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Zimbabwe, Botswana

10D9N Botswana & Zimbabwe Safari (DZXNG) ⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

10D9N Botswana & Zimbabwe Safari (DZXNG)
⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

Per Pax
From: $6273 From: €5973 From: £5128 From: RM27276 From: CAD8128 From: SGD8701 From: AUD9056 From: HKD49424
Victoria Falls

National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures is a collection of unique tours designed to take you deeper into the cultures and habitats of the places we explore. They offer more inclusions compared to other G Adventures Travel Styles, greater hands-on exploration, interactions with local experts, and the freedom to roam, all within the structure and security of travelling in a small group.

Cities to Visit: Victoria Falls - Maun
Language: English

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Travel Period: from March 20, 2022 till December 25, 2022
Tour Highlight
~ Explore Zimbabwe's largest national park in an open safari vehicle
~ Cruise the waters of the Chobe River
~ Visit the research camp of the Okavango Wilderness Project
~ Spend a night in a bush camp in the Delta.
What To Expect
Experience an unforgettable wildlife adventure through some of southern Africa’s most spectacular national parks. Keep your camera at the ready to capture lions and elephants in Hwange National Park; fly to the panhandle of the pristine Okavango Delta for bush walks with expert local guides; and cruise along the waters of the Chobe River to watch elephants drink and hippos bathe along the shore.
  • Day 1: VICTORIA FALLS

    Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included.

  • Day 2: VICTORIA FALLS - HWANGE NATIONAL PARK

    Explore Victoria Falls at leisure this morning, and opt to take a guided tour of this thundering natural wonder and UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, transfer to the headquarters of Painted Dog Conservation. Learn about this non-profit organization’s work to protect and rehabilitate injured painted dogs (also known as African wild dogs), and hear from a conservationist about the threats to these endangered animals. Afterward, venture out on safari in Hwange National Park, one of Zimbabwe’s largest wildlife reserves and an important elephant sanctuary.

    Examine the life and struggles faced by the Painted Dog (wild dog) population in and around Hwange national park and the efforts made by the conservancy to prevent poaching and the damage done by snare traps that have endangered the Painted Dog population in Zimbabwe. The ultimate goal of the project is to release rehabilitated animals back into the wild and to work with local children and communities in an effort to educate and shift behaviors away from poaching.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3: HWANGE NATIONAL PARK

    Set out on a full-day safari through the sweeping grasslands of Hwange National Park. Track the park’s resident elephant and buffalo herds, as well as giraffes, lions, zebras, and the rare African wild dog. This evening, relax on the deck of your lodge, keeping an eye out for the wild creatures that visit the lodge’s watering hole.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: HWANGE - CHOBE NP

    Depart Hwange and head north, crossing the border into Botswana and arriving in Kasane—the gateway to the stunning Chobe National Park. Settle into your lodge and embark on a boat safari on the Chobe River, the lifeline of the park. Look out for submerged hippos, basking crocodiles, bathing elephants, and an abundance of birdlife from the boat’s deck, and witness a spectacular fiery sunset over the river.

    Keep an eye out for Chobe bushbuck and puku antelope, which are found only in this part of Botswana. The Chobe River is home to the world’s largest elephant herds; buffalo, hippos, and lions can also be seen here.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

    This morning, continue your exploration of Chobe National Park, home to one of Africa’s largest elephant populations. On a safari along the banks of the Chobe River, keep an eye out for elephants, buffalo, lions, zebra, and rare semi-aquatic antelope, as well as an incredible variety of birds. In the afternoon, opt to take a photography river safari on a specialized photography boat.

    Opt into the photo wildlife safari on the Chobe River at sunset; you’ll be accompanied by an expert wildlife photographer and guide who will help you get the perfect shot.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6: KASANE - OKAVANGO DELTA

    Catch a flight to the Okavango Panhandle in Botswana, the narrow arm of the Okavango River that feeds into the famed Okavango Delta. Check in to our remote lodge, and enjoy a boat cruise on the winding waterways. This evening, hear about National Geographic’s Okavango Wilderness Project, a multi-year collaboration between international and local experts to survey the Okavango watershed’s biodiversity and ensure its future protection. Watch the National Geographic documentary “Into the Okavango,” and learn about delta conservation projects in the area.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: OKAVANGO DELTA

    Explore the breathtaking Okavango Panhandle with expert local guides. Navigate the wildlife-rich channels of the Okavango River aboard a mokoro, a traditional dugout canoe, and spot all manner of bird life on bush walks. Settle into your tent in our remote bush camp this evening. Enjoy a three-course meal around a roaring campfire while listening to the night calls of the delta.

