See wildebeest, zebras and elephants on Botswana wildlife safari

The Botswana safari tour will be July 12-22.
(Ron Glazier)

Join a retired Santa Ana Zoo director on a 10-day safari in Botswana, known for its elephants, cape buffalo and antelope.

The tour begins and ends in Johannesburg, South Africa. From there, a flight will take participants to Maun, Botswana, where the excursion begins. Highlights include a visit to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, home to large herds of wildebeest and zebra, and the Okavango Delta, with opportunities to view animals on foot and from safari vehicles, dugout canoes and power boats.

Dates: July 12-22

Price: $7,995 per person, double occupancy. Includes accommodations, all meals, park entrance fees, sightseeing and guides. Pre-tour extension to Cape Town, South Africa, for $2,995; post-tour extension to Chobe National Park and Victoria Falls for $3,695. International airfare and round-trip airfare from Johannesburg to Maun not included.


Info: Santa Ana Zoo; Ron Glazier