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Country: Zimbabwe
City: Victoria Falls
Duration: 5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category: Adventure Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

 

Overview 

This Chobe tour starts in Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, where you will ride the Elephants and see the bush and wildlife from their perspective. Then take in the mesmerising beauty of the Victoria Falls before going on to the Chobe National Park where you will be able to see lots of Elephants in their natural habitat. See all the amazing wildlife of the Chobe National Park such as Wild Dogs, Lion, Leopard and plentiful plains game while on exciting game drives. Go on tranquil sunset cruises on the Chobe River and sip on delicious drinks while watching the sky change colours with the sunset. Stay in comfortable accommodation and savour delicious safari inspired meals. Drift off to the sounds of the African night.

Trip Highlights 

  • Elephant interaction: ride the Elephants and see the bush and wildlife from their perspective.
  • Victoria Falls:  Can be viewed on the Zambian and Zimbabwean side.
  • Chobe National Park: See lots of Elephants in their natural habitat.

 


Suggested Itinerary 

 

Day 1: Fly to Victoria Falls  

On arrival at the Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe. After clearing immigration, you will travel to the lodge which is situated outside the town. There will be some time to settle into your luxury tented suite before a light lunch.

The Lodge: They are eight individual thatch lodges at Imbalala Safari Lodge that can accommodate up to 18 guests. All are uniquely decorated and beautifully positioned with spacious verandas opening on to sweeping views of the Zambezi river. The main building is a charming thatched structure, consisting of a lounge, dining room and bar area. This offers views of both the river and a nearby waterhole, which attracts wildlife throughout the year. A swimming pool and alfresco eating area nestle under classic riverine trees. There are no fences to prevent animal movement, so you can expect to see wildlife and wonderful birdlife along the river bank, as well as in and around the lodge.

Activities: This afternoon have a memorable encounter with a group of habituated Elephants. Go on an Elephant Back Ride through the bush and let the guides tell you about their natural behaviour. Returning to a platform, there will then be an opportunity to feed the Elephants and learn more about their behaviour. In the evening the camp lays on a delicious dinner. Drift off to sleep listening to the sounds of the African night.

Overnight Comfortable Camp Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: In Victoria Falls  

After breakfast, you head out and explore the Victoria Falls National Park and see the mighty Victoria Falls from the Zimbabwean side. It is known locally as Mosi-oa-tunya, meaning “the smoke that thunders”. Visit the local craft market and see beautiful Zimbabwean stone carvings and bead work – perhaps purchase a memento of your trip. Spend some time exploring Victoria Falls town.

There will also be some more time to get to know the Elephants. There are also other orphaned wild animals at the camp that you can interact with such as a Cheetah. If you are an adrenaline junkie, why not arrange to go on (optional activities) such as the Gorge swing, go abseiling, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge or white water rafting.

Overnight Comfortable Camp Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 &4: Drive to Chobe National Park 

Today you will leave the camp after breakfast and be driven to the Chobe National Park, crossing the border from Zimbabwe into Botswana, arriving in time for lunch. There will be some time to settle into your suite before the afternoon game viewing activity. This may be a game drive in search of the Chobe Elephants or a tranquil sunset river cruise. In the evening savour a sumptuous buffet spread.

Chobe Game Lodge, the only permanent game lodge situated within the Chobe National Park, is Botswana's premier venue for guests looking for a perfect base to explore the Chobe National Park & Chobe River. Chobe's wildlife roams in abundance and diversity.

Accommodation: - The lodge can accommodate up to 94 people in total luxury, offering a choice of land or water activities and the most complete game experience in the Chobe area.

There will be an early wake-up call in the morning, followed by a cup of tea or coffee before heading out on a game drive in search of Wild Dog and the Big Five. The excursion will be led by a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. Upon returning to the lodge tuck into a delicious brunch. In the evening go on a sunset river cruise followed by dinner in the traditional boma and enjoy traditional marimba music, singing and dancing.

Day 5 Drive to Victoria Falls airport   

There will be time for one last game drive before breakfast. You will then be driven back to the Victoria Falls Airport, re-crossing the border between Botswana and Zimbabwe. At the Victoria Falls Airport you’ll catch a scheduled flight back to Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport.


 

Price includes:  Accommodation, all meals, airport transfers, entrance fees, game viewing and other activities and the services of qualified guides.

 

Price excludes:  Airfares, gratuities, laundry and beverages nor expenses of a purely personal nature.

 

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