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8-Day safari to Chobe National Park & Okavango Delta

Botswana Highlights is an eight-day adventure focusing on some of the richest wildlife viewing destinations in all of Africa. On visits to the iconic destinations of Chobe National Park, the Moremi Game Reserve and the Okavango Delta, guests will experience an amazing combination of land and water activities found only in Botswana. Prepare for experiences both euphoric and soul-soothing.

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Itinerary

Day 1 –Maun/Chobe National Park: Arrive Maun (international flights booked separately). Connect to your flight to your camp, located in the Savute region of Chobe National Park. Enjoy a shared safari activity. Dinner and overnight at Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge or Savute Safari Lodge.

Luxury: Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge boasts unparalleled 180-degree views from its elevated position across the savanna and a waterhole that attracts wildlife year-round. There are 11 luxurious tents, including 2-family tents, a refreshing pool, gym, and spa on site.

Deluxe: Savute Safari Lodge is situated on the banks of the Savute Channel, also known as “The Stolen River”. The lodge offers 24 suites in glass suites with cool thatching and well-furnished in fresh colors. All chalets have private decks, en-suite facilities and combined bathroom and lounge areas.

Day 2 – Chobe National Park: Enjoy safari activities in the Savute region of Chobe National Park. Activities include twice-daily game drives. For guests of Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge, you may also choose to spend time at the pool, gym or spa or take a scenic helicopter ride (for an additional fee). Meals and overnight at overnight at Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge or Savute Safari Lodge.

Day 3 – Moremi Game Reserve: Enjoy a morning safari activity. Then, fly to your camp, located in the Moremi Game Reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Arrive at camp for lunch and enjoy a safari activity before dinner. Dinner and overnight at Okuti or Camp Moremi.

Luxury: Okuti draws its influence from the Maunachira River which flows in front of the camp, with its abundant birdlife, fish and sandy river banks. Okuti is built amidst the wilderness of one of Botswana’s prime game viewing regions, Moremi Game Reserve. It comprises five very spacious twin and double-bedded “Masasas” (ancient tribal word for house of reeds), exceptionally unique in style and architecture all rooms overlook the permanent Maunachira channel. An additional two family “Masasas” consist of two bedrooms which share spacious bathroom facilities – ideal for families in this child friendly camp. Each en-suite bathroom provides both an indoor and outdoor shower. Connected by raised wooden walkways all areas of camp are wheelchair accessible.

Deluxe: Camp Moremi enjoys breathtaking vistas over the Xakanaxa Lagoon and is situated in the world-renowned Moremi Game Reserve. Nestled within a natural riverine forest of teak and ebony trees, twelve tented safari suites, including one family suite, have an East-African flavor and are custom designed and spacious. All standard tents are expansive with spacious bathrooms consisting of double vanities and showers, and private decks offering views over the Moremi Game Reserve. 

Days 4 & 5 – Moremi Game Reserve: Enjoy two days of safari activities in the Moremi Game Reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Activities include game drives & boating. Meals and overnights at Okuti or Camp Moremi.

Day 6 – Okavango Delta: Enjoy a morning safari activity. Then, fly to your camp located in the Okavango Delta. Arrive at camp for lunch and enjoy an afternoon safari activity. Dinner and overnight at Shinde or Footsteps Across the Delta.

Luxury: Shinde is an intimate, classic camp located on the edge of Shinde Lagoon, which teems with animal and birdlife. The camp’s unique main area comprises of a multi-tiered dining room and lounge which is set under canvas under the shade of ebony and mangosteen trees. Shinde can offer both water and land activities year-round. The camp has eight tents, including one family tent.

Deluxe: Footsteps Across the Delta is a private camp which accommodates guests in three specially designed, twin-bedded, Meru tents complete with sewn-in floors. One of the three twin bedded tents can be converted into a family unit that sleeps five. Each tent has its own newly refurbished en-suit bathroom including wash basin, porcelain flush toilet and hot water bush shower.

Day 7 – Okavango Delta: Spend a full day enjoying safari activities, including day and night game drives, fishing, walking safari, traditional canoe (mokoro) ride and motorized boating (activities vary based on camp). Meals and overnight at Shinde or Footsteps Across the Delta.

Day 8 – Okavango Delta / Depart: Enjoy a morning safari activity. Then, fly to Maun. Upon arrival, connect to your onward flight (international flights booked separately).

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Quick Facts

Perfect for:

  • Perfect for Big 5/Wildlife Sightings
  • Perfect for Families
  • Perfect for Honeymoons/Romance
  • Duration 8 days
  • Departures Anytime, except February
  • Accommodations Tented camps, game lodge
  • Fitness Rating Easy
  • Activities Game drives, nature walks, mokoro, boating
  • Safari Type Adventure
  • Style Deluxe
  • Land-Only Price* $$

*Pricing is per person and an estimate. Contact a Journey Specialist for a customized quote.
$ = <$5,000 | $$ = $5,000 – $9,999 | $$$ = $10,000 – $20,000 | $$$$ = >$20,000

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