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  • Thank you for choosing to travel with Roho Ya Chui. We take ex- ceptional care of our guests to make sure you experience a per- fect safari. Indulge in the adventure of a lifetime as you discover the most re- mote and untouched corners of Botswanas iconic wilderness destinations. The mobile camping portion of the Expedition spends eight nights in comfortable domed tents with private bath- rooms, each featuring an en-suite ush w.c. and al fresco bucket shower. The remaining night of this adventure is spent at The Ele- phant Camp, within sight of the breathtaking Victoria Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world. While the landscape changes BRIEF ITINERARY 2
  • from destination to destination, the warm African welcome at each private campsite remains the same. A dedicated professional guide accompanies you on each stage of this unforgettable wilder- ness expedition, unravelling the secrets of the bush. A maximum of six guests on each mobile safari ensures that everyone is guaranteed a window seat. _______________________________________________________________________________________ Highlights of the itinerary: - Fully-serviced wilderness camping at private campsites - En-suite Expedition safari tents - Accompanied by a professional, knowledgable guide - Maximum of six guests per mobile safari and guaranteed window seats - Mokoro and boat cruise in the Okavango Delta - Exhilarating game drives - Guided walking safari (only in the Delta) - Chobe boat cruise ________________________________________________________________________________________ 3
  • BRIEF ITINERARY Day 1 Meet and greet at Maun International Airport Flight from Maun International Airport to Nxabega Airstrip 2 nights at private campsite Okavango Delta Tent fully inclusive Day 3 Flight from Nxabega Airstrip to Khwai Airstrip 2 nights at private campsite Moremi Wildlife Reserve Tent fully inclusive Day 5 Transfer from Moremi Wildlife Reserve to Savute 2 nights at private campsite Savute Tent fully inclusive Day 7 Transfer from Savute to Serondela 2 nights at &Beyond campsite Serondela Tent fully inclusive Day 9 Transfer from Serondela to The Elephant Camp in Zimbabwe 1 night at The Elephant Camp Room fully inclusive Day 10 Transfer from The Elephant Camp to Victoria Falls International Airport 4
  • This safari begins at Maun International Airport in Botswana and ends at Victoria Falls International Airport in Zimbabwe. Day 01 & 02: Okavango Delta Upon arrival at Maun International Airport your dedicated guide for this adventure will be waiting to warmly welcome you and dis- cuss your interests and expectations for your safari. Once you have become acquainted with your guide, a light aircraft ight will take the entire group to PomPom Airstrip, where a safari vehi- cle will be waiting to drive you to a campsite in the Okavango Delta. DETAILED ITINERARY 5
  • A maze of sparkling lagoons, meandering channels and overgrown islands, the Okavango Delta is the worlds only inland delta. Crystal clear channels spread over the Kalahari Desert with their papyrus-fringed banks and fertile oating islands. Elegant red lechwe and shy sitatunga are found in this watery wilderness, while lion and leopard share the oodplains with giraffe and elephant. Hippo inhabit the deeper channels and lagoons, where iridescent dragonies, frogs of every colour and jewel-like kingshers live in the lush banks. Spend two nights at the private campsite in a private concession area bordering the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, with a complement of camp staff to cater for your needs. Explore the crystal-clear channels, islands and waterways by mokoro (dug-out canoe) and enjoy game-viewing walks on the islands. Day 03 & 04: Khwai Concession - Moremi Wildlife Reserve A short ight in a light aircraft will take you to Khwai in the North Gate region of Moremi Wildlife Re- serve. Adjacent to the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, the only proclaimed wildlife area in the Okavango Delta, the Khwai concession delights with its diverse beauty, comprising a stunning landscape of forests, la- goons, oodplains and islands, with rich wildlife. Game viewing is excellent year-round and resident species include lion, cheetah, leopard, elephant, wild dog, zebra, red lechwe and many more. Spend two nights camping on the concession, with extensive game drives taking up your days. Day 05 & 06: Chobe National Park Savute A long game drive (5 6 hours) takes you to the Savute region of Chobe National Park, where you will spend two nights camping in this haunting and magnicent landscape. Renowned for lion and other predator viewing, the landscape around Savute is starkly beautiful. Mo- pane forest gives way to acacia savanna with rocky outcrops. The mysterious Savute Channel, which dries up periodically, has recently begun to ow for the rst time in more than two decades and has proved an irresistible attraction for a high concentration of wildlife. Day 07 & 08: Chobe National Park From Savute, move up to northern Chobe (4 5 hours overland game drive), where you will camp for two nights. 6
