Come with us to Botswana to experience the abundant wildlife in the Okavango Delta and in Chobe National Park. The safari starts in the peaceful city of Maun. Here, staff will wait and you will fly into Pom Pom Camp in the middle of the Okavango on an ultra-light aircraft. Spend three nights here and go on game drives, night drives, traditional mokoro rides and game walks. On day 4 you will continue your flying safari and transfer to Chobe. Here you will spend the next 3 nights at Chobe Bush Lodge, adjacent to the spectacular Chobe River. During your stay you will enjoy game drives, a Chobe River sunset cruise and a private boat cruise. At the end of your stay we will take you to Kasane Airport. From here you can reach international destinations at ease.
- Boat Cruise
- Game Walk
- Scenic Drive
- Game drive
- Chobe National Park, Botswana
- Okavango Delta, Botswana
- Maun, Botswana
- Only Wifi
Day 1Fly into the Delta
Activities IncludedCamping Game drive Culture
Meet & Greet with staff at Maun airport from where you will take a scenic light aircraft transfer to Pom Pom Camp (approx. 25 minutes). Meet your private guide and spotter at the airstrip and drive to the camp. The camp manager awaits with a welcome drink. Settle in to your tented room. For families there is a spacious family unit. During your afternoon tea your guide will cover your safari itinerary and activities. If you have children these will be given their young explorer kits. Your itinerary is flexible and we are happy to adapt as we go! Your guide will suggest a game drive as the evening activity, which will be done in a private vehicle in Pom Pom’s private concession returning in time for a tasty 3-course dinner (choice of 2 main courses) which is usually served around 19.30/20.00 hrs. Your guide will walk you to your tented room after dinner. Pom Pom is on a private and community owned concession in the heart of the Okavango. Proceeds help the local community and most employees come from neighboring villages.
Day 2Full Day Fun
Activities IncludedBoat Cruise Camping Morning Drives Game drive Culture
Wake up to an early morning wake-up call with the beverage of your choice. Eat a light breakfast before your morning game drive. After searching for the Big 5 together with your spotter and guide, return for brunch and relax in the pool or participate in some casual armchair game viewing from your tent deck using your activity books and check-lists. Enjoy your afternoon tea and go on a boat cruise (March - December and weather permitting) with sundowners & snacks, return to camp at sunset and have your dinner.
Day 3Mokoro and Game Walk
Activities IncludedAnimal Tracking Boat Cruise Game Walk Night drive Game drive Bird Watching Culture
Guests over the age of 12 will go on a traditional morning mokoro boat ride and a two hour game walk whilst children will go on a game drive and mini-tracking expedition with their private safari guide. Pom Pom is the ideal place for families. Kids' guiding is done in a fun participatory and easy to understand way introducing the children to animal identification, tracking and birding & animal calls. For the mini-tracking ‘expedition’ the guide will drive the family to an open and secure area to look for tracks and birds and compare them to their explorer booklets. The content of the explorer kit will vary depending on availability of the items but will include some of the following items: sling bag, lunch box & water bottle, activity book, explorer check-list, note pad and colouring pencils. Back in the camp the children can use their newly-found knowledge when completing their activity books and bush quiz with their guide and/or parents. If you wish, go on an evening/ night game drive.
Day 4Fly to Chobe
Activities IncludedMorning Drives Wildlife Photography Culture
Time to leave the Okavango for your 3 night Chobe experience. Wake up to an early morning call. Light breakfast. Morning game drive. Road transfer to airstrip for onward air charter to Chobe (approx.1hr20mins). Meet & Greet at Kasane Airport by a lodge representative and transfer to Chobe Bush Lodge. Get settled and get ready for your afternoon activity. We suggest a Chobe River Cruise during which you can see some of Chobe’s legendary elephant population. A wildlife paradise, Chobe National Park is also world famous for its large lion population and herds of buffalo. The highlight being the combination of diverse and abundant wildlife, birds and reptiles along the banks of the Chobe River and the ease with which you can get close to them is perfect for photography and game viewing. The banks of the Chobe River is home to some of the densest wildlife populations in Africa, abounding with rich colourful birdlife and the likes of not only elephants but also lions, leopards, buffalos, giraffes, zebras, banded mongoose, hippos, waterbucks, puku, roans, elands, warthogs and crocodiles which can be uniquely viewed during the Chobe River cruises as these provide exceptional close-up vantage points for photography.
Day 5Game Drive
Activities IncludedMorning Drives Game drive Culture
Today you will explore Chobe National Park, this time from a game drive perspective during your morning and afternoon game drives. Marvel at the most impressive herds of elephant in the world and search for some of the animals you have not yet seen in the Okavango.
Day 6Boat Cruise and Game Drive
Activities IncludedBoat Cruise Game drive Culture
Go on a game cruise in the morning after breakfast, return for lunch and enjoy a game drive in the afternoon and your last chance to spot Botswana's exciting wildlife. Eat your last delicious dinner tonight.
Day 7Morning at Leisure
Today is your last day and you can sleep in or book optional activities. We will take you to Kasane International Airport from where you will fly home - or join us somewhere else in Africa for another safari or a beach vacation.
Other Benefits (On Arrival)
Kasane Airport, Kasane, Botswana
Offical Visa Regulations and Health Requirements
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