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Watch elephants interact in their natural environment on the banks of the Chobe River, admire the lattice of canals that makes up the Okavango Delta, the oldest protected reserve in the country offering the most a mind boggling diversity of environment and wildlife even for the most seasoned Africa traveller.
Some of the highlights included are:
- Spot vast elephant herds in Chobe National Park
- Ride a mokoro through the Okavango Delta
- Look out for numerous birds species
- Soar over the Okavango Delta on a scenic flight
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- Authentic local experiences
- All international & internal flights
- 6 nights in 5* hotels
- All game drives
- National park fees
- All transfers
- All meals, soft drinks & house wines
Need to know
- Arrives: Kasane Airport (BBK)
- Time difference: GMT+2
- Visa requirements: British passport holders do not require a visa for Botswana.
- Language: English & Setswana
- Currency: Pula (BWP)
- Flying time from UK: around 14 hours
- Plug type: same as UK
- Voltage: 220V
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Chobe National Park
Arrive in Kasane and transfer to Chobe National Park, renowned for its massive herds of elephants. The Chobe River is popular with these magnificent creatures coming down to the water’s edge for a refreshing drink. If you’re lucky you might even see them swimming, using their trunks like a snorkel. Admire the gorgeous golden sunsets on an evening river cruise, then, once the sun is down, don’t forget to look up into the darkness at the millions of stars, unblemished by light pollution. Finally, set the alarm for your early-morning game drive, where you can hope to see buffalo and zebra, and if you are lucky you might hear the roar of a lion or two.
Belmond Savute Elephant Camp
All meals, soft drinks, house wines and local spirits Morning and afternoon game drives
Fly by light aircraft to the Okavango Delta, a peaceful network of waterways and lagoons bursting with life. Take in the spectacular view from above, and keep your eyes peeled for herds of elephants marching across the plains below. Bck on terra firma, explore by 4x4 and on foot, keep an eye out for birds and look out for the towering termite mounds, home to families of mongoose. If you like, you can arrange to visit a local community.
Belmond Khwai River Lodge
All meals, soft drinks, house wines and local spirits National park fees Two daily game drives
Take a scenic flight to your private island in the heart of the Okavango Delta. The only inland delta of its kind, it is an oasis of life in the centre of the Kalahari Desert. From the privileged and luxurious position, you’ll never be in a better position to spot Botswana’s famous wildlife. Cruise the calm waters of the Okavanago River in a traditional dugout canoe, known as a mokoro, spot elephants, crocodiles, buffalo, lion, cheetah, leopard and rhino and soak up the silence.
Belmond Eagle Island Lodge
All meals, soft drinks, house wines and local spirits National park fees All activities