Exploring in-depth the best of all Botswana's major wildlife attractions over an period of two weeks.
Covering various well known wildlife Reserves and their unique ecologies, ranging from Savuti's wide open grassland teeming with herds of elephant, buffalo and antelope, to floodplains and typical African Acacia forests of Chobe and Moremi.
Ending this wildlife Botswana safari at the majestic Victoria Falls (Livingstone, Zambia).
This is a real Botswana Big 5 wildlife overland adventure!
> 14 Nights and 15 days of spectacular Botswana wildlife!
> Two nights in the Nxai Pan National Park.
> Exploring of the Okavango Delta in a traditional canoe, combined with a motorboat ride exploring the canals of the Delta.
> Three nights of experiencing the spectacular wildlife of the Moremi and Savuti wilderness region.
> Three nights of exploring the wildlife of Chobe National Park.
> Sunset wildlife cruise on the Chobe River.
> Last night accommodation at a comfortable mid-range lodge in the Zambian Victoria Falls at Livingstone.
> Optional: Low flying flight over the Okavango Delta (EUR 140 per person, subject to availability and exchange rates).
> Optional: Visit to the Zambian Victoria Falls at Livingstone.
This safari start at 13H00 in Kasane, Botswana.
The little Botswana town of Kasane borders the Chobe National Park, and is the major northern entry point from Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia into the Game Reserves and Parks of Botswana.
Beginning our safari with an wonderful sunset cruise on the Chobe River, in the Chobe National Park. This sunset cruise is considered to be one of the finest wildlife sunset cruises in Africa. Tonight we will get to know all our fellow travellers and camp in Kasane.
An early departure take us in a southerly direction towards the Nxai Pan National Park and its wide open grass savannahs teeming with antelope. Here we will spend day two and three, exploring this scenic wildlife area. We camp at our private campsite.
On day four we depart for Maun after an last game viewing drive in the Nxai Pan.
Maun is located in the south of the Okavango Delta, and an main entry-point into the Delta, Moremi and Savuti wildlife regions. Tonight we camp in Maun, and there will be an opportunity to stock up on provisions and drinks.
Day five and six, takes us along the westerly side of the Delta to the edge of one of the permanent Delta lagoons.
We transfer our camping equipment and belongings into motorboats. Then slowly cruising our way through the ever-green permanent canals, there is time just to experience this amazing water-world and its birdlife.
Reaching our seasonal temporary canoe base, we transfer into traditional Delta canoes, and then being poled through the floodplains to our camp on one of the little Okavango islands.
Here we will spend our time with bush exploration walks and canoe trips looking for the wildlife of the Okavango Delta.
Day seven: Today the is an OPTIONAL activity available: You could travel back to Maun with the safari vehicle, or go on an low flying scenic flight over the Delta back to Maun. The cost of this optional activity is Euro 140 per person, with an minimum of three guests required. You will be collected at the Maun airport on your arrival, and we camp this night in Maun.
Departing Maun, we begin the next leg of our wildlife safari, by moving into the Moremi Game Reserve. For the next three days we will explore this famous wildlife Game Reserve with game drives, while slowly moving north via the Savuti to Chobe. Camping is at our private campsites with bush toilet facilities.
Days eleven to thirteen: Another three days of game-viewing in the Chobe National Park. Here we explore the Park along the Chobe River, where big herds of elephants are the norm, and many hippos to be seen in the river. Many lions and leopards is also found in this region. Camping is still at our private campsites.
Days fourteen and fifteen: Crossing the mighty Zambezi River at Kazangula into Zambia (Visa required, and obtained at border), we make our way to Zambia's Victoria Falls at the town of Livingstone. Here will be time to explore this interesting town, the Victoria Falls, and to do various optional adventure activities on offer here.
Your last safari night is in an comfortable lodge.
On day 15 our safari ends after an late breakfast.
If you require additional post-safari accommodation of assistance with further travel plans, please feel free to ask.