Day 1, MAUN - OKAVANGO DELTA (UNESCORTED)
On arrival at Maun International Airport you will board a charter flight to the Okavango Delta ,Considered one of Nature's masterpieces, the Okavango Delta offers an insight into one of Africa's truly great wildernesses.
Protected by the Moremi Game Reserve and numerous private wildlife concessions, the Okavango Delta is home to huge numbers of elephant, buffalo, lion, hippo, giraffe and zebra.
Day 2, OKAVANGO DELTA (UNESCORTED)
Spend a full day relaxing and enjoying this beautiful oasis that creates a haven for Africa’s most celebrated wildlife.
Alternatively enjoy optional & for own account activities such as mokoro (dugout canoe) excursions, bush walks and boat cruises.
[Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]
Day 3, OKAVANGO DELTA - GWETA
After breakfast, board a charter flight to Maun, from where the journey continues to the endless, white salt pans of Botswana. The shimmering salt pans of Makgadikgadi along with the Nxai Pans are believed to be the largest in the world.
The pans are the remains of a once ancient lake that now forms part of the route of Southern Africa's largest remaining migration. During the rainy season the pans are one of the most important wetland areas in Botswana, coming alive with water birds and great herds of game.
Day 4, GWETA
Explore the Ntwetwe Pan with a local guide that will explain the incredible adaptations of the species that are unique to the Kalahari Desert environment. Discover the surrounds in search of bat eared foxes, ground squirrels and other unique desert species and learn of their incredible struggle against the elements of Africa's harshest wilderness.
Get up close and personal with a resident gang of habituated meerkats (weather permitting); see how these incredibly social, superbly adapted animals interact with each other and their environment.
Day 5, GWETA - CHOBE
After a breath-taking experience in the Makgadikgadi, it’s time to continue to Chobe. Travel through the small village of Nata. This area is well known for its cattle farming and approximately 75% of the residents are from the Basarwa Tribe, also known as the Bushmen or San.
Not far from the village is the Nata Bird Sanctuary - a community project with some 165 bird species recorded in the area. Continue via a route referred to as the 'game drive route', as there is always a possibility of seeing wildlife along the way.
Day 6, CHOBE
Enjoy a thrilling morning open vehicle game drive in the Chobe National Park, the second largest in Botswana, known for its superb game viewing all year round, as it has one of the largest populations of game on the African continent.
Join a breath-taking afternoon sunset cruise, in search of magnificent wildlife sightings.
Day 7, CHOBE - KASANE
After breakfast, transfer from the lodge to Kasane Airport. [Breakfast]
WHY NOT EXTEND YOUR TRIP TO INCLUDE THE MAGNIFICENT VICTORIA FALLS (DAY 7-9) Experience how the mighty Zambezi River thunders over the Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the natural world.
This extension will include a transfer from Kasane Airport to A’ Zambezi River Lodge, 2 nights’ accommodation at A ‘Zambezi River Lodge inclusive of breakfast (Days 8 & 9). Afternoon sunset cruise on the Zambezi River, a superb way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the river, offering a unique opportunity to see a variety of game (Day 7).
Enjoy a breath-taking tour of The Falls, one of the most astonishing world wonders. (Day 8) After breakfast on Day 9, you’ll be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight.