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Highlights

  • Stay at three exclusive & luxurious lodges
  • Perfect as a honeymoon or romantic getaway
  • Enjoy amazing game viewing & birding
  • Go on nature walks, boat trips & canoe safaris
  • Experience world-class spas
  • Enjoy a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River
  • Witness the powerful beauty of Victoria Falls

Overview

Spend eight fantastic and memorable days exploring Botswana's two iconic safari destinations - the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park - before ending off with a stay at the mighty Victoria Falls in Zambia.

Begin your getaway in the Okavango Delta by going on game drives and traditional mokoro trips. Move on to the border of the Chobe National Park, a famous conservation area packed with game and home to many predators. There are also plenty of opportunities for keen bird enthusiasts to tick of dozens of bird species.

Lastly, head to the banks of the Zambezi River which will be the base from where you will explore one of the seven wonders of the world - Victoria Falls, also known as the adrenalin capital of Africa. Here you can enjoy all the big thrills of the region - thrilling helicopter rides, elephant-back safaris and sunset river cruises are among the most popular activities.

Summary

  • Tour Duration: 8 Days

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Itinerary

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Day 1: Head into the Delta

Okavango Delta, Botswana
Detailed breakdown

Day 1: Head into the Delta | 3 Nights

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Okavango Delta, Botswana

Arrive at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport today and catch your connecting flight to Maun Airport. From here you will transfer into the Okavango Delta to your accommodation – Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp - for the first three nights.
This classic tented camp is sheltered among a forest of ebony and sausage trees. Each tent is delicately decorated to provide a luxurious but understated elegance featuring antique furniture, oriental carpets and hand-crafted beds with draped fine linen.

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Days 2-3: An Okavango Delta Immersion

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This region of Botswana is home to a wide variety of big game including elephant, buffalo (it’s actually one of the best places to see buffalo), giraffe, hippo, lion, leopard and Africa’s endangered painted wolf, wild dog.
The many wild creatures inhabiting this land can be discovered in a multitude of ways. There are game drives conducted in open 4x4 vehicles when the area’s water level permits it, and by mokoro or motorised boat when it doesn’t. Walking safaris are also offered, with passionate guides eager to share their knowledge.

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Days 4-5: Enjoy game-driving in Chobe | 2 Nights

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Chobe National Park, Botswana

Today you will leave Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp after breakfast and transfer to your next accommodation, set on a escarpment overlooking the Chobe River and the world-renowned Chobe National Park: the elegant Chobe Chilwero. This beautiful and luxuriously appointed lodge boasts exceptional river views and breathtaking sunsets, best enjoyed while on a peaceful riverboat cruise.

Chobe National Park is of course known for its exceptional game viewing and bird watching, and you'll be heading out on morning and afternoon game drives with expert guides in search of Chobe's legendary elephant and buffalo herds. The game viewing is particularly good in the June to October dry season. For something more relaxing however, you can also enjoy a pampering spa treatment at Chobe Chilwero's well-equipped spa.

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Days 6-7: Visit the Victoria Falls | 2 Nights

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Victoria Falls, Zambezi River, Zambia

Today you transfer to Zambia where you will staying at Sussi & Chuma on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. The exclusive and upmarket lodge is located a short distance from Victoria Falls where you may enjoy guided tours of the thundering spectacle. For something different, the lodge also offers cultural tours, sunset river cruises and a Safari Spa for essential pampering sessions.

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Day 8: Fly back to Johannesburg

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Say farewell to the Zambezi today and transfer to Livingstone Airport for your flight back to Johannesburg. From here you will continue with your own onward travel plans.

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Inclusions

  • Flight from Johannesburg to Maun
  • Flight from Livingstone to Johannesburg
  • Shared light aircraft inter-camp flights as per the itinerary
  • Transfer from Chobe Chilwero to Sussi & Chuma
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Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

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Dates Price
2022-07-01 — 2022-09-30 $9,990
2022-10-01 — 2022-10-31 $9,240
2022-11-01 — 2022-12-18 $5,820
2022-12-19 — 2023-01-06 $9,230
Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently. Please treat all pricing as a guide only:
  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice.
  • Single supplements may apply.
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