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<ul><li><p> Page 1 </p><p> INCENTIVE ITINERARY: ZIMBABWE AND BOTSWANA </p><p>OCS INCENTIVE GROUP VICTORIA FALLS AND CHOBE NATIONAL PARK </p><p>Group of 20 PAX | May-June 2014 </p><p> 5 nights / 6 days </p><p>Itinerary at a glance (Option 1): </p><p> 3 nights Victoria Falls Victoria Falls Hotel 5* 2 nights Chobe National Park Chobe Bush Lodge 4* </p><p> Itinerary at a glance (Option 2): </p><p> 2 nights Victoria Falls Victoria Falls Hotel 5* </p><p> 2 nights Chobe National Park Chobe Bush Lodge 4* </p><p> For more information on our incentive program approved hotels </p><p>please check on: </p><p>Victoria Falls Hotel: and Chobe Bush Lodge: </p><p></p></li><li><p> Page 2 </p><p>DETAILED PROGRAM </p><p>Day 0: Departure from home. Depart from home and take your preferable airline to South Africa, O. R. Tambo </p><p>International Airport (JNB). </p><p> O. R. Tambo International Airport hosts international airlines such as British </p><p>Airways (BA), South African Airways (SA), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Air </p><p>France (AF), Qatar Airways (QR), Turkish Airlines (TK), Emirates Airways (EK), </p><p>Lufthansa (LH), Swiss (LX) and several domestic and regional flights. </p><p>Day 01: Arrival | Johannesburg | Victoria Falls </p><p>On arrival at O. R. Tambo International Airport and after connecting to your regional flight </p><p>to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe via transit terminal, ABC Africa representative will be at hand </p><p>to assist. Then group will board regional scheduled flight to Victoria Falls (one and the half </p><p>hour flight). On arrival, ABC Africa representative will assist the group to obtain Zimbabwe </p><p>Visa (double entry) currently at USD 80.00 and then exit the airport. </p><p>The group will be transferred to Victoria Falls Hotel in 18-22 seater air-conditioneded </p><p>coaches. On arrival they will be offered welcome non-alcoholic drink and express group </p><p>hassle free check in. After the group is comfortably settled in their rooms, they will be </p><p>invited to have a light lunch (snacks and canap selection) on the loans of the Victoria </p><p>Falls Hotel by the swimming pool. </p><p>After lunch group will enjoy rest in the hotel after the overnight flight, followed by </p><p>Exclusive Welcome Dinner on Zambezi River (inclusive of local brand drinks) during </p><p>cruise onboard the cruise vessel. </p><p>Group overnight at Victoria Falls Hotel </p><p>Day 02: VICTORIA FALLS After breakfast at the hotel, the group will be picked up by teambuilding coordinators and </p><p>transferred to the beautiful Batoka Gorge on lower Zambezi river for a full day White </p><p>Water Rafting Teambuilding Adventure (please see description below). During lunch </p><p>break stop at one of the lower Zambezi Rapids, group will be offered picnic lunch baskets. </p><p>Teambuilding will continue after lunch. </p><p>The group will return to the hotel in the late afternoon. After some rest, the group will be </p><p>invited to the Victoria Falls Hotel Restaurant for non-exclusive group set menu dinner. </p><p>Group overnight at Victoria Falls Hotel </p><p>Please note: This day will be excluded from the Option 2 of the programme (2 </p><p>nights Victoria Falls + 2 nights Chobe National Park). </p></li><li><p> Page 3 </p><p>Day 03: VICTORIA FALLS After breakfast at the hotel, the group will be picked up by the guides and will be </p><p>transferred to Jumbo Junction for a half day Elephant Interaction Experience (please </p><p>see description below). They will be able to closely interact with these magnificent giants </p><p>and hand feed them, will learn about elephant habitat and behaviour. Interaction will be </p><p>followed by the buffet menu lunch at Jumbo Junction. After lunch group will continue their </p><p>day programme and proceed to the Victoria Falls National Park for the Guided Tour of </p><p>Victoria Falls and the Rainforest. </p><p>The group will return to the hotel in the late afternoon. In the evening group will be </p><p>transferred to the Victoria Falls Boma for non-exclusive Traditional African BBQ buffet </p><p>Boma Dinner around the bonfire. During dinner, Boma guests will be entertained by local </p><p>Tribal Show, including traditional singers and dancers performances, drumming show </p><p>blessed by traditional healers. </p><p>Group overnight at Victoria Falls Hotel </p><p>Day 04: VICTORIA FALLS | CHOBE NATIONAL PARK After breakfast at the hotel, the group will check out from the hotel and will be transferred </p><p>to the Botswana Border (one hour drive). On arrival guides will assist with border crossing </p><p>formalities, after which, the group will board ferry motor boats and cross the river to the </p><p>Botswana side, after formalities on Botswana Kasane Border Post, the group will be </p><p>transferred to Chobe Bush Lodge, situated on the banks of Chobe river. On arrival at the </p><p>lodge will be offered welcome non-alcoholic drink and express group check in. Buffet </p><p>menu lunch will be served at the lodge restaurant. After lunch, the group will board safari </p><p>motorboats for a safari cruise on Chobe River. Return to the lodge for dinner in the late </p><p>afternoon. </p><p>Group dinner and overnight at Chobe Bush Lodge </p><p>Day 05: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK In the morning, the group will board open game viewing 10-seater safari vehicles and </p><p>enter Chobe National Park for the safari drive. Breakfast will be served at the lodge upon </p><p>the groups return, followed by time at leisure. After lunch, the group will return to </p><p>National Park for the afternoon safari drive. Return to the lodge for dinner in the late </p><p>afternoon. </p><p>Group dinner and overnight at Chobe Bush Lodge </p></li><li><p> Page 4 </p><p>Day 06: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK | VICTORIA FALLS | </p><p>JOHANNESBURG | DEPARTURE In the morning, the group will board safari motorboats for a safari cruise on Chobe River. </p><p>After breakfast at the lodge, the group will check out from the lodge and will be </p><p>transferred to the Zimbabwe Border (twenty minutes drive). On arrival guides will assist </p><p>with border crossing formalities, after which, the group will board ferry motor boats and </p><p>cross the river to the Zimbabwe side, after formalities on Zimbabwe Kazangula Border </p><p>Post, the group will be transferred to the Victoria Falls International Airport. On arrival, </p><p>the group will be met by ABC Africa representative, who will assist with border </p><p>registration to regional scheduled flight departing to Johannesburg, South Africa (one and </p><p>the half hour flight). On arrival to Johannesburg, ABC Africa representative, will meet the </p><p>group and guide them to the transit terminal. The group will check in to their outbound </p><p>international flight and proceed to the International Departures terminal, followed by </p><p>flight back home. </p><p>END OF ABC AFRICA TRAVEL &amp; TOURS ARRANGEMENTS </p></li><li><p> Page 5 </p><p>ZIMBABWE AND BOTSWANA HOTEL / SAFARI LODGE: </p><p>VICTORIA FALLS HOTEL </p><p>The Victoria Falls Hotel, popularly known as the grand old lady of the Falls, is situated in </p><p>the Victoria Falls National Park, a world heritage site, and is a member of the exclusive </p><p>Leading Hotels of the World group. It is one of only three 1S0-accredited hotels in </p><p>Zimbabwe. The Edwardian-style five-star hotel, built in 1904, was recently redecorated </p><p>and refurbished and now combines the charm of the old with the convenience of the new. </p><p>Set in lush tropical gardens with lily ponds, palm trees and semi-tropical shrubs, it </p><p>provides the tranquility and seclusion that many guests seek. The famous Victoria Falls </p><p>are just a ten-minute walk away using the hotels private pathway, and the smoke that </p><p>thunders or Mosi-O-Tunya in the local dialect, is clearly audible and visible from this </p><p>luxurious landmark. World-class service, and food and beverage choice and preparation </p><p>second to none, make the