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Botswana Wildside Camping Safari

14 days/13 nights from $3495 per person share twin
+ US$300 local payment
Flights are additional

Sale Period

Until further notice

 

14 days/13 nights from
$3495
per person share twin
+ US$300 local payment
Flights are additional

Botswana Wildside Camping Safari

Imagine lying in your tent at night listening to the roar of lions, exploring the channels of the Okvango Delta in a traditional mekoro canoe and feeling the force and majesty of Victoria Falls! On 7 nights of this safari, you will be camping in operator only, private and exclusive camp sites located inside National Parks & Reserves including the Okavango Delta, Moremi, Savuti and Chobe.  This allows for an incredibly close and unforgettable wildlife experience. On wild camping nights there are no facilities and your Sunway guides will erect a bucket shower tent (water is heated on the campfire) and a pit toilet tent. Elsewhere you stay in established camp sites with facilities and while of your last two nights you will stay in the comfort of a lodge in Livingstone.
Sunway Safaris is 100% African owned and operated and has been hosting travellers on incredible adventures throughout Southern Africa since 1994 with each safari hosted by two knowledgeable, fully qualified Field Guides.

Deal Includes

 4 nights accommodation at designated campsites with showers, flush toilets and laundry facilities.
 7 nights’ wild camping without fences in wilderness areas with the crew erecting bucket shower (hot water from the campfire) and pit toilet (with a seat!)
 2 nights’ at a lodge in Livingstone with ensuite rooms
 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches & 8 dinners
 Game drive in the main tour vehicle in Khama Rhino Sanctuary
 Game drives in an open 4WD as per the itinerary in Moremi Game Reserve, Savuti and riverfront areas of Chobe National Par
 Mekoro trails and walks with local guides in the Okavango Delta as per the itinerary
 Wildlife cruise on the Chobe River
 Walking tour of Victoria Falls
 All other transport as per the itinerary accompanied by two professional safari guides

International airfares are additional

14 days/13 nights 
From $3495 per person twin share + US$300 local payment
Single Supplement if unwilling to room share with another same-gender single traveller $390
Travel: until 25 Jan 2025
You can join this tour on day 2 in Maun to avoid the two longer travel days from Johannesburg to Maun for NZD3,405per person twin share + US$300 local payment  Code: BTa13

Scheduled departure dates with a maximum group size of 12 people.  There is an option to start this tour on day 2 in Maun. If  you'd prefer a little more comfort, check out the Botswana Wild Parks accommodated safari

Itinerary
Day 1
Depart Johannesburg at 6.30am.  Head north and cross the border into Botswana.  Game drive in Khama Rhino Sanctuary and overnight.

Day 2
Drive through the Kalahari to Maun and the gateway to the Okavango Delta by late afternoon.  There is the option to join the tour today and skip two long driving days by flying into Maun airport.

Day 3-5 
Two nights wild camping in the Okavango Delta that we will reach by local mokoro (dug-out) canoe.  Explore by mekoro and on foot with our local poler guides as we explore their ‘big backyard.’  There is time for a optional game flight over the Delta before we return to Maun for a night to prepare for our next adventure.

Day 6-9
We drive by 4WD exploring the various habitats of Moremi and Savuti.  We will wild camp in exclusive operator sites, so there will be just be our group, surrounded by wilderness. 

Day 10-11
We head to the northern reaches of Chobe National Park wild camping for one night and staying at designated camp site in Kasane on day 11.  We will enjoy an afternoon cruise on the river in a small game viewing boat.  You are assured of some up-close sightings of the wildlife in and around the river.

Day 12-13
Leave Botswana and cross into Zambia and drive to Livingstone.  The mighty Zambezi River thunders 100m over the gorge creating a magnificent spectacle.  Explore Victoria Falls on foot.  There is a free day to make the most of the many adventure activities available in and around the Falls.
 
Day 14
Your safari ends this morning.  Airport transfers are available.  On selected dates there is an option to join a 15 day safari through Namibia, a 12 day safari in Zambia & Malawi or a longer 22 day option of Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and Kruger for circular safari back to Johannesburg Please ask your consultant for more details.


2024 Departure Dates
(Bold dates
are guaranteed departures)
NB denotes that this safari can have a 15 day Namibia safari added after the Botswana Safari
LM denotes that a 12 day Zambia & Malawi or 22 day Zambi, Malawi, Mozambique and Kruger safari can be added of the Botswana Safari
18 Feb-02 Mar 24
25 Feb-09 Mar 24
03-16 Mar 24 NB/LM
10-23 Mar 24
17-30 Mar 24 NB/LM
24 Mar-06 Apr 24
31 Mar-13 Apr 24
07-20 Apr 24
14-27 Apr 24
21 Apr-04 May 24 LM
28 Apr-11 May 24 NB
05-18 May 24
12-25 May 24
19 May-01 Jun 24
26 May-08 Jun 24
NB
02-15 Jun 24
09-22 Jun 24 LM
16-29 Jun 24 NB
30 Jun-13 Jul 24
NB
07-20 Jul 24
LM
14-27 Jul 24
NB
21 Jul-03 Aug 24
LM
28 Jul-10 Aug 24 NB
11-24 Aug 24
NB
25 Aug-07 Sep 24
NB
01-14 Sep 24
LM
08-21 Sep 24
NB
22 Sep-05 Oct 24
NB
29 Sep-12 Oct 24
LM
13-26 Oct 24
LM
27 Oct-09 Nov 24 LM
03-16 Nov 24
NB
10-23 Nov 24
24 Nov-07 Dec 24
01-14 Dec 24 NB
08-21 Dec 24
15-28 Dec 24
29 Dec 24-11 Jan 25