Overview

Flight - 1 night
Victoria Falls - 3 nights
Hwange NP - 2 nights
Chobe NP - 2 nights
Flight - 1 night

Highlights of Zimbabwe & Botswana

Exceptional value for a high season African safari from Victoria Falls to Hwange and Chobe national parks in just a week!

Improved communications for Zimbabwe have enabled this excellently priced safari, combining a new flight to Victoria Falls with good tarmac roads through Zambezi National Park to Botswana and to Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe’s largest wildlife reserve. The mighty Zambezi River appears at its most spectacular at Victoria Falls, where the flow level peaks in May when spray is almost too much for good viewing (lowest in November).

Botswana’s Chobe National Park is a prolific year-round wildlife area renowned for buffalo and elephant herds, with big cats most visible in the dry season (May-Oct) when the wildlife concentrates around water.

Hwange, the royal hunting ground of Matabele King Mzilikazi and a reserve since 1928 is home to 400 bird species and 100 species of mammals, most notably elephant, zebra, buffalo, giraffe, impala, wildebeest and sable. The many waterholes facilitate game viewing, especially predators, as wildlife congregates during the dry season (May-Oct) when the bush dries out.

Key Features

Wildlife & Natural Wonders
Jules Verne Sightseeing 
UNESCO Site: Victoria Falls
1 Lunch and 4 Dinners
Local Expert Guides
Guaranteed Departure
Small Group Size: 2 – 12

 

Day 1 Fly overnight from Heathrow to Victoria Falls, via Addis Ababa or via Johannesburg.

Day 2 Transfer to the 3-star A’Zambezi River Lodge for three nights.

Day 3 A morning tour of Victoria Falls. Sunset cruise on the Zambezi. (B)

Day 4 Optional helicopter over the Falls (12 mins, £129). Optional tours available. (B)

Day 5 Transfer to Hwange National Park and the Painted Dogs Centre for protection of the wild dog. Two nights at the Hwange Safari Lodge by the main gate. (B, D)

Day 6 Early morning and afternoon game drives. (B, L, D)

Day 7 Travel through Zambezi National Park to Chobe National Park for two nights at Cresta Mowana Safari Lodge. (B, D)

Day 8 Morning game drive. Sunset game-viewing cruise. (B, D)

Day 9 Return flight from Victoria Falls via Gaborone and Addis Ababa, or via Johannesburg. (B)

Day 10 Arrive at London Heathrow.

  • Key
  • B - Breakfast
  • L - Lunch
  • D - Dinner
 

2019

Fridays
per person in a twin/double room
Ethiopian Airlines from Heathrow

Date Price
May 17 £2495
June 7 £2595
July 12 £2795
August 23 £2695
September 13 £2695
October 11 £2795
November 8 £2495

Supplements per person

Single Supplement

Single supplement £195

Flight Options

Ethiopian Airlines Business Class from £1995
British Airways from Heathrow £350

Independent Arrival

Save £800
Arrival transfer add £20
Departure transfer add £50

Price Includes
Air travel and taxes, transfers, 7 nights’ accommodation, breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 4 dinners, park fees, itinerary as described, services of guides and local representatives. If our specially negotiated airfares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply.

Not Included
Travel insurance, visa procurement, optional excursions, tipping, porterage, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.

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