Okavango Delta Moremi Tour
The Okavango Delta Moremi tour is a 4 days Botswana exploration safari. Okavango Delta Moremi tour starts from Maun. You will be taken to Moremi Game Reserve. The reserve is located on the Eastern part of the Okavango Delta. You will enjoy a 15 minutes helicopter transfer from Maun. It is the best way to explore the Delta from the air. This African safari tour in Botswana will also let you explore the Delta’s eastern fringes. This will be undertaken by boat and on foot. The highlight of the Okavango Delta Moremi tour is wildlife and birding. Land formation will also be a part of the attractions.
Day 1: Maun – Moremi Game Reserve
You will be met on arrival at the Maun International Airport. This will be by our Botswana safari representative. You will be briefed on this Okavango Delta – Moremi tour in Botswana. You’ll enjoy a 15 minutes helicopter charter to Xaxaba Airstrip. Here the guide will be at hand to meet you upon landing. You’ll have a boat transfer head for your camp on the banks of the Boro River.
As you will be flying to Xaxaba Airstrip, be on the lookout for larger animals. This can be easily seen from the air. They include the African elephant and large herds of buffaloes. On your boat ride be on the lookout for the very common hippopotamus. There will also be variety of wildlife on the banks of the river. They will either be grazing or coming to quench their thirst. It is also at this point that some carnivores make their kill. It is therefore important to be alert to this. Birds are also some of the common feature and you should be on the lookout for. They include the African Fish Eagle, Shikra, Tawny Eagle among others. You will be spending your night at Letaka Tented Camp.
Day 2: Game Viewing – Moremi Game Reserve
You will start your day on Okavango Delta Moremi tour with breakfast. This will be followed by a venture into the day’s activities. You will be exploring the south-western portion of this region. This lies along one of the Okavango’s main waterways. The waterway runs all the way south to the Thamalakane River in Maun. It goes on to become the Boteti River. The river runs down into Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Game activities will be done on traditional dugout canoe. These canoes are referred to as the mokoro by the locals. A mokoro will usually carry 2 seating passenger. The coxswain of the mokoro will be standing. He’ll be using a long stick help you maneuver your way. This is through the narrow canals of the seasonal waterways of the Delta. This ride will provide an experience unparalleled anywhere in the world. You’ll start with the contrasting views of land and water. You’ll then dive into the diversity of wildlife found along the channels. Your dinner and overnight will be at Letaka Tented Camp.
Day 3: Game Drive – Moremi Game Reserve
Your Okavango Delta Moremi tour day will begin with breakfast at Letaka Tented Camp. Today you’ll be embark on game drives and walks in search of wildlife. This will be in the famous Moremi Game Reserve. It is here that the big game aspect of Botswana wildlife safari is captured. Moremi Game Reserve is one of the best wilderness areas of Botswana. The reserve is also an ideal place for bird watcher and wildlife photographer. A first time visitor to the Okavango Delta will definitely enjoy creations wonder.
Day 4: Transfer – Moremi Game Reserve – Maun
You’ll wake up early on the Okavango Delta Moremi tour. Your morning will begin with breakfast. Check out of your lodge and with your luggage in the boat,. It is time to bid farewell to your camp crew on this Okavango Delta Moremi tour. This will be the start of your journey back to Maun. This journey will take between three to five hours. You’ll maneuver along the winding waterways of the Okavango. There will be a stop on an island for tea and coffee. You have an option of flying back to Maun on the helicopter. This flight will however be at an extra cost with a minimum of 2 people.