Best of Botswana and Namibia

Explore the natural beauty of northern Namibia and Botswana’s gems. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Namibia’s northern parts and Botswana’s gems. Enjoy game watching activities in the Zambezi region, the Okavango Delta and the Chobe National Park.

Tour Code:
BB8
Depart From:
Maun Airport / Botswana   |   Ending at: Kasane Airport / Botswana
Departures: Monthly (As per departure schedule)
Duration: 8 Days
Country: Botswana / Namibia
Type: Safari | Coach Tours |
Children: Allowed - see children policy 

 






Best of Botswana and Namibia

Best of Botswana and Namibia

Best of Botswana and Namibia

Best of Botswana and Namibia

Best of Botswana and Namibia

Best of Botswana and Namibia

 
 

Explore the natural beauty of northern Namibia and Botswana’s gems
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Namibia’s northern parts and Botswana’s gems. Enjoy game watching activities in the Zambezi region, the Okavango Delta and the Chobe National Park.

Highlights
- Exciting mokoro (dugout canoe) safari, based on the traditional Bayei method of travelling through the flood plains of the Okavango Delta.
- Safari by riverboat and in open vehicles in Botswana’s Chobe National Park, home to Africa’s largest concentration of elephants.
- Magical Popa Falls with its perennial rivers, magnificnt indigenous woodlands, riverine forests, floodplains and reed-lined channels in Namibia’s lush Zambezi region.

Accommodation
Day One, Day Two - MOREMI CROSSING
Moremi Crossing, set on an island surrounded by the floodplains of the Okavango Delta, promises a luxurious stay, outstanding game viewing and an unforgettable experience. Accommodation is in 16 tents, all outfitted for luxurious comfort and boasting private decks, perfect for relaxing with a book or for some armchair game viewing. The style throughout is simple but focusing on excellent service and the camp is eco-friendly, using the latest in solar technology to supply required power. The communal areas comprising the dining room, bar and guest lounge are shaded by a large thatched roof and within in this space guests will find plenty of private places to relax. The swimming pool, also with a shaded deck area, provides welcome respite from the heat of the day. Days are spent on guided bush walks, gliding through the permanent water channels of the Delta on a mokoro boat or drinking in the fabulous sunsets on a motor cruise.

Day Three - MAHANGU SAFARI LODGE, EASTERN CAPRIVI
Situated on the western bank of the Kavango River, next to the Mahonga National Park, this comfortably styled thatched lodge is ideally situated to explore the attractions of the Eastern Caprivi. Accommodation is in riverside bungalows which are en suite and offer modern conveniences. The main lodge has a lapa, lounge, dining room, bar, a sparkling swimming pool and two sunset decks with stunning views of the Kavango River.

Day Four, Day Five - CAMP KWANDO
On the banks the lush Kwando River in eastern Caprivi, Namibia; Camp Kwando allows guests to fully enjoy this spectacular region. Stylishly furnished luxury chalets are scattered amongst trees and offer fantastic views of the Botswana plains. An airy dining room can open its riverside flank and you can watch hippos and crocodiles while you dine. Enjoy sensational river cruises, game drives and learn about the rich history and culture of the Mafwe people.

Day Six, Day Seven - CHOBE SAFARI LODGE, KASANE
Chobe Safari Lodge is ideally situated on the banks of the Chobe River in Kasane with fantastic, easy access to game drives and river cruises in the Chobe National Park. With its African-inspired design and décor, this tranquil retreat offers a magical lodge experience to match the spectacular game-viewing. The concept restaurant features the indigenous and rich flavours of Africa, with generous and scrumptious buffet lunches and dinners on offer. Watch the African sun go down from the famous Sedudu Bar or the Cocktail Bar overlooking the Caprivi floodplains.

Language
English and German.

NOTES
Minimum 2 guests
Maximum 16 guests

OPTIONAL ADD-ON:
2 night extension to Victoria Falls available


Day One - Depart Maun
On arrival at Maun International Airport you will board a charter flight to the Okavango Delta.

