christina@gdtours.co.za

BOTSWANA TOURS

Tour Guide & Tour Operator: Christina Botha

Tailor made trips are arranged into Botswana from 10 days, up to 21 days.

ITINERARY 1 – (this itinerary takes you to the Okavango)

FROM : R29 500 PER PERSON. (per group of 4 persons)

  • Day 1 : Durban to Gaberone. Arrive Gaberone late afternoon and check into Mokolodi Game Reserve. For those going from Johannesburg, pick up in Johannesburg at 11am.
  • Day 2 : spend the day at Mokolodi and visit Gaberone. Game drive and bush braai in the evening.
  • Day 3 : Leave Gaberone and drive to Khama Rhino Sanctuary. Arrive after lunch and go to pan to watch the sunset and have sundowners.
  • Day 4 : spend the day at Khama Rhino Sanctuary
  • Day 5 : Leave Khama Rhino and go to Maun. Arrive later afternoon. Book into accommodation.
  • Day 6 : Full day Boat trip on Okavango to Chief’s Island after breakfast.
  • Day 7 : Full day trip to Moremi Game Reserve.
  • Day 8 : Leave Maun after breakfast and drive to Elephant Sands.
  • Day 9 : Spend morning at Elephant sands and leave after lunch for Makgadikgadi Pans for one night. The highlight of this is to watch the sunset and the sunrise over the pans.
  • Day 10 : After breakfast on the pans, drive back to Elephant Sands for the night.
  • Day 11 : Early morning departure for the border at Martin’s Drift. Overnight at Kwa Noten.
  • Day 12 : Drive through border to Pretoria/Johannesburg
  • Day 13 : Drive back to Durban (for those going back to Durban).

Itinerary 2 – for those with less time and a smaller budget.

FROM R25 000 PER PERSON (per group of 4 persons)

  • Day 1 : Durban to Gaberone. Arrive Gaberone late afternoon and check into Mokolodi Game Reserve. For those going from Johannesburg, pick up in Johannesburg at 11am.
  • Day 2 : Leave Gaberone and drive to Khama Rhino Sanctuary. Arrive after lunch and go to pan to watch the sunset and have sundowners.
  • Day 3 : Leave Khama Rhino and go to Maun. Arrive later afternoon. Book into accommodation.
  • Day 4 : Full day Boat trip on Okavango to Chief’s Island after breakfast.
  • Day 5 : Leave Maun after breakfast and drive to Elephant Sands.
  • Day 6 : Spend morning at Elephant sands and leave after lunch for Makgadikgadi Pans for one night. The highlight of this is to watch the sunset and the sunrise over the pans.
  • Day 7 : After breakfast on the pans, drive to the border at Martin’s Drift. Overnight at Kwa Noteng.
  • Day 8 : Drive through border to Pretoria/Johannesburg
  • Day 9 : Drive back to Durban (for those going back to Durban.)

Itinerary 3 : This itinerary takes you to northern Botswana to the Chobe River and Victoria Falls.

Cost : from R29 500 per person (per group of 4)

  • Day 1 : Depart Durban 5am and drive to Martin’s Drift. Meals are for your own account today.
  • Day 2 : Martin’s Drift to Khama Rhino Sanctuary. 3 hours drive. Sundowners at the pan. All meals are self catered but included in price.
  • Day 3 : Spend day relaxing and visiting Khama Rhino Sanctuary
  • Day 4 : Depart Khama Rhino early and drive to Nata. Join tour into Makgadikgadi pans for the night. The highlight of this overnight stay is to watch the sun set and the sun rise over the salt pan. Dinner, Bed and Breakfast provided.
  • Day 5 : Depart Makgadikgadi pans after breakfast and travel back to Nata and the onto Kasane. Padkos in the car. Arrive Kasane late afternoon. Check in to accommodation.
  • Day 6 : Morning at leisure. A visit to the town is optional. Boat trip in the afternoon on the Chobe River to see the animals from the water. Dinner at the Old House.
  • Day 7 : Full day in the Chobe National Park.
  • Day 8 : Full day to Victoria Falls (Optional) (if you do not wish to go to Victoria falls, then alternative activities can be arranged)
  • Day 9 : After breakfast depart from Kasane and drive to Elephant Sands. Arrive lunch time. Mid afternoon braai provided.
  • Day 10 : Full day at Elephant Sands. Dinner in the restaurant.
  • Day 11 : Depart Elephant Sands for Martin’s drift.
  • Day 12 : Depart Martin’s drift and arrive Pretoria/Johannesburg
  • Day 13 : Depart Johannesburg, arrive Durban.
Botswana Sunset