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  • AFRICAN SAFARI ADVENTURE MIGRATION ROUTES BOTSWANA
  • 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. This active and exciting adventure takes you on the wildlife migra- tion routes through the Okavango Delta and Chobe to the Victoria Falls. To partake in a Migration Route is to experience a nostalgic camping safari through private nature areas off the beaten path that recreates a sense of wildlife viewing adventure reminiscent of the times of the early African explorers. This exciting route ABOUT 2
  • takes the time to explore the changing areas, stunning beauty and continually moving game of north- ern Botswana: from walking on islands in the jewel of the Kalahari, the Okavango Delta, to the di- verse, wildlife-lled Linyanti concession, with its seasonal elephant herds. The camps are located in a range of different habitats to maximize the best possible game viewing through all times of the year. Accommodation varies with a combination of serviced camping in private concession areas and a sa- fari camp in Zambia. The safaris are led by highly skilled and qualied professional guides with an incredible passion for the natural regions they work in. Sharing the adventure and guiding you on this journey of discovery combined with their vast knowledge of the natural world, history and culture are their professions and personal hobby. Your guide will host you for the duration of the safari, providing you with a consistent, detailed interpretation that is shaped to your specic interests. The journey is specically tailored for you to enjoy varied species of the Okavango Delta (both perma- nently and seasonally ooded), Linyanti savannah and Chobe, in mainly exclusive areas. Activities include day and night game drives, walking and mokoro. Air transfers showcase the vast wilderness and denizens of Botswana and enhance the beauty and magnitude of your journey. _____________________________________________________________________________________ BRIEF ITINERARY Day 1,2 - Xigera, Okavango Delta Day 3,4,5 - Khwai Concession Day 6,7,8 - Linyanti Day 9 - Chobe Day 10 - Victoria Falls _____________________________________________________________________________________ 3
  • Days 1-2: Xigera Mokoro Trails Camp, Okavango Delta On arrival in Maun, you will be met by a representative and trans- ferred directly to your ongoing arrangements to Xigera, Oka- vango Delta. There is no better way to experience the Okavango than to travel through it in mokoro by day, and camp out on a vegetated island at night all essential elements of Xigera Mokoro Trails Camp. The experience is aimed at exposing the permanently ooded inner Delta via its serene waterways and islands of trees and bush. You accommodation will be in 3 metre x 3 metre (9.84 feet x 9.84 DETAILED ITINERARY 4
  • feet) dome tents, complete with mini-verandas looking out across the waters. Pure cotton linen (with duvets) on GI stretchers, a bedside table with solar light, and mini luggage benches complete the in- terior. The bathrooms are en-suite, canvas-wraparound and open-air, with the entrance via a zip door at the rear of tent. In addition to the eco-toilet, your bathroom sports an old-style tin bucket shower with hot water available whenever you should require it. There is a separate toilet near the main area available for use during the day. In the main area, evening campres and meals made over an open re are the norm, while hurricane lanterns add to the evocative atmosphere. 2 nights at Xigera Mokoro Trails Camp Days 3,4,5: Khwai Concession, Okavango Delta Transfer by light aircraft from Xigera to the Khwai Concession and discover the varying habitats and wildlife of this area. Your accommodation here is in a serviced mobile camp. Khwai Adventurer Camp is located in a pri- vate concession just north of the Khwai River above the Moremi Game Reserve. The Khwai Conces- sion is one of the most diverse areas in northern Botswana which seldom disappoints when it comes to producing fascinating wildlife experiences. Your home will be in 4m x4m (13ft x 13ft) Meru-style tents, complete with hanging room and clothes storage, a hammock and an extended shade area at the entrance with comfortable safari chairs in which to relax and reminisce over the days adventures. Inside are wooden-frame beds covered in pure cotton linen (with duvets) and bedside tables with lamps. The en-suite bathroom comprises a serviced tin bucket shower with hot water available whenever guests require it and a short-drop toilet. The entrance to the en-suite, canvas-wrap open- air bathroom is via a zip