Day 1: Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Your guide will meet you at your guesthouse after breakfast for an early departure to the Central Kalahari. Arrive at Matswere Gate, where we enter the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. We make our way to the Passarge Valley (all these valleys are old fossil river beds now, with clusters of trees and grass). Passarge Valley is set in the northwest of CKGR and was closed until 10yrs ago to the public, the valley smaller than Deception Valley gets its name from a Swedish Botanist called Passarge. The area is remote and not visited frequently but has good game concentrations if rains fell. In this area, Suricate or Meerkat can be found over and above the other Kalahari game species. Chances of seeing giraffe and cheetah are also very good.
Enjoy the first evening and dinner under the African sky and around the campfire.
Game drives – desert explorations
Day 2: Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Early morning and afternoon game drives in the valley in search of game. The area is also host to numerous bird species, and small raptors can often be seen in pursuit of their prey.
Day 3: Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Today we travel south via a couple of vegetated pans to reach the remote Piper Pan in the early afternoon. Lunch served en route. We enjoy the peace and tranquillity around the campfire.
Day 4: Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Morning and afternoon game drives and inbetween time to relax, have a shower or read a good book whilst contemplating the magnificent desert views.
Days 5 - 6: Central Kalahari Game Reserve
After breakfast we make our way due northeast via Lethiau Valley to reach Deception Valley in the afternoon. We spend these two days exploring Deception Pan, and the adjoining pans. This area is home to a number of Kalahari animals such as springbok, gemsbok, red hartebeest, brown hyena and lion, which we should see on our morning and afternoon game drives.
Day 7: End of Itinerary
A leisurely breakfast early morning, break down camp and then we drive north along the cut line to Kuke corner bidding the Central Kalahari Game Reserve good bye. We will arrive back in Maun in time for your outbound flight.