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This popular Botswana itinerary covers
three contrasting ecosystems: delta,
riverine and arid. The journey starts in the
Xugana lagoon, widely recognised as one
of the most spectacular water sites in the
Okavango delta. Continue to the Moremi
Game Reserve, known for its varied
habitats, and finish in the dry Savute
region of Chobe National Park, known for
its large prides of lions.
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by light aircraft to Xugana Island Lodge, a pure
water paradise, for a 2-night stay. Xugana is the
smallest lodge in the portfolio, with a maximum
of 16 guests only. An expansive deck and alfresco
dining area overlook this vast, pristine body of
water. Explore the crystal-clear waterways by
mokoro or motorboat and enjoy the magnificent
variety of bird, plant and reptile species found in
the area. Fishing for bream and tiger fish is also
offered as an activity at the lodge. (L, D)
Safari activities. (L, D)
Fly by light aircraft to Camp Xakanaxa, on the
banks of the Khwai river, for 2 nights. This camp
offers year-round land and water safaris by
4x4 safari vehicle or powerboat. With a varied
habitat of ancient riverine forests, open savanna,
serpentine channels and seasonal floodplains, the
wildlife viewing is equally diverse. There are prolific
sightings of elephants, buffaloes, hyenas, giraffes,
hippos, wildebeest, kudus, lechwes, lions and
leopards. (L, D)
Safari activities. (B, L, D)
Fly by light aircraft to Savute and stay 2 nights at
Savute Safari Lodge, situated in the prime wildlife
viewing area of Savute marsh. Activities include
wildlife drives in 4x4 vehicles and a visit to the San
rock paintings at Gubatsa Hills. (B, L, D)
Light aircraft flight to Maun and fly home. (B, L)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Recommended extensions include Victoria
Falls, Hwange National Park or the beaches of
Mozambique or Mauritius. Alternatively, fly out
early and visit the Central Kalahari Game Reserve or
the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.
These remote camps are
closed in February and March. Please speak to a
Cox & Kings tour consultant for recommended
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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GBS2019: 6 Nights
The Okavango Delta is one of the world's largest inland water systems. Millions of years...