14-day Botswana Wildside
This camping safari is just that, with nights spent wild camping in Botswana’s iconic parks and reserves. For remaining nights, you will stay in designated camping sites that have hot showers and flush toilets. This itinerary allows you to experience the Okavango Delta by traditional dug-out canoe and the abundant wildlife of Moremi Game Reserve, Savuti and Chobe National Park, before finishing with wonderful views of Victoria Falls. You will also spend a night at Khama Rhino Sanctuary where your entrance fees go directly to supporting this community run Rhino conservation area.
DEPARTS: JOHANNESBURG on Sunday at 06:30am
ENDS: LIVINGSTONE – ZAMBIA on Saturday at +/-08:00am
* Khama Rhino Sanctuary – game drive
* Okavango Delta – mokoro excursion
* Moremi Game Reserve – game drives
* Savuti – game drives
* Chobe National Park – game drive and river cruise
* Victoria Falls – adventure activities
Botswana is considered Southern Africa’s premier game viewing destination. The remote wilderness, limited access for visitors and abundant game make for an exceptional wildlife safari. This tour is the essence of why we started Sunway.
The BT14 Johannesburg start saves you the cost of flights to Maun and includes an opportunity to see rhino.
The BT13 Maun start clients join the BT14 group in Maun on day 2 and eliminates the drive from Joburg to Maun.
Overnight: 4 nights on safari we stay at designated campsites in national parks and towns. Formal campsites have hot and cold showers, laundry facilities & telephones.
7 nights we “camp wild” without fences in the wilderness areas. On these nights the crew will erect a bucket shower (with hot water off the fire) and a pit latrine (with seat!).
2 nights at a lodge in Livingstone with en-suite rooms and air-conditioning.
Meals: 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 8 dinners will be provided by the Sunway crew, prepared at the vehicle and eaten around the campfire except the last 2 breakfasts at the lodge in Livingstone.
Transport: For the majority of this safari you travel in a custom-built 4WD Land Cruiser with 12 forward facing seats (of which 8 are “window” seats). Roll up canvas sides allow you to feel part of the bush. For the first two days from Johannesburg to Maun we use custom-built Sunway Safari trucks with 12 forward facing seats; or (on 10% of tours) Mercedes Sprinter minibuses with 12 forward facing seats and air conditioning.
Limited participation: An essential part of your safari is some participation. From putting up your tent to packing the truck in the morning – it’s all part of your adventure and when everyone puts in a little effort the trip will run smoothly. Your tour leaders will do all the meal preparation, but we do ask the clients to help (on rotation) with the washing up. If there are 9 or more clients on the tour, then a supply vehicle and camp assistant travel with the group through the national parks (days 6-11). The camp assistant will help with meal preparation and washing up and make your life a little easier!
- Moremi Game Reserve
- Savuti – Chobe National Park
- Chobe River Front
- Livingstone, Zambia
- Okavango Delta