Welcome to Botswana

Nature's Abundance

The Okavango Delta – there's nowhere quite like it on earth. This is a place where wild creatures roam and rule, where big cats and much bigger elephants walk free in one of the world's last great wildernesses. The delta is a byword for abundance – for animal numbers, for the variety of species, for the birdlife, for floods of Biblical proportions. And it is also a place of singular and unparalleled beauty where safari possibilities can seem as endless as the waters themselves.

Stark Desert Beauty

The Kalahari Desert, the largest unbroken stretch of sand on the planet, is not your ordinary desert. From the salt pans of Makgadikgadi, the baobabs of Nxai Pans, and the spare magnificence of Kubu Island in the north, to the wonderful wildlife of Kgalagadi in the south, this is a desert of exceptional variety. Throw in the fossil river valleys, swaying golden grasses, black-maned lions and the echoes of the indigenous San people in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and there are few more beautiful deserts on Earth.

Exclusive Travel's Spiritual Home

Botswana didn't just turn its back on mass tourism and all the potential pitfalls it can bring. It ushered in an era of utterly exclusive safari experiences, the likes of which no other country on mainland Africa can match. These are sumptuous lodges and remote tented camps, especially in the Okavango Delta and surrounds, that are sometimes contemporary in style, and at other times awash in safari nostalgia. Best of all, they provide a front-row seat for fabulous wildlife spectacles that you may just have all to yourself.

Africa's Best Camping

You can experience Botswana by renting your very own 4WD vehicle that doubles as an ingenious camping home away from home. This is about experiencing wild Africa at your own pace, travelling from one campsite to the next, where you may lie awake at night listening to lions roar their bone-trembling roar, or hippos, elephants, or the chilling saw-like grunt of a leopard. Build a campfire, gaze at the stars and feel at one with this gloriously beautiful country.

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5-Day Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park from Johannesburg

ItineraryDay 1: Johannesburg to Victoria FallsPass By: O.R. Tambo International AirportGuests to make own to OR Tambo International Airport for flight to Victoria Falls. Pass By: Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North ProvinceOn Arrival in Victoria Falls, guests will be transferred to Hotel. remainder of afternoon is at leisure. No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: A'Zambezi River lodge or similarVictoria Falls Safari Lodge or similar Victoria Falls Hotel or similar Day 2: Victoria Falls Stop At: Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya) National Park, Victoria Falls, Southern ProvinceEnjoy a Guided tour of the Victoria Falls. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Zambezi River, Msuna, Matabeleland North ProvinceEnjoy a Cruise on the Zambezi River Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: A'zambezi River Lodge or similarVictoria Falls Safari Lodge or similar Victoria Falls Hotel or similar Day 3: Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park, BotswanaPass By: Chobe National Park, Kasane, Chobe National Park, North-West DistrictRoad transfer to Chobe National for overnight in Chobe National Park area.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Drinks for clients own account • Dinner: Drinks for clients own account. Accommodation included: Chobe Safari Lodge or similar Chobe Game Lodge or similar Chobe Chilwero or similarDay 4: Chobe National Park Stop At: Chobe National Park, Kasane, Chobe National Park, North-West DistrictEnjoy game drive in open safari vehicles. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Chobe National Park, Kasane, Chobe National Park, North-West DistrictEnjoy afternoon game viewing activity Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Drinks for clients own account. • Dinner: Drinks are for clients own account. Accommodation included: Chobe Safari Lodge or similarChobe Game Lodge or similar Chobe Chilwero Lodge or similarDay 5: Chobe to Victoria Falls to JohannesburgPass By: Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Matabeleland North ProvinceAfter breakfast depart and be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight back to Johannesburg. Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$2113.38 Multi-day & Extended Tours

14-Day Southern African Magic Small-Group Safari from Pretoria

A 14 day accommodated adventure highlighting the best in Southern Africa, connecting to African grass routes, incorporating the panoramic sights of Mpumalanga, a culture experience at Bakone Open Air Museum to learn about traditional methods of the Bakone tribe who were settled in this area from historic times to the present day and the Big 5 of Kruger. Cruising the Zambezi and Chobe Rivers with hippos and crocodiles, walking Zimbabwe's famed Matobo National Park, viewing elephant in Botswana, feeling the wet Zambezi spray off the thundering Victoria Falls, gliding the waterways of the Okavango Delta in a mokoro and open vehicle game drives in Chobe and Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

$1300 Multi-day & Extended Tours

10 days Chobe National Park to Moremi Game Reserve Expedition

Day 1: Victoria Falls arrival Your guide will meet you at the Victoria International Airport or your hotel. After a short briefing by your guide we head for a lodge just inside Victoria Falls township.Here you can have time to explore the victoria falls Day 2: Chobe National ParkWe rise early and  breakfast we you will have a chance to tour the falls again until mid day when we will transfer you to Botswana and cross to the chobe national park where have set up camp for the next 2 nights. All lunches will be had in Victoria Falls. The late afternoon is set aside for game viewing until sunset, when we head back to camp.After Dinner is served, there is time to chat and relax around the campfire. Day 3: Chobe National Park This morning we make an extensive game-drive in the park to see the abundance of wildlife in this pristine area. We aim to be back in camp by noon but if we are lucky and see specials this might even be later. After lunch there is time for shower and siesta before setting of for an afternoon game-drive till sundown. After dinner we enjoy the campfire and listen to the bush-noises. Day 4 and Day 5: SavutiToday we leave the Chobe National Park and go to the Savuti. We move camp to the Savuti  area where we stay the next 2 nights. A relaxed game-drive takes us to savuti  marsh where we have lunch at the picnic spot. Arrival in camp around 2 PM.Then we make a first drive along the  dried savuti river to see the many animals who come there to drink.  Day 5: Savuti Areawe will still be in Savuti exploring the area and checking out all interesting places and visiting the water holes to see animals as they come for drinking in the morning and in the evening Day 6 and Day 7: Khwaii area An interesting game drive takes us away of the Savuti , traveling south  to Khwaii, our camp for the next 2 nights.The khwaii  area is wide with open grassy plains and scattered patchy outcrops is the perfect area for large herds of elephants, zebra and wildebeest and giraffe families, not forgetting the many predators that follow them.We enjoy a picnic lunch in the bush and arrive in camp mid-afternoon in time to still make a short sundown drive.Our staff has again prepared a superb bush-dinner and the campfire will welcome us. Day 8 and 9: Moremi Game Reserve Today we make a last game-drive in the area and then head west to the Xakanaka. We pass some some interesting along the road and have plenty possibilities for a "lunch with a view". Arrival in camp is around mid-afternoon and we still have time for a sunset drive along the river. This area has the largest population of elephants in the world and seeing several hundreds a day is normal.Day 10: Maun and end of touron this day we will travel to Maun in time to catch flights back home ore continue with the tour to other parts of the countryEnd of tour Drop off at airport/ border

