Victoria Falls & Chobe Private Safari Tour
Resting on the southern banks of the Zambezi River at the western end of the eponymous falls, this popular tourist town is compact enough to walk around and makes an ideal base for travelers exploring the seventh wonder of the world, the unfathomably vast Victoria Falls. About two-thirds of the falls can be viewed from the Zimbabwean side and, while the falls are undoubtedly the star attraction, the area provides both adventure seekers and sightseers with plenty of opportunities to warrant a longer stay. Spend time experiencing the unforgettable opulence of wildlife on offer in the Southern African wilderness. From exploring the Victoria Falls to the teaming wildlife surrounding the African waterholes and rivers, this experience will remain with you for life. This vacation is fully inclusive of all meals and is luxurious, you can customize it your way.
Day 1: Arrival Victoria Falls – Zambezi Cruise
On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, you are met by your guide and transferred to your hotel for check-in. (Recommended flights BA1115am from Johannesburg or earlier). 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.
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 games; 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 microlights, 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: Azambezi River Lodge B&B or similar)
Day 2: Victoria Falls Walk & Village Visit
Today you are collected from your hotel for a walking tour of the Falls on the Zimbabwean. This afternoon you have an optional tour of Livingstone town before returning to your hotel in Victoria Falls. It’s a truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell; the humbling feeling that here indeed is Nature’s Supreme Masterpiece, The Victoria Falls. No photograph can begin to depict the reality…and nothing prepares you for your first sight. This tour is conducted in the morning and afternoon. En route, you may be taken past the ‘Big Tree before being accompanied through the Rain-forest by a guide who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird & wildlife and other points of interest. Guides are also happy to assist with photographs whilst visiting this most spectacular of waterfalls. Enjoy the Boma dinner, a real African dining experience. (Overnight: Azambezi River Lodge B&B or similar)
Botswana’s primary tourist drawcard is undoubtedly the vast red expanse of the Kalahari desert and its remarkably beautiful Okavango Delta – the largest inland delta in the world provides a haven for an abundance of African wildlife. Other highlights include the impressive Makgadikgadi salt pans where visitors are privy to massive zebra migrations during the flood season; the Savuti plains which host large pride of lions; and the Tsodilo Hills where 4500 rock paintings form a unique record of human settlement over many millennia.
Day 3: Chobe Safaris Botswana
Today after breakfast you transfer from your hotel in Victoria Falls to Kasane where you clear immigration and proceed to your lodge in Botswana. 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 maneuverable 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. Buffet dinner included. (Overnight: Chobe Bush Lodge FB+ or similar)
Day 4: Chobe Safaris
Early Morning safari in 4×4 vehicles in Chobe National Park. Breakfast, Lunch, and Leisurely afternoon. Depart late afternoon on a choice of Boat Safari or 4×4 land safari. Buffet dinner included. (Overnight: Chobe Bush Lodge FB+ or similar)
Day 5: Chobe Safaris & Departure
Today we do a morning 4×4 safari drive in Chobe NP and breakfast on return. Later we will start driving to Kasane or Victoria Falls. From the Airport you have a scheduled SAA flight to Johannesburg.
Optional Activities costs per person:
15-minute Helicopter rides $150.
15-minute microlight scenic flight $150.
Specification: Victoria Falls & Chobe Private Safari Tour
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