Meerkat family in the savanna

Getting Lost in Botswana's Wilderness Tour: Makgadikgadi, Kalahari & Nxai Pan

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, Nxai Pan, Kalahari

Suggested Duration

10 Days

Lose yourself in Botswana's beauty and gently slip into its inimitable rhythm with this 10-day safari itinerary. Botswana's immense wilderness seems to stretch on forever. There are no roads, no people, and no settlements. There are just untamed landscapes and abundant wildlife, evocative paintings and the calls of the wild. Suitably relaxed? Now watch as nature's beguiling spell slowly unfolds before your eyes.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, an immense dusty plain that's controlled by black-maned lions and filled with nature's great mammals
  • Head off on a quad bike and lose yourself in the vast open spaces of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
  • Spend an intimate day with San Bushmen and learn all about life in the wilderness and wander into lion country on a thrilling walking safari experience, and then discover the nocturnal Kalahari world on a nighttime game drive
  • Gaze out across the surreal Nxai Pan and watch the wildlife slowly approach a waterhole beside your private verandah
  • Take private flights and savor the sights from the air, before landing on tiny airstrips that are deep in the wilderness
  • Spend ten days lost in the untamed world of central Botswana, with nature's hypnotic spell keeping you company at all times

Starting Price

$7,905 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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