9 days from £3950pp plus international flights.
Create your own green season safari itinerary from 10 excellent camps covering 4 countries, all offered at a superb price.
This special offer includes 10 camps in 4 different countries, which can be combined in any way to form the safari to best suit you. We have included this 9 day itinerary to give you an idea of possible combinations, but your holiday can be longer, shorter (minimum 3 nights) and can visit alternative or additional destinations.
The specially selected camps and lodges cover a broad range of locations and habitats, so you will see a variety of landscapes and terrains as well as an abundance of animal and bird life. The green season is great time for a safari, with lush vegetation and vast herds of grazing animals. This is also the very best time to visit the Kalahari and salt pans with numbers of game swelled by the rains. With locations as varied as the Okavango Delta, Kalahari Desert, Caprivi Strip and Victoria Falls you are guaranteed an unforgettable safari experience.
Please use the 'Accommodation' tab above to view the camps and lodges included in this special offer, all offered at the excellent, common-rated price of £375 per person per night (twin share).
Leaving the pans behind you travel to the famous Okavango Delta, the largest inland delta in the world. Known for its profuse wildlife, it will not disappoint. In green season the vegetation is lush, birdlife abundant and animals healthy. This is a great time to visit the delta, to experience the variety of habitits and explore the maze of waterways. Your camp in the private Kwara Reserve provides comfy accommodation and a friendly atmosphere in a lovely setting. After the day's journey and game viewing, unwind over a cold drink as you look forward to a delicious dinner and more adventures to come. Full board
Guided walks, game drives by day and night, mokoro rides and boat trips - the choice is yours! These are all excellent ways to explore the varied terrain of the Okavango Delta. This is one of Africa's best wildlife viewing areas. As well as big game, you can observe plants, insects and tracks on a guided walk or watch fish eagles, storks and herons as you glide through the waterways in your mokoro. Back at camp enjoy a well-earned G&T as you watch the sun go down. Full board
Continue your safari as you travel to Lagoon Camp in the Kwando Reserve. The camp sits on the banks of the Kwando River in a private concession, you'll feel like your miles from wanywhere. Lagoon welcomes you with spacious accommodation, luxurious indoor and outdoor showers, private viewing decks and friendly staff. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool between activities. Meals are served in the open-sided dining room and you'll enjoy drinks by the camp fire. Full board
The camp has a remote setting adjacent to the Linyanti Wetlands which form the border between Botswana and Namibia. Morning and evening game drives with a guide and tracker optimise your chances of spotting the varied wildlife. The guides and trackers here take great pride in their work and will do their best to give you a memorable game viewing experience. Off-roading (Lagoon is in the private Kwando Reserve) adds to the excitement of your game drives, while night drives allow you to glimpse otherwise elusive nocturnal species. The camp also has a boat offering sunset cruises on the river. Full board
This sample itinerary is intended to give you an idea of a great green season safari. But, with 10 camps in 4 countries, the possibilities are almost endless! As long as you travel between 15th November 2013 and 31st March 2014, spend a minimum of either 3 nights in 1 camp or 4 nights in 2 or more camps, you can take take advantage of this great offer. What's more, this is the best season to visit the Kalahari and pans, it's a great time to see grazing herds in the Okavango Delta and the waters are high at Vic Falls. To learn more or book your 5 Rivers Safari, please call us on 01473 890499
Guide price from (pp sharing): £3950 (ex. international flights)
Price notes: 2019 Guide price pp sharing: 5 Jan- 31 Mar 2019 and 15 – 30 Jun 2019 from £3790.
Accommodation; meals; scheduled game activities;local branded drinks; laundry; park fees where applicable; transfers; domestic flights
International flights and taxes; drinks other than local branded; visas; vaccinations; personal expenses; tips
This sample itinerary starts in Maun and ends in Livingstone. However, this is a flexible itinerary which can begin and end in any of the following: Livingstone, Maun, Kasane and Victoria Falls. International return flights to Botswana from the UK over the green season will be about £1,200 per person.
Departure dates: Travel is between 15th November 2017 and 31st March 2018. This tailor made itinerary can begin on any day within these dates to suit your wishes.
From 15 Nov 2018 to 31 March 2019 we have a similar green season trip (using a new camp called Splash instead of Kwara Camp), and this costs £3620 pp.
Riverside tented camp in northern Botswana offering land & water based game viewing.
This elegant camp is in the private wilderness of the Kwando Concession in northern Botswana's Linyanti region.
Lianshulu Lodge in Namibia combines exceptional rooms with beautiful scenery and a range of wildlife viewing activities.
Nxai Pan Camp offers game viewing, star gazing plus access to Baines Baobabs and walks with bushmen.
Pom Pom Camp is set in the world famous Okavango Delta and offers game drives and mokoro trips combined with luxury accommodation.
A small, welcoming camp set by a large pan in the private Kwara Reserve, offering land and water based activities year round.
Susuwe Island Lodge enjoys a quiet and secluded location in Bwabwata National Park. NOTE: The lodge is currently closed after sustaining fire damage in August 2015. A re-opening date is yet to be advised.
Tau Pan Camp is a luxury lodge in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.
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Time: GMT +2hrs
Flight time: Overnight flights to Johannesburg then connections to Maun, total flying time about 13 hours.
Language: The official language is English. Tswana is spoken widely.
Visas: Not required for British travellers (up to 90 days). EC nationals can ask us for further advice.
Health: There are no compulsory vaccinations, except yellow fever if you are coming from an infected area. Malaria prophylactics are recommended in the north.