Okavango Delta Safari
Okavango delta safari is a 3 day safari in Botswana. This African safari in Botswana starts and ends in Kasane Airport. You will be transferred by road to Okavango. The main highlight of this 3 day Okavango delta safari is wildlife. You will enjoy game viewing by boat, on foot and on safari van. The 3 day Okavango delta safari is for those on short stay in Botswana. Find your 3 day Okavango delta safari below:
Day 1: Transfer to Okavango Delta
You will be met by our Botswana safari guide at your hotel in Kasane. This can also be at the Kasane Airport upon morning arrival. You will be briefed on this 3 day Okavango delta safari. This is to be followed by transfer to Okavango Delta. Okavango Delta is about 15 000 square kilometers in size. It is in the sands of the Kalahari. Okavango is called a swamp, but its waters are clear. In good years, a fraction may remain to flood Lake Ngami. This is in the south and feed the Boteti River. The river runs into Lake Xau in the west. They eventually flow into the huge depression of the Makgadikgadi Pan. The vegetation includes groves of wild date palm. There are also papyrus, forest and lagoons covered with floating water lilies. Here there are more than 400 species of birds and about 200 large mammals. Your arrival will be in the afternoon. You’ll explore the surrounding Okavango channels by motorboat. Expect to see Hippos and Nile crocodiles. You might spot various water birds too. Your dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2: Game drives in Okavango
Today your 3 day Okavango delta safari will have a full day of game viewing. You will spot birds like the African Fish Eagle, Pel’s Fishing Owl and Crested Crane. There are also Lilac-breasted Roller, Hammerkop, Ostrich, and Sacred Ibis. Big game here are buffaloes, lechwe, Chobe bushbuck, African Bush Elephant and Tsessebe. You may see the Sitatunga, Blue Wildebeest, Giraffe, Nile crocodile, Lion, Cheetah and Leopard. Hyena, Greater Kudu, Sable Antelope, Black and white Rhinoceros and Plains Zebra are there. Warthog, Chacma Baboon, mongoose, spotted genets, bush babies, wild dog should be listed too. You will retire for dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 3: Departure
This is the last day of your 3 day Okavango delta safari. You will wake up to the last day with breakfast. This will be followed by departure. It is time to bid Okavango farewell. You will be heading to Kasane. This will be a road transfer. You will be dropped off at a hotel in Kasane. For those departing, dropp off will be at the Kasane Airport.