Zambia, Zimbabwe & Botswana Active Safari
Victoria Falls to Remote Game Reserves
From $9,999 - $10,549 pp dbl. occ. | 9 days / 8 nights
Call for single supplement pricing
Internal air: $2,980
This journey starts with a bang: thundering Victoria Falls, the largest waterfall in the world. The grand Zambezi River, whose waters beckon a canoe safari. Classic scenes of rugged Southern African landscapes unfold as you move by bike, on foot and in iconic Land Cruisers. The trip ends with a photography tour, but the adventure will never leave you.
- Safari among a medley of African wildlife in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana, traveling effortlessly via private charter flights
- Witness thundering Victoria Falls from both sizes of the Zambezi River and get to know the fascinating people who live here
- Hike and canoe amid the Okavango Delta's stunning maze of waterways and savanna, with the chance to spot the Big Five
- Bike Mashatu's rugged landscape by day, then track nocturnal animals in open-top Land Rovers beneath the stars
Days 1-2 Walk to Victoria Falls, a magnificent curtain of roaring spray, from its more scenic side in Zambia | Watch for crocodiles, hippos and birdlife from our riverfront perch | Visit a vibrant local marketplace.
Days 3-4 Cycle past native baobab trees in Zimbabwe | Spin and hike through beautiful Victoria Falls National Park | Safari in the Matetsi Private Game Reserve, where lions, wild dogs and leopards roam | Canoe on a quiet stretch of the Zambezi | During a riverboat excursion, keep your camera poised for wading elephants.
Days 5-6 Fly via private charter to the incredible Okavango Delta in Botswana, a World Heritage site | Delve into a vast maze of papyrus-lined waterways and grassland on guided walks and game drives | Chances to spot the Big Five—lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo—abound | Punt along shallow waters in a traditional mokoro canoe | Sip a sundowner, serenaded by soothing night sounds.
Days 7-9 In the golden morning light, capture stunning Okavango snapshots on a safari walk | Take a private flight to the Mashatu Game Reserve | In open-top Land Rovers, track classic African animals like giraffe, cheetah and zebra | Cycle amid elephants along their ancient paths | Search for nocturnal creatures under the brilliant night sky | Board a chartered plane to Johannesburg in South Africa to easily connect to international flights.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from the selection of dates below for your group of 8 or more. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you. Call or email us to reserve your date.
Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more Guests: from $9,999 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $10,499 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $10,699 pp dbl occ
- 2-7 Guests: Give us a call or reach out here!
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