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Makgadikgadi Pans and Okavango Delta Safari Adventure (7 days)


Safari: Botswana, Okavango Delta

Makgadikgadi Pans and Okavango Delta Safari Adventure (7 days)

From desert to delta, this safari will show you the two stunning contrasts of beautiful Botswana

The best way to enjoy a safari is to visit more than one place in your destination, to experience the multi-faceted beauty and abundant wildlife of Africa. 

Your journey will take you to the stark beauty of the Makgadikgadi Pans, full of plains game (of which zebra and wildebeest are most predominant), as well as your big predators that set the stage for an epic battle of survival in the untame wilderness. If you visit between January and March, you'll get to see the Zebra Migration, considered the longeest migration on the planet. 

Next, you'll discover the Okavango Delta (the planet's largest and most beautiful), you'll meet the Big Five, as well the rare sitatunga, lechwe antelope, lions, cheetahs, wild dogs as well as a variety of 550 birds species. Moremi Game Reserve will be your first port of call, followed by a short journey to the private Xugana Lagoon. 

Africa's most amazing, sensitive and complex environment supporting a spectacle of wilderness and wildlife experiences awaits...

Estimated cost per person for a 7-day safari like this, depending on the season.
International flights not included.












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What to Expect on This Safari

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Arrival in Botswana | Magadikgadi Pans National Pa

  • Your first stop will be Maun International Airport, after which you'll  be transported to the spectacular Leroo La Tau. The luxury lodge rises majestically above the Boteti River which stretches across the western border of the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. The lodge has expansive wooden decks and a plunge pool, where guests can immerse themselves seamlessly into the ultimate wildlife experience in Botswana.
  • Explore the area and enjoy a spectacular wildlife phenomenon on guided day and night game drives and retire after dinner to a splendid fireplace overlooking the river.

Meals: Included

Drinks: Included (local brands only)

Transport & transfers: Included


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Off to the Okavango Delta | Moremi Game Reserve

  • After spending two nights at the Leroo La Tau, you’ll be transferred to Camp Xakanaxa, located on the banks of the Khwai River. Xakanaxa Lagoon is situated in the heart of the Moremi Game Reserve where you will stay on an all inclusive basis for two nights.
  • Here, you’ll experience magnificent game sighting, sunset game drives and a power boat experience like no other.

Meals: Included

Drinks: Included (local brands only)

Transport & transfers: Included


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Moremi to Xugana Lagoon

  • Your next stop will be Xugana Lagoon, which is widely accepted as being the most spectacular permanent water site in the entire Okavango Delta. Xugana Island Lodge will be your home for the next two nights with all meals included.
  • Mokoro trips, boat safaris as well as wilderness walks will give you the chance to see and experience the Delta locals such as sitatunga, lechwe antelope, crocodile, hippo and an array of birds. The peaceful boat ride back across Xugana Lagoon during the spectacular African sunset will give you a memory that you will never forget.

Meals: Included

Drinks: Included (local brands only)

Transport & transfers: Included



End of Journey

Today is your last day in Botswana. Enjoy your final morning activities followed by a leisurely breakfast before being collected at the lodge and transferred through to the airstrip for your scheduled flight back to Maun International Airport, where you board your connecting flight back home.

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