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Okavango Adventure

4 days Safaris

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This short 3 night fly-in is the perfect choice for those just wanting to tick off a safari in the world renowned Okavango Delta. Making the most of Xugana Island Lodge’s private concession, this spectacular lodge allows guests to not only do land based 4x4 safaris but also boat and mokoro trips to get the most out of the Okavango Delta.

Itinerary

Day 1: Okavango Delta

This morning, take a light aircraft transfer to Xugana Island Lodge for 3 nights. The lodge boasts an enviable location on a private concession within the Okavango and is renowned as being one of the finest permanent water-site in the area. The lodge allows not only land-based 4x4 game activities but late afternoon mokoro rides (traditional dug-out canoe) through the crystal clear waters of the Delta, an absolute must for any visitor to Botswana. (B/L/D)

Days 2-3: Okavango Delta

Take in morning and afternoon game activities through the stunning flood plains of the Okavango Delta; it is renowned for having one of the highest concentrations of big game in the whole of Africa. (B/L/D)

Day 4: Okavango — Maun

Take a scheduled charter flight to Maun Airport for your onward arrangements. (B)

Dates & prices

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Prices are described as Guide prices on this website and may be higher or lower due to availability and date of departure.

Prices are for departure dates listed, ex-UK and are per adult based on two adults travelling and sharing a standard room and with return economy flights where stated. Single room and flight prices are available at a supplement.

Please note some tours are subject to minimum numbers, please call our travel experts or visit your local retail store for full details as well as our latest prices.

Tour information

Please click here to download a pdf of the itinerary and additional tour notes.

Pre/Post Tour Options

The safari starts and ends in Maun, which is the main hub for the Okavango Delta. Maun is just a short hop from Johannesburg so we recommend adding the safari to your holiday in South Africa.

Time difference

GMT +2 hours

Tour inclusions

  • Accommodation and meals as listed
  • All soft drinks and locally branded alcoholic beverages
  • Shared transfers by light aircraft within Botswana
  • National Park Fees and departure taxes
  • Game activities as detailed in the itinerary.

Tour Exclusions

  • International flights, upgrades and airport transfers in the UK
  • Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry or tips and gratuities
  • Anything not detailed on the itinerary.

Accommodation

Occasionally due to availability or time of year we may need to amend lodges to one of a similar standard. 

Luggage

We recommend taking soft sided holdalls as this can be transported more easily in the aircraft hold. Luggage allowance on internal flights is 20kgs per person. Excess luggage cannot be carried. 

Group size

This is an independent safari and as such there is no minimum/maximum number. 

Visa/Passport requirements 

A visa is not required for Botswana however if you are travelling to/from Botswana through Zambia or Zimbabwe then a visa is required. This can be obtained either prior to departure or on arrival at Livingstone or Victoria Falls. If travelling via South Africa your passport must have at least 2 full blank pages for the South African entry stamp and be valid for 6 months from the date of departure.