Classic Botswana

Overview

A 15 Day safari taking in Botswana’s best bits. Starting with the vast Salt Flats of Nxai Pan, before heading north to Moremi Game Reserve on the edge of the Okavango Delta, Savuti, the game filled Chobe National Park and finish with 2 nights on the mighty Zambezi near Victoria Falls. This journey is best between June and October and includes 6 nights in Lodges and 8 nights in campsites.

A thrilling journey with wildlife around every corner. Spectacular.

Prices

July | August | September | October
from

£

4156

P/p
based on 2 in a vehicle
from

£

2969

P/p
based on 4 in a vehicle
January - June | November | December
from

£

3680

P/p
based on 2 in a vehicle
from

£

2731

P/p
based on 4 in a vehicle

Route

Itinerary

Location 1

Royal Tree Lodge, Maun

Day 1

Arrive in Maun where you will be met by a member of our team and taken to Royal Tree Lodge. This wildlife haven makes for a great first night in Africa.

Location 2

South Camp Campsite, Nxai Pan

Day 2

Today you head out to huge grasslands and empty salt flats of Nxai Pan. Here you will find a host or dessert creatures, Oyrx, Bat Eared Fox and the ever present Springbok are common here.

Location 3

Baines Baobab Campsite, Nxai Pan

Day 3

Today you drive across Nxai Pan to the impressive Baines Boabab Campsite. Set amongst seven huge Baobab trees, over looking the vast salt flats of Kudiakam Pan, this campsite is special. The campsite pitches are well spread out so you feel perfectly alone under the African night sky.

Location 4

South Gate Campsite, Moremi Game Reserve

Day 4

Today you start your journey north, back through Maun and onto Moremi Game Reserve. There is an excellent game drive around Black Pools, a must for campers at South Gate.

Location 5

Xakanaxa Campsite, Moremi Game Reserve

Day 5

This morning you drive deeper into Moremi Game Reserve. This is a great area for wildlife, Red Lechwe and the secretive Sitatunga can be found. Its also a great place to take a mokoro trip through the channels.

Location 6

Sango Safari Camp, Moremi Game Reserve

Day 6

Today to drive to Sango Safari Camp, this intimate tented camp is set on the banks of the Khwai River, its simply furnished with great food, great guides and a friendly atmosphere.

Location 7

Savuti Campsite, Savuti

Day 7 & 8

Today you leave the Moremi area and head north in to Chobe and the Savuti region. The Savuti Channel has started flowing after 30 dry years and so has attracted large number of game back to the area, this has the potential to be a real wildlife highlight. The campsite is set next to the channel with simple ablution blocks.

Location 8

Linyanti Bush Camp, Linyanti

Day 9 & 10

Today you continue north to the beautiful and remote area of Linyanti to Linyanti Bush Camp. Wonderfully located on the banks of the Linyanti River, from here you can take game mokoro trips as well as walks and game drives.

Location 9

Ihaha Campsite, Chobe National Park

Day 11 & 12

Today you head east right across northern Chobe to Ihaha Campsite. This campsite is situated right on the banks of the Chobe River. At the right time of the year this area offers some of the very best game viewing in Africa. The campsite is simple but tidy, the ablution blocks have hot and cold running water.

Location 10

Waterberry Lodge, Livingstone

Day 13 & 14

Today you head over the boarder and into Zambia. Waterberry lodge is located right on the banks of the Zambezi River and the rooms are all set amongst the beautiful gardens. From here you can take boat trips on the river and visit the mighty Victoria Falls, this is a great finish to a great route.

Location 11

Depart

Day 15

Today you will be transferred to Livingstone Airport in plenty of time for your international flight home.

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Vehicle

Toyota Land Cruiser 79

Over the years we have researched and refined the list of vehicle equipment that we provide. The equipment is identical in every vehicle but we always ensure you have the essentials for each country and its respective driving conditions.

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