Victoria Falls to the Okavango Delta

10 days from $9,860 per person*
  • Soar high over the Okavango Delta on a helicopter ride.
  • Customize your adventure with a variety of optional excursions.
  • Embark on daily 4x4, canoe, and foot safaris in search of the Big 5.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • Featuring expertly selected luxury hotels.
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Here you'll find a perfect combination of luxurious game viewing and adventure. Begin with a VIP meet & greet as you step off the plane in Johannesburg and are taken through a special express line at customs. Overnight to catch your breath in Johannesburg, then fly up to Livingstone, from where you'll get to explore the majestic natural scenery of the thunderous Victoria Falls - a true highlight of any Southern Africa trip. Afterward, cross the border and head to Chobe in Botswana where you'll set out on safari in a National Park with one of the largest concentrations of game in all of Africa. Then, spot all sorts of wildlife in the Okavango Delta as you track the big 5 during the day, and wine and dine in the evenings. You'll have traditional game viewing by 4X4 with experienced safari guide, as well as other Okavango experiences like floating silently through the reeds in a dugout canoe. We'll take you back to Johannesburg at the end of this incredible adventure through two of southern Africa's most magical countries. ... Show More »

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NOTE: Due to capacity constraints in Botswana, there is a 20% non-refundable booking fee. This booking fee is paid to the lodges directly to secure reservations. This will be paid upon confirmation of your booking. « Show Less

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Johannesburg
    Johannesburg
    • Meet & Greet & Assist - VIP service(4)
    • Document Package - Documents
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Johannesburg to Livingstone
    Johannesburg to Livingstone
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Johannesburg - Livingstone [Direct (2hrs)] - Economy
    • Transfer - Shared - Airport Transfer To/From Royal Chundu - Vehicle/Driver
    • Royal Chundu Package Activities
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, All Inclusive
  • Day 3 Livingstone
    Livingstone
    • Royal Chundu Package Activities +
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, All Inclusive
  • Day 4 Livingstone to Chobe
    Livingstone to Chobe
    • Livingstone - Chobe [2 hours] - Private
    • Ngoma Safari Lodge Activities
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 Chobe
    Chobe
    • Enjoy the Activities Included at your Chobe Camp
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6 Chobe
    Chobe
    • Shared - Another day to explore Chobe National Park
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7 Chobe to Kasane to Okavango
    Chobe to Kasane to Okavango
    • Transfer - Shared - Airstrip
    • Kasane - Okavango [Charter Hop] - Economy
    • Tour - Shared - &Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp - Activities - Included
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8 Okavango
    Okavango
    • Shared - Enjoy the Activities included in your Okavango Camp
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9 Okavango
    Okavango
    • Shared - Another day to explore the Okavango Delta
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10 Okavango to Maun
    Okavango to Maun
    • Okavango - Maun [Charter Hop] - Economy
    • Maun - Johannesburg [Direct (1h 40min)] - Economy
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Johannesburg

Upon arrival into Johannesburg, South Africa, you will be met at the door of your aircraft with your name on a paging board. You will be assisted through immigration, baggage collection and customs. You will then be shown to your onward flight, or to your awaiting transfer vehicle.

Upon arrival you will receive all of your necessary documents for your trip which contains a detailed personalized itinerary with pick up and drop of times. This includes a Kensington Tours branded envelope with summary itinerary, e-tickets and map.

A privately driven vehicle will provide you with a transfer between the Airport and your hotel, or vice versa, today.

Accommodation: The Residence

The Residence is located in the historic suburb of Houghton, which is also home to many famous residents including former President Nelson Mandela. The Residence exudes a charming air of quiet dignity, with an abundance of bougainvillea blossoms cascading down the terraced gardens.  On arrival at The Residence, you are greeted warmly and graciously before being shown around the guest areas on the ground floor. There is an immediate awareness of the sophisticated splendor of the interior and an all-pervading atmosphere of total tranquility. The entrance hall leads through to the sumptuous lounge and sitting room with plush furnishings inviting carefree relaxation for all seasons. A cozy log fire is lit in the fireplace on chilly days, while doors opening onto the long, spacious veranda offer a cool respite from the warm African sun. Guests are welcome to take a stroll through the manicured gardens and enjoy a game of tennis or swim a few lengths in the large outdoor pool. Arrangements can also be made for guests to work out at a nearby gymnasium or play a round of golf on the Houghton Golf Course.

Johannesburg
Johannesburg
The Residence
The Residence

Day 2: Johannesburg - Livingstone

A privately driven vehicle will provide you with a transfer between the Airport and your hotel, or vice versa, today.

Take your flight from Johannesburg to Livingstone today. The flight duration is approximately 2 hours.

