Chobe National Park Day 1-2
On arrival you will be met by the SGS Africa team to begin your mobile safari. You will meet your guide who take you for a private 3 hour boat cruise on the Chobe River before driving you into Chobe National Park in your private 4x4 open vehicle. Enjoy a cold drink and a light packed lunch on the way. You will arrive in camp in the afternoon where you can either relax and enjoy your new surroundings or proceed on a short game drive and a sundowner near the Chobe river. On Day 2 there will be an early wake up call followed by a light continental breakfast before you leave in a morning game drive to track animals large and small. You will return to camp, depending on what you find, for a light lunch/brunch. After this you can relax in camp and enjoy a siesta before heading off again in the afternoon around 3pm for another game drive before returning to camp for a hot bush shower and a meal under the stars in the evening. Along the Chobe riverfront the terrain is that of a typical riverine ecosystem. Away from the river we have mixed miombo and broadleaved woodland that harbours rich avifauna. Northern Chobe is famous for its huge elephant & buffalo herds, puku, kudu, Chobe bushbuck and hippo as well as diverse bird life. One could also hope to see: lion, leopard, wild dog, giraffe, waterbuck, zebra, impala.
Savute Days 3-4
An early start on Day 3 to break camp and drive to Savute in the southwest region of Chobe. As the back up team break camp for moving day, you can enjoy a short game drive in Chobe before meeting up again and driving towards Savute in convoy. The back up team will then go ahead to set up camp, while you stop for a pack lunch on the way. The drive is approximately 5 hours through community areas and then through the national park. After freshening up at your new camp you can go on a short game drive to explore your new surroundings. On Day 4 you have a whole day to explore Savute. An early start in the morning with a break in camp during the heat of the day for lunch and a rest, then back out in the afternoon ensures the best chances of seeing plentiful game. The Marsh in Savute is typical grassland surrounded by Acacia bush and stony outcrops. Savute is famous for its lone elephant bulls, its lions and hyaenas as well as the zebra and wildebeest migrations. Other game one can hope to see include: giraffe, tsessebe, warthog, black-backed jackal, leopard, cheetah, bat-eared fox, impala, wild dog, kudu
Moremi Game Reserve Day 5-7
Another early start to break camp and drive to Moremi Game Reserve. As the back up team break camp for moving day you can enjoy a short game drive before meeting up again and driving towards Moremi in convoy. The back up team will then go ahead to set up camp while you stop for a pack lunch on the way. The drive is approximately 4-6 hours through the national park and community areas depending on whether the private campsite is in Khwai region or the wetland Delta area. After freshening up at your new camp you can go on a short game drive to explore your new surroundings. On Days 6 and 7 you can explore Moremi Game Reserve and the Delta as well as taking a 2.5 hour mokoro trip up Sable Alley. Moremi is the protected extension of the Okavango Delta and offers a typical wetland system with grassy plains and pans surrounded by well-developed mopane forests and riverine woodland. Huge breeding herds of elephant are common as are lechwe, waterbuck, impala, hippos. One can also hope to see buffalo, giraffe, bushbuck, lion, wild dog, leopard, cheetah, black-backed and side-striped jackal, zebra, wildebeest, tsessebe, bush babies, fruit bats, sable, kudu, roan, steenbok, duiker, honey badger. The birdlife includes water birds as well as dry land birds.
Pom Pom Camp Okavango Delta Day 8-10
In the morning you will be picked up by Moremi Air and fly by light aircraft into the Okavango Delta to explore this diverse eco system for 3 Days. Pom Pom offers guests a traditional safari experience and the emphasis is on a personalized service combined with fantastic game viewing opportunities and expert guiding. The Camp is located on Pom Pom Island in a private concession situated in the heart of the Okavango Delta and on the head waters of the Xudum river system. The area lies on the western boundary of the Moremi Game Reserve and offers superb Okavango scenery and a true Okavango wilderness experience. Enjoy water and land based activities from this well positioned camp. Accommodation consists of nine luxury safari tents in true traditional safari style, all with full ensuite facilities and overlooking the Pom Pom lagoon. The tents are uniquely positioned under the shade of the surrounding trees. The main building is attractively designed and constructed of thatch and canvas and comprises lounge, communal dining area, bar and pool areas, as well as a gift shop. The Okavango Delta is one of the last remaining unspoiled wilderness areas of Africa. The Delta is fed by the floodwaters of Central Africa and covers an area of some 16000 square kilometers. These waters fan out into the Okavango Delta forming a wetland system of beautiful palm-fringed channels, lagoons and islands that support a wealth of fauna and flora alike. Pom Pom provides a truly fantastic Delta experience in beautiful surroundings.
Fly from your Delta camp to Maun airport by light aircraft for your onward travel arrangements.
Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.