Botswana and Zambia
Day 1 and 2 - Nokalodi Tented Camp - Tuli Nokalodi Tented Bush Camp ... and idyllic camp nestled within the fine wonders of the Botswanan Tuli Block. Laidback and fitted with basic amenities, this place is truly a camp lover's delight.. Just imagine expansive Mopane woodland, thriving birdlife fluttering amongst the green leaves and African wildlife ambling along with a delicate grace. This is the ideal spot to bond with nature! Accommodation at Nokalodi consists of 4 spacious Meru-style tents... quite private. Fitted with a neat en-suite bathroom and a patio, each tent assures you of blissful serenity after an invigorating day under the hazy gold sun. The camp is fully serviced and offered on a self-catering basis. One guided game drive or walk per day is included.
Nokalodi Tented Bush Camp ... and idyllic camp nestled within the fine wonders of the Botswanan Tuli Block. Laidback and fitted with basic amenities, this place is truly a camp lover's delight.. Just imagine expansive Mopane woodland, thriving birdlife fluttering amongst the green leaves and African wildlife ambling along with a delicate grace. This is the ideal spot to bond with nature!
Accommodation at Nokalodi consists of 4 spacious Meru-style tents... quite private. Fitted with a neat en-suite bathroom and a patio, each tent assures you of blissful serenity after an invigorating day under the hazy gold sun. The camp is fully serviced and offered on a self-catering basis. One guided game drive or walk per day is included.Read more...
Day 3 - Khama Rhino Sanctuary - Serowe
Experience a taste of authentic Botswana at Khama Rhino Sanctuary located within 4,200 hectares of sandveld, calcrete basins, and a number of scattered smaller pans. Discover endless horizons, unforgettable wilderness, splendid waterways, sand dunes and an abundance of wildlife in beautiful Botswana. Situated between Central Kalahari and Maun, close to the town of Serowe, Khama Rhino Sanctuary is a true eco-tourism destination, a non-profitable community operated sanctuary dedicated to protecting endangered species, particularly rhinos.
The Botswana Rhino Sanctuary was setup in an area that was optimal and excellent for the habitation and preservation of Rhino’s. It is close to the Botswana Defense Force, allowing for 24 hour protection from poachers. This project has provided many jobs for the local community and has taught the ‘locals’ more about these animals.Read more...
Day 4 - Audi Camp
Audi Camp…..the "Gateway of the Okavango Delta" the place of "the short reeds", is located on the banks of the Thamalakane River, 12 kilometers north of Maun. From your vantage point at Audi Camp, you will have a good view of the Okavango Delta and the wonders that await you after you leave the grounds of Audi. Audi Camp has a restaurant that offers delicious, affordable a la carte meals, further facilties includes pool and bar area. Audi Camp is aptly named - “Audi” which means fish eagle in the local language. Because of Audi Camp’s proximity to the Okavango Delta, like the fish eagle scouring the waters of Okavango for its prey, any traveller will find it easy to swoop down and experience the riches of the Okavango Delta - the lagoons, islands and Okavango floodplains and the plant and animal life that inhabit the Okavango ecosystem.Read more...
Day 5, 6 and 7 - Mankwe Safari Lodge
On a vast private concession of almost 350 000 hectares, with a variety of eco-systems supporting a wide range of wildlife, MANKWE BUSH LODGE lies south of Chobe and east of Moremi National Parks. With a deep love of the "bush" the experienced and highly knowledgeable guides (and even the chef!) not only love to spoil their guests, but love to share the wonders of the wild with them. Mankwe is known for its perfect mix of game and relaxation and offers a real wilderness experience with canvas safari tents and overnight excursions.Read more...
Day 8, 9, 10 and 11 - Chobe Safari Lodge
Chobe Safari Lodge is a safari paradise for any wildlife enthusiast, situated in Kasane. Here, guests dine bathed in the glow of an African sunset in a picturesque outdoor restaurant overlooking the Chobe River. Chobe Safari Lodge offers superb value for money in accommodation when staying within the Chobe area. Accommodation at Chobe Lodge is either in the luxury River Rooms, the new Safari Rooms, the traditional thatched rondavels, as well as the established Chobe Safari Lodge campsite.Read more...
Cross border through from Botswana to Zambia for a DAY VISIT to Victoria Falls
Around 550 million litres over the lip every minute, at peak flow this increases to 750 million litres.
Around the Falls is rainforest sustained by the spray of the Falls with some plant species rarely found elsewhere in Zambia or Zimbabwe. During peak flow (January to June) the Zambian side of the Falls is the most spectacular and there are walkways to look out points and across the swaying Knife Edge bridge.Read more...
Day 12 - Nata Lodge
If there is one place bird-watchers must definitely visit, it is the Nata Lodge close to the well-known Nata Sanctuary in Botswana. Nata Lodge is right on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans – the largest salt pans in the world and the remains of Africa’s largest inland sea. The Lodge is located among Mokolwane palms on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans. The Nata River forms a delta which feeds Sanctuary’s Sua Pan. This is the breeding ground for huge numbers of water birds such as flamingos and pelicans. Nata Lodge offers luxury accommodation, excellent location for game drives, bird / animal viewing and a sense of being enveloped in the serenity of the African wilderness.
The lodge is surrounded by a canopy of shade trees and the bird feeding and water feature area creates opportunity for bird watchers to enjoy watching a multitude of various birds. The birds can be viewed from either the pool deck or from the bar and restaurant area. Among the different species to be seen are Yellow Hornbill, Glossy Starling and the Helmeted Guinea fowl. After sunset, it is time for nocturnal visitors to grace the guests with their presence, and the bush babies are not shy to come and see what the menu offer in terms of food for them.Read more...
Day 13 - Kwa Nokeng
If you are looking for more than an overnight destination, Kwa Nokeng Lodge at the Martins Drift border post in Botswana is the perfect solution. Aptly named Kwa Nokeng (the SeSotho meaning “at the river”) , the Lodge is on the banks of the Limpopo River on the border with Botswana, and is ideal for people on their way to Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia and the north of Botswana.
At sunset, enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana by sipping a sundowner on the deck, shaded by a huge Nyala Berry tree and overlooking the Limpopo River. The pool is a true oasis on hot days. The restaurant at Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana offers scrumptious breakfast and dinner buffets. Lunch can be served by prior arrangement with the staff at Kwa Nokeng in Botswana. Guests have quite a variety of accommodation options: a campsite, furnished safari tents, thatched chalets, luxury tents (with air-conditioning) as well as luxurious self-catering ( self contained ) en suite river cottages (with DSTV).Read more...
Day 14 - Home
Back to civilisation.
- More or less days can be added to this safari.
- Changes to type of accommodation can be made.
- Safari starts and ends Hoedspruit.
- Road charters and flights to and from Johannesburg can be included if requested.