Mzilikazi Way Safaris core business is mobile safari camping in all wildlife protected areas in Botswana and also doing SADC countries. A loan is required for safari vehicle, camping equipment and cash to do office logistics in order to run my business flawlessly.
The project involves mobile tour in other surroundings in Botswana; a sprawling tourism business will be covering different places and district in Botswana being Chobe District, Okavango, North West Districts of the country Botswana.
It is important to note that the town is home to Botswana where tourism is in high demand compared to the people who are offering the services of tourism. Such a town full of great potentials will see Three Steps Pty Ltd establishing a business.
Last Eden Safaris is a Mobile Camping Safari , based in Kasane , Botswana, run by reasoned professional guides who have spent many years of practicing in the tourism industry.
Therefore, we would like to expand our business to the next level. The company has a tourism plot in Shaile/Linyanti in Chobe District. Therein, are the developments that we have self-funded on the piece of land, of size 12,500 hectares. We have a Main area ,with a dining area , a bar area, a Borehole of 42 m deep, waterhole for the animals to drink , ablution block, a Water tank stand , a 5000 litre tank.
Documents in hand are as follows, Bill of Quantity from a registered Quantity Surveyor, Proof of Title Deed, Environment Impact Assessment Report (EIA) Proof of ownership, Approved Architectural Drawings, Valuation Report from a Qualified Valuer, Soil Test Report and Insurance Quotations. We, therefore, looking for opportunities/investments who will be able to collaborate with our organization.
Our mission to create employment to our unemployed youth , sustainability and improve the living standard of our communities adjust to our area of operation and ensure that our wildlife is protected for the next generation.
There has been a sustained increase in passenger arrivals over the past three years for our current routes and activities with the company breaking through into the exclusive specialist group travel market.
In addition, we are adding more routes/destinations for our transfers businesses to provide a one stop shop for our big agents who continue to launch excursions that start from Maune to Chobe and need transfer services.
This in turn requires expansion of our fleet of transfers buses and trailers, game viewers and boats.
Mobile Camping Safari and Cultural Tours
Engaged in Tourism, mostly Safaris in the Okavango Delta for the past 7 years, having played several crucial roles from Procurement Officer, Food and Beverages Management, Concession Maintenance Manager, Camp Management, Guest Experience Managers, Host Manager, Technical Service Manager at several world renowned Camps and Safaris companies in Botswana such as Jao Reserve, Wilderness Safaris (Mombo Camp), Khwai Private Reserve. With all these background experiences and having built a strong personal resume about my work history and would love to fully engage on my own by starting a Mobile Luxury Safari. There is only one mobile safari in Maun Botswana at the moment offering top-class close to fixed camping sites experience and would love to pursuit on such craft.
BW Cycling Tours & Safaris is a company that seeks to offer luxury bike tours and participatory cycling excursions for groups of 8-20 people in various areas of Botswana with exceptional tour guides that are knowledgeable of the region and customer service oriented. The tours will be conducted on bikes, and a van is always nearby for anyone who feels they are tired and cannot continue.
Every aspect is taken into account by the sales and operation team along with the tour guides such as dietary or allergy concerns, type of bike and maintenance. They also take into consideration the customer’s preference in wine, food, culture and nature. Difficulty levels will vary and will be discussed prior to bookings.
BW Cycling Tours & Safaris is committed to providing an authentic and luxurious bike travel and cycling safari experience with diverse off-road challenges in Botswana. The business is focused on sustainability that will create lasting memories and lifelong friendships.
777Tours is currently a travel company that intends to deliver leisure travel excursions to customers and intends to guide customers in selecting a trip(s) based on pre-defined vacation criteria. This analysis will be based on user profiles, set by the consumers, which includes preferences such as:
- Activities sought
- Destination, and
- Time of Travel
A traveler will hence be able to select areas of interest based on their preferences and subsequently identify destinations to visit. The intention is to provide customers with access to exclusive travel destinations, service to fully appreciate destinations through information packages, not just sight-seeing, and access to special interest travel according to the group's/individual's preferences.
