Janice Wagaman

I Live Travel

Botswana/Victoria Falls G Adventures Group

Oct 8, 2022 to Oct 15, 2022
Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe

This Classic trip showcases some of the best that Africa has to offer. Journey from Namibia, across Botswana and on to Zimbabwe on an authentic African adventure that includes the elephants of Chobe National Park. Meet San Bushmen in the blazing Kalahari and explore the Okavango Delta by mokoro canoe. A knowledgeable CEO (Chief Experience Officer) will ensure your accommodation will provide the most authentic travel experience possible, including a night camping in the Delta, for a bedtime you'll never forget.
 
 

A full itinerary for the tour can be found here. This will include a detailed day by day breakdown, along with information on hotels, meals and activities.  Please also  read over the tour details.


 

What's included in this trip:

  • Your G for Good Moment: Dqae Qare San Lodge & Camp, Dekar
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • San/Bushmen walk
  • Traditional dinner
  • Okavango Delta overnight bush camping excursion
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (2 nts), lodge/chalet (4 nts), basic camping (1 nt).

Meals

7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
Allow USD140-185 for meals not included.

Transportation

Air-conditioned touring vehicle, walking, mokoro, safari vehicle.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer)/driver throughout, local guides.

 

 

What's not included:

  1. Travel insurance (please accept or decline below)
  2. International airfare to Windhoeke/from Victoria Falls
  3. Optional Excursions:
Airport to Hotel Transfer
  • 1 traveler 35.00 USD
  • 2 to 100 travelers 25.00USD
Victoria Falls Hotel to Victoria Falls Airport (VFA) Transfer
  • 1 to 100 travelers  10.00 USD
Pre-Hotel (Per Room) (Per Night)
  • Standard - Twin/Double 110.00 USD
  • Standard - Single 90.00 USD
Post-Hotel (Per Room) (Per Night)
  • Standard - Single 90.00 USD
  • Standard - Twin/Double 110.00 USD
Zambezi River Sunset Cruise 50.00 USD (20 available)
Chobe River Sunset Cruise 40.00 USD (28 available)
Victoria Falls Helicopter Ride - 25min  299.00 USD (100 available)
Evening Photo Safari on Chobe River 158.00 USD (4 available)
My Own Room 259.00 USD (4 available)
Victoria Falls Whitewater Rafting 130.00 USD (12 available)
Chobe National Park Safari Drive 40.00 USD (28 available)
Okavango Delta Flight 120.00 USD (100 available)
Victoria Falls Helicopter Ride - 15min 165.00 USD (100 available)

 

Itinerary:

Day 1 Windhoek

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2 Windhoek/Dekar

Spend the night at the G Adventures supported Dqae Qare San Lodge, and meet the local San Bushmen on a walk to learn their desert survival skills.

Exclusive Inclusions:

 Your G for Good Moment Dqae Qare San Lodge & Camp

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Dinner

Day 3 D'kar to Maun

Prepare for a 1-night/2-day journey into the Okavango Delta. Opt to take a scenic flight over the delta.

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 4 Okavango Delta

Enjoy wildlife walks, birding and traditional mokoro excursions in the Okavango Delta. Learn the ways of the bush from the local 'polers'.

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5 Okavango Delta/Nata

Travel to Nata. Opt for a sunset wildlife safari drive or bush walk in the area. Watch elephants drink from the camp's watering hole at night.

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Dinner

Day 6 Nata/Kasane

Travel to Kasane. Opt to embark on a sunset boat cruise or photo wildlife safari on the Chobe River.

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 7 Kasane/Victoria Falls

Opt for an early morning safari drive in Chobe National Park, before crossing into Zimbabwe. Choose to enjoy a visit to Victoria Falls, or try a helicopter flight over them.

Meals included:

 Breakfast

Day 8 Victoria Falls

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

 Breakfast
 

 

Cancellation policy:

  • Cancellation 190 days or more prior to departure = Loss of deposit  
    * Cancellation between 120 and 189 days prior to departure = Loss of Monies Paid (50% of final payment and Loss of deposit) 
    * Cancellation within 119 days of departure = 100% loss
     

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 18, avg 14.

Age requirement: 12+

All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

With a passport from the United States
 
A visa is required for
Zimbabwe apply now

You may be eligible for an eVisa for your trip. An eVisa is delivered electronically, and can be obtained online before your trip to destination.  Allowed stay: 3 months

 
A visa is not required for
Botswana - Allowed stay: 90 days
Namibia - Allowed stay: 3 months
 

Solo Travelers

We believe single travelers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travelers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. There are only four "My Own Room" options available for this trip, for those who desire to room by themselves.  

 


Available Packages

Package Price per Traveler
Available until March 20, 2022

$2,349.00
Deposit: $350.00

This is the price per traveler age 12 and older.  No children under 12 permitted on this tour. 

Extra Options

My Own Room (Only 4 Available)
Available until March 20, 2022

$249.00

Please note that if you have booked the "My Own Room" option for this tour, you will receive your own single accommodation for all night stops, with the following exceptions: Day 4 (basic camping).

Hotel to Airport Transfer - Victoria Falls (2 or more passengers)
Available until March 20, 2022

$25.00

 A G Adventures representative will drive you to the airport at the perfect time to catch your flight.

