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13 day tour from £4,750pp
Why we love this tour
Explore diverse ecosystems, encounter iconic wildlife, and witness the natural wonder of the Zambezi River as it flows over the falls. Led by expert guides and staying in comfortable lodges, this is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure you won’t want to miss. Discover the untamed beauty of Zambia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe as we traverse these enchanting countries on our meticulously planned lodge safari. Our expert guides, equipped with an exceptional knowledge of the region, will provide you with invaluable insights into the rich biodiversity, cultural heritage, and natural wonders that await at every turn.
- Feel the power of the mighty Victoria Falls from both the Zambian and Zimbabwean sides
- Get up close and personal with Africa's largest concentration of elephants on the Chobe River
- Discover Zimbabwe's largest reserve of Hwange
- Enjoy game drives on private concessions away from the busy tourist areas in each park and stay in accommodation that is the perfect mix of luxury and adventure
Days 1-2 | Livingstone, Zambia
Starting with 2 nights in Livingstone, you'll visit Victoria Falls, referred to by the Kololo tribe as Mosi oa Tunya, or “the Smoke that thunders,” while taking in breath-taking views from the Zambian side. Throw in a serene sunset cruise along the mighty Zambezi River, and you'll soon be basking in the warm afterglow and tranquillity of the African landscape.
Days 3-4 | Chobe, Botswana
Your Chobe safari adventure begins after making your way across the border into Botswana through the town of Kasane onto the lodge in the Greater Chobe region, one of the most biodiverse and wildlife-rich areas in Africa. Here, you'll enjoy game drives in a private concession where you’ll have the chance to spot some of the region’s most iconic animals, including elephants, lions, giraffes, and more, as well as a relaxing sunset cruise along the Chobe River.
Days 5-8 | Hwange, Zimbabwe
As you make your way across the border into Zimbabwe, you have 2 nights in 2 different lodges across this iconic park. First is located in a private concession in the heart of Hwange National Park, where you will have plenty of time to explore this vast wilderness on game drives and walking safaris. Hwange National Park is one of Africa’s finest havens for wildlife and is home to massive herds of elephant, buffalo, and zebra and has a very large concentration of giraffe. It is also home to many predators and endangered species plus varied birdlife. Travelling East through the park to the next lodge, you will have the opportunity to continue the search of African wildlife on morning and afternoon game drives, and you'll also visit the Painted Dog Conservation Centre to witness the work that is done to protect these endangered species.
Days 9-12 | Zambezi Gorge & Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Now for a little adventure! A scenic journey takes you to your next lodge located in the enchanting Deka area. Over the next two days, you will enjoy guided game drives on the camp’s concession, providing an opportunity to experience the diverse and rich wildlife of the area. Birding enthusiasts can indulge in the vibrant birdlife of the region while fishing enthusiasts can try their hand at catching the elusive tiger fish. In addition, you can experience an unforgettable sunset pontoon cruise on the stunning Zambezi River. Your final stop promises to be a delightful adventure as you arrive at the charming town of Victoria Falls. Experience the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls from a new perspective as you embark on a guided tour from the Zimbabwe side, providing a fresh and breath-taking vantage point of this natural wonder. After a day filled with adventure, you'll unwind and take in the stunning views of the Zambezi River on a tranquil sunset cruise, the perfect way to end an unforgettable day and an unforgettable trip!
- Starts: Livingstone
- Ends: Victoria Falls
- Dates: This tour operates once a month from May to Dec
- Group size: Min 4, Max 12
- Accommodation Type: mid-range lodges and one rustic tented camp
- Age restrictions: 12+
- 12 nights accommodation
- 12 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 8 Dinners
- All road transfers
- Various non-safari activities as stated
- All game drives as stated
- Services of a tour guide
- Take Me To Africa goody bag
- All flights
- Meals and activities not stated
- Travel insurance
- Pre or post tour accommodation
- Gratuities and spending money
- Items of a personal nature