Botswana Explorer

Day 1 - Day 3
  • Meet our local representative on arrival at Maun International Airport
  • Shared charter flight Maun – Nxabega
  • Upon arrival at Maun International Airport you will be met by a local representative and assisted onto the scheduled light aircraft transfer to Nxabega Airstrip where you will be transferred to the camp site. Explore the crystal-clear channels, islands and waterways by mekoro (dug-out canoe), and enjoy game-viewing walks on the islands.

    You stay at Pioneer Safari Tented Camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 3 - Day 5
  • Shared charter flight Nxabega Airstrip – Kwai Airstrip
  • You will be transferred by light aircraft to Khwai – North Gate region of Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Set-aside in 1963 by the Batawana tribe, the Reserve is rated as Africa's most beautiful wildlife sanctuary. Spend your days on extensive and interpretive game-drives, and two overnights camping in the Reserve.

    You stay at Pioneer Safari Tented Camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 5 - Day 7
  • Travel overland from Kwai to Savute (approximately 5-6 hours)
  • Travel to Savute an area excellent for lion and other predator viewing where you will spend two overnights camping next to the dry Savute Channel. Depending on the time of the year, huge animal concentrations are attracted to this area.

    You stay at Pioneer Safari Tented Camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 7 - Day 9
  • Travel overland from Savute to Serondela (approximately 4-5 hours)
  • From Savute, move up to northern Chobe where you will camp for two nights in the Serondela area of the National Park. This is the heart of elephant country and you may spend many hours watching the huge herds in and around the waters of the Chobe River on game drives or private boat cruise. Northern Chobe is renowned for its large variety of bird and animal life, beautiful scenery and magnificent sunsets.

    You stay at Pioneer Safari Tented Camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 9 - Day 10
  • Proceed by road from Serondela to Matetsi Water Lodge
  • Guided Tour of Victora Falls
  • Matetsi Water Lodge is situated on the banks of the spectacular Zambezi River just 40 kilometres (twenty five miles) upstream from the magnificent Victoria Falls and close to the Botswana border at Kasane. Set under Mangosteen and Waterberry trees Water Lodge comprises three small, exclusive camps each with six double en suite lodges. Each lodge is air-conditioned and has its own private plunge pool and verandah. The design emphasis reflects ancient Zimbabwe and the river sweeping past in moods of blue slate, teakwood, mazista tiles and soft furnishings. Meals are prepared by accomplished chefs and served on the intimate riverside dining decks under the giant trees that envelop the lodge. Guests may enjoy twice-daily game drives in open safari vehicles, guided bush walks, boat cruises and canoeing. If requested the Lodge will arrange an excursion for those who wish to partake in the many optional activities in and around Victoria Falls. Join a late afternoon, relaxing river cruise to watch the magnificent African sun drop from the sky. Then enjoy a gourmet meal under the stars on the deck of the main dining area or in privacy on the verandah of your tented lodge. Your camp manager will discuss various touring and game viewing options with you in an effort to completely customize your stay at Matetsi to meet your interests and preferences.

    You stay at Matetsi Water Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 10
  • Transfer from Matetsi Water Lodge to Victoria Falls Airport

  • Breakfast