Destinations

South Africa

TOUR TYPE

Classic Safai

Tour Duration

10 Days

Overview

Pre Person : $7550.00 (USD)

See breath-taking Victoria Falls, take a safari cruise on the Chobe River, and explore the Okavango Delta on exciting game drives and bush walks, thrilling to one wildlife encounter after another, and staying in beautiful accommodations — including a luxury tree house — on this incomparable independent itinerary.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Tour Highlights
  • Experience the phenomenal game areas of the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park while staying in intimate, boutique-style camps and lodges

  • Set out on a photographic safari cruise on the Chobe River

  • Glide through the Okavango Delta on a traditional mokoro (dug-out canoe), observing aquatic life great and small, from massive hippos to tiny frogs

  • Set out on a privately guided tour of thundering Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World

  • Coast along the Zambezi River on a relaxing sunset cruise

Itinerary

Arrive in Johannesburg, where you are met and transferred to your exclusive hotel located in the tranquil suburb of Sandhurst. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.

Accommodation: Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

Meals: Dinner

Fly to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Continue to Elephant camp a spacious tented accommodation in a private game reserve. At twilight, take a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi River, sipping cocktails and gazing out at teeming vistas.

Destination: Victoria Falls

Accommodation: Elephant Camp

Meals :Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities:

Tour Victoria Falls from the Zimbabwe Side, to see the Zambezi River cascade over a 1.2-mile-wide lip of basalt. There is a variety of activities such as Helicopter ride canoeing and adrenaline excursions that you can choose. Return to your lodge for lunch, followed by an afternoon at leisure, free to take advantage of your lodge’s activities and amenities. Tonight, dine in camp.

Destination: Victoria Falls

Accommodation: Elephant Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you will leave Zimbabwe and drive to Chobe National Park in Botswana and settle into your lodge for expansive views across the Chobe River. This afternoon, set out on a river cruise or game drive that includes the opportunity to see elephants — 120,000 live in the park — impalas, buffalo and possibly lions. Return to your lodge, relax and enjoy a freshly prepared meal. Later, drift to sleep beneath the stars, serenaded by the sounds of Africa.

Destination: Chobe national park

Accommodation: Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Set out on a game drive at sunrise to catch the animals at the start of their day, when they are hungry and hence most active. You may see hippos, crocodiles, leopards or even a colony of carmine bee-eaters. Visit the village of Kasane, to see how the Dipetsana Women’s Bike Shop, a project supported by donors, benefits the local community. Later, embark on a Chobe River safari cruise and watch for elephants that come down to drink and play in the water. Back at the lodge, relax in your luxury accommodations and sit down to a gourmet dinner this evening.

Destination: Chobe national park

Accommodation: Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fly to your vast private concession in the Okavango Delta, the largest inland delta in the world. The afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure with a choice of game-viewing activities, such as a seasonal mokoro (dug-out canoe) ride on the delta or a nighttime game-viewing drive, made possible on this private reserve. The next morning, continue with your choice of activities. Set off on a thrilling, guided game drive in a customized 4x4 vehicle or a bush walk in the company of an armed, expert guide.

Destination: Okavango Delta

Accommodation: Sanctuary Baines' Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fly to Sanctuary Chief’s Camp, in the vast Moremi Game Reserve. This area is considered the “Predator Capital of the World” and is home to the Big Five. This afternoon, take advantage of game-viewing activities led by experienced guides or enjoy the vistas from your own private viewing deck.

Destination: Okavango Delta

Accommodation: Sanctuary Chief's Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Depart for early morning game viewing, and then take a seasonal mokoro ride, gliding across deceptively quiet marshlands alive with crocodiles, hippos, birds and frogs. If you opt for an afternoon game drive, listen for roaring lions on the hunt or spy nocturnal animals as they start out for the night. Destination:Okavango Delta Accommodation:Sanctuary Chief's Camp Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fly to Johannesburg for your flight home. Relax in the Premier Lounge, compliments of AZT, before your departure

Include

  • Park fees (For non-residents)

  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)

  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)

  • Camping equipment

  • A professional driver/guide

  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)

  • All Taxes/VAT

  • Roundtrip airport transfer

  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

  • Bed linen

  • Bath towel

Exclude

  • International flights (From/to home)

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$15.00 pp per day)

  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

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