Overview

Meet your guides and the rest of your group in Windhoek before heading to Ghanzi where you will be entertained with local tribal dancing from the San Community. Prepare to enter one of the world’s most unique wilderness areas, the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Follow the hippo trails in dugout mokoros (traditional canoes) and join your guide on nature walks to discover the islands. We head up to Chobe National Park where you can watch the African sunset from the comfort of your river cruiser, expect a close encounter with hippo and elephants! Our tour ends in Vic Falls where you can take part in a number of adrenaline activities that are available there.

Featured Highlights

Not all highlights are included in the tour price and form part of the Activity Package. Ideally we would include all activities, but not everyone can afford this. The Activity Package can be pre-purchased or bought through your guide on day 1 of your tour.

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Pre & Post Tour Accommodation

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Pre Tour Accommodation - Windhoek

From R630
  Airport Transfer Available Arebbusch Lodge

Arebbusch Travel Lodge is located at the gateway to Namibia’s unique variety of wildlife, cultures and geography. A 10 minute drive from the centre of Windhoek means that you can explore the historical city or relax at your lodge on the banks of the Arebbusch River. At the lodge … Read More

Post Tour Accommodation - Victoria Falls

From R1,060
  Airport Transfer Available Rainbow Hotel

Rainbow Hotel is situated 4km from the town centre of Victoria Falls, far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet of the bush, but close enough to get into town quite easily if required. There is a complimentary shuttle that operates between the hotel and the town of Vic … Read More

Post Tour Accommodation - Victoria Falls

From R1,960
A’Zambezi River Lodge

A’Zambezi River Lodge is located in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 25km from the airport, nestling on the banks of the mighty Zambezi river within the periphery of the Zambezi National Park. The imaginative architecture with its sweeping curve of grass thatch blends well with the lash green lawns. Azambezi is the … Read More

Itinerary

Our tours come with an Activity Package. This is an optional additional payment that covers what we consider to be ‘essential activities’ on our tours and therefore this itinerary has been written with these items included in the day-by-day itinerary. Ideally we would include all of these, but not everyone can afford this.

Day 01

Botswana - Ghanzi

After an early start, we say goodbye to Namibia and cross the Botswana border. Later we arrive at our lodge in Ghanzi and this evening we experience some traditional tribal dancing from the local San community.

Distance
±530km
Route
Windhoek to Ghanzi
Included Activities
Bushman Tribal dance in evening
Optional Activities
Bushman Walk
Day 02

Gateway to the Delta

Today we journey north towards Etsha and venture into the bush and our overnight camp on the banks of a beautiful lagoon.

Distance
±395km
Route
Ghanzi to Etsha 13
Day 02

Maun - Okavango Delta

Today we journey to the outback town of Maun.  The afternoon is spent relaxing and preparing for our adventure into the Okavango Delta.

Distance
±350km
Route
Ghanzi to Maun
Day 03

Okavango Delta

After a leisurely breakfast we depart on our boat cruise to Seronga via the winding channels of the Delta. A vehicle transfer sees us arrive at our base for the next two nights, where we settle in and prepare for our afternoon mokoro trip that ends with sundowners overlooking the waterways of the Delta.  The evening is spent around the campfire.

Route
Nguma Island Lodge to Jumbo Junction
Activity Package
Okavango Delta Excursion (camping)
Day 03

Okavango Delta

After breakfast, we board our plane, flying over the winding channels of the Delta.  A game drive to camp sees us arrive at our home for the next two nights.  Upon arrival we settle in and prepare for our afternoon sunset cruise in the waterways of the Delta.  Tonight we spend the evening around the campfire accompanied by the many sounds of the bush.  Those of you not doing the Delta excursion will remain behind in Maun for the next 2 nights, where you can relax or partake in optional activities including scenic flights and mokoro trips.

