Zimbabwe & Botswana Tented Safari
This Safari offers that Luxury experience that people are now looking for not necessarily in terms of the standard of the accommodation, rather from the experience that the camp can offer, this is what this safari is all about.
Featuring three camps with luxury accommodation in the Hemingway expeditionary style with ensuite bucket showers (on demand), superb food, excellent guides and above all incredible wildlife this superb journey through the spine of southern Africa can be extended with stays in Victoria Falls and the Okavango Delta. The trip starts in Harare, Zimbabwe and finishes in Maun, Botswana and all transfers (including charter flights and road transfers), meals, activities, drinks, national park fees and laundry is included in the price.
3 x nights
Zambezi Expeditions Camp - Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
Zambezi Expeditions showcases one of the most magnificent settings in Zimbabwe’s iconic Mana Pools National Park. Comfortable yet classic, the camp offers the kind of intimacy with nature that can only be achieved by immersing yourself in the heart of the wild. Fall asleep to the sound of the flowing river and chuckles of hippo and wake-up with the dawn chorus to a spectacular African sunrise. At Zambezi Expeditions you will connect with nature in a deep and meaningful way.
Set under the shade of winter thorn and ebony trees, each tent has en suite bathroom facilities with hot bucket showers and the main area has charging facilities for your all-important cameras. With unique access to the Zambezi River, your days will be filled with adventurous canoeing safaris, tracking game along the shorelines by foot, and fishing for the iconic tiger fish. An absolute must, however, is a game drive in an open 4 x 4 along the flood plains and into the heart of the Mana Pools UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Activities include guided walking safaris, canoeing safaris and game drives all led by our qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you. All activities complimentary.
3 x nights
Somalisa Expeditions Camp, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
An authentic, original safari experience in Hwange National Park
Somalisa Expeditions is set in the heart of Hwange National Park , and is known as the land of the giants for its big elephant herds. As an exact replica of the original Somalisa Camp, Somalisa Expeditions offers one of the most authentic ways to experience this exceptional wildlife haven. Nestled under an incredible grove of Acacias, along the edge of a seasonal flood plain, and situated in the heart of Zimbabwe’s largest and ‘most loved’ national park. Somalisa Expeditions is an experience of the original, authentic safari experience in this part of the continent.
Somalisa Expeditions’ main area includes a lounge and dining area on raised decking which overlooks a small pool, which elephants have become habituated to drinking out of. Add to this, the water hole is frequently used as a ‘mud-bath’ and a popular rendezvous for the elephants. The up-close elephant encounters and photographic opportunities with these majestic animals is endless.
Consisting of six elegantly furnished, pristine Serengeti-style tents, each tent has en suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and running water. Activities include guided walks lead by qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and night drives. Wildlife sighting include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena and many other wildlife species.
Charter Transfer Time: 30 - 40 minutes from Victoria Falls with 30 minute game drive to camp
Transfer time: 4 – 5 hour drive from Victoria Falls
Number of Beds: 6 authentic Serengeti-style safari tents, sleeping a total of 12
Facilities: En suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and running water
Power Facilities: Solar and Generator power, battery-charging facilities available in main area
Activities: Game drives, walking, bird watching, game viewing from hides, night drives and cultural tours of local villages
3 x nights
Linyanti Expeditons Camp, Linyanti Private Reserve, Botswana
The small, intimate camp will have just 6 tents, ensuring the same personalized service for all 12 guests. The concept is about getting back to basics, whilst still enjoying the same comforts as our other Expedition style camps. Nowadays, people are looking for that luxury safari, but not necessarily in terms of the standard of the accommodation, rather from the experience that the camp can offer, and this is exactly what Linyanti Expeditions will be about.
Each of the 6 tents will be on the ground and have an ensuite bathroom at the rear of the tent. Each bathroom will have its own toilet as well as a bucket shower, taking guests back to that bygone era of the original expedition camps. There will be 2 main tented areas. One will form the main dining area and will have an open fire where all the cooking will take place. This will give guests the opportunity to see where all their incredible food is being prepared. The second main tented area will be where guests can take a book and relax whilst enjoying the views over the Linyanti wetland.
The focus of Linyanti Expeditions will be on walking safaris, but we will also offer morning, afternoon and night game drives as well as mokoro trips through the Linyanti wetland.
Activities include guided walking safaris, river activities, day and night game drives all led by our qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you. All activities complimentary.
Rates are subject to change and £sterling rates are based on the current exchange rate to the US$.
Mid - Season
US$5,600 OR £4,560 PER PERSON SHARING
US$7,775 OR £6,350 PER PERSON SHARING