Sample Trip

Ultimate Green Season Botswana Photo Safari

"Capture Botswana's Vibrant Wildlife in all its Green Season Glory!”
Budget level: High-End
Country
Botswana
When to Go
Dec to Mar
Duration
11 Nights
Safari Type
Lodge and Canvas
Location
Central Kalahari, Northern Botswana, Okavango Delta
Kids Min Age
7

Escape to Botswana’s green season and capture unforgettable wildlife moments on this ultimate photo safari. With expert guides, explore the diverse habitats of Dinaka, Shinde, Savuti Safari Lodge, and Pangolin Chobe Hotel, and photograph iconic African wildlife in their natural habitats while experiencing unmatched luxury and hospitality.


Itinerary in Brief

3 Nights Dinaka

3 Nights Shinde

3 Nights Savuti Safari Lodge

2 Nights Pangolin Chobe Hotel

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An unforgettable journey through Botswana’s diverse landscapes! With the advantage of the green season, this safari offers exceptional photographic opportunities and a more affordable option to experience Botswana’s wildlife and wilderness areas.

The Ultimate Green Season Botswana Photo Safari is an extraordinary opportunity for photography enthusiasts to capture stunning shots of Botswana’s incredible wildlife and landscapes during the green season. This season brings lush vegetation and an abundance of baby animals, making it a paradise for nature photographers. With affordable prices and incredible sightings, this is the perfect time to capture stunning images without the crowds. You’ll be staying at four luxurious lodges in different regions of Botswana, including Dinaka, Shinde, Savuti Safari Lodge, and Pangolin Chobe Hotel. Each destination offers unique photographic opportunities and the chance to experience the best of Botswana during this special time of year. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure!

Detailed itinerary

Day 1-4: Dinaka

Upon arrival in Maun, you will be transferred by light aircraft to Dinaka, a private game reserve in the Central Kalahari. Here, you will spend three nights in an exclusive tented camp, surrounded by stunning scenery and vast open plains. This area is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including predators such as lion, cheetah, and leopard, as well as herds of antelope and other plains game. The green season brings a transformation of the landscape, with lush grass and a proliferation of wildflowers, providing the perfect backdrop for some spectacular wildlife photography.

Day 4-7: Shinde

From Dinaka, you will take a short flight to Shinde, located in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Here, you will spend three nights in a luxurious tented camp, surrounded by waterways, lagoons and lush vegetation. With its range of habitats, from wetlands to savannahs, the Okavango Delta is one of the most diverse areas for wildlife in Africa. Your stay at Shinde includes a range of activities such as mokoro excursions, game drives and walking safaris, all offering unique opportunities to view and photograph a wide variety of wildlife.

Day 7-10: Savuti Safari Lodge

After Shinde, you will take a flight to Savuti Safari Lodge, situated in the private Linyanti Wildlife Reserve in northern Botswana. Here, you will spend three nights in a luxurious thatched chalet with magnificent views of the Savuti Channel. The channel is an important water source for wildlife in the area, making it a magnet for wildlife, particularly during the green season. Savuti Safari Lodge offers a range of activities including game drives and boat cruises, all led by expert guides who will help you capture some amazing photos of the wildlife in the area.

Day 10-12: Pangolin Chobe Hotel

The final leg of your journey takes you to Pangolin Chobe Hotel, located on the banks of the Chobe River in the town of Kasane. Here, you will spend two nights in a luxurious suite, with stunning views of the river and surrounding wilderness. The Chobe River is famous for its large herds of elephants and buffalo, particularly during the green season when the vegetation is lush and the river is at its highest. Your stay includes a range of activities such as game drives and boat cruises, as well as access to the Pangolin Photo Hub, where you can take advantage of state-of-the-art photography equipment and expert tuition to improve your photography skills.

Throughout the safari, you will be accompanied by expert guides who will share their knowledge and help you capture some incredible images of Botswana’s wildlife and landscapes.

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