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Safari: Botswana, Zimbabwe

Botswana and Zimbabwe safari

Experience the best of Africa, from the Okavango Delta – to the diverse game viewing at the Chobe National Park and ending at the thundering Victoria Falls

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Start your southern journey at the Okavango Delta - one of Africa’s most amazing, sensitive and complex environments supporting a spectacle of wilderness and wildlife. You'll have the chance to experience activities such as game viewing, birding and fishing. However, one can experience the magical world of island and waterways from the land, air and water. Highlights include - seeing the exclusive Sitatunga antelope, which has found refuge in this pristine wetland ecosystem, birds such as the African fish eagle, Pel’s fishing owl as well as many others that provide a spectacular display.

Explore the diverse game viewing at Chobe River Front. You will get the opportunity to experience conducted boat and land safari - that will give you the opportunity to see lion, hyena, giraffe, cheetah, zebra and wildebeest. Don’t forget to witness the population of animals the park is well known for - namely as elephant and hippo.

Travellers will get the chance to explore the seventh wonder of the world, the unfathomably vast Victoria Falls - resting on the southern banks of the Zambezi River at the western end of the eponymous falls. Popular activities include; scenic flights over the falls in a helicopter or micro lights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting (seasonal) as well as a day trip to the Chobe National Park.

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What to Expect on This Safari

This popular itinerary can be customised to match your budget and travel dates by adding/removing a few days or selecting different lodges

day

1 to 2

Welcome to your Botswana safari

Depart Maun Airport by charter flight to Pom Pom Camp. The camp is situated in the heart of the Okavango Delta within the Matsebe concession area. The camp overlooks a scenic lagoon and is quietly nestled under grove shady trees as well as it offers a truly unique bush adventure. This will be your home for the next two nights with all your meals and drinks included.

Explore game drives, night drives, mokoro rides, boat cruises, game walks and fishing. You will also get the opportunity to encounter hippos and see the Big Five.

Meals: Full board and activities

Transport: Included

day

3 to 4

Track the Big Five

After spending two nights at Pom Pom Camp, you depart by air to the Chobe Safari Lodge. The lodge is located in Kasane on the banks of the Chobe River and shares a border with Chobe National Park. Right on the doorstep is the meeting of four African countries namely as; Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. Chobe Safari Lodge therefore offers an excellent getaway location to Chobe, Victoria Falls and Caprivi. You will stay here for two nights with all your meals included, two game drives and two boat cruises are included in your stay.

Visitors can expect to see four of the Big Five (rhinos do not exist).  However, expect to spot lions, leopards, huge herds of elephants, buffalo, zebra, giraffe and impala. Encounter the rare antelope species such as sable, roan as well as the Chobe bushbuck.


 

Meals: Full board

Transport: Included

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5 to 6

Explore the thundering Victoria Falls

You bid farewell to Botswana, as you're transferred through the Kazangula Border by ferry and road to the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe overlooking a private waterhole. The lodge rises seven levels, giving the impression of a vast open-plan tree house.

Your two night stay will include 1 dinner at MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant, 1 dinner at The Boma, and one lunch. Here you will also enjoy the daily educational activity, affectionately referred to as the ‘Vulture Culture’ experience

Guests can also experience walking safari's, scenic flights over the falls in a helicopter or micro lights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting (seasonal). 

Meals: Bed and Breakfast

Transport: Included

day

7

Fly home

Today, enjoy a leisurely breakfast before being collected at the hotel and transferred to the Victoria Falls International Airport, where you board your connecting flight back home.

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