Arrive in the Okavango Delta in style, flying into Stanley’s Camp by light aircraft.  Explore the hidden treasures of the Delta, following clear waterways which flow over yellow sands and past palm-fringed islands teeming with birdlife and game. Maybe spot African wild dog, get up close with semi-habituated elephants or take a night drive to search for nocturnal residents of the bush. Continue your journey to the Mombo Concession; the ‘Predator Capital’ of Africa. Spot the ‘Big 5’ on a game drive before relaxing with one of the many spa treatments on offer. Fly onwards into Chobe National Park, famous for its large herds of elephant and wide variety of wildlife. Take a thrilling boat ride along the Chobe River before enjoying a sundowner and watching as herds of elephant and antelope congregate to drink. Enjoy a final morning of game viewing before heading to Livingstone and your onward flight home.

NB rates will be charged in US$ and the ZAR rate quoted is subject to exchange rate fluctuations.

 

Highlights

  • Okavango Delta
  • Moremi Game Reserve
  • Mombo Concession
  • Chobe National Park
  • Victoria Falls

Full Day by Day Itinerary

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Day 1-2: Spectacular waterways

Okavango Delta

On arrival at Maun Airport, a representative will meet and assist you to your onward flight. The flying time to Stanley’s Camp is approximately 15 minutes.

This camp is situated in a 260,000-acre private concession within the Okavango Delta, thus affording guests absolute exclusivity.

Guest accommodation consists of 8 classic styled safari tents. Each unit offers en-suite facilities and a private deck. Hammocks and Morris chairs on the decks are perfect for relaxation in the African sunshine.

The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities. Stanley’s Camp offers some of the best game viewing in the Okavango Delta, including the rare and elusive wild dog.

A completely unique Stanley’s feature is an educational experience with a group of semi-habituated African elephants and a highly recommended activity at an additional cost.

Activities available at Stanley’s Camp include serene mokoro canoe excursions (subject to water levels), exclusive bush dinners, and game drives in customised, open 4 x 4 vehicles – including the rare opportunity of night drives.

As Stanley’s Camp is in a private concession, guests also have the exclusive option of walking safaris with an armed professional guide through the Okavango Delta. The afternoon and the whole of day 2 are at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activity on offer.

Destination: Botswana
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Day 3-4: Incredible wildlife

Mombo Concession

Enjoy a morning game viewing activity followed by breakfast. This region is known as the “predator capital” of Africa and is considered to have the finest game viewing in Botswana including the Big Five.

Wild Dogs often den nearby, and there are regular good sightings of elusive leopard. Guest accommodation comprises of 12 secluded, permanent luxury bush pavilions.

Each unit features a thatched roof, spacious seating area, en-suite facilities with indoor and outdoor showers as well as a private game viewing deck with hammock and deck chairs.

The main deck area is split-level and offers expansive views over the floodplain while the lower level of the deck houses an exquisite swimming pool overlooking the Okavango Delta. A range of spa treatments are offered in the treatment room.

Activities include game drives & seasonal mokoro excursions through the Okavango Delta, subject to water levels. The afternoon and the whole of day 4 are at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activity on offer. All meals & activities included.

Destination: Botswana
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Day 5-6: River vistas

Chobe National Park

Enjoy a morning game viewing activity followed by breakfast. Deep in the heart of the Botswana wilderness lies Chobe Chilwero Lodge, one of the most enchanting places on earth.

Relax in luxurious thatched cottages, with modern freestanding baths, indoor and outdoor showers, terrace and private garden with hammock overlooking the magnificent Chobe River. Enjoy thrilling guided game drives in open-sided 4X4 vehicles that bring you to the heart of Africa’s largest concentration of elephants, as well as hippos, buffalos, antelope, lions and other creatures that gather on the banks of the Chobe River.

Or join one of the acclaimed guides on a wonderous water safari on specially adapted motorboats. Accommodation is in 15 cottages and each cottage has its own ensuite bathroom with a modern freestanding bath, indoor and outdoor showers, private garden with hammock, “sala” or private balcony, mosquito nets, ceiling fans, air-conditioning, hairdryer, minibar as well as an in-room safe.

The new fully fledged Spa, offers a range of spa and hydrotherapy treatments from both the Thalgo and Africology ranges.

The lodge also boasts a split-level swimming pool, curio shop and a communications centre, which offers telephone, fax and internet access.

The afternoon and the whole of day 6 are at leisure to enjoy the game viewing activities on offer in the Chobe National Park. All meals & activities included.

Destination: Botswana
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Day 7: Flying on

Fly out of Livingstone

Enjoy a morning game viewing activity followed by breakfast. You will transfer via a ferry crossing to Livingstone Airport. The transfer time will be advised to you locally by the lodge management.

Depart Livingstone under your own arrangements – please ask us for prices for flights from Johannesburg to Maun to begin this safari, and from Livingstone to Johannesburg at the end.

Destination: Livingstone Town

Included

  • Okavango Delta – All meals & activities included.
  • Mombo Concession – All meals & activities included.
  • Chobe National Park – All meals & activities included.
  • Accommodation in luxurious lodges on a fully inclusive basis
  • All transfers by light aircraft, road & boat are included
  • A detailed itinerary, route maps & 24 hour in-country support.

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