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Okavango and Linyanti in Luxury

Inspirational safari honeymoon to Botswana

As close to safari perfection as you can get. Offering a level of privacy which is rare in today's world, this is a truly authentic and exclusive experience of Botswana's Okavango Delta and Linyant regions, staying in arguably the most luxurious camps the country has to offer. Fly in by light aircraft to the impossibly romantic Zarafa Camp in the private Selinda Reserve. With dry season sightings boasting buffalo and elephant by the hundreds, see the abundance of game on day and night game drives, guided walks, boat cruises and helicopter flights.

Gazing out on the seasonal floodplains of the Okavango Delta is your next camp is the superlative Xigera. Expect bush breakfasts, wild picnics and 'feet in the water' sundowners, bespoke wilderness experiences and sunrise yoga. Conclude this once-in-a-lifetime trip with a stay at arguably Botswana's most famous camp, Mombo Camp, known for not only its luxury but for some of THE best game viewing opportunities in Africa. The area boasts enormous concentrations of plains game and predators, including leopards, which begin virtually on Mombo's doorstep, with the surrounding floodplains teeming with game year-round.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Maun
  • 3 nights - Zarafa Camp, Linyanti, Botswana
  • 3 nights - Xigera Safari Lodge, Okavango Delta, Botswana
  • 3 nights - Mombo Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana
  • Ends - Transfer to Maun for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Botswana
  • Nights Icon 9 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
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Highlights

  • Romanic copper claw foot baths, plunge pools and al fresco fine dining
  • Ideal for couples who appreciate the luxury of being isolated in nature
  • Evocative tent interiors and one-of-a-kind wildlife encounters
  • Luxury with no compromise on eco-sustainability and conservation
  • Some of the highest concentrations of game in Africa
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Maun

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Day 1 - 4

Your luxury safari kicks off in Maun where you will board a light aircraft flight to the private Selinda Reserve. A guide will be waiting to take you on a game drive to your exclusive camp.

  • 3 nights

Zarafa Camp
All Inclusive | Tented Room
Botswana

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Xigera safari lodge bathtub view 1280
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Day 4 - 7

Have your camera ready for the next light aircraft flight to the Okavango Delta, the aerial views are fabulous. Spot more wildlife on your drive from the airstrip to Xigera.

  • 3 nights

Xigera Safari Lodge
All Inclusive | Standard Suite
Botswana

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Day 7 - 10

Enjoy a morning activity and then hop over to the next Delta camp by light aircraft. Your Mombo guide will be waiting to take you to your next adventure.

  • 3 nights
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Mombo Camp
All Inclusive | Tented Room
Botswana

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Day 10

Spot the last of Botswana's wildlife on your flight back to Maun where you will arrive in time for your international connections.

We've got you covered

Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands)
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • Big 5 Safari Icon Big 5 Safari
  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Mokoro Icon Mokoro
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • Photographic Safari Icon Photographic Safari
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Wild Dog
    Wild Dog
  • Sable
    Sable
  • Pels Fishing Owl
    Pels Fishing Owl
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Lechwe
    Lechwe
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
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