• Leroo La Tau, Botswana
    Photo Info Desert and Delta
    Enjoy a sundowner after a day of game drives
  • Moremi Camp
    Enjoy the Beautiful Moremi Camp
  • Safari in Xakanxa
    Photo Info Desert and Delta
    Stopping for snacks and drinks in Botswana
  • Game Drive in Chobe
    Photo Info Desert and Delta
    On safari in Chobe National Park
  • Sunset Views at Leroo La Tau
    Photo Info Desert and Delta
    Sunset Views from your Room at Leroo La Tau
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Botswana - Safari, Conservation and Community

By booking this Botswana safari, you are supporting sustainable, social and environmental initiatives while enjoying some exciting wildlife encounters and game drives in the Okavango, Makgadikgadi Pans, Linyanti and Chobe.

Trip Highlights

Linyanti | Makgadikgadi Pans | Chobe Game Reserve



The experience contributes to ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education, and/or promotes lifelong learning opportunities for all and works in reducing inequalities for minorities or underrepresented people.


Striking scenery and wildlife in pristine and unspoiled wilderness areas
Visit Local Communities supported in Botswana and Namibia


A river safari on the Chobe River
Witness the second largest zebra migration in the world
Aerial views of wildlife from your small bush plane


Enjoy luxuriously appointed intimate safari camps that are leading the way in conservation and sustainability


Superb meals by top notch chefs
Traditional African sundowners on evening game drives

PCR Testing – we can’t take the test for you, but we’ve got the where and how covered!

Most countries and airlines require proof of a negative Covid PCR test. As your safari experts, we know their requirements and will take care of scheduling tests during your travels in Botswana and Namibia, so that it’s conveniently planned into your itinerary and taking into consideration that results take between 24-72 hours. Tests cost between $100 and $330 per person, per test including transport to the testing facility. Your Africa Specialist will give you more information as it relates to your itinerary.

Day 1 - Johannesburg

On arrival at O.R Tambo International Airport, you will be met by a Lion World Travel representative and transferred to the either the InterContinental OR Tambo Airport Hotel or African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel.

The InterContinental O.R Tambo Airport Hotel located within walking distance of the arrival’s hall. Providing convenience, style and all the upscale facilities you would expect from an award-winning hotel, the 5-star InterContinental O.R. Tambo Airport Hotel is within walking distance from the International Arrivals hall at Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport. Here you can enjoy a host of services and facilities, including an indoor pool and spa. The hotel has a superb restaurant with an informal atmosphere offering Aero-African and modern cuisine. The restaurant serves breakfast early and is open until the early hours of the morning offering a la carte dining.


On arrival at O.R Tambo International Airport, you will be met and transferred to the Melrose Arch Hotel. Ideally situated in the heart of Johannesburg, the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel specializes in luxury without compromise, with its variety of trendy retail shops and leisure amenities. The 5-star hotel is bright and modern with the ultimate in service and technology. Luxury bedrooms with wooden floors, an extra deep bathtub, flat screen TV and DVD surround sound system are but a few of the unique features.

Dine on fantastic global cuisine at March Restaurant or linger over drinks by the fire at Library Bar. Lounge by the hotel pool, which features a vibrant bar with drinks and light dining. Melrose Arch Hotel is ready to make you feel at home!

Accommodation: InterContinental O.R. Tambo Airport Hotel or Melrose Arch Hotel – Standard Room

Day 2 - Maun/Boteti River Valley

On arrival at Maun Airport you will take a light aircraft transfer with Safari Air to Boteti River Valley and transfer to Leroo La Tau where you will spend 2-nights on a fully inclusive basis.

Please Note: Luggage restrictions on the Botswana light aircraft transfer flights is 20kg/44lbs in soft bags – including hand luggage.

