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Lion in Duba Concession

Exploring Botswana & Victoria Falls without small aircraft

10 days from CAD8,200pp

Lion in Duba Concession
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Tour highlights

  • Explore Chobe National Park for some excellent elephant sightings.

  • This trip is designed to make the most of road transfers and avoid light aircraft flights.

  • Visit the iconic Victoria Falls with a private guide.

  • Go in search of lion, leopard, and buffalo in the community-owned Khwai Concession.

Price includes:

  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodations
  • 24-hour support while you travel
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Itinerary idea in detail

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  • On arrival at Maun Airport, your guide will meet you and drive you in a 4x4 out of Maun and through the Moremi Game Reserve to the private Khwai Concession and Sango Safari Camp. As you drive through the Moremi Game Reserve you have the chance to spot some of the rarest wildlife in Botswana including cheetah, white rhinoceros, black rhinoceros, African wild dog and lion.

  • Enjoy morning and afternoon safari activities from Sango Camp today. Morning and afternoon safaris are offered at both the private Khwai Concession and the larger Moremi Game Reserve. Because of the combination of landscapes between these two reserves, this area offers arguably the most abundant variety of wildlife and birdlife in northern Botswana.

  • Today is another full day on safari from Sango Camp. The wildlife here is excellent, with great opportunities to see lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes and general plains game. From here, you can also go on night drives, which are a great way to see nocturnal species. The almost permanent water means that it's usually possible to get out on a mokoro safari and see wildlife from a different point of view.

  • This morning, you will head back to Maun Airport by road for your flight to Kasane in northern Botswana. On arrival, you will be met by a driver and transferred by road to Chobe Elephant Camp, situated on the escarpment overlooking the Chobe River and the national park beyond. After you've settled in there will be time to head out on an afternoon safari.

  • Enjoy morning and afternoon safari activities from Chobe Elephant Camp today. A morning safari looking for zebra and buffalo is followed by an evening river cruise, where you might see elephants swimming in the Chobe River, which is a great way to spend the day.

  • Today you will have another full day to explore the area with your guide. You will head out early in the morning, whilst it is cool enough for the animals to still be up and about, and later in the afternoon as they start to hunt. During the heat of the day, you can rest and relax at the camp.

  • This morning, you will be taken back to Kasane Airport by road. From there, you will be picked up by a driver and transferred over the border into Zimbabwe. On arrival at your lodge, you will have the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

  • Today, you can enjoy the magnificence of Victoria Falls. Your private guide will then take you through the rainforest and along the walkways that follow the gorge. You will be told the stories of the discovery of the falls by David Livingstone and the history behind his amazing journey. Your guide will also point out the local flora and fauna, birds and any other wildlife that you may spot. You can also book additional activities for today such as rafting, helicopter rides, and river cruises or simply relax if you prefer.

  • Spend your morning relaxing at your hotel or further exploring the falls before enjoying the scenery of the Zambezi at sunset onboard a comfortable single-level cruise. The cruise will last a couple of hours and will generally head upstream exploring the banks of Long Island, a popular birding spot where hippos also tend to congregate. Along the way, you'll be served hot and cold canapes, delicious South African wines or even your choice of cocktail. Your captain will manoeuvre the boat into the open water in time to witness the sun dipping below the horizon before turning for home. Once back at the jetty, a driver will return you to your hotel in time for dinner.

  • This morning, you will be driven to Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight.

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodations, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

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When to go

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Place Daily max temperature (°C) Monthly rainfall (mm)
Maun
 
Khwai Concession
 
Chobe National Park
 
Victoria Falls
 

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