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  • - Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
  • - Duration; 12 Day Botswana Safari
  • - Lodging; Lodges, tented lodges, tented camps and / or chalets
  • - Group Size; Minimum 4
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: West Caprivi National Park
- The safari begins in Livingstone, Zambia, at 09h00.
- A full safari briefing by our experienced guide after which we head west.
- Crossing the border into Namibia at Katima Mulilo gives us the opportunity to pause for lunch.
- Afterwards, we head further into the Caprivi Strip of Namibia to Camp Kwando or a similar lodge.
- This lodge has a lovely vista over the Kwando River, a tributary of the Chobe River, which forms the border between Botswana and Namibia.
- Comfortable Lodge D


Day 2: West Caprivi National Park
- Stomachs full from an early breakfast, a game drive in the nearby Mudumu Game Reserve offers the prospect of seeing large game.
- Elephant, Kudu and other antelope are commonly seen in this area.
- Returning to the lodge in the late morning for lunch and a short rest before an afternoon boat cruise on the Kwando River.
- Upon returning to the lodge once again, feel free to enjoy a drink before a hearty dinner, then leisurely head off to bed lulled by the sounds of the African bush.
- Comfortable Lodge B-D


Day 3: Okavango Delta
- After an early rise the safari continues east along the Caprivi Strip until reaching Popa Falls located on the Okavango River.
- Stretching your legs, take a short walk through the bush in order to get a closer look at these rapids, the last of the great Okavango River before it enters the Delta.
- From Poppa Falls we continue on our way to Botswana, entering Mahango Game Reserve just before the border.
- Situated on the flood plains of the Okavango River, Mahango Game Reserve is well known for its sightings of Red Lechwe, Sable and Roan Antelope amongst other wildlife.
- Leaving this scenic reserve, a short stop at the border crossing back into Botswana sees us heading south to Nxamasere or a similar lodge
- Nxamasere is situated right in the Okavango Delta.
- Comfortable Lodge B-L-D


Day 4: Okavango Delta
- Early in the morning, enjoy a motorboat cruise through the papyrus-lined channels of the Delta to the mokoro station, where your day of exploration in the heart of the Okavango Delta begins.
- Mokoros are traditional dugout canoes, which have been used by the Bayeyi River Bushmen for centuries to negotiate the intricate pathways of this unique area.
- This full day excursion allows the opportunity to encounter a large number of bird species and view landscapes many people can only dream of.
- Back to Nxamasere or a similar lodge for dinner and some sleep.
- Comfortable Lodge B-L-D


Day 5: Maun
- Inspired by the beauty of the Okavango, you will travel south to Maun. Arriving around noon in town, you can do bit of shopping for curios, safari drinks and necessities before lunch.
- Rest of the day at leisure to explore the town of Maun.
- In the afternoon, you will have the option of taking a scenic flight over the Delta (45 min. Maun to Maun scenic flight, rate EUR 120 per person for a min of 3 participants).
- This magical experience provides another perspective of the Okavango Delta’s distinctive water system.
- During the flight it is even possible to spot large game animals such as Elephant, Giraffe and Hippopotamus.
- Night at a comfortable lodge just outside Maun.
- Comfortable Lodge B-D


Days 6 to 7: Khwai River Region
- From Maun the drive meanders through to the Khwai River area, on the border of Moremi Game Reserve, one of the best wilderness areas of Botswana with very high concentrations of game.
- The next two days will be spent searching for the wide variety of wildlife and birds that this area is renowned for while absorbing the sounds and beauty of this region.
- Enjoy game drives in the early morning as the sun rises and in the late afternoon as the sun sets.
- Night at the Khwai Guesthouse in the Khwai Village.
- Comfortable Lodge B-L-D


Day 8: Nata
- An early start will see us traveling back through Maun, and then towards Nata, on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans.
- Watching the landscape change from green swamplands to vast salt pans.
- Our journey pauses along the way for lunch and sees us arrive in the late afternoon at Nata Lodge or a similar lodge.
- Comfortable Lodge B-D


Days 9 to 10: Kasane
- An eventful start to the day commences with a visit to Nata Bird Sanctuary, where depending on the time of year, it is possible to see large flocks of flamingos and pelicans feeding and nesting on the pans.
- The safari then heads North towards Kasane, a town on the edge of Chobe National Game Reserve, where we will stay 2 nights to explore the northern reaches of the park.
- Feel free to investigate the ins and outs of the town, a well-known tourism hub of Northern Botswana, in the afternoon.
- Time is spent in Northern Chobe, a park which is incredibly rich in game due to the Chobe River providing water all year round.
- Large herds of elephant are frequently seen walking to and from the river.
- Due to the high density of herbivores in this area many predators, such as lions and leopards, can be found.
- Morning games drives within the park.
- A river cruise on the Chobe River in the afternoon.
- Staying at The Old House or a similar lodge in Kasane.
- Comfortable Lodge B-D


Day 11: Livingstone
- Today the journey traverses the Zambezi River by ferry and then goes through to Livingstone on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls, (Visa required), where you will spend the night.
- In the afternoon come face to face with the thunderous Victoria Falls and shop for curios with the roar of the water reverberating nearby.
- In and around Livingstone there are many activities to partake in which your guide can assist in organizing.
- Please note that dinner on your last evening will be at your own expense (there are many options available).
- Spend your last night at Maramba Lodge or a similar lodge.
- Comfortable Lodge B


Day 12: Safari Ends
- The safari officially ends at 08h00.
- We are happy to arrange post-tour accommodation, activities and transfers to Livingstone airport, Victoria Falls airport, Kasane, or any nearby lodges at an additional cost.



  • Rates from: € 2800.00
  • Per person sharing
  • Rates are in Rates are in Euro's
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - BOTS; from £ 740
  • USA - BOTS; from $ 1547
  • EUR - BOTS; from € 908
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  • Subject to availability & T&C's

  • Safari Includes

  • - All accommodation (rooms in comfortable lodges or luxury tents)
  • - All transfers and activities as per the itinerary
  • - All meals that are indicated (B – breakfast, L –lunch, D – dinner)
  • - Services of a Professional Guide
  • - All Botswana and Namibian park fees for activities included on itinerary
  • - Transport in enclosed, air-conditioned or specialized safari vehicles
  • Safari Excludes

  • - Entrance to Victoria Falls
  • - Visas
  • - Airport transfers
  • - Tips
  • - Scenic flight over the Delta, ,
  • - Activities in Livingstone/Victoria Falls
  • - Optional game drives and fishing
  • - Beverages (alcohol, soft drinks and bottled mineral water)
  • - Insurance to cover for cancellation and curtailment, medical, baggage, emergency evacuation
  • - Any increase in National Park fees

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