Botswana's Okavango Delta & Victoria Falls

  • 12 Days

  • Botswana

  • On the go pace

Experience the best of Botswana and the abundance of wildlife before entering Zimbabwe to marvel at the mighty Victoria Falls.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

VIP private home pick-up service
Flights
Transfers
Services of a local representative
Accommodation
Selected meals
Excursions
Service charges
VIP private home pick-up

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  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

  • Day 9

  • Day 10

  • Day 11

  • Day 12

of 12 days

Your detailed itinerary

Meals included: 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 6 dinners

Overview

Experience the best of Botswana and the abundance of wildlife before entering Zimbabwe to marvel at the mighty Victoria Falls.

At a glance

  • Johannesburg Maun Sunset cruise
  • Okavango Pan Handle Sundowner cruise
  • Gweta Chobe Game drive
  • Victoria Falls

Extensions

  • 2 nights Dubai pre tour
  • 2 nights Cape Town post tour

Please call our Travel Specialists to book this holiday with an extension.

Day 1

Depart UK

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Arrive Johannesburg

On arrival transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Johannesburg - Maun

This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Maun, Botswana. On arrival in Maun board a charter flight for flight-seeing over one of Africa's great wilderness. The Okavango Delta is home to large numbers of elephant, buffalo, lion, hippo, giraffe and zebra. Return to Maun later today.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Maun

Today is at leisure to explore. Why not take the opportunity to join an exciting mokoro (dug out canoe) trip? This is a popular way for travellers to experience the tranquility of the Okavango Delta and are based on the traditional Bayei method of travelling through the flood plains of the Delta.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Maun - Gweta

Today, experience a chartered flight seeing trip over the shimmering salt pans of Makgadikgadi along with the Nxai Pans, believed to be the the largest in the world. The pans are the remains of a once ancient lake that now forms part of the route of Southern Africa's largest migration. During the rainy season the pans are one of the most important wetland areas in Botswana, coming alive with water birds and great herds of game. Later, travel by road to Gweta.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

Gweta

Today, explore the Ntwetwe Pan with a local guide that explains the incredible adaptations of the species that are unique to the Kalahari Desert environment. There is the opportunity (weather permitting) to get up close and personal with a resident gang of habituated meerkats.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Gweta - Chobe

En-route to Chobe, travel through the small village of Nata. The area is known for it's cattle farming and the majority of the residents are from the Basarwa Tribe, also know as the Bushman or San. Travel onwards through the route referred to as the 'game drive route', where there is a chance of seeing wildlife along the way.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

Chobe

Enjoy a morning open vehicle game drive in the Chobe National Park, the second largest in Botswana, it is known for it's superb game viewing all year round. Later join a breathtaking afternoon cruise to experience the sunset and see wildlife activity.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 9

Chobe - Kasane - Victoria Falls

This morning transfer to Kasane Airport for the flight to Victoria Falls. Enjoy an afternoon sunset cruise on the Zambezi River - a wonderful way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the river, offering a unique opportunity to see a variety of game.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 10

Victoria Falls

Experience Victoria Falls up close by taking part in a guided tour of the Falls and Rainforest. Spend your final evening at the Boma, which means place of eating in Swahili. The Boma provides a unique cultural experience that bombards the senses with tastes, sights, sounds and smells of Africa - together with the warmth and hospitality of Zimbabwe and its people.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 11

Victoria Falls - Johannesburg - UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK via Johannesburg.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 12

Home landing the UK

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hotels

  • Johannesburg: Peermont Metcourt
  • Maun: Moremi Crossing
  • Gweta: Planet Baobab
  • Chobe: Chobe Safari Lodge
  • Victoria Falls: Zambezi River Lodge

Notes

Luggage will be stored at the airport during the flight seeing on Day 3.

Tour hotels will be as specified or of a similar standard.

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