Day 1: Maun
Guests arrive at Maun International Airport and are transferred to Thamalakane Lodge, a 20-minute drive from the airport in an idyllic, tranquil setting on the banks of the Thamalakane River.
Days 2-7: Okavango Panhandle
Enjoy a visit to Tsodilo Hills and a cultural tour on the way to the Delta Belle Houseboat in Shakawe. It departs from here and travels approximately 180km along the Okavango Panhandle to the region of Vumbura for a round trip ending in Sepupa. On this comfortable 5-bed houseboat, lazy days are spent at leisure with a variety of activities to calm, soothe or excite the guests. At night the boat is securely moored at various spots on the river from where you can soak up the spectacular Okavango sunsets. A chef prepares a variety of traditional and succulent dishes from a set menu (please advise of any dietary requirements or needs prior to departure).
A 12-seater tender boat accompanies the Delta Belle for outings to the smaller channels if guests would like to go bird watching, fishing or game viewing from the tenderboat as well as walks on the islands. There are over 350 species of birds to spot on the waterways while the fishing for tiger fish, barbel or African pike is excellent for both experienced or first-time anglers. A certified guide accompanies any excursion.
Days 8-9: Chobe National Park
Once the houseboat has reached its final mooring, you disembark and are transferred to Chobe Safari Lodge on the banks of the Chobe River. The Chobe River forms the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park, renowned for its diverse and abundant game viewing opportunities. This section of the park is best known for its dense concentration of wildlife including elephant and hippo populations, but the waters attract all manner of game including large herds of buffalo and the lions that prey on them. A visit to this area guarantees close encounters with an array of African wildlife. Your stay here includes a sunset boat cruise and game drive.
Day 10: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
You will be transferrred from Kasane to the world-renowned Victoria Falls where the day will be spent exploring and enjoying all the activities and beautiful scenery in this corner of Zimbabwe. You stay at Victoria Falls Safari Club which has luxurious rooms with uninterrupted views of the unspoilt bushveld and spectacular sunsets. There is a Club Lounge with complimentary afternoon tea, sundowners and canapes. There's also a complimentary shuttle bus service to take you into Victoria Falls town and markets. Your stay here includes a trip to the Victora Falls and a sunset cruise. There are also plenty of optional activities to choose from (at additional cost) such as scenic flights, elephant encounters, canoe safari, horse riding and white water rafting,
Day 11: Depart
Transfer to one of the regional airports for your flight - Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), Livingstone (Zambia) or Kasane (Botswana).