Okavango & Chobe Trail - South

Okavango & Chobe Trail - South 1525 , 8 Days
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Enjoy some of the best places in Africa for game drives teeming with wildlife

Begin your tour in Victoria Falls where you can try whitewater rafting, bungee jumping or visit the markets and the spectacular views of Victoria Falls National Park. We head to Chobe National Park in Botswana where we take a river cruise to watch elephants playing in and crossing the river only meters away. This evening, take the opportunity to pack a small bag for your Okavango Delta experience. In the Delta you can photograph hippos and crocodiles from your Mokoro (dugout canoe) before we head to Khama Rhino Sanctuary where we will partake in a game drive. Our tour ends in Johannesburg. You can also choose to do this tour from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls.

Please note that the listed price is for tent accommodation at specificly designed camping sites. You can also book an accommodated version (in double room bungalows) of the tour as you can check the supplement payment in the additional expences section listed below after the itinearay !

Highlights:

♦ Victoria Falls - one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a truly beautiful world heritage site
♦ Chobe National Park - it is situated in the north west of Botswana and is undoubtedly the country’s most beautiful and popular nature and game reserve.
♦ Okavango Delta - every year, more than 11 cubic kilometers of water flow from the Okavango River into the Delta.
♦ Johannesburg - everything here is faster than anywhere else in Africa, something this city has prided itself on ever since the gold rush – being home of the world’s richest gold fields back in the day.


Itinerary:

Day 1. Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
Your tour begins today in the town of Victoria falls, home to the spectacular Victoria Falls. The bustling adventure town of Victoria Falls also offers a range of optional activities for those wanting a dose of adrenaline. For the more relaxed traveller there are craft markets to explore and a delicious high tea is on offer at the Victoria Falls Hotel.-/-/D

Day 2. Victoria Falls – Kasane (Botswana)
This morning you will have the opportunity to participate in the many optional activities on offer in the town of Victoria Falls. After lunch, we travel the short distance to the Botswana border, crossing into Botswana and will arrive at our accommodation in the late afternoon, to set up camp on the banks of the Chobe River. B/L/D

Day 3. Kasane - Chobe National Park
For those that opt to participate in the optional game drive in Chobe National Park, you will be collected early from camp and will venture out in open 4×4 safari type vehicles. You will return to camp in time for lunch and a quick siesta before we head out in the afternoon to explore the Chobe National Park from the river, enjoying a leisurely boat cruise which allows us an up close and personal experience with the many elephants that frequent the river in the afternoons. B/L/D

Day 4. Savuti Game Reserve
You will be separated from your  truck for the next 2 nights and it is therefore important that you pack/gather your personal belongings which you may need, before we depart camp today. Please pack lightly and only take what you need for the following two nights. The Savuti Game Reserve is a unique area bordered by the Okavango Delta to west and Chobe National Park to the east. Savuti is renowned as a big game area and known for having the largest concentrations of wildlife in Southern Africa. Today we will spend most of our day travelling through the Savuti Game Reserve in search of the species that roam the plains. Offering habitats from wetland, open water to the grasslands and Savannah woodland, we hope to see as many species of fauna and flora possible. This afternoon we will arrive at our camp in the Greater Moremi Game Reserve Area. B/L/D

Day 5. Greater Moremi Game Reserve Area
Heading out early, we transfer by safari vehicle, to the poling station, where we will meet the polers who will be escorting us into the Delta. The polers will steer us through the serene area of narrow, reed lined channels which open out onto beautiful lagoons. Reaching one of the many islands, a nature walk may be taken with your pole and after the walk, we return by mokoro through the channels back to the poling station. While the mokoro trail is not primarily a game viewing activity, a variety of game may be spotted in this pristine wilderness area, including elephant, giraffe, kudu, impala and zebra. After lunch, we will return to Moremi Game Reserve for our afternoon game drive which will be conducted in open 4×4 safari vehicles. The game viewing routes chosen during the afternoon by the professional guide may vary especially when high floods are experienced as certain roads may be closed or impassable. B/L/D

Day 6. Central Kalahari District
We will depart early this morning in our 4×4 vehicles and make our way to Maun, where upon arrival you will have the opportunity to go on an optional scenic flight over the Okavango Delta (time and weather permitting). In Maun, we will re-unite with our Nomad truck and will continue our journey towards the Ghanzi district in the central Kalahari. Tonight we get a first-hand experience of the San culture, well known for its rich traditions of song, dance and story-telling. The nomadic San are hunter-gatherers that have passed down a rich knowledge of the plants and animals that play such an important part in their lifestyle. B/L/D

Day 7. Kalahari Region
Today we will make our way across the Trans-Kalahari highway towards the remote town of Kang. We will travel slowly along this stretch of unfenced road which could provide the odd sighting of wildlife in its natural environment. B/L/D

