Buffalo chasing away pack of wild dogs in Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana

Self-Drive 16-Day Adventure: Botswana and Namibia

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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

Places Visited

Maun, Okavango Panhandle, Caprivi, Chobe National Park...

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Suggested Duration

16 Days

From sweeping canary-colored savannas to flourishing teal wetlands to rolling jade-hued grasslands, Botswana’s safari getaways share the country’s exquisitely diverse environments, and this tailored tour is designed to spotlight the remarkable wilderness inhabiting these untouched sanctuaries. Whether fishing in the great wetlands of the Okavango Delta, enjoying boating safaris across the Zambezi River, or sightseeing at the world-famous Victoria Falls, discover Botswana’s breathtaking trail.

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Trip Highlights

  • Take the rugged roads and tough terrain spreading across Botswana’s untouched landscapes via a 4x4 vehicle capable of driving across the most difficult topography en route to the Okavango Panhandle
  • Treasure the world-class fishing available across the Okavango Delta while admiring the extraordinary wilderness views stretching out across the nourished floodplains teeming with birdlife and water-loving animals
  • Tour the abundant grasslands surrounding the Okavango Panhandle’s marshy wetlands, spotting a series of magnificent mammals en route to the spiritually significant Tsodilo Hills, a stunning destination culturally embedded in ancient San history
  • Spend hours casting your fishing rod into the Zambezi River’s backwaters and the sapphire strip of Kwando River from the luxuriant banks of Namibia’s viridian Caprivi salient, catching tigerfish, among others, and appreciating the indigenous birdlife
  • Relish game drives across Chobe National Park’s prolific landscapes and witness the massive elephant herds, for which the reserve is famous, meandering the Chobe River banks amongst the other phenomenal wildlife in the region
  • Gaze upon the awe-inspiring views of one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls, from lofty viewpoints lining the towering precipice of the momentous sheet of falling water
  • Set off into the sky to witness the panoramic views of the falls and the sprawling wilderness vistas from a unique vantage point within a light aircraft, helicopter, or microlight
  • Revel in stunning safari drives across the sweeping golden savannas and vast open plains of Savute, where you will hope to spot prides of lions, herds of elephants, and crashes of rhinos wandering the desolate region
  • Explore the furthest corners of Savute and visit massive monolithic geological formations that remain significant parts of the impressive landscape as they once were regarded highly by local Bushman tribes who painted on the rocks composing the hills
  • Cruise across the web of waterways weaving through the Okavango Delta’s garden of islands and partake in exceptional fishing experiences at some of Moremi Game Reserve’s premier fishing spots

Starting Price

$12,475 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.

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