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Pride of Botswana

Trip Highlights

  • Maun
  • Little Kwara Camp, Okavango Delta
  • Duba Plains Camp
  • Selinda Camp, Selinda Reserve
  • Maun Airport

 

Itinerary

   

Days 1 & 2:   Little Kwara Camp –  Okavango Delta

Upon arrival at Maun Airport, you will be met and transferred by light aircraft to Little Kwara Camp. Little Kwara is a small, intimate camp situated in the North-East reaches of the Okavango Delta, and neighbors its sister camp, Kwara. The prolific game area attracts a large variety of species, and predators such as lion and wild dog are often sighted. The main areas of the camp include a lounge, bar, dining room and plunge pool. Each of its 4, spacious, raised, luxury tented rooms consists of a private deck, bedroom and en-suite bathroom with claw-foot bathtub and indoor/outdoor showers. As the lodge is in a private concession area the activities on offer are widely-varied and include game drives, night drives, nature walks, mokoro excursions, boat cruises and fishing (seasonally dependent).

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, selected local beverages (local beer/selected house wine/soft drinks)
 

Days 3 & 4:   Duba Plains Camp –  Okavango Delta

You will travel by light aircraft from Little Kwara Campt to Duba Plains Camp. Built on a private Kwedi reserve concession and only accessible by flight, Duba is one of the most remote camps in the Okavango Delta, promising a private and uninterrupted safari experience. Surrounded by open floodplains and permanent waterways, this place is always alive with abundance of wildlife and is a true bird watchers paradise. Accommodation is in six luxurious meru style tents built under mangostreen and fig trees overlooking the beautiful Delta floodplains.

The rooms are all en suite, with comfortable lounge furniture, large beds with soft linen beds and indoor and outdoor showers with hot water available all day. The Duba surroundings host abundance of buffalo herds, and with buffaloes on site, lions are always close-by. Witness this extraordinary and famous interaction between the two on game drives in open safari vehicles.  Night drives and nature walks are also included.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, selected local beverages (local beer/selected house wine/soft drinks)

 

Days 6, 7 & 8:   Selinda Camp  –  Selinda Reserve

You will travel by helicopter from Duba Plains Camp to Selinda Camp.

Situated on the banks of the Selinda Spillway in the Selinda Reserve, this lodge offers guests an authentic bush camp experience with contemporary luxuries. The Selinda Reserve is a high density wildlife area that attracts prides of lion, wild dogs, and herds of elephants, buffalo, hippos and spectacular bird life. The lodge’s lounge and main areas offer vast views of the floodplains and savannah. Additional facilities include a large dining room with wine cellar, gallery, social fire pit area and viewing hide.

Each of the lodges 9 en-suite tented rooms are raised on decks offering guests excellent views from the privacy of their own shaded veranda. The rooms are luxurious and a special feature is the open air en-suite bathroom with stone bathtub, antique shower and double vanity. Activities offered include game drives, night drives, nature walks and boat cruises.

Your transfer back to Maun Airport will be by light aircraft.

Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, selected local beverages (local beer/selected house wine/soft drinks)

 

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Inclusions/Exclusions


Includes:

  • 2 nights accommodation at Little Kwara Camp
  • 3 nights accommodation at Duba Plains Camp
  • 3 nights accommodation at Selinda Camp
  • All meals and selected local beverages
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Inter-camp air and road transfers as specified in the itinerary
  • Helicopter transfer from Duba to Selinda

 

Excludes:

  • Additional meals, drinks, optional activities and entrance fees & park fees
  • International/regional flights to Maun and from Kasane
  • Private charters/transfers or specialized guides
  • Visas and requirements where necessary
  • Gratuities and items of a personal nature (curios, gifts, etc)
  • Personal medical or travel insurances

Notes:

Prices are per person, double occupancy. Child rates are available on a request basis.
Itinerary is available in reverse order; please ask your Hidden World Travel Expert about cost difference.
Please contact your Travel Expert for the cancellation policies for the various properties.

All activities are at the discretion of the guides and camp managers. Water based activities are dependent on water level; fishing is seasonal.

Important

It may be necessary, due to circumstances beyond our control, to change the offered activities. Closing times at sightseeing points, changed flight times, road blocks, detours or act of nature can also delay the itinerary. We reserve the right to make changes due to circumstance of this nature.

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Please feel to contact your Hidden World Travel Expert for additional add-on safaris to Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), Livingstone (Zambia), Makgadikgadi National Park (Botswana) or the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (Botswana)

Departure Dates and Prices

2015Per person, double occupancy
January – March$8,170
April – 14th June$10,150
15th June – 30th June$13,780
July – October $14,760
November$10,150
1st – 19th December$9,680
20th – 31st December$11,330

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