Welcome to a world of untamed beauty and thrilling adventures with Botswana Mobile Safaris, brought to you by Safari Guru. Immerse yourself in the heart of Africa's iconic wilderness areas - the Moremi Game Reserve, the Khwai Private Reserve, and the captivating Okavango Delta. Our carefully curated eight-night safari experiences promise an intimate encounter with nature's wonders, led by dedicated professional safari guides and a team of skilled staff. Join us on a journey that combines the thrill of 4x4 safaris and boat explorations, providing you with a truly immersive and unforgettable safari adventure.
Your mobile safari experience is guided by a professional safari expert, who possesses an intimate knowledge of the land and its inhabitants. Accompanied by a skilled team that sets up and takes down camp, you'll have more time to indulge in exploration and wildlife encounters. These guides are passionate about sharing their insights and ensuring your journey is educational, exciting, and safe.
Mobile safaris are for the ultimate explorer, and offer a unique way to experience the wilderness in its purest form. Led by experienced safari guides and supported by a team of expert staff, your journey is both hassle-free and deeply enriching. These safaris involve moving from one campsite to another, as you get to sleep at eye level with Africa’s most sought after creatures that prowl the darkness.
Imagine waking up to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee drifting from the campfire, while the African sun gently casts its golden glow over the landscape.
Meals during your safari are a celebration of both flavor and tradition. Cooked on open fires by talented bush chefs, you'll savor a variety of delectable dishes accompanied by fresh bread and delightful desserts. From hot breakfasts in the morning to lunches in the bush and dinners under the stars, each meal is an experience to remember.
One of the highlights of Botswana mobile safaris is the chance to sleep and explore at ground level with Africa's most sought-after creatures. Rest assured, safety is our top priority. Your highly experienced safari guide from Endeavour Safaris will ensure your security throughout the journey.
Tents are thoughtfully designed for your comfort, with twin beds set up inside spacious accommodations of 4.5 m x 3 m x 2 to 2.5 m. Insulation on the ground ensures a cozy experience, while a partition separates the bedroom from a private bathroom. Large windows with mosquito gauze provide panoramic views, and bathrooms feature chemical toilets and hot 'refillable bucket showers'.
Accessibility is also a consideration, with options available for those with mobility concerns.
Your safari adventure will take you through three distinct locations, each offering a unique perspective of Botswana's wilderness:
Moremi Game Reserve: Begin your journey in Maun, Botswana, and take a scenic flight into the Moremi Game Reserve. Nestled on the southern tip of the Okavango Delta, Moremi offers unparalleled wildlife viewing opportunities along its waterways and under the shade of majestic trees.
The Moremi is a national park and showcases a remarkable diversity of biomes, creating a tapestry of ecosystems that support an abundance of flora and fauna. From the lush, palm-fringed islands to the open floodplains and the mopane woodlands, each biome harbours unique species and offers a distinct safari experience. The area offers awesome and world-famous game viewing by open 4x4 safari vehicles. The vast tracts of dry areas are made up of varied woodlands, grasslands, and seasonal floodplains, attracting many plains game and predators such as lions, leopards, wild dogs, and cheetahs.
Khwai Private Reserve: As you transition from Moremi to Khwai by road, you'll experience the natural wildlife corridor between these two reserves. The drive time is dictated by what exciting animal activities and sightings are found en route and can be from only a few hours to six or seven, as the group enjoys and decides the days' events.
The Khwai area of the Okavango lies along the northern boundary of the Moremi Game Reserve. This is an unfenced boundary allowing wildlife to move freely between the woodlands in the wet season, when water is plentiful, and back to permanent rivers and lagoons in the dry season. The Khwai area offers the same wildlife experience as the reserve with the added advantage of being a private concession which means the ability to do walking safaris and night drives.
It is also renowned for its population of big cats, and the avian population is equally impressive, with over 500 species of birds to delight the twitchers. From the regal African fish eagle to the colourful malachite kingfisher, the skies come alive with vibrant feathers and melodic calls.
Okavango Delta Boating Safari: Embark on a short bush flight to enter the mesmerizing world of the Okavango Delta' waterways. This World Heritage Site boasts a unique wetland habitat, characterized by water channels, reed beds, lagoons, and islands. Navigate the waterways in aluminum T-Craft boats, following ancient paths carved by elephants and hippos, and maintained over centuries by these giant herbivores as they move between feeding grounds.
The campsites are set on Nxaraga Lagoon and Chao Islands, considered the heart of the Delta. Each day offers a new mystery, as the flood in the Okavango varies from year to year – although follows a broad(ish) pattern.
The variances in annual and ad-hoc geographical circumstances can significantly impact wildlife viewing! As depicted in this short National Geographic documentary, The Buffalo Hunters, wet years versus dry years will impact local game movements and the ultimate success of various species, therefore, the outcome of every safari per region.
Whether you are a keen photographer, slightly adventurous at heart, or just wanting to appreciate a pristine and remote wilderness, boating in the Okavango will give you a uniquely unforgettable experience.
EACH ITINERARY INCLUDES:
Trip Cost for 2024 Departures: $ 7,180.00 Per Person sharing to $ 8,420.00
**Botswana Mobile Safaris are group departures on set dates with 4 to 8 travellers.
The itinerary includes; accommodation, twice daily safari activities, local flights at seat rate, transfers, all meals, local drinks and park fees.
Not included; international flights ex. Maun, gratuities, visa costs (if required), local curio purchases, additional meals if required or travel insurance.
Additional destinations can be added either before or after this itinerary. Botswana connects well with South Africa and the Victoria Falls of Zimbabwe, offering many cost-effective accommodation options close to this landmark, one of the 'stunning wonders of the world'!
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