Leave Livingstone @06:30 am to the Botswana - Zambia border of Kazungula. After border formalities on both Zambia and Botswana, a quick stop will be permitted at Kasane to shop for refreshments before driving to Maun.
On the drive from Kasane to Maun, there is a possibility to see some of the Big Five on the drive in the Chobe National Park and Makgadikgadi. Notable are the Elephants as they browse or cross the highway. The Elegant Giraffe and Ostrich can also be spotted on the stretch. May have occasional stops for dung beetle or tortoise making way across the tarmac. Arrive in Maun at about 6 pm. Maun, a former dusty outpost for intrepid travelers and old school hunters, is today's the centre of Botswana's thriving safari industry.
Accommodation - Chalet sleeping 4 to 5 people
Dinner - Own expense (Buffet/Ala Carte)
Full day visit to the Okavango Delta. Departing at 07:00 hours on 4 x 4 vehicles especially suitable for the sandy terrain. The drive to the polling station takes us through local villages/settlements. Meet local guides at the polling station who will be your hosts. Explore the Okavango Delta, a maze of sparkling lagoons meandering channels teeming with wildlife. Note that this is a World Heritage site. This is the clients‘ rare and privilege to meet the locals. They share their stories of the area as they maneuver the Mokoro deep into the delta. The Mokoro is a traditional dugout canoe, a reliable mode of transport in the delta. It's advisable to carry swimsuits for swimming opportunities in the delta or rain jackets and a hat depending on the season. Return to the camp by sunset
Dinner - Own expense
Maun optional activities
Maun has a variety of traditional artisans known for weaving. The intricately woven baskets are
strikingly beautiful and range from sizes as small as a soup bowl to as big as a washing machine.
This morning you will have an opportunity for a Flight over the Okavango Delta, thereafter about 12:00 hours after a quick lunch, depart for Gweta. The village lies about 205km from Maun. Although Gweta is relatively a small village, its size doesn't let it get in the way of its greatness. Being the gateway to the Makgadikgadi pans, visitors can enjoy the breathtaking event of the wet season migration. Here between 35000 to 75000 wildebeest and Zebras migrate across the saline plains ...an unbelievable site of natural art. Our overnight stop Planet Baobab renowned for its monumental baobabs is home to the mother of all swimming pools. You will virtually see a baobab in any direction you decide to open your eyes. Enjoy the sunset by the poolside or exploring the surrounding villages. Experience an amazing skyline in the absence of light.
With camera batteries fully charged, leave on 4x4s long before sunrise to go meet the meerkat colony before they are active. Breakfast is set out by our experienced local guide as we “take in” the beautiful surrounding. Like that is not enough, We ride deep into the salt pans, an endless, dusty, greyish beige crust where you experience the same feeling as walking on the moon. We return to base afternoon to a free afternoon at the mother of all pools.
We set out to Kasane in Chobe National Park for yet another exciting day. Scheduled today is the sunset cruise on the Chobe River, a tributary of Africa's fourth longest river, the Zambezi.
Optional early morning game drive in the Chobe National Park with a border crossing to do, we leave camp soon after checking out. In the evening we formally end the tour at dinner.