Botswana In Style

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10 Days From £7,620

Overview

Take a journey through some of Botswana’s most extraordinary landscapes whilst staying in lodges with a strong focus on working with local communities and giving guests a chance to interact with the local people. Such opportunities can be rare in Botswana as the focus is often on big game viewing, but this trip provides more of a cultural experience alongside your game viewing one.

Starting in the Khwai Community Area, you will be able to see ...

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Suggested Itinerary

This is a suggested itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes, or build a trip from scratch.

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DAY 1: MAUN - KHWAI COMMUNITY RESERVE

DAY 1: MAUN - KHWAI COMMUNITY RESERVE

After arriving into Maun, you will be escorted to the charter area of the airport for your short flight to the Khwai Community Area. There, you will be met and transferred to Hyena Pan Camp overlooking a permanent water hole within a private reserve. Enjoy lunch and some time to relax before a late afternoon safari activity.

Hyena Pan
Lunch, Dinner

DAY 2: EXPLORE KHWAI COMMUNITY RESERVE

DAY 2: EXPLORE KHWAI COMMUNITY RESERVE

Enjoy a full day game drive through the reserve and private concession to take in the area’s fantastic game viewing and beautiful scenery. A picnic lunch will be taken along so you can enjoy a full day out. The guides will help you to make the most of the day, teaching you about the flora of the region and its uses in traditional medicine and modern-day architecture. This offers a bit of variety to your game viewing experience.

Hyena Pan
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: EXPLORE KHWAI COMMUNITY RESERVE

DAY 3: EXPLORE KHWAI COMMUNITY RESERVE

Today there is the opportunity to go on a guided walking safari from camp to get up close and personal with characteristic wildlife of the reserve. The camp also has an underground hide for a completely different vantage point.

Hyena Pan
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: KHWAI COMMUNITY RESERVE - OKAVANGO DELTA

DAY 4: KHWAI COMMUNITY RESERVE - OKAVANGO DELTA

Enjoy a final morning safari activity and breakfast at the lodge before being transferred to the airstrip for a light aircraft flight down to the Okavango Delta. From the airstrip, you will be transferred to Moremi Crossing situated on a small palm-fringed island surrounded by the Moremi's seasonal floodplain. Spend the afternoon relaxing and enjoying the tranquillity of the lodge or perhaps enjoying a mokoro canoe safari through the channels of the Delta.

Moremi Crossing
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: EXPLORE THE OKAVANGO DELTA

DAY 5: EXPLORE THE OKAVANGO DELTA

Each day typically comprises two safari activities, and so with a full day in the delta there are a wealth of excursions to choose from including day and night game drives, guided walks, boat trips, mokoro canoe safaris and fishing trips. However you choose to spend your time, you will be accompanied by expert guides who will really help to make your time exploring the delta memorable.

Moremi Crossing
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6: EXPLORE THE OKAVANGO DELTA

DAY 6: EXPLORE THE OKAVANGO DELTA

Today will be a chance for you to slow your safari down a little bit, perhaps taking the opportunity to enjoy a lie-in before breakfast and a late morning game drive. Alternatively, you might like to grab your binoculars and a bird book and head out with your guide to spot some of the 450 bird species found in the Okavango Delta. In between activities, you will be able to relax in the lovely surroundings of the lodge and enjoy the superb food and hospitality for which it is renowned.

Moremi Crossing
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7: OKAVANGO DELTA - MAKGADIKGADI PANS

DAY 7: OKAVANGO DELTA - MAKGADIKGADI PANS

After a final morning spent exploring the Okavango Delta, enjoy breakfast at the lodge before being transferred back to the airstrip for your flight to Maun. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred by road down to the Makgadikgadi Pans, a drive of around two hours, where you will be spending the final leg of your trip. A relaxing afternoon in Camp Kalahari will be followed by a drive out onto the pans to enjoy sundowner drinks.

Camp Kalahari
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8: EXPLORE THE MAKGADIKGADI PANS

DAY 8: EXPLORE THE MAKGADIKGADI PANS

Camp Kalahari is known for its resident meerkat population. Depart camp before sunrise to see these little critters search for their breakfast. The meerkats are not shy and you can walk amongst them (no feeding or touching). Take a seat and you might be lucky enough to be investigated by a curious meerkat. Throughout the rest of the day, the camp offers horse and quad bike activities for an alternative mode of transport to get around the pans.

Camp Kalahari
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9: EXPLORE THE MAKGADIKGADI PANS

DAY 9: EXPLORE THE MAKGADIKGADI PANS

An early morning start allows you to spend some time with the intriguing San Bushmen who live in this harsh desert environment. Learn how they survive by digging for water in the ground, make poison for their arrows from bushes and how they track their prey through this harsh, unforgiving environment. A relaxing lunch and afternoon in camp can be followed by a late afternoon boat cruise.

Camp Kalahari
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10: MAKGADIKGADI PANS - MAUN

DAY 10: MAKGADIKGADI PANS - MAUN

After enjoying a final desert sunrise and breakfast in camp you will set off on your road transfer back to Maun where you will catch your onward flight. Your tour ends here.

Breakfast

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

GUIDELINE PRICE & WHAT’S INCLUDED

10 days from £7,620

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

Flexible booking conditions regarding transfers and cancellations

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Book With Confidence

We understand that flexibility is now a key factor when booking a holiday, and we believe our Covid Promise and Covid Viable Test provide that.

We believe these terms and conditions for making a booking are amongst the most generous in the travel industry right now, and we hope they will give you the confidence, when you feel ready, to go ahead and book your next adventure.

This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is per person, based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

Positive Impact of this Trip

Tree
Ten trees are planted per passenger on this trip
Community
Supports Wild Frontiers Foundation community projects
Wind Turbine
A contribution to renewable energy projects

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