Botswana – Kwando 5 Rivers Special


The fly in safaris includes 6 nights stay at Kwando Safaris Camps located on private reserves. Travel between Nov 15-Dec 19, 2023, and Jan 5-April 1, 2024 to enjoy the special discounted rate. Price reflects “Five Rivers” Special at Kwando camps including Lebala, Lagoon, Splash, Pom Pom, Tau Pan, Nxai Pan. Other rates applicable for travel outside these dates.

The suggested itinerary includes 2 nights in Johannesburg and Victoria Falls with 3-night stays at Camps in 2 distinct regions of Botswana. The trip concludes with a 5-night stay in Cape Town.

Not Included
Tour Notes
  • Explore South Africa's history in her largest city, Johannesburg and nearby Soweto Township
  • Marvel at Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya or The Smoke that Thunders)
  • All inclusive at Kwando camps on private reserves
  • Lebala Camp, in the Linyanti Concession experiences
  • Splash Camp in the Okavango/Moremi
  • Two game drives daily
  • Relax and soak in the beauty of Cape Town, enjoying a break from the winter back home
  • Opportunities to extend your holiday at Kwando camps/Cape Town or elsewhere

2023-2024 Dates: daily based on availability

2023-2024 Pricing: $5175USD

Prices are shown as starting from rates in US$, per person based on two people sharing a twin room. Single rates may be available on request. Final pricing will depend on the availability of components and exchange rates in place at the time of your reservation.

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Day 1: Arrive Johannesburg

Upon arrival to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport you will transfer by hotel shuttle to the nearby Holiday Inn Airport for a two-night stay.

The Holiday Inn Johannesburg Airport, located just ten minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, is the perfect place to take time to relax and unwind before or after a long journey. Stay stress free with a complimentary airport shuttle service, internet, gym overlooking the outdoor pool, restaurant on site.

Day 2: Johannesburg

Day to relax or optional tours available such as Soweto.

Day 3: Johannesburg – Victoria Falls

Shuttle from the hotel back to Johannesburg’s airport for your scheduled flight to Victoria Falls. On arrival in Victoria Falls, you’ll be transferred to Shearwater Explorers Village Lodge, located 400m from the Victoria Falls, 100m from the epicenter of the Victoria Falls town with its craft and curio markets, and several restaurants.

A variety of local activities are available as optional tours such as visit to the Falls, cultural village tours, helicopter tours over the falls and for the adventurers zip-lining or bungee-jumping. Evening activities include  sunset dinner cruise or Boma dinner.

Day 4: Victoria Falls to Kasane Airport, Botswana. Light aircraft flight to Kwando Lebala Camp

Transfer by road to Kasane airport and transfer to light aircraft to Lebala Camp in the private Linyanti Reserve. Three-night stay on an inclusive basis: accommodation, all meals, twice daily scheduled camp activities, park fees, laundry and all local drinks excluding premium imported brands and champagne.

Day 5 & 6: Lebala Camp Activities

While staying at Lebala Camp, you will be taken on  twice daily game drives.

Day 7: Light Aircraft - Lebala Camp to Splash Camp

Splash Camp is set in the Okavangao/Moremi private reserve area of Botswana.

Three-night stay on an inclusive basis: accommodation, all meals, twice daily scheduled camp activities, park fees, laundry and all local drinks excluding premium imported brands and champagne.

Day 8 & 9: Splash Camp activities

While staying at Splash Camp, you will be taken on twice daily game drives.

Day 10: Maun to Cape Town

Light aircraft transfer to Maun Airport. Scheduled commercial flight to Cape Town.

The modern City Lodge V&A Waterfront is situated centrally in the city of Cape Town and is at the entrance of the premier V&A Waterfront. This is where you will find exclusive shops, restaurants and bars as well as the Two Oceans Aquarium, a fascinating insight into ocean life.

Hotel features include a restaurant serving Full English and Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner daily; WiFi, and fitness room.

Day 11: Cape Town, South Africa Free Day

Cape Town is blessed with a bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.

Day 12: Optional tour - Peninsula Tour

Cruise along Millionaires Paradise from Clifton to Camps Bay and on to Llandudno before an up-close-and-personal Seal Island cruise. Wind along Chapmans Peak Drive before meandering back along the coast, visiting Simons Town and ending your day at the penguin colony at Boulders Beach where you get to watch these entertaining, waddling characters.

Day 13: Free Day

Free Day to explore Cape Town. We suggest Robben Island, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Park, Two Oceans Aquarium, Greenmarket Square, Table Mountain, and the many beautiful beaches in the area.

Day 14: Optional Tour - Stellenbosch/Franschhoek Wine Tour

(Optional) After breakfast you will depart on your Winelands tour soaking  up the rich history and culture of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.

Day 15: Free day

Enjoy your free day before departing Cape Town.

Day 16: Depart Cape Town

Depart Cape Town or extend your African stay.

Should you wish to extend your time in Cape Town or continue on to another destination in Africa or beyond, please ask us to quote you for the additional arrangements.

  • Transfer between Johannesburg airport to hotel, round trip
  • Two nights of accommodation in Johannesburg at The Holiday Inn Airport, or similar, on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Two nights of accommodation at Explorers Village, Victoria Falls on a bed and breakfast basis/including airport transfer
  • Road transfer to Kasane Airport
  • Light aircraft flight from Kasane to Lebala Camp, Kwando Reserve
  • Three nights at Lebala Camp fully inclusive
  • Flight from Lebala Camp to Splash Camp, Okavango Delta Private Reserve
  • Three nights at Splash Camp fully inclusive
  • Flight from Splash Camp to Maun
  • All meals, daily scheduled camp activities/drives, park fees, laundry service, all local drinks (excludes premium imported brands and champagne)
  • Transfer from Cape Town airport to V&A Waterfront hotel
  • Five nights accommodation at V&A Waterfront hotel, Cape Town
Not Included
  • International flights to/from Africa
  • Inter Africa flights – Johannesburg to Victoria Falls and Maun to Cape Town
  • Meals not specified
  • Guide, tracker and camp staff gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Passport and visa fees, as required
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any new government taxes, levies, fuel surcharges or industry increase beyond our control
Tour Notes

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