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ELEPHANT EXPLORER

Botswana 12 Days 

 

Green Season  (Jan - June / Nov & Dec) USD6566-00 per person sharing

Peak Season   (July - October) USD8207-00 per person sharing

 

8 NIGHTS COMFORT TENTED ACCOMMODATION SAFARI, 3 NIGHTS LODGE ACCOMMODATION

 

ITINERARY 2020 - EE Tour Code Maun to Vic Falls 

Day 1: Duncan’s Camp

We are welcomed in Maun and taken to a local restaurant for a light lunch before being transferred to our first comfort bush camp on the Gomoti River. The evening in the African bush is spent relaxing around the campfire under the bright stars of the southern hemisphere. Duncan’s Camp (or similar) (Light lunch & Dinner)

Day 2: Duncan’s Camp

This morning we are taken on a guided walk to experience the smells, sights snd sounds of the wilderness. Leisure time to relax before lunch, hereafter our game drive into the concession area with sundowners while watching the majestic African sunset. Duncan’s Camp (or similar) (All meals)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3: Third Bridge Tented Camp, Xakanaxa area of Moremi

Today we take a leisure drive into Moremi Game Reserve and onto our next comfort camp.

The variety of bird species here will keep us enthralled. Late afternoon we have the opportunity to explore the area on a sundowner game drive. Third Bridge Tented Camp (All meals)

 

Day 4: Third Bridge Tented Camp, Xakanaxa area of Moremi

Our morning and afternoon game drives explore the area with its combination of open grasslands, woodland thicket and lagoons which create special habitat for Cheetah, Wild Dog and Honey Badger. Third Bridge Tented Camp (All meals)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 5: Xobega Island, Okavango Delta concession area

After breakfast our guide transfers us with a game drive enroute to a boat station for our boat transfer which takes us into the Okavango channels and lagoon areas enroute to our tented camp on an Island. Here we have the chance of seeing hippos, crocodiles and the birdlife endemic to the area. Xobega Island Tented Camp

(or similar)

Day 6: Xobega Island, Okavango Delta concession area

We further explore the channels and waterways of the Okavango Delta in the morning by boat, taking in the serenity of our surrounds and water bird species of the area.  After relaxing during the heat of the day we are taken on a sunset cruise to photograph the spectacular Delta sunset. Xobega Island Tented Camp

(or similar) (All meals)

Day 7: Hyena Pan Bush Camp, Khwai concession area

A hearty breakfast before we are boated back to the boat station where a leisure game drive transfers us to our next comfort tented camp. Lunch is served picnic style enroute. Our camp is in a private concession adjoining Moremi Game Reserve. There are no fences between the Park and the private concession making our night drive even more fantastic. Hyena Pan Camp (All meals)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 8: Hyena Pan Bush Camp, Khwai concession area

Today our guide takes us exploring the Khwai floodplains and the serenity of the surrounding wilderness is overpowering. (Optional activity at own expense – 2 hour Mokoro excursion) Hyena Pan Camp (All meals)

 

Day 9: Chobe National Park

Our guide transfers us to the Khwai airstrip where we meet our air transfer to Kasane airport. A lodge representative road transfers us to our luxury lodge near the Chobe River. The afternoon is spent at leisure either enjoying bird watching from our deck or enjoying a nature walk on the lodge premises. We could also join one of the local guide for an educational stroll through the nearby village and learn a little about their customs and traditions. Chobe Bakwena Lodge (or similar) (Fully Inclusive)

 

Day 10: Chobe National Park

Today we are taken into Chobe National Park for a morning game drive which offers the best chance to encounter the big cats and unique experiences of Chobe. Chobe is famous for its beautiful scenery and magnificent sunsets. It is also home to the largest elephant population in Africa which we may witness during our afternoon boat cruise on the River. Chobe Bakwena Lodge (or similar) (Fully Inclusive)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 11: Victoria Falls

Mid-morning we are transferred out of Chobe area of Botswana and cross the border to our lodge accommodation in Zimbabwe. Time at leisure to enjoy the many optional activities on offer. (Own expense). Ilala Lodge (or similar accommodation) (Breakfast & dinner) Lunch on day 11 own expense

 

Day 12: Victoria Falls

The safari ends after Breakfast. (Breakfast)

 

The itinerary will depend on local conditions.

Tour Code: EE - Maun to Victoria Falls

 

Transfers included: EE – Road transfer from Maun Airport to camp on day 1: Air Transfer from Khwai airstrip to Kasane on Day 9

 

Includes: Light Lunch on arrival, 2 night comfort tented camp with camp bed, high density foam mattress, bed roll with full linen and pillow, “Al Fresco” ensuite bathroom with porta potti toilet and warm bucket shower, towels, guided morning walk, concession game drive, 6 nights comfort tented camp accommodation with fixed bed, full linens, ensuite bathroom with towels, all meals, mineral water, table wine served during evening meal, morning and afternoon game drives, night drive in concession area on day 7, Botswana Park Fees, boat transfers, boat activities, air transfer on day 9 to Kasane, 2 nights luxury lodge accommodation on a fully inclusive basis with scheduled activities, border transfer, 1 night lodge in Deluxe accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.

 

Excludes: International & regional flights, airport taxes, visa costs, drinks, mokoro excursion in Khwai, optional excursions, gratuities and items of a personal nature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOUR
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EE3

EE3A

EE4

 

EE4A

 

EE5

 

EE5A

 

EE6

 

EE6A

 

EE7

 

EE7A

 

EE8

EE8A

 

EE9

 

EE9A

 

EE10

 

EE10A

 

EE11

 

EE11A

 

EE12

STARTING
MAUN

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2020-03-04

2020-03-11

2020-04-08

2020-04-15

2020-05-06

2020-05-13

2020-06-03

2020-06-10

2020-07-08

2020-07-15

2020-08-05

2020-08-12

2020-09-09

2020-09-16

2020-10-07

2020-10-14

2020-11-04

2020-11-11

2020-12-09

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VIC FALLS

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2020-03-15

2020-03-22

2020-04-19

2020-04-26

2020-05-17

2020-05-24

2020-06-14

2020-06-21

2020-07-19

2020-07-26

2020-08-16

2020-08-23

2020-09-20

2020-09-27

2020-10-18

2020-10-25

2020-11-15

2020-11-22

2020-12-20

PRIVATE DEPARTURES ARE AVAILABLE DURING GREEN AND PEAK SEASONS

GROUP SIZE:  4 - 8 PASSENGERS