Days 1-2 Livingstone
Fly from JHB to Livingstone. At the airport we are met by the friendly team of Chrisma Lodge. After the transfer to the lodge and settling into the luxurious rooms, we visit the famous Victoria Falls . If time permits the following activities can be arranged on own expense: Boats Cruise, Scenic Flight (Microlight, Helicopter or Plane), Wild Water Rafting or Bungee Jumping. On day two we visit Chief Mukuni's Village and learn about customs of traditional Zambia.
Days 3-4 Elephant Valley Lodge
In the morning we are transferred to Elephant Valley Lodge across the Zambezi on the Kazungula Ferry. The high-class lodge is situated just outside Chobe National Park that is known to have the densest Elephant population in the world (app 40.000). Our game drives take us along the Chobe River, where we have the chance to see Hippopotamus, Crocodiles, Red Lichwe, Water Buck, Puku and a large variety of birds, including the African Fish Eagle. A special activity offered by Elephant Valley Lodge is night games drives in the area around the lodge, during which we have the best chances to see nocturnally active large carnivores.
Days 5-6 Le Roo La Tau
After an early flight to Maun we drive to Le Roo La Tau, which is situated near the dry Boteti River . This special surrounding combined with luxurious accommodation promises two unforgettable days. We explore the area on day and night game drives that take us to the few artificially watered parts of the river, where we have the chance to see huge herds of Wildebeest and Zebra. Lions might follow the herds closely on the look out for prey. A special activity offered by the Lodge is game walks, accompanied by skilled guides. During our stay here we also visit Bane's Baobab at the edge of Kudiakam Pan.
Days 7-8 Gunn's Main Camp
Early in the morning we are transferred back to Maun. A scenic flight takes us from Maun airport straight to Ntswe Island , deep in the Okavango Delta. After arrival we are greeted by the friendly team of Gunn's Main Camp and settle into the en-suite Kenya-style-tents with their own balcony overlooking one of the Okavango channels. The camp offers Mokoro-Trips (traditionally dug out canoes), sunset-motorboat-cruises and game walks. In the delta we experience nature in its purest form, gliding along the Okavango channels in a mokoro or exploring the little islands by foot. Possible wildlife sightings may include: Hippo, Crocodile, Elephant, Buffalo , Zebra, Giraffe, Lion and a variety of Bucks.
Days 9-10 Mankwe Bush Lodge
An early scenic flight connects us back to Maun. From there we are transferred to Mankwe Bush Lodge, located right outside Moremi Game Reserve, which covers swamp areas as well as dry land and is inhabited by a huge diversity of wildlife. Especially bird lovers will get their full share during the stay at Mankwe Bush Lodge. We will go on game drives early in the morning, in the afternoon or at night. Sightings in the area may include: Elephant, Buffalo , Giraffe, a variety of antelopes, Lion, Leopard and many other wildlife species.
Day 11 Maun
We are transferred back to Maun. Here we join a cultural visit, to learn about the traditions and customs of the Bayei tribe at a small village near Crocodile Camp. Afterwards our guide takes us to Maun airport, from where we connect with our ongoing flight home.