Okavango & Beyond Itinerary

Travel from Zimbabwe to South Africa via Botswana. The Okavango and Beyond trip is the best way to explore the highlights and cities of southern Africa.

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White Rhino, Botswana

Waterlillies, Okavando Delta

Day 1 Victoria Falls

Get soaked by the powerful sheet of spray rising from the thunderous Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. At night, set up camp near the banks of the Zambezi River.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 2 Chobe National Park

Travel to Botswana and embark on an afternoon cruise along the Chobe River. Try to spot wallowing hippos and basking crocodiles before watching the sun melt into the horizon over the grassy plains. There's plenty of time in the Chobe National Park to spot the magnificent elephants this reserve is famous for.

Day 3 Maun

Journey to the gateway of the Okavango Delta - one of the world's most complex ecosystems.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 4-6 Okavango Delta/Maun

Enjoy a traditional mokoro canoe ride through the intricate Okavango floodplain and spot some of the resident birdlife and animals - zebras, warthogs, buffaloes, hippos and hyenas all live here. Camp on a remote island in the heart of the delta surrounded by lilypad-filled waterways. To take in the immensity of this region, opt to splash out on a memorable plane ride.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 2, Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 7 Khama Rhino Sanctuary

Travel to the edge of the Kalahari to the Khama Rhino Sanctuary. The reserve was developed by local communities to convert hunting land into a sanctuary for endangered black and white rhinos and other wildlife. Head out on a dusk game drive to spot some of the animals that make their home in Khama sanctuary.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 8-9 Soweto/Johannesburg

Continue across the border into South Africa and make tracks to modern Johannesburg. Explore the streets of the Soweto area on a bicycle tour, visit a former migrant workers' hostel and other important local landmarks. The Soweto community has emerged from a tragic past and recently developed into a symbol for hope, making it a fascinating and worthwhile place to visit.
ACCOM: Guesthouse - 1