Day 1: Johannesburg – Maun
South African Airlink flight departing OR Tambo International airport to Maun arriving, early afternoon. After clearing customs and immigration, you will be met in the arrival hall by the representative from Liquid Giraffe and Wilderness Air who will help you for your flight connection to Vumbura Plains.
Days 1 &2: Vumbura Plains
2 nights’ fully inclusive in a twin room (double beds are available on request). The camp offers motorized boating, walking safaris, mekoro excursions, cultural village tours (on request), day and night drives.
Vumbura plains is located in the north of Botswana’s Moremi National park in the Vumbura reserve, known for wonderfully varied and high densities of game. This is a luxury lodge of contemporary, minimalist design, deep in the Delta, with exceptional service and fine dining.
Day 3: Vumbura Plains to Kingspool
Your guide from Vumbura Plains will transfer you to the airstrip in time for your light aircraft transfer with Wilderness Air to Kingspool. Your flight time will be communicated with you the day before by the management at Vumbura Plains. A guide and vehicle from Kingspool will meet you at the airstrip and transfer you to the camp. When you arrive at the camp, you will be briefed about the camp.
Day 3 & 4: Kingspool Camp
2 nights’ fully inclusive in a twin tent. The camp offers fishing, walking safaris, barge cruises on the Queen Silvia, day and night drives.
Kings Pool, named after a King of Sweden, overlooks the handsome oxbow-shaped Kings Pool Lagoon in the Linyanti Wildlife Reserve. The camp’s nine luxurious tents (including one family unit) each boast a large bedroom area and lounge leading out onto a veranda with a private plunge pool and thatched sala from which to soak up the gorgeous views.
Day 4: Kingspool Camp to Ngoma Safari Lodge
You will be transferred to the airstrip in time for your light aircraft transfer to Kasane airport for Ngoma Safari Lodge. Your flight time will be communicated with you the day before by the camp manager at Kingspool. When you arrive at Kasane airport, a guide from Ngoma Safari Lodge will be waiting for you for your transfer to lodge. When you arrive in the lodge your guide/manager will brief you about the lodge.
Day 4 & 5: Ngoma Safari Lodge
2 nights’ fully inclusive in a twin room. Ngoma offers game drives in Chobe National Park, guided walks in Chobe forest reserve, river cruises and village tours.
Ngoma Safari Lodge provides luxury safari accommodation on the Chobe River. Situated on the edge of the valley in Northern Chobe, within the Chobe forest reserve, Ngoma Safari Lodge is ideally situated 55km from Kasane and is the perfect base to explore the western side of Chobe Park. Each exclusive luxury river-facing suite offers a quiet refuge in a truly African style, and includes an indoor bathroom, indoor and outdoor showers and a private outdoor sanctuary.
Day 6: Ngoma Safari Lodge to Maun
You will be transferred to Kasane airport in time to check in for your international flight. Your flight time will be communicated with you the day before by the management at Ngoma Safari Lodge.
Price per person sharing:
The prices include fully inclusive stays at all camps, all light aircraft transfers, meet and greet services in Maun, Okavango Air Rescue, all park/concession fees and taxes but exclude all international or regional flights to/from Botswana, travel insurance, gratuities and items of a personal nature
This great new activity on offer from Vumbura Plains and Little Vumbura, provides guests with the opportunity to experience the Okavango Delta from a hot air balloon!
Over and above a standard balloon excursion, guests also have the option of adding on a helicopter flight – reducing travel time and adding a real WOW factor! In terms of the offering, there are three options available to guests – the first being the most expensive, yet very convenient from a travel and logistics point of view… in particular, not such an early start!
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It is a requirement for travel to Botswana and Africa in general that guests are covered for travel, medical and cancellation insurance. We have teamed up with one of the best travel insurance companies – World Nomads. It is quick and easy to buy insurance and you are then covered automatically for the selected period of travel for any country – except your country of residence. We have personally used World Nomads for many years and their service has been excellent. To buy a policy, click on this link.
Feel free to contact us at Liquid Giraffe if you need any more guidance on travel insurance.
We strongly recommend and support Okavango Air Rescue insurance. Okavango Air Rescue brings medical assistance directly to you, by helicopter, if you have a medical emergency. The cost has been included in your itinerary. For $22 per person, you will have access to the following services:
For more information, please see the Okavango Air Rescue website: www.okavangorescue.com
If you wish to have this insurance removed, please let us and know and we will adjust your invoice accordingly.