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Best of Botswana Fly-In – Premier

Itinerary
Overview
Countries Visited:
Botswana
Length of Trip:
7 days

itinerary
highlights

  • Day & Night Game Drives
  • Elephant Populations of Chobe
  • Relaxing Boat Excursions
  • Guided Bush Walks
  • Spectacular Birdlife
  • Knowledgeable Guiding

Safari Itinerary Summary

Days 1 to 3

A light aircraft journey will take you to a luxury tented camp called Duma Tau which means “roar of the lion”. This is a luxury tented camp set on a lagoon and lying within the private 125,000 hectare Linyanti Wildlife Reserve in northern Botswana, and bordered to the east by Chobe National Park. Duma Tau is a stylish lodge that is in a game rich area, so expect exciting game drives as this area is notable for its elephants, lion, leopard and African wild dogs.


Days 4 to 6

Your guide and tracker will accompany you to your light aircraft for your journey into the Okavango Delta to the beautiful Little Vumbura camp. It is an adventure reaching this camp as it is only accessible by boat as the camp is set on an island in the midst of the water wonderland that is the Delta.
An excellent way of exploring this area is by boat and mokoro as you can glide close to the game at the water’s edge, then jump into a 4x4 to take in the plains game and predators that inhabit this area in good numbers.

Day 7

Depart camp by light aircraft to Maun and your onward journey.
Optional extra would be to add on 2 nights in the Central Kalahari and we will be pleased to advise you on best times to include this. Also consider starting your holiday at Victoria Falls to relax before the safari begins!

This itinerary includes the following Camps:

Duma Tau

Duma Tau in Linyanti Selinda and Kwando

Duma Tau is a luxury tented camp lying within the private 125,000 hectare Linyanti Wildlife Reserve in Northern Botswana, and ...Read More

Duma Tau is a luxury tented camp lying within the private 125,000 hectare Linyanti Wildlife Reserve in Northern Botswana, and bordered to the east by Chobe National Park.

The camp is situated close to the source of the Savute Channel on Osprey Lagoon and between two elephant corridors, and is built under a shady grove of mangosteen trees with sweeping views over the enormous hippo-filled lagoon.

Raised off the ground on wooden decks that provide a great vantage point for dramatic views of the riverfront, the 10 tents (including two family units) are spacious with canvas roofs and walls and wooden entrance doors. Tents feature twin or double beds draped with mosquito nets, fans and en-suite facilities with indoor shower and double vanity. Main camp areas include an airy and expansive dining, bar and lounge raised on decks with wide open views.

There is an evening camp fire, a small library, curio shop, massage treatments on request (additional charge) and adjoining plunge pool.

Little Vumbura

Little Vumbura in Okavango

Vumbura Plains and Little Vumbura Camp are situated in the extreme north of the Okavango Delta in what ...Read More

Vumbura Plains and Little Vumbura Camp are situated in the extreme north of the Okavango Delta in what is known locally as the Kwedi Reserve.

Little Vumbura is located in a 60 000 hectare private concession in the northern Okavango Delta. Set on a wooded island under the canopy of an ancient forest, the camp blends into pristine surrounds: diverse habitats of permanent swamp, small palm islands, seasonal floodplains and acacia woodlands. 6 elevated tents feature private decks from which to watch the wildlife. Open-plan main areas include a lounge, bar and dining room and guests can savour delicious meals under star-studded skies in the traditional boma. 

Between exciting day and night game drives, cool off in the plunge pool, with its vistas over the flood plains. Depending on the water levels, activities include boating and mokoro excursions as well as catch and release fishing (except during January and February). Nature walks are undertaken on nearby islands – subject to the availability of a qualified walking guide. For an additional charge visitors may book a guided visit to a local African village – by helicopter.

Little Vumbura Camp is situated on an island in a private concession in the northern reaches of the Okavango Delta, in the same region as its sister camp, Vumbura Plains.

 

This premier itinerary includes the following Camps:

Duma Tau

Duma Tau in Linyanti Selinda and Kwando

Duma Tau is a luxury tented camp lying within the private 125,000 hectare Linyanti Wildlife Reserve in Northern Botswana, and ...Read More

Little Vumbura

Little Vumbura in Okavango

Vumbura Plains and Little Vumbura Camp are situated in the extreme north of the Okavango Delta in what ...Read More

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