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Chasing the Floods of Botswana

Okavango Delta, MakGadikgadi Salt Pans

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  • 10 days
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  • £13,450
  • 10 days
  • $17,150
  • 10 days

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This example itinerary:

  • £13,450
  • 10 days
  • $17,150
  • 10 days

Call +44 (0)203 137 1247

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Highlights

  • Join some of Africa’s top guides to gain an insight into the changing seasons and how water levels affect the wildlife of Bostwana
  • Fly above the Okavango Delta on a scenic helicopter flight to see the landscape from the sky
  • Try your hand at fly fishing for a famous tigerfish, known for putting up a good fight
  • Move with the wildlife by staying in a mobile safari camp, following the game’s movements
  • Sail down the river to observe waterside wildlife action, such as bathing and playing elephants, up close

What’s Included

  • 9 nights full board accommodation
  • Helicopter flight
  • Fly fishing, boat trips, quad biking, game drives
  • International Economy class flights
  • All domestic flights and transfers

Example Itinerary

Day 1-4

OKAVANGO DELTA, Botswana

Helicopter Okavango Delta Botswana
  • See the Okavango’s landscape and wildlife from above on a helicopter flight over the plains
  • Fly fish for the world renowned tigerfish that are abundant in the waters around the lodge

Merge island life with safari experiences by staying at an exclusive island lodge in the very heart of the Delta’s waterways.

Fly into Maun to catch a scheduled charter flight to Nxamaseri Island Lodge and enjoy an exclusive island experience in the middle of the waters of the Okavango. Engage your fighting spirit by spending time on the water fly fishing for the aggressive tigerfish; or take advantage of the remote location to watch the wealth of birdlife that congregate along the waterways, from African fish eagles to Pel’s fishing owl. Take a scenic helicopter flight over the Delta to understand the extent of this vast landscape and follow the movement of the game below from the sky.

Day 4-7

MAKGADIKGADI SALT PANS, Botswana

  • Let your safari experience be dictated by the daily movements of the Delta’s wildlife
  • Spend the morning with a family of inquisitive meerkats in search of their breakfast

Stay at Jack’s Camp, of Africa’s most exclusive Safari Camps, following spectacular year-long wildlife

Head to the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans to one of Botswana’s most iconic and splendid safari camps. Join our friends and top guides John and James, heading out on game drives that are dictated by audible wildlife activity from the night before to always be one step ahead of the crowds. Spend the morning walking with inquisitive meerkats and explore the Delta’s aquatic life on a tranquil boat trip around its many waterways, following elephants and hippos who have come to play at the water’s edge.

Day 7-10 

MAKGADIKGADI SALT PANS, Botswana

  • Explore a different side of Botswana’s wilderness by exploring desert wildlife
  • See how the San Bushmen live on a visit to a traditional San village

Experience Botwana’s lunar desert landscape for a magical change of scenery, and see how the wildlife has adapted to life in the Pans.

Take a privately chartered flight from the Delta to Makgadikgadi National Park to experience a completely different landscape to the flooded Delta. Stay at San Camp, set amongst the vast desert landscape on the edge of Ntwetwe Pan, to feel completely surrounded by wildlife and local bushmen. Set off on game drives to spot desert wildlife such as waterbuck, gallop across the pans on horseback following bushbuck, or zoom across the salts on a quad bike adventure. Observe the pelicans and flamingos who flock to their temporary home in the Pans during the floods of the wet season.

The Pitchers

We had the most amazing time! John Barclay and his team were very special and the mobile safari exclusive and superb. Moremi was very quiet with few other tourists – no more than a dozen other vehicles seen in four days. Macatoo was also excellent with good riding and game. We were so grateful for the help that you offered when our BA flights went wrong. Many thanks again for the superb service and recommendations which made for a great holiday.

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