Elephant Eco-Lodge Safari (7 days)
Our Elephant Eco-Lodge Safari is the ultimate adventure – starting at Victoria Falls you will travel all the way through Zimbabwe and Botswana, enjoy all of the highlights of these remarkable countries.
This Elephant Eco-Lodge safari is structured around luxury…You will not only explore Victoria Falls, but also the flagship national parks of the region; Chobe and Hwange National Park! You will be spoilt with rich nature experiences as well as unbelievable animal sightings….From exploring the Victoria Falls to the teaming wildlife surrounding the African waterholes and rivers, this experience will remain with you forever.
Highlights: Guided tour of Victoria Falls, Full day game viewing in Hwange National Park, Painted Dogs Conservation Centre, Walk to traditional homestead, Sunset boat cruise and game drive in Chobe National Park.
Departure Dates: Daily, subject to availability
Elephant Lodge Safari
Low Season (1 Jan – 30 April)
USD 2465 per person sharing
USD 609 Single Supplement
High Season (1 May – 30 Nov)
USD 2689 per person sharing
USD 685 Single Supplement
Low Season (1 Jan – 31 Mar | 1 – 31 Dec)
USD 2780 per person sharing
USD 565 Single Supplement
Mid-Season (1 April – 31 May)
USD 3059 per person sharing
USD 699 Single Supplement
High Season (1 June – 30 Nov)
USD 3595 per person sharing
USD 1059 Single Supplement
*All rates are per person rates
*If you are a single traveller, a single supplement may apply
Included in the price:
- Return airport transfers
- Accommodation as mentioned
- Guided tour of Victoria Falls including park fees
- Park fees & river usage fees, services of an English-speaking driver guide on the excursions specified.
Not Included in the price:
- Travel insurance
- Pre and post tour accommodation
- Optional activities
- All drinks
- Tips and curios
- All personal expenses.
Day 1-2Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe, you will be met and transferred to your lodge. You have the remainder of the day at leisure to experience some of the optional activities that are on offer such as boat cruises, bungee jumping; helicopter trips and much more, or simply sit back, relax and take in the view.
On the morning of day 2, you will have the opportunity to explore the mighty Victoria Falls on a guided tour. There will still be time for additional optional activities in the afternoon should you wish to partake in these.B
SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION: Ilala Lodge or similar (Room with en-suite bathroom, pool, restaurant and bar area)
EXQUISITE ACCOMMODATION: The Victoria Falls Hotel or similar (Room with en-suite bathroom, pool, restaurant and bar area)
Day 3-4Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
After breakfast you will be picked up and transferred to Hwange National Park where you will spend two nights at the Elephant’s Eye, Hwange Eco-Lodge, situated on a private concession. The area is home to many predators and endangered species such as the wild dog, plus a very large and varied birdlife. En-route to the lodge you will visit the Painted Dogs Conservation Centre to learn about the efforts made to protect the endangered wild. In the afternoon, you will embark on a walking safari, led by a professional guide. Here you will learn some interesting details about the fauna and flora. You may have the opportunity to experience a close encounter with an elephant in the bush. The next day is spent on a full day game drive exploring the magnificent Hwange National Park.B L D
SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION: Sable Sands or similar (Chalet with en-suite bathroom, restaurant & bar area)
*Kindly note that walking safaris are subject to availability on the Superior version of the Elephant Lodge Safari.
EXQUISITE ACCOMMODATION: Elephant’s Eye, Hwange or similar (Chalet with en-suite open-plan bathroom, double basins and outdoor shower, private veranda, fireplace, swimming pool, restaurant and bar area, viewing deck)
Day 5-6Hwange National Park to Chobe National Park, Botswana
This morning we will take a short guided walk to a traditional homestead to experience the way of life of the local community. Thereafter you will be transferred to Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, where you will spend the next two nights. Your package includes all your meals and game activities (2 game drives and a game viewing boat cruise). The Chobe River, which flows along the northeast border of the park, is a major watering spot for large breeding herds of elephants, as well as families of giraffe, sable and Cape buffalo. The flood plains are the only place in Botswana where the Puku antelope can be seen. Birding is also excellent here.B L D
SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION: Chobe Marina Lodge or similar (Rooms with en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, restaurant & bar)
EXQUISITE ACCOMMODATION: Ngoma Safari Lodge or similar (Rooms with en-suite bathroom, swimming pool, sundeck, restaurant and bar)
Day 7Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls
Depending on your departure time, you will be picked up and transferred back across the border to Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight. We hope to welcome you on one of our African adventures again soon.B
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