Upon arrival at Victoria Falls, transfer to Matetsi River Lodge on the banks of the Zambezi River. Set in a 50,000 hectare private game reserve with 15 km of exclusive Zambezi river frontage, Matetsi is the most luxurious lodge in Victoria Falls. Further downstream lies the iconic Victoria Falls, only 40km away.
Victoria Falls is the worlds' widest curtain of water at over a kilometre wide that tumbles more than 113 meters to the river below. The “Smoke that Thunders” falls can be enjoyed by foot, helicopter and even microlight. Sunset cruises reveal the most magical sunsets.
Botswana’s first Relais & Chateaux property via renowned National Geographic filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert, the intimate 4 suite Zarafa Camp is located on the grassland plains overlooking the Zibadianja Lagoon, the source of the Savute Channel. Rich railway sleeper teak decking and dark leather evoke a traditional tented safari ambiance of old.
Enjoy game drives, walking safaris or a sunset "pontoon" boat cruise. Opt for a siesta at a viewing hide, set up at beautiful secluded locations. Tremendous wildlife include resident prides of lion and other big cats and huge herds of elephant.
Fly to Mombo Camp, known in safari circles as “the Place of Plenty”. Mombo boasts enormous concentrations of plains game and predators and is considered to be one of the best areas for game viewing in Africa.
Rebuilt in 2018, Mombo the camp's eight spacious tents afford sweeping views over a floodplain teeming with wildlife. The sitting room, separate bedroom and bathroom, indoor and outdoor showers and bathtub with copper and brass fittings all contribute to Wilderness Safaris' ideal of responsible luxury.
Enter a realm of savage beauty, a corner of forgotten Africa where it is so silent you can hear the blood circulating through your ears. This is the Makgadikgadi Pans, a place where one initially wonders why you've come yet which leaves an imprint on your soul.
The white-washed remnants of an ancient lake are home to some of the Kalahari Desert's most charismatic wildlife, its meerkats and brown hyena. Explore the endless landscapes by quadbike, walk with Africa's first people, San Bushmen hunter gatherers and feel one with the universe after a sleep out on the pans. This is simply Africa's most unforgettable experience!