The Sanctuaries

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The Sanctuaries of Botswana has some of the world's largest National Parks and vast unspoiled landscapes. The Okavango, world's largest inland deltas, Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, and the National Park are roughly the size of Portugal. The Chobe N.P. boasts the world's highest concentration of elephant, and the Central Kalahari is home to the nomadic San People and majestic black-maned lions.

Activities Guided Tours in 4X4 vehicles.
Mokoro Excursion
Game Viewing
Fishing

Set in an amphitheater of ebony and sausage trees on the southern tip of Chief's Island, Stanley's Camp sits amidst 260,000 acres of untamed and untrammeled African Bush. Bordering the southern section of the famous Moremi Game Reserve, this private concession is located by definition in seasonal Delta.

Game viewing in the area is extremely good with excellent numbers of predators and plains-game to offer. The area houses one of the largest buffalo populations in the Okavango Delta. In the dry season, the population can concentrate into a herd in excess of 2,000 head.

Stanley's Camp

imagesDay 1: Arrive at Maun Airport, the 'Gateway to the Okavango Delta', for your flight to Stanley's Camp.

On arrival at Stanley's Camp private airstrip, you will be met by your guide and transferred to the lodge in open 4X4 vehicles. The staff at Stanley's Camp will welcome you with a cheerful and traditional song.

After having had the time to freshen up in the comfort of your rooms, your guide will take you on a discovery of Stanley's private concession. Games drives at Stanley's Camp are conducted in open vehicles that offer unencumbered views. The accompanying professional guides are among the best in Botswana.Return to camp in early evening in time for a hearty dinner.

Stanley's Camp

imagesDay 2: Early morning wake up call with fresh tea/coffee and biscuits served in your room followed by a morning game drive.

Return to camp after the morning game activity for a hearty brunch. Afternoon at your leisure enjoy the facilities on offer. Take the time to relax by the rim-flow pool. Mid-afternoon high tea will be served prior to your next game drive, which may extend into a night drive if you wish. Return to camp for dinner and overnight.

Stanleys Camp to Chobe Chilwero

imagesDay 3: Early morning wake up call with fresh tea/coffee and biscuits served in your room. Depending upon your flight times, you will experience a mokoro excursion (water levels dependent) , exploring the rivulets and channels of the Delta, following which you will have breakfast. After breakfast you will be transferred to the airstrip for your shared flight to the Chobe National Park. Time of departure will be confirmed by the Camp Management. Arrive at Kasane Airport. A Chobe Chilwero representative will welcome you before the transfer to the lodge.

Chobe Chilwero

imagesDay 4: For the true lover of unspoiled Africa, these safaris will capture the magnificence and very real essence of Botswana's natural landscapes and wildlife heritage. Game viewing and fishing from small boats is a special Chobe experience. Additionally, there is a sunset cruise, which provides spectacular wildlife viewing and vistas of an African sunset. Afternoon game viewing in the Chobe area, returning to the lodge for dinner.

Chobe to Maun

imagesDay 5: The Chobe National Park covers a wide variety of country: riverine forest, flood plain, periodic marsh, mopane and miombo woodland and a few rocky outcrops. Such a diversity of habitats implies a wide variety of wildlife, which ranges from water animals such as hippopotamus, crocodile, otter and fish, to forest and dry-land species such as elephant, buffalo, giraffe, zebra and eland. In all areas, predators abound, such as lion, leopard, cheetah and both species of hyena! Dependent upon time, you may be able to do a short morning drive, then return to camp for a light breakfast before you are transferred back to Kasane Airport for your flight to Maun Airport.

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