Northern Botswana Mobile Safari & Victoria Falls
Duration : 10 nights
Price : € 3.890,00 per person based on 4 pax
Date of Departure : monthly departure or any date requested by the client
Kind of Accommodation : Comfortable Mobile Tent – Fully Serviced
Johannesburg – Maun
Arrive at Johannesburg airport early in the morning in time to take your connecting flight to Maun. Your ranger will meet you at Maun International Airport and take you to your hotel in Maun, where you can unpack, shower and relax. In the afternoon an optional game flight offers you an aerial view of the Okavango Delta. Dinner can be enjoyed at the Maun Lodge Restaurant.
Overnight @ Maun Lodge – Maun
Maun – Moremi Game Reserve
We make an early start and drive through traditional villages before crossing the buffalo fence, announcing our arrival in game country. We drive through a wildlife concession where we will see our first animals, like impala and giraffe. We enter Moremi Game Reserve through Maquee gate. After a coffee and tea break our game drive takes us on a scenic route through ever changing landscape, Mopane forest, to open floodplains or lagoons.
A large variety of game can be found along the rivers and floodplains of the Okavango, herds of red lechwe, buffalo and hippo are commonly seen. During midday we may encounter some breeding herds of elephants coming to drink along the rivers. Moremi is well known for its wild dog population; lions, leopard and cheetah are also frequently seen. We have picnic lunch under shady trees along the way. We are in our camp in the late afternoon, in time to be shown to your tents. Time to shower before dinner is served in the dining tent. Camp near Xakanaxa in an exclusive wilderness area.
Moremi Game Reserve
Early morning coffee or tea, and we set off on a full morning’s game drive to return to camp at about 11h00 for a delicious brunch. Time now to shower, rest and relax in camp. After tea we set off on our afternoon game drive through Moremi with its wilderness of rivers and lagoons. We take a motorboat cruise on the Xaxanaka lagoon or Mboma waterways to visit the famous heronries of the eastern Okavango. Return to camp and relax around the campfire. Dinner served in the dining tent. Camp near Xakanaxa in an exclusive wilderness area.
Having had breakfast we leave Xakanaxa and continue on an interesting riverine route through Moremi to arrive and set up camp within sight of Khwai River at Moremi’s North Gate. Camp near Khwai River in an exclusive wilderness area.
Early morning and afternoon game drives exploring the Khwai River area should reveal a variety of game. Dombo Hippo Pools offer beautiful sunsets and plenty of Hippo. During the heat of the day you will have a chance to read, relax and enjoy the sounds of the wild, followed by afternoon tea and a sunset game drive. Camp near Khwai River in an exclusive wilderness area.
Chobe National Park: Savuti
An early morning game drive to have one last look at the Khwai, before returning to our camp for breakfast. We leave Moremi and our route takes us on an interesting day’s drive northwards to Savuti. We stop en route for lunch. On the way to Savuti we pass over the Mababe depression, once a vast lake, here in summer months the zebra migrate from the Northern Chobe via Savuti and Mababe to Makgadigadi Pans. Approximately 20 000 zebras make this annual migration.
The Savuti channel and marsh have been dry since 1980 and finally received water again in 2009. The marsh is now partially covered in water and attract large concentrations of game and birds. Time will now tell how the water will influence the famous Savuti bull elephant population which it is well known for. Overnight Savuti in an exclusive wilderness area.
Chobe National Park: Savuti
We depart on early morning in search of the Savuti predators. Savuti has been host to most of the amazing wildlife documentaries filmed in the last 25 years. Many about the merciless competition between the different predators. Savuti also have a few rocky outcrops enabling us to see the Klipspringer antelope. There is also a small collection of Bushmen rock art. Morning and afternoon game drives with leisure time to relax during the heat of the day. Overnight Savuti in an exclusive wilderness area.
Chobe National Park: Chobe River
After breakfast we leave for the Chobe River and we should see the breeding herds of elephant and large herds of buffalo for which this park is famous. Chobe riverfront is without a doubt one of the best game viewing spots in Southern Africa. In an afternoon it is possible to see more than a thousand elephants and buffalo. Shy antelope species like the Chobe bushbuck, Roan and Sable antelope can also easily be seen. Along the Chobe floodplains is also a small population of puku antelope common on the floodplains of Zambia. Camp along Chobe floodplains in an exclusive wilderness area.
Chobe National Park: Chobe River
Early morning drive to admire the mesmerizing wildlife of this region. If you are a keen birdwatcher, Chobe will not disappoint. Huge numbers of water birds congregate here especially in the summer months. In the afternoon a boating excursion on the Chobe River offers a new dimension to game viewing. Camp along Chobe floodplains in an exclusive wilderness area.
Kasane – Victoria Falls
Morning at leisure. You have an option for a scenic flight over the Victoria Falls in a helicopter.
Transfer late in the morning to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg.
End of service
- Professional guide
- All land transfers in Botswana and Zimbabwe
- Overnight in a hotel on day 1 with breakfast
- Overnight in a mobile tented camp during the entire safari
- Three meals a day during the safari
- All beverage during the safari (2 soft drinks, 2 lt water, 2 beers and ½ bottle of wine per person per day)
- All parks fees in Botswana
- Overnight in lodge on day 10 with breakfast
- All the activities as per program
- Flight Johannesburg – Maun
- Flight Victoria Falls – Johannesburg
- Travel insurance
- Dinners and lunches in Maun and at Victoria Falls
- Optional flight over the Okavango and Victoria Falls
- Every extra of personal nature
- Parks fees in Victoria Falls
- International flight