11 Days – 10 Nights Vic Falls, Chobe, Savute And Khwai Getaway

Arrive/Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) – Kasane – Savuti – Chobe National Park – Khwai Community Area – Maun/Depart

Introduction

Accommodation preview

Destinations

Start

End

Basis

Duration

Ilala Lodge Hotel Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) Day 1 Day 2 B&B 1 Night
Chobe Safari Lodge Kasane Day 2 Day 5 HB+ 3 Nights
Safari and Guide Services Camping ARRANGEMENTS Day 5 Day 11 FI 6 Nights
Savuti camp Savuti – Chobe National Park Day 5 Day 8 FI 3 Nights
Khwai camp Khwai Community Area Day 8 Day 11 FI 3 Nights
Not Included Transfer for International departure Day 11 Day 11  Breakfast Not Included

Key
B&B: Bed and Breakfast
HB+: Half Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Activities
FI: Fully Inclusive – Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities

DAY 1: ILALA LODGE HOTEL, VICTORIA FALLS (ZIMBABWE)

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

One of the original natural wonders of the world, the Victoria Falls is a World Heritage Site and an extremely popular tourism attraction. Known locally as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’ this spectacle is accessible from both Zambia and Zimbabwe and it is an ideal place to combine a game viewing and water sports. There is excellent fishing, a terrifying bungee jump and arguably the best commercial white water rafting in the world.

Transfers

Date Pick Up Drop Off Time Vehicle
Day 1 Victoria Falls International Airport [VFA] Ilala Lodge Hotel To Be Advised Shared Transfer

Overnight: Ilala Lodge Hotel          

The perfect base for exploring all that Victoria Falls has to offer, Ilala Lodge provides distinguished yet affordable accommodation in a gracious and secluded ambiance. Ilala Lodge is ideally situated on the Zimbabwean side of the Falls and is the closest hotel to the Victoria Falls as well as the Vic Falls town centre.

Ilala Lodge Hotel comprises of a total of 56 rooms in 2 separate wings – a standard and new deluxe wing. All rooms have a view of the Victoria Falls spray. The standard wing has 32 rooms and 2 standard suites. The deluxe wing has 20 rooms and 2 executive suites. All rooms have en-suite facilities, hair dryer, safe, DSTV, air-conditioner, tea & coffee making facilities, free Wi-Fi. The deluxe wing also has mini-bar fridges and Nespresso coffee machines. Watch the sun-setting over the Zambezi by cruising on the luxury exclusive Ra-Ikane boat.

Included

Shared road transfer from Victoria Falls Airport to Ilala Lodge

1 x night Bed and Breakfast basis

Helicopter scenic flight 12/13mins – booked with us

 Basis

Bed and Breakfast

DAY 2: CHOBE SAFARI LODGE, KASANE

Kasane

Tucked away in the northeastern corner of Botswana, on the banks of the famous Chobe River, the scenic little town of Kasane rests on the doorstep of the spectacular Chobe National Park.

There are no boundary fences separating the village from the park and game such as elephant and hippo are often spotted roaming around the town. If on the lookout for elusive game, pay a visit to the Sedudu Valley Road, where large dead trees provide temporary homes for leopards.

Within Kasane, an ancient baobab tree stands on display, once serving as a local prison. Visitors can look forward to a multitude of activities including: enjoying a game drive through the park, taking a sunset cruise down the Chobe River, visiting a local village or jumping on a day trip to the breathtaking Victoria Falls.

Transfers

Date Pick Up Drop Off Time Vehicle
Day 2 Ilala Lodge Hotel Chobe Safari Lodge   Shared Transfer

Overnight: Chobe Safari Lodge      

Situated in Kasane on the banks of Chobe River and sharing a border with Chobe National Park. Right on our doorstep 4 African countries meet, Chobe Safari Lodge and the newly built Chobe Bush Lodge offer an excellent getaway location to Chobe, Victoria Falls or the Caprivi. Chobe Safari Lodge consists of 80 spacious river view rooms, including family rooms.

All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with bath and a shower, air conditioners, satellite TV, telephone, safe and fan. Chobe Bush Lodge offers 42 spacious luxury en-suite rooms with open plan bathrooms furnished in a modern-bush style. Either with a balcony with views of the Chobe River or a veranda with bush views. A wide range of different activities are on offer such as game drives, boat cruises, Victoria Falls day trips, Namibian village walks, scenic flights and more.