$1280 Cultural & Theme Tours

6 days Victoria Falls, Chobe, Savuti

Day 1 Victoria Fallson this day upon arrival you will be picked from the Victoria Falls Airport and travel to the Victoria Falls township where you will spend 1 night.On this day you can also explore the falls area.Lunch and dinner and activities will be paid by yourself,we will take care of your accommodation and transferres.Day 2 and 3 ChobeOn this day you will be transferred to Botswana border where you will be picked and go to the Chobe National Park on the Chobe side where you will spend 2 nights exploring this area.Day 4  and 5 SavutiOn this day you will travel to Savuti area where you will spend the next two nights exploring this area for wild animals and visit some interesting area like the leopard rock and the rock paintings hill,you will also have a change to visit the water holes to see animals as they come to dring in the morning and in the afternoonDay 6 Kasane on this day you will travel to Kasane village where you will either be dropped at the airport or the border to travel back to Victoria Falls Airport for Flights back home

$650 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 days mokoro adventure

Day 1On this day you will be picked from the airport or lodge or hotel and travel to mokoro station where you will meet up with your guide who will be conducting all the activities during your three days stay in the Okavango Delta.At the mokoro station you will be transported in mekoros to your camp where you will spend two nights and this will be the begining of your safari in  a mokoro,on the way to your camp you will meet,animals and see birds and other interesting landscapes.In the afternoon after you had your lunch you will go for the sunset mokoro cruise which will last until in the evening when you will go back to camp and rest and have dinners and plan your next day activity with your guide.Day 2In the morning of this day you will wake up in the morning before sunrise and do short walks and mokoro sunrise cruise to see animals as they come to the channel to drink,while also you will be seeing the tracks and getting closer to animals which are in that area.This morning activity will last until in the sun is up and you will go back to camp to relax and have lunch and sit under the shades.In the afternoon you will go on a walk and a sunset cruise which last until six in the evening,when you go back to camp for dinner and showers and also the guide will be telling you bush stories as you sit around the fire and listening to the sounds of hippos,and other animals who are active at night.Day 3On this day in the morning after the morning activity you will pack up and travel to mokoro station where you will be picked up well in time to catch flights back home or continue with you trip to other parts of the country.This will be the end of the tour.

$1500 Multi-day & Extended Tours

The best of Botswana Adventure

Day 1: Okavango Delta camping On arrival in Maun your guide will give you a full safari briefing and take you shopping for your safari drinks. The first highlight of your safari will be a transfer to Mokoro station and sunset mokoro cruise in the Okavango Delta. Camping will be in The Okavango Delta in a campsite with bush toilets and  bush showers.Day 2: Okavango DeltaYou will start an early morning mokoro sunsrise cruise and a walk early to see  tracks of animals and animals coming to the river to drink.  After the morning activity you will come back to camp for lunches and resting until afternoon when you will go for an afternoon sunset walk and Mokoro cruise which last until towards six.Day 3 and Day4 and Day 5: Moremi Game Reserve (Xinni)You will rise with the sun and head west towards the the boat station where you will meet with the guide in safari vehicle and travel to Moremi Game reserve on the Xinni side where you will spend three nights doing activities on this side of the game reserve.After a very early start we visit the the different parts of the Xinni area to see animals which are in this area of Moremi Game Reserve. In the afternoon we will do game drive which called sundowner on the plains of the Xinni areas.You will also do an afternoon game drive exploring different parts of the Xinii area.Day 6 ,Day 7 and Day 8 KhwaiiInspired by the beauty of the Xinni you will travel east to Khwaii.In this part you will spend three nights doing game drives in this animal rich area of the Moremi Game Reserve.In the morning you will do an early morning game drive in the Khwaii area exploring this part of the park to see the animals and birds of this area.The activities will be in the morning and afternoon.Khwaii with its diverse and striking landscapes, will be your and exciting destination.  As you continue your search for wildlife, you will traverse the drier region of khwaii where bull elephants dot the plains.     Day 9,Day 10 and Day 11 SavutiAfter a morning game drive you will travel to Savuti where you will spend three nights doing game drive in the Savuti marsh and visiting water holes where the animals come in the morning and afternoon for a drink. Also you will visit the rock paintings hills. Day 12 and Day 13 KasaneOn the morning of this day you will travel to kasane township to check in a lodge to wind up the tour with a  sunset boat cruise in the mighty Chobe river which borders Namibia and Botswana,On the boat cruise you will be able to see most animals on the river banks while they come drinking water. Day 14END OF TOUR