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Victoria Falls + Botswana Safari (wheelchair accessible)


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7 NIGHTS
FROM £1,995
Per person sharing
International flights quoted separately
This luxury wheelchair accessible safari combines Botswana & the incomparable Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. View wildlife on land & by river in Chobe, renowned for its elephants, buffalo & river-based wildlife. You need some upper body strength, as there is no airport lifting equipment & you need to transfer into front seat of the 4x4 safari vehicle. All transfers, game drives & disabled hotels included. Manual wheelchairs only.
Luxury Wheelchair Accessible Safari Botswana Victoria Falls Disabled
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Wheelchair Accessible Safari
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Zambezi Cruise
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Large Elephant Herds
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Hippo & Crocodiles
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Safari in Botswana
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Chobe National Park
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Game Viewing - land & river
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Lions & Buffalo
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Luxury Wheelchair Accessible
• 
Wheelchair Accessible Safari
• 
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
• 
Zambezi Cruise
• 
Large Elephant Herds
• 
Hippo & Crocodiles
• 
Safari in Botswana
• 
Chobe National Park
• 
Game Viewing - land & river
• 
Lions & Buffalo
• 
Luxury Wheelchair Accessible
Day 1
You will be met at Victoria Falls Airport and transferred to your hotel near the mighty Zambezi River.
 
Check in, settle in and relax whilst you catch your first glimpses of the magnificent Smoke That Thunders first discovered by Dr. David Livingstone and still one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. The flow of water over the Victoria Falls is greatest from February to June following the summer rains, but they are a magnificent sight at any time of year.
 
Note: As there is no lifting equipment at the airport, you will be carried on and off the aircraft using an aisle chair. Accommodation is also not fully accessible & very limited.
Day 2
Today we visit the mighty Victoria Falls and its rainforest, which offers magnificent views.
 
Afterwards you can participate in other optional activities such as an elephant interaction.
 
In the late afternoon enjoy a Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River where you may see hippos, crocodiles and abundant bird life.
 
Note: We suggest you take your own raincoat for the rainforest, as those on hire are well used. On the Zambezi cruise you will need to be lifted into the boat, so this excursion is only suitable for manual wheelchairs. There is no accessible toilet on board.
Days 3 To 4
At leisure to relax at your hotel on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River.
Day 5
Today take a shared 2-hour transfer to the Botswana border at Kasane. After completing immigration formalities, continue to your game lodge near the Chobe River.
 
Chobe National Park is Botswana’s premier wildlife reserve and is uniquely situated at the confluence of the Zambezi and Chobe Rivers, where four African countries meet – Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia.
 
After checking in to your lodge, enjoy a boat ride on the Chobe River, which is home to some of Botswana’s most spectacular wildlife, as well as abundant bird life. Game viewing opportunities should present themselves almost immediately in this vast game sanctuary and hopefully you will see elephant, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, antelope and other river-based wildlife today. Afterwards dine in the atmosphere that only the African bushveld can provide
 
Note: You will need to be lifted down a few steps onto the jetty and into the boat, so this activity is not suitable for very heavy guests or power chairs.
Day 6
Rise at dawn to take advantage of the best game viewing conditions of the day and enjoy a thrilling open-top game viewing drive with a lodge ranger.
  
Chobe National Park is home to vast herds of buffalo and elephant, as well as numerous other species which roam in profusion and diversity. During the dry season, vast elephant herds migrate from both south and north to congregate in their thousands along the Chobe River – the largest concentration of elephants in the whole of Africa. Also hope to see lion, leopard, cheetah, giraffe, hippo, kudu, crocodiles, antelope, waterbuck, warthogs, baboons and many other interesting animals before returning to your lodge.
 
In the afternoon, enjoy another game-viewing boat ride on the Chobe River.
   
Note: You need some upper body strength for this safari, as you will need to be lifted into the front seat of the game viewing vehicle and into the boat, so this holiday is not suitable for very heavy guests or power chairs. Children < 6 are not allowed on open top game drives.
Day 7
Today enjoy two more game activities in Chobe National Park.
 
Activities on offer vary by lodge, but usually include fishing on the Zambezi River, addition game drives in Chobe National Park or boat rides on the river, which gives you a completely different wildlife perspective. Some lodges offer excursions to a Namibian village across the river to see their culture and way of life, with immigration formalities at both Kasane and on the Namiban side.
 
After a beautiful African sunset, enjoy the balmy evening and pristine stars of the Milky Way – including the spectacular Southern Cross.
Day 8
Transfer to Kasane Airport for your flight home.
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