7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari

7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari | Nxai Pan, Okavango Delta & Linyanti

7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari | Nxai Pan, Okavango Delta & Linyanti

This 7 day Botswana Wildlife Safari tour combines three different regions in Botswana, the Nxai Pan National Park, Okavango Delta, and Linyanti - showcasing Botswana's spectacular wildlife.

Ideal for travelers wanting to see wildlife combined with an element of cultural interaction.

Botswana Wildlife Safari Experience

This Botswana safari tour offers you an opportunity to experience different sides of Botswana from the rugged beauty of the Kalahari Salt Pans to the lush wetland of the Okavango and Linyanti / Kwando River areas. This area of the Delta has many predators and some of the highest concentrations of elephant and zebra in winter.

See the contrast with the wetlands of the Okavango. Set out on guided game drives in search of wild dogs or go on tranquil Mokoro rides to explore the lagoons. Explore the Delta by boat and see the region's wonderful birdlife or try fishing for Tiger Fish. All the while, stay in luxury lodges and experience excellent service.


  • Stay in the game-rich wildlife areas which are famous for their high concentration of wild dogs, giraffes, elephants, and predators including lion, cheetah, and leopard
  • Witness zebra migration by the thousands (typically during December, January & February)
  • See an abundant variety of birdlife in the Delta
  • Spot wildlife during guided open safari vehicle game drives
  • Get a glimpse into the nocturnal bush during a night game drive with a spotlight
7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari
7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari
7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari
7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari

Route & Itinerary

7 Days / 6 Nights

Day 1: Fly to Nxai Pan National Park

Light aircraft transfer into the Botswana bush. On the first morning of your Botswana Wildlife Safari, you will catch a flight from Johannesburg to Maun in Botswana. Then catch a light aircraft flight from Maun to an airstrip in the Nxai National Park.

The air transfer arrives in time for lunch and you will have time to settle in before going on a game drive to explore the surrounding area.

See the amazing desert wildlife such as gemsbok, springbok, and Kalahari lions, which have adapted to life in this harsh environment.

The Nxai Park National Park's biggest draw is the migration of thousands of zebras. Stop off in a scenic spot for refreshing sundowners before returning to the lodge for a sumptuous dinner under the stars.

7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari

Day 2: Discover the Kalahari Salt Pans

Abundant wildlife sightings in the Nxai Pan National Park. In the morning, there will be an early morning wake-up call, followed by breakfast before heading out on your morning game viewing activity.

This may be a game drive or a walk with a local San bushmen who will tell you about their culture and show you how they have survived in this harsh environment for thousands of years.

In the evening learn about the stars and African mythology associated with the heavens.

7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari

Day 3: Fly into the Okavango Delta

Mokoro canoe excursion in the Okavango Delta. After one last game drive in the Nxai National Park have a delicious breakfast before catching a light aircraft flight to the Okavango Delta.

You will arrive in time for a late lunch and explore the camp.

Set out to explore the scenic reed-fringed waterways in a traditional longboat called a mokoro. Slipping silently through the Delta waterways you will see amazing birdlife and animals such as Lechwe and Impala and Wildebeest.

7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari

Days 4 - 5: Explore the Okavango Delta waterway

Off-road game drive at Kwara Camp in the Okavango Delta. In the morning explore deeper into the Delta by motorboat or learn about the ecology of the region while on an island walk - a great way to see the island's birdlife. These activities are conducted in an open safari vehicle and are led by experienced guides.

In the afternoon head out on a game drive to see the region's abundant wildlife such as wildebeest, reedbuck, and predators such as lions, cheetah, and if you are lucky a glimpse of the endangered wild dogs.

These game drives may extend into the evening after sundowners so that you can see the area's nocturnal animals.

7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari

Days 5 - 6: Amazing Game Viewing

Riverfront accommodation at Lagoon Camp in Linyanti. Enjoy one last game drive or a boat trip to see what animals are active before a sumptuous breakfast. Then catch a light aircraft flight to the Linyanti area on the edge of the Delta.

After settling into camp there will be a game viewing activity - either a game drive or boating excursion along the Kwando River

The next two days will be spent exploring the area in the company of an experienced guide. In this region of the Okavango Delta, you can see giraffes, kudu, elephants, and buffalo.

During the winter months, large herds of elephants and zebra pass through. You will also go on boating trips and see fantastic birdlife, hippo, and crocodile.

7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari

Day 7: Farewell to Botswana

Tracker spots an elephant during an afternoon game drive. There will be time for one last game viewing activity before breakfast before you catch a light aircraft flight to Kasane.

From there you will catch an international flight back to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport. Included

7 Day Botswana Wildlife Safari


  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$15.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees

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