Chobe River Front
Days 1 - 4
The Chobe River forms the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park which is renowned for its diverse and abundant game viewing opportunities. This section of the park is best known for its dense concentration of wildlife, including elephant and hippo populations, but the waters attract all manner of game including large herds of buffalo and the lions that prey on them - a visit to the Chobe River Front guarantees close encounters with an array of African wildlife. Visitors can look forward to a range of exciting activities such as 4WD along the banks; motorboat cruises; and rare birdlife spotting. For a unique, luxury safari experience, hire a houseboat.
Days 4 - 7
The Mapula and Sekwana Concession, also known as NG12 (an acronym for the broader Ngamiland) is situated north of the breathtaking Okavango Delta, spreading out over 220,000 acres, and is accessible via a 45-minute light aircraft trip from Maun. This Community Concession boasts magnificent delta landscapes, as well as mopane woodlands. In the southern part of the park, visitors will be able to see prolific birdlife (African paradise flycatcher, Carmine bee-eaters, and the endangered wattled crane) as well as giraffes, elephants, buffaloes, lions, wild dogs, and numerous antelope species. A range of guided tours and game drives are on offer. Several villages are encompassed by the concession, and the local communities work in conjunction with NG12 management to sustain the beautiful natural area.
Dinaka Private Reserve
Days 7 - 10
Nestled on the northern fringe of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Dinaka, meaning "horns", is a majestic desert landscape. Adjacent to the Central Kalahari, it offers an authentic Kalahari encounter. Dinaka's allure lies in the exploration of diverse wildlife, from graceful giraffes to elusive predators like cheetahs, lions, leopards, and the Kalahari's emblematic brown hyenas. The landscape teems with life, from the endearing honey badger to the intriguing bat-eared fox and elusive porcupine. Bird enthusiasts are treated to a spectacular array, including the majestic Kori Bustard and vibrant Crimson Breasted Shrike. The reserve presents an enriching educational experience through walks with San Bushmen, complementing riveting day and night game drives.