9 Day Ultimate Family Safari Package, Botswana

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9 Day Ultimate Family Safari Package, Botswana

This Desert & Delta Safaris - Ultimate Family Safari - allows for the family to experience a choice and combination of five of the key ecosystems and environments within Botswana on a fun filled adventure of discovery suited and focused on the specific needs of the family. Your days will be spent on safari exploring the wild, pristine wilderness of Botswana and there are also opportunities to engage culturally with local communities and their children. Desert & Delta Safaris have intimate, small and exclusive lodges, allowing for personalized service and attention to detail. Our passionate lodge staff are committed to making your dream African family adventure a reality that will be cherished for a lifetime. Your children will not forget this experience! HIGHLIGHTS: To celebrate the discovery of Africa with your family taking in a choice of the wonders of the zebra migration in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, visiting a local village and school at Khumaga, experiencing the water wilderness of the Okavango Delta by boat, mokoro and educational safari walks, catching fish, safari game drives in Moremi and the Savute area’s of Botswana, both renowned for their abundance in animal and bird life and then the memory of the large herds of elephant along the Chobe River. A combination of these areas and the mix of activities and experiences are ideal to share with your children

Day 1 & 2

Arrive at Maun Airport, a Desert & Delta Safaris representative will be there to welcome your family to Botswana, present your children (aged 6 to 15) with their special Safari Activity Backpack and assist you on to your charter flight into the heart of the Okavango Delta. The elevated walkways, which lead up and in between the overhanging branches of the rich plant life in this island paradise, are a unique welcome to your first steps, as you approach this incredible camp from the airstrip where you have just landed. Spend 2 nights at The newly rebuilt Camp Okavango is located on a remote island in the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta. Botswana’s magnificent Okavango Delta is a maze of lagoons, lakes, islands and hidden channels which attract wildlife that depend on the permanent waters of this unique wilderness. INCLUDED: All meals, soft drinks and local brand beverages Private activities throughout the safari. Activity back pack for each child (Ages 6 to 15 only). Dedicated family host per camp to assist with planning of meals and activities Adapted in camp activities for the Children/Family members.

Day 3 & 4

Camp Moremi, Moremi Game Reserve, At the place where the life-giving waters of the Okavango Delta meet the vast plains of the Kalahari Desert, Mother Nature has created a sanctuary of Mopane forests, open grasslands, seasonal floodplains and riverine habitats, resulting in one of the most magnificent and welcoming animal environments in all of Africa. This place, a donation to the world by the Batawana Tribe, in the form of a Game Reserve, will be your sanctuary for the following two nights. Days are spent exploring the paradise of Moremi on private activities with your guide. Camp Moremi and Camp Xakanaxa offer the following activities: Activities are centred around tracking big game on morning and afternoon game drives by open 4x4 safari vehicle in the Moremi Game Reserve and exploring the Xakanaxa Lagoon and surrounding Okavango channels by motorboat INCLUDED: All meals, soft drinks and local brand beverages Private activities throughout the safari. Activity back pack for each child (Ages 6 to 15 only). Dedicated family host per camp to assist with planning of meals and activities Adapted in camp activities for the Children/Family members.

Day 5 & 6

you will spend your next 2 nights at Savute Safari Lodge, Chobe National Park. Savute Safari Lodge is situated on the banks of Botswana’s fabled “Stolen River”, the Savute Channel. Stretching from the waterways of the Linyanti all the way to the Savute Marsh, the winding waterways of the Savute Channel have pumped life into the western section of the Chobe National Park for many thousands of generations. However, there is mystery to this channel, this fickle and unpredictable channel has a fascinating history of flooding and drying up independently of good rainy seasons and flood levels elsewhere – a mystery that has intrigued geologists and researchers for many years. Your time at Savute Safari Lodge is spent on private game drive activities with your guide. Savute Safari Lodge offers the following activities: Activities are centred around game drives throughout the Savute area in open 4x4 safari vehicles. Families can also enjoy a visit to the ancient San rock paintings at Gubatsa Hills, a small hilly outcrop which forms a remarkable landmark in the otherwise flat landscape. (visits to these painting at times when predators are known to be denning near these hills will restrict this activity). INCLUDED: All meals, soft drinks and local brand beverages Private activities throughout the safari. Activity back pack for each child (Ages 6 to 15 only). Dedicated family host per camp to assist with planning of meals and activities Adapted in camp activities for the Children/Family members.

Day 7 & 8

Home for the next 2 nights will be Chobe Game Lodge, Chobe National Park. Home to the most incredible herds of elephant on the planet, Chobe National Park has its northern boundary along the Chobe River. Within this National Park, Chobe Game Lodge offers the only experience where direct access from the lodge into the park is possible. The Chobe National Park riverfront is quite simply one of the most impressive safari experiences in Africa. Chobe Game Lodge is the only lodge in the Chobe National Park situated on the magnificent Chobe River. This alone makes it a first-choice destination for that once-in-a-lifetime safari experience. Your time at Chobe Game Lodge is spent exploring this incredible area by vehicle and boat on private activities with your guide. Chobe Game Lodge offers the following activities: Early morning, mid-morning or late afternoon game drives. (Depending on availability, you might even experience this activity on a silent safari – electric 4 x 4 vehicles adapted for safari activities). Mid-morning, lunch and or afternoon boat cruises (Depending on availability, you might even experience one of these activities on either a fully solar powered or electric powered boat, a first in Africa!) INCLUDED: All meals, soft drinks and local brand beverages Private activities throughout the safari. Activity back pack for each child (Ages 6 to 15 only). Dedicated family host per camp to assist with planning of meals and activities Adapted in camp activities for the Children/Family members.

Day 9

After breakfast a transfer to Kasane airport will be arranged for those departing on scheduled flights from Kasane. For families travelling to Victoria Falls, transfers should be booked with pick up at Chobe Game Lodge.

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