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Visions of Botswana Safari (2019 Itinerary)

9 days

A private wing safari for departure any day

Private Safari Discoveries

+ Our complete Okavango experience encompasses two distinctly different Delta regions and takes you by land and water to track Africa’s most densely concentrated area of Big 5 game.
+ The pristine Linyanti Concession offers the amazing wildlife of adjoining Chobe National Park, but in a remote and ultra-private setting for superior encounters with huge herds of elephants and other amazing wildlife.
+ Join our superb safari guides for a variety of activities including game drives, nature walks, canoe expeditions and thrilling night safaris.
+ Our luxury all-inclusive lodge and safari camp at Victoria Falls boast prime riverfront settings.

Includes 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site c

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Day
1

From Maun deep into the Okavango Delta

Fly over the startling landscapes of northern Botswana deep into the heart of the Okavango. Arrive at your chosen Delta camp, Mombo or Chitabe, in time for your first game drive. Meals L,D

Day
2

Morning + afternoon game drives

The open grasslands, acacia forests and vast floodplains of the region deliver a remarkable sense of remoteness and are home to lion, cheetah, leopard, giraffe, impala, lechwe, zebra, wildebeest, and the elusive African wild dog! Led by our certified safari guides, today’s game drives will be unforgettable. Meals B,L,D

Day
3

Okavango contrasts

After a morning game drive, take to the skies over the Delta and fly to your next luxury camp. Both Jao and Xigera are set on remote Delta islands surrounded by year-round channels that draw herds of herbivores and predators. Meals B,L,D

Day
4

Okavango by water

Gliding silently through the clear waters in a traditional mokoro canoe steered by our safari guide is the best way to spot elephant, hippo, antelope and hundreds of bird species. Meals B,L,D

Day
5

The Linyanti Concession

Fly to the ultra-private Linyanti Concession, bisected by the Savute Channel. Dry for many years, this ancient watercourse started flowing again in 2008, attracting numerous species and endowing Linyanti with a breathtaking density of game including herds of elephants, spotted hyena, lion, leopard, cheetah, lechwe and giraffe. Explore this pristine wilderness on land and river safaris from your stylish camp - DumaTau or Kings Pool. Meals B,L,D

Day
6

Explore by water + land

The sheer volume of animals that roam across Chobe National Park and our 300,000 acre private Concession make this one of the best places in Africa to encounter a wide variety of herbivores and predators. This is exactly what you’ll do as you set out with our safari guides on game-viewing drives and thrilling expeditions on the Linyanti River. Meals B,L,D

Day
7

Onward to Victoria Falls

Thrill to aerial game views as you fly across the border to Zambia and transfer to the Toka Leya Camp or River Club; both are on the river just upstream from Victoria Falls. A cruise along the Zambezi includes Sundowner cocktails and a chance to spot wildlife descending to river’s edge to quench their thirst. Meals B,L,D

Day
8

“The Smoke that Thunders” c

The towering spray and mighty roar of Victoria Falls are never far away as you join expert guides for two included excursions of your choice: a tour of the Falls, cultural visit to a nearby village, fishing expedition on the Zambezi River, a guided nature walk, or an artisans & shopping tour. Meals B,L,D

Day
9

Depart Victoria Falls

Transfer to the airport for your flight. Meals B

Extend Your Trip

Add Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park

3-Day Post-Tour Extension from $2,699

Discover some of Africa’s last great herds of elephant, buffalo and sable. We include roundtrip transportation from Victoria Falls, two nights in the National Park at the pristine Little Makolo Camp, all meals with drinks, two daily game drives and all park fees.

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Day
9

From Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park

After breakfast, check out from your hotel and journey overland to Hwange National Park. With over 3-million pristine acres, this magnificent reserve is now considered to have some of the densest concentrations of wildlife in all of Africa. Your destination today is Little Makalolo Camp, located in one of the best game-viewing areas of the National Park and overlooking an active waterhole. Meals B,D

Day
10

The wildlife of Hwange National Park

The Makalolo concession surrounding your safari camp is one of the Park’s best areas for seeing impressive herds of buffalo and elephant as well as apex predators such as lion, leopard, wild dog and cheetah. In addition, the area’s many waterholes attract game in both extraordinary quantity and variety. Exploring with our expert tracker guides in open 4x4 Land Rover vehicles and on guided nature walks throughout the Makalolo concession, you’ll enjoy an unforgettable day of spectacular game viewing.  Meals B,L,D

Day
11

Back to Livingstone

After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the airstrip for your included flight back to Livingstone.  Meals B

Private Tour Add-Ons

Gorillas in the Wild

Our 3-day FreeStyle Safari features a deluxe hotel, 3 meals, gorilla trek with park permit, Rwanda visa fee, and all on-tour transportation including roundtrip air from Nairobi.

Chobe Game Park

Our 3-day FreeStyle Safari package includes our handpicked lodge, all lodge meals, roundtrip transportation from Livingstone Airport and safari excursions

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  • Free Companion Air in Economy
  • $1,000 Off Companion Fares in Business and Economy Plus
  • Solo Travelers Save $500 on air

Pay in full at booking by 11/30/19
+ Travel anytime through 2021

Save $1,000 Per Couple
+ $500 Solo

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    2019
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    2019
Date RangeFromAvailabilityDeparture Note
01 November 2019 - 19 December 2019$9,099Available
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Classic Accommodations$9,099Available
Premier Accommodations$12,599Available
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20 December 2019 - 31 December 2019$11,799Available
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Premier Accommodations$15,099Available
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Prices are per person, land only. We offer air on South Africa Airways. Add extra nights. Visas for Zambia & Zimbabwe are required for U.S. citizens and are available on arrival.

Family + Friends

Travel is one of  life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
  • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
  • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
  • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
  • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!

Pay-In-Full

Save $1,000 per couple + $500 solo on all of our Private Safaris whenever you book and pay-in-full.

Free Companion Air

Available for Economy Class travel when you pay in full at booking by Nov 30, 2019 for any 2020-2021 departure. If you prefer Economy Plus or Business Class, take $1,000 off your companion’s airfare. Solo travelers enjoy $500 savings on air! Applies to new bookings made between Oct 1 and Nov 30, 2019 and cannot be combined with our ongoing pay-in-full discount. Any airline charges for advance seat assignments are not included. Cancellation penalties and other requirements and conditions may apply.

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