Itinerary

Day 1: Johannesburg to Victoria Falls

Accommodation: Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge

Today you will fly from Johannesburg's OR Tambo Airport to Victoria Falls Airport. Apon arrival, you’ll be met by your guide and taken for a tour of the Falls. If you’re traveling when the Zambezi River is in full flood (February to May) you’ll find out first hand why Victoria Falls is known locally as Mosi-oa-Tunya “The Smoke That Thunders”. The largest sheet of falling water in the world, you hear the falls before you see it; the roar accompanied by a drenching spray! Around two-thirds of Victoria Falls lies in Zimbabwe (the rest being in Zambia) so you’ll get to see the Main Falls, as well as the Devil’s Cataract, Rainbow Falls and Horseshoe Falls.

As you wander through the surrounding rainforest your guide will give you a brief history of Victoria Falls, and share interesting facts about the plants, birds and even animals that you see along the way. Having admired the falls from every possible viewpoint, you’ll be driven to Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge - a distance of around 70 km. Set on the bank of the Zambezi River, Imbabala is a small and welcoming lodge with nine thatched chalets each opening onto beautiful river views.

Day 2: Victoria Falls

Accommodation: Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge

Wake up early and start your day with a game drive in the private wildlife concession surrounding Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge. Drives are led by the lodge’s highly skilled guides, who’ll go out of their way to get you good sightings of the park’s elephant, impala, warthog, giraffe and colorful collection of birds. After the game drive brunch is served on the lodge lawns, then there’s time for a nap or laze in your hammock before the afternoon river safari. It’s wonderfully peaceful cruising the Zambezi River, drink in hand, as you drift up close to hippo, look for elephant at the water’s edge, and watch the sunset paint the sky in shades of orange and fiery red. Your day ends with drinks around the fire and dinner under the stars, before strolling back to your comfortable chalet with its king-size bed draped in white mosquito netting.

Day 3: Victoria Falls

Accommodation: Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge

After breakfast, you cross over into next-door Botswana to spend a full day in Chobe National Park. Your game viewing begins with a cruise on the Chobe River, an incredible safari experience which delivers regular sightings of hippo, crocodile, zebra, impala and - the stars of the show - Chobe’s famous elephant herds drinking, bathing or even swimming across the river, trunks held high! After the cruise enjoy a buffet lunch at Chobe Game Lodge, followed by an afternoon game drive. Taking you along the river and deeper into the park, the game drive offers up more sightings of elephant and buffalo as well as the chance of tracking the park’s predators including lion, leopard and even wild dog. If you’d prefer, you can skip Chobe and spend the day relaxing at Imbabala Lodge or enjoying some of the other activities on offer: go fishing for toothy tiger fish or set off on a guided walking safari in the private concession.

Day 4: Departure

You’re transferred from Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight back to Johannesburg. Victoria Falls is conveniently connected to many top Southern Africa destinations, so ask us how you can build these exciting four days into a longer safari itinerary.

Rates

4 Day Victoria Falls Express

From $ 1,503

  • Single: $ 1,829
  • Unit sleeps: 2

Includes:
3 nights at Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge
Flights - Johannesburg - Victoria Falls - Johannesburg 
Scheduled arrival & departure airport transfers (Victoria Falls or Livingstone)
Scheduled Tour of the Falls on the day of arrival or the departure (en-route to or from the airport).
A full day trip to the Chobe National Park (River safari, lunch and game drive).
Imbabala Park fees - USD 10.00 per person per night

Excludes:
Fishing, Game walks, all other excursions and additional permits
Rainforest Entry Fee (Victoria Falls) - USD 30.00 per person
Chobe Park Fees - USD 15.00 per person
Additional beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be charged to guests account


Dates Rates (PPS) Rates (SINGLE)
01 Jan 2019 — 31 Dec 2019 $ 1,503 $ 1,829

Reviews

"Customer service on a whole new level! We initially made our enquiry via the Kruger Park website and received a very quick response from Giada. From that moment on she worked tirelessly to deliver an itinerary which met our brief exactly and as this was our first safari, offered excellent advice to ensure we were making the right decisions. As I am based in China, Giada and I often spoke at rather anti-social times for South Africa and regularly on weekends - she made herself available at any time to respond to our (many) questions. Following our booking, Giada kept in regular contact to offer advice and then throughout the trip she ensured everything was running smoothly. I can honestly say that it was one of best examples of excellent customer service I have ever experienced from the start to the finish and Giada was able to not only deliver an amazing itinerary but also pre-empt and anticipate our questions and concerns. Thanks to her hard work and determination to ensure she met our brief"

- Matt


"A job well done. The service was superb!"

- Marsh


"What can I say about the trip.... it was magical, surreal, splendid. We had a lovely time."

- Priya

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