Sample Trip

Classic Botswana Honeymoon Safari

“Special romantic experiences included throughout these unforgettable 13 days”

Budget level: Mid-Range
Country
Botswana, Zimbabwe
When to Go
Feb to Dec
Duration
12 Nights
Safari Type
Lodge and Canvas

The perfect romantic Botswana Honeymoon safari with many special experiences and value adds throughout the journey. Showcasing the Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta and the Kalahari.

Far from a normal safari in Botswana, this Honeymoon safari is perfectly designed to include added special romantic experiences at every destination to ensure a truly unforgettable celebration.

This Botswana Honeymoon safari starts with your arrival in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Spend 2 nights here in a luxurious tented camp frequented by elephants, set in the Zambezi National Park, a mere 7km from the Victoria Falls themselves. With a number of activities included in the region, such as a guided tour of the Falls, you’ll be sure to make the most of this bucket list destination. After Victoria Falls a road transfer will take you across the border to Botswana for a 3-night stay at Chobe Game Lodge, the only lodge set within this section of the Chobe National Park. Part of your stay here includes an upgrade to an incredible honeymoon suite complete with private patio and plunge pool facing the Chobe River. With daily game drives and exciting river safaris on offer, Chobe Game Lodge is the perfect start to your Botswana adventure. After your stay in Chobe you’ll catch a charter flight to the Moremi Game Reserve, part of the Okavango Delta, where you will stay for a further 3 nights. With incredible wildlife on your doorstep, you will set out on twice daily activities including game drives and boat cruises. Part of your stay here includes a romantic private dinner set in a secret location within the lodge. Enjoy a final morning game drive in the Moremi Game Reserve before your light aircraft transfer to Camp Okavango, a remote lodge on a private concession in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Here you will spend the next two nights exploring the intricacies of the Okavango Delta from a variety of activities including mokoro excursions, boating safaris and guided bush walks. Your honeymoon package includes a 60-minute helicopter scenic flight including a private romantic champagne sundowner on a remote island in the Okavango Delta. Your final stop for of your honeymoon package is Leroo La Tau, set on the banks of the Boteti River, overlooking the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. You will spend the next two nights at Leroo La Tau enjoying daily game drives along the Boteti River to witness the prolific wildlife that frequent the region. As a final farewell gift, you will enjoy a traditional Setswana blessing. After your stay here another charter flight will take you to Maun for onward connections.

Itinerary in Brief

2 Nights Old Drift Lodge

3 Nights Chobe Game Lodge

3 Nights Camp Moremi

2 Nights Camp Okavango

2 Nights Leroo La Tau

Safari Rating

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detailed itinerary

  • Honeymoon special at Old Drift Lodge – Bride pays 50% of nightly per person rate, romantic turn down & private dinner with sparkling wine.
  • A SUITE UPGRADE at Chobe Game LodgeAutomatic upgrade into one of our suites. Upgrade confirmed at the time of reservation, not check in.
  • PRIVATE Sunrise Breakfast Cruise at Chobe Game Lodge: Enjoy a private sunrise boat cruise on the Chobe River including champagne breakfast.
  • PRIVATE Dinner at Camp MoremiPrivate dinner setup at Camp Moremi in one of the exclusive, romantic locations at the camp.
  • HELICOPTER Flip at Camp OkavangoA 60-minute helicopter scenic flight including a private romantic champagne sundowner on a remote island in the Okavango Delta.
  • SETSWANA BLESSING at Leroo La Tau: A traditional Setswana blessing with the staff at Leroo La Tau and members of the khumaga community.

Arrive by flight to Victoria Falls International Airport. Vehicle transfer to Old Drift Lodge.

The main lodge area has 360 degree views, North facing onto the Zambezi & South facing onto a water hole. A 7 kilometre stretch of river flows between the camp and the town of Victoria Falls, making Old Drift Lodge the closest lodge within the National Park to Victoria Falls.

Luxury boats transport guests to our natural utopia where we are able to accommodate safari guests in 10 double suites and 4 family suites. The spacious canvas en-suite rooms exhibit an air of elegance that blends in seamlessly with the natural environment. Each suite has its very own viewing deck, with a private plunge pool.

The suites are resplendent with stylish furnishings and fittings, accentuated by an indoor and outdoor shower, private plunge pool and star bed. The outdoor bath allows guests to submerge themselves in hot, bubbly water while listening to the river rush by, bathing them with a wave of calmness and tranquillity.

On your final morning you will be transfered by vehicle across the border to Botswana for a drop-off at Kasane International Airport, where you will be met by another transfer.

On arrival at the Kasane Airport you will be warmly welcomed by one of the Chobe Game Lodge guides and transferred by open game drive vehicle to Chobe Game Lodge. Spend three nights at Chobe Game Lodge in our luxurious honeymoon suite complete with private patio and plunge pool facing the Chobe River. With daily game drives and exciting river safaris on offer, Chobe Game Lodge is the perfect start to your Botswana adventure. The lodge offers a variety of luxuries allowing you to take the necessary time to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. The honeymoon package includes a sunrise breakfast cruise on the Chobe River for a chance to take in the tranquillity of the Chobe River in the early morning.

After your final morning activity at Chobe Game Lodge, you head back to Kasane Airport for your light aircraft transfer to Camp Moremi in the Moremi Game Reserve. Your light aircraft flight will offer you an introduction to the Okavango Delta as you witness the vastness of the world heritage site from the air. Landing at the Moremi airstrip, your guide will meet you and transfer you by road to Camp Moremi where you can settle into your luxurious tent. You will spend the next three nights at Camp Moremi enjoying game drives and boating excursions as you search for the prolific wildlife that inhabits the Moremi Game Reserve. Your honeymoon package includes a private dinner setup in a remote location of the lodge where you can take in the lodge’s romantic bushveld setting.

Enjoy a final morning game drive in the Moremi Game Reserve before your light aircraft transfer to Camp Okavango, a remote lodge on a private concession in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Originally built in 1982, Camp Okavango is one of the original safari camps on the Okavango Delta. Now rebuilt as an all new luxury safari lodge, Camp Okavango is the perfect base from which to experience the Okavango Delta. Here you will spend the next two nights exploring the intricacies of the Okavango Delta from a variety of activities including mokoro excursions, boating safaris and guided bush walks. Your honeymoon package includes a 60-minute helicopter scenic flight including a private romantic champagne sundowner on a remote island in the Okavango Delta.

Your final stop for of your honeymoon safari is Leroo La Tau. You will catch a light aircraft from Camp Okavango to Leroo La Tau before transferring by road the lodge, set on the banks of the Boteti River, overlooking the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. You will spend the next two nights at Leroo La Tau enjoying daily game drives along the Boteti River to witness the prolific wildlife that frequent the region. Option excursions to the nearby Khumaga village are also available for a chance to experience Botswana’s unique culture. As a final farewell gift, you will enjoy a traditional Setswana blessing with the staff at Leroo La Tau and members of the khumaga community. After your two-night stay at Leroo la Tau you will be transferred by light aircraft to Maun for your onward journey.

when to go

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