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15 Day Best of Botswana Camping Safari

Why book this trip?

The Best of Botswana Camping Safari allows you to bush camp in the most amazing locations. With sunset cruises, flights over the Okavango Delta, amazing National Parks with plenty of game and camping in the great outdoors this is very good value for money.

You have the comfort of staying in two-man dome tents with mattresses, a full time chef and a valuable and professional guide.

R32,400

+ Single Supplement EURO 95

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Tour Style Camping Small Group
Countries Visited Botswana, Zambia
Starts Kasane
Ends Livingstone
Group Size Max 9
Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
 

 

15 Day Best of Botswana Camping Safari Tour Overview

Departing from Kasane
Ends in
Livingstone

This Small Group Camping Botswana Safari takes you through the Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, Nxai Pan National Park and Moremi Game Reserves. There are plenty of game drives and stops at waterholes to identify the wildlife of Africa. This is a semi-participation safari which means that a professional safari guide will be there to assist you with erecting your tent and various chores around the campsite. A full-time chef will prepare all your meals while you unwind by the campsite and discuss your daily experiences.

Highlights

Included

  • Accommodation in comfortable bow tents with mattresses
  • Rooms at a lodge in Livingstone
  • Transfers and activities as per the itinerary
  • All meals as indicated and tea/coffee
  • Services of a professional guide and camp assistant
  • All Botswana park fees for activities included on itinerary and
  • Transport in specialised safari vehicles.

Excluded

  • Restaurant meals in Livingstone and Zambia
  • Entrance to Victoria Falls
  • Visas
  • Airport transfers
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenirs
  • Optional excursions
  • Alcohol
  • Cool drinks and bottled mineral water
  • Sleeping bag
  • Small pillow

SKU: CAS4501
 

15 Day Best of Botswana Camping Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Kasane, Botswana

Our tour officially starts in Kasane, Botswana at around 13h00. We can organise transfers from Victoria Falls or Livingstone. When we reach Kasane, you will be given a full briefing by your guide. The first ‘wow factor’ of this tour will be a beautiful sunset cruise down the incredible Chobe River. We spend the night at a campsite in Kasane.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Public campsite, permanent ablutions

Day 2-3: Nxai Pan National Park, Botswana

We awake early today and travel south to Nxai Pan National Park home to lions, giraffe, springbok, kudu and the rare bat-eared fox. This is undoubtedly an area that provides for fantastic game viewing within the grasslands. The pan itself is a fossil lake bed and is one of the Makgadikgadi salt pans. During the ‘green season’ expect to see raptors and the Northern Black Korhaan which frequent this area. During your time here you will have the opportunity of seeing the Baines Baobab trees which are sought out by travellers from all over the world.

We will stop on the way for a picnic lunch and then embark on a game drive through the Park in the afternoon before reaching our campsite. The following day will be spent exploring the incredible Nxai Pan and admiring the plains that are frequently peppered with grazing impala and springbok herds. At midday you will pay a visit to the amazing Baines Baobabs. These magnificent trees are located on the edge of a vast saltpan. We spend our evening camping.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Private designated campsite, bush ablutions
Route: Kasane to Nxai Pan 500 kms
Travel Time: 6 hours

Day 4: Maun, Botswana

Once we’ve completed our lovely game drive in the morning, we depart from the Nxai Pan and proceed to the gateway to the Okavango Delta, Maun. There is an optional activity of taking a scenic flip over Delta (min 3 participants at EURO 120 per person). This is the ideal way to view the many waterways and wildlife below you. You will spend your evening at a campsite.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping, permanent bush ablution facilities
Route: Nxai to Maun 180 kms
Travel Time: 3-4 hours

Days 5-7: Okavango Delta, Botswana

Our travels today carry us north-west from Maun to the western end of the Okavango Delta. When you arrive at the Delta’s edge, you will pack your gear onto mokoros (dug-out canoes) and we will glide along the slim water channels lined with dense vegetation, admiring the incredible birdlife of the area as well as the beautiful surroundings. Two days will be spent admiring the tranquility and natural splendour of this region.

On Day 7 we camp in a concession which is located in the drier regions of the delta.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping, bush ablutions
Route: Day 5 – Maun to Okavango Delta 60 kms, Day 7 – Okavango Delta – community campsite outside Moremi 50km
Please note: On Day 5 you will leave your main luggage in the trailer and pack a smaller bag for 2 days. Your main luggage will be kept safely in locked vehicles which are in secure areas. Transfers from the island will be done on mokoros.

Days 8-10: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana

Day 8 takes us to the Moremi Game Reserve, a stunning wilderness which covers swamp and dry areas. Over the next 3 days you will witness a wide variety of bird and wildlife. There will be plenty of early morning and late afternoon game drives which comes with gorgeous sunrises and sunsets. On early mornings you can enjoy a little siesta to revitalise you for the night time activities.

Day 10 takes us to a different campsite to explore a new area.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping, permanent bush ablution facilities
Route: Community campsite outside Moremi – Western Moremi 80kms
Travel Time: 3-4 hours

Days 11-13: Chobe National Park, Botswana

Our next destination will be Chobe National Park, boasting an incredible variety of stunning landscapes. As you seek out wildlife, you will travel through the more arid area of Savuti where bull elephants are peppered along the plains. You will then make your way north to the sparkling Chobe River, where your game drives will carry you along the River’s edge and you will be able to hear the call of the regal African Fish Eagle.

Day 11: Eastern Moremi – Savuti: 120km, 7-8hrs
Day 12: Savuti – Chobe River: 170km, 5-6hrs

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Private designated campsite, bush ablutions
Route: Day 11 – Eastern Moremi – Savuti 120km, Day 12 Savuti – Chobe River 170kms

Days 14-15: Livingstone, Zambia

We rise early for a invigorating morning game drive where we will cross the Zambezi by ferry and then hop on a truck to Livingstone on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls (visa required). Tonight you will take comfort in a lodge where you can enjoy an own expense dinner. You can have the opportunity to visit the powerful Victoria Falls or shop for curios. Your tour comes to an end at 10h00 on Day 15.

Please contact us should you require post-tour accommodation or transfers to Livingstone airport. There are plenty of fun activities to have a go at such as white water rafting, canoeing on the upper Zambezi, helicopter flights and elephant rides.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch X2
Accommodation: Comfortable Lodge
Route: Chobe River – Livingstone 100kms
Travel Time: 2-3 hrs

 

15 Day Best of Botswana Camping Safari Activities

  • Tour is inclusive but there are some extra activities en route as per the itinerary.


Other Activities

  • Activities in Victoria Falls: white water rafting, canoeing on the upper Zambezi, helicopter flights and elephant rides

 

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15 Day Best of Botswana Camping Safari Price

R32,400

+ Single Supplement EURO 95





R32,400

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced at Low Season Eu 2055 - High Season Eu 2235 Currency fluctuations may occur

+ Single Supplement EURO 95

Currency conversions estimated

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