Distance
±30 min flightkm
Route
Maun to Okavango Delta
Activity Package
Okavango Delta Fly In Excursion
Day 04

Okavango Delta

An early start sees us head off on the crystal clear waters of the Okavango.  Water lily beds and palm islands make for the most scenic of experiences.  We stop at an island for a nature walk, where we have the possibility of seeing wildlife.  After breakfast, we return to camp to relax before heading out onto the water for a sunset cruise.

Optional Activities
Tips for Polers
Day 04

Okavango Delta

An early start sees us head off on the crystal clear waters of the Okavango.  Water lily beds and palm islands make for the most scenic of experiences.  We stop at an island for a nature walk where we have the possibility of seeing wildlife.  After breafkast, we return to camp to relax before heading out onto the water again for a sunset cruise

Optional Activities
Tips for Polers
Day 05

Okavango Delta - Caprivi Region

Today we bid farewell to the Delta and head north.  After being re-united with out truck, we enter Namibia.  Our overnight is located on the banks of the Okavango River in the Caprivi Strip of north-eastern Namibia.

Distance
±160km
Route
Okavango Delta to Rainbow River Lodge
Places
Caprivi Strip
Day 05

Nata

A morning game drive ends with our arrival at the airstrip where we bid farwell to the Delta.  A scenic flight gives us our last view of this breathaking water wonderland and the animals that inhabit it.  We meet up with our truck in Maun and head to Nata where the afternoon is spent exploring the enormous and world renowned Makgadikgadi salt pans.

Distance
±230km
Route
Maun to Nata
Activity Package
Visit to the Nata Pans
Places
Nata
Day 06

Kasane - Chobe National Park

This morning we travel through the Caprivi Strip and onto Kasane.  This afternoon we will enjoy a sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River.

Distance
±435km
Route
Rainbow River Lodge to Kasane
Activity Package
Chobe National Park Boat Cruise
Day 06

Chobe National Park

After continuing north to Kasane, we enjoy a sunset river cruise on the Chobe River (in the National Park) where animals such as hippos, buffalo and elephants are plentiful.

Distance
±315km
Route
Nata to Kasane
Optional Activities
Chobe National Park Game Drive
Activity Package
Chobe National Park Boat Cruise
Day 07

Botswana - Kasane - Zimbabwe - Victoria Falls

Established in 1968, the Chobe National Park covers approximately 11700 sq kms, encompassing floodplains, swamps and woodland.  We will rise early to enjoy a game drive through the park, in search of vast herd of elephants and a multitude of antelope including the rare sable.  After our game drive, we will pack our bags and head to Victoria Falls.

Distance
±100km
Route
Kasane to Victoria Falls
Activity Package
Chobe NP Game Drive
Vic Falls National Park Entry
Optional Activities
Zambezi Sunset Cruise
Day 07

Zimbabwe - Victoria Falls

On arrival in Victoria Falls we have time to plan the next day’s adventure activities before we visit the spectacular Victoria Falls and experience the thundering of the mighty Zambezi as it drops over 100m into the gorge below.

Distance
±100km
Route
Kasane to Victoria Falls
Optional Activities
Zambezi Sunset Cruise
Dinner Out Victoria Falls
Activity Package
Vic Falls National Park Entry
Day 08

Victoria Falls

Although your tour officially ends after breakfast, most people will spend the day White Water Rafting, a not-to-be-missed experience of a lifetime! Vic Falls offers many exciting activities so we recommend you add a post-tour night here.

Optional Activities
Morning Tram & Bridge Tour
Zambezi Sunset Cruise
Bungee Jump – Solo
Helicopter Flights
White Water Rafting

Activity Package

Below are all highlights that are part of the Activity Package. This is an optional additional payment that covers what we consider to be 'essential activities' on our tours. This payment is 100% transparent and is listed under the itinerary of the tour and in our pre departure information document.

  • Okavango Delta Excursion (camping)
  • Okavango Delta Fly In Excursion
  • Visit to the Nata Pans
  • Chobe National Park Boat Cruise
  • Chobe NP Game Drive
  • Vic Falls National Park Entry

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