Botswana Lodge Explorer

Botswana Lodge Explorer Overview

Botswana Lodge Explorer. Travel for 10 glorious days in exquisite regions of Botswana and some of Zimbabwe as you experience every dimension of spectacular destinations. Allow intriguing vistas draw you into what is real wild Africa – from the vast open spaces at Nxai Pan and incredible wildlife sightings in lush Moremi Game Reserve, to the watery wonderland of the Khwai River Area and deeply winding Chobe River. Comfortable accommodation, great food and interesting people.

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Highlights

  • Remarkable open spaces at Planet Baobab, Nxai Pan or Ntwetwe Pan
  • Unforgettable game drives in Moremi National Park, Khwai River Area and Chobe National Park
  • Sunset cruise on the Chobe River
  • Game driving in Hwange National Park
  • The splendours of Victoria Falls
Botswana Lodge Explorer Itinerary

Small Group Lodge Safari through Botswana & Zimbabwe

SET DEPARTURE ITINERARY

Day 1Arrival Maun, Botswana | Planet Baobab or similar

Arrive at Maun airport, meet your guide and drive to the vast beauty of Makgadikgadi Pans. Settle into Planet Baobab accommodation with swimming pool and bar then take a slow walk through the Baobab grove learning from your guide the ecology and geology of this region.

Day 2Planet Baobab, Botswana | Planet Baobab or similar

Enjoy breakfast then drive to Nxai (January to May) or Ntwetwe Pan (June to November to enjoy more spacious beauty in the greater Makgadikgadi Pan system. At Nxai Pan see Baines’ Baobabs and incredible herds of antelope and giraffe. In the Ntwetwe Pan experience the moonscape landscape and look for bat-eared foxes, kori bustards and meerkats.

Day 3Makgadikgadi Pans to Khwai River, Botswana | Khwai Tented Camp or similar

Travel to Maun to Khwai Bedhouin camp in the Khwai River private concession. We choose this area for its diversity of mammal sightings in the great Okavango Delta region. Depending on the season, extra driving may be expected to see animals congregating in watery areas. Explore the concession on exciting night drives.

Day 4Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana | Khwai Tented Camp or similar

Spend the entire day exploring the Moremi Game Reserve where breath-taking habitats and splendid wildlife sightings fill your expectations. Enjoy the serenity of being in untouched nature.

Day 5Chobe, Botswana | Chobe Safari Lodge or similar

Leave Moremi and Khwai Bedhouin Camp for the tranquillity of the great Chobe River. Fly in to Kasane and embark immediately on a boat cruise up river. Look out for elephants, hippos, crocodiles and birds galore. Sip sundowner drinks as the sun disappears crimson below the pristine bush horizon.

Day 6-7Chobe to Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe | Sable Sands or similar

Leave Chobe for Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, to Sable Sands private lodge in a wilderness you will forever dream about. Explore the park on game drives to see some of the best wildlife sightings in Africa. Visit the Painted Dog Conservation Centre to see what is being done to conserve the endangered African Wild Dog.

Day 8-9Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe | Ilala Lodge or similar

Travel to Victoria Falls to see this UNESCO World Heritage Site on a guided tour. Relax for the rest of the day, seeing tourist sightings in your own time and trying out some adventure activities.

Day 10Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

The end of an adventure safari of note. Enjoy the last breakfast before your transfer to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight home.

DURATION 9 NIGHTS

CAN BE EXTENDED


STARTS FROM MAUN BOTSWANA
ENDS AT VICTORIA FALLS ZIMBABWE

From $ 3500

per person sharing


INCLUDED

  • Accommodation in comfy en-suite chalets, lodges or tented camps with modern facilities
  • All transport in fully kitted 12 seater 4×4 safari vehicles
  • Game drives as mentioned
  • Meals & activities as mentioned
  • Park entrance fees
  • Experienced local guide

EXCLUDED

  • Travel insurance
  • All flights & small aircraft transfers
  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • Optional activities and outdoor adventures not on itinerary
  • All drinks
  • Telephone calls, gratuities, curios
  • All personal expenses

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