Moremi Heritage Blue Ribbon Safari

Moremi Heritage Blue Ribbon Safari

Experience a unique mobile safari into the Moremi Game Reserve in the famed Okavango Delta. The only reserve in the Okavango, the wildlife-rich Moremi is an exciting safari destination.

Moremi is home to elephant, lion, leopard, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, red lechwe, impala giraffe, hyena, cheetah and the endangered African wild dog.

A mobile safari is the ultimate way to experience the natural grandeur of Botswana. On your journey you’ll encounter true nature as well as the authenticity and rich diversity Botswana has to offer. Witnessing stunning landscapes and wildlife spectacles that will remain with you forever.

Explore the bush in your private customised 4x4 vehicle, open on all sides for excellent game viewing. Stop in the late afternoon for a sundowner, sipping a cool beverage as you take in the spectacular landscape. Finally, return to camp for a hot shower, a delicious three course meal before retiring to your spacious canvas tent.

A Heritage Blue Ribbon Safari is a fully serviced mobile safari. All you need to do is sit back in comfort and enjoy your safari experience. With only twelve places available (six per vehicle), a Heritage Blue Ribbon Safari is for those looking for a truly exclusive safari experience.

Safari Details

Duration: 6 days/5 nights

Experience the pristine wilderness and waterways of Moremi

Witness stunning wildlife spectacles

Camp in the bush under the African night sky

Moremi Heritage Blue Ribbon Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Maun

Island Safari Lodge chalets

On your arrival you will be met by your guide or one of our representatives to welcome you to our beautiful Botswana. Our team will be ready to assist you in anything that you may need assistance with. After a quick welcome we will then transfer you to Island Safari Lodge.

Located on the banks of the Thamalakane River, Island Safari Lodge is a cool and welcoming oasis in the heart of Maun. Shaded under a huge canopy of large trees, the lodge overlooks the river and floodplain beyond.

Island Safari Lodge is set on a 300 acre private island reserve, just 10 km from Maun Airport. The protected reserve has several walking trails running through the bush, perfect for a nature walk.

Relax by one of the two swimming pools or head to the restaurant and bar for the river view.

Basis: Dinner, bed & breakfast. Drinks not included.

Day 2: Moremi Game Reserve

Lioness snarling, Moremi

We will meet and depart for the bush by 6:00am.

You will head north towards Moremi Game Reserve for approximately 45km. From this point on you will be surrounded by the rich and diverse fauna and flora this area is famous for.

Moremi Game Reserve is in northern Botswana, part of the Okavango Delta, which becomes a lush animal habitat during seasonal floods. Spend the day exploring this verdant area, enjoying the pristine landscape and abundant wildlife. These experiences will stay with you forever and you’ll be fortunate to have photographic opportunities of a lifetime.

Stopping at a suitable and scenic area, you will enjoy a light but wholesome lunch. You’ll then continue to explore the area for the rest of the day, arriving in your campsite in time for the evening. Camp will be set up, so you can kick back and relax.

Basis: Full board and activities included. Local drinks included.

Day 3: Moremi Game Reserve

Elepgant, Moremi

After enjoying a light continental breakfast you'll depart to explore the reserve by open game viewer on a morning game drive.

The unique ecosystem and characteristic of the Okavango Delta allows for a diverse spectrum of wildlife and, coupled with effective protective measures, results in huge herds of impala and tsessebe. In the dry season, large herds of buffalo, wildebeest, elephant and zebra come into the reserve from the dry Kalahari Desert in search of both food and water.

At midday you’ll return to camp for lunch and afternoon siesta. In the afternoon embark on another game drive to explore this unique and legendary game reserve.

When you return to camp in the early evening, settle around a crackling campfire and share tales of the day’s events. Enjoy dinner and drinks under the African night sky.

Basis: Full board and activities included. Local drinks included.

Day 4: Moremi Game Reserve

Lanner falcon, Botswana

After enjoying a light continental breakfast we depart on a morning game drive to explore Moremi by open game viewer.

The Moremi Game Reserve is home to over 400 of the Okavango’s species of birds, including the African fish eagle, crested crane and sacred ibis. The vast array of mammal, bird, insect, plant, fish and reptile species have adapted to the Okavango Delta’s swamp conditions.

Return to camp midday for lunch and an afternoon siesta. In the afternoon, head out again on a game drive to track game across the reserve.

In the evening, return to camp for pre-dinner drinks around the camp followed by a delicious dinner prepared by our camp chef.

Basis: Full board and activities included. Local drinks included.

Day 5: Moremi - Maun, Island Safari Lodge

Swimming pool, Island Safari Lodge

This morning after enjoying a light breakfast, we start our return journey to Maun. You'll arrive in Maun in time for lunch, which you are welcome to enjoy at the Island Safari Lodge restaurant.

Take a cool dip in the swimming pool overlooking the river, relaxing in the comfort of your air-conditioned room or lounge at the restaurant area.

Basis: Dinner, bed and breakfast. Drinks not included.

Day 6: End of Itinerary

Firepit, Island Safari Lodge

Departure from Island Safaris for the next leg of your journey.

Set Departure Schedule

DatesCodeSeasonPrice
3-7 Feb 2019SDM-Feb19Low$1,690
3-7 Mar 2019SDM-Mar19Low$1,690
3-7 Apr 2019SDM-Apr19Shoulder$1,945
24-28 Jul 2019SDM-Jul19High$2,030
16-20 Aug 2019SDM-Aug19High$2,030
7-11 Oct 2019SDM-Oct19High$2,030

Safari Details

Duration: 6 days/5 nights

A Heritage Blue Ribbon fully serviced mobile safari

Experience the pristine wilderness and waterways of Moremi

Witness stunning wildlife spectacles

Camp in the bush under the African night sky

“We had sightings I thought I'd go my lifetime without seeing.”

Included

  • Open safari vehicle
  • 3 m x 3 m dome canvas tent
  • Mess tent
  • Bush showers and toilets
  • Director’s chairs
  • Tables
  • PVC canvas wash basin stand
  • Stretchers, bedrolls with all linen
  • Cutlery and crockery
  • Professional guide
  • Camp assistants
  • National park and camping fees
  • Bottled water and selected beverages, beers and wines

Excluded

  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Round-trip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$10 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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