Where Three Countries Meet
Discover the beauty of Africa on this eight-night journey to where Three Countries Meet. Explore the water channels of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, indulge in spectacular views over the Chobe River from Namibia’s Zambezi Region, and visit the town of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe for a chance to experience the Smoke That Thunders.
Spend the first two nights of your three countries experience in Botswana’s Okavango Delta at Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp in its 260 000 acre private concession bordering the Moremi Game Reserve.
Continue to Chief’s Island for a two-night stay at Sanctuary Chief’s Camp, where all meals, selected beverages and game viewing activities such as game drives, nature walks and mokoro excursions (all activities depend on the camp and are subject to water levels) are included in your stay, as well as light aircraft hops between camps.
Continue to Kasane from where a boat transfer will take you to Namibia’s Zambezi Region for a two-night stay at Chobe Water Villas on the banks of the Chobe River. Meals, selected beverages and a choice of two game viewing activities per overnight are included in your stay.
Set off by road transfer to the town of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe for a two-night stay at the classical Victoria Falls Hotel. Explore the famous Victoria Falls with a range of activities, such as a guided tour of the Falls, helicopter flights, and ziplining in Batoka Gorge (for own account).
- Participate in thrilling game viewing activities in Namibia’s Zambezi Region
- Explore the intricate waterways of the lush Okavango Delta on a mokoro
- Visit the famous Victoria Falls and participate in a range of activities, such as a guided tour of the Falls, helicopter flights, and ziplining in Batoka Gorge
Day 1: Okavango Delta
A light aircraft transfer flight will bring you from Maun to Stanley’s Camp—an Okavango Delta sanctuary set amongst ebony and sausage trees on a private concession bordering the Moremi Game Reserve where your classical tented accommodation overlooks the floodplains. Overnight at Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp. [D]
Day 2: Okavango Delta
Experience the silence amongst the narrow water channels on mokoro excursions, let professional guides show you the wilderness on foot, and take to game drives (water level dependant) on the camp’s private concession with the opportunity for later drives to see nocturnal animals coming out after dark. Overnight at Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp. [B, L, D]
Day 3: Okavango Delta
Transfer with light aircraft to the heart of the Okavango Delta—Chief’s Island—for a two-night stay at Chief’s Camp where game viewing opportunities are absolutely spectacular. Overnight at Sanctuary Chief’s Camp. [B, L, D]
Day 4: Okavango Delta
Explore the Delta plains, where zebra, buffalo and antelope graze, and predators such as lion scan for prey, and wild dogs call their home. Expert guides will take you out on morning and afternoon game drives while mokoro (dugout canoe) excursions give you a different perspective of the bushveld from the Delta’s complex system of waterways. Overnight at Sanctuary Chief’s Camp. [B, L, D]
Day 5: Okavango Delta – Zambezi Region
Depart by light aircraft to Kasane from where you will cross the border to Namibia’s Zambezi Region by boat. Set on the banks of the Chobe River in the eastern tip of the famous Caprivi Strip opposite the renowned Chobe National Park, Chobe Water Villas boast unobstructed views over Sedudu Island where wildlife such as elephant, lion, buffalo, an array of antelope species and hippo call home. The views are just amazing! Overnight at Chobe Water Villas. [B, L, D]
Day 6: Zambezi Region
Two daily game activities are included in your stay with a choice of games drives in the Chobe National Park, a Chobe River Safari Cruise or an afternoon Cultural & Sunset Boat Cruise on both Chobe and Zambezi Rivers including the Kasai Channel and well-known Impalila Island. Overnight at Chobe Water Villas. [B, L, D]
Day 7: Zambezi Region - Victoria Falls
After breakfast, depart for Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls for an opportunity to view the famous Victoria waterfalls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and described locally as Mosi-oa-Tunya, the “Smoke That Thunders”. Spend two nights at the classical Victoria Falls Hotel, set in close proximity to the Falls and where elegance and grand luxury are the order of the day. Overnight at Victoria Falls Hotel. [B]
Day 8: Victoria Falls
Spend this day exploring the Falls with a great variety of activities on offer. Set off on a Tour of the Falls to learn more about this massive sheet of falling water, get a bird’s eye view with a helicopter flip, or set off into the sunset with an afternoon river cruise. Overnight at Victoria Falls Hotel. [B]
Day 9: Victoria Falls
Depart for Victoria Falls International Airport for your onward travel arrangements. [B]
Without the professional, timeous and effortless support from Zelda and her team this historical event would have been impossible and probably sub-standard. I can highly recommend them for your next event – be it big or small.
~ Thea Eiselen, World Federation of Nuclear Medicine And Biology Congress 2010