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FROM US$3,690-US$5,820

Wattled Crane Safari

A good-value Botswana safari staying at comfortable lodges in prime wildlife-viewing areas – Chobe National Park and the Moremi Reserve in the Okavango Delta.

Wattled Crane Safari: Summary

Wattled Crane Safari in a nutshell

This good-value six-night safari combines two sister camps, one in Chobe National Park and the other in the Moremi Game Reserve, a core area of the Okavango Delta.

Both Savute Safari Lodge and Camp Moremi are located in top wildlife-viewing areas. Chobe and the Savuti Marsh host huge herds of elephants and plenty of predators, while the lush Moremi has some of the most prolific and dense game we’ve seen in Botswana. Being inside national parks, you’ll be able to explore on daytime game drives and boat safaris and enjoy some excellent guiding.

With spacious tented chalets set on wooden decks, each camp offers something a little more comfortable and permanent feeling than a traditional mobile set up.

Though the camps are far apart, as with most trips in Botswana your stays are linked by stunning light aircraft flights. These hops are often spectacular, giving you a real insight into the landscapes and landforms which make up the Chobe and Okavango Delta, as well as the chance to spot some of the larger animals from the air.

At a glance

Starts: Maun Airport
3 nights Savute Safari Lodge - Chobe National Park, Botswana Full Board & Activities
2 nights Camp Moremi - Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana Full Board & Activities
Ends: Maun Airport

Savute Safari Lodge

Days 1-4

Perched on the banks of the Savuti Channel within Chobe National Park, Savute Safari Lodge offers a good location from which to explore the nearby Savuti Marshes. Comfortable without being luxurious, the camp enjoys views over the Savute Channel and its two pumped waterholes, which – especially during the dry season – attract vast numbers of elephant to drink in the afternoons and evenings.

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Camp Moremi

Days 4-6

Camp Moremi is one of three permanent, well-established camps located on the tip of the Mopane Tongue, in Botswana’s Moremi Game Reserve. Shaded by a variety of riverine trees, including leadwood and jackalberry, it is set in pleasant grounds directly overlooking the peaceful Xakanaxa Lagoon. NOTE: Camp Moremi will be closed between 1 December 2017 and 20 April 2018 for a full rebuild.

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Savute Safari Lodge

Savute Safari Lodge

Chobe National Park, Botswana

Camp Moremi

Camp Moremi

Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana

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Highlights

Our thoughts on five of the top experiences of this Wattled Crane Safari.

  • Track lions and other big game by 4WD
  • Excellent boat safaris in the Moremi Game Reserve
  • See super-herds of elephant in Savuti
  • Relaxed down to earth camps with excellent guides
  • Enjoy the silence of a mokoro

Activities

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

  • 4WD Safari

  • Birdwatching

  • Boat trip

  • Guided walking safari

  • Helicopter

  • Mokoro

  • Night drive

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Key species to see on the Wattled Crane Safari

Based on our travellers' observations, we’ve estimated the likelihood of seeing these species during the Wattled Crane 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

Wildebeest

100% chance

Zebra

100% chance

Cheetah

0% chance

Wild dog

0% chance

Aardvark

0% chance

Black Rhino

0% chance

Brown Hyena

0% chance

Eland

0% chance

Hippo

0% chance

Pangolin

0% chance

Roan antelope

0% chance

Sable antelope

0% chance

Sitatunga

0% chance

Spotted Hyena

0% chance

White Rhino

0% chance

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