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Luxury Zambia and Botswana Family Vacation

Inspirational safari family holiday to Botswana and Zambia

This luxury family safari takes in 3 of Africa's most iconic regions: the beautiful South Luangwa in Zambia, the world-renowned Victoria Falls and the wildlife-rich Okavango Delta in Botswana. Beginning in the South Luangwa, the family will stay at Chinzombo Camp, arguably Zambia's most luxurious camp. The Luangwa river teems with hippo and crocodile and provides a lifeline for one of the greatest diversities of habitat and wildlife, supporting more than 60 species of mammals and over 400 species of birds. During your stay you will enjoy game drives and guided walks with expert guides. It is then on to one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls, staying at Tongabezi Lodge, a luxury hideaway on the banks of the Zambezi River. Not only can you enjoy trips to the Falls but a host of other activities from a swim in Devil's Pool directly overlooking the Falls to sunset boat cruises, white water rafting, cultural tours and many more.

Conclude this fabulous safari holiday with the family travelling into Botswana's lush waterway, the Okavango Delta, known for being one of Africa's greatest wildlife sanctuaries. Stay at Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge which offers some of the most exceptional wildlife sightings in the Delta, which your family can enjoy on day and night safaris, as well as bush walks. Throughout this trip you will expertly guided and receive personalised service to suit your individual family's needs.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Lusaka
  • 4 nights - Time + Tide Chinzombo, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
  • 3 nights - Tongabezi Lodge, Livingstone & Victoria Falls, Zambia
  • 4 nights - Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, Okavango Delta, Botswana
  • Ends - Transfer to Maun for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Botswana, Zambia
  • Nights Icon 11 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

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
Price per person based on a family of 4
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Lusaka

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Day 1 - 5

Arrive at Lusaka Airport and connect onto your light aircraft to Mfuwe Airport. Here your guide will meet you and take you into the South Luangwa National Park and to your camp.

  • 4 nights
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Chinzombo Camp
All Inclusive | Villa
Zambia

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Day 5 - 8

Return to Mfuwe Airport today to catch your flight via light aircraft to the Livingstone. A driver will meet you at the airstrip and drive you to your lodge at Victoria Falls.

  • 3 nights

Tongabezi Lodge
Full Board | Garden House
Zambia

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Day 8 - 12

Today you will be driven over the border into Botswana and from Kasane you will fly via light aircraft to the Okavango Delta. A guide will be at the airstrip to take you to your camp.

  • 4 nights

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge
All Inclusive | Family Suite
Botswana

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Day 12

Take in the last Delta views as you fly by 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
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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.

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  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Rhino Tracking Icon Rhino Tracking
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • White Water Rafting Icon White Water Rafting
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Fly Camping Icon Fly Camping
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • Star Gazing Star Bed Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Natural Wonders Icon Natural Wonders
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Photography Safari Icon Wildlife Hide
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.

  • African Wilddog
    African Wilddog
  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Southern Giraffe
    Southern Giraffe
  • Puku
    Puku
  • Pels Fishing Owl
    Pels Fishing Owl
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Lechwe
    Lechwe
  • Impala
    Impala
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Bushbuck
    Bushbuck
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
Sample Itineraries

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