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Botswana & Zimbabwe

Tailor Made Itinerary

9 Days From $7,147

Overview

This trip takes you on a journey from Zimbabwe’s iconic Victoria Falls, through some of Botswana’s finest big game viewing areas, rounding off with a stay in the splendid isolation of the Okavango Delta. Offering superb predator sightings, the chance to spot some of Africa’s largest herds of elephant and the opportunity to take a gentle mokoro canoe safari through lily fringed channels, this is a wonderful ...

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relax and photograph animals from a specialised game viewing hide
  • Game drive to see the large wild dog packs of Linyanti
  • Take a gentle Mokoro canoe ride through the Okavango Delta
  • Soar high over the Vitoria Falls on a scenic helicopter flight
  • Cruise the Chobe River and spot elephant herds drinking from the bank
  • Embark on a sunset cruise along the mighty Zambezi.

ITINERARY

This is a suggested itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes, or build a trip from scratch.

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DAY 1: ARRIVE VICTORIA FALLS

DAY 1: ARRIVE VICTORIA FALLS

Today you land at Victoria Falls and, having cleared customs and collected your baggage, will need to present yourself in the arrivals area for the transfer up to your lodge. After arriving in time for lunch, you can take the afternoon to relax around the pool or head down to Victoria Falls town to have a look around.

Ilala Lodge

DAY 2: EXPLORE VICTORIA FALLS

DAY 2: EXPLORE VICTORIA FALLS

A full day at the falls offers the chance to enjoy a huge array of activities. Many visitors like to start the day with a scenic helicopter or microlight flight before returning to the lodge for a late breakfast. There are a number of walking routes around the falls on offer which can be enjoyed after lunch, before taking a sunset cruise along the upper reaches of the Zambezi River or enjoying sundowner drinks on the lawns of the lodge.

Ilala Lodge
Breakfast

DAY 3: VICTORIA FALLS - CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

DAY 3: VICTORIA FALLS - CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

After a leisurely final morning at the lodge, you will be collected and transferred by road up to the Kazangula Border post where you will clear immigration into Botswana before proceeding to your lodge on the outskirts of the Chobe National Park. Lunch in the lodge will be followed by some time to relax around the pool before heading off for your choice of a game drive or boat cruise along the Chobe River. After dinner at the lodge, enjoy some time to relax.

Chobe Elephant Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: EXPLORE CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

DAY 4: EXPLORE CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

A full day in the Chobe National Park will allow you to spend some time exploring the park on a game drive as well as taking a boat cruise along the Chobe River, giving you a totally different perspective on the park. The park is renowned for its large herds of elephant and buffalo, so these are often spotted on both activities. In between the two activities you will be able to relax at the lodge, take a swim in the pool and enjoy excellent food from the restaurant.

Chobe Elephant Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK - LINYANTI WETLANDS

DAY 5: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK - LINYANTI WETLANDS

A morning activity in the Chobe National will be followed by breakfast in the lodge before you are transferred to the nearby Kasane Airport for a flight down to the Linyanti Wetlands. From the airstrip you will be transferred on to your camp, where you will arrive in time for lunch and a period to relax before your evening safari activity: perhaps a game drive to spot some of the abundant big game of the area.

Lagoon Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6: EXPLORE LINYANTI WETLANDS

DAY 6: EXPLORE LINYANTI WETLANDS

Today you will have a full day to enjoy the Linyanti Wetlands, the excellent game viewing that they offer and the variety of activities that can be enjoyed here. Game drives, guided walks, canoe safaris, boat trips, birding excursions and fishing trips are all on offer, as well as the recently introduced helicopter trips over the area which are very popular and give a unique perspective of this beautiful part of Botswana.

Lagoon Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7: LINYANTI WETLANDS - OKAVANGO DELTA

DAY 7: LINYANTI WETLANDS - OKAVANGO DELTA

Enjoy a final morning activity in the Linyanti Wetlands before breakfast at the lodge. You will then be transferred back to the airstrip for the short flight down to the heart of the Okavango Delta, the final stop on your journey through Botswana. From the airstrip you will be taken on a short game drive transfer to your camp where you will arrive in time for a sumptuous lunch. After relaxing by the pool in the afternoon you should be sufficiently recharged to head out for an afternoon game drive before returning to the camp for dinner.

Pelo Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8: EXPLORE THE OKAVANGO DELTA

DAY 8: EXPLORE THE OKAVANGO DELTA

A day in the delta offers you the chance to enjoy the wonders of Botswana's most sought after and renowned safari area. Take a game drive through the open plains, mokoro canoe through the channels and lagoons, or enjoy a boat cruise with a cool box of drinks handy. However you choose to spend your day, you will be assured of some wonderful game viewing, beautiful landscapes and superb guiding.

Pelo Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9: OKAVANGO DELTA - MAUN

DAY 9: OKAVANGO DELTA - MAUN

A final morning on safari awaits you today, offering the opportunity to try and spot any animals that may have eluded you thus far. A breakfast fit for kings will await you in camp before you are transferred back to the airstrip for your flight to Maun and onward arrangements where your tour ends.

Breakfast

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

GUIDELINE PRICE & WHAT’S INCLUDED

BOTSWANA & ZIMBABWE (9 DAYS) $7,147

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

CARBON CONTRIBUTIONS

If you book international flights through Wild Frontiers.

This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

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