(all nights camping semi participation unless specified)
Day 1: Hainaveld region – nature walk with the San Bushmen
Day 2: Central Kalahari Game Reserve – Passarge Valley – game drives
Day 3: Central Kalahari Game Reserve – Passarge Valley – game drives
Day 4: Central Kalahari Game Reserve – Deception Valley – game drives
Day 5: Central Kalahari Game Reserve – Deception Valley – game drives
Day 6: Maun – room or chalet at Maun Lodge or similar – Optional scenic flight over the Delta
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Low Season: EUR 1,374 per person sharing
High Season: EUR 1,374 per person sharing
Low Season: EUR 1, 377 per person sharing
High Season: EUR 1, 377 person sharing
Camping Accommodation and equipment (spacious bow tents with mattresses), rooms at a comfortable lodge in Maun, all transfers and activities as per the itinerary, all meals that are indicated (B – breakfast, L –lunch, D – dinner) and filtered drinking water, tea/coffees, services of a Professional Guide and Camp Assistant, all Botswana park fees for activities included on itinerary and transport in specialised safari vehicles.
Restaurant meals (Maun), visas, airport transfers, tips, curios, optional excursions, beverages (alcohol and soft drinks), Insurance to cover for cancellation and curtailment, medical, baggage, emergency evacuation, sleeping bag (and small pillow) on all camping sectors, any increase in National Park Fees.
Please note: As the safari starts at 07h30 on Day 1, you will need to pre-night in Maun and purchase drinks for your safari the day before your safari starts. Bush Ways Safaris can assist with pre-safari arrangements (accommodation, transfers).
DAY 1: Boteti River Camp - Cultural experience, camping
The safari begins in Maun where your guide will meet you at 08h00 at a pre-arranged meeting point. You will travel 180km to Boteti River Camp which borders Makgadikgadi National Park, set up camp and enjoy traditional African cuisine for your lunch. In the afternoon you will participate in a village walk lead by a local from the Wayeyi tribe. They will share their intricate knowledge and give you an insight into their unique and intriguing culture. That evening you will be entrained through song and dance by the Wayeyi one of Botswana’s interesting tribes. Camping at a lodge campsite with fixed ablutions. (L, D)
Maun – Makgadikgadi area: 180km, 2.5h
You will wake up as the sun rises and enter the pristine wilderness of the largest game reserve in Botswana. The next four days will be spent exploring the undeveloped wilderness of the northern region of the Kalahari, moving from camp to camp. Savour the vast open spaces, clear night skies and uninterrupted beauty on game drives and at camp. This is adventure camping in its purest form as water and communications are limited and we travel as a self-sufficient group. Camping is in a private designated campsite with fixed & bush ablutions. (B, L, D)
Game Farm in Hainaveld area – Central Kalahari Game Reserve: 120km, 4-5h (including game drive)
Game drives to explore the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Passarge Valley and surroundings. Camping is in a private designated campsite with fixed & bush ablutions. (B,L,D)
Transfer / game drive from Passarge Valley to Deception Valley. Game drives to explore the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Deception Valley and surroundings. Camping is in a private designated campsite with bush ablutions. (B,L,D)
Game drives to explore the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Deception Valley and surroundings. Camping is in a private designated campsite with bush ablutions. (B,L,D)
After our final morning game drive in the Kalahari, we return to Maun. In the afternoon, you will have the option of taking a scenic flight over the Delta (45 min. Maun 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 distinctive water system. During the flight, it is even possible to spot large game animals such as Elephant, Giraffe and Hippopotami. The night will be enjoyed in the comfort of a lodge either in Maun or its outskirts. (B, L, D)
Deception Valley, Central Kalahari – Maun: 370km, 5-6h
The safari officially ends at 08h00 on Day 7 at the lodge. Bush Ways can assist with your onward travel arrangements. (B)
Camping safari requiring a minimum participation from the guests, i.e.: setting up the tent and packing it / carrying their bag from/to the vehicle at campsites. The rest of the camp chores are carried out by our team made up of one guide and one camp assistant.
Tents are 2.1m x 2.1m x 1.75m. A 5cm high-density foam mattress is provided for each guest. Ablutions are shared and bush ablutions set up by our team when staying in game reserves and national park campsites.
4x4 safari vehicles custom-built by Bush Ways - custom built trailers.
# of guests: Max 12 pax - departure is guaranteed as soon as we have confirmed 1 guest (except Hyena Safari: min. 6 pax - max 10 pax)
Check out the following page (link to Semi Participation page)