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8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone

8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone

8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone

Experience the magic of Africa on this 8-Day Botswana Wilderness Safari. From lush floodplains of the Delta and open savannah of the Linyanti to the roaring of the thundering Victoria Falls. A journey that stirs the soul and offers the ultimate in wild romance.

Wilderness Safari Experience

Be captivated as you make your way through the most dramatic areas of Botswana including Savute and the Okavango, and the exquisite landscapes of Livingstone in Zambia. Witness teeming wildlife from the privacy of your window as you travel from destination to destination via light aircraft. Enjoy the most peaceful slumber at world-class safari lodges and camps and enjoy the amenities on offer.

Sail through the intricate channels of the Okavango Delta and immerse yourself in the exquisite sightings of hippo and elephant. Venture on thrilling morning game drives and late afternoon bush cruises in search of predators and mammals alike. Savor mouthwatering dinners outdoors under brilliant clear night skies and let the magic of this wilderness steal into your heart.

Highlights

  • Experience the magical wilderness of Botswana and Victoria Falls. While staying in luxurious, fully staffed tented camps in Botswana.
  • Enjoy unparalleled game viewing in the Okavango Delta.
  • The Moremi Wildlife Reserve and Chobe National Park. Finally spend time at the mighty Victoria Falls and its spectacular views
8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone
8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone
8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone
8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone

Route & Itinerary

8 Days / 7 Nights
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Day 1: Fly into the Okavango Delta

Light aircraft transfer to Xigera Camp in Botswana. After arriving in Maun from Johannesburg, you will be transferred by light aircraft to your private bush camp situated in the wetland oasis of the Kalahari Desert - Okavango Delta.

You will arrive in time for lunch and then you can relax and watch wildlife flock around the lush vegetation to take a sip from the delta.

Discover the delta at this water-based paradise island on an unforgettable mokoro excursion. Dinner is served in the stunning dining room, where you can relax and indulge in a mouth-watering meal and fine wine.

8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone
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Day 2: Okavango Delta

Boat safari at Xigera Camp in the Okavango Delta. An early wake-up call this morning will allow you to be out before sunrise in the hope of watching predators on the prowl. Capture the essence of the Okavango Delta on a traditional mokoro (dug-out canoe) excursion. Your camp is a water-based one but offers game drives for those wishing for a thrilling experience.

The early mornings are the best time for game drives as the nocturnal creatures are slowly replaced on the African tableau by diurnal creatures. In the afternoon you can explore the delta on a boat cruise and lose yourself in this birdwatcher's paradise. Expect a magical night dining in the boma.

8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone
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Day 3: Grassy Plains of Linyanti

Giraffe sighting during a game drive at Savuti Camp. Catch a final glimpse of the magic as you fly over the Okavango Delta to your bush camp in a private concession in the Linyanti. Lying on the border of Chobe National Park, you will have a true Botswana safari experience at your camp along the Savute Channel.

Embark on an epic afternoon game drive to track an abundance of predators. If you are lucky, you can witness the Great Migration of East Africa as thousands of zebra run freely through the grassy plains.

Share your wonderful sightings over drinks and enjoy a delicious meal in the dining room. Dose off into a peaceful slumber in your Meru-style tent.

8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone
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Day 4 & 5: Explore the Savute Channel

Spotting zebra during a walking safari at Savuti Camp. Today you can take delight in the beauty of the Savute Channel by embarking on epic adventures to discover its hidden gems. Your camp is completely unfenced and you can savor frequent wildlife sightings over your morning cup of coffee or tea.

Along with your guide, you will track down predators of Linyanti and watch as they stalk their prey. Be on the lookout for kudu, impala, hyena, lion, and many more.

After breakfast, you can spend the afternoon at leisure and enjoy the sightings of colorful birds. An action-packed afternoon game drive gives you a chance to spot nocturnal animals and a chance to witness the African sunset.

8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone
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Day 6: Travel to Livingstone

Boast safari on the Zambezi River. Trade-in Savute for Livingstone. You will be whisked off to Livingstone in Zambia. Your luxury Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park accommodation overlooks the might Zambezi River and some of its stunning islands.

Upon arrival, enjoy a refreshing drink and relax after your long journey. Sip a cocktail on a tranquil afternoon boat cruise and observe hippo, crocodile, and elephant as the African sun descends.

8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone
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Day 7: Smoke that Thunders

Viewing of the Victoria Falls on a guided tour. Wake up after a peaceful slumber and enjoy a delicious breakfast. You are allowed to choose between 2 camp activities and spend the day at your own pace.

If you still want to witness wildlife you haven't spotted yet, you can venture on yet another game drive of Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park.

Discover the myriad of Tilapia that swims the Zambezi River on a catch-and-release fishing excursion. Witness the smoke and thunders of the Victoria Falls on a lovely tour. Celebrate your last evening in the rugged African wilderness with a mouth-watering meal in the dining tent.

8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone
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Day 8: Farewell to Africa

Rainbow over the Victoria Falls in Zambia. The time has come to say farewell. Try to squeeze in one last activity before packing your bags and hearty breakfast. After a delicious breakfast, you will be transferred to Livingstone Airport to board your flight to Johannesburg.

8 Day Wilderness Safari | Okavango Delta, Savute Channel & Livingstone

Included

  • 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)

Excluded

  • 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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