A Family Affair

ADVENTURE FAMILY SAFARI THROUGH BOTSWANA

13 days of making unforgettable memories with the whole family

You finally want to go on a real adventure with the whole family? You are absolutely right. Choose A Family Affair from Botswana Specialist and we promise that you will experience an unforgettable safari with the kids. Adventurous and taken care of down to the last detail! How about meeting meerkats, sleep-outs, riding quads, visiting Makgadikgadi, boat safaris and experiencing the entire Okavango Delta? We know all the hidden gems of Botswana and know exactly how to go on safari safely with the whole family. And that in the most unspoilt nature of Africa, it doesn’t get any better!

Day 1 - 2

Welcome to the relaxed safari capital.

Your first footsteps on Botswana soil. Welcome everyone to Botswana! Our local colleague will receive you personally, after which you will have plenty of time to discover the relaxing Maun. Highly recommended, because Maun is the safari capital of Botswana. A tip for you and the kids: lunch at The Duck or The Dusty Donkey. As parents, do you fancy a thirst quencher? Have a beer at the Okavango Brewery, Pula! Then it is of course time for bed and everyone sleeps wonderfully at one of our favorite B&Bs. When you wake up, the adventure really begins.

Day 2 - 4

Spend the night under an unimaginable starry sky!​

Hit the road! Today you will leave together with an experienced driver to the fantastic campsite of Planet Baobab, a drive of approximately 2 hours. Do you see any wildlife along the way? After a wonderful night in one of the accommodations, something great is on the agenda. You will go on an expedition by quad bike across the Makgadikgadi salt pans, spend the night in the open air under an unimaginable starry sky and wake up to the most beautiful sunrise! To top it all off, you will meet a meerkat colony. After returning from this ‘once in a lifetime’ experience you will be taken back to Maun, where a Bushplane awaits you!

Day 4 - 6

Bushwalks and mokoro tours that's what they are good at here.

We bet the kids will enjoy this! Today you will see Botswana from the air, another new experience! The pilot of the reliable bush plane will fly you into the Okavango Delta and land at Oddballs Camp. This eco camp in the middle of a private concession in the Okavango Delfta is the place to stimulate that wonderful ‘back to basic’ feeling. Adventure par excellence! We go even further with bush walks and mokoro tours. Discover the bush on your own! But there is also a lot happening in the camp itself: enjoy the view of the lagoon and toast while the wild animals pass by. Fall asleep with the sound of the bush as your soundtrack? Life can’t be better!​

Day 6 & 9

Shinde Footsteps offers an all-over Delta experience

Touchdown! You carefully land on the Shinde airstrip. Here too, you will of course be welcomed with Botswana warmth. The first present? The trip from the airstrip to bush camp Shinde Footsteps is truly breathtaking. The small and charming Shinde Footsteps itself is also wonderful. This is where your all-over Delta experience really takes shape: boat cruises on the canals of the Delta, mokoro trips, walking safaris and of course various game drives. This can even be done at night! Create the ideal program together with your guide. By the way, off-roading is allowed in this private area, so fasten your seat belts! 

Day 9 - 10

Take a boat safari on the Chobe River full of wildlife.

It’s time for the last  chapter of your safari in Botswana, today you will fly in 50 minutes to  Kasane. You will stay at Chobe Bush Lodge on the banks of the Chobe River step. The afternoon you can use to relax and digest all the impressions from the last days. A beautiful private boat cruise is scheduled for you the next morning you might cruise along  bathing elephants in the boat, this is after all The Capital City of elephants. But also prepare for encounters with hippos and crocodiles!  After this boat safari the driver is ready to bring to Zimbabwe for your stay in Victoria Falls.

Day 11 - 13

Get in love with the "Mighty Zambezi"

Once you arrive in Victoria Falls you will stay at the Shongwe lookout guest lodge. A small-scale lodge on the edge of Victoria Falls, a wonderful place with a beautiful garden and delicious food. You can visit the falls, have a cold beer at The Brewery and stroll over some local markets.  The next day we scheduled raft tour for you on the “Mighty Zambezi”. This trip is not for the faint of heart it’s a real adrenaline rush!! You will be back at the lodge around 3 p.m. where you can recover from the rafting adventure. And then you can start preparing for the return journey that will start next. The driver will bring you to on time the airport from Vic Falls where you check in for your next destination!

 

 

 

DAY 12 - 13

Back with suitcases full of unforgettable adventures.​

All good things come to an end. But it is up to you to keep this adventure alive as long as possible. Share your stories, show all the photos, inspire others. Botswana deserves to be seen by friends and relatives. We’re sure you can’t wait to share your enthusiasm during the flight back to Amsterdam. Of course we are also curious about your adventures and would love to meet up.

The price for this safari in Botswana starts from £4.235 per person based on 2 people. The price includes all overnight accommodation, transfers, domestic flights, all named activities, if available, meals and local drinks in lodges. The stay in Kasane is based on B&B + dinner and the. Stay in Victoria Falls is based on B&B. Planet Baboab includes all meals excluding drinks.

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