11 Day Botswana and Zimbabwe Comfort Safari

Comfort Small Group
Lodges

Tour Details

Tour Style Comfort Small Group Lodges
Length 11 days
Countries Visited Botswana, Zimbabwe
Starts Gaborone
Ends Victoria Falls
Group Size Max 11
Age Range
Tour SKU ACS4510
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What You'll Experience

Why You'll Love this Tour

Botswana offers some of the most amazing wildlife in Africa. You will have plenty of opportunities to appreciate and learn about the wildlife on the many safaris that we will take go on. Add to that mokoro trips through the Okavango where you will cruise gently along the reed coastlines and floodplains of the area. A true African experience! These semi-participation safaris through Botswana are tailor-made for travellers with a sense of adventure. You have the comfort of staying in two-man dome tents with mattresses, a full time chef and a valuable and professional guide.  

Tour Price

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FROM

R73,275

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Low Season EURO 3580 - High Season EUR 3780

. Currency fluctuations may occur


Next Year's Price

From: Low Season EURO 3690 - High Season EUR 3890

Dates Tour Length: 11 days


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01 Jul 2024 → 11 Jul 2024

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28 Jul 2024 → 07 Aug 2024

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07 Sep 2024 → 17 Sep 2024

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11 Oct 2024 → 21 Oct 2024

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Included

  • Meals -  Breakfasts,  Lunches,  Dinners
  • Accommodation - Lodge (6 nights), Comfortable Camp (2 nights), Guest house (2 nights)
  • Services of a Professional Guide and Camp Assistant
  • Transport in specialised safari vehicles
  • Camping equipment
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • Filtered Water
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Victoria Falls Vic falls activities (extra charges apply)
  • Chobe National Park: boat excursion, game drive
  • Khwai: mokoro excursion, game drives
  • Makgadikgadi: game drives, village walk
  • Game drive into a rhino sanctuary

Excluded

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Airport transfers
  • Travel insurance (Get Adventure Travel Insurance)
  • Restaurant meals in Victoria Falls
  • Entrance to Victoria Falls
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenirs
  • Optional excursions
  • Alcohol
  • Soft Drinks
  • Sleeping bag
  • Small pillow

Activities

Some of the activities you can take part in on this tour.

Included in Tour Price

  • Victoria Falls: Victoria falls activities (extra charges apply)
  • Chobe: boat excursion, game drive
  • Khwai: mokoro excursion, game drives
  • Makgadikgadi: game drives, village walk
  • Game drive into a rhino sanctuary


Other Activities

Optional Activities available on this tour at your own expense 

  • 1 hour inclusive of 15 Minutes scenic flight to Khwai

Itinerary

Day 1: Gaborone, Botswana

After arriving at the lodge, your guide will meet you for a safari briefing. If you would like to book a transfer from Sir Seretse Khama International to the airport (Gaborone) to the lodge, an additional fee will apply.  A city tour (extra charges apply) or relaxing by the pool will be available to you in the afternoon.

Meals: No meals included on this day (Lunch and Dinner on at your own expense)
Accommodation: Town Lodge or similar

Day 2: Serowe, Botswana

Following breakfast, you will depart for your journey north and will spend the night at a cutehotel. During an afternoon game drive with your guide, you will have the opportunity to view white and black rhinos, giraffes, steenbok and wildebeest. Please note that dinner is at your own expense. An overnight stay in a comfortable hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Serowe
Route: Gaborone – Serowe
Distance: 306km, 3.5h

Day 3: Makgadikgadi, Botswana

Breakfast will be served as the sun rises and you will proceed to the Makgadikgadi area, where you will enjoy lunch en route. Khumaga village is situated on the edge of Makgadikgadi National Park, overlooking the Boteti River. You will spend the next two nights at an oasis overlooking the river. We will spend the afternoon in Khumaga, a small village with approximately 1,000 residents. A deeper understanding of the local culture can be gained by learning about their way of life.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Boteti River Camp or similar
Route: Serowe – Boteti
Distance: 411km, 5h

