Immerse yourself in an African spectacle of a lifetime, as our Delta & Chobe Trail Safari Tour comes to life, embarking from the soul-stirring Zimbabwean locale, Victoria Falls, locally revered as “Mosi-oa Tunya” – the smoke that thunders. Beyond the rush of the falls, a Pandora’s box of thrills await, from the spine-tingling bungee jumps, the adrenaline-fueled white water rafting, to the tranquil exploration of artisanal wooden crafts at bustling local markets.
Our journey next unfurls as we enter The Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA), which is a remarkable cross-border conservation initiative, merging the territories of five African nations, as we head into the untouched wilds of Botswana. We navigate away from Victoria Falls, crossing over the border and penetrating the core of Botswana to nestle alongside the Chobe National Park’s serene banks. As part of our adventure, you’ll be cocooned in a river safari cruise, basking in the African sunset’s golden hues while comfortably ensconced on a river boat. Keep your eyes wide for a friendly tête-à-tête with a hippo or an elephant, and don’t forget the fluttering birdlife that adds a vibrant splash to the skies.
Chobe National Park is an explorer’s elysium, divided into four distinct sections that each hold unique wonders. Leaving behind Kasane for the Makgadikgadi Pans, we then swap our truck for the thrill of open 4×4 safari vehicles, rolling into the sprawling vistas of the Moremi Game Reserve. From the comfort of these sturdy beasts, you’ll encounter the park’s rich biodiversity up-close, basking in a full day of unparalleled safari drive viewing.
Our tour meanders next to the Khwai Conservation Area, where we anchor for two nights amidst the whispering savannah. We’ll seek out the noble beasts that grace these plains, adding an element of suspense to the adventure.
Prepare to be entranced by the jewel of Botswana, the unparalleled Okavango Delta, one of the world’s most extraordinary wilderness areas. Here we’ll trace the paths of the hippos in traditional dugout canoes, or ‘mokoros’, and journey on foot across the islands, soaking up the delta’s ethereal beauty. The Okavango Delta stands as an unmissable chapter in the book of Botswana.
Our trail blazes forth to Kavango River & Etosha National Park, a highlight to our journey. Our tour ends in the vibrant and contrasting cityscape of Windhoek, Namibia’s bustling capital.
Ready for a rollercoaster ride of African discovery and enchantment? The Delta & Chobe Trail Safari Tour awaits. Adventure is not a place; it’s a journey. Let us guide you through yours.
Day 1 – Victoria Falls
Today is your arrival day 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. If you wish to participate in the various activities available, please visit the offices of Shearwater, our preferred supplier (https://www.shearwatervictoriafalls.com/experience/, to book your activities. For the more relaxed traveller there are craft markets to explore and a delicious high tea is on offer at the Victoria Falls Hotel. You will meet your crew in the reception area of Shearwater at 17:00pm.
Day 2 – Victoria Falls – Kasane – Chobe National Park
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.
Day 3 – Kasane to Nata
We leave the banks of the Chobe River, and head south into the Kalahari Desert. You’ll notice the ‘bushveld’ change as you get closer to Nata, our overnight stop close to Botswana’s famous salt pans. This afternoon, after our arrival in Nata, we enjoy a guided drive to the Nata pans, which forms the breeding ground for a host of water birds including pelicans and flamingo in their thousands (birds dependant on seasonal migratory patterns).
Day 4 – Khwai Conservation Area
You will be separated from your Nomad 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. Today we make our way towards the Okavango Delta. Upon arrival in Maun, you will have the opportunity to go on an optional scenic flight over the Delta (time and weather permitting). After your optional flight, you will be collected from Maun and will be transferred to the Khwai Conservation area in smaller 4×4 safari type vehicles. Our guide will prepare us on what to expect for our afternoon mokoro excursion into the Okavango Delta.
Day 5 – Moremi Game Reserve
Today is a full day game drive as we spend most of our day on safari in the Moremi Game Reserve in search of the species that roam the plains. Expect some bumpy roads as we traverse this wilderness area in our 4×4 vehicles. 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 evening we arrive back at Khwai to share and compare all the amazing sightings while on safari.
Day 6 – Khwai to Maun
We will depart early this morning in our 4×4 vehicles and make our way back to Maun, where we will overnight, before heading for our next adventure in Namibia.
Day 7 – Maun to Divundu
We start early this morning as we continue north-west and cross the border into Namibia, venturing towards the Kavango River for our overnight stop in Divundu. We will stay at our lodge and enjoy a leisurely boat cruise on the beautiful Kavango River.
Day 8 – Divundu to Etosha
This morning we depart for the gates of Etosha National Park. With vast salt pans, savanna and woodland, Etosha is one of Africa’s finest game parks. At 18 000 sq km, it is one of the biggest Parks in Southern Africa. Etosha means “great white area”, which refers to the large dried pan in the middle of the Park. We will enjoy our first game drive as we enter the park and travel the short distance to our overnight rest camp for the night.
Day 9 – Windhoek
We will head out of camp this morning to explore the surrounding plains in search of the many animal species that call Etosha home. After enjoying our lunch back at camp, you will be met by a representative who will be transferring you to Windhoek. The shuttle service is expected to take between 4 – 5 hours. The shuttle service is offered exclusively to Nomad guests and the number of travellers is dependant on the number of guests booked. Sit back, relax and enjoy your drive to Namibia’s capital, Windhoek. Your tour will end upon arrival in the city in the late afternoon.
- On Request
- Small Group
- German Translator
- German Guided
Pre & Post Tour
Pre & Post Tour Accommodation
Nomad can book accommodation before and after your tour.
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