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Desert & Delta - Rhino Package
Rhino Package: With less than 40 rhinos left in Botswana's national parks, this package is an exceptional opportunity to get up close and personal with some of nature's most imposing wildlife. Experience an exhilarating thrill of tracking rhino in the knowledge that a portion of proceeds will go directly towards vital rhino conservation projects at Leroo La Tau in the Makgadikgadi Pans Natioanl Park.
Itenerary: The rhino is criticallty endangered in Botswana, and this package has been designed to raise awareness and funds for the Botswana Rhino Relocation and Reintroduction Project. The package includes 2 nights at Leroo La Tau in the Mkgadikgadi National Park, hoem to almost 10% of the country's white rhino.
4-Night Leroo La Tau Rhino Package: Guest selecting the 4 night package can enjoy 2 further nights at the following lodges: Camp Moremi, Camp Okovango, Xugana Island Lodge and Savute Safari Lodge.
Accommodation: Rooms each sleep 2 persons. Each spacious timber and thatch chalet or luxury African safari-style tent is raised on a teak platform and features an en-suite bathroom nd a private wooden viewing deck.
Inclusions & Exclusions
RATES ARE INCLUSIVE OF: - Accommodation, scheduled activities & laundry service. - All meals, refreshments, local spirits & wines (excluding premium brands). - Emergency medical evacuation insurance. - National park fees and all government levies & taxes. - Scheduled charter flights From / To Maun Airport and in-between camps (see Kasane surcharge for Chobe Game Lodge) - Contribution to Botswana Rhino Relocation and Reintroduction Project
SINGLE SURCHARGE: - A single surcharge of 30% of package price is applicable to ALL bookings during the High Season. - A Single Surcharge of 30% of package price is applicable to any one reservation comprising of more than 2 singles booked.
DDS LODGES AND AREAS: - Leroo La Tau – Makgadikgadi, Boteti River - Savute Safari Lodge – Savute Channel in the Chobe National Park - Camp Moremi / Xakanaxa Camp – Moremi Game Reserve on the Xakanaxa Lagoon - Camp Okavango – on the Nxaragha Island in the Okavango Delta - Xugana Island Lodge – on the Xugana Island in the Okavango Delta
CAMP CLOSURES Camp Moremi, Xugana Island Lodge and Leroo La Tau - 08 Jan 2014 – 10 Feb 2014 Savute Safari Lodge and Camp Okavango - 10 Feb 2014 – 16 Mar 2014 Xakanaxa Camp - 14 Feb 2014 – 08 Mar 2014 Chobe Savanna Lodge - 01 Apr 2014 – 01 June 2014
How to get there: The nearest international airport is OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. Air Botswana is Botswana's national carrier and flies from Johannesburg to the regional centres of Maun and Kasane.
Through our sister company, Safari Air, we offer a fully integrated private air charter service from Maun or Kusana to Khumaga Airstrip. From here you will be transferred a short distance to Leroo La Tau in Toyota Landcruiser game drive vehicles. A Kasane charter surcharge applies.
When to visit? Winter - April to September The days are dry, sunny, clear and cool to seductively warm while evening temperatures drop sharply. Day time temperatures generally reach 25⁰C and evening temperatures can be as low as 2⁰C, and in some areas can plummet below freezing.
Summer - October to March In October, the weeks preceding the coming of the summer rains tend to be the hottest with temperatures of 40⁰C or more. During the rainy period, the days are hot and sunny in the morning with afternoon thunderstorms - usually in short, torrential downpours. Day time temperatures can rise to 38⁰C and night time temperatures drop around 20-25⁰C.
Activities: At Leroo La Tau, guests activities include twice daily game drives through the stunning environment of the Mkgadikgadi National Park, and there will be a focus on tracking the park's resident rhinos. Boat trips can also be enjoyed on the newly-flowing Boteti River.
Facilities and Services: Each lodge serves individually plated and buffet-style food, with special dietary catering by prior arrangements. Guest can also enjoy each venue's landscaped garden, swimming pool, al fresco viewing deck, lounge and bar, wildlife reference library and boma fireplace.