Mini Explorer Expedition

Mini Explorer Expedition

7 days / 6 nights

Price from$4,970

• Chobe National Park • Savute • Okavango Delta

The AndBeyond Mini Explorer Safari is a short and sweet mobile camping (glamping) experience in the Chobe National Park, Savute and Okavango Delta. This adventure is perfect for travellers who have shorter leave periods or guests who would like to sample mobile camping before moving on to lodge accommodation for the rest of their journey.

Rustic and comfortable mobile camping allows you to get closer than ever to the spectacular African wilderness, with the same personalised AndBeyond experience. Your entire journey will be hosted by our most senior and experienced private guides who offer a wealth of knowledge about your chosen destinations and an engaging experience throughout your adventure. Your mobile camping adventure is fully inclusive. From the time you arrive in Botswana, every aspect of your journey will be conveniently organised for you.

Wildlife opportunities include: Elephant (large concentrations in the Chobe and Savute), Buffalo, Lion (large prides can be seen in the Savute), African wild dog, Leopard, Spotted hyena, Antelopes such as sable, puku (Chobe is the only destination to see this rare animal), Chobe bushbuck, kudu and klipspringer, Plains game such as wildebeest and giraffe.

Mini Explorer Expedition map

Days 1 & 2: Kasane > Chobe National Park Your journey begins at Kasane Airport where you will meet your private guide who will accompany you throughout your adventure. Your guide will then drive you to a secluded camp site in Chobe National Park, where you will spend two nights. Chobe National Park is home to thrilling action-packed wildlife interactions and the largest concentration of elephants in Africa. Here you can embark on thrilling game drives and enjoy a spectacular private boat cruise on the Chobe River. Experience unforgettable game drives and private boat cruises on the Chobe River.

Days 3 & 4: Savute The next leg of your tour will be a game drive transfer that will take you into the beautiful Savute area of the Chobe National Park. Here, surrounded by pristine wilderness, you will spend two nights. The area is known for its large prides of lion, African wild dog, leopard and spotted hyena that prowl the landscape in search of prey. Adventures in the Savute include game drives and the opportunity to see volcanic outcrops and Bushmen paintings.

Days 5 & 6: Okavango Delta On the final leg of your journey you will hop aboard a light aircraft that will take you the famous Nxabega concession, in the Okavango Delta, where you will fly to the beautiful Nxabega Trails Camp. Here you will experience an adventure-filled mix of water and land activities from game drives and bush walks to mokoro and catch-and-release fishing.

Day 7: Okavango Delta > Maun Light aircraft flight to Maun to connect to your international flights.

• Small group tour with expert game rangers and local guides • Personalised travel journal • 6 nights' accommodation in tented mobile camps in private wilderness sites • Meet and greet at Kasane Airport on arrival • Transfers and transport • All National Park fees • 3 meals daily • Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives • Waterborne/game viewing activities while on safari • Emergency medical evacuation insurance • Light aircraft transfers

Pricing (per person) $NZD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2017

1 Feb - 31 May

1 Jun - 31 Oct

1 Nov - 31 Dec

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$4,970

$8,470

$5,650

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$6,770

$11,960

$7,800

Departs

2016 Sep 15, 27
Oct 3, 9, 21, 27
Nov 4, 16, 28
Dec 10, 22, 28

2017 Feb 6 ,8
Mar 2, 4, 14, 16
Apr 7, 9, 19, 21
May 17, 29
Jun 10, 16, 28
Jul 4, 10, 16, 22
Aug 3, 11, 17, 23, 29, 31
Sep 10, 16, 22, 28
Oct 4, 12, 18, 24
Nov 3, 11, 19, 29
Dec 5, 15, 21, 27

Booking conditions

This safari travels with a maximum of 6 guests in 3 tents, in a specially customised 4 x 4 safari vehicle, accompanied by an expert AndBeyond Safari guide throughout.

Children aged 12-16yrs are welcome. Rates available on request.

Enjoy fully serviced mobile camping. By this we mean that you can expect the renowned AndBeyond service during your adventure such as a butler, housekeeper and chefs who prepare the most scrumptious pan African menus.

• Accommodation is in spacious expedition dome tents (4 metres x 4 metres in size), comfortable beds, ensuite bathroom (3 metres x 3 metres in size), separate w.c. and hot bucket shower. • The mobile camp boasts three ensuite safari tents. • During February to April you will also have the opportunity to spend two nights at AndBeyond Savute Under Canvas in an even more spacious Meru-style tent. • As this is the quintessential African safari experience there is no electricity in camps, but cell phones, cameras and other electronic devices can be charged on the safari vehicle.

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.

Not included

• Telephone calls • Safari shop purchases • Gratuities • All items of a personal nature • Champagne, cognacs, fine wines and premium brand spirits