Botswana: Best of the Kalahari ES02

8 Days From £0 (2,480 USD)

This guided tour takes you to the best of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana including visits to Nxai Pan National Park, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Central Kalahari Game Reserve with Bush walks and exploring the Bushman culture.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Private Tour
Start Location: Maun, Botswana
End Location: Maun, Botswana
Accommodation: Lodges & Camping
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travellers

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Years In Business: 13

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
-7 Breakfast
-7 Lunch
-7 Dinner
-Accommodation: 2 x Lodge or hotel, 5 x Camping
-Transport in a 4x4 safari vehicle
-Camping in dome tents as per itinerary (3x3 meter, 1.9 m high)
-Services of a professional guide and camp cook
-All meals as indicated in itinerary
-Drinking water. Soft drinks & fruit juice from our selection
-Local wine and beer from our selection at the camp dinners
-All camping equipment incl camp beds, bedding & towels
-Vat and Government taxes
-Mobile bush ablutions: hand basin per tent & communal
-bush toilet & shower
-All Park and camping fees
-All activities as per itinerary
-Transfers (Airport, Maun hotels)

Excludes
-All drinks
- Airfare
-Visas
-Spending money
-Any additional activities not listed in the itinerary
-Boat trips
-Flights over the Delta and Falls
-Gratuities
-Items of a personal nature
-Medical evacuation insurance
-Transfers (City hotels etc)

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Nxai Pan campsite, Nxai Pan/Makgadigadi National Park.Your guide will meet you at the Maun International Airport or your hotel around 11AM and transfer you to our base in Maun. After a briefing by your guide we head for the bush at around 13.30 to Nxai Pan or Kumaga area, this depending on where the game is concentrated that specific time of year. There we put up camp for the next 2 nights. A visit to the famous Baines Baobabs is a feature of our program here. The early mornings and late afternoons are set aside for game viewing in the Park which is well known for its lion prides feeding around the waterholes.
Day 02. As above
Day 03. Deception Valley campsite, Central Kalahari Game Reserve. We make an early start with coffee/tea and a healthy snack before boarding our game viewing vehicle to head off to the Central Kalahari Game Reserve following the Makgadigadi National Park's border. On the way we restock in Rakops, giving a good impression of how most Botswana villages look like and how people live there. Once inside the Park a game drive takes us to our camp for the night. Lunch is served during the day and dinner is around the campfire at our exclusive camp site.
Day 04. Piper Pans Campsite, Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Days 4 & 5 are spent game viewing in and around the renown Deception Valley area where we set up camp in the northern section of the Park. Relax at our exclusive wilderness camp during the afternoons.
Day 05. As above
Day 06. Grassland Safari Lodge, D'Kar (Ghanzi). We leave the Central Kalahari Game Reserve to the middle of Bushmen country deep into the Kalahari where we overnight in a lodge on a private game farm close to a San (Bushman) Village. We spend 2 nights in this area walking with the bushman into the Kalahari and getting to know the traditional survival skills for which the Bushman are famous. The area is authentic African Kalahari bush; expect encounters with game on our walks In the evenings, pre-dinner drinks are served and after dinner drinks are enjoyed around the camp fire.
Day 07. As above
Day 08. After breakfast, we pack up and ease our way back some 60 kilometers to the main road and we head North. Arrival in Maun, is around 13:00. Lunch and transfer to the airport or your hotel in town.