Luggage restrictions applicable to this flight: The general free allowance is 23Kg in Economy Plus Class and 32kg in Business Class. 90cm x 72cm x 45cm (including handle, wheels and pockets) total dimensions 207cm.

Hand luggage: Economy Plus is one piece not exceeding 115cm in size and 8kg in weight and Business class is two pieces not exceeding 115cm in size and 8kg in weight.

Enjoy your airport transfer to/from Royal Chundu.

During your stay you can enjoy a wide range of activities. These include :

  • Daily sundowner river cruise: Cruise down the beauty of the Zambezi as the sun sets in the African sky.
  • Victoria Falls tour: Go on a half day walking tour of the Victoria Falls and rain forest, with a stopover at the curio stalls and tea or coffee at a local cafe.
  • Community tour and walks: These village tours gives you a rare chance to interact with the villagers of the community as they go about their daily activities.
  • Birding Safaris: Choose from a morning (sunrise), afternoon (sunset), night time or full day birding safari with private guide and vehicle.
  • Canoeing: Go on an exciting canoe trip, through the channels of the Zambezi’s islands, with great sights and abundant bird life to soak in.
  • Fishing: Royal Chundu is renowned among the professional angling fraternity for its superb fly fishing.

Accommodation: The Royal Chundu

The Royal Chundu Island and River Lodges are exclusively located on the banks of the Zambezi River, at about a 40 minute drive from Livingstone. The lodges enjoy a privileged location where they remain secluded from civilization and the trappings of the modern world.  Enjoy true luxury, while nature is a mere stone’s throw away. Royal Chundu offers visitors every comfort in a beautiful surrounding with interiors designed to provide a memorable experience. Find the breathtaking Victoria Falls 30 kilometres downstream from Royal Chundu and witness the magnificent convergence of two countries. Royal Chundu is the place where the spirit of Africa can be experienced and savoured.

Livingstone
Livingstone
The Royal Chundu
The Royal Chundu

Day 3: Livingstone

Included in your stay here at the Island of Royal Chundu is a variety of activities to enjoy.  Try going on a picturesque river cruise, or a trip to explore the mighty Victoria Falls. Set out on an aquatic canoeing adventure or simply relax, and cast out during a fly-fishing session.

For those craving something different, sign up for some additional services and activities such as massage treatments, helicopter flights, micro flights, white water rafting, or elephant back-safari (Cost not included with your hotel stay).

Accommodation: The Royal Chundu
Victoria Falls - The Smoke that Thunders
Victoria Falls - The Smoke that Thunders

Day 4: Livingstone - Chobe

Transfer between Livingstone and Chobe lodges. 

Chobe is famous for its large herds of elephant and buffalo, along with numerous predators - including lions, leopards and wild dogs. There is a great diversity of plains game and an astonishing array of bird species

Following is a brief description of activities included at the Ngoma Safari Lodge:

  • Game Walks - on the concession- escorted by an armed Professional Guide
  • A Full day Game Activity includes cruising on the Chobe River, driving within the Chobe National Park and a sumptuous picnic lunch and drinks.
  • Game Drives- (there are over 75 species of mammals). Day drives are into Chobe National Park and night drives are on the concession
  • Birding (there are over 450 species to be spotted)

Accommodation: Ngoma Safari Lodge

Ngoma Safari Lodge is situated in northern Chobe, Botswana, within the Chobe Forest Reserve. Ngoma Safari Lodge is 55 km from the nearest town, Kasane, and 135 km from the magnificent Natural Wonder of Victoria Falls. Exclusive river-facing suite offers a quiet refuge, and also includes an indoor bathroom, indoor and outdoor showers, a private outdoor sanctuary, and plunge pool.

Elephants at Chobe National Park
Elephants at Chobe National Park
Ngoma Safari Lodge
Ngoma Safari Lodge

Day 5: Chobe

With one of the largest concentrations of wild game in all of Africa, Chobe never fails to amaze. Enjoy a day of included activities from your Chobe camp, allowing you to take full advantage of this wildlife mecca.

Accommodation: Ngoma Safari Lodge
Game Viewing
Game Viewing

Day 6: Chobe

The day is at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities on offer at your lodge. With the largest population of Elephants in Africa, you will surely want to try a Boat Safari today.

Accommodation: Ngoma Safari Lodge

Day 7: Chobe - Kasane - Okavango

The lodge's staff will provide a shared transfer to the airstrip.

This short flight departs Kasane airport and travels to Okavango, Botswana.

Wilderness Air no longer required passengers weighting more than 100 kg (220lb) to purchase an additional seat however they need to be advised prior to travel is a passenger exceeds this weight as they have to apply strict weight and balance calculations.

