The Vic Falls and Chobe safari package includes 2 nights at the Kingdom Hotel in the Victoria Falls village with tours and cruises around the area. The following 2 nights are at the Chobe Safari Lodge with an open vehicle and boat safaris in Chobe National Park. This is a great combination of Victoria Falls followed by a wildlife safari. Moreover, it is arguably one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves. We can also offer you a package just into Chobe, please contact us.
DAY 1. Johannesburg – Victoria Falls (Vic Falls and Chobe Safari)
The Vic Falls and Chobe safari departs from Johannesburg. Fly from the O R Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg to Victoria Falls Airport and transferred to your hotel. 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 2. Vic Falls
The Victoria Falls is in its 150 millionth fantastic year! A truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, sounds, the smell, the humbling feeling that this may indeed be nature’s supreme masterpiece. Nothing prepares one for your first sight of it. On this guided tour, you will be accompanied through the rainforest by a qualified guide who will give a brief history of the area 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.
Early evening you are transferred 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 before sampling traditional beer and snacks before dinner. Excellent cuisine, including a variety of game meats and traditional Zimbabwean dishes are on offer. The meal is accompanied by entertainment throughout the meal from traditional dancers, the storyteller and a local witchdoctor who is available for 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 3. Victoria – Chobe National Park
After breakfast depart for a road transfer to Chobe National Park in Botswana, 100km 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 the Chobe Safari Lodge.
Day 4. Chobe National Park
Today starts early with a wake-up call and a morning safari. We spend the rest of the day having sumptuous meals, more safaris, enjoying the luxury of the accommodation and the surrounding beauty of the Africa bush! Overnight Chobe Safari Lodge.
Day 5. Chobe National Park – Victoria – Johannesburg
Transfer back to Victoria Falls for the return flight to Johannesburg.
NOTE: You are able to change the hotels mentioned here, kindly e-mail us with your request. We are also able to use the Zambian side as a start to the Victoria Falls and Chobe tour with the Okavango section added to that – see the Zambian side here.