This tour combines the vast plains of the
Kalahari with prolific wildlife viewing in the
the lush Okavango delta. Finish the tour with
a stay on a houseboat.
Arrive in Maun. Take a scenic flight to the Central
Kalahari. Stay 2 nights at Kalahari Plains. (L, D)
Morning and afternoon wildlife activities. (B, L, D)
Morning flight, via Maun, to the Okavango delta.
Stay 2 nights at Pom Pom Camp, which has just
eight en suite tents and overlooks the legendary
Chief ’s Island. (B, L, D)
Morning flight to Kasane and transfer to the
Chobe Princess 1 houseboat for a 2-night stay.
Activities include wildlife viewing from tender
boats, birding, fishing, wildlife drives and relaxing
on board. (B, L, D)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Kalahari Plains Camp is perfectly situated overlooking an immense pan with endless horizons and beautiful skies. It comprises 10 en suite canvas units with a sleep-out on the roof of each from which to enjoy moonlit or star-studded nights. The main area consists of a lounge and dining area with a swimming pool and deck. Solar power provides all the electricity and hot water in the camp and insulated canvas walls and roof keep temperatures inside the units comfortable.
Kalahari Plains Camp is only one of two camps situated inside the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR), an area that offers some of the best summer wildlife viewing opportunities in Africa. Located in the Kalahari desert biome in the central part of Botswana, this reserve is the largest conservation area in the country and one of the largest in the world.
Wildlife spotted close to camp, both usual and unusual,...
Pom Pom Camp is located in a private concession on its own island in the heart of the Okavango Delta and the headwaters of the Xudum river system. Its nine luxury safari tents, designed in traditional safari style, all feature en suite showers, flush toilets and private views of a lagoon that proves popular with hippos. The main lodge is attractively decorated. Constructed with thatch and canvas, it comprises a lounge, dining area, bar, and pool, as well as a boma (barbecue) area. There is also a gift shop. Game drives in the day or night can be arranged, as well as mokoro (dugout canoe) trips, bush walks and fishing...
The Pride of the Zambezi is an upmarket houseboat berthed on the Chobe river right by the entrance to the Chobe National Park. The accommodation is all en suite and located on the top and lower deck.
The top deck comprises luxury en suite cabins with doors opening on to a large deck with views of the African bush on your doorstep. Also on the top deck are the loungers which are a great place to relax and soak up the sun when the houseboat starts to cruise the famous Chobe and Zambezi rivers. The lower deck has five well appointed en suite cabins, each with superb views over the river. The front cabin features its own private deck. All cabins have electronic safes, fans, mosquito gauze and built-in cupboards. The middle deck is refered to as the heart of the riverboat, with its fully equipped bar, comfortable lounge and dining area. There is also a large jacuzzi and flatscreen...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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DDS2017: 6 Nights
The Okavango Delta is one of the world's largest inland water systems. Millions of years...