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Experience the thrill of the wild when you visit Botswana. Known as one of Africa’s top safari destinations, Botswana really gives you an unbeatable bush break adventure.

Experience the Okavango Delta, a lush green paradise teeming with wildlife and well known for the consummate land-and-water safari. Or find yourself in Chobe National Park, known for its abundant herds of elephants and big cat sightings.

Still searching for the ideal safari getaway? Nearby Namibia is home to the iconic Skeleton Coast, while Zimbabwe is an incredible country to explore, home to the unique Victoria Falls.

Travel to Botswana

Botswana is a feast for the eyes and showcases the whole range of Africa’s incredible sights. From expansive savannas and desert landscapes to enormous bodies of water and even forests, a holiday in Botswana is sure to keep you in front-row seats for a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife spectacle. Game viewing is truly excellent all year-round and a chance to spot the Big 5 is around every corner. Your accommodation in Botswana is generally game lodges and tented camps, ranging from affordable to grand luxury. Start planning your Botswana safari holiday today. We’re here to help guide you and to handle the nitty gritty. Browse our Botswana holiday packages below.

Top Activities and Tourist Attractions in Botswana

  • Mokoro Ride: A thrill like no other. Go on a canoe ride through the Okavango Delta and bump into (we hope not literally) crocodiles and hippos.
  • Bushwalk Trek: Learn all about the people of the Kalahari, their history and how they live today. These walks are offered in the Makgadikgadi Pans and Nxai National Park.
  • Fly over the Delta: Marvel at the Okavango Delta from above. Spot predators and prey alike and witness a natural wonder of the world.
  • Horse Riding Safari: Ditch the wheels for hooves. Canter through incredible scenery and enjoy close encounters with zebra and other wildlife.
  • Quad Bike in the Pans: The Nxai Pan and Makgadikgadi Pans National Park are the perfect places for exciting quad bike adventures.
  • See the Flamingo Migration: Witness a flamingo migration of 250,000 strong. This event takes place annually, and you can watch it at the Nata Bird Sanctuary.
  • It is customary to tip staff. You can tip with Pula, the national currency of Botswana, with South African Rands or with American dollars. 
  • Even in winter, the average temperature is 27 degrees Celsius. Pack sunscreen, hats, loose fitting clothes and bug spray. 
  • As hot as the days get, it gets as cold at night, with temps going as low as freezing point. Pack warmly if you’re going in winter. 
  • No visa required for South African citizens. 
  • 80% of Botswana is covered by the Kalahari Desert, Botswana is home to the largest population of elephants in Africa.
  • The Okavango Delta, with the Okavango River running through it, is a UNESCO heritage site.
  • The Okavango Delta is also the largest inland delta in the world.

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