Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Mauritius info request please
  2. 2 Extended wait time at JNB airport
  3. 3 SOUTH AFRICAN SAFARI TRIP-JULY 2015
  4. 4 South Africa- Capetown/Safari Planning Help Please
  5. 5 Trip Report Southern Africa Safari Trip—Best Vacation Ever!!
  6. 6 Tanzania and Kenya tour company?
  7. 7 New Visa Rules on arrival for Kenya W.E.F 01 July 2015
  8. 8 Trip Report Trip Report: Madagascar and Rwanda
  9. 9 WiFi on Safari
  10. 10 Travel within Africa
  11. 11 Cape Town - things to do IN THE CITY and where to stay?
  12. 12 In South Africa, What do Hotels Mean by "Tea and Coffee-making Facilities"?
  13. 13 Israel itinerary planning
  14. 14 Africa, closer than ever before?
  15. 15 Capetown 3-day itinerary?
  16. 16 Trip Report My experience of 8 day tour in Morocco
  17. 17 Private Tour Recommendations To Erg Chebbi
  18. 18 Trip Report My Tour in Morocco by 4x4
  19. 19 Kenya: No longer able to get visa on arrival at airport?
  20. 20 Seal snorkeling - Capetown
  21. 21 Capetown, Garden Route & Safari
  22. 22 Luggage Storage Question at O.R. Tambo Int'l Airport
  23. 23 Hotel at Victoria Falls - suggestions welcome
  24. 24 Need itineary planning help
  25. 25 Trip Report Trip Report April/May 2051 Tanzania Safari
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Kgalagadi and the Okavango with Masson Safaris

Jump to last reply

Myself and 2 friends spent 5 wonderful weeks in South Africa and Botswana during July and August, 2011. This was my 4th safari, Cheryl’s second and Caryl’s first, so a real mix of safari experience and expectations.

Highlights of the 3 in Kgalagadi and the Okavango included 2 handsome male lions at Langklaas, striped mice, a crimson-breasted shrike with a kill, hyena pups, entertaining yellow mongoose and ground squirrels and plenty of bat-eared fox. The Okavango region delivered stunning elephant viewing, a herd of roan antelope, baboon family fun and many honking hippos and shy red lechwe.

A full trip report with photos is available at http://safaritalk.net/index.php?showtopic=7333

The itinerary was:

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (KTP) - Nossob Rest Camp (3 nights), Gharagab Wilderness Camp (2 nights), Kalahari Tented Camp (2 nights) and Kalahari Rest for 2 nights between Maun and KTP. Photos available at https://picasaweb.go...ansfrontierPark
Mobile camping safari with Masson Safaris. Savute – 4 nights, Khwai – 3 nights and Moremi 3 nights. Photos available at https://picasaweb.go...ica2011Botswana

Accommodation photos are also available at https://picasaweb.google.com/Treepol/Accommodation2011

A trip review with photos of the first 2 weeks at Shindzela, Umkumbe and Mashatu is available at http://safaritalk.net/index.php?showtopic=7275

Enjoy,



Pol

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement