Botswana and Zimbabwe

Nestled between Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, Botswana is a one of a kind landlocked country located in the heart of Southern Africa. It is a place of great beauty, from the stunning Kalahari Desert, to the Okavango Delta and its many wildlife-rich national parks. It has a rich cultural heritage and is home to an array of fascinating cultures, including the San Bushmen who are known for their ancient rock art sites.  Botswana's warm, sunny climate and stunning landscapes make it an ideal holiday destination for those looking to explore the wonders of nature. From wildlife safaris in Chobe National Park, boat trips on the Okavango Delta or simply just admiring the vast night skies from your hotel balcony, botswana travel has something to offer everyone.

Botswana is a remarkable wilderness area, unmatched in its beauty and grandeur on the planet. The South and East of Africa are blessed with the incredible Kalahari Desert, as well as Nxai and Makgadikgadi's lunar-like landscape. These awe-inspiring features will leave you speechless! Meanwhile, the north and west parts of Botswana are composed of awe-inspiring aquatic areas such as the Okavango Delta and Chobe River ecosystem. With its incredible landscape, this region provides an abundance of activities to captivate outdoor enthusiasts from all walks of life. With an abundance of safari experiences to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide what you should explore in Botswana. Everywhere you look is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity waiting for your arrival!

Highlights

Botswana

  • Come take a peaceful trip in the most calming way, and experience an unforgettable ride on a mokoro
  • Embrace the breathtaking views of Botswana from luxurious lodges and camps
  • Discover Botswana's ultimate birdwatching oasis - a migratory haven for birds of all species
  • Indulge in the Greatest Predatory Experiences and Botswana Guided Tours
  • Get acquainted with the original inhabitants of Southern Africa - indigenous hunter-gatherer tribes that are full of culture and tradition

17 NIGHT GREAT AFRICAN SAFARI

To experience an authentic African Safari, travel to Zimbabwe, Zambia, or Botswana, these countries are teeming with the wilderness and natural beauty that Africa is known for, and their inhabitants are some of the friendliest people you'll ever meet.

Begin in Botswana and end in Zambia's breathtaking Victoria Falls, where you may discover a world of contrasts and parallels.

2 Nights KANGA CAMP / ZIMBABWE

Camp Kanga is unique compared to other riverside camps in Mana Pools National Park. Our six tented chalets are on a wooden platform, giving visitors the opportunity to experience nature and wilderness while enjoying a water view. The key feature is using a raised deck on the river's edge. You may reenergize by sitting in this armchair and appreciating how well it suits you.

Enjoy the shade of a mahogany tree or cool off in the splash pool. The only permanent water source within a 15-kilometer radius is Kanga Pan in Mana Pools, which is full of animals, especially during the dry season.

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2 Nights ZAMBEZI EXPEDITIONS / ZIMBABWE

The next stop is Zambezi Expeditions, a motorized camping site. It's a beautiful and luxurious camp in Zimbabwe. On the banks of the massive Zambezi River, go on an excursion with your group aboard a walking safari and canoeing. At Mana Pools, you can experience activities like fishing and game drives. You'll be able to see the incredible views of the Zambezi River and its residents, which include leopards, cape hunting dogs, large herds of elephants, resident lion prides, and hyena.

Canoeing on the Zambezi River is a lovely pastime for tourists looking to see the famed tiger fish, crocodiles, and hippos while exploring Zambezi Expeditions. Another major draw of Zambezi Expeditions is its location. It's located near Kanga Camp and Mana Pools National Park, which are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We recommend you to stay at least a couple of days so that you can fully explore the park and experience all that Zambezi Expeditions has to offer.

2 Nights BUMI HILLS SAFARI LODGE / ZIMBABWE

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is located on the border of Zimbabwe's most inaccessible regions, in the foothills of Zimbabwe's greatest wild areas. It offers a stunning viewpoint overlooking Lake Kariba from the southwest of Kariba town. Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is set on a range of remote hills with breathtaking panoramic views over Lake Kariba.

The property has 10 standard rooms and ten luxury suites with spectacular views of the lake, in which game may be observed grazing on the beach. You can take advantage of all of the amenities from the courteous staff during your stay.

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3 nights SOMALISA CAMP / ZIMBABWE

Somalisa Camp is located in the heart of Hwange National Park, which is also known as 'the land of the giants.' The park is home to large herds of elephants that often drink from the pool in front of camp. You can expect to see plenty of wildlife during your stay.

Two times, it has won honors. This camp is popular among water-based, ecologically friendly safari lodgings and the Zimbabwe Green Tourism Certificate Camp in environmentally friendly tourism certificate camps. Its stunning birds-eye view of Hwange's golden savannah grasslands attracts tourists from all over the world. The camp includes a beautiful swimming pool, as well as a huge chilling area. All couples may enjoy a meal under the sunshine by smelling the wind. You may view the herd of elephants at this first-ever safari lodge in Hwange National Park's Somalisa Camp, which is built around natural wood and organic features of the bush. Somalisa Camp is set in nature and surrounded by natural woods and organic characteristics of the bush.