    Tonight we enjoy a unique and adventurous stay in a remote bush camp (known locally as a fly camp). Accommodation will be in simple dome tents on cots, and facilities are wash basins and out house/long drop toilette (simple but clean) which are shared amongst our group. There is no electricity and lighting in the evenings is by lantern, so please bring a flashlight. While basic, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself into the wilds of Africa. Our local guides and staff add some comfortable touches, excellent food and spin some fantastic campfire stories.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: OKAVANGO DELTA

    Continue exploring the Okavango Delta’s untamed habitat on foot and by mokoro, spotting herons, storks, egrets, and other wading birds. Return to the lodge later this afternoon and opt to relax by an open fire, or take a swim.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9: OKAVANGO DELTA - MAUN

    Fly to the frontier town of Maun for an evening of storytelling and traditional foods with celebrated local author Bonty Botumile. Born in Maun, Bonty’s work is dedicated to preserving Botswana’s literary heritage and providing youth with employment opportunities in the arts. Listen as she shares her in-depth knowledge of the region’s cultural history, and cap off the night with a delicious meal and colourful stories around a warm fire.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10: MAUN

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 2 nights hotels, 6 nights safari lodges/camp and 1 night bush camp
~ 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 8 dinners
~ Painted Dog Conservation, Hwange National Park
~ Okavango Wilderness Project Experience, Okavango Delta
~ Botswana Storytelling and Traditional Dinner, Maun
~ Arrival transfer
~ Open-vehicle wildlife safari drives in Hwange and Chobe National Parks
~ Chobe boat safari
~ Wildlife excursions by boat and foot in the Okavango Panhandle
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Optional activities
~ Tippings


Where to Visits

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Travel Period: from March 20, 2022 till December 25, 2022
Tour Highlight
~ Explore Zimbabwe's largest national park in an open safari vehicle
~ Cruise the waters of the Chobe River
~ Visit the research camp of the Okavango Wilderness Project
~ Spend a night in a bush camp in the Delta.
What To Expect
Experience an unforgettable wildlife adventure through some of southern Africa’s most spectacular national parks. Keep your camera at the ready to capture lions and elephants in Hwange National Park; fly to the panhandle of the pristine Okavango Delta for bush walks with expert local guides; and cruise along the waters of the Chobe River to watch elephants drink and hippos bathe along the shore.
  • Day 1: VICTORIA FALLS

    Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included.

  • Day 2: VICTORIA FALLS - HWANGE NATIONAL PARK

    Explore Victoria Falls at leisure this morning, and opt to take a guided tour of this thundering natural wonder and UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, transfer to the headquarters of Painted Dog Conservation. Learn about this non-profit organization’s work to protect and rehabilitate injured painted dogs (also known as African wild dogs), and hear from a conservationist about the threats to these endangered animals. Afterward, venture out on safari in Hwange National Park, one of Zimbabwe’s largest wildlife reserves and an important elephant sanctuary.

    Examine the life and struggles faced by the Painted Dog (wild dog) population in and around Hwange national park and the efforts made by the conservancy to prevent poaching and the damage done by snare traps that have endangered the Painted Dog population in Zimbabwe. The ultimate goal of the project is to release rehabilitated animals back into the wild and to work with local children and communities in an effort to educate and shift behaviors away from poaching.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3: HWANGE NATIONAL PARK

    Set out on a full-day safari through the sweeping grasslands of Hwange National Park. Track the park’s resident elephant and buffalo herds, as well as giraffes, lions, zebras, and the rare African wild dog. This evening, relax on the deck of your lodge, keeping an eye out for the wild creatures that visit the lodge’s watering hole.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: HWANGE - CHOBE NP

    Depart Hwange and head north, crossing the border into Botswana and arriving in Kasane—the gateway to the stunning Chobe National Park. Settle into your lodge and embark on a boat safari on the Chobe River, the lifeline of the park. Look out for submerged hippos, basking crocodiles, bathing elephants, and an abundance of birdlife from the boat’s deck, and witness a spectacular fiery sunset over the river.

    Keep an eye out for Chobe bushbuck and puku antelope, which are found only in this part of Botswana. The Chobe River is home to the world’s largest elephant herds; buffalo, hippos, and lions can also be seen here.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

    This morning, continue your exploration of Chobe National Park, home to one of Africa’s largest elephant populations. On a safari along the banks of the Chobe River, keep an eye out for elephants, buffalo, lions, zebra, and rare semi-aquatic antelope, as well as an incredible variety of birds. In the afternoon, opt to take a photography river safari on a specialized photography boat.

