UPDATE: THIS FIELD TRIP HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL DECEMBER 2011, DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED.
Coming, July 7 to July 16, Okavango Basin Tour driving from the source in Huambo to the Delta in Botswana. This ten day camping trip will be led by Dr. John Mendelsohn, zoologist, birder and joint author of ‘Okavango River – The Flow of a Lifeline’ a book about the Okavango River’s geography and the people that are affected by it.
Transport available for hire from Huambo unless you have your own reliable four wheel drive. Return to Luanda by road or air (Maun-Windhoek-Luanda). We prefer everybody to be self-sufficient in terms of food, drinks & equipment but exceptions can be made. A fee will be levied if equipment and catering is required.
Itinerary (scroll down for map):
|Thursday, July 07, 2011||Arrive in Huambo|
|Friday, July 08, 2011||Depart for Chicala Choholanga and overnight at Sambo|
|Saturday, July 09, 2011||Drive to Kubango|
|Sunday, July 10, 2011||Drive to Menongue|
|Monday, July 11, 2011||Drive to Cuito Cuanavale|
|Tuesday, July 12, 2011||Drive to Caiundo|
|Wednesday, July 13, 2011||Drive to Shamvura (Cuito confluence)|
|Thursday, July 14, 2011||Drive to Shakawe|
|Friday, July 15, 2011||Drive to Maun|
|Saturday, July 16, 2011||Depart for Angola, Namibia etc|
We are just finalizing last details, but if you know you want to do this trip, you can sign up now by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. A small registration fee to secure your place will be required closer to departure date.