Botswana Silent Safari

Spend 8 days travelling silently through some of Botswana's most loved national parks and concessions using alternative modes of transport to the traditional game vehicles. Go in search of elephants, lion, buffalo, zebra and much more.

Itinerary Summary

Duration
8 Days
Price
£4830
When
May - Sep
Destination
Botswana
Type
Tailor-Made
Duration Price When Destination Type
8 Days £4830 May - Sep Botswana Tailor-Made
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About this trip

Get off the beaten track and away from the crowds on this incredible wildlife adventure in Botswana. Stay in a quiet corner of Chobe and enjoy a river cruise offering exceptional elephant sightings, before exploring the private Shinde Concession in the Okavanago Delta on foot, and finally having the chance to explore the Moremi Game Reserve by boat and 4x4.

 

What makes this trip extraordinary

  • Explore the quiet Chobe Forest Reserve away from the busier Chobe National Park.
  • Enjoy spectacular views from the escapement looking down over the Chobe River.
  • Feel the heartbeat of the Okavango Delta exploring the labyrinth of waterways, islands and lagoons of this bizarre natural wonder.
  • Embark on 'Footsteps Across the Delta' a walking safari whilst staying at an intimate camp which allows you to explore the Okavango Delta on foot, for a unique upclose and personal experience.
  • Explore the game rich Moremi Game Reserve with outstanding game viewing on offer and the chance to explore by vehicle and motorboat.

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An intricately tailored 8 day Botswana safari  
from £4,830 per person sharing, excluding international flights

Day by day

Day by day

Day 1

Arrive Kasane - Muchenje

Upon landing into Kasane Airport you will need to clear immigration before being met and transferred to Mucheje Safari Lodge in the Chobe Forest Reserve. On arrival at Muchenje you will introduced to the lodge and shown to your room where you can relax and have lunch before embarking on your first safari activity this afternoon.

Overnight: Muchenje Safari Lodge (L, D)

Days 2-3

On safari at Muchenje

During your time on safari at Muchenje you will be able to explore both the remote Chobe Forest Reserve where the lodge is situated as well as the renowned Chobe National Park. The lodge is expert at planning safari activities to ensure that you get the best game viewing and also if you are off exploring Chobe, that you avoid the crowds. You will enjoy twice-daily activities with a wide range to choose from including game drives (maximum of six guests per vehicle), boat safaris on the Chobe River which is famed for its impressive elephant sightings, walking safaris, night drives. For guests staying four nights or more there are also additional activities on offer including mokoro cruises and village visits.

Overnight: Muchenje Safari Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 4

Muchenje - Kasane - Footsteps

Today, at a time to be advised locally, you will be transferred to Kasane Airport in time for your onward light aircraft flight to the Okavango Delta. On landing into the Shinde Airstrip you will be met by your guide and game driven to Footsteps Camp. Upon arrival at the camp you will be briefed on your stay before having the opportunity to relax before embarking on your afternoon activity. You will be staying overnight at Footsteps Camp. 

Day 5

On safari at Footsteps

During your time at Footsteps Camp you will be able to enjoy two scheduled safari activities a day. The emphasis is on getting out and exploring the Okavango Delta on foot and on mokoro safaris which wind their way through the channels of the Delta. There is also the opportunity to game view from a safari vehicle on traditional game drives and by combining the three activities you will get a broad safari experience and an appreciation of the bush on different levels. You will be staying overnight at Footsteps Camp. 

Day 6

Footsteps - Okuti

Today, at a time to be advised locally, you will be game driven to the Shinde Airstrip in time for your scenic light aircraft flight to the Okuti Airstrip. On landing you will be met by your guide and game driven to Okuti Camp. On arrival you will be met and introduced to the camp and enjoy lunch and a rest before going out on your first safari activity.

Overnight: Okuti Camp (B, L, D)

Day 7

On safari at Okuti

Spend your time at Okuti exploring the world-renowned Moremi Game Reserve on twice-daily safari activities. Home to a variety of predators, herds of elephants and plains game amongst others, you have the opportunity for a varied experience with game drives and boat cruises. A highlight of staying at Okuti is that window seats in the safari vehicles are guaranteed, with no more than four guests per vehicle and camera mounts as standard. Back at camp there is a swimming pool where you can cool off from the heat of the day and relax between activities.

Overnight: Okuti Camp (B, L, D)

Day 8

Okavango Delta - Maun - Depart Maun

Today, at a time to be advised locally, you will be driven to the Okuti Airstrip in time for your light aircraft flight to Maun. On arrival into Maun you will be met and assisted to your onward international flight, marking the end of your time on safari in Botswana.

Trip Details

THIS SAFARI

This is a specially designed safari which focuses on getting away from the crowds and offers an alternative to the day to day 4x4 safaris to enable a more experiential wildlife safari. We have carefully selected camps and experiences which enable you to experience Botswana from a different perspective. Without compromising on wildlife encounters, this has been designed for the experienced safari goer in mind.  It is suitable for couples or friends travelling together.

ABOUT TAILOR-MADE SAFARIS

A tailor-made safaris is one designed specifically for you, around your taste, budget, people travelling, interests and more. This itinerary is just an example and can be refined and changed to make it perfect for you

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