Botswana & Victoria Falls Family Safari

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Run by: Rainbow Tours

Reference number: ITN-BWA024

From: £3840.00

This fly around safari is perfect for families. All the properties on this trip welcome children and have specifically designed family accommodations, allowing the whole family to be under one roof. This journey encompassed the highlights of Botswana from the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve, Chobe National Park and a chance to see the spectacular Victoria Falls in Zambia. 

Itinerary

Day 1 Depart from London Heathrow on overnight direct flight to Johannesburg.

Day 2 On arrival early morning check in for onward scheduled flight to Livingstone, Victoria Falls. You will be met and transferred by road to Waterberry Lodge which is about a 50 minute transfer to stay for 2 night stay in their River Farmhouse which has four rooms and an infinity pool overlooking the Zambezi River, with all meals, local drinks, 2 in-house activities per day including a tour of the falls & entry fees.

Day 3 Lodge activities include a tour of the Victoria Falls from the Zambia side, visits to the Livingstone museums, town and markets, river cruises, fishing trips, island picnics, guided birding trips and visits to the local village where the school is supported by guest donations. Over and above this there are many optional activities in Livingstone from Elephant back safaris, adrenalin activities, excursions to the edge of the Victoria Falls to enjoy a meal or high tea to name a few.

Day 4 After breakfast you will be met and transferred by road to Chobe Elephant Camp for a 2 night stay in a family chalet with views of the Chobe River with all meal, local drinks, laundry and scheduled shared safari activities included.

Day 5 Explore the Chobe National Park in open safari vehicles and boat on the Chobe River enjoying the large herds of Elephants this region is known for or local village visits.

Day 6 Time permitting, morning activity before road transfer to the Kasane Airport for light aircraft flight into the game rich Khwai Area on the eastern section of the Okavango Delta. On arrival into the airstrip you will be met and transferred to Camp Okuti for a 2 night stay with all meal, local drinks, laundry and scheduled shared safari activities included.

Day 7 The Khwai area is part of the Moremi Game Reserve and the lodge overlooks the Khwai River which attracts a wide variety of game to its banks which can be enjoyed from the lodge. You will be taken on morning and evening game drives in open safari vehicles, enjoy mokoro excursions which are traditional dug out canoes and guided walking safaris (by prior arrangement)

Day 8 Transfer to airstrip for light aircraft flight in the western section of the Okavango Delta for a 2 night stay at Kanana Camp with all meal, local drinks, laundry and scheduled shared safari activities included.

Day 9 Enjoy the tranquil Okavango Delta with its winding waterway, open lagoons and tree islands famed for the bird life. There is a surprising amount of larger predators from hippo and crocodiles, to cats such as lion and leopard, buffalo and a variety of large plains game such as zebra, giraffe and wildebeest. Safari activities are generally early morning and in the late afternoon or early evening in open safari vehicles and mekoros all with local guides.

Day 10 Light aircraft flight to Maun for return scheduled afternoon flight to Johannesburg to meet your overnight flight to London Heathrow.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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