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    $2640 p/p in USD
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African Drifters

  • Botswana
Destinations

Destinations

Botswana,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Camping

Tour Overview

On this fantastic safari discover the dry and wet areas in the north region of Botswana, with its different landscapes, vegetation, wildlife and birds. Discover Nxai Pan National Park with its famous Baines Baobabs, Moremi Game Reserve, home to a multitude of wildlife and birds, Savute where you can spot bull elephants on the plains and Chobe National Park, with the beautiful Chobe River which you can take a relaxed boat cruise to round off your safari experience.

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General Information

  • Safari types:
    Camping Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Okavango Delta, Nxai Pan National Park, Moremi Game Reserve, Savuti Game Reserve, Chobe National Park, Maun
  • Wildlife:
    Birds, Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Lion, Leopard, Hyena, Wild Dog, Impala, Springbok
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Boat Cruise
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start in Maun, end in Kasane
  • Minimum age:
    8 years

Rates – Per Person USD

Rates are ‘from prices’

From USD 2,640 per person, based on 4 people travelling on a budget safari


Full Service Safari
Full service means everything is catered for. Luxury tents are put up and prepared before the guest arrives at the camp. Bedding includes a camping bed with a mattress, pillows, sheets and blankets and towels. You will have en-suite facilities and you will be looked after by a small group of camp staff. Your meals are prepared and cooked for you. Laundry is available except for the washing of underwear and hankies. Drinks are provided for and we will request a list of what you drink when you book your safari.

No of people USD rate per day Cost of safari
2 360 360 x 2 x days
4 330 330 x 4 x days
6 310 310 x 6 x days
8 290 290 x 8 x days

 

Participation Safari
Participation safari involves putting up your own tents, which are small dome tents, and setting up your beds. We provide bedding. Meals are cooked for you by the guide and guests help with the cleaning up. For the above safari, laundry is done by the individual and facilities are provided for washing. Drinks are bought at guests own cost at the beginning of the safari.

No of people USD rate per day Cost of safari
4 280 280 x 4 x days
6 260 260 x 6 x days
8 240 240 x 8 x days
10 220 220 x 10 x days
12 200 200 x 12 x days

 

Budget Safari
Budget safari means we bring you bedding, such as pillows and sleeping bag, and will provide you with a mattress. You will be accommodated in tents which you will help the camp staff to set it up. You will assist the guide with the cooking and washing and cleaning up. Water and soft drinks are provided, you provide your own beer or wine.

No of people USD rate per day Cost of safari
4 240 240 x 4 x days
6 220 220 x 6 x days
8 200 200 x 8 x days
10 180 180 x 10 x days
12 160 160 x 12 x days

 

What's Included

  • Park fees
  • All activities as stated in the day to day itinerary
  • All accommodation in campsites
  • Camping equipment including sleeping bag
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All taxes/VAT
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • Meals and drinks

What's Excluded

  • International flights & visas
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (tip guide of USD 10.00 pp per day)
  • Insurance on all luggage and valuables
  • Airport departure tax
  • Personal items
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘African Drifters
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • African Drifters‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

The safari begins in Maun, where your guide will meet you at 0730 hrs at a pre-arranged meeting point. Rising with the sun, your route takes you south to Nxai Pan National Park where sweet grasses host a variety of wildlife. You will stop en route for a picnic lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park before getting to your campsite. Once you get to camp you may shower while we prepare your dinner and get to sit around the bush fire before you retire to your tent for a sleep.

L, D

On the second day you will engage in a morning game drive whereby you will get to explore Nxai Pan and enjoy the plains which are often dotted with grazing herds of impala and springbok. You will stop somewhere for tea/coffee break and continue with your drive before heading back to camp for lunch and siesta. In the afternoon you will head out on another game drive, this time visiting the magnificent Baines Baobabs. These regal trees, immortalised by the explorer Baines’ painting, are situated on the edge of an expansive saltpan. You will wrap up your day with an amazing African sundowner before heading back to camp. Dinner will be served and get enjoy sitting around the camp fire before falling asleep in your comfortable tent.

B, L, D

As this will be our last day, in the morning we will engage on a final morning game drive in Nxai Pan. We will add more amazing moments and memories of this region before we return to Maun. In the afternoon, you will have the option of taking a scenic flight over the Delta (45 min. Maun to Maun scenic flight, rate TBA). This magical experience provides another perspective of the Okavango Delta’s distinctive water system. The night and dinner will be enjoyed in the comfort of a lodge.

B, L, D

After breakfast you set off on a transfer-game drive from Maun to Moremi Game Reserve, one of the best wilderness areas of Botswana which covers swamp and dry areas. During a short break en-route, your guide will give you a full overview of your safari. The next three days will be spent searching for the wide variety of wildlife and birds that this area is renowned for while absorbing the sounds and beauty of this region. Game drives in the early morning as the sun rises and in the late afternoon as the sun sets will be the norm. After your morning game drives, you will return to camp for lunch and a siesta. Packed lunch will be served along the way and upon reaching camp you will enjoy shower and sunset while we prepare your dinner for the night.

B, L, D

Early in the morning you will embark on a game drive and explore more of what the area unfolds. At some point you will have a break for tea/coffee. After your break you will continue with your game drive until its time to return to camp for lunch and siesta. In the afternoon after your siesta you will again embark on an afternoon game drive and later return to camp for dinner and enjoy sitting around the camp fire before falling asleep in your comfortable tent with the noises of animals and the bush around you.

B, L, D

As this will be our last day in the Moremi game reserve, we will continue our search for more wildlife and birds while absorbing the beauties of the area and capturing those moments for fond memories. Morning and afternoon game drives will be conducted as per the previous day, with all meals served accordingly. Stories of the day will be shared while seating around the campfire before passing out for the night in our tents.

B, L, D

In the morning after breakfast we will break camp and you head to the next destination. You will traverse the drier region of Savute where bull elephants dot the plains. A game drive will be conducted along the way as you will be driving towards the Savute area. We will reach the camp late in the afternoon ,whereby you will enjoy the sunset view while having snacks. You may shower while we prepare the dinner, get to sit around the bush fire before retiring to your tents for a good bush sleep.

B, L, D

We wake up early around 0500 hrs and set off on a game drive to spot the cats. With its hilly characteristics , Savute is an ideal breeding ground for cats hence they are a common sight, including leopards and lions. Tea/coffee break and lunch in a picnic area overlooking the waterholes will be served. The sight of animals coming to drink there is amazing as we get to see different animals and birds coming for the precious liquid. After lunch we drive slowly trying to spot as many animals as we can with the aim to reach our camp at around 1530 hrs. When we reach the camp you can take shower and have a rest after a long day in the park and enjoy the sunset relaxed as we prepare dinner for the night.

B, L, D

After breakfast, we pack our belongings and clear the campsite. Chobe National Park, with its diverse and striking landscapes, is your next destination. Transfer here and enjoy a game drive with packed lunch served along the way. Later in the evening dinner will be served and you share your experiences of the day while sitting around camp fire before falling asleep in your comfortable tent.

B, L, D

After breakfast we will break camp and head for Kasane in the northern most corner of Botswana where you will spend the night at a comfortable lodge. In the afternoon there will be time for an evening boat cruise on the Chobe River to round off your safari experience. Dinner will be at the lodge.

B, L, D

Guests will be dropped off to their preferred destination – the airport, ferry or border.

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