3 Day Mokoro Dug Out Canoe Safari in the Okavango Delta
Travel Creations Dome Tent, Matlapana, Maun, Okavango Delta, Botsawana
Botswana Unique Safari
Mokoro safaris are unique and closer to nature; perfect for those who want to experience a safari in a dugout canoe. There will be two excursions per day, one in the morning and another in the afternoon. This is an all year round safari and will be hosted by Travel Creations, the only way to book this type of trip!
Group size: Maximum of 8 participants
Children policy: Children from the age of 8 years are allowed to participate under the supervision of a parent or guardian.
Starting point and ending point: Maun
All park fees are included.
Morning and evening excursions daily
Nature walks on the islands and quiet star-lit nights
Navigate the Okavango waterways in a dugout canoe
Main Wildlife: Crocodiles, Hippos, Impalas, Elephants, Zebras
You will be accommodated in a 3x3-meter dome tent.
After breakfast, Travel Creations Botswana will pick you up from your place of stay around 7 a.m. and will transfer you to the Mokoro station in a 4-wheel drive open-sided safari vehicle, the ride is approximately a one hour drive. Upon arrival, you will meet your qualified guide provided by the community. He/she will pole you along the water channels looking for wildlife and bird species that inhabit the Delta.
There are no facilities out there as you camp on an island chosen by your guide. Upon arrival, your guide will take you for a game walk where you can enjoy awesome sightings while your camp is being made and upon arrival at the camp, you will find lunch ready. After lunch, you may enjoy a siesta moment in camp to avoid the mid-day heat. Your accommodation will be a 3 x 3-meter dome tent with en-suite facilities and comfortable bedding.
An early morning game walk will be available after breakfast and upon returning to the camp, you will have some snacks. After lunch, you will go to your mokoros and go through the channels of intricate veins of waterways which interconnect the lagoons, where you will see a lot of aquatic birds and animals, such as hippos and crocodiles, your guide will find a safe location where swimming is possible in the waters of the Okavango Delta, followed by a chance to learn how to pole a mokoro.
Time can be taken to ask your guide about the area and the flora and fauna, while you are relaxing around the campfire under the starlit African sky. This trip is mainly for those who want to see the Okavango waterways, have a Delta experience, and enjoy the scenery.
After breakfast, pole your way back to the Mokoro station with periodic stops of game viewing, upon arrival at the station, you will be land-transferred to Maun, arriving at your place of stay in the late afternoon.
Stargazing in the islands
The Okavango Delta is located in the NG32 community-operated area.
On Day 1, you will have lunch, snacks, and dinner on Day 2, breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner are included, and on Day 3, breakfast will be served.
The following meals are included:
The following drinks are included:
Morning and afternoon excursions daily
2 nights accommodation
All daily meals, water, and snacks
Services of an English-speaking guide
What's not included
Items of personal nature
Optional safari extensions
Any drinks outside the tented camps
How to get there
Arrival by airplane
Please arrange your flight to arrive at Maun Airport (MUB). Travel Creations Botswana will pick you up from this airport and transport you to your lodge or hotel (the accommodation here will be at your own expense); you will be picked up in the morning after breakfast at 7 a.m., local time, and driven fro 45 minutes to one hour for the start of the Mokoro excursion.
Airport: Maun Airport
Airport transfer included: Maun Airport
No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.
A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.