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Okavango Delta Photo Safari

Overview

Okavango Delta Photo Safari

Begin your travels by light aircraft as you explore the amazing luxurious bush camps found on our customized Okavango Delta photo safari!  Explore the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve and Linyanti all via inter-camp transfers by air or road.  Elephants, hippos, various cats and more roam this amazing delta.  Remote small camps with luxuries that will amaze you, chef prepared meals, and fantastic guides to bring the bush to life find their home on our itineraries.

After your time in the bush explore one of the Seven Wonders of the World.  Explore Victoria Falls with all of its breathtakingly beauty! To stand opposite the falls and feel the enormous power and the spray that shoots hundreds of feet into the air is a sight to behold. The best part of all is that the falls are not the only experience to enjoy.  Numerous unique activities abound in the area.Okavango Delta Photo Safari

Your group will be privately guided as we will have you met as soon as you clear customs in the tiny airport of Victoria Falls.  Your guide will escort you throughout your stay and ensure that your every need is catered to.

We offer memorable adventures such as with elephant rides, scenic helicopter tours of the falls, fishing for tiger fish on the Zambezi River, guided shopping at the local markets, sunset cruises, lion walks and on and on.  The adventure is all around you in Victoria Falls…you could walk out your hotel to find elephants in the driveway!

Mosi-Oa-Tunya – the smoke that thunders – over a mile wide as it plunges nearly 400 ft into the Zambezi gorge below. When David Livingstone saw the Falls for the first time in 1855 he wrote “Scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight” and today you can take the “Flight of Angels” a helicopter or light aircraft flight over the Falls which gives you the ultimate view of this magnificent wonder.

We would like to credit some of the photos in the photo area of this destination to Wilderness Safaris who is one of our partners in building custom private itineraries.

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Activities: Victoria Falls, land and water safaris, elephant back rides, helicopter tours, sunset cruises and more
Capacity: 16
Location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Okavango Delts, Botswana
Season: May through September
Lodging: Luxury
Food: Chef prepared
Trip Length: 9 days or customized
Transport: Guide vehicles, safari vehicles and boats
Guided: Yes
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Itinerary

What is the itinerary?  9 Days

Day 1:  Arrive at the Victoria Falls Airport where you will be greeted by your personal guide.  Your guide will escort you to your hotel where your deluxe room will be waiting.  Depending on your flight arrival time, you may enjoy the small Ra Ikane sunset cruise this afternoon.

Day 2:  Full breakfast at hotel.  Visit the falls in the morning.   A guided tour of Victoria Falls walking through the magnificent rain forest where you are able to view the Cataracts, Livingstone’s statue and a wide variety of birds and plants, followed by a visit to the Craft Village which offers traditional African crafts and markets.   This afternoon’s activity will the an amazing elephant back safari.  Other activities such as a helicopter ride over the falls or tea on Livingstone Island could be include should you wish to add another day to your itinerary.

Day 3, 4, & 5:    Fly to either LINYANTI OR SAVUTI. Enjoy activities of game viewing, boating, or from hides.

Day 6 & 7:  Transfer by light air to begin your adventure in the famed Okavango Delta!  Your first camp will be a land activity camp of your choice from our portfolio of camps.

Day 8 & 9:  OKAVANGO mixed activity Camp. Fly to a contrasting sector of the Okavango to enjoy mokoring, boating, fishing, walks or game drives.

Day 10:  Begin your travels home.

Depending on flight details, your itinerary may be reversed.  This itinerary can be shortened or lengthened as you wish.

Lodging

A wide variety of fantastic accommodations exists for Victoria falls from old world charm of historic English style lodging that hosts the royal family regularly to 5 star classic safari style hotels over watering holes.  Our package includes your stay at the luxurious Victoria Falls Safari Lodge or The Victoria Falls Hotel.  Both are magnificent!

The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge sits atop a small bluff overlooking a magnificent water hole.  The lodge itself is warm and exudes the essence of Africa.

The Victoria Falls Hotel is a traditional English manor.  Elegant and lovely with a spectacular view of the bridge crossing the Zambezi River.

There are a number of wonderful places to dine in Victoria Falls.  We will assist you with your reservations as part of our services.

In the Okavango Delta, you will choose your lodging from the vast portfolio of Wilderness Safari lodges!  Each is amazing in it’s own right.

Activities

The Victoria Falls area is full of adventure activities including:

Horseback RidingVisit to Livingstone Island for tea, lunch or breakfast
Elephant back safaris
Bungee jumping
White water rafting
Sunset Cruises on the Zambezi
Day trip to Chobe Game Park
Shopping at local markets
Visit the falls
and more

Rates

Each safari is customized to fit your desires.  Prices for these safaris begin at $8,500 pp

FAQ

How do I get to Victoria Falls or Maun?

Victoria Falls airport is an easy non stop flight from Johannesburg or Windhoek.  It is a great add-on to any Southern Africa safari.

Maun is easily accessible from Johannesburg.

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TRAVEL INSURANCE:  REQUIRED!  

Links to the companies we recommend:

Travelex Insurance       Ripcord Insurance

While we do everything in our power to protect our clients from travel problems, we cannot prevent illness, natural disasters, wars, deaths, lodge closings and more; we live in uncertain times!  The only way to protect yourself and your investment is through travel insurance. Travel insurance can provide medical coverage, cancellation due to natural disaster, illness, death in the family, lodge closings and other unknowns; in this day and time, anything is possible.  Lodges count on you to protect your investment as they cannot refund your payments due to the nature of the product they offer.

Finally, travel insurance is time-sensitive and must be purchased within a certain number of days of your deposit to cover preexisting conditions, lodge closings and other various issues.  It is still available later but the benefits may be more limited.

Both companies offer evacuation insurance in addition to their travel insurance but Ripcord has more thorough coverage in this area.

The Ripcord membership and travel Insurance provides the highest levels of medical, security, evacuation and rescue services in the industry combined with travel insurance:

  • Remote rescue services from point of injury or illness
  • Medical evacuations to the member’s home hospital of choice
  • The best evacuation and rescue triggers that include rescues for medical conditions that will result in permanent injury in addition to just requiring hospitalization
  • Security extraction services for geopolitical events and natural disasters
  • Involuntary detention resolution services for members who are held against their will
  • Consulting services from special operations veterans, paramedics, nurses, and physicians
  • Travel insurance