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Price (2-24 Pax)

P/Person: USD 1885
Solo: USD 3393
10 days botswana adventure & victoria falls safari

Overview

  • DEPARTURE : This tour departs from Windhoek
  • COUNTRY(‘S) : Botswana
  • DESTINATIONS : Botswana Adventure & Victoria Falls Safari
  • TOUR CODE:10C-BOT-VIC-CHO
  • RETURN : Back to Windhoek in the Afternoon
  • PASSENGERS : Minimum 1 Traveler and a Maximum of 14 Travelers per group
  • STYLE : Camping Safari with all Equipment
  • MEALS : BB: Breakfast / L: Lunch / D: Dinner
  • VEHICLE : 2-3: Double Cab 4x4/ SUV
  • 4 - 7 guests: Toyota Quantum/Landcruiser with a purpose built trailer
  • 8-14 guests: Toyota Dyna truck (a modified safari vehicle) / Iveco Daily 24 Seater

Introduction


Accommodation Destination Basis Duration
The Old Bridge Backpackers Maun DBB 3 Night
Camp Moremi Moremi Game Reserve DBB 2 Nights
Camp Savuti Savuti - Chobe National Park DBB 2 Nights
Victoria Falls Rest Camp Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe DBB 2 Night

Maun

Set on the banks of the beautiful Thamalakane River in northern Botswana, Maun is the third largest town in this spectacularly scenic southern African country. Maun is the starting point for most expeditions into the Okavango Delta and as a result, has developed into a bustling metropolis that is considered Botswana’s tourism capital. Area attractions include a renowned riverboat that offers cruises up and down the Thamalakane River; the forest groves of the Maun Game Reserve; and Moremi Game Reserve, home to hippos, lions and rhinos. Maun also serves as the jumping off point for many safaris and air charters as well as offers 4x4 rentals. Don’t miss the Nhabe Museum exhibiting the local history, art and culture of the Ngamiland region.

Overnight: The Old Bridge Backpackers

10 km out of Maun, the gateway to the Okavango, overlooking the hippo pool is The Old Bridge Backpackers. This venue is a “Backpackers” in the sense that it has been created with an understanding of people who choose to travel independently rather than pre-booking package tours. The Bridge provides a comfortable base from which you can enjoy the varied amazing sites and activities that this region has to offer. We have a limited number of campsites for travelers with their own tents, a few of which are drive in sites. There is one site for larger groups. We have 10 furnished tents made up as either doubles or twins. Our 5 riverside tents have en-suite facilities. The 5 tents without en-suite facilities are set back from the riverside.

We have recently taken over management of the nearby “Maun Rest Camp” in order to expand our campsite capability. Through this development we are now able to offer ample campsites and drive in sites along the river. “Maun Rest Camp” does not have a bar or restaurant but guests staying there who wish to have use of such facilities may use a free motor boat ferry service to cross the river. Details can be found at Maun Restcamp. Our kitchen opens at 7 in the morning and closes at 8:30 at night and serves good value meals for all tastes. For those who prefer to self-cater there is a convenient and fully equipped kitchen, lounge. We have a popular and sometimes festive bar set between old, weathered lead-wood logs. Evenings are dimly lit with good music floating through the air (the bar closes at 10pm). You will always find a fire on a cold winters night and a cosy TV lounge that may be used on request.

Situated between the main building and the campsites you find open air hot showers and flush toilets built entirely out of natural materials. They are always kept spotlessly clean. Our friendly staff, who we consider to be our biggest asset, will ensure that you have nothing but fond memories to take home with you. We run a variety of activities that one can do in Maun, and run Safaris to all the Wildlife Parks in the area. We are also happy to give good advice to those of you with your own transport.

HORSE TRAILS

Enjoy the African bush veldt and the Zambezi River riding along the riverbanks on the back of a horse. Whether you are an experienced rider or a novice it is a very pleasant and peaceful way to see game and enjoy the birds and the ride. Animals are less disturbed by a person on a horse and it is quite possible to watch game at very close quarters (sightings are not guaranteed). Experienced guides lead these trails and riders are put with friends or groups of similar riding abilities.

