Emerald Season Botswana

Extend your stay at our luxurious Thorntree River Lodge

2 nights

Safari Overview

Extend your stay and add on 2 nights to visit Thorntree River Lodge. Thorntree River Lodge combines a luxurious riverside stay with a commitment to sustainabilty.

Here, you will wake up to the ebb and flow of the mighty Zambezi river in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, and experience the most breathtaking wildlife sightings, with the help of our professional guides.

Thorntree River Lodge celebrates the spirit of community, this is what makes this African safari an authentic, immersive experience. Our staff is 100% committed to making your stay at Thorntree, an unforgettable one.

Add on 2 nights at our Thorntree River Lodge:

3 nights Linyanti Bush Camp | 3 nights Khwai Lediba  | 2 nights Thorntree River Lodge

Safari starts in and ends in Botswana.

Flight prices are subject to change.

8 Nights

From USD 6 445 per person sharing

Destinations Visited
  • Botswana
  • Zambia

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*Final pricing subject to change according to current exchange rates.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Game drive

    Game drives are what gets us up in the morning in the African bush, they’re a great avenue for exploring the land in a safe and exciting way.

  • Rhino Experiences

    Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park is home to the extremely rare and endangered white rhino who are under 24-hour protection by the rangers.

  • Birding

    Thorntree River Lodge on the Zambezi River is home to a wide array of exotic birds, such as Gannets, Spotted thick-knee and Verreaux’s eagle-owl.

  • Cultural Visits

    Working together with the communities located in the areas surrounding where we operate gives locals an opportunity to be self-sustainable.

  • Sunset Cruises

    A cruise down Zambia’s glorious Zambezi River at sunset offers wonderful African wildlife sightings encapsulating the essence of Africa.

  • Fishing

    Spend the day cruising the water and taking in the gorgeous views. Try your hand at fishing for tiger, bream (tilapia) or vundu.

  • Canoeing

    Accompanied by your river guide, enjoy a canoe safari. Take a relaxed paddle through the water and experience Africa from a different perspective.

  • The Ngwana Club

    We specialise in children on safari. Nature walks around camp, arts and crafts, cooking lessons and other specialist child activities for younger guests.

  • Victoria Falls

    The legendary Victoria Falls, Mosi-Oa-Tunya or otherwise known as the Smoke that Thunders. Enjoy the splendour and magnitude of one of the seven natural wonders

Itinerary breakdown

Linyanti Bush Camp


✈️: Fixed wing flight from Maun International Aiport to Linyanti Airstrip

🚐: Road transfer from Linyanti Airstrip to Linyanti Bush Camp

Spend your time exploring the raw African wilderness on thrilling game drives, learn about the fascinating fauna and flora on walking safaris or float serenely along the waterways in a mokoro (canoe). A life-changing wilderness experience awaits you at Linyanti Bush Camp.



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Khwai Lediba


✈️: Helicopter transfer from Linyanti Airstrip to Khwai Airstrip 

🚐: Road transfer from Khwai Airstrip to Khwai Lediba

Khwai Lediba, on the edge of the Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana, overlooks the lagoons and lilies of the Khwai River. An ideal spot to begin your adventures, spend days exploring the open grasslands and great stands of leadwood and mopane woodlands, while night brings nocturnal drives and stargazing.

✈️: Fixed wing transfer from Khwai Airstrip to Nxai Pan




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Thorntree River Lodge


✈️: Fixed wing transfer from Khwai Airstrip to Livingstone Airport

🚐: Livingstone Airport  to Thorntree River Lodge

Thorntree River Lodge is nestled on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, where a combination of culture and adrenalin will entertain the whole family. It is the perfect setting to wind down after a day of experiencing the breath-taking Victoria Falls, seeing the endangered white rhinos and cruising along the river.

🚐: Thorntree River Lodge to Livingstone Airport

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Included & Excluded

Included in Rates:

  • Accommodation
  • All inter-camp transfers
  • All meals
  • Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages, except premium imported spirits and champagne
  • Laundry
  • Morning, afternoon & night game drives, walking safaris

Excluded from Rates:

  • Visa Fees
  • International / Regional Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Staff Gratuities
  • Conservation levies


Discover majestic wildlife at every turn while on luxury safari in Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park; these are some of the animals you can expect to see during your stay at Thorntree River Lodge.

Recent wildlife sightings

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