We have now designed our second tour to Botswana – Africa’s most beautiful Wilderness
. This tour will visit Komana and the nearby Lake Ngami and proceed through the Okavango Delta and end at the Victoria Falls.
For wildlife, Botswana is the very best and also the birding is magnificent. To get the best out of this birding/game drive Safari we have chosen a “luxury (mobile) camping safari”. Our camp gets taken down and put up by the staff at a different location every second or third day. Travelling will be by open game drive vehicle and for longer distances by chartered small aeroplanes. It is an exciting tour and gets us into areas where nature still holds sway over human activities.
Special CommentIt goes without saying that all our accommodation is of the usual very high standard as all Worldwide Birding Tours. This tour is relaxed and recommended if comfort and easy pace is required.
In the heart of southern Africa, Botswana shimmers in the heat of the Kalahari sands. It harbours the unique Okavango Delta and an incredible amount of wildlife. In Botswana, which is about 582,000 square km (of which 17% is protected!) one can find the Big Five and almost 600 different species of birds. In this peaceful country, with a population of less then 1 person/ square km, one can still find tranquility and serene beauty. Diamonds and tourism are the main sources of the economy and this has resulted in Botswana being stable and welcoming for tourists from all over the globe. 80% of the country is covered by Kalahari sand, though many areas are covered by grass and scrub or are lightly forested.
From the world’s biggest bird (the Ostrich) to the heaviest flying bird (the Kori Bustard) to the most numerous of all birds (the Red-billed Quelea), Botswana has a truly impressive variety and quantity (636 species recorded) of bird species.
Birding is superb in Africa’s greatest wilderness areas:
- The world-famous Okavango Delta, southern Africa’s finest wetland.
- The fabulously bird-rich Chobe River Front in Kasane, Chobe National Park and surrounding forests.
- The Kalahari Desert and Makgadikgadi Salt Pans.
- Also Lake Ngami an IBA and Ramsar Site.
This luxury (mobile) camping safari maximises the time we can spend birding/game driving. We are sleeping In "classic" walk-in safari tents, 10 sqm, with en-suite bathroom facilities, on beds with mattresses. All linen provided as is electrical light, mosquito spray, soap, body lotion and drinking water on bedside tables.
And yes, there are no flush toilets, but showering under the African stars is unforgettable!
And the best way to end an African Day in the bush is having a delicious meal taken in the mess tent or in the open if weather permits. We will also provide a good glass of wine to accompany the three-course, candlelit dinners under the African stars.
Reserving your place is both easy and inexpensive. A deposit of € 250 is all we require! Book online...