The Zambezi River offers iconic wildlife viewing as the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Stay at Imbabala Safari Lodge for a true 'African Safari Experience' on the bank of the mighty river. Combined with a luxurious stay at Old Drift Lodge.

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Explore the Zambezi river by Canoe

Venture to Chobe National Park in Botswana for the day

Discover Zambezi River's convergence of four countries: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia

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Zambezi Dreaming

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Day 1

VICTORIA FALLS - IMBABALA SAFARI LODGE

Upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport transfer to Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge. Imbabala is a small unpretentious safari lodge offering a true ‘African Safari Experience’ on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. (D)

Day 2

IMBABALA SAFARI LODGE

Enjoy an early morning game drive. Imbabala offers some of the most amazing game viewing and bird watching in the region, in the seclusion of a private national park concession. The 2,023 hectare concession has 14 kilometres of private Zambezi River frontage and borders the Chobe Forest Reserve, which is renowned for its massive elephant population. Enjoy afternoon high tea before departing on a river safari where you will travel upstream and take a photo at the convergence of four countries: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia. (B)(L)(D)

Day 3

IMBABALA SAFARI LODGE - CHOBE DAY TRIP

Today, experience a full day trip to Chobe National Park, Botswana, where you will explore by river cruise in the morning before a stop for lunch and an afternoon game drive through the expansive national park. Chobe is well-known for its large herds of elephant that visit the Chobe River on a daily basis. The park also has lion, leopard, buffalo and a whole host of antelope including sable, puku, kudu, eland, roan and many others. The river is filled with large pods of hippos and some of the biggest crocodiles in Africa. (B)(L)(D)

Day 4

IMBABALA SAFARI LODGE – OLD DRIFT LODGE

Take a scheduled road transfer from Imbabala to Old Drift Lodge. En-route stop and enjoy a guided tour of Victoria Falls. The Falls are a truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell provides for a humbling experience. Afterwards transfer to Old Drift Lodge to settle in for the evening in your luxury accommodation. (B)(D)

Day 5

OLD DRIFT LODGE – ZAMBEZI RIVER

Spend the day experiencing the many activities available at Old Drift Lodge; game drives, morning or afternoon river safaris, walking safaris or simply relax at the lodge. Old Drift Lodge offers luxury accommodation with stylish furnishings, reflective of the bygone eras, which blend in seamlessly with the natural environment. The spacious canvas en-suite rooms all have a private lounge, indoor and outdoor showers, plunge pool and an outdoor bath overlooking the Zambezi. (B)(L)(D)

Day 6

VICTORIA FALLS

Breakfast at the lodge is followed by a transfer to Victoria Falls Airport. (B)

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