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  • Personal inter-action
  • Lodges with high standards
  • Stay in control of your booking
  • Most special deals by far
  • Secure payment process (SSL)
  • South African based
  • Superior knowledge
  • Expert advice
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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
 An exclusive Okavango Delta crossing

Explore the Okavango from west to east, capturing the essence of the Delta and imbibing the spirit of exploration. Take in the abundant game-viewing areas of Hunda Island, Mombo and Chitabe interspersed with iconic water experiences offered at Pelo and Xigera. You will have the opportunity to walk, boat and fly from one camp to the next, as well as enjoy the thrill of the Delta by air in a helicopter.

Botswana Exploration: The Trans-Okavango

A comprehensive exploration of one of the world’s biggest inland deltas and top wildlife destinations. Diverse activities and transfers between camps: walking, game drives, boat trips, mokoro trips, and flying by light aircraft and helicopter. The wide range of accommodation types, from dome-tent camping to Premier Camps, ensures a holistic and exciting safari experience.

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  • Day 1- 2

    Arrive in Maun and fly to Hunda Island, situated in the heartof the Okavango Delta. After a short road transfer, you will arrive at Tubu Tree Camp in the early afternoon in time for your first safari activity. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives exploring the island.

  • Day 3 - 4

    After a light breakfast at Tubu Tree, depart on foot for the Tubu Boat Station, arriving in the late morning. From here, transfer by boat and mokoro to the intimate and remote island where Pelo Camp lies. A true water camp, Pelo is all about mokoro and boating. Set under wild date palms, jackal berry and Natal mahogany trees the camp has an inviting plunge pool for dips in the midday heat while the raised lookout deck is the perfect spot for sundowners.

  • Day 5

    After breakfast, take to the skies for a scenic and thrilling helicopter ride over the shimmering landscape to Xigera, arriving in time for lunch and an afternoon safari activity.

  • Day 6 - 7

    After breakfast at Xigera, transfer by boat to Chief’s Island. On arrival a vehicle will meet you and take you to the much-revered Mombo Camp. Spend the next two days exploring this area that teems with plains game and predators.  

  • Day 8 - 9

    After a morning safari at Mombo, transfer by light aircraft to Chitabe Camp. Spend your final two days enjoying the classic Delta scenery and plentiful, diverse wildlife of Chitabe.

  • Day 10

    After your morning drive at Chitabe, you will be transferred by light aircraft to Maun and bid farewell to your adventure.

  • Departure Dates

    Departure Dates 2017 Language: English Depart From : Maun  Finish In: Maun
    Start End
    Fri-21 Juli 2017 Sun-30 July 2017
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The Trans-Okavango Rates

As a set-departure guided journey, the Trans-Okavango’s fully inclusive rates comprise the expertise of one knowledgeable and professional guide who leads you from beginning to end, combined with tailor-made services like logistics, sightseeing and accommodation in our camps.

More than this, there is your exclusive access to 2,5 million hectares(6 million acres) of Africa’s best wildlife areas. This equates to 3 000 hectares (8 000 acres) of private land per guest, creating a unique sense of seclusion, comfort, privacy and space. In turn, your presence helps us in the conservation of these areas. 

Fullinclusive  - Per Person sharing per exploration Rates
01July 2017 to 31 October USD18,705

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  • Terms & Conditions

    As a set-departure guided journey, the Botswana Summer Encounter’s fully inclusive rates comprise the expertise of one knowledgeable and professional guide who leads you from beginning to end, combined with tailor-made services like logistics, sightseeing and accommodation in our camps.

    Our rates include:

    • Accommodation
    • Accommodation
    • All meals
    • Soft drinks, mineral water, fruit juice, house wine and beer, as well as local spirits such as gin and Amarula
    • National Park fees
    • Laundry (excluded at Deception Valley Adventurer Camp)
    • Road transfers
    • Scheduled activities and all internal charters

    Our rates exclude:

    • Flights (other than specified in the detailed safari itinerary)
    • Flights (other than specified in the detailed safari itinerary)
    • Visas
    • Compulsory comprehensive insurance
    • All relevant entry and departure Government taxes
    • Gratuities
    • All personal purchases (including curios, spirit liquors, telephone calls, etc.)
    • Laundry at Deception Valley Adventurer Camp
    • Optional extra activities
    • Pre and post safari tours
    • All other travel arrangements pre or post the safari and any new Government taxes
    • Levies
    • Fuel or industry increases which are beyond our control
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Wilderness Safaris Early Bird Special Deal

Wilderness Safaris Early Bird Special Deal



Great news! Introduced in June this year, we are pleased to advise that our Early Bird deal will be in place next year too. The added advantage is that bookings can be made immediately and the longer the lead time the better the discount!

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