Best of Botswana and Visit the Magnificent Victoria Falls

BEST OF BOTSWANA AND THE VISIT TO THE MAGNIFICENT VICTORIA FALLS

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Day 1
Depart US.

Day 2-4
Johannesburg-Botswana
Arrive at the Johannesburg airport where you will meet and be greeted by Salute Africa representative and be given a VIP assist to connecting flight to Botswana which is a 1 hour 30 minutes flight.Visa requirements: US Citizens are not required to hold a visa to South Africa for intended stays under 90 days, unless citizens hold a diplomatic passport ( subject to change without prior notice)
Arrive in Botswana, meet and greet by Salute Africa representative and connect to a air-hop air-transfer Okavango (+-20 minutes in flight) were you will spend three nights at Camp Okavango. Here you will have a chance to meander through waterways of the Okavango Delta in a modern water boat or the ancient mokoro (dugout canoe). If you want to get close to nature, there are a number of bush-walks available giving you an opportunity to track some of the larger land-based species that inhabit this water wilderness.
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Day 5-7
Botswana

After breakfast you will be driven back to the airstrip, where you will hop abroad a light aircraft for a flight to Camp Moremi in the Moremi Game reserve, situated on the edge of the Xakanaxa Lagoon in an area well known for its spectacular game-viewing opportunities.
Experienced guides will introduce you to a whole new world of wildlife; watch a Leopard stretched out lazily in the branches of a Mopane tree, herds of Elephant grazing under a canopy of green or a pride of Lions camouflaged in the long grass. Moremi Game Reserve’s incredible wetlands support a vast number of antelope, including Impala, Kudu and Waterbuck. The majestic Fish Eagle and vivid Malachite Kingfisher are frequently seen and even the rare Pel’s Fishing Owl makes an occasional appearance to the delight of guides and guests alike. After a successful Botswana safari, cuddle up in the large outdoor cane lounger and watch the sun go down over the Delta.
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Day 8
Botswana-Victoria Falls Zambian side

After a mouth-watering breakfast, we wave a fond farewell as you board your light aircraft for your transfer to Kasane ( +-30 minutes in flight)
Meet and greet at airport and transfer to Livingstone, Zambia (2 hours by road with some boarder formalities en-route).
Visa requirements: Visa to enter Zambia can be obtained at a port of entry with a payment of US$50 for a UNICASA entry visa (subject to change without prior notice), subject to a valid passport for at least 6 months after departing Zambia and with minimum 2 blank pages. This visa gives right of entry to Zambia as well as Zimbabwe without additional cost.
Note: Malaria area. Precautions recommended
On arrival, meet and greet by Salute Africa representative and transfer to the hotel.
Accommodation at Royal Livingstone 5*. Enjoy an afternoon sun-downer Zambezi River Cruise on the specially constructed jet cutter, with an ability to move through the shallow waters as well as overcome the rapids, observe and capture on camera, terrific flora and fauna of the Victoria Falls Nature Reserve, admiring a view of swift streams of the “Devilish Falls” from the riverside. During this 2,5 hour excursion, stop at some observation points, situated above the Falls and populated with numerous bird life.
Spend your evening at leisure.
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Day 9
Victoria Falls – Zambian side
Tour of The Falls from Zambian and Zimbabwean side inclusive of all entrance fees with English Speaking guide. With the memory of Zambezi River sunset cruise still fresh, today we tour the famous Victoria Falls, also known by the locals as the “Mosi-oa-Tunya”(The Smoke that Thunders). You can also enjoy a number of adventures available on offer, including a flight over the Falls and White Water Rafting.Afternoon at leisure or additional optional excursions such as visit to the historic Victoria Falls Bridge, walking with cheetah or lions, helicopter flights over the Falls, a visit to Livingstone Island.
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Day 10
Victoria Falls – Zambian side-Depart home

Afternoon at leisure or additional optional excursions
Early afternoon transfer to airport and return flight to Johannesburg
( +-1.5hrs in flight).
Arrive Johannesburg
Connecting flight home

BON VOYAGE!!!

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