Northern Parks Self-Drive Safari Adventure
Many people dream of travelling in Africa and seeing the wildlife. Some people get the opportunity of flying in to the game lodges and camps for a safari but few get the chance to drive themselves’ through game-rich wild areas.
This Northern Parks Self Drive Adventure provides one of the greatest African safari experiences on the continent. You have the freedom of the road as this exciting self-drive Botswana holiday unfolds in truly unique surroundings.
Driving over rough terrain and experiencing the best of African wildlife is what this self-drive adventure is about – and at the end of each day the pampering of the luxury lodges allows you to unwind and recall the experiences of the day.
Day 1: Johannesburg – Kasane – Chobe
Today you will fly from Johannesburg to Kasane where you will pick up your hire car before heading to your game lodge in the Chobe National Park. Experience the Chobe National Park on a 4x4 game drive in the afternoon. The Chobe National Park is famous as the gathering site of the world’s largest Elephant population along the river. These floodplains are also the only place in Botswana where you can see the Puku antelope.
Day 2: Chobe National Park
You will explore the wildlife haven of the Chobe River – a place that is renowned to have the greatest concentration of Elephants in Africa. There will be the opportunity for an optional boat cruise to view game from the water, providing a unique perspective for your safari tour.
Days 3 & 4: Savute
From the Chobe River you will head south into the Savute region of the Chobe National Park where you will spend 2 nights. The days are spent exploring this fascinating region on drives to see how the arrival of the floodwaters affects wildlife movements and habits. Predators abound and the flooded Savuti Channel is a lifeline for wildlife during the dry season.
Days 5 & 6: Moremi
Today is an early start as you head south west towards the Xaxanaxa area of the Moremi Game Reserve, thought by many to be the most beautiful game park in Africa. Moremi is a place of lush floodplains, riverine forests and woodland – and is in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Whilst here you can explore the area by car, boat or on foot to experience what makes Moremi so famous.
Day 7: Moremi – Maun
In the morning you will enjoy one final game drive in the early morning before you leave the Moremi Game Reserve and head south to Maun for your last overnight at Botswana. Your drive will take you through some wonderful areas of Mopane woodland where you might see a pack of Wild Dogs or a rare Sable Antelope. You will also pass regions of Acacia savannah that are good places to look out for Giraffe.
Day 8: Maun – Johannesburg
You will have time for a morning optional activity before drop-off the vehicle at the Maun Airport for your flight back to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport.
Price list for Northern Parks 4x4 Self-drive: Chobe to Savuti & Moremi Self-drive Safari Package
Package Price Per Person Sharing
|2013-04-01 to 2013-06-30
|2013-07-01 to 2013-10-31
|2013-11-01 to 2013-11-30
|2013-12-01 to 2013-12-15
Northern Parks 4x4 Self-drive Safari
This itinerary can be personalised to suit your requirements
This classic 4x4 self-drive safari in Chobe, Savuti and Moremi is based on 2 guests travelling for 8 days on a per person sharing basis and includes return flights to/from Johannesburg to Kasane, as well as car rental for the self-drive between Kasane and Maun.
Rates are valid for 2012 / 2013 but may vary depending on the season and daily currency exchange rate.
- Flight from Johannesburg to Kasane
- 8 days car rental, car insurance, unlimited mileage
- 2 nights accommodation in Chobe
- 2 nights accommodation in Savute
- 2 nights accommodation in Moremi
- 1 night accommodation in Maun
- Flight from Maun to Johannesburg
- All meals (except where specified in itinerary)
- Local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
- Daily game drives
- Personal travel insurance
- Optional activities
- Any personal expenses and gratuities
- Premium brand drinks