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12 Day Botswana Safari
12 Days From US$ 6450.00 pp
Explore Moremi, Khwai, the Okavango River &
Central Kalahari on this popular safari.

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Lilies and Dust Safari

This 12 Day Botswana Safari is one of our most popular safaris that we have on offer. The reason being is that accommodation is based around bush camping, houseboat and tented lodges while we get to explore Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve and the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. This Lilies and Dust Safari come very highly recommended by the team here at
  • Safari Information

  • - Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
  • - Duration; 12 Days / 11 Nights
  • - Lodging; Bush Camping, Houseboat & Tented Lodge
  • - Group Size; Minimum 2
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: Okavango area of Moremi
- On arrival in Maun we make our way to a local restaurant for a light lunch and a safari briefing.
- An air transfer then takes us from Maun into Moremi where we are met by our guide and road transferred to Xakanaxa boat station.
- En-route to the Xakanaxa boat station we have the opportunity to view the wildlife.
- A boat excursion takes us into the Okavango channels and lagoon areas en-route to our pre-erected mobile camp on an Island.
- Here we have the chance of seeing hippos, crocodiles and the birdlife endemic to the area.
- A delicious three-course dinner is served with the sounds of the African night as our serenade.
- Accommodation; Mobile camping (Light Lunch & Dinner)

Day 2: Okavango area of Moremi
- During the course of the day we have the opportunity to further explore the channels and waterways of the Okavango Delta by boat.
- Scenery, wildlife and birdlife is spectacular to say the least.
- Lunch being enjoyed either back at camp or at a shady stop on one of the Islands.
- Sunset drinks, dinner and a good time around the fire back at camp.
- Accommodation; Mobile camping (All Meals)

Day 3: Khwai concession area
- Enjoy a hearty breakfast cooked on an open fire before we head back to the Xakanaxa boat station and our game vehicle.
- Lunch is enjoyed picnic style deep in the African bush en-route to next destination.
- Hyena Pan Camp in the Khwai concession are our home for the next few nights.
- Games drives and spectacular wildlife sighting are waiting for us.
- Accommodation; Hyena Pan Camp (All meals)

Day 4: Khwai concession area
- This morning our guide takes us exploring the Khwai floodplains and the serenity of the surrounding wilderness is overpowering.
- Optional activity of a 2 hour Mokoro excursion (own expense).
- Accommodation; Hyena Pan Camp (All meals)

Day 5: Maun
- An early morning breakfast before our game drive takes us back into Maun and onto Crocodile Camp.
- Crocodile Camp is situated on the banks of the Thamalakane river, 12km outside of Maun.
- An abundance of bird life with the occasional hippo or crocodile visitor.
- A sundowner boat cruise on the river rounds off our day.
- Accommodation; Crocodile Camp (All meals)

Day 6: Okavango River Houseboat
- We head for Maun airport and board a charter flight for the onward journey into the panhandle of the Okavango.
- Seeing the Okavango Delta from the air is without question going to be one of the highlights.
- The Ngwesi Houseboat is our home for the few two nights.
- There is nothing quite like floating on the Okavango in complete silence, spotting the birdlife and wildlife as we go.
- Sun downers are served as we marvel at the African sunset.
- Accommodation; Ngwesi Houseboat (All Meals)

Day 7: Okavango River Houseboat
- Today is a day of leisure, relax or participate in a few of the activities on offer, your call.
- We recommend; birding - with over 400 species of birds this area is one of the top bird watching spots in the world.
- We recommend; Tiger and Bream fishing - excursions are offered on tender boats to explore the Delta with its countless water channels.
- Accommodation; Ngwesi Houseboat (All Meals)

Days 8 - 9: Central Kalahari Game Reserve
- Early morning the Ngwesi pulls up anchor and meanders back to its mooring, with breakfast being served en route.
- We are then taken back to the airstrip where a charter flight takes us to the unique and untamed Central Kalahari Reserve.
- Here we will explore the area around Deception Valley, looking for the large herds of antelope that inhabit this desert terrain.
- Sightings of predators are common as they lie in wait, watching the antelope.
- Accommodation; Standard Comfort Mobile Safari (All meals)

Day 10: Northern Central Kalahari Game Reserve
- Today we are road transferred by our guide to our lodge, a classically African, relaxed and informal safari tented lodge.
- Enjoy sun downers and dinner before taking a night drive to explore the magic of the nocturnal creatures in the area.
- Accommodation; Haina Kalahari Lodge (All meals)

Day 11: Northern Central Kalahari Game Reserve
- A guided walk with our experienced guide unfolds the tracks and signs of the wilderness.
- We also get to experience the magic and culture of the Bushman as they show us their world of survival in the desert.
- Accommodation; Tented Camp - Full Board

Day 12: Lilies and Dust Safari Ends - Maun
- An early rise will take us on our last memorable game drive, before breakfast.
- A scenic flight transfers us back to Maun airport.
- (Breakfast)

  • Rates from: US$ 6450.00
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  • Rates are in Rates are in US Dollars
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - BOTS; from £ 740
  • USA - BOTS; from $ 1547
  • EUR - BOTS; from € 908
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

  • Lilies and Dust Safari Includes

  • - 4 nights mobile safari in spacious dome tents with comfortable camp bed
  • - Scheduled morning & afternoon game drives
  • - Botswana park fees
  • - 2 night houseboat accommodation with water activities
  • - 5 night comfort lodge accommodation
  • - specified Kalahari activities
  • Lilies and Dust Safari Excludes

  • - International/regional flights
  • - Airport taxes
  • - Visa costs
  • - Drinks
  • - Mokoro excursion
  • - Optional activities
  • - Gratuities
  • - Items of a personal nature

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