Leopard reclining on top of termite mound in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Hidden Botswana: Undiscovered Safari Delights of Okavango & Kalahari

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Customizable Itinerary

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

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Makgadikgadi Pans, Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls

Suggested Duration

12 Days

From walking across the Makgadikgadi salt pans with San Bushmen to a treehouse above the Okavango floodplains, this 12-day journey uncovers the safari secrets of Botswana. You’ll spend three nights at a mobile tented camp in Chobe, four days exploring the Delta on land and water, and three nights on the surreal mirage of the pans. Explore by canoe, discover the wildlife world after dark, and then complete the journey by cruising along the Zambezi River and taking in the legendary Victoria Falls.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the idyllic waterways of the Okavango in a traditional mokoro canoe, with a skilled gondolier taking you past wading hippos and dozens of other mammals
  • Uncover the evocative big-game heart of the Okavango Delta with two days of safari in the private Chitabe Concession
  • Walk across the world’s largest salt pan with San Bushmen and discover the secrets of the mirage
  • Spend three days at a mobile-tented camp in the Chobe Forest, where elephants are your neighbors, and there’s no interruption to the atmosphere of the wild
  • Quad bike across the Makgadikgadi Pans and discover the nomadic wildlife that seeks solace in the desert
  • Spot the big cats on the move with day and nighttime drives in the Okavango
  • Marvel at the grand scale and wonder of Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World
  • Discover unique accommodations that maximize the feeling of becoming one with nature, including escapist camps and a treehouse above the Okavango floodplains

Starting Price

$9,355 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

4.93 stars based on 378 reviews.

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