Days spent lounging on a deck, the sight of an elephant drinking at the shore, and fine dining with a view of the starry African sky – these are a just a few offerings of a river cruise down the Chobe River. The Chobe River runs along the border of Chobe National Park in Botswana and supports one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. A number of luxury houseboats cruise the river, including the appraised Zambezi Queen and Chobe Princesses. These boats offer a magnificent safari experience with accommodation fit for a king. Here are 5 things you can expect to see and experience on a Chobe River cruise safari.
1. A luxury floating hotel
You’ll enjoy a first-rate holiday on water when you set out on a Chobe River cruise. The houseboats promise accommodation that is both elegant and cosy. With en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning and large beds,