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 The Sanctuary Best of Botswana Safari (9 Days)

  (2 NIGHTS BAINES’ CAMP, 3 NIGHTS CHIEF’S CAMP AND 3 NIGHTS CHOBE CHILWERO)

 

 

Elephant Bedroom Camp, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.

Set on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in Samburu National Reserve surrounded by Doum palms and other beautiful indigenous trees and shrubs.

Elephant Bull, Jao Concession, Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Jao offers an excellent all round Okavango experience, with game drives, mokoro excursions, short guided walks and boating available.

Chongwe River House wins The Good Safari Award for the Best Safari House in Africa AGAIN!

Game viewing is done from a vehicle in either the Lower Zambezi National Park or from a boat on the Zambezi. Canoeing, walking and fishing are also offered.

African Lion - The predator everybody wants to see on Safari!

The African lion is one of the most popular group of cats in the Wild. Its popularly known as the King of the jungle due to impressive mane

Ngerende Island Lodge (Olchoro – Oirogua Conservation Ranch, Masai Mara, Kenya.)

The lodge is surrounded on all sides by water, but for a 100 yard wide section where the river has not quite joined up, to become a true island.

Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa.

Cape Town is a city of culture, built on a history that reflects in the architecture, cuisine, music and dance. An ideal holiday destination throughout the year.

The African Leopard - Stealth, as best as can be!

Leopards are easily recognized by their stunning rosette patterned coats. But why are they so difficult to spot when you are on your game drive?

Lion Sands Ivory Lodge, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa.

The Lodge comprises six generously sized privately situated villas, each with a separate living room, heated swimming pool and an open plan en-suite bathroom.

Madikwe Hills Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa.

Situated on the Botswana border, just three hours' drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria, Madikwe is one of the largest private game reserves in South Africa.

Louis van Tonder and Terri New - Your Hosts on Safari!

Louis and Terri at Vic Falls Hotel, Zimbabwe. The best location EVER to enjoy HIGH TEA!

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African Safaris and Travel - Our safaris reflect every travelers style, time frame and budget!

 

  Our award-winning lodges and camps are set in some of the most beautiful and unspoilt areas of Africa. Combine these luxurious, individual properties with expert guides, and Sanctuary Retreats provides an unforgettable way to experience the captivating heart of Africa with a safari holiday.
 

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DAY 1 - Arrive Maun, Baines’ Camp

On arrival at Maun Airport, a Mack Air representative will meet and assist you to your onward flight. Depart Maun on a shared light aircraft charter flight to Baines' Camp. The flying time is approximately 15 minutes. Kindly note, however, that all inter-camp flights are subject to multiple pick ups and drop offs en route to your destination which could affect the flying time. On arrival at the airstrip a Baines’ Camp representative will meet and transfer you to the camp. The transfer time is approximately 45 minutes.

Baines' Camp is located on the Boro River, set amongst the shady trees and water of the Okavango Delta, on a 260 000 acre private concession neighboring the Moremi Game Reserve. The camp, named after the famous 19th century explorer Sir Thomas Baines, features five luxurious suites set on elevated platforms in the tree line with wooden decks that offer expansive views over the permanent water of the river and a lagoon teaming with life.

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The elevated suites feature a luxury bedroom, en-suite facilities and private viewing deck. The four-poster beds are fully mobile, giving guests the choice to slumber under star laden skies.

Each room is equipped with a hairdryer, ceiling fan, in-room safe as well as a personally stocked minibar. Avid astronomers will delight in stargazing from the privacy of their own deck. The main area features an oversized deck for outdoor dining and views over the permanent water of the lagoon. There is a rim flow swimming pool with two thatched salas on either side for refreshing sunbathing and relaxation.

The camp offers informative walking safaris with an armed professional guide, wonderful game drives in open-sided 4X4 vehicles as well as motorized boating & mokoro excursions, subject to water levels. The unique and educational elephant interaction is available where guests have the opportunity of interacting with a herd of 3 semi-habituated elephants in their natural environment. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activity on offer. Meals Included: Lunch and Dinner. Overnight: Baines’ Camp.



DAY TWO - Baines’ Camp

This morning you will have the opportunity to meet and interact with three semi-habituated elephants - Jabu, Thembi and Marula on a morning walk. Observe them up close in their natural environment as they feed, take mud baths and swim, whilst learning about them and discovering their unique personalities. This activity includes a picnic lunch.

You are invited to discover the elephants from the ends of their bristled tails to the tip of their powerful yet sensitive trunks. Explore the astonishing kinship between the elephants and their guardians. A delicate blink of Marula's long lashes reveals her sensitive yet powerful personality. Jabu, takes you trunk in hand, with his bold and generous nature and together you slowly uncover the age old secrets of Africa's Elephants. Tembi, cute boisterous and impossible to ignore, infatuates you and transforms your understanding of elephants to a deeper and more personal level. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight: Baines’ Camp

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DAY THREE - Baines’ Camp to Chief’s Camp

The morning is at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities on offer. After breakfast a camp representative will transfer you to the airstrip. Depart Baines' Camp on a Mack Air shared light aircraft charter flight to Chief's Camp. The flying time to Chief's Camp is approximately 15 minutes. Kindly note, however, that all inter-camp flights are subject to multiple pick ups and drop offs en route to your destination which could affect the flying time.

