9 Day Johannesburg to Victoria Falls Tour

From R 9950

DURATION:

9 DAYS

STARTING POINT:

JOHANNESBURG

ENDING POINT:

VICTORIA FALLS

TOUR TYPE:

Overland Tour

TOUR CODE:

ANOJV9

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A short overland adventure with lots on offer. Experience the best of Botswana and the mighty Victoria Falls, a natural wonder of the world.

Starting in Joburg you will cross the border into Botswana and make your way toward Maun where you will do an excursion into the Okavango Delta. Next you will head North into Namibia’s Caprivi strip and make your way to the Chobe River where you cross back into Botswana. Your tour finishes in Victoria falls where there are plenty of activities for you to experience.

This short tour crams a lot into a short amount of time and is perfect for those who have little time but would like to see a lot of destinations.

* Trip Also available in reverse order If you want to Start in Victoria Falls and finish in Johannesburg.

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9 Day Johannesburg to Victoria Falls Tour

Day 1

Johannesburg –  Kalahari Gateway

Leaving behind the city of Johannesburg, we travel through the North-West Province to the Botswana border. After completing border formalities we continue on the Trans-Kalahari highway to our overnight stop in the small village of Kang, the gateway to the Kalahari.

Optional Activity: N/A

Activity Package: N/A

Day 2

Kalahari Gateway – Kalahari

After breakfast we venture deeper into the Central Kalahari and our camp in the Ghanzi district, here we will spend time getting to know the fascinating San people. After lunch we will join our San guides for a guided walk that will introduce us to the many secrets of their survival in the Kalahari Desert. The nomadic San are hunter-gatherers that have passed down a rich knowledge of the plants and animals that play such an important part in their lifestyle. This evening we will get a first-hand experience of the San culture, well known for its rich traditions of song, dance and story-telling.

Activity Package: Bush walk with San guides

Included Activity: San Evening Dance Performance

Day 3

Kalahari – Maun

This morning we bid farewell to the San and make our way to Maun, gateway to the Okavango Delta. There will be time this afternoon for those who wish to enjoy an optional Scenic Flight over the Okavango Delta. Your guides will brief you this evening on what you will need for the upcoming Delta Excursions, please note that baggage restrictions apply for transfers to our camps so a small daypack or similar is advisable.

Optional Activity: Okavango Delta Scenic Flight

Activity Package: N/A

Day 4

Okavango Delta

This morning we embark on our exploration of the Okavango Delta, one of Africa’s great wilderness areas. This unique and unusual ecosystem sees the annual flood waters of the Okavango River fan out into the sands of the Kalahari Basin. The seasonality of the flood waters lends the Delta its ever changing character. While water levels may fluctuate the tranquillity of this wilderness area remains constant.

Optional Activity: N/A

Activity Package: Okavango Delta excursion

Day 5

Okavango Delta

A full day is set aside to enjoy the activities on offer in the Delta, while the programme of activities is flexible to accommodate the seasonal changes in water levels, you will have the opportunity to enjoy amongst other activities traditional Mokoro rides and natures walks. The Okavango Delta is not only a natural wonder, but represents one of the last unspoilt wilderness areas in the world today.

Optional Activity: N/A 

Day 6

Okavango Delta – Caprivi Region

Leaving the Delta behind us this morning we make our way across the border into Namibia and travel to the Caprivi Strip, part of our day is spent travelling through wildlife areas and there is always the possibility of a lucky sighting. We overnight a short distance from the Botswana border as we prepare for an exciting day of activities in the Chobe National Park tomorrow.

 Optional Activity: N/A

Day 7

Caprivi Region – Kasane

We enjoy our breakfast in Namibia this morning before returning to Botswana and our camp on the banks of the Chobe River. Lunch will be served from the truck and the afternoon is set aside for exploring the Chobe National Park. We begin our exploration in 4×4 vehicles, which allows us an up close and personal experience with the many Elephants that frequent the Chobe riverfront in the afternoons. The day ends with a leisurely Boat Cruise and a meal served around the campfire.

