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Linyanti Okavango and Kalahari Safari

Inspirational safari holiday to Botswana

A voyage of discovery into Botswana's most famous safari regions, the Kalahari, the Okavango and the Linyanti region. Encounter diverse landscapes and varied wildlife species in private concession areas whilst digitally detoxing in remote, eco-friendly tents and chalets. Kick off this adventure in the Kalahari Desert at Tau Pan Camp. In addition to the unique opportunity to walk with the Bushmen trackers, see unique wildlife including the pride of iconic black-maned Kalahari lions, the desert-adapted springbok and the rare brown hyena. Follow this with a stay at Splash Camp in the famous Okavango Delta.

See the Delta's incomparable wildlife offering in a range of activities from game drives and mokoro excursions to boat cruises, seasonal fishing and walking safaris. Lagoon Camp is on the shady banks of the hippo-filled Kwando River. Predators and large herds of elephants are the order of the day here. Conclude your epic adventure on the unique double deck boat, drifting along the river while enjoying spectacular views, mammal and bird life while sipping at your 'sundowner' of choice.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Maun
  • 2 nights - Tau Pan Camp, Central Kalahari, Botswana
  • 3 nights - Splash Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana
  • 3 nights - Lagoon Camp, Linyanti, Botswana
  • Ends - Transfer to Maun for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Botswana
  • Nights Icon 8 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari

Tailor-made itineraries

Every Mahlatini trip is custom created to your exact travel wishes – no readymade tours or set departures. Get in touch with our experts to start creating your bespoke itinerary.

Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
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Highlights

  • Nature walks with Bushman trackers
  • A digital detox dominated by the sounds of nature
  • Sleep out under the unrivalled clear night skies of the Kalahari Desert
  • Intimate camps with personalized service and informative guiding
  • Game drives, boat trips, mokoro excursions and walking safaris
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Maun

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Day 1 - 3

Your journey through Botswana begins in Maun where you will board a light aircraft flight to the Central Kalahari. Here, a guide will be waiting to drive you the short distance to camp.

  • 2 nights

Tau Pan Camp
All Inclusive | Tented Room
Botswana

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Splash camp standard tent deck views 1280
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Day 3 - 6

Return to the airstrip today to board another thrilling light aircraft flight over the lush waterways of the Okavango Delta. Meet your guide for your 4WD transfer to the next camp, game viewing en route.

  • 3 nights

Splash Camp
All Inclusive | Tented Room
Botswana

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Day 6 - 9

After a morning activity, it's back to the airstrip, this time for a flight to the Linyanti region. Watch out for wildlife during the game drive to the camp.

  • 3 nights

Lagoon Camp
All Inclusive | Safari Tent
Botswana

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Day 9

After your guide has dropped you back at the airstrip, bid farewell to Botswana on the scenic journey to Maun. You'll land in plenty of time for your onward connections.

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Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands)
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Mokoro Icon Mokoro
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Wild Dog
    Wild Dog
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • Springbok
    Springbok
  • Sable
    Sable
  • Pels Fishing Owl
    Pels Fishing Owl
  • Oryx
    Oryx
  • Meerkat
    Meerkat
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Lechwe
    Lechwe
  • Kori Bustard
    Kori Bustard
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Brown Hyena
    Brown Hyena
Sample Itineraries

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