Travel through South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe and experience the Okavango Delta
Enter an aquatic wonderland on this adventure through south-east Africa's iconic waterfalls, rivers and inland waterways. Marvel at the crashing white water of Victoria Falls, the unique, sprawling Okavango Delta and the tranquillity of the natural waterholes in the Khama Rhino Sanctuary. Pack a camera and an eye for adventure because these lush pockets of wilderness will reward travellers with exciting animal encounters, awesome photography opportunities and sweet memories to last a lifetime.
Support local conservation by visiting the Khama Rhino Sanctuary, the only place left in Botswana where both black and white rhinos reside
Camping on a remote island in the heart of the Okavango wilderness is an experience you’ll never forget. As night falls, the sounds of the African bush are like nothing else
Get acquainted with the fine art of 'poling' as you ride a traditional dugout canoe through the lush waterways of the Okavango Delta
Explore the magnificent Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, some of the largest salt flats in the world. These mind-bending plains make for some magical photography
Go wildlife-spotting along the river at Chobe National Park, home of the world's highest concentration of African elephants
With two nights at Victoria Falls, you'll get a proper view of this thundering spectacle, with additional time for optional adventures
Camping out in the Okavango wilderness means digging a bush toilet and going without a shower. For most travellers this is a small price to pay for such a gorgeous remote island location.
The African wild comes alive at sunrise, so there will be some early starts. The thrill of spotting your first lion or rhino is well worth any loss of sleep.
Purpose-built overland trucks allow for excellent game viewing, equipped with large sliding windows. This means they don't have air-conditioning, however, so they can get dusty and hot.
The going can be slow over the long distances and often bumpy roads. A little bit of patience will go a long way towards your enjoyment of this beautiful land.
This is a participatory camping trip, so team spirit is key. You'll be helping out with camp setup, food preparation and cleaning.
1. A single supplement is available on this trip. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.
Our Okavango Experience trips score an average of 4.77 out of 5 based on 188 reviews in the last year.
Generally a good low budget holiday option. Camping not really my thing but would have been more manageable at a slightly less frenetic pace. Moving daily often having to erect and pack tents in the pitch dark is definitely no fun. First night at rhino sanctuary cancelled by intrepid on arrival and alternate definitely not comparable at all - extremely disappointing and unsatisfactory.
Review submitted 10 Jul 2017
Great introduction to Africa, combining both animal game drives and the stunning Okavango Delta (which is so worth including in your trip!). Pack warm clothes for the chilly nights though!
Review submitted 06 Jul 2017