See the key attractions of this beautiful country with our 8 night / 9 day safari by road and air.

Accommodation is in a choice of camps and lodges in prime locations and highlights include Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Moremi Game Reserve and the magnificent Okavango Delta.

Choose from our “Budget”, “Standard” or “Superior” version of the safari.

SAFARI SUMMARY

Budget Options include:

Bayete Guest House (Bed & Breakfast) / Pioneers Victoria Falls (Bed & Breakfast) – 2 nights

Chobe Bakwena Lodge (fully inclusive) – 2 nights

Moremi Crossing (fully inclusive) / Setari (fully inclusive) – 2 nights

Sango Safari Camp (fully inclusive) – 2 nights

 

Standard Options include:

Ilala Lodge (Bed & Breakfast) – 2 nights

Chobe Elephant Camp (fully inclusive) – 2 nights

Gunn’s Camp (fully inclusive) – 2 nights

Rra Dinare Camp (fully inclusive) – 2 nights

 

Superior Options include:

Victoria Falls Safari Club (Bed & Breakfast) – 2 nights

Ngoma Safari Lodge (fully inclusive) – 2 nights

Kanana Camp (fully inclusive) – 2 nights

Shinde Camp (fully inclusive) – 2 nights

 

 

Itinerary

DAY 1 & 2: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Upon your arrival into Victoria Falls Airport, you will be met and transferred by shared road transfer to Bayete Guest House or Pioneers Victoria Falls (Budget Option), Ilala Lodge (Standard Option), Victoria Falls Safari Club (Superior Option) for two nights.

Bayete Guest Lodge offers 25 en-suite rooms nestled among a beautiful garden, all decorated in a rustic, chic style and fitted with air-conditioning. The lodge can accommodate up to 55 guests at a time. The Caldecott Boma is home to the dining room, which offers breakfast (included in the rate) as well as lunch and dinner on request. The Ngwezi Bridge Pub with a swimming pool offer guests the perfect place to relax. Bayete also has a small outdoor gym area.

Ilala Lodge is situated close to Victoria Falls as well as to the town centre. Wild animals are often seen grazing the hotel lawns as the National Park borders the front of the property. The Lodge offers 32 en-suite rooms each with access to the lawns or a balcony with good views of the Victoria Falls. There is an à la carte restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a comprehensive wine list and cocktails.

Victoria Falls Safari Club is set high on a plateau which forms a natural boundary to the unfenced Zambezi National Park, four kilometres from the majestic Victoria Falls. The luxury Victoria Falls Safari Club is situated within the grounds of the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge resort, overlooking a waterhole. The Club has its own lounge, private viewing deck overlooking the game corridor to the Zambezi River and a shuttle service to the Victoria Falls and town. Guest can relax at the lap pool and surrounding sundeck. The Star Talk experience, led by a specialist guide, is included on Wednesday and Saturday nights, providing insight into the galaxies. Therapists provide complimentary 15 minute head, shoulder and foot massages on the Club viewing deck daily.

Victoria Falls town lies on the southern bank of the Zambezi River at the eastern end of the Victoria Falls. It is a lovely tourist town which is easy to explore on foot and which offers a wide range of activities from the challenge of white water rafting and bungy jumping, to the awe-inspiring elephant back safaris and sunset cruises. It has something for everyone.

DAY 3 & 4:  Chobe National Park

After breakfast, you will be transferred by road to Chobe Bakwena Lodge (Budget Option), Chobe Elephant Camp (Standard Option), Ngoma Safari Lodge (Superior Option) for two nights.

Bakwena Lodge is an eco-luxury retreat near the Chobe National Park on the banks of the Chobe River near the village of Kazangula. The name Bakwena embraces the surrounding culture of Botswana, meaning ‘people of the crocodile’ and is also one of the largest tribes in Botswana. Activities include game drives or river cruises in the Chobe. Bird watching, nature walks, cultural tours and visiting Impalila Island. Fishing trips can be arranged at an additional cost.

Located high on the edge of a rocky ridge overlooking the famous Chobe River is the newly developed Chobe Elephant Camp. This uniquely designed lodge has been built to take advantage of the incredible views overlooking the sweeping floodplains while offering a comfortable refuge from the harsh African conditions. With a variety of activities that include viewing the regions spectacular wildlife from open safari vehicles, by boat on the Chobe River or experiencing life in the village, a visit to Chobe Elephant Camp offers a wide range of experiences to our guests.

