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Destinations

Destinations

Botswana,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Independent

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

A fantastic six night fly-in safari in Botswana, from Maun to Kasane. Stay in mid-range camps in the beautiful areas of the Okavango Delta, Khwai Community Area and Chobe River. Its easy to add a Vic Falls extension to this trip or to do it in reverse for the same price. Also exists as an eight night version with extra nights in Khwai and Chobe.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Okavango Delta, Moremi, Chobe, Khwai
  • Wildlife:
    Elephant, Hippo, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Lion, Cheetah, Sitatunga
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Walking Safari, Mokoro Safari, Boat Cruise
  • Getting around:
    Transfer Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start in Maun, end in Kasane

RATES – PER PERSON USD

1 December 2018 – 31 March 2019

From USD 2,700 per person sharing
From USD 200 single supplement
No supplement for Chobe Elephant Camp

1 April – 30 June & 1 – 30 November 2019

From USD 2,990 per person sharing
From USD 200 single supplement
From USD 130 supplement per person for Chobe Elephant Camp

1 July – 31 October 2019

From USD 3,150 per person sharing
From USD 595 single supplement
From USD 320 supplement per person for Chobe Elephant Camp

What's Included

  • Light aircraft flights Maun – Okavango Delta – Khwai – Kasane
  • All road transfers
  • 6 nights in safari accommodation on full board basis, including 2 shared daily game activities
  • Park fees

What's Excluded

  • International flights
  • Drinks
  • Visa and travel insurance
  • Gratuities

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Indigo Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Indigo Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Check in for you charter flight to Oddballs’ airstrip. Upon landing at the airstrip you will board an open-sided game viewer to transfer to the camp. After settling in there will be time for a guided game viewing activity with other guests.

Situated in the east of the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve ranks as one of the most beautiful reserves in Africa. It covers more than 4,871 square kilometres of pristine wilderness, the varied terrain includes savannah, winding waterways and dense forest. This diverse ecosystem supports an incredibly wide spectrum of wildlife, ranging from large herds of buffalo, wildebeest and zebra, to the rare sitatunga and lechwe antelope, lion, cheetah and packs of wild dog in the open grasslands. The birdlife is prolific and includes most of the 550 bird species recorded on Botswana’s national bird list. A range of luxury lodges in the reserve offers visitors the perfect base to experience this corner of paradise.

Overnight: Oddballs’ Camp View, Full Board basis & Activities, 2 nights 
Oddballs’ is situated on the edge of Chief’s Island, deep in the heart of the Okavango Delta. The camp is accessible by light aircraft only and is a 20-minute flight from Maun. On arrival you will be met at the airstrip and welcomed to the island by your professional guide. Accommodation is in simple, comfortable canvas 3m x 3m rooms set on elevated wooden decks, each with a view of the surrounding bush. Each tent has its own rustic en-suite facilities including hot and cold running water for the al fresco bucket shower. Each tent is equipped with bedding, a storage trunk and a light. The central bar and lounge area has comfortable chairs and sofas, a selection of books and games, and raised viewing decks overlooking the sweep of the delta – the perfect place to sip a sundowner and watch the sun set over the palm trees, and view whatever wildlife may be visiting. Oddballs’ offers no motorized activities. Each guide has his own mokoro (pl. mekoro), (the genuine wooden article, not the plastic replica), in which he’ll take you gliding through the Okavango to nearby islands, where he’ll walk you through magnificent scenery to view game, birds, insects, medicinal plants, tracks, signs, droppings, and other fascinating natural phenomena.

Go on you last shared game activity from Oddballs Camp (time dependant), before your transfer back to airstrip for your flight to Khwai. In Khwai you will be met and transferred to Khwai Guesthouse, freshen up and go on your first shared game activities in the Khwai concession.

The Khwai area of the Okavango lies along the northern boundary of the Moremi Game Reserve. This is an unfenced boundary allowing wildlife to move freely between the woodlands in the wet season when water is plentiful and back to permanent rivers and lagoons in the dry season. The Khwai area offers the same wildlife experience as the reserve with the added advantage of being a private concession which means the ability to do walking safaris and night drives.

Overnight: Khwai Guest House, Full Board and Activities, 2 nights
Tucked in the heart of the friendly rural village of Khwai, at the doorstep of the Moremi Game Reserve, Khwai Guest House opens the door to a true African experience, offering a pristine immersion into Botswana’s unique nature and culture. Welcoming guests in 6 en-suite bungalows, Khwai Guest House offers a cozy nest from which to experience the traditional lifestyle of this small community set among one of the most spectacular wilderness locations of Botswana. Guests have the choice between being completely independent, making use of the communal cooking area and exploring this stunning destination on their own, or enjoying the homely restaurant and joining some of the many activities on offer: game drives for half a day or a full day in Moremi Game Reserve or in the Khwai concession, traditional dugout canoe (mokoro) excursions on a channel bordering the game reserve, night drives, cultural tour and encounter of the Khwai community.

Morning guided game activity, such as game drive, boat cruise, mokoro, game/nature walk or village walk. From now until afternoon tea, your time is yours to do as you please. Relax around camp, enjoy the views, or keep an eye out for animals coming into camp, as they regularly do. After tea, you go on another activity and set out in the cooler hours of the afternoon, as the sun drops and the colours become less harsh. You pause at sunset for sundowners of your choice, and some choice nibbles, before starting your night drive to see the different nocturnal creatures. If you are lucky, this is also a great time to spot predation.

Enjoy a last game activity from in the Khwai concession and breakfast, before you make your way back to the aistrip and fly to Kasane for your Chobe experience. In Kasane you will be met and taken to Chobe Safari Lodge, where you will stay for the next 2 nights. During your stay enjoy morning and afternoon shared game activities; game drives, boat cruises and village visits are included.

NOTE: We recommend and upgrade to the more private Chobe Elephant Camp, located towards Ngoma Gate, which is less busy.

The Chobe River forms the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park, renowned for its diverse and abundant game viewing opportunities. This section of the park is best known for its dense concentration of wildlife including elephant and hippo populations, but the waters attract all manner of game including large herds of buffalo and the lions that prey on them. A visit to this area guarantees close encounters with an array of African wildlife. Visitors can look forward to some exciting activities such as being driven along the game-dotted river banks in a 4WD, cruising along the river in a motorboat, spotting rare birdlife for a unique safari experience.

Overnight: Chobe Safari Lodge View, Full Board and Activities, 2 nights 
Chobe Safari Lodge is situated in Kasane on the banks of the Chobe River and shares a border with Chobe National Park. Right on the doorstep is the meeting of four African countries: Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. Chobe Safari Lodge therefore offers an excellent getaway location to Chobe, Victoria Falls or Caprivi. The close proximity to Victoria Falls International Airport, Livingstone International Airport and Kasane International Airport makes it easily accessible, with daily road transfers or charter flights connecting all these airports with Chobe Safari Lodge. The lodge has been recently renovated; matching a magical lodge experience to the spectacular game viewing.

Breakfast and transfer to Kasane airport for you departure flight. If you wish to also visit the Victoria Falls ask us for an extension quote.

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