A safari specifically designed for honeymooners looking for those extra special and romantic experiences – and excellent value too. A classic northern Botswana safari forms the basis of this itinerary – exploring Botswana’s most famous and game rich areas of Chobe, Moremi, the Okavango and the Makgadikgadi. The experience is enhanced with special touches along the way- helicopter tours, honeymoon suites, private champagne cruises along the Chobe River, romantic private dinners and even an optional traditional Setswana blessing!
This comprehensive itinerary offers superb value, and a great safari experience at any time of year. Every day of this itinerary new and exciting as you explore Botswana’s most famous safari destinations. The spectacular elephant herds of Chobe National Park, the explosive game viewing of the Moremi, the pristine and peaceful Okavango and the wild frontiers of the Makgadikgadi National Park.
This wonderful tour of the richest game areas of northern Botswana is packed with variety – a range of aerial, water and land activities along with a strong of romantic experiences. Game drives, boating, mokoro, walking, bushman walks and even a complimentary helicopter flight all come together to deliver a brilliant Botswana experience. Importantly, the Moremi and Okavango camps are located in prime locations, with permanent water channels which guarantee water activities year round.
Safari means ‘journey’ and this is a true safari. Visiting 5 strikingly different areas and lodges. Travel days do not mean a wasted day, camps are connected by light aircraft flights which are an experience in themselves, offering wonderful views the parks. These are short flights between bush airstrips, between 10-50 minutes at a time and drives to the airstrips are game drives. The safari experience is never broken.
The safaris begins on the Chobe riverfront, home to the largest population of African elephants on the continent. Staggering numbers of elephants decent on the river in the dry season, an especially incredible sight from the river. Chobe Game Lodge has an unrivalled position being the only lodge situated within the national park, it is the perfect spot to ease in to the safari. Game drives and boating safaris are offered here. While here you will stay in the honeymoon suite, which has a large private balcony and plunge pool overlooking the Chobe River. You will also enjoy a private sunrise cruise along the river, a truly magical experience, celebrated with a champagne breakfast.
Continue to the beating heart of the Okavango delta, to the Moremi Game reserve, where you stay in the beautiful Xakanaxa region. Camp Moremi offering a superb all-round game viewing experience. This is big game country, predators, plains game, elephants and buffalo abound. Enjoy 4×4 game drives and boating here. You will enjoy a private dinner in a beautiful secluded spot here.
Then flying into the deeper waters of the Delta, to an idyllic little island surrounded by permanent water, Camp Okavango offers a quintessential water safari. Set on a private concession in the east of the Okavango you enjoy boating, mokoro rides and walking. Here you enjoy a 60 minute scenic helicopter flight, with a champagne stop on a palm island to celebrate this amazing experience.
Finally ending this safari in the drier landscapes which dominate Botswana, at Leroo la Tau Lodge on the banks of the Boteti Rover bordering the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. These harsh landscapes attract different species and offer a more complete safari experience. In the summer months the areas is transformed by the arrival of the second biggest zebra migration in Africa while the dry winter months sees amazing numbers around the river. Game drives, boating, and bushman walks are offered here. Nxai Pan is one of the most striking salt pans, and the extraordinary Baines Baobabs a highlight, this is a full day trip to reach but certainly worth it to experience and photograph these otherworldly landscapes.
The itinerary combines a selection of Desert and Delta lodges, one of the oldest and most respected operators in Botswana, for a unbeatable value safari. Each lodge is unique in style, setting and experience. An exceptional safari option, easily adapted to your preferences. This safari can be run in reverse order.
Please speak to us for extensions to Victoria Falls which is easily combined with Chobe.