Exciting Wildlife in Botswana and the Beauty of Cape Town

DELRAY BEACH, FL, Sept. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lion World Travel is offering a 12-day, luxury safari experience "The Best of Cape Town and Botswana" starting from US $4,998 per person sharing, including international airfare from New York (JFK) and Washington (DC) on South African Airways. Lion World Travel is also offering airfare from 26 major US cities for only an additional $100 and waiving the single supplement on a limited number of spaces.

Spend four magnificent days in Cape Town exploring its celebrated scenic beauty, culture, wineries and restaurants, with plenty of time to browse at Cape Town's bustling Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Next, spend five nights on a 5-star Botswana safari in The Okavango Delta - with its spectacular landscapes and wealth of wildlife - and Chobe National Park. Watch the large numbers of elephants, hippos, and thriving lion and leopard populations. Take to the Chobe River, where hippos yawn and elephants come to play. Activities include daily safaris and mokoro canoe or boat excursions to witness the wide diversity of wildlife, crocodiles, a myriad of birds and even tiny frogs. Enjoy a sundowner while watching extraordinary African sunsets in magnificent 4- and 5-star accommodations.

"The Best of Cape Town and Botswana" is on special with prices starting from US $4,998 per person including: roundtrip airfare on South African Airways from New York or Washington, D.C., all taxes, fuel surcharges, domestic airfare, regional and charter flights in Southern Africa, transfers, four nights in Cape Town at the deluxe Commodore Hotel, situated in the heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, three nights at the luxury tented 5-star Kadizora Camp in the Okavango Delta and two nights at Elephant Valley Lodge in luxury safari tents, in the Chobe National Park, home to the largest population of wild elephant. 20 meals and 10 game viewing activities are also included.

"The Best of Cape Town and Botswana" is valid for travel on the following dates:
January 18, 2015; February 14 and 22, 2015; March 2 and 30, 2015; April 24 and 28, 2015; May 6 and 22, 2015. No Single Supplement - limited space available on each departure.

Extend your stay with two nights at Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

Option 1 - 4-star package at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge for US $790 per person with no single supplement, including a tour of the Falls and a sundowner cruise as well as three breakfasts and two dinners.

Option 2 - 5-star package at Victoria Falls River Lodge for US $1,050 per person, based on double occupancy, with a US $300 single supplement. This option includes a tour of the Falls; a sunrise or sunset river cruise; and three breakfasts, two lunches and two dinners.

Both options include a road transfer from Kasane and a regional flight from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg.

For details and reservations, please contact Lion World Travel at 1-800-387-2706 to speak to one of their Africa specialists, or visit www.lionworldtravel.com.

About Lion World Travel
Lion World Travel is the leading tour operator from North America specializing in group and individual tours to Southern and East Africa, and is a member of the renowned Travel Corporation, which also includes: Trafalgar Tours, Contiki, Brendan Vacations, Insight Vacations, The Red Carnation Hotel Collection and Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. In its 50th year, clients continue to benefit from Lion World Travels' destination knowledge, expertise, and emphasis on customer service. With their safari specialists all having first-hand knowledge of Africa, Lion World Travel can confidently assist clients in creating an African adventure that fits their specific interests as well as their budget. Extraordinary service, affordable luxury and value for money are what keep clients coming back to Lion World Travel.

Winner of the South African Tourism Ubuntu Awards "Top Producing Tour Operator for North America" for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014

Winner of "Certificate of Excellence for TripAdvisor" for 2014

Winner of the South African Airways "Award of Excellence in Travel and Tourism for North America" for 2012

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TreadRight's past project partners include WWF, Conservation International and The National Trust in the UK. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society's inaugural "World Legacy Awards," WildAid and inspiring wildlife advocates like Terri Irwin.

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