Small Group Safari

Exclusive Botswana Expedition 2018

Join naturalist guide Richard Anderson as you traverse the winding channels of the Okavango Delta, staying in a mobile tented camp while travelling by horseback or mokoro canoe. Encounter wildlife such as lion, elephant and buffalo and enjoy scenic views on a helicopter flight over the Delta.

Duration 8 days
Price From $9,978
When Jul 2018
Destination Botswana

Safari Overview

Discover the winding waterways and wildlife-rich floodplains of the Okavango Delta with expert naturalist guide Richard Anderson. Staying in a mobile tented camp, this immersive safari lets you explore these unique landscapes on foot, horseback, or traditional mokoro canoe, looking out for the ‘big five’ and other distinctive African wildlife. You will also enjoy stunning aerial views on a helicopter ride into the heart of the Okavango Delta. 

What makes this trip extraordinary

  • Explore the Okavango Delta and Selinda Spillway by traditional mokoro canoe.
  • Witness elephants, lions, buffalo and other wildlife on game drives and walking safaris.
  • Stay in a comfortable mobile tented camp, set up each night in the best areas for wildlife.
  • Learn about the flora and fauna of Botswana from Richard Anderson, your expert naturalist guide.
  • An exclusive expedition available to just six guests.

Join a group of fellow wildlife-enthusiasts on this adventurous camping safari through northern Botswana, seeking out the African big five game species.

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Day by day

Day 1

Arrive Maun - Okavango Delta

Upon your arrival into Maun, you will be met by our local representative and escorted to your aircraft for your charter flight to the northern Okavango Delta. Once you have settled into your accommodation for the night, the luxurious Motswiri Camp, you can head out to explore the area by boat or horseback.

Day 2

Okavango Delta - Selinda Reserve

This morning you will head out to explore the surrounding area on horseback, and make your way to the Selinda Trail Mobile Camp, your home for the next few nights. All of the camp equipment will be transported ahead of you as you travel throughout the Selinda Spwillway, with the location each night depending on water level and animal movements.

Days 3-5

Selinda Spillway

The next few days will be spent exploring the wildlife-rich waterways of the Selinda Spillway by canoe and on foot, looking out for game including elephants, buffalo and antelope. You will spend each night in a different location in the reserve, accompanied by your expert naturalist guides.

Day 6

Selinda Spillway – Okavango Delta

After breakfast this morning you will head back into the canoes to continue exploring the Spillway, ending with a celebratory drink in the mid-morning. From here you will be transferred to the Selinda Airstrip for your helicopter flight back west to the Okavango Delta, enjoying stunning aerial views of the channels which criss-cross across the landscape. On arrival you will be met and escorted to your camp, the Duba Expedition Camp.

Overnight: Duba Explorers Camp B, L, D

Day 7

Okavango Delta

Enjoy incredible wildlife experiences as you explore the Delta on game drives, observing the large herds of red lechwe, greater kudu, giraffe and elephant that are common in this area. You can also seek out the lions who are specially adapted to life in these watery environments. Spend your final evening in Botswana relaxing at your spectacular camp, sharing stories around the campfire with your guides and fellow travellers.

Overnight: Duba Explorers Camp B, L, D

Day 8

Depart Okavango Delta

After your final game drive in the Delta this morning, catch your light aircraft flight back to Maun where you will be transferred to the airport for your international flight home.

Trip Details

Small Group Safari

This is a small group safari departing on a set date. Accommodation and areas have been chosen for their proximity to the wildlife and to give you the best experience possible. It is possible to extend this safari at either the beginning or the end, contact us for more details.

Dates and Prices

2018 Departures

Date  Price From 
Jul 16 - 23  £7,735
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