11 Day Botswana Luxury Safari

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This incredible fly-in safari includes all the regions that Botswana is famous for, starting with elephants at the Chobe River, then moving down into lion territory in the Savute. Next is Moremi which has the best of both worlds - game drives and water mokoro experiences, giving you the opportunity to truly explore Botswana’s remote and pristine landscapes, in luxury!

Itinerary

Day 1 - 2 Chobe National Park

Accommodation: Chobe Game Lodge

On your arrival at Kasane airport, you will be met and welcomed for your transfer by road to the iconic Chobe Game Lodge, where you will meet your safari guide who will brief you on the various aspects of the safari. You will spend the following two nights at Chobe Game Lodge. The Chobe National Park is famous for its huge herds of elephant and buffalo. Set out on your afternoon game activity - a sundowner cruise on the magnificent Chobe River or an exciting game drive exploring the Chobe area. Sunset cruises are spectacular as you will be able to view the wildlife that congregates at the water’s edge whilst enjoying an awe inspiring African sunset. The Chobe area is renowned for magnificent star-gazing and your professional guide will be happy to show you the African skies and explain local folklore. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 – 4 Savute Channel

Accommodation: Savute Safari Lodge

After an early wake-up and breakfast, you will depart Chobe Game Lodge in your specially equipped safari vehicle for the Savute area of the Chobe National Park. The day is spent travelling to Savute Safari Lodge and depending on the time of the year, your guide may choose to take the road less travelled and incorporate a visit to the Nogatsaa area. Stop in the shade of a large tree enroute and enjoy lunch. Your safari vehicle is equipped with a fridge to ensure access to a variety of cold drinks, water, fruit juices, beer, wine and local brand spirits throughout your journey. In the afternoon you will arrive at Savute Safari Lodge, where you will stay for two nights. Savute boasts a viewing deck, an al fresco dining area and swimming pool – which is ideal for watching game at the waterhole. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 - 6 Moremi Game Reserve

Accommodation: Camp Moremi

After an early morning wake up and breakfast at Savute Safari Lodge, you will depart in a south westerly direction travelling through the Mababe depression and enter Moremi Game Reserve, crossing the well known Khwai River bridge at North Gate. Moremi Game Reserve is world famous for its dramatic scenery and abundant wildlife. You will enjoy an extended game drive to Camp Moremi in the Xaxanaka area. The vehicle is equipped with director’s chairs, a table and hammocks which allow for you to relax and enjoy en route lunch. Xaxanaka is considered one of the most beautiful areas in the Moremi Game Reserve. Located on the edge of the permanent waters of the Okavango Delta, this area is rich in plant and animal species. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 7 – 8 Okavango Delta

Accommodation: Camp Okavango

Leaving your safari vehicle at Camp Moremi, you will depart by boat into the heart of the Okavango Delta. This journey through the serpentine channels, and expansive lagoons of the Okavango Delta gives one the opportunity to experience this magnificent ecosystem. Camp Okavango is situated on Nxaragha Island located well within the permanent Okavango Delta. For the next two days, you will experience the incredible diversity of this water wilderness. Explore the waterways and floodplains by boat and mokoro and the islands on guided walking safaris. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 9 - 10 Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Accommodation: Leroo La Tau

Enjoy a morning activity before departing on your scheduled charter flight over the Okavango Delta to the desert location of Leroo La Tau. The park, populated by up to 30,000 zebra and wildebeest closely accompanied by predators, offers guests the chance to experience the exhilaration of seeing large concentrations of game and the resultant predator interaction. The lodge offers a raised hide above the waterhole where guests can enjoy spectacular wildlife sightings. Having explored the area and enjoyed a spectacular wildlife phenomenon on guided day and night game drives, guests can retire after dinner to a splendid fireplace overlooking the waterhole. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 11 Departure

After a morning activity and breakfast, you will bid farewell to your guide and be transferred from Leroo La Tau to Maun Airport for your onward arrangements. Meals: breakfast

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Chobe Game Lodge

The lodge accommodates up to 94 guests in absolute luxury.  Rooms are river-facing, and include minibars, en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities as well as private terraces.  In addition, four exclusive suites have their own plunge pools and separate lounges. Chobe Game Lodge facilities include a riverside boma, a large swimming pool, a stylish cigar bar with an outside terrace overlooking the Chobe River. Chobe Game Lodge also has wildlife reference library with lounge and terrace. Should you wish to pamper yourself, your guide can schedule an appointment for you with Chobe Game Lodge’s in-house beautician.

