Kalahari and Delta
|Kalahari Desert ||3 nights|
|Okavango Delta||3 nights|
Choice of accommodation - see below
7 days from £2650
International flights NOT included - see below
Recommended flight from London: British Airways from London Heathrow to Johannesburg, with an onward connection to Maun in Botswana (see below). If you are travelling from a country other than the UK we would be happy to give you guidance on your flight options.
For a detailed day-by-day description, with a summary of what's included, please click on the PDF (above right)
DAY 1 – Arrive Maun. Chartered light aircraft to the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. (L,D)
DAY 2 - Central Kalahari. (B,L,D)
DAY 3 - Central Kalahari. (B,L,D)
DAY 5 - Okavango Delta. (B,L,D)
DAY 6 – Okavango Delta. (B,L,D)
DAY 7 - Light aircraft flight to Maun. Depart for home. (B)
PLEASE ASK FOR A QUOTATION
Prices from £2650 (March) to around £4000 per person, according to the choice of accommodation and the time of year*. The price we quote you at the time of booking is guaranteed.
* We do not recommend this itinerary during the Botswana Rainy (or 'Green') Season which runs from December to February. In March, which borders this season, you may still encounter brief and occasionally heavy rain, but gameviewing is good and prices are significantly lower.
There are no direct flights from the UK to
Botswana. We recommend the services of British Airways from London
Heathrow to Johannesburg, with connecting flights to and from Maun on
Air Botswana. Current timings (subject to possible change) are as
Heathrow/Johannesburg. Depart at 21.20; arrive Johannesburg at 09.05 (next morning)
Johannesburg/Maun. Depart at 11.15; arrive Maun at 13.15
Maun/Johannesburg. Depart at 14.00; arrive Johannesburg at 16.00
Johannesburg/Heathrow. Depart at 19.05; arrive Heathrow at 05.05 (next morning)
You can book the flights yourself on the easy-to-use British Airways website. South African Airways also offer daily flights from London Heathrow to Johannesburg. Alternatively World Discovery can book the flights for you (we levy a service charge of £25 per person for this service).
EXTEND YOUR STAY
The most popular extension to the 'Kalahari and Delta' itinerary is a few days at the magnificent Victoria Falls. Instead of flying back to Maun on DAY 7, you would fly to Kasane, from where it takes just 1 hour by road to Victoria Falls:
The world-famous falls, known locally as "Mosi oa Tunya" (The Smoke that Thunders), were seen by David Livingstone in 1855 and named after the reigning monarch. Victoria Falls is the largest single sheet of water in the world, over 100 metres tall, and over one mile wide. There is a wide choice of accommodation at the Falls.