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Why Visit Botswana?

  • Vast stretches of untouched, un-fenced wilderness with unrivaled game viewing
  • One of the largest game populations in Southern Africa
  • Annual zebra migration
  • The Big Five as well as the rare and endangered African wild dog
  • Over 600 indigenous bird species
  • Home to the world’s largest inland delta and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Okavango Delta
  • The largest elephant herds in the world in Chobe National Park
  • Over 3 500 San rock paintings at the World Heritage Site of the Tsodilo Hills

A maze of sparkling lagoons, meandering channels and overgrown islands teeming with wildlife, Botswana’s Okavango Delta lies like a sparkling jewel at the heart of the Kalahari Desert. Known as the river that never finds the sea, the Delta’s crystal-clear channels spread over the thirstlands of the Kalahari with their papyrus-fringed banks and fertile floating islands. Adapted for a life in and out of water, the elegant red lechwe and shy sitatunga are found in this watery wilderness. Lion, cheetah, leopard and African wild dog share the floodplains with large herds of elephant and buffalo.

Hippo inhabit the deeper channels and lagoons, while honeybadgers can be seen in broad daylight. Tall termite mounds are homes for families of dwarf and banded mongoose. Traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) rides explore the delicate details of the glistening waterways, where iridescent dragonflies, frogs of every colour and jewel-like kingfishers live in the papyrus- lined banks.

&Beyond boasts four magnificent lodges in the Okavango Delta, each with its own individual charm and character: Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp, Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp and Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge.

&Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp enjoys luxurious solitude on its own Delta island within a 272 000 hectare (672 125 acre) exclusive wildlife concession. Taking its inspiration from the water lily, Xaranna is a delightful camp with just nine ensuite safari tents that combine canvas and bleached timber. The overall atmosphere of the camp is cool, light and airy, in keeping with the gentle beauty of its environment. The safari tents are organic in design and are delicately decorated in shade of khaki and soft lily pink. Each tent boasts a romantic outdoor sala, private plunge pool, indoor bathtub and al fresco shower. The guest areas are all carefully positioned to maximise the sweeping views out across the channels, with classic Delta tree-line silhouettes. The camp celebrates Botswana’s iconography, with humorous design touches used throughout. The intimate guest sitting area boasts a spacious reading area, perfect for afternoon relaxation. The elevated dining area features shady verandas with mesmerising views leading out onto an open- air boma where exotic candlelit dinners are served beneath the stars. A fully-stocked Safari Shop offers chic outdoor gear, African art and jewellery.

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    2018 Offers Saving 1-6 Jan 7-31 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov 1-10 Dec 21-31 Dec 2017 Offer
    Long Stay: 4-5 nights (High) 5% pp per night Y Y Y Y Y Long Stay: 4-5 nights (High 5%)
    Long Stay: 4-5 nights (Low/Mid) 10% pp per night Y Y Y Y Y Y Long Stay: 4-5 nights (Low/Mid 10%)
    Long Stay: 6+ Night (High) 10% pp per night Y Y Y Y Y Long Stay: 6+ Night (High 10%)
    Long Stay: 6+ Night (Low/Mid) 25% pp per night Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Long Stay: 6+ Night (Low/Mid 25%)
    Honeymoon Offer 25% per couple Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Honeymoon Offer (25%)
    Fly Me over Botswana
    (Sandibe at a Supplement)
    Up to ,910 pp per itinerary Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Fly Me over Botswana
    (Sandibe at a Supplement)

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    Game drives, bush walks, scenic helicopter flights and horseback safaris allow you to explore this beautiful area from different perspectives.
    Exceptional wildlife, including elephant, large buffalo herds, tsessebe, hippo, lion, leopard, African wild dog and roan antelope
    Remarkable bird-watching with 450 bird species, including Pel’s Fishing Owl. Vast number of migrant birds in summer.
    Wonderful setting for health and relaxation
    Seasonal water-based experiences include motorized boat, mokoro and fishing excursions
    Children’s programme includes a pop up tent on your veranda, treasure hunts and other activities.
    Perfect for an end to a safari, nature lovers, birders, return travellers, couples, families, anyone looking for a change of pace.
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    SUMMER (OCTOBER-APRIL)
    Daytime temperatures above 30˚C / 86˚F

    WINTER (MAY-SEPTEMBER)
    Night-time temperature rarely drops below 25˚C / 42˚F

    Subtropical climate with hot, humid and wet and summers from September to April and warm to cool and dry winters from May to August. Rainfall averages 1,000mm / 39” per annum. 
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    BEST TIME TO TRAVEL
    All Year round
    RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN
    Children are welcome at &Beyond Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp
    GUEST SAFETY
    The lodge is not fenced off and we request guests be extremely vigilant at all times.
    LODGE AMENITIES
    Private plunge pools, secluded salas ideal for relaxing massages, outdoor and indoor showers
    LANGUAGES
    English
    WILDLIFE
    Elephant,buffalo, hippo, leopard, lion, African wild dog, spotted hyena, red lechwe, tsessebe, sitatunga
    CURRENCY
    Botswana Pula
    CAPACITY
    9 rooms, 18 guests
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LODGE FLIGHTS & ROAD TRANSFERS

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Details Mid Season 1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017 High Season 1 Jun 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 Mid Season 1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp (Tents) 1 - 3 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 1 010 USD 1 705 USD 1 010
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp (Tents) 4 - 5 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 905 USD 1 620 USD 905
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp (Tents) 6+ Nights - per person per night sharing USD  755 USD 1 535 USD 755
  1 Jan 2018 - -31 Mar 2018   1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp (Tents) 1 - 3 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 850 USD 1 030
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp (Tents) 4 - 5 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 765 USD 930
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp (Tents) 6+ Nights - per person per night sharing USD 640 USD  775
Details   1 Jun 2018 - 31 Oct 2018  1 Nov 2018 - 10 Jan 2019
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp (Tents) 1 - 3 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 1 750 USD 1 030
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp (Tents) 4 - 5 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 1 665 USD 930
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp (Tents) 6+ Nights - per person per night sharing USD 1 575 USD 775

All rates are confidential, inclusive of VAT and in US Dollars.
Accommodation rates are per person per night sharing, except for family suites and villas which are per family suite/villa per night.

