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Linyanti and Okavango Explorer Safari hero

Linyanti and Okavango Explorer Safari

Inspirational natural wonders vacation to Botswana

Discover Botswana's legendary northern wilderness on this fly-in safari. Stay in luxurious tented camps in both the Linyanti region and the Okavango Delta and enjoy incredible game viewing, superb service, and fabulous food. Sensational and varied wildlife viewing awaits you at your first stop, Savuti Camp in the Linywanti Wildlife Reserve. Your experienced guides will get you up close and personal with the area's famous elephant and buffalo herds, the specialty antelope species, roan, and sable, and of course the predators, lions, leopards, hyenas, and wild dogs.

Hop on the light aircraft then to see a bird's eye view of the astounding Okavango Delta. Split your time here between two camps Little Vumbura and Chitabe, and enjoy different areas of the Delta and different safari activities. Experience boat cruises with superb hippo and croc sightings, day and night game drives, walks, and canoe safaris. Bird life in the Okavango Delta is exceptional and is sure to convert even those only interested in big game. The camps are small and luxurious and are located in private concession areas to provide that exclusive safari experience.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Maun
  • 3 nights - Savuti Camp, Linyanti, Botswana
  • 3 nights - Little Vumbura Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana
  • 3 nights - Chitabe Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana
  • Ends - Transfer to Maun for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Botswana
  • Nights Icon 9 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
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Chitabe camp bar and lounge 1280
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  • The largest inland delta in the world, the Okavango Delta
  • Fly-in safari with a birds eye view of Botswanas sweeping landscapes
  • Sustainable camps which empower local communities
  • Authentic safari activities in private concession areas
  • Some of the highest concentrations of game in Africa
Itinerary Details


Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Maun

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Day 1 - 4

Arrive at Maun Airport and connect onto your light aircraft flight to the Linyanti. After an exciting airstrip landing, your guide will be waiting to drive to camp, stopping to view wildlife along the way.

  • 3 nights

Savuti Camp
All Inclusive | Standard Tent

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Dining in the okavango delta
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Day 4 - 7

Fly by light aircraft today to the Okavango Delta, a particularly beautiful flight. Your guide will then drive you to the camp.

  • 3 nights

Little Vumbura Camp
All Inclusive | Tented Room

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Chitabe camp dining area 1280
Chitabe camp game drive with wildebeest 1280
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Day 7 - 10

Hop on a further flight today, this time to another region of the Okavango Delta, offering even more spectacular aerial views.

  • 3 nights

Chitabe Camp
All Inclusive | Tented Room

Chitabe camp guest suite 1280

Day 10

Bid the Delta goodbye as you return to Maun Airport and connect with your onward flight home.

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  • 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
  • Carbon-offsetting with One Tree Planted
  • Conservation donation to Save the Rhino
  • Community projects contribution with Uthando
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  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
  • Additional activities not included as scheduled at hotels, lodges or camps
Indulge your passions


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
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Mokoro Icon Mokoro
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Helicopter Flights Icon Helicopter Flights
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Scenic Flights Icon Scenic Flights
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experiences
  • Photography Safari Icon Photography Safari
  • Star Gazing Star Bed Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
Enriching encounters


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.

  • African Wilddog
    African Wilddog
  • Sable
  • Pels Fishing Owl
    Pels Fishing Owl
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Lechwe
  • Hippo
  • Elephant
  • Cheetah
  • Buffalo
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