11-day Luxury Victoria Falls and Botswana Safari
An 11-day luxury safari combining an exceptional Botswana safari with a scenic tour of Victoria Falls staying at only the best luxury safari lodges along the way.
- From US$15220 pp (Our pricing)
- 11 days
- Botswana, Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta
- 10 nights accommodation; meals and drinks as indicated in the itinerary; road, water and air transfers; safari and sight-seeing activities as indicated in the itinerary
This 11-day safari introduces the essential safari highlights of Botswana and combines the wilderness experience with a visit to the magnificent Victoria Falls and the unusual Makgadikgadi Pans National Park .
The Luxury Victoria Falls and Botswana Safari starts with two days in the wonderful Victoria Falls. Follow that with a game-viewing safari bonanza in the Okavango Delta spending three nights in the sensational Linyanti area and three nights in the Vumbura flood plains. With a generous topping of two nights in the eerie Makgadikgadi salt pans, this is an affordable best-of-the-best safari.
Accommodation is in well-appointed and comfortable lodges, hand-picked for their quality of service, good value, beautiful locations and of course for their exceptional safaris.
The Victoria Falls and Botswana Highlights Safari is a flexible 11-day safari. You can add or remove days and change the accommodation options to suit your preference and budget; you can also opt for fly-in or self-drive for most of the sections.
Enquire Now and let your Travel Expert tailor-make a Botswana highlights safari for you and provide current advice about visiting Victoria Falls.
Day 1 and 2: Victoria Falls
Welcome to Africa. The small Livingstone International Airport is a quaint welcome and the road transfer to your Victoria Falls accommodation goes by way of the narrow tar road hedged in by the voracious Zambian bush.
Two nights within earshot and view of the tremendous Victoria Falls spray, offers you time enough to explore the falls and enjoy some of the varied activities on offer.
Activities range from insane to serene. White water rafting and bungi jumping compete with river cruises and game drives. The choice is yours and the hotel has an activity centre to help you plan and book everything.
Accommodation: Tongabezi Lodge
Day 3, 4 and 5: Linyanti, Okavango Delta
After breakfast, you will be transferred by road from Tongabezi Lodge to Kasane Airport for an onward air transfer to Zarafa Camp, where you will stay for 3 nights.
Zarafa Camp is blessed with an extraordinary location in the eastern sector of the Selinda Reserve. The site is about 2 km south east of the old Zibadianja camp and is situated overlooking the vast savannas and floodplains of the Zibadianja Lagoon under cool and shady Jackalberry and Red Ivory forests. The uninterrupted views from every part of the camp over these productive floodplains are truly breathtaking. The enormous shady trees, the palm fringed savannahs, the abundant wildlife and bird life concentrations in front of the elevated camp are characteristic of this area.
Activities offered at Zarafa include game drives, night drives, and walks can be arranged on request.
Accommodation: Zarafa Camp
Day 6, 7 and 8: Vumbura Plains, Okavango Delta
Following the morning activity (time permitting) and breakfast, you will be transferred by air to Vumbura Plains, where you will stay for 3 nights.
Vumbura Plains is a luxury camp situated in a private concession in the extreme north of the Delta. The concession, which is leased from the neighbouring community, includes a wide variety of habitats, diverse wildlife and an enormous traversing area of 60 000 hectares (130 000 acres).
What makes the Vumbura concession so unique is its position on the extreme north of the Okavango. This position encompasses such a wide variety of habitats and species that it has representatives of just about every animal that occurs in the Okavango biome.
Accommodation: Vumbura Plains
Day 9 and 10: Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Following the morning activity (time permitting) and breakfast, you will be transferred by air from Vumbura Plains to Jacks Camp, where you will stay for 2 nights.
Jack's Camp is located in the Kalahari Desert on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans, the largest salt pans in the world. Jack's Camp is a classic desert safari camp that offers a unique safari experience, providing guests with an insight into the areas geology, archaeology and anthropology on a range of activities.
Accommodation: Jacks Camp
Day 11: Maun
After the morning activity (time permitting) and breakfast you will be transferred by light aircraft to Maun Airport for your onward travel arrangements.
You may find it convenient to reverse the holiday starting in Victoria Falls(Livingstone International) and ending in Maun (Botswana); or starting and ending in Vic Falls… the options are limitless so talk to your Travel Expert now to start African Holiday.
Customers who enquire about this tour end up making many changes to the standard itinerary. Below are the most recent variations of this base tour booked by us for our clients. Have a look at their itineraries, see what changes they requested, what the final cost was and read what they have to say about their holidays.
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