From USA (Miami, NYC)
Duba Plains Private Reserve and Selinda Reserve.
8 nights / 9 days
Valid for travel between 01 October 2020 to 14 June 2021 & 01 November 2021 – 31 May 2022 (excluding stays 20 December 2021 – 10 January 2022). Subject to availability.
This price is based on a minimum of 8 guests and maximum of 10 guests departing the US in the same private jet departure for a Botswana safari. We can confirm the rates for guests should there be less than 8 guests that would like to depart the US on a private jet arrangement for a Botswana safari
Duba Plains Private Reserve
The placid waters and lush indigenous forests offer a safe haven for innumerable bird and wildlife species. The renowned Duba Plains Camp sits in the heart of classic Okavango Delta habitat. A matrix of palmdotted islands, flood plains and woodland, the 77,000 hectare private concession typifies the region’s unique landscape. Many consider Duba Plains to be the Okavango’s Maasai Mara because of the sheer volume of wildlife. Duba Plains prides itself on its extraordinary wildlife experiences with reliable sightings of lion, buffalo, red lechwe, blue wildebeest, greater kudu and tsessebe. Elephant and hippo trudge through the swamps and leopard, and some nocturnal species, can be sighted as well. Birds abound, and the area is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Okavango ‘specials’ include the rare wattled crane, Pel’s Fishing owl, whitebacked nigh theron and marsh owl. Great Plains Conservation is the only operator on the concession, offering guests the ultimate opportunity for private wildlife sightings.
Depart either Dallas, Chicago, Miami or NYC in a private jet and fly directly to Maun. VIP Meet and greet at Maun International Airport on arrival around mid-morning with priority access and processing through customs and health before heading into the bush on a private air transfer.
On arrival at Omdop Airstrip, you will be transferred to Duba Plains Camp for your 3 nights stay.
Activities you can enjoy while staying at Duba Plains Camp:
The Selinda Reserve is a 320,00-acre private concession in northern Botswana at the crossroads of some of northern Botswana’s most prolific wildlife areas; upstream from Savute Channel and Chobe National Park and north of the expanding reaches of the greater Okavango Delta. This unique position gives it the advantages of both of these famous areas but with the tremendous advantage of exclusivity. It is a truly spectacular and varied landscape that boasts staggering wildlife populations in diverse habitats year-round. Home to some of the classic species, such as leopard, lion, elephant, buffalo, red lechwe, zebra and giraffe, it is also a refuge for some of the more uncommon species such as African wild dog, cheetah, roan and sable antelopes. And for birders, it will not disappoint. The African skimmer colony is a highlight, as are the antics of the black egret on the shores of Zibadianja Lagoon. From camp, hippos are visible in the lagoon and elephants wander through regularly.
After your last morning wildlife viewing experience at Duba Plains, you will be transferred to Omdop Airstrip for your private air transfer to Selinda Airstrip. On arrival, you will be transferred to Zarafa Camp for your 3-night stay.
Activities you can enjoy while staying at Zarafa Camp:
Moremi Game Reserve
Situated in the east of the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve ranks as one of the most beautiful reserves in Africa. It covers more than 4871 square kilometres of pristine wilderness, and the varied terrain includes savannah, winding waterways, and dense forest. This diverse ecosystem supports an incredibly wide spectrum of wildlife, ranging from large herds of buffalo, wildebeest and zebra, to the rare sitatunga and lechwe antelope, lion, cheetah and packs of wild dog in the open grasslands. The birdlife is prolific and includes most of the 550 bird species recorded on Botswana’s national bird list. A range of luxury lodges in the reserve offers visitors the perfect base to experience this corner of paradise.
After your last morning wildlife viewing experience at Zarafa you will be transferred to Selinda Airstrip for your private air transfer to Xigera Airstrip. On arrival, you will be transferred to Xigera Safari Lodge for your 3 night stay.
Activities you can enjoy while staying at Xigera Safari Lodge:
Today marks the end of your trip with a private air transfer to Maun International Airport in order to seamlessly connect to your private direct jet flight home.
Note – the order of these camps can be reversed on request or due to availability at the time of enquiry
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