3 Rivers Safari – Botswana

3 Rivers Safari Botswana: Begin with the 9 nights base itinerary, exploring 3 importans rivers: Okavango Delta, Savute Channel and the Zambezi River with the majestic Victoria Falls

But to this base 9 night safari you can add extension to:

  • KALAHARI: Deception Valley Lodge
  • LINYANTI: Camp Linyanti

The basic itinerary: 9 nights

1 night at
Crocodile Camp, Maun

3 nights at
Oddballs’ Enclave

3 nights at
Camp Savuti

2 nights at
The Kingdom

Day by day

Crocodile Camp

Day 1:

Once you arrive to Maun International Airport, shuttle will pick you up and drive you to Crocodile Camp. Facing the Thamalakane River, the lodge offers you a restful place with beautiful gardens and wonderful swiming pool, to recover after the long flight.

Your dinner is included. You can enjoy for the nice a la carte menu either at the restaurant, at the bar, or at the gardens.

After your dinner you can enjoy a nice cocktel in the bar, looking at the Thamalakane river, or around the fire, in the boma area.

Oddballs’ Enclave

Days 2, 3 & 4:

At the scheduled time, the shuttle service will transfer you to the Maun’s airport, to board in light aircraft in one beautiful scenic air transfer.

After around 20 mn flight over the Delta you will land in the private strip for Oddballs’ Enclave. Your guide will be awaiting for you to transfer you to the lodge. Light lunch and your adventour will be begin with the first safari experience: surfing the Delta channels (conditioned to water level) and walking safari on Chief’s Island.

During the next 2 days, you will explore the Delta region with 2 daily safari activities combined with mokoro and walking safaris. In the afternoon relax time between morning and afternoon safaris. You can enjoy in the bar and the restaurant, sipping a nice drink, whilst observing the beautiful surrounding floodplains and the wildlife around.

Camp Savuti

Days 5, 6 & 7:

At the scheduled time, a light air transfer from this area on the Okavango to the Savuti airstrip in the Chobe National Park will take you to Savuti, a region within the heart of the Chobe National Park, with highlight of the Savuti Channel and close to the famous Savuti Marsh.

Upon arrival at Savuti airstrip, you will be met by your guide and then enjoy a 40 minute drive to the camp. This ride takes you through the Chobe National Park and can be an exciting experience when they spot a number of animals before arriving at the camp.

During these days you will do morning and afternoon game drives. Here you will experience the vast wildlife Savuti has to offer. Accompanying you will be experienced drivers and guides who generously pass on their knowledge and broad experiences from the bush of this area in the traditional animated oral way of Africa.

In the afternoon you can relax in the camp, resting in your comfortable tent, or experience the magic and serenity of tuning in to all the sounds of the bush as the animals and other creatures of the wild either at the main area or the outdoor deck

Victoria Falls

Days 8 & 9:

Breakfast and last game drive until your guide drive you to the Savute strip, where you will board light aircraft to flight to Kasane.

Upon arrival at the airport, welcome and transfer by road to your hotel in Victoria Falls. After settling in, in the afternoon you will be transferred to the jetty to board on a cruise on the Zambezi River. You will see wildlife and enjoy a beautiful African sunset.

Next morning, your guide will pick you up at the lobby of the hotel to visit the majestic Victoria Falls. Free afternoon for shopping, optional activities, relax….

Day 10:

Transfer to the Victoria Falls’ International Airport for your flight to your next destination

Optional extension to Kalahari

Deception Valley Lodge

Days 3 & 4:

At the scheduled time, a light air transfer from Maun will take you the northern border of the CKGR, where in a private concession, is located Deception Valley Lodge.

Upon arrival at the strip, you will be met by your guide and then enjoy a short drive to the camp.

Morning and afternoon game drives take place in open 4X4 game drive vehicles and are led by professional guides as well as Bushman trackers. You have the chance to see a variety of different species, amongst them e.g. the magnificent black maned Kalahari lion, cheetah, leopard and wild dog as well as giraffe, elephant, blue wildebeest, gemsbok, springbok, ostrich, zebra and kudu. Quite often we also have sightings of the elusive brown hyena, pangolin, aardvark and aardwolf.

Night safaris reveal nocturnal species such as porcupine, honey badger, spotted genet and springhare. Exploring the bush on foot, while your Bushman guide will teach you about their hunting and survival skills. You will also learn all about the culture and crafts of the San people, who over the centuries have adapted their lives to survive in the most inhospitable environment of them all.

Optional extension to Linyanti

Camp Linyanti

Days 8 & 9:

Flight from Savute strip to Saile strip, will take you to the western edge of the Chobe National Park. Upon arrival at the strip, you will be met by your guide and then enjoy a 2 hours game drive to the camp, tucked along the banks of Linyanti river in the north-western corner of the Chobe National Park.

Boasting the highest concentration of elephants, Linyanti is truly the last hidden Eden of the Chobe. And you will explore on morning and afternoon game drives in open 4×4 vehicles, as well as by boat cruises on the Linyanti channel (dependant on water level)

But also you will have rest time in the afternoon, between the morning and afternoon activity. You can relax in your tent. Or relax on comfortable couches and gaze at the endless horizon, or pick up a pair of binoculars and scan the water’s edge for rare migrating birds and watering animals. In the evening, re-connect with our roots and with mother nature in front of the boma, by the campfire.

Included

Base Safari, 9 days

  • Transfer from and to the airport in Maun
  • 1 night accommodation Crocodile Camp, breakfast & dinner included
  • 3 nights’ accommodation Oddballs’ Enclave, fully inclusive: full board, drinks, park fees, safari activities
  • 3 nights’ accommodation Camp Savuti, fully inclusive: full board, drinks, park fees, safari activities
  • 2 nights’ accommodation The Kingdom, breakfast included. Boat cruise in the Zambezi and guided visit to the Falls, park fees included
  • Road transfer Kasane – Victoria Falls – Vic Falls’ airport
  • Flights Maun – Delta – Savute – Kasane
  • Possibility to do the itinerary from Victoria Falls to Maun

Extensions:

  • Accommodation on the selected lodges, including full board, all the drinks, 2 daily safaris, park fees and laundry.
  • Charter fligth to all the lodges selected

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