African Thunder | Classic Victoria Falls & Chobe Safari

The classic 5 day African Thunder Safari tour showcases the best of Southern Africa, combining one of the world's natural wonders with the greatest Elephant herds in Africa.

Accommodation: Hotels and safari lodge

Activities:Cultural boma diner, game drives and boat cruises and optional Victoria Falls adventure activities

Destinations: Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park

Seasonal: The best time for a visit to Chobe is from May until October. Visiting Victoria Falls is best in April, May, August and September


Victoria Falls and Chobe Safari Experience

This Fly-in African Safari Tour is about experiencing adventure and culture with spectacular wildlife thrown in. The Victoria Falls is one of the world's seven natural wonders and a truly spectacular sight to be savoured on your African safari tour.

The Victoria Falls area is also known as the adventure capital of Africa where many kinds of adrenalin activities can be experienced. From bungee jumping to white water rafting, you are assured of unforgettable memories.

Add to this some of the best game viewing, with the continent's largest Elephant herds and a high predator population, you will have a wildlife safari to last you a lifetime. The abundant wildlife of Chobe National Park can be viewed on game drives and boat cruises.

Day 1: Fly over the ‘Smoke that thunders’View Lodge

Iconic aerial view of the Victoria Falls waterfalls.A relatively early flight out of Johannesburg will get you to Victoria Falls in time for lunch. After checking in you can either relax or head out to view the ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya Falls’, also known as the ‘Smoke that thunders’. Depending on the time of the year the water level of the falls will ensure an unforgettable experience.

A special treat awaits you this evening as you head to special Boma dinner in Victoria Falls. A cultural dinner experience filled with good food, entertainment from traditional dancers, local storytelling and drumming.

Day 2: Explore Victoria FallsView Lodge

Spotting hippos during a Zambezi River cruise in Victoria Falls.Today you have the day the explore Victoria Falls at your own pace. There are so many optional activities for you to enjoy in Victoria Falls. A tour of the water falls. Shopping in Victoria Falls Town. Historical Tours. If you are seeking an adrenaline rush there are several adventure activities to choose from. Bungee Jumping. Gorge Swinging. Elephant back safari.

Whatever you choose be sure not to head back to your hotel to late in the afternoon as a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River is included today. Cruising along the Zambezi River with drink at hand as you watch the sun set over the Zambezi River is a memorable experience that will last a lifetime.

Day 3: Travel from Victoria Falls to Chobe in BotswanaView Lodge

Accommodation on Chobe River with stunning views.After a leisurely breakfast a road transfer takes you from your accommodation in Victoria Falls to Chobe in Botswana. The border crossing is quick and seamless. Over the next two and half days of your Botswana vacation you will explore the area on game drives in Chobe National Park and boat cruises on Chobe River.

The chobe area is where Africa’s greatest Elephants herds can be seen congregating by the river. The peace and tranquility of Chobe will ensure that you have a peaceful nights sleep.

Day 4: Game viewing in Chobe National ParkView Lodge

A cruise along the Chobe River will create many photographic opportunities.After breakfast you will head out into Chobe National Park, a mere 10 min drive from your accommodation in Chobe. Your guided game drive will definitely be a highlight as you will see a variety of Botswana wildlife: giraffes, elephants, zebras, lions, buffalos, hyenas, wild dogs, wildebeest and many more. The guides know the area well and will know where to look for the best wildlife sightings.

After your morning game drive in Chobe National Park take a dip in the sparkling pool or enjoy a refreshing drink at the riverside bar as you soak up the natural beauty of Africa. In the late afternoon a sunset cruise on the Chobe River awaits you. There is no better way to view wildlife, slowly drifting down the river in complete silence. See herds of elephants, hippos, giraffes congregate at the river banks to quench their thirst as the African sun sets.

Day 5: Travel back to Johannesburg

Open safari vehicle game drive in Chobe National Park.After breakfast and one last morning game drive, you will say your goodbyes and transfer to Kasane Airport for your onward flight to Johannesburg.

Rates & Prices


  • Round trip flights from/to Johannesburg and Victoria Falls/Kasane
  • Road transfer from airport to Victoria Falls hotel
  • Road transfer from Victoria Falls hotel to Chobe hotel
  • 2 nights accommodation in Victoria Falls on a bed & breakfast basis
  • 2 nights accommodation in Chobe inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Boma cultural dinner experience in Victoria Falls on day 1
  • Zambezi River sunset cruise on day 2
  • Chobe National Park game drives and sun-downer Chobe River cruise on day 3 and 4

Not Included:

  • Optional activities and meals not mentioned above
  • Drinks and all other extras to be settled direct

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