Enjoy a camping adventure in Botswana filled with wildlife, wetlands and waterfalls

Botswana’s diverse landscapes make holidaying here an animal-lover's dream. With its national parks and the famous Okavango Delta brimming with buffalo, birdlife and big cats, every day will be a safari experience to remember. Meet the San Bushmen who have lived in the Kalahari for thousands of years and learn about their way of life. Fall asleep to the sounds of the wild while camping under Africa’s dazzling canvas of stars and dream of Botswana’s beauty. To round off the tour, behold ‘the smoke that thunders’, the stunningly beautiful Victoria Falls, on this amazing family adventure.

Start
Maun, Botswana
Finish
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Countries
Botswana,
Zimbabwe
Themes
Family, Wildlife
Code
UWFB
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 11
Group size
Min 2, Max 16
Carbon offset
678kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Safari through swampland in Okavango
  • Take a boat trip through the Okavango Delta
  • Learn to pole a traditional mokoro canoe
  • Meet the Kalahari’s San Bushmen
  • See the baobab ‘upside down’ tree
  • Track down wildlife on game drives
  • Search for Chobe’s elephant herds
  • Enjoy the spray from Victoria Falls

Itinerary

On arrival into Botswana we head to the Moremi Game Reserve to begin our adventure.
Enjoy spectacular game viewing in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Watch for crocodile, elephant, giraffe and leopard by day, and listen to the sounds of the African bush by night from the comfort of the campsite.
Meet the original inhabitants of this semidesert environment and learn about their hunter-gatherer lifestyle. Visit the ancient riverbed of Deception Valley, which remains a great year-round gathering place for wild animals.
You visit the Nata sanctuary on the Makgadikgadi Pans in the afternoon. The sanctuary hosts 165 different species of birds, including pelicans, spoonbills, eagles, ostriches and both greater and lesser flamingos
Embark on exciting jeep safaris in search of the huge concentrations of elephants who call this park home. Packed with heaps of game, keep eyes peeled for sable antelope, hyena, giraffe and the park’s big cats. Later on, look out for crocodiles and thirsty elephants on a relaxing evening boat cruise along the Chobe River.
Cross into Zimbabwe and behold breathtaking Victoria Falls. Be captivated by the thunder of this mighty waterfall, and soak up its jaw-dropping beauty while exploring the surrounding rainforest on guided walks.
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Inclusions

Meals
11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 9 dinners
Transport
4x4 Safari Vehicle, Overland vehicle
Accommodation
Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nights), Camping (with facilities) (6 nights), Hotel (2 nights)
Included activites
  • Chobe Game Drive
  • Chobe Sunset Cruise
  • Kalahari Safari
  • Mokoro Day Excursion
  • Moremi 4x4 Game Drive
  • Nata Pan Excursion
  • Victoria Falls Entrance

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Notes

A DISCOUNT OF 10% APPLIES ON THIS TRIP TO CHILDREN UNDER 15 YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME OF TRAVEL.

Please note that these trips are for adults and children travelling together and there must be at least one child under 18 with you.

Age restrictions apply to this trip: minimum age 11.

Important notes

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