Days 1 & 2: Camp Moremi, Botswana
Upon your arrival in Maun, and after clearing Botswana customs and immigration, you will be met by a representative and assisted onto your scheduled charter flight to Camp Moremi. Enjoy this awesome bird's eye view of the Okavango Delta, taking very special memories and moments of Africa with you that will stay with you forever.
Camp Moremi accommodates only 22 guests in East African-style safari tents, individually situated on raised teak platforms. Each tent is exquisitely furnished with an African teak wardrobe, luggage rack, dressing table, bedside pedestals and traditional director's chairs. Colourful woven rugs, designer linen and matching interior blinds complete your African hideaway.
'His and hers' towel robes as well as tea and coffee making facilities are also provided to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Each tent on this Botswana safari has its own private bathroom situated adjacent to the tent. Your stay at Camp Moremi is inclusive of accommodation, all meals, all local brand drinks, scheduled game-viewing activities, park entrance fees and laundry service.
Enjoy tracking big game on morning and afternoon game drives by open 4x4 safari vehicle, excellent bird-watching, exploring the Xakanaxa Lagoon and surrounding Okavango channels by motorboat on your Botswana safari.
Days 3 & 4: Savute Safari Lodge, Botswana
After breakfast and your morning activity (if time allows) you will depart on a charter flight from Camp Moremi to Savute Safari Lodge. Savute Safari Lodge accommodates just 24 people in contemporary furnished twin-bedded luxury suites constructed of wood, thatch and glass, making them ideal for the hot and dry conditions. Double volume suites with their spacious interior and large, glass sliding doors set the lodge apart from typical safari accommodation.
Large private viewing decks and en-suite facilities, with showers, 'his and hers' towel robes and tea and coffee making facilities combine to make Savute Safari Lodge an unforgettable Botswana safari experience.
Your stay at Savute Safari Lodge is inclusive of accommodation, all meals, local brand beverages, laundry service, scheduled game-viewing activities and park entry fees. Safari activities include game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles in the Savute area, including the Savute Marsh and a visit to the ancient San rock paintings at Gubatsa Hills.
Days 5 & 6: Chobe Game Lodge, Botswana
After your morning game drive and breakfast (if time allows), you will depart Savute Safari Lodge on a scheduled charter flight to Kasane Airport. Upon your arrival in Kasane, and after clearing Botswana customs and immigration, you will be met by a representative and assisted onto your scheduled road transfer to Chobe Game Lodge.
The only permanent game lodge situated within the Chobe National Park, Chobe Game Lodge is Botswana's premier venue for guests looking for a perfect base to explore the Chobe National Park. The lodge can accommodate up to 100 people in total luxury, offering a choice of land or water activities and the most complete game experience in the Chobe area.
Game drives are conducted in open sided 4x4 vehicles ensuring maximum visibility, while game viewing on the Chobe River is conducted by small, shallow draft and highly maneuverable boats piloted by expert boatmen. Our resident professional guides offer star gazing and guided walks within the game-fenced area.
Other facilities include a large swimming pool with terrace, a riverside boma area where traditional dancers perform, a business centre, a fully equipped conference room with seating for up to 90 people in cinema style, an internet office is available for those guests needing to keep in touch, a stylish bar with an outside terrace overlooking the Chobe River and a cigar bar with a champion sized billiard table. Chobe also has a reference library with lounge and terrace. Meals are catered for at the terrace restaurant overlooking the Chobe River.
All the rooms at the lodge are river facing and are air-conditioned with overhead fans, complimentary mini bar and en-suite bathrooms, each with tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms have their very own private terrace. For those guests who demand the ultimate in exclusivity, Chobe Game Lodge has 4 river view suites, each with their own plunge pool and a separate lounge area.
Your stay at Chobe Game Lodge is inclusive of accommodation, all meals, and local brand beverages during meal times, unlimited activities, park entrance fees and laundry service. Game drives by open 4x4 safari vehicle, game viewing by motorboat or sunset cruises on our river cruiser the Mosi-oa-Tunya on the Chobe River. Stargazing and guided walks within the game-fenced are also on offer.
