14 Day Kruger Np, Botswana & Victoria Falls



14 Day Kruger NP, Botswana & Zimbabwe

Accommodated Tour

Full Itinerary

Highlights:  Panoramic Route, God’s Window, Blyde River Canyon, Kruger National Park, Open Vehicle Sunset Game Drive, Full Day Open Vehicle Game Drive, Makgadikgadi pan, Victoria Falls, Zambezi River Sunset Cruise, Chobe afternoon River Cruise. Night out on the Magadigadi pan, Meer cat tour

Countries Visited:  South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe (Southern Africa)

Day 1: Kruger National Park (South Africa)

 Departing early from Johannesburg we head off the plateau towards the Kruger National Park, stopping en-route for breakfast (own cost).

The Kruger National Park is home to 147 mammal (including the Big 5), 114 reptile, & 502 bird species.canyon

Once inside the Kruger we will be on the lookout for wildlife on route to our camp.  After setting up camp you will have a chance to relax for a couple of hours before heading out on an evening sunset drive with your experienced Kruger National Park guide.  This drive lasts between 3 and 3.5 hours, which gives you the opportunity to see plenty of wildlife.  On your return your guide will have dinner ready for you.

Meals:  Dinner

Accommodated tour:  Kruger National Park Chalets

Day 2 Kruger National park (South Africa)

 Starting the day early you will head out on a full day’s open vehicle game drive with an experienced Kruger guide, who will drop you off back at camp in the afternoon.

Meals:  Packed Breakfast & Dinner

Budget tour:  Camping

Accommodated tour:  Kruger National Park Chalets

Day 3 Blyde river Canyon (South Africa)

Leaving the camp in the Kruger NP we make our way through the panoramic Route to where will stay for the night, the Blyderiver Canyon. We visit Golds Window, Burkes Luck Potholes and the Blyderiver Canyon view point before we reach the lodge for the night

Meals:  Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodated tour: Kruger national park chalets

Day 4:  Private Game lodge (South Africa)

Leaving early this morning, we make our way west through South Africa. Our lodge for the night is close to the borders of South Africa and Botswana

Meals:  Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodated tour:  Private lodge

Day 5 Nata lodge (Botswana)

This morning we make our way through the border and then up to the Makgadigadi pans. The road takes  through the country towards Chobe national park. Our camp for the night borders on the Makgadikgadi Pan. The lodge is situated between the Makalala palms that are found in Africa.

This afternoon you will enjoy a game drive in the Makgadikgadi Pan that your guide will organize for you, once back your guide will have you dinner ready.

Meals:  Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodated tour:  Nata Lodge

Day 6:  Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

We leave after breakfast today and make our way towards the Zimbabwe border post.  From the border we drive another hour to the vibrant town of Victoria Falls where we will be spending the next 2 nights.  Our camp is situated in the middle of town, within 10 minutes walking distance of just about everything.  Your guide will assist you with the bookings of optional activities.  The US dollar is the currency to use in Victoria Falls / Zimbabwe.

This afternoon we will visit the magnificent Victoria Falls National Park, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.  The Falls are 1700 meters (1.1 miles) wide, making it the largest sheet of falling water in the world.

Later on today we will head out on a sunset cruise on the beautiful Zambezi River, the 4th largest river in the world, and the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, with national parks on either side.  You have a great opportunity to see animals coming down to the river for a drink, as well as a fantastic variety of bird life.  We often see elephants, zebra, blue wildebeest, rhino, buffalo and a variety of antelope species.  Obviously hippo and crocodile are plentiful in this region.  All soft drinks, wine, beer and some snacks are included in the cruise.

Meals:  Breakfast, Dinner:

Accommodated tour:  N1 Hotel

Day 7:  Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

Today is free for you to spend as you please.  Victoria Falls and the surrounding areas offer a great variety of things to see and do.  You will have plenty of time to explore the town, meet the locals, visit the African markets with their wide

variety of arts and crafts made from wood, stone and beads, or to relax by the pool at the campsite in the heat of the day.  The Victoria Falls region is nicknamed the adventure capital of Africa for a reason.  It is well known for its large variety of fantastic activities such as the best one day white water rafting in the world, the 111 meter bungee jump off the bridge between Zimbabwe and Zambia, elephant back and horse riding safaris, flights over the waterfall, canoe safaris, fishing trips, game walks, abseiling, gorge swings and much more.

Meals:  Breakfast

Accommodated tour:  N1 Hotel

Day 8:  Chobe (Botswana)

This morning you have some extra time to explore the town of Victoria Falls before departing for Kasane the small town on the edge of Chobe National Park. You can relax for the afternoon or explore a bit of the surrounding area

Meals:  Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodated tour:  Twin or double bed chalets with en-suite bathroom

Day 9 Chobe National Park (Botswana)

This morning there is an option early morning game drive (own cost), this time into the Chobe National Park, returning to camp in time for breakfast.

This afternoon we will embark on a river cruise on the Chobe River, widely thought of as being one of the best river cruises in Africa.  Apart from a huge variety of birdlife, you may also see crocodile, hippos, and probably even elephants washing and playing in the water.

Meals:  Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodated tour:  Lodge

Day 10 Elephant Sands (Botswana)

Departing late from Victoria Fallas, We make our way back to Botswana we make our way south through the country to Elephant sands. Our overnight stop is at Elephant Sands. Here you more than likely to see the elephants visiting the watering hole while you enjoying your dinner

Meals:  Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodated tour:  Safari Tents with own bathroom

Day 11: Gweta(Botswana)

Leaving Elephants sands we make our way down to Nata and then head west towards the small town of Gweta. Once at the lodge your guide will introduce you to the local guides that are taking you out onto the Mgadigadi pan for the night. Tonight you will be sleeping under the African sky.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner on the Pan

Accommodation: Under African Sky’s

Day 12: South Africa

The morning starts of with breakfast on the pan, and then on your way back to Gweta you’ll stop of to meet the meercat’s that live on the pan. Awesome way to start the day. From there we make our way through Botswana back to South Africa. Once through the border we make our way down into the Waterberg and then onto the Eco lodge situated onto of the hill.

Meals:  Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodated tour:  Lodge

Day13: Pilanesberg National Park4

Leaving the Eco lodge we make our way down towards the Pilanesberg national park for our last night of the tour. Once at the park we will go on a game drive through the park and your guide will also book you a last sunset game drive.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Budget Tour: Camping

Accommodation: National park chalets

Day 14: Johannesburg-South Africa

After a late morning we make our way back to Johannesburg in time for your flight back home or your guide will drop you at the hotel of your choice.

Meals:  Breakfast

What’s included in the price:


  • Transport
  • Services of a driver/guide
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as per itinerary


What’s NOT included in the price:


  • Flights, visas (if required), personal travel insurance (compulsory when travelling with Bluechilli)
  • Meals & drinks not specified in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • CPR test if needed
  • Gratuities