Okavango Delta Explorer
Okavango Delta explorer is a 5 day Botswana safari. This African safari in Botswana takes you to the Okavango Delta. You will spend your days cruising through the Delta’s myriad waterways. The Okavango Delta explorer lets you watch as water wonders emerge. This includes the hippos, crocodiles and sometimes even playful elephants’ families. The Okavango Delta explorer also has early morning walking safaris. These will lead you into a maze of mopane trees. Here you’ll come into contact with a flora fantasy like no other.
Days 1 and 2: Maun – Moremi Game Reserve
You’ll be met on arrival at Maun International Airport. This is by our Botswana safari representative. You’ll enjoy a briefing on this Okavango Delta explorer. This is before being assisted into your private air charter to Camp Moremi. You will be having two nights at the lodge. Camp Moremi is situated on the scenic Xakanaxa Lagoon. This is on the eastern side of the Okavango Delta. It is within the Moremi Game Reserve. Your accommodation will be on a fully inclusive basis. Explore the Xakanaxa Lagoon and surrounding Okavango channels. This is from an elevated viewing platform or by motorboat. It affords you excellent bird watching opportunities. The water wonderland can be viewed from a dry platform. You’ll also enjoy game drive in an open 4×4 safari vehicles in the Reserve. You’ll enjoy game sightings such as lions, leopards and hippos. There are also unique list of bird species and a beautiful range of botany. Do not forget to gaze in awe into the Mopane forests. There are seasonal floodplains and riverine forests here too. Enjoy the lifeless waters of a raised deck swimming pool. Here you can stare into the endless horizon. You may also sip on sundowner cocktails before approaching the boma area. It is here that your meals and drinks are served by local staff.
Days 3 and 4: Xugana Lagoon in the Okavango Delta
You’ll enjoy a transfer on your Okavango Delta explorer. This is to the Moremi Airstrip for a flight to Okavango Airstrip. You should look forward to the scenic flight over the Delta. You’ll be met on arrival and enjoy a transfer to Xugana Island Lodge. It is here that you’ll stay for two nights on an all inclusive basis. Xugana Lagoon is believed to be the most spectacular permanent water site. This is in the entire Okavango Delta. The lagoon provides a lush relief from the arid Kalahari sands. The Okavango River braces the desert with its lagoons, channels and islands. You’ll embark on a guided nature walk on Okavango Delta explorer here. This will help you learn about the various species residing in the area.
You’ll also flow through the water channels in a traditional Mokoro. You can choose a modern motorboat if you want. Take notice of the tiny frogs clinging to the reeds. You’ll also admire the kingfishers on their flight to their next meal. The wetland boasts of a prolific list of water birds. Fly-fishing is considered an activity to look forward to. Fishing enthusiasts will search the waters for bream and tiger fish.
Day 5: Maun International Airport
Start your day on Okavango Delta explorer with an early breakfast. Today you will be driven to Xugana Island Lodge’s airstrip. Here you will board a light aircraft flight to Maun International Airport. You’ll be there in time for your departure flight.