Classic Botswana & Victoria Falls9 days & 8 nights, Private Journey
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Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park & Okavango Delta
Embark on a journey into some of the wildest places in Africa. Begin at mighty Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Then explore Chobe National Park, which is home to great herds of antelope, buffalo and elephant. Complete your travels as you venture into the 6,000-square mile maze of lagoons, channels and islands that comprise Botswana's Okavango Delta, Africa's "last wilderness." Search for lion, leopard, elephant, giraffe and an incredible variety of birdlife from your camp.
Day 1Arrive Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Upon arrival in Victoria Falls, you will be welcomed by your Cox & Kings local representative and accompanied to your hotel lodge overlooking the bush and the waterhole offering fantastic sunsets.Victoria Falls Safari Lodge - 2 Nights
Day 2Victoria Falls
Enjoy a private walking tour exploring the exciting area that surrounds one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. You'll learn about the geography and geology of the area as well as its rich history and association with the golden age of African exploration. Late this afternoon, enjoy a sundowner cruise on the river.Victoria Falls Safari Lodge (B)
Day 3To Chobe National Park, Botswana
This morning, fly to Kasane, Botswana, by light aircraft. Upon arrival, you are met and accompanied to Chobe Game Lodge, the only lodge in the Chobe National Park situated on the magnificent Chobe River. The wide front veranda each room's balconies takes advantage of the wonderful river views. Observe the ever-changing wildlife parade across the river, islands, floodplains and even as far away as Namibia from the lodge's 750 foot river front boardwalk.Chobe Game Lodge - 3 Nights (B, L, D)
Day 4 - 5Chobe National Park
Because Chobe Game Lodge is situated within the Chobe National Park, you are able to begin game viewing just as the gates to the park open, giving guests a head start over any other visitors to the park. In the morning, search for evidence of predator activity along the river. Elephant and buffalo are common in huge herds. As well as herds of antelope and the majestic giraffe.
After breakfast, a safari boat cruise is the perfect opportunity to view the animals coming to the river for a drink as the day warms up. In the afternoons, you can enjoy an additional game drive or sunset cruise.Chobe Game Lodge (B, L, D)
Day 6To Okavango Delta
Return to Kasane's airport for your light aircraft to the Okavango Delta, the largest inland delta in the world, getting its waters from rain falling in central Africa over 600 miles away. This basin fills and evaporates in an annual cycle, creating one of the most exciting big game and bird-viewing experiences in Africa. Camp Moremi is situated on the edge of the Xakanaxa Lagoon in an area well known for its spectacular game-viewing opportunities.Camp Moremi - 3 Nights (B, L, D)
Day 7 - 8Okavango Delta
Embark upon game drives and walks in search of the prolific game found here, both large and small. Lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, giraffe, zebra, hyena and ample plains game and smaller species can be seen year round. Also, explore the Xakanaxa Lagoon and its surrounding channels by boat for a chance to enjoy the picturesque waters of the Okavango Delta, with its kaleidoscope of birdlife.Camp Moremi (B, L, D)
Day 9Depart Maun
On your final morning in the bush, choose to take another game drive or simply relax and soak up the atmosphere in one of Africa's wildest spots.(B)
Later, bid farewell to your camp as you fly by light aircraft to Maun where you connect to your onward flight.