  • This is the heart of elephant country and you may spend many hours watching the huge herds in and around the Chobe River on game drives or private boat cruises. Northern Chobe is renowned for its large variety of bird and animal life, beautiful scenery and magnicent sunsets. Day 09: Victoria Falls You will be driven from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, where you will meet your representative for the last few days of your adventure, who will escort you to The Elephant Camp and on your Victoria Falls activities. One of the worlds greatest natural spectacles, Victoria Falls is the stuff of legends, romance and myth. Long before the Scottish missionary and explorer, Dr David Livingstone discovered the Falls in 1855, the local Batonga people had named them Mosi-oa-Tunya, the smoke that thunders. Living- stone named them for his queen. Today, the village rightly claims the title of Adrenaline Capital of Af- rica, home to a seemingly endless variety of adventure sports from bungee jumping to canoeing and white water rafting. Your representative will accompany you on a breathtaking tour of the Falls (entrance fee to the Falls is included in the safari fare). At The Elephant Camp, their dedicated team will take over from your guide and will enthrall you with up-close and personal interactions with wildlife in particular, the ele- phants at the Wild Horizons Wildlife Sanctuary. Day 10: Departure After a scrumptious breakfast at The Elephant Camp, you will be taken to Victoria Falls International Airport by road, where your adventure with us will end. 7
  • The mobile safari is available: 1 Jan - 31 Mar for USD 4,730 per person sharing, single supplement USD 1,880 1 Apr - 31 Mar, 1 Nov - 31 Dec for USD 5,385 per person sharing single supplement USD 2,040 1 Jun - 31 Oct for USD 6,120 per person sharing, single supplement USD 2,335 __________________________________________________________ AVAILABLE 8
  • Including: - Nine nights accommodation - Meet and Greet at Maun Airport - All meals from dinner on day one to breakfast on day ten. - A reasonable amount of bottled water, local wine, beer and soft-drinks are included. - Road transfers during your safari ending at Victoria Falls Airport on day 10. - Seat on charter as specied: Maun / Nxabega / Khwai. - Waterborne/game viewing activities while on safari. - Elephant interaction during your stay at The Elephant Camp. - Tour of Victoria Falls including entrance fee. - National Parks entrance fees while on safari. - Soft drinks, house wine, local beer, teas and coffees at The Elephant Camp. - Domestic airport tax within Botswana. - Emergency medical evacuation insurance. - Personal Travel Journal lled with the highlights of your itinerary. - Services of a professional guide throughout your adventure in Botswana. Excluding: Commercial ights, meals and beverages other than specied in itinerary, visas, compulsory compre- hensive insurance, all relevant entry and departure Government taxes, all personal purchases (includ- ing curios, spirit liquors, telephone calls, etc.), gratuities, optional extra activities, pre and post safari tours, all other travel arrangements pre and post the safari and any new Government taxes, levies, fuel or industry increases which are beyond our control. _______________________________________________________________________________________ 9
  • Notes: - Departures are subject to a minimum of 2 guests traveling per departure. - The single supplement is only charged from the third single room per booking. - This is a serviced camping safari and involves some walking and rugged conditions. - This safari travels with a maximum of 6 guests in 3 tents, in a specially customized 4x4 safari vehi- cle, and accompanied by an expert &Beyond safari guide throughout. - The upper age limit for this safari is 70 years, however, guests between the age of 70 and 75 years may be accepted provided that they produce a medical certicate stating that they are t to travel. - Minimum age limit is 12 years. - The operator may reroute the itinerary or accommodate in similar lodges in case of non-availability - Validity periods are as specied above - should a booking fall over two rate periods the rate will change and we reserve the right to re-quote. - The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed lev- ies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our con- trol in the countries featured in this quote. 10
  • ROHO YA CHUI CONTACT Ute Sonnenberg email: [email protected] phone: +27-76-5085850 fax: +27-86-5461154 web: