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Chobe National Park Tour

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Just a one-hour drive from Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park – ‘The Land of the Giants’, is best known as being home to Africa’s largest elephant population. The Chobe River is the focus of wildlife activity, as the heat of the African sun beats down across the plains, herds of wildlife congregate in and around the river – a truly magical sight to behold.

This holiday extension is available to add to the end of our African Rail Adventure.

Chobe National Park, 3 nights from only £1,395 per person

Among the unmissable included activities are two wildlife cruises on the Chobe River and two safari drives in Chobe National Park.


  • Day 1 Chobe National Park, 3 nights
  • Day 2 Chobe National Park
  • Day 3 Chobe National Park
  • Day 4 Depart Chobe National Park

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Day 1: Chobe National Park, 3 nights 

Following breakfast, we take the short journey from Victoria Falls to Botswana and arrive at our hotel in time for lunch. Cresta Mowana Safari Lodge, located on the banks of the Chobe River where Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and Zimbabwe meet will be our home for the next three nights. Later, we venture into Chobe National Park to enjoy an unforgettable wildlife cruise. The Chobe River draws native animals in the hordes. Cameras at the ready – you can expect to see hippos, antelope, buffalo and of course elephants during the cruise.

Included meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Giraffe in the wilderness in Chobe National Park, Botswana

Day 2: Chobe National Park

It’s an early start this morning, as we head out on a thrilling game drive in Chobe National Park. Abundant with wildlife, look out for the blue wildebeest, Cape buffalo, crocodile, civet, giraffe, hyena, zebra and many more animals. We return to our hotel for lunch and an afternoon enjoying the lodge’s facilities. Later, we return to the park for our second game drive of the day. Enjoy the area’s rich birdlife, with over 450 species of birds on offer. Look out for African marsh harriers, African fish eagles, and Crimson-breasted shrikes.

Included meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Elephants crossing the Chobe River in front of a boat of tourists

Day 3: Chobe National Park

The day is yours to explore as you wish. There is an additional game drive available for those looking to witness even more local wildlife. Or, if you prefer, enjoy a relaxing day by the pool and lunch at the hotel. Our day comes to a close with a sunset cruise on the Chobe River. The skies are streaked with orange and red as the river’s grassy banks are home to many grazing wildlife including lions, leopards and jackals. It truly is the perfect way to end our wonderful trip.

Included meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Antelope South Africa

Day 4: Depart Chobe National Park

After an exhilarating trip, we must leave Botswana and Africa today but we will cherish our memories forever. We return to Victoria Falls Airport in time for our flight to Johannesburg, before boarding a connection flight to London Heathrow this evening.

Included meals: Breakfast and in-flight dinner and drinks


Chobe National Park – Departure dates & prices

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 All Departures £1,395

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin or double room.

Single occupancy supplement

Minimum numbers
A minimum of 2 guests from the tour is required for this extension. If only one passenger is taking the extension a higher single supplement may be applicable.

A visa is not required for Botswana. However, you will transfer to Botswana via Zimbabwe where a visa is required.For more information on applying for your visa and the associated costs, please refer to our FAQ’s page.

Important Information
Our holiday prices are subject to fuel surcharges and the availability of flights in the lowest fare booking class. The correct price will always be confirmed to you before you book, and once you have booked, our Price Promise will guarantee there will be no further increases. For full terms and conditions see our terms and conditions page.

So much included

We pride ourselves on offering exceptional value for money on all our escorted touring holidays, and this also applies to our African tour extensions.

Flights with scheduled airlines

  • Economy class flights between Victoria Falls and Johannesburg.
  • All airport charges, security charges and any applicable fuel surcharges

Carefully selected hotel

  • First class hotel in a great location
  • Hotel porterage
  • Applicable hotel taxes

Many meals

  • Daily breakfast, lunch & dinner

Unforgettable experiences

  • Two wildlife cruises on the Chobe River
  • Two thrilling game drives in Chobe National Park

On the ground

  • Services of an experienced guide and driver
  • All overseas transfers
  • Modern, air-conditioned coaches throughout

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  • Your holiday is covered by our Price Promise
  • Your holiday is covered by our Covid Guarantee
  • Your holiday is fully ATOL protected

Cresta Mowana Safari Resort, Chobe

Mowana Safari Lodge has an idyllic location on the banks of the Chobe River, where four African countries; Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and Zimbabwe, meet. The hotel is named after the baobab, Africa’s ‘tree of life’, and was built around a… Find out more >
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Elephant walking across road by Safari vehicle with tourist taking picture

Chobe National Park: Game Drive

Chobe National Park is an 11,000 square kilometre wilderness enjoying one of the greatest concentrations of game in all of Africa, and this three-hour game drive will take you right...

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Our Chobe National Park holiday extension is a new itinerary with the inaugural departures in late 2023. This page will be updated with reviews as soon as our returning customers are contacted by the independent reviews company Feefo. In the meantime, please feel free to look at the reviews for our other South Africa tours – we’re sure you will be impressed with the service our guests receive and the great reviews they kindly give us!

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