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Sanctuary Retreats Botswana & Zambia

8 Days luxury sanctuary in Botswana and Zambia safari means a wilderness adventure to one of the most pristine wildlife destinations in Africa. Vast and untamed, with thousands of square miles of exquisite wilderness, you will experience exceptional game viewing as well as a varied safari experience.

Day 1: Arrive at Maun International Airport
On arrival at Maun International Airport, connect with your scheduled light aircraft flight to Sanctuary Stanley's Camp where you will spend the next 3 nights.

Accommodation: Sanctuary Stanley's Camp

 

Day 2-3: Sanctuary Stanley's Camp
Here on this 260,000-acre private concession in the renowned Okavango Delta, the distinguished accommodation has been crafted with sustainability in mind to evoke the days of explorer Henry Stanley, whom the camp is named after. The classic-style tents have been significantly enlarged, with five-star fixtures. Each tent has a deck with views over the dramatic floodplains, allowing prime game viewing from your bedroom with a freshly made cup of tea or coffee to hand. The in-room experience has also been enhanced with the addition of a compact gym bag, a well-stocked minibar and coffee station. There’s also a sociable new outdoor bar with the best possible views over the floodplains ensuring every moment of each stay has that incredible wilderness in widescreen. Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp is the home of our unique elephant interaction activity in partnership with the Living with Elephants Foundation. Explore Africa on foot from an elephant’s perspective as you observe and interact with orphaned, semi-habituated elephants, before enjoying a picnic lunch in their company.

Accommodation: Sanctuary Stanley's Camp

 

Day 4: Depart Sanctuary Stanley's Camp
Your scheduled light aircraft flight will take you to Kasane International Airport where you will be collected for your onward road transfer to Sanctuary Retreats Chobe Chilwero Lodge.

Accommodation: Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Lodge

 

Day 5: Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Lodge
Dramatically perched on a hill above the Chobe River in Botswana, this refined retreat has 15 stunning, breezy suites, scattered across lush green lawns, and gorgeous reception spaces. On the edge of Chobe National Park, home to the world’s largest population of elephants, Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero offers unparalleled views across the floodplains straddling the Botswanan, Namibian and Zambian borders. The large, exceptional suites flaunt clean lines and natural materials, the perfect blend of modern design and distinct traditional African finishes, and feature heavenly beds, generous freestanding baths, and rain showers. Three of the new suites at Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero feature an extra bedroom, which is heaven-sent for families. The lodge also boasts a full-service spa, with a unique tree-top treatment room, inviting the body and the mind to be pampered. As well as traditional game drives, there is a photographic safari boat with rotating seats to capture all angles. Relax in the inviting split-level swimming pool, or enjoy the array of gourmet food and wines, for which the lodge has become renowned.

Accommodation: Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Lodge

 

Day 6: Depart Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Lodge
Today you will be transferred by road transfer crossing the border to Zambia and Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma.

Accommodation: Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma

 

Day 7: Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma Lodge
Just 10km upstream from the mighty Victoria Falls, Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma comprises 12 heavenly tree houses connected by wooden walkways, perched in giant ebony trees overlooking a particularly racy bend in the Zambezi River. There are also two private houses, each with two bedrooms, their own dining areas and decks with plunge pools, as well as a private chef and dedicated staff. There are new intimate spaces at the lodge for drinking and dining which strengthen Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma’s connection with nature, whether you’re inside or out. The new outdoor bar overlooks the Zambezi River, offering guests the best view in the house - especially soul-stirring at sunset. The extended outdoor decking area also includes a remodelled boma fire pit and dining area. There’s an exciting new explorer lounge where guests can learn about the area before they head out on their game drive. Enjoy a range of activities including game drives, canoeing on the Zambezi, tour of the Victoria Falls and Sundowner cruises.
Accommodation: Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma

 

Day 8: Depart Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma
It’s time to bid the bush goodbye as today you will be transferred by road to Livingstone Airport.

Inclusions

  • Scheduled Light Aircraft Flight from Maun International Airport to Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp.

  • 3 Nights at Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp, Luxury Tent – All meals: breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. All drinks: teas, coffees, soft drinks, house wines, local beer and a select list of local spirits and 2 game viewing activities per day.

  • Scheduled Light Aircraft flight from Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp to Kasane International Airport.
    Road Transfer from Kasane International Airport to Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Lodge.

  • 2 Nights at Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Lodge, Suite – All meals: breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. All drinks: teas, coffees, soft drinks, house wines, local beer and a select list of spirits and 2 game viewing activities per day.

  • Road transfer from Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Lodge cross border to Zambia and Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma.

  • 2 Nights at Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma, Standard Treehouse – All meals: breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. All drinks: teas, coffees, soft drinks, house wines, local beer and a select list of spirits and all game viewing activities, plus additional: (canoeing and sundowner cruise on the Zambezi, tour of the Victoria Falls (excluding Victoria Falls Heritage Fees), walking safaris, local village tour, and fishing).

  • Road transfer from Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma to Livingstone Airport.

Exclusions

Sanctuary Retreats Exclusions:

  • Imported drinks

  • South African Reserve wines and imported champagne

  • Botswana and Zambia departure tax where applicable

  • Gratuity

  • Porterage