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Arrive Victoria Falls where you will be met and transferred to Kingdom Hotel. In the afternoon you will be picked up for an afternoon Guided Tour of the falls –including entry fee. Dinner at the hotel.
This morning you will be picked up from the hotel for an early morning Elephant Back Safari. The Elephant Back Safari is an extraordinary and exhilarating journey along the edge of the Zambezi gorges following ancient game trails. Seated comfortably on the back of natures true “king of the beasts”, experience an age old tradition whilst silently exploring the majestic grasslands of Victoria Falls National Park and marvel at the spectacular scenery of Masuie river plunging 120 m into the Zambezi river below. Be witness to this mutually enriching and rewarding relationship between man and elephant in a modern day Africa. The Morning Safari includes a full English breakfast. After the safari you will go back to the hotel. Later in the afternoon you will enjoy 12-13minutes a scenic flight over the falls, best known as the “The Flight of Angels”. Please note that clients are required to pay park fees direct. This evening enjoy Dinner is best known as ‘Boma Dinner” with a cultural experience. A feast of nightly entertainment incorporates Shangaan dancers and singers and a local witchdoctor.
This morning you will enjoy another animal interation called “Walk with the Lions”. Upon arrival, tea, coffee and cordials are served – after which the guide will give a short introductory talk on the African Encounter Lion Rehabilitation Program and a brief on all safety aspects. Guests are then taken to a designated area to meet both lions and lion handlers. This is where your Safari begins and will continue for up to one and half hours. Each lion is under the charge of a Handler – the trips are lead by a professional Guide, who is armed and carries a first aid kit and handheld radio. The morning Safari ends with a Full English Breakfast on the deck at Masuwe safari Lodge. Back to the hotel afterwards and the rest of the afternoon is at leisure until you are picked up for a Night Drive and Bush Dinner. The night drive is conducted in open safari vehicles and guests are accompanied by a qualified guide. After enjoying sundowners and soaking up a unique African sunset, the private concession is explored. After enjoying a hearty dinner overlooking a waterhole, a game drive back to Victoria Falls brings this fantastic experience to an end. Guests are recommended to bring along insect repellent, a warm jacket and binoculars are a must.
After a leisurely breakfast, you take a road transfer across the Kazungula boarder into Botswana. Arrive Garden Lodge and check in. Later in the afternoon you will on a Boat Cruise on the Chobe River. Here you can watch elephants, hippos, lions, crocodiles and a variety of birds and more without having to reach for your binoculars – You’ll be close enough for close-up photographs.
This morning you will go on a morning game drive in Chobe National Park. In the afternoon you will enjoy another game drive. Chobe is approx 11 000 km2 of wilderness area watered by the Chobe & Savuti Rivers and thus attracting huge concentrations of game. This includes lion and some of the highest concentration of elephant in Africa.
Enjoy another early morning game drive before you leave for Moremi. After breakfast you will be transferred to Kasane Airport for a light Aircraft transfer to to Moremi. On arrival at Camp Okuti Airstrip you will be transferred to the Camp where you will spend 2 nights. The camp nestles in the shade of large, beautiful old trees and overlooks the Xakanaxa lagoon. It borders the Moremi Game Reserve , where Africa's 'big' mammals are found, often in very large herds. Moremi is known for its abundant wildlife which roams free across the diverse landscape. This includes a huge number of mammals and all the large predators. The exciting trip to the upper delta in a motorboat will give you the opportunity to view the abundant birdlife, Hippos, Crocodiles and various small water animals. Your stay at Camp Okuti will be filled with game drives in Morremi Game drives and Motorboat Excursions in the Okavango Delta.
Your stay at Camp Okuti will be filled with game drives in Morremi Game drives and Motorboat Excursions in the Okavango Delta.
Today you take another light aircraft transfer to Kanana Camp in the Okavango Delta. Kanana Camp is located in the remote inner reaches of the Delta. Eight luxury-style tents, accommodating up to 16 guests, with the common facilities of the camp are built on stilts to ensure a good view of the floodplains for all visitors. This camp is one of the few lucky camps in the Okavango Delta to have an exclusive heronry where many migratory water birds come to hatch their young from July onwards. This is a very important nesting site for these birds and one of the few in the Delta.Your stay at Kanana Camp will be filled with game drives, game walks, motorboat excursions, mokoro canoes and fishing in the Okavango Delta.
Your stay at Kanana Camp will be filled with game drives, game walks, motorboat excursions, mokoro canoes and fishing in the Okavango Delta.
Light Aircraft transfer from Okavango Delta to Maun where you will spend a night. The rest of the day is at leisure for optional activities such as village visit, scenic flight over the delta, horse riding.
Transfer from Thamalakane River Lodge to Maun Airport for flight to Johannesburg (booked with your travel agent). End of private touring arrangements.