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5 Days Tsodilo Hills – Okavango Delta Tour

5 Days Tsodilo Hills – Okavango Delta Tour

Bushman paintings

Cultural tour/village tour

Tsodilo hills

Mokoro excursion (optional)

Sun set cruise (motor boat)

Game drives

The tour gives guests insights to the ancient history of the ‘World Heritage site’, and culture of the area and to some extent, the geological forces that shaped the African continent. This is also a nice tour for those that want some “physical” activity as we do lots of hiking and exploring once we get to the Hills. The itinerary has been designed to appeal to those whose hearts are thrilled with authentic adventure camping,  Learning and Discovering the local cultures of San people, Hambukushu and Bayeyi people. This tour can run either direction. Normally it starts from Maun and drive for 5 to 6 hours. A pack lunch and water are provided for en-route to the hills. Our guests are encouraged to stick to limited one soft bag type per person maximum weight of 15kg excluding your carry-on hand bags. Tents are canvas two-man dome type with built in mosquito nets, ease to erect your own or with assistant from our crew.

All meals on mobile camping safari, (unless stipulated) are cooked on open fire by our guide/ cook.  Light breakfast consists of bread or toast, spread cereals, fruits, rusks, eggs and bacon and pancakes. Dinner includes pastas, braais, beef seswa, stews and baked bread around the fire. Fresh vegs and salads, will be serviced where possible, note in some areas this will not be possible. Some fresh fruits will be provided where possible. Vegetarian dishes can be catered for but please notify prior to safari departure.

Included:

Accommodation in dome tents 2.5m x2.5m

Transport and wildlife drives in SAFARI CONVERTED 4WD Car

Services of a professional & English speaking safari guide

All camping & park entry fees

All planned acivities

Breakfast, lunch and dinner

3 x 500ml bottled water per day

Tour itinerary:
Starting point: Maun or chosen accommodation outside Maun.

Day 1:
flights from JHB arrive either at 12:00 or 15:00 in Maun.

Your guide will meet you at Maun airport and provide you a transfer to your hotel in town where there is enough time to freshen up. The afternoon is spent shopping for your supply such as water, wines, beers and soft drinks with your guide. You will enjoy different local Tswana cuisine tasty meals from local selected restaurants or hotels (own expenses). During dinner you’ll receive a complete overview of the trip and you can ask all you want to know about the country and its people.

Day 2:
After breakfast (included in your rate) between 06:30 to 08:00. Your guide will meet you and board for about 5 to 6 hours. A pack lunch and a bottle of 500ml mineral will provided for en-route to the Hills. If arriving early we still can explore the hills after erecting our camping safari tents. We’ll enjoy a dinner around the open campfire.

Day 3:

Early morning tea and coffee, rusks, cereals, eggs and/or bacon and pancakes will be ready before exploring the hills on foot. We will spend our time in this area walking in the hills (World Heritage Site) to discover the abundant Bushman paintings and learn about the traditional survival skills for which the Bushman are famous.  Lunch will be served at our camping safari site. Afternoon we drive to Shakawe lodge for a sun set boat cruise (this will depend on the availability of the boats) into the Okavango Delta enjoying fabulous birdlife and your sundowner. We return to our camping site where we will enjoy dinner.  The one course dinner will follow on an open fire or dinning tent and enjoying the evening around the camp fire.

Day 4:

06:30-Early morning tea and coffee, rusks and cereals will before returning to Maun. Dinner will be provided at back at your hotel/lodge in Maun.

Day 5:

Breakfast at the hotel/lodge or similar (included in your safari rate). At 08:00 or 13:00, you will be transferred to the airport, or depart for your onward journey.

 

Please note:

  • This itinerary is very much flexible to suit our guests’ needs. It’s a rough guide of our daily activities and depending on what we might encounter along the way and game sightings. Most water activities are water dependent so if water levels are lower may not be able to do (dugout canoe).
  • Accommodation is mainly by camping. In Maun it will be at a 3-4 star hotel or lodge, or similar type of accommodation.

Rate per person

Number of Travelers Rate Per Person Vehicle
2-4 US$ 1775 Car
5-10 US$ 1220 Mini-Bus
11 and above US$ 810 Bus

Minimum of 2 Adults are required for each tour. Rates are per person in a private group (for individual tours kindly contact us).

Note: *Free for accompanied children from 0-5 years old. 15% discount for accompanied kids 6 – 13 years old.

NOT INCLUDED:

International flights & Domestic flights

Lost luggage

Telephone calls and internet service

Visas

Items of a personal nature i.e., laundry

Tips for safari guide

Optional activities

Personal Travel insurance

Medical evacuation insurance

All your drinks i.e. beers or wines

Tourism levy $ 30 US Dollar per person to pay before entering Botswana

In collaboration with

Okswampsafaritrails

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