DAY 1 - Depart USA. Your dream safari begins when you board your flight.
DAY 2 - Afternoon arrival in Johannesburg. Following customs/immigrations clearance formalities and baggage claim, you will be met by our representative (look for a sign with your name) for transfer to your hotel. Overnight DOREAL HOTEL with breakfast included. www.doreale.co.za
DAY 3 - Following breakfast and check-out, you will transfer via hotel shuttle bus to Johannesburg International for your morning flight to Victoria Falls. Following customs/immigrations formalities, meet your guide for
a scenic tour of Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls is listed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
You will witness a water drop of 333 feet; native Africans have named this wonder "The Smoke that Thunders".
Late afternoon check-in at your hotel. Overnight at the VICTORIA FALLS SAFARI LODGE with all meals & local touring included.
DAY 4 - Following breakfast and check-out, meet your guide for road transfer to Chobe National Park, Botswana. Noon arrival just in time for lunch. Your safari begins with afternoon game drives via watercraft down the mighty Chobe River. Here you will experience large herds of elephant (sometimes numbering over 100) who come to the banks for water and fresh grasses You will also see hippo, numerous types of antelope, reptiles and- if you are lucky- lions and leopards.. Overnight at the CHOBE GAME LODGE with all meals, beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic), laundry and game viewing activities included.
DAY 5 - Overnight again at the CHOBE GAME LODGE with all meals, beverages, laundry and game viewing activities included. Chobe Game Lodge is situated on the banks of Chobe River. This Moroccan styled property has hosted many famous celebrities including Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, who enjoyed their second honeymoon in this picturesque location. Game drives are usually by land in early morning and via watercraft in the evening. www.desertdelta.co.za
DAY 6 - Following, breakfast and check-out, you will transfer to Kasane Airport for your scheduled charter flight to Xakanaxa Airpstrip Camp Okavango. Overnight at CAMP OKAVANGO with all meals,
beverages, laundry and game viewing activities included. www.desertdelta.co.za
DAY 7 - Camp Okavango is situated within the Okavango Delta, and is renowned as one of the best game viewing areas within all of Africa. Shaded by giant ebony trees, the magnificent Okavango Lodge is a thatch and timber structure consisting of a main lodge, wildlife reference library, an impressive dining room, and a stylishly decorated cocktail bar cooled by overhead punkah fans. Camp Okavango has the status of one of Botswana's finest safari camps. Activities at Camp Okavango include tracking big game on morning and afternoon game drives by open 4X4 safari vehicles, excellent bird watching, and tracking large prides of elusive lions. Overnight CAMP OKAVANGO with all meals, beverages, laundry and game viewing activities included.
DAY 8 - Overnight at CAMP OKAVANGO with all meals, beverages, laundry and game viewing activities included.
DAY 9 - Following an early morning breakfast, you will check-out and transfer via watercraft to XUAGANA ISLAND LODGE. Xuagana Island Lodge has an ideal location in the permanent water of the Okavango Delta on a private concession. The surrounding wilderness is home to spectacular wildlife sightings The al fresco dining area and open boma overlook the Okavango Delta. Here you can explore the Okavango Delta by watercraft or moroko (canoe) and many look forward to nature walks on the surrounding islands. The area is ideal for bird watching, especially while gliding through the waters on a moroko. Fishing is available at this lodge; common catches include tiger fish and bream. Overnight at XUAGANA ISLAND LODGE with all meals, beverages, laundry and game viewing activities included.
DAY 10 - Overnight at XUAGANA ISLAND LODGE with all meals, beverages, laundry, and game viewing activities included.
DAY 11 - Following breakfast and check-out, you will transfer to the airstrip for your charter flight to Maun with further connections to Johannesburg and USA.
DAY 12 - Morning arrival USA.
OPTIONAL EXTENSIONS AVAILABLE for Camp Moremi and Savute Safari Lodge.