When deciding to visit Southern Africa for safari, why not make it worthwhile? On this one of a kind 10 day driving journey you get the unique opportunity to explore not one but four countries together with their most revered attractions! Chobe in Botswana, Victoria Falls in Zambia, Impalila Island in Namibia and Hwange National park in Zimbabwe. This is an all-encompassing journey if there ever was one.
Day 1Johannesburg, South AfricaUpon arrival in the ‘City of Gold’, Johannesburg, you will be met and transferred to your accommodations for the evening. Welcome to Southern Africa!Inclusions:Breakfast & complimentary airport shuttle
Day 2-3Livingstone, ZambiaToday you will embark on a very short flight to the southern reaches of Zambia. More specifically, you are making your way to the Victoria Falls! Located a few kilometres from the Zambezi River in southwestern Zambia, the bustling town of Livingstone is famous as the home of the magnificent Victoria Falls. One of the original natural wonders of the world, the World Heritage Site is known locally as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. This spectacle is accessible from both Zambia and Zimbabwe and is an ideal place to combine game viewing and water sports. There is excellent fishing, a terrifying bungee jump and arguably the best commercial whitewater rafting in the world. Visitors can hike around the falls, go on ‘lion walks’, or try ziplining or the bridge swing. Those seeking more leisurely activities can take sunset cruises along the river, with champagne and snacks included, meander through the vibrant local Livingstone Market, or discover the region’s history and archeology at the Livingstone Museum.Inclusions:All meals, house wine and drinks, airport transfers, morning and afternoon in-house activities and laundry service.
Day 4-5Chobe Riverfront - Impalila Island, NamibiaThis leg of your journey will be the first encounter of overland country hopping. From beautiful Zambia you are going to head to Impalila Island on the Chobe Riverfront located in Namibia. Forming the boundary between Botswana and Namibia is the Chobe River - one of the most well-known perennial rivers in Africa. The Chobe River Front encompasses vast floodplains fringed by lush riverine woodlands. The abundant wildlife inhabiting the river and its shores can be viewed from a river safari where visitors can spot elephants, hippo, water-loving antelope including the rare red lechwe and a variety of other game such as giraffe, zebra, and buffalo. Nature lovers will delight in the incredibly scenic natural landscapes and bird watchers can look forward to the wide selection of bird species which can be spotted along the river banks.Inclusions:All meals, All soft drinks, mineral water, coffee, tea, and local beer & wine throughout your stay, Water-based game viewing and bird watching on tender boats, A land-based cultural tour of a local village, Tiger & bream fishing in season (tiger fishing is strictly catch and release), A vehicle based game drive in Chobe National Park on day of departure
Day 6-7Chobe National Park, BotswanaThe Chobe River forms the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park, renowned for its diverse and abundant game viewing opportunities. This section of the park is best known for its dense concentration of wildlife including elephant and hippo populations, but the waters attract all manner of game including large herds of buffalo and the lions that prey on them. A visit to this area guarantees close encounters with an array of African wildlife. Visitors can look forward to some exciting activities such as: driving along the game-dotted river banks in a 4WD; cruising along the river in a motorboat, spotting rare birdlife and for a unique, luxury safari experience, hire a houseboat.Inclusions:All meals, Game drives & boat cruises.
Day 8-10Hwange National Park, ZimbabweYour final country awaits and getting there will be quite the scenic adventure! Situated in western Zimbabwe, the Hwange National Park is the country's biggest reserve, home to a profusion of wildlife, including giraffe, lion, zebra and approximately 40 000 elephants. It provides a sanctuary for all the country’s endangered species, including a population of wild dogs thought to be among the most sizeable surviving groups on the continent. The park’s magnificent terrain ranges from desert dunes, savannah lands and mopane woodlands to rocky outcrops and sparse forests. Visitors can look forward to game drives, guided walks or horse riding safaris. Other highlights include: the Bumbusi National Monument and the Nyamandhlovu Pan.Inclusions:All meals, Activities : game drives - walking safaris - night game drive, Local beverages, Laundry
Day 11End of JourneyAs your final day approaches, we have one last surprise up our sleeve. Instead of driving back to Victoria Falls Airport, you will take a light aircraft flight over the majestic landscapes and get a unique perspective of the lands you discovered during your exploration of the ‘Four Countries’.
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- All accommodation as per itinerary
- Meals as specified
- Excursions and transfers as per itinerary
- Flights Hwange National Park – Victoria Falls Airport
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- Laundry – accommodation dependent
- Air transfers as per itinerary
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