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    $1440 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

This fabulous camping tour to the Okavango Delta, Savuti Game Reserve and Chobe National Park will give you plenty of opportunity to spot a wide variety of animals and birds. The variation between the areas is a great introduction to Botswana. Accommodation is in tents and from night one you will be immersed in the wilderness.  Days will be spent exploring the Okavango channels by mokoro, the Savuti marsh by game drive vehicle and the Chobe River by motor launch giving you the unique opportunity to get close to the animals that live in these various habitats, while you will be guided by David and his expert team.

General Information

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

Rates – Per Person USD

Rates are ‘from prices’

From USD 1,440 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
  • All taxes/VAT
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • Meals and drinks

What's Excluded

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation pre and post the tour
  • Bath towels
  • Tips (tip guide of USD 15.00 pp per day)
  • Insurance on all luggage and valuables
  • Airport departure tax
  • Personal items
  • Unforeseen 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

On arrival in Maun you will be met by David and his team. After a quick resupply you will head north out of Maun to your first night’s island accommodation in the southern fringes of the Okavango Delta. Here you spend two nights in mobile tents and full board meals will be provided.

Have an early morning breakfast before going on a boat cruise around the island where you are likely to spot different kinds of game like hippopotamus, crocodiles, elephants and birds. Lunch will be served at the campsite. After lunch time enjoy a siesta before going for a mokoro (canoe) in the evening to watch a perfect sunset. Dinner will be served at the campsite.

Breakfast will be served before a transfer to Savuti Game Reserve, well known for its beautiful landscape which is divided into a wetland and a desert. It has high concentrations of wild animals including majestic elephant, buffalo, giraffe and lion. On the way from the Delta have a stopover to stretch your legs. Lunch will be served at the campsite. Afternoon game drive will follow after a short rest, on which you will hopefully have the opportunity to spot big cats. Dinner at the campsite.

Have breakfast and go for a morning game drive where you might spot different kind of bird species such as ostrich, kori bustard, secretary bird and many more. Lunch will be served at the campsite. Have a quick shower then rest before enjoying an afternoon game drive which will follow along Savuti marsh leading to the bushman rock paintings. You will have the opportunity to climb the bushman rocks to view these paintings. Dinner will be served at the campsite.

Breakfast is served before heading to Chobe National Park, well known for its high concentration of elephant, impala, zebra, buffalo, giraffe and many bird species. Stopover at Kachikau village where some snacks will be served before arriving at the campsite for lunch. After lunch enjoy a siesta before an afternoon game drive along the Chobe River bank, the perfect place to watch the sunset. Dinner will be served at the campsite.

Breakfast is served in camp before your transfer back through the park to Kasane where your safari ends.

Chobe National park#leopard captured by African drifters
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