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Scenic Flight,Nxai Pan, Cultural Village, Khwai, Savuti, Chobe, Kasane Tour

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Boikaego (BK) Saxago

Odirile Safaris

Our safaris will take you to that special place, where you can experience African nature at its best

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Scenic Flight,Nxai Pan, Cultural Village, Khwai, Savuti, Chobe, Kasane Tour

Nxai Pan National Park covers an area of 2,100 km2, and comprises several larger pans which were once ancient salt lakes. These larger pans are now grassed, and are scattered with islands of acacia trees, and smaller pans that fill with water during the rainy season - thus providing rich resources for wildlife. We spend a night, in an exclusive BOGA (Botswana Guides Association) site, away from other people. We will try and have you out there at 5.30am to look for Brown Hyena and see what else is around. Being allowed to off-¬road makes life on safari much easier in Kazinkini. Moremi Game Reserve — The Bayei tribe are excellent basket weavers and carvers. The villagers will provide us with their early life style up to present centuries with traditional dances, demonstrations on the traditional doctor, Old style of hunting, basket weaving, carving of wooden curios and the granaries where the grain is stored an area that has earned its place among the world's top conservation areas thanks to its role in providing a safe home for Botswana’s endangered rhinos. We’ll enjoy the reserve’s many beautiful dirt roads and waterways.

DAY 1

MAUN- SCENIC FLIGHT

Our professional guide will meet you upon your arrival at Maun International Airport; guide you to our official vehicles. You will then drive to the lodge where you will be spending a night. You will have time to freshen up by the garden lounge we prepare to leave for a scenic flight. After a 3 hour scenic flight we drive back to the lodge, we can also do a short walk to the Thamalakane river- The Old Bridge. During dinner you’ll have a complete explanation by your guide about the rest of the tour and you can ask all you want to know about the country and its people. Read more

DAY 2

NXAI PAN IN THE MAKGADIKGADI

You will be picked up at the lodge at 7am, and drive 136km on the tar road before turning off and driving 32km to Nxai Pan, on a very sandy road. Part of the great Makgadikgadi complex, Nxai Pan National Park covers an area of 2,100 km2, and comprises several larger pans which were once ancient salt lakes. These larger pans are now grassed, and are scattered with islands of acacia trees, and smaller pans that fill with water during the rainy season - thus providing rich resources for wildlife. We spend a night, in an exclusive BOGA (Botswana Guides Association) site, away from other people. We will try and have you out there at 5.30am to look for Brown Hyena and see what else is around. Later in the day we will sit at the Waterhole, the only one for miles around and very busy, if the rains haven't started. Sunsets at the Waterhole can be spectacular, with animals silhouetted against the setting sun. We return to our camp after sunset, and enjoy great food and drinks around a fire. Read more

DAY 3

KAZIIKINI CULTURAL VILLAGE

Early wake up for some delicious breakfast as we get ready to explore Kazinkini — a private concession next to Moremi Game Reserve and usually a stunning place in the rainy season, when wildlife move from the Moremi towards Kazinkini. Being allowed to off-¬road makes life on safari much easier in Kazinkini. Moremi Game Reserve — The Bayei tribe are excellent basket weavers and carvers. The villagers will provide us with their early life style up to present centuries with traditional dances, demonstrations on the traditional doctor, Old style of hunting, basket weaving, carving of wooden curios and the granaries where the grain is stored an area that has earned its place among the world's top conservation areas thanks to its role in providing a safe home for Botswana’s endangered rhinos. We’ll enjoy the reserve’s many beautiful dirt roads and waterways Read more

DAY 4

KHWAI CONCESSION (MOREMI)

A short drive will take you to Khwai in the North Gate region of Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Adjacent to the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, the only proclaimed wildlife area in the Okavango Delta, the Khwai concession delights with its diverse beauty, comprising a stunning landscape of forests, lagoons, floodplains and islands, with rich wildlife. Game viewing is excellent year-round and resident species include lion, cheetah, leopard, elephant, wild dog, zebra, red lechwe and many more. We spend a night camping on the concession, with extensive game drive. Read more

DAY 5

KHWAI MAGOTLHO (MOREMI)

We rise early and after a healthy breakfast and do a game drive that takes us to the other side of Khwai concession- the paradise of Magotlho along Khwai River, where you will be able to see many different species of animals and birds. Moremi Game Reserve is famous for its big concentrations of game, where we set up camp for a night in a plain wilderness area. An extensive lunch is served en route and arrival in camp will be mid-afternoon. A late afternoon drive leaves for game viewing until sunset, when we head back to camp. After dinner is served, there is time to chat and relax around the campfire. Read more

DAY 6

SAVUTI(CHOBE)

