Angling for fish in one of the Okavango tributaries. Photo courtesy J. Mendelsohn.

Coming, April 18 to April 29, Okavango Basin Tour driving from the source in Huambo to the Delta in Botswana. This ten day camping trip will be led by Dr. John Mendelsohn, zoologist, birder and joint author of ‘Okavango River – The Flow of a Lifeline’ a book about the Okavango River’s geography and the people that are affected by it.

This is a camping trip, four wheel drive vehicle necessary and all your own camping gear.

Itinerary (scroll down for map):

Wednesday, April 18 Arrive in Huambo
Thursday, April 19 Depart for Chicala Choholanga and overnight at Sambo
Friday, April 20 Drive to Kubango
Saturday, April, 21 Drive to Menongue
Sunday, April 22 Drive to Cuito Cuanavale
Monday, April 23 Drive to Caiundo
Tuesday April 24 Drive to Shamvura (Cuito confluence)
Wednesday April 25 Drive to Shakawe
Thursday April 26 Drive to Maun
Friday April 27 Depart for Angola, Namibia etc

We are just finalizing last details, but if you know you want to do this trip, you can sign up now by sending an email to or if you have specific questions please send an email. A small registration fee to secure your place will be required.

Okavango Basin Route.