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Luxury Victoria Falls and Botswana Safari

Inspirational safari honeymoon to Zambia and Botswana

This luxury safari offers the chance to see one of the world's 7 natural wonders, the spectacular Victoria Falls, as well as Botswana's 2 richest game-viewing regions. The accommodation selected is of the finest on offer in each region, offering personalised service in small camps, with expert guiding in private concession areas. Begin at Matetsi, the ultimate safari experience and idyllic accommodation retreat from which to visit the largest waterfall on planet Earth. It offers the ideal combination of safari, river, Victoria Falls and relaxation.

From here you will commence your fly-in Botswana safari splitting your time between Duma Tau Camp in the Linyanti region and Vumbura Plains in the famous Okavango Delta. Both areas offer some of the best wildlife experiences on the continent, seen on game drives, boat trips, walks and mokoros (dug-out canoes). A safari in Botswana is all about the luxury of space and privacy, it is the perfect safari destination for that extra special experience.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Livingstone
  • 2 nights - Matetsi Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • 3 nights - DumaTau Camp, Linyanti, Botswana
  • 3 nights - Vumbura Plains, Okavango Delta, Botswana
  • Ends - Transfer to Maun for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Botswana, Zimbabwe
  • Nights Icon 8 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
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  • See the Victoria Falls while staying in an idyllic retreat along the river
  • Sunrise safaris and sunset boat cruises
  • The Okavango Delta - some of the best wildlife viewing on the continent
  • See one of the worlds largest elephant herds at Duma Tau
  • Private plunge pools on wooden walkways mere steps from wildlife corridors
Itinerary Details


Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Livingstone

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Day 1 - 3

Arrive at Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe. You will be met and driven to your lodge.

  • 2 nights
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Matetsi River Lodge
All Inclusive | Suite

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Day 3 - 6

Return to Victoria Falls Airport today for your light aircraft flight to the Linyanti region of Botswana, via Kasane. A guide will be at the airstrip to transfer you to your camp.

  • 3 nights

DumaTau Camp
All Inclusive | Tented Suite

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Day 6 - 9

Enjoy a scenic flight today over the lush waterways of the Okavango Delta. Meet your guide at the airstrip for your drive to camp.

  • 3 nights

Vumbura Plains
All Inclusive | Suite

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Day 9

Look down over the changing landscapes of Botswana as you fly to Maun Airport. Here you will connect with your international flight.

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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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  • 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
  • Carbon-offsetting with One Tree Planted
  • Conservation donation to Save the Rhino
  • Community projects contribution with Uthando
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  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
Indulge your passions


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
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • White Water Rafting Icon White Water Rafting
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experiences
  • Photography Safari Icon Photography Safari
  • Star Gazing Star Bed Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Natural Wonders Icon Natural Wonders
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
Enriching encounters


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.

  • African Wilddog
    African Wilddog
  • Sable
  • Pels Fishing Owl
    Pels Fishing Owl
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Lechwe
  • Hippo
  • Elephant
  • Crocodile
  • Cheetah
  • Buffalo
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, 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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