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8 Day Highlights Of Botswana & Victoria Falls Overland Tour

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Offered in: English
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This small group overland tour with midrange lodge accomodation shows you the highlights of Botswana and Victoria Falls on a budget. You visit the Victoria Falls, Chobe NP, Elephant Sands, the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans and the highlight is the...

This small group overland tour with midrange lodge accomodation shows you the highlights of Botswana and Victoria Falls on a budget. You visit the Victoria Falls, Chobe NP, Elephant Sands, the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans and the highlight is the authentic camping safari deep in the the Okavango Delta. All activities and most meals are included during this tour: guided walks, game drives, boating safaris and excursions in traditional dugout canoes.

What To Expect

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Day 1 Arrival in Victoria Falls

We welcome you at the airport and take you to your accomodation in Victoria Falls where you can relax and unwind from the journey and prepare for the adventure of the next days. In the evening you enjoy a SunSet Cruise in Zambezi River on top of the Victoria Falls.

Accommodations: en-suite room (midrange)

Meals: Not included

Day 2 Guided Tour Of Victoria Falls and Chobe Boating Safari

A local guide takes you on a guided walking tour through the Victoria Falls Rainforest. You see the Victoria Falls from different angles. You can book additional activities in advance on surcharge.

Lunch Buffet (drinks excluded)

Boating Safari in Chobe River

Accommodations: en-suite Chalet (midrange)

Meals: Breakfast,Lunch

Day 3 Gameviewing in Chobe and Elephant Sands ... an experience not to be missed!

The Riverfront in Chobe National Park is famous for its large numbers of elephants Chobe which attract animal lovers from all over the world. You start the day with a morning game drive in Chobe in an open 4×4 safari vehicle.

We then continue our journey to Elephant Sands. Enjoy the scenery of this unique place. Elephant Sands gives you the opportunity to observe herds of elephants and other animals from an upclose distance. Sit by the waterhole and view how the animals interact. A magical place. Where else can you experience elephants this upclose?!

Accommodations: en -suite tent (budget - Elephant Sands)

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Day 4 Sleeping Under The Stars In The Salt Pans Of Makgadikgadi

In the very early morning you have a cup of coffee and/or tea. Then you go on a guided walking excursion through the bush of the Elephant Sands Game Reserve. On return you have a full breakfast and time for a last view on the happenings at the waterhole before continuing the journey to Makgadikgadi.

You overnight in a mobile camp on the Ntwetwe Salt pan where you can settle down around a roaring camp fire in time to watch the most spectacular African sunset! You are then served a 3-course meal around a candle lit dining table while enjoying the solitude of the salt pan. You can then head off for bed to snuggle down into the warm and cosy bedrolls whilst watching the night sky pass right above your head (our overnights are a favourite with astronomers and anyone keen to see the Milky Way in all its glory)!

Accommodations: Caming Under The Stars (no tent) in Ntwetwe Pan, Makgadikgadi Park

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Day 5 Meerkat Visit

In the morning after breakfast we visit a colony of Meerkats, who live on the edge of the Ntwetwe salt pan. With a little luck we have the once in a life time opportunity to observe their natural behaviours and charming personalities from almost touching distance as they emerge from their burrow to enjoy the warm morning sun. We can also include a ride on the saltpans with quad bike (surcharge) for those who enjoy an adrenaline rush!

We then continue to the Okavango Delta for an authentic camping safari deep inside the watersystem. The tour starts with a 1h speedboat cruise to the Buffalo Fence. Because of dryseason or other circumstances we might drive you in a 4x4 vehicle. At the buffalo fence you meet your poler, who will take you on an unforgettable journey through the channels of the Okavango. Born and raised in the Okavango Delta, our polers and guides show you their home which they are very pationate and knowledgable about. Our experienced polers take you on a journey deep in the watersystem. Enjoy the peace of the delta in a Mokoro, the traditional onetree-canoe. At camp on an island our team awaits you with dinner and a fresh bush shower. In the evening you sit around the campfire sharing the stories of the day.

Accommodations: Comfortable Camping -our team sets up camp in the wilderness -private ensuite bush bathroom -stretcher bed, duvet&pillow

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Day 6 On The Islands Of The Okavango Delta

You are woken up with a warm “Dumela“ (setswana = Hello) and a light breakfast waiting for you. After coffee, tea and breakfast you go on your first gameviewing activity (either a nature walk or a canoe excursion). When returning to camp you have the opportunity to shower. Afterwards you will be served brunch. In the afternoon you enjoy a second gameviewing activity. After dinner you once again sit around the fire before falling asleep with the sounds of the bush around you.

Accommodations: Comfortable Camping -our team sets up camp in the wilderness -private ensuite bush bathroom -stretcher bed, duvet&pillow

Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 7 In The Channels of The Okavango Delta

Spend the day inside the Okavango Delta. Explore the channels by Mokoro (traditional DugOut Canoe) and go on a guided bush- and gamewalk with an experienced guide on the islands of the Okavango Delta. Enjoy the scenery of this unique place , which is a Unesco World Heritage Site. In the afternoon you arrive in Maun.

Accommodations: en-suite room (midrange)

Meals: Breakfast,Lunch

Day 8 Departure

We transfer you to the airport where you connect to your departure flight with your baggae full of unforgettable experiences.

Accommodations: Not included

Meals: Breakfast

What’s included

Included

  • transfers
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • All fees and/or taxes

Not Included

  • drinks/beverages of any kind
  • Inssurances
  • Parkentrance Fee to Victoria Falls
Additional Info
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Infants sleep in bed with parents (otherwise please pay children rate)
  • INSTANT
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What’s included

transfers
Lunch
Dinner
Breakfast
All fees and/or taxes
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8 Day Highlights Of Botswana & Victoria Falls Overland Tour

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