African Waterways

This inspiring journey takes a privileged look at two pristine parts of Africa – the Okavango Delta and the Chobe National Park, which has one of the largest concentrations of game on the continent. The wildlife in Botswana is prolific and the landscapes diverse and dramatic. Game viewing is offered by 4WD vehicle, boat and sometimes on foot. The companionship of outstanding safari guides combined with the privacy of luxurious Sanctuary Retreats’ Lodges & Camps delivers an unforgettable safari experience.

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Day 1: Arrive Kasane – Chobe National Park

A warm A&K welcome to Botswana on arrival at Kasane airport. Transfer to your lodge in nearby Chobe National Park, Botswana’s second largest, famous for its massive herds of elephant and buffalo.

Hotel: Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero, 2 nights

Day 2: Chobe National Park

Today enjoy a morning game drive traversing the park’s diverse landscapes, getting up close to elephants, hippo, buffalo, puku and other animals that gather on the banks of the Chobe River. Lion and leopard are also found in the area. This afternoon take a boat safari on the river watching elephants as they come down to drink and bathe, and hippos grazing. Enjoy sundowners as the sun sets.

Day 3: Chobe National Park – Okavango Delta

Travel by light aircraft from Kasane into the heart of the Okavango Delta. Settle in before your afternoon safari adventure by mokoro (seasonal), 4WD or on foot.

Hotel: Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp or Sanctuary Baines’ Camp, 2 nights

Day 4: Okavango Delta

Today, a rare and unforgettable experience awaits. Join handler Doug and his semi-habituated elephants, Jabu and Morula, for a once in a lifetime experience. You’ll spend a morning with these gentle pachyderms on their daily forage. By participating in this activity you are supporting the Living with Elephants Foundation, a Botswana registered non-profit organisation. Later take a game drive on the grassy plains, glide along the waterways by mokoro (seasonal), or take a guided safari walk.  

Day 5: Okavango Delta

Fly onwards by light aircraft to the newly refurbished Sanctuary Chief’s Camp, in the world renowned Mombo Concession, Africa’s “predator capital”. Game viewing here is outstanding with the Big Five a highlight.

Hotel: Sanctuary Chief’s Camp, 3 nights

Days 6 & 7: Okavango Delta

Further explore the Delta, experiencing the exceptional wildlife by 4WD with an expert safari guide or a mokoro ride through the waterways (in season). There are good opportunities to see rhino, leopard, giraffe, elephant, buffalo, zebra, antelope – and for the keen birder, a wonderful variety of avian species. Back in camp, relax by your plunge pool, indulge in a safari spa treatment or simply soak up the views from your deck or from the bar.

Day 8: Depart Okavango

Fly by light aircraft to Maun where your safari ends. 

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs Kasane daily
Low SeasonFrom $9,301.00Price on Application
High SeasonFrom $23,456.00Price on Application
Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
Transport: Airport transfers, 4WD vehicle & Light aircraft
Accommodation:7 nights accommodation
Guide: Local Experienced Guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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