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    $2880 p/p in USD
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African Drifters

  • Botswana
Destinations

Destinations

Botswana,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Large Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Camping

Tour Overview

On this ultimate Botswana mobile camping journey, spend nine adventurous days experiencing some of Botswana’s most prized regions with their rich wildlife and scenic beauty including the renowned Chobe National Park, Savuti Game Reserve and the Okavango Delta. This tour runs in both directions, either starting in Kasane and ending in Maun or starting in Maun and ending in Kasane.

General Information

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

Rates – Per Person USD

Rates are ‘from prices’

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

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

What's Excluded

  • International flights (to/ from home)
  • 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 (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • 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. From Maun you will drive through 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 sunrises 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.

On this day you will engage on a game drive while on transfer. You will be served with your packed lunch along the way and upon reaching camp you will enjoy shower and sunset while we prepare your dinner for the night.

(Day 1: L, D)

Early in the morning you will leave camp for a game drive and explore more of what the Xakanaxa 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 about 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 bush fire before falling asleep in your comfortable tent with the noises of animals and the bush around you.

(Day 2: B, L, D)

After breakfast on day 3 we will break camp and head to a different campsite in the Moremi Game Reserve where we will spend a further 2 nights exploring the Khwai area with a game drive conducted en route.

Lunch will be served and get to enjoy your siesta time before engaging on an afternoon game drive. After a day of relocating and exploring a new area, diner will be served. Stories of the day will be shared while seating around the campfire.

(Day 3: B, L, D)

In the morning we will continue our search for wide variety of wildlife and birds that the Khwai area is renowned for while absorbing the sounds and beauty of the area. At some point you will break for tea/coffee, and later return to camp for lunch and siesta.

After your siesta, you will leave camp for an afternoon game drive, whereby you will cover more area and get to explorer more. We will later return to camp for dinner and share the experiences of the day sitting around the bush fire before falling asleep in your comfortable tent with the noises of animals and the bush around you.

(Day 4: B, L, D)

After breakfast on day 5 we will break camp and head to a different region, the Chobe National Park. You will traverse the drier region of Savuti where bull elephants dot the plains. We will reach the camp late in the afternoon, where you will enjoy the sunset view while having snacks. You may shower while we prepare the dinner for the night.

(Day 5: B, L, D)

We wake up early around 0500 hrs and embark on a game drive to spot the cats. Savuti is a hub of cats ranging from leopards, lions and more. With its hilly characteristics the Savuti is an ideal breeding ground for cats hence they are a common sight here. 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, 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.

(Day 6: B, L, D)

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

(Day 7: 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 at the lodge.

(Day 8: B, L, D)

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

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