14 days13 nights safari tour exploring Victoria falls, Hwange national park,Zambia Livingstone ,Botswana Chobe & Moremi national park circle trip

///14 days13 nights safari tour exploring Victoria falls, Hwange national park,Zambia Livingstone ,Botswana Chobe & Moremi national park circle trip

14 days13 nights safari tour exploring Victoria falls, Hwange national park,Zambia Livingstone ,Botswana Chobe & Moremi national park circle trip

$5,850.00 $5,800.00

Private safari tour experience

Full board package

Minimum 2 & Maximum 8 guests

Excluded 

  • Drinks and premium beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • All Visa Fees

 

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Description

 

PROPOSED TOUR ITINERARY

Tour description: Explore game drive safari in Hwange national park, Victoria Falls adventure, Chobe national park (Chobe game drive), Elephant Sands lodge (Game drive experience), Livingstone Zambia and Okavango delta experience (Botswana)

Tour Cost $5850.00 pp (USD) (sharing a room)                      Package: Private tour & full board

Dietary requests: TBA                                                                     Number of Guests: minimum 2 & maximum 8

Tour duration: 14 Days 13 nights                                                  Tour Commences on any date

Tour Type circle trip – Tour will start and end in Victoria Falls

Day 1- Arrival at Victoria falls Airport & Depart to Hwange National park

Guests are met at Victoria falls Airport and we depart at 14:30 pm driving to The Sable sands safari lodge, in Hwange National Park. The drive will take about 2 hours 30 mins, 180 km along Bulawayo road. Expected time of arrival will be 16:30 pm- on arrival you will get briefing and indemnity forms signed. Guests will be taken to their room to settle in. The rest of the afternoon, guests can enjoy watching animals coming to the water hole which is located in front of the lodge. Guests will be at leisure until 7 pm when Dinner is served.

Day 2 -Hwange Full day game drive or morning & afternoon game drive.

Early in the morning guests will be served continental breakfast at 06h00 before Full day game drive or morning and afternoon game drive depending on the Guide’s recommendation. When breakfast is done guide will lead the way and advice where the game will be done and also whether it will be a full day or a combination of morning and afternoon game drives. Lunch served in Hwange National Park on full day game drive, when its afternoon and morning game drives guest will have their meals at the lodge. Expected time of arrival from activities is +-18h30. Dinner is served at 7pm at the lodge.

Day 3- Morning game drive and Departure to Victoria Falls.

The day will start with a morning  game drive in the either at Hwange national park or at the private concession depending on what the guide recommends, The game drive duration is 3 hours, after the drive guests will return to the lodge for their brunch and check-out. Departure time back to Victoria Falls will be at 11h00. The drive will take about 2 hours 30 minutes, then you will be taken to your hotel or lodge in Victoria Falls .Expected time of arrival in Victoria Falls will be 14:00 pm .On arrival in Victoria Falls airport guests will be assisted to check-in at Batonka Guests lodge. The sunset cruise will be the next activity which will be done at 16:00 hours. Guests time to relax as they cruise up the Zambezi River. After the cruise guests are transferred to the lodge in time for dinner.

Day 4-        Victoria Falls Activities

Our day will begin with a morning game drive at 06:00 am, tea is served during the drive. The activity duration is 3 hours, after the game drive guests will be transferred back to the lodge for breakfast at 09:30 am. The next activity is scenic helicopter flight which will give an aerial view of the Victoria falls, when that is done it will be time to experience the guided tour of Victoria falls, one of the natural wonders of the world. Lunch is served at the lookout café which is located on the edge Batoka gorge overlooking the Victoria Falls Bridge. The day will be summed up by Boma Dinner and drumming Show at 18:45 pm.

Main Destination:

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

Accommodation:

Batonka Guest lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located in Victoria Falls

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5- Chobe National Park Tour and Game Drive Tour

Guest are picked at early as 09:00 am in the morning so that they drive to Botswana which is 75 km from Victoria falls, that will take about 1 hour of safe driving. Guests are requested to have money to pay for their Visas, we also encourage that you buy Double entry Visa on arrival at the Victoria Falls Airport so that there will be no need to buy a Visa when we go to Botswana for the Chobe Game Drive on route to Maun for the full day game drive and Okavango mukoro full day experience. If you have a Kaza visa you may only need to pay for Visas on the Botswana border depending on Nationality. On arrival at the border guest will be assisted with immigration formalities, then transferred to the Botswana side. After the border formalities we drive to the lodge to check-in. The first activity will be the safari boat cruise along the Chobe River at 3:00 pm, the activity will take 3 hours, during the activity guests will buy the snacks and drinks they will have. Dinner will be at the lodge.

