Botswana & Vic Falls Selection Adventure

An African Adventure

Botswana & Vic Falls Selection Adventure

Embark on an African adventure, exploring a handpicked selection of Southern Africa’s natural wonders.

Trek across Botswana visiting the wildlife-rich parks and reserves of Moremi, Khwai, Savuti and Chobe. Cross into Zimbabwe to witness the famous Victoria Falls, a true spectacle and one of the world’s seven natural wonders.

Safari Details

Duration: 9 days/8 nights

  • Experience the pristine wilderness and waterways of Moremi.
  • Roam the unfenced Khwai area, tracking wildlife.
  • Explore Savuti, one of Africa's best known big game areas.
  • Chobe, one of the greatest concentrations of game in all of Africa.
  • Witness Victoria Falls, one of the world’s seven natural wonders.

Safari Itinerary

Day One

Maun

On your arrival you will be met by your guide or one of our representatives to welcome you to our beautiful Botswana. Our team will be ready to assist you in anything that you may need assistance with. After a quick welcome we will then transfer you to Island Safari Lodge.

Located on the banks of the Thamalakane River, Island Safari Lodge is a cool and welcoming oasis in the heart of Maun. Shaded under a huge canopy of large trees, the lodge overlooks the river and floodplain beyond.

Island Safari Lodge is set on a 300 acre private island reserve, just 10 km from Maun Airport. The protected reserve has several walking trails running through the bush, perfect for a nature walk.

Relax by one of the two swimming pools or head to the restaurant and bar for the river view.

Basis: Dinner, bed & breakfast. Drinks not included.

Day Two

Moremi Game Reserve

You’ll get an early start to today’s excursion, departing from Island Safari Lodge by 6:00am.

You'll head north towards Moremi Game Reserve for approximately 45km. From this point on you will start to enjoy the rich and diverse fauna and flora this area is famous for.

Spend the day exploring this wildlife rich and diverse area, enjoying the scenery and experiencing photographic opportunities of a lifetime. You'll stop at a scenic spot to enjoy a light and wholesome lunch.

You'll continue to explore the area for the rest of the day, arriving at the campsite in time for the evening. Camp will be set up, so you can kick back and relax.

Basis: Full board. Drinks (local brands) included.

Day Three

Moremi Game Reserve

After enjoying a light continental breakfast you'll depart to explore the reserve by open game viewer on a morning game drive.

The unique ecosystem and characteristic of the Okavango Delta allows for a diverse spectrum of wildlife and, coupled with effective protective measures, results in huge herds of impala and tsessebe. In the dry season, large herds of buffalo, wildebeest, elephant and zebra come into the reserve from the dry Kalahari Desert in search of both food and water.

At midday you’ll return to camp for lunch and afternoon siesta. In the afternoon embark on another game drive to explore this unique and legendary game reserve.

When you return to camp in the early evening, settle around a crackling campfire and share tales of the day’s events. Enjoy dinner and drinks under the African night sky.

Basis: Full board and activities included. Local drinks included.

Day Four

Moremi - Khwai

After enjoying a light continental breakfast you’ll move on to your next destination, Khwai.

Khwai is a village on the north bank of the Khwai River in the North-West District of Botswana. The river is the northern boundary of the Moremi Game Reserve, and the village is just outside the north gate of the reserve, which is on the eastern side of the Okavango Delta. Khwai boasts all that the Moremi does, after all it is in the greater part of the reserve, and there are no fences that prohibit wildlife from moving across.

You'll arrive at the campsite in time to enjoy a wholesome lunch. After a siesta you'll embark on an afternoon game drive and enjoy what this remarkable area has to offer.

In the evening return to camp, enjoy the campfire and pre-dinner drinks exchanging tales of the day’s adventures. Afterwards enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by our camp chef.

Basis: Full board. Drinks (local brands) included.

Day Five

Khwai - Savuti

After enjoying a light continental breakfast you’ll move on to your next destination, Savuti.

The Savuti area borders the Okavango Delta to the west and Chobe National Park to the east and is one of Africa's best known big game areas. Savuti is a place of enchantment, of beauty, and boasts one of the greatest concentrations of animals in Southern Africa.

