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Discover Botswana Camping Safari

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  • - Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
  • - Duration; 13 Day Botswana Safari
  • - Lodging; Luxury Tented Mobile Safaris
  • - Group Size; Maximum 12
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: Nxai Pan National Park
- On arrival in Maun you will be met by your guide for the start of the Discover Botswana Camping.
- Continue your journey by road to your mobile camp in Nxai Pan National Park.
- A packed lunch will be provided for you to enjoy en route.
- The drive takes between 3 and 4 hours.
- The first section is tar road (about 130kms) to the entrance gate of Nxai Pan, followed by +-50km of dirt road travel through the park to the campsite.
- Arrive at your private camp, setup and ready for you to get comfortable and relax.
- Unfenced and open to the wild, this is luxury camping in the middle of the bush.
- Tents are spacious Meru-style canvas structures with en suite bush bathrooms, bucket showers, and pit latrines.
- A campfire is lit and a scrumptious 3-course dinner is prepared over an open fire and served at the table in the dining tent, accompanied by a variety of beverages and good conversation.
- After dinner, retire to your luxury tent and fall asleep under the African skies.
- Wild Camping L-D

Day 2: Nxai Pan National Park
- After a comfortable night under canvas, you will receive a 05h30 wake up call with warm water wash basins outside your tent and the smell of coffee from the dining tent.
- Enjoy a tasty breakfast at the laid table and discuss what wild sounds were heard during the night.
- After breakfast, depart for a full day trip to the famous Baines' Baobabs, which were named after explorer, Thomas Baines.
- A packed lunch and ample refreshments will be enjoyed at scenic spots along the way.
- Arrive back at camp in the late afternoon and enjoy a refreshing bucket shower with water heated to your liking
- Time to enjoy a drink from the bush bar and relax until your dinner menu is announced and you sit down to a 3-course meal prepared traditionally over an open fire and enjoyed under the stars.
- Wild Camping B-L-D

Day 3: Nxai Pan National Park
- Wake up call at 05h30 with strong coffee and a light breakfast before boarding the Land Cruiser and heading out for your first morning game drive in this special safari destination.
- Some fantastic sights of the famous pans, and large populations of springbok, and in the rainy season, migrating herds of elephant and zebra – always trailed by the predators of the bush!
- Afternoon snooze in between drives, and some good eating to complete the experience.
- This is the last night at Nxai Pan, so be sure to take in the mind-blowing constellations of stars above, and the fresh air of an inimitable destination in Botswana.
- Wild Camping B-L-D

Day 4: Khwai Safari Area
- A very early start this morning before setting off for a full day of traveling from Nxai Pan to Khwai Concession, which borders on the Moremi Game Reserve.
- After breakfast and packing your bags, you’ll board the game viewer and head for Maun.
- Lunch and a quick stop for any personal items in Maun, and then depart for the 3-hour journey to our mobile safari camp at Khwai.
- This camp is in a private concession area owned by the community who moved here after Moremi was declared a game reserve and is now dedicated to wildlife conservation.
- It is a popular destination because of the excellent game viewing (wild dogs and leopards in particular), plus we are able to do night drives, which is not allowed in National Parks.
- Arrive at your private campsite in the Khwai Concession, settle in to your luxury Meru-style tent and refresh with a bucket shower before taking a seat around the campfire for an evening in the wilderness!
- Wild Camping B-L-D

Day 5: Khwai Safari Area
- After a comfortable night under canvas, you will receive a 05h30 wake up call with warm water wash basins outside your tent and the smell of coffee from the dining tent.
- Enjoy a light breakfast before setting off for morning game drive in the magnificent Khwai Concession.
- After a 3-4 hour game drive, you will return to camp to freshen up before brunch.
- Your tents will have been tidied and prepared for your return.
- Brunch is then served at the dining table with all sorts of refreshments on offer.
- Afterwards, spend your afternoon relaxing around camp before having a light tea and departing on afternoon game drive at around 16h00.
- Return to camp after a fantastic safari and sundowners in a scenic spot in the bush.
-An inspired 3-course menu is cooked over an open fire and served to you at the dinner table, after which you are welcome to sit around the campfire and relax.
- Wild Camping B-L-D

Day 6: Khwai Safari Area
- Today follows a similar routine to yesterday, with an early morning game drive, followed by a delicious brunch, siesta, tea, and afternoon game drive.
- Remember, driving after sunset is possible in this private concession, so prepare to enjoy some of the nocturnal wildlife like never before.
- There are no fenced boundaries, so the animals wander freely between the Okavango Delta and the Moremi Game Reserve, offering an unbeatable safari experience.
- Upon returning to camp, enjoy dinner, fireside conversation and eventually bed, for the last night in Khwai.
- Wild Camping B-L-D

