9 Day Best of Botswana Luxury Overland

From R 17950

DURATION:

9 DAYS

STARTING POINT:

VICTORIA FALLS

ENDING POINT:

JOHANNESBURG

TOUR TYPE:

Overland Tour

TOUR CODE:

ANOLBB9

Mokoro Ride Okavango Delta Botswana

A short luxury overland safari with lots on offer. Experience the best of Botswana has to offer. and the mighty Victoria Falls - one of the largest waterfalls in the world and a natural wonder.

Starting in Victoria falls, one of the largest waterfalls in the world and a natural wonder, you will cross the border into Botswana and make your way to Kasane and the Chobe National Park. Enjoy a 4x4 safari and a boat cruise in search of the local wildlife. Next we make our way through Nata and towards Maun for your trip into the Okavango Delta. You will experience nature walks, mokoro rides and a beuty like no other in the Okavango Delta. Next up we make our way down to Ghanzi in the central Kalahari and the hoem of the San People. From here we make the great trek back to Joburg where this 9 day luxury safari ends.

9 Day Best of Botswana Luxury Overland

Day 1

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.

Meals Included: Dinner
Activity Package: Victoria Falls National Park Entry Fee

Day 2

Victoria Falls – Kasane

After breakfast we travel the short distance to the Botswana border, crossing into Botswana we set up camp on the banks of the Chobe River.
Our afternoon is set aside for exploring the Chobe National Park. For those who have purchased the Activity Package 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 afternoon ends with a leisurely boat cruise and a meal served around the campfire.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Activity Package: Chobe National Park and Game Drive and Chobe National Park Boat Cruise

Day 3

Kasane – Nata

We leave Kasane and travel south towards Nata. Some people also call this route the “game drive route”, as you might see some wildlife while travelling through the area. Upon arrival we will be able to relax and spend some time at the lodge. If times allows we have some activities available to enjoy at sunset.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4

Nata – Maun

Our journey today takes us across the northern reaches of the Makgadigadi Pans, the road from Nata to Maun is lined with majestic examples of the iconic Baobab tree and we will catch glimpses of the extensive pans that stretch out to the South. As portion of our route bisects the Nxai Pan and Makgadigadi National Parks, if we are lucky we may encounter some of the wildlife that roams this vast protected area.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5

Maun – Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is a unique and unusual ecosystem which 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. This morning we board our plane and take a scenic flight over the Delta to our overnight accommodation for the next two nights.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Activity Package: 2-night Okavango Delta Excursion

Day 6

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 makoro rides, nature walks a game drive and a boat cruise. The Okavango Delta is not only a natural wonder, but represents one of the last great wilderness areas in the world today.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Okavango Delta – Central Kalahari

Leaving the Delta behind us this morning we make our way to our overnight stop in the Ghanzi district in the central Kalahari. Upon arrival you will experience the very unique dancing and storytelling activity.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8

Central Kalahari – Kang

We will leave the Central Kalahari and the San community. 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 afternoon we travel south on the Trans-Kalahari highway to our overnight stop in the small town of Kang, the gateway to the Kalahari.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9

Kang – Johannesburg

A long day awaits us as we continue our journey south to Johannesburg and South Africa. Leaving the Kalahari behind we cross the North-West Province, arriving at Belvedere Estate in the late afternoon. All travellers are invited to join us tonight for an optional traditional meal, this can be booked with your guide on the day before arrival. Many great tales are shared and tonight presents an opportunity to join fellow travellers in celebrating the many wonders of African travel.

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 pre-book and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.
• Okavango Delta excursion
• Chobe National Park boat cruise
• Chobe National Park game drive
• Vic Falls National Park entry

Standard Tour Price – R17950
German Guided Tour Price – R21950
Single Supplement – R2100
Activity Package – R15620

Includes:

Meals as specified, accommodation, guides, included highlights and transport in specialised luxury vehicle.

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 Best of Botswana Luxury Overland

R17,950.00

A short luxury overland safari with lots on offer. Experience the best of Botswana has to offer. and the mighty Victoria Falls – one of the largest waterfalls in the world and a natural wonder.

Starting in Victoria falls, one of the largest waterfalls in the world and a natural wonder, you will cross the border into Botswana and make your way to Kasane and the Chobe National Park. Enjoy a 4×4 safari and a boat cruise in search of the local wildlife. Next we make our way through Nata and towards Maun for your trip into the Okavango Delta. You will experience nature walks, mokoro rides and a beuty like no other in the Okavango Delta. Next up we make our way down to Ghanzi in the central Kalahari and the hoem of the San People. From here we make the great trek back to Joburg where this 9 day luxury safari ends.

Description

Day 1

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.

Meals Included: Dinner
Activity Package: Victoria Falls National Park Entry Fee

Day 2

Victoria Falls – Kasane

After breakfast we travel the short distance to the Botswana border, crossing into Botswana we set up camp on the banks of the Chobe River.
Our afternoon is set aside for exploring the Chobe National Park. For those who have purchased the Activity Package 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 afternoon ends with a leisurely boat cruise and a meal served around the campfire.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Activity Package: Chobe National Park and Game Drive and Chobe National Park Boat Cruise

Day 3

Kasane – Nata

We leave Kasane and travel south towards Nata. Some people also call this route the “game drive route”, as you might see some wildlife while travelling through the area. Upon arrival we will be able to relax and spend some time at the lodge. If times allows we have some activities available to enjoy at sunset.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4

Nata – Maun

Our journey today takes us across the northern reaches of the Makgadigadi Pans, the road from Nata to Maun is lined with majestic examples of the iconic Baobab tree and we will catch glimpses of the extensive pans that stretch out to the South. As portion of our route bisects the Nxai Pan and Makgadigadi National Parks, if we are lucky we may encounter some of the wildlife that roams this vast protected area.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5

Maun – Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is a unique and unusual ecosystem which 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. This morning we board our plane and take a scenic flight over the Delta to our overnight accommodation for the next two nights.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Activity Package: 2-night Okavango Delta Excursion

Day 6

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 makoro rides, nature walks a game drive and a boat cruise. The Okavango Delta is not only a natural wonder, but represents one of the last great wilderness areas in the world today.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Okavango Delta – Central Kalahari

Leaving the Delta behind us this morning we make our way to our overnight stop in the Ghanzi district in the central Kalahari. Upon arrival you will experience the very unique dancing and storytelling activity.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8

Central Kalahari – Kang

We will leave the Central Kalahari and the San community. 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 afternoon we travel south on the Trans-Kalahari highway to our overnight stop in the small town of Kang, the gateway to the Kalahari.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9

Kang – Johannesburg

A long day awaits us as we continue our journey south to Johannesburg and South Africa. Leaving the Kalahari behind we cross the North-West Province, arriving at Belvedere Estate in the late afternoon. All travellers are invited to join us tonight for an optional traditional meal, this can be booked with your guide on the day before arrival. Many great tales are shared and tonight presents an opportunity to join fellow travellers in celebrating the many wonders of African travel.

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 pre-book and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.
• Okavango Delta excursion
• Chobe National Park boat cruise
• Chobe National Park game drive
• Vic Falls National Park entry

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