San / Bushmen tribe of Botswana

From Botswana's Maun to Maun; this extra-ordinary cultural safari offers an insight into the culture and history of the Kalahari oldest inhabitants, the San People (Bushman), the first people of Africa. Combined with game drives and wildlife viewing in the largest Game Reserve in Botswana, the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.
 
This unique safari combine culture and wildlife viewing for the adventurer who wish to experience the travel style of old Africa.

Safari Highlights

> Four nights tented camping in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.
> Haina Kalahari San/Bushmen tribal experience.
> Last night at a relaxing lodge in Botswana's Maun.
> Intensive Kalahari wildlife viewing and game drives.
> One night tented camping at a San tribal village.
> Optional: Scenic and wildlife flight over the Okavango Delta.
Kalahari Safari route map

Costs & Departures

Price per person sharing: 2015

Low & High Season: € 1,255

Departure Dates

08-Jan to 14-Jan

29-Jan to 04-Feb

19-Feb to 25-Feb

12-Mar to 18-Mar

09-Apr to 15-Apr

07-May to 13-May

28-May to 03-Jun

21-Jun to 27-Jun

05-Jul to 11-Jul

19-Jul to 25-Jul

02-Aug to 08-Aug

30-Aug to 05-Sep

27-Sep to 03-Oct

11-Oct to 17-Oct

29-Oct to 04-Nov

10-Dec to 16-Dec

Safari Itinerary

Day One: Botswana's Maun - Bushman / San Tribal Experience. Tented camping.
This safari starts at an arranged meeting point at 7H30 in Maun, Botswana, where you will meet your specialist guide.

Departing Maun, we travel about 300km to the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Arriving at a private game farm next to the Reserve, we will have a detailed safari briefing, after we set-up our camp.

Later in the cool of the afternoon, we will go on an a educational nature exploration walk, guided by the traditional San / Bushmen hunters and wildlife trackers. This is an total learning experience, as you will learn about the ways of tracking and bush-craft, medicinal use of plants and of the oldest hunter/gatherer cultures in the world. This evening you are in for another treat. Experience the tribal dance of the San people around an blazing campfire. It is an way of teaching their children, and a way of telling stories through movement. All three meals are included.

Days Two to Five: Exploring the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Tented camping
After breakfast, we move into the un-spoilt wilderness area of Botswana's largest game reserve. For the next four days we will explore the wildlife and wilderness of this northern Kalahari desert region. We camp in various campsites, to get an more in-depth view of this unique environment.

Places of interest we will visit includes Deception Valley and Pipers Pan, with game drives galore!.

This is real adventure camping, as all our food and water is taken with us, and we travel as a self-sufficient exploration group. We camp in a designated campsites, with bush toilet facilities. All meals are included.

Day Six: Back to Maun, and one night in a comfortable lodge.
After breakfast, we go on our last game drive exploring the magic of the Kalahari Desert. Returning back to our base camp, we pack-up and depart for Maun.

Accommodation for tonight is in a relaxing lodge. Breakfast and lunch is included, but dinner is at your own expense, and could be taken at the lodge restaurant.
Our safari ends on Day Seven at 08h00.

Price include:
Professional Specialist Guide and his Camp Assistant. All safari accommodation, with comfortable 5 cm thick camping mattresses and Dome-style tents. One night bedded roomed accommodation in a Maun lodge. All activities and transfers as stated in the itinerary. All the safari meals as stated with breakfast, lunch and dinner, with coffee and tea. All game drive activities and the Botswana Park fees as per itinerary. Transport is in our specialized Botswana safari vehicles.

Do not include:
Stated restaurant meals in Maun. Airport transfers. Visas. Available optional activities and excursions. All beverages. Travel insurance and flights.
Please note: Bring your own sleeping-bag and cushion.

If you require additional post-safari accommodation, transfers, or help with booking any adventure activities, please feel free to ask for assistance.