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2 Days Safari tour itinerary for Chobe National Park & Victoria Falls: Relax Around A Campfire In The Middle Of Nowhere

Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls

Safari
Safari Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour

Witness the abundance of animal life of the national park on game drives and a river cruise. Spend the whole day in the wilderness, then proceed to a camp and have a chat and enjoy drinks & dinner around a campfire.

DAY 01

Chobe National Park

  • For those of the guests coming from Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) or Livingstone (Zambia), you are met at 0830 hrs at Kazungula border-post (return transfers from Livingstone or Victoria Falls are included) by your African safari guide and get assisted through Immigration formalities.

  • A short briefing will follow on some pertinent facts such as safety, and some regional information.

  • At 0930 hrs, board the boat and commence a 3-hour boat game cruise into the Chobe National Park. The river cruise is considered one of the highlights of the trip, as one gets the opportunity to get up close and personal with fantastic birdlife, hippos, crocodiles, and of course scores of elephant and African buffalo that make their way down to the river for the water.

  • The boat cruise ends at 1230 hrs and a sumptuous buffet lunch follows at the Chobe Safari Lodge (or similar).

  • There is an opportunity to do some last-minute shopping in Kasane, as there are no shops in the Park.

  • An afternoon game drive will follow and this is the best time to see Chobe’s large herbivores making their way to and from the river to drink.

  • This drive will take you to the camp shortly before sunset for drinks around the campfire and dinner.

DAY 02

game drive before departure

  • Rise and shine, wake up early with a cup of hot and refreshing tea and/or coffee.

  • After a quick continental breakfast, pack up, break camp, and leave the camp on the last game drive.

  • This time of the day is best for finding the big cats and other nocturnal as they are still active and hunting and; with luck on your side, you may even find them on their previous nights kills as you drive towards the exit gate.

  • Guests will be dropped off in Kasane at 0800 hrs (for those clients staying in Botswana) and in Victoria Falls or Livingstone at 1000 hrs.

  • 345 USD Per Adult
  • All camping equipment including spacious walk-in tents with a bedroll and bedding (mattress, sheet duvet and pillow).

  • Park fees

  • African safari guide

  • All meals for the safari duration.

  • Mineral water and house wine with dinner.

  • Dinner is a two-course meal consisting of hearty ‘Bush Cuisine” cooked on open fires.

  • Soft drinks, and beers.

  • Visas where applicable and items of personal nature like towels and toiletries.

  • Camping will be in the Chobe National Park in Exclusive Wilderness sites i.e. Hatab or Boga sites, with no other campers nearby. If the sites are fully booked, the tour operators will be forced to use the public site at Ihaha; this is very rare though.

Things to pack for this tented safari:

  • Generally, casual comfortable clothing is suitable throughout the year; dull neutral colours are most suitable.

  • Campsites are very sandy so suitable footwear is advised.

  • T-shirts, jeans, or safari trousers for cool evenings and mornings.

  • A fleece or warm sweater for those early morning game drives.

  • A good pair of sunglasses.

  • Sunblock, a hat, and insect repellent are essential.

  • Binoculars and a camera fully charged batteries - there is no electricity in the bush (can charge via the cigarette lighter 12V only)

  • A headlamp or torch is vital.

  • If you enjoy a whisky or the like, you are welcome to bring a bottle along to sip by the Campfire. 

  • A towel, and your own toiletries (ladies please remember there are no shops for emergencies).

  • Any medication if necessary; there is a basic medical aid box.

  • There will be times when you are exposed to the sun so a thin long sleeve shirt may come in handy.

  • The early morning drives will be very cold in the winter months - so layers are best to keep out the chill in the back of the game drive vehicle (June, July, August).

  • Please attempt to travel as light as possible - space is always an issue on Safari.

Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls

Safari
Safari Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
Wildlife
Wildlife Tour
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Contributed By

Webster Musaidzi

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