Experience spectacular Victoria Falls and observe Botswana's game from a variety of vantage points: in open, customized 4x4 vehicles; on foot on walking safaris; in motorized boats and on game drives.
Luxury Small Group Journeys 2013
Throughout your journey, stay in award-winning Sanctuary lodges
View the abundant game from a variety of vantage points: in open, customized 4x4 vehicles, on foot on walking safaris, in motorized boats and on night game drives
Take a private, guided walking tour of the stunning and thunderous Victoria Falls
Embark on a tour of Nakatindi village, one of the projects supported by A&K Philanthropy
The Premier Lounge at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is available to you before you board your international flight home
Fly overnight to Johannesburg, where you are met and escorted to your hotel. Your award-winning boutique hotel is nestled in a park-like setting with mature trees and prolific birdlife. Each of the 40 suites is individually designed, with a working fireplace and views over the landscaped gardens, offering a quiet retreat meant for relaxation. Enjoy the hotel’s world-class gym and Balinese garden, and try to make time to visit the private couples spa villa. The balance of the day is at your leisure. This evening, join your fellow guests for an informal cocktail reception and an A&K-hosted welcome dinner.Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa | Meals: D
Fly to Lusaka, Zambia, and connect to Mfuwe, where you are met and transferred to your colonial-style lodge with four-poster beds. French windows open onto private verandas, an ideal spot for watching the sun rise over the Luangwa Valley. The remainder of your day is at leisure to enjoy your lodge. The elegant Victorian-style suites boast 19th-century charm and 21st-century comfort, and feature panoramic views across South Luangwa National Park.Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge | Meals: B L D
Game viewing at South Luangwa is considered to be some of the best in the world. From your lodge you are able to go on night game drives to see animals seldom observed during the day: leopards, hyenas and bush babies. You also have the opportunity to take guided walking safaris that give you a much closer look at the flora and fauna, as well as various animal tracks imprinted in the earth.Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge | Meals: B L D
Board a morning flight to Livingstone via Lusaka and transfer to your luxurious tree-house accommodations, built into the living canopy of giant ebony trees lining the bank. The remainder of your day is at leisure.Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma | Meals: B L D
Embark on a guided, walking tour to see the thundering, crashing waters of Victoria Falls from the Zambian side. The afternoon is at leisure or explore the game-rich park.Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma | Meals: B L D
Today, head to the town of Victoria Falls and visit the cascades from the Zimbabwean side. Notice the permanent rainbows that crisscross the gorge, producing the painting-like images. An abundant bird population thrives in the nearby rainforest, along with bushbucks, monkeys, baboons and mongoose families. From Victoria Falls, travel by road to your lodge, located deep in the heart of the Botswana wilderness. The award-winning Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero features 15 cottages, each with its own indoor and outdoor showers, and private garden and balcony. The lodge also boasts a split-level swimming pool, library and the only full-fledged spa on the Botswana safari circuit. Your afternoon is at leisure to enjoy game viewing activities or your lodge's spectacular facilities.Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero | Meals: B L D
Begin the day with a game drive shortly after sunrise. Chobe National Park covers a diversity of landscapes, ranging from riverine forests to floodplains and periodic marshlands. The area is home to the largest concentration of elephants in Africa, as well as an abundance of hippos, buffalo, antelope and lions. Game drives are conducted by highly qualified professional guides in open, customized 4x4 game viewing vehicles. Motorized boat safaris and sundowner cruises are other available options for game viewing.Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero | Meals: B L D
Fly to Johannesburg via Kasane Airport. The Premier Lounge is available as a quiet place for you relax until it is time to board your international flight.Meals: B
Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.
|Dec. 17, 2013 - Dec. 25, 2013||$6,295||--||Call for Availability|
Take This Journey Private: This itinerary is available as an independent journey led by local guides. Contact A&K for details.