Your first day of an unforgettable Honeymoon... welcome to Maun! On arrival at Maun Airport, you will be welcomed by a representative from The Booking Company, who will assist you with your connection onto a light scheduled charter flight to take you to the beauty of Leroo La Tau where you will experience the edge of the Makgadikgadi for 2 glorious nights.
Leroo La-Tau is built on a 25m high cliff on the Boteti River, on the Western Boundary of Makgadikgadi National Park, Leroo La Tau is a wood, reed and thatch structure, with the main lodge overlooking a rolling lawn disappearing over high cliffs and into the Boteti River Bed. Due to the long dry spells the Boteti area get, after the rainy season this area explodes with life as wildlife congregate around precious water holes.
Leroo La Tau accommodates 24 guests in luxurious en-suite chalets, on individual raised wooden platforms with superb views of the riverbed. The main lounge and dining room area’s with their inviting wooden and thatch finishing’s offer guests the opportunity to sit back and relax at the bar and affords striking vistas from large windows. The lodge’s professional guides take advantage of the early mornings, late afternoons and evenings to do game drives and walks within the vicinity. As there are no manmade boundaries separating the lodge from the National Park, game viewing is rewarding. Spot lit night drives offer a surreal perspective that is not easily emulated anywhere else. Nxai Pan National Park and the famed Baine’s Baobabs are situated in the northern reaches of the Makgadikgadi system. These areas make for exciting day trips from Leroo La Tau.
The spectacular annual Zebra and Wildebeest migration occurs in this region. At this time, whilst exploring the lodge surrounds, guests will witness the interaction of an extraordinary number of animals – including Zebra, Wildebeest, antelope and elephant, along with the predators that follow them. The bird life is prolific in this area too.
Early this morning after your activity and breakfast, you will connect with a light scheduled charter flight to Xugana Island Lodge where you will have two spectacular nights to enjoy the special magic and romance of the Okavango Delta.
Xugana Island Lodge is situated on a wooded island abutting the Xugana lagoon, in the heart of the Okavango Delta. The lodge accommodates 16 guests in 8 large raised reed and thatch chalets. Each chalet is twin bedded with en-suite facilities, showers, overhead fans and a private deck. There is an open boma and al fresco dining area facing out over the expanse of pristine water that makes up the permanent Delta. The lounge, bar and dining areas are set back under the Ebony and African Mangosteen tree canopy in open sided thatched areas. The swimming pool, located amongst the mature gardens, in the center of the island is a perfect place to relax.
Mokoro trips in dugout canoes, combined with walking, to surrounding lagoons and islands in the concession give guests the chance to experience a classic Delta safari. Motor boat excursions through the reeded waterways are also enjoyed here. Xugana is a true 'water land' paradise with no vehicles. Bird-watching opportunities are outstanding, and fishing for bream and tiger fish is also offered as an activity at the lodge.
Your stay at Xugana Island Lodge is inclusive of accommodation, all meals, all local brand drinks, scheduled safari activities, park entrance fees and laundry.
This morning after your morning activity and breakfast, you will depart with a light charter flight to the incredibly exciting Savute Safari Lodge where you will enjoy the exhilaration of Savute – famous for its prides of lion, elephants and leopards. Enjoy the smell of sage grass on the way from the airstrip to the lodges and be on the lookout for local game.
Savuti Safari Lodge is set among ancient camel thorn trees on the banks of the now dry Savute channel, in the Chobe National Park. The diversity of animals and abundance of predators makes Savute Safari Lodge a popular destination for any safari traveller to Botswana.
Savute Safari Lodge accommodates just 24 people in twin-bedded luxury suites constructed of wood, thatch and glass, making them ideal for the hot and dry conditions. Double volume suites with their spacious interior and large, glass sliding doors set the lodge apart from typical safari accommodation. Each suite has a large private viewing deck and en-suite facilities. An exquisite thatch and timber main building houses the lounge, library and cocktail bar and in front there is a viewing deck ideally situated for watching game at the water hole. The lodge also has a swimming pool on a raised wooden teak deck overlooking the channel, affording guests the opportunity to watch game while swimming! The dining room is housed in a separate building doubling up as a conference room that can seat up to twenty delegates.
Game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles in the Savute area, including the Savute Marsh and a visit to the ancient San rock paintings at Gubatsa Hills are on offer from Savuti Safari Lodge. The second biggest summer zebra migration in Africa can be seen at Savute. This starts around November / December.
Your stay at Savute Safari Lodge is inclusive of accommodation, all meals, local brand beverages, laundry service, scheduled game-viewing activities and park entry fees.
Today after your morning activity and light breakfast or brunch, time permitting, you will connect on to a light charter flight to Kasane Airport where you will be welcomed and transferred to the heart of Chobe for two amazing nights at Chobe Game Lodge...
The only permanent game lodge situated within the Chobe National Park, Chobe Game Lodge is Botswana’s premier venue for guests looking for a perfect base to explore the Chobe National Park.
All 48 rooms at the lodge are river facing and are air conditioned with overhead fans, complimentary mini bar and en-suite bathrooms, each with tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms have their very own private terrace. For those guests who demand the ultimate in exclusivity, Chobe Game Lodge has four river view suites, each with their own plunge pool and a separate lounge area.
Other facilities include a large swimming pool with terrace, a riverside boma area, a fully equipped conference room with seating for up to 90 people in cinema style, an internet lounge, gym, beauty salon, stylish bar with an outside terrace overlooking the Chobe River and a cigar bar with a champion sized billiard table. Chobe also has a reference library with lounge and terrace. Meals are catered for at the terrace restaurant overlooking the Chobe River. Game drives by open 4x4 safari vehicle, game viewing by pontoon boat, sunset cruises on our river cruiser the Mosi-oa-Tunya (on request) on the Chobe River. Stargazing is also on offer (need to request this).
Today after your morning activity and breakfast, you will depart from Chobe Game Lodge and be transferred by road to Kasane Airport for your onward connections.
This itinerary starts in Maun and ends in Kasane. It is an example only, and can be tailor-made to suit your personal requirements. We can combine this proposed itinerary with other camps in Botswana.
"PPS = per person sharing