B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner
- Round trip international economy airfare from New York or Washington, DC to Johannesburg
- Regional flights to Victoria Falls and from Maun
- Air charter flights as indicated in itinerary
- All services as specified
- 9 Breakfasts
- 8 Lunches
- 8 Dinners
- Game drives as specified in itinerary
- Accommodation in standard rooms
- All local brand drinks (Beers, sprits, house wines and soft drinks)
- All relevant park fees
- Laundry at each venue in namibia & Botswana
- Lion World Tours representative Meet and Greet upon arrival
- Items of a personal nature such as laundry in Johannesburg, telephone calls, etc.
- All other services not mentioned
- Gratuities/tips for game rangers, tour guides, and drivers
- Costs of obtaining passports and/or visas
- Trip Cancellation, Interruption and/or Medical Insurance
Depart from New York or Washington, DC on your international South African Airways flight to Johannesburg.
Upon arrival at OR Tambo International Airport you will go through customs, collect your luggage and then you will be met by a representative of Lion World Tours. You will then take the courtesy shuttle to your hotel.
The Peermont Metcourt Suites is luxurious hotel always giving their guests more than expected. The hotel offers its visitors a unique experience, luxurious accommodation and relaxation facilities, the finest in dining and entertainment, a unique retail concourse, multi-faceted conference facilities including executive boardrooms and video conferencing.
Accommodation: The Peermont Metcourt Suites
After breakfast this morning you will take the courtesy shuttle back to Johannesburg Airport for your flight to Victoria Falls on South African Airways. Upon arrival in Victoria Falls you will be met and transferred Kasane and then by a boat transfer to Ntwala Island Lodge. Spend three nights at Ntwala Island Lodge on a fully inclusive basis.
Ntwala Island Lodge is situated in Namibia on an unusual group of islands within the Mambova rapids of the Zambezi River, where it meets the Chobe River.
Ntwala Island Lodge is the most luxurious and secluded Chobe destination.The lodge is comprised of four ultra luxury styled suites artfully appointed, each inclusive of a private plunge pool fringed by white sand and opulent viewing deck, bay bath feature; indoor and outdoor shower; as well as a private sala extending enticingly out over the water.
Ntwala Island Lodge offers a variety of activities; a private boat cruise down the Chobe river to watch African wildlife, a river cruise up the Zambezi River, walks on the Islands, a cultural village visit, fishing or simply relaxing at a magic setting. Personalised service, culinary expertise and quality private guided big game activities is an assurance.
Chobe National Park contains the world's largest concentration of elephants and offers the world's best game viewing by boat. A gentle cruise down the Chobe River is truly a highlight, and the best way to view both the elephants and a host of other game coming down to drink from the river's edge.
Accommodation: Ntwala Island Lodge (B, L, D)
After breakfast and your morning activity you will be transferred by boat and vehicle to Kasane immigration and then onward to Kasane Airport for a 70 minute flight to Kwara Airstrip.
No trip to Botswana is complete without a visit to the Okavango Delta, the shimmering and unique watery jewel in the middle of the Kalahari Desert. The Kwara concession encompasses a wide diversity of habitats, ranging from the clear Delta waters with reed-lined lagoons and channels, to open grasslands, mopane woodlands and palm-fringed islands.
Kwara Camp is situated on the edge of the permanent waters of the world renowned Okavango Delta and shares a common boundary with Moremi Game Reserve.
Due to the unique location of the Camp, Kwara is able to offer, power boating, mekoro (dug out canoe) trips, walks and game drives year round. In addition, Kwara is in a 430,000 acre private concession enabling the game drives to operate both off road and at night. The ability to operate off road and at night gives guests the opportunity to observe many of the interesting nocturnal mammal species. These include leopard, lion, wild dog, hyena and smaller predators.
The eight luxury safari-style tents are built on raised decks, within a grove of huge and ancient African Ebony trees.
Kwara Camp offers just what you would expect and more. You will experience off road game drives using a guide and tracker for maximum sightings, night game drives with spotlights, double deck boats for all round visibility, and wholesome, healthy meals.
Accommodation: Kwara Camp (B, L, D)
After a morning game activity you will board a charter plane for a one hour flight to Deception Valley Lodge.
Discover an oasis in the Kalahari of Botswana not far from the famous Okavango Delta, a luxury safari lodge called Deception Valley Lodge. Experience the Kalahari, with Bushmen at hand to share their knowledge. You can relax in total luxury at this unique safari lodge.
Situated about 75 miles due south from Maun, adjoining the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and not far from the famous Okavango Delta, lies a unexpected luxurious lodge that provides a unique African experience for those who wish to soak up the true atmosphere of the bush in one of Africa's remote areas.
A stay at Deception Valley Lodge combines the best in international standards of accommodation with the excitement of being surrounded by the wild, untamed bush of Africa and all of the wildlife that inhabit it.
The main complex boasts a dining room, lounge and bar area decorated in warm Kalahari colors making use of Bushmen and other African artifacts. From the deck you can view activities at the nearby water hole. A curio shop and small library forms part of the complex. An inviting swimming pool, as well as a boma for dinners under the clear night sky with its abundance of stars, completes the main complex area.
The Lodge has an ethnic African theme and was built to fit into the surrounding bush without altering, damaging or detracting from its ambience and color.
Accommodation consists of eight private suites, each consisting of a twin bedroom, a lounge and a Victorian style bathroom with an outside shower. Each unit has a deck where you can sit and gaze at the vastness of the Kalahari bush, stretching for miles in front of you.
To feel the pulse of Africa, guests go on game drives and track wildlife in an open four-wheel-drive vehicle or take to the bush on foot with experienced Bushmen guides who share their knowledge of game in the region. A cultural experience with San Bushmen is part of the experience that will never fade.
Accommodation: Deception Valley Lodge (B, L, D)
After your morning activity board a charter flight for a 30 minute flight to Maun Airport. At Maun Airport you will board your flight back to Johannesburg. Upon arrival in Johannesburg you will connect for your ongoing flight back to the USA on South African Airways.
Arrive in New York or Washington, DC with a lifetime of memories!