Safaris to Chobe National Park - Africa

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The Smoke that Thunders

Day 1: Victoria Falls

The iconic town of Victoria Falls, which is affectionately known as "Vic Falls", is set on the southern bank of the Zambezi River, at the western end of the mighty Victoria Falls. Zimbabwe's prime tourist destination and a magnet for visitors from around the world Vic Falls has a rich and romantic history. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to you accommodation. Enjoy the rest of your day at your leisure. Overnight Vic Falls.

Victoria Falls, ZImbabwe

Days 2-3: Victoria Falls - Hwange N.P.

A short drive today takes you to Hwange National Park. Hwange National Park is located in the northwest corner of Zimbabwe, approximately an hour south of Victoria Falls. This former royal hunting ground was named after a local Nhanzwa chief, and it is the largest Park in Zimbabwe occupying roughly 14,650 km2. The area was set aside as a National Park in 1929. This is an area of great beauty, comprising of salt pans, acacia scrub and wide grassy plains, supporting great herds of buffalo and elephant, all the Big Five and excellent birding. The next 2 days are spent game driving here with night drives being a highlight. There are also opportunities to do walking safaris or just relax by the pool. Overnight - Hwange N.P. at the Bomani Tented Lodge

Days 4-5: Hwange N.P. - Chobe N. P.

Leaving Zimbabwe behind, journey into Botswana and the Chobe area. Viewing game is possible in various forms including game drives, bush walks, night drives and boat safaris. The Chobe National Park is to the north of the country and is home to the largest elephant herds in the world. This Park boasts four distinctly different eco systems: serondela with its lush plains and dense forests in the Chobe River area to the northeast, the Savute Marsh in the west and the Linyanti Swamps in the northwest, with the hot, dry hinterland in between. 2 days are spent exploring this amazing area. Overnight - Chobe N. P.

Lioness in Chobe National Park

Day 6: Chobe N. P. - Victoria Falls

Today takes you back to Victoria Falls where you embark on a 2 hour tour of the falls and the surrounding area. You’ll walk through the rainforest, learn the history of the Falls and get soaked in the massive spray. Raincoats and protective bags are provided. Victoria Falls reaches its zenith in about May each year. It is a truly awe-inspiring experience - the sight, the sound, the smell and the humbling feeling that here indeed is nature's supreme masterpiece. No photograph can begin to depict the reality and nothing prepares you for your first sight.

Tree lion in Victoria Falls

Day 7: Victoria Falls

Sadly your time with us has come to an end as you are transferred to the airport in time for your departure flight to your onward destination.

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