This 5 Day Best of Victoria Falls and Chobe Safari Package allows visitors to see the majesty of the Victoria Falls and the many Elephants of Chobe National Park.
Best of Vic Falls & Chobe | Deluxe Victoria Falls & Chobe Safari
Accommodation: Victoria Falls: Standard en-suite double room.
Chobe: Air-conditioned en-suite double room with a terrace or river facing balcony
Activities: Guided Tour of Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe side), a sunset cruise, and a traditional cultural dinner experience.
Chobe: Morning and afternoon game drives/or a boat cruise
Destinations: Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), Chobe National Park (Botswana)
Seasonal: Best time May - June (when the Falls are full of water)
Chobe: Dry season May - October Wet season: November - April is great for birdlife
Best of Victoria Falls and Chobe
Our Best of Victoria Falls and Chobe Package takes you on a journey from the natural wonder of the Victoria Falls to see the abundant wildlife of the Chobe River. Stay in an elegant colonial style Victoria Falls hotel and experience the glamour and sophistication of the safaris of days gone by. Go on a guided tour of the Falls where your guide will explain the history and legends surrounding the magnificent Victoria Falls.
In the evening experience the local culture while enjoying an ethnic dinner and tribal dance. Cruise up the river in style and sip on a cooling drink while looking out for animals coming to the river to drink. Watch the sun drop below the horizon as a ball of fire.
Elephants, Elephants, Elephants! During the winter month's you can see huge herds gather on the Chobe floodplain. Set out on game drives and enjoy close encounters with the Big Five, as well as perhaps rare animals such as Wild Dogs. Go on gentle cruises along the Chobe River to see what animals are on the floodplain.
Day 1: Johannesburg - Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)View Lodge
On the first morning of your Best of Victoria Falls and Chobe Package you will catch a flight from O.R. Tambo International Airport to Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe. Once you have arrived and completed immigration, you will be met by your driver who will take you to the hotel where you will be spending the next 2 nights. On the way you will be briefed about what you will do over the next 3 days.
Once you have checked into the hotel and enjoyed a refreshing drink, you can explore the colonial splendour of the hotel. In the afternoon you will delight in a tasty high tea on the terrace, while admiring the amazing views towards the Victoria Falls. In the evening you will be picked up and taken to an ethnic restaurant for a traditional dinner in a Boma. Live traditional entertainment will be provided creating a memorable cultural experience.
Day 2: Victoria FallsView Lodge
After breakfast either in the restaurant or out on the terrace your driver will pick you up and take you on a guided tour of the "Smoke that thunders" the magnificent Victoria Falls. He will tell you about the myth and history surrounding it. Stop at the "Big tree" a giant Baobab for photographs. Go on a scenic walk through the tropical rainforest that is there by virtue of the spray from the Falls.
After the tour you will be taken back to the hotel where you can enjoy lunch (own account) and have some leisure time. Perhaps wander down to the local craft market where you can bargain for the iconic local soap stone carvings, masks, jewellery and Batik fabric. In the late afternoon you can savour an indulgent high tea before heading out on a sunset cruise.
Cruise above the Victoria Falls and take in the dramatic colours of the sunset. Look out for pods of Hippos and if you are lucky wildlife coming down to drink at the water's edge. Savour a refreshing drink and some of the delectable finger snacks provided. As the sun slips below the horizon you will head back to the hotel.
(Breakfast and snacks Included)
Day 3: Victoria Falls - Chobe National ParkView Lodge
On the third day of your safari, after a delicious breakfast you will check out and be driven to the border where you will complete immigration. Following a scenic route through the Chobe National Park you will be driven to your lodge. Keep a look out for Sable, Elephant and other wildlife. Upon your arrival you will be welcomed and given a cooling drink.
Tuck in to a tasty lunch before relishing some relaxation time. In the late afternoon there will be a high tea before you go on an afternoon game drive. In the dry season Chobe is known for its large herds of Elephants, and you may see several herds coming down to drink.
Keep an eye open for predators such as Lion and Leopard and the rare Wild Dog. As the sun begins to set, your guide will stop off in a scenic spot, and you will enjoy sundowners and snacks. You will then return to the lodge where you will enjoy a buffet dinner.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
Day 4: Chobe National ParkView Lodge
Spend the day discovering the amazing wildlife of the Chobe National Park. After a quick cup of tea or coffee and muffins, you will head out on an early morning game drive in search of the Big Five. You may come across a huge herd of Buffalo or a pride of Lion finishing off a kill. Around mid morning you will return to the lodge for a decadent brunch.
There will then be time to relax, perhaps have a refreshing dip in the swimming pool or relax on the viewing deck with a good book. In the afternoon after tea set out on a river cruise to see what animals are feeding on the banks of the river. There will be time to freshen up before dinner.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
Day 5: Chobe National Park - Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)
On the final day of your Best of Victoria Falls and Chobe Package there will be time for one last early morning game drive and breakfast before you check out and are driven back to the Victoria Falls Airport.
Rates & Prices
This Best of Victoria Falls and Chobe Package is based on 2 adults sharing a double room.
Rates may vary depending on the season and daily currency exchange rate.
- Return flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls
- Road transfer from Victoria Falls Airport to Victoria Falls town
- 2 nights in a standard hotel room in Victoria Falls
- Meals as per itinerary
- Teas and coffees
- 1 guided tour of the Zimbabwean side of the Victoria Falls
- 1 sunset cruise on the Zambezi River
- 1 cultural dinner experience
- Road transfer from Victoria Falls to the Chobe National Park
- 2 night's accommodation in a lodge at Chobe National Park
- 2 game drives
- Road transfer from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls Airport
- Local beverages and spirits as per itinerary
- Emergency medical evacuation
- National Park entrance fees