hotel a magnet for international visitors and locals alike. The </p><p>opulent Livingstone Room for fine dining and dancing, The Jungle Junction with its famous </p><p>breakfast and dinner buffets and ethnic entertainment in the evenings, offer variety and </p><p>wide choice. Stanleys Terrace, with its clear view of the Victoria Falls Bridge, connecting </p><p>Zimbabwe and Zambia, is renowned for its cocktails and afternoon teas. The Terrace has </p><p>been a rendezvous for adventurers in Africa for over a century. The ambience of the hotel </p><p>is steeped in that history with all suites decorated in the gracious Edwardian style of </p><p>Zimbabwes colonial era. </p></li><li><p> Page 6 </p><p>ACCOMMODATION AND FACILITIES </p><p>It has 161 rooms comprising 37 standard rooms, 58 traditional rooms, 48 deluxe rooms, </p><p>7 junior suites, 4 honeymoon suites, 6 executive suites and the Royal Suite. The latter, as </p><p>the name suggests, has seen reigning monarchs, presidents and, more recently, many </p><p>famous Hollywood stars among its privileged occupants. The corridors reflect and tell the </p><p>history of this unique part of Africa, with particular reference to the building of the railway </p><p>from Cape Town to what is now Zambia. It is very much part of the unrealized Cape to </p><p>Cairo dream of Cecil John Rhodes. Small executive meetings and private dining facilities </p><p>are easily arranged for those who wish to combine a little business with a lot of pleasure, </p><p>and all in a secluded and discreet environment. A large swimming pool, two tennis courts, </p><p>a library, reading rooms and chapel are part of the complex. Golfers can enjoy 18 holes </p><p>on the championship course of the nearby sister hotel, Elephant Hills Resort. For guests </p><p>who wish to take in some game viewing, a five kilometre drive (or walk) brings them to </p><p>the national park and, guided by professional rangers, they will seek out Zimbabwes big </p><p>five elephant, rhino, leopard, lion and buffalo and be able to capture their encounters </p><p>forever, on camera! A sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River, just upstream from the </p><p>magnificent falls, is another must for the visitor and will be arranged by hotel staff. </p><p>Crocodiles, abundant hippo and new friends are the staple of these legendary exhilarating </p><p>cruises. But it is the Victoria Falls Hotel that remains the major attraction for visitors. </p><p>Waking up to the sound of the smoke that thunders, seeing the sun rise beneath the </p><p>mist of one of the seven natural wonders of the world and the lunar rainbow at night, all </p><p>the while soaking up the history and ambience of a bygone era, is more than </p><p>unforgettable it is unique. </p></li><li><p> Page 7 </p><p> CHOBE BUSH LODGE </p></li><li><p> Page 8 </p><p>Chobe Bush Lodge is brand new addition to the Under One Botswana Sky properties, </p><p>opens late January 2014. Right on their doorstep, four African countries meet (Botswana, </p><p>Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia); Chobe Bush Lodge will therefore offer an excellent </p><p>gateway location to Chobe, Victoria Falls or Caprivi. Chobe National Park is known for its </p><p>great lion population and massive herds of elephant and buffalo. Chobe Bush Lodge offers </p><p>luxurious accommodation with a touch of bush style, consisting of 38 luxury en-suite </p><p>rooms, each with full open-plan bathroom, air-conditioning, TV and safe. In addition </p><p>there will be 4 large family rooms with two separate bedrooms, each with its own en-suite </p><p>facility. The lodge will have views over Chobe National Park and the Chobe floodplains in </p><p>the far distance. </p><p>Facilities: </p><p> The bush restaurant, with indigenous flavours of Africa will serve combination of a </p><p>buffet and a la carte style meals </p><p> Swimming pool and pool deck </p><p> Cocktail bar with beautiful views over African bush </p><p> Lounge areas with Wi-Fi hotspots </p><p> Curio &amp; Craft Shop </p><p> Secluded viewing platforms