Upon your arrival into Victoria Falls Airport, you will be met and transferred by shared road transfer to Ilala Lodge (Standard Option) or The Elephant Camp (Superior Option) for two nights.
Ilala Lodge is situated close to Victoria Falls as well as to the town centre. Wild animals are often seen grazing the hotel lawns as the National Park borders the front of the property. The Lodge offers 32 en-suite rooms each with access to the lawns or a balcony with good views of the Victoria Falls. There is an à la carte restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a comprehensive wine list and cocktails.
The Elephant Camp is set on a private concession within and bounded by the Masuwe River and Zambezi gorges with breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls’ spray. This luxurious and intimate lodge has exclusive accommodation in just 12 luxury tented suites. All suites face the gorge and offer a private viewing deck, plunge pool and private lounge area.
Victoria Falls town lies on the southern bank of the Zambezi River at the eastern end of the Victoria Falls. It is a lovely tourist town which is easy to explore on foot and which offers a wide range of activities from the challenge of white water rafting and bungy jumping, to the awe-inspiring elephant back safaris and sunset cruises. It has something for everyone.
DAY 3 & 4: Chobe National Park
After breakfast, you will be transferred by road to Chobe Under Canvas (Standard Option) or Chobe Game Lodge (Superior Option) for two nights. (NB private transfer for Superior Option - transfer may be shared on Standard Option).
The Chobe River Front is a remarkable wildlife area due to the permanent water source of the Chobe River. The spectacle of all the animals coming to drink and frolic at the water's edge is one to behold. It is an area famous for its abundance of elephants, a variety of predators and, in addition, you are likely to see herds of buffalo and possibly even roan and sable antelope.
Day 5 & 6: Khwai Community Area or Okavango Delta
After a morning activity (time permitting) and an early breakfast, you will be transferred by road to Kasane Airport for the charter flight to Khwai Tented Camp (Standard Option) or Kanana Camp (Superior Option) for 2 nights.
Kanana Camp is set in the south western delta amongst grass covered islands formed by fertile eroded termite hills dotted with fig, palm and jackal berry trees. This traditional camp has an intimate and personal atmosphere with just 8 tents built among spectacular shady trees of ebony, acacia and sausage tree. The main lodge area is on raised decking encircling the trees and offers a dining and sitting area, a cocktail bar and a refreshing plunge pool. Activities at Kanana include day and night game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles, game viewing on mokoro excursions, guided walks, fishing, motor boating and sunset cruises. The waterways are lined with reeds and dotted with papyrus and tree islands in this picturesque and tranquil part of the delta.
Day 7 & 8: Okavango Delta
After an early morning activity (time permitting) and breakfast, you will be transferred to the airstrip for the charter flight to Pelo Camp (Standard Option) or Shinde Camp (Superior Option) for 2 nights.
Shinde is a magical hideaway in the wildlife abundant Shinde private concession, nestled within the shade of ancient jackal berries, water figs and knob thorns and built in a remote and exclusive setting on the edge of the permanent waters of the northern Okavango Delta. It is surrounded by clear waterways teeming with birdlife and game, and offering a wide variety of activities all year round. The camp consists of eight large en-suite safari style tents on timber decking furnished in elegant African style. Shinde also features a dining area, boma and a swimming pool. Activities include game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles which offer some of the finest dry land game viewing in Botswana with regular sightings of lion and leopard, exploring the water ways in mokoro, guided nature walks, night drives, motor boating and sunset cruises.
The Okavango Delta is one of the world's largest inland deltas situated in the middle of the largest stretch of continuous sand in the world - the Kalahari basin. This oasis in the middle of the desert is a rich yet fragile ecosystem, providing a life source for an incredible variety of wildlife. A wealth of species have adapted to the contrasting conditions created by living in the harsh Kalahari desert which is transformed annually with the arrival of the delta flood waters originating in Angola.
DAY 9: Travel to Maun
After an early morning activity (time permitting) and breakfast, you will be transferred to the airstrip for the charter flight to Maun Airport.
BOTSWANA HIGHLIGHTS: PRICES IN USD [MINIMUM 2 PAX]
Price Includes: transfer from Victoria Falls Airport to Ilala Lodge (Standard Option) or The Elephant Camp (Superior Option) for 2 Nights, transfer to Chobe Under Canvas (Standard Option) or Chobe Game Lodge (Superior Option) for 2 Nights, flight to Khwai Tented Camp (Standard Option) or Kanana Camp (Superior Option) for 2 nights, flight to Pelo Camp (Standard Option) or Shinde Camp (Superior Option) for 2 nights, flight to Maun
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Price Excludes: additional meals, all drinks and all activities at Ilala Lodge, additional activities from The Elephant Camp, premium imported wines, champagnes, spirits & liqueurs where drinks are included, errors and omissions, increases in park fees, government taxes and levies.
Kanana Camp and Shinde Camp are closed for January and February each year, but a Superior Option can be devised with alternative camps - please contact us for details.
Chobe Under Canvas is closed from 3 Jan to 2 Feb - please contact us for alternative options.
Pelo Camp is closed from Dec to Feb - for these dates Gunns Camp is included in the above rates.
Peak Season Supplements (per person per night):
Chobe Under Canvas: US 275 for Single Tent for 21 Dec to 31 Dec inclusive and US 105 for Single Tent on 1 & 2 Jan inclusive
Gunns Camp: US $40 for 23 Dec to 31 Dec inclusive
Single supplements are for accommodation only, applicable when travelling with more than 2 guests and excludes a flying surcharge for guests travelling solo – rates available on request.
Please note that where a booking crosses over 2 different rate periods e.g. Oct & Nov, neither rate is applicable – please request a special quote.
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