Botswana & Victoria Falls Adventure

Classic, Windhoek to Victoria Falls

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This Classic trip showcases some of the best that Africa has to offer. Journey from Namibia, across Botswana and on to Zimbabwe on an authentic African adventure that includes the elephants of Chobe National Park. Meet San Bushmen in the blazing Kalahari and explore the Okavango Delta by dugout mokoro canoe. A knowledgeable Chief Experience Officer will ensure your accommodation will provide the most authentic travel experience possible, including a night camping in the Delta, for a bedtime you'll never forget.

What’s included

  • Traditional dinner
  • Okavango Delta overnight bush camping excursion
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Witness the immense kalahari desert and victoria falls
  • Experience wildlife walks and wilderness camping
  • Float past hippos in a dugout canoe
  • Learn about the san bushmen
  • Search for wildlife.

Itinerary

Day 1 Windhoek There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Windhoek/Kalahari Desert (1B, 1D) Continue through the eastern part of Namibia and cross into Botswana before travelling into the heart of the Kalahari. Arrive in the late afternoon and camp close to Ghanzi. Opt for a “bushman walk and dance”. Enjoy a local meal before settling in for the night. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Namibia - Botswana) Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 470km)
Day 3 Kalahari Desert/Maun (1B) Travel along the northern portions of the Kalahari Desert throughout the day – this is a severely arid and barren landscape, though very beautiful. After arrival in Maun, the biggest town in the Okavango Delta area, pick up any supplies needed and prepare for the journey into the Okavango Delta. In the evening, watch a traditional dance group performance on the poolside terrace. Additional Notes: If you pre-booked the Okavango Delta Flight, you will be flying today. Included Activities: Dikgantshwane Performance Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 330km)
Day 4 Okavango Delta (1B, 1L, 1D) The excursion begins with a drive in customized safari vehicles for about 1-2 hrs to the "dock" to board a mokoro (a dugout canoe) that takes us deep into the delta. After a 1-2 hrs in the mokoro, arrive to the camp. Included Activities: Okavango Delta Excursion Transport: 4x4 (1.00-2.00 hours) Mokoro (1.00-2.00 hours)
Day 5 Okavango Delta/Nata (1B, 1D) Enjoy one last sunrise in the delta before travelling back to Maun by mokoro. Stop in Maun, pick up your luggage, have lunch, and continue to Nata. Transport: Mokoro (1.00-2.00 hours) 4x4 (1.00-2.00 hours) Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s), 340km)
Day 6 Nata/Kasane (1B) Travel to Kasane outside the gates of Chobe National Park, home to the largest elephant population in Southern Africa. Opt for an Chobe River Sunset Cruise or Evening Photo Safari on Chobe River. For photography enthusiasts, this place is heaven with hippos, elephants, and crocodiles all living by the river. Additional Notes: For those who have pre-booked the Chobe River Sunset Cruise, you will be cruising tonight. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 255km)
Day 7 Kasane/Victoria Falls (1B) Prebook the Morning Photo Safari on the Chobe River at sunrise for one last chance to see the "big five". Cross the border to enter into Zimbabwe and continue on to Victoria Falls, arriving in the early afternoon. This is a great base to see natural wonders and take part in some adventure activities. Opt to get up close (and wet from the spray) while visiting the immense Victoria Falls, raft the whitewater of the mighty Zambezi, or, for the more adventurous, bungee jump with Victoria Falls in view. Additional Notes: Your accommodation is in Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and NOT Livingstone (Zambia). Please make sure you have the necessary visa. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Botswana - Zimbabwe) Transport: Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Day 8 Victoria Falls (1B) Depart at any time. Additional Notes: We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to fully experience everything Victoria Falls and the Zambezi area has to offer.
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