Premium Botswana small group vacation

Price
US $5625ToUS $6380excluding flights
Duration
8 Days
Type
Small group
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Single supplement $1600.
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Description of Premium Botswana small group vacation

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Price information

US $5625ToUS $6380excluding flights
Single supplement $1600.
Make enquiry

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Africa overland
A trip to Africa is always going to be exciting but imagine clambering aboard a purpose built truck and getting to cross borders, camp out overnight a...
Botswana
Botswana is one of Africa’s last great wildernesses. The preservation of ancient migration routes – free from fences and farmland – have created a sig...

Vacation information

Small group tour:
Small group travel is not large group travel scaled down. It is modelled on independent travel – but with the advantage of a group leader to take care of the itinerary, accommodation and tickets, and dealing with the language. It’s easy to tick off the big sights independently – but finding those one-off experiences, local festivals, traveling markets and secret viewpoints is almost impossible for someone without the insider knowledge gained from years in the field. Those with a two-week vacation, a small group tour will save valuable planning time.

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

We believe that wild animals should be viewed – with no contact or interaction – doing what they do best: living in the wild. This trip includes game drives in Kruger National Park, Chobe National Park and at a private game reserve in South Africa. Our leaders are trained to ensure that visitors don’t call out, whistle or try to get the attention of an animal as uncommon noises cause stress for them. Our drivers and local guides are also trained not to use their vehicle to get an animal to move or drive off road to get a better view or get closer to the animals. Unfortunately, in Victoria Falls many businesses offer an optional 'Walk with the Lions' experience. We ask all travelers to avoid this activity as it is contrary to our Responsible Travel policy. The lion walking industry directly contributes to the captive breeding and canned hunting of lions.

In 2018 Botswana banned the importation, trade and commercial use of plastic bags. This includes plastic bags that travelers may bring into the country in their luggage. Intrepid provides travelers with reusable fabric tote bags. The tote bags are made locally, providing employment and training opportunities to members of the local community. By providing travelers with tote bags we are supporting local government regulations and avoiding the creation of more single-use plastic waste.

People

The best folk to show you the heart of a destination are the ones that live there, which is why we work exclusively with local leaders. Our leaders are not only travel experts, they’re teachers, travel gurus and enthusiastic purveyors of grassroots experiences. They’ll just as easily steer you through the laneways of a city as help you strike up a conversation with the locals – and all with a smile. On this trip through South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana, travelers will also be joined by local guides in Kruger, Victoria Falls and Chobe National Parks. In each location these guides will bring to life the destination, showing off their expert knowledge of Africa’s wildlife.


Through our Foundation, we support local organisations around the world to improve the livelihoods of vulnerable individuals and communities through sustainable travel experiences. We also include activities and visits on our trips to NGOs around the world who are supporting local communities through programs tailored to their needs. In Zimbabwe, our foundation supports the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust. This organization recognizes the conflict between the unique African wildlife and local communities that rely on farming crops and livestock. To protect both the animals and people’s livelihoods, the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust employs Community Guardians to collaborate with locals to solve current problems and mitigate future incidents.

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