SUMMER PLAINS - 7nts

2019 Pricing 11 Jan - 31 March 2020


A Luxury Lodge safari that flies from Maun to the Central Kalahari and then back to the northern Okavango Delta to a multi activity camp with superb game viewing.

  • Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1 to 3: Kalahari Plains - Central Kalahari

    Fly from Maun to Kalahari Plains

     

    Kalahari Plains Camp is set in a remote part of the diverse and productive Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) and offers some of the best summer wildlife viewing opportunities in Africa. Located in the Kalahari Desert biome in the central part of Botswana, this reserve is the largest conservation area in the country and one of the largest in the world. Its star attractions include the legendary Kalahari black-maned lion as well as some of the world's best cheetah viewing.

     

    Kalahari Plains Camp is perfectly situated overlooking an immense pan with endless horizons and beautiful skies. It comprises eight en-suite canvas units with a sleep-out above each from which to enjoy moonlit or star-studded nights. The main area consists of a lounge and dining area with a swimming pool and deck. Solar power provides all the electricity and hot water in the camp and insulated canvas walls and roof keep temperatures inside the units comfortable.

     

    Activities offered at Tau Pan are game drives, day trips to the well-known Deception Valley, Sunday, Piper and Passarge Pans, star gazing, bush brunches on Tau Pan, and nature walks with Bushman trackers.

    ‘Tau’ which means lion in Setswana, is so named for the pride of iconic black-maned Kalahari lions who frequent the camp (with a particular preference for the family tent!).

    Species that can be found in the Kalahari include oryx, the desert-adapted springbok, jackals, the rare brown hyena, red-crested Korhaan and herds of wildebeest.

     

    Day 4 to 7 : Vumbura Plains - Okavango Delta

    Fly from Central kalahari to Vumbura (via Maun)

     

    A retreat of contemporary and unique design, Vumbura Plains comprises two separate satellite camps, consisting of 14 rooms overall (of which two accommodate families). Each camp has its own sumptuous raised lounge, dining and bar area with magnificent vistas across the Okavango Delta, while a deck with comfortable cushions protrudes into the floodplain, either for star-gazing or as a convivial camp fire setting.

    Each large, luxurious room is raised off the ground, with indoor and outdoor showers and an en-suite bathroom. A step down is the lounge area, open on three sides for that iconic view of the floodplains. Additional room features include a private plunge pool and 'sala' – a place from which to watch the passing parade of wildlife or indulge in a soothing massage.

     

     

    Day 8: Departure

    After your morning drive and breakfast you fly back to Maun for your onward arrangements.

  • Safari Detail

    Type of Safari

    Custom Itinerary
    for singles, couples, families & groups

     

    Accommodation style

    Luxury Lodge

     

    Countries

    Botswana

  • Included & Excluded

    Included

    • Accommodation on a shared basis
    • Scheduled activities and all internal charters 
    • Soft drinks, mineral water, fruit juice, house wine and beer, as well as local spirits such as gin and Amarula 
    • National Park fees 
    • All meals, drinks and activities while in lodges on safari
    • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
    • Laundry

     

    Excluded

    • Flights (other than specified in the detailed safari itinerary)
    • Visas 
    • Compulsory comprehensive insurance 
    • All relevant entry and departure Government taxes 
    • Gratuities 
    • All personal purchases (including curios, spirit liquors, telephone calls, etc.) 
    • Optional extra activities 
    • Pre and post safari tours 
    • All other travel arrangements pre or post the safari and any new Government taxes 
    • Levies 
    • Fuel or industry increases which are beyond our control

     

    Vehicle

    Lite Aircraft, 4x4 safari vehicle, Motorboat, Mokoro

$8,177.00Price
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