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Itinerary Summary

18 Days
Duration Price When Destination Type
18 Days £65000 Jul Botswana Tailor-Made
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Southern Africa Luxury Explorer Safari

A luxury exclusive safari, straight into the heart of southern Africa with private game drives and excursions whilst staying in world-class safari lodges.

This outstanding safari offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a luxurious bygone era, staying in some of the best properties on the African continent, from the Kalahari Legend, Jack’s Camp in Botswana to Benguerra Island, an island hideaway like no other in the Indian Ocean. 

With private vehicles and the highest rated guides and naturalists at your disposal, enjoy a scenic no-door helicopter flight over the Okavango Delta with champagne stop and the opportunity to dive and snorkel within a protected marine conservation area in one of the most beautiful coral-rich parts of the Indian Ocean.

What makes this trip extraordinary

  • Helicopter tour of the Victoria Falls followed by a walking tour of the falls and high tea at The Victoria Falls Hote
  • A helicopter flight over the Ovovango Delta with a mokoro excursion and special champagne stop
  • An opportunity to meet the HZu/’hoasi Bushmen to learn about their lifestyle and ancient traditions
  • Game drives with private guide and vehicle throughout your safari with the opportunity to see all of the African Big 5 on this safari, as well as many rarer species of wildlife
  • The chance to stay in some of the best, and most in-demand properties in Africa

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A stunning 18-day luxury safari discovering the best of southern Africa from $76,050 per person sharing excluding international flights

Day by day

Day by day

Days 1-3

Arrive at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Staying at the beautifully located Matetsi River Lodge you start your trip in Zimbabwe. On the second day of your stay you will enjoy a helicopter ride to the Victoria Falls, with a scenic flight over one of the world’s largest waterfalls before having an opportunity to visit them on foot on a guided walk.

Afterwards, enjoy high tea at Victoria Falls River Hotel before taking your helicopter back to Matetsi. You will also have the opportunity to explore Zambezi National Park on private game drives.

Accommodation: Matetsi River Lodge

Days 4-6

Selinda Reserve, Botswana

You will be driven to Kasane before taking a a private flight to the Selinda Airstrip for your 3-night stay at Selinda Suite. The private 130,000-hectare Selinda Reserve boasts elephants by the thousands, regular sightings of the Selinda pack of African wild dogs, and the famous Selinda Lion Pride.

Accommodation: Selinda Suite

Days 7-9

Okavango Delta, Botswana

A private flight will take you to the Duba Plains Suite tucked away in the northeast corner of Botswana’s Duba Plains Concession, a 33,000-hectare private reserve in the Okavango Delta’s northern reaches. During your stay you will enjoy a helicopter and mokoro experience with a champagne stop!

Accommodation: Duba Plains Suite

Days 10-12

Magkadigadi, Botswana

Today fly to the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans where you will be staying at possibly the most iconic camp in Africa, Jack’s Camp famed for its stylish old world glamour. The lunar-like salt pans reveal their secrets in the hands of the knowledgeable camp guides. Throughout your stay you will find an impressive choice of extraordinary activities and desert culture experiences to enjoy in and around camp.

Overnight: Jack's Camp (B, L, D)

Days 13-17

Benguerra Island, Mozambique

Today you will have two private flights followed by a helicopter transfer to beautiful Benguerra  Island, an exquisite piece of Indian Ocean paradise off the coast of Mozambique, where  &Beyond Benguerra Island will be your home for the next five nights. Relax on the beach and enjoy various activities such as scuba diving, snorkelling, sunset dhow cruises, castaway picnics and more.

Accommodation: &Beyond Benguerra Island

Day 18

Depart Africa

Today you will have a helicopter flight from the island back to Vilanculos for your return international flights home.


Safari Cost: £65,000 Per Person Sharing


Zimbabwe: Meal, non-alcoholic & alcoholic beverages, private 4×4 safari vehicle, sunrise or sunset boat cruise on the Zambezi river, helicopter flights to Victoria Falls including scenic flight over the falls, exploration of the Falls on foot and high tea.

Botswana: Meals, drinks, park fees, laundry, game drive activities, scenic helicopter and mokoro activity with champagne stop.

Mozambique: Three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, laundry, emergency medical evacuation insurance, VAT, transfers to and from the lodge airstrip, compulsory conservancy fee.

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