Victoria Falls and Botswana privately guided safari
FROM PRICE: $ 7790 | ON SPECIAL FOR ONLY: $ 7790
A 12 day guided safari from Vic Falls to the great elephant herds of Chobe National Park, before heading to the emerald Okavango Delta. End under glorious stars in the Kalahari Desert.
Highly recommended for a once in a lifetime experience
Victoria Falls, Chobe NP, Okavango Delta, Kalahari - 12 days/11 nights
Where is it?
Starting in Victoria Falls and enjoying a guided Tour of the Falls, before focusing on three separate areas of Botswana - Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta and Nxai Pans, part of the Kalahari/Makgadikgadi ecosystem. The reserves are regarded as some of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in Africa. The itinerary includes dry land day and night game drives, boating and mekoro (dug out canoe) trails, as well as game viewing on foot.
What is the best time of year to go?
The safari takes place in January 2015 and is guided by our senior professional guide with more than 30yrs of guiding and wildlife photography experience.
From mid-November to the end of March is rainy season in Botswana. The plains will be covered in luscious green grass and with the plentiful food, many animals give birth to their young.Young antelope cavort in large groups, a delight to watch and photograph. Everyone is busy! Migrant and resident birds are busy nesting, twittering and sweeping through the clear blue skies, the plants are flowering and the water holes are filling.
How to get there
The safari starts and ends in Johannesburg, South Africa. You will need to arrange international flights to reach Johannesburg from your home country, or we could arrange them for you if you prefer.
The connection from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls at the beginning, will ensure arrival in Victoria Falls in time for lunch at the hotel. At the end of the safari, the connection from Maun to Johannesburg, arrives at the international airport in time for many departures to Europe and North America, that evening.
Tips and Notes
This safari is lead by General Manager of Zambezi's Victoria Falls office and a fully qualified professional safari guide. Offering a fulfilling 12 day experience, the maximum group size is 10 people, minimum 6 people.
The cost includes:
- All internal flights and ground transfers from Johannesburg
- Accommodation fully inclusive of all meals, snacks, teas/coffees/bottled water/local drinks, laundry and game viewing activities at all camps
- Park entrance fees to all parks
- Services of private guide throughout
The cost excludes:
- Zimbabwe Visa fees;
- Premium wines and spirits.
- Gratuities and items of a personal nature.
Our Recommended Accommodation
Muchenje Lodge, Chobe National Park, Botswana
The owner run and managed Muchenje Lodge is situated in the west of Chobe National Park on an escarpment overlooking the Chobe River and with a spectacular view over vast plains. As the lodge is situated in the Chobe Forest Reserve night drives and walks are possible.
The main dining area includes a bar, viewing platforms and decks and a small gift shop. The swimming pool provides a tranquil place in the heat of the day and takes full advantage of the views.
Each of the 11 twin-bedded en-suite rooms are comfortably furnished with the emphasis on African decor and include mosquito nets and fans. Twin basins, showers with day long hot water and flushing loos complete the bathroom facilities. From the balcony is a lovely view over the escarpment and down into the valley below.
Botswana Safari Spots
Botswana Overview | Central Kalahari | Chobe National Park | Kwando | Kwara | Makgadikgadi Pans | Moremi Wildlife Reserve | Okavango Delta | Central Okavango | Southern Okavango | Northern Okavango | Western Okavango | Linyanti | Savuti |Selinda | Shinde | Tuli Block
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