Victoria Falls to Maun Overland Tours

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Price

£495

What's Included
• Chobe National Park
• Game cruise on the Chobe River
• Game drive in Chobe National Park
• Two night mokoro safari in the Okavango Delta
• 5 breakfasts & 5 dinners whilst with truck
• 5 nights camping whilst with the truck
• Fully equipped expedition truck incl - fridge, gas, tents, sleep mats
• Services of Absolute Crew
• Ongoing advice
• All road tolls & taxes are paid
Botswana Safari Victoria Falls to Maun Safari
Countries Visited

Zimbabwe, Botswana

Victoria Falls to Maun Safari Overview

Cruise the Chobe River to delight in the park's large herds of elephant that concentrate in and by the Chobe River particularly during dry season, accompanied by other wildlife. Then to Maun for a mokoro safari in the Okavango Delta, a vast wetland teeming with animals and birdlife.

Victoria Falls to Maun Safari Add-ons
Download and print the relevant pages for this safari from our brochure (PDF)

Itinerary

Days 1 - 2
ZIMBABWE, BOTSWANA

Cross the border to Botswana, Game drive in Chobe National Park and game cruise on the Chobe River, drive through to Maun

Days 3-5
BOTSWANA

Okavango Delta 3 day mokoro safari, Maun

Optionals: Flight over the Delta.

Please note safari itineraries are given as a guide only. A safari is a journey and true journeys in Africa unfold and are of an adventurous nature. The unexpected can arise, so do allow for this.

Feel free to give us a call about your safari plans. We look forward to your further enquiries.

Botswana Safari - detailed itinerary

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Budgeting Summary

Victoria Falls to Maun Budget

The costs to consider when travelling overland are:

What's included

Your safari price covers:

THE TWO CORE HIGHLIGHTS

* Entrance, game drive and game cruise on the Chobe River in Chobe National Park
* Two night mokoro safari in the Okavango Delta

CAMPING, BREAKFAST AND DINNER i.e.

- 5 nights camping
- 5 breakfasts and 5 evening meals.

Transport in fully equipped and dieseled expedition truck/vehicle including all camping and cooking gear, a fridge, gas cooker, tents, sleeping mats etc.

The services of a driver and safari leader

The ongoing advice and back up from The Absolute team

All road tolls and taxes are paid



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Optional excursions

A recommended typical budget for your optional excursions that you might pay for once in Africa would be: Up to £100

Some clients spend more, some less. The above is a typical estimate selecting from the following main choices during this tour. Do re-check your budget looking at what might tempt you. A friendly reminder as well that the below list provides an approximate guide only for the most popular excursions currently available for this tour. Excursions are operated by local operators and authorities and their pricing is out of our control (June 16).

TO CONSIDER BEFORE THE TOUR
Victoria Falls National Park - Entrance and Rainforest Walk to see Victoria Falls US$30
Helicopter flight over Victoria Falls (15 minutes) US$150
Guided walks alongside Lions US$150
Bungee jump at Victoria Falls US$160
Combo deal, half day adrenaline (gorge swings, zip line, flying fox) US$140
Gorge Swing - (1 jump) US$95
White water rafting The Zambezi US$120
Sunset cruise on the Zambezi US$55
Canoeing on the Upper Zambezi US$150
ONCE ON TOUR
Flights over the Delta, 1 hour (min 5 people) US$110
Stay on another day for game drives in Moremi Reserve £On request
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Spending Money

You will need a bit of spending money to cover drinks, lunch and souvenirs. This money also covers you if you wish to upgrade occasionally from camping as well.
Tipping is customary in Africa, so budget for gratuities if you wish for guides or drivers who provide good service such as on game drives or guided tours. Again it is at your discretion, but your tour leader and driver will appreciate a tip to acknowledge their hard work during your tour.
The recommended spending money for the Botswana safari is: £60 - £75

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Visa

our passport needs to be valid for at least 6 - 9 months after your trip finishes. Ensure as well you have adequate pages in your passport for each country you visit. Up to 2 consecutive blank pages can be required. If you have dual nationality you can only use one passport for the entire trip, whilst bringing both is wise as a back up. More information can be found in the different country listings on the FCOs website under entry requirements.