Chief's Camp is a luxury bush camp situated on Chief's Island in the exclusive Mombo Concession of the Moremi Game Reserve. This region is known as the “predator capital” of Africa and is considered to have the finest game viewing in Botswana including the Big Five. Guest accommodation comprises of 12 secluded, permanent luxury bush pavilions. Each unit features a thatched roof, spacious seating area, en-suite facilities with indoor and outdoor showers, as well as a private game viewing deck with hammock and deck chairs.

 

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Each unit boasts a generous mosquito net on a four-poster bed, two wardrobes, a book shelf, writing desk and mini bar. The main camp area, houses the dining area, open bar area, curio shop, library and reception area. This structure has been built into the existing landscape, under a heavy canopy of mature Jackalberry, Sausage and Rain trees.

The main deck area is split-level and offers expansive views over the floodplain while the lower level of the deck houses an exquisite swimming pool. A range of spa treatments are offered in the treatment room. Activities include game drives & seasonal mokoro excursions, subject to water levels. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities on offer. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Overnight: Chief’s Camp

 

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DAY FOUR - Chief’s Camp

The day is at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities on offer. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Overnight: Chief’s Camp

DAY FIVE - Chief’s Camp

The morning is at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities on offer. An optional extra activity - depart from Chief's camp on this scenic 45 minute helicopter flight involving flying west of the game drive routes towards the permanent delta, exposing you to areas which are unreachable by vehicle or boat.

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Experience the unforgettable views that the helicopter has to offer. Guests have the option of the doors being removed for unrestricted photographic opportunities. This is done with the utmost consideration to guest safety

. The activity highlights the shear enormity of the Okavango delta exposing the many animal species of the Okavango Delta region. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Overnight: Chief’s Camp

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DAY SIX - Chief's Camp to Chobe Chilwero

After breakfast, your guide will transfer you to the airstrip to depart Chief’s camp on a shared light aircraft charter flight to Kasane. The flying time is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. Kindly note, however, that all inter-camp flights are subject to multiple pick ups and drop offs en route to your destination which could affect the flying time. On arrival at Kasane Airport a Chobe Chilwero lodge representative will meet and transfer you to the lodge. The transfer time is approximately 10 minutes.

Deep in the heart of the Botswana wilderness lies Chobe Chilwero Lodge, one of the most enchanting places on earth. Enjoy thrilling guided game drives in open-sided 4X4 vehicles that bring you to the heart of Africa's largest concentration of elephants, as well as hippos, buffalos, antelope, lions and other creatures that gather on the banks of the Chobe River. Or join one of the acclaimed guides on a wondrous water safari on specially adapted motorboats.

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Accommodation is in 15 cottages and each cottage measures 61 square meters and has its own ensuite bathroom with a modern bath, indoor and outdoor showers, private garden with hammock, “sala” or private balcony, mosquito nets, ceiling fans, air-conditioning, hairdryer, minibar as well as an in-room safe. The main public area includes a lounge, outside dining area, dining room and library which are linked to outdoor viewing patios.

The wine cellar is temperature controlled and houses a large variety of the finest South African wines. The fully fledged Spa offers a range of spa and hydrotherapy treatments from both the Thalgo and Africology ranges. The lodge also boasts a split-level swimming pool, library, curio shop and a communications center, which offers telephone, fax and internet access. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities on offer. Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Overnight: Chobe Chilwero

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DAY SEVEN Chobe Chilwero

The day is at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities on offer. Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Overnight: Chobe Chilwero

DAY EIGHT Chobe Chilwero

The day is at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities on offer. Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Overnight: Chobe Chilwero

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DAY NINE Chobe Chilwero to Livingstone, Zambia

Enjoy a morning game viewing activity followed by breakfast. You will transfer via a ferry crossing to Livingstone. The transfer time will be advised to you locally by the lodge management. Kindly note, that all road transfers are subject to multiple pick up and drop offs en-route to your destination which would affect the travelling time. Depart Livingstone on a scheduled flight for onward journey. Meals Included: Breakfast

Costs INCLUDE:

Accommodation as stated in the itinerary (costing may change if camps are rotated)
Meals, transfers and excursions as per the itinerary
Two SHARED game viewing activities at Baines’ Camp, Chief’s Camp and Chobe Chilwero with an experienced guide in an open 4x4 vehicle
Teas, coffees and all local drinks at camps/lodges, with the exception of premium bands and champagne
Shared charter flights in Botswana: Maun to Baines’ Camp, Baines’ Camp to Chief’s Camp and Chief’s Camp to Kasane (BBK)
Elephant activity at Baines’ Camp
Road transfer and boat trip transfer across border to Livingstone from Chobe Chilwero
Please note that the luggage limit on the shared charter flights in Botswana is 44lbs (20 kg’s) in a soft sided bag Laundry Park fees
 
Costs EXCLUDE:

Items of a personal nature i.e. Gratuities; premium brand beverages; curios; telephone accounts etc.
Optional – scenic helicopter flight at Chief’s camp
Visas and travel insurances Private game drives
Scheduled flights to Maun Airport and departing from Livingstone Airport
Storage or transport of excess luggage
All optional excursions or activities i.e. spa treatments at any of the camps or lodges.

Rates From: $9,685 per person sharing (Depending on season) - Please contact us for a quote and itinerary.

 

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