Okavango Delta Circuit – 11 Nights – 3 Countries
Travelling in Botswana, Namibia & Zambia
Starts & ends ¬†in Livingstone and circles the Okavango Delta
Offers travelers the opportunity to explore the most amazing wilderness areas of Botswana, Namibia and Zambia, simultaneously providing the comfort of permanent camps and lodges with the incredible privilege of being introduced to these fantastic natural wonders from beginning to end by one of our passionate guides.
This lodge-to-lodge mobile safari itinerary is around a 3-star standing and offers a lot of activities. Transportation between lodges is done in a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus.
The activities are carried out in the various lodges where we are staying using the lodge game drive vehicles, boats and mokoros (traditional dugout canoes).
2 nights in North Eastern Namibian National Parks – Zambezi area
western Okavango Delta & mokoro excursions
Optional Scenic Delta flight
2 nights Moremi Game Reserve
1 night Makgadikgadi Pans
2 nights Chobe National Park
optional visit to the Victoria falls, Livingstone
‚ÄĘ In Susuwe: Camp Kwando or similar
‚ÄĘ In the Okavango Delta Panhandle: Nxamaseri or similar
‚ÄĘ In Maun: Island Safari Lodge or similar
‚ÄĘ In Moremi/Khwai: Khwai Guest House
‚ÄĘ In Nata: Nata Lodge or similar
‚ÄĘ In Kasane: The Old House or similar
‚ÄĘ In Livingstone: Maramba River Lodge or similar
Notes: ¬ B: Breakfast ¬ ¬ ¬ L : Lunch ¬ ¬ D: Dinner
Itinerary¬ Okavango Delta Circuit – lodge accommodation
Day 1: ¬†Susuwe / West Caprivi National Park
The safari begins in Livingstone, Zambia, at 09h00. ¬†A full safari briefing by your guide commences your
This lodge has a lovely vista over the Kwando River, a tributary of the Chobe River, which forms the border
Day 1: Livingstone to Susuwe: 340 km¬
Day 2: ¬†Susuwe / West Zambezi National Park
Stomachs full from an early breakfast, a guided bush walk is in store. Experiencing this area by foot provides
In the afternoon a game drive in the nearby Mudumu Game Reserve offers the prospect of seeing larger game. ¬†Elephant, Kudu and other antelope are commonly seen in this area.
Returning to the lodge towards sunset, feel free to enjoy a drink before a hearty dinner, then leisurely head
Day 3: Okavango River
After an early rise the safari continues east along the Caprivi Strip until reaching Popa Falls located on the
From Popa Falls we continue on our way to Botswana, entering Mahango Game Reserve just before the
Leaving this scenic reserve, a short stop at the border crossing back into Botswana sees us heading south
Guma Lagoon Lodge is situated right in the Okavango Delta overlooking the large lagoon. (B,L,D)
Susuwe ‚Äď Guma Lagoon: 350 km
Day 4: Okavango Delta
Early in the morning, enjoy a motorboat cruise through the papyrus-lined channels of the Delta
Mokoros are traditional dugout canoes, which have been used by the Bayeyi River Bushmen
Day 5: Maun
Inspired by the beauty of the Okavango, travel south to Maun by minibus.
An optional scenic flight¬ over the Delta to Maun* is available.
This magical experience provides another perspective of the Okavango Delta‚Äôs distinctive water system.
Guma Lagoon ‚Äď Maun: 290 km
Days 6-7: ¬†Khwai River area
From Maun the drive meanders through to the Khwai River area, on the border of Moremi Game Reserve,
The next two days will be spent searching for the wide variety of wildlife and birds that this area is renowned
Enjoy game drives in the early morning as the sun rises and in the late afternoon as the sun sets.
Accommodation consists of a tented camp with large bow tents and camp beds, with an en-suite
Maun ‚Äď Khwai area: 160 km
Day 8: Nata
An early start will see us travelling back through Maun, and then towards Nata, on the edge of
Khwai – Nata Lodge: 480 km
Days 9-10: ¬†Kasane
An eventful start to the day commences with a visit to Nata Bird Sanctuary,
The safari then heads North towards Kasane, a town on the edge of Chobe
Feel free to investigate the ins and outs of the town, a well-known tourism
Due to the high density of herbivores in this area many predators, such as lions
While staying at The Old House in Kasane, a game drive into the park in the
Nata – Kasane : 320 km
Days 11: Livingstone, Zambia
White water rafting ‚Éě Helicopter/micro light flips over the falls
Safari price includes:
All accommodation (rooms in comfortable lodges or luxury tents), all transfers and activities as per the itinerary, all meals that are indicated (B ‚Äď breakfast, L ‚Äďlunch, D ‚Äď dinner), services of a Professional Guide, all Botswana and Namibian park fees for activities included on itinerary and transport in enclosed, air-conditioned or specialised safari vehicles.
Safari price does not include:
Entrance to the Falls, visas, airport transfers, tips, curios, optional excursions at the lodges (scenic flight over the Delta, activities in Livingstone / Victoria Falls, game drives, fishing etc), beverages (alcohol, soft drinks and bottled mineral water), Insurance to cover for cancellation and curtailment, medical, baggage, emergency evacuation
Departure Dates 2018
11 May – 22 May
08 Jun – 19 Jun
13 Jul ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†– ¬†24 Jul
27 Jul – 07 Aug
10 Aug – 21 Aug
31 Aug – 11 Sep
14 Sep – 25 Sep
28 Sep – 09 Oct
12 Oct – 23 Oct
26 Oct – 06 Nov
09 Nov – 20 Nov
07 Dec – 18 Dec
Accommodated Safari Vehicle
¬†A 14-seater air-conditioned minibus with integrated fridge and trailer
Approximate time frame between camping areas¬
Maun to Xakanaxa : 3 hours
Xakanaxa to Khwai : .2 hours
Khwai to Savuti : 3 hour
Savuti to Chobe River : 2 hours
Maun to Makgadigadi Pan : 3.5 hours
Maun to Naxi Pan : .3.5 hours
Maun to Deception Valley : 6 hours
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