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Jao Kings Vumbura - Botswana Safari Summer Special Tour Package


Tour Code SCSS001
Package Duration 7 Days / 6 Nights
Pacakge Validity From 2016-09-12 To 2016-12-31
Destination Covered Okavango Delta - Botswana - Linyanti Area - Botswana
Package Cost On Request

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Tour Itinerary :

Day 1: Mokoro Excursion

There is no better way of viewing the Delta and its wildlife than by traditional mokoro (dugout canoe). At Jao we have a number of these - as well as two glass-bottomed mekoro for an entirely out of this world experience!

Game Drives

Morning and afternoon game drives are offered in open 4x4 Land Rovers each accommodating a maximum of seven people allowing each guest a window seat.

Meals : Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Day 2: Boating

Trips in our eight-seater boats in the waterways to the east of camp allow for good game viewing in the channels further away.

Full-Day Game Drives and Picnics

A 45-minute boat ride from Jao Camp, you can enjoy a full-day game drive, along with a picnic, on wildlife-rich Hunda Island.

Meals : Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Day 3: Jao Spa

Tucked under magnificent African ebony trees overlooking lush waterways, the Jao Spa is an enchanting setting where you can rest and feel utterly restored. Here, we offer a full menu of therapies from facials to manicures, and a range of massage options.

Game Drives

Morning and afternoon game drives are offered in open 4x4 Land Rovers each accommodating a maximum of seven people, allowing each guest a ‘window’ seat.

Meals : Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Day 4: Nature Walks

On request, nature walks with skilled, armed guides are wonderful ways of getting close to nature and observing the smaller things you miss when travelling by vehicle.

Barge Cruises

Barge cruises along the Linyanti River are on offer on the colonial-style Queen Sylvia barge, generally with sundowners in hand. The river is ideal for numerous and diverse species of birds and are a magnet for game in the dry winter months. * This activity is water level and weather dependent.

Meals : Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Day 5: Birding

Birding is outstanding at Kings Pool Camp, with the Linyanti Concession an internationally recognised Important Bird Area (IBA), particularly for birds of prey like Dickinson's kestrel and waterbirds. In summer southern carmine bee-eaters nest near camp.

Massage Treatments

Massages are available for you to enjoy in the privacy of your tent.

Meals : Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Day 6: Game Drives

Morning and afternoon game drives are offered in open 4x4 Land Rovers each accommodating a maximum of seven people allowing each guest a 'window' seat.

Night Drives

Night drives with spotlights allow you to find those nocturnal animals you might not see during the day.

Meals : Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Day 7: Nature Walks

On request, and depending on qualified guide availability, nature walks with skilled guides are wonderful ways of getting close to nature and observing the smaller things you miss when travelling by vehicle.

Meals : Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner


Hotel Detail :

Jao Camp

Address : Okavango Delta, Botswana

Facility : 24-Hour Front Desk, Bar/Lounge, Laundry Services, Swimming Pool, Wakeup Services

Providing the ultimate Delta water experience in the heart of the Okavango, luxurious Jao Camp is set in an area where islands fringed with riverine forests meet vast productive floodplains. Shaded by a canopy of trees, the nine spacious and beautifully-designed tents offer en-suite facilities with indoor and outdoor showers. Expansive views from the private sala at each tent make for a sumptuous setting for afternoon siestas. In addition to the main lounge and dining area, there are two plunge pools and a boma for dining under the stars, complemented by wines from an excellent wine cellar. Jao Camp also has a spa where a wide range of massage therapies are offered and a gym for the more active. The camp itself perfectly mirrors the beauty of the Delta and allows an effortless entry into the wonders of this pristine wetland paradise.

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Tour Detail :

2 nights accommodation at Jao Camp
2 nights accommodation at Kings pool Camp
2 nights accommodation at Vumbura Plains Camp
Flight transfers between all camps

Includes :

  • Meals
  • Transfers

Excludes :

  • All road transfers where applicable
  • Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance
  • All drinks at Rocktail Beach Camp
  • All premium imported drinks and champagnes
  • Park fees and entrance fees in South Africa - however these will be specified in the quote
  • Any Government taxes, levies, fuel or industry increases beyond our control
  • Visas and associated fees
  • Staff gratuities
  • Any items of a personal nature

Departure Cities with rates :

Maun - Okavango Ovango Delta - Linyanti Linyanti - Okavango Delta Okavango delat - Maun

Terms & Conditions :

TRANSPORT

The tours commence & terminate in Johannesburg unless otherwise specified in the itinerary. A 25% cancellation fee will be levied by the airline should any changes be requested after a ticket has been issued. Passengers originating from other centres in South Africa may join the tours on payment of the applicable add-on airfares. Once tickets are issued, tickets may not be changed and are non-endorsable.

 RESERVATIONS

A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of 10% of the total tour price is payable at the time of making your reservation. The balance of the tour price is payable 8 weeks prior to departure. We reserve the right to cancel any reservations for which the total fare has not been paid by the due dates, in which event the deposit paid will be forfeited. Reservations will only be considered firm bookings when the deposit has been received in our office.

 TOUR PRICES

Prices shown were correct at time of going to print and calculated using the prevailing exchange rate as at that date. Final prices are only calculated, however, on date payment is received by Fine Bush Tours. All prices are subject to increase without prior notification due to airfare/air fuel increase, currency fluctuations, price adjustments or government taxes.

TOUR PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE

Tour prices do not include airport or tourist taxes, costs of obtaining passports, visas, telephone calls, laundry, entertainment arrangements not show in the itinerary, lunches and beverages, unless actually specified and any other items of a personal nature.

CANCELLATIONS

All deposits are non-refundable/non-transferable. Passengers cancelling within 8 to 4 weeks of departure will forfeit 25% of the total tour cost, within 4 to 2 weeks of departure 50% of the total tour cost paid and within 2 weeks 100% of the total tour cost. In accordance with the standard procedures adopted by tour operators worldwide, we reserve the right to cancel any tour prior to departure, in which event the entire payment will be refunded without further obligation on the part of the company.

INSURANCE

Tour participants are strongly advised to take out travel insurance covering personal accident, medical expenses, emergency repatriation, and baggage loss, loss of funds through cancellation or curtailment.

SPECIAL REQUESTS

Should you have any special request, these should be conveyed to us at time of booking. Although every effort will be made to comply with any special requests, the company cannot under any circumstances guarantee these requests will be honoured whether on the flight or at your final destination.

DELAYS

The company does not hold itself responsible for any delays prior to departure, or during the course of its tours, brought about by technical difficulties, strikes, weather conditions or any other unforeseen circumstances which are beyond our control.

TRAVEL CERTIFICATES

Passengers over the age of 75 are required to provide medical certificates certifying their fitness to travel.

DOCUMENTATION

It is the responsibility of each passenger to ensure that they are in possession of the correct documentation prior to departure. The company shall not accept responsibility for any consequences of any nature whatsoever, arising from the passenger failing to ensure that he/she has complied with the necessary health/passport/visa/re-entry permit requirements. Passports must be valid for a minimum of 6 months after your intended return date.

BAGGAGE

A baggage allowance of 20kg per person is permitted when travelling to all countries with the exception of the USA where 2 pieces per person is permitted. Please contact your travel agent for specifications.