BOTSWANA NORTHERN HIGHLIGHTS
This fully serviced camping safari will take you into Botswana’s most beautiful wildernesses, from the pristine fringes of the Okavango Delta to the incredibly wildlife-rich Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park, home to Africa’s largest elephant population. Accommodation is in comfortable ensuite tents set up for you at exclusive campsites. Expect stretcher beds dressed in proper linen and access to your own bush shower and toilet.
10 days/9 nights Full Service Camping Safari
Days 1-3: Moremi Game Reserve
Fly by light aircraft to Xakanaxa airstrip where you will meet your guide and travel on to your comfortable camp for the next 3 nights. Discover wide open floodplains, lagoons and mopane woodland on morning and afternoon game drives. Search for lion, elephant, buffalo and the endemic red lechwe antelope. Moremi is one of the best game reserves in Africa for viewing the endangered African wild dog.
Days 4-6: Khwai Concession
Head north-east through the Moremi Game Reserve to the scenic riverbanks of the Khwai River, a mosaic of savanna, camel-thorn woodlands and marshy backwaters. Game drives by day and night are possible in this community area as well as explorations of the surrounding wilderness by mokoro (local canoe).
Days 7-9: Central Chobe
Journey through lion and cheetah country en route to Chobe National Park stopping at the Mababe Depression, an ancient dried-up lake bed whose nutritious grasses make it a birder’s paradise. Explore the varying habitats and wildlife of the surrounding hills and the infamous Savute Channel and Marsh, both popular staging grounds for many dramatic African wildlife documentaries.
Day 10: Tour ends Kasane
Depart early for Kasane. Enjoy an afternoon boat cruise on the Chobe River. Tour ends Kasane.