Makgadikgadi PansCentral Kalahari Game ReserveOkavango Delta Moremi Game ReserveLinyantiChobe National Park

This journey explores some of Botswana’s most magnificent game reserves. Experience the untamed wildlife of the Chobe River, the world-famous Okavango Delta and the wildlife-rich Greater Moremi and Linyanti areas. Develop intimate relations with the Kalahari bushmen in the area, discover the rich wildlife of some of the continent’s most visually stunning reserves on game drives and venture through the channels and floodplains on mokoro excursions.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Visit World Heritage sites
  • Cruise the Chobe River
  • Guided daily safaris
  • Nature walks with the Bushmen of the Kalahari
  • Explore Okavango Delta by boat

What’s included

  • Daily safaris at each camp
  • Meet & greet airport service
  • Luxury accommodation at your chosen level
  • Expert guides in each destination
  • Light Aircraft transfers between camps


This is an example itinerary. It is fully flexible; you can add or detract days and include hotels at your chosen budget. It departs daily.



Price Guide

$15,000 – $25,000+ pp

Our quotes are bespoke for your customised trip. The prices displayed are indicative only, read more

Day 1

Fly to Maun

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Day 2-4

Makgadikgadi Pans

The Makgadikgadi is a spectacular destination; you can spend an evening by the roaring campfire, gazing at an endless sky. Some of Botswana’s most impressive concentrations of wildlife occur here: large herds of wildebeest and zebra, elephant, giraffe, antelope, white rhino, predators, hippo, crocodile and many bird species. For the next few days, you can explore your surroundings on 4×4 game drives, embark on a floating hide experience at sunset or enjoy early morning Bushman-guided nature walks.

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Day 5-7

Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Today you will be transferred to Central Kalahari Game Reserve, where you will be met by camp staff. This magnificent expanse is a not-to-be-missed attraction when embarking on a Botswana safari. The Central Kalahari Game Reserve is the second largest reserve in the world and by far the most remote reserve in southern Africa. Arrive at your camp and unwind in the luxurious, eco-friendly suites. Private verandas overlook the vast expanse of jade-coloured bushlands that wonderfully camouflage its wildlife and create an air of enigma. Here you can take daily safaris, sleep under the stars or even go on a nature walk with the Bushmen of the region.

Day 8-11

Okavango Delta

Today you will be transferred to the Okavango Delta, Officially declared UNESCO’s 1000th World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, the Okavango Delta is undeniably Botswana’s evergreen crown jewel. Here you will stay in classically styled tents raised on wooden platforms, overlooking this pristine wilderness. Explore your surroundings by gliding across the still waters by Mokoro, go on game drives or even a spot of fishing can be arranged.

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Day 12-14

Moremi Game Reserve

Today you head east to Moremi, stretching across several thousand square kilometres, comprising a stunning landscape of forests, lagoons, floodplains, and islands. Game viewing is excellent year-round and resident species include lion, cheetah, leopard, elephant, African wild dog, zebra, red lechwe and many more. Simply relax on your private deck and watch the world go by, or go to it on a choice of game drives or Mokoro boat excursions.

Day 15-17


Today you will be transferred by light aircraft and head north to Linyanti. Linyanti is magnificent, this unspoiled region of waterways and lagoons, riverine forests, huge trees and palm tree islands. Make for amazing game viewing throughout the year. Safari activities include twice-daily game drives, walking safaris, mokoro trips, boat cruises and fishing. Your choice here is endless.

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Day 18-20

Chobe National Park

Today by light aircraft transfer, you’ll arrive in Botswana’s famous Chobe National Park. This must-see wildlife destination includes the Savute Channel and the natural beauty of the Linyanti River. Chobe National Park is a photographer paradise. Choose to explore the national park on a photographic safari, boating trips on the river or daily game drives.

Day 21

Fly home

A note on price

The prices outlined above are a rough guide to give you an idea of costs and enable you to budget for your trip.

Guide prices are generally for private arrangements based on twin share, in well located, good quality accommodation (excluding international flights).

Please note costs are indicative and may vary due to a number of factors such as; travel date, hotel choice, room category, number of people travelling and prevailing exchange rates.

Price Guide $15,000 – $25,000+ per person

When to travel

jan feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec

Botswana has a semi-arid climate, which means warm temperatures and sparse rainfall throughout the year. The rainy season runs from November to April, with most of the rain falling during the months of December and January. The summers are hot and dry, with temperatures reaching up to 35°C. The winters are mild and dry, with temperatures dropping to an average of around 20°C.

Add on’s

There are a multitude of add-on holiday options to this Botswana itinerary; for example, you could experience the thundering sounds of Victoria Falls, Explore Livingstone on the Zambian side of the Zambezi, or spend some time in South Africa.

Botswana is also easily accessed by the main flight hub of Johannesburg and Cape Town making a South African add on an easy option.

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