Essentially Machaba

Okavango Delta, Hwange National Park

Botswana & Zimbabwe
  • 9 Nights
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    Green
    11 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

    $ 6935 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 May 2024 &
    1 Nov 2024 - 10 Jan 2025

    $ 11385 pps

    Peak
    1 Jun 2024 - 31 Oct 2024

    $ 15147 pps

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Essentially Machaba

Experience the essence of the Okavango Delta where untamed nature and captivating wildlife thrive. Then, venture into Hwange National Park, renowned for its abundant elephant herds, majestic big cats, and a myriad of plains game.

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Explore the Okavango Delta

This is your chance to explore Botswana’s prized jewel, the Okavango Delta. Over 11 000 km3 of seasonal floodwater travels from the neighbouring Angola Highlands to fill this inland river basin to create a home to more than 2 000 plants, 450 bird, 65 fish and numerous large mammal species.

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Explore a variety of biomes

A biome is a community of animals and plants that share common characteristics for the environment in which they live. Biomes can include a variety of habitats and as such, support different animal and life forms. This package covers several biomes enabling you to enjoy a wide diversity of wildlife in a single trip.

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Visit Hwange National Park

An hour’s drive from Victoria Falls, this package takes in the largest Park in Zimbabwe. At 14,600 square kilometre in size, Hwange National Park is home to the “Presidential Herd” of elephants and the iconic giraffe is a common sighting. The vast space the ideal way in which to immerse yourself in the authentic spirit of a safari.

Meals Activities Flights

Our packages are inclusive of meals, selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, wildlife activities, conservation levies and internal transfers

At a glance

Curated experiences

Discover what makes each camp so interesting and what you can do while there. Each camp and lodge has something different to share. Drawing on our extensive local knowledge, we make sure you get to experience the best that each site has to offer.

Days 1-4

Machaba Camp

Okavango Delta

Perched on the edge of the Okavango Delta, Machaba Camp offers the dual advantage of viewing large wildlife populations and exploring the tributaries of the Delta’s outer reaches in a mokoro canoe.

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Days 4-7

Gomoti Plains

OKAVANGO DELTA

Based in a private concession on the edge of the Gomoti floodplain system, this luxury safari camp has access to incredible wildlife and scenery. From the moment you arrive, you will be made to feel right at home but the true luxury of your experience lies in the discovery of the pristine landscapes, the beautiful culture and the extraordinary wildlife.

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Days 7-10

Verney’s Camp

Hwange National Park

Inspired by safaris of the past, Verney’s Camp is situated in a teak forest that is synonymous with Hwange. With views over a waterhole, the animals put on a daily parade as they come down for their evening drink.

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Package Includes

Luxury Accommodation

Luxury accommodation

Rest comfortably in eco-luxury tented camps with the option of Family Luxury tents (4-sleeper) or Twin tent. Tents include premium quality mattresses, linen and a private en suite bathroom with hot and cold running water, indoor shower, double vanity basin and western-style flush toilets.

Meals And Drinks

Meals and drinks

We make sure you never go hungry with freshly prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner. We also provide in-between-meal snacks and nibbles plus warm beverages, cool drinks and selected alcoholic drinks.

Activities And Excursions

Activities and excursions

Our rates include camp/lodge-based activities and planned excursions such as game drives, water safaris, Mokoro (canoe) experiences, walking safaris, cultural outings, and stargazing, among others.

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Airstrip transfers

We will meet you at the local airstrip and transfer you via game vehicle to and from our camp or lodge, freeing you to enjoy game viewing and be mesmerised by the sights and sounds of nature on the way.

Laundry Services

Laundry services

Little beats the feeling of freshly laundered clothing in the heart of the African bush. All our camps and lodges offer complimentary laundry services at our eco-friendly laundry stations.

Internal Transfers

Internal logistics

The package price includes all internal logistics including, camp-to-camp, airport and road transfers.

Package Excludes

Premium imported drinks, international flights, travel insurance, VISA's, discretionary tips

Tailored Safari Packages

Inspired by our knowledge and first-hand experience of Botswana and Zimbabwe, we have crafted a series of packages to provide textured and authentic African safaris.

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Classic Botswana and Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe & Botswana

Hwange National Park, Okavango Delta

Experience the best of Botswana & Zimbabwe. Explore the exquisite tapestry of natural wonders across the Okavango Delta. Traverse the mesmerizing landscapes of Hwange National Park and embrace the thundering cascade while marveling at the scenic grandeur of Victoria Falls. 