door through the rear of tent. A separate toilet is discreetly placed near the main area for use during the day. Evening campres are the norm and hurricane lanterns add to that iconic Explorations atmosphere 3 nights at Khwai Adventurer Camp Days 6,7,8: Linyanti Concession, Linyanti/Chobe Transfer by light aircraft from Khwai to the Linyanti concession. The pre-erected Linyanti Adventurer Camp is situated in the Linyanti Concession bordering the Chobe National Park. The Linyanti regions life-giving perennial waters attract herds of wildlife that walk well-worn game paths to slake their thirst in the dry season. Predators follow in their footsteps and, coupled with the areas diversity of habitat, make for exciting game viewing. Your home will be in 5
  • 4m x4m (13ft x 13ft) Meru-style tents, complete with hanging room and clothes storage, a hammock and an extended shade area at the entrance with comfortable safari chairs in which to relax and remi- nisce over the days adventures. Inside are wooden-frame beds covered in pure cotton linen (with du- vets) and bedside tables with lamps. The en-suite bathroom comprises a serviced tin bucket shower with hot water available whenever guests require it and a short-drop toilet. The entrance to the en- suite, canvas-wrap open-air bathroom is via a zip door through the rear of tent. A separate toilet is dis- creetly placed near the main area for use during the day. Evening campres are the norm and hurri- cane lanterns add to that iconic Explorations atmosphere. 3 nights at Linyanti Adventurer Camp Day 9: Kasane Transfer by light aircraft to Kasane for a river boat cruise in the Chobe National Park and then road transfer to The River Club, Livingstone. Set in manicured lawns overlooking the mighty Zambezi, The River Club depicts the grand old Euro- pean lifestyle of croquet and high tea. Ten luxury chalets are spread out amongst the lush vegetation and from your bed and bathtub you will have uninterrupted views of the shining Zambezi and stun- ning African sunsets. Whats more, a dip in our swimming pool could give you an impression of oat- ing in the river itself while a secluded deck with hammocks and loungers provides respite. Meals and drinks are served in the lounge, dining room, library and veranda. Alternatively, choose to dine in the privacy of the gardens and the Summer House. 1 night at The River Club Days 10: Victoria Falls Enjoy as a closure of you adventure a guided tour of the Victoria Falls. Afterwards a road transfer will bring you to Livingstone Airport. 6
  • The Botswana Migration Routes Safari is available: 31 Mar - 31 May 2014 & 1 Nov - 27 Nov 2014 for USD 5,420 per person (no single supplement) ____________________________________________ 1 Jun - 31 Oct 2014 for USD 6,299 per person (no single supplement) __________________________________________________________ Including: accommodation on a per person sharing basis, all meals from dinner on Day 1 to the end of the scheduled safari, a reasonable amount of soft drinks, mineral water, fruit juice, house wine and beer, as well as local spirits such as gin and Amarula while on sa- fari, National Park fees, scheduled activities, guided tour of The Victoria Falls road transfers and internal charters on a seat-rate basis, as specied in the itinerary. AVAILABLE 7
  • Excluding: ights (other than specied in the detailed safari itinerary), visas, compulsory comprehensive insur- ance, all relevant entry and departure Government taxes, all personal purchases (including curios, spirit liquors, telephone calls, etc.), gratuities, laundry, 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. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Notes: Migration Routes safari operates from 31 March 2014 to 27 November 2014. Each departure is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 conrmed guests and operates with a maximum of 8 guests per safari. Should all other bookings on an Exploration cancel, reducing the group to one guest, we will convert the booking to an FIT package and in all likelihood at an increased price. Age Limits - children from the age of 12 years are welcome on all scheduled departures. For parties with children under 12 years, a private tailor-made safari is suggested and gladly quoted for on re- quest. Please note that road transfers in Namibia are primarily on gravel roads which may cause discomfort for guests with back or kidney problems. The safari does include a few medium / long road transfers, so please consult your General Practitioner for advice if this may be of concern. We reserve the right, due to situations beyond our control, to su