    Opt into the photo wildlife safari on the Chobe River at sunset; you’ll be accompanied by an expert wildlife photographer and guide who will help you get the perfect shot.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6: KASANE - OKAVANGO DELTA

    Catch a flight to the Okavango Panhandle in Botswana, the narrow arm of the Okavango River that feeds into the famed Okavango Delta. Check in to our remote lodge, and enjoy a boat cruise on the winding waterways. This evening, hear about National Geographic’s Okavango Wilderness Project, a multi-year collaboration between international and local experts to survey the Okavango watershed’s biodiversity and ensure its future protection. Watch the National Geographic documentary “Into the Okavango,” and learn about delta conservation projects in the area.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: OKAVANGO DELTA

    Explore the breathtaking Okavango Panhandle with expert local guides. Navigate the wildlife-rich channels of the Okavango River aboard a mokoro, a traditional dugout canoe, and spot all manner of bird life on bush walks. Settle into your tent in our remote bush camp this evening. Enjoy a three-course meal around a roaring campfire while listening to the night calls of the delta.

    Tonight we enjoy a unique and adventurous stay in a remote bush camp (known locally as a fly camp). Accommodation will be in simple dome tents on cots, and facilities are wash basins and out house/long drop toilette (simple but clean) which are shared amongst our group. There is no electricity and lighting in the evenings is by lantern, so please bring a flashlight. While basic, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself into the wilds of Africa. Our local guides and staff add some comfortable touches, excellent food and spin some fantastic campfire stories.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: OKAVANGO DELTA

    Continue exploring the Okavango Delta’s untamed habitat on foot and by mokoro, spotting herons, storks, egrets, and other wading birds. Return to the lodge later this afternoon and opt to relax by an open fire, or take a swim.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9: OKAVANGO DELTA - MAUN

    Fly to the frontier town of Maun for an evening of storytelling and traditional foods with celebrated local author Bonty Botumile. Born in Maun, Bonty’s work is dedicated to preserving Botswana’s literary heritage and providing youth with employment opportunities in the arts. Listen as she shares her in-depth knowledge of the region’s cultural history, and cap off the night with a delicious meal and colourful stories around a warm fire.

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10: MAUN

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 2 nights hotels, 6 nights safari lodges/camp and 1 night bush camp
~ 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 8 dinners
~ Painted Dog Conservation, Hwange National Park
~ Okavango Wilderness Project Experience, Okavango Delta
~ Botswana Storytelling and Traditional Dinner, Maun
~ Arrival transfer
~ Open-vehicle wildlife safari drives in Hwange and Chobe National Parks
~ Chobe boat safari
~ Wildlife excursions by boat and foot in the Okavango Panhandle
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Optional activities
~ Tippings


★★★☆☆

Reynard Rd, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Cresta Sprayview is just 1.4 km from the Victoria Falls Rain Forest entrance. Alfresco dining and the large swimming pool make the hotel a relaxing retreat for families, international travellers and honeymooners.

★★★☆☆

Dete Vlei Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Ivory Lodge, located in the forestry area on the outskirts of Hwange National Park, offers family-friendly safari experiences and is famous for its exhilarating up-close sightings of the Presidential Elephant Herd.

★★★☆☆

Airport Road, President Ave, Kasane, Botswana

Chobe Safari Lodge is situated in Kasane on the banks of the Chobe River and shares a border with Chobe National Park. It is the oldest lodge in Chobe and was established in 1959.

★★★☆☆

lekawen drift, Maun, Botswana

Cresta Maun lies on the banks of the Thamalakane River in northern Botswana, offering a tranquil setting for both leisure and business travellers.

★★★☆☆

Reynard Rd, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Cresta Sprayview is just 1.4 km from the Victoria Falls Rain Forest entrance. Alfresco dining and the large swimming pool make the hotel a relaxing retreat for families, international travellers and honeymooners.

★★★☆☆

Dete Vlei Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Ivory Lodge, located in the forestry area on the outskirts of Hwange National Park, offers family-friendly safari experiences and is famous for its exhilarating up-close sightings of the Presidential Elephant Herd.

★★★☆☆

Airport Road, President Ave, Kasane, Botswana

Chobe Safari Lodge is situated in Kasane on the banks of the Chobe River and shares a border with Chobe National Park. It is the oldest lodge in Chobe and was established in 1959.

★★★☆☆

lekawen drift, Maun, Botswana

Cresta Maun lies on the banks of the Thamalakane River in northern Botswana, offering a tranquil setting for both leisure and business travellers.

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