From your arrival in Chobe to your final views of the Moremi Game Reserve, your 10 day retreat to Botswana will leave memories engraved in your hearts. Stand in awe of Africa's majesty as you are confronted by an elephant or be amazed on an intimate cruise along waterways adorned with lilies. This Romantic Botswana safari getaway will leave you floating on a permanent cloud of romance.
On your arrival at Kasane Airport, you will be welcomed by a Chobe Chilwero Lodge representative and continue on a road transfer to the lodge on the border of the Chobe National Park. Qualified guides will take you on an early morning or evening game drive through the bush in an open 4x4 vehicle to ensure your view of the large concentrations of wild buffalo and elephant is transparent. Witness the beauty of an unspoiled region as you capture the true essence of Africa's landscapes and wildlife.
Sail into the liquid horizon on a sunset cruise on the Chobe River, which provides spectacular wildlife viewing vistas of an African sunset. Catch and release fishing trips from small boats are a special Chobe experience that is sure to sink your heart deeper into this authentic African lifestyle. Boast in pride if you're lucky enough to catch a bream or tiger fish. Take an optional trip to the Victoria Falls and be showered in amazement as you stand at the foot of this natural wonder. Take a stroll through the rainforest, stopping to share a romantic moment lost in the magical views.
Return to the lodge overflowing with your newly-created memories that are sure to remain engraved in your hearts. Give in to temptation and be rejuvenated by the various spa treatments offered at the lodge. The sensual spa area spoils visitors with access to the spa bath, plunge pool and relaxation area. There is also offers a split-level swimming pool for you to enjoy an early evening dip before returning to your suite.
Indulge in the privacy of your luxury cottage that is decorated by an outdoor shower along with a large sunken bath. With no individual telephone or television, you and your loved one can bask in your secluded sanctuary.
Today you will be transferred to Kasane Airport, where you will board a light aircraft flight to an airstrip in the Okavango Delta. From there you will be escorted to Stanley's Camp by a lodge representative. Your haven for the next 2 nights lies nestled in an Eden of ebony and sausage trees.
The delicately appointed tents exude classic Africa as they are adorned in colonial African detail. Your private safari tent consists of a wooden deck from which mesmerizing views of the surrounding area can be enjoyed by the side of the one you love. Venture out into the wild on a guided walking safari in discovery of Stanley's private concession. View traces of wildlife as your guide explains the tracks that are found foot printed in the sand.
Explore the flora of the area as you are lead into the various habitats, including: riverine forest, flood plain, periodic marsh, mopane and miombo woodland and a few rocky outcrops. The Chobe floodplain is famous for spectacular concentrations of buffalo and elephant. Game drives at Stanley's are conducted in open vehicles offering uninterrupted views. The Chobe National Park is home to an exhaustive list of wildlife species, from the elephant, buffalo and giraffe to zebra and eland to predators like lions and leopards. Water animals create a balance in this active ecosystem so look out for the hippos, crocodiles, otters and tiger fish that reside in the water.
Allow this wetland oasis to deliver you to refreshing experiences as you are escorted through the lily-infested ponds on a traditional dugout canoe, called a mokoro. These excursions allow for you to rewind as the channels unwind in front of you. These tranquil rides provide a break from the action of game drives and allow time for getting lost in good conversation and amazing views of hippos frolicking in the river or crocodiles sunbathing on the banks.
Enquire about the various optional activities available at the lodge, from an intimate elephant interaction to a scenic helicopter over the Okavango Delta. With these unparalleled memories, you and your loved one will share a special bond that will outlive your stay at the lodge.
In preparation for the final two nights of your getaway, you will be transferred to a bush airstrip where you will board a light aircraft flight to the Moremi Game Reserve. Upon arrival at the airstrip, a representative of Chief's Camp will collect you for your transfer to the lodge. An explosion of traditional song and dance will welcome you and your significant other to your luxury-tented accommodation. Bask in the sun on your private deck as you appreciate the picture-perfect backdrop laid out in front of you.
The lodge's location in the Mombo Concession of the Moremi Game Reserve is the ideal location for nature lovers to get a glimpse of their most admired predators. A morning or afternoon game drive in the custom-built open 4x4 vehicle might award you with sightings of elephants, giraffes, warthogs, and impala and sometimes even prides of lions.
Your afternoon game activity will take you out on a traditional dugout canoe, better known by locals as a mokoro, into the seasonal waterways of the Delta. This ride will provide an experience unparalleled anywhere in the world, starting with the contrasting views of land and water, and diving into the diversity of wildlife found along the channels. Get lost in a kaleidoscope of views as you spot the contributors to an impressive list of birdlife.
The game-viewing activities are ideal for first-time safari goers as well as the more experienced wildlife lovers. Whether your aim is to further the sightings in your book of birds or capture action photographs, this experience will keep you interested.
Conclude your days of adventure in the comfort of the lodge's spa where treatments are complimented with top of the range products from Africology and Thalgo. Once you've been pampered, continue into the evening as you indulge in a delicious meal prepared by the friendly staff and enjoy post-dinner drinks under the starry sky.