Travel for 10 glorious days in exquisite regions of Botswana and some of Zimbabwe as you experience every dimension of spectacular destinations. Allow intriguing vistas draw you into what is real wild Africa – from the vast open spaces at Nxai Pan and incredible wildlife sightings in lush Moremi Game Reserve, to the watery wonderland of the Khwai River Area and deeply winding Chobe River. Comfortable accommodation, great food and interesting people.
Small Group Lodge Safari through Botswana & Zimbabwe
SET DEPARTURE ITINERARY
- Remarkable open spaces at Planet Baobab, Nxai Pan or Ntwetwe Pan
- Unforgettable game drives in Moremi National Park, Khwai River Area and Chobe National Park
- Sunset cruise on the Chobe River
- Game driving in Hwange National Park
- The splendours of Victoria Falls
Day 1: Arrival Maun, Botswana | Planet Baobab or similar
Arrive at Maun airport, meet your guide and drive to the vast beauty of Makgadikgadi Pans. Settle into Planet Baobab accommodation with swimming pool and bar then take a slow walk through the Baobab grove learning from your guide the ecology and geology of this region.
Day 2: Planet Baobab, Botswana | Planet Baobab or similar
Enjoy breakfast then drive to Nxai (January to May) or Ntwetwe Pan (June to November to enjoy more spacious beauty in the greater Makgadikgadi Pan system. At Nxai Pan see Baines’ Baobabs and incredible herds of antelope and giraffe. In the Ntwetwe Pan experience the moonscape landscape and look for bat-eared foxes, kori bustards and meerkats.
Day 3: Makgadikgadi Pans to Khwai River, Botswana | Khwai Tented Camp or similar
Travel to Maun to Khwai Bedhouin camp in the Khwai River private concession. We choose this area for its diversity of mammal sightings in the great Okavango Delta region. Depending on the season, extra driving may be expected to see animals congregating in watery areas. Explore the concession on exciting night drives.
Day 4: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana | Khwai Tented Camp or similar
Spend the entire day exploring the Moremi Game Reserve where breath-taking habitats and splendid wildlife sightings fill your expectations. Enjoy the serenity of being in untouched nature.
Day 5: Chobe, Botswana | Chobe Safari Lodge or similar
Leave Moremi and Khwai Bedhouin Camp for the tranquillity of the great Chobe River. Fly in to Kasane and embark immediately on a boat cruise up river. Look out for elephants, hippos, crocodiles and birds galore. Sip sundowner drinks as the sun disappears crimson below the pristine bush horizon.
Day 6-7: Chobe to Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe | Sable Sands or similar
Leave Chobe for Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, to Sable Sands private lodge in a wilderness you will forever dream about. Explore the park on game drives to see some of the best wildlife sightings in Africa. Visit the Painted Dog Conservation Centre to see what is being done to conserve the endangered African Wild Dog
Day 8-9: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe | Ilala Lodge or similar
Travel to Victoria Falls to see this UNESCO World Heritage Site on a guided tour. Relax for the rest of the day, seeing tourist sightings in your own time and trying out some adventure activities.
Day 10: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
The end of an adventure safari of note. Enjoy the last breakfast before your transfer to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight home.
Tour Price 2018
Price per person sharing USD2635| Single Supplement USD880 | Park Fees USD975
Rates are subject to change due to any unforeseen circumstances including rate of exchange fluctuations. Park fees are subject to increase at any time without notice.
Pre & Post Tour additional accommodation rates:
EKA Hotel, BB Nairobi | Price TBA
Airport Transfer oneway | Price TBA
15 Jan 2018 - 24 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018 - 25 Feb 2018 : Green Season Discount
14 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 08 Apr 2018 : German
11 Apr 2018 - 20 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018 - 06 May 2018
12 May 2018 - 21 May 2018 : Guaranteed departures
12 Jun 2018 - 21 Jun 2018
13 Jul 2018 - 22 Jul 2018 : German
12 Aug 2018 - 21 Aug 2018 : Guaranteed departures
30 Aug 2018 - 08 Sep 2018 : German
10 Sep 2018 - 19 Sep 2018
19 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
06 Oct 2018 - 15 Oct 2018 : Guaranteed departures
21 Oct 2018 - 30 Oct 2018 : Guaranteed departures / German
28 Oct 2018 - 06 Nov 2018
19 Nov 2018 - 28 Nov 2018 : German
03 Dec 2018 - 12 Dec 2018
08 Dec 2018 - 17 Dec 2018
18 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018