Your tailor-made itinerary

6 seats, 4 lodges, 2 countries, 1 private plane. A one of its kind journey between the 2 greatest safari destinations on Earth. Explore in the footsteps of Dereck and Beverly Joubert, award winning filmmakers and custodians of these stunning camps. You'll start your epic journey in Johannesburg where you will board the Next Generation Pilatus PC12, which will stay with you throughout your safari. You'll fly straight into the legendary Okavango Delta, where you will spend 3 nights at Duba Expeditions Camp, where you may catch lions hunting during the day, an uncommon trait that remains with the Duba lion pride. After three thrilling nights at Duba Expeditions Camp you'll be flown into Zarafa Camp, enjoy stunning views of the Zibadianja lagoon which flows in front of the camp. Experience game viewing from your tent, walk through the plains or meander down the lagoon all with the Big 5 by your side. After three nights at Zarafa you will be flown to Kenya, land of the Maasai! You'll fly into Ol Donyo Lodge, located in south-eastern Kenya where Kilimanjaro's shadow follows you through your stay. Experience a plethora of activities, including horse riding, hiking and game drives all in pursuit of the famous 'big tusker' elephants. After 3 nights at Ol Donyo you'll be flown directly to Mara Plains Camp in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy Masai Mara. Cross the bridge over the Ntiakitiak River to your tent which opens out onto the vast Mara Plains. Watch as nature unfolds on one of the greatest plains on earth. You will be escorted throughout your 12-night journey by the incredibly gifted guide - Chris Renshaw whose knowledge of the wild is second to none. Winner of the coveted Africa Geographic photographer of the year 2015.

Safari Dates

  • 15 - 27 August 2017 Botswana to Kenya
  • 28 August - 09 September 2017 Kenya to Botswana
  • Only 6 places available per tour

Quick Facts:

Day 1

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Johannesburg OR Tambo International

Day 2 - 4

Upon arrival at Johannesburg Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will assist you onto your private Next Generation Pilatus PC12 plane. From here you will be flown to the Okavango Delta. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your camp.

Room Type: Tented Room Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities

Day 5 - 7

3 nights at Zarafa Camp

Today you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your onward flight via light aircraft to the Linyanti.

Room Type: Tented Room Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities

Day 8 - 10

3 nights at Ol Donyo Lodge

Today you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your onward flight to the Amboseli & Chyulu Hills. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the camp.

Room Type: Suite Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities

Day 11 - 13

3 nights at Mara Plains Camp

Today you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your onward flight via light aircraft to the Masai Mara.

Room Type: Luxury Tent Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities

Day 14

Today you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your flight to Wilson Airport. Here you will be met and transferred to Nairobi International Airport for your onward flight.

Day 15

Arrive at JFK

Tailor-made itinerary from $48,320 pp

Includes

  • International flights from JFK
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands)
  • All flying in a Next Generation Pilatus PC12 from South Africa to Botswana and Kenya and vice versa as mentioned in the dates
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Laundry
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Private guide

Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • International Flights into Johannesburg and returning fron Nairobi

Flights

  • Outward Flight:
  • Overnight from JFK to Johannesburg OR Tambo International
  • Return Flight:
  • Overnight from Nairobi International to JFK
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