INCLUDES: Accommodation, meals as specified, all soft drinks and local alcoholic brands, laundry, land transportation, all inter-reserves light aircraft flights, safari activities, emergency medical evacuation, airport transfers and park fees.
EXCLUDES: Any airfare other than mentioned above, airport taxes, visa fees, optional activities, travel insurance, tips and gratuities and all items of a personal nature.
2013 DEPARTURE DATES: Daily with a minimum of 2 people.
Arrive at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport where you are met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at the Westcliff Hotel on bed and breakfast basis.
Days 2 & 3: Maun - Okavango Delta
On the morning of day 2, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Maun. Upon arrival at Maun Airport you will be warmly welcomed by our representative, who will direct you onto your light aircraft flight to Sanctuary Chief’s Camp on Chief’s Island in the Okavango Delta where you will spend the next two nights. A maze of sparkling lagoons, meandering channels and overgrown islands teeming with wildlife, the Okavango Delta likes like a sparkling jewel at the heart of the Kalahari Desert. Adapted for a life in and out of the water, the elegant red lechwe and shy sitatunga are found in this watery wilderness. Lion, leopard, cheetah and African wild dog share the floodplains with large herds of elephant and buffalo. Hippos inhabit the deeper channels and lagoons, while honey badger can be seen in broad daylight. Your stay includes all meals daily, teas, coffees, local brand drinks, game viewing activities, park fees and laundry.
Activities include morning and afternoon game drives and seasonal mokoro excursions. Overnights at Chief Island Camp on full board basis.
Day 4 & 5: Okavango Delta Today you will be flown by light aircraft to Pom Pom Airstrip for your game drive transfer to your next lodge in another area of the Delta. .
Spend two nights at Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp. Accommodation is in a sleek ensuite safari tent, which boasts a romantic sala that offers breathtaking views over the channel.
Adventures include a combination of water and wildlife on twice-daily game drives in open 4 x 4 safari vehicles, guided walks, spotlit night game drives, boating and mokoro (dugout canoe) adventures in the Delta, guided walks
and excellent birdwatching. A scenic helicopter flight and transfers are available at an additional cost. Overnights at Xaranna Camp on full board basis.
Days 6 & 7: Chobe National Park On Day 6, you will hop aboard a light aircraft for your flight to Kasane airport, where you will be met and driven to Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero. Further north from the Okavango Delta lies Chobe National Park, encompassing 11 000 km² of wilderness, bordered in the north by the beautiful Chobe River. Throughout the year, herds of buffalo and elephant can be seen drinking at the river’s edge, with their numbers swelling into hundreds and thousands during the dry season. Two region specific antelope, the puku and the Chobe bushbuck, cannot be seen anywhere in Botswana except on the Chobe riverfront.Adventures include game drives led by professional guides, motorised boat safaris, sundowner cruises on the Chobe River and fishing excursions (pre-booking is advised). Overnights at Chobe Chilwero Lodge on full board basis.
Days 8 & 9: Livingstone On Day 8 after breakfast, you will be driven to Kasane, where a vehicle will be waiting to take you to Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma – clearing Zambian customs and immigration en route. Victoria Falls is one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles. Declared a World Heritage Site, the Falls are the stuff of legends, romance and myth. Long before the Scottish missionary and explorer Dr David Livingstone ‘discovered’ the Falls in 1855, the local Batonga people had named them Mosi-oa-Tunya, ‘the smoke that thunders’. Today the village rightly claims the title of Adrenaline Capital of Africa, home to a seemingly endless variety of adventure sports from bungee jumping to canoeing and white water rafting. Unwind fortwo nights at Sanctuary Sussi & Chumain a tree house with ensuite bathroom with shower only. Your stay includes all game viewing activities, a tour of the Falls (excluding Heritage Fee) and village tour, sundowner cruise, park fees, laundry and return transportation between Livingstone Airport and Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma. Day 10: Livingstone - Johannesburg After a mouth-watering breakfast, we wave a fond farewell as you are driven to Livingstone Airport for your flight to Johannesburg where you connect with your homebound flight..