Ultimate Botswana

Ultimate Botswana
April 28, 2019
17 Days
Overland Adventure
12 Guests
From $22,980
Ultimate Botswana

Expedition Highlights

  • Explore a variety of habitats on this comprehensive itinerary as you travel in open 4x4 vehicles to search for the symbols of this untamed territory—lions, elephants, hippos, and vast herds of plains antelopes.
  • Discover a variety of birdlife, with over 380 recorded species, such as the scarce black egret, rufous-bellied heron, pygmy goose, and wattled crane.
  • Glide through the ecologically-unique Okavango Delta in a mokoro (dugout canoe) to seek out the elusive sitatunga, a delta antelope. 
  • Photograph the stunning scenery of diverse habitats, from the stark beauty of the Kalahari Desert to the lushly vegetated oasis of the Okavango Delta.

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