Pangolin Photo Safaris Vic Falls, Chobe, Okavango Delta (9 Days)

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The Pangolin Photo Safaris Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park and Okavango Delta Tour is a nine day, fully inclusive and guided safari through Botswana, Southern Africa. Travelers explore the mighty Victoria Falls, spend time on the photo boats on the Chobe River and then visit the magnificent 200,000-hectare Khwai Private Reserve in the Okavango Delta of Botswana.

Quick Facts

  • From US$ 3,650.00 per person
  • Duration : 9 days
  • Highlights : Victoria Falls, The Chobe River, The Okavango Delta
  • Location : Botswana and Zimbabwe
  • Types of Photography : Wildlife, Birding, Landscapes
  • Group size : 1 - 12.

Dates and Rates

Shoulder Season: 1 April to 14 June / from US$ 3,650.00 per person sharing

High Season: 15 June to 31 October / US$ 4,750.00 per person sharing.

Accommodation

  • Victoria Falls: Ilala Lodge
  • Chobe National Park: Pangolin Chobe Lodge
  • Khwai Private Reserve: Pangolin Khwai Camp.

Itinerary

Day 1 and 2

Upon arrival at the Victoria Falls International Airport, travelers are met by a representative of the Ilala Lodge who takes guests to the hotel. This lovely hotel is located in close distance to the Victoria Falls.

The town of Victoria Falls is worth exploring with its many curio shops and local street artisans. The famous Victoria Falls Hotel is an ideal place to enjoy afternoon tea in a Victorian atmosphere. A thrilling flight with the helicopter above the falls can also be arranged making for a once in a lifetime experience.

Days 3 to 5

Guests are collected from the hotel and transferred across to Botswana and the Chobe National Park. The Pangolin Chobe Lodge is beautifully located on the hillside overlooking the Chobe River and the floodplains of the Caprivi Strip. This transfer takes about 2 hours. Each day spent at the lodge includes an exciting morning and afternoon cruise on the river or a drive in the park.

The state of the art DSLR camera and lens are provided to guests. A resident photo guide is available to assist making the best of every photo opportunity available. Travelers are supplied with all of the memory cards that are needed and in between sessions one can view the images taken on the computers by the reception desk.

Day 6 to 8

Today guests are transferred to the Pangolin Khwai Camp which is located on the Khwai Private Reserve. From Kasane Airport, guests fly by charter flight to this lodge in the Okavango Delta which takes about one hour. If guests wish, they receive abother camera and lens to take images during their stay here.

At the Pangolin Khwai Camp only a maximum of twelve guests can be accommodated in seven Meru style permanent en-suite tents. A resident Pangolin Photo Host is available during the wildlife activities as well as to offer advice on post-production and editing techniques during the day.

Day 9

On the final day, guests may enjoy a shorter safari drive in the morning which is then followed by a delicious brunch. The flight departing the camp is a private charter flight. Onward journeys can be arranged.

The safari package includes

  • Meet and Greet at Vic Falls Airport
  • 2 nights at Ilala Lodge (Deluxe room) B&B
  • Transfer to the Pangolin Chobe Lodge
  • 3 nights Pangolin Chobe Lodge (fully inclusive basis)
  • All photo safari activities and camera rental (Chobe and Khwai)
  • SD memory cards
  • Park Fees
  • Transfer to Kasane Airport
  • Charter flight from Kasane to Khwai and onto Maun
  • 3 nights Pangolin Khwai camp
  • Safari drives (max 4 per vehicle)
  • Mokoro excursion (seasonal)
  • Limited laundry service at Khwai
  • Conservancy fees.

The safari package excludes

  • Gratuities and items of a personal nature
  • Drinks other than those specified
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Single traveller supplement.

Amenities

  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Viewing Deck

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