Botswana

Botswana Travel

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 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 elephant and big cat sightings.

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 Nata Bird Sanctuary.

Travel Tips

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 what the day gets it gets equally 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.

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ID # 3496
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R17 205
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3 night bush break

Valid: 30 Jul 21 to 14 Dec 21
Duration: 3 Nights
Includes: Covid test is done at the lodge at approximately BWP 950 per person[...]
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ID # 2146
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R18 210
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3 night Safari Holiday in the Banks of the Chobe River

Valid: 23 Jun 21 to 28 Dec 21
Duration: 3 Nights
Includes: Covid test is done at the Private Lab in Kasane at approximately BWP 1100 per person[...]
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ID # 290
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R31 899
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18-to-Thirtysomethings Travel Style

Valid: 25 Dec 21 to 08 Jan 22
Duration: 15 Days
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ID # 3188
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R37 445
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Cape Town, Kruger National Park & Victoria Falls

Valid: 09 Jan 22 to 19 Jan 22
Duration: 11 Days
Includes: Variety of optional experiences to add to your trip[...]
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Includes R3,295 pp savings! 
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ID # 3077
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R47 265
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Western Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana's Okavango

Valid: 23 Mar 21 to 17 Dec 21
Duration: 2 Nights
Includes: COVID TESTING : Option 1 (Recommended) : Guests pay directly in camp for the PCR Covid test (approx. BWP990/USD91 pp) a[...]