Embark on a journey rich in natural beauty, thrilling wildlife encounters and fun local interaction on this trip through bountiful Botswana. Experience exciting game drives, enjoy life aboard a houseboat, see ancient rock art and the feel the power of Victoria Falls. Botswana is a captivating country full of vibrant energy and welcoming people, and with slices of Namibia and Zimbabwe also included, this comfortable trip is a nature-lovers dream.
Day 1 Windhoek
Travel to Namibia and visit Windhoek. Use free time to enjoy this attractive German-style capital set against a backdrop of majestic mountains.
Days 2-3 Damaraland
Take in the contrasting scenery that makes Damaraland so spectacular before going in search of the elusive desert elephant.
Days 4-5 Etosha National Park
Enjoy spotting impala, rhinos, elephants and antelopes in the Etosha National Park.
Day 6 Rundu
With one of the biggest and most colourful markets in Southern Africa, Rundu is a great place to explore.
Days 7-8 Okavango Delta
Accompanied by local guides, explore the watery wilderness of Botswana's Okavango Delta. Travel on foot and in a mokoro, a traditional dugout canoe. A seasonal habitat for many birds and animals including hippos, hyenas, antelope and eagles, this is the perfect place to be immersed in African wildlife. Appreciate the tranquillity of the Okavango Delta at night when sleeping on a houseboat.
Days 9-11 Caprivi Strip
Marvel at ancient rock paintings on a guided walk before heading back into Namibia to the Caprivi Strip. Take a game drive, meet friendly villagers and soak up the serenity of this beautiful region.
Day 12 Chobe National Park
With thick, green forests and marshes that are home to nearly all of Africa's major species, a safari in the Chobe National Park is a wildlife-spotter's heaven. In fact the world's largest concentration of elephants can be found here - around 120,000 in all! Be sure to also look out for crocodiles and hippos basking on the shore during a relaxing sunset river cruise.
Days 13-14 Victoria Falls
Travel into Zimbabwe to marvel at the watery spectacle that is the mighty Victoria Falls. Having seen the best of Botswana, with a touch of Namibia and Zimbabwe thrown in, perhaps reflect on this incredible experience over a final relaxing dinner.