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Get under the skin of southern Africa
by travelling cross country by road
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 endless
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.
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Arrive in Johannesburg and connect with
an onward flight to Livingstone. Transfer to
Waterberry Zambezi Lodge for a 2-night stay.
Secluded and informal, the property enjoys an
attractive river setting close to Victoria Falls.
Afternoon sunset cruise along the Zambezi river
spotting hippos and crocodiles. (D)
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)
Transfer by road to Kasane immigration to clear
Botswana border formalities and then a short
boat transfer to The Raft floating restaurant for a
braai (barbecue) lunch as you spot wildlife. Clear
Namibia border formalities at Impalila island
and continue to Kaza Safari Lodge by boat for 2
nights. Afternoon guided walk to the 2,000-yearold
baobab tree for sunset drinks overlooking the
spectacular landscape. Impalila island straddles
the intersection of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia
and Botswana. (B, L, D)
Morning and afternoon activities including an ox
cart tour of the island, guided birding or fishing
and boating. (B, L, D)
Early breakfast and transfer by boat to Impalila
island to clear Namibia immigration, then to
Kasane immigration to clear Botswana border
formalities. Enter the 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)
Morning cultural visit to Pandamatenga
village. Begin by meeting some of the elders at
Pandamatenga kgotla, a public meeting area.
Visit some of the social engagement projects that
Wildtrack is involved in and stop at a home for an
insight into some of the customs of the Motswana
culture. Afternoon wildlife drive in Kazuma Pan,
with cheese board sundowners. (B, L, D)
Transfer into Zimbabwe via the Pandamatenga
border post. On arrival in Nantwich, swap vehicles
and take a slow wildlife drive to Camp Hwange,
arriving in time for lunch. Stay 3 nights. Afternoon
wildlife drive. (B, L, D)
Morning and afternoon safari activities including
guided bush walks and wildlife drives. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Victoria Falls via the Mbala Gate
and on to Victoria Falls airport. Fly home via
Johannesburg, arriving the next day. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
OOU2019: 9 Nights