This 16-day 15-night Botswana Adventure safari in Botswana and Zimbabwe you will experience the greatness of Africa where you will start in the north of Botswana which is home to the Okavango Delta the largest inland in delta which is known for its waterways, and abundant flora and fauna that leads into the Kalahari Desert. You will enjoy a lot of wild animal’s in this safari whereby you will end the tour at Massive Victoria Falls that is the largest water fall in the world.
- DEPARTURE : This tour departs from Windhoek
- COUNTRY(‘S) : Botswana
- DESTINATIONS : Adventure Safari in Botswana and Zimbabwe
- TOUR CODE: 14A-BOT-MAU-CHO-3
- RETURN : Back to Windhoek in the Afternoon
- PASSENGERS : Minimum 1 Traveler and a Maximum of 24 Travelers per group
- STYLE : Lodging
- MEALS : BB: Breakfast and 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
- 15- 24 guest: Izuzu NQR 500 Bus
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 Activities
Game Drives at the Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve
Big Five Game Drives and Night Drives
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, TheNakavango 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.
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 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.
Victoria Falls Activities
Victoria Falls is an adventure playground and the list of inspiring and adventurous activities on offer at and around the Falls includes: a Tour of the Falls, Elephant Back Safaris, White Water Rafting, Boat Cruises, Canopy Tours, Gorge Swing and Adventure Slides and Zambezi River Canoe Safaris.
|Game Drives at the Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve||Shearwater Bungee Jumping at Victoria Falls||Full Board|
|Victoria Falls Guided Tour|
Tucked away in the northeastern corner of Botswana, on the banks of the famous Chobe River, the scenic little town of Kasane rests on the doorstep of the spectacular Chobe National Park. There are no boundary fences separating the village from the park and game such as elephant and hippo are often spotted roaming around the town. If on the lookout for elusive game, pay a visit to the Sedudu Valley Road, where large dead trees provide temporary homes for leopards. Within Kasane, an ancient baobab tree stands on display, once serving as a local prison. Visitors can look forward to a multitude of activities including: enjoying a game drive through the park, taking a sunset cruise down the Chobe River, visiting a local village or jumping on a day trip to the breathtaking Victoria Falls.
Overnight: Thebe River Lodge and Campsite
Thebe River Safaris is ideally situated for visitors to Chobe National Park and Chobe River region in Northern Botswana. The lodge and camp overlooks the placid Chobe River and echo's the surrounding bush with a rustic design. Thebe River Safaris is 12 km from the Kazungula border and 5 km from the Chobe Park entrance. There is a restaurant and bar providing welcome food and drinks and visitors can enjoy the sparkling swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. Available activities include game drives, boat cruises, overnight safari excursions and Victoria Falls day trips.
|visiting a local village||Game Drive|
|Day trip to the breath-taking Victoria Falls||Sunset Cruises|
Situated in northern Botswana, the Selinda Reserve is a 120 000 hectare private wildlife reserve. Sandwiched between the Savute Channel, Chobe National Park and the sensational Okavango Delta, this sanctuary is well off the beaten track and offers visitors an exclusive wildlife viewing experience. This varied landscape hosts a wide selection of species in diverse habitats. Visitors can enjoy eco-friendly safaris including guided bush walks, 4X4 game drives, and boat safaris. Spot an array of magnificent of wildlife such as the rare roan and sable antelopes, lion, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, African wild dog, and large elephant herds.
Overnight: Selinda Camp
Selinda Camp is located in the 320,000 acre Selinda Reserve of northern Botswana along the eastern banks of the Selinda Spillway, near the confluence of the Linyanti, Savute and Kwando Rivers. At the peak of dry season, this concession boasts elephants by the thousands and regular sightings of the Selinda pack of African wild dogs. The Selinda Reserve is west (upstream) from Savute Channel and Chobe, so it has all the advantages of both of those famous areas but with the tremendous advantage of exclusivity. It is a truly spectacular and unique landscape. Each of Selinda Camp's eight spacious, sturdy canvas tents is shaded with thatch roofing and raised on wooden decks with a large private verandah for a slice of one’s own private Africa. Each tent has a small seating area and desk. One of the tents is a family unit, consisting of two bedrooms and two bathrooms connected by a wrap-around deck. Selinda’s commanding main lounge and dining area is raised with views of the Spillway. Nearby is the large walk-in wine cellar and art gallery as well as the curio shop. After the day’s events, the pool is a welcome respite, and then a drink around the fire pit rounds out the day.
