Dates & detailed itinerary
30th October to 8th November 2021
Starting in Maun, ending in Kasane
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 optionally 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: Maun lodge or similar. Full board.
Days 2, 3 & 4: Khwai private concession, Moremi and the Okavango, the big 5
We will leave early after breakfast to our first 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. In the 3 days in Khwai 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. We will do a night game drive in the concession, a unique opportunity of seeing nocturnal animals and their behaviour. We will also spend a day 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, ....
During our stay in Khwai we'll do a boat cruise in the Okavango channels, an extraordinary and unique landscape.
Days 5, 6 & 7: Savuti, predators territory, Savage Kingdom 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.
Day 8: 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 have a picnic lunch in the park and in the afternoon, arriving in Kasane, we'll go on an exclusive sunset boat cruise on the Chobe river entering the National Park, a different safari experience in beautiful scenery. 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 in the evening and enjoy a drink and the lodge's own waterhole. At night in the lodge a delicious dinner while we share all our memories.
* Accomodation: Lucky Bush Camp, full board, double deluxe room overlooking the waterhole and the sounds of the bush.
Day 9: the safari ends
On the next day transfer to the airport and farewell.