The tour is an excellent safari package of Botswana and Victoria Falls which includes luxurious accommodation at two tented lodges in private reserves of the vast delta as well as a 5-star lodge which features a beautiful health and beauty spa in natural surroundings.
Day 01 & 2 - Arrive Maun, Botswana: On arrival at Maun Airport, a guide will meet and assist you to your onward flight. Depart Maun Airport on a light aircraft charter flight to Stanley Camp. The flying time to lodge is approximately 16 minutes. Kindly note, however, that all flights are subject to multiple pick ups and drop offs en route to your destination which could affect the flying time. On arrival at the airstrip a transfer you to the camp will be waiting, transfer time is approximately 24 minutes.
Stanley's is situated in 265,000 acres of reserve, thus affording guests absolute exclusivity. Guest accommodation consists of eight classic styled safari tents. The delicately appointed tents exude traditional Africa; handcrafted beds dressed in the most beautiful linen, antique furniture individually selected and oriental carpets that transport you to early 19th century Africa. Each unit offers en-suite facilities and a private deck. Hammocks and Morris chairs on the terrace are perfect for relaxation in the African sunshine.
The central building is on the decking with views over the floodplains. The lodge is carefully mingled into the canopy of trees. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the wildlife viewing activities. The lodge offers some of the most significant wildlife viewings in the Okavango, including the rare wild dog. A unique feature is an informative encounter with African elephants at an additional cost. Other activities available include canoe trips which are subject to water levels, bush dinners, and safari drives in open land rovers as well as night drives. As well as hiking safaris with an armed professional guide.
Staying at: Sanctuary Stanley's Camp
Day 03 & 4 - Botswana: Depart Sanctuary Stanley's on a shared a small aircraft to Chief Camp. The flying time to lodge is about 18 minutes. Kindly note, however, that all inter-camp flights are subject to multiple pick ups & drop offs en route to your destination which could affect the flying time. On arrival at the airstrip, a guide will meet and transfer you to camp. The transfer time is approximately 10 minutes.
Sanctuary Chief's Camp is a luxury bush camp situated on Chief's Island in the exclusive Mombo Concession of the Moremi Game Reserve. This region is known as the “predator capital” of Africa and is considered to have the most beautiful wildlife viewing in Botswana including the Big Five. Guest accommodation comprises twelve secluded, permanent luxury bush pavilions. Each unit features a thatched roof, spacious seating area, en-suite facilities with indoor and outdoor showers as well as a private wildlife viewing deck with hammock and deck chairs. Each unit has a mosquito net on a four-poster bed, two wardrobes, a bookshelf, writing desk and mini bar. The main camp complex houses the dining area, bar, curio shop, library and reception area. This structure has been built into the existing landscape, under a dense canopy of trees. The central deck area is split-level and offers expansive views of the floodplain while the lower level of the deck houses an exquisite swimming pool. A range of spa treatments is provided in the treatment room. The afternoon is at leisure. Activities available include safari drives and canoe excursions subject to water levels.
Staying at: Sanctuary Chief's Camp
Day 05 & 7 - Botswana: The day begins with a morning wildlife viewing activity followed by breakfast. A camp representative will transfer you to the airstrip. The transfer time will be advised to you locally by the camp management. Depart the camp on a light aircraft charter flight to Kasane. The flying time to Kasane is approximately 1 hour 24 minutes.
On arrival at Kasane Airport, a lodge guide will meet and transfer you to the lodge which is approximately 12 minutes.
Deep in the heart of the wilderness lies Chobe Chilwero. Relax in luxurious thatched cottages, with modern freestanding baths, indoor and outdoor showers, terrace and private garden with hammock overlooking the magnificent Chobe River. Accommodation is in 16 chalets each measure 62 square metres, with en-suite bathroom with a bath, indoor & outdoor showers, private garden with hammock, private balcony, mosquito nets, ceiling fans, air-conditioning, hairdryer, minibar as well as a safe. The central public area includes a lounge, outside dining area, dining room and library which are linked to outdoor viewing patios. The wine cellar is temperature controlled and houses a large variety of the most exquisite wines. The new fully fledged spa offers a range of spa and hydrotherapy treatments. The lodge also boasts a split-level swimming pool, curio shop and a communications centre, which provides telephone, fax and internet access. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the wildlife viewing activities on offer.
Staying at: Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero
Day 07 - Depart Livingstone Zambia: A morning wildlife viewing activity is followed by breakfast. You will transfer via a ferry crossing to Livingstone Airport. The transfer time will be advised to you locally by the lodge management. The transfer time is approximately one hr 34 mins. Please note depending on the passport you carry a visa may be required to enter Zambia. Depart Livingstone on a scheduled flight to your next destination or stay on and visit the Mighty Victoria Falls.