March 8 - 19, 2020
Floodplains, grasslands and savannahs are alive with exciting array of animals and birds in Moremi Game Reserve. You will instantly become fascinated with the more than 400 species of birds and plains game like the giraffe, buffalo, elephant, antelope, lion, leopard, cheetah are plentiful. Chobe National Park is world reknowned for its large herd of elephants, 460 bird species and game including waterbuck, giraffe, impala, bushbuck and more. Much of the game viewing in Chobe concentrates on the water, with boat trips that get you close to hippos, crocs and more.
And of course, "the smoke that thunders", Victoria Falls, is magical.
Day 1- Arrive Johannesburg - Welcome to Johannesburg. On arrival, you will be met and assisted to the hotel shuttle transfer to your airpot hotel for the night. Peermont D'Oreale
Day 2- Johannesburg-Moremi Game Reserve - This morning, take the hotel shuttle back to the airport terminal for your flight to Maun (flight to be booked by you.) On arrival in Maun, continue on your light aircraft flight to Stanley's Camp. Sanctuary Stanley's Camp is located on a 260,00 acre private concession bordering the Moremi Game Reserve. The camp is the home of our unique Living with Elephants activity where guests can explore Africa from an elephant's perspective. BLD
Day 3 & 4- Moremi Game Reserve - Two full days of unforgetable game viewing await. Venture out for night game drives in search of nocturnal creatures. Take a mekoro trip on one of the channels of the Delta as these dug-out canoes glide quietly along the water as you watch for animals coming for a drink of water. BLD Stanley Camp
Day 5- Moremi-Chobe National Park - Bid the Okavango Delta farewell and ennjoy spectacular ariel views as your included light aircraft flight soars across the Delta to Kasane where you continue by road to Chobe Chilwero Camp. Your luxury lodge sits above the Chobe River with expansive panoramic views across the floodplains. BLD
Day 6- Chobe National Park - Game viewing in Chobe combines both land and water and elephants are the stars of the show. This special corner of Africa plays host to one of the largest populations of elephants in Africa today. Game drives will get you close to these gentle giants. Game viewing on the Chobe River by motor boats adds another perspective to game viewing and birding.BLD Chobe Chilwero Camp
Day 7- Chobe-Livingstone (Victoria Falls) - Travel by lodge vehicle into Zambia and the exclusive Sussi and Chuma Lodge in Livingstone. This stunning lodge is built on a dramatic turn of the Zabezi River, just twelve kilometers up from Victoria Falls.
Day 8 - Livingston (Victoria Falls) - Thanks to its location, a stay at Sussi and Chuma offers a wide variety of activities.. Top of your list is a walking tour of the Falls, know locally as Mosi-oa-Tunya, or "the Smoke that Thunders." Choose from other activities like a bush walk or game drive in Mosi-oa-Tunyua National Park or a two-hour canoe excursion on the Zambezi. BLD Sussi & Chuma Lodge
Day 9- Livingstone-Depart - A transfer to the airport brings your safari experience to an end. B
Tour cost of $4395 includes:
Arrival and departure transfers - Luxury accommodations with private facilities
Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily except while in Johannesburg
Game viewing at Stanley's Camp and Chobe Chilwere by camp 4x4 safari vehicles with experienced Rangers on a shared basis
Light aircraft flights Maun-Stanley's Camp-Kasane
All park entry fees, hotel taxes and service charges
All soft drinks, local beers, house wines and select spirits are included everywhere (except in Johannesburg)
David Liningstone, the Scottish missonary and explorer is believed to have been the first European to view Victoria Falls. Livingstone named his sighting in honor of Queen Victoria of Britian, but the indigenous Lozi Language name, Mosi-oa-Tunya - "The Smoke That Thunders" continues in common usage as well.
Afican buffalo are one of the most abundant of Africas large herbivores that inhabit the semi arid brusland and montane grasslands to costal savannas.
The elephant is one of the most abundant of Africa's large herivores that habitate semi arid bushland and montane grasslands to costal savannas. The Chobe National Park supports the largest elephant population with as many as 50,000 elephants in the dry season.
Gayle Baker's Valley Travel
44 Main Street or PO Box 1060
Conway, NH 03818
(603) 447-8860 800-288-8860