• Elephants

  • Elephants

  • Cheetah

  • Chobe Boat Safari

  • Giraffe

  • Hippo

  • lion and buffalo

  • Lion

  • Motorboat

  • Mokoro

  • Okavango

Elephant Safari – Zambia/Botswana

This adventure safari forms a circular route around the Okavango Delta, starting in Kasane and ending in Livingstone, Zambia. The Elephant Safari offers a great value camping adventure through three countries – Botswana, Namibia and Zambia.

  • Sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River.
  • 2 nights in North Eastern Namibian National Parks – Caprivi area.
  • 1 night Tsodilo Hills – World Heritage Site.
  • Central Okavango Delta & mokoro excursions.
  • Motorboat in the Delta.
  • Optional game/scenic Delta flight.
  • 3 nights Moremi Game Reserve.
  • 3 nights Chobe National Park.
  • Optional visit to the Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia.
  • 1 night at a comfortable lodge in Livingstone.
Day 1
Kasane (L/D)

The safari officially begins in Kasane, Botswana, at 1:00pm. Pre-tour assistance with accommodation and transfers from Livingstone, Zambia or Kasane, Botswana, could be arranged, if required.

On arrival in Kasane your guide will give you a full safari briefing and take you shopping for your safari drinks. The first highlight of your safari will be a sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River. Camping will be in Kasane at a campsite with permanent ablutions.

Day 2
Kasane / Susuwe (B/L/D)

Depart Kasane early to cross the Namibian border and then drive to Susuwe National Park (3-4 hrs). After setting up camp you will explore the area on an afternoon game drive. Camping is in a designated campsite with bush ablutions.

Day 3
Susuwe / Okavango River (B/L/D)

This morning, rise with the sun and head west towards the Okavango River (4 hrs). Camp on the banks of the Okavango River overlooking Popa Falls and have the opportunity to visit these rapids in the afternoon. Camping is in a designated campsite with permanent ablutions.

Day 4
Susuwe / Okavango River (B/L/D)

This morning, rise with the sun and head west towards the Okavango River (4 hrs). Camp on the banks of the Okavango River overlooking Popa Falls and have the opportunity to visit these rapids in the afternoon. Camping is in a designated campsite with permanent Okavango River / Tsodilo Hills (B/L/D)

After a very early start, visit the jewel that is Mahango National Park before crossing the border to re-enter Botswana. Journey through to the World Heritage Site of Tsodilo Hills (4 hrs) and set up camp. This afternoon visit the museum and explore the walking trails around the ancient hills, home to thousands of traditional Bushmen paintings dating back to 800 AD. Camping is in a designated site with permanent ablutions.ablutions.

Day 5
Tsodilo Hills / Okavango Delta (B/L/D)

After an early breakfast, drive to the edge of the Okavango Delta (2 hrs), a special corner of paradise. Transfer your equipment to motorboats, cruise along the narrow papyrus-lined channels enjoying the exquisite birdlife of the region as well as the stunning landscape. Deeper in the Delta you will meet the local polers with their mokoro (a traditional dugout canoe) and enjoy a tranquil transfer to an island.

Spend two days exploring this beautiful area on mokoro excursions and taking guided walks on the islands and floodplains of the Okavango. Camp wild with bush ablutions.

Day 6
Okavango Delta (B/L/D)

At Okavango Delta

Day 7
Okavango Delta / Maun (B/L/D)

Inspired by the beauty of the Okavango you will travel south to Maun (4 hrs) and have the option of taking a scenic flight over the Delta to Maun (1 hr – min. 3 guests to guarantee the flight). This magical experience provides another perspective of the Okavango Delta’s unique water system and if you choose to take the flight, you will enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the Delta campsite writing postcards or reading a book while you wait for your afternoon flight. Your guide will travel to Maun with the vehicle to resupply for the next stage of your adventure. After collecting you at the airport, you will shop for drinks and then spend the night at a campsite just outside Maun with permanent ablution facilities.

Day 8
Maun / Moremi Game Reserve (B/L/D)

Maun / Moremi Game Reserve (B/L/D)
From Maun, drive through to Moremi Game Reserve (6 hrs, including game drive), one of the best wilderness areas of Botswana which covers swamp and dry areas. The next three days will be spent searching for the wide variety of wildlife and birds that this area is renowned for while absorbing the sounds and beauty of this region. Game drives in the early morning as the sun rises and in the late afternoon as the sun sets will be the norm. After your morning game drive, return to camp for lunch and a siesta. Camping will be in private designated campsites with bush ablutions.

Day 9
Moremi Game Reserve (B/L/D)

At Moremi Game Reserve

Day 10
Moremi Game Reserve (B/L/D)

At Moremi Game Reserve

Day 11
Moremi / Savuti (B/L/D)

Chobe National Park with its diverse and striking landscapes will be your next destination. As you continue your search for wildlife, you will traverse the drier region of Savuti (5-6 hrs) where bull elephants dot the plains.

Day 12
Savuti / Chobe River (B/L/D)

Head northwards (5 hrs) to the Chobe River where your game drives will meander along the banks of the river, followed by the call of the majestic African Fish Eagle. Camping will be in private designated areas with bush ablutions.

Day 13
Chobe River (B/L/D)

At Chobe River

Day 14
Chobe River / Livingstone (B/L)

After a morning game drive, cross the Zambezi River by ferry and drive to Livingstone (2-3 hrs) on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls (visa required), where you will spend the night at a comfortable lodge. In the afternoon visit the thunderous Victoria Falls and shop for curios. Dinner will be at your own expense at the lodge.

Day 15
Livingstone (B)

The safari officially ends at 10.00 am today. Post-tour accommodation, activities and transfers to Livingstone airport or lodges, Victoria Falls airport or lodges or Kasane, Botswana can be arranged at an additional cost. Activities in Livingstone include white water rafting down the Zambezi Gorge, canoeing on the upper Zambezi, elephant rides and helicopter flights over the Victoria Falls.

Land cost per person on twin sharing basis.
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Travel Protection is offered by us and is an additional cost.

Includes:
  • Accommodation (spacious bow tents with mattresses), rooms at a comfortable lodge in Livingstone.
  • Transfers and activities as per the itinerary.
  • Meals as indicated (B – breakfast, L –lunch, D – dinner) and tea/coffee.
  • Services of a Professional Guide and Camp Assistant.
  • Botswana park fees for activities included on itinerary and transport in specialized safari vehicles.
Excludes:
  • Restaurant meals (Livingstone).
  • Entrance to the Falls.
  • Visas, airport transfers, tips, curios.
  • Optional excursions (scenic flight over the Delta and activities in Livingstone/Victoria Falls).
  • Beverages (alcohol, soft drinks and bottled mineral water).
  • Insurance to cover for cancellation and curtailment, medical, baggage, emergency evacuation.
  • Sleeping bag (and small pillow) on all camping sectors.
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