Explore the untouched natural beauty and wildlife on this Botswana Overland Tour. Starting with the natural wonder of Victoria Falls and a breathtaking sunset at Makgadikgadi pans. Enjoy big game viewing in open 4x4 vehicles in Moremi Game Reserve before boating, walking and mokoros in the pristine Okavango Delta. End your tour with game viewing along the Chobe river.
11 nights lodge & tented camp with private en suite facilities.
All breakfasts, 9 dinners & 2 lunches as per itinerary
Tour is conducted in a Kiboko Adventures Mercedes Sprinter
Air conditioning / reclining seats / fridge / trailer for luggage
All game drives in open 4x4 game drive vehicles
Whether you’re waking up to sunrise over the stark Namib Desert, bird watching in the Okavango Delta, or looking out over the city of Cape Town from the top of Table Mountain, the moments captured on our safaris are unforgettable. Take a look at our gallery for a glimpse of what your Kiboko adventure could have in store.
The tour starts at 15h00 on Day 1 with a pre departure meeting in the foyer of Sprayview Hotel. Time is free to view Victoria Falls – without doubt one of the greatest and most spectacular sights in Africa. Time is spent at leisure to browse the local markets and to experience the many optional activities on offer in the adrenalin capital of Africa including helicopter flights over the Falls and to visit the Falls (own expense). Overnight Sprayview Hotel (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B. Dinner own account)
12-13 min helicopter flight USD150 pp + park fee.
25-30 min helicopter flight USD284 pp + park fee.
Ra-ikane, luxury Sunset Cruise USD85pp + park fees.
Departing after breakfast, we travel through Botswana to the Nata area. Late afternoon we visit the Makgadikgadi Pans for a truly unforgettable sunset over what remains of an ancient 6500km2 lake. Overnight Nata Lodge (or similar). (Accommodated – B & D)
A 3 hour drive takes us to Maun, the gateway to the Okavango delta and Moremi game reserve. We change from our overland vehicle into open 4×4 vehicles and proceed to our accommodation situated at the edge of Moremi game reserve. Moremi is lush and varied, shallow flooded pans, plains and forests. It is one of Africa’s finest areas for wildlife, with particularly high game densities including all major naturally occurring herbivore and carnivore species in the region and over 400 species of birds. Days are spent enjoying morning and afternoon game drives in the private concession and inside Moremi. Overnight
Mogothlo Safari Lodge (or similar). (Accommodated – B & D. Lunch on day 5 included)
A 2 hour transfer takes us back to Maun. The afternoon is free for an optional 1 hr scenic flight over the vast Okavango Delta (own expense). Overnight Cresta Hotel Maun Hotel (or similar). (Accommodated – B & D)
1-hour scenic flight over Okavango Delta
BWP1070 pp + BWP90 departure tax pp
Driving round the pan handle we traverse to the north west of the Okavango Delta. We arrive at Swamp Stop and our lodge on the edge of the Okavango Delta. The following day we travel by boat 30 minutes into the delta. We do mokoro & boat excursions in the back channels of the Nxamasire area of the delta. Game walks are also done on the smaller islands in the area subject to the water levels of the delta.
Scenic helicopter flights:
30 mins USD200pp
45 mins USD270pp
Departing the Delta we cross into Namibia and continue to the Eastern side of the Caprivi Strip. We arrive at our lodge overlooking the flood plains of the Zambezi River. Overnight Zambezi Mubala Lodge (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B & D)
Crossing back into Botswana we overnight on the banks of the Chobe River. Chobe is famous for its beautiful scenery, magnificent sunsets and abundance of wildlife and birdlife. The afternoon of arrival is free for an option game drive. Day 11 we relax on a morning game drive and a sunset game-viewing cruise on the Chobe River. Overnight Chobe Safari Lodge (or similar accommodation). (Accommodated – B & D)
Game drive in Chobe National park (3 hours) BWP295 pp exc park fees
Tour ends after breakfast with transfer to Kasane or Victoria Falls airport for onward flight. (B)
This is the rainy season for Namibia & Botswana. Hot & humid with some days bright and sunny and others grey & wet with cooling afternoon thunderstorms.
Rainy season is over! Colorful and lush with clear blue skies. Moderate day temperatures with game starting to concentrate around permanent water as pans start to dry out.
No rain with crisp, clear days around 25 degrees and night temperatures 0-10 degrees. Game viewing excellent and migratory birds start arriving in August. Best time for safari!
The driest month of the year with daily temperatures 30+ degrees. Excellent time for big game safaris.
Hot days with the start of the afternoon African thuderstorms. This is Calving season and good game viewing with many migrant birds present.
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Our interactive map details the entire Delta & Wildlife Adventure itinerary, so you can map out your route step for step. Learn more about the places you’ll be staying, the distances you’ll be travelling, and the incredible attractions you’ll be visiting along the way.
As we all hang in there waiting for this virus to pass some updated info from Kiboko Adventures:
March & April 2020 departures:
ALL departures in March & April have now been CANCELLED. It has become extremely difficult for clients to fly in and out of countries so we took the decision in the best interests of everyone to cancel departures for these 2 months.
All tours who were on the road have been stopped and clients re patriated.
May & June 2020 departures:
May & June departures will be reviewed as the situation changes.
1 month before departure a decision will be made and communicated to you.
Amended Cancelation policy:
May & June departures – there will be NO cancellation fees applicable. Deposits to be refunded in full to clients.
July to Dec departures – the 20% deposit will be carried over to a new booking for travel in 2020 or 2021. Should a client not travel in this period this deposit will be lost.
NOTE: these terms will be reviewed as time goes on and we get closer to each departure month without changes in the travel ban situation.
I am here to answer any questions and hang in there everyone – we will all come out stronger on the other side!