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Belmond Safari

Journey through South Africa and Botswana with Belmond Safari, a comprehensive luxury safari itinerary taking you deep into the heart of Africa. Spot the big cats, zebra and Africa’s largest populations of elephants. Feel your heart racing as you get up close and personal with Africa’s incredible wildlife in their natural habitat. Games drives, luxury escapes and awe-inspiring backdrops will leave you breathless as you journey deep into culture rich Africa.

Trip Type: Adventure, Wildlife


Belmond Safari
Belmond Safari
Belmond Safari
Belmond Safari
Belmond Safari
Belmond Safari
Belmond Safari
Belmond Safari
Belmond Safari
Belmond Safari
Belmond Safari
Belmond Safari

Day By Day

Day 1 – Welcome to Cape Town, South Africa

Upon arrival into Cape Town you will be met and transferred to your accommodation

South Africa’s “Mother City” is indescribably beautiful, steeped in fascinating history and pulsating to a heady African rhythm. Indeed, few urban centers anywhere can match its setting along the mountainous Cape Peninsula spine, which slides into the Atlantic Ocean. A ride in a cable car to the top of Table Mountain, a ferry journey to Robben Island, or a meandering tour through the Winelands will leave you in no doubt that this place is an absolute highlight on any vacation to Africa. South Africa boasts incredibly good weather, gorgeous scenery and fantastic beaches and is one of the most diverse and enchanting countries in the world. Exotic combinations of landscapes, people, history and culture offer visitors a unique and inspiring experience.

Starting Accommodation: Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel

Day 2 – Winelands Full Day Tour

The Cape Winelands are amongst the most scenic in the world. A visual feast of lush green valleys, rugged mountains, fine cuisine, and world-class wine producing estates make up the Cape Winelands. Its many historic wine estates, characterized by classic Cape Dutch-style buildings with distinctive gables and thatched roofs, and massive vineyards, date back centuries. Wine estates are bordered by: the Hottentots, Holland; the Franschhoek Mountains; and in the North, by the Wemmershoekberg. The most popular and well-known are Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl all offering some of the finest wine tasting experiences. 

Starting Accommodation: Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 – Cape Town City Morning Tour

This morning enjoy the ultimate 'Mother City' experience, designed to orientate and give you a full-color insight into the extraordinary magic of Cape Town which includes iconic buildings, snatches of its history, and experiences unique to this City. First up, it's the cable car to the summit of the legendary Table Mountain (weather permitting) and from there, you'll be able to see to the end of our world, including the City and surrounding layout of this southernmost tip of Africa. Next visit the country's oldest building, The Castle (closed Sundays), and a short distance away, the Company Gardens, both historically fascinating and well conserved. The drive continues past Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the Slave Lodge, and you'll sense the depth of history via their distinctive architecture. Colonial then changes to colorful, as you move up the cobblestoned hills to the Malay Quarter, and marvel at the ice-cream colors of the quaint Bo-Kaap homes. Enjoy an afternoon exploring Cape Town at your leisure.

Starting Accommodation: Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 – Cape Point Full Day Tour

Today travel around the Cape Peninsula, named by early explorers as the 'Fairest Cape'. On your full day tour you will encounter beautiful beaches, remarkable scenery, the mythical meeting place of the two oceans and local wildlife. The Mother City has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. See first hand these beautiful beaches as you meander along the Altantic seaboard. Hout Bay a vibrant harbor suburb of Cape Town. From here you will enjoy a boat trip to Seal Island which also offers beautiful views of Hout Bay. A return trip lasts approximately 40 minutes. Seal Island is a small island sanctuary for thousands of Cape Fur seals, as well as a variety of seabirds. Cape of Good Hope is one of the two world-renowned landmarks within the Table Mountain National Park, the other is Table Mountain. False Bay has one of the Cape Peninsula’s most tranquil and picturesque stretches of coastline. Known for its scenic beauty, it encompasses small seaside villages along coastline. Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town is home to the Jackass African penguin, now said to number over 3000, though the species as a whole is listed as endangered. Wooden walkways allow visitors to view the penguins in the natural habitat. Return to the hotel in the afternoon.

