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Empress Divine Travel & Tours offers the service and knowledge a discerning leisure traveller seeks while on vacation, taking in the numerous highlights Botswana has to offer — including Chobe National Park, the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango DeltaTuesday, July 30, 2019

By Empress Divine Travel & Tours
Empress Divine Travel & Tours

Empress Divine Travel & Tours offers the service and knowledge a discerning leisure traveller seeks while on vacation, taking in the numerous highlights Botswana has to offer — including Chobe National Park, the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta

Empress Divine Travel & Tours provides individual and group travel to leisure and business clients. Services and products provided by Empress Divine Travel & Tour include pre-arranged tours, custom packages according to client’s specifications, travel consultation, and making reservations for lodging, always keeping in mind the needs of guests.

Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park is Botswana’s first national park and also the most biologically diverse. Located in the north of the country, it’s Botswana’s third-largest park, and has one of the greatest concentrations of game in all of Africa. Take time out on a relaxing sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River, as its floodplains provide an irresistible attraction for wildlife. Watching the elephant families drink and bathe in the river is an unforgettable sight, made all the more impressive when herds of buffalo, rafts of hippo and gigantic river crocodile are part of the scene. 

Spotted hyenas are frequently seen on the floodplains, where red lechwe, puku, zebra, sable and roan come out to graze. Game drives within the park offer visitors the opportunity to view the abundant big game species up close, with the possibility of an encounter with one of the largest predators in the region — the majestic lions or leopards. 

Victoria Falls

Enjoy transfers to Victoria Falls for full-day excursions. The falls present a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was described by the Kololo tribe, when they lived in the area in the 1800s, as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ — ‘The Smoke which Thunders’. Known as the greatest curtain of falling water in the world, its columns of spray can be seen from miles away. At the height of the rainy season, more than 500 million cubic metres of water per minute plummet over the edge, over a width of nearly a mile, into a gorge more than 330ft below.

Okavango Delta

Explore the deltas in Okavango with Empress Divine Travel & Tours, one of Botswana’s most popular destinations. The Okavango Delta is a labyrinth of lagoons, lakes and hidden channels covering an area of more than 6,550sq miles. It’s the largest inland delta in the world. Trapped in the parched Kalahari sands, it’s a magnet for the wildlife that depends on the permanent waters of this unique feature.

Sometimes called a ‘swamp’, the Okavango is anything but. Moving, mysterious, placid, gentle and beautiful, from a wide and winding channel it spreads through tiny, almost unnoticeable channels that creep away behind a wall of papyrus reed, into an ever-expanding network of increasingly smaller passages. 

These link a succession of lagoons, islands and islets of various sizes, open grasslands and flooded plains in a mosaic of land and water. Palms and towering trees abound, throwing their shade over crystal pools, forest glades and grassy knolls.

In the lush indigenous forests of the delta and its islands, and along the floodplains spawned by this great marriage of water and sand, more than 400 species of birds flourish.

On the mainland and among the islands in the delta, lion, elephant, hyena, wild dog, buffalo, hippo and crocodiles congregate with a teeming variety of antelope and other smaller animals — among them are warthog, mongoose, spotted genets, monkeys, bush babies and tree squirrels.

Although fishing can take place anywhere in the delta, if one wants it ‘big, mean and fierce’, the deeper and faster waters of the major fishing camps in the north of the delta — in an area known as the Panhandle — are the place to go. Fishing, bird watching, game viewing, photography or simple relaxation; indulging any of these in the Okavango are experiences without parallel.

Visit one of the many unique luxury lodges and camps perfectly situated to showcase the very best of Botswana’s iconic safari destinations and wildlife. Each has its own style and character, blending in with their respective region’s pristine surrounds, Empress Divine Travel & Tours’ accommodation options offer an authentic safari experience complemented by warm local staff and expert guides.

Kalahari Desert

At Empress Divine Travel & Tours, clients are given the option to create their own tailor-made packages to suit their travel needs. For a more personal touch, tours of the Kalahari Desert with a trekker offer the chance to learn about ancient village traditions, deep in the desert, and hear incredible stories from the inhabitants. The aim is to provide the best possible travel experience for the guest and create memories that will last a lifetime.

DON'T MISS

Enjoy delicious cocktails and a multiple-course traditional food experience prepared by an in-house chef

NEED TO KNOW

KEY ACTIVITIES
• Bush dinners
• Safari walks (Okavango and Kalahari)
• Rhino walks
• Whitewater rafting (Victoria Falls)
• Boat cruises
• Camping
• Photographic safaris
• Bird watching 
• Fishing excursions
• Mobile safari/self drives
• Game drives
• Scenic flights
• Bungee jumping

GET IN TOUCH

empressdivinetravel.com
T: +26 762 51 009 / +26 771 49 8221
E: empresstravel752@gmail.com


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