Experience the water worlds of Botswana on boat safaris in Chobe and at the Okavango Delta, and spend time relaxing days on the beaches of Mauritius.
Start your trip at the thundering Victoria Falls, a UNESCO site thus named by explorer David Livingstone after the19th century British monarch. You will travel on to Chobe National Park, where enormous herds of elephants and other wildlife await you. Next, you will visit one of the most beautiful places on earth, the Okavango Delta. This labyrinth of lakes, channels, lagoons, and rivers is not only fabulously beautiful but is also home to numerous wildlife and bird species. Choose between two of our favorite lodges, both of which are located in private concessions and allow undisturbed wildlife viewing. From one water world to the next – fly out from Maun to the island of Mauritius where you can enjoy powdery white sand beaches and close encounters with dolphins and other marine creatures.
Customize this trip to your individual wishes and interests – our Africa experts will be happy to advise you on the possibilities.
Angels in their flight! This is how David Livingstone described the breathtaking Victoria Falls, where five million cubic meters of water cascade over every minute during wet season.
Guided Tour of Victoria Falls Head out and discover the Smoke that Thunders! This tour will take you to all the highlights surrounding Victoria Falls. Stand at the ideal vantage point overlooking the heart of the mighty waters as they gush and roar. Pack your waterproofs because the closer you get, the more likely you are to experience the spray! (Time: Early morning or late afternoon; Duration: 2-3 hrs; Private Activity; Fitness level: Easy, Please wear appropriate footwear; Rain Coat recommendable between March and May )
Explore Botswana’s first national park! Once inhabited by the San bushmen, Chobe National Park is unique with its San paintings that were carved into the rocks.
Chobe Bakwena: Game Drives, Boat Safaris, Biking Tours, Cultural Visit Experience exciting game drives and bush walks, get a glimpse of African every day life and feel awed by the beauty of Africa on wonderful boat safaris on the majestic Chobe River. Marvel at the beautiful afternoon light and the reflection of the sun as you peacefully glide over the river while enjoying your favorite drink and observing hundreds of elephants along the shores of the river – bathing, drinking, playing and cajoling. This is one of the most memorable safari experiences you will ever have!
Kubu Lodge: Game drives, Boat Safaris, Nature Walks Experience exciting game drives and feel awed by the beauty of Africa on wonderful boat safaris on the majestic Chobe River. Marvel at the beautiful afternoon light and the reflection of the sun as you peacefully glide over the river while enjoying your favorite drink and observing hundreds of elephants along the shores of the river – bathing, drinking, playing and cajoling. This is one of the most memorable safari experiences you will ever have!
Witness a world of glittering water! A unique wetland system in the middle of the Kalahari Desert, Okavango Delta is one of the largest inland deltas on earth.
Setari Camp: Boat Safaris, Mokoro Excursions Spend a day exploring Setari to truly understand and enjoy the expansive concession. Begin your day early with a light breakfast, and set out for your morning activities. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride, or opt for a mokoro, a type of a canoe used in the area. Or you could choose the full day walk, which includes a visit to Jao Village to get a first-hand glimpse of the rural life with its culture and traditions. Return to your camp where you can unwind with a hearty brunch. Spend the next few hours in a leisurely fashion – relax with a swim in the camp’s swimming pool, shop for local artifacts at the curio shop or indulge in a siesta! Following afternoon tea, head for a leisurely boat cruise or lounge in your mokoro. You could also embark on a bush walk and see the local flora. Once you return from your afternoon activity, enjoy a dinner under the stars – weather permitting of course! (Full Day; Fitness Level: Moderate; Please note that guests who opt for the full day walk will only return to the camp at sundowner time.)
The Jackal & Hide : Game Drives and Mokoro Excursions, Wildlife Encounter at the Hide Enjoy an incredibly diverse safari experience! Explore the Okavango Delta on exciting game drives in the early morning when the animals are particularly active and in the late afternoon when the sun paints incredible colors on the horizon. You can also enjoy exciting night drives and A mokoro excursion will take you along the channels and lagoons of the Delta to view game from another perspective and to experience this tranquil mode of transport. As another highlight, enjoy beautiful boat safaris which allow you to get a closer look at the aquatic animals and birds not easily approached on safari.
A tropical treat! Surrounded by the Indian Ocean, the Mauritius Islands consist of two large and several small islands, the largest island being the capital, Port Louis.
Dolphin Encounter and Picnic Discover the amazing sensation of swimming with the dolphins in their natural environment. The day trips from 7.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. are enjoyable, pleasurable, adventurous, and one of a kind. Set out on the open waters of the Indian Ocean on a speed boat and dive in to swim with the friendly mammals. Cruise to the beautiful island of Benitiers, which is dotted with lagoons and lined with wonderful coral reefs. Relax and rejuvenate as you laze around or sunbathe on the white sands of the beach. Venture out a bit to a picturesque lagoon and visit Crystal Rock. Feast your eyes on the magnificent Le Morne Mountain as you enjoy a sumptuous barbecue lunch.
Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.
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