8 day trip

Delta and Desert Mobile Safari

From 5900 PP


Immerse yourself in nature

An intimate and authentic Botswana safari for the intrepid. Join seasoned guide Andrew Harkness for a completely private weeklong expedition across Botswana’s diverse landscapes, from the dry Central Kalahari to the lunar Makgadikgadi salt pans and lush Okavango Delta.

Staying in an ultra-low impact but thoroughly comfortable camp that moves with you, this is safari as it used to be – canvas tents, open fires, bucket showers and a well-stocked drinks cabinet.

With Andrew and his team guiding you for the whole experience, look forward to a much more personal experience and flexible safari schedule as you encounter Botswana’s rich wildlife on game drives, walks and mokoro canoe excursions. An ideal trip for families and groups of friends after a real African adventure.


Trip highlights

  • A completely private mobile safari

  • Drives, walking and mokoro safaris in the Okavango Delta

  • Walking with Zu/’hoasi Bushmen in the Kalahari

  • Dedicated staff and no fixed schedule


What's included

  • Seven nights accommodation

  • Private guiding and staff at mobile camp

  • Internal flights and private transfers

  • Price per person based on four adults sharing

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    Okavango Delta
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An unforgettable trip with a positive impact

Created to maximize the benefits to people and place, while minimizing the environmental footprint.

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Days 1 — 4

Explore the Central Kalahari Game Reserve

From Maun Airport, hop aboard a light aircraft flight to the enormous Central Kalahari Game Reserve where you’ll meet Andrew, your private safari guide for the next week, and drive to your exclusive camp set up deep in the bush.

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Days 4 — 5

Overnight by the Boteti River

Drive out of the CKGR to Meno a Kwena, a quirky little camp perched on a rocky clifftop above the Boteti River. Spend a leisurely afternoon here, perhaps watching from the pool as elephants and zebra gather below to drink.

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Days 5 — 8

Mobile safari in the Okavango Delta

Drive north into the Khwai area of the Okavango where you’ll be reunited with your camp and the team. During your days here, explore this corner of the Delta on game drives on the search for lion, leopard and wild dog as well as many elephants. Guided game walks are a more mindful, and occasionally thrilling way to experience the wild.

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Desert and Delta Mobile Safari
5900 PP
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Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

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Delta and Desert Mobile Safari

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