Botswana Safaris-Duba Plains
Botwsana Safaris - Quad Biking at San Camp
Botswana Safaris - San Camp
Botswana Safaris - Camp Baobab
Botswana Safaris - Selinda Waterway
Botwana Safaris - Elephant

Off the Beaten Track in Botswana

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One of our most popular Botswana safaris, this memorable journey take you into the other-worldly scenery of the arid Makgadikgadi Salt Pans before heading into the contrasting wetlands of the Okavango Delta and on into the waterways of the Selinda spillway. This is off-the-beaten-track Botswana where nature prevails.

Day 1 - Johannesburg - Maun

Day 2 - Makgadikgadi Pan 
Begin your Botswana safari in the spectacular landscape of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pan. Take a light aircraft transfer to San Camp located in the heart of the huge salt pans in the midst of the Kalahari Desert. The salt pans occupy a vast area of wilderness, the size of Switzerland.

Overnight: San Camp.

Days 3 - 4 - Makgadikgadi Pans
Explore the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans by quad bike to see the remote archeological sites and fossil beds of extinct giant zebra and hippo. Your game walks and drives will be accompanied by experienced Bushmen who will instruct on ancient survival techniques in this harsh environment.

Overnight: San Camp.

Day 5 - Makgadikgadi Pans - Okavango Delta
Light aircraft to Duba Plains in the Kwedi Reserve Plains of the Okavango Delta.

Overnight: Duba Plains.

Days 6 - 7 - Okavango 
Enjoy a variety of activities, including day and night game drives and leisurely nature walks. The camp is renowned for its unrivalled access to the titanic struggle for survival between lion and buffalo. Herds of elephant may also be observed feeding on the islands.

Overnight: Duba Plains.

Day 8 - Okavango - Selinda 
Light aircraft to Selinda and your camp, which occupies the waterways of the Selinda Spillway connecting the Okavango Delta to the Linyanti in north-east Botswana.

Overnight: Selinda Canoe Trail.

Days 9 - 10 - Selinda Canoe Trail 
Enjoy a canoeing and walking adventure in the Delta, navigating some 45 kilometres along the Selinda Spillway. Nights are spent in fly camps with hot bucket showers, The area is well known for elephant, buffalo, sable entelope, roan antelope and wild dog as well as some 300 bird species. Cheetah, lion and leopard are also occasionally seen.

Overnight:  Selinda Canoe Trail.

Day 11 - Selinda, Linyanti Region 
Transfer to Selinda, situated on the vast private Selinda Concession in the Linyanti region.

Overnight: Selinda Camp.

Day 12 - Selinda, Linyanti Region 
Enjoy day and night game drives, experience the silence of the nearby hides. Take short guided walks from the camp to get to know some of Selinda's smaller creatures.

Overnight: Selinda Camp.

Day 13 - Depart 
Light aircraft transfer to Maun. Fly to Johannesburg. Connect to your onward international flight home.





From £9,820 / $15,299 per person for land arrangements only, based on two people sharing a room. 

All of our itineraries are tailor-made according to the interests of our clients and the above itinerary is an example only. Please contact our Africa specialist, Chris Evans, for advice on Botswana safaris on +44 (0)1242 787806.

For more suggested Botswana safaris see:

Botswana and Zimbabwe

A Classic Botswana Safari


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