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Distinctly Botswana

This tour takes you from the desert of the Kalahari to the floodplains and islands of the Okavango Delta, discover some of Africa's most diverse ecosytems in the heart of Botswana. Meet the famous Kalahari Bushmen, search for lions and camp out in luxury under the stars.HUNTERS AND GATHERERSImmerse yourself in the Kalahari Desert, tracking local wildlife with the Bushmen, learning about some of the first inhabitants of southern Africa the San people, and discovering traditional ways of making hunting weapons and tools.WATER WILDERNESSMake your way into the heart of the Okavango, the world's largest inland delta and perhaps the most unique ecosystem in Africa! From your luxury campsite with its amazing views over the Okavango Delta, you'll get to discover this regions spectacular natural beauty. Explore its many flood plains and islands from the tranquillity of a traditional Mokoro can along the channels. Then, go in search of giraffe, lion, cheetah and impala on safari.

Inclusions

Travel

  • Meet & greet on arrival with airport assistance
  • Light aircraft flights between Maun, Central Kalahari, Okavango Delta and Kasane

Accommodation & Meals

  • 2 nights at Deception Valley Lodge (4 star)
  • 3 nights at Kadizora Camp in a luxury tent (5 star)
  • 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners (local drinks included)

Tour Guides

  • English-speaking locally based guides, shared basis

Entrance Fees & Permits

  • Park entrance fees included

Sightseeing

  • Track animals on a guided walk with the Bushmen of the Central Kalahari.
  • Learn how the San people have survived for thousands of years.
  • Cruise the channels of the Okavango Delta in a Mokoro (traditional canoe).
  • Game drives through the Okavango Delta.
Tour Provider Bunnik Tours
Number of Days
6
Price From
AUD $6,355
Start Location
Botswana
End Location
Botswana
Age Range
Avg. 50+
Group Size
20
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Private
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
01 Dec 201831 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $6,305 
01 Jan 201931 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,405 
01 Apr 201930 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,555 
01 May 201930 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $8,125 
01 Jul 201931 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $8,445 
01 Nov 201931 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $6,925 
01 Jan 202031 Mar 2020Fully BookedAUD $7,125 
ItineraryExpand
Distinctly Botswana

Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 1. Maun - Central Kalahari

Welcome to Botswana! From Maun you will board your flight into the central Kalahari Desert. The Kalahari Desert is actually a semi-desert supporting many species of wildlife and migratory birds. On arrival you will be briefed about all the activities available to you during your stay. Enjoy dinner at your lodge, gazing across the African night sky. [D]

Day 2. Central Kalahari

Today you'll explore the Kalahari Desert. Head out on an early-morning game drive in search of the local wildlife. Learn about the San people, some of the first inhabitants of southern Africa, and interact with a group of Kalahari Bushmen on a guided walk. They will also show you how they traditionally made bows, arrows and other tools. Return to the lodge for another beautiful dinner. [B,L,D]

Day 3. Central Kalahari - Okavango Delta

After another game drive this morning, you will check out and transfer to the airport for a light aircraft flight into the incredible Okavango Delta. The Okavango is the world's largest inland delta and one of nature's true spectacles. On arrival you will be transferred to your luxury tented campsite in time for lunch. Discover some of the delta's amazing wildlife on a game drive this afternoon. Tonight enjoy dinner back at the campsite with an amazing view over the delta. [B,L,D]

Day 4. Okavango Delta

Enjoy a traditional mokoro can excursion along the channels of the delta this morning. With no engine there's no noise to scare away the wildlife. Return to the lodge for breakfast and some time at leisure before an afternoon game drive. Keep an eye out for giraffe, lion, cheetah and impala. [B,L,D]

Day 5. Okavango Delta

Spend the day discovering more of the magnificent delta on early-morning and afternoon game drives, with time to relax and enjoy the luxury campsite in-between. [B,L,D]

Day 6. Okavango Delta - Kasane

Enjoy breakfast at the campsite after an early-morning game drive. You will then be transferred to the airstrip for your light aircraft flight to Kasane and your onward journey. [B]