Dance performance at the Bahurutshe Cultural Village
Dance performance at the Bahurutshe Cultural Village
Island in the Delta
Island in the Delta
Self Drive in Kgalagadi Bush
Self Drive in Kgalagadi Bush

Khawa Dune Challenge & Cultural Festival

Thursday, 25 May 2017 to Sunday, 28 May 2017

INVITATION

KHAWA DUNE CHALLENGE & CULTURAL FESTIVAL 2017
 
PROFILE
 
The Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) is a body corporate established through an Act of Parliament with the mandate to: market and promote Botswana’s tourism; grade and classify tourist facilities; and to promote investment in the tourism sector.
 
The Khawa Dune Challenge and Cultural Festival is an event organized by Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO), Ministry of Youth, Empowerment, Sport and Culture (MYESC), Botswana Motor Sport (BMS) in collaboration with the Kgalagadi District Council. The event is a family oriented event involving a Quad and Motor Bike Challenge, visual art exhibitions, motorbike stunts, cultural activities as well as quad fun rides. The event is scheduled for the  25th-28th May 2017 in Khawa a village 167 Kilometers south of Tsabong.
 
1. CALL FOR MOTOR BIKE AND QUAD RIDERS

BTO is calling on all Riders that are interested in taking part in the Khawa Dune Challenge & Cultural Festival to register. Riders will be required to fill and submit their entry forms for The Bike and Quad Challenges. Please note that riders will be required to pay a participation fee of P150.00. Transportation for participants’ quad bikes and motor bikes will be available. Space is limited therefore consideration will be made on a first come first serve basis.                     Payment of the participation fee can be made at any BTO Offices or deposited into the following Bank Account:
 
Account Name             : Botswana Tourism
Bank Name                   : First National Bank

Account number          : 62098945804
Branch Number           : 281467
Account Type              : Current
Swift Code                    : FIRNBWGX
Reference Code           : KHAWARI

 
There will be two different classes based on the competence level of the riders. These classes will race separately at different times along the same 50km route. The entry forms should specify the class one would like to participate in and these are:

  •  Wildebeest riders (Leisure riders)
  •  Cheetah riders (Professional riders)

 
Note:

  •  All 2017 BMS and other Federation Licensed riders to enter CHEETAH Class, this includes those who have competed in any race in 2017, even on a Single Event Licence.
  •  Weekend Warriors to enter WILDEBEEST Class.
  • Camping fees for Do It Yourself (DIY) for those who have registered to race will be waived. Proof of registration will be required upon Camp check-in.

 
Entries open immediately and entry forms should be submitted by the 18th May 2015. Entry forms can be downloaded from the website or collected from the Botswana tourism offices below;

To Download Khawa Indemnity form Click here
To Download Khawa Race Entry Form Click here
 
  • Head Office, Fairscape Precint, Plot 70667 Fairgrounds Office Park, (1A & 1B), Gaborone, Tel: (+267) 3913111.
  • Maun Satellite Office, Plot 246, Apollo House, Office No 3&4, Tel (+267) 6861056.
  • Francistown Office, P.O. Box 301236 Plot 316 Shop D5 & D6, C.B.D, Ground floor of Diggers Inn Hotel, Francistown, Botswana,                       Tel (+267) 2440113.
  • Palapye Satellite Office, P.O. Box 11040 Plot 3726, along the A1 Road, Agrivert Building, Palapye, Botswana Tel (+267) 4922138.
  • Tsabong Satellite Office, P.O. Box 688, Shop Number 4, TM Complex, Tsabong, Botswana Tel (+267) 6540822.
  • Kasane Satellite Office, P.O. Box 381, Madiba Shopping Centre, Opposite Bus Rank, next to The Bakery, Kasane, Botswana (+267) 6250555.
  • Selebi Phikwe Satellite Office, P.O. Box 2885, Lot 2574, Block 2, Shop 3B, Central Business District, Selebi-Phikwe, Botswana                 (+267) 2611616.
  • Ghanzi Satellite Office, P. O. Box 282, Opposite Bus Rank next to Delta Pharmacy ,Plot 71, White City, Ghanzi, Botswana (+267) 6596704.

 
More information on the event will be published on the Khawa Dune Challenge & Cultural Festival & Botswana Tourism Facebook pages. Enquires relating to this Notice may be addressed to the below addresses & contact:
 

Mr Tebogo Sigwele – Botswana Tourism Organisation 

Email:tsigwele@botswanatourism.co.bw  or

Mr Thabang Segaetsho – Botswana Tourism Organisation 

Email:tsegaetsho@botswanatourism.co.bw  

Tel: +267 3913111

2017 KHAWA ACCOMMODATION PACKAGES PACKAGE:

1. Meru Tents: BWP4,400 per person per night + meals & drinks.
    Bed, 2 blankets, 2 sheets, 1 fitted. 2 pillows, lamp, toilet and shower, 1 chair.

2. Ensuite domes: BWP3,800 per person per night + meals & drinks.

    2 stretchers, 2 blankets, 2 sheets, 1 pillow, lamp, toilet, shower, 1 chair

3. Domes Single: BWP2,400 per person per night with meals.
    1 stretcher, 1 blanket, 2 sheets, 1 pillow, 1 lamp.

4. Domes Double: BWP1,500 per person sharing with meals.
    2 stretchers (each with 1 blanket, 2 sheets, 1 pillow, 1 lamp).

5. Domes Single: BWP1,800 per person without meals
    1 Stretcher, 1 blanket, 2 sheets, 1 pillow, 1 lamp

6. Campsite only (DIY) : Campsite only + ablutions & showers BWP450 per person 3 nights
    BWP300 two nights per person
    BWP150 one night per person

 

Booking Email:taomog@info.bw/ taomog@yahoo.co.uk

Reservations: (+267)686 5644 / Ketty: 75667659 /Onalenna: 77634655 /Martha: 71604523

After working hours: (+267) Onalenna: 74432365 / Ketty: 73656469 / Martha: 73650548

 

Emergency number: MogomotsiMock Motlapele: (+267) 71559700/73169021Seolebale

                                   Sammy Mokgadi: +267 72412372/73801000

 

ACCOUNT NAME : TAMOG TOURS AND SAFARIS

BANK NAME: FIRST NATIONAL BANK BOTSWANA
BRANCH NO: 282367
BRANCH : MAUN,
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 62185052306
SWIFT CODE : FIRNBWGX

 

N.B: THIS IS THE ONLY COMPANY YOU CAN BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION FROM!

 

KHAWA MERCHANDISE:

Contact REFA Creations on3164181/ 3935182

#monateokokhawa

Venue

Khawa Village

Organiser

BTO