Ngoma Safari Lodge is situated in Northern Botswana within the Chobe Forest Reserve bordering the western edge of Chobe National Park and overlooking the Chobe River. Ngoma Safari Lodge is located 55 km from Kasane and 135 km from the mighty Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Cultural experiences and interaction with the community are paramount at Ngoma Safari Lodge and these include visits to the local school, the clinic and the village. As Ngoma Safari Lodge is situated in a Forest Reserve, both walking and night drives are permitted and activities include: game walks on the concession which are escorted by an armed and professional guide, games drives, birding as well as a full day game activity including cruising on the Chobe River and driving within the Chobe National Park.

The Chobe River Front is a remarkable wildlife area due to the permanent water source of the Chobe River. The spectacle of all the animals coming to drink and frolic at the water’s edge is one to behold. It is an area famous for its abundance of elephants, a variety of predators and, in addition, you are likely to see herds of buffalo and possibly even roan and sable antelope.

Day 5 & 6: Khwai Community Area or Okavango Delta

After a morning activity (time permitting) and an early breakfast, you will be transferred by road to Kasane Airport for the charter flight to Moremi Crossing/Setari (Budget Option), Gunn’s Camp (Standard Option), Kanana Camp (Superior Option) for 2 nights.

Moremi Crossing is located on an Island called Ntswi near the most southern part of Chief’s Island. As you fly over the Delta you can see the intricate twisting and turning of the waterways and the ever-changing colours where dry land meets Delta. The channels around Moremi Crossing offer far-reaching vistas of the Moremi floodplain, grasslands and marginal woodlands interspersed with Mokolwane palm islands. Moremi Crossing provides comfortable accommodation in 16 vintage en-suite safari tents, each with its own private wooden deck and magical views over the Boro River and Chief’s Island. All tents are large and airy with en-suite bathrooms consisting of shower and toilet. Setari Camp enjoys an idyllic island setting on a 50,000 hectare private concession in the Okavango Delta’s Panhandle region. The island is dotted with palm trees and offers an exclusive, water based safari experience. Activities are available all year. The camp sits atop wooden walkways and platforms to maximise views of the surrounding waterways.

Overlooking the legendary Chiefs Island and bordering the Moremi Game Reserve, Gunn’s Camp is one of the few remaining luxury, vintage safari camps. Set under leafy palms and African Ebony to blend naturally with its unique surroundings, Gunn’s Camp achieves a fine balance of comfort without isolating guests from the sights and sounds of the wilderness. The accommodation offered at Gunn’s Camp consists of 6 deluxe Kenyan-style meru tents with en-suite bathrooms featuring standalone baths and outside private showers. Set on raised platforms overlooking the delta plains Gunn’s Camp is ideal for honeymooners or guests looking for a more intimate and personalised safari experience. All 6 tents are discretely set within the densely treed island ensuring privacy and tranquillity. Each has been traditionally furnished with an eclectic mixture of solid wood and African furniture and offers a lounge area as well as private veranda.

Kanana Camp is set in the south western delta amongst grass covered islands formed by fertile eroded termite hills dotted with fig, palm and jackal berry trees. This traditional camp has an intimate and personal atmosphere with just 8 tents built among spectacular shady trees of ebony, acacia and sausage tree. The main lodge area is on raised decking encircling the trees and offers a dining and sitting area, a cocktail bar and a refreshing plunge pool. Activities at Kanana include day and night game drives in open 4×4 safari vehicles, game viewing on mokoro excursions, guided walks, fishing, motor boating and sunset cruises. The waterways are lined with reeds and dotted with papyrus and tree islands in this picturesque and tranquil part of the delta.

Day 7 & 8: Khwai Community Area or Okavango Delta

After an early morning activity (time permitting) and breakfast, you will be transferred to the airstrip for the charter flight to Sango Safari Camp (Budget Option), Pelo Camp (Standard Option), Shinde Camp (Superior Option) for 2 nights.

Accommodating 12 guests in 6 en-suite meru tents, Sango Safari Camp is designed in the style of the classic tented safari camp of days gone by. Hand crafted furnishings and classic styling successfully blend the rustic with the luxurious to recreate the atmosphere of the luxury mobile safari camp. Each guest tent has its own private outdoor shower with solar heated geysers for piping hot water. The main area comprises a dining and lounge area where guests can relax and enjoy meals, as well as a viewing deck and plunge pool for whiling away the hours during siesta.

Rra Dinare Camp is situated the NG32 private concession in the southern Okavango Delta bordering Moremi Game Reserve. This exclusive and game-rich area offers a mixed habitat comprising of the Gomoti River and its channels, lush riverine forests, scenic big open flood plains interspersed with clusters of palm-treed islands and Acacia and Mopane woodlands. The camp location and views are spectacular, especially with the classic flooding of the Okavango across the seasonal floodplains.

