Botswana Savute Elephant
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7-Day Botswana | Fly-in Okavango Delta & Savute

Get ready for an exciting seven-day safari in Botswana! A thrilling 30-minute flight over the impressive Okavango Delta whisks you from Maun to Xugana Island for three splendid nights at this year-round water location. Another hop over the delta transports you to Chobe National Park, where you’ll spend three nights gazing over the fascinating Savute Channel and enjoying fantastic game viewing.

Xugana Island Lodge

Day 1
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From Maun Airport, you’ll embark on your 30-minute light-aircraft transfer to Xugana Island Lodge. Now that you’re here, you can begin to explore the crystal-clear waterways by mokoro (traditional dugout canoe) or motorboat, for the chance to enjoy the magnificent variety of bird, plant and reptile species found in the area.

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Xugana Island Lodge

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Rise and shine – it’s time to explore the Okavango Delta. After an early morning wake-up call, you can enjoy a light continental breakfast followed by a three-to-four hour morning activity. Brunch will be served, after which you’ll have time to relax and take in your surroundings. Afternoon tea will be served on the open-air patio, followed by your afternoon activity. You’ll arrive back at the lodge in time to freshen up and enjoy dinner.

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Xugana Island Lodge

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Today, spend the day at your leisure around the lodge and enjoy the lodge’s scheduled safari activities, such as game viewing, walking, fishing, bird watching or taking an authentic guided mokoro excursion through this wetland paradise in a traditional dugout canoe. Commonly spotted animals include lion, rhino, leopard, giraffe, hippos, elephant, crocodile and countless species of bird.

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Savute Safari Lodge

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Depart Xugana Island Lodge for your half-hour light-aircraft transfer to Savute Safari Lodge. From the airstrip, it will take about 25 minutes by road to the lodge. Lodge activities are organised around game drives throughout the Savute area. Many trips will incorporate a visit to the Savute Marsh to give you a chance to see the Savute Channel against a backdrop of teeming wildlife. You can also enjoy a visit to the ancient San rock paintings at Gubatsa Hills – a small hilly outcrop that forms a prominent landmark in the otherwise flat landscape.

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Savute Safari Lodge

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Wake up to the sound of the birds and make your way to the dining area for a light continental breakfast followed by a three-to-four hour morning game drive. On your return, brunch will be served, after which you’ll have time to relax and take in your surroundings. Afternoon tea will be served on the open-air patio, followed by your afternoon activity. You’ll arrive back at the lodge in time to freshen up and enjoy dinner.

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Savute Safari Lodge

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Today is a day for being as active or relaxed as you wish. Spend the day at your leisure, wandering around the lodge, reading or simply enjoying the surroundings, or partake in the lodge’s scheduled safari activities. Of course, the lodge’s fine meals will keep you sated, whatever you choose to do.

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Savute Safari Lodge

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Today brings you to the end of your safari. You’ll enjoy breakfast at the lodge and then embark on your light-aircraft transfer from Savute to Kasane International Airport, for your onward travel arrangements.

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Safari Prices

USD3,671 Per person sharing
USD5,422 Solo traveler
USD3,671 Per person sharing
USD5,422 Solo traveler
USD4,615 Per person sharing
USD6,366 Solo traveler
USD5,931 Per person sharing
USD7,682 Solo traveler
USD4,615 Per person sharing
USD6,366 Solo traveler
USD3,671 Per person sharing
USD5,422 Solo traveler
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Some details

  • Meet-and-greet services for arrival are from Maun Airport.
  • A contribution from every package booked goes towards one of the many Desert & Delta Safaris social-support programs, which include children, the disabled and the livelihoods of the community.
  • The itinerary does not run in February due to maintenance of the lodges.
  • Single surcharge:
    • Jul–Oct: single traveller rate applicable to all single travellers
    • Mar–Jun and Nov–Dec: single traveller rate applicable only to bookings with more than two single travellers in any one reservation
  • This is a quotation only and is subject to availability of all services at the time of booking.

Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Meals, refreshments, local spirits and wines
  • All scheduled charter flights as specified
  • Shared/scheduled viewing activities as specified
  • Airport departure tax, all government levies and taxes and 12% VAT
  • All national park and concession fees

Excludes

  • Meals, drinks and laundry not specified
  • Premium-brand drinks, Champagne, Cognac, cellar wines, cigars and cigarettes
  • Gratuities and any items of a personal nature
  • Sightseeing and excursions not specified
  • Flights and transfers not specified
  • Exclusive viewing activities unless specified
  • National parks and concession fees not specified
  • Visa fees (please be sure to check if visas are required)
  • Statutory increases beyond our control
  • Additional activities not specified, including but not limited to:
    • Spa treatments

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