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Desert & Delta of Botswana – 9 Days

$ 5,195.00

When the travel bug bites, consider an family safari experience in Botswana, the Chobe Game Lodges’ electric safari fleet made up the majority of their safaris.

Description

DAY 1-2 CAMP OKAVANGO, OKAVANGO DELTA, BOTSWANA
On arrival at Maun Airport, a Desert & Delta Safaris representative will be there to welcome your family to Botswana, present your children (aged 6 to 15) with their special Safari Activity Backpack and assist you on to your charter flight into the heart of the Okavango Delta.

The newly rebuilt Camp Okavango is located on a remote island in the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta.

Botswana’s magnificent Okavango Delta is a maze of lagoons, lakes, islands and hidden channels which attract wildlife that depend on the permanent waters of this unique wilderness. The elevated walkways, which lead up and in between the overhanging branches of the rich plant life in this island paradise, are a unique welcome to your first steps, as you approach this incredible camp from the airstrip where you have just landed.

2 nights inclusive package at
Camp Okavango
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  • Camp Okavango has 12 luxury Safari Suites and 1 Family Suite consisting of 2 bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms. This expansive room, which connects through inter-leading doors, is your home for the following two nights as you marvel in the pristine beauty and excitement of experiencing the Okavango Delta at its best. An additional bed can be placed in the family suite to accommodate 2 adults and 3 children. All suites are raised on Siligna platforms with stacking doors on expansive private decks, accommodating just 24 people. All rooms lead, by means of raised decking pathways, to a majestic elevated public area which hosts the lodge reception, curio shop, lounges, self- help ‘feel at home’ drinks area, bar, library and dining room. All of which allow for the most spectacular views out and over the Okavango Delta and lead on to a large open air star deck with fire places and areas to sit and enjoy the night sounds. An elevated, infinity view plunge pool is provided to cool down in the heat of the day.


Days are spent discovering the Okavango Delta on a private activities with your guide. Camp Okavango offers guided nature walks conducted by experienced professional guides, mokoro (canoe) and motorised boating trips through a variety of tranquil waterways to explore the Okavango, exceptional bird watching opportunities and, fishing for bream and tiger fish (seasonal). A dedicated staff member, your ‘Safari Hero’, will plan your stay, activities, meals times, in camp activities, story times and ensure that both you and your children have an incredible stay with us at Camp Okavango.

DAY 3-4 CAMP MOREMI, MOREMI GAME RESERVE, BOTSWANA
At the place where the life-giving waters of the Okavango Delta meet the vast plains of the Kalahari Desert, Mother Nature has created a sanctuary of Mopane forests, open grasslands, seasonal floodplains and riverine habitats, resulting in one of the most magnificent and welcoming animal environments in all of Africa.

This place, a donation to the world by the Batawana Tribe, in the form of a Game Reserve, will be your sanctuary for the following two nights.

Nestled beneath giant ebony trees, Camp Moremi brings true meaning to the word safari in the Xakanaxa area of the Moremi Game Reserve. 11 Luxurious custom style safari tents and 1 Luxury family suite consisting of two bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom, make up Camp Moremi. Families consisting of 3 children, can be accommodated in the family room with the addition of an extra bed in the suite. The 12 tents are all raised on teak platforms, with Camp Moremi accommodating just 24 people.

The elevated Tree House forms the main public area at Camp Moremi, this houses a lounge, library, bar and dining room. Other facilities include a garden Boma area where breakfast and teas are served, curio shop, large grounds, a lookout deck and secluded plunge pool.

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Camp Moremi
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  • Nestled beneath giant ebony trees, Camp Moremi brings true meaning to the word safari in the Xakanaxa area of the Moremi Game Reserve. 11 Luxurious custom style safari tents and 1 Luxury family suite consisting of two bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom, make up Camp Moremi. Families consisting of 3 children, can be accommodated in the family room with the addition of an extra bed in the suite. The 12 tents are all raised on teak platforms, with Camp Moremi accommodating just 24 people.

    The elevated Tree House forms the main public area at Camp Moremi, this houses a lounge, library, bar and dining room. Other facilities include a garden Boma area where breakfast and teas are served, curio shop, large grounds, a lookout deck and secluded plunge pool.

Days are spent exploring the paradise of Moremi on private activities with your guide. Camp Moremi and Camp Xakanaxa offer activities centred around tracking big game on morning and afternoon game drives by open 4×4 safari vehicle in the Moremi Game Reserve, exploring the Xakanaxa Lagoon and surrounding Okavango channels by motorboat, a dedicated staff member, your ‘Safari Hero’, will plan your stay, activities, meals times, in camp activities, story times and ensure that both you and your children have an incredible stay with us at Camp Moremi.

DAY 5-6 SAVUTE SAFARI LODGE, CHOBE NATIONAL PARK, BOTSWANA
Savute Safari Lodge is situated on the banks of Botswana’s fabled “Stolen River”, the Savute Channel. Stretching from the waterways of the Linyanti all the way to the Savute Marsh, the winding waterways of the Savute Channel have pumped life into the western section of the Chobe National Park for many thousands of generations. However, there is mystery to this channel, this fickle and unpredictable channel has a fascinating history of flooding and drying up independently of good rainy seasons and flood levels elsewhere – a mystery that has intrigued geologists and researchers for many years.

