View wildlife from all angles -- by mokoro (dugout canoe), open-air vehicle and cruise -- with this luxury Botswana and South African safari vacation. This deal for $4998 per person, including taxes and air, saves 50% compared with similar packages.
The nine-night trip begins in Cape Town, which tops The New York Times' 52 Places to Go in 2014. Travelers also have the opportunity to explore the northern Okavango Delta's rivers and tributaries by dugout canoe for close wildlife encounters -- a unique alternative to traditional game drives.
This deal from Lion World Travel includes:
Visitors to Cape Town can explore the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and tour Table Mountain. Next, spend three nights at a luxury tented game camp in the Okavango Delta. View the Okavango Delta from above while hot air ballooning for an additional fee. Venture by foot or open-air vehicle to spot buffalo, zebra, giraffes, lions and more. Chobe National Park is the final stop for daily safaris and boat cruises to see Africa's largest population of wild elephant -- in excess of 80,000.
Depart select 2015 dates: Jan. 18; Feb. 14, 22; March 2, 30; April 24, 28; May 6, 22
Note: There are a limited number of rooms available for solo travelers with no additional single supplement required.
Travelzoo Tip: Visit Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, with a two-night extension that includes a tour of the falls and a sundowner cruise starting from an additional $790 per person.