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Safari Honeymoon Zimbabwe and Botswana

Inspirational safari honeymoon to Zimbabwe and Botswana

Without a doubt, a bucket-list honeymoon, this extraordinary journey begins with the chance to see the iconic Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, followed by some intense encounters with Botswana’s exceptional wildlife.   Escape the crowds at Victoria Falls staying at Mpala Jena, a luxury tented camp on the banks of the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe.  Here the two of you will not only have the chance to experience game drives, guided walks, and boat-based activities in the Zambezi National Park, but also see the nearby Victoria Falls. 

In Botswana you will fly between private areas of the Linyanti and the Okavango Delta, two of the most pristine wilderness areas left on our planet.  Selinda Explorers Camp and Duba Explorers Camp, in private concession areas, are perfectly placed for intimate and up-close wildlife viewing opportunities, from lions and leopards to elephants, lechwe, buffalo and everything in between.  The atmosphere is one of bush elegance with a relaxed style, complemented by attentive staff, private, professional service, and delicious food.  They are unassuming camps, light on their footprint but heavy on experiential luxury. The camps suit honeymooners who desire a back-to-nature experience but with those extra spoils.  

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Victoria Falls
  • 3 nights - Mpala Jena, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • 3 nights - Selinda Explorers Camp, Linyanti, Botswana
  • 3 nights - Duba Explorers Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana
  • Ends - Transfer to Maun for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Botswana, Zimbabwe
  • Nights Icon 9 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari

Tailor-made itineraries

Every Mahlatini trip is custom created to your exact travel wishes – no readymade tours or set departures. Get in touch with our experts to start creating your bespoke itinerary.

Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Victoria Falls

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Day 1 - 4

Arrive at Victoria Falls Airport and transfer privately to your lodge.

  • 3 nights

Mpala Jena
All Inclusive | Tented Room
Zimbabwe

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Day 4 - 7

Fly from Victoria Falls Airport via light aircraft to Kasane in Botswana and further onto the Linyanti region. A guide will meet you at the airstrip and drive you to your camp.

  • 3 nights

Selinda Explorers Camp
All Inclusive | Safari Tent
Botswana

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Duba explorers camp shared guest tent 1280
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Day 7 - 10

Fly today via light aircraft to the Okavango Delta region. A guide will be waiting to drive you to your next camp.

  • 3 nights

Duba Explorers Camp
All Inclusive | Tented Room
Botswana

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Day 10

Bid the Delta goodbye and fly via light aircraft to Maun Airport. Here you will connect with your onward flight home.

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 or per family sharing 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
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Honeymoon extras
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

Our trips offer 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
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • Photographic Safari Icon Photographic Safari
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
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
Sample Itineraries

TRIPS TO INSPIRE

From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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