7 Day Okavango Delta Botswana
Price per person (2007):
R 5 650 : Camping

Departure: Wednesday

Depart from: Johannesburg, Pretoria. Any Backpackers hostel, hotel, guest house. Click to book

End in: Johannesburg, Pretoria
Any Backpackers hostel, guest house, hotel or airport. Click to book

Included:
All transport
All accommodation
Qualified and registered guide
Meals as specified below
Okavango Delta
Open vehicle transfers (Okavango Delta)
Polers & mokoros

Excluded:
All drinks (except coffee & tea with meals)
Meals not specified below
Optional flight over Okavango Delta
Visas if needed
Accommodation upgrades: Days 1, 2, 5, 6
(Depending on availability)
Clients can upgrade to bedded accommodation (if available). Livingstone Trails will pay the camping rate, and the clients pay the difference. Upgrades of accommodation must be arranged on tour with the guide when arriving at the campsite. No advance bookings.
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Itinerary in short:
Day 1: Nata
Day 2: Maun
Day 3: Okavango Delta
Day 4: Okavango Delta
Day 5: Okavango Delta / Maun
Day 6: Palapye
Day 7: Return Johannesburg / Pretoria

A Variety of tour length options is avalable namely:

Day 1: Nata (Botswana)
We depart early morning from Johannesburg & Pretoria. Your guide will stop en-route for breakfast (own cost) and last minute shopping, before reaching the Botswana border. You will get an  opportunity to change money, after crossing the border, from where we head further north to Nata, where we camp the night. Click to book
Dinner included

Day 2: Maun (Botswana)
The day starts with an early morning breakfast, before heading west along the northern border of the Kalahari Desert to Maun. We stay the night at a great campsite just outside Maun, where you can visit the crocodile farm, or relax by the swimming pool.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included
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Days 3, 4, 5: Okavango Delta (Botswana)
The Okavango Delta must be one of the best experiences offered in southern Africa, and offers a large variety of mammal, reptile and bird species. It is one of the most beautiful and relaxing places in southern Africa. Untouched for hundreds of years.

We start the day with a large breakfast, before heading into the Okavango Delta with 4x4 open-sided game viewing vehicles. The local guides (polers) will be waiting for us in the park at the waterline, where we transfer all the equipment and our personal belongings into mokoros (traditional dug out canoes). From here we glide down the water channels deeper into the Okavango Delta, searching for the ideal place to set up camp. There will be no fences, no running water, no showers, no buildings and no electricity. We camp in the wild with only what we take with us. After lunch you cool off in a natural swim hole in the rivers.
Every day we will do early morning and late afternoon game walks, searching for as many different animal species as possible. The guides will explain more about all the animals, tracks and the Delta during these walks. You will have the opportunity to get as close as possible (safety first) to the wildlife of the Okavango Delta.
After dinners you can relax with the guides around a campfire, while listening to their stories about the bush, animals, their cultures and of course listening to the sounds of animals at night in Africa.
You start your last morning in the Okavango delta with a cup of coffee before doing your final game walk. After the walk you will enjoy breakfast, break down camp, and then return by mokoros to the place where the 4x4 vehicles will meet you.
Your guide will prepare a light lunch on return to camp in Maun. This afternoon you have the opportunity to do an optional one hour flight over the Okavango Delta, during which you are guaranteed to see many large herds of animals, as well as many single or smaller groups of animals. Click to book
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included


Day 6: Palapye (Botswana)
This morning we head south to Palapye, where you can relax by the pool.
Please note that we might stay the night at Nata or at Elephant Sands.
Breakfast, Dinner included

Day 7: Return to Johannesburg & Pretoria (South Africa)
We depart early morning for Johannesburg & Pretoria. Your guide will stop en-route for breakfast (own cost). Click to book
No meals included