With its pristine wilderness, iconic wildlife, and enchanting landscapes, Botswana offers a truly unforgettable adventure in the heart of Africa. From the world-famous Okavango Delta to the vast expanses of the Kalahari Desert, this landlocked gem is a haven for nature lovers and safari enthusiasts. Embark on an incredible journey and create lifelong memories on your holiday in Botswana!
Botswana is renowned for its exceptional wildlife encounters. Explore the UNESCO-listed Okavango Delta, an oasis of waterways and lush vegetation teeming with diverse wildlife. Embark on a mokoro canoe safari and navigate through the delta’s channels, spotting elephants, hippos, and an array of bird species along the way. Discover the vast Chobe National Park, home to one of Africa’s largest elephant populations, where you can witness thrilling game drives and boat cruises along the Chobe River. Botswana’s wildlife-rich reserves offer a safari experience like no other, immersing you in the wonders of the African wilderness.
Beyond its wildlife, Botswana boasts breathtaking landscapes that will leave you in awe. Explore the stunning Makgadikgadi Pans, a surreal expanse of salt flats that transform into a vibrant wetland during the rainy season, attracting an abundance of wildlife and migrating birds. Discover the striking beauty of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, the second-largest game reserve in the world, where you can witness the unique adaptation of wildlife to desert conditions. Marvel at the majestic Victoria Falls, located on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, which can be easily accessed from Botswana. Botswana’s landscapes offer a captivating mix of natural wonders and breathtaking vistas.
Immerse yourself in Botswana’s rich cultural heritage and warm hospitality. Visit traditional villages and interact with local communities, where you can learn about their way of life, customs, and traditional crafts. Experience the vibrant culture of the San people, also known as the Bushmen, and gain insight into their ancient traditions and survival skills. Indulge in the flavors of Botswana’s cuisine, savoring delicious dishes such as seswaa (slow-cooked meat) and morogo (wild spinach). Botswana’s cultural encounters will enrich your holiday experience and provide a deeper understanding of the country’s diverse heritage.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
May to October is warmer, although it’s a great time to view the animals. During our winter, you’re more likely to see newborns – although a more bearable climate.
Around 11 hours, longer if indirect.
For those who are looking for a variety of different safari experiences.
HOW TO GET THERE
More common to travel to Maun though a South African hub, although there are also flights from Victoria Falls.
English is their official language, although Setswana is their national language.
IDEAL TO COMBINE WITH
Stay at Victoria Falls, or maybe a stay in Cape Town and the Garden Route as part of a longer itinerary.
OUR FAVOURITE BOTSWANA DESTINATIONS
CHOBE NATIONAL PARK
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