Northern Tuli Block(Tuli Game Reserve,Santhata Camp) Okavango & Linyanti  Predator Exploration Safari Tour 10 Days

From 3600 USD per person sharing

This 10 day Predator Safari Tour stretches from Northern Tuli Block (Tuli Game Reserve) up to the Delta, Okavango and Linyanti areas

Accommodation: Double bedrooms with en-suites, Classic tented accommodation with en-suite bathrooms

Activities: Game drives, Cultural Excursion, night drives and guided walks

Destinations: Northern Tuli Block, Okavango Delta, Linyanti

Seasonal: All year, best time from July - October

Overview

Northern Tuli Block (Tuli Game Reserve, Santhata Camp), Okavango, Linyanti &: Predator Exploration Safari Tour

This Predator safari tour offers the opportunity to view some of the best predator interaction in Africa. On your amazing safari, you will discover the unique beauty of the Northern regions of Botswana.

However, Tuli Block welcomes you to a whole new adventure: it’s a land with huge vistas, big skies and giant trees like the Mowana Tree. It introduces to you an abundance of Elephants, large carts, vast hers of antelopes and more than 350 recorded species of birds.

Areas such as Linyanti and the South Western Plains of the Okavango provide plenty of game, which in turn ensures a strong predator population. You will enjoy exciting game viewing activities and classic accommodation in the wilderness on this Botswana holiday.

These remarkable areas are explored on game drives, cultural excursions, night drives and safari walks. Your experienced guides will share their knowledge and passion for this area with you. Under their guidance, you will come away with unforgettable images of wildlife interactions.

Day 1:Johannesburg-Polokwane-Tuli Block (Tuli Game Reserve, Santhata Camp)

After landing at O.R Tambo International Airport Johannesburg)you will take a scheduled flight to Polokwane Airport in Limpopo Province, followed by an air conditioned private transfer to Northern Tuli Block, whereby you will complete with immigration officials at the Pont Drift Border, followed by a pick up on an open land cruiser to your safari lodge. Upon check in at your safari lodge you will have ample time to refresh and enjoy tea before heading for an afternoon game drive.

Day 2: Tuli Block(Tuli Game Reserve, Santhata Camp)

In the morning, there will be an early wake up call, followed by breakfast before heading out on your anticipated morning game drive. Here expect to see a flock of Elephant, lions, wildebeest, leopards and a host of birdlife; you will also be able to see the Solomon’s wall along the Limpopo River before heading for lunch. Afternoon activities include bush guided walk and a game drive before going for dinner.

Day 3:Tuli Block(Tuli Game Reserve, Santhata-Motlhabaneng Cultural Excursion)

After morning game drive and breakfast, you will head to a cultural activity in a settlement called Motlhababneng village a few kilometers away from the lodge to interact with the locals and see how they lead their normal daily lives. Here, amongst other things, expect to meet the basket weavers, visit the local school, mokolwane palm wine hosts, and traditional dance, see ancient rock paintings believed to have been crafted by the San thousands of years ago. You will have time to taste local foods along the river bank as part of your picnic lunch before heading to the lodge for dinner.

Day 4:  Tuli Block(Tuli Game Reserve, Santhata Camp) - Maun - Okavango Delta

 

After morning game drive and breakfast you will catch a light air craft from Limpopo Valley Airfield to Maun. Upon arrival in Maun, light aircraft will transfer you to your bush camp in the South Western floodplains of the Okavango where you will spend the next 2 nights. The South Western floodplains provide some of the most dramatic wildlife interactions in Africa. You will arrive in time for an afternoon activity.

Day 5: Okavango Delta

You will explore the area on game drives, night drives and exciting safari walks. Your guides know the area intimately and will share all their knowledge with you whilst looking for the best wildlife sightings. Your days start early in the morning when you head out on your activities in what can easily be described as Eden's blueprint, so beautiful is this area.

Day 6: Okavango Delta

Today you will enjoy the last activity on the South Western floodplains of the Okavango before heading north in a light aircraft. You will be flying over the heart of the Okavango Delta to your bush camp on the northern extremities of the Delta where you will spend the next 2 nights.

Day 7: Okavango Delta

 

The area is renowned for its Lion and Buffalo interaction, with dramatic documentaries having been filmed there. Activities revolve around night drives and game drives where your safari guides will strive to give you the best wildlife interaction possible. Whilst here the timetable of your day is not set in stone, it depends on the activity of the predators. If the Lions are hunting you will stay with them and the itinerary will be altered accordingly.

Day 8: Linyanti

Today is a relatively short flight to the Linyanti region for your next 2 nights stay where you will enjoy night drives and game drives in a region renowned for its wildlife, and in particular predators. This area was once regarded solely as a trophy-hunting region but is now regaining its reputation as a prominent wildlife destination.

Day: 9 Linyanti

The game viewing in the Linyanti area is nothing short of spectacular and knowledgeable guides will ensure you the best possible experience. During the dry months huge numbers of animals concentrate on the river and in the wet season, the game spreads out but is still seen in numbers.

Day 10: Linyanti - Maun

Today there will be time for a last activity before your flight back to Maun to connect with your international flight to Johannesburg or Victoria Falls

Rates & Prices

*All water based activities are seasonal and are water level dependent and therefore cannot be guaranteed.

Included:

  • Light aircraft and road transfers from/to airport to camps
  • 3 nights accommodation in Santhata Camp Tuli Block
  • 6 nights accommodation in small and intimate camps in Okavango Delta and Linyanti
  • All meals and snacks
  • Road Transfers from Polokwane to Tuli Block
  • Cultural Excursion in Tuli Block
  • Local branded drinks including bottled water, tea and coffee, soft drinks, beers, wines and spirits
  • Morning game drives in open safari vehicles guided by qualified tracker and guide in both Tuli Block ,Okavango Delta and Linyanti
  • Afternoon game drives that finish after dark, giving you the opportunity to spot nocturnal predators and other wildlife with a spotlight
  • Water based activities including *mokoro canoe excursions and *boating excursions to navigate the Delta waterways
  • Seasonal fishing on a catch and release basis
  • Nature Walks with armed and qualified guide to track big game on foot (on request and subject to guide availability)
  • Laundry service
  • Park fees

Not included:

  • Premium branded drinks, imported wines and champagne
  • Optional activities not mented and all other extras to be settled direct

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