19 day Magical Safari Tour
Places you will visit:
This Africa vacation package includes: Tubu Tree Lodge and Eagle Island Camp in the Okavango Delta, Savute Elephant Camp in Chobe National Park, Botswana; Tongabezi Safari Lodge, Victoria Falls: Rovos Rail trip from Victoria Falls to Cape Town. Victoria and Alfred Hotel in Cape Town - South Africa.
Suitability: For a luxury safari with exquisite accommodation options, this package is perfect. You will get luxury service in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.
Note: Based on arrival in Maun, Botswana, and departing Cape Town International.
See the Delta, the Falls and the Mother City...
Days 1 - 3: Tubu Tree Lodge, Okavango Delta, BotswanaView Lodge
Upon your arrival in Maun on day one of your Africa vacation package, you will connect with a charter flight to Tubu Tree Lodge. The next 3 days at this lodge in Botswana will be spent on your own accord. Activities include day and night game drives, and bush walks with an armed guide. When the Okavango's annual flood arrives you can also enjoy boating, fishing and mokoro trips.
Accommodation: Tubu Tree Camp is a traditional style tented safari camp built onto raised wooden platforms to take best advantage of the beautiful view over the floodplains. The camp sleeps a maximum of 10 guests in 5 large and comfortable tents.
Days 4 and 5: Eagle Island Camp, Okavango Delta, BotswanaView Lodge
On day 4, you take a scheduled charter flight to Eagle Island Camp, where you can enjoy the safari activities on offer. The lodge is set in a pristine location with lovely views and is perfect for water based activities.
Accommodation: Eagle Island Camp offers accommodation in luxury tents raised on wooden decks overlooking the lagoon. The tents feature en-suite bathrooms and dressing areas, all in a luxurious setting. Individual gas geysers, 'his and hers' vanity unit, private viewing deck, electric heaters, air-conditioning, hair dryers, electric overhead fan (24 hour use), facilities for charging video batteries and 24 hour DC battery lighting is available in all rooms.
Days 6 and 7: Savute Elephant Camp, Chobe National Park, BotswanaView Lodge
For day 6 of your Africa vacation package you take the scheduled charter flight from Eagle Island Lodge to Savute Elephant Camp. Your time is spent at leisure or engaged in the available activities on offer in the morning and late afternoons.
Bird and game viewing is done either from motorised boats or mokoro (traditional dugout canoes), which are poled along effortlessly and quietly through the clear waters of the Okavango. During the months of November through to March, when lower water levels make it possible to drive off the island in open 4x4 vehicles, guests can enjoy the combined excitement of a game drive with water activities.
Accommodation: The accommodation is comfortable and relaxed. You will be hosted in one of 12 luxurious twin bedded tents with private timber decks. You will have spacious en-suite facilities with a 'his and hers vanity unit' and a dressing room area. There is mosquito netting to keep insects away and air-conditioning for those very warm days.
Days 8 - 10: Tongabezi Safari Lodge, Victoria Falls, ZambiaView Lodge
There will be a scheduled charter flight from Savute Elephant Camp to Kasane, where you will be transferred via road to Tongabezi Safari Lodge. You will be transferred via Kazangula border post. The journey is approximately 2 hours. You will have to complete immigration and customs procedures at the Botswana and Zambian border posts.
Your time at the lodge will be very enjoyable. Not only is the lodge in a tranquil environment making it perfect for you to rest up during your travels; but there is a wide range of activities available in the area.
Accommodation: Tongabezi Safari Lodge has a variety of river cottages, houses and a luxurious honeymoon suite. This allows for any client to be accommodated in the way they expect. All the rooms have en-suite facilities, offering comfort and elegance.
Days 11 - 13: Rovos Rail Trip
On day 11, you take the scheduled road transfer from Tongabezi Lodge to Vic Falls Station to embark upon the beautiful and luxurious Rovos Rail train. This trip will take you from Victoria Falls in Zambia to the city of Pretoria in South Africa in just 3 days.
Accommodation: Rovos Rail has one of the most luxurious rail operations in the world. The cabins are spacious, providing comfort throughout the whole trip. The staff will attend to your every need, while an impressive kitchen staff whips delectable meals.
Day 14: Illyria House, Pretoria, South AfricaView Lodge
Upon arrival at the station in Pretoria, you will be taken to the luxury of Illyria House. Here you will be pampered while you relax and prepare for tomorrow's journey which will take you to the cosmopolitan and world famous city of Cape Town.
Accommodation: Illyria House is set in a way to allow you rest and relaxation. With only 6 en-suite double rooms, luxury decor, your own butler and wonderful dinners you will step back into a beautiful time of the South African colonial era.
Days 15 - 18: Victoria and Alfred Hotel, Cape Town, South AfricaView Lodge
On day 15 of your Africa vacation package there is a scheduled road transfer from Illyria House to O.R Tambo (Johannesburg) International Airport, where you will connect with your flight to Cape Town. Upon your arrival in Cape Town you will be taken to the Victoria and Alfred Hotel. For the next 4 days you will get to wonder around Cape Town on your own steam, visiting all the attractions and trying some of the activities.
Accommodation: The hotel offers 94 large, superbly furnished, comfortably air-conditioned rooms. Each room is equipped with full-size bath, separate shower, separate toilet, fully stocked refreshment centre, television, hairdryer, trouser presses, DVD players and wireless internet connectivity.
Day 19: Depart
On the final day of your Africa vacation travel there will be a transfer from the hotel to Cape Town International Airport.
Tubu, Eagle Island Lodge, Savute Elephant Camp:
All accommodation on a shared basis; meals as specified; all indicated excursions and transfers; twice daily game activities at safari lodges and camps (or as indicated in quotation); all air transfers within Botswana; services of the lodge guides and staff; park fees; Botswana accommodation tax; some lodges do not include drinks, some include house wine at dinner and drinks on game drives and some include all drinks except premium wines, champagnes, spirits and liqueurs.
Tongabezi Safari Lodge:
- All meals
- Laundry Services
- Scheduled activities
- All soft drinks and local wines
- Park fees and levies - Vic Falls
- Accommodation on a fully inclusive basis
- Sunset/sunrise boat trips, fishing, bird walks, gorge walks, canoeing, visit to Zambian side of Vic Falls, Livingstone markets and local Chief's village, game drives.
- Limited laundry service
- All meals on board the train
- All off train excursions as may apply to each itinerary
- All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages whilst on the train
Victoria and Alfred Hotel:
- Road transfers as per above itinerary
- Accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis
- Entry visas
- Any unrelated excursion
- Any new Government taxes
- Tours and excursions in Vic Falls
- Airport departure taxes (unless stated)
- Cancellation, baggage or medical insurance
- International air flights (unless otherwise stated)
- Hospital bills and international evacuation in the event of an emergency.
- Beverages and meals other than specified (except those in your personal safari vehicle).
- Alterations to this itinerary (i.e. if different accommodations and services are provided then the price will most likely vary up or down).
- Any scheduled flights or airport taxes; all items of a personal nature; meals, drinks, entrance fees, porterage, tours and transfers etc not specified above.
Tongabezi Safari Lodge:
- Additional activities
- French Champagne