Fall in love with Botswana’s jewel in the crown, the incomparable Okavango Delta - a vast oasis in the heart of the Kalahari Desert - a real-life Garden of Eden and wildlife paradise.
It is accessible only by light aircraft, so visitors who fly into any one of several private, beautifully-appointed eco-camps find themselves surrounded only by myriad wild animals - not other people.
In various destinations around the world, we have highlighted examples of exceptional accommodations that set new standards for aesthetics and responsible tourism. These properties reflect our own company values by emphasizing community involvement and the preservation of cultural heritage, protection of natural resources, and sustainability, both in practice and design. They also combine outstanding comfort and service, natural beauty, and functionality. Where you stay along the way can greatly enhance any journey. Options abound, but these are some of our favorites.
Situated on a superb private concession, Selinda Camp allows for unhindered exploring of a pristine wilderness. Free from large crowds and cramped accommodations, you will be able to breathe and truly embrace the stunning surroundings. As a sustainable lodge, you are able to connect with the natural world like never before.
Offering a sustainable, community-focused experience, Khwai Tented Camp brings your connection with the wild to life. You go back to a simpler life in harmony with nature, while being engulfed by the lagoon-front setting that brings nature to you. With no permanent structures, the respect for nature and the protection of its future bring sustainability to a new level.
The north side of the Okavango Delta is a pristine location, with a range of ecosystems and landscapes, allowing for a variety of animal viewing opportunities. Although losing access to the outside world can be hard for some, it will allow you to dive, head-first, into your experience without distractions. This is your chance to leave your normal routine and venture into natures’ waiting arms.
Perfectly positioned on the banks of the Zibadianja Lagoon, Zafara is a gem, to say the least. Its location is rivaled only by its intimacy, boasting exquisite accommodations that will immediately capture your attention and heart. Bringing you face-to-face with tremendous wildlife, you will feel like you’re trespassing in a world unlike any other.
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If you love wildlife and safaris, this adventure is for you. Explore the lush waterways of the Okavango Delta and the beautiful Lower Zambezi, while being guiding by the best in the business. From the remoteness of the Kalahari Desert, to the majesty and history of Victoria Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, I can’t think of a better way to spend two weeks, can you?
Where else can you visit the world’s largest collection of salt pans, one of the most beautiful game reserves in Africa, an original natural wonder of the world, and a world-renowned wildlife haven? Look no further.
If taking in a city influenced by the Germans, to enjoying one of the least light-polluted places on the planet is not enough, you can enjoy iconic red sand dunes, the largest and most important concentration of rock art in Africa, and one of the top private game reserves in the region.
Whether you want to enjoy the urban adventures of Johannesburg, experience the expansive landscape and World Heritage site of Victoria Falls, or the incredible wildlife of well-known game reserves, this trip will cover them all.