Luggage restriction applicable to this flight: 20kg (44lb) per person, for both carry-on and checked luggage. Luggage dimensions must not exceed 25cm (10 inches) wide, 30 cm (12 inches) high and 62 cm (24 inches) long.  Your checked luggage needs to be soft-sided - no wheels / no spine, a duffel bag is recommended. A small purse/backpack, is recommended as a carry-on, to keep your camera, passport, hat, sunblock or other items you need within easy reach.

At &Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp, the staff's passion is to share their knowledge and understanding of the bush and its inhabitants with all guests.

Highly trained guides and trackers will do their utmost to delight guests with a choice of the following included activities:

- Twice daily game drives: guests can explore the wildlife surrounding Xaranna on morning and afternoon game drives in an open air 4x4 safari vehicle, accompanied by an armed guide and tracker. The landscape traversed on game drives includes floodplains, as well as seasonal grassland, woodland, shrubland and savanna. Game drives track the Big Five, as well as a variety of other animals, including the semi-aquatic lechwe and sitatunga antelope.
- Interpretive bush walks: take a leisurely walk in the surroundings of the Camp to take in the sights, smells and sounds of the Okavango Delta, accompanied by an armed guide. Learn about how elephant are vital to the survival of the fan palm, try to spot the elusive Pel's fishing owl and keep a sharp eye out for the shy bushbuck.
- River cruises in an electrically powered ‘eco boat’ or mokoro - explore the waterways of the Okavango by boat in the company of our experienced guides. Learn the fascinating details of the Delta's network of channels, fringed by dense reeds and papyrus. A good variety of fish can be found in the clear waters and fishing trips can be arranged on request during fishing season (1 March to 31 December). Spot the nests of weavers and warblers in the papyrus beds and watch out for malachite kingfishers among the taller stems. Beautifully coloured frog species, such as the painted reed frog, abound. Waterlilies brighten up the surface of lagoons, where sleepy hippo splash beneath the surface. Seasonal water-based experiences include motorized boat, mokoro and fishing excursions.

Accommodation: &Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp

&Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp is the epitome of safari luxury. Situated on the Okavango Delta in Botswana, the camp offers 9 tents. These boast luxurious furnishings and beautiful lounge spaces for suite-style living. Private plunge pools accompany the tents. Feast on exquisite bush cuisine, as prepared by local chefs. Also savor a selection of continental dishes. A setting in the wild adds to the experience. Later, plan a game drive for an adrenaline rush. Otherwise, spend some time in contemplation on the viewing deck.

Lilac Breasted Roller
Lilac Breasted Roller
&Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp
&Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp

Day 8: Okavango

The Okavango Delta is home to some of the most spectacular and varied wildlife on Earth. Famed for its big cat and bird population, the delta is a peaceful haven where animals have been protected for decades and know they will not be disturbed. You'll have the opportunity to see animals up close when expert guides accompany you on your daily included activities. The area also boasts a diversity of landscape with desert, dry savannah, lagoon and swamps in close proximity – cheetah, crocodile and elephant can frequently be seen.

In the Okavango, you will typically you will have a morning activity, coming back to your camp for lunch and some down time. Later in the day, you will head out for your afternoon activity.

Accommodation: &Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp
Okavango Game Drive
Okavango Game Drive

Day 9: Okavango

Enjoy breakfast in the first light of day and head out to explore more of the fascinating Okavango Delta. Today, you might encounter impala and predators such as cheetah or the endangered wild dog. Return to the camp for lunch and perhaps a siesta, before heading out for an afternoon activity.

Accommodation: &Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp
Baby Lion
Baby Lion

Day 10: Okavango - Maun

Sit back and relax during this short hopper flight that departs the airstrip in Okavango and arrives at the airstrip in Maun.

Passengers weighing over 120kg will need to purchase an additional seat.
Luggage restriction applicable to this flight: 20kg (44lb) per person, for both carry-on and checked luggage. Luggage dimensions must not exceed 25cm (10 inches) wide, 30 cm (12 inches) high and 62 cm (24 inches) long.  Your checked luggage needs to be soft-sided - no wheels / no spine, a duffel bag is recommended. A small purse/backpack, is recommended as a carry-on, to keep your camera, passport, hat, sunblock or other items you need within easy reach.