overlooking Chobe National Park </p><p>Close proximity to Victoria Falls International Airport, Livingstone International Airport </p><p>and Kasane International Airport makes us easily accessible, with daily road transfers or </p><p>charter flights connecting all these airports with Chobe Bush Lodge. Chobe Bush Lodge is </p><p>home to a variety of wildlife animals including abundant herds of elephant and buffalo, </p><p>hippo, giraffe and the unique red lechwe, puku, kudu, impala, sable antelope, crocodile, </p><p>lion, leopard, hyena, wild dog and jackal. Guests are taken on a morning and evening </p><p>game drive, accompanied with a guide, where they are able to enjoy sightings of these </p><p>wildlife animals. Additional activities at the lodge includes boat cruises, a trip to the </p><p>Victoria Falls, a trip to Okavango Delta, scenic flights, fishing, a Namibian Village walk and </p><p>a visit to the reptile walk. </p></li><li><p> Page 9 </p><p>ZIMBABWE AND BOTSWANA ACTIVITIES AND DINING: </p><p>ZAMBEZI RIVER DINNER CRUISE </p><p>Guests are met by staff from the Cruise Boat Company and driven to the jetty on the </p><p>Zambezi River for boarding. The cruise boat meanders slowly upstream along the length of </p><p>the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park looking for game on the way. A number of animals and a </p><p>host of bird species can be viewed from comfortable chairs on cool wooden decks. Excellent </p><p>hot and cold food buffet selection is served on board and the bar is well stocked with spirits, </p><p>good wines, beers and soft drinks. All food and drink is included in the price and served </p><p>throughout the cruise by professional, friendly waiters making the whole experience one of </p><p>the most luxurious cruises on the river. Transfers to the jetty are from where guest are </p><p>lodging. </p><p>Dinner Cruise </p><p>The cruise lasts for 2 hours and includes buffet menu dinner, local brands of drinks and </p><p>transfers. All cruises include River usage fees, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and snacks. </p></li><li><p> Page 10 </p><p>TEAMBUILDING: LOWER ZAMBEZI WHITE WATER RAFTING </p><p>Since David Livingstone named Victoria Falls after his Queen, thousands of people have </p><p>come from all over the world to witness the spectacle, a mile long curtain of water that </p><p>stretches across the glistening basalt rock, erupts into spray, and then thunders into the </p><p>canyons below. The walls of basalt rock that capture the mighty Zambezi form one of the </p><p>great river corridors of the world. This is the domain of the Nyaminyami, the River God of the </p><p>Tonga people and is now the highway for our rafts. At Victoria Falls the Zambezi River </p><p>plummets into a gorge, which separates the placid river above the Falls and the turbulent </p><p>rapids below. The gorge is over 100 meters deep at the fall and increases to over 200 meters </p><p>by the end of a full day raft trip. Despite this rugged terrain, the gorges below the Falls are </p><p>thick with vegetation and incredibly spectacular. Rafting on the Zambezi is a ONCE IN A </p><p>LIFETIME EXPERIENCE. It is the WILDEST ONE DAY RUN IN THE WORLD beneath one of the </p><p>Seven Wonders of the World. If you don't do it you'll regret it as soon as you leave! </p></li><li><p> Page 11 </p><p>DINNER AT THE VICTORIA FALLS HOTEL </p><p> Victoria Falls hotel dining provides some of the finest cuisine in the country. With renowned </p><p>veteran chefs you are guaranteed an exquisitely prepared meal at every sitting. Both the </p><p>Livingstone Room and Jungle Junctions restaurants offer meticulously prepared menus that </p><p>are impressive and varied. The hotel is distinguished for its five star service that is </p><p>intentionally aimed to leave every guest feeling like royalty. A fine selection of wines and </p><p>liquors are available to accompany each dining experience. </p><p>ELEPHANT INTERACTION AT JUMBO JUNCTION </p><p>Groups of up to 100 guests can be catered for at Jumbo Junction. Bush dinners,...</p></li></ul>