LIVINGSTONE & THE WILDS OF BOTSWANA
Wilderness Safaris, Botswana
9 nights/ 10 days
Fly in safari offering 2 nights at the Royal Livingston + 3 nights at Kings Pool + 2 nights at Jao + 2 nights at Mombo
Start Livingstone END Maun Airport OR Vice Versa.
DAY ONE – Royal Livingston, Zambian side of Victoria Falls
You are met at Livingstone airport and transferred to the Royal Livingston Hotel, for 2 nights, bed & breakfast basis.
DAY TWO – Royal Livingston, Zambian side of Victoria Falls
You are picked up around 15H00 for a Sunset Cruise on board the African Queen
DAYS THREE, FOUR & FIVE -Kings Pool, Linyanti, Botswana
After breakfast, transfer to Livingston Airport for your charter flight to Kings Pool Camp, with a short stop at Kasane to clear Customs and border post formalities.
Spend 3 nights at Kings Pool, full board basis, and including scheduled safari activities, local brand drinks. beverages.
Kings Pool is situated in a private game reserve in the Linyanti area., on the western boundary of the Chobe National Park.
Most of the area is characterized by open grassland, riverine forest mixed terminalia and mopane savannas. The area is most noted for its very large Elephant populations, as well as all the predators, Buffalo and an array of antelope species.
Kings Pool is a 20 bedded luxury tented camp, with thatched bathrooms and one tented honeymoon suite under thatch, swimming pool and dining room and pub under thatch. Activities include day and night game drives walking safaris and boat excursions, as well as hides for game viewing.
DAYS SIX & SEVEN – Jao Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana
After your morning activity and breakfast you will be transferred by light aircraft to Jao Camp on the Okavango Delta. Spend two nights at Jao, full board basis, and including scheduled safari activities, local brand drinks. beverages.
Jao Camp is an eight-roomed luxury tented camp situated in a private reserve to the west of the Moremi Game Reserve, within the northern reaches of the Okavango Delta. The camp is located in a remote area on a large island. Across the waterway in front of camp, guests have access to open flood plains and savannah for a wonderful Okavango experience. Each spacious room is under a canopy of shady trees in unique and beautiful twin-bedded canvas and thatched rooms, with en-suite bathrooms and an outside shower under the
stars. The rooms are raised off the ground and offer wonderful views of the surrounding flood plains. A raised walkway connects the rooms to the dining room and lounge area. There is a plunge pool and an outdoor “kgotla” for dining under the stars, as well as a well-stocked wine cellar. The activities at Jao include mekoros, boats, fishing, day and night game drives and guided walks. The area is extremely seasonal and with the annual flood, transforms from dry green open plains in summer to shallow flood plains in
DAYS EIGHT & NINE – Mombo Camp, Botswana
After your morning activity and breakfast you will be transferred by light aircraft to Mombo Camp, where you will spend the last two nights of your trip, full board basis, and including scheduled safari activities, local brand drinks.
Mombo Camp is situated on Mombo Island, adjoining the northern tip of Chief’s Island, and is within the Moremi Game Reserve in northern Botswana. The camp offers abundant big game viewing, arguably the best in Botswana. The highlight here is the concentrations of plains game and all the predators – including the big cats! Leopard sightings are particularly good. Mombo Camp has been completely rebuilt and the new camp opened in June 2000 on a site 800m away from the old one. Mombo is built under the shade of some large shady trees and overlooks a wonderful floodplain that teems with game. The camp has nine superbly furnished, luxurious tents, raised off the ground. The guest’s rooms and the walkways that connect the rooms to the living area are up to 2m off the ground, allowing game to wander freely through the camp – but at the same time allowing for guest safety. The canvas rooms are extremely spacious and well appointed and have en-suite facilities under canvas and an additional outdoor shower for those who enjoy a shower under the stars. The dining room, pub and living area overlook the open plain in front of the camp and there is a plunge pool for relaxing in the heat of the day. Activities at Mombo include morning and afternoon game drives in open 4×4 Land Rovers. The game viewing in the area is excellent, and guests could see Lion, Leopard, large herds of Buffalo, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Elephant, Hyena, Giraffe, Wildebeest and Zebra.
•Accommodation, All meals, scheduled activities and local brand beverages (Except at the Royal Livingston where accommodation is on bed & breakfast basis) – All air and road transfers as specified on Itinerary
Scheduled flights to or out of Livingston or Maun – Travel Insurance – Porterage, Gratuities and any items of a personal nature