Botswana Leopard Trail & Kalahari

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5 Based on 4 Reviews
  • duration 17 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-16216
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Maun, Botswana
  • Ends Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore the Okavango Delta on mokoro and motorboat excursions
  • Search for wildlife in the Moremi Game Reserve
  • Marvel at the huge herds of elephants in Chobe National Park
  • Learn about the fascinating San Bushman culture
  • Traverse the dunes and salt pans in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Start in Maun and end in Victoria Falls, the trip "Botswana Leopard Trail & Kalahari" is a guided wildlife safaris and game drives trip that takes 17 days. You will be traveling through Okavango Delta, Moremi, Central Kalahari Game Reserve and 3 other destinations in Zimbabwe and Botswana. "Botswana Leopard Trail & Kalahari" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Explore the best of Botswana from the Kalahari to Chobe National Park plus Victoria Falls on a semi-participation safari. This camping trip provides a complete overview of Botswana for those with an adventurous spirit looking to see the wild side of Africa. Few trips can offer such a diverse and stimulating experience as we traverse the country from the vast Kalahari, home to the San Bushmen, to the magnificent game reserves in the north. In the world famous Okavango Delta we explore this wildlife-rich region by traditional mokoro (dug-out canoe) and on foot. Whether you are a wildlife enthusiast or on your first African safari, there are few places on earth that are as impressive as Moremi Game Reserve and the Chobe National Park, where huge herds of elephants roam. We conclude this spectacular adventure with time to visit the thunderous Victoria Falls.
  • Day 1-2 : Join Maun, early morning drive to Kalahari private reserve, camping (120km, 4 hrs)
  • Day 3-5 : Central Kalahari Game Reserve, camping (80km, 3-4 hrs)
  • Day 6 : Drive Central Kalahari to Boteti River Camp (180km, 4-5 hrs)
  • Day 7-8 : Okavango Delta (210km, 5 hrs)
  • Day 9 : Drive Okavango Delta to concession located outside Moremi Game Reserve (50km, 1.5-2 hrs)
  • Day 10-12 : Moremi Game Reserve, camping
  • Day 13-15 : Chobe National Park
  • Day 16 : Drive to Victoria Falls Zimbabwe (100km, 3 hrs)
  • Day 17 : In Victoria Falls Zimbabwe, trip concludes
  • 16 breakfasts, 16 lunches and 14 dinners
  • Private transport in specialised safari vehicle
  • English speaking local guide and camp assistant
  • 1 night lodge on a twinshare basis
  • 15 nights limited participation camping on a twinshare tent basis
  • Group camping equipment including spacious dome tent and mattress (sleeping bag and pillow not included)
  • Game drives, walks and river excursions as listed in itinerary
  • National park and conservation fees
  • international flights and airport taxes
  • airport arrival and departure transfers
  • sleeping bag and small pillow on all camping sectors
  • restaurant meals in Maun and Victoria Falls
  • entrance to Victoria Falls
  • visas
  • items of a personal nature such as phone calls, laundry, etc.
  • optional excursions eg. scenic flight over the Delta and activities in Victoria Falls
  • beverages (alcohol, soft drinks and bottled mineral water)
  • travel insurance
5 - Excellent
Based on 4 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 02 2019
5 - Excellent
I would like to praise the tour operator with the outstanding and well-organised operation of this tour. We had an exceptional guide and camp assistant, had a fantastic time and didn't want the trip to end. I would highly... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 20 2018
5 - Excellent
The trip was brilliant! Botswana is a wonderful country with lovely people and a vast variety of wildlife that can be observed in close proximity, without the crowds usually present at other destinations. The vehicle was very... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 02 2017
5 - Excellent
This was a 10 out of 10 trip! We went to experience wildlife at close hand and we certainly got that thanks to our fantastic tour leader/driver Shabba, whose ability to spot animals was unbelievable. The camp assistant O.T was... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 06 2017
5 - Excellent
This trip was even more exciting than we imagined. Bush camping certainly brings one close to the wildlife and their habits, and we twice saw and heard lions near our campsite. Hippos grunted during the night and leopards and... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Botswana Leopard Trail & Kalahari tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 11 December 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 11 December 2023, a deposit of 305 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Botswana Leopard Trail & Kalahari tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Botswana Leopard Trail & Kalahari tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Smaller group sizes have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19 and to ensure that the tour complies with local authorities’ guidelines.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Guides are trained in our COVID-19 response plan that has been developed in line with state government medical provisions.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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