12-day Delta & Wildlife Adventure

Starting in Chobe National Park and finishing in Victoria Falls, our 12-day Delta and Wildlife Adventure small group lodge tour explores the untouched natural beauty and wildlife of Botswana. Starting with game viewing along the Chobe river and a breath-taking sunset at Makgadikgadi pans, you will also enjoy game viewing in open 4×4 vehicles in Moremi Game Reserve before boating, walking and mokoros in the pristine Okavango Delta. End your tour with the natural wonder of Victoria Falls.  This tour uses three to four star lodges, all with private en-suite facilities. One staff member takes care of the driving and guiding and hosting the clients while on tour. All breakfasts and dinners are enjoyed in the lodges.

Highlights

  • Maun
  • Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Chobe River Front
  • Katima Mulilo
  • Nata
  • Okavango Panhandle
  • Zimbabwe
  • Moremi Game Reserve
  • Namibia
  • Botswana

Tour Summary

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Full Day by Day Itinerary

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Day 1 – 2 : Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

The tour starts at 15h00 on Day 1 with a pre departure meeting in the foyer of Sprayview Hotel. Time is free to view Victoria Falls - without doubt one of the greatest and most spectacular sights in Africa. Time is spent at leisure to browse the local markets and to experience the many optional activities on offer in the adrenalin capital of Africa including helicopter flights over the Falls and to visit the Falls (own expense). Overnight Sprayview Hotel (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B. Dinner own account)

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Day 3 : Nata

Distance : 400kms (6hrs)
Departing after breakfast, we travel through Botswana to the Nata area. Late afternoon we visit the Makgadikgadi Pans for a truly unforgettable sunset over what remains of an ancient 6500km2 lake. Overnight Nata Lodge (or similar). (Accommodated - B & D)

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Day 4 – 5 : Moremi Game Reserve

Distance : 400kms (6hrs)
A 3 hour drive takes us to Maun, the gateway to the Okavango delta and Moremi game reserve. We change from our overland vehicle into open 4x4 vehicles and proceed to our accommodation situated at the edge of Moremi game reserve. Moremi is lush and varied, shallow flooded pans, plains and forests. It is one of Africa's finest areas for wildlife, with particularly high game densities including all major naturally occurring herbivore and carnivore species in the region and over 400 species of birds. Days are spent enjoying morning and afternoon game drives in the private concession and inside Moremi. Overnight Mogothlo Safari Lodge (or similar).   (Accommodated – B & D. Lunch on day 5 included)

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Day 6 : Maun

Distance : 70kms (2hrs)
A 2 hour transfer takes us back to Maun. The afternoon is free for an optional 1 hr scenic flight over the vast Okavango Delta (own expense).  Overnight Cresta Maun Hotel (or similar). (Accommodated – B & D)

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Day 7 – 8 : Okavango Panhandle

Distance : 350kms (5hrs)
Driving round the pan handle we traverse to the north west of the Okavango Delta. We arrive at Swamp Stop and our lodge on the edge of the Okavango Delta. The following day we travel by boat 30 minutes into the delta. We do mokoro & boat excursions in the back channels of the Nxamasire area of the delta. Game walks are also done on the smaller islands in the area subject to the water levels of the delta.Overnight Swampstop chalets. (Accommodated – B & D. Lunch on day 8 included)

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Day 9 : Katima Mulilo

Distance : 500kms (7hrs)
Departing the Delta we cross into Namibia and continue to the Eastern side of the Caprivi Strip. We arrive at our lodge overlooking the flood plains of the Zambezi River. Overnight Zambezi Mubala Lodge (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B & D)

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Day 10 – 11 : Chobe River Front

Distance : 120kms (2hrs)
Crossing back into Botswana we overnight on the banks of the Chobe River. Chobe is famous for its beautiful scenery, magnificent sunsets and abundance of wildlife and birdlife. The afternoon of arrival is free for an option game drive. Day 11 we relax on a morning game drive and a sunset game-viewing cruise on the Chobe River. Overnight Chobe Safari Lodge (or similar accommodation).  (Accommodated – B & D)

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Day 12 : Departure

Tour ends after breakfast with transfer to Kasane or Victoria Falls airport for onward flight. (B)

Included

11 nights accommodated with breakfast daily.
9 dinners & 2 lunches as per itinerary.
Activities as per itinerary.

Excluded

International flights
Pre/Post Tour Accommodation
Pre/Post Airport Transfers
Travel insurance
Meals where not specified.
Optional excursions, drinks, mineral water, gratuities and personal expenses.
Visas
Vaccinations
Increases in park fees, government taxes and levies and fuel