13 Day Botswana Safari
(Standard comfort mobile)
2 night mobile camping on an Island in the heart of the Okavango Delta
Combined with 2 nights tented accommodation in concession bush camp and 8 nights standard comfort mobile camping
Safari Package Cost: @USD5125-00 per person sharing
START POINT: Maun
END POINT: Kasane
INCLUDES: Light lunch Day 1 on arrival in Maun, air transfer from Maun to Xakanaxa boat station, boat transfers, 2 nights Island camping with all meals, wine served during dinner, mineral water, sunset boat cruise in the Delta, 2 nights tented accommodation in Kheai concession area with all meals, 1 nights chalet accommodation in Maun on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis, 8 nights standard comfort mobile with all meals, mineral water, table wine served during evening meal, camp bed, high density foam mattress, bed roll with full linen and pillow, “Al Fresco” ensuite bathroom with porta potti toilet and warm bucket shower, towels, cultural village visit, afternoon boat cruise on the Chobe River, Botswana Park fees
EXCLUDES: International/regional flights, airport taxes, visa costs, drinks, mokoro excursion in Khwai, optional excursions, gratuities and items of a personal nature.
The itinerary will depend on local conditions.
Day 1: Gcadikwe Island Camp – Okavango area of Moremi
On arrival in Maun we are hosted at a local restaurant for a light lunch. An air transfer then takes us from Maun into Moremi where we are met by our guide and road transferred to Xakanaxa boat station having the opportunity to view the wildlife en-route. A boat excursion takes us into the Okavango channels and lagoon areas en-route to our pre-erected mobile camp on an Island. Here we have the chance of seeing hippos, crocodiles and the birdlife endemic to the area. A delicious three-course dinner is served with the sounds of the African night as our serenade. Mobile camping (Light Lunch & Dinner).
Day 2: Gcadikwe Island Camp – Okavango area of Moremi
Today we have the opportunity to further explore the channels and waterways of the Okavango Delta by boat, with lunch being enjoyed either back at camp or at a shady stop on one of the Islands. Mobile Camping (All meals)
Day 3: Hyena Pan Camp – Khwai concession area
After a hearty breakfast expertly cooked on an open fire we are boated back to the boat station to our game vehicle. Lunch is enjoyed picnic style en-route to our concession comfort tented camp situated outside the gates of the Moremi Game Reserve, voted the best Game Reserve in the World. There are no fences between the Park and the private concession making our night drive even more fantastic…Hyena Pan Camp (or similar accommodation) (All meals).
Day 4: Hyena Pan Camp – Khwai concession area
This morning our guide takes us exploring the Khwai floodplains and the serenity of the surrounding wilderness is overpowering. (Optional activity at own expense – 2 hour Mokoro excursion). Hyena Pan Camp (or similar accommodation) (All meals)
Day 5: Crocodile Camp – Maun
An early morning breakfast before our road transfer / game drive takes us into Maun and onto our lodge accommodation. This lodge is situated on the banks of the Thamalakane river, 12km outside of Maun.
This camp hosts an abundance of bird life with the occasional hippo or crocodile visitor. Crocodile Camp (or similar accommodation) (All meals)
Day 6 & 7: Okavango area of Moremi
Day 6 the morning starts with an early departure to join up with the other travelers on the next section of our safari. We visit a Cultural Village in the Sankuyo area of Moremi where we are shown the lifestyles & tradition of the Bayei tribe. We then continue with a leisure game drive which transfers us into the Okavango area of Moremi. A morning boat excursion unfolds the true beauty of this area with lunch being enjoyed either back at camp or at a shady stop in the wilderness. Standard Comfort Mobile Safari (All meals)
Day 8 & 9: Khwai area of Moremi
After breakfast, we move our camp to the Khwai flood plains where during our afternoon and morning game drives; we explore the pristine wilderness in search of the many species of animals and birdlife that make Moremi their home. (Optional activity at own expense – 2 hour Mokoro excursion) Standard Comfort Mobile Safari (All meals)
Day 10: Savute area of Chobe National Park
Continuing overland through the National Parks we visit the Savute Marsh and Savute channel, famous for its abundance of large predators. This amazing area and its waterholes are explored during our early morning and late afternoon game drives with our guide. Standard Comfort Mobile Safari (All meals)
Day 11 & 12: Chobe National Park
Today we continue into Chobe which is famous for its beautiful scenery and magnificent sunsets and has the largest elephant population in Africa living in the region. We may witness huge herds during our game drives and an unforgettable game-viewing cruise on the Chobe River.
Standard Comfort Mobile Safari (All meals)
Day 13: Kasane
Our safari culminates today after breakfast with a drop off at Kasane airport. (Breakfast)
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