You arrive in Maun on the 13th December 2019 and overnight at Maun Lodge, optional is a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta in either small plane or Helicopter.
14th December 2019 – We meet you at Maun Lodge at 9am, and we drive 4 hours to Matswere Gate, entrance to the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) where we have a picnic lunch before going to Deception Valley where our camp is set up, for 3 nights. We will, depending on game movements, explore from Letiahau to Deception Pan and Sunday and Leopard Pans, whilst here. The rains should have started and the Kalahari will be transformed to a paradise for animals, we will see many including predators whilst here. Animals we can hope to see are Gemsbok, Wildebeeste, Red Hartebeest, Steenbok, Springbok, Bat Earred Fox, Jackal, Lion, Cheetah, Honey Badger, Wild Cat, Giraffe, different mongooses, Ground Squirrels and many birds including eagles.
On the 17th December we have a last early drive here whilst the camp is packed and then drive out of the Kalahari to Rakops Village, where we refuel and get ice before driving to Nxai Pan, having our picnic lunch along the way. We will make a detour and visit Baines Baobabs before going to our camp. We have 3 nights here and will explore the pans extensively. Animals we hope to see here are Springbok, Kudu, Impala, Wildebeeste, Steenbok, Jackals, Bat Earred Fox, Honey Badger, Lion, Cheetah, Elephant, Giraffe, many birds including Raptors and Ostriches.
We return to Maun after an early drive and breakfast on the 20th December.
Optional extra is to overnight in Maun the 20th Dec and continue on safari to Khwai, on the East of the Okavango Delta for an additional 3 nights.
6 places available, cost pp sharing US$2500 all inclusive for 7 nights
Single person joining US$2570 all inclusive for 7 nights