14 Days Botswana / Victoria Falls

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14 Days Botswana / Victoria Falls

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Length of trip:

14 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 2000 to $ 3000

Best travel dates to go:

Any time.


Detailed Description of this trip:

The concept behind an African camping tour is for guests to enjoy the tasks they are responsible for, while still feeling like valued visitors who are on holiday. Clients’ involvement is an integral part of an enjoyable and successful journey. Clients are required to participate in certain tasks such as assisting the guide and assistant with the making and breaking up of camp, erecting and dismantling their tents with ease. The highlights of tour includes the following: - Wild camping in the Kalahari. - Guided Bushmen walk experience. - Game viewing in open 4x4 safari vehicle in Moremi Wildlife Reserve. - Mokoro (dugout canoe) excursion in the Okavango Delta area of Moremi. - Game viewing cruise on the Chobe River. - 2 nights in Livingstone/ Victoria Falls. - Sunset on Makgadikgadi Pans (weather permitting).


Trip Properties:


Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Johannesburg

    Johannesburg - Kalahari Desert.
    Camping

    We depart at 07h30 from our hotel in Johannesburg, and install our bushcamp in the Kalahari Desert.

    Sightseeing

    The evening is spent admiring the bright stars of the southern hemisphere around our campfire. (L, D).

  • Day 2 - South Africa

    Kalahari (Bushmen Experience).
    Camping

    We set up camp at Dqae Qare Bushmen village in the Kalahari. The project is owned and run by the local Bushmen community with all proceeds directly benefiting the community.

    Sightseeing

    The following morning a 1 hour guided bush walk is undertaken, with a local guide explaining and showing us the many uses of the surrounding environment. (B, L, D).

  • Day 3 - Maun

    Relaxation

    Arriving in Maun – the ‘gateway’ to the Okavango Delta, the evening is spent relaxing around the campfire and preparing for our 4x4 excursion into Moremi the following morning. (B, L, D).

  • Day 4-5 - Maun

    Okavango Area of Moremi Wildlife Reserve.
    Safari

    Entering Moremi Wildlife Reserve, we explore the area on early morning and late afternoon game drives in open vehicles. A day is spent exploring the channels of the Okavango Delta by Mokoro.

    Food and Dining

    We lunch on an island in the delta and enjoy a game walk (subject to the water level of the delta). (B, L, D).

  • Day 6-7 - Khwai River Lodge

    Khwai Area of Moremi Wildlife Reserve.
    Adventure

    The Khwai area is a pure wilderness area of great beauty, with rich green vegetation, palm trees, teeming with birdlife and a vast population of wild animals.

    Safari

    We enjoy early morning and late afternoon game drives exploring the reserve in open (B, L, D).

  • Day 8 - Maun

    Moremi – Maun.
    Safari

    An early morning game drive is enjoyed.

    Sightseeing

    We leave Moremi, returning to Maun in time for lunch and an optional scenic flight (own expense) over the Okavango Delta. (B, L, D).

  • Day 9 - Kasane

    Chobe River - Kasane.
    Camping

    Camp is set up on the banks of the Chobe River. Chobe is famous for its beautiful scenery, magnificent sunsets and abundance of wildlife and birdlife.

    Safari

    Sunset is enjoyed and the following morning we relax on a game viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River. (B, L, D).

  • Day 10-11 - Zambia

    Livingstone- Victoria Falls "Mosi-oa-Tunya" - The Smoke that thunders.
    Bus

    We travel across the Zambian border to view Victoria Falls - one of the most spectacular sights in Africa.

    Adventure

    Days are spent at leisure to browse the local markets, to experience the many optional activities on offer in the adrenalin capital of Africa including white water rafting, bungi jumping, microlighting/ airplane or helicopter over the Falls, rhino walks, elephant back safaris etc. and to visit the Falls (own expense). (All meals excluding 1 lunch & 1 dinner).

  • Day 12 - Botswana

    Makgadikgadi Pans.
    Camping

    Making our way back into Botswana we set up camp at Nata.

    Sightseeing

    We visit the Makgadikgadi Pans for a truly unforgettable sunset over what remains of an ancient 6500km2 lake. (B, L, D).

  • Day 13 - Botswana

    Limpopo Area.
    Camping

    We install our camp for the last night near the mighty Limpopo River, which forms the border of Botswana and South Africa. (B, L, D).

  • Day 14 - Pretoria

    Bus

    We travel via the ‘Jacaranda City’ of Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa and home of the famous Union Buildings, ending at +-16h00. (B, L).

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