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Platinum Botswana

A luxury safari for those who want something different! Enjoy a magical meerkat experience at Jack's Camp, the wildlife-rich Zarafa Camp, and ultra-luxury at Xigera in Botswana.


Trip Details

Okavango Delta | Kalahari Desert | Makgadikgadi Pans | Selinda Reserve | Moremi Game Reserve

  • Summary
  • Itinerary
  • Pricing
  • Options & Add-ons

DISCOVER

  • Striking scenery and wildlife in pristine and unspoiled wilderness areas
  • The waterways of the intriguing Okavango Delta while silently gliding in mokoro canoe

EXPERIENCE

  • The second largest Zebra and Wildebeest migration in Africa
  • A special Meerkat experience at Jack's Camp
  • Aerial views of wildlife from your small bush plane

RELAX

  • Enjoy luxuriously appointed intimate safari camps in ideal locations

TASTE

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


Our Platinum Botswana safari showcases and/or supports renewable energy and takes action on climate change and reduces its impacts.

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, 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 - Arrive Johannesburg

Upon arrival at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport, a security approved representative will meet you at the aircraft and escort and assist you through customs and immigration. You will be accompanied into the arrival hall where a Lion World Travel Representative will meet and transfer you to the 5-star Saxon Hotel and Spa.

The Saxon became home to Nelson Mandela after he was released from prison. It was during this time that South Africa's former President used the serene setting of the hotel to edit his autobiography "Long Walk to Freedom."

ACCOMMODATION: THE SAXON BOUTIQUE HOTEL & SPA - LUXURY SUITE

Day 2 - Johannesburg/Maun/Selinda Reserve

Transfer to Johannesburg Airport for your flight to Maun and connect with your light aircraft transfer to Zarafa Camp. The camp has four raised tented villas to take advantage of views over the lagoon.

The Selinda Reserve is most noted for its large elephant population especially during the dry winter months. The area has year-round populations of antelope, zebra, cheetah, wild dog and lion.

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

ACCOMMODATION: ZARAFA CAMP - LUXURY SUITE (B, L, D)

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Add-Ons

Victoria Falls - Cheryl Nicholas

You are so close - don't miss the amazing Victoria Falls! The "Victoria Falls in Style" itinerary, is a popular add-on.

On this 3-night package you will spend a night in Johannesburg followed by 2 nights in Livingstone on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Experience the wonder of the mighty Falls as well as a tranquil cruise on the Zambezi River.

Visit "Victoria Falls in Style" for the detailed itinerary and pricing.

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.

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Inclusions:

  • All scheduled charter flights between the lodges and Maun as listed
  • Light aircraft transfers as listed in the itineary
  • 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
  • Entrance fees for sight-seeing as indicated
  • Game drives as specified in itinerary
  • Services of Rangers/Trackers
  • Platinum meet and greet upon arrival

Exclusions:

  • 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 above 
  • Gratuities/tips for game rangers, tour guides, and drivers 
  • Costs of obtaining passports and/or visas
  • Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption and Medical Insurance are required for the entire duration of your travels – please note that insurance for this trip is a mandatory requirement from suppliers in Africa – proof of insurance must be provided before bookings are confirmed. It is your personal responsibility to ensure you have sufficient insurance coverage.

Staff Favorite

"A safari experience like no other, our Platinum Botswana itinerary is an exquisite trip that will have you in awe from interacting with mischievous meerkats to wonderful wildlife viewing at Zarafa Camp to staying in the stunning Xigera Safari Lodge in Botswana. You will love every aspect and detail of this itinerary." 
- Katherine Watts, Director of Marketing