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North Island Seychelles
The black-maned lion
BOTSWANA SAFARI: OKAVANGO AND SEYCHELLES
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The ultimate Botswana Safari and Seychelles private Island experience
Safari Overview
An exciting Okavango wildlife safari at Vumbura Plains and Mombo Concession in Botswana, witnessing all of Africa’s legendary big mammals in private wilderness regions.
At the end of your safari, visit the Seychelles and relax on the Indian Ocean’s finest beaches and world-class private island resorts.

The heart of the Okavango Delta in Botswana, is the Moremi Game Reserve. All the major habitats and ecotones of the Okavango are preserved here. These private concessions offer quality safari experiences. Mombo Camp is situated on the northern tip of Chief's Island and is within the Moremi. The Vumbura Reserve offers both land and water activities in a park that has a wonderful variety of habitats and a great diversity of wildlife. The reserve offers an enormous traversing area of close on 130,000 acres. The main activity at Vumbura Plains is game viewing in wonderful and varied countryside. Safaris allow close proximity to animals in the savannah and forested areas. To make the experience even more enjoyable many varied activities are available. Safaris by boat and dugout canoe (mokoro) are a great way to see the water areas, while land game drives are best for tracking animals. Guided Nature Walks also give the best feel for the environment. Wildlife “hides” offer a great way to enjoy game viewing and birding, especially during those warm, lazy afternoons.

" North Island is one of forty inner granitic islands of the Seychelles that are often considered to be the most beautiful on Earth. As such, North Island Lodge is a rare sanctuary for guests seeking a gorgeous, unspoiled tropical haven on a large private island"

Safari Outline

     
Day 01: Johannesburg Overnight
Day 02: Okavango Vumbura Plains [view]
Day 03: Okavango Vumbura Plains Camp
Day 04: Okavango Vumbura Plains Camp
Day 05: Mombo Mombo Camp [view]
Day 06: Mombo Mombo Camp
Day 07: Mombo Mombo Camp
Day 08: Johannesburg Illyria House
Day 09: Mahe Island Banyan Tree
Day 10: North Island North Island[view]
Day 11: North Island North Island Lodge
Day 12: North Island North Island Lodge
Day 13: North Island North Island Lodge
Day 14: Johannesburg Transit
     


Top: Seychelles Top Left & Inset: North Island Lodge, Seychelles; Above: The black-maned lion, a classic icon of the Kalahari. Bottom: Seychelles; Zebra
Photos by Wilderness Safaris and Micheal Poliza.

Outline of safari circuit on map

When to go
Seasons
Description of experience
safari cost
(United States Dollars)

July through October

Prime Wildlife aseason
The dry winter season offers fantastic wildlife viewing in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. In the Seychelles, this is also a cooler time of year to visit.
US$ 23,490 per person
(based on double room)

June 1-14 and
early November
Mid season
November offers better diving in the Seychelles. Game viewing in Botswana is still good
US$ 22,645 per person
(based on double room)