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Discover some of the more remote wilderness areas of Botswana from Nxai Pan National Park to the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans on this mobile safari.
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11 nights camping, two nights lodge accommodation, camping equipment, meals as per itinerary, transport in specially modified 4x4 vehicles, game activities, Botswana park and camping fees, professional guide and back-up crew
Selected dates in 2018
This fully serviced mobile safari entails 14 days traversing the pristine wildlife areas of Nxai Pan, Moremi Game Reserve, the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park. Days are spent game driving across vast areas in search of the spectacular wildlife. Evenings are spent around the campfire under billions of stars sharing stories. You’ll stay at exclusive camp sites in unique wilderness areas.
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Discover spectacular wildlife including African wild dogs, huge herds of elephant, the elusive leopard and a variety of antelope.
Explore Xakanaxa, an integral part of the Okavango Delta and an area that boasts some of the best wildlife viewing in Africa.
Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in Nxai Pan National Park, known for its large herds of springbok and gemsbok.
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Depart Livingstone and cross the Zambezi River into Botswana. After customs and immigration formalities, you will meet your guide before continuing your drive to Nata, situated on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. Tonight you will camp at Nata Sanctuary. (B)(L)(D)
Leave the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans behind and travel westwards to Nxai Pan National Park. The area is known for large herds of springbok and gemsbok. Here you will enjoy afternoon and morning game drives while spending two nights camping in Nxai Pan National Park. (B)(L)(D)
See Day 2 for today's itinerary. (B)(L)(D)
Depart Nxai Pan National Park and journey west to Maun. The afternoon is spent at your leisure at your hotel. (B)(L)(D)
Travel to Xakanaxa, which is an integral part of the eastern waters of the Okavango Delta. The area is encompassed by Moremi Game Reserve and boasts some of the best game viewing in Africa. Game viewing takes place alongside waterways and floodplains. You will also see an astonishing variety of birds. You’ll spend two nights camping in the Xakanaxa area in the Moremi Game Reserve. (B)(L)(D)
You will make your way to the banks of the Okavango River to explore the clear channels, lagoons and rivers of the Okavango Delta by motor boat. (B)(L)(D)
Your group breaks camp and you will enjoy a leisurely drive to a private campsite in the Khwai River area of Moremi Game Reserve. This region’s diversity of animals is truly astounding. The following two nights will be spent camping in the Khwai region of Moremi Game Reserve. (B)(L)(D)
Today you will enjoy early morning and afternoon game drives. Your guide will spend the maximum amount of time possible on game drives to ensure the best wildlife viewing. (B)(L)(D)
Leave Moremi and cross to the northern bank of the Khwai River before making your way to Chobe National Park. Due to the fact that none of Botswana’s wildlife areas are fenced, game can move freely between these two wilderness areas. Hippo, elephant and sometimes lion are often found on this route. Game viewing this afternoon takes place along the fringes of the marsh and surrounding water holes. You’ll spend the next two nights camping in Savute in Chobe National Park. (B)(L)(D)
Today you will enjoy morning and afternoon game drives. Depending on time, you may have the opportunity to climb one of the hills to see San Bushman paintings.
Journey north towards the Chobe River, home to the world’s largest elephant herds; large numbers of buffalo, hippo and lion. Game drives are taken in the afternoons and mornings. Spend two nights camping in the Serondella area of Chobe National Park. (B)(L)(D)
After an early start, take a slow drive along the southern bank of the Chobe River, where you can find Chobe bushbuck and puku antelope. The sheer variety of animals make this region a must-see for any wildlife enthusiast. (B)(L)(D)
Today say a fond farewell to your efficient back-up and camp crew. Drive to Kazungula Border Post where your Safari Guide will ensure you are transferred back to Livingstone. The afternoon can be spent exploring one of the truly magnificent sights on earth - the wonderfully beautiful Victoria Falls. (B)
Your journey ends after breakfast. (B)
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