After your arrive in Maun airport and clear customs and immigration, you will be met in the arrival hall by a representative from Liquid Giraffe and Mack Air who will help you with a light aircraft transfer to Xakanaxa airstrip. At the airstrip, your guide will meet you and take you on a game drive as you make your way to your campsite.
Apart from your guide, you will also have a chef who will provide you with delicious bush meals. You will be expected to participate in camp chores, such as setting up the tents, meal preparation and so on. The accommodation consists of two-man canvas bow-tents 2.4 m x 2.4 m (8 ft x 8 ft), bedrolls with duvet and pillows.
2 nights’ camping in a twin tent at a BOGA (Botswana Guides Association) private campsite.
The 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.
During your stay at Xakanaxa, a 3 hour boat trip on the vast Xakanaxa will be offered.
2 nights’ camping in a twin tent at BOGA private campsite.
Khwai is a community-run private concession on the eastern border of the Moremi Game Reserve. The Khwai River forms a boundary between the reserve and the community area, and as the sole source of water for miles around attracts wildlife from afar. The days will be spent searching animals. Day and night drives are permitted in this area.
During your stay at Khwai a walking safari will be offered.
1 night camping in a twin tent at BOGA campsite
With its diverse and striking landscapes, the Chobe Park will be your next destination. As you continue your search for wildlife, you will traverse the drier region of Savuti which is well known for its bull elephants.
2 nights in a twin room (double beds are available on request). Includes lunch, dinner and breakfast. The lodge offers game drives into Chobe Park and boat cruises. (3 activities for a 2 night stay) excluding park fees and drinks.
The Old House is a small family owned and run guest lodge situated in Kasane, overlooking the Chobe River and within walking distance to town.
You will be transferred to Kasane airport for your international flight. Your transfer time will be communicated with you the day before by the lodge managers at The Old House.
Price per person sharing: USD2,505 based on 2 or 3 pax; USD2,205 based on 4-6 pax
The prices include light aircraft transfer Maun-Xakanaxa, 5 night participation mobile tented safari, 2 night lodge stay in Kasane, meet and greet services in Maun, Okavango Air Rescue, all park/concession fees and taxes but exclude all international or regional flights to/from Botswana, travel insurance, park fees at The Old House, gratuities and items of a personal nature
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