From Johannesburg you start your overland safari adventure with a visit to a game reserve. Then you head off to Maun in Botswana to prepare for our Okavango Delta experience. Photograph hippos and crocodiles from your Mokoro (dugout canoe) before heading up to Chobe National Park. In Chobe, we take a river cruise where you can sip on an ice cold sundowner while watching elephants playing in and crossing the river only metres away. Finish up the tour with endless activities in Victoria Falls. You can also choose to do this tour from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg.

PRICE: ZAR 8 750.00
ACTIVITY PACKAGE: ZAR 5 190.00
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: ZAR 430.00
Accommodation: Twin Share Camping. Can also be arranged as accommodated Tour
DURATION: Days: 8 Nights: 7
MEALS:
Breakfast: 7
Lunch: 7
Dinner: 6
Departure Point: Johannesburg
End Point: Victoria Falls
Highlights: Khama Rhino Sanctuary, Okavango Delta,Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls, Bungee Jumping
Countries Visited: South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe

 Activity Package

This is an optional payment that covers what we consider to be ‘essential activities’ on this Okavango overland safari. Ideally we would include all of these, but not everyone can afford this. This payment is 100% transparent and is listed below. The Activity Package can be pre-purchased prior to your arrival or through your guide on day 1 of your tour.

Activity Country
Morning Game Drive Botswana
Okavango Delta Excursion (camping) Botswana
Chobe National Park Boat Cruise Botswana
Chobe National Park Game Drive Botswana
Vic Falls National Park Entry Zimbabwe

This itinerary has been written with the Activity Package items included. If you wish to participate in all the activities listed, you will need to purchase the Activity Package.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Botswana – Tuli Block

We depart Johannesburg on our overland safari and head north, crossing the border into Botswana. Our accommodation tonight is situated in the area known as the Tuli Block, which is a narrow piece of land between Botswana and Zimbabwe and is renowned for it’s geographical features. Upon arrival at our overnight stop, we will enjoy an game drive through the reserve, which is home to many species of animals including giraffe, hippo, hyena, zebra and gemsbok.

Meals Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Stevensford Lodge OR Sebe Sebe Lodge http://www.stevensfordgamereserve.com http://www.sebesebelodge.co.za/wmenu.php
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Johannesburg to Tuli Block ±450 km
Activity Package Morning Game Drive
Border Post South Africa: Groblersbrug, Tel: +27 14 767 1164,
Open: 08h00-18h00.
Botswana: Martinsdrift, Tel: +267 4940 254, Open: 08h00-18h00.

Day 2 – Maun

Today we rise early and depart for Maun where we will spend the night. Maun is the gateway to the Okavango Delta and this afternoon we will prepare for the Okavango Delta Excursion. Your guides will provide you with a briefing about the next days’ activities

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Sitatunga OR Island Safari Lodge http://deltarain.com/index553d.html?page=sitatunga-camp http://www.islmaun.com/
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Tuli Block to Maun ±700 km
Optional Activity 2hrs Horseriding incl transfer (min 2 pax), Scenic Flight over Okavango Delta (7 seat plane – time permitting)

Please note: If you have not purchased the Activity Package, you will remain behind at the accommodation establishment in Maun for the following two days

Day 3 – Okavango Delta

Today we journey north to Etsha where we head to our camp on the banks of a beautiful lagoon. We then depart on our boat cruise to Seronga via the winding channels of the Delta. A vehicle transfer sees us arrive at our base for the next two nights. After arrival, we settle in and prepare for our afternoon mokoro trip that ends with sundowners overlooking the waterways of the Delta. The evening is spent around the campfire.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Jumbo Junction no website available
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Route Maun to Okavango Delta
Activity Package Okavango Delta Excursion (camping)

Note: Activities may vary depending on water levels

Day 4 – Okavango Delta

An early start sees us head off on the crystal clear waters of the Okavango. Water lily beds and palm islands make for the most scenic of experiences. We make our way to one of the larger islands for our nature walk, where we have the possibility of seeing some of the abundant wildlife. A breakfast awaits us after our walk. We return to camp to relax before heading out on our afternoon sunset cruise.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Jumbo Junction no website available
Facilities Shared Ablutions

Day 5 – Okavango Delta – Caprivi Region

Today we bid farewell to the Delta and head north. After being re-united with out truck, we enter Namibia. Our overnight is located on the banks of the Okavango River in the Caprivi Strip of north-eastern Namibia.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Rainbow River Lodge http://rainbowriverlodgenamibia.com/
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Okavango Delta to Rainbow River Lodge ±160 km
Border Post Namibia: Mohembo Border, Divundi/Bangani, Zambezi (Caprivi), 33km or 40min SE of Divundu, Kavango, Namibia, +264(0)66 259 902 Open: 06:00-18:00 (GMT+2)

Day 6 – Kasane

This morning we travel through the Caprivi Strip and onto Kasane. This afternoon we will enjoy a sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation Camp: Thebe River Safaris http://www.theberiversafaris.com
Facilities Shared Ablutions
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Rainbow River Lodge to Kasane ±435 km
Activity Package Chobe National Park Boat Cruise
Border Post Namibia: Ngoma Border, B8, In Ngoma, Zambezi (Caprivi), +264(0)66 250 601 Open: 07:00-18:00 (GMT+2)

Day 7 – Botswana – Kasane – Zimbabwe – Victoria Falls

Established in 1968, the Chobe National Park covers approximately 11700 sq kms, encompassing floodplains, swamps and woodland. We will rise early to enjoy a game drive through the park, in search of vast herd of elephants and a multitude of antelope including the rare sable. After our game drive, we will pack our bags and head to Victoria Falls.

Meals Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation Two Per Room: Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel http://www.victoria-falls-rainbow-hotel.com
Facilities En-suites Per Room
Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route Kasane to Victoria Falls ±100 km
Activity Package Chobe National Park Game Drive, Vic Falls National Park Entry
Optional Activity Zambezi Sunset Cruise, Dinner Out Victoria Falls
Border Post Botswana: Kazangula Road, Tel: +267 62 50320
Open: 06h00-20h00
Zimbabwe: Kzangula Road, Open: 06h00-20h00

Kindly note that we may visit the Falls the following morning due to time constraints

Day 8 – Victoria Falls

Although your tour officially ends after breakfast, most people will spend the day White Water Rafting, a not-to-be-missed experience of a lifetime! Vic Falls offers many exciting activities so we recommend you add a post-tour night here.

Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Own Arrangements / Post tour accommodation can be booked through Nomad.
Optional Activity Zambezi Sunset Cruise, Bungee Jump – Solo, Helicopter Flights, White Water Rafting

NB – It is possible to book our 2 day Journey to Johannesburg, Camping or Accommodated straight after this tour, as this is one of the cheapest ways to get from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg. Ask Nomad or your agent for more information.

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