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Expedition to Zimbabwe and Botswana (8 days)

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Safari: Botswana, Zimbabwe

Expedition to Zimbabwe and Botswana (8 days)

Explore the thundering Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and the wildlife wonderland of the Okavango Delta

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 microlights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting (seasonal) as well as Sunset Cruises.

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 reserve is well known for - namely as elephant and hippo.

Enjoy Okavango Delta's most amazing, sensitive and complex environments supporting a spectacle of wilderness and wildlife. Enjoy activities such as game viewing, birding and fishing. One can experience the magical world of island and waterways from the land, air and water. Highlights include - seeing the elusive Sitatunga antelope, which has found refuge in this pristine wetland ecosystem, birds such as; African fish eagle, Pel’s fishing owl as well as many others that provide a spectacular display.

 
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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

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1 to 3

Smoke that thunders

When you arrive at the Victoria Falls International Airport, you will be transported to Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, where you will stay for three nights with breakfast daily as well as 2 lunches and 3 dinners (one of these at the Boma, which is an incredible African feast experience)

Here you will enjoy daily educational activity, affectionately referred to as the ‘Vulture Culture’ experience. Optional activities include scenic flights over the falls in a helicopter or micro lights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting (seasonal) , sunset cruises as well as a Tour of the Falls (complimentary shuttle service is provided from the lodge to the Falls)

Meals: Bed and Breakfast

Transport: Included

day

4 to 5

Explore Chobe's largest population of elephants

After spending three nights at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, you bid goodbye to Zimbabwe, as you’re transferred across the border into Botswana via the Kazangula Border. You wil be transported to the Chobe Game Lodge. This will be your home for the next two nights with all your meals included.

Chobe Game Lodge is situated 100 kilometres west from the Victoria Falls - overlooking the Chobe River and the Caprivi floodplains. The lodge is the only permanent safari lodge within the Chobe National Park. Explore Chobe's largest population of elephants as well as vast herds of buffalo. Enjoy sights of lion, African wild dogs, puku, Red lechwe, sable, giraffe and Roan antelope. You will get the opportunity to enjoy land or water based activities - such as boat cruises, game drives and birding experience.

Meals: Full board and activities

Transport: Included

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6 to 7

Enjoy Mokoro rides

You will then fly from Chobe to the Okavango Delta where you will spend two nights at Camp Okavango on a full board basis. Camp Okavango is situated on the remote of Nxaragha Island in Botswana. The hidden treasure, in the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta, assures its guests of an unparalleled year-round water wilderness experience.

All game-viewing activities are conducted by experienced guides - as well as the game include exploring the Okavango Delta by mokoro or motorboat and tracking the larger game species on guided nature walks. You will also enjoy sighting animals such as lion, giraffe, zebra, elephants, buffalo, cheetah, leopard, birds and many more species. 

Meals: Full board and activities

Transport: Included

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8

Goodbye - for now!

Today is your last day of this Southern Africa safari. Enjoy your final morning activities followed by a leisurely breakfast before being collected and flown back to Maun Airport, where you board your connecting flight back home.

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