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Four Countries Safari

Private Travel | General interest | Wildlife 12 Days & 9 Nights Lead-in price: £5525 Current prices from: £5525
Get under the skin of southern Africa by travelling cross country by road and rivers through Zambia, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Starting from the spectacular Victoria Falls on the Zambian side, cross the border into Namibia’s Caprivi Strip for magnificent views of all four countries. Continue into Botswana’s Chobe National Park. Just south of Chobe, gain a unique insight into the Motswana culture, before crossing into Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. This momentous journey will take you through some of Africa’s best ‘Big Five’ safari hotspots, giving you a flavour of four very distinct nations en route.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Sunset cruise on the Zambezi
  • Sundowner drinks on Impalila Island
  • Village visit for an insight into Motswana culture
  • Several game drives, searching for the ‘Big Five’
  • Stay in 4-star accommodation
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Standard Private Tour in brief

Days 1-2: Fly to Livingstone, Zambia

Fly overnight from London (regional connections available) to Livingston, via Johannesburg. Transfer to Waterberry Zambezi Lodge for a 2-night stay. Secluded and informal, the property enjoys an attractive river setting just upstream from Victoria Falls. Afternoon sunset cruise along the Zambezi river spotting hippos and crocodiles. (N) (D)

Day 3: Livingstone, Zambia

Day at leisure or optional excursions. Activities (two per day included) include a visit to the falls (excluding entrance fee), a daytime or sunset cruise, a village walk, island picnic, Livingstone town tour, guided birding in Mosi oa Tunya Park and fishing. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Impalila Island, Namibia

Transfer by road to Kasane immigration to clear Botswana border formalities and then clear the Namibian border at Impalila Island. Continue to Ichingo Chobe River Lodge by boat for a 2-night stay. Afternoon guided walk to a 2,000-year-old baobab tree for sunset drinks overlooking the spectacular landscape. Impalila Island straddles the intersection of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and Botswana. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Impalila Island, Namibia

Morning and afternoon activities including an ox cart tour of the island, guided birding or fishing and boating. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Chobe National Park, Botswana

Early breakfast before travelling on a combination of land and water to Botswana’s world-renowned Chobe National Park for a wildlife drive. Lunch at Old House before transferring mid-afternoon to Wildtrack Safaris Eco Lodge for 2 nights. Evening sunset drinks in the boma overlooking the waterhole. (B, L, D)

Day 7: North-east Botswana

Morning cultural visit to Pandamatenga village. Begin by meeting some of the elders at Pandamatenga kgotla, a public assembly area. Visit some of the social engagement projects that Wildtrack is involved in and stop at a local home for an insight into some of the customs of the Motswana people. Afternoon wildlife drive in Kazuma Pan, with cheese board sundowners. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Transfer into Zimbabwe via the Pandamatenga border post. On arrival in Nantwich, swap vehicles and take a slow wildlife drive to The Hide, where you will stay for the next 3 nights. Afternoon wildlife drive. (B, L, D)

Days 9-10: Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Morning and afternoon safari activities including guided bush walks and wildlife drives. (B, L, D)

Days 11-12: Victoria Falls • Fly home via Johannesburg

Transfer to Victoria Falls via the Mbala Gate and on to Victoria Falls Airport. Fly home via Johannesburg, arriving the next day. Alternatively, speak to one of our travel consultants to extend your stay. (B) (N)

Meal basis:

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

Important information Please note:

Due to border crossing point transfer availability, alternative routes and accommodations may be required. Details of any changes needed will be advised at quotation stage.

All water-based activities will be subject to water levels and may be replaced by land-based alternatives if required.

Superior tour

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

Single supplement

Available on request.

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.

Standard private tour accommodation

  • Waterberry Zambezi Lodge
    Waterberry Zambezi Lodge

    Waterberry Zambezi Lodge is a small, friendly, informal lodge, 30 minutes from Livingstone but in the heart of the wild. The comfortable bedrooms are set around sweeping lawns, some overlooking a secluded private dam with beautiful birdlife, and some overlooking the riverfront. Waterberry is the perfect place to just relax and watch the view from the large terrace, the floating sun deck or around the large swimming pool.

Standard private tour extensions

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £5525 per person

High season from £6635 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.

  • • 4-star accommodation
    • International flights via Johannesburg
    • 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
    • Guided safari activities included
    • National park & game reserve fees

Destinations on this tour

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