5 DayAfrican 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.

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 viewings, 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.

Victoria Falls and Chobe Safari Highlights

  • Visit two must-see travel destinations in Africa - Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park
  • Experience one of the world's natural wonders and spot wildlife on an African Safari
  • Visit the thundering Victoria Falls waterfalls at leisure
  • Choose between a variety of optional activities in Victoria Falls
  • Cruise along the mighty Zambezi River at sunset with a sundowner drink
  • Experience a cultural evening with dinner and a drum show
  • Go in search of wildlife in Chobe National Park on an open safari vehicle game drive
  • See large herds of elephants come to the banks of the river to drink

Day 1: Fly over the ‘Smoke that thunders’

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 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 waterfalls. 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. 

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 a drink at hand as you watch the sunset over the Zambezi River is a memorable experience that will last a lifetime.

Day 3: Travel from Victoria Falls to Chobe in Botswana

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. See herds hippos, giraffes congregate at the river banks to quench their thirst as the African sunsets. The peace and tranquillity of Chobe will ensure that you have a peaceful nights sleep.

Day 4: Game viewing in Chobe National Park

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.

Day 5: Travel back to Johannesburg

After breakfast and one last morning game drive, you will say your goodbyes and transfer to Kasane Airport for your onward flight to Johannesburg.


  • Scheduled return flights from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls or Kasane
  • Road transfer from airport to your hotel in Victoria Falls
  • Return cross-border road transfers from Victoria Falls to Chobe
  • 2 nights' accommodation at a classic hotel in Victoria Falls
  • 2 nights' accommodation at a classic lodge in Chobe
  • Breakfast from day 2 to day 5
  • Lunch and dinner 3 and 4
  • Cultural experience in Victoria Falls at the Boma with dinner and drum show day 1
  • Zambezi River sunset cruise in Victoria Falls
  • Game drives into Chobe National Park in open safari vehicle with experienced guide
  • Sundowner cruises along the Chobe River giving you a totally different game viewing experience

Not Included

  • Optional activities in Victoria Falls
  • Visa, park and entrance fees not mentioned above
  • Drinks and all other extras to be settled direct
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