Botswana in Style - Maun to Maun 5 day safari

As its name suggests, this short fly-in safari is a great way to see Botswana's key highlights in style. You will stay in luxurious Belmond lodges including Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge located in the heart of Chobe National Park and Belmond Eagle Island Lodge set on Xaxaba Island overlooking a lagoon fed by the waterways of the Okavango Delta. Enjoy water based game viewing activities in traditional mokoro canoes and land based game drives in 4x4 vehicles. Spotting hippos is the real highlight of this trip.

Duration
5 days
Options
Group basis, Escorted
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Trip highlights

  • Unforgettable fly-in safari
  • Luxury Belmond accommodation

On arrival at Maun Airport you will be met by a representative from Belmond Safaris and transferred by shared light aircraft to your chosen camp in the Okavango Delta.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Belmond Khwai River Lodge or Belmond Eagle Island Lodge or similar

Enjoy a full day at your camp in the heart of the Okavango Delta, one of the world's largest inland water systems stretching over 16,000 square kilometres. The Delta supports a huge variety of animals, plants, fish, and birdlife. Game activities may take place by mokoro canoe or 4x4 vehicle. Species you might see include African bush elephant, African buffalo, hippopotamus, lion, cheetah, leopard, giraffe, white rhinoceros, black rhinoceros, plains zebra, spotted hyena, lechwe, tsessebe, sitatunga, blue wildebeest, Nile crocodile, brown hyena, springbok, greater kudu, sable antelope, common warthog and chacma baboon. Notably the endangered African wild dog still survives within the Okavango Delta, exhibiting one of the richest pack densities in Africa. The delta also includes over 400 species of birds, including crested crane, African fish eagle, Pel's fishing owl, lilac-breasted roller, hammerkop, ostrich, and sacred ibis.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Belmond Khwai River Lodge or Belmond Eagle Island Lodge or similar

This morning, after your game viewing activity, you will be transferred by shared light aircraft to the Savute region of Chobe National Park, an area renowned for its dramatic eco system and high concentration of elephants.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge or similar

Enjoy game viewing activities in the Savute, home to high concentrations of elephants and lions, with prides of up to 40. You may also be lucky enough to spot the endangered wild dog, leopard, cheetah, and hyena. Between December and March Savute is known for excellent birding.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge or similar

After an early morning game viewing activity, you will be taken to the shared light aircraft for your flight to Maun Airport before continuing on to your next destination.

Included

  • Accommodation in double or twin room with private facilities.
  • Shared inter-camp flights.
  • Meals as stated.
  • All drinks including premium branded spirits and wines, but excluding imported champagne.
  • Two game viewing activities.
  • National park fees, Botswana VAT

Not included

  • International flights.
  • Visa fees.
  • Airport and departure taxes.
  • Tips for the driver/guide.