11 Day Botswana and Victoria Falls Comfort Safari

Tour Details

Tour Style Comfort
Length 11 days
Countries Visited Botswana, Zimbabwe
Starts Maun
Ends Victoria Falls
Group Size Max 11
Age Range 12 - 65 and above
Tour SKU ACS4511
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What You'll Experience

Why You'll Love this Tour

With our 11-day Botswana safari, you'll experience an adventure of a lifetime. Exploring the iconic destinations and experiencing unforgettable wildlife encounters in this African paradise will provide you with a glimpse of the breathtaking beauty of this continent. Discover nature up close with 2 nights at the exclusive Deception Valley Private Reserve. You will see elephants, lions, and zebras roaming freely along the Boteti River. Take breathtaking photographs of the Makgadikgadi Pans national park and marvel at its vast expanse. Explore Moremi Game Reserve for 3 nights. Be prepared to be amazed at the abundance of wildlife. The excitement and wonder of lions and giraffes will fill every moment. Take a boat cruise along the Chobe River for two nights in Chobe National Park surrounds. Enjoy magnificent views of this magnificent landscape as elephant herds bathe and play in the water. Two nights at Victoria Falls, awe-inspiring natural wonder. This waterfall's sheer power and beauty will overwhelm you as you stand before it.

 

Tour Price

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R73,795

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Low Season EUR 3595 | High Season EUR 3965

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Dates Tour Length: 11 days


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05 Jul 2024 → 15 Jul 2024

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01 Aug 2024 → 11 Aug 2024

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29 Aug 2024 → 08 Sep 2024

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26 Sep 2024 → 06 Oct 2024

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31 Oct 2024 → 10 Nov 2024

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Included

  • Meals - 9 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 7 Dinners
  • Accommodation - All nights in lodges / guest houses / permanent camps
  • Services of a Professional Guide and Camp Assistant
  • Transport in specialised safari vehicles
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • Filtered Water
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Chobe: boat excursion, game drive
  • Khwai: game drives, mokoro excursion
  • Makgadikgadi: game drive
  • Kalahari Private Reserve: game drives, nature walk

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

Activities

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

Included in Tour Price

  • Chobe: boat excursion, game drive
  • Khwai: game drives, mokoro excursion
  • Makgadikgadi: game drive
  • Kalahari Private Reserve: game drives, nature walk


Other Activities

Optional Activities available on this tour at your own expense 

  • Scenic flight over the Okavango Delta
  • White Water Rafting, Canoeing on the upper Zambezi, Helicopter Flights over the Victoria Falls

Itinerary

Day 1 – 2: Deception Valley Private Reserve, Botswana

You will meet your guide at the Maun Airport at 14h30 to begin your safari. On the northern border of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, you will travel 120km to the Deception Valley Private Reserve. You will receive a safari briefing upon arrival. Accommodation this evening will be spent in a comfortable camp.

Two days will be dedicated to exploring the area, including game drives and nature walks led by San trackers. As well as sharing their intricate bush knowledge, they will also give you a glimpse into their fascinating and unique culture. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to experience game drives, which will show you a fascinating range of desert specialized wildlife such as oryx and predators like lions, hyenas, and cheetahs. Uninterrupted beauty and vast open spaces await you.

Accommodation: Comfortable Camp – Deception Valley Private Reserve (Permanent Tent)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner x2
Route: Maun – Deception Valley Private Reserve (northern border CKGR)
Distance: 120km
Travelling Time: 4 hours

Day 3: Makgadikgadi, Botswana

Before going to Makgadikgadi, you’ll take a short game drive as the sun rises. You will spend one night at a camp overlooking the Boteti River in Khumaga village, on the edge of Makgadikgadi National Park. Arrive for lunch, have some down-time to rest and then enjoy a game drive along the Boteti river before enjoying a short siesta.

Accommodation: Comfortable Camp – Boteti River Camp or similar
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Route: Deception Valley Private Reserve – Boteti River Camp
Distance: 120km
Travelling Time: 4 – 5 hours (including game drive)

Day 4: Moremi /Khwai, Botswana

In the morning, you will leave for Maun, where you will stop over for lunch (at your own expense). The adventure then continues to Khwai, where you will travel through beautiful wildlife areas, enjoying game viewing along the way. In the afternoon, you can take an air transfer to Khwai (one hour, including a scenic flight of 15 minutes, price TBA by your guide or agent, payment in USD cash only). A wildlife-rich area of Botswana, the Khwai River area lies between the Moremi Game Reserve and the Khwai River area on your journey. While absorbing the sounds and beauty of this area, we will spend the next three days searching for the wide variety of wildlife and birds that inhabit this region. Early morning and late afternoon game drives are ideal for enjoying the sunrise and setting sun. Spend a night at Khwai Guesthouse in Khwai Village.

Accommodation: Khwai Guesthouse or similar (air transfer opuon from MUB to Khwai Airstrip)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Route: Boteti River Camp – Khwai
Distance: 340 km
Travelling Time: ± 6 hours

Day 5 – 6: Khwai/ Moremi, Botswana

In the following two days, you will explore further the Khwai River area surrounding the Moremi / Khwai concession (North-east Moremi / Khwai Concession) of the famous Okavango Delta. In addition, you will have the opportunity to take a mokoro excursion into a concession area managed by a community group. The mokoro poler/guide will share secrets of the water system with you after you take a scenic drive to the mokoro station.

Accommodation: Khwai Guesthouse or similar
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Chobe National Park, Botswana

In the northern part of Chobe National Park, you will stay 2 nights at a rustic camp, where you can explore the northern reaches of the park. Our full day activity today will be game drives across the Chobe flood plains in the Savuti area of the Chobe National Park. Your lunch break will be en-route and you will arrive at the lodge late in the afternoon.

Accommodation: Comfortable Lodge – Chobe Elephant Camp or similar
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Route: Khwai – Chobe
Distance: 200 km
Travelling Time: ± 10  hours (including game drives)

Day 8: Chobe National Park, Botswana

There is time spent in northern Chobe, which has an incredibly rich game population because of the year-round supply of water provided by the Chobe River. Elephants and buffalo in large herds can often be seen here. In this area, lions and leopards are common predators due to the high density of herbivores. In addition to a game drive and boat cruise, Chobe Elephant Camp offers an opportunity for you to immerse yourself in this magnificent area both on land and underwater.

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

Day 9: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

A visa is required for today’s trip to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, where you will spend two nights at a comfortable lodge. If you are interested in participating in activities during your stay (at your own expense), the lodge team will assist you. Take in the magnificent falls or browse curios during the afternoon. Dinner will be at own expense

Accommodation: Comfortable Lodge – Pioneers Vic Falls or similar
Meals: Breakfast
Route: Chobe – Victoria Falls
Distance: 160 km
Travelling Time: ± 3.5  hours (plus border crossing)

Day 10: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

There is an activities desk at the lodge where you can make bookings for a day of exploration in Vic Falls. If you have not pre-booked an activity, please ask the lodge reception for details about white water rafting, canoeing on the upper Zambezi, and helicopter flights over the Victoria Falls.

Accommodation: Comfortable Lodge – Pioneers Vic Falls or similar
Meals: Breakfast
Optional Activities: White Water Rafting, Canoeing on the upper Zambezi, Helicopter Flights over the Victoria Falls

Day 11: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Tour tour come to an end today.

If you require post-tour accommodation and transfers, we are more than happy to arrange them. These services are available at an additional cost to the Victoria Falls airport, Kasane, or any other nearby lodge.

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

R73,795

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced

Low Season EUR 3595 | High Season EUR 3965

. Currency fluctuations may occur

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

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