Best of Botswana 8 Night Adventure Safari

Full Participation  8 Night Adventure Safaris

Safari Vehicle

Come for a journey with us and experience a real Adventure Safari with all your natural senses! Smell the frehness of the earth, marvel at the sunsets and surround yourself with the buzz of anunpolluted  African night.

Experience Africa – extreme and beautiful with the vibrant colour and a living energy not experienced on any other continent. We love you will be coming along with us to the heart of the Kalahari, into the mouth of adventure and to the edge of your wildest dreams – Botswana awaits you.

ITINERARY

DAY 1        Guests arrive in Victoria Falls in preparation for a 3pm predeparture meeting with their guide and fellow travellers. There the guide will do a briefing of the next 8 nights’ itinerary as well as provide any need to know information. This will also be an opportunity for the guests to ask any questions they may have about their upcoming safari. Dinner will be held at the hotel’s restaurant.

 

ACCOMMODATION: Twin Share Lodging in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: White Water Rafting, Helicopter Flights, Ziplining, Bungee Jumping, Devils Pool, Zambezi Sunset Cruise

MEAL PLAN: Dinner

 

DAY 2        Departure from Victoria Falls will be at 7am. Guests will arrive at the Kazangula Border at approximately 8am after a drive of 70km. After border formalities clients will drive 10km to Thebe River Safaris where a full briefing of the day will be had. Following this guests will enjoy a relaxing game viewing boat cruise on the Chobe River before returning to Thebe River Safaris for lunch. After lunch guests will have time to shop for drinks and snacks in Kasane town that they will need for the next four days of safaris. The afternoon will be spent setting out on a game drive into camp while enjoying, en route the beauty of the Chobe National Park. Hopefully finding the illustrious carnivores of the Chobe as well as the large herds of Elephants and buffalo, arriving at camp just after sunset. Dinner will be served on arrival to be enjoyed around the campfire before overnighting in pre-erected dome tents.

 

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ACCOMMODATION: Camping in Chobe National Park

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 3        Guests have a light breakfast before leaving on a leisurely drive for Savuti, which is located in the western corner of the Chobe National Park. Lunch is served in camp or on route to camp.  After lunch guests enjoy the experience of untamed Africa on a late afternoon game drive, returning to the camp just after sunset.

 

ACCOMMODATION: Camping in Savuti, Chobe National Park

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 4        The day starts with an early light breakfast and a leisurely game drive around the Savuti Marsh and open plains. Guests return to camp for a hearty brunch and spend the midday hours at their own leisure followed by an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight in Savuti

ACCOMMODATION: Camping in Savuti, Chobe National Park

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 5        Rise and shine early to discover the awakening African sun. Guests have a light breakfast before enjoying an early morning game drive including a stop at the bushman paintings. They then set off for Moremi Game Reserve. Game viewing continues en route. Lunch is served on route to camp. Guests are then given the opportunity to relax until the afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight in Moremi.

ACCOMMODATION: Camping in Moremi Game Reserve

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 6        The day starts with an early game drive exploring the Moremi area further. Guests return to camp for a hearty brunch and spend the midday hours at their own leisure, followed by another afternoon game drive exploring the Moremi Game reserve. Dinner and overnight Moremi

ACCOMMODATION: Camping in Moremi Game Reserve

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 7        An early morning breakfast is served, while enjoying the sights and sounds of daybreak. Guests set off on a final game drive in the Moremi area. The Moremi Game Reserve is departed, with a light lunch en route to Maun. On arrival in Maun guests will have the opportunity to do an optional scenic flight over the Okavango Delta which is spectacular. Shopping for the next day will be done before heading to the Camp. The guests will overnight here and be briefed about their upcoming Okavango Delta mokoro excursion the following day.

 

 

ACCOMMODATION: Camping in a well-equipped campsite in Maun

OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Scenic flight over the Okavango Delta

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

DAY 8             An early morning breakfast is served around the campfire before heading off to explore the Okavango Delta by mokoro with experienced polers. After a nature filled day exploring the 1000th UNESCO world heritage listed site guests can enjoy sundowners in the bar before a final farewell dinner with the group. Dinner will be held at the camp’s restaurant.

