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If you have not been on safari with us before please send us the completed pre safari contact form. We will begin the process of matching your needs and expectations with our knowledge and experience in order to come up with the best possible safari itinerary personally crafted for you.

Sometimes an itinerary takes a while to evolve as we like to take the time to help you understand the many exciting options.

Group Safari Options and Itineraries


Botswana and Zambia Safari | Kenya Safari


These two itineraries, one in Botswana and Zambia and the other Kenya are designed to give examples of how we are able to custom design a safari for almost any number of people in a group. You may prefer something shorter or longer, your group may be sixteen or sixty, these details, along with your budget will ultimately dictate what we recommend to you.

Safari in Botswana & Zambia



This safari, combining Botswana's Chobe National Park and the Zambian side of the mighty Victoria Falls, offers quick and easy access from Johannesburg, the opportunity to visit one of Africa's most famous world heritage sites and to enjoy some excellent game viewing. The safari lodges used are renowned for their high standard of service providing accommodation for up to 120 people at one time.

Recommended Time of Year

May to November

Recommended Length

5 nights / 6 days

Recommended Itinerary

DAY ONE

Arrive Livingstone International Airport, Zambia and transfer by bus, boat and safari car (2 hours) to a safari lodge situated on the banks of the Chobe River within the Chobe National Park, Botswana.

Taking its name from the meandering Chobe River, this flagship national park covers about 1, 170,000 hectares of the northern Kalahari. It's classic big game country, with enormous herds of elephant (estimated at 50 000 in total) and buffalo and large prides of lion. There are over 450 species of birds in the region and large herds of antelope. It is also famed for the mysterious, disappearing Savuti Channel, which last flowed in 1980. The Channel carried water from the Linyanti Marshes into the interior of the Chobe National Park. but now is an open grassland, home to a wide variety of animals. During the dry season, from April to November, the Chobe Riverfront in the far north of the park is one of Africa's most prolific areas for relaxed, high-volume big game. The nutritious grass found on the dry Savuti Marsh at the heart of the Chobe makes this a popular feeding ground for herds in transit between the rivers to the interior. Boat trips along the Chobe River are spectacular, affording visitors the opportunity to get extremely close to elephants as they bathe.

Late lunch at the lodge or packed lunch on the way depending on time of arrival in Livingstone.

Late afternoon game cruise on the Chobe River

Return to lodge to freshen up for dinner



Dinner and overnight at lodge

DAY TWO

Early morning game drive

Late breakfast back at Lodge

Leisure time, lunch

Optional afternoon cruise on the Chobe River or game drive in the Chobe National Park

Dinner and overnight at Lodge

DAY THREE

Early morning game drive returning to lodge for late breakfast

Check out

Transfer to Botswana border, boat transfer to Zambian border, transfer by bus to Livingstone, Zambia



Arrival at safari lodge on the banks of the Zambezi River above the mighty Victoria Falls

Lunch and check-in

Afternoon visit to the Victoria Falls.

The mighty Zambezi River draws its waters from the swampy reaches of western Zambia, gathering momentum before its finest moment at Victoria Falls. Here the two kilometre wide river plunges over the escarpment and gives off the thunderous roar, that earned it the name, 'the smoke that thunders'. When the falls are in full flood, they carry over five hundred million litres of water per minute. It is a spectacle to marvel at and the reason that the Victoria Falls is one of the world's seven wonders.

The town of Livingstone, once seen as the poor relation to Victoria Falls town in neighbouring Zimbabwe, has blossomed in recent years and is now a hub of activity and a perfect starting point for travellers wishing to explore Zambia. Visitors can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, a wander through the colourful local markets and a journey into history at the Livingstone Museum.

Late afternoon transfer to steam train for sundowners on the Victoria Falls Bridge.

Train ride to dinner set up.

Dinner at Gwembe village : Traditional dinner set in an African village.

Tribal dancing optional during the evening.

Transfer back to lodge by bus.

Overnight safari lodge.

DAY FOUR

Breakfast at leisure

Departure for morning of canoeing and lunch in the bush

Arrival at Thorntree on the banks of the Zambezi River for elephant riding / interaction

Depart and transfer to airport for heli flight or fixed wing 'flight of angels'

Return to Lodge to freshen up.

