Chobe National ParkOkavango Delta Makgadikgadi Pan

This itinerary is perfect for the first-time visitor to Botswana. Explore the breathtaking beauty of Botswana, where diverse wildlife and stunning landscapes await. This unforgettable journey through the country’s most incredible destinations: Chobe National Park, Okavango Delta, and Makgadikgadi, will have you booking your next holiday here.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Visit World Heritage sites
  • Meet the Bushmen of the Pans
  • Stunning Boat trip on the Delta
  • Daily Safaris

What’s included

  • Completely private tours for all activities included
  • 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

$6500 – $12000+ 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

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.

Day 8-10

Chobe National Park

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

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Day 18

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 $6500 – $12,000+ 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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