • Spend time with the local tribes.
  • Enjoy the Zambezi Cruise and the best Chobe Boat Safari
  • Explore the Nxai Pans on ATVs and Okavango Delta.
  • Ntwentwe Pans, Sleep under the African Stars
Itinerary

Day 1Victoria Falls

Board a flight to Victoria Falls. On arrival at Livingstone Airport or Victoria Falls Airport you are met by your guide and transferred to your hotel for check in. 

You get visas on arrival at the airport.

Enjoy a Sundowner in the mighty Zambezi River this afternoon at 16h30pm on the Zambezi River until 18h30pm.

Activities Included:

The Zambezi River cruise is a superb way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the River. You may have the opportunity to see a variety of game; including hippo, crocodile and elephant in their home environment, as well as enjoy the many different bird species!  Other popular activities include scenic flights over the falls in helicopters or micro lights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting (seasonal). The town itself offers an eclectic variety of African curios and authentic art sold by friendly Zimbabwean locals who are wonderfully welcoming and eager to help you enjoy your stay.

Overnight: A’zambezi River Lodge

Meal Plan included: Breakfast

About the Hotel

A’Zambezi river lodge is the only hotel with a river frontage and jetty site in Victoria Falls. Imagine no more. The lodge is situated at the Victoria falls in Zimbabwe, approximately 25km from the airport on the banks of the Zambezi river. The lodge consists of 83 thatched covered rooms, which blend in perfectly with the lush green lawns. A’zambezi river lodge is perfect for those who want to relax and unwind against the backdrop of nature, whilst enjoying world class service.

Day 2Victoria falls walk, leisure to enjoy some of the many activities on offer. 

Today you will have a guided  Tour of the Victoria Falls.  After that spend the day leisure or enjoy a vast of optional activities such as, a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi, canoeing, walking safaris, game drives in the National Park and a local school and village Tour Victoria Falls is also known as the adventure capital of Africa offering a variety of adrenalin activities.

There are additional activities on offer (at an extra cost) which guests can book.

Imagine taking on the mighty Zambezi River on a white-water rafting trip. The rapids on the Zambezi are officially defined as “Grade 5.”The Flight of Angels offers an amazing opportunity to experience a flight in a helicopter and an unrivalled and superior view of the Victoria Falls.

Other adventure activities include bungee jumping, micro lighting over the Victoria Falls, a Livingstone Island visit and swimming at Devil’s Pool. Guests can also visit the Falls on the Zambian side. These activities are an optional extra and can be booked at the lodge.Guests staying at this Lodge are able to indulge in a range of spa treatments – including massages, facials and manicures – while enjoying spectacular views over the Zambezi River (additional cost.)

Overnight: A’zambezi River Lodge

Meal Plan included: Breakfast

Day 3Chobe Safaris

Chobe Botswana

Today we do a morning walk and breakfast on your return. Later we will be transferred to the Chobe Safaris Botswana and have Lunch on arrival. 

Chobe Sunset Boat Safari: Today after lunch you will go on a Boat Safari in Chobe River , you will be in easily manoeuvrable boats which are ideal for close encounters with the wild visitors to the river’s edge. The Chobe River forms the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park, renowned for its reliable and diverse game viewing. Safaris are conducted both by boat and on land. This section of the park is best known for its elephant and hippo populations but the waters attract all manner of game including large herds of buffalo and the lions that prey on them.

Overnight: Chobe Safari Lodge

Meals Included: All meals Included

Day 4Chobe Safaris

Chobe Safaris

Thrilling guided game drives in 4X4 vehicles bring you to the heart of Africa’s largest concentration of elephants, as well as hippos, buffalos, antelope, lions and other creatures that gather on the banks of the Chobe River. Our morning drives include coffee, tea and freshly baked confectionaries while our afternoon game drives include classic sundowner drinks and canapés at specially selected spots. Or spot wildlife from the water, joining one of the acclaimed guides on a water safari on specially adapted motorboats. The best way to end a day of safari here is sipping on a cocktail while watching an African sunset over the still waters of the Chobe River from the comfort of one of our specially-designed riverboats. Sundowner cruises are also a great way of seeing buffalo up close as they come out of the shade to graze in the cooler evenings and elephants as they wade in the river.

