Ultimate Botswana Family Safari

Ultimate Botswana Family Safari 7 Days

Prices From £3,471pp
Year round | 6 nights

Ultimate Botswana Family Safari 7 Days

Experience the wonders of one of Africa’s last true untouched wildernesses while connecting with your family and the nature around you. This family safari takes your family on a journey of discovery through wildlife, and you will experience rich areas that will bring you closer to the natural environment surrounding you, and each other. Bond over a sundowner under an ancient baobab tree, take the perfect family photo on the Chobe Deck of Fame with hundreds of elephant in the background and share stories around a camp fire deep in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Nothing brings a family closer than a Botswana family safari.

**Please note, prices are based on 2 people sharing and single supplements apply. Discounted rates for children are available

Highlights

  • Spectacular scenery
  • Family orientated game viewing experiences
  • Witness an abundance of wildlife including the largest concentration of elephant in Africa, vast herds of buffalo, lions, African wild dogs & myriad birds, amongst much more
  • Discover the remarkable areas of the Okavango Delta & Chobe National Park

What's Included

  • 6 nights accommodation on an all-inclusive basis with all meals, soft drinks and local brand beverages
  • All transfers including internal domestic flights
  • Guided activities throughout
  • Adapted in camp activities for children
  • Activity back pack for each child (ages 6 to 15 only)
  • All park & entrance fees
  • Dedicated family host per camp to assist with planning of meals and activities

Our popularitinerary Suggestions

All our itinerary holidays are fully customisable

Kasane to Chobe
1Day

Kasane to Chobe

Arrive by independent flight to Kasane airport. Upon arrival in Kasane you will be transferred to Chobe Game Lodge where you will be staying for 2 nights on an all-inclusive basis.

Chobe Game Lodge is the only game lodge situated within the famous Chobe National Park. With luxurious accommodation and excellent activities this five-star lodge is a perfect base from which to explore the Park and the Chobe River.

Chobe Game Lodge, Chobe NP
2Day

Chobe Game Lodge, Chobe NP

Awake early and enjoy a light snack before joining an early morning guided game drive through Chobe National Park in search of an abundance of wildlife including elephants, lions and giraffes.

Return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast then take an early-afternoon Chobe River Safari. Aboard comfortable, flat decked safari boats or electric powered boats you will travel down the river in style, searching for the wildlife that frequent the waters-edge.

After lunch you will have time to relax and enjoy the lodge's beautiful surroundings and facilities before afternoon tea and a further game drive or river safari to search for wildlife you may not have spotted previously in the day. Each night a delicious dinner will be served in the lodge and guests can enjoy an evening drink along the banks of the river taking in the sights and sounds that surround this wonderful area.

Savute Safari Lodge
3 - 4Days

Savute Safari Lodge

In the morning of day 3 we will take a short charter flight to Savute Safari Lodge on the western section of Chobe National Park, where you will be staying for 2 nights on an all-inclusive basis.

This fascinating area is renowned for its intense predator encounters and exceptional game viewing, making it one of Botswana’s most popular wildlife destinations. Staying in spacious, elegantly designed chalets you and your family will enjoy an exceptionally comfortable stay whilst experiencing the sights that the area is famous for.

Throughout your days here you will enjoy morning and afternoon game drives to explore the Savute region in open 4x4 safari vehicles. Many excursions will incorporate a visit to the Savute marsh to give you a chance to see the historic presence of the Savute Channel at the marsh against a backdrop of teeming wildlife. Guests can also enjoy a visit to the ancient San rock paintings at Gubatsa Hills – a small hilly outcrop which forms a prominent landmark in the otherwise flat landscape. Delicious meals will be served throughout the day and adapted in-camp activities will be available for children.

Camp Okavango, Okavango Delta
5 - 6Days

Camp Okavango, Okavango Delta

On the morning of day 5 we will take a charter flight across the Okavango Delta to Nxaragha Island and Camp Okavango where you will staying for 2 nights on an all-inclusive basis. This unique and exclusive safari camp is a hidden treasure in the heart of the Delta, giving unparalleled access to a remarkable year-round water wilderness experience.

Numerous land and water-based activities are available here and each day you can enjoy motorised boat safaris and Mokoro (traditional dug-out canoes) excursions through the channels. Guided bush walks offer a chance to track the larger species that inhabit this water wilderness. Optional fishing excursions are available and scenic helicopter flights over the Delta can be booked for an additional charge.

Each day there will be time to relax and enjoy the camp's unique surroundings, and delicious meals and refreshing beverages will be served throughout the day.

Moremi to Maun
7Day

Moremi to Maun

Today signals the end of your Botswana safari adventure. After breakfast at the camp you will transfer by air to Maun airport for your flights home or onward travel.