Shinde is a magical hideaway in the wildlife abundant Shinde private concession, nestled within the shade of ancient jackal berries, water figs and knob thorns and built in a remote and exclusive setting on the edge of the permanent waters of the northern Okavango Delta. It is surrounded by clear waterways teeming with birdlife and game, and offering a wide variety of activities all year round. The camp consists of eight large en-suite safari style tents on timber decking furnished in elegant African style. Shinde also features a dining area, boma and a swimming pool. Activities include game drives in open 4×4 safari vehicles which offer some of the finest dry land game viewing in Botswana with regular sightings of lion and leopard, exploring the water ways in mokoro, guided nature walks, night drives, motor boating and sunset cruises.

The Okavango Delta is one of the world’s largest inland deltas situated in the middle of the largest stretch of continuous sand in the world – the Kalahari basin. This oasis in the middle of the desert is a rich yet fragile ecosystem, providing a life source for an incredible variety of wildlife. A wealth of species have adapted to the contrasting conditions created by living in the harsh Kalahari desert which is transformed annually with the arrival of the delta flood waters originating in Angola.

DAY 9: Travel to Maun

After an early morning activity (time permitting) and breakfast, you will be transferred to the airstrip for the charter flight to Maun Airport.

Prices

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Price Include: transfer from Victoria Falls Airport to Bayete Guest House or Pioneers Victoria Falls/Ilala Lodge/Victoria Falls Safari Club for 02 nights, transfer to Chobe Bakwena Lodge/Chobe Elephant Camp/Ngoma Safari Lodge, flight to Moremi Crossing/Gunn’s Camp/Kanana Camp, flight to Sango Safari Camp/Rra Dinare Camp/Shinde Camp, flight to Maun

Important Notes:

Price Exclude: additional meals, all drinks and all activities at Ilala Lodge, additional activities from The Elephant Camp, premium imported wines, champagnes, spirits & liqueurs where drinks are included, errors and omissions, increases in park fees, government taxes and levies.

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER ADULT SHARING| PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT| PACKAGE
Budget Option
Dates From Dates To Per Person Single Supplement
01-Aug-21 31-Oct-21 4824 USD 1365 USD
01-Nov-21 30-Nov-21 4164 USD 758 USD
01-Dec-22 19-Dec-22 3703 USD 338 USD
20-Dec-22 09-Jan-22 RATES ON REQUEST
10-Jan-22 31-Mar-22 3635 USD 335 USD
01-Apr-22 31-May-22 4204 USD 758 USD
01-Jun-22 30-Jun-22 4434 USD 855 USD
01-Jul-22 30-Sep-22 5181 USD 1290 USD
01-Oct-22 31-Oct-22 4766 USD 855 USD
01-Nov-22 30-Nov-22 4284 USD 785 USD
01-Dec-22 31-Dec-22 4079 USD 363 USD
Standard Option
01-Aug-21 31-Oct-21 6203 USD 1615 USD
01-Nov-21 30-Nov-21 4995 USD 720 USD
01-Dec-22 19-Dec-22 4039 USD 203 USD
20-Dec-22 04-Jan-22 RATES ON REQUEST
05-Jan-22 31-Mar-22 3419 USD 183 USD
01-Apr-22 30-Jun-22 5209 USD 778 USD
01-Jul-22 31-Oct-22 6466 USD 1738 USD
01-Nov-22 14-Nov-22 5209 USD 778 USD
15-Nov-22 19-Dec-22 3778 USD 183 USD
20-Dec-22 31-Dec-22 4165 USD 183 USD
Superior Option
01-Aug-21 31-Oct-21 8789 USD 2028 USD
01-Nov-21 30-Nov-21 7014 USD 315 USD
01-Dec-22 31-Dec-22 5171 USD 165 USD
01-Jan-22 31-Mar-22 5224 USD 0 USD
01-Apr-22 31-May-22 6904 USD 600 USD
01-Jun-22 30-Jun-22 7511 USD 845 USD
01-Jul-22 31-Oct-22 8819 USD 2350 USD
01-Nov-22 30-Nov-22 6971 USD 765 USD
01-Dec-22 31-Dec-22 5626 USD 765 USD

Please note:

Rates for Deluxe option on request

Christmas surcharge applies at Sango Safari Camp @ $95 per person per night from 20 Dec 2021 – 4 Jan 2022 (both inclusive)

Single supplements are for accommodation only, applicable when travelling with more than 2 guests and excludes a flying surcharge for guests travelling solo – rates available on request.

Please note that where a booking crosses over 2 different rate periods e.g. Oct & Nov, neither rate is applicable – please request a special quote

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