Do you want to go on that one amazing trip that lets you explore Botswana and Victoria Falls like never before?? Then this trip is just for you! Come and join us and experience the most amazing tour you have ever been on!
Arriving at Victoria Falls International Airport. A Golden Lion Adventures associate will collect you for your transfer to Kazungula Border Post between Zimbabwe and Botswana. You will travel through the Matetsi Safari Area, bordering on the Zambezi River. Keep your camera at the ready. The adventure has begun. At the border post you will be collected by Golden Lion Adventures, for a short drive through Kasane Forestry Area on the Old Hunters Road to your safari camp, in “The Valley of the Elephants”. Here your tented camp has been set up with your own bathroom consisting of toilet, shower and basin, hot water, cold water and cooking area. Your tent will have comfortable beds, sheets, blankets, pillows, solar light, and a portable toilet.
An elevated deck overlooks the waterhole. The waterhole is frequented daily by numbers of elephant from Matetsi Safari Area in Zimbabwe and Kasane Forestry Area. Other wildlife, Kudu, Giraffe, Waterbuck, Lion, Leopard, Warthog, and many more frequent the waterhole on a daily basis. This is an ideal location to take excellent nature photographs.
Just before dark enjoy an excellent dinner at our tented camp. After dinner, you can relax on the outlook deck or retreat to your comfortable safari tent.
After an early wake up call, enjoy a cup coffee with rusks. Our 4×4 safari vehicle will collect us to be in time at the entrance gate to Chobe National Park. We will explore the Chobe River ecosystem with its diverse wildlife. We will enjoy breakfast in the Chobe.
After breakfast we follow our route to Serondela on the Chobe River to make the most of the unique photographic opportunities. Here your photographic skills can really come alive in nature. We will exit the Chobe National Park at its Western Gate, into Chobe Forestry Area, to be in time to witness the beautiful sunset over the Chobe River at our safari lodge. Your safari tented camp will be ready for you. You can enjoy the luxury of the swimming pool. After dinner you can relax at the pool or retire to your comfortable safari tent listening to the nocturnal sounds of Africa.
After an early wakeup call with coffee and rusks we depart to Linyanti.
This morning after an early rise with a steaming cup of coffee we enjoy a quick breakfast before departing to the Linyanti Area of the Chobe National Park. This area is well known for its marsh areas. We explore the Linyanti Area to the fullest and make the most of the remarkable photo opportunities.
Back at camp we enjoy a relaxing shower. We discuss the day’s sightings and wildlife around the camp fire or swimming pool.
After a delicious dinner we retire to our comfortable safari tents.
This morning after an early rise with a steaming cup of coffee we enjoy a quick breakfast before departing to the Savute Area of the Chobe National Park. Savute is well known for its famous prides of lions. One pride has perfected and specialise in the killing of young elephants. The Savute area is rich in wildlife and a photographer’s dream. We will enjoy a snack lunch under a shady tree in the Savute area.
We make our way back to our tented camp on the banks of the Chobe River.
We relax around the swimming pool or boma fire.
After a much needed shower and drink around the pool, discussing the events and sightings of the day. We enjoy our dinner in the dusk of sunset. We retire to our comfortable safari tents for a much needed peaceful sleep. Tomorrow is a long and busy day again.
After an early breakfast we depart from our safari tent camp. We enter the Chobe National Park at its Western Gate to proceed along the Chobe River to Serondela and from there to our boat station on the Chobe River at the entrance to the Eastern side of Chobe National Park. We embark on our afternoon boat cruise on the Chobe River. We explore the banks of the river and Sidudu Island, completely surrounded by the Chobe River. This is a photographer and birder paradise.
This is nature at its best. After an eventful afternoon and a stunning sunset we depart from the river to our comfortable tented camp in “The Valley of the Elephants”
We enjoy a hearty dinner around the campfire, discussing the photographic opportunities of the day.
We retire to our comfortable safari tents for a restful night.
OPTIONAL: Mokoro trip on Chobe River. [Own Account]
After early breakfast we depart to Victoria Falls, one of The “Seven Wonders of the World”. Here the Zambezi River plunges more than 100m into the Batoka Gorge, sending 5.5million litres of water per second over the 1,760m long falls. The Victoria Falls is also known as “Mosi-Oa-Tunya” “
The Smoke that Thunders” named by the Lozi people.
After our visit to the Falls, we visit the “Big Tree”, a Lone Baobab in the area.
OPTIONAL: There is also ample time to partake in the many activities like “Flight of Angels” over the falls by helicopter. This gives one a bird’s eye view of this magnificent wonder in nature.
JET BOAT ride upstream in the Batoka Gorge.
BIG SWING from the Victoria Falls Bridge.
We return late afternoon back to our tented safari camp in Botswana.
After dinner, we retire to our comfortable safari tents.
Our nature photographic safari in Botswana is almost at an end.
After breakfast, we are ready to travel to Victoria Falls International Airport for our flight to O R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and our connecting flight to Europe.
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