Quick Victoria Falls and Chobe Experience (5 days)
This journey takes you to the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls to marvel at what is the largest sheet of falling water in the world. After a walking tour of this World Heritage Site, you may decide to challenge yourself to one of the many adrenalin activities for which the area has become famous.
From there you travel to Chobe National Park in Botswana. Watch the African sun set, cruise along the Chobe River alongside huge elephant, hippo, buffalo and crocodile, or go on a 4x4 safari in search of lion, cheetah or the beautiful endangered sable antelope with its curved horns.
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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
Your African journey begins today
Livingstone International Airport is where you'll be collected when you arrive. The sleepy town of Livingstone in Zambia is 10 kilometres from the famous Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River. You'll be transferred to your lodge and enjoy a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi, spotting hippo, crocodile and elephant. Overnight at Sussi & Chuma Tree House, with your meals, select drinks and river cruise included.
Meals: Dinner, drinks
Victoria Falls visit
Today you'll visit the famous Victoria Falls. The majestic waterfall – a Unesco World Heritage Site – is impressive in full flood from February to May and even when the water level is low during October and November. After your walking tour, there are many optional activities to choose from for the rest of the day. Vic Falls is an adrenalin junkie's dream playground, offering bungy jumping, white-water rafting, kayaking, and even a helicopter flip over the falls to get a different perspective. Note that these activities aren't included, and must be booked and paid for separately. Overnight at Sussi & Chuma Tree House, with meals, select drinks and your walking tour of the Falls included.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks
Transport: Tour of the Falls included
Game viewing by river cruising
You’ll be transferred from Sussi & Chuma after breakfast to the Zambia/Botswana border by road (about an hour's drive). There you'll cross from Zambia to Botswana on a private ferry, assisted on both sides of the border by your driver-guide. You'll check in at Chobe Chilwero Lodge, a riverside retreat in the heart of the bush on the edge of Chobe National Park in time for lunch. In the afternoon you can enjoy the sunset river cruise along the Chobe River, getting up close to elephants and other game while watching one of Africa's boldly beautiful sunsets. Overnight at Chobe Chilwero Lodge, with your meals, select drinks and river cruise included.
Meals: Lunch, dinner, drinks and river cruise included
Enjoy a full day at the lodge, making the most of the game drives in 4x4 vehicles to search for the famous Chobe elephant. Chobe has the largest remaining population of elephants in the world, and the bulls are renowned for their enormous size. There are also large herds of buffalo, many predators and antelope such as sable and roan. Overnight at Chobe Chilwero Lodge, with your meals, select drinks and game drives included.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks
After breakfast, you'll be transferred to Kasane Airport to connect with your flight home. (Please note that you need a multiple-entry visa into Zambia if you want to fly home from Livingstone)
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