The Okavango Delta
As the sun rises over the vast savannah, casting a warm, golden glow on the waterways and lush greenery, you’ll find yourself on the cusp of an epic adventure. The Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is roughly 16,000 km² (6,178 mi²). It’s been described as a land of liquid landscapes, where the annual floodwaters of the Okavango River transform a parched desert into an oasis of life, a shimmering mosaic of channels, lagoons, and islands teeming with incredible creatures.
As the day unfolds, venture deeper into the heart of the Delta, where every turn of the riverbank reveals a new spectacle. Elephants bathe in the shallows, antelope dart through the tall grasses, and the big cats, masters of stealth, lurk in the shadows. Prepare to be captivated by tales of predator and prey, of survival and adaptation in this dynamic, ever-changing theatre of life.
When the sun sets, the magic continues. Gather around a crackling campfire under the African night sky, where stories of the day’s encounters come to life in the flickering shadows. The rhythm of the crickets and frogs and the haunting calls of the wild become your lullaby as you drift off to sleep in a luxurious tent, where the sounds of nature serenade you through the night.
Best Time To Visit The Okavango on a safari
Our top tip, May is an absolutely amazing month to enjoy a safari in The Okavango. The weather is awesome and it is quieter. Plus, it is a great month to plan safaris to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia
Animals on a Safari in The Okavango
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Why is The Okavango so expensive?
The Okavango Delta is often considered an expensive destination for quite a few reasons. The main ones are its unique combination of remote location, limited accommodations, conservation efforts, exclusive activities, high-quality service, conservation fees, and seasonal demand. While it may be expensive, many of our travellers consider the experience of exploring this pristine wilderness and encountering its incredible wildlife to be well worth the investment.
This is one destination where the phrase “you pay for what you get” is so true.
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