See Botswana and Victoria Falls in luxury, at some of the most remote and beautiful camps.
Days 1/ 2 ~ Livingstone, Zambia ~ Islands of Siankaba
From Johannesburg, connect to a flight to Livingstone. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Extraordinary Journeys representative who will transfer you by road to Islands of Siankaba.
First stop, Victoria falls: one of the seven wonders of the world. Five separate falls plunge more than 328 feet into a sheer-sided chasm which separates Zimbabwe from Zambia. Your visit will include a tour of the Falls and a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi River.Take a dip in Devil’s Pool overlooking the Falls (conditions permitting), elephant interactions, game drives, absailing, heli-flips, micro light flights and more. You may also wish to take on the mighty Zambezi River with the greatest white water rafting trip on the planet. Hang on for a wild ride as the mighty Zambezi carves its way through one of the great river corridors of the world.
Indulge your inner adventurer with a night sleeping on an island in the middle of the Zambezi River, just 24 miles upstream from Victoria Falls. The dining room, lounge, bar and swimming pool are located on the larger island. It is linked by suspension bridges and walkways in the tree canopy to the guest chalets on the smaller island overlooking the river towards the game reserve on the southern bank
Overnights at ISLANDS OF SIANKABA. Includes: All meals, local drinks, laundry, makoro trips, nature trail, cultural village/ school walks, sundowner cruise, one visit to Zambian side of the Falls & picnic lunch on Livingstone Island.
Days 3/ 4/ 5 ~ Linyanti / Selinda ~ Zarafa Camp
After landing in Maun, you will fly to the airport in Kasane where you will clear customs before boarding a short scheduled charter flight to Zarafa in the Linyanti/Selinda area of Botswana.
Zarafa Camp, is located in the eastern sector of the Selinda Reserve overlooking the Zibadianja Lagoon. This is one of the best game viewing areas in Botswana with incredible densities and varieties of both birds and mammals. Huge schools of hippo gather in the lagoon and crocodiles slide into the water as you approach scaring off a huge variety of water birds.The lions that hunt hippos (the "surfing lions") are part of what has made this region famous. Zarafa Camp evokes a sense of old-style safari, accommodating a maximum of eight guests in four large, luxurious tents. Each tent and veranda is spacious, positioned under shady trees with breathtaking vistas of the Zibidianja Lagoon.
The main area at Zarafa Camp is furnished in the same 'campaign' style as the tents and evokes the traditional safari ambiance of the turn of the 20th century. Activities at Zarafa Camp include morning, afternoon and night game drives with experienced professional guides in custom-built 4x4 Toyota Land Cruisers. Short guided nature walks from camp are encouraged, to introduce guests to some of Africa's smaller wildlife.
Overnights at ZARAFA Camp. Includes: All meals daily, scheduled game activities, bush walks, park fees, laundry, return airstrip transfers and all alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages excluding champagne and imported premium drinks.
Days 6/ 7/ 8 ~ Moremi Game Reserve ~ Mombo Camp
Today you will fly deep into the heart of the Okavango Delta to Mombo Camp
The Okavango Delta is the earth’s largest inland water system. Millions of years ago the Okavango River flowed into a large inland lake called Lake Makgadikgadi (now Makgadikgadi Pans). In the heart of the Delta is the Moremi Game Reserve. Established by the BaTawna people to help preserve the region’s wildlife, today Moremi supports one of the greatest concentrations of wildlife in Africa including endangered wild dog and huge herds of elephant. Buffalo, lion, leopard and cheetah are also common in the region. The birdlife is prolific with waterfowl and waders being particularly common.
Hidden from the world, Mombo Camp is situated deep within Moremi on the north-western tip of Chief's Island, the largest landmass in the Delta. Activities for Mombo guests include game drives in open 4x4 vehicles and nature walks with Mombo’s exceptional guides. Each of the nine tented rooms at Mombo is raised off the ground offering great views over the floodplains.
Overnights at MAMBO CAMP. Includes: All meals daily, game drives, house wines and beer or soft drinks with meals and on game drives, laundry service.
Day 9 ~ Depart
Today you will fly from the Okavango back to Maun where you will connect to Johannesburg in time for your international departure.
The price for this trip starts at approximately $10,300 per person (excludes international flights) and varies by season.
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