Herd of Burchell's zebras in Botswana

Botswana Family Safari: Okavango Delta & Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

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Countries Visited

Botswana

Places Visited

Maun, Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, Okavango Delta

Suggested Duration

10 Days

Surreal landscapes and endless excitement await you on your 10-day Botswana family safari. You can cross immense salt pans on quad bikes and explore the savanna with local Bushmen, cruise along waterways searching for elephants and wind beneath the forest canopy to find sleeping leopards. Your tailored family adventure will take you deep into the wilderness to unveil the depth and wonder of Botswana.

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Trip Highlights

  • Head deep into the untamed animal world of the Shinde Private Concession, game drives and walking safaris providing an intimate experience with the big cats and a delightful supporting cast
  • Go on a thrilling two day quad bike adventure through the immense lunar landscape of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
  • Spend a day with indigenous San Bushmen and discover the ancient arts of animal tracking and bush survival
  • Savor an unforgettable night in the heart of the salt pans, rolling out beds and sleeping beneath a phenomenal sky of stars
  • Immerse yourself in nature by staying in rustic camps that are surrounded by wildlife and expect nature's soundtrack to sing a lullaby and an evocative landscape to greet you every morning
  • Fly over the surreal sight of the Okavango, marveling at the endless waterways and spotting animal herds from the sky
  • Explore the Okavango Delta by boat, gently cruising past giant hippo pods and playful elephant herds
  • Relax in pristine nature as your guide entertains the children, teaching them indigenous skills like making bow and arrows, rubbing sticks to create fire, and silently approaching animals

Starting Price

$8,965 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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