Included

Shared cross border road transfer from Ilala Lodge to Chobe Safari Lodge

3 nights – Inclusive of Dinner Bed and Breakfast Activities

Evening boat cruise

Basis

Half Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Activities

DAY 3: CHOBE SAFARI LODGE, KASANE

Today’s Itinerary Includes

Unguided Tour of the Falls ( please note that Vic Falls day trip can be exchanged for two other Chobe activities including park fees such boat cruise, game drive, Namibian walk, 2 hr fishing  )

1 x Private Boat Cruise

Basis

Half Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Activities

DAY 4: CHOBE SAFARI LODGE, KASANE

Today’s Itinerary Includes

1 x Game Drive

Basis

Half Board Plus – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Activities

DAY 5: SAFARI AND GUIDE SERVICES CAMPING, SAVUTI – CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

Savuti – Chobe National Park

Savuti, also known as Savute lies in the heart of Botswana’s beautiful Chobe National Park. This dynamic wilderness is a sweeping expanse of savannah brooded over by several rocky outcrops which guard a relic marsh and the dry channel that was once its lifeline.

The Savute goes through wet and dry cycles, where wild dogs hunt in the dry river channel where crocodiles swam only twenty years ago. Visitors to this spectacular area can spot abundant wildlife including: a variety of birds, elephants, antelope, lion prides, black-backed jackal, bat-eared foxes, tsessebe, kudu, hyena, cheetah Cape buffalo herds, and thousands of migrating zebra and wildebeest.

Transfers

Date Pick Up Drop Off Time Vehicle
Day  5 Chobe Safari Lodge Savuti To Be Advised Shared Transfer

Overnight: Safari and Guide Services Camping    

For the adventurous traveler who still needs a bit of creature comfort, these safaris provide comfortable ensuite camping accommodation without taking anything away from the true bush experience. Tents are walk in 3x3m ensuite dome tents and camps are fully backed up by our knowledgeable bush team ensuring personalized service. This is a fully inclusive safari making the most of the Botswana Wilderness.

Included

Meet your guide at Chobe Safari Lodge and drive to your private mobile camp in Savute. Overnight camping

Basis

Fully Inclusive – Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities – All Local Brands (Spirits, Wine and Beers) Included

DAY 6: SAFARI AND GUIDE SERVICES CAMPING, SAVUTI – CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

Today’s Itinerary Includes

Morning and afternoon game drives – Overnight Camping

Basis

Fully Inclusive – Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities – All Local Brands (Spirits, Wine and Beers) Included

DAY 7: SAFARI AND GUIDE SERVICES CAMPING, SAVUTI – CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

Today’s Itinerary Includes

Morning and afternoon game drives – Overnight Camping

Basis

Fully Inclusive – Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities – All Local Brands (Spirits, Wine and Beers) Included

DAY 8: SAFARI AND GUIDE SERVICES CAMPING, KHWAI COMMUNITY AREA

Khwai Community Area

The Khwai area of the Okavango lies along the northern boundary of the Moremi Game Reserve. This is an unfenced boundary allowing wildlife to move freely between the woodlands in the wet season when water is plentiful and back to permanent rivers and lagoons in the dry season. The Khwai area offers the same wildlife experience as the reserve with the added advantage of being a private concession which means the ability to do walking safaris and night drives.

Today’s Itinerary Includes

Moving day to Khwai with packed lunch and afternoon game drive in Khwai. (Approx 4 hour drive) Overnight camping.

Basis

Fully Inclusive – Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities – All Local Brands (Spirits, Wine and Beers) Included

DAY 9: SAFARI AND GUIDE SERVICES CAMPING, KHWAI COMMUNITY AREA

Today’s Itinerary Includes

Morning and afternoon game drives with optional 2.5hour mokoro excursion. Overnight camping

45 mins Scenic flight as well

Basis

Fully Inclusive – Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities – All Local Brands (Spirits, Wine and Beers) Included

DAY 10: SAFARI AND GUIDE SERVICES CAMPING, KHWAI COMMUNITY AREA

Today’s Itinerary Includes

Morning and afternoon game drives with optional 2.5 hr mokoro excursion. Overnight camping

Basis

Fully Inclusive – Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities – All Local Brands (Spirits, Wine and Beers) Included

DAY 11: END OF ITINERARY

Transfers

Date Pick Up Drop Off Time Vehicle
Day 10 Khwai Maun Airport [MUB]   Shared Transfer

Drive to Maun, drop off at Maun Airport***End of service***

Basis

Breakfast

Included

  • Bed & Breakfast Basis at Ilala Lodge
  • Half Board & Activities Basis at Chobe Safari Lodge
  • Fully Inclusive Basis on the Luxury Mobile ( Morula Level )
  • Road transfers where stated on a seat rate basis

Excluded

  • International / regional flights
  • Visas
  • Vehicle Hire
  • Premium brand drinks at FI lodges
  • Additional meals, drinks, park fees & activities not specified
  • Entrance Fee to Victoria Falls (US$30 pp)
  • Gratuities and items of a personal nature
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Private transfers / activities / charters (unless otherwise stated)

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