A 9 night 4x4 self drive adventure from Maun to Kasane
in the most spectacular reserves and parks around Botswana
Botswana Self Drive Camping Adventure
A 9 night 4x4 self drive adventure from Maun to Kasane
in the most spectacular reserves and parks around Botswana
Botswana Self Drive Camping Adventure

A nine-night 4×4 self drive adventure from Maun to Kasane (available in reverse). Your trip will include a fully equipped Toyota Land-cruiser rental and 9 x nights of camping at five different sites in the most spectacular reserves and parks around Botswana. This rugged route takes you through the parks into the heart of Botswana’s wildlife areas and the roads are only accessible during the dry season.

This diverse ecosystem supports an incredibly wide spectrum of wildlife, ranging from large herds of buffalo, wildebeest, and zebra, to the rare sitatunga and lechwe antelope, lion, cheetah, and packs of wild dog in the open grasslands. The birdlife is prolific and includes most of the 550 bird species recorded on Botswana’s national bird list.

All you have to do is get to Kasane or Maun and the rest will be arranged at your convenience

Included: Fully Equipped 4×4 vehicle with GPS, Sat Phone + full complement of cooking & camping gear, Super Insurance, Campsites for 9 x nights; National Park entry fees, Okavango Air rescue fees

How to get started?

Your journey begins 

1 night at Audi Camp Maun 

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Upon arrival, collect your rental vehicle in Maun and embark on a 2 hour 4×4 driving training course (if required and at an additional cost which takes approximately 2 hours). It’s a fun way to start the adventure, even if you are experienced it’s a great way to touch up on some skills and even learn a few new skills, especially when driving through thick sand.

The camp provides a large shaded camping area and power points sites is available on request. The camp is fenced, has security lights, and a watchman patrolling at night.

Your adventure continues 

2 nights at Third Bridge Camp

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Wildlife species, birdlife and landscape!

Situated in the east of the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve ranks as one of the most beautiful reserves in Africa. It covers more than 4871 square kilometers of pristine wilderness, and the varied terrain includes savannah, winding waterways, and dense forest.

Due to the very diverse vegetation (riverine forest, floodplain, Mopani forests) the wildlife in this area is spectacular; elephant, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, lechwe, zebra, lion, leopard, cheetah, and wild dog to name a few 

Third Bridge campsite is located on the Western side of Moremi Game Reserve and the area is blessed with unspoiled wilderness and a heavy concentration of wildlife in the dry season.

The camp has two ablution blocks and offers guided Boat cruises

YOUR ADVENTURE CONTINUES 

2 nights at Khwai Camp

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Diverse birdlife and wildlife species...

Khwai is a group of sites in the Moremi Game reserve. The area is well known for its extensive variety of animals and the San Bushmen, who have a growing community nearby. Considered to be one of the best game viewing areas in Botswana, the flood plains of the Khwai River is home to a wide variety of animals and birds.

Campsites are grouped together with their own fireplaces but sharing two ablution blocks with solar lights and en-suite showers and toilets. The campsites are not fenced, be alert.

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2 nights Savuti Camp in Linyanti Concessions

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Enchantment and beauty awaits

Savuti provides front-row seats to amazing wildlife viewing and the mysteries of the ebb and flow of the Savute Channel waters. Perched high on the banks of the Channel, the camp looks down on a miraculous ribbon of territory that has been both savannah and river over the last few years. Savuti is known for its excellent game and offers good sightings throughout the year.

Whether experienced in a dry, wet or transitional phase, the area has always been renowned for its game viewing. It holds a magnetic attraction for elephants, amongst other plains game and predators. 

Savuti Camp is located within the park and is a small camp with only 14 sites.

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2 nights at Ihaha Rest Camp in Chobe River Front

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Fully equipped Toyota Landcruiser
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Right next to the Chobe river with views over the floodplains...

The Chobe riverfront is very good for game viewing, with many loop roads. The game is best sighted in early mornings and late evenings when it is cooler. Elephant, buffalo, impala, kudu, and lion are all frequently seen as are smaller animals such as monkeys and baboons.

The camp has ten sites; the ablutions have flush toilets and hot showers powered by solar energy but no electricity at the sites. The campsite overlooks a hippo pool in the dry season while in the high water season the river is in full flow below the campground.

Kasane (Day 10)

This morning you will head to Kasane where you will drop off your rental vehicle. You can add a few days to your adventure and spend a couple of nights in Victoria Falls before heading home.

The END OF THE ROAD….for now