Starting Accommodation: Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 – Cape Town to Savute (via Maun)

This morning transfer to Cape Town Airport to connect with your flight to Maun. Upon arrival into Maun, you will be met and transferred by light aircraft into your Camp in the heart of the Chobe National Park, sometimes referred to as the elephant capital of the world.

This vast area in the far north of Greater Chobe National Park is revered for its huge and thundering herds of elephants. The diversity of seasonal floodplains and grasslands on offer means you can enjoy a game drive in the morning and a river cruise in the afternoon. One of Africa’s world famous big game areas, the Savuti Channel is famous for its lion and hyena populations, and just northwest of Savuti is Linyanti, yet another outstanding game viewing area boasting a range of activities.

Starting Accommodation: Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 – Activities at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Early morning game drives take you out and among Africa's largest populations of elephants. Big cats are on the prowl, too-from leopards to lions. Depending on the season you will also experience the great migrations of creatures such as zebra and antelope. Rare sightings might include the endangered wild dog, rock-climbing klipspringers and the elegant roan antelope.

Starting Accommodation: Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 – Activities in Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Enjoy another day of morning and afternono game drives at Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge.

Starting Accommodation: Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 – Savute to Okavango

Today you will continue your safari adventure. Fly by light aircraft to your next camp hidden from the world, deep within Botswana's Okavango Delta.

Botswana is home to the largest inland delta in the world. Game abounds year-round in the Okavango Delta and Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Camps in these areas are classified as: land camps – where safaris are undertaken in open 4x4 vehicles; water camps – where activities are centered on boating and mekoro trips; or combination camps - where you can experience the best of both safari styles (subject to water levels which are seasonal).

Starting Accommodation: Belmond Eagle Island Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 – Activities at Belmond Eagle Island Lodge

Spend the day enjoying the activities offered at the camp. Early morning and afternoon game drives take you out and among an almost unparalleled diversity of wildlife, passing through a range of different habitats. Expect to see a huge range of creatures, from big cats to hippo, giraffe and crocodiles.

Starting Accommodation: Belmond Eagle Island Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 – Activities at Belmond Eagle Island Lodge

Spend another day enjoying the activities offered at the camp.

Starting Accommodation: Belmond Eagle Island Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 – Depart Okavango

Enjoy your last game activity in the Okavango before transferring to the airstrip for your light air craft transfer to Maun Airport.  Fly to Johannesburg where you will connect with your onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast


Package Level: Deluxe

Please note all prices listed are approximations and subject to current rate of exchange adjustments. Each itinerary can be fully customized to your interests and needs.

Twin Share
6/1/2023 - 9/30/2023$12,510
10/1/2023 - 12/23/2023$9,535
1/1/2024 - 3/31/2024$8,550
4/1/2024 - 5/31/2024$11,610
6/1/2024 - 9/30/2024$15,820
10/1/2024 - 11/14/2024$11,610
11/15/2024 - 12/23/2024$8,550
Single Traveler
6/1/2023 - 9/30/2023$18,880
10/1/2023 - 12/23/2023$14,400
1/1/2024 - 3/31/2024$13,230
4/1/2024 - 5/31/2024$17,785
6/1/2024 - 9/30/2024$24,115
10/1/2024 - 11/14/2024$17,785
11/15/2024 - 12/23/2024$13,230

Add internal air to this package from $630*

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person, twin/double share in USD. All highlighted savings are reflected in the price. Price does not include airfare unless otherwise stated. Travel may be limited to certain days of the week. Hotels and tours remain subject to availability. Cancellation penalties and other booking or alteration restrictions may exist. Please note blackout dates may apply to Christmas, New Year and local special event periods. Pricing may increase over Holiday and special event periods and may not be reflected in price grid. Prices indicated remain subject to change without notice. Prices are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. CST #2012413-20 See our full Terms and Conditions: www.swaindestinations.com/terms



10 Nights


From $8,550 Per Person


Cape Town; Greater Chobe National Park; Okavango Delta


  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Scheduled charter flights within Botswana
  • 4 nights Cape Town
  • Full Day Cape Winelands tour
  • Morning Cape Town City tour
  • Full Day Cape Peninsula tour
  • 3 nights Savute Channel, Chobe National Park
  • 3 nights Okavango Delta
  • Game Viewing in Botswana
  • Meals: 10 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
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