Botswana Khwai and Kalahari Safari

An exclusive 7 day safari that combines camping in the African bush with luxurious lodgings in the Kalahari wilderness, offering fantastic wildlife sightings and the best in rest and relaxation.

Duration 7 Days
Price From $6,550
When Year Round
Destination Botswana

Safari Overview

Camping out in the African bush, you will experience the finest levels of comfort as you embark on game drives in Khwai Community Concession, observing wildlife including lion, leopard, elephant, wild dog and cheetah. After two nights in the wilderness, enjoy a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta, giving unparalleled aerial views of this remarkable ecosystem, to your exclusive lodge in the heart of the Kalahari Desert. You will be on your own schedule here, letting you explore the pristine natural surroundings at your own pace; relax with a spa treatment in the open air, embark on a walking safari in the reserve, or learn the secrets of the savannah from the San Bushmen.

What makes this trip extraordinary

  • Stay in a luxurious tented camp and enjoy freshly cooked bush breakfasts.
  • Explore the stunning landscapes of the Kalahari on foot or horseback.
  • Embark on a nature walk accompanied by the San Bushmen, and learn about their culture and folklore.
  • Discover the wildlife of Khwai and the Kalahari, accompanied by experienced wildlife guides.

Immerse yourself in the African landscape, tracking the extraordinary wildlife of the region and spending your evenings relaxing around the campfire.

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Day by day

Day 1

Arrive Khwai

Upon arrival in Maun, you will be met and transferred to your luxury mobile tented camp at Khwai in time for high tea. Settle into your camp, providing the perfect intimate setting in the heart of the African bush, before heading out on your first night game drive.

Overnight: Khwai Private L, D

Day 2

Khwai Concession

After an early breakfast, head out into the reserve for a morning game drive, looking out for wildlife including giraffe, buffalo, wild dog and leopard. Return to camp for freshly prepared brunch and high tea in the afternoon, before setting out again for your second game drive of the day. In the evening, relax and share stories around the camp fire with a well-deserved sundowner.

Overnight: Khwai Private B, L, D

Day 3

Khwai - Kalahari

This morning you will depart your campsite and travel back to Maun, where you will catch a private helicopter transfer to your lodge, situated in the heart of the Kalahari. Your private flight will take you directly over the Okavango Delta, giving you an incredible view over this natural phenomenon and its resident wildlife. Upon arrival at your lodge, relax by the pool and settle into your comfortable lodgings.

Overnight: Feline Fields B, L, D

Days 4-6

Kalahari Desert

The next few days are yours to enjoy all of the luxuries and activities on offer at your lodge; explore the plains and sand dunes of the Kalahari on horseback, search for wildlife on game drives and walking safaris across the savannah, and spend time with the local Ju/'Hoansi and !Kung people, the first people of the Kalahari, and learn about their culture and folklore. The lodge also provides the perfect environment for some rest and relaxation after your camping adventure, offering maximum privacy, massages and spa treatments in beautiful scenic surroundings.

Overnight: Feline Fields B, L, D

Day 7

Depart Kalahari

Today you will depart your lodge and be transferred to Maun, in time for your international flight home.

Trip Details

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