Encounter The Elephants

Encounter The Elephants safari is an excellent value for money itinerary that takes on a journey to explore the Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park and the Big game Chobe National Park. The trip is booked on a tailor made basis and could work in reverse if you prefer starting in Man and end in the Victoria Falls.

For sheer awe-inspiring natural beauty and a superlative safari vacation we start off with Victoria Falls and the thunderous roar that follows you wherever you go in this area. Nest we head straight to the Hwange National Park  a natural haven for the Big Five and a pristine wilderness area.

We head for Botswana’s Chobe National Park’s vast wilderness and its renowned large herds of elephants which are often seen by the river. Enjoy interpretive game viewing drives in 4X4 safari land cruisers and enjoy the varied wildlife in this park.

Activities

  • Game viewing drives
  • Sunset boat cruise
  • Guided tour of the Victoria Falls
  • Bungee jumping
  • Elephant back safaris

Detailed Safari Itinerary >

Duration: 8 Days
Starting: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Ending: Livingstone, Zambia

Day 1:  Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe you will be met and transferred to Amadeus Garden Guest House.  You have the remainder of the day at leisure for optional activities that are on offer like boat cruises, bungee jumping, elephant back safaris and many more.

Accommodation: Amadeus Garden Guest House
Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner

Days 2 & 3:  Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe 
After breakfast you will be picked up and transferred to Hwange National Park.  You will stay 2 nights on a private concession just outside Hwange National Park. Your game activities, park fees, meals and drinks are included.

Hwange National Park is one of Africa's finest havens for wildlife and is home to vast herds of elephant, buffalo, and zebra and has a very large concentration of giraffe. It is also home to many predators and endangered species plus very large and varied birdlife.  The whole of the next day is spent exploring this magnificent park.

Accommodation: The Hide
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 & 5:  Hwange National Park to Chobe National Park, Botswana   
Today you will be transferred to Chobe National Park.  You can enjoy the rest of the afternoon on a sunset cruise on the Chobe River. Here you can watch elephants, hippos, lions, crocodiles and a variety of birds and more without having to reach for our binoculars – you’ll be close enough for close-up photographs.  The next morning an open-vehicle game drive is included.  After lunch, you have the remainder of the day at leisure or have the option to book another sunset cruise (optional and for own account).

Accommodation: Elephant Valley Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls. Zimbabwe
After breakfast, you will be picked up and transferred back to Victoria Falls.  This afternoon you will explore the Victoria Falls on a guided tour.  There will still be time for optional activities should you wish to book more.

Accommodation: Ilala Lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7:  End of tour
Depending on your departure time, you will be taken to Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight.  We hope to welcome you on one of our adventures again soon.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Rates & Terms

What’s included?

  • Return charter flights between Maun and Pom Pom Camp
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at Pom Pom Camp on a full board basis
  • All scheduled camp activities
  • One-way airline flight between Maun and Kasane
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at Chobe Safari Lodge on full board basis
  • 2 game drives and 1 boat cruise in Chobe National Park.

What’s not included?

  • Telephone calls
  • Curio shop purchases
  • All drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Airport taxes and landing fees of approximately USD 20 per person
  • International airfares and taxes.

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