Tour Name: The Big Five Finest
Style: Wildlife and Bird watching safari
Best safari destinations (Nxai pan, Okavango delta, Moremi, Khwai, Savuti and Kasane) Full – customizable tour idle for solo and group travelers. All meals, drinks and activities during safari, 4 x4 vehicle,9 -nights camping accommodation and game drives to 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: Nxai pan – Okavango delta
Early wake up reminder, have scrumptious breakfast depart for Maun. Upon arrival in Maun drive to Boro station where you will ride in mekoro and grill along the Okavango delta. Arrive at the camp in the island, welcomed by lovely staff. Hot shower and dinner will be waiting. Afterwards relax for the long journey.
Day 4: Okavango delta – Moremi game reserve
After breakfast you will pack up and leave the untainted wild. Grill back to Boro station where you will find your 4 x 4 vehicle waiting to take you on the journey to Moremi game reserve. You will have a stop over for mouthwatering picnic lunch before entering the park ‘s entrance gate. The search for possible game start immediately en route game drive until you reach the campground. You will be welcomed by our friendly staff, hot shower and dinner is awaiting.
Day 5: Moremi game reserve
Today you will spend the whole day on diversion drive in Moremi. Moremi is well known for its unimaginable assorted variety of habitant and untamed life species. Notwithstanding being a standout amongst other spots for game seeing in southern African, the hold is prestigious for its magnificence. Drive back to camp for lunch and break. Depart for evening game drive proceed with the pursuit, have a stopover for sundowner. Thereafter drive back to camp. Supper will be served then lounge around flame for narrating and have brief discuss the following day's schedule.
Day 6/7: Moremi - Khwai
Early wake up reminder, have scrumptious breakfast from that point leave for short game drive before departing for Khwai territory. As you advance through the bramble of Khwai you stop for a cookout lunch and watch out for feathered creatures. Your second campground is situated in the Khwai community zone serving as your base to the following 2 nights. The concession is arranged along the Khwai waterway forms borders of Moremi. Arrive at the camp at evening, have shower and supper will be served.
Day 8/9: Khwai - Savuti
After breakfast you will pack up and leave the untainted wild. We drive from Khwai toward Chobe national park. You will have a stopover for mouthwatering picnic lunch before entering the park ‘s entrance gate. The search for possible game start immediately en route game drive until you reach the Savuti campground. You will be welcomed by our friendly staff, hot shower and dinner is awaiting.
Day 10 – Savuti – Kasane
After 2 full days exploring the Savuti, it is at long last time to pack and take off. You will leave with a last look at the Savuti wild, dousing its excellence one last time before your guide securely escort you to Kasane, Drop off at the airport or lodge.
The Okavango delta is a vast inland river delta in northern Botswana. Its Known for its sprawling grassy plains, which flood seasonally becoming a lush animal habitant. The Moremi game reserve occupies the east and central areas of the region. Here dugout canoes are used to navigate past hippos, elephants and crocodiles. On dry land wildlife includes lions, leopards, giraffe and rhinos. It is one of the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES
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.
MOREMI GAME RESERVE
Moremi game reserve is situated in the central and eastern areas of the Okavango and includes the Moremi tongues and Chiefs Island boasting one of the richest and most diverse ecosystems on the continent. This makes for spectacular game viewing and bird watching including all major naturally occurring herbivore and carnivore species in the region and over 400 species of birds many migratory and some endangered. Both Black and White Rhino are recently being re-introduced, now making the reserve a Big Five destination.
KHWAI CONCESSION AREA
The Khwai Concession is a huge territory ruled by Mopane timberlands on the north eastern edge of the Okavango Delta. This huge zone has a place with the nearby network and they currently offer super Botswana safaris in the local. The territory is about of 1800km (180 000 hectare) region which is arranged in the north eastern Okavango by the Moremi Game Reserve. It was shaped by the neighborhood Khwai villagers and is overseen by the Khwai Development Trust. The territory used to be a chasing concession yet is presently effectively overseen as a protection zone. It is the primary significant dilute source that creatures relocating from the Linyanti concession experience and there is dependably a high grouping of diversion along the river. The territory is comprised of clearing prairies, riparian backwoods and floodplains. The floodplains are overwhelmed most of the year and there are tidal ponds canvassed in blue and white-water lilies. The region additionally has huge tracts of Mopane backwoods. The riverine forest comprises of Camel thistle, Knob thistle, Apple leaf and incredible stands of Leadwood trees. The Khwai Concession is a decent region to see Roan and Sable Antelope which are generally uncommon. On your Botswana safari you may see Kudu, Tsessebe, Wildebeest and Zebra. Enormous crowds of moving Elephants appreciate the Mopane forests of the inside of the Khwai territory. There are genuinely steady populaces of expansive predators, for example, Lion, Spotted Hyena and African Wild Dogs found here and, in the event, that you are fortunate, you may likewise spot Leopards. The zone has a decent blend of territories and you will see a decent blend of wetland and Kalahari species. Amid the late spring months transient feathered creatures additionally come through. You may see Verreaux's Eagle Owl, Senegal Coucals and Long Toed Lapwings.
CHOBE NATIONAL PARK
Chobe national park is in northern Botswana near the vast, inland Okavango Delta. It is known for its large herds of elephants and Cape buffalo which converge along the Chobe riverfront in the dry months. Lions, antelopes and hippos inhabit the woods and lagoons around Linyanti marsh. The floodable grasslands of the Savuti marsh attract numerous bird species plus migrating Zebras.
- Table wine
- 9 -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
- 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)
- Unexpected fuel and government increases
Kindly note that the below rates are subject to change prior notice due to increase in government levy and fuel.
2018/2019 RACK RATES
|Package name||Destination||Days||Person USD||
3 – 4 PAX
5 AND MORE
|Discover the hidden secret||Maun, moremi, Khwai, Savuti, ihaha, kasane||10||5350||4000||3350||3050|