September 18 - October 2, 2013

The Grand Safari

Southern Africa by Private Plane

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Visit the incomparable game lands on a luxurious expedition by private plane to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. This epic air safari showcases a diversity of landscapes, spanning five unique ecosystems and touching down in some of Africa’s most extraordinary locations, including Botswana’s immense Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls, and Namibia’s starkly beautiful game reserves and deserts. En route you’ll have ample opportunities to view the “Big Five”—lions, elephants, buffalo, leopards, and rhinoceroses—as well as zebra, wildebeest, springbok, and over 500 species of birds. During your adventure you’ll enjoy top game guides, five-star hospitality from your flight crew, and Africa’s most luxurious game lodges and wildlife camps.
For more information, call Smith Travel at 800-225-2029, or contact us via e-mail at You may fax the completed registration form to 413-585-2015 or mail it to the address below.
Mail To:
Smith Travel
Alumnae House
33 Elm Street
Northampton, MA 01063

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  • Remote wildlife destinations, including the watering holes of Namibia’s Etosha pan
  • South Africa's Sabi Sand Game Reserve, bordering Kruger National Park
  • The world’s highest sand dunes at Sossusvlei, in the Namib Desert
To be determined
  • Duration: 15 days
  • Activity level: Moderately active
  • Cost: $29,950 per person, based on double occupancy
  • Single supplement: $5,900 per person
  • Deposit: $1,500 per person, payable to Criterion Travel, with a second deposit of $5,000 per person due six months prior to departure