Savute Safari Lodge

Located on the banks of the dry Savute channel, Savute Safari Lodge is intimate, accommodating only 24 guests in cool thatched timber and glass suites. The area is renowned for its population of bull elephant and for the unique interaction of the resident predator species. The close proximity of wildlife translates itself into the recently refurbished, modern African décor.  All suites have private decks, combined bedroom and sitting areas and en-suite facilities. The sitting area, library and cocktail bar are situated in an exquisite thatch and timber main building. These features set the lodge apart from other typical safari destinations. Open 4x4 game drives are conducted in the Savute area, including the famous Savute Marsh, and the ancient San rock paintings at Gubatsa Hills, add magic to a delightful African safari.

Camp Moremi

An elegant, elevated thatch and timber structure serves as the main building comprising a main sitting area, wildlife reference library, dining room and cocktail bar inviting a true sense of the African wilderness. Other facilities include a secluded swimming pool with sundeck and thatched boma where brunch and high tea are served.

Camp Okavango

Accommodation at Camp Okavango is in eleven twin-bedded, glass fronted safari tents on raised wooden decks. Each tent has en-suite bathroom facilities. The main public areas of Camp Okavango, which house the lounge, bar area and adjacent dining room, all lead out onto an open patio with alfresco lounge and fireplace. Additional facilities include an elevated viewing deck, refreshing swimming pool, reference library and curio shop. With just 12 thatched chalets, each with en-suite bathrooms, a dining room, reading room and bar in the main lodge, expansive wooden decks and a plunge pool.

Leroo La Tau

Leroo La Tau is situated on the banks of the Boteti River which forms the western boundary of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Leroo La Tau rises majestically above the dry Boteti Riverbed which stretches across the western border of the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. With just 12 thatched chalets, each with en-suite bathrooms, a dining room, reading room and bar in the main lodge, expansive wooden decks and a plunge pool, guests can immerse themselves seamlessly into the ultimate wildlife experience in Botswana.

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Nov 18, 2022
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I was in Cape Town, South Africa recently for an athletic competition and had allowed myself a week of personal time to relax and properly conclude the trip, but had not bothered to plan a safari to occupy the time. I was skeptical of the cost and whether I would enjoy the experience, however a couple days into that final week it occurred to me, in a bit of a panic attack, what a waste it would be not to take advantage of this opportunity. I hopped online and started looking at flights to Johannesburg (almost all the safaris in SA start there with an early morning pick up), but it was basically impossible to get a flight early enough and/or to coordinate with the multiple safaris operating in or just outside of Kruger. With no apparent options available to turn my remaining 4 1/2 days into even a 3 day safari I stumbled on the most obvious website one could imagine, Safari.com. I'd completely given up negotiating all the variables on my own but here was a safari travel agent that might be able to help me .. and they were based right out of Cape Town, literally a stones throw from my lodgings. Serendipity, or so i hoped. I immediately sent out an email and crossed my fingers .. for roughly an hour and a half, at which point Dolan from Safari.com responded to me requesting I give him a call so that we could expedite potential arrangements. My in country phone plan wasn't able to make calls, but we arranged for him to call me and not 3 hours after being in the grip of despair Dolan got through to me and far from notifying me of how absurd it was to hold out hope for a literally, last minute safari adventure with barely 4 days available to me, he had already worked out all the details I'd sent and created a preliminary safari trip that would bypass Johannesburg airport for a flight the next morning to a closer, much, much smaller airport where I would be picked up taken, not to a 3 day safari, but a full 4 day safari, then back to the tiny, tiny airport for a return flight to Cape Town with 2 hours to spare for my return leg all the way home. It almost feels like an afterthought, after the minor miracle Dolan was able to conjure up, but the safari itself at Simbavati Lodge was just an absolutely stunning experience. The single "tent" he booked me was as luxurious as any 4 star hotel I've stayed in, the game drives, one every morning, one every evening were more amazing than I could have ever imagined, and the food, 3 meals a day with snacks and an open bar was sublime. I could go on about the wonderful staff, or the wonderful other safari goers you can meet and grab a drink with, or the different animals walking through the open lodge facilities daily .. but I've gone on long enough. I'll simply conclude by saying .. safari, absolutely, yes, do it, it is amazing. And when you do decide, Safari.com will do you right and if you have the pleasure of working with Dolan, do give him my thanks .. the entire experience was the best part of my trip :)
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