The Magic of Three Countries

Safari of the Year : Our Travellers’ choice

OUR #1 TRAVELLERS’ CHOICE SAFARI

African Bush Camps Travellers Choice Safari! For those with an adventurous streak and a thirst for a safari rich with African wildlife and culture. Featuring each one of our unique African safari destinations, namely; Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Zambia this is the ultimate African safari, and it’s the most booked.

Botswana is a paradise for mobile tented safaris and attracts the most discerning of travellers. Zimbabwe offers excellent game drives and walking safaris, add in the natural wonder of Zambia’s Victoria Falls and you have the perfect safari combination.

3 nights Khwai Leadwood* | 3 nights Thorntree River Lodge | 3 nights Somalisa Camp*

*Families with kids below the age of 7 can opt for Somalisa Acacia

9 Nights

From USD 5,101 per person sharing

Destinations Visited
  • Botswana
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zambia

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Reviews from our guests

  • KHWAI LEADWOOD

    “We did not want to leave! As our first ever safari, we had no idea what the expect but our three-night stay with Khwai Leadwood went beyond what we could have ever imagined! Comfortable accommodations, delicious food, and unbelievable wildlife. Our host Nico and the staff were so welcomng and our guide Banda was amazing – we could not have asked for a better guide. I cannot recommend more and I hope one day we will be able to return to this special place.”

    Michelle D
  • THORNTREE RIVER LODGE

    “We enjoyed three nights at this lodge en route to Botswana. The activities are plentiful: between multiple ways to see the Falls, wildlife, and a visit to the local village, we were always busy. But we could easily have spent more time at the Lodge itself, with peaceful Zambezi-view from the living areas, and the nicely-equipped little gym and library (with WiFi). Thorntree has all the comforts, and the area is teeming with wildlife, so if you are hesitant to go on a safari due to “roughing it,” be reassured. “

    Aidomis
  • SOMALISA CAMP

    “What an amazing experience we had on our first visit to Zimbabwe! Our stay at Somalisa Camp was beyond our greatest expectations! The entire staff was so warm, friendly, courteous, and helpful with all our questions and requests! Our guide, Bee, was wonderful – so knowledgeable and patient ! He made sure we were able to see such a variety of wildlife and beautiful scenery ! The sunsets were absolutely breathtaking!”

    The O'Learys

Rates

Jan / Feb / Mar

Green Season

USD 5,383 per person sharing

Per Adult Single: USD 5,921
Child (7 – 15): USD 3,366

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Apr / May / Nov

Mid Season

USD 7,666 per person sharing

Per Adult Single: USD 10,184
Child (7 – 15): USD 4,507

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Jun / Jul / Aug / Sep / Oct

High Season

USD 10,663 per person sharing

Per Adult Single: USD 13,181
Child (7 – 15): USD 6,006

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20 Dec - 05 Jan

Festive

USD 6,577 per person sharing

Per Adult Single: USD 7,115
Child (7 – 15): USD 3,963

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Itinerary breakdown

Khwai Leadwood / Khwai Bush Camp

Botswana

✈️: Maun International Airport to Khwai Community Area

A scattering of palm-dotted islands, flood plains and woodland make up the concession and typifies the region’s unique landscape. The Khwai concession is known for its abundant wildlife, especially predators including lions, leopards and the rare African wild dog. (Families have the option to swap out Khwai Leadwood for Khwai Bush Camp)

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Thorntree River Lodge

Zambia

✈️: Khwai Community Area to Kasane International Airport

🚐: Kasane International Airport to Thorntree River Lodge

Paradise awaits at Thorntree River Lodge. Choose to spend your days relaxing on the floating deck and traversing the Zambezi River by boat, or go exploring get swept away by the numerous activities the area has to offer. Stand in wonder in front of break-taking Victoria Falls or experience them from a different angle by helicopter or bungee jump. There is something here for everyone to enjoy.

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Somalisa Camp / Somalisa Acacia

Zimbabwe

🚐: Thorntree River Lodge to Victoria  Falls International Airport

✈️: Victoria Falls International Airport to Hwange National Park

Finish your African adventure at Somalisa Camp which is set in its own private concession in the heart of Hwange National Park, known as ‘the land of the giants’. Somalisa is renowned for attracting large elephant herds to its elephant pool in front of camp. Somalisa was also awarded the first GOLD Green Tourism Certification in Zimbabwe and is credited as being the leading eco-friendly safari destination in Zimbabwe. (Families have the option to swap out Somalisa Camp for Somalisa Acacia)

✈️:  Hwange National Park to Victoria Falls International 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
  • Two activities a day

Excluded from Rates:

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

Activities

  • 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.

  • Walking Safari

    Buckle up your boots and take a step into the intricate world of nature. Explore the wonders of the natural world with African soil crunching beneath your feet.

  • 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

    The Lower Zambezi River is the perfect setting for an adventurous canoeing safari. Paddle along the tranquil waters and take in the panoramic views.

  • 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

Wildlife

Wildlife sightings include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena, and many other wildlife species.

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