Savuti is famous for its mysterious and fascinating channel. It runs a distance of 100 kilometers from the Chobe River, through a gap in the sand ridge, to the Mababe Depression.

You'll arrive at the campsite in the late afternoon. After setting up camp we embark on your late afternoon game drive and enjoy what this remarkable area has to offer.

In the evening we return to camp, enjoy the campfire and pre-dinner drinks exchanging stories of the day. Afterwards enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by our camp chef.

Basis: Full board. Drinks (local brands) included.

Day Five-Six

Savuti

After enjoying a light continental breakfast we depart to explore the area by open game viewer on a morning game drive.

Savuti is famous for its predators, especially its resident lion and spotted hyena populations. Large secretary birds and Kori bustards can be sighted strutting around the Savuti marsh.

You'll return to camp midday for lunch and afternoon siesta. In the afternoon head out again on another game drive to explore this unique and enchanting area.

Savuti's almost desert-like landscape, loose, hot sand, and elephants lining up to get to the water supply, offer a wildlife experience you won't easily forget.

In the evening return to camp, enjoy the campfire and pre-dinner drinks exchanging stories of the day.

Basis: Full board. Drinks (local brands) included.

Day Seven

Chobe

After enjoying a light continental breakfast we pack up camp as you'll will be moving to Chobe.

Chobe National Park is Botswana's first national park, and also the most biologically diverse. Located in the north of the country, it is Botswana's third largest park, and has one of the greatest concentrations of game in all of Africa.

The Serondela area (or Chobe riverfront), situated in the extreme north-east of the park, has as its main geographical features lush floodplains and dense woodland of mahogany, teak and other hardwoods now largely reduced by heavy elephant pressure.

Arrive at Kasane in the late afternoon and settle into your lodge accommodation. A sundowner boat cruise on the Chobe River can be arranged in the late afternoon.

Basis: Dinner, bed & breakfast. Drinks not included.

Day Eight

Victoria Falls Day Trip

An amazing adventure that will take you to one of the world’s seven natural wonders.

Victoria Falls, also known as Mosi oa Tunya, "the Smoke that Thunders”, is an awe inspiring experience. While it is neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, Victoria Falls is the largest, based on its combined width of 1,708 metres and height of 108 metres, resulting in the world's largest sheet of falling water.

You will transfer to Zimbabwe after breakfast, to reach the town of Victoria Falls.

The morning will be spent walking the length of the falls, witnessing the world’s largest waterfall. As you walk through the rainforest you may encounter an abundance of birdlife and small animals such as bushbuck.

There are other interesting landmarks in Victoria Falls including the famous Victoria Falls Bridge and the Victoria Falls Hotel. After lunch, your guide will teach you about the local culture, amazing geology and history of Victoria Falls before your return journey to Kasane.

Basis: Dinner, bed & breakfast. Drinks not included.

Day Nine

Departure

On your day of departure, you will have the choice to have a bit of a late lie-in, or just spend the morning at leisure. Check out is normally between 10 and 11 am.

Your pre-arranged transfer will be ready to take you to Kasane airport for your onward travel.

Set Departure Schedule

Dates Code Season Price
26 Aug-2 Sep 2020 SDBV-Aug High $3,480
23 Sep-30 Sep 2020 SDBV-Sep High $3,480
16 Dec-23 Dec 2020 SDBV-Dec Low $2,900
8 Jul-16 Jul 2021 SDBV-Jul21 High $3,480
26 Aug-1 Sep 2021 SDBV-Aug21 High $3,480
23 Sep-30 Sep 2021 SDBV-Sep21 High $3,480
16 Dec-24 Dec 2021 SDBV-Dec21 Low $2,900

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Included

  • Bed and breakfast whilst at Island Safari Lodge
  • Full board and activities whilst on a mobile safari
  • Park fees
  • All activities as listed
  • All accommodation - Heritage Mobile Safari (Semi Participation)
  • Camping equipment
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation - open safari game viewer
  • All taxes/VAT
  • Drinking water (on all days)
  • Limited local soft drinks and beers whilst on the mobile safari
  • Bath towels and all necessary linen

Excluded

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$10 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
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