Day One
Enjoy a short charter flight to your lodge in the Okavango Delta. Considered one of Nature's masterpieces, the Okavango Delta offers an insight into one of Africa's truly great wildernesses. Protected by the Moremi Game Reserve and numerous private wildlife concessions, the Okavango Delta is home to huge numbers of elephant, buffalo, lion, hippo, giraffe and zebra.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day Two
Spend a full day relaxing and enjoying this beautiful oasis that creates a haven for Africa’s most celebrated wildlife. Alternatively enjoy optional & for own account activities such as mokoro (dugout canoe) excursions, bush walks and boat cruises.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Three - Arrive in Maun
After breakfast, board a charter flight to Maun.

Day Three
From Maun the journey continues into Namibia, a country of big skies and dramatic scenery, home to diverse wildlife reserves and incredible bird watching. Enjoy an afternoon boat cruise on the Okavango River, in search of elephants, crocodiles, hippos and fish eagles.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four
Enjoy a game drive along the floodplains of the Mahangu Game Park. Year round water ensures an abundance of game, however, during the dry winter months, the chances of seeing game is higher as the animals seek out the river and waterholes. Visit the Popa Falls, with its perennial rivers, magnificent indigenous woodlands, riverine forests, floodplains and reed - lined channels. The 'falls' are in fact a series of cascades created by a quartzite ledge that causes the river to split into numerous channels.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Five
Savor the opportunity to explore the beauty of the Zambezi region (formerly known as the Caprivi Strip) during an early morning open vehicle game drive. Often described as Namibia's answer to Botswana's Okavango Delta, the rivers, wetlands and forests of the Zambezi region support a diverse range of animals that include several species such as hippo and buffalo. In the afternoon you will visit a Traditional Village where the villagers will demonstrate various fishing and hunting techniques, as well as their customs and traditions.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Six
This morning you will re-enter Botswana. Natural riches and a low human population density have combined to make Botswana one of the most rewarding countries in Africa in which to experience a big game safari. Large areas of the country have been set aside for wildlife, from the large mammals to water-loving specialties and incredible birds.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Seven
Enjoy a thrilling morning open vehicle game drive in the Chobe National Park, the second largest in Botswana, known for its superb game viewing all year round, as it has one of the largest populations of game on the African continent. Join a breathtaking afternoon sunset cruise, in search of magnificent wildlife sightings.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Eight
After breakfast transfer to Kasane Airport for onward flight.
Meals: Breakfast

Best of Botswana and Namibia - BB8 Valid: 2016-12-01 to 2017-03-31
Rate Per Adult: USD 4350.00    
Rate per Single traveller: USD 4580.00 Rate Per Child: USD N/A

Best of Botswana and Namibia - BB8 Valid: 2017-04-01 to 2017-06-30
Rate Per Adult: USD 4740.00    
Rate per Single traveller: USD 4970.00 Rate Per Child: USD N/A

Best of Botswana and Namibia - BB8 Valid: 2017-11-01 to 2017-11-30
Rate Per Adult: USD 4740.00    
Rate per Single traveller: USD 4970.00 Rate Per Child: USD N/A

Best of Botswana and Namibia - BB8 Valid: 2017-07-01 to 2017-10-31
Rate Per Adult: USD 4920.00    
Rate per Single traveller: USD 5690.00 Rate Per Child: USD N/A

Tour Include
7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 7 dinners, 7 nights’ accommodation, porterage, transportation, game watching activities and sightseeing as specified.

Terms & Conditions
Twenty-five percent (25%) of any tour price is due and payable on booking the tour. Final payment is due and payable 30 days before departure. Bookings made within 30 days of departure must be accompanied by full payment.

CHILDREN DISCOUNTS are available for certain tours. However, specific restrictions apply. Please enquire when making reservations.

Cancellations shall only be valid if received by Springbok Atlas in writing and the following penalties, calculated as from the date of receipt of notice, shall apply:
45-31 DAYS BEFORE DEPARTURE : 25% (twenty-five percent) of the price contracted,
30-15 DAYS BEFORE DEPARTURE : 50% (fifty percent) of the price contracted.
14 DAYS OR LESS BEFORE DEPARTURE : 100% (one hundred percent) of the price contracted.

Please note that certain accommodation establishments apply more stringent cancellation fees, which will apply if relevant.

HEALTH AND VISAS
Guests are required to ensure that all such requirements are attended to as Springbok Atlas accepts no responsibility in this regard.

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