Day 8. Kang to Johannesburg
A long day awaits us as we continue our journey south to Johannesburg and South Africa. Leaving the Kalahari behind we cross the North-West Province, arriving at Belvedere Estate in the late afternoon. We arrive at Belvedere Estate in the late afternoon and all travellers are invited to join us for a traditional meal tonight. This can be booked with your guide on the day before arrival. Many great tales are shared and tonight is for celebrating the many wonders of African travel. B/L/-

Practical information: Tour guides will shop and prepare meals and group participation in camp chores is required. ►Luggage should not exceed 10 kg. ►Bring Euro, USD or South African Rand in cash for this trip. Local payment should be made in cash in ZAR or USD. Traveller checkes, credit cards and $100 bills are not accepted for this purpose.►Please dress appropriately for border crossings, village and market visits – ie: no bare feet, no bare chests, no bikinis and no hats. ►Bring some small gifts. All children love ballpoint pens and coloured pencils and books. Please avoid giving children sweets and money as this encourages them to beg. ►You will be part of an international group and you will be expected to participate in some of the daily activities as preparing food, pushing the vehicle if stuck etc. It's part of the adventure! ►This is Africa, where everything happens at its own slow pace and not always as planned, so take it easy and with a smile!  

Insurances: You need an adequate Travel Insurance. Medical Insurance is not sufficient. Activity providers can refuse participation of activities, if the correct valid Travel Insurance is not provided.    

Vaccination:  A Yellow Fever Certificate might be required for this tour depending on your nationality. Malaria prophylactics are required throughout this route.

Notes:  The African sun is very strong. Please use a factor 30 sunscreen and wear a hat. You should drink at least 3 litres of water per day to avoid dehydration. It can also get very cold during winter months on this route. ► Please be sure to arrive 1 day before your tour is due to depart. This will avoid any unforeseen problems. As the activities on your tour can be moved to any day during your tour, we also highly recommend that you book your flights to depart the day after the tour officially ends. ►Please ensure you arrive at the departure point at least 20 minutes before the scheduled departure time ►Please inform us of any pre-existing conditions such as diabetes or asthma and any prescription medicine you may be taking. We also need to know about any food allergies or physical disabilities that you may have.


Price Includes:
accommodation: 7 nights at camping accommodation in double tents
meals: 7 breakfasts
7 lunches and 7 dinners (unless otherwise specified
all meals are prepared and served at the adventure truck)
transport according to program with adventure truck
English speaking guide
Vic Falls National Park Entry
Chobe National Park Boat Cruise
Chobe National Park game drive
3-day Okavango Delta camping package
Stevensford afternoon game drive

Not Included:
international flight tickets
travel insurance
transfers from and to the airport
tips
accomodation in Zimbabwe before the tour
optional adventures on spot
drinks and meals not mentioned in the program
personal expenses
visas

Additional Services:
Supplement for an accommodated tour: 355 EUR (Single room supplement for accommodated option: 125 EUR)


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Okavango & Chobe Trail - South (Rated 4.83 / 5 Based on 346 Reviews.)
Price
1525 EUR
Duration
8 Days
Single Supplement
15 EUR
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Open for booking
Price based on the exchange rate 1 EUR = 0.061 ZAR as per April 2022 Price to be confirmed upon booking.
Price
1525 EUR
Duration
8 Days
Single Supplement
15 EUR
Status
Open for booking
Price based on the exchange rate 1 EUR = 0.061 ZAR as per April 2022 Price to be confirmed upon booking.
Price
1525 EUR
Duration
8 Days
Single Supplement
15 EUR
Status
Open for booking
Price based on the exchange rate 1 EUR = 0.061 ZAR as per April 2022 Price to be confirmed upon booking.
Price
1525 EUR
Duration
8 Days
Single Supplement
15 EUR
Status
Open for booking
Price based on the exchange rate 1 EUR = 0.061 ZAR as per Аpril 2022. Price to be confirmed upon booking.
Price
1525 EUR
Duration
8 Days
Single Supplement
15 EUR
Status
Open for booking
Price based on the exchange rate 1 EUR = 0.061 ZAR as per Аpril 2022. Price to be confirmed upon booking.
Price
1525 EUR
Duration
8 Days
Single Supplement
15 EUR
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Price based on the exchange rate 1 EUR = 0.061 ZAR as per Аpril 2022. Price to be confirmed upon booking.
Price
1525 EUR
Duration
8 Days
Single Supplement
15 EUR
Status
Open for booking
Price based on the exchange rate 1 EUR = 0.061 ZAR as per Аpril 2022. Price to be confirmed upon booking.
Price
1525 EUR
Duration
8 Days
Single Supplement
15 EUR
Status
Open for booking
Price based on the exchange rate 1 EUR = 0.061 ZAR as per Аpril 2022. Price to be confirmed upon booking.
Price
1525 EUR
Duration
8 Days
Single Supplement
15 EUR
Status
Open for booking
Price based on the exchange rate 1 EUR = 0.061 ZAR as per Аpril 2022. Price to be confirmed upon booking.

Currency fluctuations might cause correction of price at any time.

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Max. 18 people
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