Okavango Experience Itinerary

Tour through Johannesburg, Maun and Victoria Falls on this trip through South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Visit Botswana's Okavango Delta in the Kalahari Desert.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $595
      CAD $605
      AUD $630
      EUR €485
      GBP £375
      NZD $745
      ZAR R5,695
      CHF FR595
    • Kitty tool tip
      ZAR R3,780
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $950*
      CAD $990*
      AUD $1,007*
      EUR €744*
      GBP £584*
      NZD $1,165*
      ZAR R9,475*
      CHF FR909*
    • Overland, Wildlife
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Okavango Experience.
Hippos, Botswana

White Rhino, Botswana

Okavango Delta


Day 1 Johannesburg

Begin the journey in Johannesburg, the commercial centre of South Africa and a sprawling city of green parks, towering skyscrapers, gracious mansions and lively townships. Those who arrive early may want to visit the historic township of Soweto or the Apartheid Museum to learn more about South Africa's history.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 2 Khama Rhino Sanctuary

Cross the border into Botswana to witness the success of the Khama Rhino Sanctuary. This inspirational conservation project was once a hunting area and is now a haven for endangered black and white rhinos. A game drive at dusk may reveal rhinos, wildebeest, zebras and giraffes.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 3 Maun

Make tracks to Maun, a small town famed for being the gateway to Botswana's famous Okavanga Delta.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 4-5 Okavango Delta

This famous waterway is formed by the Okavango River fanning out into an intricate maze of streams, creating 16,000 sq km of wetlands. With the help of a friendly local, traverse the delta in a mokoro, a traditional dugout canoe. Camp under the stars in the remote wilderness and rise early for a sunrise walk. Stay alert and try to catch a glimpse of elephants and cape buffalo.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 2

Day 6 Maun

Experience life in a rural village then head back to Maun, perhaps opting for a flight over this amazing area.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 7 Chobe National Park

Head for the plains and waterways of Chobe National Park. Famous for its elephant herds, Chobe also shelters lions, hippos and African fish eagles. Enjoy a relaxing water safari down the Chobe River in the golden light of the afternoon - this is one of the best ways to see these creatures at close quarters.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 8-9 Victoria Falls

Enter Zimbabwe and witness the awesome spectacle that is Victoria Falls. The sight of this enormous raging torrent of white water is a fitting finale to the journey.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1