BOTSWANA: Untouched beauty, natural tranquillity and a magical landscape of pristine eco systems
Botswana is situated in the centre of southern Africa and home to some of the finest safari experiences on the continent. With the world’s only inland delta, the remote and wild Kalahari Desert, the hidden treasure Linyanti area and the Chobe National Park the country’s most striking features are its flatness, diversity of experiences and self-indulgent accommodation styles.
The most outstanding aspect is the Okavango Delta being a wetland within a desert and receives its waters from rain falling in central Africa over 1000 km away. With clear and pure water it supports more than 450 species of birds and animals offering travellers unique experiences from both land safaris and water safaris including the mokoro (dug out boat).
In the words of David Attenborough it is a magical landscape of pristine eco-systems and a thrilling diversity of game the Okavango Delta is one of the great natural wonders of the world. Unique to the Delta the camps are diverse range of private, intimate and extremely secluded away from the crowds offering guests some of the most stunning and truly exquisite luxury tented camps experience found anywhere is Africa.
The centre of Botswana is home to over five million-hectares of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and one of the biggest protected areas in Africa. With uninterrupted desert scenes and wildlife that has adapted to extreme dessert conditions including black-maned lion, brown hyena and honey badgers.
A favourite of the Africa Safari Experts team and a hidden treasure to the north is the Linyanti area with a stunning location and huge concentrations of elephant in the dry season and big game year round.
We will assist you to sort through the myriad of choice of accommodation and experiences taking into account the variations in weather, water levels, activities, experiences, landscapes and exciting and self-indulgent accommodation styles across the Delta and Botswana.
ZIMBABWE: scenic and wildlife rich in classic safari style
Zimbabwe is landlocked between the mighty Zambezi River forming the border with Zambia and the Limpopo River forming the southern border with South.
The Mana Pools National Park and neighbouring private Sapi Concession Experience deliver adventure expedition canoeing trips reminiscent of the old African explorers where you float down the river viewing enormous crocodiles, 100’s of sleeping hippo’s and stunning birdlife.
Victoria Falls the smoke that thunders is the biggest curtain of falling water in the world, forming the most remarkable feature of the Zambezi River. Fly over in a helicopter to view this natural wonder of the world which pours through the first gorge 110 meters wide and a drop of 150 metres before continuing through a series of zigzagging. The falls has a smorgasbord of activities including white water rafting and bungee jumping, stunning sunset cruises and indulgent luxury fine dining steam train experience to end the perfect day.
Scenic and wildlife rich the Hwange National Park is the perfect place for animal lovers where you will encounter enormous herds of elephant gathering at numerous watering holes and game drive through classic safari country.
Zimbabwe has all the ingredients for an exciting and varied safari holiday and the team at Africa Safari Experts will work through the myriad of exciting options available and provide you a tailor made itinerary to suit your requirements. We provide you timely, insightful and professional guidance along the way based on firsthand knowledge and experience.