This extensive and varied Botswana safari explores the beautiful wet environments of the Okavango Delta and contrasting areas of the drier regions further north. From these camps you will be able to experience the full range of activities in a variety of wildlife-rich areas: including day and night game drives, boating, guided walking and mokoro trips.
You will stay for a total of 13 nights in 5 different safari camps - Machaba Camp, Savute Safari Lodge, Lagoon Camp, Xakanaxa, and Kwara Camp.
This Botswana safari can also easily be combined with a visit to Livingstone in Zambia or Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe to see the Victoria Falls. See our trips to Livingstone or trips to Victoria Falls for examples of the add-on options, and the costs.
The trip is an individual trip, and can be tailor-made and adapted to suit you.
From Maun you'll be met and swiftly flown by light aircraft to the Khwai Community Concession. After meeting your guide on arrival at the airstrip you'll embark on a short drive to Machaba Camp Camp by game vehicle. Here you will spend your first 2 nights on safari in Botswana exploring the surrounding area by vehicle, and occasionally on foot when conditions permit.
When you land after your light aircraft transfer from Khwai Tented camp, Savuti Safari Lodge is a short game drive away. The Lodge stands beside the Savuti Marsh in the Chobe National Park. This area attracts large herds of elephant and buffalo during the dry season. You usually arrive in time for a late lunch or tea, and are based here for 3 nights.
After your morning game drive or walk at Savuti Safari Lodge, you will be transferred by 4WD to the airstrip for a flight onto your next camp, the picturesque Lagoon Camp, which is situated in the huge Kwando Concession. You will be transferred from the airstrip to camp by 4WD, and are based here for 3 nights. The environment here is very different and as well as day and night drives you can explore the Kwando River by double decker-boat.
Your next 2 nights will be spent at Xakanaxa in the game-rich Moremi Reserve, in the western Delta. Activities here very much focus on day-time game drives and mokoro excursions, as being in a national park, everyone must be back in camp shortly after sunset. You will be flown in by small plane, and then transferred to Xakanaxa by 4WD game vehicle.
From Xakanaxa, you will be transferred by boat along the waterways of the Okavango Delta, to spend 3 nights at Kwara Camp. Kwara is in a private concession and the environments here are particularly varied, with lagoons, channels lined with papyrus, shallow floodplains and drier areas of mopane woodland and open bush.
After a short (typically 30 minutes') light aircraft flight back to Maun, you'll connect with your own onward travel arrangements.
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