2 Nights THORNTREE RIVER LODGE / ZAMBIA

If you're looking for a place to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery, Thorntree River Lodge is the perfect spot for you. Nestled on the banks of the Zambezi River, we offer a variety of activities to suit everyone in your family. From cultural experiences to adrenaline-pumping adventures, we have something for everyone. And what better way to end your day than with a beautiful sunset over Victoria Falls?

Thorntree River Lodge boasts stunning natural beauty along with lovely interior decoration including private pools. The dinner can be eaten in the communal dining area. Visits to Victoria Falls, a nearby village, museum, sunset river cruises, and fishing are all available.

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3 Nights LINYANTI BUSH CAMP / BOTSWANA

Linyanti Bush Camp is a hidden gem located in the Chobe Enclave, where you can watch natural beauty unfold before your eyes. In this private concession on the border of Botswana’s iconic Chobe National Park, you safari away from crowded tourist routes.

A walking safari allows you to get up close and personal with the local fauna and flora. You can also take a Mokoro canoe trip down the waterways for a different perspective. Mokoro is the only method to travel through the river by sailing with a dugout canoe on a river guide. There are six premium tents to immerse oneself in the Chobe Safari Experience, beginning with Linyanti Bush. It's significant because it has natural water sources.

3 Nights KHWAI TENTED CAMP / BOTSWANA

Moremi Game Reserve is an overwhelmingly beautiful location. The stunning camp is situated on the edge of the reserve with a breathtaking view of the lagoons and lilies near the Khwai River.

​ This camp offers a variety of activities, such as guided walks, bird-watching, and village visits. This bush camp is situated by a lagoon and can be easily accessed by road or air. Game viewing to see wild dogs, spotted hyena, leopard and lion will be your favorite activity at this intimate bush camp. At your quiet space, guests may dine on well-cooked and delectable meals.

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Best Time to Visit

Visiting Botswana at its most pleasant is during the dry season between May to October; this time of year you can expect balmy days ranging from 22°C to 35°C and brisk evenings. During this optimal time, the Okavango Delta's waters reach their peak levels, generating the picturesque waterways and canals that make Botswana so renowned.

Embrace the occasional showers and experience a unique travel adventure during the green season (November to April)! Tourist numbers and prices are at a reduced amount, the scenery is teeming with lush vegetation, and wildlife have welcomed their offspring.

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When you travel with Ntanda to Botswana, you'll experience a holiday like no other. Whether you're here for the wildlife, crystal-clear rivers and lakes or just to relax; Botswana has something for everyone.  Besides, you'll have access to experienced guides and tour operators who will help make your Botswana visit an unforgettable experience. Take our customized tour for you! Email us to info@ntandaventures.com.

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Brad Kahler
April 5, 2023

Met and surpassed expectations

Met and surpassed expectations. Took care of details and was available for any questions.

Met and surpassed expectations

Met and surpassed expectations. Took care of details and was available for any questions.

Christine
April 6, 2023

Great experience - professional yet personal, would highly recommend

I came to Zambia for work and wanted to extend with a few extra days. With a bit short notice and for a holiday weekend Ntanda Ventures and Sonja helped me book a bush break in South Luangwa. Communication was easy and I really enjoyed the professional/knowledgeable but personal connection. My preferences were heard, all my questions answered and we worked together on finding a good fit. I was travelling alone and Sonja quickly understood what I was looking for and made suggestions based on local knowledge and experience, exactly what I needed! Due to unforeseen weather changes we had to make some changes to the plan and Sonja made sure to check with me what I would prefer and be okay with, and checked in with me along the way - everything was taken care of so I only had to enjoy the trip. It was a last minute plan, but she made it very easy and enjoyable for me - if I were to come back I would surely reach out and book through them again.

Great experience - professional yet personal, would highly recommend

I came to Zambia for work and wanted to extend with a few extra days. With a bit short notice and for a holiday weekend Ntanda Ventures and Sonja helped me book a bush break in South Luangwa. Communication was easy and I really enjoyed the professional/knowledgeable but personal connection. My preferences were heard, all my questions answered and we worked together on finding a good fit. I was travelling alone and Sonja quickly understood what I was looking for and made suggestions based on local knowledge and experience, exactly what I needed! Due to unforeseen weather changes we had to make some changes to the plan and Sonja made sure to check with me what I would prefer and be okay with, and checked in with me along the way - everything was taken care of so I only had to enjoy the trip. It was a last minute plan, but she made it very easy and enjoyable for me - if I were to come back I would surely reach out and book through them again.

Brandon M

We had an incredible 3 nights at Blue Zebra. Our room and the views from it were great. All the staff are very helpful and friendly.

We had an incredible 3 nights at Blue Zebra. Our room and the views from it were great. All the staff are very helpful and friendly.

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