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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

Experience the freedom and exhilaration of the Okavango Delta at &Beyond Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge, with its unique rooftop hideouts in each of nine private African safari suites.

Overlooking a seasonal lagoon, the earthy glamour of this striking lodge provides the perfect counterpoint to the natural bounty of this game-rich landscape. A strong but playful recycled theme provides unusual accents at every turn.
Explore the intricate watery canals, replenished by cyclical rainfalls, by mokoro or traverse the golden grasslands in search of the Big Five by vehicle, retreating to the contemporary comfort of your suite by night.

After a successful Botswana safari, cuddle up in the large outdoor cane lounger and watch the sun go down over the Delta.

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    Game drives, bush walks, scenic helicopter flights and horsebacksafaris allow you to explore this beautiful area from differentperspectives.
    Exceptional wildlife, including elephant, large buffalo herds,tsessebe, hippo, lion, leopard, African wild dog and roan antelope
    Remarkable bird-watching with 450 bird species, includingPel’s Fishing Owl. Vast number of migrant birds in summer.
    Wonderful setting for health and relaxation
    Seasonal water-based experiences include motorized boat, mokoro andfishing excursions
    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 6˚C / 42˚F

    In the morning and afternoons will be more pleasant with temperatures around 25°C/78, early mornings and evenings may be very cold (winter)
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Fast Facts

BEST TIMETO TRAVEL
All Year round
RECOMMENDEDFOR CHILDREN
Children are welcome at &Beyond Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge
GUESTSAFETY
The camp is not fenced off and we request guests be extremely vigilantat all times
LODGEAMENITIES
9 air-conditioned suites, interactive kitchen, outdoor and indoorshowers, generous private plunge pools and Safari Shop
LANGUAGES
English
WILDLIFE
Red lechwe, sitatunga, hippo, elephant, buffalo, antelope, lion,cheetah, leopard, African wild dog
CURRENCY
Botswana Pula
CAPACITY
9 rooms, 18 guests

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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)

    Y= Offer Available
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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
Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge (Suites) 1 - 3 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 1 010 USD 1 705 USD 1 010
Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge (Suites) 4 - 5 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 905 USD 1 620 USD 905
Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge (Suites) 6+ Nights - per person per night sharing USD  755 USD 1 535 USD 755
Details  Low Season  1 Jan 2018 - 31 Marc 2018 Mid Season 1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge (Suites) 1 - 3 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 850 USD 1 030
Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge (Suites) 4 - 5 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 765 USD 930
Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge (Suites) 6+ Nights - per person per night sharing USD 640 USD  775
Details High Season 1 Jun 2018- 31 Oct 2018 Mid Season 1 Nov 2018 - 10 Jan 2019
Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge (Suites) 1 - 3 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 1 750 USD 1 030
Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge (Suites) 4 - 5 Nights - per person per night sharing USD 1 665 USD 930
Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge (Suites) 6+ Nights - per person per night sharing USD 1 575 USD 775
 Renowned for its abundant wildlife, the Okavango Delta and the areas surrounding &Beyond Xudum Delta Lodge are home to a large number of species
Renowned for its abundant wildlife, the Okavango Delta and the areas surrounding &Beyond Xudum Delta Lodge are home to a large number of species making for an exhilarating Botswana safari. The area is home to an assortment of species adapted to the semi-aquatic lifestyle, such as the elegant red lechwe and shy sitatunga. Lion prides, cheetah, leopard and African wild dog are occasionally encountered, while families of hippo hide in the deeper channels and lagoons that are fed by seasonal rains. The area supports the continent’s largest surviving concentration of elephant and buffalo, while roan and sable antelope are occasionally spotted in the open woodlands.

Although predominantly nocturnal and difficult to spot, leopards occur throughout the Okavango, particularly in dense riverine forest. Apart from the more commonly encountered predators, the Okavango is also a stronghold for the endangered African wild dog, although sightings of this rare animal are relatively uncommon.

Exhibiting a fascinating social structure, wild dog live in packs led by dominant pairs, with a strict social hierarchy.

One of the most common antelope in the Okavango, the red lechwe is especially adapted for the swampy conditions. Its splayed, elongated hooves give it a sure footing in muddy conditions.
With an incredible wealth of species, the Okavango is also a haven for birding enthusiasts. One of its most sought after species is the huge but elusive Pel’s fishing owl, which roosts in the densest evergreen thickets. A quintessential African sound, the iconic call of the fish eagle can often be heard echoing over the Delta.

Six rhino were recently donated to Botswana through the &Beyond Rhinos Without Borders project. They have made their home in the area.
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

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.

 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.

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