Taking into account the “destinations” mentioned above, we plan to add a subset of SBUs (strategic business units) being the use of off-road 4x4 vehicles and camping trailers to the equation…this is the type of vehicle trusted in all terrains found in and beyond our borders. Please see attached information on this impetus as a means of expanding tapping into related business avenues.
Al-Frootful Group ta A’Tau Safaris (PTY) Ltd wishes to operate a mobile safari operation that specializes in educational trips for students who seek to see Botswana (Africa) from a different perceptive of the media, university students doing research work, group tours and events tours like weddings.
There is a large market of tourists including universities and colleges around the world that are looking for specialized field trip destinations, where they can learn about ecology, nature and the whole of biodiversity in a different environment from there usually woods that they have in their country.
The tourists will be taken around Botswana to specially selected destinations, ranging from the Moremi, the Pan-handle, Tsodilo, the Makgadikgadi and the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Makgadikgadi, Kalahari Transfontier Park and Chobe areas to help them visualize and learn about different Batswana cultures and wildlife.
Tourists will be accompanied by the Director who are Professional Guides already and they are knowledgeable and have a vast experience in working in the conservation and wildlife areas in Botswana.
Safaris would combine the standard photographic game drives and boating excursions that are common place in most mobile safaris, but would also provide detailed lectures and practical lessons in field of Biology, i.e. how to quantify the surrounding environment and how this knowledge can be used to help conserve fragile and threatened ecosystems.
This Leswadula family, shareholdings for Ke Tseo Mobile Safari has an integrated farm situated at Kedia Mmoro farms in the Boteti Distrist. It’s a 57 hectares farm, and only 10 hectares has been debushed and in use for cultivation.
Therefore, the plan is to incorporate or introduce tourism activities. This farms is characterized by bushy and thick Mophane trees all around the area and it has a lot of variety of wild birds which are seen around all the time whenever there is water, the idea is to harness them and create a water pond where they can get water and easily assemble for easy view.
Hence “BIRD PARK VIEW AND FISH FARMING” We introduce Fish farming to take advantage of the water ponds and to expand more tourism activity in a form of fishing. Where the farm is located outside the buildup areas, hence, the need to have a camp side with ablution facilities, kitchen facilities where fresh food can be prepared, especial fish where intend to coke it in different ways so as for visitors to have experience and taste. Because a lot of water will be needed borehole drilling and equipping will be required because we are currently bowsing water to the farm.
Funding required: P 2,300.000.00
Ke Tseo Travel and Tours which has one 25 sprinters currently active and licensed to carry travelers, tourist and wedding groups round the country, we need at least 1 mini combi 15 seaters and luggage trailer and we are also in the process of licensing landcruiser with game view seat which will able us to carry tourist to the BIRD/ FISH PARK and other surrounding site being Loan Park in Mokoboxane, Mokgalo wag a Khama le Tawana in Kedia and scenery around lake Xau.
Funding required: P 725,000.00
Itse Mageba Tours (IMT) is a business which specializes in small, large, escorted luxury tour packages for discriminating clients using modified tour trucks and the business started operating with a 7 seater car.
The business aim is to provide an unrivalled selection of sightseeing rich adventures and themed excursions of Gaborone and the surrounding areas bringing tourist to the southern region. People experience these parts of Botswana as a school, cooperate, an individual or part of a small group. Moreover, this concept was organized to take advantage of a specific gap in the local sightseeing tour market.
The gap exists in high quality, reasonably priced sightseeing tours in the nation's capital, indicating that a new entrant tour business could be expected to capture a significant portion of the current sightseeing tour market.Within the growing travel industry, IMT is focusing on the niche market of luxury travel being unique with using modified tours trucks and QUAD Bikes.
