Botswana – Green & Desert – 16 days 2018-04-27T17:08:47+00:00

Project Description

BOTSWANA
GREEN & DESERT
Camping & Lodging

Name: Botswana – Green & Desert Route
Type: Mainly camping
Destinations: Chobe, Savuti, Moremi, Okavango Delta, Central Kahalari, Makghadigadi Pan, Victoria Falls

Days: 16 days – 15 nights

Stunning safari that visits all the major important landmarks of Botswana: Chobe National Park, Savuti, Moremi Game Reserve, the Wold Heritage site Okavango Delta, the Central Kalahari Game reserve and the Makghadigadi Pan, also with an included visit to the majestic Victoria Falls in Zambia.

Accommodation is camping in the parks and lodging in the main cities.

You will be followed by a locally-based international professional guide and a local bush-chef to maximise your experience.

Day 1: Livingstone

Upon arrival at Livingstone international airport, you will be assisted in final preparations before your Safari starts.
Transfer to Olga’s Guesthouse and accommodation in a very central area of Livingstone.
Dinner in Livingstone not included. (Optional: guided tour of the falls).

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Day 2: Chobe National Park

Breakfast at the lodge and transfer to Botswana. We will stop in Kasane for refills before entering the Chobe National Park. Game drive and arrival to our Campsite with ablution blocks and hot showers. Lunch at the camp and afternoon Game drive that will end before sunset. Dinner at the camp prepared by our accompanying chef on the campfire. Night spent in camping tents. 

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Day 3: Chobe – Savuti

Early wake, dismantling of the camp and morning game drive to proceed to Savuti with a packed lunch along the way. Arrival to our Campsite with ablution blocks and hot showers and set up the camp. Lunch at the camp and afternoon Game drive that will end before sunset. Dinner at the camp prepared by our accompanying chef on the campfire. Night spent in camping tents. 

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Day 4: Savuti

Early wake, breakfast and sunrise game drive. Return to camp for lunch and afternoon Game drive that will end before sunset. Dinner at the camp prepared by our accompanying chef on the campfire. Night spent in camping tents.    

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Day 5: Savuti – Moremi

Early wake, dismantling of the camp and morning game drive to proceed to Moremi Game Reserve with a packed lunch along the way. Arrival to our Campsite with ablution blocks and hot showers and set up the camp. Afternoon Game drive that will end before sunset. Dinner at the camp prepared by our accompanying chef on the campfire. Night spent in camping tents. 

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Day 6: Moremi

Early wake, breakfast and sunrise game drive. Return to camp for lunch and afternoon Game drive that will end before sunset. Dinner at the camp prepared by our accompanying chef on the campfire. Night spent in camping tents.   

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Day 7:Moremi – Maun

A day-long game drive will bring us out of Moremi Game Reserve and we will proceed to Maun, where we will lodge on a B&B basis. Own arrangement for dinner in Maun.

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Day 8: Okavango Delta

After breakfast we will board a small plane and enjoy a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta. After landing on an island, we will proceed with a mokoro (traditional dugout canoe) safari along the streams of the delta. We will continue with a walking safari followed by a pic-nic lunch. Return to the airstrip by Mokoro and afternoon return scenic flight to Maun.
Lodging in Man on a B&B basis and own arrangement for the farewell dinner to Botswana.

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Days 9-10-11: Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Central Kalahari Game Reserve is a semi-desert wilderness area populated by numerous animals species that are typical of the dry lands. Here you will have a chance to spot the legendary black-maned Kalahari lions.
3 fantastic days of Mobile Safari in Central Kalahari. The Mobile Safari includes 2 game drives per day, 3 meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), water, juices, soft drinks and local wine. Nights are spent in camping tents in unfenced camps inside the parks.
Full-board arrangement, cooked by the accompanying cook.

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Days 12-13: Makgadigadi Pan

After breakfast we will leave Central Kalahari Game Reserve and we will proceed to Makgadigadi Pan where you will spend two days in the surreal atmosphere of the salt pan spending the night camping in the wilderness of the area.
Our base camp will be at Planet Baobab, camping and with a full-board arrangement, cooked by the accompanying cook.
In the morning, we will leave for a Quad bike safari in the Pan including a visit to a Meerkat colony.
The night will be spend camping under the stars in the Pan.

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Day 14: Livingstone

Once returned back from the Pan, we will proceed to Livingstone with a short transfer on tarmac road.
We will cross the border to Zambia and check in at Olga’s Guesthouse.
Own arrangement for dinner in one of the many restaurants in Livingstone.

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Day 15: End of Tour

Based on your return flight, you will be transferred to the airport. End of arrangements. (optional: Morning Tour of the Falls)

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• All accommodations detailed in the program
• All meals detailed in the program
• Vehicles, fuel, driver, cook and certified guide
• All camping gear (excluding towels and pillows)
• All Park entry fees
• All game viewing activities detailed in the program

• International flights
• Alcoholic beverages
• Visas
• Activities not done by African View Tours and Safaris and not included in the program
• Travel insurances
• Personal expenses
• Gratuities
• Anything not specified under “inclusions”

On Request

On Request