Moremi Air Maun/Okavango Delta Scenic Flight

Situated in Maun, Botswana, the Moremi Air Maun offers visitors a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta. Various animals can be seen on the flight including hippopotamus in the waterways as well as elephant and buffalo in the shade of the trees. Visitors can observe how the water channels meander their way through the Delta in ever changing paths.

Fishing

Angle Zambia provides fishing excursions on the Zambezi River upriver from the Victoria Falls. Experienced guides will take the guest to the best fishing areas where over 75 species of fish lurk in the waters of the mighty Zambezi. One of these fish is rated by many anglers as “the finest sporting and fighting fish in the world” – the renowned Tiger Fish. A variety of wildlife may also be viewed along the river.


Activities Basis
Game drive Horse Trails, Moremi Air Maun/Okavango Delta Scenic Flight, Fishing

Moremi Game Reserve

Situated in the east of the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve ranks as one of the most beautiful reserves in Africa. It covers more than 4871 square kilometres of pristine wilderness, and the varied terrain includes savannah, winding waterways, and dense forest. This diverse ecosystem supports an incredibly wide spectrum of wildlife, ranging from large herds of buffalo, wildebeest and zebra, to the rare sitatunga andlechwe antelope, lion, cheetah and packs of wild dog in the open grasslands. The birdlife is prolific and includes most of the 550 bird species recorded on Botswana’s national bird list. A range of luxury lodges in the reserve offers visitors the perfect base to experience this corner of paradise.

Overnight: Camp Moremi

Peering out beneath giant ebony trees, Camp Moremi brings true meaning to the word safari in the Xakanaxa region of the Moremi Game Reserve. The lodge has 11 luxury en-suite tents and one family tent comprising two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Facilities at the lodge include a secluded swimming pool, an open plan dinning room, lounge and sunken bar in the elevated thatch and timber building. A large fire deck and boma complete the lodges facilities.

Game drives conducted in open 4x4 vehicles in the morning and late afternoons, offer excellent game viewing including frequent sightings of lion, leopard and cheetah as well as wild dog. Alternatively, guest can explore the Xakanaxa Lagoon and surrounding Okavango channels by boating safari.

Okavango Delta Mobile Expedition

Voted Best Mobile Safari Operator in Africa: The Safari Guide 2014 & 2016.

The unsurpassed diversity that Botswana has to offer is best experienced on the move. This pristine wilderness is teeming with game and has more wildlife species than anywhere else in Africa!

Real adventure in unreal style! This is your safari, tailor-made to suit your interests and your pace. Mobile Safari Expeditions offer one the freedom to move to the best areas and follow the game.

Private camps and Guides make them ideal for families and small groups desiring privacy and exclusivity. This is the genuine article – a true safari.

Okavango Expeditions Seviced Mobile Safari

Okavango Expeditions offers both SERVICED mobile tented safaris or PARTICIPATION mobile safaris to suit all interests and budgets.

Moremi Game Viewing

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Activities Optional
Moremi Game Viewing Okavango Expeditions Seviced Mobile Safari, Okavango Delta & Moremi Mobile Expedition
  Camp Moremi Boat Cruises, Camp Moremi Game Drives, Camp Moremi Bush Walk, Camp Moremi Mokoro Excursions

Savuti - Chobe National Park

Savuti, also known as Savute lies in the heart of Botswana’s beautiful Chobe National Park. This dynamic wilderness is a sweeping expanse of savannah brooded over by several rocky outcrops which guard a relic marsh and the dry channel that was once its lifeline. The Savute goes through wet and dry cycles, where wild dogs hunt in the dry river channel where crocodiles swam only twenty years ago. Visitors to this spectacular area can spot abundant wildlife including: a variety of birds, elephants, antelope, lion prides, black-backed jackal, bat-eared foxes, tsessebe, kudu, hyena, cheetah Cape buffalo herds, and thousands of migrating zebra and wildebeest.

Overnight: Camp Savuti

Camp Savuti has become famous for its exceptional game viewing opportunities. In particular, it is famed for lions that hunt and prey on elephants, which are found in abundance in the area. Award-winning documentaries have been shot in the Savuti area, cementing its reputation as a prime wildlife destination.

