The Okavango Delta offers an incredible variety of specialist safari experiences. Balloon Safaris have been operating in the northern Okavango since 2014 and offer a unique perspective on this stunning landscape. Other experiences include trans-Okavango boating safaris or houseboat stays in the Okavango panhandle. Specialist guided tours are also offered for keen birders as well as photographers looking to polish their photographic skills. Specialist disability safaris are also offered, ensuring the Okavango is open to all.
Experience the best of beautiful Botswana with Sir Alexander McCall Smith on this wonderful itinerary which combines cultural and conservation experiences with a superb safari to the Okavango Delta. Accompanied by the author of the famous No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency books, Sir Alexander McCall Smith, this tour offers fans of the books a chance to experience the charms and beautiful of this extraordinary country for themselves. This small group tour brings together like-minded travellers and fans of the books from all over the world on a meaningful journey through northern Botswana. At the heart of the tour is a six-night luxury safari visiting two stunning camps in the Okavango Delta, each set within pristine, wildlife rich and exclusive areas. The itinerary has been specially crafted to include a wonderful range of special and authentic experiences showcasing traditional Botswana culture – bringing to life much the real world which forms the backdrop to The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency books.
A luxurious mobile safari without compromising on adventure or authentic experiences. Set on a stunning private concession in the Okavango Delta, this is one of the few mobile outfits able to offer a private and flexible safari experience away from the crowded national parks. With your own private camp and guide the days are tailored to suit your personal interests- with a mix of game drives, walking, boating and mokoro adventures. One night is spent fly camping on a palm island guaranteed to leave you with memories for life. Perfect for families and friends travelling together.
An expedition for intrepid travellers, this trans Okavango boating safari explores the Okavango from north to south. Camping on remote islands, days are spent exploring the waterways and lagoons by boat and the islands on foot. Your camp moves with you, this is a simple authentic camping experience, in the style of the original safaris. A unique safari experience, best suited to well seasoned safari goers or adventurous travellers. These private expeditions only run when water levels permit, usually May-August. Can be tailored on request for shorter trips.
The best Safari experience that northern Botswana has to offer with excellent wildlife viewing and birding. This specialist birding safari allows you to discover northern Botswana’s phenomenal birdlife. Operated by the leaders in scheduled departure mobile safaris, Letaka Safaris, this safari combines comfortable accommodation with the company’s experienced and highly regarded guides.
Join professional wildlife photographer James Gifford on a superb 9 night Botswana photographic safari through the best of the Okavango and Chobe. An itinerary specially designed for keen photographers looking to take their skills to the next level – whether you’re starting out with your first DSLR or an experienced photographer. The camps have been selected for their prime locations, specially equipped vehicles and great safari guides to ensure the best possible photo opportunities. You’ll experience the best of Botswana from every angle - open 4x4 vehicles, motor boat and helicopter – with James on hand to share his knowledge gained over 15 years in the field. What better classroom than the African wilderness to practice your photographic skills?
A private mobile safari through the best areas of Northern Botswana for travellers with mobility difficulties and disabilities. Exploring the east and west Okavango as well as Chobe, this safari offers some of the best game viewing in Botswana. Operated by Endeavour Safaris, the pioneers of this specialist service in Botswana, safaris are conducted in custom built vehicles with excellent and experienced guides. Carefully designed camp facilities ensure a practical and comfortable safari experience for all guests. Starting in Maun and ending in Kasane, this itinerary offers the option to add in a stop at Chobe Game Lodge or in Victoria Falls.
A brilliant safari for keen photographers, this is a hosted group tour run by Pangolin Safaris who have led the way in photographic group tours in Botswana. Novice or Pro photographers are welcome, and cameras and memory cards can even be provided free of charge. This superb safari features 3 nights cruising the Chobe riverfront in an exclusive houseboat, 3 nights in an authentic bush camp in a prime game viewing areas of the Okavango and finally 3 nights in a luxury camp in the Kalahari. With a maximum of 8 guests and a specialist photographic host for guidance, this an intimate and exclusive safari not to be missed.
A safari to the Okavango Delta is not out of reach for people with mobility issues and disabilities. This scheduled group tour has been created in the spirit of inclusivity – to ensure the wonders of a Botswana safari are open to all, and at an affordable rate. Explore the Okavango and Chobe with Endeavour Safaris who have pioneered this specialist service in Botswana, with custom- built vehicles and other facilities ensuring a safe and comfortable safari experience for their guests.
Incredible game viewing from the world famous Chief’s Island combines with a once in a life time experience walking with elephants in this 6 night luxury safari. Begin in the stunning southern reaches of the Okavango and take the opportunity to sleep below the stars and enjoy close encounters with rescued elephants. Moving to the beating heart of the Okavango, Chief’s Island in the Moremi Game Reserve boasts some of the finest game viewing in the region. Good resident game and impressive predator numbers deliver a year round exciting safari experience. Tall palm trees, open plains and glistening waterways are the backdrop to this great safari. Smart and sophisticated accommodation with plenty of comfort awaits.
This itinerary offers a luxurious 9 night immersion into the wilderness sanctuaries of the Okavango and Chobe National Park, including a once in a lifetime experience walking with elephants. With three nights in Chobe and six nights in the Okavango this itinerary offers superb game viewing and a fantastic range of safari activities and experiences. Six nights in the Okavango are split between the beautiful plains of the southern Delta and the world famous Chief’s Island in the heart of the Okavango. Staying in some of Botswana’s most luxurious lodges ensures this is an incredibly comfortable and spoiling adventure.
A fantastic one week bush skills course set in the Okavango Delta, delivered by the African Guide Academy who train most of the safari guides in the Okavango. This short course has been specially designed for adventurous travellers keen to have a deeper understanding of the wilderness both in theory and practise. Ideal for intrepid and curious travellers who are more interested in understanding the wilderness than the luxurious and accommodation, and a great introduction for self-drivers. Lectures take place on 4x4 game drives, walking, mokoro, boating and in camp.
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