|Guided Bush Walk||Game Drive|
Situated in the northwestern corner of Botswana, the Okavango Delta is a World Heritage Site as it is the largest inland delta in the world. The magnificent Okavango River sprawls out over the dry sands of the Kalahari Desert forming this flourishing waterlogged oasis featuring countless meandering waterways and crystal clear lagoons studded with water lilies, as well as fertile floodplains and reeded islands inhabited with abundant wildlife. The Okavango Delta stretches over 15000 square kilometres. Visitors can enjoy a number of wonderful activities such as game viewing, fishing, bird watching or taking an authentic guided Mokoro excursion through this wetland paradise in a traditional dugout canoe. Commonly spotted animals include: lion, rhino, leopard, giraffe, hippos, elephants, crocodiles and countless species of bird.
Overnight: Camp Okavango
Camp Okavango, a unique and exclusive African safari camp is situated on the remote Nxaragha Island. This hidden treasure, in the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta, assures its guests of an unparalleled year-round water wilderness experience.
Camp Okavango’s main area comprises of a network of interconnected walkways linking up two lounge areas, a dining room, library, self-service bar and curio shop. Sweeping ramps lead to the lower level deck with two open-air fire pits and comfortable seating areas to relax and take in the natural surroundings. There is a third deck with a rim flow swimming pool and thatched lounge deck for those warm summer days.
With its open air design and elevated position, the new Camp Okavango is an eco-sensitive lodge which captures the very essence of the Okavango Delta.
To ensure a peaceful and genuine safari experience, Camp Okavango accommodates just twenty-four guests. There are eleven intimate Safari suites and one Family suite consisting of two bedrooms and each with an en-suite bathroom. Each of the guest suites have been built on individual raised wooden platforms and set beneath the thick Okavango Delta vegetation. The en-suite bathrooms have double vanities, double shower and a separate water closet (with a view). The stack away sliding doors open onto a private open-air viewing deck offering beautiful views over the Okavango Delta.
|Mokoro Excursion||Boat Cruise|
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: Maun Lodge
Maun Lodge is situated on the banks of the Thamalakane River and on the doorstep to the famous Okavango Delta. Located only 4 km from Maun International Airport and 2.5 km from the village center and is ideally positioned for both business and holiday visitors.
Accommodation consists of 30 double rooms, 2 of which are suitable for the physically challenged, 20 twin and 4 family rooms, all air conditioned with en-suite bathrooms, extensive bouquet of satellite television, tea and coffee facilities, room and laundry services. There's also 10 deluxe riverfront rooms and 2 Presidential suites, all with private verandas, en-suite and fully air- conditioned. For those on a limited budget, there's 12 thatched chalets that are excellent value for money, the chalets are en-suite, fully air conditioned, have tea & coffee facilities and 8 DSTV channels. Eight of the chalets cater for families with two beds and a double sleeper couch. The remaining four have two beds each.
|Visit the local Village||Mokoro trail|
|Bush walk||Boat Cruise|
Situated 300 kilometres southwest of Maun and just north of the Trans-Kalahari highway, which runs from Lobatse in Botswana to Walvis Bay in Namibia, the small town of Ghanzi is sometimes referred to as the 'Capital of the Kalahari'. It serves as the administrative centre of the Ghanzi district which covers a vast area of cattle ranches and farmland in the west of Botswana.TheGhanzi area has a number of lodges which focus on cultural tourism as well as wildlife viewing - here you can experience the fascinating world of the San Bushmen as they explain to you how they forage, hunt and find water in this harsh environment.
