Vic Falls, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta Combination
This tour incorporates the ultimate wildlife and scenic experience in southern Africa! Firstly, the package covers two nights at Vic Falls, secondly two nights in Chobe National Park and lastly two nights in Okavango Delta!
DAY_1. Johannesburg – Vic Falls (Vic Falls, Chobe, and Okavango Delta)
We start this 7-day Vic Falls, Chobe, and Okavango Delta Safari with the famous 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 leisure to explore the area.
Early evening, transfer to the Boma Place of Eating… This is not just another ethnic restaurant but a 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 storyteller 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 Vic 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 white water and spray! On this guided tour, you will be accompanied through the rain forest by a qualified guide who will give a brief history of the area and detail 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, and many bird species. Overnight at the Kingdom Hotel.
Day_3. Vic – Chobe National Park
After breakfast depart for a road transfer to Chobe National Park in Botswana, 100 km west of Vic 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
This morning is an early start with a wake-up call and a morning safari. Afterwards, you spend today 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.
Days_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 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. Depending on weather conditions the lodge offers land safaris also. Overnight at Pom Pom Camp.
Day_7. Okavango Delta – Vic Falls – Johannesburg
Enjoy early morning breakfast before the flight back to Kasane. From here, transfer to Vic Falls to connect with your flight back to Johannesburg arriving mid-afternoon.
NOTE: On this specific 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 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.