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The 13 Days Victoria Falls To Maun Safari

The 13 Days Victoria Falls To Maun Safari takes us across our borders to neighbouring Zambia to the mighty Victoria Falls  "Mosi Oa Tunya - The smoke that thunders" and then to Botswana. Our itinerary is as follows:

Day 1 - 2

On arrival in Victoria Falls you will be met by your guide and crew who will be looking after you on your Safari. After Introduction we proceed to our Accommodation. Your guide will advise you on various activities available in and around the Falls, Rafting, bungi jumping, lion walk, canoeing, helicopter flight overthe falls etc.you will undertake these at your own expense.

Day 3

After breakfast we head for Botswana - Chobe Game Reserve. Then we take a drive via the town of Kasane where we will stop and buy supplies. If anyone needs to get something then this will be the time to do so, we then head into the park. Lunch en -route. We do a slow drive en-route to our campsite along the Chobe river front in the hopes to see large breeding herds of Elephants and Buffalo which is what this wonderful reserve is famous for. On arrival at our camp we set up our tents and make ourselves comfortable. In the afternoon we will do a game drive. In the morning early after breaking down camp we will do a boat cruise on the Chobe.

Day 4

After an early morning breakfast we depart for Savuti. Lunch en route. Savuti is famous for its high concentrations of Hyena and Lion. We spend the afternoon game viewing and visit the Bushmen paintings.  A relaxing evening around the campfire listening to the predators calls while dinner is prepared. This is a magical spot!

Day 5 - 6

Heading further south we enter Moremi Game Reserve, Game viewing en -route. Moremi is one of the most spectacular and beautiful game reserve in Southern Africa. After setting up camp and taking a moment to take in our surroundings we head out to explore and hopefully see some memorable sightings. On the morning of our second day is a once in a life time boat cruise experience on the Okavango River through the Delta. After the boat we come back to camp for lunch and then a late afternoon game drive.

Day 7

Today we proceed deeper into the Delta, you will be introduced to a Mokoro, {dug out canoe} the traditional mode of transport for the local people. We will make our way to one of the Islands where we will overnight. In this area we will explore on foot lead by one of the local community guides. In the morning after packing up we will meander back down the river to the Mokoro station where our truck will be waiting to take us to Maun.

Day 8 - 9

On Arrival in Maun we will first go and set up camp and freshen up. In the afternoon we will visit one of the local schools to participate in school activities and also we take a cultural tour into one of remote villages to see some traditional dancing and their daily life activities. On day two there are some activities which you can choose from like taking a scenic flight over the delta in a small aircraft. All options will be given by your guide. Day 2 activities is own expenses.

Day 10 - 11

We leave Maun and set off for the Kalahari. The Kalahari is home to the Bushmen which we will spend time with learning there culture, ways in which they live, their killing and survival techniques which allow them to survive in the extreme conditions of the Kalahari Desert. Combined with game drives.

Day 12

After an early morning breakfast we head for Khubu Island just situated on the edge of Sowa pans, rising no more than 20m{10ft} above the pan with its fossil beaches, stunted baobabs trees and mysterious stone walls. This is a great place for scenic photography. We will camp here with an audience of stars.

Day 13

A scenic drive over the pans takes us to the shore line of what was once a lake, we then proceed back to Maun where we set up camp for the last time. In the morning it is time to say farewell to friends made and to an experience of a life-time. With a little seed of Africa planted in you heart, smile, bid farewell and begin planning your next adventure to Africa.
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