9-day Safari exploring the lush Okavango Delta & dusty kalahari saltpans

Botswana

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Your African adventure

Enjoy an unforgettable safari to Khwai, Nxaipan and Makgadikgadi National Park.

Our fully serviced 9-day camping safari combines the lush & fertile Khwai area and the lesser known, but spectacular Nxaipan and Makgadikgadi National Park. Dominated by vast, flat saltpans, Nxaipan and Makgadikgadi NP are the perfect hunting grounds for cheetahs and lions. Another highlight marks Baines Island. A rocky outcrop in the flat landscape with enormous baobab trees. We will camp in secluded campsites, nestled within the river Khwai and Kalahari Acacia trees.

This 9-day camping safari offers spectacular views of both, the Okavango Delta and the northern Kalahari Desert. 

This safari starts and ends in Maun. 

Please note that this is a fixed schedule. If you wish to have a customized safari Kindly fill out our booking request form and wE'LL happily design the safari according to your wishes!

 

Whats included?*

  • Pick up from the airport in Maun and transfer to Situatunga Camp
  • All meals, water, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages outside of Maun
  • Park entrance fees
  • Camping fees
  • Spacious bow tents with mattresses
  • Services of a professional guide and camp assistant

Whats not included?

  • Restaurant meals
  • Entrance to vic-falls
  • Visas-Fees
  • Tips
  • Optional activities (i.e scenic flight over the delta)
  • Travel insurance
  • Emergency evacuation
 

*fully serviced safari

Itinerary

Day one

Your guide will meet you at Maun international airport and transfer you to Sitatunga camp, where you can unpack, shower and relax. In the afternoon an optional scenic flight offers you an aerial view of the Okavango Delta. Sitatunga Camp is nestled in riverine forest along the Thamalakane River, a side arm of the mighty Okavango River.


Day two

We make an early start and drive through traditional villages before entering Khwai concession area. Our drive takes us along the Khwai River, arrive in camp in time to shower before the dinner is served.

Overnight in Khwai.


Day three

Early morning game drive and afternoon game drive exploring Khwai area should reveal a large variety of wildlife. Leisure time to relax in camp between the game drives. We spend our last evening in Khwai around the campfire.

Overnight Khwai.


Day four

After a delicious breakfast, it is time to pack and slowly make our way back towards Maun. We spend the morning searching for all the resident animals before finally leaving Khwai area.
Lunch en route. Arrive in Sitatunga camp late afternoon, time to shower, relax before dinner.

Overnight in Maun (Sitatunga Camp)


Day five

We depart Maun early towards Gweta. Lunch en route. Close to Phuduhudu village we turn North and enter Nxaipan national park. On our way to our campsite we will already spot a variety of wildlife. Late afternoon we arrive at our camp, where you have time to shower before enjoying our dinner.

Overnight Nxaipan.


Day six

Early morning game drive before returning to camp at about 11:00hrs for a delicious brunch. This reserve is home to Springbok, Gemsbok, Zebra and all the predators. The only place in Botswana where springboks and impala can be spotted hanging around together. Time to relax during the day before we go for the afternoon game drive and great sundowner.

Overnight Nxaipan.


Day Seven

After the breakfast, we leave the camp, and our route takes us on fascinating day's drive. We stop en route at Kudiakam pan, famous for its cluster of ancient Baobabs well known as Baines Baobabs. Arrive late at our campsite in Makgadikgadi game reserve.

Overnight Makgadikgadi.
 


Day Eight

We spend the morning in search of wildlife before heading back to camp for our brunch.Afternoon at leisure, relax, shower before we go for the afternoon game drive.
Sundowner along the Boteti river and where huge numbers of zebras can be spotted.

 

Overnight Makgadikgadi.


Day nine

We make an early start,continue our search for those animals avoided us before slowly heading back to Maun. Arrive in Maun in time for that cold beer from the bar and a great shower to refresh up.
Morning transfer to Maun airport for your onward journey.