Sundowners and dinner at Lodge

Overnight safari lodge

DAY FIVE

Transfer to the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park.

Rhino walk safari inclusive of breakfast along the Zambezi

Transfer back to the Lodge for lunch

Transfer to African Queen for sunset on the Zambezi River

Transfer to Gorges No. 7 for farewell buffet dinner at the very edge of the Batoka Gorge. Drumming interaction optional.

Transfer back to lodge by bus

Overnight lodge

DAY SIX

Departure day.

Breakfast at leisure

Check-out

Transfer to Livingstone Airport by bus

Farewell

Cost

For customised quotations please contact Nicci Stevens

Possible Extensions

- Adventure safaris: South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia
- Wine route, Cape Town

Contact Nicci Stevens for more information on this Safari


Safari in Kenya

These two itineraries, one in Botswana and Zambia and the other Kenya are designed to give examples of how we are able to custom design a safari for almost any number of people in a group. You may prefer something shorter or longer, your group may be sixteen or sixty, these details, along with your budget will ultimately dictate what we recommend to you.



Kenya, home of the safari, is well known for a particular style of bush home and luxury tented camp. We prefer to limit group size to a maximum 24 people in order to use this authentic safari accommodation rather than the big safari lodges which accommodate 100+ guests. This itinerary combines the Chyulu Hills in the Amboseli ecosystem of southern Kenya, the famous Lewa Conservancy in the north of the country, and finally the incredible Masai Mara.

Recommended Time of Year

June to October and December - March

Recommended Length

9 nights / 10 days

Recommended Itinerary

DAY ONE

Arrival Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, Kenya.

Private charters into the Chyulu Hills.

Transfer to lodge, settle in, lunch followed by afternoon game drive or walk.

Mbirikani Group Ranch in the Chyulu Hills is an area of approximately 375,000 acres of communal Masai owned land, which is also part of the Amboseli eco-system. Wildlife on the ranch includes the Big Five although rhino are hard to see as they live in very dense cover. Other species include Ostrich, Oryx, Gerenuk, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Thompson's and Grant's Gazelle, Reed Buck, Cheetah, Lion, Leopard, Hyena, Jackal and Bat-eared fox.

Game viewing can be done on foot, by safari vehicle or on horse back.
Overnight in a safari lodge situated in the foot hills of the Chyulu Range

DAYS TWO & THREE

Morning and afternoon safari activities as requested.

Overnight safari lodge.

DAY FOUR

Private charters to Lewa Conservancy

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is a 45,000 - acre game sanctuary that has been credited with helping to save the black rhino and Grevy's zebra from the brink of extinction. Situated against the dramatic backdrop of the snow-covered massif of Mount Kenya and with the magnificent Northern Frontier District stretching to the north Lewa encompasses one of the greatest natural diversities in Africa - grassy plains, acacia forests, and seasonal swamps fed by the snows of Mount Kenya.

Transfer to camp, settle in, lunch, afternoon game viewing activity.

Overnight safari camp.

DAYS FIVE & SIX



Morning and afternoon safari and cultural activities as requested.

Overnight safari camp.

DAY SEVEN

Private charters into Masai Mara

Justifiably Kenya's most famous park and one of the world's greatest game reserves, the Masai Mara boasts 1,672 sq. km of unspoiled wilderness and holds the greatest and most diverse concentration of wildlife anywhere on the continent. Throughout the year the Mara is a place of natural drama where the “Big Five” - elephant, buffalo, rhino, lion, and leopard - roam, together with hundreds of others from the fastest animal on earth, the cheetah, to one of the most secretive, the bat-eared fox.

Transfer to camp, settle in, lunch, afternoon game viewing activity.

Overnight tented safari camp

DAYS EIGHT, NINE & TEN

Morning and afternoon game viewing activities as requested.



Overnights tented safari camp

DAY ELEVEN

Private charters to Nairobi

Depart Kenya

Cost

For customised quotations please contact Nicci Stevens

Possible Extensions

- Beautiful coastal beaches including the fascinating island of Lamu
- Gorilla tracking Rwanda / Uganda
- Camel or horse back safaris

Contact Nicci Stevens for more information on this Safari


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