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A Journey from Botswana to Zimbabwe

Private Travel | Wildlife 12 Days & 9 Nights Lead-in price: £4695 Current prices from: £4695
This itinerary offers an off the beaten track experience to lesser visited areas of Botswana and Zimbabwe with fantastic wildlife vieiwing with fewer crowds.

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Chobe

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3188 3086 2882 2577 2679 2984 3391 3595 3391 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 1864 1763 1559 1050 745 745 948 1457 1864 1966 1966
Sunshine hours 7 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1285 1104 673 181 20 0 0 0 10 251 422 1014
Rainy Days 14 11 8 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 9 12
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme H H Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/E 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Gaborone

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3391 3188 3188 2882 2577 2272 2373 2679 2984 3188 3290 3290
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 1966 1763 1457 846 541 541 745 1254 1661 1864 1966
Sunshine hours 9 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 9 9 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 11 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 944 813 562 442 110 40 30 20 141 402 693 823
Rainy Days 11 9 7 6 2 1 0 1 2 6 9 10
Humidity H H M L N N N N M M H H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 5/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Kasane

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3188 3290 3188 3086 2781 2781 3086 3493 3595 3493 3290
Min temp (C)(F) 2170 2068 2068 1864 1457 1152 1050 1355 1763 2170 2170 2170
Sunshine hours 6 8 8 9 9 9 9 10 10 9 8 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1586 1335 803 171 10 10 0 0 0 221 632 1516
Rainy Days 12 10 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 11
Humidity H H H H M L L M H VH H H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Maun

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3290 3188 3086 2882 2577 2679 2984 3290 3493 3493 3391
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 1966 1966 1661 1152 846 745 1050 1559 1966 2068 2068
Sunshine hours 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1134 1044 622 261 40 10 0 0 40 171 492 863
Rainy Days 13 11 7 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 7 10
Humidity H H H M L N N L M H H H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Moremi

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3188 3086 2882 2577 2577 2882 3290 3595 3391 3290
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1864 1559 1050 643 643 948 1457 1864 1966 1966
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 9 10 9 10 10 10 9 8 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1114 1094 622 241 20 10 0 0 30 211 492 894
Rainy Days 14 12 8 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 8 11
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme VH VH H H VH Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Okavango

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3188 3188 3086 2882 2577 2577 2882 3290 3595 3391 3290
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 1966 1864 1661 1050 643 643 948 1457 1864 1966 1966
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 9 10 9 10 10 10 9 8 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1064 1054 592 251 20 10 0 0 40 211 502 843
Rainy Days 14 12 8 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 8 11
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme VH H VH VH Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Savute

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3188 3086 2882 2577 2679 2984 3391 3595 3391 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 1864 1864 1559 1050 643 643 948 1355 1864 1966 1966
Sunshine hours 7 8 8 9 10 9 10 10 10 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 0 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1285 1185 693 201 20 0 0 0 20 231 472 1044
Rainy Days 14 11 8 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 8 11
Humidity Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme VH VH H VH Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Bulawayo

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2882 2781 2781 2679 2475 2170 2170 2475 2882 2984 2882 2882
Min temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1559 1254 846 541 541 846 1152 1457 1559 1661
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1245 1104 552 341 80 30 10 10 70 371 904 1235
Rainy Days 12 11 7 4 2 1 1 1 1 5 10 13
Humidity E E E VH VH H H VH E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Great Zimbabwe

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2781 2781 2679 2577 2373 2170 2170 2475 2781 2984 2882 2781
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1559 1355 948 643 643 846 1152 1559 1661 1763
Sunshine hours 8 7 8 8 9 8 9 9 9 8 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1857 1667 1315 412 151 161 90 90 110 301 853 1667
Rainy Days 13 11 8 4 3 2 2 2 2 5 9 13
Humidity E E E VH VH H H VH VH E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 7/H 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Harare

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2577 2373 2272 2170 2475 2781 2984 2882 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1457 1254 846 643 541 745 1050 1355 1559 1661
Sunshine hours 7 6 7 8 9 9 9 10 10 9 8 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 2098 1817 1165 442 80 20 20 20 60 381 1004 1797
Rainy Days 17 15 11 6 2 1 1 1 1 5 11 16
Humidity L L L N N N N N L L L L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Hwange National Park