An interesting game drive takes us away of Moremi, traveling north via the Khwai River and the Mababe Depression to Savuti, our camp for a night. The Savuti area with wide open grassy plains and scattered rocky outcrops is the perfect area for large herds of elephants, zebra and wildebeest and giraffe families, not forgetting the many predators that follow them. As the Savuti area is vast we can opt for a full day trip or a combined morning and afternoon drive, this depending on where animals are concentrated. Your guide will advise you the day before so you can organize accordingly. The plains are always a highlight and the area is known for its great concentration of predators. We can also make a short climb to see some Bushman rock paintings, beautiful vistas from the hill, back in camp after sundown. We enjoy a picnic lunch in the bush and arrive in camp mid-afternoon in time to still make a short sundown drive. Our staff has again prepared a superb bush-dinner and the campfire will welcome us. Read more

DAY 7

CHOBE

Today we make a last game-drive in the area and then head north to the Chobe River. We pass some traditional villages along the road and have plenty possibilities for a "lunch with a view". Arrival in camp is around mid-afternoon and we still have time for a sunset drive along the river. This area has the largest population of elephants in the world and seeing several hundred a day is normal; expect them to visit the camp. We explore the Chobe River and make an extensive game-drive along its borders. The area really has one of the densest animal concentrations in Africa and expects to see many different species: roan antelope, sable antelope, puku, red lechwe, giraffe are commonly seen and the possibility of seeing lions - leopard - wild dogs is high, Chobe never disappoints. Lunch is served in camp and in the afternoon we make a shorter drive as this is the time when most animals come to the river to drink. After dinner we enjoy our last campfire of the safari. Read more

DAY 8

KASANE

We make a last game-drive along the Chobe River to arrive in Kasane around 11 AM. We will have our lunch at the lodge by the river. In the afternoon at 15:30pm, you’ll cruise on the enchanting Chobe River, marveling at the variety and vast numbers of animals coming and going from this lifeā€giving river. We have our last dinner together at the lodge Read more

DAY 9

DEPARTURE DAY

You will be transferred to the airport for any further transfer, be it by road or by air .We can also arrange an optional extra day or days to Victoria Falls.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Maun
Hotel Sedia Hotel
Day 2
Location Nxai Pan
Hotel Nxai Pan
Day 3
Location Sankoyo Concession
Day 4
Location Khwai
Hotel Xakanaxa
Day 6
Location Savuti
Hotel SV1
Day 7
Location Chobe
Hotel CNP2
Day 8
Location Kasane

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

REVIEWS

6 Reviews

Paula, United States

We are just back from a 12 day adventure with BK and OB. There were 4 adults in our party. We we did Okavango Delta, Moremi, Savuti National Park and Chobe River. We had an AMAZING trip. We saw so many animals: lions, leopards, elephants, etc. BK was our guide while OB cooked all of the delicious meals. We were truly bush camping - but did have daily ''camp' showers. There is just NOTHING like experiencing Africa in a tent. At night we could hear all the wildlife all around us! I HIGHLY recommend this company. A few tips when planning your trip. BK and OB were TOP NOTCH!!! Read more

Michelle, United States

BK owns this small tour company and makes sure everything goes smoothly. He is a very knowledgeable and experienced guide. His wife, OB, is an excellent cook. We roughed it, and he expertly set up and broke down camp 3 days in a row. There was always hot water in the morning (this is a wonderful thing when you are camping), good hot showers and a nice wood fire. You don't have to camp.He can set up any sort of accommodations for you. For lunch we had sandwiches, which were actually quite a bit better than the fancier-seeming box lunches we got at lodges in the Serengeti. The truck was open, i.e., no windows to draw back, and we were surprised how much more immediate the safari seemed when there was nothing between you and the animals. We really liked this company. I also liked that we were putting money into the hands of a hard-working entrepreneur. Read more

Devyn, United States

My husband and I spent a week in Botswana with Odirile Safaris. We had the most amazing time of our lives. BK tailored our safari to include a scenic flight, nature walks, and a mokoro boat/ camping trip in the Okavango Delta. We camped in the Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park with multiple daily game drives. BK was extremely knowledgeable. He knew how to approach animals in the safari vehicle so that we could see them engaging in natural behavior. He answered our multitude of questions about the wildlife and the environment with great depth of understanding. BK and Oris provided excellent food, wonderful hot coffee, warm water in the morning, hot showers in the afternoon, and delightful company. At night we could hear the sounds of elephants, hyenas, hippos, and impalas. During the day we saw a pride of lions as they approached a herd of giraffes. It was thrilling to watch the animals interact. We saw a pack of wild dogs trotting along the road and splitting into groups. BK explained that this is how they hunt. A water buck meandered through our camp site, followed by a lone wild dog. Although we had great experiences elsewhere in Africa, our Odirile Safari was by far the highlight. We didn't just "see" the animals, we watched them live. We are already enthusiastically planning our next adventure with BK and Odirile Safaris. Read more

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