Best of Botswana

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31

Travel from Windhoek to Victoria Falls through the heart of Botswana.

Visit Africa and travel through Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe on a tour from Windhoek to Victoria Falls. Embark on a journey through bountiful Botswana, rich in natural beauty, thrilling wildlife encounters and fun local interaction. Experience exciting game drives, enjoy life aboard a houseboat, see ancient rock art and feel the power of Victoria Falls. Botswana is a captivating country full of vibrant energy and welcoming people; with slices of Namibia and Zimbabwe also included, this comfortable trip is a nature-lover's dream.

  • Enjoy encounters with friendly villagers
  • Relax on a sunset cruise along the Chobe River
  • Feel the raw power of mighty Victoria Falls
  • Visit Namibia and admire German-style architecture in Windhoek
  • Search for rhinos and elephants in Namibia's Etosha National Park
  • Relax aboard a houseboat on the Okavango Delta

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Day 1 Windhoek

In Windhoek, it almost feels as if you've stepped out of Africa and into Europe with its Germanic architecture, cosy street cafes and modern malls.

Days 2-3 Damaraland

Home to Namibia's highest peak, ancient rock paintings and petrified forests, the harshly beautiful and sparsely populated Damaraland region is a land of spectacular contrasts.

Days 4-5 Etosha National Park

With excellent game viewing and stunning landscapes, Etosha National Park was established in 1907 and is home to hundreds of animal, reptile and bird species.

Day 6 Rundu

Located across the river from Angola, Rundu is a medium-sized town that is well-known for its wood carving and lively open market.

Days 7-8 Okavango Delta

Full of animals, islands and unforgettable scenery, the Okavango Delta is the world's largest inland delta and is best explored by mokoro (dugout canoe).

Days 9-11 Caprivi Strip

A paradise of flooded plains and swamps, teeming with wildlife, the Caprivi Strip is a long finger of land jutting out from north-eastern Namibia.

Day 12 Chobe National Park

With a diverse range of ecosystems, a humungous number of elephants and the largest concentration of game found in Africa, Chobe National Park is safari heaven.

Days 13-14 Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a town on the Zimbabwean side of the falls, with spectacular views and a reputation as the adventure capital of Zimbabwe.