Camping - South Africa, Botswana & Zimbabwe

Traditional dancing, mouth watering cuisine, stories of war, heroism and myths, stunning scenery, awe-inspiring wildlife, breath-taking sheer falls and much more. South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe gives you the unique experiences of tracking rhinos on foot in Zimbabwe, wildlife walk in Okavango Delta, and spotting the Big Five in South Africa’s Kruger National Park, to name a few.
Duration: 15 Days
The perception that Africa is only for the wealthy is no longer true. Come see the glory of South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe and all that they have to offer in a wild and wonderful 14 days. Mokoro rides, bush walks, game drives, campfires, authentic cuisine and traditional dances all rolled into one mind-blowing vacation and to suit your pockets! This tour is restricted to the age group 18-39.

1 Nights in Johannesburg, South Africa

Museums, casinos, historical sites, art galleries and cuisine to suit every palate: Joburg has it all.
Day 1 

Arrive in Johannesburg and settle in for the rest of the day relaxing and get geared for the vacation ahead.

Accommodation at Airport Game Lodge (or similar)

1 Nights in Khama Rhino Sanctuary, Botswana

A community-based Rhino sanctuary aiming to restore the formerly wildlife-rich area. Feel the privilege of being in the presence of a magnificent being that is near extinction, but also being preserved.
Day 2

The sanctuary offers a wide choice of activities which includes Rhino tracking in the mornings, game drives, nature walks, self drives and guided drives to spot the game. Enjoy your first night camping under the African skies.

Accommodation at Khama Rhino Sanctuary Camp (or similar)

1 Nights in Maun, Botswana

Considered to be the tourist capital of Botswana, and the main gateway to Okavango Delta, Maun is home to the Nhabe Museum.
Day 3

Wave goodbye to the Rhinos and head to Maun. Choose to travel by bus (the cheapest option),  drive down the scenic route or get a quick aerial view of the delta with a flight.

Optional Okavango Delta Flight 120 USD per person Accommodation at Sedia Riverside Camping (or similar)

1 Nights in Okavango Delta, Botswana

The sprawling grassy plains, which flood in the months following the wet season, is home to both seasonal and permanent herds of different species. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day 4

Enjoy the game drives, mokoro safaris and bird and game watching. Sing and dance around the campfire with the locals in the evening.

Accommodation at Okavango Delta Camping (or similar). Please note that there are no showers or running water for toilets. Ensure to carry water for both drinking and cleaning.

1 Nights in Gweta, Botswana

One can never have enough of Mokoro rides, especially in places with plenty of wildlife. The word Gweta is derived from the croaking sound of the bullfrogs that bury themselves in the sand before they emerge to mate during the rainy season.
Day 5

Explore further afield on a Mokoro ride outside the Delta. Settle down for the night, camping under the famed baobab trees. It feels like these magnificent trees have been here forever!! 

Accommodation at Planet Baobab (or similar)

1 Nights in Chobe National Park, Botswana

One of the best ways to view game at Chobe is taking a cruise down the Chobe River. The crocs on the prowl, hippos lazying around in the water and the mammals come to quench their thirst are all a spectacular sight.
Day 6

Exciting game viewing awaits you. Hop on an optional cruise down the Chobe river to view game and relax at the same time. 

Optional activities include: Chobe River Sunset Boat Cruise at 40 USD per person Chobe River Drive Accommodation at Thebe River Safaris Camping (or similar)

2 Nights in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Create a new wow moment at Victoria Falls. Take part in a variety of high energy activities and top it off by exploring the interesting sights around the falls.
Day 7

Drive across the border from Botswana to Zimbabwe and visit the wonder of wonders, "The Victoria Falls".

Day 8

Spend the day in an exciting exploration of your surroundings and the interesting sights. Or opt for some of the heart thumping Victoria falls adventure sports, or a chopper view of the mighty Victoria Falls

Optional activities include: Zambezi River Sunset Cruise 58 USD per person Zambezi Bungee Jump 160 USD per person Zipline over the Zambezi 45 USD per person Bridge Swing over the Zambezi 160 USD per person Zambezi Whitewater Rafting 150-160 USD per person Zambezi River Sunset Cruise 58 USD per person Victoria Falls Helicopter Ride 165-330 USD per person Your will stay at Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and NOT Livingstone (Zambia). Please make sure you have the necessary visa to have a complication free stay. Accommodation at Explorers Village Camping (or similar)

2 Nights in Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, having one of the highest concentrations of rock art in Southern Africa dating back at least 13,000 years. The archaeological evidence at The Matobo Hills from the rock paintings indicate that the Matobo Hills have been occupied over a period of at least 500,000 years.
Day 9

Do your last minute shopping or go sight seeing to the places you could not visit in the last two days, before heading to the Matobo National Park.

Day 10

Enjoy an entire day's game viewing at the Matobo National Park in an open vehicle and walk with the Rhinos.

Accommodation at Big Cave Campsite (or similar)

1 Nights in Tshipise, South Africa

Welcome to The Rainbow Nation, a destination which has something to offer everyone. A country rich in culture and traditions but yet humble, modest and subdued, South Africa.
Day 11

Cross the borders of Zimbabwe and enter South Africa. The hot springs at the camp site are just what you need to soothe your tired muscles after the journey.

Accommodation at Tshipise Aventura Resort (or similar)

1 Nights in Kruger National Park, South Africa

One of the biggest game parks in Africa, the Kruger is home to the Big 5 and thousands of other species. With bountiful and diverse flora and fauna, the 2 million hectare park is full of interesting historical and archeological sights.
Day 12

A overland adventure vehicle, a place rife with wildlife and an entire day's game viewing is just the idea of paradise to the adventurous. 

1 Nights in Manyeleti, South Africa

A private game reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park, Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve and Timbavati Game Reserve, The Manyeleti Game Reserve stays true to the meaning of its name, "Place of the stars" in Shangaan.
Day 13

A private game reserve offering a unique experience of an entire day's game drive is to look out for.

Optional activities include Kruger National Park Open Vehicle Wildlife Safari Drive for a Full day at 48USD per person Accommodation at Gecko Lodge (or similar)

1 Nights in Johannesburg, South Africa

South Africa's biggest city and capital of Gauteng province, Johannesburg (colloquially known as Jo’burg or Jozi) is everything you dreamed of in a holiday destination. Its sprawling Soweto township was once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu.
Day 14

Travel back to Joburg from Manyeleti enjoying a 6 hours scenic drive. Relax the rest of the day and reminiscence on the wonderful and adventurous past few days.

Day 15

All good things come to an end, it is the final day of your trip and time to head back home.

Accommodation at Airport Game Lodge (or similar)

Camping - South Africa, Botswana & Zimbabwe Information

Best travel time: January to December

Cost

Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
2279.00 USD 2379.00 USD 2379.00 USD 1912.00 USD

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