Take better photos in Botswana!
Join go! and Mpafa on an 11-day tour of some of southern Africa’s most iconic destinations, and improve your photography along the way. One of the magazine’s professional photographers will travel with the group and teach you more about your camera and th
TOUR DETAILS Duration: Dates:
11 days, 10 nights 19 – 29 March 2017 17 – 27 July 2017
Letlhakane, Botswana R14 250 per person
Cost: THE RATE INCLUDES
• A professional tour leader and an
experienced field guide • Three meals a day • All park fees and accommodation • Two-way radios
ADVENTURE ITINERARY DAY 1
We’ll meet in the town of Letlhakane and travel to magical Kubu Island on the Makgadikgadi Pans. Photo opportunities: baobabs clinging to granite boulders and the pans rolling away to the horizon.
Sunrise at Kubu is what photographers dream about. With fresh coffee and cameras in hand, we’ll hunt for the perfect photo. After breakfast we’ll drive towards Maun, where we’ll stay next to the Boteti River for two nights.
Today you’ll have the opportunity to take a scenic flight over the Okavango Delta (optional, extra cost) or do another activity in Maun. Photo opportunities: the Delta and its wildlife, Maun and its people.
From Maun we travel to Tsodilo Hills, a famous rock art site. Your camp will already be set up and coffee will be boiling on the campfire. Photo opportunities: Tsodilo Hills at sunset.
After breakfast we’ll visit the museum at Tsodilo Hills and do a short hike to see some rock art. Afterwards, we’ll enter Namibia and travel to Ngepi Camp on the banks of the Okavango River. Photo opportunities: rock art, birdlife.
Go on a game drive in Mahango Game Reserve and enjoy a picnic under the trees for lunch. Photo opportunities: sable and roan antelope, elephants and hundreds of bird species.
Today we’ll take it easy. You can sleep late, visit Mahango again under your own steam or drive to the Buffalo sector of the
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Bwabwata National Park for some interesting military history and big game. In the late afternoon we’ll do a sunset cruise on the Okavango. Photo opportunities: army base ruins, game, birds, sunset on the Okavango.
We’ll pack up camp and drive through the Zambezi Region (Caprivi Strip) back into Botswana. Our final camp will be near Kasane, where we’ll stay for the three nights.
After breakfast we’ll do a day trip to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe where you can do a helicopter flip over the waterfall (optional, extra cost) or any of the other activities to get your adrenaline pumping. Photo opportunities: Vic Falls, your partner bungee-jumping from the railway bridge…
Today we’ll explore Chobe National Park, first on land during a three-hour game drive, then on water during a sunset cruise on the river. Photo opportunities: animals galore and a sunset you’ll never forget.
After breakfast we’ll say our goodbyes and head home.