Camp Savuti overlooks the dense Savuti marsh area and all 5 of the Meru-style tented rooms have elevated balconies taking advantage of these views. The large, spacious tents are located in such a way that they enjoy privacy and exclusivity. For the adventurous, there are outdoor showers where you can cleanse while enjoy the tranquillity of the African bush.

Guests can enjoy a range of activities from game drives through the Chobe National Park and exploring the fringes of the channel and the marsh. The area is diverse and guests will delight in the superb game viewing on offer. From photography to bird watching and predator sightings, Camp Savuti is the authentic safari gem of the Chobe region.

Wilderness Dawning Savute Camp

Savuti lies in the central to western sector of Chobe National park. The area is dominated by open area during the winter season, which floods erratically when the Savuti Channel flows. This channel became active again around 2010, and attracts a vast variety of animals, Also unique to Savuti arte hills that rise out of the surrounding wilderness. Savuti is , for many guests, the highlight of our safaris

Savuti Game Viewing

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Activities Optional
Savuti Game Viewing Wilderness Dawning Savute Camp

Bush Ways Savuti Camp

Within the Chobe National Park, Savuti is perhaps one of the best known game-viewing areas in the country. Under ideal conditions the number and variety of animals seen can be quite staggering.

The Savuti area supports mainly Camelthorn (Acacia erioloba) sandveld, Silver Terminalia (Terminalia sericea) sandveld, scrub savanna, and mopane veld. Savuti's almost desert-like landscape with a scorching sun, loose, hot sand, animals escaping the heat by clumping together in the limited available shade, and elephants impatiently lining up to get to the ever-dwindling water supply, offer a wildlife experience so different, yet so true to Africa. It is almost impossible to imagine that this desolate, harsh landscape was once submerged beneath an enormous inland sea. Geologically the five main features of Savuti (namely the Magwikhwe Sand Ridge, the Mababe Depression, the Savuti Marsh with its dead trees, the Rocky Outcrops, and the Savuti Channel) are all intricately linked in the most fascinating manner.


Optional
Savuti Camp Game Drives, Birding at Savuti Camp, Bush Ways Savuti Camp

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Resting on the southern banks of the Zambezi River at the western end of the eponymous falls, this popular tourist town is compact enough to walk around and makes an ideal base for travellers exploring the seventh wonder of the world, the unfathomably vast Victoria Falls. About two thirds of the falls can be viewed from the Zimbabwean side and, while the falls are undoubtedly the star attraction, the area provides both adventure seekers and sightseers with plenty of opportunities to warrant a longer stay. Popular activities include scenic flights over the falls in helicopters or micro lights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting (seasonal), and day trips to Chobe National Park. The town itself offers some excellent accommodation and restaurant options as well as an eclectic variety of African curios and authentic art sold by friendly Zimbabwean locals who are wonderfully welcoming and eager to help you enjoy your stay.

Overnight: Victoria Falls Rest Camp

Victoria Falls Self Catering and Camping Accommodation at the Vic Falls Restcamp is the best budget accommodation available in the Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The Rest Camp is situated right in the middle of Victoria Falls town in Zimbabwe making it a perfect place to be based with all amenities within walking distance. The Restcamp is only 2 km from the falls making it the closest campsite to the Victoria Falls.

The security around the camp is a top priority with high stainless steel fences and electric fences making it first-class. The rest camp boasts numerous well maintained grass areas and an abundance of different varieties of trees making the surroundings in the camp very enjoyable. It makes this restcamp very popular for families as children have a safe and secure scenic environment to play in.

Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve is a pristine property that has been transformed into a diverse, rich wildlife conservation area – home to the Big Five and host to several flagship conservation programs including The Black Rhino Breeding Programme, The Nakavango Conservation Programme as well as the Anti-poaching Training Academy operated by The International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF).

Safaris are accompanied by highly knowledgeable and experienced guides who will take you on a journey where you can encounter the Big 5, the small 5 and most importantly, a chance to track the elusive Black Rhino - One of the rarest mammals in the world, in its natural habitat.

Victoria Falls Guided Tour

A view of the Victoria Falls is something you will never forget and the best way to see them is on a guided tour. Discover how the Falls were formed and what local customs and traditions surround them. These tours are extremely informative and end with a visit to the local art and crafts centre.

