FROM: USD $2,595

Elephant Lodge Safari - 7 days

Enjoy game drives in two of the world's finest national parks - Chobe in Botswana and Hwange in Zimbabwe. Free time is on offer at Victoria Falls so that you can experience it your way. Discover diverse animal life, local villages and the perfect African sunset on this 7 day adventure.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Victoria Falls - Guided tour of the mighty Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and optional activities in Zimbabwe’s adventure capital
Chobe National Park - Spectacular wildlife viewing during game drives in the national park
Hwange - Game drives in Zimbabwe's largest national park and the adjacent concession.
The Chobe River - sunset boat cruise along the Chobe River, spotting wildlife along the river banks

Included

6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
For transfers between Victoria Falls, Hwange and Chobe, 2x4 vehicles may be utilised. Game drives are conducted in open-sided 4x4 safari vehicles.
Airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and 7
Game drives in Chobe National Park
Victoria Falls guided tour
6 nights mid-range lodges (upgrade to deluxe lodges available upon request.)
Services of an English-speaking driver guide on the excursions specified
Game drives in Hwange National Park
Chobe River game viewing boat cruise
Park entrance and river usage fees

Not Included

Optional activities
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
International flights and visas

Itinerary

Day 1

Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park

Victoria Falls Airport - Chobe National Park. Welcome to Zimbabwe, upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport you'll be met and transfered to Kasane, the gateway to Chobe National Park. You'll spend the next two nights here and will have the opportunity to explore this incredible natural habitat. Your package includes all your meals and scheduled activities including game drives and game viewing boat cruises.
Overnight: Chobe National Park  |  Dinner

Day 2

Chobe National Park

This morning you'll head out on a game drive into the incredible Chobe National Park, regarded as one of the best wildlife parks in the world and home to large herds of elephants roaming freely. Chobe was designated a wildlife reserve in the 1930's before receiving National Park status in 1968.

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. This afternoon you'll enjoy a cruise along this impressive river in search of some of the magnificent creatures that rely on it as an important source of water.
Overnight: Chobe National Park  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 3-4

Victoria Falls

Chobe National Park - Victoria Falls. On day 3, after a relaxing breakfast you'll be escorted to Victoria Falls. 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, helicopter flights and more!

On the morning of day 4, you will have the opportunity to explore the mighty Victoria Falls on a guided tour. Known locally as 'The Smoke that Thunders' this natural wonder of the world is quite a sight to behold and will certainly leave you in awe of it's vast power and energy. There will still be time for additional optional activities in the afternoon should you wish to partake in these.
Overnight: Victoria Falls  |  Breakfast x 2

Days 5-6

Hwange National Park

Victoria Falls - Hwange National Park. This morning continue to Hwange National Park, the largest national park in Zimbabwe, it measures over 14,500 square kilometres. Home to various predators and endangered species such as the wild dog Hwange is also the habitat of an estimated 40,000 elephants. the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to embark on a walking safari*, led by a professional guide. Here you will gain interesting perspectives about the fauna and flora in this area.

The following 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

Day 7

Hwange To Victoria Falls

Hwange National Park - Victoria Falls Airport. Today you will depart Hwange National Park and be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 4 persons. Prices shown above are per person travelling. Single travellers will be paired up in tents with another person of the same sex.

Dates
Price /
Person
Single
Supp.
USD $2595
USD $840
USD $2995
USD $840
1st Dec 2019 - 31st Dec 2019
Unavailable during this period.
USD $2595
USD $840
USD $2995
USD $840

Hotels

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.

Chobe Marina Lodge, Chobe National Park

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Mid Range Lodge

Located in the north-eastern corner of Botswana, Chobe Marina Lodge is the perfect base for exploring Chobe National Park. The delightful guestrooms are equipped with modern amenities and there's a choice of two restaurants for your evening meal. Pamper yourself at the Cathari Health and Beauty Spa or escape the African heat with a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool. The lodge's lush gardens are also teeming with wildlife, so look out for fish eagles, warthogs, monkeys and more during your stay.

Ilala Lodge, Victoria Falls

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

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.

Sable Sands Lodge, Hwange National Park

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Mid Range Lodge

Situated in the Dete Vlei just outside Hwange National Park, Sable Sands is a lodge consisting of 11 rondavel chalets. These chalets are scattered around the lodge's central swimming pool. Rooms are en suite with private terraces. The lodge contains a waterhole which attracts large herds of elephant, buffalo, zebra and antelope. The lodge also boasts a library, lounge, bar and BBQ facilities. There are hammocks a plenty for you to relax in as well.

In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Victoria Falls
Ends
Victoria Falls
Departs
January to November
Hotel Rating
Mid-range (Deluxe available upon request)
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Guide for included game activities
Meals
Breakfast: 6, Lunch: 3, Dinner: 4
Visiting
Countries
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