CHEETAH SAFARI-8 DAYS

     HIGHLIGHTS

DATE ACTIVITY/PLACE
Day 1 Starts in Maun
Day 2 Moremi Game Reserve
Day 3 Moremi Game Reserve
Day 4 Moremi Khwai
Day 5 Moremi Khwai
Day 6 Savuti
Day 7 Linyanti
Day 8 Trip Ends

DAY 1

Arrival at Maun Airport (MUB). Clients will be met by Marvelous Mobile Safari representative at Maun Airport where you will be transferred to a lodge/hotel where you will be lodging at your own expense. Briefing of the trip will be done before parting ways to be picked up the following morning. Relax in the lodge. Later in the evening dinner will be served. This will be at client's own expense.

DAY 2: MOREMI GAME RESERVE

Early morning after breakfast you will be picked up at the lodge by a guide starting the trip to Moremi Game Reserve, South Gate, which is about a three hours drive fro Maun. Moremi Game Reserve is situated in the central and eastern part of the Okavango. The reserve is widely considered as the finest wildlife reserve in Africa with a diversity of habitants combining acacia and mopane woodlands with floodplains and lagoons. The reserve is spectacular for game viewing and bird watching which includes all major naturally occurring herbivore and carnivore species and over 4000 species of birds. Upon arrival at Moremi Game Reserve, game viewing will start. After lunch, game viewing continues and before sunset you will be taken back to the campsite where you will have time to refresh, have dinner, and spend a night under a canvas tent.

DAY 3: MOREMI GAME RESERVE

Wake up at around 06:00 for a light breakfast and then off to a game drive. Our drives will take us to the park’s most beautiful areas such as Third Bridge, Bodumatau and Dead Tree Island. Game is plentiful in these areas. Sightings include elephant, buffalo, giraffe ,lion, hyena, jackal and many different antelopes including red lechwe and the shy sitatunga, a web-footed antelope perfectly adapted to life in the swamps. Wild dog, whose numbers are so rapidly dwindling elsewhere, are regularly sighted in the Moremi Game Reserve.

After lunch game viewing continues and before sunset guests will be taken back to the campsite where they will have time to refresh, have dinner and spend a night under canvas tents.

DAY 4: MOREMI KHWAI-NORTH GATE BRIDGE

After a warm shower, have breakfast, then you will do a short game drive for about +3 hours, then come back to the camp and then depart to Khwai at North gate. You will witness amazing wildlife as you drive to Khwai. Arrive at Khwai campsite, have lunch, followed by a siesta. After siesta enjoy high tea and then resume your afternoon game drive. Come back from your afternoon activity, have a shower and then dinner will be served. The time for bed will be determined by the last guest.

Khwai is situated in the eastern part of the Okavango Delta, bordering the Chobe National Park on the southwestern part of the park. Khwai has a huge population of impala and tsessebe are found in the area, while in the dry season large herds of buffalo, wildebeest, elephant, and zebra flock into the reserve from Kalahari in search of food and water. Birds which are found in the reserve include Sacred Ibis and Crested Crane.

DAY 5: MOREMI KHWAI

Wake up call will be at 6:00am. There will be hot water for showering provided and breakfast served, then a game drive will follow. After the game drive, you will go back to the camp to have lunch and then a siesta. After siesta have high tea, then head off for a afternoon game drive to explore the prime game viewing areas. Come back to your camp at sunset and have shower then dinner follows. After dinner sit around the camp fire enjoying the atmosphere.

DAY 6: SAVUTI

Wake up early in the morning, have a warm shower and have breakfast, then we leave Khwai and head north to Savuti which is located in the south western area of the Chobe National Park. Pre-packed lunch will be brought along since from entering the Savuti area, you will be doing a game drive. Arrive at Savuti campsite and enjoy your siesta. After siesta you will have high tea and then go for your afternoon game drive. Come back to the camp before sunset, have a shower and then dinner follows. After dinner sit around the camp fire and enjoy the fresh breeze.

The Savuti area borders the Delta to the west and Chobe National Park to the east and is one of Africa's best-known big game areas. Savuti is a place of enchantment, of beauty, and boasts one of the greatest concentrations of animals in Southern Africa. It runs a distance of 100 kilometers from the Chobe River, through a gap in the sand ridge, to the Mababe Depression. Falling only approximately 18 meters, this channel brings water from the Chobe to Mababe, creating a small marsh where it enters the depression.

DAY 7: LINYANTI

Have a warm shower, then breakfast and you will depart Savuti to Linyanti. A pre-packed lunch will be brought along. Arrive at Linyanti camp site and enjoy your siesta. After siesta you will have high tea and then go for your afternoon game drive. Come back to the camp before sunset, have a shower and then dinner follows. After dinner sit around the camp fire and enjoy the fresh breeze. Linyanti is situated north of Savuti in a corner of the Chobe National Park. Linyanti Swamp is one of the most attractive areas in the park. Linyanti River follows a line representing the extreme southwestern extension of East Africa's Great Rift Valley. Linyanti River is in a way similar to the Okavango Delta with its papyrus-lined waterways, extensive reed banks, and towering riverine forest. The river forms a swamp area, reminiscent of the one found in the Okavango. It boasts large concentrations of elephants, lions, sables, roans, hippos, and wild dogs, building to a peak in the dry winter months. The area also offers spectacular birding year round and is best known for its enormous herds of elephant which move down to Linyanti River at the start of the winter months and only move back inland once the main rains arrive. DAY 8:

You will do a game drive after breakfast as you depart to Kasane where you will be transferred to the airport to continue with other travel arrangements. Shake hands at the Airport and goodbye.

SAFARI TRIP INCLUDES

  • Transport in 4 x 4 game viewing vehicle
  • professional guide
  • professional chef
  • camp hand
  • 2 Game drives
  • park fees
  • Camping fees
  • Camping equipment’s (comfortable bedrolls, pillows, blankets)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Car fridge
  • Fruits
  • bottled mineral water, soft drinks
  • tea, coffee
  • first aid kit
  • Airport transfers
  • Pick up and drop off from place of accommodation

SAFARI EXCLUDES

  • Scenic flights over the Okavango Delta
  • staff tip
  • beers, wines, spirits
  • emergency evacuation
  • curios
  • Insurance

End of Trip

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