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Highlights of Botswana with Sanctuary Lodges

9-day tailor-made holiday from £9,085 pp incl. flights


Short description

A luxury safari in Botswana, in the Okavango, the Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park


  • Stay at three stunning safari lodges by Sanctuary Retreats – Sanctuary Baines’ Camp, Sanctuary Chief’s Camp and Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero
  • Interact with orphaned elephants in the company of Sanctuary Retreats’ Living with Elephant’s Foundation
  • Explore the wildlife rich wilderness of the Chobe National Park, home to incredible wildlife including lion, leopard, hippo and Africa’s largest elephant population

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Baines' Camp
  • 2 Nights Moremi Game Reserve
  • 2 Nights Chobe Forest Reserve


Recommended for:
Natural world | Safari | Wildlife

This luxury safari brings you the very best of Botswana, in style. Taking in some of the country's most iconic wildlife hotspots, you'll join expert rangers and guides for a range of activities, from walking safaris to trips in traditional canoes, seeking out everything from elephants and leopards to rare wild dogs. Best of all, your trip includes stays at two luxurious tented camps by Sanctuary Retreats, located in private concessions in the Okavango Delta, as well as a luxury lodge in Chobe National Park, complete with a full spa.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Depart UK

Enjoy included airport lounge access before catching your overnight flight from London to Maun in Botsawana.

Day 2
Maun to Baines' Camp, Okavango Delta

On arrival at Maun Airport, a Sanctuary representative will meet you and assist you onto your onward light aircraft flight to Baines' Camp. Sanctuary Baines' Camp is a luxurious and intimate camp located on the edge of the Moremi Game Reserve with five excellent tents. You will take daily game drives, during which you will get the opportunity to see big cats, elephants, hyenas, leopard and giraffe.

Other activities available at the camp include walking safaris that give you the opportunity to get very close to animals led by expert guides. Learn how to track and follow even the most elusive animals: a wonderfully educational experience. You can also take mokoro and motorised boat excursions that are an excellent way to see hippos and crocodiles gliding through the lagoons. 

Stay: Sanctuary Baines' Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Day 3
Baines' Camp, Okavango Delta

The day is at your leisure. The Living with Elephants activity is highly recommended, and is included in the itinerary. Other activities available include mokoro canoe excursions, bush dinners, game drives, or walking safaris with a professional guide.

Stay: Sanctuary Baines' Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Day 4
Chief's Camp, Mombo Concession, Moremi Game Reserve

Enjoy a morning's game viewing followed by breakfast. A camp representative will transfer you to the airstrip for your light aircraft charter flight to Chief's Camp. Guest accommodation comprises of twelve secluded, permanent luxury bush pavilions. Each unit features a thatched roof, spacious seating area, en-suite facilities with indoor and outdoor showers as well as a private game viewing deck with hammock and deck chairs. The afternoon is at your leisure to choose from activities including game drives, and seasonal mokoro excursions.

Stay: Sanctuary Chief’s Camp, Moremi Wildlife Reserve (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Day 5
Chief's Camp, Mombo Concession, Moremi Game Reserve

The game viewing opportunities around Sanctuary Chief's Camp are awe-inspiring. Elephant, wild dog, cheetah, and leopard can all be spotted close to the camp, and the area boasts over 500 species of bird.

Stay: Sanctuary Chief’s Camp, Moremi Wildlife Reserve (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Days 6-7
Chobe Chilwero

Start your day with a morning game viewing activity, followed by breakfast. A camp representative will transfer you to the airstrip. Depart Chief's Camp by light aircraft to Kasane Airport where you will be met and transferred to the lodge.

Chobe Chilwero's accommodation is in 15 cottages and each has its own en-suite bathroom with a modern freestanding bath, indoor and outdoor showers, private garden and hammock. The main public area includes a lounge, outside dining area, dining room and library, which are outdoor viewing patios. The wine cellar is at a controlled temperature, and houses a wide variety of South African wines.

In the afternoon, enjoy some game watching activities. Elephants feature largely in Chobe, as the area has the largest population in Africa. On a thrilling game drive, you'll also come face-to-face with hippos, buffalos, puku and other animals that gather on the banks of the Chobe River. The puku, a small rusty-brown antelope, alongside impala, kudu and red lechwe, are a few of the common antelope found here. Naturally, you'll also see lion and leopard.

Stay: Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Days 8-9
Chobe Chilwero

Enjoy a morning game viewing activity followed by breakfast. A 1.5-hour transfer will take you to Kasane Airport, where you will embark on your flight back home, arriving the next day.

Meals: B



Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Deluxe

9-day tailor-made holiday
from £9,085 pp incl. flights


Low Season

from £9,085 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £15,585 pp. incl. flights


  • Complimentary UK airport lounge access
  • Return transfers from London to Maun and from Kasane to London
  • Domestic flights between camps
  • Transfer from Chobe to Kasane
  • 7 nights accommodation in 5* (Deluxe) lodges on a full-board basis including all beverages (except for premium brand alcohol)
  • Elephant interaction, twice-daily game viewing activities on a shared basis and park fees

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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