Jack’s Camp, Botswana

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Jack's Camp, Botswana

Highlights Include:

  • Exploring the vastness of the Makgadikgadi Pans
  • Learning about unique origins and survival of species
  • Engaging with local Bushmen
  • Savoring opulence in an unbelievable setting
  • Gazing at celestial wonders
  • Encountering meerkats, brown hyenas, and other wildlife

Photo: Cass Stillman/Borton Overseas

Tour Details

From: $4,450 per person | Single supplement on request

4 days

2019 Departures: Daily
January 11 – March 31, from $4,450 per person
April 1 – June 15, from $5,000 per person
June 15 – July 30, from $5,470 per person
August 1 – 30, from $6,000 per person
September 1 – October 31, from $5,470 per person
November 1 – December 19, from $5,000 per person
December 20 – January 9, 2020, from $5,470 per person

The first permanent camp in the Makgadikgadi Pans, Jack’s Camp allows guests to fully experience Botswana’s Kalahari Desert. Unbelievable numbers of migratory birds flock to the pans, and the grasslands swarm with a living mantle of zebra and wildebeest. You are almost guaranteed up close encounters with the docile brown hyena and the ever-entertaining meerkats. This is an experience that will be cherished for a lifetime!

Itinerary
This is a sample itinerary. Our Destination Specialists will work with you to create an itinerary to meet your preferences.

Day 1Arrive Maun, Botswana | Meals: L D

Depart Maun via small aircraft, which services the camp airstrip. The scenic flight takes about one hour. Upon arrival, you will be met by your guide and safari vehicle and transferred to the camp for a briefing. After you have had time to get settled, meet your guide for afternoon tea and head out for your first game drive. Return in time for a refreshing shower and dinner under an unbelievable sky. Overnight at Jack’s Camp

Jack’s Camp

Days 2-3Exploring the Makgadikgadi Pans | Meals: B L D

Explore and experience the Central Kalahari. One of the last great wilderness areas, preserved from the ravages of man by its elemental severity. Full of extraordinary creatures, and perfectly adapted to its climatic whims – Meerkats, Kalahari lion and cheetah all abound in this desolate realm. It is also a complete desert experience focusing on species unique to the area such as gemsbuck, the endangered brown hyena and springbuck, as well as the geology, archaeology and anthropology of the Kalahari and Makgadikgadi. Morning and afternoon game drives, Bushmen experiences, game walks and activities are offered based on the season. Overnight at Jack’s Camp

Day 4Game Activity and Depart Maun, Botswana | Meals: B

Morning activity and breakfast before your transfer back to the airstrip. Light aircraft flight back to Maun for your onward arrangements.

Included
  • Three nights’ accommodation at Jack’s Camp
  • Transfers as indicated, including round trip air transfer Maun—Jack’s Camp
  • Meals as indicated (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
  • Some beverages, including waters, soft drinks, local wine, beers
  • Expert zoologist/biologist guides
  • Game drives as offered
  • Daily guest laundry service
  • Park entrance and conservation fees
Not Included
  • Flights to/from Africa and related taxes
  • Travel insurance (emergency medical & evacuation coverage required)
  • Fees for passports, visas, or health vaccinations
  • Transfers, sightseeing, activities, meals, and beverages not specified
  • Gratuities
  • Items of personal nature such as laundry, spa services, internet, phone, etc.
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