Botswana Camping Safari
Botswana camping safari is a 10 day African safari tour to Botswana. This is a mobile camping safari tour in Botswana and Zimbabwe. The Botswana camping safari lets you traverse the wilds of Botswana. You’ll explore Botswana from within its beauty. This Botswana camping safari allows you to be transported in a cloud of amazement. The Botswana camping safari allows you to visit the Victoria Falls in Zambia. This is what gives this safari an edge over the others.
Days 1 and 2: Maun – Okavango Delta
On arrival at Maun International Airport you’ll be met by our rep. Enjoy the welcome as you are briefed on your Botswana camping safari. Aboard a light aircraft you’ll proceed to Nxabega Airstrip. Here you’ll be met by our safari guide. With introductions done, a game drive to the will follow.
The next 2 nights of Botswana camping safari will be spent at your campsite. This campsite is bordering the Moremi Wildlife Reserve. The camp is situated in a private concession area. This area boasts of the best views of the world’s only inland delta. You’ll spend your days on game-viewing walks on the islands. With luck you’ll be able to spot the native lechwe and sitatunga antelopes. There are a number of giraffe and elephant are present along the floodplains. Predators like lions and leopards sometimes appear in the region to make a spectacular game viewing.
You’ll spend time sliding through the water channels in a mokoro. These are traditional dug-out canoes. These trips will let you encounter sightings of the resident hippos. There are also fish eagles and reed-clinging frogs that decorate the channels. A mokoro excursion is the perfect way to rewind the long drives. You’ll be pushed along by tranquil waters that eventually absorb into the earth. There’ll be occasional sightings of fish surfacing the water.
You’ll return to your campsite after a satisfying Botswana camping safari day. At the camp indulge in a filling meal while sharing the day’s stories. This is often in the evenings around a campfire. Take time to stare out into an endless horizon of stars. This is before concluding your day in your tent.
Days 3 and 4: Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Your Botswana camping safari enjoys a morning flight. This is in a light aircraft to the Khwai Concession. The concession is in the North Gate region of Moremi Wildlife Reserve. You will be here for the next 2 nights of your Botswana camping safari. Your days on the concession will be spent marveling in the wonder of the wild. The concession has breathtaking views and a wealthy wildlife concentration. This will be an integral part of your stay here. A variety of landscapes will be displayed. They range from forests and floodplains to lagoons and islands.
You’ll have nonstop game viewing in this region. Look forward to sightings of resident species. They include lion, cheetah, leopard and wild dog. Elephants, zebra and red lechwe antelope can also be seen throughout the year. You’ll be kept occupied in extensive game viewing on drives and bush walks.
Days 5 and 6: Savute Region in Chobe National Park
You’ll spend more time in the bush on Botswana camping safari. This is to allow you spot a wider variety of fauna and flora. There will be 5-6 hours rummaging through the untamed bush. This is in search of your favorite African wildlife species. The final destination of this game drive is the Savute region of Chobe National Park. The area is renowned for its impressive concentrations of wildlife. You will spend 2 nights marveling in the amazement this region exudes. The vegetation is a unique site on its own. There are indigenous mopane forests. These are complemented by acacia savanna and rocky outcrops. The Savute Channel acts as a magnet as it draws large numbers of wildlife to its waters. This is acknowledged as being the prime spot to view predators. The Savute region is roamed by lions, leopards and spotted hyenas. Large numbers of zebra migrate to the area after the summer rains. They have turned this region into a scrumptious marsh. You’ll dine under the stars before returning to your comfortable dome tent. Have a peaceful sleep with dreams shaped by the day’s experiences.
Days 7 and 8: Chobe River in Northern Chobe
Your Botswana camping safari leaves the Savute behind. Today you take your memories with you into your next destination of adventure. This will involve a long game drive that lasts for approximately 5 hours. This is as you head to the northern Chobe region. It is here that you’ll have the next 2 nights.
You’ll meet unbelievably-sized herds of elephant. They are a widely-known and accepted characteristic of the Chobe region. You’ll be able to view these grey giants as they parade in and around the Chobe River. Northern Chobe’s has a prolific list of bird and animal life. There are flawless sunsets that descend into a landscape of wonder.
Day 9: Victoria Falls
From here your Botswana camping safari will be driven to Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls. You’ll be escorted to The Elephant Camp and into your Victoria Falls activities. Your guide will accompany you on a breathtaking tour of the Falls. This is one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles. The Falls was originally known by the local Batonga people as Mosi-oa-Tunya. This means ‘the smoke that thunders’.
There are endless activities in areas surrounding the Falls. This should deepen your love for the majestic wonder. Enquire about the optional activities before you arrive at the Falls. You’ll be spoilt with choice of adventure available here. These include sports like bungee jumping and white water rafting. You can enjoy a helicopter ride over the falls among others activities. You can also visit the elephants at the Wild Horizons Wildlife Sanctuary.
Day 10: Victoria Falls International Airport
Your Botswana camping safari starts with a final breakfast. This is at The Elephant Camp before a transfer to Victoria Falls International Airport. This marks the end of your Botswana camping safari. This is in time for your departure flight back home