Day 7: Ilala Lodge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
After breakfast, you be transferred via boat to the Kasane Jetty, where you will be met by a representative and transferred via road to Ilala Lodge in Zimbabwe, Vic Falls. You will be transferred via Kazangula border post.
The journey is approximately 70km from the Botswana border where you will have to complete immigration and customs procedures on both sides. Ilala Lodge offers distinguished yet affordable accommodation in a gracious and secluded ambiance. The decor evokes a bygone era of adventure and the quest of discovery in Africa on this Southern Africa safari.
The hotel is ideally situated and is the closest to the Victoria Falls as well as the town centre. The National Park borders the front of property and wild animals often graze on the hotel lawns with the spray of the falls in the background. Ilala Lodge offers 32 rooms - 24 twins, 6 doubles and 2 suites. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with seperate shower, air conditioning, overhead fan and satellite TV and are served early morning tea/coffee, fruit basket and homemade biscuits.
The rooms are spacious with railway sleeper teak furnishings and patio doors leading onto either open lawn or a balcony where you are afforded a view of the spray of the falls. A warm welcome awaits you at our world class a la carte Palm Restaurant.
Superb cuisine is offered while you relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the gracious surrounds on your Southern Africa safari. The Palm Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a comprehensive wine list and cocktails. Dining outside under the African night sky amidst the sound of the mighty waterfall makes for a romantic evening to be remembered.
The Ra-Ikane is a small luxury cruise boat that is out-fitted to suggest, in exquisite detail, an ambiance of a bygone era. Paying tribute to Ra-Ikane, one of the guides who first led David Livingstone to the Victoria Falls, this cruise boat is exclusive and personalised and designed to compliment your stay with us. Period decor, historic memorabilia, fine cuisine and refreshments characterise a level of comfort and grace unsurpassed on the Zambezi. Game can often be spotted from the water too.
Day 8: Depart
After breakfast (depending on your departure details), you will depart Ilala Lodge on a scheduled road transfer to Vic Falls Airport, in time for your flight back to Johannesburg International Airport.
- Accommodation at Camp Moremi, Savute Safari Lodge and Chobe Game Lodge on a fully inclusive basis
- Accommodation at Ilala Lodge on a BB basis
- All meals at Camp Moremi, Savute Safari Lodge and Chobe Game Lodge
- Breakfast at Ilala Lodge
- Airport departure tax at Kasane Airport.
- Scheduled activities at Camp Moremi, Savute Safari Lodge and Chobe Game Lodge
- All soft drinks and local wines at Camp Moremi, Savute Safari Lodge and Chobe Game Lodge
- National Park Entrance Fees at Camp Moremi, Savute Safari Lodge and Chobe Game Lodge
- Laundry Services at Camp Moremi, Savute Safari Lodge and Chobe Game Lodge
- Medical Evacuation Insurance at Camp Moremi, Savute Safari Lodge and Chobe Game Lodge
- Scheduled charter flight from Maun to Camp Moremi
- Scheduled charter flight from Camp Moremi to Savute Safari Lodge
- Scheduled charter flight from Savute Safari Lodge to Kasane Airport
- Scheduled road transfer from Kasane Airport to Chobe Game Lodge
- Scheduled road transfer from Chobe Game Lodge to Ilala Lodge
- Scheduled road transfer from Ilala Lodge to Vic Falls Airport
- Meals other than specified
- Premium brand drinks
- Gratuities & Porterage
- Sightseeing and Activities in Vic Falls
- Visa Fees
- Travel Insurance
- Flights & Airport taxes
All charters have been booked on a seat on charter basis. Due to the nature of travel in light aircraft, mainly because of safety and space concerns, baggage is restricted to 12 kilograms (26 pounds), per person. This baggage must be soft sided so to allow for it to be packed properly.
If you do have extra bags or have suitcases heavier than the specified allowance, please advise your travel consultant as soon as the booking is made so that the needed arrangements can be made for the baggage to be transferred or stored at an additional cost.