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From the Selinda Spillway and the mighty Victoria Falls to the pristine wildlife areas of Savute and Chobe, experience the best of Botswana on this luxurious tented safari.

Luxury Tented Safari in Botswana

Discover the ample wildlife of the Okavango Delta and the Moremi Game Reserve. Wonder at the pristine Savute Channel while experiencing the awe-inspiring diversity of flora and fauna in the renowned Chobe National Park.

Explore the Selinda Spillway by canoe, and then travel to the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, where you will stand in awe of the majestic Victoria Falls.

Itinerary

11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS

This itinerary is perfect for adventure and wildlife enthusiasts. It is also the ideal getaway for those who are repeat visitors to Africa and may be looking for a different perspective to their safari.

DAY 1 & 2: KHWAI TENTED CAMP
Upon arrival at Maun Airport you will be warmly welcomed by a member of the andBeyond team, who will direct you onto your light aircraft flight to Khwai Tented Camp

The only proclaimed wildlife reserve in the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve is also widely regarded as the most beautiful. Moremi Game Reserve has the most diverse habitat and animal populations in Botswana. The reserve contains about a quarter of the Okavango Delta and stretches across several thousand square kilometres, comprising a stunning landscape of forests, lagoons, floodplains and islands. Game viewing is excellent year-round and resident species include lion, cheetah, leopard, elephant, wild dog, zebra, red lechwe and many more.

Spend two nights at Khwai Tented Camp. Accommodation is in a semi-permanent, Hemingway-style tent. Your stay includes all meals, all beverages (except premium brands) and adventures.

Adventures include game drives, guided walking safaris, evening drives and a visit to the old bushman village of Khwai.

DAY 3 & 4: &BEYOND SAVUTE UNDER CANVAS
After breakfast, you will be transferred by light aircraft to Savute Airstrip

Some of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Southern Africa are found in the Savute (sometimes spelled Savuti) area. Situated in the famous Chobe National Park on the border of the Okavango Delta, Savute is best known for its channel, which mysteriously fills up and dries up periodically, seemingly unrelated to the rainfall. Savute supports the greatest concentration of the king of all beasts – the lion. The landscape of Savute is strikingly different from the lush Chobe riverfront, with an almost desert-like feeling.

Spend two nights at &Beyond Savute Under Canvas. Accommodation is in a spacious tent, with attached bathroom that features a separate w.c. and an al fresco bucket shower (hot water delivered on request). Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers (excluding premium brands), teas and coffees, emergency medical evacuation insurance, laundry, daily lodge activities and park fees.

Adventures include twice-daily game drives in semi-open 4×4 vehicles with guaranteed window seat.

DAY 5 & 6: SELINDA EXPLORERS CAMP
After breakfast, you will be transferred by light aircraft to Selinda Airstrip

The Selinda Reserve is a 320 000 acre (129 500 hectare) private wildlife sanctuary in northern Botswana. The famous Selinda Spillway, which links the Okavango Delta to the Linyanti and Kwando wetlands and rivers, meanders through the area. Abundant wildlife is attracted to the vast floodplains and grasslands along the river, with large numbers of elephant and vast herds of buffalo congregating around the Zibadianja Lagoon in the dry winters. Predator viewing is also exceptional, including lion, leopard, wild dog and cheetah.

Spend two nights at Selinda Explorers Camp. Accommodation is in selous style tent with a private open-air en suite ‘bustani’ bathroom including Includes a flush toilet, double basins and hot and cold water bucket shower. Your stay includes three meals daily , scheduled wildlife activities, laundry, conservancy fees, return airstrip transfers, alcoholic and no-alcoholic beverages (excluding imported and premium drinks)

Adventures include walking safari and canoeing. All guides are, game drives are offered, both day and night, but are a supplement to other activities as opposed to the emphasis. Rod/reel kit is available for those who want to try their cast in the Spillway. If the cool shade of the canvas and trees simply isn’t enough to quell the midday heat, then grab the guide and go for a swim in the refreshing waters of the Spillway

DAY 7 & 8: &BEYOND CHOBE UNDER CANVAS
After breakfast you will be transferred by light aircraft to Kasane Airport.

Upon your arrival atKasane Airport you will be met by a member from the &Beyond team who will drive you to your secluded &Beyond Chobe Under Canvas campsite near the Chobe River.

Spend two nights at &Beyond Chobe Under Canvas. Accommodation is in a spacious tent, with ensuite bathroom, separate w.c. and an al fresco bucket shower (hot water delivered on request). Your stay includes three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, emergency medical evacuation insurance, laundry, daily lodge activities and park fees.

Adventures include twice-daily game drives in semi-open 4×4 vehicles, with guaranteed window seat, and a boat cruise along the Chobe River.

DAY 9 & 10: VICTORIA FALLS
After breakfast you will be driven to Victoria Falls River Lodge, clearing customs and immigration en route

A World Heritage Site, Victoria Falls is one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles and the stuff of legends, romance and myth. Long before the Scottish missionary and explorer Dr David Livingstone ‘discovered’ the Falls in 1855, the local Batonga people had named them Mosi-oa-Tunya, ‘the smoke that thunders’. Livingstone named them for his queen. Today, the village rightly claims the title of Adrenaline Capital of Africa, home to a seemingly endless variety of adventure sports from bungee jumping to canoeing and white water rafting.

Spend two nights at Victoria Falls River Lodge. Boasting panoramic views of African sunsets, seven spacious luxury tents are set right on banks of the mighty Zambezi. Your stay includes meals, local beverages, high tea, optional daily transfer from camp (at 10h00 and 14h00 respectively) to Victoria Falls Town and two scheduled activities per day.

Adventures include two game activities per person per day (a choice of either a morning / afternoon game drive in the Zambezi National Park, or a sunrise / sunset river cruise); snacks and drinks will be included on the game drive or river cruise. Additional activities include birdwatching on Kandahar Island as well as access to the Tree Hide.

Your stay includes breakfast.

DAY 11: DEPARTURE
After a mouth-watering breakfast, we wave a fond farewell as you are transferred by road to Victoria Falls International Airport.

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WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Meet and Greet at Maun International Airport
  • All light aircraft transfers and road transfers
    • Maun International Airport / Khwai / Savute / Selinda / Kasane Airport
  • Road transfers
    • Kasane Airport/Chobe Under Canvas/Victoria Falls River Lodge/Victoria Falls International Airport
  • Accommodation inclusions as per itinerary above
  • Meals and beverages as specified above
  • Laundry
  • Scheduled activities as offered by the camps
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Administration fee

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