Long-Stay Rates:

  • May be applied for a combination of &Beyond lodges in Africa (subject to seasonal availability of the offer), for the same guests on a single itinerary.
  • These cannot be used in conjunction with any other &Beyond offers, including Signature offers.

Single Supplement: A single supplement of 50% applies from the first single room. A single supplement will be charged when an adult is sharing with an infant.

Triple rooms are suitable for a maximum of two adults.

*Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp and Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp: Triple room only allows for children under 12 years to share with two adults.

Rate Includes: Accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives, laundry (excluding Chobe and Savute Under Canvas), safari activities, emergency medical evacuation insurance, VAT, transfers to and from the lodge airstrip and park fees.

Rate Excludes: Telephone calls, safari shop purchases, gratuities, all items of a personal nature, champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars and landing fees.

Pilots and Local Driver-Guides: Rate only includes accommodation, meals, teas and coffees. Accommodation in a pilot/guide room is on a twin basis; single rooms will be allocated depending on availability.

Tour Leaders, Private Guides: Normal guest inclusions and exclusions apply. A maximum of 1 Tourleader on a discounted rate per 14 guests.

Private Vehicles:  A private 4x4 safari vehicle can be pre-booked at applicable lodges, subject to availability. Rates are per vehicle per night, from 2pm on day of arrival to 11am on day of departure. Please see applicable notes under our Child Policy for children joining on a private vehicle.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles:  Please be advised that the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) is not allowed in any of the conservation areas we manage, until such time as their impact on wildlife and anti-poaching initiatives can be assessed. This rule will apply throughout Africa, as our partners in various countries and regions have adopted a similar stance.

CHILD POLICY

Child Age Rate (not applicable to villas/family suites) Notes Game Drives Nature Walks Other Activities
0 - 2 years, sharing with 1 or 2 adults Free of charge Cots subject to availability Not permitted Not permitted Not permitted
3 – 5 years, sharing with 1 or 2 adults Free of charge Triple rooms subject to availability Not permitted; additional children's drives may be requested Not permitted Not permitted
6 - 16 years, sharing with 1 or 2 adults 50% of full adult rate Triple rooms subject to availability Yes, 6-12 yrs at Lodge Manager's discretion 12 years and older Not permitted
6 – 16 years in own room 1st child: adult rate
2nd & 3rd child: 50% of adult rate
Max 3 children per room
(subject to triple room availability)
Yes, 6-12 yrs at Lodge Manager's discretion 12 years and older Not permitted


Childminders: Childminders are available but must be booked on the day of arrival. A rate of USD 5 per hour is payable at the lodge.
Whilst there are age restrictions for children permitted on game viewing activities, all ages will be accommodated on game drive and boat transfers to-and-from the lodge.

If paying for a Private Vehicle, children of any age may go on game drive, with access to sightings being at the discretion of the guide, based on the behaviour of both child and animals. Greater distances to animals may be adhered to, or certain sightings may be avoided, in order to ensure the safety of all. In the case of boating activities, the availability of boats may restrict private use and require forward planning.

Triple room at Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp and Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp: Only allows for children under 12 years to share with two adults.

Validity : Signature offers may only be booked on 1-3 Night, and may not be combined with any other offers.

Fly Me Around Botswana 1 Jan - 31 Dec 2017

Stay for 7 nights at any of our Botswana lodges and we'll include your flights
- contact us for package rates and full terms and conditions.
- Stay at a maximum of 3 lodges per package.
- Nights spent at Sandibe will attract an additional supplement from 1 Jun - 31 Dec 2017. No supplement will apply for travel until end of May 2017.
- Upgrade to helicopter transfer available at additional cost. T&C's applies
 
Honeymoon Offer 1 Jan - 31 Dec 2017
- Groom pays full rate and Bride pays 50% of accommodation rate for the whole stay
- Offer is not applicable to &Beyond family suites.
- Groom rate and bride discount based on 1-3 night rate. May not be combined with other offers or long stay rates. Valid for travel within 6 months of date of marrige     Minimum 2 night stay

ABOUT THE LODGE

  • Safaris

    Safaris

    Spoil yourself with an unforgettable Botswana wildlife experience andenjoy complimentary flights between the camps.
    Botswana is a land of dramatic contrasts, from the crystal-clear watersof the Okavango Delta to the large elephant herds in the Chobe NationalPark and the unpredictable Savute Channel, which runs dry and floodsseemingly at random.
    Spend seven nights at a combination of up to three &Beyondlodges and camps in Botswana and enjoy complimentary flights.

    Fly me around Botswana

    Okavango Horseback Safari

  • Family Travel

    Family Travel

    Children are welcome at &Beyond Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp.

    Family Travel

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