Squamater Safaris

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Tour Name: Kalahari desert all

Days: 9

Night: 8

Style: Wildlife and Bird watching safari

Highlights

Best safari destinations (Nxai pan, Makgadikgadi pans and Central Kalahari game reserve) Full – customizable tour idle for solo and group travelers. All meals, drinks and activities during safari, 4 x4 vehicle, a night in a lodge,7 -nights camping accommodation and game drives to see explore the area.

ACCOMMODATION: During this trip Squamater Safaris will provide tents with portable showers and bush toilets and a sleeping mattress in a double occupancy which have treated mosquito mesh covering all the windows and doors. The tents will also be facilitated with en-suite ablutions consist of high slung bucket shower and bush toilet with private canvas screens. The safari operates in remote wilderness areas where facilities are few or non-existent and where the group carries and erects (and dismantles) the camp bush toilet and bucket shower each day.

BOTSWANA SAFARI ITINERARY

START YOUR EXCITING SAFARI

Day 1: Maun – Nxai pan national park

You will be picked at the airport terminal depart for Nxai skillet. Lunch can be organized before going to Nxai pan. Nxai pan covers a region of 2100km2 and includes a few bigger pans which once old salt lakes were. These larger pans are currently grassed and are scattered with islands of acacia trees and littler pans that load with water amid the blustery season – accordingly giving rich assets to untamed life. You will spend through 2 nights in a selective BOGA (Botswana Guide Association) site. Sunsets at the waterhole can be spectacular with animals silhouetted against the setting sun. You will come back to your camp after sundown and appreciate extraordinary nourishment and beverages around the fire.

Day 2: Nxai pan

Explore the Nxai pan morning and evening game drives and search the mopane forest for lions, giraffes, kudus, impalas, springboks, jackals, bat-eared foxes, and an abundance of birdlife, for example, ostriches, korhaans, goshawks, and astonishing honey bee eaters. Visit Baines Baobabs, a remain of tremendous, hundreds of years old trees and appreciate the chance to go on a nature stroll with Bushman trackers. Appreciate the delectable supper and bush TV.

Day 3/4: Nxai pan – Makgadikgadi pan

We drive 4 hours from Nxai pan to Kumaga in Makgadikgadi pans national park an area of 3900squre km, where you will spend 2 nights in the public campsite, across the river from the village of Kumaga but separated by the Boteti River. Hundreds of Zebra congregate here to drink and provide great photographic opportunities. There are numerous birds of prey in this area, vultures, owls and eagles galore. We will concentrate on game drives along the river which should be flowing still although it has a history of drying up. Hippos and crocodiles occur here and survived 17 years when the river was dry until early 2009. White rhino were released here several years ago but seldom seen. Delightful dinner served in the evening.

Day 5: Makgadikgadi pan - CKRG

After breakfast you will pack up and leave the untainted wild. We drive from Kumaga toward Rakops village then enter the CKGR. You will have a stop over for mouthwatering picnic lunch before entering the park. The search for possible game start immediately route game drive until you reach the campground. You will be welcomed by our friendly staff, hot shower and dinner is awaiting

Day 6/7: CKGR

After a soothing rest and a healthy breakfast, you will depart for your first amusement drive. The Kalahari is abounding with untamed life and your first drive of the day ought to enable you to get very close with a portion of Africa's most extraordinary natural life. The CKGR is the home to habitants of giraffes, wildebeest and springbok and a herds of Africa's most fearsome predators, for example, cheetahs, leopards and the Kalahari lions. We return back to camp for lunch and break. Go for evening drive to proceed with mission for dazzling perspectives of nature at its best. At that point come back to camp for supper and pit fire (Africa 's TV) tuning in to the hints of the Kalahari as you float off to rest.

Day 8: CKR – Maun

After 3 full days exploring the Kalahari, it is at long last time to pack and take off. You will leave with a last look at the Kalahari wild, dousing its excellence one last time before your guide securely escort you back to Maun, Drop off at the hotel. Supper and accommodation on this day is comprehensive.

Day 9: Maun

After breakfast this morning you will be dropped off at Maun International airport for your international flight.

DESTINATIONS

CENTRAL KALAHARI GAME RESERVE

NXAI PANS

Nxai pans national park is situated in north – eastern Botswana consisting of Nxai pan which is one of the Makgadikgadi pan salt flats. The park lies just north of the Maun – Nata main road and adjoins the Makgadikgadi pans national park on its northern border. The pan itself is a fossil lakebed about 40 square km in size. The park is also a home to the group of millennia old baobab trees which were named after Thomas Baines the man known to have discovered them. Baines Baobabs as they are known today are a sight sought by many travelers venturing into the untamed terrain of Botswana.

MAKGADIKGADI PANS

The Makgadikgadi pan national park is located in the middle of the dry savanna of north – eastern Botswana. It comprises of Makgadikgadi pans which is one of the largest salt flats in the world. The pan is all that remains of the formerly enormous lake Makgadikgadi which once covered an area larger than Switzerland but dried up several thousand years ago.

FEATURE      

Game Drives

MEALS

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Table wine          

Package Include

  • 8 -nights’ accommodation
  • All meals, drinks and activities during safari
  • All national park and reserve fees
  • Daily scheduled activities
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Soft drinks mineral water, fruit juice, house wine
  • Professional guide, chef and camp hand          

Exclude

  • All other travel arrangement
  • All personal purchases
  • All relevant entry and departure government taxes
  • Compulsory, comprehensive insurance
  • Flights (other than specified in the safari package)
  • Gratuities
  • Unexpected fuel and government increases
  • Visas

Kindly note that the below rates are subject to change prior notice due to increase in government levy and fuel.

2018/2019 RACK RATES

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2PAX

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3 – 4 PAX

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5 AND MORE

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Kalahari Desert all Nxai pan, CKGR, Makgadikgadi pans 9 4800 3600 3200 2700