Classic Explorer Safari

Classic Explorer Safari

9 Days / 8 Nights

Price from$5,111

• Chobe National Park • Savute • Okavango Delta

The AndBeyond Classic Explorer Safari offers a wonderful combination of land and water activities such as game drives, bush walks, a private boat cruise, mokoro excursions and fishing. The Classic Explorer Safari takes you to the renowned regions of the Chobe National Park, Savute and the Okavango Delta on a spectacular eight night mobile camping (glamping) adventure.

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.

Wildlife opportunities include: Elephant (large concentrations in the Chobe and Savute), Buffalo, Lion (large prides can be seen in the Savute), African wild dog, Leopard, Spotted hyena, Antelopes such as sable, puku (Chobe is the only destination to see this rare animal), Chobe bushbuck, kudu and klipspringer, Plains game such as wildebeest and giraffe.

Classic Explorer 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 camp site in 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. Here you can embark on thrilling game drives and enjoy a spectacular private boat cruise on the Chobe River. Experience unforgettable 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 that will take you 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 paintings.

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. Situated on a private concession, on the banks of a seasonal waterway overlooking the celebrated Moremi Game Reserve, you will be spoilt for choice at the assortment of excellent wildlife sightings in the area. This particular region of the Delta offers some of the best wildlife encounters where you can see lion, leopard, African wild dog, kudu, elephant, semi-aquatic lechwe, hippo and giraffe. Adventures include game drives and bush walks.

Days 7 & 8: Okavango Delta On the final leg of your journey you will be flown to the famous Nxabega concession, in the Okavango Delta, where you will spend two nights. Here you will experience an adventure-filled mix of water and land activities from game drives and bush walks to mokoro and catch-and-release fishing. Please note that the water based activities are seasonal.

Day 9: Okavango Delta > Maun Light aircraft flight to Maun to connect to your international flights.

• Small group tour with expert game rangers and local guides • Personalised travel journal • 8 nights' accommodation in tented mobile camps in private wilderness sites • 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

2017

1 Feb - 31 May

1 Jun - 31 Oct

1 Nov - 31 Dec

-

$5,270

$9,360

$6,080

-

$7,405

$13,493

$8,613

2018

31 Jan - 31 May

1 Jun - 31 Oct

1 Nov - 31 Dec

-

$5,111

$9,098

$5,111

-

$7,343

$13,328

$7,343

Departs

2017 Nov 5, 13, 21
Dec 1, 7, 17, 23, 29

2018 Jan 31
Feb 12, 24
Mar 8, 20
Apr 1, 27
May 17, 23, 25, 29, 31
Jun 4, 6, 10, 16, 28
Jul 4, 10, 16, 22, 28
Aug 3, 15, 27
Sep 8, 14
Oct 2, 8, 14, 20, 26
Nov 1, 11, 19, 27
Dec 5, 13, 21, 29

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. • 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