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Large-spotted Genet safari

A luxury safari exploring the Okavango Delta and Linyanti-Savuti, two of the best wildlife viewing areas in Botswana, staying at three top camps renowned for their guiding for a first-class experience.

Large-spotted Genet safari: Summary

Large-spotted Genet in a nutshell

This nine-night luxury safari focuses the Okavango Delta and Linyanti-Savuti which are two of the very best wildlife areas in Botswana. The trip is split equally between three excellent camps – Splash Camp and Chitabe Lediba which are in the Delta, and Savuti Camp.

This safari will give you ample chance to spot the larger predators with cheetah, wild dog, lion and leopard occurring in good numbers here, as does a thriving elephant population along with giraffe, hippo and all manner of antelope species.

The superb wildlife viewing is complimented by some of the best guiding in Botswana. In the Delta, the focus will be on game drives and taking to its lagoons and channels by boat and mokoro canoe. Savuti Camp is in a private reserve which means you can explore on night drives and walking safaris.

Fly between camps on light aircraft for an incredibly scenic bird’s eye view of the landscapes and landforms down below. The Okavango’s intricate waterways interspersed with palm-dotted islands are best appreciated from the air and larger mammals such as elephants and huge herds of buffalo are also often seen.

At a glance

Starts: Maun Airport
3 nights Splash Camp - Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana Full Board & Activities
3 nights Chitabe Lediba - Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana Full Board & Activities
3 nights Savuti Camp - Kwando-Linyanti area, Botswana Full Board & Activities
Ends: Maun Airport

Splash Camp

Days 1-4

The smart Splash Camp, opened in June 2018, is located in a prime game-viewing area of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, bordering Moremi Game Reserve. The whole camp affords great views over a large pan, which attracts game all year round.

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Chitabe Lediba

Days 4-7

Chitabe Lediba is situated on an elevated island within the private Chitabe Reserve, a fairly dry area towards the south of Botswana's Okavango Delta. Largely surrounded by the Moremi Game Reserve, it is generally regarded as good for game year-round – and the camp's focus is solely on drives rather than water activities.

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Savuti Camp

Days 7-10

Savuti Camp is about 30km due west of the Savuti Marsh, and the famous Savuti area of Chobe National Park. It stands in the private Linyanti Reserve, which covers 1,250km2 and has within it three private camps. In the north, beside the Linyanti River, the environment is like the Chobe riverfront: open floodplains beside the water, an adjacent band of riverine forest, and then dense (mostly mopane) forests stretching away south.

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Splash Camp

Splash Camp

Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana

Chitabe Lediba

Chitabe Lediba

Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana

Savuti Camp

Savuti Camp

Kwando-Linyanti area, Botswana

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Highlights

Our thoughts on five of the top experiences of this Large-spotted Genet safari.

  • Track lions and other big game one 4WD safaris
  • Glide silently across the Okavango in a mokoro
  • Seek-out elusive nocturnal predators on night drives
  • Spend a night in the bush in a hide at Savuti Camp
  • High quality, knowledgable guiding throughout

Activities

Some activities which can be included in the Large-spotted Genet 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 Large-spotted Genet safari

Based on our travellers' observations, we’ve estimated the likelihood of seeing these species during the Large-spotted Genet safari. Click on the animals and our wildlife surveys page for more info.


Lion

100% chance

Leopard

100% chance

Wild dog

100% chance

Buffalo

100% chance

Elephant

100% chance

Giraffe

100% chance

Hippo

100% chance

Spotted Hyena

100% chance

Wildebeest

100% chance

Zebra

100% chance

Cheetah

99% chance

Roan antelope

56% chance

White Rhino

40% chance

Sable antelope

39% chance

Sitatunga

22% chance

Aardvark

0% chance

Black Rhino

0% chance

Eland

0% chance

Pangolin

0% chance

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