Guided Tour 4 – 11 Days – Botswana Wilderness Camping Safari

Upington / Kgalagadi / Mabuasehube / Kalahari Game Reserve / Chobe National Park / Chobe – Kasane / Victoria Falls / Zimbabwe

Day 1

Upington – Kgalagadi Depart 830 from Upington-drive to Twee Rivieren and safari drive on a small two-track road to our camp at Rooiputs. After setting up tents we go for a game drive until sunset.

Overnight: Rooiputs camping
Meals: L D

Day 2

Kgalagadi Trans Frontier Park
Game drive to Nossob (fenced and fully equipped) Here we do game drives North and South, and visit the resident waterhole. Optional night drive with rangers in an open truck. Last change to take a good shower and swim in the pool.

Overnight: Nossob camping
Meals: B L D

Day 3

Kgalagadi – Game drive to Matopi after breakfast (start Mabuasehube 4×4 trail). We can see vast herds of Eland in the lovely red dunes.

Overnight: Matopi unfenced camping
Meals: B,L,D

Guided Tour 4 - 11 Days - Botswana Wilderness Camping Safari

Day 4-5

Mabuasehube Game Reserve
Early game drive to this unspoilt part of the Kalahari. We spend our time exploring the area and its secrets. This is prime predator area, and if we are lucky the big cats will visit us!

Overnight: Mabuasehube unfenced camping-water available
Meals: B,L,D

Day 6

Ghanzi – Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Early game drive to Central Kalahari game Reserve, which covers 52000 square km. Animals to be seen are Gemsbok, Wildebeest, Springbok and Tsesebe. Common predators are Lion, Brown Hyena, Cheetah, Leopard and African Wild Cat. 260 bird species can be seen, making it a haven for bird lovers.
(Each campsite has a long drop toilet and a shelter for a portable shower bag.)

Overnight: One of the camps camping
Meals: B L D

Day 7
Central Kalahari Game Reserve. We spend our time doing several game drives exploring this huge park.

Overnight: One of the camps camping
Meals: B L D

Day 8

Central Kalahari Game Reserve – Chobe National Park Depart to Savuti in the Chobe National Park. In contrast with the Khwai River and lush Chobe River front, the Savuti is a desert-like landscape, with herds of Elephant fighting over a dry waterhole. A pride of about 30 lions, known as ‘the elephant killers of Savuti, are residents of the Savuti area.

Overnight: Savuti camping
Meals: B L D

Day 9

Chobe National Park
We depart to the Chobe River through the Chobe Forest reserve.Chobe National Park is famous for its large numbers of elephant. This Park has the highest concentration of elephant anywhere in Africa-more than 71 000. Chobe is also known for its large herds of buffalo and diverse bird life.

Overnight: Ihaha camping
Meals: B L D

Day 10

Chobe National Park
We do game drives until 10:00 when we epart to Kasane. Optional afternoon boat trip on the Chobe River, which visit the Chobe Park.

Overnight: Kasane area Camping
Meals: B L D

Day 11

Victoria Falls
Optional guided day-tour to Vic Falls. This guided tour goes through the Zambezi National Park to Vic Falls and back in the afternoon. The Victoria Falls and Zambezi National Park is a world Heritage site and Vic falls is one of the ‘Seven wonders of the world’ The falls are 1,7 km wide and nearly 550 million litres of water per minute cascade 100 m into the chasm below during the Zambezi River’s peak flow. Victoria Falls is made of five different falls. Four of these are in Zimbabwe: The Devil’s Cataract, Main Falls, Rainbow Falls and Horseshoe Falls. The Eastern Cataract is in the bordering country of Zambia.

The northern border of the Park is formed by the great Zambezi River which also forms the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia for much of its length. A wide variety of larger mammals may be found within the Zambezi National Park including The Big Five: elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and white rhinoceros. In addition, herds of sable antelope, eland, zebra, giraffe, kudu, waterbuck and impala and smaller animals can be seen. Optional activities: bungi jumping and a helicopter flight over the falls. End of tour.

Overnight: Kasane area camping
Meals: B L

Included: driver/guide, vehicle, fuel, camping fees, conservation fees, cross-border fees, meals, drinking water, camping equipment (except sleeping bag)

Excluded: Optional activities. Accommodation can vary from the itinerary depending on availability.

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