Life Lessons in the Kalahari

A magical bush adventure through Botswana led by Manley Hopkinson featuring a week of deep bush immersion, authentic engagements with wildlife and a transformational journey of connection and trust.

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  • Perfect for families or groups wanting to improve their communication skills
  • A week in the deep African bush, staying in a wild mobile camp in the homeland of the Kalahari Bushmen
  • A sumptuous stay on the edge of Nwetwe Pan in a luxury camp
  • Guided by Manley Hopkinson, renowned explorer, author, storyteller and leadership guru
  • Authentic engagements with wildlife and the local San Bushmen
  • Expert logistical support team

Learn to connect more effectively and achieve lasting change through the power of storytelling in Botswana. 

This magical bush adventure is led by Manley Hopkinson, an acclaimed explorer, mentor and compassionate leadership guru with an extraordinary track record of skillfully connecting people, facilitating mutual trust and achieving transformation. Based on a luxury mobile camp situated in the remote ancestral homeland of the Kalahari Bushmen, you will experience wide open spaces which are home to a vast range of game including cheetah, caracal, honey badger, eland and oryx.

Take part in the extraordinary trance dancing of the local San people, listen to inspiring bush tales, and experience a thrilling wild sleep-out beneath the stars guarded by the ever-watchful San. Spend time on the edge of the incredible Ntwetwe Pan, where you will enjoy visits to meerkat colonies and baobab-studded islands in the salt. All the while Manley will weave together the various strands of your individual stories into a tapestry that will become your group’s blueprint for relating together in the future.

It’s not just adults who will find these experiences rewarding. If you come as a family, your children will be utterly absorbed and will gain life skills to treasure for a happy future.

Best time to travel: April to September  

Number of nights: Seven

For private groups of up to six people