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 2984 2984 2984 2781 2577 2577 2882 3290 3493 3290 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1661 1457 948 541 541 846 1355 1763 1864 1864
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 9 9 9 10 11 11 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1436 1165 572 271 40 10 0 0 30 181 643 1235
Rainy Days 14 12 8 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 9 13
Humidity E E E VH VH H H VH E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Lake Kariba & Matusadona NP

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3188 3188 2984 2781 2781 2984 3391 3595 3493 3290
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2170 2170 1966 1559 1254 1254 1457 1966 2373 2475 2272
Sunshine hours 7 7 8 9 10 9 10 10 10 10 8 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1958 1576 1225 331 50 0 0 0 0 151 733 1877
Rainy Days 16 14 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 15
Humidity E E E E VH H VH VH E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Mana Pools NP

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3290 3290 3086 2882 2882 3086 3493 3799 3595 3391
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2068 1864 1457 1152 1152 1355 1864 2272 2373 2272
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 9 9 9 9 10 10 9 8 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1817 1526 883 221 10 0 0 0 0 131 492 1807
Rainy Days 17 14 11 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 15
Humidity E E E E VH H VH VH E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Victoria Falls

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3086 3188 3086 2882 2679 2679 2984 3391 3493 3391 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 1966 1864 1661 1152 846 745 1050 1559 1966 2068 2068
Sunshine hours 7 7 8 9 10 9 10 10 10 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1717 1406 763 201 30 0 0 0 10 201 643 1636
Rainy Days 15 13 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 15
Humidity H H H H M N L L H H H H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Kasane. (N) Day 2: Chobe National Park

Transfer to Chobe Bush Lodge and stay 3 nights. Safari activities include wildlife drives and boat cruises. (B, L, D)

Days 3-4: Chobe National Park

Safari activities. (B, L, D)

Days 5-6: Hwange National Park

Cross into Zimbabwe and drive to Ivory Safari Lodge. Stay 2 nights, Afternoon safari. (B, L, D)

Days 7-8: Hwange National Park

Transfer further south to Bomani Tented Lodge and stay 2 nights. Activities include guided walks, wildlife drives and village visits (B, L, D)

Day 9: Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe side)

Take the Elephant Express rail car to Dete, then by road to Amadeus Garden Guesthouse in Victoria Falls Town. Stay 2 nights. (B, D)

Day 10: Victoria Falls

At leisure or optional excursions. (B)

Day 11-12: Fly home (B) Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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This tour is based in 4- & 5-star accommodation.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Ivory Safari Lodge
    Ivory Safari Lodge

    The Ivory Safari Lodge is an intimate property set in the teak forests of Hwange National Park. Elephants commonly come down to the lodge's waterhole to drink. Accommodation is in luxurious tree house rooms and the lodge features a swimming pool, a library and a wildlife viewing blind. Activities include game drives, walks, and night drives.

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  • Bomani Tented Lodge
    Bomani Tented Lodge

    Bomani Tented Lodge is located in a private concession outside Hwange National Park, overlooking the Bomani Pan. This pristine area is dotted with wetlands and savanna, supporting an abundance of wildlife. Ten tents and one thatched family bungalow offer comfortable accommodation with Spurwing Tents situated on ground level overlooking a waterhole and Hornbill Tents raised on wooden decks looking out to grasslands. The central areas include a dining area, lounge, bar and viewing deck where you can relax and enjoy the bush scenery, read or share the day's wildlife viewing highlights. The fire pit is a great gathering point for pre or post dinner drinks. Dinner is often served by candlelight under the canopy of stars. Enjoy night walks in private Ngamo Forest concession, private Hwange National Park entrance and relaxed schedules. Features: 10 tents & 1 thatched family bungalow, dining area, lounge, bar, viewing deck. Room amenities: Ceiling or standing fan, ...

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  • Amadeus Garden Guesthouse
    Amadeus Garden Guesthouse

    Amadeus Garden Guesthouse in the heart of the Victoria Falls residential area offers a home from home B&B stay with the atmosphere of a small lodge. Spacious gardens surround the swimming pool and there is a thatched gazebo where you can enjoy light meals. The 11 rooms have ceiling fans and private shower rooms. Wi-Fi is available but there are no televisions as the idea is to be surrounded by nature. The Victoria Falls is a 2.5-km walk away. Features: 11 rooms, swimming pool, spacious gardens, thatched gazebo, dining room. Room amenities: In-room safe, ceiling fan.

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Dates & prices

BTW2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £4695 per person

High season from £5075 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

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