Wings Over Southern Africa

Wings Over Southern Africa

Starting at $39,995


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
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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)

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Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Arrive Johannesburg, South Africa
Arrive in Johannesburg and transfer to your exclusive hotel. Settle in and relax before your exciting Southern Africa adventure.

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 graffiti artists. 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 departing flight.