If you are planning to go on a safari across the vast lands of Africa and have been planning to get a ride in 4×4 jeep across the expanse of the African landscape, then you might be in for a surprise. For the safari thrill seekers, there is now a new and enticing opportunity to witness the wonders of nature and the animal kingdom’s natural habitat, all the while enjoying the luxurious pampering offered by luxury cruise professionals.
In an effort to provide the tourists with a different perspective to African safari, the luxury riverboat, Zambezi Queen has now begun conducting safari expeditions. This one of a kind luxury safari tours begins from Caprivi Strip, the central point that divides the four corners of Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana. Tourists are brought to the boarding location from Johannesburg via Kasane, Botswana. From here the tourists are taken to the Zambezi dock that takes about 90 minutes to reach via a land vehicle or a boat.
The Zambezi Queen gives the impression of the classic Orient Express and the luxury riverboat consists of glass windows and step-out balconies. The visitors board the vessel via the lower deck are greeted by the staff of the Zambezi Queen. The routes and travel pattern for the Zambezi Queen are pre-defined, as the boat travels to dedicated docks, from where the tourists are given the option of engaging themselves in water-based game views or land safaris. Nights on board the Zambezi Queen are marked by dinner in the glass-enclosed dining room on the top floor and due to the panoramic view provided by the dining room, the travelers are able to witness the activities of native animals even at night. These incredible safari tours aboard the Zambezi Queen carry a price tag of $400 to $600 a person per day and the guests are offered the option of double occupancy for standard suites.
Via The Street