A view from Above

Accommodation Options

Camp Okavango

Hidden Treasure In The Heart of the Delta

Recently extensively refurbished, this enchanting and authentically African safari camp is situated on the remote Nxaragha Island in Botswana's magnificent Okavango Delta, a maze of deep lagoons, large lakes and hidden, meandering channels where an abundance of wildlife prospers on the permanent waters of this unique environment.

This hidden treasure in the heart of the Delta offers an all year round water wilderness experience and accommodation is provided in 12 brand new, spacious and luxurious suites which were designed to be a haven of comfort and luxury. Each suite has been raised off the ground to ensure better viewing opportunities and boasting private viewing decks with sun loungers, his & her showers and basins, clear view fronts overlooking different parts of the island and comfortable lounge areas, these safari suites merge the true Okavango Delta experience with ultimate luxury.

Camp Okavango, one of the oldest properties in the Okavango Delta, underwent a complete rebuild and reopened in April 2016.

The rebuild saw the lodge being moved forward on the island to bring guests closer to the Delta system that the island is surrounded by. The whole lodge is now raised on wooden walkways and provides an exceptional in-lodge experience as guests can move freely through the island, observing the wonders it showcases from above the ground.

The main area of the Okavango Camp consists of a cocktail bar, lounge and wildlife reference library along with a beautiful dining area which leads onto an expansive open-air patio for lunches and evenings around the fire. There is also a sundeck with a refreshing plunge pool and a bird viewing hide.

Activities on offer at Camp Okavango are mainly focused around water based adventures including motorboat rides through the Delta and Mokoro (traditional dugout canoe) excursions. Guided bush walks on neighbouring islands are also offered, giving guests the chance to witness some of the larger land-based species that inhabit this water wilderness. Birding opportunities are also outstanding and fishing on a catch and release basis is also very popular.

Chobe Game Lodge

Luxury 5 Star Safari Lodge

Situated within the famous Chobe National Park this exclusive safari lodge is the only permanent game lodge within the park and offers a perfect base from which to explore its wonders.
This five-star lodge is one of the most luxurious lodges in Botswana and offers accommodation for up to 94 people in sublime luxury. Each of the delightful rooms in the lodge face the wonderful Chobe River and all have air conditioning, complimentary mini-bar, en-suite bathrooms, private terraces and elegant and comfortable furnishings. For guests wishing for an even more luxurious experience, the lodge has four river-view suites which offer the ultimate in exclusivity and come with their own private plunge pool and separate lounge area.

The main area of the lodge has been designed as a haven of peace and privacy and has six comfortably furnished viewing decks, a riverside boma, two bars, six relaxing and welcoming lounges and four beautiful dining areas. There are numerous places to sit down and relax and take in the incredible surroundings. There is a large swimming pool and a waiter is always on hand to bring you cold drinks from the bar. On top of this there is a complimentary gymnasium and delightful beauty and pamper treatments are available at an extra charge from the in-house beautician.

Whilst the abundance of wildlife inhabiting the area can be seen from many of the view points around the lodge, the best way to experience these magnificent creatures up close is to partake in one of the many land or water-based activities on offer. Chobe Game Lodge offers the most complete game experience in the Chobe National Park and early morning and afternoon game drives are a fantastic way to see the park's spectacular scenery and the diverse wildlife which roams in abundance, including the largest concentration of elephant in Africa, large herds of buffalo, lion, African wild dog, lechwe, roan antelope and giraffe amongst many other wonderful species.

Game viewing can also be done from small boats which are perfect for morning and sunset cruises.

Savute Safari Lodge

Set in a private and relaxing environment this wonderful lodge offers a true safari experience in the heart of the Savute Channel.

Set in the western section of Chobe National Park the area has mystified locals and geologists for years with its random and unexplained flooding and drying up patterns. At the moment the waterways are pumping life through the area and this makes Savute Safari Lodge an ideal location for a wildlife spotting tour.

Accommodation is provided for only 24 guests making this an intimate and tranquil lodge. 12 thatched chalets have been built from local timber and have been decorated luxuriously in order to provide a sumptuous environment for guests to relax in after a long day of adventures. All chalets have been designed to blend in to the natural environment and feature expansive private terraces, en-suite bathrooms and a combined bedroom and lounge area with elegant furnishings.

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Take advantage of our vast experience, passion and expertise to help you hand craft the perfect Botswana adventure for you.

Michael Gardiner Senior Travel Expert

Mike has more than 15 years of experience in the travel industry and continues to be inspired by the people, places and wildlife he discovers. His in-depth personal knowledge of a diverse range of destinations ensures your adventure itinerary will be a holiday like no other.

Sheena Ogley Travel Specialist

Having amassed a host of extraordinary adventures in destinations all over the world, Sheena’s experience, skills and enthusiasm for helping clients plan their ideal itinerary will help make your holiday unforgettable, action packed and life-changing.

Simon Rowland Senior Travel Expert

With a lifetime of unforgettable nature and adventure based travel under his belt, Simon shares his passion, enthusiasm and hands-on experience to help create the perfect itinerary for every client.

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