- Victoria Falls
See – and hear – the largest curtain of falling water on Earth!
- Chobe National Park
Explore the home of the largest concentration of elephants on Earth.
- Chobe Safari Lodge
Stay on the edge of the National Park, perfect for spotting wildlife.
- Cruise the Zambezi River
Cruise the Zambezi River at sunset to see elephants and hippos.
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Majesty of the Falls for solo travellers
Zimbabwe and Botswanafrom £3,499 per person 12 1 Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £71 if not required
- Small Group 20 or less
- VIP door to door
- Solo Travellers
Discover the 'real Africa' on this exciting tour for solo travellers
Embrace the 'real Africa' as you join other solo travellers following in the footsteps of Doctor David Livingstone. This exhilarating tour combines a stay near spectacular Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe with seven nights in Botswana's magnificent Chobe National Park. Join included safaris, take to the skies for an unforgettable light aircraft flight and relax at your lodges in the company of your fellow explorers, enjoying activities, social events and convivial company.
As well as a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi, look forward to welcome and farewell dinners, included excursions and selected activities to ensure you get the most out of your holiday. With a dedicated tour manager who will also act as your host, relax amongst like-minded travellers and enjoy a convivial atmosphere, with your host on hand to ensure you get the best out of this exciting adventure.
3 nights in a hotel, 7 nights in a lodge and 2 in flight
20 meals: 10 breakfasts and 10 dinners
- Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK
- Return flights and transfers
- Local expert guide
- Sundowner drink at a memorable location
- Porterage at all hotels
- Fast track security and airport lounge UK
- Welcome drink and dinner
- Drinks party
- Farewell dinner
- Meet and greet at the airport
- Social activities
Excursions and visits
- Victoria Falls
- Sundowner cruise on the Zambezi
- Sunrise Village art safari
- Light aircraft flight over the Zambezi and Chobe National Park
- Three game drives
- River cruise safari
Day 1 UK-Victoria Falls
After taking Saga’s included UK door-to-door travel service, fly overnight to Victoria Falls.
Day 2 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Travel to the locally rated 4-star Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, bordering the Zambezi National Park and just four kilometres from Victoria Falls, where you'll stay for three nights. Look forward to a welcome drink and dinner this evening. D
Day 3 Victoria Falls and sundowner cruise
Join an included guided walk beside the Falls. You'll go along the Zimbabwe side, stopping at different vantage points along the way through the mist created by the sheer force of the Zambezi hitting the rocks below. Above the turbulence of Victoria Falls, the Zambezi river is calm and still and during your included sundowner cruise you may catch glimpses of hippos, crocodiles, elephants and giraffes drinking at the water’s edge. B,D
Day 4 Sunrise Village Art Safari
Visit Sunrise Village for an art safari, which will include a cultural tour and art session. B, D
Day 5 Victoria Falls-Kasane
Cross the border into Botswana and travel to Kasane for seven nights at the locally rated 4-star Chobe Safari Lodge. Set on the banks of the Chobe River at the edge of Chobe National Park, this lodge offers a real close-to-nature experience and you may spot crocodiles, hippos, monkeys and countless species of birds just moments away from your accommodation – the park is not fenced, so you can observe the wildlife wandering freely. Rooms are in thatched buildings overlooking the gardens, are air conditioned and have ceiling fans, a television, telephone, hairdryer, tea and coffee-making facilities and a safe. House wine is included with dinner. B,D
Day 6 Chobe National Park
Enjoy your first included game drive through Chobe National Park, where you may encounter large herds of elephants, lions, Cape buffalo, and many species of antelope. This afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the facilities at your lodge. B,D
Day 7 Chobe River cruise
You'll have the chance to spot wildlife from a different angle today as you enjoy an included morning cruise on the river. Look out for pods of hippos and crocodiles basking on the shore. The river is also a natural spot for bird-watching and you may well be able to see heron, stork, jacana and colonies of bee-eaters going swiftly about their business. B,D
Day 8 Chobe flightseeing tour
Today’s included light aircraft flight follows the course of the Zambezi River and returns via the stunning landscapes of Chobe National Park, allowing you to view the wildlife from a unique perspective. B,D
Day 9 Chobe National Park
Enjoy a further day viewing game on an included game drive and river cruise which will take you deeper into the park. B, D
Day 10 Chobe National Park
Spend the day at leisure. B ,D
Day 11 Chobe National Park
Join an included Namibian village walk today.
Enjoy a farewell dinner this evening. B, D
Day 12 Zimbabwe to the UK
Travel to Victoria Falls Airport this morning for your return overnight flight home. B
Day 13 UK
Arrive this morning for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.
Pre-holiday extension - Half-board
Before your tour, stay three nights at the locally rated 4-star Southern Sun The Cullinan.
Alternatively, upgrade to the elegant locally rated 5-star Table Bay Hotel, set in the heart of Cape Town's Victoria and Alfred Waterfront for a supplement (breakfasts included only).