A tale of Two Rivers – Vic Falls & Chobe

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  • A tale of Two Rivers –  Vic Falls & Chobe
  • A tale of Two Rivers –  Vic Falls & Chobe
  • A tale of Two Rivers –  Vic Falls & Chobe
  • A tale of Two Rivers –  Vic Falls & Chobe
  • A tale of Two Rivers –  Vic Falls & Chobe
  • A tale of Two Rivers –  Vic Falls & Chobe

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01 Jan 18 – 31 Dec 2018

 

The A’Zambezi River Lodge is well known for its unique location right on the Zambezi River Zimbabwe. Combine the Chobe area and you have a unique holiday..a holiday of 2 Rivers.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

A guide welcomes you warmly at Victoria Falls Airport and assists with a hotel check-in. Later, a transfer to the Zambezi River for an unforgettable sunset cruise. Enjoy snacks and cocktails as you gently glide along this mighty African river, where the kraaai, kraaai of a fish eagle is perhaps offset by the grunts emanating from large pods of hippo. Crocodiles slink into the water as you pass by. Watch the birds, untold numbers in a thrilling variety. Warm colours slowly inhabit the sky, as yellows turn to orange, then bright red and even specks of purple. Goodbye to another perfect African day as you return to your hotel for dinner with your imagination well sparked.

Day 2: Victoria Falls

After a full African breakfast, your guide transfers you to one of the world’s Seven Wonders. The Devil’s Cataract plunges dangerously right before you, so loud your exclamations can’t be heard. A little distance away encounter the statue of the British explorer, David Livingstone. His meeting with H.M. Stanley on 10 November,1871, gave rise to the popular quotation “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?” During his explorations 1852–56, he was the first European to see the Mosi-oa-Tunya (‘the smoke that thunders’) waterfall (which he renamed ‘Victoria Falls’ after his monarch, Queen Victoria.)
Turn your back on free-roaming baboons as you observe the Main Falls, the widest section of the world’s largest sheet of falling water.The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Dinner is at your own cost.
Perhaps have a Boma Dinner or dine at the Victoria Falls Hotel.

Day 3: Depart Victoria Falls for Kasane

A guide will transfer you from the lodge to Mowana – Kasane and assist with a lodge check-in. Later, embark on an afternoon Chobe river cruise. The wide banks and sweet grass attract game of all sorts, including the swamp antelope and red lechwe. The birdlife is extraordinary! By boat is the perfect way to explore, possibly encountering herds of elephant swimming across the river, or close encounters with hippo or crocodiles. Enjoy your Dinner with exceptional African scenery as your bonus.Meet and chat with other interesting people from around the world.

Day 4: Chobe National Park

Take succour from a game drive though the famous Chobe National Park, home to a huge number of herbivores, especially elephant. Covering a vast swathe of wild country (10,500 square kilometres), the park(established 1960) boasts one of the greatest concentrations of game found on the African continent. Lunch on The Raft, enveloped in the wild aura of paradise untamed. Situated right in the middle of the Chobe River and opposite the game rich Sedudu Island it has received top review of Trip Advisor and is not to be missed!
Enjoy an afternoon cruise after lunch…meander gently along the river, enjoying the magnificent sights.
Dinner at the lodge and then to bed with a mind full of new memories.

Day 5: Depart Kasane

Enjoy an early morning game drive including breakfast saying goodbye to the sounds and scents of the African bush .Bid farewell to your hosts at Mowana.
Your guide awaits to transfer you back to Vicfalls airport for your onward journey.

Optional Experiences

Why not stay for an extra night? A chance to experience the ‘other side’ of the Victoria Falls. Perhaps ‘Walk with Lions’, ride an elephant, enjoy a game drive or bungee jump? Canoe along the Zambezi or photograph the Falls from a helicopter? Ask about a range of options.

Please Note

Rates are quoted per person sharing and are quoted in ZAR for both International and SADC residents.
Kindly note this is a quotation only and no reservations have yet been made. All rates are strictly subject to availability. Prices are subject to change due currency fluctuations and/or increases imposed by suppliers. Flame of Africa Terms and Conditions apply.

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6.4. 2 weeks (14 days) prior to departure 80% of tour cost
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Includes

  • Transfers: Return Vic Falls Airport – Hotel – Kasane
  • 2 Nights at the A’Zambezi in a standard room
  • Bed and breakfast basis
  • 1 x Amalonga Dinner
  • 1 x Tour of Falls – includes park fees
  • 1 x Sunset Cruise – includes local drinks, snacks, park fees
  • 2 Nights at Mowana in a standard room
  • Half Board basis
  • 2 x Game Cruise – includes park fees
  • 2 x River Cruise – includes park fees
  • 1 x Barbeque Lunch on the Raft – includes water transfers & Breakfast daily

Excludes

  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • National park and river usage fees not mentioned
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