Fish and Eagle Safari - Wildlife of Botswanaoffered by supplier M18070 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 11 - 12 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 15 people
Destination(s): Botswana Zambia
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1359 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1419 Euro (EUR)
Days 1-2: Okavango Delta, camping mokoro excursion.
Your adventure will take you in a north westerly direction from Maun to the western side of the Okavango Delta, a special corner of paradise. Once you have reached the edge of the Delta, you will transfer your equipment to motorboats and cruise along the narrow papyrus-lined channels enjoying the exquisite birdlife of the region as well as the stunning landscape. Deeper in the Delta you will meet the local polers with their mokoro (a traditional dugout canoe) and enjoy a tranquil transfer to an island. You will spend two days exploring this beautiful area on mokoro excursions and taking guided walks on the islands and floodplains of the Okavango. You will camp wild with bush ablutions. Maun – Okavango Delta: 320km, 4h. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 3: Maun, camping.
Inspired by the beauty of the Okavango, you will retrace your route to Maun. You will have the option of taking a scenic flight over the Delta to return to Maun (1hr scenic flight is EUR 100 per person, min. 3 guests to guarantee the flight). This magical experience provides another perspective of the Okavango Delta’s unique water system and if you choose to take the flight, you will enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the Delta campsite writing postcards or reading a book while you wait for your afternoon flight. Your guide will travel back to Maun with the vehicle to resupply for the next stage of your adventure. After collecting you at the airport, you will shop for drinks and then spend the night at a campsite just outside Maun with permanent ablution facilities. Okavango Delta – Maun: 320km, 4h. Includes: (B, L, D).
Days 4-6: Moremi Game Reserve, camping.
From Maun you will drive through to Moremi Game Reserve, one of the best wilderness areas of Botswana which covers swamp and dry areas. The next three days will be spent searching for the wide variety of wildlife and birds that this area is renowned for while absorbing the sounds and beauty of this region. Game drives in the early morning as the sun rises and in the late afternoon as the sun sets will be the norm. After your morning game drive you will return to camp for lunch and a siesta. On Day 7 you will move campsites to explore a different area of this diverse park. Camping will be in private designated campsites with bush ablutions. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 5: Maun – Moremi Game Reserve: 150km, 6h (including game drive).
Days 7-9: Chobe National Park, camping.
Chobe National Park, with its diverse and striking landscapes, will be your next destination. As you continue your search for wildlife, you will traverse the drier region of Savuti where bull elephants dot the plains. You will then head northwards to the Chobe River where your game drives will meander along the banks of the river and venture further into the park. Camping will be in private designated areas with bush ablutions. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 7: Moremi – Savuti: 120km. 5-6h.
Day 8: Savuti - Chobe River: 170km, 5h.
Days 10–11: A night in a comfortable lodge in Livingstone, chalet accommodation.
After a morning game drive you will cross the Zambezi River by ferry and then drive to Livingstone on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls (Visa required), where you will spend the night at a comfortable lodge. In the afternoon there will be time to visit the thunderous Victoria Falls and shop for curios. Dinner will be at your own expense at the lodge. The safari officially ends at 10:00 on Day 11. Bush Ways is happy to arrange post-tour accommodation, activities and transfers to Livingstone airport or lodges, Victoria Falls airport or lodges or Kasane, Botswana, at an additional cost. Activities in Livingstone include White Water Rafting down the Zambezi Gorge, Canoeing on the upper Zambezi, Elephant rides and Helicopter Flights over the Victoria Falls, please ask your guide for further details. Day 10: Chobe River – Livingstone: 100km, 2-3h. Includes: (B, L). Day 11 Includes: (B).
Supplemental Tour Information:
- Central Okavango Delta & mokoro excursions
- Motorboat in the Delta
- Optional Game/Scenic Delta flight (EUR 100 per person, subject to change)
- 3 nights Moremi Game Reserve
- 3 nights Chobe National Park
- Optional visit to the Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia (US$ 10, subject to change)
- 1 night at a comfortable lodge in Livingstone, Zambia
Please note: As the safari starts at 07h30 on Day 1 it is a requirement that you pre-night in Maun and purchase drinks for your safari the day before your safari starts. Bush Ways Safaris can assist with pre-safari arrangements.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- All accommodation (spacious bow tents with mattresses), rooms at a comfortable lodge in Livingstone.
- All transfers and activities as per the itinerary .
- All meals that are indicated (B – breakfast, L –lunch, D – dinner) and tea/coffees.
- Services of a Professional Guide and Camp Assistant.
- All Botswana park fees for activities included on itinerary and transport in specialised safari vehicles.
- Restaurant meals (Livingstone, Zambia).
- Entrance to the Falls.
- Airport transfers.
- Optional excursions (scenic flight over the Delta and activities in Livingstone/Victoria Falls.
- Beverages (alcohol, soft drinks and bottled mineral water).
- Insurance to cover for cancellation and curtailment, medical, baggage, emergency evacuation.
- Sleeping bag (and small pillow) on all camping sectors.
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M18070 is a destination management company which is family owned and managed and specializes in customized tailor made tours for families and small and specialized groups, looking for that personalized touch and attentions of service. Our services are within Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Madagascar, Zanzibar and...