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11 DAYS DELTA SAVANNAH SAFARI


HIGHLIGHTS

1 night Okavango Delta(camping)
1night Maun
2nights Moremi game reserve

1 night Khwai concession

3 nights Savuti

2 nights Chobe National Park
1night lodge accommodation Victoria Falls
Mokoro rides(dugout canoe)
Optional Scenic flight over the delta


This safari will take you through the best wilderness island delta from none, the Okavango Delta with its vegetation and will pass through Maun, the safari capital of Botswana ,heading to Moremi game reserve for its predators, Okavango delta which will be experienced by mokoro (dugout canoe) will be your magic of safari experience, Chobe National Park with its largest concentration of elephants in the world will be felt. The magnificent Victoria Falls will follow in the Zimbabwean side.

Please note; As the safari starts at 7:30 on day 1 it is a requirement that you overnight in Maun the day prior to departure and purchase drinks for your safari. We can assist with pre safari arrangement.

DAY 1 OKAVANGO DELTA (camping)

The tour heads out in a north  westerly direction from Maun, making its way to the western side of the Okavango Delta, a veritable piece of heaven.  You will meet the local polers with their mokoro (traditional dug- out canoes) and cruise along the narrow ,twisting, papyrus-lined channels, home to much glorious birdlife.  The polers will transfer you to an island. You will spend one day exploring this beautiful area on  mokoro  excursion and by taking guided walks on island and beautiful floodplains  of Okavango. You will camp wild (with bush ablutions)Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

 

DAY 2: MAUN(camping)

After inspired by the enormous beauty of Okavango Delta, you will head back to Maun. Here you will have the option of taking a scenic flight over the delta (45 minutes scenic flight is EUR 200 per person, min 3 guests to guarantee the flight. This amazing experience allows you to appreciate the delta`s unique water system from the air. You will spend the night at a campsite just outside Maun with permanent ablution facilities.

DAY :3-4 MOREMI GAME RESERVE(camping)

 

From Maun you will drive to Moremi Game Reserve, one of the most game -rich wilderness areas of Botswana .The two days will be spent searching for the wide variety of wildlife and birds that this area has to offer, while taking in the sounds and extraordinary beauty of this region, sunrise  and sunset  game  drives will be a norm, as well as obligatory siestas on your return to camp. Camping will be in private designated campsite with bush ablutions.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 5 KHWAI CONCESSION

 

Khwai Concession is considered one of the prime safari destinations on the fertile north-eastern fringes of the Okavango Delta. A community-run eco-tourism initiative, Khwai is a superb example of conservation tourism at its best, with all proceeds going back into the Khwai Village for community upliftment and community projects.

The Khwai River that flows through the concession mirrors the surrounding marshlands. As the first port of call for animals migrating from the Linyanti Reserve, the riverbanks and dry savannahs are abundantly populated with roan and sable antelope, buffalo, zebra, and giraffe among others. The concession’s elephant herds are widespread, as are the different predator groups such as lion, leopard, spotted hyena, the endangered African wild dog, and cheetah.

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DAY 6-8 SAVUTI

Experience the contrasts of Botswana's wilderness on this fascinating safari into the famous Savuti region of the Chobe National Park. The Savute is famous for its river that suddenly stopped flowing due to shifts in the Earth's crust. The river is now flowing and has made the desert landscape lush once more. You should see several prides of Lion, Black-backed Jackal, Bat-eared Foxes, Tsessebe, Kudu, Impala, Giraffe and Ostriches on your game drives. During the summer months thousands of Zebra and other antelope species migrate to the area offering a feast for the local predators.

DAY 9-10CHOBE NATIONAL PARK(camping)

Chobe National Park, with its striking and magnificent landscape, will be your next destination. As you continue your search for wildlife, you will cover the drier region of Savuti, where bull elephants dotted the plains. You will then head north to the Chobe River, where game drives will take you along the banks of the river and further into the park. Camping will be in private designated area with bush ablutions. On day 10 you will enjoy a sunset boat cruise on the Mighty Chobe River and head back to the park.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11 VICTORIA FALLS

After a morning game drive you will cross the boarder to Victoria Falls, on the Zimbabwean side. (visa required).You will spend the night at a comfortable lodge

Victoria Falls is the only waterfall in the world with a length of more than a kilometer and a height of more than hundred meters. It is also considered to be the largest fall in the world.

The noise of Victoria Falls can be heard from a distance of 40 kilometers, while the spray and mist from the falling water is rising to a height of over 400 meters and can be seen from a distance of 50 kilometers. No wonder that the local tribes used to call the waterfall Mosi-o-Tunya “The smoke that thunders”.

In the afternoon there will be time to visit the thunderous Victoria Falls and shop for curios. Dinner will be at your own expense at the lodge.

The safari officially ends at 10:00 day 11.

We are happy to arrange post tour accommodation, activities and transfers to Livingstone airport or lodges, Victoria Falls airport, or Kasane Botswana: all in additional cost. Activities in Livingstone include white water rafting down the Zambezi Gorge, canoeing on the upper Zambezi River, elephant rides and helicopter flights over the Victoria Falls. Please ask your guide for further details.

 

Prices include:

  • All accommodation(bow tents with beds)

  • All transfers and activities as per the itinerary

  • All meals that are indicated ( B-Breakfast, L- Lunch, D-Dinner) and tea/coffee

  • Services of professional Guide and Camp Assistants

  • All Botswana Park fees for activities included on itinerary

  • Transport in specialized Safari vehicles

 

Does not include:

  • Visa

  • Airport transfers

  • Tips

  • Curios

  • Optional excursions (Scenic Flights over the Delta)

  • Insurance to cover for cancellation and curtailment

  • Medical, baggage and emergency evacuation

  • Any increase in National Park fees