This tour incorporates the ultimate wildlife and scenic experience in southern Africa! The packages covers two nights at Vic Falls, two nights in Chobe National Park and two nights in Okavango Delta!
DAY 1. Johannesburg – Vic Falls (Vic Falls, Chobe, and Okavango Delta)
The 1st day of this 7-day Vic Falls, Chobe, and Okavango Delta Safari, commences with the Vic Falls. After a relatively short flight from Johannesburg’s O R Tambo International Airport, you are welcomed at the Vic Falls Airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the afternoon is at your own leisure to explore the area.
Early evening you transfer to the Boma Place of Eating.. This is not just another ethnic restaurant but a rather unique cultural experience. You will be greeted in local languages and invited to take part in a hand washing ceremony. Afterwards, a sampling of traditional beer and snacks before dinner is served. Excellent cuisine, including a variety of game meats and traditional Zimbabwean dishes are on offer. The meal is accompanied by entertainment from traditional dancers, the story teller and a local witch-doctor for some fortune telling. After dinner the Sangoma tells tales of the country’s folklore, culture and heritage. The highlight of the evening is the interactive drumming and dancing, so come prepared to participate. Overnight at the Kingdom Hotel.
DAY 2. Vic Falls
The Victoria Falls is in its 150 millionths fantastic year, truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell, the humbling feeling that this may indeed be nature’s supreme masterpiece. Nothing prepares one for your first sight of the falls. On this guided tour, you will be accompanied through the rain forest by a qualified guide who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird and wildlife and other points of interest. We return to the hotel later or you can do our own exploring.
Later this afternoon embark on a 2-hour Sundowner Cruise including finger snacks, beer, wine, champagne and soft drinks on the Zambezi River. The cruise is a superb way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the river. You have the opportunity to see a variety of game including hippo, crocodile, elephant and sometimes even rhino, as well as many bird species. Overnight at the Kingdom Hotel.
Day 3. Vic Falls – Chobe National Park
After breakfast depart for a road transfer to Chobe National Park in Botswana, 100 km west of Victoria Falls. The park is home to 450 species of birds and the largest concentration of elephants in Africa.
You reach your lodge and check-in. Late afternoon embark on an open vehicle or boat safari depending on the lodge. Return late evening for dinner and overnight at Chobe Safari Lodge.
Day 4. Chobe National Park
Today starts early with a wake-up call and a morning safari. You spend the rest of the day having sumptuous meals, more safaris, enjoying the luxury of your ‘Out Of Africa’ accommodation and the surrounding beauty of the Africa bush! Overnight at Chobe Safari Lodge.
Day 5 & 6. Okavango Delta
You are transferred by air to the heart of the Okavango Delta, a unique wetland system, fed by the Okavango River, and comprising 16 000 sq km of crystal clear channels, islands, and lagoons. This water wilderness is a safe haven for innumerable birds and wildlife species. Explore the Okavango by Mokoro, a traditional dug-out canoe, by boat or wilderness walks on nearby islands. Some lodges offer land safaris in addition. Overnight at Pom Pom Camp.
Day 7. Okavango Delta – Vic Falls – Johannesburg
Early morning breakfast and flight back to Kasane in time for the transfer to Victoria Falls to connect with your flight back to Johannesburg arriving mid-afternoon.
NOTE: On this tour of the Vic Falls, Chobe, and Okavango Delta, you have the option to change any or all of the hotels from the one mentioned above. Merely contact us by e-mail and advise us of the names of those hotels you want. You could also start this tour from the Zambian side of the Vic Falls and add the Chobe and Okavango part to it, see here.
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