Okavango Delta
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Okavango Delta upgrade packages

  • The cost of the optional Okavango Delta excursion upgrade package is not included in the tour price or activity package.
  • The cost to participate in the 2-night camping excursion is ZAR 2800 per person.
  • In order to ensure availability of this optional activity, we request that you pre-book and pre-pay this activity together with your tour purchase.
  • Single supplement charges paid on the overland tour do not cover the Okavango Delta excursion and are not available at all during this excursion.
  • Therefore please expect to share with a fellow guest for the duration of the Okavango Delta excursion.
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The overland truck and crew (and fellow guests who have not purchased the upgrade) will be based in Maun and you will be separated from the group for the 2 nights. You will be required to pack overnight bags for your excursion – please ensure your valuables and luggage which you are not taking is locked in your locker in the overland truck. 

Itinerary: Okavango Delta - Camping 

Day 1 Maun - Okavango Delta
Upon arrival in Maun you will be met at the lodge by a representative and will be transferred to the mokoro station. A mokoro is a dug-out canoe. Upon arrival at the poling station, you will meet your guides and polers who will be accompanying you into the Okavango Delta for the next 2 days. After a short safety briefing, we board the mokoro’s and travel by the waterways to our overnight stop on one of the islands.
Facilities: Two per dome tent with rustic ablutions
Route:  Maun into the Okavango Delta

Day 2 Okavango Delta
You will be woken up at sunrise for tea and coffee before we depart on a bush walk. Returning to camp after our walk, brunch will be served. The afternoon is spent relaxing around the camp and enjoying the sights and sounds of the bush. In the afternoon, your polers will take you out on the mokoros to explore the area around camp, before returning to camp for sundowners.
Facilities: Two per dome tent with rustic ablutions

Day 3 Okavango Delta to Maun
After a leisurely breakfast you will be returned to the mokoro station where a vehicle will be waiting for you. Upon arrival in Maun, you will be re-united with your fellow travellers and overland truck.

  • The cost of the optional Okavango Delta excursion upgrade package is not included in the tour price or activity package.
  • The cost to participate in the 2-night accommodated excursion is R 13 200 per person.
  • In order to ensure availability of this optional activity, we request that you pre-book and pre-pay this activity together with your tour purchase.
  • Single supplement charges paid on the overland tour do not cover the Okavango Delta excursion and are not available at all during this excursion.
  • Therefore please expect to share with a fellow guest for the duration of the Okavango Delta excursion. 

The accommodated Okavango Delta upgrade excursion is operated with a combination of small charter planes and in 4×4 safari vehicles. The overland truck and crew (and fellow guests who have not purchased the upgrade) will be based in Maun and you will be separated from the group for the 2 nights. You will be required to pack an overnight bag for your excursion – please ensure your valuables and luggage which you are not taking is locked in your locker in the overland truck. 

Mopiri Camp, which means “little island “ in the local Bayei language, is hidden away on the north western side of the Okavango Delta and offers the perfect water based camp experience. The camp is situated approximately 280kms from Maun and at certain times of the year when the waterways are in flood, access to camp will by boat to/ from the landing strip. Long winding board walks between the main area and the rooms offer guests privacy and the opportunity to stretch their legs and explore the island. Mopiri camp’s main area consists of a large dining room with a separate lounge area. There is a large deck overlooking the lagoon and a fire pit perfect for stargazing. The swimming pool is positioned with views over the floodplain. All meals are included during your stay in the Okavango Delta.

Itinerary: Okavango Delta - Accommodated

Day 1 Maun - Okavango Delta
Upon arrival in Maun this afternoon your overland guide will drop you off at the Maun airport to board your flight into the Okavango Delta and upon landing you are met by a representative of the lodge and will be transferred to the camp. Once you have checked in to your accommodation, a high tea is served at camp and this is followed by a boat trip and a short island walk. It could be that depending on the season, your island walk may not be possible and you will enjoy a boat cruise on the barge with sundowners (drinks around sunset).

You are requested to pack a small overnight bag to take with on this excursion as luggage restrictions apply on the small charter flight into the Okavango Delta. During your time in the Okavango Delta, your overland crew will remain behind in Maun.
Accommodation: Mopiri Camp
Facilities: Two per permanent tent including en-suite facilities
Route: Maun into the Okavango Delta

Day 2 Okavango Delta
We rise early, enjoying a continental breakfast at the lodge before heading out on a full day trip through the waterways, which will include a boat safari, nature walk, mokoro trip and lunch on one of the islands.  We will return to camp in the afternoon for high tea before settling in for the night. 
Accommodation: Mopiri Camp
Facilities: Two per permanent tent including en-suite facilities

Day 3 Okavango Delta to Maun
After a leisurely breakfast you will be returned to the airstrip for your flight back to Maun. Upon arrival in Maun, your overland guide will be waiting for you at the airport, being re-united with your fellow travellers and overland truck.
Accommodation: Nata Lodge or similar
Route: Maun to Nata