Overnight: Chobe Safari Lodge

Meals Included: All meals Included

Day 5 Chobe Safaris & Wilderness Experience

Chobe Safaris & Wilderness Experience

You have an option to go on an At 05.00 in morning you will go on a morning game drive in 4×4 vehicles in the  Chobe National. On the Safaris – Tea/coffee, snacks, water and drinks included, you will depart at 11 am 

Optional bush dinner at this wild tented camp 

Overnight: Elephant Sands Eco Tented Camp 

Meals Included: None

Elephant Sands is a bush lodge in the north-eastern part of Botswana. Come and enjoy viewing the elephants at our natural waterhole right in front of the lodge. Watch these impressive creatures whilst they drink at only a couple of meters away from you, a unique experience!

Day 6 Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

Your guide will collect you and Depart at 11am from Elephant Sands and the drive is about  2 hours to your next destination. Arrive at  to have 1300pm Lunch at Planet Baobab not included, check in to go to 1400pm

Makgadikgadi Pans – It has become a special Botswana Safari ‘must-see’. As the rain arrives, herds of zebra, wildebeest and other antelope make their way northwards to the Nxai Pan and are followed closely by the migration of predators, such as lion, cheetah and hyena.

Enjoy a quad bike with meerkat safari today. 

Quad bike adventures, across the otherworldly salt pans, walks with the Zu’/hoasi bushmen to discover the amazing creatures that somehow manage to survive (and thrive) in this harsh environment, and our very own ‘’Kalahari cool cats,’’ the habituated meerkat family who like nothing more than to use unsuspecting guests as lookout points and to end the beautiful day, overnight under the stars

Overnight: Ntwetwe Pan Under the Stars

Meals: Dinner included

(This lodge can be upgraded to Jack’s Camp at cost)

Day 7 Makgadikgadi Salt Pans Safaris or Overnight under the stars

Planet Baobab: Return to planet baobab and have breakfast and and spend the day at leisure in this rustic Africa village setting.

Overnight: Planet Baobab

Meals: All meals included

(This lodge can be upgraded to Jack’s Camp at cost)

Day 8Okavango Delta

Depart Gweta and drive to Maun, on arrival at Maun you fly into the delta, as you fly over the Delta, you can see the intricate twisting and turning of the waterways and the ever-changing colours where dry land meets Delta. In contrast to the northern Okavango Delta where the waters are fast-flowing and the channels and view is enclosed by high reeds and papyrus, the channels around Moremi Crossing offer far-reaching vistas of the Moremi’s floodplains, grasslands, and marginal woodlands interspersed with Mokolwane palm islands. Okavango Delta.  Located near the most southern part of Chief’s Island, Moremi Crossing is situated on a small palm fringed and treed island called Ntsiwi, which is surrounded by the Moremi’s game-rich seasonal floodplains.

Experiences included: 

  • Spectacular wilderness area, walking safaris 
  • Listening the Delta night chorus 
  • Learning how the animals have adapted to water 
  • Mokoros [dugout canoes] used in activities on the water 

Overnight: Moremi Crossing, Okavango Delta 

Meals included: All Meals. Drinks Included: Water and Soft Drinks 

Activities Included Today

The mokoro trip is the quintessential delta experience. There is nothing more relaxing than poling along the lagoon and channels with your guide, soaking up the atmosphere and seeing things from a totally different perspective.

Day 9Moremi Safaris

We enjoy Safaris in the morning and evening in Moremi and Kwaai areas within the Delta. Driving in a four wheel drive vehicle ensures that we will be able to experience the scents of the Okavango as well as the diversity of the habitats that make up the Delta . At the Reserve, game drives are able to go off-road and continue after sunset, providing guests with significantly better game viewing and photographic opportunities. In the evening It is also possible to do guided walks year round. An area is chosen at the guide’s discretion and in keeping with safe distances from large herds of elephant and buffalo. The distance and area for each walk may vary seasonally at the guides’ discretion.

