Day 1: Maun.
Having arrived at Maun International Airport (a big name for a little place) you will be transferred a comfortable lodge on the outskirts of town. Here you can relax and take a hot shower after your long trip.
Day 2: The Delta.
A quick breakfast is served at the lodge, before you take a relaxing drive into the Okavango Delta. At the river's edge we meet the guides and Mokoro polers. Fm here you continue on by traditional wooden dug-out canoe (or mokoro). Gliding along the pristine channels, there is excellent opportunity for photography. Your mokoro guide will set up camp in the shade while looking out over the river. After lunch and you've settled in to camp, your guide will take you on an afternoon game walk. Returning to camp in the cool of the early evening for dinner and sitting around an open fire.
Day 3: The Delta.
Up before the sun, you set out by mokoro or on foot, to explore the area in search of game. On most walks you may come across zebra, giraffe, elephant, jackal, various antelope, and fantastic bird life. On occasion we also see lion, leopard, buffalo, wild dog, bat-eared fox, hyena and other species. Walks are led by local guides who are part of the community-based program we work closely with. During the hottest part of the day you can cool off in the river, or just relax before the afternoon outing. During the evening your guides will share stories around the fire while listening to the sounds of the African bush.
Day 4: Delta - Maun - Moremi.
Up early for those who wish to take a final walk, then cruise back down the crystal clear channels of the Boro to our pick up at around 10.00am. We stop for lunch in Maun then drive on to the South Gate of Moremi Game Reserve, arriving in the afternoon. While your camp is being set up, you'll go on a evening game drive and see why Moremi is considered by many, including ourselves, to be the best game park in Africa, maybe the world. You return to camp in time for a delicious dinner.
Day 5: Moremi.
We will get off on an early start as we continue our exploration of Moremi. Today we are likely to see large game such as kudu, impala, zebra, elephant, and lion, and smaller animals and birds such as bat-eared fox or the rare slaty egret. We're also likely to see hippo and red lechwe. We return to camp for a relaxing brunch followed by some free time to shower, and siesta (you'll need it!). We then take an afternoon boat trip to see the nesting sites and heronries on the Xakanaxa and Gadikwe lagoons. Our journey to Gadikwe Lagoons with narrow channels fringed with dense papyrus and Phragmites are adorned with malachite kingfishers, little bee eaters and blue-cheeked bee eaters. The heronry itself hosts thousands of breeding and roosting birds in the early summer. We return to camp for a well-earned dinner and relax around the campfire..
Day 6: Moremi to Maun.
We do a morning game drive followed by a quick breakfast. Then we drive back to Maun. Upon reaching Maun, you'll get a chance to check your emails and shop a little bit at the grocery store. The night is spent back at a comfortable lodge.
Day 7: Maun.
In the morning you'll head back into Maun to meet Mma Kushonya who will teach you how the famous Botswana baskets are made and show you around her shop. Then we say our goodbyes and drop you off at the Maun airport to meet your flight home or continue on your travels in Botswana.
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