This wonderful 7 days 6 nights tour to Botswana Okavango Elephant Safari gives you the opportunity to explore the nature in its raw form. Take this nature opportunity to witness game up close and personal in an exciting adventure you can cross out from your list. You will hear the roar of lion in the vast wilderness regularly. The reserve is one of Africa’s largest protected conservancies and is home to an abundance of wildlife.
- DEPARTURE: This tour departs from Maun Airport
- COUNTRY(‘S): Botswana
- DESTINATIONS: Botswana Safari
- TOUR CODE: 7A-BOT-ADV-1
- RETURN: Drop off at Kasane
- PASSENGERS: Minimum 1 Traveler and a Maximum of 14 Travelers per group
- STYLE: Lodging
- MEALS: DBB- Bed, Breakfast and Dinner
- VEHICLE: 2-3: Double Cab 4×4/ SUV
Accommodation:Thamalakane River Lodge, Maun / Similar
Clients will be picked up at the Airport and depart to their accommodation in Maun. This area attractions include a renowned riverboat that offers cruises up and down the Thamalakane River; the forest groves of the Maun Game Reserve; and Moremi Game Reserve, home to hippos, lions and rhinos. After checking in and freshening up the client/s will depart in the afternoon for a Mokoro Excursion (for 2 hours) After this activity clients will get back and the lodge and get ready for Dinner.
Included Activities: Mokoro Excursion with canoe
Accommodation: Thamalakane River Lodge, Maun / Similar
Clients will have breakfast and then go on the Game Drive. Clients will view some of the Africa’s wildlife and can have several stops to take pictures and explore. Clients will be back around lunch and after lunch have leisure time to rest.
Included Activity: Game Drive
Overnight: Thamalakane River Lodge
Thamalakane River Lodge is ideally located an easy 20-minute drive from Maun Airport en route to the famous Moremi Game Reserve. It is a secluded haven of tranquillity nestled in a grove of mature riverine trees on the bank of the Thamalakane River. The rambling lodge has an idyllic setting and is committed to service excellence.
Character en-suite stone chalets, some with private splash pools are positioned in the shade of the riverine forest, overlooking the river. All chalets and common areas have terraces that take advantage of the serene 180-degree view of the riverbanks lined with fluttering reeds visited by an ever-changing array of water fowl and birds.
It is a delightful place to come home to after a day spent exploring.
Accommodation: Sango Safari Camp, Khwai Community Area / Similar accommodation
After breakfast the clients will depart Sango Safari Camp which is situated in the Moremi. Throughout the drive clients will have the opportunity to see and take pictures of animals rooming freely.
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.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Included Activity: Moremi Game Drive (Afternoon)
Overnight: Sango Safari Camp
Sango Safari Camp is nestled in the shade of the trees overlooking the Khwai River. Situated on the outskirts of the traditional village of Khwai and on the border of Moremi Game Reserve, the camp offers guests the perfect base from which to explore the wildlife and culture of this unique habitat.
This intimate safari camp is named for the Sango Family, some of the original inhabitants of the Khwai area, and now part owners of the camp. Guests will have the chance to learn first hand about the unique lifestyle and experiences that come from living and growing up in one of the most wildlife rich areas of Botswana.
Accommodating 12 guests in 6 en-suite meru tents Sango Safari Camp is designed in the style of the classic tented safari camp of days gone by. With its open-air bucket showers, hand crafted furnishings and classic styling Sango Safari Camp aims to rekindle the atmosphere of the luxury mobile safari camp, successfully blending the rustic with the luxurious.
With the Khwai River forming a natural border between the world famous Moremi Game Reserve and Khwai Concession, animals can travel freely through this vast unfenced wilderness. Situated on the river overlooking the Moremi and with access to both these magnificent wildlife areas, Sango Safari Camp is focused on delivering an exceptional wildlife experience to our guests. The camp’s location allows guests to take advantage of a host of wildlife activities which include open vehicle game drives both in the Moremi and in the Khwai concession area, night drives and mokoro trips.
Accommodation:Thobolo’s Bush Lodge, Chobe National Park/ Similar
Clients will have breakfast and depart to Chobe National park area, upon arrival clients will have a game drive throughout Chobe and its beautiful landscape across the challenging Magwikwe Sand point, which was the shoreline of the ancient inland sea, visit the Makgadikgadi Lake. Its deep sand, so in the wet season, it becomes impassable. After the game drive the tour guide will prepare for dinner.
Included Activities: Game Drive
Accommodation:Thobolo’s Bush Lodge, Chobe National Park / Similar
Clients will have breakfast in the morning and then go on the Mokoro trial excursion. The mokoro usually carries one or two passengers, while the boatman stands at the stern using a long pole called a “ngashi”, to pole or push the mokoro forward.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Included Activities: Mokoro trail excursion
Overnight: Thobolo’s Bush Lodge
Each of our twelve chalets will comprise of a dining/kitchen area, two luxury en suite bedrooms with two three quarter beds per bedroom. The upstairs entertainment viewing area overlooks the pans and are complete with a counter and bar stools.
The main building comprises of the reception, a well-stocked food store (supplying all the basic requirements) on the ground floor and a fully equipped bar on the second floor. This large building overlooks a small pan right in front and Barangwe Pan a couple of hundred meters beyond.
Accommodation:River View Lodge, Chobe River Front/ Similar
Clients will have a game drive throughout Chobe and its beautiful landscape across the challenging Magwikwe Sand point, which was the shoreline of the ancient inland sea, visit the Makgadikgadi Lake. Its deep sand, so in the wet season, it becomes impassable. After arrival clients will check in and prepare for dinner.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Included Activities: Game Drive.
Overnight: aha Chobe Marina Lodge
Chobe Marina Lodge overlooks the Chobe River and is uniquely located in the North-Eastern corner of Botswana where the four African nations of Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia converge. Victoria Falls is only 70 km away and the Chobe River, Chobe National Park, Kasane Forest Reserve, the Caprivi Strip and the mighty Zambezi river, are all within proximity. The Lodge offers warm, personal service and a choice of 66 rooms in either studios or suites, with every modern amenity for a relaxed and comfortable stay. Dining at Chobe Marina Lodge is all about good food and service to match, and the pool and Riverside Bars are perfect for watching the glorious sunsets. There is a state-of-the-art conference venue, and a great choice for conference, product launch or team-building events. Take a game drive or a leisurely sight-seeing cruise to Sedudu Island, or a river boat trip for a totally different game viewing experience, fishing for the famed tiger fish, which inhabit the Chobe and Kasai River systems. Genuine hospitality, a relaxing environment and an idyllic location, make Chobe Marina Lodge a very special African destination.
- Qualified professional driver guide
- Vehicle / fuel
- Park entrance fees as per itinerary
- Passenger liability 15%
- VAT 2% tourism levy
- Airport transfers
- Breakfast and Dinner for the Client
- Expenses of personal nature
- Entrance fees not mentioned in the itinerary
- Meals not mentioned
- Drinks at lodges and on road
- Optional excursions and activities
- Tips for tour guides
- International flights and airport taxes
- Items not mentioned in the itinerary