Explore Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa

Countries visited: Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa.

Be amazed by the sheer beauty these countries have to offer you. On this 13-day tour Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa will give you an experience that you will never forget. You will visit highlights like the Okavango Delta, the Chobe National Park and the famous Kruger National Park. Marvel at the beautiful nature, the wild animals and the amazing cultures that you encounter. This tour will bring you an experience that will last a lifetime.

Explore Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa

Day 1 Botswana – Palapye

Leaving Johannesburg we head north to Botswana to cross the border. We will spend our first night in the Khama Rhino Sanctuary, a community based wildlife project, established in 1992 to assist in saving the vanishing rhino.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Khama Rhino Sanctuary – Maun

Today we will visit the Khama Rhino Sanctuary, established in 1992 to assist in saving the vanishing rhino. If you have booked the Activity Package you will be doing a game drive through the sanctuary. After arriving in Maun in the afternoon we will prepare for the Okavango Delta. Late in the afternoon there is sometimes time to visit a local Crocodile Farm.
Optional Activity: Crocodile Farm
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3,4 Okavango Delta

During our time in the Delta we enjoy the best nature has to offer. We go on nature walks and if possible will explore the Delta by mokoro. The Delta is the world’s largest inland delta. The rivers leading to the Okavango Delta have no passage to the ocean and irrigate instead some 15,000 square km’s of Kalahari Desert. This is a truly spectacular and unforgettable experience where wild animals are not familiar with people.
We travel into the Delta on a large 4×4 vehicle and in high water season boats are also an option. If you have booked the Activity Package you will go on a 3 day delta drive in. We join up with some of the local people and set up our bush camp for the next 2 nights.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Gweta

Today we leave the Delta behind us and are going to travel east to Planet Baobab. Planet Baobab is located halfway between Maun and Nata, near the Makgadikgadi Pans. Here there is the possibility to explore the bush around our campsite and view some of the oldest Baobab trees in the area.
Optional Activities: Baobab Nature Walk
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Kasane – Chobe National Park

Leaving the Baobab trees we are heading north to Kasane today. Kasane is located on the banks of the Chobe River. If you have booked the Activity Package, the afternoon is spent game viewing on a river cruise, into the renowned Chobe NP. This is an excellent opportunity to view some of Africa’s spectacular wildlife.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Zimbabwe – Victoria Falls

After arriving at Victoria Falls we visit the spectacular Victoria Falls and experience the thundering of the mighty Zambezi as it drops over 100m in to the gorge below. If you have booked the Activity Package the Victoria Falls National Park entry is included.
Optional Activities: Chobe National Park Early Morning Game Drive, Zambezi Sunset Dinner Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 Victoria Falls to Palapye / Martinsdrift

Today we have a very early departure at 6.00 am from the Elephant Hills Hotel. We are going to drive south through Botswana to Palapye, or the borderpost at Martinsdrift, where we will spend the night at a lively campsite.
Optional activities: South African Braai (BBQ) (±R80 – R150) / All Meals.
Meals: No meals included

Day 9 Palapye / Martinsdrift to Johannesburg

Today another early 6.00 am departure, we enter South Africa. Covering the next 450 – 550 km on sealed roads we should get to Johannesburg as early as possible.
Meals: No meals included

Day 10 Kwa Madwala Reserve

Taking of early from Johannesburg, we travel through the north eastern Province of Mpumalanga en route to Kwa Mawala Game Reserve, located on the southern side of Kruger National Park. If you have booked the Activity Package you will take a 3 hour game drive in a 4×4 safari vehicle in the evening and a game walk in the morning. Keep your eyes open for elephant, lion, leopard, and rhino as well as many other species of animals and birds. After dinner there is a local dancing performance.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 Kruger National Park

Before leaving Kwa Madwala we have a morning guided walk, and then spend the afternoon game driving in Kruger NP. Keep your eyes open for the ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. Our truck gives us a more elevated view of the park, and it’s easier to spot big cats and other smaller game that can be hiding in the vegetation.
Optional Activities: Night game drive with SANP Game Ranger.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 Kruger National Park

Another day spent driving in the park, keep your eyes open for Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Rhino and Buffalo, known as Africa’s ‘Big Five’ as well as many other species of animals and birds.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 Panorama Route – Johannesburg

There is the opportunity to go on an optional guided morning game walk before we pack up for our journey back to Johannesburg. On the way we travel along the spectacular Panorama Route. Blyde River Canyon is the 3rd largest canyon in the world, with breathtaking views of formations such as God’s Window and the Three Rondavels. We also see The Bourke’s Luck Potholes, which have been gradually eroded by the Treur River. Your tour ends on arrival in Johannesburg and most groups spend this last night together at a local restaurant.
Optional Activities: Morning Game Walk with SANP Game Ranger, Dinner in a Local Restaurant.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Tour price: ZAR 11.680,00, Single supplement: ZAR 480,00
Activity Package: ZAR 3.640,00

The prices in EUR are only indications. Payments are to be done in ZAR (South African Rand).


  • Meals mentioned in Itinerary
  • 12 nights in comfortable selected responsible accommodations
  • All activities mentioned in itinerary (except for optional activities)


  • Activity Package: ZAR 3.640,00 – Included are: Khama Rhino Sanctuary game drive, Chobe National Park boat cruise, Vic Falls National Park entry, 3 days Delta drive in, Full day 4×4 game drive, Kwa Madwala evening game drive, Kwa madwala morning game walk.
  • Single Supplement R480 – The tour is based on twin share accommodation. If you want to go alone you have to pay the single supplement.
  • Personal Expenses

The tour can also be booked as an accommodated tour.

Departure Dates 2013

January: 1st, 15th, 31st
February: 12th, 26th
March: 12th, 26th
April: 9th, 23rd
May: 7th, 21st
June: 4th, 18th
July: 2nd, 16th, 30th
August: 13th, 27th
September: 10th, 24th
October: 8th, 22nd
November: 5th, 19th
December: 3rd, 17th, 31st

Please read our terms and conditions to inform yourself about our booking procedures.
Kindly note that the prices and accommodation are subject to change based on date, availability and special requests.

What makes this tour different

This tour will let you experience three beautiful countries in a responsible way. All accommodations are carefully chosen. Experience the wonderful African nations of Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa and admire their stunning beauty.

Contact us now if you want to have info on availabilities or other open questions!

This entry was posted in Overland. Bookmark the permalink.