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Evening game drive Chobe

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Elephants beside Chobe River

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Okavango Delta

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Gliding through the Delta in a mokoro

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Rhino sighting on morning game drive

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Lions in the Moremi Game Reserve

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Victoria Falls

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Leopard in the Okavango

Classic Botswana Safari

Luxury tailor-made safari combining Victoria Falls with Chobe and Okavango Delta

11 nights from £6,350, including accommodation, guides, flights and transfers
Best time to go: May to October

Exceptional safari starting with a visit to the magnificent Victoria Falls, staying on a private island in the Zambezi, followed by stays in Botswana's Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta and the 'predator capital of Africa': Moremi Game Reserve.

Day 1: UK to Johannesburg

Overnight flight from the UK to Jo'burg maximises your time for your Botswana holiday. 

Day 2: Johannesburg to Livingstone

Connect for the short hop from Jo'burg to Livingstone. Your African adventure begins with a 2 night stay at the luxurious Sindabezi Island Camp in the middle of the Zambezi. In the evening, embark on a sunset river cruise keeping an eye out for wildlife including elephant, who come to the riverbanks to drink. Upstream from the Victoria Falls, Sindabezi is a private island paradise with superb views over the surrounding river and plenty of activities on offer. The unique design of the five tented and thatched cottages allows close-up encounters with all the sights and sounds of the river and the creatures who live in and around it. Images below.

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Sindabezi Island

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Watch the sunrise from the deck

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Sunset view from one of the cottages

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Lounge and bar at night

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Dining beside the Zambezi

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Luxury thatched cottage

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Cottage interior

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Four poster beds

Day 3: Victoria Falls

Wake up on the island and, after breakfast, it’s off to the 'Smoke that Thunders' to see the magnificent Victoria Falls. Relax this afternoon, enjoy a spa treatment by the Zambezi, try some fishing or visit a local school. Dinner tonight will be served under the African stars. Overnight at Sindabezi Island Camp

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Victoria Falls showing Livingstone Island

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Falls viewed from the Zimbabwe / Zambia border bridge

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Rainbow over Victoria Falls

Day 4: Zambezi to Chobe National Park

This morning, you’ll cross the border into Botswana where your safari adventure begins. Chobe National Park bursts with wildlife, much of which centres on the life-giving waters of its river. You’ll be in prime position from your base at luxury Chobe Chilwero lodge (images below) with its commanding views of the Chobe River and the surrounding plains. From here you can watch the sun set over the teeming flood plains and the miles of wilderness beyond.

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Game viewing by boat

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You never know what you'll see from your bedroom

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Luxury accommodation

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Evening game drives

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Relax by the pool

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Dining deck

Day 5: Chobe

Today starts with a sunrise safari to experience the animals coming to life. Around 50,000 elephant roam here, alongside buffalo and plenty of other creatures too. After a late morning rest beside the swimming pool, a mid-afternoon boat cruise awaits you. Sip a sundowner as you float down the river amid crocodile, hippo and a striking array of birdlife. Overnight at Chobe Chilwero 

Day 6: Chobe to the Okavango Delta

A short air transfer today will take you into the Okavango Delta, close to Moremi. Here, walking safaris enable close encounters with the bush at its best. You will stay at Stanley's Camp for two nights, one of the Okavango's more intimate camps with just 8 luxury classic safari tents and experience the best of Africa's wildlife and the highest standards of service and accommodation.

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Explore aboard a mokoro

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Stanley's Camp bar and viewing deck

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Walking with habituated elephants

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Swimming Pool

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Afternoon game drive

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Luxury tented accommodation

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Bar and lounge

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Another magical sunset!

Day 7: Okavango Delta

From the comfort of your tent, you’ll awake to the sounds of the Delta. Game drives, mokoro canoe trips and walking safaris with buffalo, giraffe and lion lie ahead. And you can also take the opportunity to walk with a couple of semi-habituated elephant, and gain unprecedented insight into these African giants from your expert guides. Overnight at Stanley's Camp

Day 8: Moremi Game Reserve

Today we fly you deeper into the heart of the Okavango to the Moremi Game Reserve. Known as the 'predator capital of Africa’, it's a magical patchwork of lagoons, flooded pans and sweeping grasslands. The finest game-viewing spot is Chief's Island, and your home for 3 nights here will be the exclusive Sanctuary Chief's Camp, a collection of 12 luxury private pavilions on raised wooden platforms.

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Aerial view of the flood plains

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Chief's Camp

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Spacious main pavilion

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Swimming Pool

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Mokoro at sunset

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Luxury accommodation

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Dawn in the Delta

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Breakfast

Days 9 & 10: Moremi Game Reserve

Raised above the surrounding wilderness, Sanctuary Chief's Camp is perfect base for land and water forays into the Moremi. You’ll see abundant wildlife, including rarer species such as cheetah, leopard and even wild dog. Morning and evening game drives show off Botswana at its best, and if the water's high enough, you can continue to master your mokoro canoe technique. Overnight at Sanctuary Chief's Camp

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Evening game drive

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Lion sighting in Moremi Game Reserve

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Rhino!

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Close encounters

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Leopard resting in the shade

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Lions in the 'predator capital of Africa'

Day 11: Moremi to Maun to UK

Sadly, all good things must come to an end but on the short flight to Maun you’ll be able to gaze down at the Delta dreamscape for one last time. From here, a flight to Jo'burg will connect with your overnight flight back to the UK.

Time to Start Planning?

Please call us on 0203 019 3722 or complete the quick and easy form below. We look forward to arranging the perfect safari adventure for you and our destination specialists will gladly refine and adapt the proposal until you are 100% happy.

Think of us as your private travel concierge, at no extra cost. With expert knowledge, ATOL protection and 24/7 support. 

 

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