15 days – The Elephant Safari Botswana – Mobile Camping Safari

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15 days
Camping Group Tour
Kasane - Victoria Falls
Botswana
Min Age : 12
Max People : 12
Tour Details

This adventure safari forms a circular route around the Okavango Delta, starting in Kasane and ending at the Victoria Falls. The Elephant Safari offers a great value camping adventure through three countries – Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

Detailed Itinerary

Highlights

  • Sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River
  • 2 nights in North Eastern Namibian National Parks – Caprivi area
  • 1 night Tsodilo Hills – World Heritage Site
  • Okavango Delta & mokoro excursions
  • Motorboat in the Delta
  • Optional Game/Scenic Delta flight (Rate TBA)
  • 3 nights Moremi Game Reserve
  • 3 nights Chobe National Park
  • Optional visit to the Victoria Falls 

Note

Campsites and accommodations might vary slightly. The routing remains the same.

 

Departure & Return Location

Kasane – Victoria Falls

Departure Time

At 13h00 PM on day of departure

Price Includes

  • Camping equipment and accommodation (spacious bow tents with mattresses)
  • rooms at comfortable lodges in Victoria Falls
  • all transfers and activities as per the itinerary
  • all meals that are indicated (B – breakfast, L –lunch, D – dinner)
  • tea/coffees
  • services of a Professional Guide and Camp Assistant
  • all Botswana park fees for activities included on itinerary
  • transport in specialised safari vehicles.
  • 24/7 support from our backup team
  • coverage by Guarantee Fund

Price Excludes

  • International flights, available on request
  • Restaurant meals ( Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe)
  • Entrance to Vic Falls
  • Room Service Fees
  • Visas
  • Airport transfers
  • Tips
  • Curios
  • Optional excursions (scenic flight over the Delta and activities in Victoria Falls)
  • Beverages (alcohol, soft drinks and bottled mineral water
  • All insurance
  • Sleeping bag (and small pillow) on all camping sectors
  • Any increase in National Park Fees
Itinerary

DAY 1CHOBE AREA, CAMPING

The safari officially begins in Kasane, Botswana, at 13h00. Bush Ways Safaris is happy to assist with pre-tour arrangements such as accommodation and transfers from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe or Kasane, Botswana, if required. On arrival in Kasane your guide will give you a full safari briefing and take you shopping for your safari drinks. The first highlight of your safari will be a sunset boat cruise on the Chobe River. Camping will be in Kasane at a campsite with permanent ablutions. (L, D)

DAY 2SUSUWE/WEST CAPRIVI NATIONAL PARK, CAMPING

You will depart Kasane early to cross the Namibian border and then drive to Susuwe National Park. After setting up camp you will explore the area on an afternoon game drive. Camping is in a designated campsite with permanent ablutions. (B, L, D)

Kasane – Susuwe: 270km, 3-4hrs

DAY 3POPA FALLS, CAMPING

You will rise with the sun and head west towards the Okavango River. You will camp on the banks of the Okavango River overlooking Popa Falls and have the opportunity to visit these rapids in the afternoon. Camping is in a designated campsite with permanent ablutions. (B, L, D)

Susuwe – Popa Falls: 220km, 4hrs

DAY 4TSODILO HILLS, CAMPING

After a very early start, we visit the jewel that is Mahango National Park before crossing the border to re-enter Botswana. You will journey through to the World Heritage Site of Tsodilo Hills and set up camp. This afternoon you will visit the museum and explore the walking trails around the ancient hills, home to thousands of traditional Bushmen paintings dating back to 800 AD. Camping is in a designated site with permanent ablutions. (B, L, D)

Popa Falls – Tsodilo Hills: 120km, 4hrs

DAY 5OKAVANGO DELTA, CAMPING

Rising with the sun, you will drive to the edge of the Okavango Delta, a special corner of paradise. You will transfer your equipment to motorboats, cruise along the narrow papyrus-lined channels enjoying the exquisite birdlife of the region as well as the stunning 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 two days exploring this beautiful area on mokoro excursions and taking guided walks on the islands and floodplains of the Okavango. You will camp wild with bush ablutions. (B, L, D)

Tsodilo Hills – Okavango Delta: 120km, 2hrs

NOTE: the vehicle and main trailer are parked in a private area on the shore of the Delta from day 5 (13h00) until day 7 (09h00). You will leave your main luggage in the trailer and will need to pack in a smaller luggage (like a small backpack, hand luggage) what you need for 2 days as transfers from the mainland to the island where you will stay is done on a motorboat and traditional dugout canoes (mokoros).

