22445
Botswana/Zimbabwe

Extension: Victoria Falls & Chobe National Park

Discover the magnificent, mile-long Victoria Falls. Explore Chobe National Park with a local expert to witness herds of elephant, lions, leopard and more.
Rating (5)
Program No. 22445RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
2,599

At a Glance

Discover the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls — the largest waterfall in the world — which pours a continuous sheet of water into a 350-foot chasm separating Zimbabwe and Zambia. At roughly twice the height of Niagara Falls and over a mile long, Victoria Falls is one of the most incredible phenomena in the natural world. Learn from a local historian about how David Livingstone discovered the falls, and come to understand the geological forces that shaped them. Venture to Botswana’s renowned Chobe National Park to witness the largest concentration of elephant in the world. Take a game drive and boat excursion to discover the vast diversity of life that inhabits the park, including lions, leopard and giraffe. Learn about the traditional way of life and meet the locals on a visit to a nearby village, and gain an up-close perspective of elephants during an interaction with the gentle giants.

Program Extension

To take this extension, enroll in this main program first.

The Best of South Africa: Safari, Culture & the Garden Route

Discover the history and natural diversity of South Africa from important urban centers to scenic coastlines. Join experts to search for iconic wildlife in the South African bush.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily over varied terrain. Game drive in open-air safari vehicle over bumpy, dusty terrain. Elevations up to 5,575 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Feel the power of the incredible Victoria Falls, known as one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World,” and learn about David Livingstone’s expedition and discovery of the falls.
  • Explore Botswana’s Chobe National Park on game drives to witness lions, leopard, giraffe and massive herds of elephant.
  • Visit a local village, meet its inhabitants, help cook an authentic meal and learn about the way of life in the area.

General Notes

This program may only be taken as an extension of "The Best of South Africa: Safari, Culture & the Garden Route" (#22444).
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