Its primary clients are individuals, couples and affinity groups of high-net-worth who travel for leisure at least once per year. Seeking the ultimate travel experience, the target clients demand the finest quality activities and accommodations accompanied by a superior level of service.
IMT has a competitive advantage over others in this market by providing smaller, more exclusive package tours enabling the clients of these intimate groups to receive personal attention from the travel hosts using modified tour trucks and quad Bikes.
IMT will cultivate this niche with one-to-one contact with potential clients; personal contact with sophisticated travel agencies whose primary clientele target our market; broad out-reach programs through various media; special events; and an inter-active, full-service website. We will use all aspects of travel technology available to us through IMT Services. The founder and personnel of IMT have experience of their own with travel, luxury retailing, personal services to high-net-worth individuals, history of travel destinations and local languages.
Yebo Travel & Tours intends to provide responsible green cultural, nature and adventure travel agency for individual and group travel to leisure clients. Services and products provided by Yebo Travel & Tours travel agency will initially include sales of pre-arranged tours, custom packages according to clients’ specifications, travel consultation, activities and as time progresses making reservations for flights and lodging amongst other related services. Yebo Travel & Tours seeks to differentiate itself as the premier responsible green cultural, nature and adventure travel Agency Company throughout Botswana.
As the business grows it will take on people and expand into related markets and services. It will also look for additional leverage by establishing relationships and representation with appropriate strategic allies. Furthermore aim is to diversify the product offering to include the environmentally friendly luxury boat cruises, tours and transfers to the places of interest.
Our services are positioned very carefully: to be extremely high quality, comfortable, informative, environmentally friendly and tailored to the client’s needs such that they will enable individuals to have greater appreciation of the culture and heritage, natural environment and its intricacies.
Funding required: five million Botswana Pula (BWP5, 000, 000.00) to be used to cover cost for environmentally friendly two (2) solar powered luxury boats and two (2) solar powered road transfer and tour vehicles to be used at Chobe River at Kazungula Bridge and Okavango Panhandle at Mohembo Bridge.
Glam Safaris has positioned itself in the 3 years of its existence, as a specialist in the field of Safari travelling in Botswana and generates most of its income from this segment. Glam Safaris provides travel and adventure packages to tourists primarily in the Chobe, Makgadikgadi, Maun, Okavango, Tuli Block and the CKGR region in Botswana. Services and products provided by Glam Safaris includes travel consultation, pre-arranged safari tours, customer packages, reservations or lodging, rental cars, rail passage. Glam Safaris is a 100% Botswana citizen owned responsible tourism business. The proposed model mobile glamping safari is near renowned national parks like Chobe and the Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This will enable guests access to some of Africa's most spectacular wildlife and landscapes. Land will be leased in Maun and Kasane for a semi-permanent site where the glamping luxury dome tents will be set up for guests on the move. Our proposed business model includes luxury Dome tented accommodation, safari experiences, dining facilities, and recreational activities. Revenue streams will encompass accommodation charges, guided safari tours, and additional services like wellness packages and exclusive event hosting.
Leroo Holdings (Pty) Ltd is a new tourist vehicle hire company. It is being organized to take advantage of a specific gap in the tourist transportation market. The gap exists in the non-institutionalised segment, which needs a self drive service option geared towards their activities (safari tours). Such service is currently not available in Botswana, though there is evidence that it is being consumed locally, imported from mostly South Africa and Namibia.
The management of Leroo Holdings are well seasoned and experienced business people. Having familiarised themselves with the industry and in particular their target market, they have built enough confidence on their proposed business model.
Leroo Holdings will deal with the hire of 4 X 4 vehicles and related camping equipment and accessories, targeted to the tourism industry.
Key clients / customers of the venture will be those tourists that may not prefer to use the mass tour packages but would rather settle for a bit of exclusivity as individuals or as a small group, with an emphasis on flexibility of schedule and / or itinerary.
The following sections describe the service, competitive comparison, technology, fulfilment, and future services of the venture.
Funding required: P3 000 000