Day 7: Savuti
- An early morning start today followed by breakfast before boarding the game viewer and embarking on the overland journey to Camp Savuti (about a 4 hour drive).
- Wave goodbye to Khwai and get ready to welcome the world renowned Savute Marsh – a unique and highly sought after wilderness in Botswana.
- You are heading for 3 nights in basic lodge accommodation at SKL Camp Savuti, which is perfectly located on the on again off-again Savuti Channel.
- Tented chalets with en suite bathrooms and individual viewing decks offer comfort and ease for this leg of the trip.
- Your Camp Savuti guide will take you out on morning and afternoon game drives in this fantastic wildlife area, and you will enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at the lodge, while a viewing deck, fire pit, and lounge area offer various places to relax.
- Tented Camp B-L-D

Day 8: Savuti
- Your guide will wake you up early with the offer of coffee and breakfast before embarking on a sunrise game drive to the Savute Marsh – a location famous for large herds of buffalo and wildebeest during the wet season.
- This is also where lions are known to prey on elephants!
- Return to the lodge after 3-4 hours on safari and get ready for a tasty lunch and time for a siesta.
- You are welcome to sit out on the deck with a book and a pair of binoculars during the hours of relaxation.
- High tea is served at around 15h00 after which time you will head out on an afternoon safari to explore new areas, waterholes, and pans in the pristine Savuti.
- At sunset, you return to camp and sit back with a refreshment, or around the fire before dinner and bed in your canvas tented chalet.
- Tented Camp B-L-D

Day 9: Savuti
- Today follows a similar routine to yesterday with both a morning and afternoon game drive, time for some bird watching in between, and 3 delicious meals served in the lodge dining area.
- After dinner, prepare for your last night in Savuti and enjoy the convenience of lodge accommodation.
- Tomorrow is a big day as we are introduced to the Chobe National Park.
- Tented Camp B-L-D

Day 10: Chobe National Park
- Early morning wake up followed by breakfast at the lodge, and then embark on your journey to a private campsite in northern Chobe National Park.
- This will be a full day activity, driving in the game viewer through Chobe until reaching the newly setup camp in the riverfront region of Chobe.
- A picnic lunch, refreshments, and wildlife will be enjoyed along the way, and warm bucket showers and luxury Meru-style tents bring comfort to your arrival.
- Enjoy refreshments in your new camp and have a seat around the campfire before a 3-course dinner is served in the dining tent under the stars.
- Sleep in the utmost comfort in the spacious, en suite tents.
Wild Camping B-L-D

Day 11: Chobe National Park
- Wake up call at 05h30 with strong coffee and a light breakfast before boarding the Land Cruiser and heading out for your first morning game drive in this famous safari destination.
- The next couple of days will revolve around exciting and unpredictable game viewing along the Chobe River and surrounding areas, afternoon snoozes, and some good eating at the luxuriously equipped campsite.
- Our unfenced camps are located at the private BOGA or Hatab sites reserved for safari operators only, so the accommodation is exclusive and spacious, but animals are free to roam where they please.
- Enjoy the wilderness, and if you’re lucky you’ll be entertained by wandering elephant, impala, kudu, buffalo, and particularly hyena at night!
- Wild Camping B-L-D

Day 12: Chobe National Park
- Your last day out in the magnificence of the Botswana bush begins. Early breakfast is followed by game drive as usual, and lunch and siesta will follow.
- After tea, you will depart the camp for your final game drive ending with a spectacular sunset over the Chobe River.
- Arrive back to a fire-lit camp and a table set for dinner under the stars.
- The evening routine commences with drinks around the fire, and an exchange of happy safari memories before turning in for the last night in the wild.
- Wild Camping B-L-D

Day 13: Safari
- - Wake up for the final time at your private luxury campsite and enjoy a hearty breakfast before boarding the game viewer and take a road transfer through the park to Kasane Airport, where you will bid farewell to guides and connect with your onward flight.
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  • Rates from: US$5650.00
  • Per person sharing
  • Rates are in Rates are in US Dollars
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - BOTS; from £ 740
  • USA - BOTS; from $ 1547
  • EUR - BOTS; from € 908
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

  • Safari Includes

  • - Accommodation in luxury meru style tents with en-suite bush ablutions on mobile safaris
  • - Accommodation in tented SKL Lodge in Savuti
  • - Rates are quoted on the basis that guests arrive after lunch on the day of arrival, and depart after breakfast on day of departure
  • - All meals and snacks, soft drinks wine, beer and spirits throughout
  • - All National Park entrance and camping fees
  • - All Game drives. Morning and evening (two a day)
  • - Daily Laundry Service, where water supplies permit
  • - 12% Govt Tax
  • - All Road transfers throughout
  • Safari Excludes

  • - Any extra activities not mentioned on original itinerary and quote
  • - Local and International Flights
  • - Staff and guide gratuities
  • - All other travel arrangements before or after the safari
  • - Visas
  • - Compulsory insurance
  • - All personal purchases (including curios, spirit liquors, telephone calls etc. etc. etc.)

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