8 Day Windhoek to Victoria Falls via Botswana – Lodge Safari

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Tour Highlights

A comfort tour bringing spectacular wildlife and birdlife viewing along the watery channels of the Okavango Delta. River cruise along the Chobe and enjoy close encounters with hippo, buffalo and elephant. The breathtaking Victoria Falls, colourful markets and optional activities including helicopter flights or rafting makes this an unforgettable safari experience.

Highlights

  • Windhoek
  • Bushman Tribal Dancing
  • Scenic Flight in the Okavango Delta
  • Explore the Okavango Delta / Makoros
  • Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
  • Chobe National Park River Cruise
  • Victoria Falls National Park
  • Fantastic Wildlife Viewing

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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1: Windhoek – Botswana

    We begin our tour in Windhoek and travel east where we cross over the border from Namibia to Botswana. After we set up camp at Ghanzi – located in the Kalahari Desert- we have an opportunity to interact with the local Bushman tribe. In the evening we enjoy some traditional dancing around the camp fire.

    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Included activity: Bushman tribal dancing

    Optional activity: Bushman walk

  • DAY 2: Okavango Delta

    This morning we have the opportunity to join local “San” guides who offer an informative insight into life in the Kalahari. In the afternoon we make our way to Maun – the gateway to the Okavango Delta. On route, we pass many local villages. We set up camp on the shores of the delta. The Okavango Delta is Botswana’s most popular destination. It is the world’s largest inland delta and is home to a large range of wildlife and birdlife.
    Optional activity: Bushman walk
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • DAY 3 & 4: Okavango Delta

    After a relaxed start to the day, we board our flight and head deep into the Okavango Delta. The next couple of days are spent exploring this true wilderness area. We will spend time with locals poling through the waterways and channels of the delta, take nature walks and get to take in this unique ecosystem. Evenings are spent around the campfire enjoying the sounds of the African bush. Note: activities may vary according to water levels.
    Meals: 2 x breakfast, 2 x lunch and 2 x dinner
    Activity package: Okavango Delta Excursion

  • DAY 5: Nata

    After transferring back to Maun, we board our overland truck and head to Nata. En route we pass the edge of the Makgadigadi Pans, many indigenous Baobab trees and may encounter wildlife in this huge protected area.
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • DAY 6: Chobe National Park

    An early morning breakfast and we head for Kasane, a real frontier town on the banks of the Chobe River. On arrival we set off on an open vehicle game drive. Chobe is best known for its large herds of elephants and a high concentration of predators – notably lions. In the late afternoon we experience a safari boat cruise along the Chobe River. Hippos and crocodiles abound. One can also expect to see a variety of animals on the banks of the river, including elephant, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and antelope. Have your cameras ready.
    Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Activity package: Chobe National Park game drive and a safari boat cruise

  • DAY 7: Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe

    This morning we head for our final destination – Victoria Falls – “The Smoke that Thunders”. The falls are one of the seven natural wonders of the world and the expanse of falling water is absolutely spectacular. The spray from the waterfall creates a natural rain forest around the falls. In the afternoon we will visit the falls and take in this breath taking phenomenon.
    Meals: Breakfast and lunch
    Activity package: Victoria Falls National Park Entrance fee

  • DAY 8: Victoria Falls

    After breakfast our Windhoek to Victoria Falls safari tour comes to an end. It is highly recommended that you stay an extra night at the falls to partake in one of the many activities on offer. The Zambezi River offers some of the best white water rafting in the world. One can bungee jump, sky dive, take a scenic flight or just browse the local craft markets.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Optional Activities – Victoria Falls – some of the popular options

    • Bungee Jumping – US
    • Sunset Zambezi cruise – US
    • Full day White water rafting – US
    • Gorge swing – US
    • Helicopter Scenic flight – US

    Note : Itineraries do change, please speak to your consultant for the latest up to date itinerary for your travel period .

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