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10 Day Okavango Lodge Safari

10 Day Okavango Lodge Safari

Okavango Lodge Safari
Okavango Lodge Safari
Okavango Lodge Safari
Okavango Lodge Safari
Okavango Lodge Safari
Okavango Lodge Safari
Okavango Lodge Safari
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10 Day Okavango Lodge Safari

The Okavango Lodge safari is suitable for the whole family. This safari will focus on one of the largest inland deltas in the world. The Okavango Delta is a unique biosphere based in a semi-desert. The Okavango Panhandle is our destination. Our safari guides us to find the main channel of the Okavango River. The main channel has a series of papyrus islands. These papyrus islands start forming the Okavango Delta.  A large variety of wildlife lives along these waterways.

Okavango

Few experiences in the world can compare to a boat trip on the Okavango River. The river meanders through papyrus and reed islands in a snake-like manner. These islands are full of wildlife and some fantastic birds. This Okavango Lodge safari will educate us on the sensitive biosphere of the Okavango.

We will explore the coexistence of local culture and wildlife within a wilderness. A part of our safari will take us back to the ancient Khoisan cultures. Tsodilo Hills is well known for the largest and most natural museum to host rock art galleries of the past. This journey is an excellent opportunity to understand the magic of the Okavango River. We will visit all the waterways that feed the Okavango Delta. These natural areas are pristine wilderness areas.

Our 10 Day Okavango Lodge safari will start in Maun and end in Victoria Falls. Our route is along the western part of the Okavango River. We meander through the Caprivi or Zambezi Region and back to Chobe in Botswana.

The Kwando and Chobe rivers both contribute to the Okavango River. Along these waterways are some of the best wildlife in Southern Africa. Our ten-day Okavango Lodge safari combines nature and wildlife with culture.

Okavango River

The Okavango River is home to some of the most exotic bird species in Africa. The waterways are the perfect habitat for raptors, insect eaters, and water birds. The change of seasons brings a large amount of migrating birds to this area. One of the most sought-after birds is the Pel’s Fishing Owl.

The Okavango Lodge Safari is the perfect low impact Safari in Botswana and Namibia. The Safari is a lodge safari that focuses on Wildlife, Birdlife and the waterways that feed the Okavango Delta. The route is perfect for travellers with a limited time frame and who enjoys a level of comfort when travelling.

Okavango Lodge Safari Highlights 

  • Birding boat trip on Okavango panhandle.
  • Visit the rock art galleries of Tsodilo Hills.
  • Game drives in Mahangu and Buffalo conservancies.
  • Game drives in Mdumu and Chobe National park.
  • Mokoro trip on Okavango.
  • Visit some local villages.
  • Sunset boat trip in Chobe.
  • Transfer to Victoria Falls.

Optional Activities 

  • Helicopter Flight over the Victoria Falls.
  • You can enjoy a delicious dinner at the Boma Restaurant.
  • Canoe Trip on the upper Zambezi River.
  • Visit the majestic Victoria Waterfalls.

Please confirm your flight arrival times in Maun. You will have a short time to relax before embarking on a scenic charter flight over the Okavango Delta. This scenic flight will take you to the western edge of the Okavango Pan Handle. Our team will await your arrival at Shakawe Airport.

After your arrival, we will have a 20-minute drive towards the Okavango River. Upon our arrival and after some welcome drinks we will embark on a scenic river transfer towards our lodge. The Lodge will be your first introduction to the Okavango Pan Handle after your beautiful Flight.

Please note that this safari can run in reverse and start from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe or Zambia.

Those adventure travellers that seek a camping safari can request a private camping safari on the same route.

Min 4 people guarantee a departure.
This trip can start from Maun or Kasane.

Chobe National Park

Umkulu Adventures Includes

INCLUDES


  • Lodge Accommodation 3star
  • Guided Safari Vehicles
  • Meals as indicated & Mineral Water
  • All Game Drive and Boat Activities
  • Game drives in Okavango, Kwando, Chobe
  • Boat Trips on the Okavango, Kwando, Chobe rivers
Umkulu Adventures Excludes

EXCLUDES


  • Own Airfares
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuitites
  • On Drinks with meals.
  • Optional activities in Victoria Falls
Umkulu Adventures Tour Information

tour INFORMATION

DURATION: 10 Days
DEPARTS FROM: Maun or Victoria Falls
RATES INFO:

Min 4 people will guarantee a departure.
All accommodations are subject to availability, and we will select similar standards if our preferred properties are not available.

Umkulu Adventures Product Pricing

RATES

Price Per Person 4850 USD
Umkulu Adventures Tour Schedule

tour SCHEDULE

Day 1-5

Maun – Okavango Panhandle – Lodge

We depart the safari town of Maun and head off to the northwest of the Okavango Pan Handle. This day starts with a scenic flight across the Okavango Delta towards Shakawe in the north-west of the Okavango. The Okavango Panhandle will be our base for the next five days. The perfect amount of days to explore the Okavango. Lodge Accommodation. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Day 6, 7

Kwando – Lodge

Our Safari continues through the Zambezi Region, and we stay along the waterways of Northern Namibia. The Kwando River is one of the more significant contributors of the Okavango and neighbours the Mamili & Mdumu Game Reserves. Our stay will be two nights along the Kwando River, and we will have an opportunity to visit the Mdumu or Mamili Game Reserves in these days. A high marsh and delta region of the Kwando River and it is not uncommon to view the very rare and shy Sitatunga antelope in this area. Lodge Accommodation. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 8, 9

Chobe National Park – Kasane – Lodge

Kasane and Chobe National Park will be our base for the next two days of our safari. We will leave the Kwando River and make our way towards the Chobe National Park. Our Lodge is in the small town of Kasane. We will have a day of the Game drive and an afternoon of sunset boat cruise in and along the Chobe National Park. Chobe National Park is one of the best Game Reserves and wildlife areas in Botswana. Lodge Accommodation. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 10

Victoria Falls – Guesthouse / Lodge Accommodation.

Our grand finale will be a visit to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Our safari will come to an end upon arrival in Victoria Falls. Here you have the chance to relax and explore the beauty of the falls. Lodge Accommodation. Breakfast 
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