For those wishing for an intensely personal experience in the Okavango Delta walking safaris offer a unique way of exploring the delta. Whilst most camps outside the National Parks and Game Reserves allow walking safaris a number of operators have specialist walking programmes. Operating out of authentic safari camps these specialist programmes allow a special perspective of the delta and are ideal for family or small groups of friends. Walking in the wilderness is a highlight of a ‘true’ safari experience.
The original safari was the walking safari, and this itinerary takes you back to how all it all began. A brilliant 3 night walking adventure with David Food Safaris in the southern Okavango. This is an adventure for safari purists and adventurous travellers looking for an authentic experience. Discover the Okavango on foot, with an excellent and highly experienced guide, simple but comfortable camps and pristine wilderness far from the crowds. A great introduction to the Okavango, and excellent value. Easily combined with a permanent camp to extend your safari experience.
Safari like the early pioneers- on foot. A private mobile walking safari captures the spirit of the original safari like nothing else. This superb week long safari explores three different sites in the Okavango, offering a wonderfully varied and authentic safari experience accompanied by a top guide. Walk Botswana Safaris ethos is ‘a good guide makes a good safari’ and anyone who has been on safari will agree. Walking is the focus but for a comprehensive Okavango experience 4x4 game drives, boating and canoeing is also offered. Camps are offered in various levels of luxury to suit your budget.
A safari for adventurous travellers whose idea of luxury is an authentic expedition with a top guide in a remote and pristine corner of the Okavango, far from the crowds. A private camp with your own guide, vehicle and safari team. This is one of the few mobile safaris to operate on a private concession, offering a truly off beat and exclusive experience. Privately guided and personally designed for each group- this four night safari explores the untouched wilderness of the Abu concession on foot with one of Africa’s finest guides. Walking is at the heart of this itinerary – you will walk to your new camp on the third day - though 4x4 game drives and mokoro will be included for a more complete Okavango experience.
It’s all in the name – Footsteps Across the Delta, the only permanent camp dedicated to walking safaris in the Okavango. This itinerary sees you exploring a beautiful and game lively private concession in the eastern Okavango on foot. Staying in an authentic bush camp with a down to earth and friendly atmosphere this is a return to the safaris of old. The occasional game drive and mokoro trip is offered to complete your Okavango experience. One for the more adventurous traveller and safari purists – this is one of the most authentic and economical safaris in the Okavango.
The ultimate walking safari itinerary for adventurous travelers and safari purists looking for an authentic walking experience in the Okavango. Combining the two best walking outfits operating on private concessions in the Okavango – Footsteps in the east and Beagle Expeditions in the west. This itinerary delivers a fantastic week - long Delta adventure. Beginning at a small three tent camp and ending with your own private mobile camp accessed only by helicopter, this is truly off the beaten track. Superb guiding is at the heart of this itinerary – taking your safari experience to the next level.
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