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Best of Botswana

feat. Guides Patrick & Okwa, Gesa's and Frank's Friends from the Delta

 mobile Safari & Bush Walks in the Delta

Chobe - SAvuti - kwhai

12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS

21. November - 02. DeCember 2018

3800 EURO per Person Fully booked!

(twin-share, max. 6 guests)

Optional: 2-3 days Victoria Falls before the safari, please enquire for rates and accommodation options.

(Price depends on exchange rates on the day of booking, slights variations might occur)


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Highlights

  • Visit the most beautiful areas of Botswana.
  • Boat trip on the Chobe.
  • Game Drives through Khwai, Savuti and Chobe national park.
  • Mobile safari - fall asleep to the sounds of the African bush.
  • 3 days bush walks with Okwa Sarefo - Gesa's mentor and trainer during her field guide training!
  • Optional: Visit of the Victoria Falls - please enquire

Itinerary


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Option with Victoria Falls:

18.11.: Departure to Victoria Falls (Flights are not included in the price and the guest needs to book these himself)

19.11.: Arrival in Victoria Falls and transfer to accommodation of choice

19. & 20.11.: Activities around the Victoria Falls

Photos and Info about the Victoria Falls

 

 

Option without Victoria Falls:

21.11.: Arrival in Kasane and transfer to meet guide Patrick Malatsi, start of the mobile safari with our partner Royale Wilderness

21.11.: Safari activities and over-night in the mobile Camp in Chobe Nationalpark incl. a boat tour on the Chobe

22.11.: Safari activities and over-night in the mobile Camp in Chobe Nationalpark

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Chobe:

This section of river is a must see when visiting Botswana! It has some large concentrations of wildlife, especially for this time of the year. It is made up of a number of different vegetation types however the river frontage is where most of the action happens! The animal life that occurs here is much the same as what we encountered at the other locations, however in seemingly higher densities and we expect elephants to steal the show! This time of the year the Chobe river is a magnet for elephant activities as the water in the surrounding areas dries up.

The Chobe River is the most northern part of the Chobe National park and forms the border between Botswana and Namibia. It is known for its large flood plains, which attract many bird species and animals alike. It is a photographic hotspot as the environment is just breathtaking.


23.11.: Safari activities and over-night in the mobile Camp in Savuti

24.11.: Safari activities and over-night in the mobile Camp in Savuti

25.11.: Safari activities and over-night in the mobile Camp in Savuti

 

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Savuti

An area made famous from its high predator densities and interesting lion pride dynamics leading to the creation of many documentaries. The area is named after the Savuti channel that unpredictably flows from the Linyanti swamp area into the Savuti marsh resulting and an incredible abundance in animal life. However, the channel flowing is a rare sight as it has been known to dry up for more than 30 years! The channel flows into the Savuti Marsh where the waters disperse and eventually disappear as it reaches the Mobabe depression. Our goal for the time in Savuti is to view predators and desert adapted associated aniamals. The rhyolite hills provide safe haven for the leopards which can be encountered early morning or evening when driving around the area. The main attraction however are the famous lions of Savuti.


26.11.: Safari activities and over-night in the mobile Camp in Khwai

27.11.: Safari activities and over-night in the mobile Camp in Khwai

28.11.: Safari activities and over-night in the mobile Camp in Khwai

 


KHWAI:

Based right on the edge of the Okavango Delta, Khwai attracts large concentrations of game from the drier regions of surrounding area to the permanently flowing Khwai river. And as a result, has high predator concentrations, this will be the area we focus our attention on. The area also has a real wild feeling, like we truly are in a strange but wonderful place.

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29.11.: Transfer to meet Okwa Sarefo (Mentor and trainer of Gesa)

Video about Okwa Sarefo: https://www.safarifrank.com/dein-guide

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the raw beauty of africa is best explored on foot. 

Trail walking will expose you to the fine detail and grandeur of the landscape whilst enabling you to experience the thrill of moving among large mammals. Well beyond an activity, it is a fully immersive experience that permits participation in nature as opposed to traditional spectatorship. It is real, visceral and completely authentic.

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29.11.: Bush Walks with Okwa, Overnight in Okwa’s Camp

30.11.: Bush Walks with Okwa, Overnight in Okwa’s Camp

01.12.: Bush Walks with Okwa, Overnight in Okwa’s Camp

 

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02.12.: Transfer to Maun, Departure or Add on


Included

  • All transfers
  • All activities during the mobile safari and the bush walks with Okwa
  • all meals
  • all drinks (South African wine)
  • laundry
  • national park fees
  • boat trip on the Chobe
  • private guides Patrick & Okwa

Not included

  • Flights
  • Airport fees
  • tourit levy 30$ Botswana
  • Option Victoria Falls
  • Option activities
  • travel insurance
  • gratuities
  • things of personal nature

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