Ultra-Luxury Safari to Zimbabwe and Botswana

Wildlife, local communities, and Victoria Falls on our Zimbabwe and Botswana safari

Combine two premier wildlife destinations in one magical safari. On this luxury Zimbabwe and Botswana safari you’ll be assured of excellent game viewing and some of the best guiding in Africa, in private concessions that offer both exclusivity and the highest standards of hospitality.

The configuration of the lodges we’ve chosen means that this itinerary works as well for  couples as it does families or multi-generational groups, and offers a variety of landscapes and activities. View game from both the land and the water, gaze in wonder at the magnificent Victoria Falls, and spend time with local communities for an authentic understanding of rural life in the area.

Luxury Zimbabwe and Botswana Safari: 14 days / 13 nights

DAYS 1, 2, 3 & 4:

Fly from Johannesburg to Gonarezhou National Park, Singita Pamushana

DAYS 5 & 6:

Fly to Victoria Falls, transfer to Zambia, Royal Chundu Island Lodge

DAYS 7, 8, 9 & 10:

Fly to Selinda Reserve in Botswana, Selinda Camp

DAYS 11, 12 & 13:

Fly to the Okavango Delta, Chief’s Camp

DAY 14:

Fly to Maun, depart

Highlights

  • This 14-day fly-in luxury Zimbabwe and Botswana safari starts in Johannesburg, from where you’ll fly to Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe and stay at Singita Pamushana. Embark on twice-daily game drives, walking safaris, sundowner cruises, fishing, and mountain biking while settling into life in the Zimbabwean bush. Visit the Kambako community for a truly authentic insight into traditional life here and visit an ancient rock art site. Ask about a detour to the ruins of Great Zimbabwe 
  • Fly to Victoria Falls and transfer across the border to Livingstone, Zambia, and take a helicopter flight over Victoria Falls and along the mighty Zambezi River. Stay at Royal Chundu Island Lodge and enjoy sunset cruises, canoe trips, and a visit to the nearby village which supplies fresh fruit and vegetables to the lodge. Thrilling activities include white-water rafting and bungee jumping 
  • Fly to Kasane, Botswana and then onward to the Selinda Reserve, where you’ll stay at the intimate Selinda Camp. Take part in morning and evening game drives, walks, boating, tracking, birding and other bespoke wildlife viewing activities, looking out for leopard, elephant, hippo, and 200-plus bird species
  • Fly to the illustrious Chief’s Island, the largest island in the Okavango Delta and home to only three exclusive safari lodges. Part of Moremi Game Reserve, the island was established by the BaTawna people to help preserve the region’s wildlife. During your stay at the luxurious Chief's Camp, embark on day and night game drives, bush walks, and mokoro trips (depending on water levels) in search of water adapted species, leopard, lion, cheetah, buffalo, elephant, and more

Price

$22,370-$30,864 per person sharing in 2020

Easy Extensions

  • Take a short flight down to Cape Town to soak in the raw beauty of the Cape Peninsula and the Winelands. You might also consider a trip to Namibia to take in the massive dunes of Sossusvlei

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Singita Pamushana

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Royal Chundu Zambezi Island Lodge

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Selinda Camp

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Chief's Camp

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