Optional Activity: N/A

Activity Package:  Chobe National Park game drive, Chobe National Park boat cruise

Day 8

Kasane – Victoria Falls

With the memories of our wildlife encounters firmly etched in our minds, we cross the border to Zimbabwe this morning and travel the short distance to Victoria Falls. Today we visit the spectacular Victoria Falls, also known by the local name of “Mosi-oa Tunya” (the smoke that thunders). While much of today is dedicated to viewing the mighty Zambezi River as it drops into the Batoka Gorge below, the bustling adventure town of Victoria Falls also offers a range of optional activities for those wanting a dose of adrenaline in the afternoon. For the more relaxed traveller there are craft markets to explore and a delicious high tea is on offer at the Victoria Falls Hotel. Tonight we enjoy an optional dinner out, your guide will assist you to decide on the many options available.

Optional Activity:  Dinner at Victoria Falls, Boma Dinner Experience, Sunset Cruise, Gorge Swing, Helicopter Flights, Bungee Jump

Activity Package: Victoria Falls National Park Entry Fee

 Day 9

Victoria Falls

With the many activities on offer in Victoria Falls, today is the perfect day for the adventure that most suits your style. Whether rafting the mighty Zambezi River or enjoying a scenic flight over the falls below, this is your day to enjoy the many attractions on offer in Victoria Falls.

Optional Activities:  Canoe Trips Victoria Falls, Whitewater Rafting Victoria Falls

Activity Package

Listed below are activities and highlights that form part of an “Optional Activity Package”.  You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be “essential activities” on our tours.  The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don’t book the package, the activities won’t be included.  We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.

  • Bush walk with San guides
  • Okavango Delta excursion
  • Okavango Delta excursion
  • Chobe National Park game drive
  • Chobe National Park boat cruise
  • Victoria Falls National Park Entry Fee

Camping – R9950 excl Activity Package

Camping Single Supplement – R630

Camping Activity Package – R6820

Accommodated – R12,950 excl Activity Package

Accommodated Single Supplement – R1890

Accommodated Activity Package – R14,560

Includes:

Meals (Breakfast x 8 / Lunch x 8 / Dinner x 7) (unless otherwise specified, all meals are prepared and served at the truck), accommodation, guides and transport

Excludes:

All items of a personal nature, entrance fees, alcohol, soft drinks, bottled water, snacks, souvenirs, tips, activity package and optional activities

Please note that maps shown are a rough guide. Exact locations and routes might differ slightly to what is shown. Please refer to the tour itinerary for a more precise route.

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9 Day Johannesburg to Victoria Falls Tour

R9,950.00

A short overland adventure with lots on offer. Experience the best of Botswana and the mighty Victoria Falls, a natural wonder of the world.

Starting in Joburg you will cross the border into Botswana and make your way toward Maun where you will do an excursion into the Okavango Delta. Next you will head North into Namibia’s Caprivi strip and make your way to the Chobe River where you cross back into Botswana. Your tour finishes in Victoria falls where there are plenty of activities for you to experience.

This short tour crams a lot into a short amount of time and is perfect for those who have little time but would like to see a lot of destinations.

* Trip Also available in reverse order If you want to Start in Victoria Falls and finish in Johannesburg.

Product Description

Day 1

Johannesburg –  Kalahari Gateway

Leaving behind the city of Johannesburg, we travel through the North-West Province to the Botswana border. After completing border formalities we continue on the Trans-Kalahari highway to our overnight stop in the small village of Kang, the gateway to the Kalahari.

Optional Activity: N/A

Activity Package: N/A

Day 2

Kalahari Gateway – Kalahari

After breakfast we venture deeper into the Central Kalahari and our camp in the Ghanzi district, here we will spend time getting to know the fascinating San people. After lunch we will join our San guides for a guided walk that will introduce us to the many secrets of their survival in the Kalahari Desert. The nomadic San are hunter-gatherers that have passed down a rich knowledge of the plants and animals that play such an important part in their lifestyle. This evening we will get a first-hand experience of the San culture, well known for its rich traditions of song, dance and story-telling.