Hotel to Airport Transfer - Victoria Falls (Single passenger)
Available until March 20, 2022

$35.00

 A G Adventures representative will drive you to the airport at the perfect time to catch your flight.

Airport to Hotel Transfer - arrival in Windhoeke (2 or more passengers)
Available until March 20, 2022

$25.00

 A G Adventures representative will be at the airport to meet you and drive you to the hotel.

Airport to Hotel Transfer - arrival in Windhoeke (Single passenger)
Available until March 20, 2022

$35.00

 A G Adventures representative will be at the airport to meet you and drive you to the hotel.

Pre-Trip Hotel Stay, Windhoek Single Room
Available until March 20, 2022

$90.00

Arrive a day or two early to adjust to the time zone and climate!  

Pre-Trip Hotel Stay, Windhoek Two Twin/Double Bed
Available until March 20, 2022

$110.00

Arrive a day or two early to adjust to the time zone and climate!  

Post-Trip Hotel Stay, Victoria Falls Two Twin/Double Bed
Available until March 20, 2022

$110.00

Stay a day or two to explore the Victoria Falls area! 

Post-Trip Hotel Stay, Victoria Falls Single Room
Available until March 20, 2022

$90.00

Stay a day or two to explore the Victoria Falls area! 

Chobe National Park Safari Drive
Available until March 20, 2022

$40.00

Immerse yourself in Chobe National Park in an open-backed, open-seated safari vehicle, and experience the stunning wilderness of the game-rich park in the care of a very knowledgeable and friendly guide. Explore with your eyes as the tour drives along routes that overlook the beautiful Chobe River and keep an eye out for the remarkable variety of animals that are drawn to this permanent water source. During the safari drives it is not uncommon to spot several of Africa’s “big five” in the greater Chobe area and the early morning drive lasting 3 hours is a wonderful opportunity to have some unique sightings.

Chobe River Sunset Cruise
Available until March 20, 2022

$40.00

Get a fantastic perspective of one of Botswana's national parks and its thousands of resident elephants, crocodiles, and hippos on a sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River. Bring a few drinks and a camera, sit back, and enjoy the view.

Evening Photo Safari on Chobe River
Available until March 20, 2022

$158.00

The Chobe River is home to incredible wildlife, and there is no better way to spot (and photograph) it. Climb aboard a custom designed boat equipped with mounted DSLR cameras. During this three-hour safari, instructors help you capture the perfect wildlife shots, with chances to spot elephants, hippos, crocodiles, and birds. This tour includes transfers, park fees, refreshments, camera usage (DSLR cameras with zoom lens), 8G photo memory card and an exclusive seat on the eight-seat photo boat.

Okavango Delta Flight
Available until March 20, 2022

$120.00

Get a fresh perspective on the vast wilderness of Africa with a once-in-a-lifetime view only a select few will ever see. Enjoy the hippos in the waterways and elephants and buffalo in the tree line. Gaze at the winding water channels as they make their way through the Delta.

Victoria Falls Helicopter Ride - 15min
Available until March 20, 2022

$165.00

You don't want to miss the opportunity to see Victoria Falls from above. Watch the Zambezi River make its way toward the gorge and form the largest waterfall in the world. During your 15-minute ride, you will have time to take in the incredible views over the falls, Livingstone Island, and Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park while snapping as many pictures as you like. You may be lucky enough to see some giraffes and elephants in the surrounding landscape and even catch a rainbow over the falls. Includes pick-up and drop-off from hotel and a 12-15min flight. Please note there is a cost for an additional park fee paid for on-site at time of the activity.

Victoria Falls Helicopter Ride - 25min
Available until March 20, 2022

$299.00

You don't want to miss the opportunity to see Victoria Falls from above. Watch the Zambezi River make its way toward the gorge and form the largest waterfall in the world. During your 25 minute ride, you will have time to take in the incredible views over the falls, Livingstone Island, and Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park while snapping as many pictures as you like. This extended ride also includes time flying over the vast and towering walls of the Batoka Gorge. You may be lucky enough to see some giraffes and elephants in the surrounding landscape and even catch a rainbow over the falls. Includes pick-up and drop-off from hotel and a 25min flight. Please note there is a cost for an additional park fee paid for on-site at time of the activity.

Victoria Falls Whitewater Rafting
Available until March 20, 2022

$130.00

Take the opportunity to go whitewater rafting on the Zambezi River while Victoria Falls roars above. Depart in the morning and navigate through the canyon that forms the famous falls. The dramatic rapids will fill you with excitement and complete your experience. Includes a full-day of rafting on class III-V rapids, transfers, and lunch. Please note: River conditions and activity pricing vary depending on the seasons. High water season is from about February to July. Low water season generally runs from August to January each year - this is when the Zambezi is at its very wildest. The "closed season" is dependent on the season’s rains, and usually is from March to April; during this time rafting on the river is not permitted. Additionally, this activity requires passengers to hike down and up the Batoka Gorge (approx. 45 minutes each way) to access the river; an average level of fitness is required. This activity price excludes a $10 park entrance fee.

Zambezi River Sunset Cruise
Available until March 20, 2022

$50.00

Climb aboard and cruise along the beautiful Zambezi River. Enjoy some snacks, drinks, a festive atmosphere, and gorgeous views of the sunset. It's the ideal way to end an eventful day in Victoria Falls.