This six night safari focuses on the magic of Victoria Falls and the Chobe River. It starts in Johannesburg with a flight to Zimbabwe where you experience the magical Victoria Falls. From here it then moves to Botswana where you get the opportunity to enjoy open vehicle safaris in the Chobe National Park, and then continues with a water based safari on the Namibian based Chobe Princess Houseboat. This itinerary can easily be extended or altered if it does not match your exact requirements.

Map Overview of the Itinerary

Day 01 (Thu or Sat) - Johannesburg to Victoria Falls

On arrival in Johannesburg, make your way to the British Airways check-in counter and check in for your flight to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. On arrival at the Victoria Falls airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, where you check in for two nights on a bed & breakfast basis, with day 1 (tonight) you will enjoy the Boma Dinner Experience at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge (Included in the itinerary).

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is located on some elevated ground that over looks the Zambezi National Park. The waterhole the lodge faces attracts an abundance of wildlife including elephant and buffalo.

Day 02 (Fri or Sun) - Tour Victoria Falls

After breakfast, you will be will collected from your lodge for a guided tour of Victoria Falls and the Mpala Village. Remember your camera for photographs of iconic features at Victoria Falls - the Devil’s Cataract, Main Falls and Horseshoe Falls. If it is high-water season, bring your rain jacket! At the Mpala Village, guests observe rural Africa life by first visiting a rural primary school and then the village’s business centre. You’ll get to meet local people when you visit two traditional homesteads. Your day slides into night with a sunset cruise - complete with drinks (beer and wine) and light snacks - on the Zambezi River.

The Boma Dinner at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is a must
Room Interior at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

Day 03 (Sat or Mon) - Victoria Falls to Ngoma Safari Lodge, Chobe, Botswana

Today after breakfast you will be transferred across the border into Botswana. You’ll be staying at the Ngoma Safari Lodge for two nights on a fully-inclusive package.

Main area at Ngoma Safari Lodge overlooks the Chobe River
Suite Interiors at Ngoma Safari Lodge

Located well out of the bustling little towon of Kasane in the Chobe Forest Reserve, the Ngoma Safari Lodge rests on the lip of an escarpment that gazes of the sweeping flood plains of the Chobe River and Namibia’s Caprivi Region. The lodge offers as safari activirties river cruises, game drives, game walks and picnics in the bush.

Day 04 (Sun or Tue) - On safari at Ngoma Safari Lodge, Chobe, Botswana

Hosted and guided by the Ngoma Safari Lodge’s staff and rangers, you will have the pleasure of morning and afternoon game-viewing safaris in the Chobe National Park.

Guided Game Drive at Ngoma Safari Lodge

Day 05 (Mon or Wed) - Ngoma Safari Lodge to Chobe Princess Houseboat, Namibia

After breakfast and a morning safari, you’ll be transferred to Kasane immigration where a representative of the Chobe Princesses will meet you. After clearing Namibian customs, you will be transferred by boat across the Chobe River to Namibia’s Impalila Island where the Chobe Princess awaits. You’ll spend two luxurious nights, with full-board, onboard this beautiful houseboat. This first afternoon, the boat will cruise along the river in the Chobe National Park. Enjoy excellent views over the water and sightings of elephant, buffalo and antelope on the banks of the river. In the evening, the boat docks for the night and dinner is served with magical stars above and sounds of Africa all around.

Chobe Princess on the Chobe River

Day 06 (Tue or Thu) - On Safari aboard the Chobe Princess

This day has been left open for you to choose your own activities. Laze on the deck or take the Chobe Princess’ tender and a guide to explore river channels, enjoy some birding watching or to fish. For a more cultural experience, visit one of the local fishing villages. Breakfast is normally served at 08h30 with lunch at about 13h00. The crew of the Chobe Princess are open to change
to allow you to schedule your excursions and activities.

Chobe Princess, Chobe River
The best way to experience the Chobe is on a houseboat

Day 07 (Wed or Fri) - Chobe Princess to Jo’burg via Victoria Falls

As your tour comes to an end, it is time to head home. We return you by boat to the customs border post on Impalila Island, clearing you from Namibia to Botswana. Here you will be met by our representatives who will transfer you by road back to Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe and your flight to the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Safari Price

* Prices are quoted in USD and ZAR as there are two cost components to the itinerary

Jul - Oct 2020
U$ 3910 per person sharing
ZAR 18 800 per person sharing

Nov 2020
U$ 3395 per person sharing
ZAR 18 800 per person sharing

Dec 2020
U$ 3065 per person sharing
ZAR 15 125 per person sharing

Jan - Mar 2021
U$ 2960 per person sharing
ZAR 15 140 per person sharing

Mar - Jun 2021
U$ 3900 per person sharing
ZAR 20 290 per person sharing

Jul - Nov 2021
U$ 3940 per person sharing
ZAR 20 290 per person sharing

Dec 2021
U$ 3335 per person sharing
ZAR 15 140 per person sharing

Cost Includes
02 nights’ accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis - Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

02 nights’ accommodation on a fully inclusive basis - Ngoma Safari Lodge
All meals
Teas / coffees & snacks
Twice daily game viewing activities
Park fees
The services of a professional ranger and camp staff

02 nights’ accommodation on a full board basis - Chobe Princess
All meals
All house wines, beers, soft drinks and water
All activities (including game viewing by boat, fishing, birding & guided walks)
All equipment hire (including fishing rods, lures, boats etc)
Dedicated guides and tender boats for each group
Boat fuel
Park fees, fishing licenses and tourism levies

All road & boat transfers as per itinerary
Sightseeing in Vic Falls as per tinerary
Flights: Johannesburg - Vic Falls - Johannesburg return excl taxes (British Airways class)

Cost Excludes
Airport taxes
Visas
Voluntary Community Development Levy at Chobe Princess (R40 per person, per stay)
Gratuities
Meals not specified
Bar accounts not specified & premium-brand drinks on the Chobe Princess