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11 Day Botswana Summer Encounter

R113,000

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Tour Style Camping Journeys
Countries Visited Botswana, Zimbabwe
Starts Maun
Ends Victoria Falls
Group Size Min 2
Age Range All Ages

Why book this trip? 

African Summer’s have proven to be a great time of year to see the abundant wildlife in Botswana. We will traverse from the dessert to the Okavango Delta, and across plains and rivers. The exceptional Deception Valley in the Kalahari desert offers a plethora of wildlife during the sporadic Summer rains all while staying in unique luxury accommodation.

 

 

 

Tour Overview

Departing from Maun
Ends in
Victoria Falls

Our exciting African adventure begins in the Kalahari’s petrified river valley, Deception Valley. We then make our way through the majesty of the Okavango Delta before heading off to explore the varied and wildlife-abundant Linyati and Chobe River systems. Our journey comes to an end at the famous, majestic Victoria Falls.

Highlights

  • Game drives
  • A full-day excursion, including lunch, mokoro and motorboat excursions and boat cruises
  • Private access to the wilderness areas of the Okavango Delta, Linyanti/Chobe and Victoria Falls
  • Period-style serviced camping, as well as accommodation in luxury Wilderness Classic camps

Included

  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Soft drinks, mineral water, fruit juice, house wine and beer, as well as local spirits such as gin and Amarula
  • National Park fees
  • Laundry (excluded at Deception Valley Adventurer Camp)
  • Road transfers
  • Scheduled activities and all internal charters

Excluded

  • Flights (other than specified in the detailed safari itinerary)
  • Visas
  • Compulsory comprehensive insurance
  • All relevant entry and departure Government taxes
  • All personal purchases (including curios, spirit liquors, telephone calls, etc.)
  • Gratuities
  • Laundry at Deception Valley Adventurer Camp
  • Optional extra activities
  • Pre and post safari tours
  • All other travel arrangements pre or post the safari and any new Government taxes
  • Levies
  • Fuel or industry increases which are beyond our control

SKU: EXC0301
 

Itinerary

Days 1-3: Maun – Kalahari Game Reserve – Namibia

We begin our expedition in Maun, from where we fly into the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. From here, we make our way game driving to Kalahari Plains Camp to view the wildlife-rich area that flourishes at this time of year. The camp is eco-friendly and breathtaking giving you the full abundance of wildlife that surrounds you. You will stay in one of the eight en-suite canvas units with a rooftop sleep-out allowing you to absorb more of the beauty that surrounds you. Our hospitality staff will host you in the dining and lounge areas where you can enjoy refreshing drinks on the deck or take a plunge into the pool.

Look out for the Kalahari black-maned lion that frequents the area.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Local drinks
Included: Laundry

kalahari plains camp

Days 4-6: Gomoti Tented Camp – Santawani Concssion – Botswana

Today we travel back to Maun, then fly to Gomoti Tented Camp. The camp is situated under huge Acacia trees in the south east corner of the beautiful Okavango Delta. The concession area can be found on the floodplains and grasslands and are often filled with general game and predators. The midday view can be enjoyed from your deck while a sumptuous meal will be prepared by our chefs. After dinner you can sip on an after-dinner digestif around the fire or relax on the couches in the lounge area.

Enjoy staying in canvas tents which are large and comfortable, based on the decor of the early explorers with teak chairs, wooden-framed wardrobes, twin beds, en-suite toilet and shower.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Local drinks
Included: Laundry

Days 4 – 6

Days 7-9: Xigera Camp – Botswana

After breakfast we embark on a flight via light aircraft taking in the beauty that is the Okavango Delta heading for the Xigera Camp. We will take a leisurely cruise along the channels in a traditional mokoro canoe. Here you can look out for  red lechwe, spotted-necked otter, elephant and tsessebe along with the elusive sitatunga, but steer clear of leopards and hyenas!

Your accommodation is astounding nestled in the beautiful riverine forest, capturing the essence of the tranquil Okavango Delta, it is aptly named ‘Paradise Island’. A beautifully furnished, en-suite tent awaits you after an adventurous day. Dinner will be served to you in a traditional African boma. The sparkling pool will allow for lazy hours soaking up the sun and then diving in to refresh yourself.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Local drinks

Xigera camp

Day 10: Toka Leya Camp – Victoria Falls – Botswana

Today we fly through to Kasane for a magnificent Chobe River boat cruise. The region is renowned for its unique species, including elephant, puku, hippo and enormous crocodile. A tasty light lunch will be served on the boat, after which we head back for a road journey to Toka Leya Camp in Livingstone. You will be only 12km upstream from the incredible Victoria Falls.

The camp is located on the banks of the Zambezi River where wooden walkways limit the footprints we leave behind. Luxury safari-style tents that are tastefully decorated are where you will rest your weary heads. Wooden decks allow you to get an overview of Mother Nature that surrounds you. Our dining areas, lounge, bar and infinity pool are there for your full enjoyment.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Local drinks

Day 10

Toka Leya Camp

Day 11: Victoria Falls – Zambia

The last bit of excitement we get to experience on this fantastic tour is a guided tour of Victoria Falls – one of the World’s Seven Natural Wonders. At approximately 1,708 metres in width, it is the biggest curtain of water in the world. We then leave the magnificent Falls behind and make our way to the Livingstone Airport, where our adventure comes to an end.

Day 11

 

Activities

  • Day and night game drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Victoria Falls: tours, river cruises, catch-and-release fishing, guided walks and other adventure activities


Other Activities

  • As per itinerary

 

Dates

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Highlights

Highlights

  • Game drives
  • A full-day excursion, including lunch, mokoro and motorboat excursions and boat cruises
  • Private access to the wilderness areas of the Okavango Delta, Linyanti/Chobe and Victoria Falls
  • Period-style serviced camping, as well as accommodation in luxury Wilderness Classic camps

 

Price

R113,000





R113,000

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