Falls to Delta
9 NIGHTS GUIDE PRICE £8,100
If you after some adventure and a dash of wild – then this itinerary has buckets loads! Visit the majestic Victoria Falls to experience river cruises, micro flighting, fishing, helicopter flights and more followed by 6 nights getting lost in Botswana’s contrasting game reserves – Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta.
Guide Price & Inclusions
3 nights Victoria Falls (Zambia), 3 nights Chobe Safari and 3 nights Okavango Delta Safari £8,100 per adult and £5,900 per child under 12 sharing including flights, transfers and accommodation on an All Inclusive basis.
Rates subject to travel dates and accommodation selection.
*Includes private activities for the 6 night Botswana Safari as children are under 12 years. No under 6 years for Botswana Package. Based on Green Season travel.
Why not add a few nights in Cape Town at the start to see the penguins (and whales in season) as there are direct flights from Cape Town to Livingstone Airport or if you’re keen on maximising your chances of seeing big cats, consider adding a few nights in Savute!
Best Time to Travel
Botswana has 3 main seasons – Green Season from November – April, Shoulder Season from May – July and Peak Season August – October. The best time to visit Botswana is during the dry season between May and October.
The best time to visit Zambia is during the dry season between June and November. The best time to visit the spectacular Victoria Falls is from February to May.
Tips for Families
This itinerary is better suited for those 12 years and upwards as all regions are malarial and majority of lodges will request you to pay for a private vehicle if you have children under a certain age. Game walks also have an age limit usually of 16 years. Most lodges have a minimum age of 6 years for a Botswana Safari.
- Sunrise and Sunset river cruises on the mighty Zambezi River
- Both water and land (4×4) based activities in Chobe National Park
- Vast herds of buffalo and elephant
- Cruise the Delta in your mokoro getting up close and personal to wildlife
Day 1 | Fly Overnight to Johannesburg
Depart Heathrow Airport for an overnight flights of approx 10.5 hours to Johannesburg.
Day 2 | Connect with your flight to Zambia. Road transfer to your lodge.
Morning arrival into Johannesburg Airport, where you will stay in transit at and connect with your onward flight to Livingstone Airport.
On arrival in Livingstone Airport, you will be met and transferred by road to your Livingstone Hotel / Lodge where you can relax for the rest of the day.
Day 3 - 4 | Enjoy exploring Livingstone & the Zambezi River
Spend the next 3 days enjoying sunrise and sun set river cruises on the Zambezi River, a spot of tiger fishing or maybe for the more adventurous river rafting or a bungy jump! You don’t have to go far to see wildlife here as animals such a elephant, hippo, crocodile and monkeys frequent the river banks.
Day 5 | Transfer from the Falls to your Chobe Lodge.
Today you will be collected from you lodge and transferred by road to the Zambia / Botswana border crossing, clear customs into Botswana where you will be met on the other side, and transferred by road to your Chobe Lodge. Door to door this journey usually takes 3 hours – pending how busy the border is.
Day 6-7 | Join 4 x 4 Game Drives or River Cruises in Chobe
Spend the next 2 days enjoying a combination of 4×4 game drives and river cruises on the Chobe River spotting a variety of wildlife. Having the option for game drives gives you plains game in large herds or the opportunity to see predators such as lion and hyena. Being on the water gives you a contrasting experience where the focus is water based animals such as hippo and crocodile and an twitches paradise with the call of the African Fish Eagle!
Day 8 | Light Aircraft flight from Chobe to the Okavango Delta
After breakfast, you will be collected from your lodge and transferred to Kasane Airport, from here you board your light aircraft flight to the Okavango Delta. On arrival you will be met by a safari vehicle and transferred to your lodge.
Day 9 -10 | Explore the waterways of the Okavango Delta
Spend the next 2 day exploring the waterways of the Okavango Delta by Mokoro or Motor Boat. Being on the water allows you to see smaller species such as the painted reed frog, or the African Jacana. Larger animals can be seen on a day trip to Chiefs Island, where a game walk gives you a different perspective and allows you to focus on tracks as well as birding.
Day 11 | Light Aircraft to Maun Airport to connect home to the UK
After breakfast – transfer by safari vehicle to the air strip for your light aircraft flight to Maun Airport.
On arrival into Maun, you will connect with your flight back to Johannesburg Airport in time to connect with your onward international flight home to the UK.
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In our Client's Words...
We started planning this holiday quite a while back and sometimes when you look forward to something so much you can be disappointed, but our holiday was perfect in so many ways. Our week on safari was outstanding. Peter, our guide was the best. He was really experienced, softly spoken and great with the kids. The accommodation was excellent and the camping experiences were great - on the first night we had a herd of elephants around the tent!
The Cooper Family, Botswana
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