EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF SOUTHERN AFRICA ON THIS EPIC ADVENTURE: MIGHTY VICTORIA FALLS, THE GAME-RICH
OKAVANGO DELTA AND THE TOWERING DUNES OF SOSSUSVLEI AS WELL AS INSPIRING, COSMOPOLITAN CAPE TOWN — ALL ON ONE INCREDIBLE ITINERARY MADE POSSIBLE BY PRIVATELY CHARTERED AIR AND THE LONGSTANDING LOCAL PRESENCE OF ABERCROMBIE & KENT.
Aircraft: Learjet 45 or comparable
Aircraft and seating configuration subject to change.
Flight Details Johannesburg–Livingstone (1 hour 30 min) | Livingstone–Maun (30 min) | Maun–Chief’s Camp (25 min) | Chief’s Camp–Maun (25 min) | Maun–Windhoek (1 hour 15 min) | Windhoek–Sossusvlei (1 hour 45 min) | Sossusvlei–Windhoek (1 hour 45 min) | Windhoek–Cape Town (2 hours)
Day 1 - Arrive Johannesburg, South Africa
Arrive in Johannesburg and transfer to your exclusive
hotel. Settle in and relax before your exciting Southern
Day 2 - Livingstone, Zambia
Fly by privately chartered air to Livingstone in Zambia.
Continue to Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma, where you stay
in a luxury tree house built into the riverside canopy.
At twilight, cruise the Zambezi River, sipping cocktails
and gliding past pods of hippos, on a memorable Scenic
Sundowner. Gather this evening for a welcome dinner.
Day 3 - Livingstone
Begin with a guided walking tour of spectacular Victoria
Falls from the Zambian side. Afterward, peruse a local craft
market, and then enjoy a Chef’s Table Experience before
lunch. Next, gain insight into local daily life with a visit
to a school and clinic supported by A&K Philanthropy
(AKP) in Nakatindi Village. Return to camp for a cocktail
followed by dinner.
Day 4 - Okavango Delta, Botswana
Fly by private charter to Maun, Botswana, transferring
on arrival by light aircraft to the Okavango Delta, and
continuing overland to Sanctuary Chief ’s Camp. The
camp is situated in the Mombo Concession of the
Moremi Game Reserve, nicknamed the “predator capital
of the world” and one of the best places in Botswana to
see the Big Five — the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and
Cape buffalo. Settle into your luxurious camp, and then
set out on an afternoon game drive.
Day 6 - Okavango Delta
Explore the reserve for the next two days, rising early
for a game drive through countryside where elephants,
buffalo and impalas, as well as lions and other predators,
roam free. Each afternoon, set out on a safari to marvel
at the incredible wildlife. On either day, perhaps embark on an optional mokoro ride, gliding quietly
through tranquil delta waters, observing the aquatic
residents large and small, from frogs to hippos. Learn
how this unique inland delta does not flood during
the rainy season and how termites played a role in the
formation of its islands, preventing it from becoming
one vast lake.
Day 7 - Sossusvlei, Namibia
Return by light aircraft to Maun and board your private
charter flight to Windhoek, Namibia. On arrival, transfer
by light aircraft to Sossusvlei and continue to your
luxurious desert lodge. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure.
After dark, join the resident astronomer in the lodge’s
state-of-the-art observatory and marvel at the sky’s wonders.
Day 8 - Sossusvlei
Today, visit renowned Sossusvlei, a place of otherworldly
beauty. The salt-and-clay pan is surrounded by towering
dunes that, together with the sky, make up the palette of
burnt oranges and vivid blues that are so distinctive to
the region. After an opportunity to climb “Big Daddy”
— the tallest of the dunes — return to your lodge for an
afternoon at leisure.
Day 9 - Sossusvlei
Rise early to explore the fascinating NamibRand Nature
Reserve, observing its unique desert-adapted plants
and wildlife, and learning about the efforts to conserve
its unique ecology. This afternoon, you may opt to
venture out for a guided trail ride over the stark desert
panorama by ATV.
Day 11 - Cape Town, South Africa
Fly by light aircraft to Windhoek, and then on to Cape
Town via privately chartered aircraft. Upon arrival,
check in to your hotel and enjoy the remainder of the
day at leisure. The next day, set out for Robben Island
(weather permitting), where the anti-apartheid leader
— and eventual South African president — Nelson
Mandela was once imprisoned. Privately tour this
moving UNESCO World Heritage Site, and view a cell
where Mandela was held. After lunch, drive to Table
Mountain and ascend to its soaring plateau by cable car
(weather permitting) for gorgeous views.
Day 12 - Cape Town
Personalize your travel experience today, choosing the
activity best suited to your interests.
DESIGN YOUR DAY | Select from these options
Savor a Taste-Filled Winelands AdventureExplore the Cape Winelands, venturing through rich,
verdant valleys and visiting historic Stellenbosch, with
its striking white Georgian mansions. Stop along the
way for wine tastings at some of the best vineyards, a
delicious lunch and a refreshing craft beer tasting.Hike & Bike the Table Mountain Area
Get active today, starting with a hike to the top
of Lion’s Head — a landmark peak next to Table
Mountain — for amazing views over the city. Break
for lunch on trendy Bree Street, and then set out on a
leisurely bicycle ride along the Sea Point Promenade,
perusing local art installations as you go.
Discover the City’s Thriving Art Scene
Delve into Cape Town’s dynamic art world, starting at
the new Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa,
which you explore with an expert guide. Visit the
vividly colorful Bo-Kaap district, and later stop at an
urban art project for insights into the passion of local
Return to your luxurious hotel for an evening at leisure.
Day 13 - Cape Town
Discover scenic, rugged Cape Point, the mountainous promontory at the southern tip of Africa. Venture past
the “bikini beaches” at the base of the Twelve Apostles
Mountains, Hout Bay with its bustling fishing harbor,
and over Chapman’s Peak Drive. Explore the Cape
Peninsula and Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve,
home to rare species. Ascend by funicular to the
pinnacle at Cape Point for some stunning views. At
Boulders Beach, visit its colony of endangered African
penguins. Tonight, gather for your farewell dinner.
Day 14 - Depart Cape Town
After breakfast, privately transfer to the airport for your