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Introduction

This is the Makgadikgadi Pans Day walk with 3 days walking. Start and finish at Mosu village with camp site on the pans. Camping at Kubu Island for 2 nights. Approx. 45-50km/day. Terrain: flat “like a pan”, will be a bit slippery on some few locations during the 1st and 3rd day. Therefore, bring walking clothes and footwear which you allow to be little bit dirty. Expect incredible sunrises and sunsets! On the pans you will become one with mother nature! Enjoy it!.

Program

Friday: Departure from Gaborone with bus at 06.00am, at Barclays Block 3 Industrial(Old Hyundai Plant)Arriving at Mosu kgotla approx. 02.00pm. Welcome by the Chief. All luggage and walkers to be shuttled down to campsite on the pans outside the village (approx. 1 km). Setting up camp, relax and welcome & walk briefing. Supper.

Saturday: Breakfast. Experience the Pans by walking on it! Direction Kubu Island. Distance 50 km. Lunch on the walk. Supper and camp fire at the camp site at Kubu Island.

Sunday: Breakfast, we have 3 options which the walkers can choose from: 1) Walk out to a flamingo nesting site! 1000’s of flaming nests right in the middle of the pans. Distance: 30 km. Back to Kubu around 2pm. 2) Walking south down to Little Kubu Island. Distance: 14 km. 3) Guided tour around Kubu Island to learn about the rich history which the island has. Lunch. Supper and camp fire at the camp.

Monday: Breakfast. Last day on the Pans. Walking back to Mosu. Distance 50 km. Lunch on the walk. Continued assistance by paramedic, if needed. Supper and camp fire at the camp outside Mosu. Tuesday: Breakfast and packing up for return home with the bus or own vehicle.

Practical Info

Meals: Breakfast, lunch package and supper. Water and fruits served during the walk. Transport: Bus (P800.00/pers) or own vehicle. Parking available at the Mosu kgotla. Own driving: Please email us and we will send you the direction. 640 km Gaborone – Mosu.

For Registration & More Information

Contact: Sarona Moabi, mobile: +267 71784212, Tel/Fax: +267 3932253,

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YCare started from an inspiring dream to walk across the Makgadikgadi Pans to raise funds for charity. The first Makgadikgadi Pans walk took place in 2003. Read More

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