An Interview with Katie Arenas, Avid Traveler & OBP Travel Planner Katie Arenas grew up with an appreciation for the outdoors through immersive travel with family, friends, and as a solo traveler. She let her passion for active outdoor adventure lead her all the way to her role at Off the Beaten Path, where she […]
A perfect combination of abundant wildlife, local guides, exceptional lodging, and unique destinations converge on this seamless off the beaten path African safari. Botswana is home to the most wildlife species on the African continent. Embed yourself in the heart of this untouched, natural landscape, enjoying unique lodges, superlative wildlife viewing, and cultural experiences unique from the traditional African safari.
Well-appointed and locally owned safari lodges and camps anchor this trip, beginning with a fabulous lodge situated on a private game reserve along the banks of the Thamalakane River. Then, migrate to the edge of Makgadikgadi Salt Pans National Park along the Boteti River, where impressive zebra and wildebeest migrations occur right below the viewing deck of your riverside safari-style tent!
Private helicopter flights whisk you into the heart of the Okavango Delta to two different camps – a treehouse camp set on a palm island on the Matsebi River and a remote, well-appointed fly-in mobile camp. Both locations brim over with fantastic wildlife viewing, from lion, leopard, and rhino to giraffe, elephant, and hippo, among countless others.
Lastly, migrate to Victoria Falls, one of the “seven natural wonders of the world”, by way of Chobe National Park, where you will complete your trip to perfection with outstanding lodging, incredible viewing of the falls, and fabulous, celebratory dining.
Enjoy a classic African safari experience, with off the beaten path touches that allow you to immerse, connect, and explore these wild landscapes in ways unique from the typical traveler.