A Botswana Luxury Safari

A Botswana Luxury Safari

This 12-day Botswana luxury safari features the best of the exclusive Ker & Downey Botswana and Belmond brands — from the prime riverfront accommodations of Khwai River Lodge in Moremi Game Reserve, via Shinde in the Okavango Delta to the Savute Elephant Lodge within the elephant playground of Savute. Experience Botswana’s famed wildlife in luxury with daily game drives, mokoro rides, and sundowners, ultimately finishing your journey across the border at Zimbabwe’s stunning Victoria Falls.

Suggested Itinerary-at-a-glance:

  • Day 1:

    Arrive Johannesburg / The Saxon

  • Day 2:

    Moremi Game Reserve / Belmond Khwai River Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 3:

    Moremi Game Reserve / Belmond Khwai River Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 4:

    Okavango Delta / Shinde (B,L,D)

  • Day 5:

    Okavango Delta / Shinde (B,L,D)

  • Day 6:

    Okavango Delta / Shinde (B,L,D)

  • Day 7:

    Savute / Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 8:

    Savute / Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 9:

    Savute / Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge (B,L,D)

  • Day 10:

    Victoria Falls / Victoria Falls Hotel (B)

  • Day 11:

    Victoria Falls / Victoria Falls Hotel (B)

  • Day 12:

    Victoria Falls / Departure (B)

Itinerary Description:

After a relaxing evening in Johannesburg, set out on your Botswana luxury safari experience, beginning first on the edge of the breathtaking Moremi Game Reserve. From your private viewing deck at Belmond Khwai River Lodge, enjoy meals, spa treatments, and leisurely afternoons watching the free roaming elephants, hippo, and impala in the Khwai River below. Early morning game drives, exclusive night time "spotlight" safaris, sundowners, authentic boma dining experiences, and stargazing are all on the docket for your two-day stay.

Continue your Botswana luxury safari in the Okavango Delta at Shinde, an intimate escape on nestled on the edge of a lagoon, known to be one of the best game viewing and bird watching spots in all of Botswana. Three days at Shinde provide a plethora of private Delta exclusive activities, including thrice daily game drives, game walks, mokoros, motorboats, and excellent fishing. Shinde’s abundant wildlife and the silent waters of the Okavango combine to make your stay a rare experience.

Next, venture to the fascinating waters of Savute and the Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge, where Chobe's famous elephants and big cats come straight to your front doorstep. This lodge is for adventure-lovers looking for a bit of luxury as they seek out the world’s most impressive wildlife in Botswana’s legendary savannah.

The final stop on your safari is across the border in Zimbabwe's stunning Victoria Falls. Step back in time within your colonial "Grand Dame" accommodations at Victoria Falls Hotel, where the thundering Victoria Falls stand at its threshold and the Big Five roam freely nearby. There's no better way to conclude your luxury Southern Africa safari than by marveling at one of the world's Natural Wonders.

Shinde not available January 6th - 1st March 2017

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