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Slaty Egret Safari

Two luxurious, intimate camps provide a highly personalised exploration of the Chitabe concession and private Vumbura reserve within the Okavango Delta. A range of water and land activities allows for stunning sightings.

Slaty Egret Safari: Summary

Slaty Egret Safari in a nutshell

This safari offers exploration of two of the Okavango Delta’s best game-viewing regions, with stays within Chitabe concession and the private Vumbura reserve.

Beginning at Chitabe, the camp boasts spectacular views over the surrounding floodplains and is within easy reach of the neighbouring collage of mopane forests and shady glades. Chitabe concession is borderd on three sides by Moremi Game Reserve, and game drives at Chitabe camp therefore welcome consistently varied and exciting game: numerous leopards are known to thrive in the area and wild dog sightings can be particularly impressive.

Built on its own private island, Little Vumbura then feels within a world of its own, surrounded by both permanent deep water channels and seasonal floodplains. From here, boating trips and mokoro excursions are available to explore the water’s surrounding flora and birdlife, whilst game drives offer ample opportunity to seek exciting game amongst the open plains, woodlands and riverine forests.

Being small, intimate camps, both Chitabe and Little Vumbura offer a considerable degree of exclusivity and a wonderfully personalised safari experience. Although styled differently, they boast the same high quality of design, with attentive management and excellent guiding enabling the safari experience to feel tailored and highly special.

At a glance

Starts: Maun Airport
2 nights Chitabe Camp - Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana Full Board & Activities
2 nights Little Vumbura - Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana Full Board & Activities
Ends: Maun Airport

Chitabe Camp

Days 1-3

Overlooking a floodplain within the Chitabe concession, in the southern part of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, the established Chitabe Camp has an impressive track record for game viewing. The concession, or private reserve, is bordered on three sides by the Moremi Game Reserve and lies in one of the Delta’s drier areas. Unlike areas further north in the Delta, it is largely forested, with shady, wooded glades but few open plains.

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Little Vumbura

Days 3-5

Intimate, remote but eminently comfortable, Little Vumbura is built on a secluded island in the private Vumbura Reserve. The camp is surrounded by water, both permanent deep channels and seasonal shallower floodplains, with access to good tracts of dry open plains, woodland and riverine forests. It's an interesting reserve, which has a particularly diverse set of environments within easy reach of the camp, as well as a high density of game.

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Chitabe Camp

Chitabe Camp

Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana

Little Vumbura

Little Vumbura

Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana

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Highlights

Our thoughts on five of the top experiences of this Slaty Egret Safari.

  • Sweeping views of floodplains & sun sets from Chitabe
  • Following wild dog tracks through Botswana's wilderness
  • Listening to the myriad birdsong from a mokoro
  • Fishing, drink in hand from Little Vumbura's pontoon
  • Immerse yourself in nature on a guided walking safai

Activities

Some activities which can be included in the Slaty Egret Safari: talk to us about those which interest you.

  • 4WD Safari

  • Birdwatching

  • Boat trip

  • Fishing

  • Guided walking safari

  • Helicopter

  • Hot air ballooning

  • Mokoro

  • Night drive

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Key species to see on the Slaty Egret Safari

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


Lion

100% chance

Leopard

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

61% chance

Wild dog

57% chance

White Rhino

35% chance

Sable antelope

33% chance

Aardvark

16% chance

Black Rhino

0% chance

Eland

0% chance

Pangolin

0% chance

Roan antelope

0% chance

Sitatunga

0% chance

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