- Tour Details: Livingstone to Maun
- Trip Duration: 10 Days and 9 Nights
- Guided: Yes
- Highlights: Livingstone (Vic Falls), Chobe, Makgadikgadi Pans, Okavango Delta, Moremi and Maun.
Day 1: Livingstone, Zambia
You will be met at the airport and taken to the your lodge in Livingstone. Your afternoon will be spent talking about the great experience and adventure lying ahead and exploring the area. You will spend one day in this magnificent location near the majestic Victoria Fall. There are ample activities to keep one busy in the Victoria Falls, one of the seven world wonders, so your afternoon will be a busy one. Accommodation: Zambezi Waterfront Lodge or Similar. Activities: Numerous adventure activities, sight seeing at the Victoria Falls and curio shopping.
Day 2: Chobe, Botswana
This morning you will travel to "the smoke that thunders". As you feel the drizzle of the water from the falls your breath will be swept away by the awe-inspiring site. You will leave the magnificent site of the falls behind and depart for your next stop in the marvelous Chobe Region. A new country and a new location beckon you to continue your journey.
The Chobe area is a stunning green-shaded area in Northern Botswana. The Chobe river makes its flowing blue mark on the ground while, at sunrise and sunset, the sky is painted purple-pink and yellow by the sun. The Chobe is famous for its stunning sunsets and game viewing opportunities. The sunrises will give you the opportunity get up early and the sunsets the opportune occasion to unwind with a cold beer. As you enjoy sipping your beer and looking out over Chobe River you may see some elephants drinking the Chobe’s water. Accommodation: Elephant Valley Lodge or similar. Activities: Game viewing and boat cruises.
Days 3-4: Makgadigadi, Botswana
It will be an early start as you depart from the famous Chobe and the elephants to the infamous Makgadigadi area with its Baobab Trees and salt pans. Although it is a 5 hour drive you can enjoy the remarkable scenery and the solitude of the landscape that is so different from the roads traveled at home! The Baobab trees is known as the "upside down tree", and upon looking at one it is clear why. The tree and its branches create and image of the roots of a tree. Compared to humans they grow to be humongous. Today you will see this awkward phenomenon. Tomorrow you will have the opportunity to experience another one: the Ntwetewe pans. Accommodation: Planet Baobab or Similar. Activities: Guided Baobab Bush Walk, Visit to Ntwetwe Pans, Half day quad bike excursion and game drive.
Days 5-6: Okavango Delta, Botswana
This morning you will make your way to Maun. On arrival in Maun, board your flight over the Delta and fly to Camp Okavango. This afternoon why not enjoy a Mokoro excursion? Alternatively you can spend the evening relaxing and enjoying the natural environment. Your guide will not accompany you on this part of the journey, but rest assured as you’ll be met by a local guide at Camp Okavango.
The delta environment has large numbers of animal populations that are otherwise rare, such as crocodile, red lechwe, sitatunga, elephant, wild dogs, buffalo, wattled crane as well as the other more common mammals and bird life. You will experience a sense of solitude in this wildlife filled area of waterways as you explore them, but feel safe in knowing that you have guides that know the Delta. On your second day at Camp Okavango you can choose between numerous ways to pass the time and take in the delta landscape. Accommodation: Camp Okavango or Similar. Activities: You can chooses between motorized boat activities, a guided walk or another mokoro excursion.
Days 7-8: Moremi, Botswana
Board your flight mid-morning and make your way back to Maun. Your guide will meet you when you land and transfer you to Moremi for a 2 night stay at Mankwe Bush Lodge. Moremi is located east of the Okavango Delta. The wildlife reserve is a magnificent site and renowned for its beauty. The wildlife is as diverse as the green shades of the bush and the amount of experiences. Originally the idea behind Moremi was to support the locals of the area in creating an honourable living. Today, Moremi help visitors to create fantastic memories. Accommodation: Mankwe Bush Lodge or Similar. Activities: Game Viewing.
Day 9: Maun, Botswana. Today you will travel back to Maun. The name Maun comes from the word "Maung" meaning "place of short reeds". You will realise that although the tour were a short 10 days long, the memories of this place, Botswana, will last a life time. Accommodation: Island Safari Lodge or Similar. Activities: Sightseeing.
Day 10: Tour Ends in Maun, Botswana. Stand up and breathe in the breathtaking beauty of Botswana. Take a last look around and take in as much as possible of the scenic surroundings. The journey is at its end, but the sharing of the experiences you had is just beginning. You will be sad to leave this brilliant country and although it has only been ten days the memories will last you forever! You will be taken to the airport in Maun where you can enjoy the flight back to Cape Town!
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