Southern Africa's Diversity: Namibia, Botswana & Zambia

Southern Africa's Diversity
February 14, 2018
21 Days
Overland Adventure
12 Guests
From $24,780

Additional Departure: February 14, 2017

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Lion, Southern Africa

Expedition Highlights

  • Visit remote, varied, and pristine habitats to observe nature operating as it has since time immemorial and largely undisturbed by man. 
  • Explore the winding channels of Botswana’s Okavango Delta by mokoro (dugout canoe) in search of the many water-adapted plant and animal species.
  • Photograph Namibia’s awe-inspiring landscapes and meet the Himba people—one of the last remaining nomadic tribes in Africa.  
  • Search for abundant wildlife in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park—famous for its leopards—where you will find the endemic Thornicroft’s giraffe, among many other game animals.

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