A wildebeest rest under a tree in the savanna

The Complete Southern Africa Safari for First Timer: Namibia, Botswana & South Africa

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Botswana, Namibia, South Africa

Places Visited

Damaraland, Etosha National Park, Okavango Delta, Kruger National Park

Suggested Duration

12 Days

Torn between safari destinations? Want to discover all Southern Africa's wonders in under two weeks? Combining the continent's premier national parks and its most intimate experiences, this unique itinerary is a bubbling pot of excitement and enchantment. From galloping herds to tracking rhinos on foot, waking to lion roars and canoeing past hippos, this is the evocative and comprehensive safari experience.

Customizable Itinerary

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Trip Highlights

  • Visit three countries and immerse yourself in their number one safari destination; then add on as assortment of private game reserves for intimate and inimitable experiences
  • Take thrilling walking safaris through the teeming plains of Sabi Sands, the full Big Five available in cinematic high definition from your lodge
  • Track rhinos on foot in the Ongava Game Reserve, your tentative footsteps offering a stunning proximity to their endangered elegance
  • Forget simplistic notions of spotting “the Big Five” as you spend 11 days on safari, each day providing ongoing enchantment with all of Africa's finest mammals
  • Canoe alongside hippos and watch elephant herds surround your lodge in Botswana's Okavango Delta, the excitement intensified by abundant cats and hunting scenes
  • Open your curtains to rhinos and keep spotting the predators in South Africa's Kruger National Park
  • Be baffled and bewildered by the landscapes of Damaraland, Namibia providing rest and relaxation in the most unique of settings
  • Discover the spectacular world of Etosha National Park, a haven for all of Namibia's indelible wild game

Starting Price

$14,815 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

Reviews of Zicasso's Referral Service

4.97 stars based on 31 reviews.

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"Zicasso’s trip planners were outstanding. We highly recommend...

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"Everything was top notch and well executed, and Shannon...

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