A 10 day Botswana Circuit taking in the highlights of this diverse country. Overnight on arrival in Johannesburg at Athol Place. Board a flight the following day to Kasane in Botswana and transfer to Chobe Game Lodge in the Chobe National Park for 2 nights. A charter flight transfer to Camp Moremi and Xugana Island Lodge for a 2 night stay at each camp, both located in the Okavango Delta. A final flight to Leroo le Tau in the Makgadikgadi National Park for that desert experience.
- A diverse Safari experience taking in Botswana’s biggest highlights
- Close encounters with vast herds of African Elephants
- 2 nights in luxury accommodation in the game rich Moremi National Park
- An island stay in the heart of the Okavango Delta
- Experience the vastness of the desert in the Makgadikgadi National Park
- Charter flight transfers allowing for easier travel around Botswana
Day 1 : Athol Place Boutique Hotel
When you arrive at OR Tambo Airport you will be met and transferred to Athol Place in Sandton. This is a stylish boutique hotel in an exclusive suburb and is the perfect place to relax after your long flight. There are a host of restaurants and great shops in the neighborhood.
Day 2 : Chobe Game Lodge
Today you will be transferred to OR Tambo Airport for a flight to Kasane in Botswana. A transfer into the Chobe National Park gets you to Chobe Game Lodge. This is the only lodge that is situated within the National Park boundary and is the perfect base to explore the Reserve and the Chobe River.
Day 3 : Chobe Game Lodge
Chobe is well known for its concentration of game and particularly for the largest concentration of African Elephant. Chobe Game Lodge offers a choice of land or water based activities which gives you a complete game viewing experience in this famous National Park. The lodge caters for families too.
Day 4 : Camp Moremi
A charter flight out of Kasane into the Okavango Delta takes you to Camp Moremi in the heart of the Moremi Game Reserve. The camp is situated where the waters of the Delta meet the vast plains of the Kalahari Desert. A magnificent environment for game viewing, the Camp offers land based and water based activities.
Day 5 : Camp Moremi
Enjoy activities from the land in open 4x4 vehicles allowing you to track the wildlife in the beautiful surroundings. Or explore the Xakanaxa Lagoon and surrounding Delta channels by motorboat, providing exceptional bird watching and the chance of big game coming down to the shores to drink or bath.
Day 6 : Xugana Island Lodge
Enjoy a scenic transfer by air over the Okavango waterways to the remote Xugana Island Camp, a permanent water based camp in the Delta. The Lodge has large raised reed and thatch lagoon facing chalets with private decks on the shaded fringe of the island.
Day 7 : Xugana Island Lodge
Due to the permanent water location of the camp you explore the area by motorboat or by mokoro (local dugout canoe). There is also walking available on some of the surrounding islands. Bird-watching opportunities are outstanding and fishing is also offered at the camp.
Day 8 : Leroo La Tau
Today another charter flight will get you from the waterways of the Okavango Delta to the desert plains of the Kalahari. This makes for a magic combination in Botswana as the scenes that unfold before you are so completely different to the waterways of the Delta. Leroo le Tau is built on cliffs 10 meters above the riverbed
Day 9 : Leroo La Tau
Game viewing in the area is varied, and with the Boteti River flowing again after 2 decades of draught, has made for an amazing abundance of wild life now seen on game drives. Activities are scheduled in the mornings and evenings and there is also an opportunity to visit a local village.
Day 10 : Leroo La Tau
DEPARTURE - The diverse nature of Botswana comes to and end today. Your charter flight departs for Maun where you will check in for the flight to Johannesburg. Arrive in Johannesburg in time to connect to your International flight home.