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PREMIER BOTSWANA - 6 Nights

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USD 8,100

/ person
  • 1
  • 7 Days

Jamie Thom - Owner

Botswana Safari Company

Your dedicated Botswana Safari Specialists

  • Local time:17:32

PREMIER BOTSWANA - 6 Nights

Experience the best of the Okavango Delta while staying at two of Botswanas premier camps. Both Jao and Vumbura Plains are excellent year-round destinations and offer a variety of habitats and activities, making them a great combination, while staying in some of the most luxurious, architectural lodges in the Okavango Delta! Fine food and hospitality goes without saying!

Fly from Maun to Jao

Sumptuous Jao Camp is set in an area where islands fringed with riverine forests meet open floodplains. Its nine spacious and beautifully-designed tents are situated beneath a canopy of shady trees and have en-suite facilities, as well as an outdoor shower. Built on raised decks, each has a private sala for afternoon siestas with views of the spectacular surrounds. In addition to the lounge and dining area, there are two plunge pools, a boma for dining under the stars and a spa with a wide range of massage therapies. Read more

Day 1 to 3 - Jao Camp
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Safari - Jao

Jao’s position, amongst waterways and lagoons, yet close to dry Kalahari woodland, means you can enjoy both water and land experiences, depending on the time of year. Morning and afternoon game drives are offered in open 4x4 Land Rovers each accommodating a maximum of seven people allowing each guest a window seat. Mokoro Excursion There is no better way of viewing the Delta and its wildlife than by traditional mokoro (dugout canoe). At Jao we have a number of these – as well as two glass-bottomed mekoro for an entirely out of this world experience! Boating Trips in our eight-seater boats in the waterways to the east of camp allow for good game viewing in the channels further away. Read more

Day 1 to 3 - Jao Camp
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Safari - Jao

Jao’s position, amongst waterways and lagoons, yet close to dry Kalahari woodland, means you can enjoy both water and land experiences, depending on the time of year. Morning and afternoon game drives are offered in open 4x4 Land Rovers each accommodating a maximum of seven people allowing each guest a window seat. Mokoro Excursion There is no better way of viewing the Delta and its wildlife than by traditional mokoro (dugout canoe). At Jao we have a number of these – as well as two glass-bottomed mekoro for an entirely out of this world experience! Boating Trips in our eight-seater boats in the waterways to the east of camp allow for good game viewing in the channels further away. Read more

Day 1 to 3 - Jao Camp
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Fly from Jao to Vumbura

Vumbura Plains comprises two separate seven-roomed satellite camps, each with its own uniquely-designed lounge and dining area tucked beneath a canopy of shady, indigenous trees. A star-gazing deck is set over the floodplain, a place to gaze upwards or simply enjoy the convivial campfire setting. Each large, luxurious room is raised off the ground, with indoor and outdoor shower and full en-suite bathroom. A step down is the lounge area, open on three sides for an iconic view of the floodplains. Each room also has a plunge pool and 'sala'. Read more

Day 4 to 6 - Vumbura Plains
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Safari - Vumbura

Due to our location, Vumbura Plains offers both land- and water-based game-viewing activities, as ways of observing the range of life around us. Game Drives Morning and afternoon game drives are offered in open 4x4 Land Rovers each accommodating a maximum of seven people allowing each guest a 'window' seat. Night drives with spotlights allow you to find those nocturnal animals you might not see during the day. Mokoro Excursions* There is no better way of viewing game and exploring the Okavango than by traditional mokoro (dugout canoe). These excursions reveal the fascinating smaller creatures of the Delta including colourful frogs and lively waterbirds. *This activity is water-level dependent. Read more

Day 4 to 6 - Vumbura Plains
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Safari - Vumbura

Due to our location, Vumbura Plains offers both land- and water-based game-viewing activities, as ways of observing the range of life around us. Game Drives Morning and afternoon game drives are offered in open 4x4 Land Rovers each accommodating a maximum of seven people allowing each guest a 'window' seat. Night drives with spotlights allow you to find those nocturnal animals you might not see during the day. Mokoro Excursions* There is no better way of viewing game and exploring the Okavango than by traditional mokoro (dugout canoe). These excursions reveal the fascinating smaller creatures of the Delta including colourful frogs and lively waterbirds. *This activity is water-level dependent. Read more

Day 4 to 6 - Vumbura Plains
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Departure

Fly from Vumbura to Maun or Kassane for your onward arrangements.

Maun or Kassane

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Okavango Delta
Hotel Jao Camp
Day 4
Location Okavango Delta

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

REVIEWS

5 Reviews

Michael, Australia

I have traveled many places and spent several years in Africa. It is a place that draws me back time and time again. Jamie's experience and planning we were able to watch the African sun set with a leopard, sit and watch painted dogs and their pups hunting and playing and an elephant swim across the Chobe River. Our meals, accommodation and transport were all enjoyable and exceeded our expectations. Jamie's knowledge of the African bush and wildlife is incredible and has us returning for another safari in 2015! He is a pleasure to deal with and very informative and supportive during the planning and booking stage as well. I highly recommend Jamie Thom Conservation Safaris to anyone intending to travel to Africa and I have done so personally to all my friends! Read more

Eling, Liechtenstein

It was great to stay at 2 different lodges at Kwandwe and being ushered off to our first game drive before checking into our lodges was more than welcome. Despite the unexpectedly cooler weather, the wildlife at the reserve was remarkable. The transfer from Zambia to the Elephant Camp was seamless and in addition to the beautiful Vic Falls, the morning walk with Sylvester, the cheetah, was truly amazing. Botswana definitely provided much warmer weather and the wildlife there was very special. We thoroughly enjoyed the mokoro and seeing the diverse bird life, leopards as well as a pride of 10 lions together were just some of the additional highlights while there Read more

Michelle , Australia

It's hard for me to settle back into my life at home after such an exhilarating trip through East Africa! Our group was ideal size of 8 and a mixture of well experienced Africa travelers and first timers. The pre-departure information was so good the newbies were just as prepared as the others. Everything ran like clockwork, the camp staff and drivers were fantastic, catering to all our needs with a smile, and their own personal experience and knowledge was clearly extensive. The vehicles were well equipped with charging facilities, fridges and they were water tight (a consideration if you are traveling in rainy seasons...). The timing of the trip was perfect as the game viewing far out stripped our expectations. Jamie's experience as a tour operator and as a professional photographer made this trip a safari of a life time for me. Read more

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THE TEAM

Garrick Barnard

Safari Guy

Your dedicated Botswana Safari Specialists

If you have any questions or you want to customize your trip we are here for you at any time.

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  • Local time:17:32

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