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Botswana fly-in safaris

Botswana lodge-to-lodge fly-in safaris

Fly-in safaris are by far the most popular option for people wanting to come and explore the wilds of Botswana. A flock of light planes service a network of small airports and tiny grass airstrips throughout the country. These planes might be 5-seater Cessnas up to 12-seater Caravans, but they are basically acting as rather adventurous ‘buses’ connecting all of Botswana’s remote camps and lodges. Botswana is a vast country with a very limited road network, so flights are the most realistic way to get around, and it works well.

Choice of camps

All the lodges and camps are at least within striking distance of an airstrip (anything from 5 minutes to an hour or so’s drive), and this means that you can literally choose any combination of lodges and camps throughout the country, as long as they have availability. This is the beauty of tailor making a fly-in safari – you can do what you want. When most people come to Botswana they like to get a combination of water and land-based activities in the Delta, and then see something of the other highlights such as Chobe or the Linyanti, and perhaps the pans and/or the Kalahari. At each camp you will enjoy shared game activities with other guests at the camp, lead by guides from the lodge. If you prefer to have your own personal guide accompany you throughout your safari, this is possible though it’s a very expensive option.

The right itinerary

We are always happy to work with you on an itinerary that will be just right for you given the time you want to travel and your interests.


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Botswana fly-in safaris

  • Flexibility and choice of which areas to go and for how long
  • Ability to choose the lodges or camps that suit you
  • Best use of time on safari through reduced travelling time
  • Wonderful aerial views over the landscape

All our lodge-to-lodge fly-in safaris

Botswana Focus

Prices from £2,835 pp for 9 days
(exc. flights)

The mighty Victoria Falls, elephants in Chobe and the game-rich Okavango Delta. What more could you want?

Three Rivers Safari

Prices from £2,095 pp for 7 days
(exc. flights)

The trip captures the essence of Botswana; the Okavango Delta and Chobe plus the mighty Victoria Falls.

Delta, Chobe & Victoria Falls

Prices from £4,260 pp for 9 days
(exc. flights)

This safari adventure includes natural wonders, plentiful wildlife and a variety of activities, including Victoria Falls.

Desert & Delta Safari

Prices from £4,590 pp for 11 days
(exc. flights)

This adventure covers the best bits of Botswana, staying in remote locations and lovely camps.

Ultimate Botswana & Falls

Prices from £9,390 pp for 9 days
(exc. flights)

Enjoy game viewing by land, air and water in some of Botswana’s best parks and most luxurious camps.

Falling for Wild Dogs

Prices from £3,225 pp for 9 days
(exc. flights)

The trip captures the essence of Botswana; the Okavango Delta and Linyanti. Then onto the mighty Victoria Falls just over the border.

Botswana Family Safari

Prices from £2,830 pp for 9 days
(exc. flights)

A real African adventure for the young and young at heart! The excitement of Vic Falls is more than matched by the thrill of a real life safari.

Botswana with Sanctuary Retreats

Prices from £4,870 pp for 7 days
(exc. flights)

Superb game viewing in the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park combined with top quality accommodation.