Muchenje Safari Lodge supports Mabele Primary School, Tongabezi supports The Tujatane Tongabezi Trust School, and Old Mondoro supports Conservation Lower Zambezi , an educational conservation NGO, all of which guests may visit. This is a 9-day/8-night program offered during the dry season of June through November. Rates are from $5,490 per person double. Guests transfer from Botswana’s Kasane airport to access Chobe National Park’s Muchenje Lodge on the Chobe River to begin a safari encompassing three parks on two rivers, the Chobe and Zambezi, and two countries, Botswana and Zambia. Activities include day and night game drives, boat, canoe and walking safaris, and catch & release fishing.
On Days 4 and 5 guests lodge near Livingstone, the historic colonial town famous for its proximity to Victoria Falls, one of the natural Seven Wonders of the World and the largest sheet of falling water on earth. The final destination is Lower Zambezi National Park, one of Africa’s most scenic wildernesses, home to an impressive quantity and variety of wildlife that can be viewed not only on the more usual land-based safari activities but also on a variety of water-based activities and in the camps themselves. Lodging is at Old Mondoro Camp, a unique private safari camp overlooking a maze of hippo-inhabited islands. Departures are by light air to Lusaka or back to Livingstone to connect with international flights home. See:
About African Safari Company & Small Ship Safaris
Mike Nesbitt, a native of South Africa, and daughter Julia bring an intimate knowledge of wildlife migrations, climate variables and cultural opportunities to the African Safari Company that he founded in 1998. Specializing in small group travel and custom safaris for the independent and inquisitive adventurer, the company carefully vets each lodge, camp and safari partner they work with in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda & Rwanda, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Namibia.
A new division launched in 2013, Small Ship Safaris features a similar exotic adventure experience - on water instead of land. Expedition ships for between 16 and 210 guests transport wildlife and nature enthusiasts to remote areas of Alaska, Hawaii, Amazon, Polar Regions, Baja Sea of Cortez, Galapagos and Patagonia.