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Savute Safari Lodge
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  • Savute Safari Lodge consists of 11 luxury thatch and timber chalets and 1 family suite raised on expansive private decks, accommodating only 24 guests. The family suite consists of two bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms. Families consisting of 3 children, can be accommodated in the family room with the addition of an extra bed in the suite. The main lodge area offers a lounge, dining room, secluded library, bar, plunge pool and most meals are served on an elevated deck which looks out over the Savute channel and the waterholes which are a magnet to animals which come to quench their dry Savute thirst. The area is renowned for its population of bull elephant and for the unique interaction of the resident predator species.

Your time at Savute Safari Lodge is spent on private game drive activities with your guide. Savute Safari Lodge offers activities centred around game drives throughout the Savute area in open 4×4 safari vehicles, families can also enjoy a visit to the ancient San rock paintings at Gubatsa Hills, a small hilly outcrop which forms a remarkable landmark in the otherwise flat landscape. (visits to these painting at times when predators are known to be denning near these hills will restrict this activity), a dedicated staff member, your ‘Safari Hero’, will plan your stay, activities, meals times, in camp activities, story times and ensure that both you and your children have an incredible stay with us at Savute Safari Lodge.

Accommodation: Savute Safari Lodge

DAY 7-8 CHOBE GAME LODGE, CHOBE NATIONAL PARK, BOTSWANA
Home to the most incredible herds of elephant on the planet, Chobe National Park has its northern boundary along the Chobe River. Within this National Park, Chobe Game Lodge offers the only experience where direct access from the lodge into the park is possible. The Chobe National Park riverfront is quite simply one of the most impressive safari experiences in Africa.

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Chobe Game Lodge
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  • Chobe Game Lodge is the only lodge in the Chobe National Park situated on the magnificent Chobe River. This alone makes it a first-choice destination for that once-in-a-lifetime safari experience. The accommodation at Chobe Game Lodge is comprised of 42 twin/double rooms, four luxury private suites and one family unit. Rooms are all newly expanded and refurbished, river-facing, with spacious decks and air-conditioning, as well as a complimentary mini-bar. There are seven inter-leading rooms, ideal for friends and families travelling together. The main lodge area offers various places where dining is offered, two bars, many lounges, a curio shop, and swimming pool. Out the front of the lodge an elevated boardwalk leads along the river to the ‘Chobe Deck Of Fame’ which overlooks the vast floodplains known as Water cart. At certain times of the year, these floodplains are visited by hundreds and at times thousands of elephant, offering quite possibly the best elephant viewing experience in the world.


Your time at Chobe Game Lodge is spent exploring this incredible area by vehicle and boat on private activities with your guide. Chobe Game Lodge offers early morning, mid-morning or late afternoon game drives (depending on availability, you might even experience this activity on a silent safari – electric 4 x 4 vehicles adapted for safari activities), mid-morning, lunch and or afternoon boat cruises (depending on availability, you might even experience one of these activities on either a fully solar powered or electric powered boat, a first in Africa!), a dedicated staff member, your ‘Safari Hero’, will plan your stay, activities, meals times, in camp activities, story times and ensure that both you and your children have an incredible stay with us at Chobe Game Lodge.

DAY 9 DEPARTURE
A transfer to Kasane airport is included for those departing on scheduled flights from Kasane.

For passengers travelling to Victoria Falls, transfers will also be provided.


Low Season
$5195
per person based on sharing

  • Child (12-15): $4250
  • Child (6-11): $3450

 
High Season
$6375
per person based on sharing

  • Child (12-15): $5090
  • Child (6-11): $3995

 
Peak Season
$7950
per person based on sharing

  • Child (12-15): $6235
  • Child (6-11): $4770


01 Jan 20 – 31 Mar, 01 Dec 20- 31 Dec
1 Apr – 30 Jun, 01 Nov – 30 Nov
1 Jul – 31 Oct

The Ultimate Family Safari Packages can be booked for families with a minimum of 3 or more family members travelling together. 8 Nights Family Safari Package can be ANY FOUR LODGES (must include Chobe Game Lodge).

Additional information

OVERVIEW

Desert & Delta's Chobe Game Lodge is a leader in the field of electric powered eco-safaris. In early 2017, Chobe Game Lodges' electric safari fleet made up the majority of their safaris. They now have four electric vehicles and all of their safari boats are electric powered.

DEPARTURE

Private arrangement can be made on anytime.

ACCOMMODATION

As Indicated in the day by day itinerary

INCLUSIONS

8 night’s accommodation on a fully inclusive basis
All meals, soft drinks and local brand beverages
Private activities throughout the safari
National Park entrance fees
Charter flights and domestic airport departure taxes
Activity back pack for each child (ages six to fifteen only)
Laundry services
Dedicated family host per camp to assist with planning of meals and activities
Adapted in-camp activities for the children/family members
Emergency medical evacuation cover

EXCLUSIONS

All International / Domestic flights & taxes
Visas, Personal Expenses, Gratuities
Travel & Personal accident insurance
Excursions / Activities not specified
◾International Airfare/train ticket, Call 1-888-887-1688 to get a quote from your home city
◾Travel insurance. visa fees, gratuities, drinks, personal spending and optional activities.

QUESTIONS

Should you have any further questions, please call 1888-887-1688 or 647-483-9088 for assistance or chat online with us.

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