Makgadikgadi & Central Kalahari

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Makgadikgadi & Central Kalahari

Desert, salt pans and sweeping grass plains form one of our planet's most spectacular wilderness areas at Makgadikgadi and the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. This dry, arid region poses a complete contrast to the lush wetlands of the Okavango Delta.

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Featured itineraries

Royal Sable Safari (Small Group)

This accommodated small group safari follows a circular route around the Okavango Delta, starting and ending in Livingstone, Zambia. It offers a great value trip through three countries – Botswana, Namibia and Zambia.

Destination

  • Botswana
  • Namibia
  • Zambia

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Group Travel

Prices from£2714 pp

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Complete Botswana (Light Mobile Safari)

18-Day small group light mobile safari, visiting the Kalahari, Okavango Delta & Chobe National Park. This is a semi-participation safari, using private campsites.

Destination

  • Botswana

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Group Travel

Prices from£2275 pp

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Accommodation

Camp Kalahari

Situated in the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Camp Kalahari is a small and affordable safari camp that offers game drives, walking safaris and quad-biking tours, among other activities.

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Deception Valley Lodge

This friendly, family-run lodge is located on the outskirts of the Central Kalahari and overlooks a busy watering hole. The atmosphere is relaxed and the game-viewing activities well-managed.

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Edo's Camp

This remote camp occupies a fantastic location in a private concession of the Kalahari. Guided rhino tracking safaris are the highlight of visits to Edo's.

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Jack's Camp

Jack’s Camp, positioned on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans, seeks to capture the atmosphere and style of the earliest safari camps, with its old-world charm and period piece furnishings.

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Meno A Kwena Tented Camp

Meno A Kwena Tented Camp is situated on the high cliffs overlooking the dry Boteti river, on the very edge of the western boundary of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

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Planet Baobab

Planet Baobab is among the most affordable accommodation options for those wishing to visit the Makgadikgadi Pans. It is located just north of the Pans, and is well positioned for those wanting to explore the Kalahari.

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San Camp

San Camp, the sister camp to Jack's Camp, is a 1930s-style safari camp with a wonderful oasis-like location on the edge of Ntwetwe Pan, just outside Makgadikgadi Pan National Park.

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Tau Pan Camp

Tau Pan Camp is one of only two camps in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Small and intimate, this eco-lodge accommodates only a small number of guests in its nine chalets, beautifully posited on the great Kalahari plains.

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