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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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,025
      CAD $1,060
      AUD $1,040
      EUR €715
      GBP £600
      NZD $1,155
      ZAR R10,370
      CHF FR865
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Hippos, Botswana

White Rhino, Botswana

Okavango Delta

Elephant

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 Nata

Drive out to the small town of Nata and explore the nearby Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. Covering some 12,000 sq km, this vast natural landscape will dazzle your senses. Dry and salty for most of the year, the arid terrain can conjure curious heat mirages. In the wet season, migrating birds flock to the area. Take a drive out on the pans and be entranced by this seemingly endless expanse.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 8 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 shared facilities) - 1

Days 9-10 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 shared facilities) - 1