Days 1 & 2: Kanana Camp, Botswana
Depart on a scheduled charter flight from Maun Airport to Kanana Camp. Kanana Camp is set deep in the Okavango Delta amongst grass-covered islands formed by fertile, eroded termite hills, dotted with Fig, Palm and other trees providing shade and a look out for predators to spot their prey on the flood plain. The dining and sitting areas are raised on decking encircling.
Professionally managed menus include fresh bread baked daily and fresh vegetables. Game viewing is on foot or by mokoro; you do not have the noise of the vehicle, therefore you will experience the bush in its true form on this Botswana Safari. You will be at one with nature without the intrusion of man.
Kanana Camp game viewing is on foot and by mokoro; you do not have the noise of the vehicle and therefore will experience the bush in its true form. You will be at one with nature without the intrusion of man. On this Botswana Safari there will be just the sounds of the bush and your footfalls on the earth.
The silence will help your ears pick-up sounds of the African bush usually hidden because of the mechanical hum of the car. Motorboat excursions to the Xo Lagoon is offered when the lagoon is in flood and game viewing in 4x4 vehicles is also available.
The 8 tents (accommodating 16 beds) are built on stilts to ensure a good view of the floodplains for all guests. The common facilities of Kanana Camp are also built up on stilts overlooking these floodplains. The area is an excellent walking and mokoro area.
Game drives are in Toyota Land cruisers which have been designed specially for game viewing and photography; completely open seating areas and cabs for unhindered photography; seat pockets; reference books; snacks, bottled water, toilet paper, insect spray and a cool box for refreshments; maximum capacity of 7.
Days 3 & 4: Chobe Game Lodge, Botswana
After breakfast and your Botswana Safari morning activity (if time allows) you will depart on a charter flight from Kanana Camp to Kasane Airport. Scheduled road transfer from Kasane Airport to Chobe Game Lodge.
The only permanent game lodge situated within the Chobe National Park, Chobe Game Lodge is Botswana's premier venue for guests looking for a perfect base to explore the Chobe National Park.
The lodge can accommodate up to 100 people in total luxury, offering a choice of land or water activities and the most complete game experience in the Chobe area.
Game drives are conducted in open sided 4x4 vehicles ensuring maximum visibility, while game viewing on the Chobe River is conducted by small, shallow draft and highly maneuverable boats piloted by expert boatmen.
The resident professional guides offer stargazing and guided walks within the game-fenced area. Other facilities include a large swimming pool with terrace, a riverside boma area where traditional dancers perform, a business centre, a fully equipped conference room with seating for up to 90 people in cinema style.
An internet office is available for those guests needing to keep in touch and a stylish bar with an outside terrace overlooking the Chobe River and a cigar bar with a champion sized billiard table. Chobe also has a reference library with lounge and terrace. Meals are catered for at the terrace restaurant overlooking the Chobe River.
All the rooms at the lodge are river facing and are air conditioned with overhead fans, complimentary mini bar, and en-suite bathrooms, each with tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms have their very own private terrace.
For those guests who demand the ultimate in exclusivity, Chobe Game Lodge has 4 river view suites, each with their own plunge pool and a separate lounge area. Your stay at Chobe Game Lodge is inclusive of accommodation, all meals, and local brand beverages during meal times, unlimited activities, park entrance fees, and laundry service.
Day 5: Depart
After breakfast on the last day of your Botswana Safari, you will be transferred via road to Kasane Airport, in time for your flight back to Johannesburg International Airport.
- Accommodation at Kanana Camp and Chobe Game Lodge on a fully inclusive basis
- All meals at Kanana Camp and Chobe Game Lodge
- Scheduled activities at Kanana Camp and Chobe Game Lodge
- All soft drinks and local wines at Kanana Camp and Chobe Game Lodge
- National Park Entrance Fees at Kanana Camp and Chobe Game Lodge
- Laundry Services at Kanana Camp and Chobe Game Lodge
- Medical Evacuation Insurance at Kanana Camp and Chobe Game Lodge
- Scheduled charter flight from Maun Airport to Kanana Camp
- Scheduled charter flight from Kanana Camp to Kasane Airport
- Scheduled road transfer from Kasane Airport to Chobe Game Lodge
- Scheduled road transfer from Chobe Game Lodge to Kasane Airport
- Meals other than specified
- Premium brand drinks
- Gratuities & Porterage
- Sightseeing and Activities other than specified.
- Visa Fees
- Travel Insurance
- Flights & Airport taxes
All charters have been booked on a seat on charter basis. Due to the nature of travel in light aircraft, mainly because of safety and space concerns, baggage is restricted to 12 kilograms (26 pounds), per person. This baggage must be soft sided so to allow for it to be packed properly.
If you do have extra bags or have suitcases heavier than the specified allowance, please advise your travel consultant as soon as the booking is made so that the needed arrangements can be made for the baggage to be transferred or stored at an additional cost.