DATES & ITINERARY
Starting in Maun, ending in Kasane.
24 June - 5 July 2022
6 - 17 July 2022
19 - 30 July 2022
3 - 14 August 2022
17 - 28 August 2022
2 - 13 September 2022
18 - 29 September 2022
2 - 13 October 2022
16 - 27 October 2022
Day 1: Maun, the adventure starts
You will be welcomed at the airport by our staff and transfer to the lodge in Maun. Depending on arrival time we will have time in the afternoon to visit the elephant orphanage and start to know better this fascinating animal and interact with them. There are also some other optional activities like a scenic flight over the Okavango. In the evening we will meet our guides and enjoy a drink and dinner together.
* Accomodation: Crocodile Camp or similar. Full board.
Day 2 & 3: Nxai & Makgadikgadi: baobabs, meerkats and quads
After a delicious breakfast in our lodge, our adventure starts driving to Nxai Pans National Park. We will do a game drive in the park and eat our picnic lunch under the giant baobabs in Baines Baobabs and surrounded by the magical landscape of the salt pans. After sunset we will arrive to our lodge to relax before dinner.
Next day we will do a day trip to Ntwetwe salt pans. We will have the opportunity to drive quads in the pans and visit the meerkat colonies. We will have lunch and a barbeque dinner in this magnificient landscape and the staff will prepare our beds for a magical night sleeping under the Milky Way.
Days 4 & 5: Moremi and the Okavango, the big 5
We will leave early after breakfast to our first camp in Moremi Game Reserve, a protected section of the Okavango Delta, a mosaic of wetlands and woodlands, a vast area very rich in wildlife and the only place we would be able to find the big 5. Moremi is home to great herds of elephant and buffalo as well as big cats, wild dogs, hippos, giraffes, crocodiles, .... In the 2 days in Moremi we'll do game drives in the morning and in the afternoon exploring different areas, our guides will decide on the best options every day depending on sightings and their experience. We'll go back to the camp for lunch or we'll have a picnic lunch out in the bush. In the camp we'll have our shower ready when required and meals will be served by the camp's staff. And at night, we will share our experiences by the fire under the African starry sky.
During our stay in Moremi we'll do a boat cruise in the Okavango channels, an extraordinary and unique landscape.
Days 6 & 7: Khwai Private Reserve
We leave our camp in Moremi after a last early game drive to our next destination and camp in Khwai. A private concession bordering the Moremi Game Reserve, with different habitats, including riverine woodlands, floodplains, open savannah, mopane woodland, rivers and lagoons. This range of habitats results in an extraordinary range of wildlife. We'll have a picnic lunch and we'll continue exploring the area before getting to our camp in the afternoon. We will enjoy the sunset and a drink by the fire sharing stories and the experiences of the first days. Next day we will continue exploring the area and wildlife. After dinner we can do a night game drive in the concession, a unique opportunity of seeing nocturnal animals and their behaviour.
Days 8 & 9: Savuti, predators territory
Early breakfast and depart to our next camp in Savuti. Savuti is fascinating. Famous for its ever-battling predators and hyennas, especially its resident lion population as shown in the National Geographic documentary "Savage Kingdom". We will start exploring the Savuti Marsh and our guides will follow the tracks to find the big cats, lions, cheetahs, leopards and all the different animals abundant in the area. We will enjoy the beauty of Savuti at sunset, sundowners included, an at night after dinner a last drink around the fire listening to our guides stories.
Days 10 & 11: Chobe river
After a delicious breakfast in the bush we go en route to Kasane going on a game drive through Chobe National Park with its big herds of elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, lions and a great diversity of wildlife and birds. We will arrive to Kasane on time for an exclusive sunset boat cruise in Chobe river, a different safari experience in beautiful scenary. From the boat we will enjoy the amazing explosion of wildlife around the river and our last magical sunset in Botswana. We'll arrive to our lodge after sunset and enjoy a drink and the lodge's own waterhole. At night in the lodge a delicious dinner while we share all our memories.
Next day we'll visit Victoria Falls as a day trip. Victoria Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world, located between Zimbabwe and Zambia, "Mosi-oa-tunya", the smoke which thunders, are a extraordinary spectacle.There are different adventure activities and helicopter flight that can complete the visit.
* Accomodation: Lucky Bush Camp, full board, double deluxe room overlooking the waterhole and the sounds of the bush.
Day 12: Our safari ends
On the next day transfer to the airport and farewell.
Go siame Botswana!