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On arrival at Maun Airport, you will be met by your guide, and transfered to our accommodation. In the afternoon you will experience the flight over the Delta, seeing the maze of waterways from above.
After breakfast we leave Maun and reach the Mokoro station after a short drive. From here, we will float in Mokoros through the thick vegetation of the Okavango Delta discovering a variety of birds and wildlife. Unlike other Delta’s in the world, it flows into the Kalahari Desert without reaching the coast, which makes it unique. After this exciting excursion we make our way to camp which is close to the famous Khwai River. We will enjoy dinner and embark upon a night game drive - a fantastic opportunity to spot some of the nocturnal animals that are difficult to see during the day.
Today we spend a full day in the Khwai area. Enjoy an early morning game drive and sunset game drive, spotting a variety of game that frequent this region that borders Moremi and Chobe. Khwai is renowned for its large concentrations of mammals and it is not unusual to see many types of wildlife during just one game drive, including elephant, buffalo, cheetah, lion, leopard and wild dog. Birdlife can also be viewed in abundance with exceptional sightings of wildfowl and raptors.
After having explored the Khwai area we now 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. After our wildlife experiences in the Moremi Reserve, we head back to Maun.
After breakfast we head on to Nata Lodge, which is close to the Makgadikgadi Pans. En route we will stop at the Nata Bird Sanctuary. The Nata River delta feeds the Sua Pan in the Nata Sanctuary and forms the breeding ground for a host of water birds including pelicans and flamingo in their thousands, transforming the shore line into a pink haze blending into the western sky. With a little luck you will witness this wonderful spectacle today
Today we make our way to Chobe Safari Lodge on the Chobe River. Once we have reached the Lodge and settled into our accommodation, we enjoy the rest of the afternoon on a sunset cruise on the Chobe River. Here we can watch elephants, hippos, lions, crocodiles and a variety of birds and more without having to even reach for our binoculars!
If you wish, you can start the morning with an optional game drive into Chobe National Park (bookable locally). Then we leave Botswana behind us, cross into Zimbabwe and drive to Amadeus Garden Guest House, where we will spend the night. This afternoon we explore the mighty Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, on a guided tour.
This morning transfer to the helipad for an incredible 13 minute Flight of Angels over the falls (USD10 Park Fees, payable locally). As well as seeing the falls in full glory you will be able to catch a glimpse of the stunning Victoria Falls national park from the air. Look out for big crocs and elephants scratching their backs on the trees! This afternoon you will have an elephant back safari, getting up close and personal with the wildlife.
Today you will have another amazing experience - to walk with lions! Walk alongside lions as part of the pride and enjoy the exhilaration of being part of a hunt as the young cubs learn to stalk their prey.
Depending on your departure flight details you will be taken to Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight.