Chobe National Park, Savute and Okavango Delta
The Mini Explorer Expedition is a short and sweet mobile camping (glamping) experience in the Chobe National Park, Savute and Okavango Delta.
This adventure is perfect for travellers who have shorter leave periods or guests who would like to sample mobile camping before moving on to lodge accommodation for the rest of their journey.
This six night mobile camping journey will take you to three of Botswana’s cherished regions, the Chobe National Park, Savute and Okavango Delta. As an added delight you also have the option to include the Victoria Falls onto your itinerary.
You can now experience the very best of Botswana on a private, Mini Explorer Expedition. Perfect for families or groups looking for a privately guided Botswana experience; you now have the opportunity to choose a private guide, from our selection of Botswana safari experts, who will accompany you throughout your journey.
Luggage: A strict luggage restriction of 20kg per person, including hand luggage, applies to all light aircraft flights within Botswana. It is important that you carry soft-sided or “barrel” bags, as hard-sided suitcases cannot be fitted into the small holds of light aircraft.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kasane / Maun Botswana|
February to December
|DURATION||7 days/6 nights|
|PRICES per person|
High season US$6,090 twin share rate 1 Jun – 31 Oct
High season US$8,310 single rate 1 Jun – 31 Oct
Green season US$3,480 twin share 31 Jan – 31 May & 1 Nov – 31 Dec
Green season US$4,660 single 31 Jan – 31 May & 1 Nov – 31 Dec
|GROUP SIZE||2 to 6 Guests per departure|
Chobe National Park
Your journey begins at Kasane Airport where you will meet your private guide who will accompany you throughout your adventure. Your guide will then drive you to a secluded camp site in Chobe National Park, where you will spend two nights. Chobe National Park is home to thrilling action-packed wildlife interactions and the largest concentration of elephants in Africa. Experience unforgettable game drives and private boat cruises on the Chobe River.
The next leg of your tour will be a game drive transfer into the beautiful Savute area of the Chobe National Park. Here, surrounded by pristine wilderness, you will spend two nights where, during the months of February to April only, your accommodation will change from the standard dome tent to a more spacious Meru-style tent. The area is known for its large prides of lion, African wild dog, leopard and spotted hyena. Adventures in the Savute include game drives and the opportunity to see volcanic outcrops and Bushmen paintings.
On the final leg of your journey you will hop aboard a light aircraft that will take you the famous Nxabega concession, in the Okavango Delta, where you will fly to the beautiful Nxabega Trails Camp. Here you will experience an adventure-filled mix of water and land activities from game drives to mokoro and catch-and-release fishing.
Today, your guide will accompany you on a flight to Maun and will wave a fond farewell as you board your flight homeward from Maun International Airport.
Your accommodation will be in one of three spacious expedition dome tents (4 metres x 4 metres in size). Each tent also features an ensuite bathroom (3 metres x 3 metres in size) with a separate w.c. and hot bucket shower.
Your accommodation will be in one of five spacious comfortable mobile safari tents with ensuite bathrooms (with flush w.c. and steaming hot bucket shower) at secluded campsites in the game-rich Savute National Park offer up close and personal encounters with Botswana’s wildlife.
How to Book
To ensure your place on this exciting adventure, please contact us to reserve a place 02 6355 2022 or , then complete the Adventure Associates Booking Form and return to us with your USD 1000 per person deposit.
|Deposit required per person:||US$1000 per person|
|Balance due:||75 days prior to departure|
|If booking within 74 days of departure:||Full payment must be made.|
Reservations are established when you receive written confirmation and acceptance of the deposit and Booking Form. Travel insurance is strongly recommended at the time of booking.
Cancellations must be advised in writing to Adventure Associates. Cancellation charges are subject to regulations of airlines, coach and tour operators, hotels and other principals involved. If it is necessary to cancel your arrangements, the following non-refundable charges will apply.
|More than 100 days prior to departure||US$500 per person|
|Between 99 and 75 days prior to departure||Full loss of deposit per person|
|Between 74 and 31 days prior to departure||75% of tour cost per person|
|On or within 30 days prior to departure||No Refund|
If the cancellation charge is more than your advance payment you remain liable for the difference. For these and other reasons mentioned above you are strongly recommended to take out Travel Insurance. Once the Land Tour has departed there will be no refund for any unused portions of the trip.