This safari has been prepared specifically with the accent on a safari that combines the adventure of a true African bush safari, access to big game, camping amongst the game without the boundary of artificial fences, together with a degree of comfort not normally found under these conditions.
The safari will cover a number of distinct eco-systems within the Botswana and Namibian bush environments, including access to some National Parks as well as certain private game concession areas. Care has been taken in choosing this itinerary to include the following well known, and some lesser known but nonetheless exciting bush and game areas.
-Moremi Game Reserve
-Chobe Game Reserve
-Mudumu National Park
-Etosha Game Reserve
This is a 14 day semi-luxury safari, commencing in Maun, Botswana and ending in Windhoek, Namibia.
Day 1: arr Maun. Met by tour operator and overnight at a comfortable private lodge on the outskirts of Maun in its own game grounds.
Day 2: Spend the day with a fly-in visit to the Okavango Delta, spent on Chiefs Island with makoros and bush walks. Leaving the Delta, over night at a community camp site adjacent to Moremi Game Reserve.
Days 3-4: Drive into Moremi Game Reserve, camp for two nights. Morning and evening game drives to view buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard and most plains game.
Day 5: Proceed to Savute camp within the Chobe National Park, overnight camp. Explore area and look for resident lion prides.
Days 6-7: Camp for two nights on the banks of Chobe River, home of some of the biggest herds of elephant in Southern Africa.
Day 8: After a morning game drive, leave the National Park and drive to nearby Kasane. Overnight at a riverside lodge with an evening sun-downer game cruise on the Chobe River included.
Days 9-10: Moving out of the Botswana game reserve system and crossing into Namibia, proceed through the Caprivi Strip for two nights.
Days 11-13: Visit world famous Etosha Pan Game Reserve for three nights. Daily or morning and evening game drives to the many waterholes to view the game drinking and bathing.
Day 14: Continue to Windhoek. Last night of the safari in a lodge close to the city.
Day 15: Safari ends after breakfast. Transfer to Windhoek Airport.
Optional Extra - Victoria Falls
If your time and schedule allows, many clients have previously requested adding on a day or two in Livingstone to sightsee Victoria Falls. This can be added between days 8 and 9 on this itinerary, extending the safari to 15 or 16 days. Please ask for details of this extended safari.
A word about this safari.
This is a semi-luxury non-participation safari whereby a crew will accompany you throughout, making and breaking camp, cooking and serving all meals, as well as doing all camp chores. Your role is to sit back, relax and enjoy. Note also that all sleeping equipment is provided incl duvets and sheets (not sleeping bags), towels etc.
Price: The price of the above 14 night safari is Euro 3,850 per person for a minimum of four people.
The price includes:
-ground transport as indicated above in off road bush vehicles.
-use of all camping equipment and sleeping gear including stretchers, fitted sheets, duvets (not sleeping bags), linen towels etc.
-exclusive service of tour operator guides and crew.
-food and beverages with three meals per day
-beer and wine served with evening meal.
-entry and camping fees to both National Parks and private concession areas.
-3 nights lodge accommodation, on a shared full board basis. days 1, 8 and 14
-flight over the Okavango. day 2
-sundowner game viewing cruise on Chobe River. day 8
The price excludes:
-airfares and other costs to and from start and end points
-bar bills, laundry and extras charged in lodges
-visas and other governmental requirements.
-medical, health, loss and eavuation insurance.
-any charges for extra activities not specifically mentioned in the itinerary
-tips and gratuities
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Africa Botswana Namibia Nature & Wildlife Wildlife Viewing National Parks