Experience & Activities

Become part of the bustling river life along the papyrus clad banks of the Okavango Delta. Explore the wilderness with our game drives, guided bush walks, or sit back and absorb the scenery from a traditional ‘mokoro’ canoe. Another great way to explore the crystal clear channels of the Boro River is by motor-boat. Watch the sunset while drifting along a lagoon and sipping on sundowners.

Game drives will be available only when water levels are low. There will be no game drives when water levels are high as areas of the concession become inaccessible. Mokoros, boat cruises & fishing are also water level dependent. All the animals that can be seen on a northern Botswana safari can be seen on an Okavango Safari, including predators, buffalo and elephants as well as the largest concentrations of the endangered African Wild Dog. Water adapted species such as Lechwe and Sitatunga can be commonly seen in the Delta. At the lodge you have the option today to embark on mokoro activity, we will go on dugout canoes using Hippo trails inside the delta where the local people will take us closer to wild game.

Overnight: Moremi Crossing, Okavango Delta 

Meals included: All Meals. Drinks Included: Water and Soft Drinks 

Accommodation

16 Luxury en-suite Meru style tents, family tent available

Dining room, lounge, bar, swimming pool

All inclusive rates

Activities

Boat cruises, fishing

Mokoro activities

Game walks on Chief’s Island, wilderness camping

Game drives

 

Power Boat Excursions

Wind your way through the narrow channels of the delta… Boating is available year-round at due to the camp being situated in a permanent water location.

Day 10Okavango delta and Departure

Day 10- Okavango Delta Moremi Crossing Safaris

Today after a morning activity and breakfast, we will fly on our private plane to Maun.

Tour Ends

Journey overview 

RATES

VALIDITY 

Per person sharing

Lotw Season: (01 Mar – 03 May 20; 01 Sept – 31 Oct 20) 

US$3600

Mid Season: (16 Jun – 31 Jul 20; 01 Nov – 30 Nov 20) 

US$3900

High season: (11 Jan – 28 Feb 20; 01 Aug – 31 Aug 20) 

US$4300

 

Flights 

DETAILS

Okavango Delta Return Flights

 

Accommodation

DESTINATION 

ACCOMMODATION 

DETAILS

  1. Victoria Falls

  • A’zambezi River Lodge

  • Standard Room BB (Double) Breakfast

  1. Chobe

  • Chobe Safari Lodge

  • Elephant Sands

  • Standard Room BB (Double) All meals

  • Standard Room BB (Double) Breakfast

  1. Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

  • Ntwetwe Pan Under the Stars

  • Planet Baobab

  • Standard Room BB (Double) All meals

  1. Okavango Delta

  • Moremi Crossing

  • Luxury Tent(Double) All meals

 

What’s included: 

∙ Private Guide and Vehicle

∙ Accommodation and inclusions as per the itinerary 

∙ All scheduled flights and road transport as mentioned in the itinerary 

∙ Shared Safaris and Boat Cruises

 

Notes: 

∙ Rates are subject to a minimum of two guests travelling 

∙ These rates may not be applicable over the Easter season, Festive season or other special occasions 

∙Applicable to all flights : Please note that the flight quote is subject to availability of the fare class 

∙ Rates are subject to change and we reserve the right to re-quote 

∙ The operator may reroute the itinerary or accommodate in similar lodges in case of non-availability 

∙ Single traveller supplement and child rates will be quoted on request 

∙ Validity periods are as specified above; should a booking fall over two rate periods the rate will change and we reserve  the right to re-quote 

∙ Optional suggested activities are not included in the rate 

∙ The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, ROE,  fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in South Africa ∙ african sunsets travel trading terms apply 

∙ PPS* = Per person sharing

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