7 Day Central Kalahari

7 Days, 6 Nights

Our specialist guide takes you on an adventurous route seldom used by others. You travel from Maun to Passarge Valley, the remote Piper Pan and then finally reach Deception Valley, home to a variety of Kalahari game. Optional extension to Deception Valley Lodge is available as well as short add-ons to the Moremi Game Reserve is recommended.

- Tour Itinerary -

Your Penduka guide will meet you at your guesthouse after breakfast for an early departure to the Central Kalahari.

Arrive at Matswere gate where we enter the Central Kalahari Game reserve. We make our way to Passarge Valley.

Enjoy the first evening under the African sky and around the campfire

Early morning and afternoon game drives in the valley in search of game.

Passarge is set in the north west of CKGR and was closed until 12yrs ago to the public. The valley, which is smaller than Deception Valley, gets its name from a Swedish Botanist called Passarge.

The area is remote and not visited frequently but has good game concentrations if rains fell. Suricate or Meerkats can be found over and above the other Kalahari game species.

Return back to camp around 11h00 for a sumptuous brunch. After which there is plenty of leisure in camp during the heat of the day.

Late afternoon game drive, arriving back in camp with time to take a shower before enjoying sundowners and dinner.Overnight Passarge Valley


Sundowner, Morning & afternoon game drives


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Today we travel south via a couple of vegetated pans to reach the remote Piper pan in the early afternoon. Lunch is served en route. 

Arrive in camp and enjoy the peace and tranquility around the campfire.

We explore the area on our morning and afternoon game drives with time to relax in camp during the heat of the day.

Return to camp after sundowners.

After breakfast we make our way due northeast via Lethiau Valley to reach Deception Valley in the afternoon. 

We spend these two days exploring Deception Pan, and the adjoining pans. 

This area is home to a number of Kalahari animals such as springbok, gemsbok, red hartebeest, brown hyena and lion, which we should see on our morning and afternoon game drives.

A leisurely early morning breakfast before driving north along the cut line to Kuke corner bidding the Central Kalahari Game Reserve good bye.

We arrive back in Maun in time for your outbound flight.


Optional extension 

On arrival in Maun fly into a lodge in the Okavango delta to compliment your Kalahari experience.

Please enquire for options and ideas.


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- Departures & Rates -

Dates: 7 Day Central Kalahari

Low season rates: USD 4 200.00 pp sharing / Single supplement Euro 400.00

High season rates: USD  4 850.00 pp sharing / Single supplement Euro 400.00

5 Days Luxury Delta Safari
Combined - 7 day Central Kalahari & 9 day Classic safari