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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.
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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 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
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)
Morning and afternoon activities including an
ox cart tour of the island, guided birding or
fishing and boating. (B, L, D)
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)
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)
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)
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.
Alternatively, speak to one of our travel
consultants to extend your stay. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
All water-based activities will be
subject to water levels and may be replaced by
land-based alternatives if required.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Available on request.
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.
OOU2020: 9 Nights