DAY 6OKAVANGO DELTA, CAMPING

Mokoro excursions and nature walks to explore the islands and waterways of the Okavango Delta. (B,L,D)

DAY 7MAUN OUTSKIRTS, CAMPING

Inspired by the beauty of the Okavango, you will retrace your route to Maun. You will have the option of taking a scenic flight over the Delta to return to Maun. (1 hour. Nguma to Maun scenic flight, rate TBA – to be booked during the safari, payment in cash only).

This magical experience provides another perspective of the Okavango Delta’s unique water system and if you choose to take the flight, you will enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the Delta campsite writing postcards or reading a book while you wait for your afternoon flight. Your guide will travel back to Maun with the vehicle to resupply for the next stage of your adventure. After collecting you at the airport, you will shop for drinks and then spend the night at a campsite just in the outskirts of Maun with permanent ablution facilities. (B, L, D)

Okavango Delta – Maun: 320km, 4h

DAY 8WESTERN MOREMI GAME RESERVE (3RD BRIDGE / XAKANAXA AREA), CAMPING

From Maun you will drive through to Moremi Game Reserve, one of the best wilderness areas of Botswana which covers swamp and dry areas. The next three days will be spent searching for the wide variety of wildlife and birds that this area is renowned for while absorbing the sounds and beauty of this region. Game drives in the early morning as the sun rises and in the late afternoon as the sun sets will be the norm. After your morning game drives, you will return to camp for lunch and a siesta. On Day 10 you will move campsites to explore a different area of this diverse park. Camping will be in private designated campsites with bush ablutions. (B, L, D)

Maun – Western Moremi: 150km, 6-7h (transfer and game drive)

DAY 9WESTERN MOREMI GAME RESERVE (3RD BRIDGE / XAKANAXA AREA), CAMPING

Game drives to explore the Moremi Game Reserve around the 3rd Bridge / Xakanaxa areas. (B,L,D)

DAY 10NORTH-EAST MOREMI GAME RESERVE / KHWAI CONCESSION, CAMPING

Transfer/game drive from Western Moremi to the region surrounding the Khwai river (North-east Moremi / Khwai Concession). Game drives to explore the areas. (B,L,D)

DAY 11SOUTHERN CHOBE NATIONAL PARK (SAVUTE / ZWEI ZWEI), CAMPING

Chobe National Park, with its diverse and striking landscapes, will be your next destination. As you continue your search for wildlife, you will traverse the drier region of Savuti where bull elephants dot the plains. You will then head northwards to the Chobe River where your game drives will meander along the banks of the river, followed by the call of the majestic African Fish Eagle. Camping will be in private designated areas with bush ablutions, first in the Savuti area (Day 13), then in the northern part of the park closer to the riverfront (Days 12 & 13). (B, L, D)

Eastern Moremi – Savuti: 120km, 7-8h (transfer and game drive)

DAY 12NORTHERN CHOBE NATIONAL PARK (FLOODPLAIN), CAMPING

Transfer/game drive from Southern Chobe National Park to the Chobe river floodplain. Game drives to explore Northern Chobe National Park. (B,L,D)

Savuti – Chobe River: 170km, 5-6h (transfer and game drive)

DAY 13NORTHERN CHOBE NATIONAL PARK (FLOODPLAIN), CAMPING

Game drives to explore Northern Chobe and floodplain. (B,L,D)

DAY 14VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE, COMFORTABLE LODGE

After a short morning game drive you willthen drive to Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwe side (Visa required), where you will spend the night at a comfortable lodge. In the afternoon there will be time to visit the thunderous Victoria Falls and shop for curios. Dinner will be at your own expense. (B, L)

Chobe River – Victoria Falls: 100km, 2-3h (including border crossing)

DAY 15END OF THE SAFARI

The safari officially ends after breakfast on Day 15, at the lodge.

African Travels is happy to arrange post-tour accommodation, activities and transfers to Victoria Falls airport or lodges or Kasane, Botswana, at an additional cost. Activities in Victoria Falls include White Water Rafting down the Zambezi Gorge, Canoeing on the upper Zambezi and Helicopter Flights over the Victoria Falls, please ask your guide for further details. (B)

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