Activities in Chobe National Park – Botswana
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Duration: Approx 10 hours.
A full day Safari package comprising a Cruise on the Chobe River and a Game Drive in the world famous Chobe National Park. Only an hour’s drive from Victoria Falls, the Chobe National Park in Botswana is home to one of the largest game concentrations in Africa. Bordered by the banks of the breath-taking Chobe River, it is famous for its rich elephant and lion population. The tour departs daily from Victoria Falls where guests are transferred by road for 70km to the border where their Botswana guide will meet them after immigration procedures.
Hotel Pick Ups: 07h00- 07h30
Pickup from Kazungula Border: 08h30
Morning Cruise/ Game Drive: 09h30-12h30
Afternoon Game Drive/Cruise:13h30-16h00
Drop-off at the border:16h30
Return to Hotels:18h00
Bespoke tours can be organised upon request
TOURISM DEVELOPMENT LEVY
The Levy Background
The Ministry of Environment Natural Resources’ Conservation and Tourism through the Botswana Tourism Organisation wishes to announce the introduction of an obligatory Tourism Development Levy (TDL)
Purpose of the Levy
The objective of the Levy is to raise funds for conservation and national tourism development in order to support the growth of the industry and broaden the tourism base, resultantly improving the lives of the people of Botswana.
Who is eligible to pay?
All visitors to Botswana in exception of residents and citizens of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states
Where is the levy collected?
The Levy is payable at all ports of entry including airports and border posts, starting 1st June 2017
How is the payment done?
Payments are done at the ports of entry through electronic payment machines through cash (US Dollars), debit and credit card. After the payment, a unique receipt corresponding to the passport will be automatically generated. The receipt should then be presented to Immigration Officials. The passport and the receipt will be stamped and handed back to the traveller. The receipt will valid for a 30 day period and can be used for multiple entry.
How much is the levy
Travellers to Botswana will pay USD30.00.
The Botswana Government remains committed to growing the contribution of tourism to the national economy as well as economic diversification and employment creation.
For further information please visit the BTO website www.botswanatourism.co.bw/tourismlevy. For enquiries please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +267 391 3111.