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Elephant, Sanctuary Baines' Camp, Botswana

Botswana & Zambia – Walking with Wildlife

12-day safari from £7,765 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

A luxury safari to the Okavango Delta, Zambia's South Luangwa National Park, and Zambia's Victoria Falls

Highlights

  • Stay in style at some of Southern Africa's finest safari lodges
  • Explore the waterways of the Okavango Delta
  • Take the chance to walk with elephants at Sanctuary Baines' Camp
  • Watch out for lions and leopards in South Luangwa National Park
  • Feel the full force of nature at Victoria Falls

In Brief

  • 3 Nights Sanctuary Baines' Camp
  • 3 Nights Mchenja Bush Camp
  • 3 Nights Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma Lodge

About

Recommended for:
Natural world | Safari | Wildlife

This luxurious safari allows you to walk with wildlife at three of Southern Africa's most spectacular lodges: Sanctuary Baines' Camp in the beautiful Okavango Delta, Mchenja Bush Camp in the South Luangwa National Park, and Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma lodge located near the mighty Victoria Falls. You'll begin in Botswana’s spectacular Okavango Delta, where you’ll experience the incredible Walking with Elephants tour. Then, enjoy adrenalin-pumping Big-Five game drives in Zambia, before ending on a high note with a river safari at the mighty Victoria Falls. 

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Fly UK to Maun & Maun to Sanctuary Baines' Camp

Enjoy included airport lounge access before catching your flight to Maun, arriving on day two.

Days 2-4
Sanctuary Baines' Camp

You'll start your tour with a three-day stay at the Sanctuary Baines' Camp that's set on a raised platform high above the Boro River in a private concession bordering the Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana. The camp is Sanctuary's smallest, with only five luxurious suites. There are some fantastic activities that you can get stuck into during your stay, including daily game drives through the Okovanga Delta that's famed for its big cat and bird population. Among the camp's myriad highlights is the unique elephant interacting activity in partnership with Living Elephants foundation, which allows you to walk with elephants in their natural habitat. Other activities include walking safaris that give you the opportunity to get up close to animals, all in the company of expert guides, of course. You'll also enjoy waterborne adventures by mokoro canoe and motorised boat, floating through lagoons home to hippos and crocodiles.

Stay: Sanctuary Baines' Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Days 5-7
Mchenja Bush Camp

Today, you will fly from Sanctuary Baines' Camp to Kasane via a shared transfer to Livingstone, where you will then take your flight to Lusaka and Mfuwe. You will then transfer to Mchenja Bush Camp, where you will spend the next three days. During your stay at the camp, you can enjoy game drives as well as walking safaris, keeping an eye out for bush babies, puku, impala, hyena and leopard. On the open plains surrounding the camp there are also grazing herds of antelope that often attract predators. You can also take walking safaris, that are led by professional guides and an armed scout, and allow you to see some fascinating wildlife that’s hard to spot from a jeep.

Stay: Mchenja Bush Camp

Meals: B L D

Days 8-10
Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma Lodge

In the morning, you will fly from Mfuwe to Lusaka, and from there to Livingstone where you will pick up your transfer to Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma near the beautiful Victoria Falls. There are a wide-range of activities you can enjoy at the Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma lodge, which is dramatically located on a bend in the Zambezi River, and where you will stay in luxurious tree houses.  Activities include daily game drives in custom built 4 x 4 safari vehicles, on which you will see elephant, impala, giraffe, buffalo, crocodile and zebra in large numbers. You may also see wild bird species, and the occasional wild dog. Other activities on offer include canoeing on the Zambezi, a tour of the Victoria Falls, walking safaris, sundowner cruises, a local school and village tour, as well as fishing. 

Stay: Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma 

Meals: B L D

Days 11-12
Livingstone - London

Today, you'll transfer to Livingstone Airport, where you will catch your flight home, arriving on day 12.

Meals: B

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Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Deluxe

12-day safari from £7,765 incl. flights

Deluxe

Low Season

from £7,765 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £10,400 pp. incl. flights

Includes: 

  • Complimentary UK airport lounge access
  • Scheduled charter flight from Maun to Baines' Camp and from Baines' Camp to Kasane
  • Return flights from London to Maun and from Livingstone to London
  • Domestic return scheduled flights between Livingstone and Mfuwe (via Lusaka) 
  • Transfers between airports and camps
  • 9 nights accommodation in 5* (Deluxe) lodges on a full-board basis
  • Twice-daily shared game drives and elephant interaction activity

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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