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Waterfront & Chobe Overnight Safari
Victoria Falls, Zambia and Chobe, Botswana

Get back to the simple joys of travel. Let the beauty of Victoria Falls, the sunsets of Zambezi River and the abundant wildlife of Chobe captivate you

4 Nights From

R14,696pps 
01 July – 31 December 22

FEATURES

  Great option for a Dads and Lads experience
   Keeping it real

 Adventure Village Chalet

This package includes:

  • Return transfers from Livingstone Airport

  • 2 nights accommodation at the Victoria Falls Waterfront in an Adventure Chalet
  • Bed & breakfast
  • A Zambezi sunset cruise with drinks, snacks and a meal included

  • 2 night/2 day Chobe Mobile safari
  • All meals
  • Game activities
  • Camping equipment
This package excludes:
  • Park fees
  • Visa fees (where applicable)
  • All unspecified beverages/activities etc
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Covid related testing/transfers/quarantine etc

Vic Falls Zambia
Victoria Falls Waterfront

Lodge facilities at a glance:
  • Great deck overlooking the Zambezi with festive bar, restuarant and Pizza oven!
  • Swimming pool
  • Free wifi
  • Curio shop
  • Perfectly located to enjoy all the activities on offer
In-room accommodation at a glance:
  • Adventure rooms have two comfortable twin beds (Can be joined to create a king)
  • En suite bathroom with a shower toilet and basin
  • Small verandah set in a garden to enjoy some fresh air

Chobe Safari

  • Day One: Cross from Zambia to Botswana
    Your safari includes a morning Chobe River cruise, lunch in Kasane followed by game drive within the Chobe Park
  • You will reach camp just after sunset for a camp fire dinner and stories.
  • Sleep under canvas in one of the most game rich wildlife areas of Africa. Hear the sounds of Africa and see the southern stars before you sleep.
  • Day two: Wake up and enjoy breakfast before setting off for your days game safari in search of wildlife.
  • Day three. Wake up for a light breakfast before setting off on your last game drive as you leave Chobe

Why go?

This package is about keeping to real and enjoying the adventure.

 

 

How to make a booking

  • Upon your confirmation that you would like to proceed with a booking your Maplanga consultant will send you a booking form to confirm your holiday.
  • We will require the full names of the people travelling as the names appear in the passport in order to book flights. You can either send us passport copies or send us the names by email.
  • Please note name changes cannot be made after the tickets have been issued.
  • Once a booking is made by you and the travel details confirmed to us we will send you an invoice with our full details indicated.
  • The advertised package is based on flights with restrictive rules. The airlines require payment for flights within 24 hours of making the booking and we will require a deposit to cover the payment. Once flights are paid they are non refundable. If you prefer more flexibility a higher class of flight must be used.
  • If a deposit is not received within the stipulated period the flights will cancel. We would then have to rebook the flights and this may result in the costed class being no longer available which would affect the cost of the package.
  • Final payment is required a month prior to travel or as the terms and conditions of the service provider/s dictate.
  • When full payment has been made we will send your e-tickets & travel vouchers to you. If you prefer they can collected from our offices in North Riding Estates.
  • Payments can be made by EFT, telegraphic transfer (overseas payments) or via a secure independant online VCS credit card link for Visa and MasterCard that can be sent to you.

Health

  • Visitors travelling to Zambia are no longer required to be vaccinated for Yellow Fever if travelling from South Africa.
  • Victoria Falls is a malaria area contact your doctor or travel cinic for suitable medication prior to travel.
  • We recommend that all travellers take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance. Speak to your Maplanga consultant if you would like further information on the Oojah Travel insurance we offer.

 Passports and visas

  • You must have a current passport that is valid for 6 months after travel.
  • There must be at least two empty pages in your passport
  • South African passports require not visas to enter Zambia
  • Many nationalities including US, British, Australian and Canadian can purchase their visas on arrival or online. Please have cash for this. Passports requiring a pre bought visa include Greece, Colombia, India. A Univisa is available for travellers who wish to include Zimbabwe in their itineraries.

Money, currency and credit cards  

  • The currency in Zambia is the Kwatcha.
  • All major currencies are accepted for payment, note however you may get change in local currency.
    We recommend that you take along some small denominations of USD currency to pay for small incidentals like curios whilst in Livingstone as the local vendors do not have credit card facilities.
  • All credit cards except Diners are accepted at Sussi and Chuma. No Diners or Amex accepted at Chobe Chilwero

Weather

Zambia lies in a summer rainfall area. The weather is mild in the day and cool at night in winter (May, June July) and warm to hot for all other months with October traditionally being the hottest month of the year when temperatures rise to the late 30's (Celsius)

Clothing

Casual comfortable clothing bearing in mind the time of year you are travelling. Shorts, T-shirts and light shorts for summer and light layers for winter that can be removed as the day gets hotter. Winter nights are cool and will require a fleece jacket, beanie and scarf.

References

If you would like an impartial reference on Maplanga Africa please step by the South African consumer website Hello Peter - www.hellopeter.com