BB14 Best of Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe & South Africa in 14 Days

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BEST OF BOTSWANA, NAMIBIA, ZIMBABWE & SOUTH AFRICA IN 14 DAYSBB14

TOUR ROUTING

The best game-watching and safari experiences Africa has to offer in Namibias Caprivi region, Botswanas Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park, and Zimbabwes Hwange National Park

Spectacular Victoria Falls with its indescribable roar and dramatic mile-wide chasm

Awe-inspiring Great Zimbabwe, dating back to the Late Iron AgeTOUR HIGHLIGHTSTOUR HIGHLIGHTSDeparts: 09/02/2015, 09/03/2015, 13/04/2015, 11/05/2015, 15/06/2015, 20/07/2015, 10/08/2015, 14/09/2015, 12/10/2015, 16/11/2015

Duration: 14 days/13 nights

Includes: 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 13 dinners, 13 nights accommodation, porterage, transportation, game-watching activities and sightseeing as specified.

Note: Minimum 2, maximum 20 guests

TOUR INFORMATIONTOUR INFORMATIONDAY 1Maun, Botswana

Transfer from Maun International Airport to lodge on the banks of the Thamalakane River. Late afternoon sunset cruise looking for the abundant bird life and the occasional hippo and crocodile. Overnight at Maun Lodge or similar. [Dinner]DAY 2Maun - Okavango Panhandle

View the Okavango Delta by one hour private charter flight (optional, for own account). Alternatively explore Maun with an early morning walk. After breakfast depart Maun and travel along the panhandle of the Okavango Delta. Spend the next 2 nights at Lawdons Lodge (or similar) alongside the Okavango River. [Breakfast, Dinner]

DAY 3Okavango Panhandle, Botswana

Optional (for own account) mokoro day trip. Lunch and return transfers are included. (NB you will not be back in time for the sundowner cruise). The rest of the group will enjoy a day at leisure and a late afternoon sundowner cruise on the Okavango River. Overnight at Lawdons Lodge or similar. [Breakfast, Dinner]

DAY 4Okavango Panhandle - Caprivi, Namibia

Cross the border post between Botswana and Namibia and enter theMahango National Park to enjoy a game drive. Continue to Popa Falls, where we take a short walk and then enter the Caprivi Strip. Overnight at Camp Kwando (or similar) on the banks of the Kwando River. [Breakfast, Dinner]

DAY 5Caprivi, NamibiaEnjoy an early morning game drive (in an open vehicle) including drinks and snacks en route. Tour a traditional village. Optional early morning or sunset boat trip on the Kwando River (for own account). Overnight at Camp Kwando (or similar) on the banks of the Kwando River. [Breakfast, Dinner]

DAY 6 & 7Chobe, Botswana

Enter Botswana and enjoy a game drive (in an open vehicle) in the Chobe National Park and sunset cruise on the Chobe River. Encounter the largest concentration of elephants in Africa. Spend the next 2 nights at Mowana Safari Lodge or similar. [Breakfast, Dinner]DAY 8 & 9Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Travel to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Guided tour of the Falls and rainforest. Activities available (optional and for own account) include Flight of the Angels, elephant back safari, lion walk or a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi River. Spend 2 nights at AZambezi River Lodge or similar. [Breakfast, Dinner]DAY 10Hwange, Zimbabwe

Transfer to Hwange National Park, home to a wide variety of game such as buffalo, zebra, giraffe, all the big cats, hyena, wild dog, rhino and elephants. Enjoy a game drive in open safari vehicles or a visit to the Painted Dog Sanctuary. Overnight at Sable Sands Lodge or similar. [Full Board]DAY 11Masvingo, Zimbabwe

Our journey continues to Masvingo, and Lake Kyle National Park, stopping en route at Bulawayo for lunch (own account). Overnight at Lodge at the Ancient City or similar. [Breakfast, Dinner]

DAY 12Masvingo, Zimbabwe

Visit the ruined city of Great Zimbabwe, dating back to the Late Iron Age. Afternoon scenic drive to Lake Kyle and its dam wall. Overnight at Lodge at the Ancient City or similar. [Breakfast, Dinner]

DAY 13Makhado, South Africa

Cross the border between Zimbabwe and South Africa. Overnight near Makhado at Mashovhela Lodge or similar. [Breakfast, Dinner]

Depart for Johannesburg arriving at OR Tambo International Airport at around lunch time. [Breakfast]DAY 14Johannesburg, South Africa

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