Day 4: Makgadikgadi, Botswana

Breakfast will be served as the sun rises and you will proceed to the Makgadikgadi area, where you will enjoy lunch en route. Khumaga village is situated on the edge of Makgadikgadi National Park, overlooking the Boteti River. You will spend the next two nights at an oasis overlooking the river. We will spend the afternoon in Khumaga, a small village with approximately 1,000 residents. A deeper understanding of the local culture can be gained by learning about their way of life.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Boteti River Camp or similar
Route: Serowe – Boteti
Distance: 411km, 5h

Day 5: Moremi / Khwai, Botswana

Your journey west will begin after breakfast. On your way, you will stop at Maun for lunch (at your own expense). Once you have reached the Khwai area, your adventure begins. The option is available to you to take an air transfer that afternoon to Khwai (1 hour, including a scenic flight of 15 minutes, rate to be determined by your guide- to be scheduled during the safari, payment to be made in USD cash only). Otherwise, you may continue with your guide and vehicle through beautiful wildlife areas and view games throughout the tour. In the Khwai River area, near the Moremi Game Reserve, you will find one of the best wilderness areas of Botswana with a considerable concentration of wildlife. This area is renowned for its wide variety of wildlife and birds, and we will spend the next two days exploring them and enjoying their beauty and sounds. As the sun rises in the morning and sets in the late afternoon, take a game drive in the early morning and late afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Khwai Guest House or similar (air transfer option from MUB to Khwai Airstrip)
Route: Boteti River Camp – Khwai
Distance: 340 km, ±6 hrs (excluding lunch stop over)

Day 6: Moremi/Khwai, Botswana

The program will also include a mokoro excursion in a community-managed concession area to gain further insight into this region of the famous Okavango Delta. Game drives will be conducted to explore the region surrounding the Khwai River (North-east Moremi and Khwai concessions).

In the evening, you will be taken on a scenic drive to the mokoro station by your guide, where you will meet your mokoro poler/guide, who will reveal hidden secrets about this water system to you.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Khwai Guest House or similar

Day 7: Chobe National Park, Botswana

As the safari proceeds northward, you will stay two nights at a rustic camp within Chobe National Park in order to explore the northern reaches of the park. We will do a full day of game viewing in the Savuti area of the Chobe National Park towards the Chobe floodplains during this activity. After lunch, you will arrive at your camp in the late afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Chobe Elephant Camp or similar
Route: Khwai – Chobe
Distance: 200 km, 10 hrs (including game drives)

Day 8: Chobe National Park, Botswana

Due to the Chobe River providing water throughout the year, northern Chobe is an extremely rich game park. Elephants and buffalo are frequently observed in large herds. There are many predators in this area due to the high density of herbivores. The Chobe Elephant Camp offers the opportunity to engage in both a game drive and a boat cruise within the Chobe National Park, providing a unique opportunity to experience this amazing area both on land and in the water.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Chobe Elephant Camp or similar

Day 9: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, comfortable lodge

You will spend two nights at a comfortable lodge in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe (Visa required).A member of the lodge team will be able to assist you with arranging activities of your choice that you may choose to participate in during your stay (at your own expense).In the afternoon, you may enjoy a leisurely visit to the majestic falls or you may shop for curios.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner at own expense
Accommodation: Pioneers or similar – Comfortable Lodge
Route: Chobe – Victoria Falls:
Distance: 160 km, ±3.5 hrs driving (plus border crossing)

Day 10: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

It is possible to make reservations for tours around Vic Falls town through the lodge’s activities desk. It is possible to participate in a variety of activities in Victoria Falls, including white water rafting down the Zambezi Gorge, canoeing along the upper Zambezi, and helicopter flights over the Victoria Falls. Please ask the lodge reception for more information if you have not pre-arranged these activities.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – END of the safari

Your tour comes to an end today. Those requiring asistance after the tour has ended, please contact your agent if you wish to arrange post-tour accommodation and transfers to Victoria Falls airport or lodges, Kasane, or any nearby lodges.

Onward Travel Plans

Due to circumstances beyond our control while on tour (such as border crossings, traffic, breakdowns and delays, etc), the end time on the last day cannot be guaranteed. Therefore we strongly recommend you stay the night and fly out the next day. Please consult with your booking consultant.

FROM

R73,275

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced

Low Season EURO 3580 - High Season EUR 3780

. Currency fluctuations may occur

Currency estimated. Base currency is South African Rand (ZAR)

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