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This two weeks Botswana Wildlife safari starts in Maun taking Botswana’s most popular areas including Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, Savute Channel and Chobe National Park. It then finishes off in the Victoria Falls where you get to explore the majestic falls and activities in the area.
Start your two weeks Botswana wildlife safari in the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Home to the world famous 5300-year-old Baobab. Enjoy game viewing during the wet season – when the plains teem with an extraordinary diversity of wildlife and large flocks of gloriously pink flamingos. However, you will also get the opportunity to spot massive herds of the wildebeest, zebras as well as predators such as lion, cheetah and hyenas on your Botswana Wildlife Safari. Activities to look out includes game drives, bird watching, exploring the salt pans on 4WD or quad bikes, tours of Gweta Village and fascinating bush walks to historic sites guided by experienced Bushman trackers.
The amazing foresight of Chief Moremi creates one of the world’s most famous reserves, conserving part of the Okavango Delta and the plains of its east. Moremi Game Reserve covers more than 4871 square kilometres of pristine wilderness.
Encounter an incredibly wide spectrum of wildlife, ranging from large herds of buffalo, wildebeest, zebras, rare sitatunga, lechwe antelope, lion, cheetah, packs of wild dogs in the open grasslands and approximately 550 bird species on your Botswana wildlife safari.
Lying in the middle of the largest expanse of sand on earth. The Okavango Delta is one of Africa’s most amazing, sensitive and complex environment supporting a spectacle of wilderness and wildlife. However, it is one of the world’s few inland deltas. Highlights on your Botswana wildlife safari are game viewing, birding, fishing, sighting the elusive Sitatunga antelope, game drives as well as nature walks.
In the heart of Chobe National Park lies a dynamic wilderness, Savute. Experience wild dogs hunt in the channel where crocodiles swam twenty years ago. Enjoy Gubatsa Hills shelter leopard, klipspringer and rock paintings of early man’s wildlife sightings. During the arid winter months, you will spot bull elephants, antelope, lion prides, black-backed jackal, bat-eared foxes, tsessebe and kudu in the Savute region. In the summer rains, you will spot feast of lion, hyena, cheetah, zebra, wildebeest, buffalos and approximately 300 bird species.
The Chobe River forms the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park. Experience safaris that are conducted both by boat and on land. Travellers will spot a large population of elephants, hippo, buffalo as well as lions that prey on them.
Visit the seventh wonder of the world, the unfathomably vast Victoria Falls. About two third of the falls can be viewed from the Zimbabwean side. However, highlights include scenic flights over the falls in helicopters or micro lights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridges, white-water rafting and a day trip to the Chobe National Park.