  • 11 Nights
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    Green
    11 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

    $ 8287 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 May 2024 &
    1 Nov 2024 - 10 Jan 2025

    $ 13199 pps

    Peak
    1 Jun 2024 - 31 Oct 2024

    $ 16961 pps

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Essentially Machaba

Zimbabwe & Botswana

Hwange National Park, Okavango Delta

Experience the essence of the Okavango Delta where untamed nature and captivating wildlife thrive. Then, venture into Hwange National Park, renowned for its abundant elephant herds, majestic big cats, and a myriad of plains game.

  • 9 Nights
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    Green
    11 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

    $ 6935 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 May 2024 &
    1 Nov 2024 - 10 Jan 2025

    $ 11385 pps

    Peak
    1 Jun 2024 - 31 Oct 2024

    $ 15147 pps

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Definitive Machaba

Zimbabwe & Botswana

Hwange National Park, Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta

Discover the epitome of wilderness exploration starting in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe's largest reserve, followed by the untamed allure of Ngoma lodge offering endless views over the seasonal Chobe flood plain. Thereafter visit the classic safari lands of the Okavango delta.

  • 11 Nights
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    Green
    11 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

    $ 9042 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 May 2024 &
    1 Nov 2024 - 10 Jan 2025

    $ 14851 pps

    Peak
    1 Jun 2024 - 31 Oct 2024

    $ 19631 pps

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Zimbabwe & Botswana

Hwange National Park, Chobe National Park, Mana Pools National Park, Okavango Delta

Embark on the multifaceted odyssey traversing some of Africa's top safari destinations. Start in the magical landscapes of Mana Pools and Hwange National Park. Discover the grandeur of Victoria Falls and the wildlife-rich allure of Ngoma Safari Lodge in Chobe National Park. Conclude amidst nature's tranquility at Kiri Camp in the Okavango Delta to end off an unforgettable expedition.

  • 13 Nights
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    Shoulder
    1 May 2024 - 31 May 2024

    $ 14805 pps

    Peak
    1 Jun 2024 - 31 Oct 2024

    $ 18940 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Nov 2024 - 15 Nov 2024

    $ 14805 pps

Classic Okavango Delta

Classic Delta Package

Botswana

Okavango Delta

Watch elephants swim through the reeds in the Okavango Delta, or a leopard track its prey in the predator capital of the world at Gomoti. It’s the chance to see nature in un-edited detail.

  • 9 Nights
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    Green
    11 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

    $ 6863 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 May 2024 &
    1 Nov 2024 - 10 Jan 2025

    $ 12337 pps

    Peak
    1 Jun 2024 - 31 Oct 2024

    $ 16333 pps

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Botswana

Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta

Starting at the world-famous Chobe Game Reserve and moving to the world-renowned Okavango Delta, this safari includes the Gomoti Game Reserve – known as the predator capital of the world. Thereafter visit the classic safari lands of the delta.

  • 8 Nights
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    Green
    11 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

    $ 8253 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 May 2024 &
    1 Nov 2024 - 10 Jan 2025

    $ 10433 pps

    Peak
    1 Jun 2024 - 31 Oct 2024

    $ 13881 pps

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Botswana

Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park

The private Ngoma Safari Lodge, is located on the edge of a plateau, offering endless views over the seasonal Chobe flood plain. Thereafter visit Little Machaba, an intimate oasis nestled in the riverine trees.

  • 5 Nights
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    Green
    11 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

    $ 3518 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 May 2024 &
    1 Nov 2024 - 10 Jan 2025

    $ 4908 pps

    Peak
    1 Jun 2024 - 31 Oct 2024

    $ 6868 pps

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Zimbabwe

Hwange National Park

Take a safari in the largest National Park in Zimbabwe. Hwange is a blend of semi-desert, forest and open savannah and is home to great herds of elephant, big cats and a myriad of plains game.

  • 6 Nights
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    Green
    11 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

    $ 2919 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2024 - 31 May 2024 &
    1 Nov 2024 - 10 Jan 2025

    $ 4858 pps

    Peak
    1 Jun 2024 - 31 Oct 2024

    $ 6799 pps

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Classic Mana Pools

Zimbabwe

Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools National Park is surprisingly textured. Its varied landscape gives rise to different plants, bird and animal life which can be seen from a game vehicle, by foot or the comfort of your eco-luxury accommodation.

  • 8 Nights
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    Shoulder
    1 May 2024 - 31 May 2024

    $ 4859 pps

    Peak Special
    1 Jun 2024 - 30 Jun 2024

    $ 6389 pps

    Peak
    1 Jul 2024 - 31 Oct 2024

    $ 8049 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Nov 2024 - 15 Nov 2024

    $ 6009 pps

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