Enjoy a direct flight today between Maun and Johannesburg. Flight time is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. Flight scheduled to depart Maun at 1h45pm and arrive into Johannesburg at 330 pm. Please Note: Flight times may vary.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

The Residence: Johannesburg

The Residence is located in the historic suburb of Houghton, which is also home to many famous residents including former President Nelson Mandela. The Residence exudes a charming air of quiet dignity, with an abundance of bougainvillea blossoms cascading down the terraced gardens.  On arrival at The Residence, you are greeted warmly and graciously before being shown around the guest areas on the ground floor. There is an immediate awareness of the sophisticated splendor of the interior and an all-pervading atmosphere of total tranquility. The entrance hall leads through to the sumptuous lounge and sitting room with plush furnishings inviting carefree relaxation for all seasons. A cozy log fire is lit in the fireplace on chilly days, while doors opening onto the long, spacious veranda offer a cool respite from the warm African sun. Guests are welcome to take a stroll through the manicured gardens and enjoy a game of tennis or swim a few lengths in the large outdoor pool. Arrangements can also be made for guests to work out at a nearby gymnasium or play a round of golf on the Houghton Golf Course.

The Residence
The Residence
Suite
Suite

The Royal Chundu: Livingstone

The Royal Chundu Island and River Lodges are exclusively located on the banks of the Zambezi River, at about a 40 minute drive from Livingstone. The lodges enjoy a privileged location where they remain secluded from civilization and the trappings of the modern world.  Enjoy true luxury, while nature is a mere stone’s throw away. Royal Chundu offers visitors every comfort in a beautiful surrounding with interiors designed to provide a memorable experience. Find the breathtaking Victoria Falls 30 kilometres downstream from Royal Chundu and witness the magnificent convergence of two countries. Royal Chundu is the place where the spirit of Africa can be experienced and savoured.

The Royal Chundu
The Royal Chundu

Ngoma Safari Lodge: Chobe

Ngoma Safari Lodge is situated in northern Chobe, Botswana, within the Chobe Forest Reserve. Ngoma Safari Lodge is 55 km from the nearest town, Kasane, and 135 km from the magnificent Natural Wonder of Victoria Falls. Exclusive river-facing suite offers a quiet refuge, and also includes an indoor bathroom, indoor and outdoor showers, a private outdoor sanctuary, and plunge pool.

Ngoma Safari Lodge
Ngoma Safari Lodge

&Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp : Okavango

&Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp is the epitome of safari luxury. Situated on the Okavango Delta in Botswana, the camp offers 9 tents. These boast luxurious furnishings and beautiful lounge spaces for suite-style living. Private plunge pools accompany the tents. Feast on exquisite bush cuisine, as prepared by local chefs. Also savor a selection of continental dishes. A setting in the wild adds to the experience. Later, plan a game drive for an adrenaline rush. Otherwise, spend some time in contemplation on the viewing deck.

&Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp
&Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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    Kensington Tours gave us a wonderful trip with the best guide and accommodations. They helped us book flights to avoid long drives and answered all of our questions going above and beyond. Thank you for all your help giving my family and I a trip of a lifetime! We cannot wait to go back to Africa and do it again using Kensington!

  • Jeffrey L. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    We wanted the full safari experience and Kensington was able to deliver it. We had the perfect mix of tents and lodges and honestly can say we saw about everything we could have in our time there. Our Kensington guide Elijah was very knowledgeable and friendly. He was basically a member of the family by the end of the trip. The entire trip was planned out perfectly. Thanks to Kensington and we hope to travel with them again in the future.

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    We had such a tremendous trip! We covered a lot of geography, plants and animals - both aquatic and land based. Every guide we had was knowledgeable and very personable. When Grootbos and then Madikwe found out it was my husband's birthday - our guide at Grootbos "Nita" arranged a private party for him (and us) and our chef and butler at Little Madikwe, Violet and Patience, baked cupcakes and got a small group together to sing happy birthday - in English and Afrikaans! We could never have seen so much on our own. The knowledge we gained about South African people, places, animals and history made this our trip of a lifetime! Thank you!

  • Sasha T. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    We had the most amazing time on our trip. Very grateful to Kensington for organizing all the pick ups and details so we didn't have to think or worry - we could just enjoy ourselves. Will absolutely recommend this trip to family and friends and hope to use Kensington again in the future for our next adventure. Thanks so much!

  • Kristin C. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    From the minute we landed, everything was taken care of. Every driver and guide we had were very friendly and efficient. The highlight of our trip was our stay at Kapama Southern Camp, everything about this place was amazing. We were all sad to leave and would love to return there in the future. Would highly recommend booking as many people there as possible.

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  • Tom B. — August 10, 2016 — Africa

    Guides were incredibly well-informed and taught my wife and I about the environment, animals, and culture. Our tour would have just been commonplace, without them.

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    Going with Kensington Tours was a great decision. The transfers between resorts was handled very professionally and extremely smooth. I will plan my next trip to South Africa with Kensington. Money well spent!

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