The D'oreale Grande Hotel D'oreale Grande Hotel, Johannesburg Toka Leya Camp
Toka Leya Camp
Busanga Bush Camp
Busanga camp
Kafue National Park
Kafue NP
Ruckomechi Camp 
Ruckomechi Camp
Ruckomechi poolZarafa Camp deck
INCLUDES: Round trip coach air on South African Airways from New York (JFK) or Washington(IAD) Airport to South Africa OR Tambo International Airport~ Regional coach air (Johannesburg – Livingstone, Lusaka - Johannesburg) ~ Accommodation as per the itinerary ~ Meals as per the itinerary (7x breakfast, 6x lunches, 6x dinners) ~ All light aircraft transfers as per the itinerary ~ All road and boat transfers as per the itinerary, safari activities.

: Add on air from other US or Canadian cities ~ Any meals or services not mentioned above ~ Any items of personal expense - i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc. ~ Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers

2012 DEPARTURE DATES: Daily with a minimum of 2 people.


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Zambia & Zimbabwe| Luxury Tented Safari

9 Days

Day 1: USA - Johannesburg
Depart from New York (JFK) or Washington Dulles (IAD) for your South African Airways flight to South Africa.

Day 2: Johannesburg

On arrival in Johannesburg take the shuttle bus to your hotel. Discover untold luxury and comfort at the 5-star Peermont D'oreale Grande hotel located close to Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport. 196 elegant rooms and suites all lavishly furnished.  
Overnight at Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace on a bed and breakfast basis. 
Day 3: Livingstone
This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Livingstone in Zambia to begin your luxury camping safari. On arrival you will be met and transferred by road to your camp. Toka Leya Camp lies on the banks of the great Zambezi River in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, about 12km upstream from Victoria Falls. This is the perfect base to enjoy a tour of the Victoria Falls on the Zambian side, game drives within the National Park, which is home to buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, impala and possibly rhino or the occasional predator.
River cruises, fishing excursions and guided nature walks are also on offer. 
Overnight at Toka Leya Camp on full board basis.

Day 4: Livingstone

The twelve tent interiors boast cool wooden flooring, tasteful, uncluttered African décor in earthy tones, climate-control for a cool summer sanctuary, expansive wooden deck from which to soak up the views of the Zambezi River, often to the sights and sounds of birds, elephant and grunting hippo. Overnight at Toka Leya Camp on full board basis.

Days 5 & 6: Kafue National Park

After breakfast on Day 5, a road transfer takes you to Livingstone Airport where you connect on a light air transfer to Kafue National Park and Busanga Bush Camp where you will spend the next two nights. The camp itself lies well hidden in a vegetated tree-island of sycamore fig trees in the Kafue National Park which overlooks the Busanga Plains. Activities include game drives, walking safaris and night drives, led by qualified and knowledgeable guides familiar with their surroundings. As the plains dry out, this camp is perfectly situated to see large numbers of plains game such as puku, red lechwe, buffalo and wildebeest, followed by their predators, most notably lion. Cheetah and wild dog are also to be seen, while a special treat is the resident herd of roan antelope. Overnight at Busanga Bush Camp on full board basis. 

Day 7: Mana  Pools
After breakfast, a helicopter rides transfers you to Busanga Airstrip. Here you will depart by light aircraft to Lusaka Airport. On arrival in Lusaka transfer by road to Chirundu, where you take a 5 hour boat transfer to your camp. Ruckomechi Camp is situated on the western boundary of Mana Pools National Park, which lies in the heart of the Zambezi Valley. The area is renowned for large numbers of elephant, buffalo, hippo and eland, especially in the winter when they concentrate along the river. Predators such as lion, leopard and wild dog are all found in the area. Overnight Ruckomechi Camp on full board basis.

Day 8: Mana Pools

Spend another day on safari in this wondrous environment tracking game. Ruckomechi Camp accommodates guests in ten spacious en-suite tented units, including a honeymoon suite, all of which overlook the Zambezi River. Each tent has both indoor and outdoor showers.
Overnight Ruckomechi Camp on full board basis. 

Day 9: Johannesburg - USA

After breakfast depart by boat to Chirundu. Upon arrival, you will be transferred by road to Lusaka Airport in time for your onward flight to Johannesburg and the USA.