Overnight: Ghanzi Trail Blazers
Ghanzi Trail Blazers caters for visitors who wish to have a genuine glimpse of a fast disappearing unique and ancient culture. It offers a number of activities to interact with the San Bushman, and to discover how they survived in the Kalahari. Ghanzi Trail Blazers is located approximately 5.6 km away from the main road, far enough away to capture the real African bushveldt.
|Visit a san tribe Village||Nature walk|
|Bush walk||Game Drive|
Situated east of the capital city of Windhoek, the area of the Kalahari North can be found in the northeastern reaches of Namibia. The expansive Kalahari Desert spans over seven countries, some of which include: South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia. The Okavango River Delta forms part of the northern region of the desert creating an array of waterways and wetlands which support an abundant variety of wildlife. The northern central region is home to ancient dry riverbeds called 'omuramba'. Kalahari North is blanketed in endemic acacia- camelthorn trees, ephemeral rivers, a fossil watercourse and boasts a reasonably regular rainfall, making it the ideal habitat to support fauna and flora. Visitors can enjoy a comfortable stay at one of many lodges and guest farms dotting the area and explore the pristine landscape.
Overnight: Harnas Wildlife Foundation
Harnas Wildlife Foundation was originally established for the protection of animals, and has since grown to include welfare projects and nature conservation projects. Visitors to Harnas can enjoy comfortable accommodation with a range of hospitality, while a range of programs attracts volunteers from across the globe. Harnas Wildlife Foundation is an experienced and active player in the conservation of Namibian wildlife, the protection of natural resources and provides social, relational and physical education to those who seek the benefit thereof.
|Cheetah Feeding Tour||Sunset game drive|
Situated in Central Namibia, the cosmopolitan city of Windhoek serves as the capital of the country. It is home to an international airport and a plethora of restaurants, shops, entertainment venues and accommodation options. The city is clean, safe and well-organised, with a colonial legacy that is reflected in its many German eateries and shops, and the widespread use of the German language. Windhoek has an interesting mix of historical architecture and modern buildings, many of which are worth a look, including the Alte Feste an old fort, the 1896 Christuskirche Christ Church, and the more contemporary Supreme Court.
Overnight: Klein Windhoek Guesthouse
Klein Windhoek Guesthouse is situated in one of Windhoek’s best suburbs in a quiet area next to the Klein Windhoek Riverbed – an ideal location for business people and tourists. From here it is a short 5 minute drive to City Centre; shops and popular restaurants are in close proximity.
We offer a variety of rooms and self catering units. Transfers from and to the airport as well as to the city center will be arranged on request. If you are interested in a city tour or would like to visit a game ranch outside Windhoek, we can get you in touch with the organisers.
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Victoria Falls Rest Camp Chalets (DAY: 1-2)
Victoria Falls Self Catering and Camping Accommodation at the Vic Falls Restcamp is the best budget accommodation available in the Victoria Falls,
Thebe River Lodge and Campsite (DAY: 3)
Thebe River Safaris is ideally situated for visitors to Chobe National Park and Chobe River region in Northern Botswana.
Selinda Camp (DAY: 4)
Selinda Camp is located in the 320,000 acre Selinda Reserve of northern Botswana along the eastern banks of the Selinda Spillway,
Camp Okavango (DAY: 5-7)
Camp Okavango, a unique and exclusive African safari camp is situated on the remote Nxaragha Island. This hidden treasure, in the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta,
Maun Lodge (DAY: 8-10)
Maun Lodge is situated on the banks of the Thamalakane River and on the doorstep to the famous Okavango Delta. Located only 4 km from Maun International Airport
Ghanzi Trail Blazers (DAY: 8-10)
Ghanzi Trail Blazers caters for visitors who wish to have a genuine glimpse of a fast disappearing unique and ancient culture.
Harnas Wildlife Foundation (DAY: 13-14)
Harnas Wildlife Foundation was originally established for the protection of animals, and has since grown to include welfare projects.
Klein Windhoek Guesthouse (DAY: 15)
Klein Windhoek Guesthouse is situated in one of Windhoek’s best suburbs in a quiet area next to the Klein Windhoek Riverbed – an ideal location for business people
- 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)
- 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
1. Victoria Falls Rest Camp
2. Thebe River Lodge and Campsite
3. Selinda Camp
4. Camp Okavango
5. Maun Lodge
6. Ghanzi Trail Blazers
7. Harnas Wildlife Foundation
8. Klein Windhoek Guesthouse
1. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
3. Selinda Reserve
4. Okavango Delta
7. Kalahari North
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