Highlights of Botswana

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Best time to go: March to November

11 Nights | from £4,515pp

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The luxurious tented camps you'll stay in are fully inclusive of safari activities, meals and drinks
  • Game drives and fishing at Linyanti Bush Camp on the banks of the Linyati Marsh, bordering Chobe National Park
  • Enjoy superb game viewing in the Okavango Delta staying at Shinde Camp on the edge of Shinde lagoon which teems with wildlife
  • Optional extension to Nxai Pans for a contrasting, arid safari experience -game viewing by day and star-gazing by night


Day 1 UK / Johannesburg
An overnight flight from the UK takes you to Johannesburg.

Day 2 Johannesburg / Linyanti
In Johannesburg you'll connect with your onward flight to Maun and take a light aircraft to the heart of the Okavango Delta and Linyanti Bush Camp, where you will spend three nights.
Linyanti Bush Camp I Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Days 3 to 4 Linyanti
Linyanti Bush Camp is an intimate 12-bed luxury tented camp on the banks of the Linyanti Marsh, within a private concession bordering the western boundary of Chobe in the Chobe Enclave. You have two days to enjoy the game viewing activities on offer while motorboats and mokoros provide a chance to experience the incredible numbers of bird, plant and reptile species found in the Linyanti Marsh. Game drives are conducted in comfortable, specially-designed open safari vehicles and night drives and guided walks are also available. Fishing is also offered, with tilapia being the most popular catch.
Linyanti Bush Camp I Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Linyanti / Okavango Delta
It's time to fly to the northern part of the Okavango Delta. Home for the next three nights is Shinde Camp. Nestled on a lush palm island in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, Shinde is an intimate camp located at the edge of Shinde lagoon, which teems with animal and birdlife.
Shinde Camp I Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 6 and 7 Okavango Delta
Shinde can offer both water and land activities year round. Motorboats or mokoros provide a chance to experience the incredible bird, plant and reptile species found in the aquatic habitat of the Okavango Delta. Game drives are conducted by a personal guide in comfortable, specially designed game drive vehicles. Guided walks are also available while fishing enthusiasts will enjoy fishing for a variety of species such as tiger fish.
Shinde Camp I Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Okavango Delta
A light aircraft flight will take you to Maun where you can connect for your flight to Johannesburg for your onward flight home. Alternatively you may wish to extend your trip further into the Delta to the Nxai Pans.
Nxai Pan I Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Days 9 and 10 Nxai Pan
You have two days to explore Nxai Pan. Activities offered at Kwando Nxai Pan are game drives, day trips to the famous Baines' Baobabs and Khama Khama Pan, star gazing, as well as nature walks with Bushman trackers. As Nxai Pan is in a national park and an ecological sensitive area the vehicles cannot drive off road or at night time.
Nxai Pan I Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 - Nxai Pan / Maun / Johannesburg / UK
Leave Nxai Pan today and fly via Maun for your flight to Johannesburg to connect with your overnight flight back to the UK.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12 - UK
Arrive back into the UK early this morning.

Pricing
At A&K all of our journeys are individually tailored to suit your needs and timescale. As a guide, this suggested holiday will cost from £4,515 per person, based on two sharing including international flights. The Nxai Pan extension of 3 nights is priced from £1,350 per person.

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NXAI PAN EXTENSION
The Nxai Pans were once part of the great lake that covered central Botswana which included The Okavango Delta, Makgadikgadi and Lake Ngami to name a few. Livingstone passed this way during the middle 19th century and soon traders and explorers followed and it became an important trade route. In 1861 - the famous painter Thomas Baines arrived to paint an unusual group of baobab trees, one of which lies on its side and hence these beautiful group of tree's became known as 'Baines Baobabs'.


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Useful info

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Fly to

Maun or Kasane via Johannesburg

flying time

12 hours 40 minutes

time difference

GMT +2 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area

Best time to travel

March - November

Weather

The best time to travel is between March and November, rain fall is at a minimum and the days are cooler but clear. Early mornings and evenings can be chilly. The Delta is normally in flood from May until August.

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