Botswana Lodge Explorer - 11 days

FROM USD $3,199

Discover some of the best Botswana has to offer including Moremi Game Reserve, the Nxai Pans and famous Chobe River and National Park. Visit three countries starting and ending in Zimbabwe's might Victoria Falls!

The Botswana Lodge Explorer is a non participation lodge safari. Group size 4-12

On arrival into Victoria Falls airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Later on we take a visit to the mighty Victoria Falls for a guided tour. This evening at 1800h meet your guide and the rest of your group for the informative pre-departure meeting. Overnight - Victoria Falls
The stunning sunset on the Chobe river seen on a river cruise on our African Lodge Safaris
Days 2 - 3: Chobe River - Namibia
Victoria Falls - Chobe River. After breakfast, we cross the border into Namibia as we head for the Chobe River and National Park. The afternoon will be spent cruising the Chobe River where you will get the opportunity to view all manner of wildlife, including hippos, crocodiles, elephants and a vast number of birds. Day 3 will be spent exploring the flood plains on a guided walk. Overnight - Caprivi Strip (B:2, L:2, D:2)
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Makgadigadi Pans system in Botswana - a stop of point on our African Lodge Safaris
Days 4 - 5: Nxai Pan
Chobe River - Nxai Pan. We need to get up early, as today is our longest drive of the safari as we leave Namibia and enter Botswana. After settling into our accommodation, we take a stroll with our guide through the surrounding baobab forest, while he explains the local ecology, geology and, of course, the unique biology of the baobabs.

The next day we depart for Nxai Pan, a fossil lake that is part of the greater Makgadikgadi system. Covered in nutritious short grasses and small islands of acacia trees, Nxai Pan attracts vast numbers of desert herbivores such as gemsbok, springbuck, and giraffe. It also offers a diverse habitat to a surprisingly complete suite of carnivores including lion, leopard, and both brown and spotted hyena at night, and cheetah and wild dog during the day. Overnight - Makgadikgadi & Nxai Pan NP (B:2, L:2, D:2)
A female adult kudu chews her lunch on the banks of the River Chobe.
Day 6: Maun
Nxai Pan - Maun. This morning we travel to Maun, the gateway to the Okavango Delta. The afternoon is yours to spend at leisure, either relaxing next to the pool at the lodge or if you are keen for some excitement, why not book a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta? Overnight - Maun (B)
A rare sight of the Black Rhino in Botswana - come see for yourself on our African Safari Tours
Day 7: Khwai River
Maun - Khwai. After breakfast we make our way to Khwai which is renowned for its large concentration of mammals and it is not unusual to see many different types of wildlife during just one game drive. As a year round destination for wildlife, predators can regularly be seen in the area, rated as one of the most prolific in Botswana for viewing wildlife. The exceptional location of Khwai makes it a regular host to elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah and wild dogs. Birdlife can also be viewed in abundance with exceptional sightings of wildfowl and raptors. Overnight - Khwai River (B, L, D)
Day 8: Moremi G.R.
Khwai River - Moremi Game Reserve - Khwai River. Today we head into the famous Moremi Game Reserve known as one of the most beautiful and varied reserves in Africa with an unprecedented concentration of wildlife. The full day is spent in the unspoiled nature of the Moremi Game Reserve. Overnight - Khwai River (B, L, D)
Chobe National Park is home to more elephants than anywhere else in Africa - come visit them on an A
Day 9: Chobe N. P.
Khwai River - Kasane. This morning you will be transferred to Khwai Airstrip for your flight to Kasane (flight not included in the tour cost*). On arrival you will be met and transferred to our lodge. In the afternoon we explore the Chobe National Park on a game drive, along with many species of big game, Chobe National Park boasts the largest concentration of elephant in Africa.

*Please Note: The flight from Khwai Airstrip to Kasane is not included in the tour cost. We can book this for you, contact us for rates. Overnight - Chobe N. P. (B, D)
Kasane - Victoria Falls. Heading back to Zimbabwe today, we leave Botswana behind and return to Victoria Falls. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Victoria Falls is home to so many different activities you certainly won’t be bored here. From white water rafting to lion walks to bungee jumping – it’s all available here! Overnight - Victoria Falls (B)
Mosi-oa-Tunya - The Smoke That Thunders - the mighty Victoria Falls!
Our safari ends after breakfast. You will be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport in time for your departure flight. (B)
Tour Details
  • Starts in: Victoria Falls / Ends in: Victoria Falls
  • Departs: Year round
  • No local payment required
  • Breakfast:10, Lunch: 6, Dinner: 7
  • Hotel Rating: Mid Range
  • Tour Guide: Yes
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