Baobab trees under the night sky in the Makgadikgadi Pan

African Grandeur: Botswana and Zimbabwe

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Customizable Itinerary

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

Countries Visited

Botswana, Zimbabwe

Places Visited

Makgadikgadi Pans, Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls

Suggested Duration

9 Days

Discover the grandeur of an African safari on this customizable 9-day tour of Botswana and Zimbabwe, leading from the sweeping Makgadikgadi Salt Pans to the Okavango Delta floodplains and culminating at the jaw-dropping Victoria Falls. Along the way, embrace the spectacular scenery of each of these destinations, including flourishing environments and sparse savannas teeming with diverse wildlife indigenous to Africa.

Customizable Itinerary

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Trip Highlights

  • Witness an impressive zebra and wildebeest migration during the right time of year or discover much more of the Kalahari’s fascinating desert-dwelling animals on extensive day safaris across the Makgadikgadi Pans
  • Discover the finest details of Makgadikgadi on a guided bush walk showcasing the smallest creatures in the region as well as sharing up-close encounters with the wildlife
  • Wander the untouched wilderness of the Okavango Delta on afternoon drives showcasing the region’s natural beauty as well as the incredible array of animals sauntering across the landscape
  • Brace yourself for ultimate day safaris in the delta, where you will stumble upon some of Africa’s iconic game, including cheetah, lion, leopards, hippos, and elephants, to name a few
  • Peruse the sparkling waterways composing the Okavango Delta in a traditional dugout canoe known as a mokoro and absorb the spectacular riverside scenes, including prolific environments and diverse wildlife
  • Cherish the extraordinary scenery of the Zambezi River as you slowly cruise along its shimmering waterway and sip on cocktails against a backdrop of the fiery orange sunset
  • Observe otherworldly views of Victoria Falls from lofty observation decks sharing unparalleled spectacles of the massive sheet of water plummeting into the Zambezi Gorge
  • Enjoy one last opportunity to appreciate the unending natural beauty of Victoria Falls National Park on a thrilling safari adventure across its lush landscapes on your way out of the park

Starting Price

$5,395 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 this Travel Agency

4.98 stars based on 50 reviews.

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