Main Destination: Chobe National Park (Botswana)

Best Time to Visit      August to October (Best at the riverfront area)

High Season               July to October (The Park gets crowded)

Best Weather             May to August (Less hot during the day)

Accommodation:

Chobe Safari Lodge or Chobe Bush lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Chobe NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6 -Chobe national park morning and afternoon game drive

Guests will do a morning game drive at 05:30 am, the pick-up time is early so that we enhance the chances of seeing cats when they will still be hunting. The game drive will take 3 hours, which will allow more opportunity to see wildlife which include elephant, antelopes, buffalos, impalas and many others. Tea is served during the game drive, after the activity guests will have their breakfast at the lodge.

In the Afternoon after when guests have had their lunch they will do an afternoon game drive in the Chobe national park, the game drive takes 3 hours. They are chances of seeing more game as they will be going to drink water along the river banks. Dinner will be served at the lodge.

Main Destination: Chobe National Park (Botswana)

Best Time to Visit                                        August to October (Best at the riverfront area)

High Season                                                  July to October (The Park gets crowded)

Best Weather                                                 May to August (Less hot during the day)

Accommodation:

Chobe Safari Lodge or Chobe Bush lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Chobe NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 7 –                 Departure from Chobe safari lodge to Elephant sands Lodge.

In the morning guests will have breakfast between 7:30am and 8:30 am.  We will drive to Elephant Sands lodge which is approximately 260 km from Kasane, The lodge is located in the park which is home to Elephants as the name suggest. On arrival we will check-in and in the afternoon do a game drive. We expect to arrive at the lodge at 12:30pm.

Elephant Sands is a bush lodge & campsite in the north-eastern part of Botswana. Come and enjoy viewing the elephants at our natural waterhole right in front of the lodge. Watch these impressive creatures whilst they drink at only a couple of meters away from you, a unique experience!

Main Destination: Makgadikgadi Region (Botswana)

Accommodation:  Elephant Sands

  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Elephant Sands

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 8 –                        Arrival in Maun and Aerial view flight over the Okavango delta

We depart Elephant sands camp after breakfast at 09:00 am, the distance to Maun town is 300 km driving safely through the park. Expected time of arrival is 13:00 pm, check-in will be at Cresta Maun hotel. Guests will settle in their rooms after check-in. Lunch will be at the hotel. In the afternoon at 14:30 pm guests will do their first activity which is the Aerial flight over the Okavango Delta. After the flight guests will be transferred back to the hotel where they will have dinner.

Main Destination:  Maun (Botswana)

Accommodation:  Cresta Maun

  • Mid-range hotel located in Maun

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 9 –                        Full Day Moremi Game Drive

Guests will do a full day Moremi national park game drive, the activity will give an opportunity to see more wildlife. There are more cats for example lions, cheaters, leopards and other wildlife such as antelopes, zebras, kudus and elephants. Packed lunch is served while doing the game drive. At 16:00 pm game drive will end and guests will be transferred back to the hotel. Dinner will be at the hotel.

Main Destination: Maun (Botswana)

Accommodation:  Cresta Maun

  • Mid-range hotel located in Maun

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 10-                       Mukoro Full Day Experience

Guests will do the Mukoro full day adventure. The activity will allow an up close opportunity to learn more about culture and also animals which leaves along the delta waters. Guests will do the tour on a dug-out canoe. The activity enhances support of the community, as people in the surrounding areas provide this service. The transfer pickup time is at 07:00 am and expected time of arrival is 17:00 pm.

Main Destination:  Maun (Botswana)

Accommodation:  Cresta Maun

  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Maun

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 11                         Departure from Maun to Victoria falls long Drive

After morning breakfast at 07:30 am guests will prepare to check-out from the hotel at 8:30am, we will drive from Muan to Victoria Falls. We will have packed lunch on the way and stops to refresh from the long drive. Expected arrival time is 19:00 hours, Dinner will be served at the lodge.

