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Black-backed Jackal Safari

A classic Botswana safari to Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta. Staying at highly rated tented camps with strong guiding teams, this trip delivers game viewing and is excellent value.

Black-backed Jackal Safari: Summary

Black-backed Jackal in a nutshell

This six-night Botswana safari offers exceptional value for money and concentrates on remote areas of the Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta. You will stay in two top quality camps, one being a very comfortable mobile camp and the other a permanent safari camp.

Both camps are small and provide exquisite food, high levels of service and fairly simple but very comfortable tents. They are located in areas known for their variety of wildlife and a combination of these two camps should deliver top quality viewing of Botswana’s most iconic species.

Activities are varied and include game drives, mokoro canoe excursions and boat safaris. These are enhanced by a great team of guides who really go the extra mile for their guests.

Though far apart, this trip is linked by light aircraft flights between the bush airstrips close to each camp. These hops are often spectacular, giving you a real insight into the landscapes and landforms which make up the Chobe, Linyanti and Okavango Delta, as well as the chance to spot some of the larger animals from the air.

At a glance

Starts: Kasane Airport
3 nights Chobe Under Canvas - Chobe National Park, Botswana Full Board & Activities
3 nights Nxabega Tented Camp - Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana Full Board & Activities
Ends: Maun Airport

Chobe Under Canvas

Days 1-4

Chobe Under Canvas aims to combine the advantages of a mobile camping safari with the luxuries of a semi-permanent tented camp. Always based in the Chobe Riverfront area of the Chobe National Park, the camp is packed up every fifth day (in keeping with the national park's mobile-camping rules) and moved to a different private site in the same area.

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Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp

Days 4-7

Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp (formerly known as ‘Nxabega Safari Camp’ – and often to most of us simply as “Nxabega") is set in an area of mixed woodlands and floodplains situated within a 70km2 private concession in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, to the west of Chief's Island. The camp’s pedigree is good, and it aims for a very high standard of food, comfort and care, with completely new tents in 2016. There’s both dry land and water around, and so it offers game drives as well as mokoro and boating activities.

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Chobe Under Canvas

Chobe Under Canvas

Chobe National Park, Botswana

Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp

Nxabega Tented Camp

Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana

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Highlights

Our thoughts on five of the top experiences of this Black-backed Jackal Safari.

  • Enjoy a memorable boat cruise on the Chobe River
  • Track huge herds of elephants in Chobe National Park
  • Slide silently across the Okavango in a mokoro
  • Track lions and other big game by 4WD
  • Top quality guiding at both camps

Activities

Some activities which can be included in the Black-backed Jackal Safari: talk to us about those which interest you.

  • 4WD Safari

  • Birdwatching

  • Boat trip

  • Fishing

  • Guided walking safari

  • Helicopter

  • Mokoro

  • Night drive

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Key species to see on the Black-backed Jackal Safari

Based on our travellers' observations, we’ve estimated the likelihood of seeing these species during the Black-backed Jackal Safari. Click on the animals and our wildlife surveys page for more info.


Lion

100% chance

Buffalo

100% chance

Elephant

100% chance

Giraffe

100% chance

Hippo

100% chance

Roan antelope

100% chance

Wildebeest

100% chance

Zebra

100% chance

Sable antelope

71% chance

Leopard

37% chance

Cheetah

0% chance

Wild dog

0% chance

Aardvark

0% chance

Black Rhino

0% chance

Brown Hyena

0% chance

Eland

0% chance

Pangolin

0% chance

Sitatunga

0% chance

Spotted Hyena

0% chance

White Rhino

0% chance

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