Botswana 8 Day Safari Tour

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The Botswana Safari tour provides travellers with great insight into this beautiful country which is full of contrasts. Enjoy the thrill of an adventurous night safari drive at Khwai River in the Okavango Delta and enjoy a gentle ride on the mokoro which is a dugout canoe.

The Sunset Cruise on the magnificent Chobe River in the Chobe National Park of Botswana is a further highlight of this eight-day fully guided tour in Southern Africa.

Tour highlights:

  • Maun (Botswana)
  • Khwai River Night Safari Drive
  • Mokoro Excursion
  • Moremi Game Reserve (Botswana)
  • Makgadikgadi Pans (Botswana)
  • Sunset Cruise on Chobe River in Chobe National Park (Botswana)
  • Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Tour information:

  • Duration: 8 days
  • Departure location: Maun, Botswana
  • Arrival location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 people and Maximum ten people
  • Type of Safari: Fully accommodated Botswana Safari
  • Vehicle: 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • Accommodation: During seven nights of your safari, you will stay in mid-range Lodges, Chalets and Tented Lodges.

Accommodation is situated either in National Parks, on the banks of a river, or in other places of interest. Most accommodation options have a private bathroom with a shower and toilet, while others have shared ablutions available. Some properties are equipped with swimming pools and bar areas.

Day 1: Maun, Botswana

On arrival at Maun Airport, we will meet our guide, who will transfer us to our accommodation. The afternoon is yours to spend at your leisure. You could do some last minute shopping or enjoy a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta (optional and for own account).

Accommodation: Thamalakane River Lodge (En-suite Chalets, Bar, Restaurant, Swimming Pool)

Day 2: Maun to Khwai River, Botswana

After breakfast, we leave Maun and reach the Mokoro station after a short drive. From here, we will float in Mokoros through the thick vegetation of the Okavango Delta discovering a variety of birds and wildlife. Unlike other Delta’s in the world, it flows into the Kalahari Desert without reaching the coast, which makes it unique. Afterwards, we make our way to a private concession in the Khwai River area to Mogothlo Camp. This evening we go on a night safari drive in reserve. This area lies between Moremi and Chobe, and we will have the opportunity to spot a variety of nocturnal animals.

Accommodation: Mogothlo Camp (Tented en-suite Chalets, Bar, Restaurant, Swimming Pool)

Day 3: Khwai River, Botswana

Today we spend a full day in the bush on a safari drive. Departing after breakfast, we take our 4x4 and drive through the wilderness area of the Khwai region spotting a variety of game in this region that borders Moremi and Chobe. Picnic-lunch will be in the wilderness area. With some luck, we’ll see the Big Five.
Accommodation: Mogothlo Camp (Tented en-suite Chalets, Bar, Restaurant, Swimming Pool)

Day 4: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana

After having explored the Khwai area, we now head into the famous Moremi game reserve known as one of the most beautiful and varied reserves in Africa with an unprecedented concentration of wildlife. The full day is spent in the unspoiled nature of the Moremi Game Reserve. After our wildlife experiences in the Moremi Reserve, we head back to Maun.

Accommodation: Thamalakane River Lodge (En-suite Chalets, Bar, Restaurant, Swimming Pool)

Day 5: Maun – Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana

After breakfast we head for Maun for a quick stopover and then onto Nata Lodge, lying close to the Makgadikgadi Pans. En route, we will stop at the pans to have a closer look and to appreciate the wide-open, uninhabited spaces under the endless canopy of blue sky. Once we have settled in our lodge, we take part in a guided walk of the local village, gaining insight into the local culture of the area.

Accommodation: Nata Lodge (En-suite Rooms, Bar, Restaurant, Swimming Pool)


Day 6: Makgadikgadi Pans – Chobe National Park, Botswana

Today we make our way to Chobe Safari Lodge on the Chobe River. Once we have reached the Lodge and settled into our accommodation, we enjoy the rest of the afternoon on a sunset cruise on the Chobe River. Here we can watch elephants, hippos, lions, crocodiles and a variety of birds and more without having to reach for our binoculars – You’ll be close enough for close-up photographs.

Accommodation: Chobe Safari Lodge (En-suite rooms, Bar, Restaurant, Swimming Pool)


Day 7: Chobe National Park, Botswana – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

A morning departure takes you from Chobe Safari Lodge into Zimbabwe. We will cross into Zimbabwe and drive to Amadeus Garden Guest House, where we will spend the night. This afternoon we explore the mighty Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, on a guided walk.

Accommodation: Amadeus Garden Guest House (En-suite Rooms, Bar, Restaurant, Swimming Pool)

Day 8: End of Tour / Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Depending on your departure flight details you will be taken to Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight. We hope to welcome you on one of our lodge safaris again soon.

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