12 nights/13 days itinerary in Botswana
The Wonders of Botswana and Zambia
for 2 adults
Discover two beautiful countries of the African continent as you travel through Botswana and Zambia on a journey that will delight, excite and relax you. Beginning in Botswana, let the beauty of the Kalahari Game Reserve reveal itself as you take exhilarating game drives across the desert and spot elephants bathing in the river. Stunning grasslands and wild animals will be the backdrop to your journey as you explore the Maun region, before heading to Livingstone in Zambia. Here, you will meet the friendly Zambian people as you wander around the vibrant markets and experience traditional village life. Spend the next days of your vacation taking guided game drives around Luangwa National Park, home to hippos, crocodiles, elephants and lions, before ending your trip at Lake Malawi for the perfect beach paradise. Beautiful beaches, rare animals, wide-open desert and vibrant villages; uncover it all on this 13-day excursion round two diverse countries.
- Feel the sea breeze as you kite surf around the coast
- Spend a day snorkelling off the coast and see the vivid colours of the coral reefs
- Marvel at the astounding Victoria Falls, one of the World’s Seven Natural Wonders
- Drift along the river on a traditional canoe to uncover a birdwatcher’s paradise
- Relax whilst fishing for the native tigerfish
- Take a guided walking safari tour and get to know the local wildlife
- Jump in a 4x4 for a magical game drive to see the lions and leopards roam free
- Explore Livingstone’s colourful markets
- Meet the friendly residents of Simonga village and learn about their way of life
- Visit the Livingstone Museum, Zambia’s oldest and largest museum
Dinaka Camp, Kalahari
Double En-suite Tent | FB Basis | 2 nights
Located on the edge of the Kalahari Game Reserve, the Dinaka camp is built in one of the most unique bio-diversities in Africa. It is home to the Kalahari Lion, Springbok, Oryx and Brown Hyena all of which make frequent appearances around the borders of the camp. Raised safari tents provide ideal vantage points to watch the comings and goings at the nearby waterhole, whilst the spacious decked bar area provides 360 panoramic views of the terrain.
Shinde Camp, Maun
Double En-suite Tent | FB Basis | 2 nights
Safari guest tents overlooking the lagoon will be your home at the Shinde Lodge. The luxurious tents are adorned with tasteful colours and sliding doors that open up onto private decks with views of the Delta. The tents are perfectly positioned to ensure both privacy and panoramic views of the grasslands. The main camp is a raised tree house, which offers a great viewing spot to see the acrobatic tree squirrels jump from tree to tree.
Tongabezi Lodge, Livingstone
Double En-suite Room | FB Basis | 3 nights
Voted the Number 1 Safari Lodge in Africa by Condé Nast Traveler, the Tongabezi Lodge is the perfect romantic getaway. With no set itinerary, guests are free to do as much or as little as they wish. Shaded by the towering Ebony trees, the spacious swimming pool area is the ideal spot to lounge around and admire the view. Sit by the cosy campfire whilst sipping on a drink and watch the day draw to a close across the water.
Kakuli Bush Camp, South Luangwa
Double En-suite Tent | FB Basis | 3 nights
Elevated above the Luangwa National Park, lies the Kakuli Bush Camp with views of the Luangwa River. The traditional safari tents are secluded and spacious and are linked to the central camp by sandy walkways. Open up the front of your tent to listen to the sounds of hippos, elephants and beautiful birds as they meander around the park, while you drift off to sleep. Kakuli’s resident Leopard, Toby, is known to make appearances too.
Kaya Mawa, Lake Malawi
Double En-suite Pool Suite | FB Basis | 3 nights
Whitewashed walls with splashes of sea green and bright coral, the Kaya Mawa blends seamlessly into its island surroundings. Whether it is complete relaxation you seek, or exhilarating days enjoying a variety of water sports, the Kaya Mawa caters for all. Being bordered by the sea, it is no surprise that delicious fresh seafood is served in abundance, enjoyed on table set on the beach under the stars.
*Price shown does not include flights