Overview

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.

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

Nomad can book accommodation before and after your tour.

Pre Tour Accommodation - Victoria Falls

From R1,700
  Airport Transfer Available Elephant Hills

The Elephant Hills Inter Continental Hotel is a 276 room resort hotel. The rooms are designed to meet guests’ every need. All rooms are fully air conditioned and en suite with bath and shower. Every room also has a private balcony with views of the Zambezi River or 18-hole golf … Read More

Post Tour Accommodation - Johannesburg

From R675
  Airport Transfer Available Belvedere Estate

Recently purchased by Nomad Adventure Tours, Belvedere Estate is a 4 star establishment with 15 en-suite, fully equipped, self-catering rooms, a sparkling swimming pool, braai boma, two lounges, dining area, snooker room, bar and friendly, welcoming staff. With a range of snacks, lunch and dining options, we welcome you as … 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

Zimbabwe – Victoria Falls – Botswana - Kasane

Stand beside the “smoke that thunders” watching and listening as the roar of 546 m³ of water, minute by minute, plunges down into a 100 m deep gorge below.  Besides the falls themselves there are numerous land and water based activities to keep you busy for a day or two prior to your tour beginning.

Distance
±100km
Route
Victoria Falls to Kasane
Optional Activities
Morning Tram & Bridge Tour
Zambezi Sunset Cruise
Bungee Jump – Solo
Helicopter Flights
White Water Rafting
Activity Package
Vic Falls National Park Entry
Day 02

Kasane - Botswana

Established in 1968, the Chobe National Park covers approximately 11700 sq kms, encompassing floodplains, swamps and woodland.  Take advantage of your time here by enjoying a game drive through the park, in search of vast herd of elephants and a multitude of antelope including the rare sable.

Activity Package
Chobe National Park Boat Cruise
Day 03

Maun

We drive through to Maun. On arrival we will pack small overnight bags and prepare for our 2-day expedition into the Okavango. The rivers leading to the Okavango Delta have no passage to the ocean and irrigate instead some 15,000 square km’s of Kalahari Desert – forming the world’s largest inland Delta.

Distance
±680km
Route
Kasane to Maun
Places
Optional Activities
Scenic Flight over Okavango Delta (7 seat plane – time permitting)
Day 04

Okavango Delta

During your time in the Delta we enjoy the best nature has to offer. We travel into the Delta on a large 4×4 vehicle – in high water season boats are used. We join up with some of the local people and set up our bush camp for the next 2 nights. We go on nature walks and explore the Delta by mokoro traditional canoe (water level dependant). The Delta is truly spectacular and an unforgettable experience as the wild animals here are not used to people. Simply sitting and relaxing often results in rewarding bird or game viewing.
Please note: if you have not purchased the Activity Package you will stay at the campsite in Maun for the following 2 days.

Route
Maun to Okavango Delta
Activity Package
3 Day Delta Drive In (camping)
Day 04

Okavango Delta

In the morning we board our planes and head into the Delta. After a wonderful scenic flight we arrive at our base for the next two days. During your time in the Delta we enjoy the best nature has to offer. We go on nature walks and explore the Delta by mokoro traditional canoe (water level dependant). The Delta is truly spectacular and an unforgettable experience as the wild animals here are not used to people. Simply sitting and relaxing often results in rewarding bird or game viewing.
Please note: if you have not purchased the Activity Package you will stay at the accommodation in Maun for the following 2 days.

Distance
±30 min flightkm
Route
Maun to Okavango Delta
Activity Package
Okavango Delta Excursion (Accommodated)
Day 05

Okavango Delta

Today we spend our time in the Okavango Delta, exploring the waterways by traditional mokoro (traditional canoe) and also explore the Delta on foot with our nature walk.

Optional Activities
Tips for Polers
Day 05

Okavango Delta

Today we will continue exploring the Okavango Delta by mokoro (traditional canoe) and a enjoy a nature walk.

Optional Activities
Tips for Polers
Day 06

Nata

We leave the Delta behind us and travel east towards the town of Nata, near the Makgadikgadi Pans. The shady tree canopy surrounding the lodge is a hive of activity, with a bird feeding area and active water feature providing the bird watcher with the opportunity of viewing a variety of species from the comfort of the pool deck. The Helmeted Guineafowl, Crested Francolin, Yellow Hornbill, Pied and Arrowmarked Babblers, Glossy Starling, Meyers Parrot and Paradise Whydah are just some of the species you may encounter during your stay at the lodge.

Distance
±230km
Route
Maun to Nata
Places
Nata
Day 07

Khama Rhino Sanctuary - Palapye

We leave Nata behind us and drive towards Palapye, located on the banks of the tranquil Lotsane River. We visit the Khama Rhino Sanctuary, a community based wildlife project, where we experience a game drive to view the protected Rhinos.

Distance
±645km
Route
Nata to Palapye
Places
Palapye
Activity Package
Khama Rhino Sanctuary Game Drive
Day 08

South Africa - Johannesburg

Today we cross the border into South Africa and after quite a long, yet scenic drive we will arrive in Johannesburg. South Africa’s city of gold has much to offer and should not be underestimated as a travel destination.

Distance
±565km
Route
Palapye to Johannesburg
Optional Activities
Dinner Out Johannesburg

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.

  • Vic Falls National Park Entry
  • Chobe National Park Boat Cruise
  • 3 Day Delta Drive In (camping)
  • Okavango Delta Excursion (Accommodated)
  • Khama Rhino Sanctuary Game Drive

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