A 6 night safari holiday showcasing some of the wildlife highlights of Botswana including Chobe National Park and two different locations in and around the Okavango Delta. Accommodation is in 4* tented camps on a full board basis and including game viewing activities. Transport between lodges is by light aircraft, starting from Kasane and ending in Main.
Day 1 –
Arrive into Following your arrival at Kasane International Airport in Botswana, where the lodge will collect you and road transfer you to Elephant Valley Lodge.
Elephant Valley Lodge is surrounded by the peaceful wilderness of the African bush. It lies in a unique position over-looking the Lesoma Valley in the Chobe District, which is home to the largest population of African elephant in the world. The animals and birds move freely in the valley between the game-rich conservation areas of the neighbouring Chobe Game Reserve and the National Parks of Zimbabwe. From the comfort and tranquillity of the Lodge you can watch creatures great and small, dropping by for a thirst quenching drink at the Lodge’s waterhole.
At Elephant Valley Lodge guests will enjoy activities including daily 4 x 4 game viewing safaris and boat cruises along the Chobe River in Chobe National Park. Day trips to the Victoria Falls either in Zambia or Zimbabwe can easily be arranged. The lodge has 20 spacious accommodation tents with tea and coffee making facilities, fan, electric blankets in winter, hair dryers, charging points plus en-suite shower and toilet. Eight tents have views over the valley towards the water hole and twelve tents are nestled around the lush forest lawns and swimming pool.
Sturdy acacia trees form large canopies of shade over the main communal areas and forest tents. The new rim-flow pool is perfect for a refreshing dip and relaxation on the sun loungers. A traditional out-door ‘boma’ serves evening meals and a game viewing platform brings you closer to the valley’s wildlife. An attractive open lounge with bar and upper viewing deck is connected to the dining areas.
All these facilities have magnificent views over-looking the valley and water-hole. The waterhole attracts a wide variety of game, particularly elephant, but also giraffe, buffalo, antelope such as waterbuck and kudu, warthogs, honey badgers, jackal, mongoose, predators including leopard, lion, hyena, wild dogs and many more species.
Enjoy some time to relax and unpack before lunch, and then head out for the first of your game drives into Chobe National Park. Return to the lodge for dinner and a well earned rest.
After breakfast depart for a morning safari boat cruise on the Chobe River and then meet your vehicle for a drive inside the national park. Return late morning to the lodge for lunch, before the afternoon drive departs.
A final morning’s game viewing activities before you return to the lodge to check out, collect your bags and then head to Kasane Airport for the flight to Kadizora in the Okavango Delta. On arrival you will be met and transferred to Kadizora Camp where you will spend the next two nights.
Kadizora Camp is situated between the Vumbura River and Selinda Spillway. It lies in the remote northern part of the Okavango Delta over-looking a panoramic seasonal floodplain. Giant Marulas, Sycamore figs, Jackalberries and Rain trees provide a canopy of shade throughout the camp. The bar, lounge, reception and dining area form a horse-shoe shape around the sandy fire pit. From there, a decked walkway leads you to an inviting swimming pool with a view over the floodplain.
The Camp’s accommodation consists of 9 luxury tents and x4 standard tents. The tents are spacious and furnished in a classic style ensuring that time between activities is spent relaxing comfortably. All tents feature a luxurious en-suite bathroom and outdoor decking, with spectacular views for a true ‘out of Africa’ experience.
Game viewing activities include open vehicle safaris, walking safaris and boating. The Mokoro (dug-out canoe) excursions provide a fabulous and traditional way to explore the meandering water channels. Float quietly amongst the water-lilies and experience a spectacular bird lovers’ paradise. Fishing is available in season.
Kadizora is the only camp in the Okavango Delta to offer hot air ballooning. You have the option, of booking an early morning hot air balloon flight to soar over the Delta at sunrise and view game from above.
Kadizora Camp truly offers the ultimate Okavango Delta experience, with a wide range of activities, a beautiful location, diverse wildlife and warm, local hospitality .
Arrive in time for lunch or High tea which is served at 15h30 before the game drive, mokoro or boat cruise activity at 16h30. On arrival back at camp guests will have a chance to freshen up before dinner is served under the stars.
An early wake up call for the departure of the game drive or mokoro safari. Enjoy a morning exploring the Delta before returning for breakfast at the lodge. Spend the day relaxing at the lodge or watching for game. After High tea, the afternoon activity departs.
A final morning’s activity before you return to the lodge for breakfast and to check out. You will be taken to the airstrip for your onwards light aircraft transfer to Khwai Airstrip. On arrival the staff from Saguni Safari Lodge will be on hand to meet you and transfer you to the lodge.
Saguni Safari Lodge is situated in Moremi East in the Okavango Delta. It is nestled in an island of mature riparian trees, typical of the Okavango Delta. The Lodge overlooks the ‘Mbudi Lagoon’, in the beautiful game-rich area of Khwai. The name ‘Saguni’ is a bushman name for Khwai, meaning “an area with abundance of game and spectacular sights”.
The camp’s accommodation consists of 8 Luxury River Tents and 9 Forest Tents. The tents are spacious and furnished in a classic style ensuring that time between activities is spent relaxing comfortably. Each tent is well-positioned for ultimate privacy and seclusion. All tents feature a luxurious en-suite bathroom and close to the riverfront surrounded by mature riparian trees.
The Lodge offers open vehicle photographic safaris and walking safaris. Besides the day-time game drives, which can feature Africa’s big attractions – lion, cheetah, leopard, wild dog, elephant, buffalo, hippo and giraffe, there is also the option to experience a night drive. Cultural visits and mokoro excursions are all available at Saguni.
Saguni Safari Lodge offers the ultimate Okavango Delta experience, with a wide range of activities, a beautiful location, diverse wildlife and warm, local hospitality.
Arrive in time for High Tea and then depart on your afternoon game viewing activity.
Breakfast is served at 06h00 for guests wanting to go on game drive, returning late morning for brunch back at the lodge. Spend the day relaxing until High Tea is served and then depart on the second activity of the day.
A final morning activity before guests return to the lodge to check out. You will then be taken back to the airstrip for your flight to Maun International Airport for your next onwards connection.
If you would like more information about the Affordable Botswana 6 Night Circuit Holiday itinerary, speak to our Africa safari team on +44 208 249 5919 (UK) or +65 919 412 56 (Asia). Alternatively you can contact us here by email.
ReviewsPlease note that transfers between lodges is by light aircraft and there is a strict luggage allowance of 20Kg per person in soft sided bags. Limited laundry is available at the lodges.
- 6 nights accommodation full board
- Light aircraft transfers between lodges
- All game viewing activities in Botswana.
- An Out of Africa representative to meet you on arrival at Kasane Airport.
- 24 hour local assistance during your stay.