2020- 5 Nights Maun Safari
Departure dates April 14th, May 12th, June 9th, July 7th, August 4th, September 1st.
This Botswana safari experience takes in 2 of the most remarkable wilderness areas in the Okavango Delta.
5 night Budget Okavango, Moremi & Khwai safari package.
April 14th, May 12th, June 9th, July 7th, August 4th, September 1st.
Day 1: We Will pick you up from anywhere in Maun and depart at 3pm for a 2 hour drive to a rural farming area on the edge of the Okavango Delta.
The farm that you will be staying at for your first 2 nights is intended as a pilot project aimed to test methods that can be used to alleviate the human/wildlife conflict that arises from farming in the vicinity of wildlife areas.
We arrive at your riverside mobile camp in the late afternoon, our tents will be set up before our arrival and the cooking of a campfire dinner preparations will be underway.
After a fire warmed shower you may sit back and enjoy the sun setting over a lagoon full of hippos and crocodiles.
Shortly after sunset we will serve a 2 course dinner under the stars.
Day 2: Wake for a full cooked breakfast served at 6am and depart at 6:45am on your safari vehicle. After 10 minutes we cross the Buffalo fence and have a slow 1 hour game drive well into the delta to the mokoro station at Ditshipi.
We go out on the mekoro (pl.) shortly before 8am for a couple of hours on the water followed by a couple of hour game walk.
After the game walk we enjoy a nice picnic spread back at the mekoro and a bit of relaxation in a nice shady location.
At around 2pm we set off on a 1 hour downstream mokoro ride back to the mokoro station for a game drive back to your riverside campsite for another warm shower and wonderful Okavango sunset.
After dinner we will entertain you with a little live acoustic traditional music around the fireplace.
Day 3: A wake up call at 5am for an early breakfast and then we embark on the safari vehicle at 6am for a 2 night mobile safari through Moremi to Khwai.
We will arrive at Moremi South Gate at around 8am and from there head off on a slow game drive past Black Pools and through the wildlife rich Western flood plains of the Moremi Game Reserve.
We stop for a picnic lunch in the 3rd Bridge area of and then head Eastwards through the Northern areas of Moremi Game Reserve past Dead Tree Island and Dombo Hippo pool to Khwai North Gate.
We arrive at your community managed campsite on the Khwai river at around 5:30pm to find your tented camp set up ahead of you and dinner preparations underway.
Our staff will have heated water on the fire to fill your bucket shower at your leisure.
Each dome tent will have an enclosure attached at the rear of the tent with a bush toilet on one side and a bucket with shower rose hoisted overhead on the other.
Day 4: On your full day in Khwai you have the choice of either going out for a full day game drive with a picnic lunch or doing a morning and afternoon game drive with lunch and a rest in camp. In the Khwai area we are permitted to conduct a game drive a little after dark giving us a chance to spot some of the nocturnal wildlife.
Day 5: On your second morning in Khwai we wake up early, have tea/coffee and cereal and go out on your last game drive at dawn, arriving back at 11am to find a brunch prepared.
We depart from at 1pm, arriving at your riverside en-suite accommodation in Maun at 5pm. Dinner will be served at 9pm.
Day 6: After breakfast we will drop you off anywhere in Maun.