Activity Package: Bush walk with San guides

Included Activity: San Evening Dance Performance

Day 3

Kalahari – Maun

This morning we bid farewell to the San and make our way to Maun, gateway to the Okavango Delta. There will be time this afternoon for those who wish to enjoy an optional Scenic Flight over the Okavango Delta. Your guides will brief you this evening on what you will need for the upcoming Delta Excursions, please note that baggage restrictions apply for transfers to our camps so a small daypack or similar is advisable.

Optional Activity: Okavango Delta Scenic Flight

Activity Package: N/A

Day 4

Okavango Delta

This morning we embark on our exploration of the Okavango Delta, one of Africa’s great wilderness areas. This unique and unusual ecosystem sees the annual flood waters of the Okavango River fan out into the sands of the Kalahari Basin. The seasonality of the flood waters lends the Delta its ever changing character. While water levels may fluctuate the tranquillity of this wilderness area remains constant.

Optional Activity: N/A

Activity Package: Okavango Delta excursion

Day 5

Okavango Delta

A full day is set aside to enjoy the activities on offer in the Delta, while the programme of activities is flexible to accommodate the seasonal changes in water levels, you will have the opportunity to enjoy amongst other activities traditional Mokoro rides and natures walks. The Okavango Delta is not only a natural wonder, but represents one of the last unspoilt wilderness areas in the world today.

Optional Activity: N/A 

Day 6

Okavango Delta – Caprivi Region

Leaving the Delta behind us this morning we make our way across the border into Namibia and travel to the Caprivi Strip, part of our day is spent travelling through wildlife areas and there is always the possibility of a lucky sighting. We overnight a short distance from the Botswana border as we prepare for an exciting day of activities in the Chobe National Park tomorrow.

 Optional Activity: N/A

Day 7

Caprivi Region – Kasane

We enjoy our breakfast in Namibia this morning before returning to Botswana and our camp on the banks of the Chobe River. Lunch will be served from the truck and the afternoon is set aside for exploring the Chobe National Park. We begin our exploration in 4×4 vehicles, which allows us an up close and personal experience with the many Elephants that frequent the Chobe riverfront in the afternoons. The day ends with a leisurely Boat Cruise and a meal served around the campfire.

Optional Activity: N/A

Activity Package:  Chobe National Park game drive, Chobe National Park boat cruise

Day 8

Kasane – Victoria Falls

With the memories of our wildlife encounters firmly etched in our minds, we cross the border to Zimbabwe this morning and travel the short distance to Victoria Falls. Today we visit the spectacular Victoria Falls, also known by the local name of “Mosi-oa Tunya” (the smoke that thunders). While much of today is dedicated to viewing the mighty Zambezi River as it drops into the Batoka Gorge below, the bustling adventure town of Victoria Falls also offers a range of optional activities for those wanting a dose of adrenaline in the afternoon. For the more relaxed traveller there are craft markets to explore and a delicious high tea is on offer at the Victoria Falls Hotel. Tonight we enjoy an optional dinner out, your guide will assist you to decide on the many options available.

Optional Activity:  Dinner at Victoria Falls, Boma Dinner Experience, Sunset Cruise, Gorge Swing, Helicopter Flights, Bungee Jump

Activity Package: Victoria Falls National Park Entry Fee

 Day 9

Victoria Falls

With the many activities on offer in Victoria Falls, today is the perfect day for the adventure that most suits your style. Whether rafting the mighty Zambezi River or enjoying a scenic flight over the falls below, this is your day to enjoy the many attractions on offer in Victoria Falls.

Optional Activities:  Canoe Trips Victoria Falls, Whitewater Rafting Victoria Falls

Activity Package

Listed below are activities and highlights that form part of an “Optional Activity Package”.  You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be “essential activities” on our tours.  The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don’t book the package, the activities won’t be included.  We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.

  • Bush walk with San guides
  • Okavango Delta excursion
  • Okavango Delta excursion
  • Chobe National Park game drive
  • Chobe National Park boat cruise
  • Victoria Falls National Park Entry Fee

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