Below is an estimation of current visa reguirements and their costs. If your passport is not detailed below please don't hesitate to contact us for further details of your requirements.

For this tour visas for most passport holders including British, Australian, New Zealand, Irish, South African, German, French, Canadian and American passport holders can be arranged in Africa on route. Please note for passengers flying into Livingstone airport, Zambia, you will need to request the Univisa which gives entry to both Zambia and Zimbabwe and is U$50

As per the 1st June 2017 Botswana will be charging a tourism levy of U$30 for everyone entering the country. Only SADC citizens ( Southern Africa) are exempt of this. Everyone travelling to Botswana should budget for this fee. Payment for this levy can be made in USD cash or by card.
This is valid for 30 days and can be used for multiple entry.

Visas can only be paid for in US Dollars cash.

This information is given as a guide only. Visa requirements can change without prior warning. We recommend you also check your personal current visa requirements with the relevant embassies well in advance before you travel.
VISA CHART Kenya Rwanda Uganda Tanzania Malawi Zambia Zimbabwe Botswana Namibia South Africa
PASSPORT
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Dutch - - - - - - $30 - - -
Irish - - - - - - $55 - - -
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Pre and post safari please click here.

Remember you then need to budget for flights, insurance, vaccination costs and any equipment you might need such as a sleeping bag.

Any queries? Call our office on +44 (0) 208 742 0226, email us at absaf@absoluteafrica.com or skype us on skypeabsoluteafrica

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Dates

Victoria Falls to Maun
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Thu 10 Aug 2017 Mon 14 Aug 2017 £495
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Before You Go

Victoria Falls to Maun

Click on the link below to download the predeparture dossier for this overland trip "Botswana Safari" - to Maun.

Botswana Safari - pre departure pack

This information has been developed over 30 years of experience overlanding in Africa.

It includes all you might need to know to prepare for this trip and more. We know many people love to plan their trip in detail and we hope you will find lots of "stuff" in here to help!

We also send out personal updates about 6 weeks before departure to all participants heading out on each departure date. This includes final confirmations of pre safari transfers and accommodation and other details relating to your specific travel arrangements so you can check all is as you need.

We recommend once booked on a Victoria Falls to Maun trip that you periodically check back here as this information is regularly updated. It is also a good idea to keep an eye on the news area of this site.

And if you are not excited enough about heading to Africa already, check out our facebook page, listen out for our tweets and keep up to date with our blog to stay up to date with all that is happening on the road on the trucks.

Overlanding in Africa is a very different destination from your usual package holiday! You may find some information in this dossier different from what you expected. Whatever your question don't hesitate to ask. We are here to help so feel free to get back to us.

We are more than happy to advise as to what is the best plan for your particular Africa travel needs.

Give us a call, or skype or email. We look forward to planning your trip to Africa with you.

Book your Victoria Falls to Maun Safari

Start Victoria Falls Finish Maun Price Local Payment Departure details
Book Now Thu 10 Aug 2017 Mon 14 Aug 2017 £495
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Book Now Sun 17 Sep 2017 Thu 21 Sep 2017 £495
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Book Now Sat 14 Oct 2017 Wed 18 Oct 2017 £495
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Book Now Mon 6 Nov 2017 Fri 10 Nov 2017 £495
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Book Now Sun 10 Dec 2017 Thu 14 Dec 2017 £495
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Book Now Sat 27 Jan 2018 Wed 31 Jan 2018 £495
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Book Now Tue 6 Mar 2018 Sat 10 Mar 2018 £495
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Book Now Thu 29 Mar 2018 Mon 2 Apr 2018 £495
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Book Now Fri 1 Jun 2018 Tue 5 Jun 2018 £495
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Book Now Thu 12 Jul 2018 Mon 16 Jul 2018 £495
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Book Now Sat 21 Jul 2018 Wed 25 Jul 2018 £495
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