Makgadikgadi & Nxai Pan NP Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF AFRICA 873

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Day 1:

Arrive KIGALI/RWANDA Upon arrival at Kigali International Airport, you will be met by our Representative and drive to Lemigo Hotel where you will check in for the night. Conveniently located in the Kimihurura area of Kigali, barely 10 minutes from the international airport, Lemigo hotel is a refreshingly unique experience of relaxation amidst serene landscapes. Dinner on own account. LEMIGO HOTEL

Day 2:

KIGALI- Volcanoes National Park After breakfast you will join your driver/guide and proceed on a city tour of Kigali which includes the Memorial center and Crafts centers. The history of Rwanda dates back centuries, Kigali has been a part of it for a hundred Years. Pay a moving visit to the Kigali Memorial Centre. Following lunch at a local restaurant, you will drive north to Ruhengeri at the foothills of the Virungas. Check in at Mountain Gorilla View Lodge for dinner and overnight. Mountain Gorilla View Lodge, a 3* bush lodge on the periphery of volcanoes National Park offers good quality accommodation with panoramic views of the Virungas, barely a km away from the Park HQs.

Day 3: - Johannesburg

Volcanoes National Park After an early Breakfast, Proceed to Volcanoes National Park HQs where you will be allocated a Gorilla Tracking group. 0700 hours: Briefing by your trackers then drive to the trail head for the start of an amazing adventure. Our exhilarating trek, in the footsteps of the rare and critically endangered Mountain Gorillas, the largest living primate on earth, starts in the cultivated foothills of the Virungas. Upon sighting the gorillas, you will stay with them for a magical hour as they go about their daily life, feeding, playing, resting; raising their young. After lunch at your lodge, drive back to Kigali; check in to Lemigo Hotel for overnight. OVERNIGHT LEMIGO HOTEL

Johannesburg city

Day 4: Johannesburg - Victoria Falls

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Airport for your departure flight to Johannesburg Airport, you will see our local team waiting to greet you and assist you on your connection to Victoria Falls. Welcome to Victoria Falls and the start of your incredible journey! Arriving at the airport, our local team is on hand to transfer you to your hotel. Take a two hour afternoon tour of the mighty Victoria Falls in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. Victoria Falls are a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River. You will be accompanied through the Rainforest by a qualified Guide, who gives a brief history of the Falls and the surrounding flora, fauna, bird and wildlife.

The Smoke that Thunders

Day 5: Victoria Falls - Caprivi Strip

This morning our driver takes you across the border to Botswana and onto Kasane Airport. Arriving here, the Chobe Savanna Lodge team will collect you and take you onto your accommodations for the night by car and boat. Enjoy included game viewing activities today 2 daily are included as part of your stay.

Day 6: Caprivi Strip

You have the choice of nature walks, bird cruises, village tours to a natural caprivian fishing village, game cruises and sundowners. There is also a dedicated fishing boat if that takes your fancy!

Day 7: Caprivi Strip - Makgadikgadi & Nxai Pan NP

The lodge team will transfer you back to Kasane Airport today for your flight to Maun. Arriving into Maun, the team from the Meno A Kwena lodge are on hand to collect you and drive you to lodgings situated in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Day 8: Makgadikgadi & Nxai Pan NP

Meno a Kwena is situated on the western boundary of Botswana’s Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Included in your stay in 2 daily activities to see the incredible wildlife activities such as Bushman cultural and walking experience combined with great wildlife viewing, a floating wildlife viewing hide, boat activities on the Boteti River and wildlife viewing day trips into Makgadikgadi and Nxai Pans National Parks.

Day 9: Makgadikgadi & Nxai Pan NP - Khwai River

This morning you catch the Meno A Kwena shuttle bus back to Maun. From here, catch a flight to Khwai. Here, the team from the lodge collect you. Located on the eastern tip of the Okavango Delta’s alluvial fan and superbly positioned on the edge of the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, is the luxury safari lodge, Belmond Khwai River Lodge. Enjoy the first of your included game activities today.

Going in for a swim

Day 10: Khwai River

Activities offered from Khwai include twice daily game drives, guided walking safaris, night drives, star-gazing, bird watching and local village visits.

Day 11: Khwai River - Chobe N. P.

The lodge team return you to the airstrip in time for your flight to Kasane Airport. Arriving here, the lodge team collect you for transfer to the accommodations situated in Kasane on the banks of the Chobe River in Botswana, is Chobe Safari Lodge. Enjoy the first of your included game viewing activities today.

Antelope watching out for predators, Chobe

Day 12: Chobe N. P.

Activities available at Chobe Safari Lodge include game drives in the Chobe National Park (the lodge is a short drive from the park entrance), game viewing river cruises, local village visits.

Lioness in Chobe National Park

Day 13: Chobe N. P. - Victoria Falls

Today the lodge team take you back to Kasane Airport where you meet our private transfer to take you back to Victoria Falls.

Victoria Falls, ZImbabwe

Day 14: Victoria Falls

Sadly your journey has come to an end, we will transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.

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