Day 1: Arrival at Maun International Airport. You will be met at the Airport by our safari guide and or our staff representative holding a sign board that reads “TOUCHLIFE TOURS SAFARIS”. They will take you to your place of accommodation where you will stay for 1 night on a bed and breakfast basis at your own expense. Lunch and dinner will be served at your own expense. You will arrive a day before the safari begins.
DAY: 2, 3: MAKGADIKGADI NATIONAL PARK
Road transfer 192 km in a 4×4 safari game viewer vehicle on a tarred road with a professional guide to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park lying southeast of the Okavango Delta surrounded by the Kalahari Desert. The Makgadikgadi Pan is a salt pan situated in the middle of the dry savanna of north-eastern Botswana, and is one of the largest salt flats in the world. Very little wildlife exist here during the harsh dry season of strong hot winds and only salt water, but following a rainy season the pan becomes an important habitat for migrating animals including wildebeest and one of Africa‘s biggest zebra populations, Flamingos and the large predators that prey on them. Wonderful morning and afternoon game drive inside the Makgadikgadi Pans. As very few animals migrate in and out of the pan, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, jackals, antelopes, Meerkat and many birds’ species. Your Driver/Guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals.
Several observation towers enable you to overview the park in its entirety. Makgadikgadi pans themselves are salty desert whose only plant life is a thin layer of blue-green algae. In the following morning early game drive at Makgadikgadi Pans. Afterwards transfer back to Maun. reaching Maun in the afternoon and transfer you to the hotel or lodge you booked, and overnight in Maun, and relax during the night as the following day you will be heading to the mighty Okavango Delta.
DAY 4, 5: OKAVANGO DELTA
Early in the morning after breakfast pick-up from the lodge/hotel by your driver and leave to the mighty Okavango Delta a UNESCO Heritage Site at NG32 concession. In the delta you will meet the local Mokoro (dug-out canoe) pooler who will serve as your guide. The activity will be conducted by the community guide and our Chef and camp assistants will be there with you.
Upon arrival in the delta you will get in a canoe/mokoro on your way to the camping grounds in the island of the delta where you will have lunch and siesta. In the late afternoon go for a walking safari experiencing the art of safari whilst walking in the same ground with animals like: Zebras, elephants, Red Lechwe, blue-wildebeest and other different bird species like pied kingfisher, cormorant and the African data.
The following day after breakfast we go for an early morning walk activity for 2 hours, on foot you are able to have a much more intense experience of the bush experiencing the Okavango delta islands and animals found in the delta. Lunch will be served at the camp and siesta, relaxation. After siesta jump into the canoe now experiencing the Okavango Delta channels, birds, and trees and experiencing the mokoro dugout while in the delta. On return relaxation, dinner is served, after dinner just relax under the milky starlit and learn more about astronomy and even do storytelling.
Day 6: Okavango Delta-Maun
On the departure day you will drive to Maun and then be transferred to the airport to continue with other travel arrangements.