Shearwater Bungee Jumping at Victoria Falls

Bungee jumping at Victoria Falls provides the original and ultimate thrill! The location is unbeatable, in front of the largest curtain of falling water in the world, at a World Heritage Site, set against the backdrop of one of the Seven Natural Wonders in the World and above the raging torrents and misty gorges of the mighty Zambezi River. Four seconds of free fall and 111 metres of pure adrenalin. Victoria Falls Bungee is consistently voted as one of the top five adrenalin experiences on the planet. For Bungee Jump veterans, speak to your Jump Master and make it even wilder by doing an ankle-tied, back flip or a star elevator jump.

Victoria Falls River Safaris

Victoria Falls offers exceptional upper Zambezi River safari experiences. Our specially designed safari boats can operate in water as shallow as 20 cm increasing our operational range to as close as 200 metres from the Victoria Falls. Enjoy the thrill of speeding over rapids then slowing down for a leisurely game viewing trip around the islands.


Activities Optional
Game Drives at the Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve, Victoria Falls Guided Tour Game Drives at the Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve, Big Five Game Drives and Night Drives
  Victoria Falls River Safaris, Bungee Jumping at Victoria Falls

Terms and Conditions


  • A 40% deposit of the full amount due is required to confirm any reservation and is to be done by the agent or client by fax or e-mail.
  • The Company must receive the balance of the contract price no later than 40 days prior to departure. 3. If the Company does not receive the full contract price 40 days before the departure date, the Company may cancel the reservation and retain whatever deposit or other funds it has already received from the client or his agent.
  • The payment can be done via Bank Transfer or Online Credit Card Payment into Enrico's Tours and Safaris
  • Differences due to currency fluctuations will not be accepted by Enrico’s Tours & Transfers..
  • Namibian Dollar is not a international trading currency and will encounter larger handling fees due to conversions 7. Any cancellation of a confirmed booking must be done in writing (email) to the Company.
  • If the booking is cancelled, the following fees apply relative to the amount of notice given: >30 + days: Deposit forfeited 15-30 days: 50% of invoiced amount refunded 14 or less days: No refund
  • If the booking is cancelled, the following fees apply relative to the amount of notice given: >30 + days: Deposit forfeited 15-30 days: 50% of invoiced amount refunded 14 or less days: No refund
  • If a booking is changed to an earlier date than originally reserved, the Company will endeavour to change it. But if changed to a further date there will be a charge of 5% on invoice value.

    60 Days before tour 80% refundable of amount paid

    45 days before: 50% of invoiced amount refunded

    15 or less days: No refund

  • The Company reserves the right to increase the price of any tour prior to departure due to factors such as Fuel increase, new Government legislation, accommodation price increases, and fluctuations in exchange rates, etc
The Old Bridge Backpackers

The Old Bridge Backpackers (DAY: 1-3)


10 km out of Maun, the gateway to the Okavango, overlooking the hippo pool is The Old Bridge Backpackers. This venue is a “Backpackers”

Camp Moremi

Camp Moremi (DAY: 4-5)


Peering out beneath giant ebony trees, Camp Moremi brings true meaning to the word safari in the Xakanaxa region of the Moremi Game Reserve.

Camp Savuti

Camp Savuti (DAY: 6-7)


Camp Savuti has become famous for its exceptional game viewing opportunities. In particular, it is famed for lions that hunt and prey on elephants,

Victoria Falls Rest Camp

Victoria Falls Rest Camp (DAY: 8-9)


Victoria Falls Self Catering and Camping Accommodation at the Vic Falls Restcamp is the best budget accommodation available in the Victoria Falls,

INCLUDE

  • Dune drive
  • Qualified professional driver guide
  • Vehicle / fuel
  • Park entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Passenger Liability 15%
  • VAT 2% Tourism Levy
  • Airport Transfers
  • 3 nights' accommodation
  • Accommodation, Breakfast and Dinner clients (as per itinerary)

EXCLUDE

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Entrance fees not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks at lodges and on road
  • Optional excursions and activities
  • Tips for tour guides
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Items not mentioned in the itinerary

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