This is a superb 10-night Botswana luxury experience, that takes in the very best highlights of this diverse country. Recover from your journey with a relaxing stay along the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, premier game viewing in the open plains of the Selinda Game Reserve, experience the waterways of the Okavango Delta and end with a once is a life time stay in the vast, moonlike landscape of the Makgadikgadi salt pans.
Depart from London Heathrow on direct overnight flight to Johannesburg.
Victoria Falls - Zambia
On arrival early morning take onward flight to Livingstone, the Zambian side of the Falls where you will be met and transferred by road to the exclusive Tongabezi Lodge, a small and secluded lodge, set in a tranquil grove of African ebony trees on a sweeping bend of the Zambezi River for a 2 night stay, with all meals, local drinks and local activities included.
Activities from the lodge include guided canoeing excursions, guided walks with lunch on one of the islands, fishing, a visit to the Victoria falls on the Zambian side, a game drive to the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, a walk in the gorges below the falls, a cultural visit to the local museum, a visit to Livingstone town and sunrise and sunset boat trips on the Zambezi.
Accommodation: Tongabezi Lodge
Selinda Reserve - Botswana
After breakfast, road transfer to the Kasane Airport which will take about an hour, to connect onto light aircraft flight into Zarafa Camp located on the eastern sector of the Selinda Reserve, overlooking the vast savannas and floodplains of the Zibadianja Lagoon.
Your 3 night stay here is inclusive of all meals, local drinks and scheduled safari activities, this game rich area is explored by morning game and evening drives and guided walks can be arranged on request.
Accommodation: Zarafa Camp
Okavango Delta - Botswana
Transfer by light aircraft into the Okavango Delta for a 3 night stay Vumbura Plains, which is in a private concession in the extreme north of the Delta with a wide variety of habitats, that you will explore in open 4x4 vehicles, guided nature walks, mokoro trips (Traditional dug out canoes) and boat excursions.
Accommodation: Vumbura Plains
Makgadikgadi Pans - Botswana
Light aircraft flight into the Kalahari Desert on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans for a 2 night stay at the famous Jacks Camp a classic desert safari camp offering a unique desert safari experience and giving insight into the geology, archaeology and anthropology of this area.
Activities are conducted in open 4x4 vehicles custom-designed for the terrain and accompanied by knowledgeable guides, in the dry winter months with all-purpose ATV vehicles (a four-wheeled motorcycle/Quad bikes), walks with a Bushman tracker and a visit to Chapman's Baobab - the historical baobab tree used by Livingstone, Selous and other early explorers. A special highlight would have to be the group of habituated local meerkats, so accustomed to human presence allowing incredible up close photographic opportunities.
Accommodation: Jack's Camp
Maun to Johannesburg
Light aircraft flight to Maun Airport for schedule flight back to Johannesburg in time for your return overnight return flight to London Heathrow.
Pricing Information & Dates
12 day tour, from £9695 - £14080 per person
01 Jun 2016
31 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
30 Nov 2016
01 Jan 2017
31 Mar 2017
01 Apr 2017
31 May 2017
Return flights from London Heathrow via Johannesburg, internal air and road transfers as specified, all meals, local drinks, laundry and schedule activities as offered by the lodges.
Visas & Vaccinations, premium imported wines, champagnes, spirits & liqueurs, increase in park fees, government taxes and levies, exchange rate fluctuations and fuel surcharges and gratuities.Luggage restriction of 15 kilograms per person in soft bags only and 5 kilograms of hand luggage.
All activities are subject to seasonal availability and weather conditions during the month of travel. Walking and quad bike activities may be limited in the wet season due to dense vegetation and limited visibility or sticky, muddy trails at Jacks Camp
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