 

ACCOMMODATION: Twin Share Lodging in Maun, Botswana

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 9             After a hearty breakfast the guests say farewell to their guide and fellow travel companions as the tour comes to an end.

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast

Please be advised that the itinerary is subject to change without prior notice

8 NIGHT ‘BEST OF BOTSWANA’ SAFARI INFORMATION

This is a full participation safari

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT GUESTS ARE REQUIRED TO ASSIST WITH THE BELOW

  • Erecting and dismantling their own tent
  • Making/Rolling up their own bedding
  • Loading and unloading trailer
  • Prepare and cook meals
  • Washing, cleaning and packing of cooking/eating equipment/utensils

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS SAFARI INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING

  • Dome tents (2.4 x 2.4) with built-in floors, mosquito gauze on door and windows
  • 1 x mattress per person
  • Bush toilet
  • Portage bucket/bush shower
  • Wash stand – filled with hot water every morning and on request
  • Dining table & chairs
  • Tableware, crockery and cutlery
  • Healthy & hearty meals where specified
  • Experienced licensed guide
  • Open game drive vehicles with shaded roof
  • River cruise on the Chobe River
  • 4×4 game drives
  • Okavango Delta mokoro excursion
  • Luggage space is restricted to 10 kg per person and must be packed in a soft bag
 

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS SAFARI EXCLUDES THE FOLLOWING: 

  • Any items of a personal nature
  • Snacks, water, soft drinks, alcoholic beverages
  • Pre and post tour transfers
  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • VISA’s where applicable
  • Botswana Tourism Levy
  • Optional activities listed through the itinerary
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
·         Towels

·         Toiletries

·         Torch

·         Personal medication

·         Mosquito repellents

·         Prophylactics

·         Suntan block

·         Water (Approx 1L per day)

·         Hat

·         Binoculars

·         Camera & spare Batteries

·         Raincoat for summer

·         Warm clothing and jacket for winter

·         Clothes to be a neutral colour

·         Pillow and sleeping bag

·         All drinks and snacks

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
  • You will be travelling through the wilderness where there are no shops or market places and very little communication. Therefor please be sure that you have everything you need before departure. Once you are on safari we ask that you keep hydrated, relax and unwind and enjoy your surroundings, after all you are in Africa.

 

Please be aware that once you have entered the National Parks and Game Reserves, you will be camping in wilderness areas that are not fenced.  Wild animals are free to roam through your campsites. We will take great care of your safety while in the wilderness.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Booking Procedures

Every client is required to complete the Booking Form for each client, accepting the terms and conditions as laid out below. If the booking is made through an agent, all correspondence will be addressed to that agent who acts as an authorized agent for the client.

Mobile and Multi-Day Safaris

Should any booking or set departure bookings be made in advance by an agent, more than 2 months prior to date of travel, the booking must be confirmed no later than 2 calendar months prior to date of travel. Failure to cancel the booking in time will result in a P5,000 park booking fine payable by the agent or client.

Payment for Mobiles and Multi-Day Safaris

The full payment of the tour fare or accommodation due by the client/agent must be paid to the company no later than 30 days prior to the date of departure of the tour. If payment is not received as required, the company shall treat the booking as cancelled by the client/agent.

Cancellation by the Clients/Agent

Cancellation of a booking must be made in writing by the client/agent to the company and is not effective until the company receives the written cancellation.

Cancellation refunds are as follows:

Mobile and Multi-Day Safaris

45-30 days prior to date of departure – 65% of total tour fare to be refunded

29-15 days prior to date of departure – 50% of total tour fare to be refunded

4-7 days prior to date of departure – 25% of total tour fare to be refunded

6-0 days prior to date of departure – 0% of total tour fare to be refunded

 

Cancellation by the Company

The company reserves the right to cancel the tour, in any circumstances, and all tours shall operate subject to a minimum participation on the tour. In the event that the company cannot provide the tour booked, the company will return to the client all monies paid, which shall constitute the full extent of the company’s liability to the client. The company may offer the client an alternative tour where possible to the same standard as the original tour booked.