Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

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

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Back from 26 Days in the Falkland Islands - Happy to answer any questions
  2. 2 Trip Report Info for those considering gorilla trekking in Rwanda
  3. 3 Evacuation Insurance
  4. 4 Johannesburg
  5. 5 [UGANDA] Selected Budget and MidRange Tour Operators.
  6. 6 Need to Chose Camp in Botswana ASAP!
  7. 7 Skywards voucher - Dubai airport
  8. 8 Question about UK outlet adapters & taps
  9. 9 Trip Report MAGICAL, MEZMERIZING MOROCCO (Revised)
  10. 10 Rental cars in Cape Town
  11. 11 Transiting through Cairo
  12. 12 Help: 4 days, 3 nights in (or our of) Johannesburg
  13. 13 South Africa in February?
  14. 14 Trip Report KwaZulu Natal and Kruger - sort of a Trip Report
  15. 15 Trip Report SOUTH AFRICA WESTERN CAPE TRIP REPORT: SEPT/OCT 2013
  16. 16 Trip Insurance - a must?
  17. 17 Car Rentals in Israel
  18. 18 Dubai for New Years Eve - Fireworks, Itinerary
  19. 19 Who to Choose? Africa Serendipity, Rothschild Safari or ATR?
  20. 20 Morocco to portugal
  21. 21 Has anyone used "toursbylocals.com"?
  22. 22 Terrorism, Ebola - no more please
  23. 23 Uganda or Rwanda 2015
  24. 24 Independence Day in Israel
  25. 25 Drinking on safari
View next 25 » Back to the top