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Botswana Contrast – Southbound

The Land of Giants

You will experience the haven of elephants.

Enjoy this relaxing safari with maximum time spent in the beautiful areas of Chobe, Savuti and Khwai. Your journey will end in Maun where you can either start your journey back home or extend your holiday for a few more days to explore the vast Central Kalahari as well as the salt pans of Makgadikgadi and Nxai Pan.

Duration: 9 days
Price: From US$2,950 per person

Botswana Contrast – Southbound Itinerary

Day 1: Kasane

Planet Safari guide will meet you at Kasane international airport or if you are coming from Victoria falls a transfer can be arranged. In the afternoon you go for a great boat cruise on Chobe river till sunset.

Overnight Kwalape Safari Lodge(En suite Chalets)


Day 2: Chobe

Early morning start, pack up and enter Chobe national park. A great morning drive till about 11:00hrs when we make our way towards the campsite in Chobe national park.

Overnight Chobe(camping)

Day 3: Chobe - Savuti

After breakfast we pack up and slowly make our way towards Savuti through Chobe national park. Savuti is well known for its large population of predators and heavy sand. Be prepared for some bumpy parts of the track!

Not to forget that this area especially Savuti marsh area reveals a spectacular landscape and also you have the opportunity to admire some of the oldest bushman paintings in the area.

Overnight Savuti(camping)

Day 4: Savuti

Early morning and afternoon game drives exploring Savuti area should again reveal a variety of wildlife. Leisure time to relax in camp between the game drives.

Overnight Savuti(Savuti)

Day 5: Savuti - Khwai

After breakfast we continue our search for those animals avoided us before slowly make our way towards Khwai. Our drive takes us through Savuti marsh, Mababe depression till we exit the park through Mababe entrance gate, from here we will drive towards Khwai.

Overnight Khwai(camping)

Day 6: Khwai

Khwai concession is a wildlife-rich 180,000 ha gem on the fringes of the Okavango Delta – sandwiched between Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe national park. With no fences separating Khwai from other areas, you are likely to see just about everything.

Overnight Khwai(camping)

Day 7: Khwai

Early morning game drive in Khwai should also give us more opportunity to see a lot of wildlife. Relax in camp in the mid-day and in the afternoon you have a mokoro(dug-out canoe) trip for two hours, after the boat we do a nice game drive till we stop for sundowner.

Overnight Khwai(Khwai)

Day 8: Khwai -Maun

After a delicious breakfast we pack up and this is our last chance to say bye to the beautiful Khwai and slowly making our way out and towards Maun. Arrive in Maun in time so you can go ahead with yout trip onwards plans or just a sleep over in one of the lodges in Maun.


Day 9: Maun

  • Transfer to Maun International Airport
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