Transport: 4WD safari vehicles; light aircraft; boat
Availability: Nov 20 – Oct 21
Your journey begins…
Experience the mysterious Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, meander the channels of the Okavango Delta by mokoro and enjoy a romantic dinner overlooking the mighty Zambezi River.
- Quad biking on the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
- Mokoro trail in the Okavango Delta
- San Bushman cultural experience
- Guided tour of the Zambian side of
- Victoria Falls
Day 1- 2
MAKGADIKGADI SALT PANS
Upon arrival at Maun Airport, guests will be met and transferred by light aircraft (scheduled service) to San Camp.
San Camp is located on the vast moon-like environment of the salt pans, which transforms dramatically at sunset and sunrise and gives fantastic views of the African sky. Only 12 guests are accommodated at this intimate camp ensuring attention to detail and a personal touch to their safari experience.
The 6 well-appointed white tents are complete with very comfortable replete beds with soft feather bedding and hot water bottles for the cold nights. The mess tent main area houses a small natural history museum, library and a tented yoga pavilion.
For activities, guests can go quad biking across the pans, get up close and personal with the meerkats or get to learn the San way of life on an interactive tour with the local bushman. Game drives and game walks are also offered.
Overnight at San Camp – Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 3- 5
After breakfast guests depart via scheduled transfer by light aircraft to Sandibe in the Okavango Delta.
The Okavango Delta is a world heritage site and the largest inland Delta in the world. It is known for it’s spectacular scenery and impressive wildlife. Annually the Okavango Delta floodwaters fill from the Angolan highlands between the months of May and August, although many areas of the Delta host permanent water all year around. When the water levels gradually recede, water remains in major channels and river beds, in waterholes and in a number of larger lagoons, which then attract increasing numbers of animals
Situated along the south-eastern border of the Moremi Game Reserve near a permanent channel of the Okavango Delta, game viewing is varied and impressive at Sandibe. The beautiful lodge consists of 8 suites, uniquely designed in organic tones to offer unparalleled luxury in the middle of the wilderness.
Each suite has a comfortable bed, luxurious en suite bathroom and a private deck with plunge pool, overlooking the vast floodplains. The main area is a combination of wood and earthy colours and consists of an open dining area, upper level bar and comfortable lounge area, ideal for relaxing between activities. There is also a spa for some additional pampering for guests.
Activities primarily focus on game drives, where the ability to off-road allows the guests to get up close to a diversity of wildlife, although walking safaris are also available on request.
Overnight at Sandibe Safari Lodge – Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 6- 8
This morning guests will depart via scheduled light aircraft to Selinda Camp, situated on the banks of the Selinda Spillway.
This lodge offers guests an authentic bush camp experience with contemporary luxuries. The Selinda Reserve is a high density wildlife area that attracts prides of lion, wild dog, and herds of elephant, buffalo, hippo and spectacular birdlife. The lodge’s lounge and main areas offer vast views of the floodplains and savannah.
Additional facilities include a large dining room with wine cellar, gallery, social fire pit area and viewing hide. Each of the lodges 9 en-suite tented rooms are raised on decks offering guests excellent views from the privacy of their own shaded veranda. The rooms are luxurious and a special feature is the open air en-suite bathroom with stone bathtub, antique shower and double vanity.
Activities offered include game drives, night drives, nature walks and boat cruises.
Overnight at Selinda Camp – Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
This morning guests will depart via scheduled light aircraft to Kasane, followed by a cross border road and ferry transfer to Livingstone.
Tongabezi is a luxury, exclusive lodge near the Victoria Falls, Zambia, hidden away on the banks of the Zambezi River. Privately owned and run, Tongabezi combines romance and exclusivity with warmth and an attentive service. Each house and cottage has its own valet who takes care of guests throughout their stay and acts as a private concierge.
The rooms are beautifully styled with furniture and embellishments from all over Africa. Guests can dine beside the river or on their private terrace by candlelight and under the African stars.
Guests can do as much or as little as they wish, with game drives, bush walks and boating trips all included in the price. The majestic Victoria Falls can be viewed on foot in the national park, from inside the gorge, from Livingstone Island and from the air.
Overnight at Tongabezi Lodge – Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
After breakfast, guests are taken by scheduled road transfer to Livingstone Airport in time for any onward travel arrangements.
Accommodation: As per itinerary
Meals: 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners
Meet and greet: Maun International Airport
Drinks: Selected local brand drinks
Transfers: Scheduled air, road and boat transfers
Activities: Game drives, Water-based activities, Nature walks, Bird watching, Fishing, Victoria Falls guided tour
Entrance fees: National park fees
International and regional scheduled flights and visas
Travel, medical and personal accident insurance
Gratuities and items of personal nature
Excursions not detailed in the itinerary
Private charters/transfers or specialised guides
Premium brand drinks