Safari in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Duration : 7 nights

Price : € 2.864,00 per person based on 4 pax

Date of Departure : 6 Jan, 8 Feb, 12 March, 5 April, 9 May, 3 Nov, 5 Dec or any date requested by the client

Accommodation : comfortable mobile tent – fully serviced.

Itinerary Map

Highlights

  • Boteti River
  • Passarge valley
  • Piper pan
  • Deception Valley
  • 4×4 safaris
  • Black maned lion, brown hyena, honey badger, springbok
  • Stargazing

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

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.

We depart towards the Central Kalahari Game Reserve where we set up our first night’s camp close to the banks of the dry Boteti River. Enjoy the first evening under the African sky and around the campfire.

Overnight: Boteti River

Day 2

Central Kalahari Game Reserve

After breakfast we leave the Boteti and soon arrive at Matswere Gate, where we enter the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. We make our way to the Passarge Valley (all these valleys are old fossil river beds now, with clusters of trees and grass). Passarge Valley is set in the north west of CKGR and was closed until 10yrs ago to the public, this valley smaller than Deception Valley, gets its name from a Swedish Botanist called Passarge. The area is remote and not visited frequently but has good game concentrations if rains fell. In this area Surricate or Meerkat can be found over and above the other Kalahari game species. Chances of seeing giraffe and cheetah are also very good.

Overnight in an exclusive wilderness area in Passarge Valley

Day 3

Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Early morning and afternoon game drives in the valley in search of game. The area is also host to numerous bird species, and small raptors can often be seen in pursuit of their prey.
Overnight in an exclusive wilderness area in Passarge Valley.

Day 4

Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Today we travel south via a couple of vegetated pans to reach the remote Piper Pan in the early afternoon. Lunch served en route. We enjoy the peace and tranquillity around the campfire.
Overnight in an exclusive wilderness area in Piper Pan.

Day 5

Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Morning and afternoon game drives. Time to relax during the heat of the day.
Overnight in an exclusive wilderness area in Piper Pan.

Day 6 & 7

Central Kalahari Game Reserve

After breakfast we make our way due northeast via Lethiau Valley to reach Deception Valley in the afternoon. We spend these two days exploring Deception Pan, and the adjoining pans. This area is home to a number of Kalahari animals such as springbok, gemsbok, red hartebeest, brown hyena and lion, which we should see on our morning and afternoon game drives.

Overnight in an exclusive wilderness area in Deception Valley

Day 8

Central Kalahari Game Reserve

A leisurely breakfast early morning, break down camp and then we drive north along the cut line to Kuke corner bidding the Central Kalahari Game Reserve good bye. We will arrive back in Maun in time for your outbound flight.

End of your safari.
We offer an extension to the Okavango Delta and Moremi Game Reserve.

Included

  • Professional guide
  • All land transfers in Botswana
  • 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
  • All the activities as per program
  • Flight Johannesburg – Maun
  • Flight Maun – Johannesburg

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Every extra of personal nature
  • Tips
  • International flight

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