Day 1: Sunset Ride
Depart Maun at 6:00am and drive to Makgadikgadi Pans for a 3 hour drive a and do game drive after which we will have lunch and relax for a siesta moment. At late noon, we will proceed to start our 30km ride in the pans. An amazing sunset awaits to usher you to our camp. As you learn about the history of this area, you will realize that you are enjoying your evening on the floor of an ancient sea, a truly rare opportunity.
Day 2: Camp to Kubu Island
Start your ride in the morning from camp to Kubu Island for 40km. The pans have one of the best unobstructed sunrise views on land. The island is a national monument, and is a sacred site by the indigenous people of the area. Archaeological recovery in the Makgadikgadi has revealed the presence of prehistoric humans through abundant finds of stone tools.
Day 3: Game Drive and Night Ride
Start game drive in the morning to Makgadikgadi Pans Game Reserve, with an area of 3900 sq kms. Resident species include gemsbok, eland and red hartebeest, kudu, bushbuck, duiker, giraffe, springbok, steenbok and even elephant, with all the accompanying predators, as well as the rare brown hyena.
We will rest in the afternoon before heading out for a 30km ride just before sunset. We will stop along the way to enjoy sunset viewing before proceeding to ride into the night and head back to camp by 9pm.
Day 4: Dryland to Wetlands: Delta Boat Safari
We will depart from camp early and drive to Maun to arrive by noon where we will board our swamp cruiser boat for Okavango Delta. This is a UNESCO World heritage site with elephants, zebra, buffalo, kudu, hippos and giraffe. This will surely be a treat for bird lovers also.
Day 5: Mokoro Experience
We will head out by boat for day long mokoro ride and cultural expedition. This is where you will get into such a relaxed mode. Some guests have meditated along the cruise, some have fallen asleep, while some have been perplexed about the entire experience. Your story is yet to be told...
Day 6: Nature Walk & Return Trip
You will be woken up at 5:30am for an early morning walk and connect with nature as the day begins. It is a short walk and while safety is of paramount importance, you are not a threat to the animals and as long as we respect their spaces they will welcome us to their home.