Le Terau
Chalet Bedroom Views

Leroo La Tau rises majestically above the Boteti River Valley which stretches across the western border of the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Leroo La Tau has 12 thatched luxury chalets all overlooking the magnificent Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, each with en-suite bathrooms. There is a dining room, reading room and bar in the main lodge, expansive wooden decks, a viewing hide and a swimming pool where you can immerse yourself seamlessly into the ultimate wildlife experience in Botswana.

Accommodation: Leroo La Tau – Chalet (B, D)

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Day 9 - Chobe/Victoria Falls

Upon arrival in Victoria Falls you will be transferred to one of three your luxury accommodation options: Victoria Falls River Lodge - Luxury Tent. 

Victoria Falls Luxury Tent    
Luxury Tent

Victoria Falls River Lodge is a luxury tented lodge is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi river – so close to Victoria Falls one can see the spray in the distance.

Accommodation: Victoria Falls River Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 10 - Victoria Falls

After breakfast enjoy a guided walking tour of Victoria Falls, one of seven natural wonders of the world.

Join your passionate and knowledgeable guide on an unforgettable tour. En route, make a stop at the Big Tree for spectacular views and to take photos. A visit to the iconic Victoria Falls is a truly awe-inspiring experience. Nothing can quite prepare one for the sheer splendour of the breathtaking spectacle which is one of Africa’s most famous landmarks.

There is not much that can compare to the heady fragrance of drenched earth and sun-kissed Rainforest foliage; the intense power of the wall of water – its deafening rumble coursing through your veins – or letting the cooling and constant spray of “the Smoke that Thunders” saturate the senses.

Tour of Victoria Falls
Tour of the Falls

With intimate knowledge of the local fauna and flora and other points of historical interest, coupled with advice on the best viewing spots, your guide will happily assist wherever possible to help ensure that the memories created at this World Heritage Site will last a lifetime.

You have the option of a sunrise or sunset river cruise. Watch from the comfort of Victoria Falls River Lodge’s private river cruiser. In the early morning as the world awakes and the sun’s first rays skip and dance across the shimmering surface of the might Zambezi.

Or in the evening sit back and let the gentle ebb and flow of the Zambezi lull and relax you. Join in on Mother Nature’s Happiest Hour by sipping on a sun-downer while watching her creatures big and small coming to the water’s edge to lap at its liquid life under the molten skies. After returning to the hotel, enjoy an inspiring and unique Southern African meal served in the distinctive thatched riverside dining area.

Accommodation: Victoria Falls River Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 11 - Victoria Falls/Johannesburg/Depart

After breakfast you will be transferred by road to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight back to Johannesburg. (B)

Upon arrival in Johannesburg you will connect for your ongoing flight back to the USA on South African Airways.

Prices are per person in US Dollars, for land arrangements only, based on double occupancy accommodations. Based on a minimum of 2 passengers to operate. Single supplement pricing available on request.

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  • All scheduled charter flights between the lodges and Kasane as listed
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Tours and activities as specified
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • All services and transfers as specified
  • Transportation in luxury vehicles
  • Light aircraft transfers as listed in the itinerary
  • Sight-seeing as per itinerary led by English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees for sight-seeing as indicated
  • Game drives as specified in itinerary
  • Services of Rangers/Trackers
  • Lion World Travel Representative Meet and Greet upon arrival


  • Roundtrip, international airfare
  • Domestic flights in Southern Africa
  • Items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, etc.
  • All other services not mentioned
  • Gratuities/tips for game rangers/trackers, tour guides and drivers
  • Costs of obtaining passports and/or visas
  • Trip Cancellation, Interruption and/or Medical Insurance – please note that insurance for this trip is a mandatory requirement from suppliers in Southern Africa – proof of insurance must be provided before bookings are confirmed. It is your personal responsibility to ensure you have enough insurance coverage.


Click here for airline baggage restrictions.

Luggage restriction on the Botswana light aircraft transfer flights is strictly limited to 20kg/44lbs in soft bags – including hand luggage. 

*Prices in USD, based on double occupancy, restrictions apply

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