Exclusive 7-night Familiarization Trip with Mantis
26 February - 4 March, 2024
Discover the wonders of Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls on an exclusive 7-night Familiarization Trip with Mantis Collection.
From February 26 to March 4, 2024, immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes and rich cultures of this extraordinary region.
Participation fee: $1999pp USD based on single occupancy
Cape Grace discounted add-on rate is $250 per night bed & breakfast rate in a Fairmont Room based on single occupancy
- 2 Nights @ Mbano Manor* – Victoria Falls Zimbabwe
- 2 Nights @ on the Zambezi Queen* – Chobe River Namibia/Botswana including site visit on Chobe Princess
- 1 Night @ Khwai Tented Camp* – Okavango Delta, Botswana
- 2 Nights @ Feline Fields* – Kalahari Desert, Botswana
- Regional flight between Kasane Airport and Khwai Airstrip
- Helicopter transfer between Khwai Camp and Feline Fields
- Ground transfers between Vic Falls and Chobe and Feline Fields to Maun Airport
- All activities, meals and non-alcoholic beverages
*Includes accommodations (single occupancy), 2 activities per day, national park fees, all meals and non-alcoholic beverages
- International Flight into Victoria Falls Feb. 26th and out of Maun March 4
- Visa Fees
- Travel Insurance
- Items of a personal nature
- Staff gratuities
- Additional discounted nights at Cape Grace and/or any other Mantis Collection properties
2 nights Victoria Falls
Mbano Manor Hotel by Mantis
26 February, you will arrive from the US or Cape Grace* where you will be met by your host and transported to the hotel where you will spend two nights at the luxurious Victoria Falls property, and experience warm hospitality and exceptional service.
A special boma dinner is arranged that evening.
27 February, immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and a UNESCO Heritage site, followed for a cultural experience nearby.
28 February, after breakfast, you will check out and will start your round transfer from Mbano Manor Hotel to the Zambezi Queen.
2 nights Chobe River
Zambezi Queen by Mantis
On arrival on the afternoon of 28 February, your journey will continue with a unique River Safari on the elegant Zambezi Queen by Mantis. Cruise along the Chobe River, one of Africa’s most biodiverse waterways, teeming with wildlife and stunning landscapes.
Upon waking up on the morning of February 29th, you will enjoy a bird safari or a fishing activity. Afternoon activity includes visiting a local community on the Namibian side of the Chobe river. Late afternoon, enjoy the last river safari watching the sunset, followed by dinner.
On the morning of March 1st, you will disembark and be transferred to Kasane Airport for your Mac Air Flight to the Khwai Airstrip.
1 night Okavango Delta
Khwai Tented Camp
On arriving at Kwhai Airstrip, you will be met by your host for a short transfer to Khwai River Tented Camp where you experience the African bush like the explorers of bygone days. Settle into your luxurious tented accommodation, blending harmoniously with nature, and enjoy stunning views of the African wilderness.
March 2nd, after breakfast, you will board your helicopter transfer from Khwai Camp to Feline Fields by Mantis.
2 nights Kalahari Desert
Feline Fields by Mantis
Your adventure ends with a retreat to Feline Field Lodge, nestled in the heart of the Kalahari Desert, where you will enjoy two nights of blissful relaxation in our exclusive suites, designed to harmonize with the natural surroundings.
On the morning of March 3rd, your guide will take you out on an activity. The evening’s are spent gazing up at a blanket of stars as you lay under the vast African night skies, accompanied by the tranquil sounds of nature.
On your final day on March 4th, after breakfast, you will say goodbye and met by your ground transfer to Maun where you will fly on to go to US or on to Cape Grace*