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Dates
  • May 3-11, 2014
  • May 10-18, 2014
  • May 13-21, 2014R
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  • Duration 9 days
    Group Size 2-8
    Land Cost $3,550-$4,100 Details
    Single Supplement $425
    Lodging 2 stars-3 stars
    Grade II
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    Botswana's Best Camping Safari

    Spectacular wildlife observation in the Okavango Delta, Moremi, and Chobe

    Day 1      Maun

    Upon arrival at the Maun airport, you will be welcomed by your guide and transferred to your camp near Maun. A light lunch at a local restaurant will be included. Your first evening in the African bush will be spent relaxing around the campfire, under the bright stars of the southern hemisphere.

    Meals: Lunch, Dinner

    Day 2-3      Okavango Delta Area of Moremi Reserve

    The Moremi Wildlife Reserve is situated in the northeastern corner of the Okavango Delta and is a true wilderness area with rich, green vegetation. The area teems with bird life and has a vast population of wild animals. The morning of the first day starts with a visit to the Cultural Village in the Sankuyo area, where you will see the lifestyles and traditions of the Bayei tribe, celebrated for having brought the mokoro (dugout canoes) to the delta.  You will spend the remainder of these days exploring the channels and lagoons in mokoros and on game drives.

    Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners

    Exploring the reserves in morokos
    Day 4-5      Khwai Area of Moremi Reserve

    Travel to the Khwai flood plains and continue to explore the ever-changing scenery of the reserve. Enjoy early morning and late afternoon game drives while you uncover the secrets of this pristine wilderness area, in search of the many species of animal and bird life that make Moremi their home. While here, you have the option of a two-hour mokoro excursion (additional charge.)

    Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners

    You will find abundant wildlife
    Day 6-8      Savute and Chobe National Park

    Continuing overland through the national parks, you will visit the dry Savute marsh and channel, famous for its abundance of large predators. This amazing area and its waterholes will be explored during early morning and late afternoon game drives.
    Chobe National Park is famous for its beautiful scenery and magnificent sunsets, with the largest elephant population in Africa living in this region. You may see large herds, including matriarchal groups shepherding their young, during the game drives and an unforgettable game viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River.

    Meals: 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners

    Embark on an unforgettable game viewing boat cruise
    Day 9      Chobe / Onward

    Your safari culminates after breakfast today. You might consider an extension to Victoria Falls or Capetown or elsewhere in southern Africa, or begin your homeward journey from the airport at Kasane. 

    Meals: Breakfast
    Lodging: The Waterfront, or similar

    Visit Victoria Falls on an optional extension. Mosi-oa-Tunya (the Smoke that Thunders)


     
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