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Last updated: 09/05/2006
The Worlds Ultimate Safari and Island Trip. This trip WILL change your life.
Having flown in to Johannesburg you will transfer to your flight to take you to Victoria Falls in Livingstone,Zambia where you will be met and taken to The River Club.The River Club is situated on the Zambian side of the Zambezi River, 18 kilometres upstream from Victoria Falls. The camp has a distinct Edwardian flavour, and guests here enjoy the sights and sounds of Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River in a peaceful and tranquil setting away from the crowds. Ten luxury, thatched chalets overlook the Zambezi River, and have en-suite facilities including a bath, shower, toilet and basin. All the rooms have fans. The rooms are all completely open in the front giving guests the best possible views of the Zambezi. The main building also has an interesting library. The Victoria Falls are one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World and is arguably the greatest waterfall in the world. Daily trips to the Falls are a highlight. Boating to the Zambezi River's islands provides relaxed afternoon activities, and fishing and sundowner trips are offered. The Zambezi National Park is located just across the river, and elephants can be seen on the river bank. A rich bird life is found in the area. Hippos are regularly sighted (and heard) along the river's edge. You will spend two nights here.
After breakfast you will be transfered by road to Livingstone Airport where you will fly to Kasane, Botswana. Here you will be met and taken to your light aircraft for your transfer to Kings Pool in the Linyanti Region of Botswana.Kings Pool is a luxurious camp overlooking the Kings Pool Lagoon and Linyanti River. Accommodation is in nine very well-appointed rooms of canvas and thatch, each with a large bedroom area, lounge, private plunge pool and sala( outdoor day bed ). The en-suite bathrooms are tiled, with double showers, double hand basins, flush toilet and an outdoor shower. Raised walkways allow animals to wander freely around the camp. The lounge, dining room and pub are under thatch and there is a swimming pool and an open-air kgotla' for dining under the stars. The area is famed for its large herds of elephant that reach enormous densities in the dry winter months. Other game is abundant, such as impala, lechwe, kudu, zebra, giraffe, sitatunga, sable, roan, waterbuck, buffalo and bushbuck, and their predators: lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog and hyaena. Activities include day and night game drives and walks, while double-decker boat cruises along the Linyanti River (water levels allowing) offer spectacular viewing. Highlights of this camp include the amazing sounds of the wildlife all around, as well as two hides. One is located at the western end of the camp, where guests can spend a siesta watching game come down to drink. The other is an underground hide, with the water at eye-level : seeing elephant feet and trunks almost within touching distance while safely inside is an experience that transcends that of an ordinary safari. You will spend three nights here.
After a good brunch you will be transfered to the private airstrip for your light aircraft/helicopter transfer to Abu Camp; the most exclusive camp in Africa.Abu Camp is situated in a 400 000-acre private reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta. This Premier camp consists of six custom-built, stylishly furnished tents with beautiful en-suite facilities with a shower and a bath. Each tent has its own tree-shaded deck overlooking the lagoon, which thrives with abundant bird and animal life.
The dining / bar areas are on raised wooden decks that wind around African Ebony and Sycamore Fig trees. Sundowners around a traditional campfire are followed by five-star meals prepared by the camp's safari chefs. The lounge and dining tent has beautiful big sofas, with a breathtaking view over the lagoon and also features a well-stocked library and a study.
Guests at Abu Camp are invited to share with the resident elephant family what is, without doubt, the ultimate elephant education safari. The elephant experiences offer many magical moments including interacting with the resident herd of eight elephants by riding or walking with them, as well as with the herds of wildlife in the area. Abu also offers game drives, night drives, walks and mokoro (dugout canoe) safaris to view the abundance of game in the area.
The safari at Abu Camp is a fixed three night/four day itinerary departing on Tuesdays and Saturdays; with no guests arriving or departing outside these departure days this is without doubt the Ultimate house party' in the Okavango Delta. A healthy baby bull named Abu was born to Sirheni just after 6h00 on Wednesday 24 May 2006. Abu is named after the famous leader of the herd who died tragically four years ago and after whom the main camp is named after. You will spend three nights in this magical place.
