Wild Bush Luxury

Lodge's view in Botswana
IDEAL LENGTH 12 nights
Price From $12,950 pp
When to Go May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Wild Bush Luxury

This is a wonderful safari and beach holiday which, in our eyes, is one of the best experiences you can encounter in Africa. Explore Botswana from two luxurious camps, then head down to the coast to unwind on the beach and dive amongst pristine reefs in Mozambique.”

Day 1

Day 1
Arrival Okavango Delta

On arrival at Maun Airport, you’ll be met by a representative who’ll assist you with the arrangements of your scheduled light aircraft transfer to Jao Camp in the Okavango Delta.

Upon arrival you’ll check in, familiarise yourself with your surroundings, and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2

Day 2
Okavango Delta

This morning you’ll experience your first nature drive either via mokoro (wooden canoes) or 4×4. The Jao concession boasts vast open floodplains which provide some exceptional scenery.

In the afternoon unwind while looking out over the plains for wildlife passing by from your private sala.

Day 3

Day 3
Okavango Delta

Continue to explore the Okavango Delta. Mokoro, boat trips, fishing, day and night game drives and birding are usually on offer all year round.

In the afternoon, head out with your guide to one of the two hides with a cool box and wait and see what comes to the water hole. Enjoy your last evening in the outdoor boma eating under the stars by a fire.

Day 4

Day 4
Okavango Delta - Savuti Channel

This morning you’ll transfer from Jao Camp to the airstrip for your light aircraft transfer to Zarafa Camp which overlooks the Zibidianja lagoon.

After settling in you’ll enjoy a guided bush walk to take a closer look and learn about the surrounding wildlife.

Day 5

Day 5
Savuti Channel

Enjoy a full day out from Zarafa Camp to explore the Savuti Channel.

You’ll stop for a bush picnic lunch under a canopy of trees and enjoy an afternoon relaxing in the shade.

Afterwards, head back to camp watching out for the wildlife waking up from the heat of the day.

Day 6

Day 6
Savuti Channel

Make the most of your last day here by experiencing a day and night game drive and soaking up the atmosphere around the camp fire.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit your needs prior to departure.

Day 7

Day 7
Savuti Channel - Johannesburg

Today you’ll be transferred from Zarafa Camp to the airstrip for your light aircraft transfer to Maun Airport.

Upon arrival you’ll be met by a representative who’ll assist you with catching your connecting flight to Johannesburg for an overnight stay.

Day 8

Day 8
Johannesburg – Vilanculos – Bazaruto Archipelago

This morning you’ll make your own way to the terminal for your flight to Vilanculos.

When you arrive in Mozambique you’ll be greeted by a representative and transferred to the helicopter pad for your flight to Benguerra Lodge.

The remainder of the day will be spent at your leisure.

 

Day 9

Day 9
Bazaruto Archipelago

Now’s the time to kick back and enjoy some lazy beach days in the Bazaruto archipelago.

This is your chance to go diving and snorkelling in some of the most pristine reefs in the world, horse ride along the beach, go on a catamaran cruise or romantic castaway picnic. Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend further activities prior to departure.

Day 10

Day 10
Bazaruto Archipelago

Continue to relax at Benguerra Lodge.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit you prior to departure.

Day 11

Day 11
Bazaruto Archipelago

This morning you’ll head out to explore the famous unspoilt Mozambique reefs with your snorkel. Afterwards, head to the deserted Pansy Island and enjoy the beach and crystal waters.

You’ll return to the hotel to freshen up before going on a Land Rover trip to explore the island. We’ll take you to a secret spot for a drink, best enjoyed while watching a famous African sunset.

 

Day 12

Day 12
Bazaruto Archipelago

Spend your final day relaxing and enjoying your surroundings.

Day 13

Day 13
Departure

Today you’ll be helicoptered back to Vilanculos for your international flight to Johannesburg for your onward journey.

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itinerary highlights
  • Experience thrilling game drives in the Okavango Delta
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch in the bush under a canopy of trees
  • Witness great herds of elephants along the Savuti Channel
  • Snorkel or scuba dive in the crystal waters of the Bazaruto Archipelago
  • Relax over sundowners while witnessing the famous African sunset
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