Sundowners with Machaba Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Delta, Chobe and Victoria Falls Itinerary

A varied safari taking in prime game locations and staying in luxury accommodation

9 days from £5,040pp plus international flights.

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Rainbows at Victoria Falls © AGMarks

Day 1

Arrive at Victoria Falls

You'll be met when you arrive at Victoria Falls Airport and driven to Palm River Hotel. Having checked in, you'll be shown to your room and will have time to settle in and find your bearings. Relax, you're in Africa!

Flight of Angels over Victoria Falls © WildHorizons

Day 2

At Victoria Falls

Today you can visit the incredible natural sight that is Victoria Falls. It will take your breath away. Additionally, you may want to take your pick of the many optional activities on offer in this region. These include a thrilling helicopter ride over the falls, a cruise on the Zambezi River, white water rafting, horse riding, exploring rainforest trails and village tours (all to be booked and paid for locally). Whatever you choose, it promises to be an exciting and memorable day!

Breakfast

View of Ngoma Safari Lodge, Chobe, Botswana © Tami Walker / Machaba Safaris

Day 3

Transfer to Chobe Forest Reserve in Botswana

After breakfast you'll be collected from the hotel for the private road journey to Kasane, the border with Botswana. Here you'll meet a guide from Ngoma Safari Lodge who will drive you to this lovely lodge on a high bluff in the west of Chobe, overlooking the Chobe River floodplains.

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Elephants by the Chobe River, Botswana © AGMarks

Day 4

Exploring Chobe River and National Park

A full day to enjoy all that Chobe has to offer. Accompanied by your professional guide you'll have exciting safaris and also a chance to take a boat safari watching for wildlife in and by the river. Hippo, elephant and buffalo are commonly sighted. This is a great area for bird watching as well as having an excellent range of wildlife species.

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Watching lions on game drive with Machaba Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana © Andrew Howard

Day 5

Fly to the Okavango Delta

This morning you will fly from Kasane to the Khwai Concession of the Okavango Delta. A guide from Machaba Camp will be at the airstrip to meet you and take you to the lodge to settle in. In the afternoon you'll have your first Okavango experience.

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Mokoro ride with Machaba Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana © Andrew Howard

Day 6

At Machaba

At Machaba Camp you will be able to enjoy the wilderness and wildlife from jeeps and by mokoros (water-levels permitting).

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Sleepout deck at Kanana Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana © Kanana Camp

Day 7

To Kanana

Still in the Okavango Delta, you move to the lovely Kanana Camp by Ker & Downey today. Here you can enjoy superb wildlife by jeep, mokoro, on foot and by boat. It's a lovely spot and a perfect end to a special safari. You can even request a night on their sleepout deck!

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Lion swimming in Okavango Delta, Botswana © DStrickland,Shutterstock

Day 8

At Kanana

Another day in the Okavango Delta. You might want want to select a different activity, complementing the previous day's game viewing and giving you a comprehensive understanding of the diverse scenery and wildlife of the delta. Game viewing varies from season to season but is always excellent here and you can expect to see a wide range of animals and birds. Be sure to have your camera ready to capture those not-to-be-forgotten encounters. This evening you'll gather with other guests to toast your safari and enjoy a lovely three-course dinner.

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On a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta, Botswana © TEdwards

Day 9

Fly to Maun and head for home

This morning you'll have a last safari activity (time permitting) and breakfast in camp. You'll then board the light aircraft bound for Maun where your holiday concludes.

Breakfast

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