Elephant Lodge Safari - 7 days
A 7 day lodge safari combining the thundering Victoria Falls and two of the world's finest national parks - Chobe in Botswana and Hwange in Zimbabwe. Enjoy game drives and a boat cruise for a fantastic wildlife experience.
On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe you will be met and transferred to your accommodation. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure and perhaps partake in some of the optional activities that are on offer, such as a sunset boat cruise, bungee jumping, elephant back safaris and more! On the morning of day 2, you will have the opportunity to explore the mighty Victoria Falls on a guided tour. There will still be time for additional optional activities in the afternoon should you wish to partake in these.
Overnight: Victoria Falls | Breakfast x 1
Victoria Falls - Hwange National Park. After breakfast on day 3 you will be picked up and transferred to Hwange National Park where you will spend two nights at the Elephant’s Eye, Hwange Lodge situated in a private concession. The area is home to many predators and endangered species such as the wild dog, plus a very large and varied birdlife.
On arrival at the lodge you will embark on a half-day game drive in the concession and visit the Painted Dogs Conservation Centre in the afternoon to learn about the efforts made to protect the endangered wild. The next day is spent on a full day game drive exploring the magnificent Hwange National Park.
Overnight: Hwange National Park | Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 2
Hwange National Park - Chobe National Park. On the morning of day 5 take a short guided walk to a traditional homestead (if available) to experience the way of life of the local community. Thereafter you will be transferred to Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, where you will spend the next two nights. Your package includes all your meals and game activities (2 game drives and a game viewing boat cruise). The Chobe River, which flows along the northeast border of the park, is a major watering spot for large breeding herds of elephants, as well as families of giraffe, sable and Cape buffalo. The flood plains are the only place in Botswana where the puku antelope can be seen. Birding is also excellent here.
Overnight: Chobe National Park | Breakfast x 2, Lunch x 2, Dinner x 2
Chobe National Park - Victoria Falls. Depending on your departure time from Victoria Falls, you will be picked up and transferred back across the border to Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight. We hope to welcome you on one of our African adventures again soon.
Prices & Dates
Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.
Local payment - $20USD to be paid on arrival at Elephant's Eye
Please note that this is payable locally on day 1 of your trip in the currency specified.
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The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.
Ilala Lodge, Victoria Falls
Set amongst pretty landscaped gardens, the elegant Ilala Lodge is the perfect place for exploring Victoria Falls. Spread out over two floors, the guest rooms are beautifully furnished in a classic style with teak wooden furniture. The falls are much more visible from the upper floors however the ground floor offers charming proximity to the friendly warthogs who frequent the hotel grounds to graze. The hotel also benefits from a gorgeous outdoor pool and award winning restaurant. The lodge is located within walking distance of the mighty Victoria Falls.
Elephants Eye , Hwange National Park
Looking out onto a waterhole, the Elephant's Eye lodge presents an unforgettable experience in the African bush. All chalets are spacious, private, and designed to offer the best views with maximum comfort. They are also decorated with authentic African detail throughout. When you're not game driving you can enjoy sundowners by the pool or take a bath in the tub that has been perfectly positioned to look out across the waterhole. This accommodation is located in a private concession 13km from the entrance to Hwange National Park.
Bakwena Lodge, Chobe National Park
Run by Adam and Jen Young, the Bakwena Lodge is an eco-luxury resort on the banks of the Chobe River. Comprising of 10 chalets, all situated under the shady canopy of Acacia Trees with beautiful river views. Sample some delicious African-fusion food expertly prepared by the resident chefs. In the evenings why not grab a drink and sit back and enjoy the beautiful views in the Tree Bar. Perfectly located on the banks of the Chobe River.