Safari Does not include:
OKAVANGO DELTA & CHOBE EXPERIENCE
Itinerary for 7 nights & 8 days - 1 Night Okavango Delta, 2 Nights Moremi Game Reserve): 2 Nights Savuti, 2 Nights Chobe Riverfront:
Day 1 Okavango Delta, Camping
Your early adventure will take you in a north westerly direction from Maun to the western side of the Okavango Delta, a special corner of paradise.
Once there, you will transfer your equipment to motorboats and cruise along the narrow papyrus-lined channels enjoying the exquisite birdlife of the region as well as the landscape.
Deeper in the Delta you will meet the local polers with their mokoro (a traditional dugout canoe) and enjoy a tranquil transfer to an island. You will spend your day exploring this beautiful area on mokoro excursions and taking guided walks on the islands and floodplains of the Okavango.
You will camp with bush ablutions. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 2-3 Moremi Game Reserve, Camping
From the Okavango, with your packed lunch and safari snacks, you will retrace your route back and head to Moremi Game Reserve, one of the best wilderness areas of Botswana which covers both swamp and dry areas.
You will spend your two days searching for the wide variety of wildlife and birds. Game drives in the early morning as the sun rises and in the late afternoon as the sun sets will be the norm. You will return for your lunch, dinner and siesta at camp
Day 4-5 Savuti, Camping
With its diverse and striking landscapes, your next safari leads to Savuti, an area known for bull elephants which dot the plains. You will explore the marshland and the drier areas in search of wildlife.
On your next day, a visit to the Savuti Hill is a must, to see the rock paintings done by the San long time back. 'Don't be surprised by the resident leopard'. When night falls, lion calls could be heard at distant locations. An indication or warning to other males for territorial dominance.
Birding is outstanding here, ranging from Okavango specials, such as Slaty egret, Hartlaub's babbler, Allen's gallinule and wattled crane.
If time permits, you will extend your adventure to the drier mopane woodland, where species like racket-tailed rollers, Bradfield's hornbill, white-breasted cuckoo-shrike, Bennett's woodpecker, swallow-tailed bee-eater, coqui francolin and Arnot's chat are common. The open areas are also excellent for Kori bustard and secretary bird.
Day 6-7-Chobe Riverfront, Chobe National Park, Camping
From the Savuti you will then head north-easterly to the Chobe Riverfront where your game drives will be the Chobe River. You will spend two nights exploring the uniqueness of this breath-taking part of the Chobe, conducting game drives and boat cruises.
A large concentration of elephant is common here and if lucky you will spot the rare puku antelope. There is plenty of bird sightings, especially when conducting a boat cruise.
Day 8- End of Safari (Kasane)
End of Safari-On your last day, you will have an opportunity to meet the locals in Kasane and grab one or two souvenirs to take home.