The 5 Rivers Safari Packages include an affordable range of 8 safari camps, located in the prime wildlife locations that occur around the 5 major rivers in the region. You can choose just one or a combination of any camp to make up your dream Botswana holiday, and the rate if you book through Travel Butlers will be just US$485 per person per night - at any of the camps. This rate includes not only the accommodation, but all your meals, scheduled game activities, local branded drinks, a laundry service and Park fees where applicable.
On top of this, you just need to add the cost of the transfers between the camps, which we can quote for once you let us know what you would like to do.
These safaris only run between 15 November 2018 and 31 March 2019, which is the period known as the 'green' or 'Emerald' season in Botswana. Although this is traditionally seen as the 'low' season, it is a very special time of the year to visit Southern Africa.
The summer rains fall over these months, which brings a beautiful emerald green tone to the bush. Many animals give birth over this time, and migrant bird species arrive in their thousands. For the experienced African traveller and specialist photographer, this is the perfect time to visit Southern Africa.
The only restrictions are that if you choose to stay at just one camp, the minimum stay is 3 nights, and if you are booking just 2 camps, then the minimum stay is 4 nights (either 2 nights at each, or one night at one and 3 at the other).
The following itineraries are just a few suggestions of what you can enjoy, to give you some inspiration!
Please note that for travel over the Christmas/New Year period (20 December 2018 until 4 January 2019), there is a surcharge payable.
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Nxai Pan Camp
Head off the beaten tourist track and visit the largest salt pan in the world, track wild dog and see elephants galore - all this in just 4 days? Yes, it is possible!
This is a 4 night itinerary including Makgadikgadi Pan and Kwando Concession.
This 7 day itinerary showcases some of the most dramatic highlights, from the majesty of Victoria Falls to the marooned islands of the Okavango Delta and the pristine wilderness of the Central Kalahari.
This is a 7 night itinerary including Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe, Okavango Delta and Central Kalahari.
Combining the Okavango Delta with the private Kwando Concession in the far north of the country, and staying in 4 different camps along the way, you’ll visit Botswana’s best wildlife hotspots. Take thrilling game drives, bush walks and boat safaris in search of Africa's wildlife including wild dog, lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe and plains game.
This is a 8 night itinerary including Okavango Delta and Kwando Concession.
This 8 day itinerary combines the stark beauty and remoteness of the desert contrasted with the Delta waterways. Enjoy nature walks with Bushmen, visit giant baobab trees clustered together on the untamed terrain, and unforgettable star gazing over 4 memorable desert days, before heading into the heart of the Okavango Delta for a true wilderness experience. Day and night game drives, walks and mokoro trips will round off your Botswana adventure and leave you with endless holiday memories.
This is a 8 night itinerary including Central Kalahari, Makgadikgadi Pan and Okavango Delta.
Spend 10 nights melting into the magic of Botswana as your travel across the country, starting in the remote desert region of the Central Kalahari and ending at the crashing cascades of Victoria Falls.
This is a 10 night itinerary including Central Kalahari, Okavango Delta, Kwando Concession and Victoria Falls - Zambia.
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