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Classic Botswana

Tailor Made Itinerary

12 Days From $10,773

Overview

This journey takes you across a variety of regions and terrain whilst staying in a mixture of accommodation styles for a well-rounded introduction to Botswana nature and wildlife highlights. Accommodation includes an elegant houseboat on the Chobe River and a lodge located in the quiet western section of Chobe National Park before making your way down to the fringes of the Linyanti Swamps....

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience a variety of accommodation including lodges, camps and a river cruise.
  • Spot large herds of elephant for which Chobe is renowned from the western sector of the park
  • Enjoy superb predator viewing around the Linyanti Swamps
  • Revel in the rare chance to see Botswana’s only population of rhino in Moremi
  • Witness wildlife along the riverbanks aboard a beautiful houseboat traversing the Chobe River
  • Navigate the Okavango Delta by motorboat

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: KASANE - CHOBE RIVER

DAY 1: KASANE - CHOBE RIVER

After clearing immigration in Kasane and collecting your bags, you will be transferred down to the Chobe River where you will board one of the Chobe Princess boats for your cruise along the river. Once all guests are aboard you will set off upstream to enjoy the fantastic game viewing and beautiful views that the boat offers across both Botswana and Namibia.

Chobe Princesses
Dinner

DAY 2: CRUISE DOWN THE CHOBE RIVER

DAY 2: CRUISE DOWN THE CHOBE RIVER

Your day will start as the boat fires up its engine and begins the journey along the Chobe River. Enjoy breakfast as you gently cruise along the course of the river witnessing elephant and buffalo coming to drink from the banks, crocodile sunning themselves and hippo wallowing in the shallows. Tender boats can head out with guests who want a closer view of the animals, although plenty prefer to remain on the boat, relaxing on the sundeck and enjoying a dip in the refreshing plunge pool.

Chobe Princesses
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: EXPLORE CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

DAY 3: EXPLORE CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

This morning the boat will make its way back towards Kasane where you will disembark and be collected for your transfer to your lodge in the Chobe National Park. Here you will enjoy superb game viewing in the quiet surroundings of the sought-after western sector of the park. Huge herds of elephant and buffalo roam the plains in search of good grazing and you will be able to drive and walk the plains with your guide to join them in their journey.

Muchenje Safari Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: EXPLORE CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

DAY 4: EXPLORE CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

Your first full day on dry land will be a chance to really get under the skin of Chobe and enjoy everything it has to offer. In addition to the elephant and buffalo, there is abundant game of all sizes in the park, as well as an excellent array of birdlife. The food in the lodge is superb and has plenty of great spots to relax and enjoy a good book or take a refreshing swim in the pool. After dark when the predators come out to hunt there will also be the chance to enjoy a night time game drive.

Muchenje Safari Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: EXPLORE CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

DAY 5: EXPLORE CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

A popular way to spend some time in Chobe is to take a full day game drive and not just for the lie-in that it affords. The game viewing is excellent here, even during the heat of the day, with a variety of game often spotted relaxing in the shade. Your guide will then seek some shade for you and your fellow guests to enjoy a picnic lunch before a tour of a local village and a sunset river cruise prior to returning to the lodge for dinner.

Muchenje Safari Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK - LINYANTI WETLANDS

DAY 6: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK - LINYANTI WETLANDS

A final morning safari will be followed by breakfast in the lodge before transferring an hour and a half to Kasane Airport for your flight down to the Linyanti Wetlands. You'll be met at the airstrip and transferred to your camp, arriving in time to unpack before enjoying lunch on the decking area overlooking the water. An evening game drive will be a superb introduction to the beautiful Linyanti region and its abundant wildlife.

Linyanti Bush Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7: EXPLORE LINYANTI WETLANDS

DAY 7: EXPLORE LINYANTI WETLANDS

Today you will be able to enjoy a full day exploring the Linyanti Wetlands with your guide and enjoy the superb predator sightings for which it is renowned. An early breakfast is followed by a morning game drive before guests return to the lodge for some well-earned relaxation time. Afternoon is served on the decking area before guests can choose between an afternoon game drive or boat cruise should water levels permit.

Linyanti Bush Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8: EXPLORE LINYANTI WETLANDS

DAY 8: EXPLORE LINYANTI WETLANDS

A full day exploring the Linyanti Wetlands from the well-located camp will include exciting impromptu game viewings interspersed with plenty of time to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Your guides will really help you to make the most out of your time here, helping you to see all of the big game of the region as well as teaching you about its smaller, lesser-known animals, plants and trees.

Linyanti Bush Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9: LINYANTI WETLANDS - MOREMI GAME RESERVE

DAY 9: LINYANTI WETLANDS - MOREMI GAME RESERVE

Your journey will continue this morning as you head down to the Moremi Game Reserve, but not before enjoying a final morning game drive and breakfast in the Linyanti. After, you will be transferred from the airstrip to your Moremi lodge where a wonderful reception awaits. After lunch and peaceful afternoon enjoying your shaded veranda, you will head out on an afternoon game drive before dinner and drinks around the lodge’s campfire in the evening.

Okuti
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10: EXPLORE MOREMI GAME RESERVE

DAY 10: EXPLORE MOREMI GAME RESERVE

The wildlife-rich reserve is explored in game viewing vehicles via morning and late afternoon game drives. This is the ideal way to cover the vast areas that the Moremi Game Reserve encompasses and make the most of the superb game viewing for which it is renowned. The reserve is also home to Botswana's only population of rhino and, whilst they are elusive, you may well get the chance to see them during your stay.

Okuti
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11: EXPLORE MOREMI GAME RESERVE

DAY 11: EXPLORE MOREMI GAME RESERVE

A final day of big game viewing awaits you today and your guides will be as determined as you to help tick off any animals that have eluded you thus far. When not out exploring the bush you will be able to relax in camp, be pampered by the charming staff and enjoy the superb cuisine for which the camp is renowned.

Okuti
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12: DEPARTURE MOREMI GAME RESERVE

DAY 12: DEPARTURE MOREMI GAME RESERVE

Following breakfast this morning, you will be taken back to the airstrip in time for your onward flights and arrangements where your tour ends.

Breakfast

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

Luxury

Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

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

CLASSIC BOTSWANA (12 DAYS) $10,773

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.

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra - The best of the best, the ultimate indulgence
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

CARBON CONTRIBUTIONS

If you book international flights through Wild Frontiers.

This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is 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.

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