Main Destination:  Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

Accommodation:  Pioneers Guest lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located in Victoria Falls

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 12     Exploring Victoria Falls Adventure capital & shopping for Souvenirs

  • Guests will have the option to do one of the following activities offered in Victoria Falls in the morning at 06:00am such as Elephant experience, lion walk experience or they have the option to spend the day relaxing at the lodge. All meals are included on the package, if they choose to go and have meals at other restaurant in town that can be arranged.
  • The can possibly use much of the day doing some souvenirs shopping at the curio markets dotted in town, all alternatively do another guided tour of the mighty Victoria falls if they wish to do so before their departure.

Main Destination:  Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

Accommodation:  Pioneers Guest lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located in Victoria Falls

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included

Day 13 –      Activities in Livingstone Zambia,

Guests are transferred to Zambia at 08:00am after their breakfast, the first activity will be to do the Livingstone Museum tour which takes 2 hours. The activity which follows is the Mukuni Village tour.

Mukuni’s Village is a Royal village which was founded around the 13th Century. It is home to about 7,000 Leya people. The chief has invited visitors into his village to get a glimpse of how his people have lived for generations and to learn a little about their traditional customs and beliefs.
The Chief’s guides and the people of the village are more than happy to show visitors their huts and take you inside, explain how they are built and decorated, introduce you to various craftsmen and women at work and ask you to taste some traditional foods and beer.
This is a working village, not a purpose built tourist attraction, and it is a privilege to be welcomed into their lifestyle. The duration of the tour is 2 hours.

After the village tour guests will have lunch at the Royal Livingstone Hotel which is a 5*.

  • After Lunch we drive to Victoria falls Zimbabwe boarder, and then to the lodge or hotel.
  • Dinner will be served at the lodge at 7pm

Main Destination:  Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

Accommodation:  Pioneers Victoria Falls Guest lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located in Victoria Falls

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Activity

  • Mukuni village tour
  • Livingstone museum tour

Day 14                        Departure from Victoria Falls Resort town

Guests will check-out from the hotel at 10:00 am. Departure for the airport will be 10:30 am, to give enough time to check-in and do all the airport departure procedures. Guests are expected to be at the airport two hours before departure time. Flight Departure from Victoria Falls 13:30 hours.

EXCLUDED

  • All visa costs.
  • Premium wines are not included on the package, in some safari lodges guests will be served low range wine and other beverages included on the package. (The sable sands safari lodge Hwange)
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities and tips { we recommend that guests use their own discretion when the tip, in general an amount between $10.00 – $15.00 is recommended per day, in safari lodges we recommend that guests make use of the tip boxes provided because the amount raised in Tip boxes is shared on a timed interval to all staff members
  • Guides who will be with guests on safari maybe tipped separately depending on how Guests rate their performance.
  • Guests will not be refunded monetary value for activities they will optionally opt not to do if they are included on the package once they have been paid and confirmed.

BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS

FIT BOOKING PROCEDURE & POLICIES (1 TO 5 GUESTS) BOOKING PROCEDURES

  1. FIT reservations made outside of 90 days prior to travel will be held provisionally for a maximum of 30 days from the date of reservation unless confirmed status is requested and a deposit of 20% non-refundable deposit is received.
  2. FIT reservations made inside of 60 days prior to arrival will be held provisionally for a maximum of 14 days unless a confirmed status is requested and a deposit of 20% non-refundable is received.
  3. FIT reservations made inside of 30 days prior to arrival will be provisionally held for 7 days (72 hours) unless confirmed status is requested and full payment is received.
  4. Kindly note, unless the above terms are met, we reserve the right to automatically release the reservation.
  5. All reservations are to be prepaid 30 days prior to commencement of travel.
  6. Provisional bookings will only be held for 30 days, at which time the reservation will be released, unless a payment of 20% non-refundable deposit is received.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  1. Cancellations are only effective on receipt of a written notification. All reservations will be subject to the cancellation policy once they have a confirmed status after payment of 20% non-refundable deposit.
  2. Should a cancellation be received between 60-31 days prior to due arrival date 50% of the contracted rate will be charged.
  3. Should a cancellation be received between 30 -0 days prior to due arrival date 100% of the contracted rate will be charged.
  4. Cancellations and confirmations must be made in writing by all parties concerned.

TERMS OF PAYMENT

  1. In order to secure a booking, we require a 20% non-refundable deposit.
  2. Full payment to be received 30 days prior to travel. If payment has not been received we reserve the right to cancel the reservation and our cancellation policy will apply.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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