This exclusive and iconic journey traverses the Okavango Delta from west to east, capturing the essence of Botswana’s “jewel of the Kalahari” and the spirit of exploration on land, water and in the air. It visits the prime game viewing areas of Hunda Island, Mombo and Chitabe and, combined with the iconic water and unique wildlife experiences offered at Pelo and Xigera, makes for a thrilling and all-encompassing Okavango Delta safari.
The varied safari activities coupled with the exclusive transfers – many not offered on other itineraries or explorations – present a unique opportunity to visit unchartered areas within the Okavango Delta, in true explorer style. Furthermore, this journey includes a wide range of accommodation types allowing for authentic nights ‘sleeping wild’ in basic dome tents and unashamed luxury in our Classic and Premier camps.
Explorations are led by highly skilled and qualified professional guides with an incredible passion for the natural regions they work in. Our guides are passionate about sharing their knowledge for these wilderness areas. Having one guide throughout your safari ensures a sense of continuity together with a consistent and detailed interpretation that is shaped to your specific interest. Many of our guides are skilled photographers – from making sure that the safari vehicle is situated in the best location to checking your camera settings where necessary, they are on hand to ensure you capture the best possible images.
Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives exploring Hunda Island.
After a light breakfast at Tubu Tree, depart on foot for the Tubu Boat Station arriving in the late morning. From here transfer by boat and mokoro to the intimate and remote island that is Pelo Camp.
A true water camp, Pelo is all about mokoro and boating. The nights are spent ‘sleeping wild’ in basic dome tents, allowing for an authentic sense of immersion into the wildness of the Okavango Delta.
After breakfast, enjoy a scenic and thrilling helicopter ride over the shimmering landscape to Xigera, arriving in time for lunch and an afternoon safari activity.
After breakfast at Xigera, transfer by boat to Chief’s Island. On arrival a vehicle will meet you and take you to the much revered Mombo Camp. Spend the next two days exploring the wildlife-rich area.
After a morning safari at Mombo, transfer by light aircraft to Chitabe Camp. Spend your final two days on safari enjoying the classic Delta scenery and diverse wildlife of Chitabe.
After a morning safari at Chitabe Camp, you will be transferred by light aircraft to Maun and bid farewell to your adventure.
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This Exploration has exclusive access to private wilderness areas in the Okavango Delta.
A comprehensive exploration of one of the world’s biggest inland deltas and top wildlife destinations.
The wide range of accommodation types, from dome-tent camping to Premier Camps, ensures a holistic and exciting safari experience.
A diverse range of activities and transfers between camps are offered: walking, game drives, boat trips, mokoro trips, and flying by light aircraft and helicopter.
A unique opportunity to visit unchartered areas within the Okavango Delta – in true explorer style.