Horseback riding in Okavango Delta, Botswana

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Okavango Big Five Safari


Accommodations for Okavango Big Five Safari


Accommodations
This is a wilderness ride, so nights will be spent in safari tents in different locations.

6day/5night trip
Night 1, 2, & 5: Kujwana Camp
Night 3 & 4: Mokolowane Camp

8day/7night trip
Night 1, 2, 5, 6, & 7: Kujwana Camp
Night 3 & 4: Mokolowane Camp


Kujwana Camp
Kujwana camp is situated on the Xudum River south west of Chiefs Island in the Okavango Delta. Tents are a mixture of pole-and-canvas lodging with sliding doors and Meru tents, with very comfortable handmade bespoke beds. There are two double-bedded tents and two twin bedded tents complete with attractive furnishings, bedside tables, hanging cupboard, luggage rack, floor rug, and chairs. Bathrooms are en-suite with flushing toilets and lovely hot showers.
There are 2 spacious Riverside suites with spectacular views built on the river (The Hippo Cradle or The Rocking Horse - can be booked on request for an extra fee).
This camp has a swimming pool, a bar, and a library to keep you entertained for when you are not riding. WiFi access allows you to stay in touch with family. The camp has 220volt solar power. Limited recharging of camera batteries is possible (no hair dryers or electrical appliances). Laundry and ironing is completed every day, inclusive of total cost.


Mokolwane Camp
Mokolwane camp is North West of Kujwana on the Matsebi River which is the main feeder for Lake Ngami. This camp is situated in the open flood plains, which receive floodwater 3 weeks earlier than Kujwana camp. The vegetation consists of smaller palm islands and wide-open spaces. Mokolwane is an 8-bedded camp with 5 tree houses. The tree houses (accommodation) are 10 feet off the ground boasting superb views, each with private bathroom with flushing toilets and hot showers. There is no WIFI or laundry on this site.

Room Occupancy
The first three singles to book will have their own guaranteed “no single supplement”. After this guests would be requested to share or pay a single supplement.


Meals
All meals are included from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on the last day. Safari cooks prepares three meals a day including a 3 course dinner plus saddlebag snacks and vehicle support picnic lunches. Emphasis is on fresh vegetables and salads. Fresh bread is baked every day. Light lunches, cold meats, salads and three course dinners served by candle light at the dining table near the campfire.
Beer, bottled water, an assortment of cool drinks, and a limited choice of spirits are available. Cordials, tea, and coffee are freely available, and house wine is served with dinner. Special requests can be catered for with advance notice and billed out accordingly.

Dietary Restrictions
We can cater to most dietary restrictions with prior notice. Please let us know at the time of booking.

This trip includes some wine with dinner and can accommodate special dietary requests.

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Okavango Big Five Safari
Tour Code: IT-BORT01
8 days / 7 nights ~$7,600.00
Dates : Available all Year

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

Online Reservation

Check here for details and availability
Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2019 09/17 - 09/24 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (High Season) 2 /8 Expired
A 2019 09/21 - 09/28 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (High Season) 2 /8 Expired
A 2019 09/24 - 10/01 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (High Season) 2 /8 Expired
A 2019 09/28 - 10/05 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (High Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 10/01 - 10/08 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 10/05 - 10/12 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 10/08 - 10/15 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 10/12 - 10/19 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 10/15 - 10/22 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 10/19 - 10/26 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 10/22 - 10/29 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 10/26 - 11/02 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 10/29 - 11/05 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 11/02 - 11/09 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 11/05 - 11/12 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 11/09 - 11/16 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 11/12 - 11/19 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 11/16 - 11/23 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 11/19 - 11/26 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Expired
B 2019 11/23 - 11/30 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Reserve
B 2019 11/26 - 12/03 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Reserve
B 2019 11/30 - 12/07 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Mid Season) 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 12/03 - 12/10 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Low Season) 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 12/07 - 12/14 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Low Season) 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 12/10 - 12/17 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Low Season) 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 12/14 - 12/21 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Low Season) 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 12/17 - 12/24 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Low Season) 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 12/21 - 12/28 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Low Season) 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 12/24 - 12/31 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Low Season) 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 12/28 - 01/04 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Low Season) 2 /8 Reserve
C 2019 12/31 - 01/07 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP (Low Season) 2 /8 Reserve
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Tack: English leather saddles to a very high...
Horses: American Saddler, Arabs, Boerperds, Dr...
Pace: The terrain offers a wide range of pac...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Maun
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