Okavango Delta Trail North
This tour takes you from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls in 8 days. Grab the Tour Dossier PDF .
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This short trip covers the best of Botswana before ending in Victoria Falls. Some of Africa's best game viewing can be seen in the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park - especially if you like Elephants!
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A day-by-day breakdown of what to expect and where you'll be staying.
Day 1, Johannesburg to Khama Rhino Sanctuary
An early start and a long way to go as we depart Johannesburg and head north into Botswana. Passing through Serowe, birthplace of Botswana's first president, on our way to the Khama Rhino Sanctuary - home of white rhino, zebra and wildebeest. Our first game drive takes us around the Malema and Serwe Pans.
Day 2, Khama Rhino Sanctuary to Maun
Maun is our destination today as we prepare for the Okavango Delta excursion. Afterunpacking our gear we have a relaxing afternoon at the swimming pool.
Day 3, Maun to Okavango Delta
This morning we head to the airport, jump into our planes and head into the Delta where we are based for the next 2 days.
Day 4, Okavango Delta
Early morning and late afternoon game walks give you time in the middle of the day to relax, chill out and enjoy your surroundings. Why don't you have a go at poling your own mokoro? It is not as easy as it looks!
Day 5, Okavango Delta to Gweta via (Maun)
We are transferred out of the Delta to meet back up with our truck before a short drive takes us to our interesting overnight stop on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.
Day 6, Gweta to Kasane
Our drive today takes us through and around the Makgadikgadi and Nxai Pans before we turn north towards the Chobe National Park. The afternoon can be spent on a scenic boat cruise on the Chobe River.
Day 7, Kasane to Victoria Falls
After a hearty brunch we make our way into Zimbabwe and to Victoria Falls. Approx 1700 m wide and 100 m high, Victoria Falls is a memorable sight! Take part in one of the many adventure activities or relax by the pool.
Day 8, Victoria Falls
The last day on safari gives you the opportunity to just relax and enjoy this spectacular natural wonder or you can join in the adrenalin rush that Victoria Falls is known for. Most activities are available throughout the year. On the ground the Falls can be seen from the Victoria Falls Park or from the Zambian side. Take a flight which will give you a panoramic view of the Falls, Batoka Gorge and the islands above the falls. Photographic opportunities abound. We suggest you allow yourself a few days after your safari if you wish to partake in some of the many activities.
Meals included in your tour cost
7 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 6 Dinners
Highlights included in your tour cost
Up close to wildlife
Huge Elephant herds
Prolific bird life
Makoros and Polers
Birds eye view
Window seat guaranteed
View the 'Smoke that Thunders'
Fantastic photo opportunities
Easy walking trails
There are 16 optional activities available on this trip.
Prices shown are approximate
Apartheid Museum Tour
Chobe National Park Game Drive
Victoria Falls Adrenaline Day
Victoria Falls Bungee Jump
Victoria Falls Elephant Ride
Victoria Falls Flight of Angels
Victoria Falls Helicopter Flight
Victoria Falls Horse Rides
Victoria Falls Microlight Flight
Victoria Falls Rhino Walk
Victoria Falls Scenic Flight
White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River
Zambezi Gorge Swing
Zambezi River Rafting & Boarding Combo
Zambezi River Sunset Dinner Cruise
Zimbabwe Walking Safaris
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This tour goes through: Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls & 5 other destination(s) in Africa.TOUR DETAIL
Crew: 2 crew (including cook)
Vehicle: Overland Truck
Other: Sleeping mat included
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The highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!
— Anne B (27) from Ireland
The trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!
— Michael & Silke from Germany
I loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)
— JoJo E (61) from Switzerland
Finally home and had a great timeâ€¦. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…
— John E from Canada
I did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.
— Juca from Uruguay