Six Night Desert & Delta Safari
Experience the wilds of northern Botswana both in the delta and on the Boteti River
The sands of the Kalahari Desert cover much northern Botswana, a vast wilderness with the great Okavango Delta at its centre. Largely protected by national parks, game reserves and private concessions this region offers some of the best safaris in Africa. The six night desert and delta safari allows you to visit the Okavango Delta and Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.
This fly in photographic safari combines a selection of lodges operated by Desert & Delta Safaris in northern Botswana allowing you to visit the wilds of the region from the comfort of excellent lodges where the wildlife experience is paramount. Flights are provided by Safari Air.
Day by Day Itinerary
With twelve luxury glass fronted suites Leroo La Tau overlook the Boteti River with magnificent views of the animals of the region as they come to the river to drink. Scheduled day and night game drives explore this fascinating area with boats exploring the river dependant on water levels. Guided nature walks can be conducted by prior arrangement and with Leroo La Tau’s close relationship with the local community an optional cultural excursions can also be arranged, observing contemporary life at Khumaga Village. It must be noted that due to their location within the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, the Makgadikgadi Pans themselves are not visited on daily scheduled activities from Leroo La Tau.
Rebuilt in 2016, Camp Okavango provides fine accommodation with rooms overlooking the delta. This is a water camp and activities focus on the waters of the delta. Mokoro (canoe) excursions meander across the shallow waters of the Okavango providing a glimpse into the workings of this remarkable ecosystem. With deep channels in the concession motorboats allow you to reach further into the delta and see the larger aquatic inhabitants . Walking safaris are conducted on nearby islands led by experienced professional guides.
Situated within the riverine fringe of the delta and exploring the mopane forests, open grasslands, seasonal floodplains and riverine habitats of the area. Camp Moremi is an elegant thatch and timber lodge and offers a broad range of safari activities both on land and water. Exhilarating game drives provide the chance to track wildlife in the beautiful surroundings of Moremi Game Reserve, a protected area renowned for frequent sightings of lion, leopard and cheetah. African wild dog sightings are also regularly reported. Motorboat excursions are often conducted in the evening, a perfect way to see the sun set against the African sky.