Botswana Highlights Safari

Botswana Highlights Safari

9 Days / 8 Nights

Price from$4,886

• Chobe National Park • Savute • Okavango Delta • Nxai Pan National Park

This is the ultimate AndBeyond Botswana mobile camping (glamping) journey. Over eight adventure-filled nights you will have the opportunity to experience four of Botswana's most prized regions, from the renowned Chobe and Savute to the Okavango Delta and the dramatic scenery of the Nxai Pan National Park.

This tour has been carefully created to coincide with the arrival of the zebra migration in the Nxai Pan and travels from February to April (the regions rainy season and best time to travel). Here, you will also have the opportunity to see bountiful wildlife, which are drawn to the replenished waterholes that dot the landscape.

Rustic and comfortable mobile camping allows you to get closer than ever to the spectacular African wilderness, with the same personalised AndBeyond experience. Your entire journey will be hosted by our most senior and experienced private guides who offer a wealth of knowledge about your chosen destinations and an engaging experience throughout your adventure. Your mobile camping adventure is fully inclusive. From the time you arrive in Botswana, every aspect of your journey will be conveniently organised for you

In addition to the dome tents that will be your home throughout your journey, you will also stay for two nights in the spacious AndBeyond Savute Under Canvas tents when visiting the Savute leg of your tour.

Wildlife Opportunities: Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, African Wild dog, Leopard, Spotted hyena, Brown hyena, Zebra migration, Springbok, Bat-eared fox.

Botswana Highlights Safari map

Days 1 & 2: Kasane > Chobe National Park Your journey begins at Kasane Airport where you will meet your private guide who will accompany you throughout your adventure. Your guide will then drive you to a secluded campsite in the Chobe National Park, where you will spend two nights. Chobe National Park is home to thrilling action-packed wildlife interactions and the largest concentration of elephants in Africa. Enjoy adventures such as game drives and private boat cruises on the Chobe River.

Days 3 & 4: Savute The next leg of your tour will be a game drive transfer into the beautiful Savute area of the Chobe National Park. Here, surrounded by pristine wilderness, you will spend two nights. The area is known for its large prides of lion, African wild dog, leopard and spotted hyena that prowl the landscape in search of prey. Adventures in the Savute include game drives and the opportunity to see volcanic outcrops and Bushmen painting.

Days 5 & 6: Okavango Delta After exploring the Savute, you will be whisked away on a flight to the glorious Okavango Delta for a two night stay, on the banks of a seasonal waterway overlooking the celebrated Moremi Game Reserve. Here, on your private concession you will be truly spoilt for choice at the assortment of excellent wildlife sightings in the area. From your pristine surrounds in the Okavango Delta you will enjoy the same renowned wildlife sightings commonly associated with the Moremi Game Reserve such as lion, leopard, African wild dog, kudu, elephant, semi-aquatic lechwe, hippo and giraffe. Adventures include game drives and bush walks.

Days 7 & 8: Nxai Pan National Park On the final leg of your journey you will be flown to Maun to where you will be collected by vehicle and driven to the dramatic landscapes of the glorious Nxai Pan, where breathtaking vast open spaces, with desert-like pans, await. During the rainy season, this area bursts into life and invites various animals, including the awe-inspiring zebra migration, to congregate around its waterholes. During your two night stay at the delightful Nxai Pan National Park you will encounter dramatic landscapes that draw lion, plains game, brown hyena and the annual zebra migration during the rainy season. Adventures include game drives, stargazing and an opportunity to venture to the magnificent cluster of giant baobabs in the area.

Day 9: Nxai Pan National Park > Maun Today, your guide will accompany you to Maun and will wave a fond farewell as you board your flight homeward from Maun International Airport.

• Small group tour with expert game rangers and local guides • Personalised travel journal • 6 nights' accommodation in tented mobile camps in private wilderness sites • 2 nights' accommodation at the luxurious AndBeyond Savute Under Canvas tent • Meet and greet at Kasane Airport on arrival • Transfers and transport • All National Park fees • 3 meals daily • Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives • Waterborne/game viewing activities while on safari • Emergency medical evacuation insurance • Light aircraft transfers

Pricing (per person) $AUD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2018

31 Jan - 30 Apr

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$4,886

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$7,109

Departs

2018 Feb 02, 14, 26; Mar 10; Apr 03, 15.

Booking conditions

This safari travels with a maximum of 6 guests in 3 tents, in a specially customised 4 x 4 safari vehicle, accompanied by an expert AndBeyond Safari guide throughout.

Minimum age limited is 12 years.

Enjoy fully serviced mobile camping. By this we mean that you can expect the renowned AndBeyond service during your adventure such as a butler, housekeeper and chefs who prepare the most scrumptious pan African menus.

• Accommodation is in spacious expedition dome tents (4 metres x 4 metres in size), comfortable beds, ensuite bathroom (3 metres x 3 metres in size), separate w.c. and hot bucket shower. • The mobile camp boasts three ensuite safari tents. • Spend two nights at AndBeyond Savute Under Canvas in an even more spacious Meru-style tent, when visiting the Savute leg of your safari. • As this is the quintessential African safari experience there is no electricity in camps, but cell phones, cameras and other electronic devices can be charged on the safari vehicle.

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.

Not included

• Telephone calls • Safari shop purchases • Gratuities • All items of a personal nature • Champagne, cognacs, fine wines and premium brand spirits