Botswana comfort tour

The Details

Type: Camping Camping
Start: Johannesburg South Africa
Length: 14 - 28 Days
End: Victoria Falls Zimbabwe
Comfort: Standard
Vehicle: Overland Vehicle
Group Size: Large (>12 People)
Countries: South Africa Botswana Zimbabwe

Tour Dates

2018
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Overview

Traversing Botswana, we enjoy game viewing and camping in the wild Moremi game reserve, mokoro excursions and bush walks in the Okavango delta, wild animals and breath taking sunsets on the Chobe River and Makgadigadi Pans. Witness the majestic Victoria Falls with its many adrenaline activities on offer and end with the wild game of the Tuli Wilderness area on the banks of the Limpopo River.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Johannesburg - Palapye Botswana

The tour starts at 08h00 on Day 1 with departure from Johannesburg. Travelling through the province of Limpopo we cross the border into Botswana where we set up camp in the village of Palapye.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Serviced camping

Meals

Meals:

Lunch,Dinner

Day 2: Boteti river

We travel along the western edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans arriving in Xhumaga. Our campsite overlooks the Boteti River. The evening is spent relaxing around the campfire and preparing for our 4×4 excursion into Moremi Wildlife Reserve the next day.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Serviced camping

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 3/ 4: Khwai Area of Moremi wildlife reserve

An early start takes us 2 hours to Maun – the gateway to the Delta and Moremi Wildlife Reserve. We change vehicles to our open sided 4×4 vehicles and arrive at Moremi by lunchtime. After lunch at South Gate we enter the park and travel to the Khwai area. This is a pure wilderness area of great beauty, with rich green vegetation, palm trees, teeming with birdlife and a vast population of wild animals. We enjoy early morning and late afternoon game drives exploring the reserve in open 4×4 safari vehicles. Our private campsite is located inside the park where we set up bush toilets and bush showers.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Serviced camping

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 5: Maun

After an early morning game drive we exit Moremi and travel back to Maun. The afternoon is free for a 1 hour scenic flight over the Okavango Delta (own expense).

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Serviced camping

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

Scenic flight over Okavango Delta at own expense

Day 6: Okavango Delta / Maun

Today we enjoy a Mokoro excursion into the Okavango Delta. Depart Maun at 07h30 and road transfer approximately 1 -2 hours depending on water levels. Upon arrival at the mokoro boat station, a mokoro poler will be introduced to you and will be your boatman and guide throughout the excursion. We enjoy the Delta by Mokoro and nature / game walks. Mid afternoon road transfer back to Maun.

Hightlights

Hightlights:

Mokoro excursion

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Serviced camping

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 7/ 8: Chobe river – Kasane

We continue through Botswana to Kasane and our 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. The following day sunset is enjoyed on a relaxing game viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River. Optional morning game drive in the Chobe National Park (own expense).

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Serviced camping

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

Morning game drive in Chobe National Park (own expense)

Day 9/ 10: Victoria Falls "Mosi-Oa-Tunya" - The Smoke That Thunders

We travel across the Zimbabwe border to view Victoria Falls – one of the most spectacular sights in Africa. 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 and to visit the Falls (own expense). Overnight Spayview Hotel (or similar)

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Overnight Spayview Hotel

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast(Lunch/Dinner at own expense)

Optional Extras

Optional Extras:

White water rafting, bungi jumping, microlighting/ airplane or helicopter over the Falls and to visit the Falls (own expense).

Day 11: Makgadikgadi Pans

Crossing back into Botswana we set up camp at Nata. We visit the Makgadikgadi Pans for a truly unforgettable sunset over what remains of an ancient 6500km2 lake.

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Serviced camping

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 12/ 13: Tuli wilderness camp

Traveling South we travel to the Tuli area of Botswana. It is a great wild game area that is unfenced as to preserve natural migratory patterns. We camp on the banks of the Limpopo River which forms the border to South Africa. Day 13 we enjoy a guided morning game walk and a late afternoon / evening game drive.

Hightlights

Hightlights:

Guided game walk/ game drive

Accommodation

Accommodation:

Serviced camping

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 14: Johannesburg

We exit Botswana and travel back to Johannesburg. Tour ends at 17h00 with drop off at Peermont Metcourt or ORT International Airport.

Meals

Meals:

Breakfast,Lunch

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