After a light lunch you will be transfered to the private airstrip for your light aircraft/helicopter tranfer to Mombo Camp. Mombo Camp is a Premier Camp situated on Mombo Island, adjoining the northern tip of Chief's Island, within the Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta in northern Botswana. The island is surrounded by open floodplains and the camp itself is largely built in and around the shade of some large Mangosteen, Ebony and Fig trees - overlooking a wonderful floodplain teeming with game. The camp has nine luxuriously furnished tents, raised off the ground. The guests' rooms and connecting walkways that connect are up to two metres off the ground, allowing game to wander freely through the camp while at the same time allowing for guest safety. One often finds that animals take refuge under the rooms. The canvas rooms are spacious and very well appointed and have en-suite facilities with an additional outdoor shower for those who enjoy a shower under the stars. The dining room, pub and living area overlook the open plain in front of the camp and there is a plunge pool for relaxing in the heat of the day. Activities at Mombo include morning and afternoon game drives in open 4x4 vehicles. The camp offers abundant big game viewing, arguably the best in Botswana. The highlight is the concentration of plains game and all the predators - including the big cats. Lion sightings are particularly good. Guests can also see Leopard, large herds of Buffalo, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Elephant, Hyaena, Giraffe, Wildebeest and Zebra. Black and White Rhino have been reintroduced with outstanding success to the area (albeit most are further away from camp), thanks to the Botswana Rhino Reintroduction Programme. You will spend three nights in this wonderful gamerich area.
After brunch you will be tranfered to the private airstrip for your light aircraft/ helicopter tranfer to Jao Camp.Jao Camp is a Premier Camp situated in a private reserve on a remote large island, to the west of the Moremi Game Reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Across the waterway in front of the camp, guests have access to open floodplains and savannah for a wonderful Okavango experience. Guests are accommodated in nine large and spacious rooms. Each of the unique and beautiful twin-bedded canvas and thatched rooms has been individually handcrafted under the direction of renowned architects Sylvio Rech and Leslie Carstens, who most recently have designed North Island in the Seychelles. Jao featured in Architectural Digest March 2002. The rooms are built under a canopy of shady trees, with en-suite bathroom, hot and cold running water, a large bath and double vanity. There is an additional outside shower under the stars for those more adventurous guests who want to shower closer to nature. There is an outdoor "sala" for guests to enjoy midday siestas with a view and a breeze. The rooms are raised off the ground and offer wonderful views of the surrounding floodplains. A raised walkway connects the rooms to the dining room and lounge area. There are two plunge pools and an outdoor 'boma' for dining under the stars, as well as an excellent wine cellar. Jao also offers a Salon with a full-time therapist, offering a wide range of massage treatments. The activities at Jao include mokoro (dug-out canoe) excursions, boats, fishing, day and night game drives and guided walks. During an unusually high flood season, game drives begin by boating out to a nearby island - Hunda Island - where the vehicles are waiting, and the drive begins from there. The area is extremely seasonal and the annual flood transforms the habitat from dry green open plains in summer to shallow floodplains in the winter. You will spend 2 nights here.
After brunch you will be transfered to the airstrip for your light aircraft transfer to Maun airport where you will connect with Air Botswana to take you back to Johannesburg, South Africa. From here you will fly via Nairobi to Mahe in the Seychelles. On arrival there you will be met and taken to your helicopter for your transfer onto North Island.North Island is one of the forty inner granitic islands of the Seychelles that are often considered to be the most beautiful on Earth. As such, North Island Lodge is a rare sanctuary for guests seeking a gorgeous, unspoiled tropical haven on a large and private island. With four white sandy beaches located at each end of the compass, North Island is able to offer a year-round tropical beach and island experience.
There are only 11 handcrafted guest villas on the entire island, each constructed to combine to create a sensorial experience in surroundings of understated elegance. The new Spa, perched high above the beach with stunning views of the ocean, specialises in personalised holistic treatments to rejuvenate the body, mind and soul. Activities include mountain biking, gym, guided walks, snorkelling, fishing, boating, sea kayaking, and scuba diving. You will spend seven nights at this ultimate destination of barefoot luxury.
After breakfast you will tranfer back to Mahe by helicopter where you will be met and taken to your flight home.
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