Lioness in South Africa

Spectacular Botswana and South Africa in 11 Days

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Customizable Itinerary

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

Countries Visited

Botswana, South Africa

Places Visited

MalaMala Game Reserve, Mashatu Game Reserve, Okavango Delta

Suggested Duration

11 Days

Between the beautiful forested landscapes of South Africa’s cherished reserves and the sweeping savannas of Botswana’s revered parks, Africa’s untouched wilderness is yours to discover on this lavish 11-day adventure. From MalaMala to the Okavango Delta, capture lions lounging under acacia trees and elephants swimming in rivers while treasuring the splendors of your surrounding unspoiled scenery. These are the highlights of safari in Africa.

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Trip Highlights

  • Set off across South Africa’s unspoiled wilderness sweeping MalaMala Game Reserve in search of rhinos, elephants, lions, leopards, and buffalos, the majestic mammals constituting Africa’s Big Five
  • Venture across MalaMala under the shadow of the moon on a night safari revealing the curious and marvelous mammals and creatures who come to life when all else is asleep
  • Discover the winged creatures of MalaMala during a birding safari through the luxuriant emerald forests and sweeping golden plains of the park, capturing the dazzling birdlife in all its glory
  • Cruise across the rugged desert terrain and sweeping olive-green grasslands blanketing Mashatu’s diverse landscape on game drives revealing many magnificent animals up close
  • Relish a one of a kind, world-class photography safari to Mashatu’s underground hides, where you will capture creatures and birds relaxing around watering holes without a clue that you are sitting right next to them with your camera
  • Meander along the many rivers and tributaries winding through the Okavango Delta on board a traditional Mokoro, dugout canoe, for closer encounters with the wildlife and birdlife dwelling in the delta
  • Delight in morning and afternoon safari drives across the distinct and diverse environments sweeping the vast stretches of Okavango Delta in northwest Botswana
  • Revel in stargazing upon one of the clearest skies in Africa, spotting shooting stars, planets, and constellations from the comfort of blankets positioned around the warm campfire

Starting Price

$15,725 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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4.94 stars based on 33 reviews.

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