Sanctuary Explorer

7 days
FROM £ 2,530
Countries Visited: Botswana, Zambia
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Sanctuary Explorer

Visit majestic Victoria Falls, staying at a wonderful river lodge on the banks of the Zambezi and experience the thrill of walking, boating and big game 4x4 safari in both the Okavango and Chobe National Park.

On behalf of all clients the Real Africa Trust fund-raises for both Save the Elephants, Save the Rhino and a number of smaller charities. In addition via the Sanctuary Retreats Philanthropy programme your stay will help to contribute to Rhino Conservation Botswana - a project to translocate 20 rhino, both black and white, from South Africa into the Moremi Reserve in Botswana where they will be safer from poachers.

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Safari Itinerary

DAY 1-2

On arrival at Maun, clear customs. You will be met by a representative who will assist you board your flight to the Okavango. You have two days to explore this stunning watery landscape which is known for prolific big game. Being in a private concession you can enjoy 4x4 game drives, night drives and boating.

DAY 3-4

Chobe National Park
After breakfast enjoy a short game drive to the airstrip for your onward flight to Kasane. It's just a 10 minute drive from Kasane to Chobe Chilwero. The lodge is a luxurious retreat in the heart of the bush, located on the edge of Chobe National Park, the second largest national park in Botswana and home to the highest density of elephant on the planet. From the lodge’s hilltop position, guests can enjoy far reaching panoramic views over the Chobe River and floodplain below.

DAY 5-6

Zambezi riverfront
Following breakfast you will start your journey across the border to Zambia, which takes around 90 minutes in all. You will be accompanied all the way via Kasane to the Kazungula ferry across the Zambezi to Zambia and to the care of the Sussi & Chuma staff who will transfer you to this beautiful riverside lodge, not far from Victoria Falls. The Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park is one of Zambia’s smallest parks, but provides loads of game viewing including an array of birds. Guests may be lucky enough to see a rare sighting of wild dogs that on occasion pass through the park. Key wildlife include: Elephant, buffalo, zebra, giraffe, wild dog, impala, crocodile, hippo, baboon and Vervet monkey.
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  • domestic flights within Botswana
  • accommodation and board basis as specified
  • airport & government departure taxes & airline fuel surcharges
  • all detailed transfers
  • charter flights in Botswana (20kgs luggage in soft bags including hand luggage)
  • all game activities and park entrance fees (including Elephant Activities at Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp
  • laundry on safari
  • local & house alcoholic beverages
  • plus, the services of our offices in Botswana, Zambia and the U.K. with 24/7 contact details
Not Included: international flights from/to the U.K, travel insurance, meals not specified, driver/guide tips, gratuities, any items of a personal nature, Zambia visa fee (US$50.00 per person subject to change), Victoria Falls entrance fee (US$20.00 per person visit subject to change)

Price Guide

  • The cost is £2,530.00 per person sharing travelling in Low Season (06 January – 14 June & 01 November – 20 December 2017)
  • The cost is £3,820.00 per person sharing travelling in High Season (15-30 June & September – 31 October 2017)
  • The cost is £4,320.00 per person sharing travelling in Peak Season (July, August & 21 December 2017 – 05 January 2018)

This is based on the accommodation and transfers as listed. Should these not be available, the price will increase. For an exact quotation and itinerary for the dates you require, please do get in touch.

Flight costs from the UK range between £1,350.00 - £1,880.00 per person depending on the time of year you travel. We can easily arrange international flights for you if required - our airline partners offer special rates throughout the year so please contact us so we can provide an accurate tailor-made costing based on your travel dates and preferences. 

Extensions - to extend your stay in each camp by 1 night (so 3 nights at each camp), would cost from £550 per person.

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