Kalahari Safari – Botswana, This safari offers an insight into the culture and history of the Kalahari’s oldest inhabitants.
Day 1: Ghanzi – Bushman Experience, camping
The safari begins in Maun, where your guide will meet you at 07h30 at a pre-arranged meeting point. You will travel 300km to a game farm on the western side of the Central Kalahari Game reserve, set up camp and have a safari briefing. In the afternoon you will participate in a nature walk led by local Bushmen trackers. They will share their intricate bush knowledge and give you an insight into their unique and intriguing culture. In the evening you will be treated to a traditional Bushman dance around the campfire. Day 1- Maun – Game Farm near Ghanzi: 300km, 4h. Includes: (L, D).
Days 2-5: Central Kalahari Game Reserve, camping
You will wake up as the sun rises and enter the pristine wilderness of the largest game reserve in Botswana. The next four days will be exploring the undeveloped wilderness of the northern region of the Kalahari, moving from camp to camp. You will visit Pipers Pan, Tau Pan and Deception Valley in your exploration of the Kalahari. Savour the vast open spaces, clear night skies and uninterrupted beauty on game drives and at camp. This is adventure camping in its purest form, water and communications are limited and we travel as a self-sufficient group. Camping is in a designated campsite with fixed/bush ablutions. Day 2- Game Farm near Ghanzi – Central Kalahari Game Reserve: 250km, 7-9h (including game drive). Days 3-4- Extended game drives. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 6: Maun, comfortable lodge
After our final morning game drive in the Kalahari we break camp and return to Maun where our last night will be enjoyed in the comfort of a lodge. Dinner is at your own expense at the lodge. The safari officially ends at 08h00 on Day 7. Bush Ways can assist with your onward travel arrangements. Deception Valley, Central Kalahari – Maun: 340km, 5-6h. Includes: (B, L).