Just 2 hours away by air, from Cape Town or Johannesburg
The African safari destination of choice for both the discerning traveller and the hard-core adventurer has to be Botswana.
These Botswana safari itineraries vary between short Fly-in trips, to longer mobile camping safaris. With accommodation options that range from absolute opulence through deluxe style, to classic safari lodge and finally two-man, domed tent.
The Best of Botswana
Best Time to Visit Botswana
The Botswana climate is the same as throughout semi-tropical Africa. There are only two seasons - the rainy reason, and the dry season. It is important to note this fact because the seasonal climate of Botswana governs animal movements. You should plan your trip for the most productive game viewing months.
Map of Botswana
This Botswana map explores the various regions of the country, and also shows the location of camps and lodges with brief descriptions of each.
Your Safari in Botswana
Due to to the extreme diversity of the Botswana landscape, you can anticipate a rich and diverse game viewing experience. From the Chobe River and the Okavango wetlands, through woodlands of Moremi, into the barely vegetated Kalahari zone, and finally the dry of the Makgadikgadi region. Your experience will be a kaleidoscope of contrasting landscapes and superb game viewing in Botswana.
Area Guides – What Each Region Has to Offer
Each Botswana region has some differing type of vegetation. This dictates the type of grazing and browsing animals which inhabit the area, and in turn this will govern the prevalence of predator activity. Find out what the different regions of Botswana have to offer.
Any itinerary can include a side-trip to the majestic Victoria Falls, a tropical beach break in Mozambique or Durban, a soujourn in Cape Town's winelands. Or even a trip along the Garden Route. Talk to us about exciting add-on options.
Tour & Safari Comparison Guide
Explore your options. Find out more about the different types of safari and accommodation you can look forward to.
From absolute Premier, through Deluxe to Classic lodges. And finally to Mobile and Camping safari experiences.
What makes Wildlife Game Viewing so Interesting
Before embarking on your safari, reading up on wildlife behavior will enhance your overall experience. Take note of the behavior of an individual or a group of animals… hear the sudden silence of the birds… observe when all the animals suddenly freeze… This could signal the stealthy approach of a predator.
Observe the communal spirit of an elephant herd, discover the abundance of bird-life with many endemic species. It's all possible on your Botswana tour.
|Botswana is a land of unmatched beauty, plentiful in wildlife and rich in culture, giving this country its magical and dreamlike quality. Botswana encompasses prominent salt pans, diamond rich deserts, lush flood plains teeming with animals and varied species.
Explore a diverse landscape from the North, with its spectacular bush-veld, grassy plains and crystal clear waterways of the Okavango Delta, to the deserts of its Kalahari regions.
Almost half of the country is allocated to National Parks, game reserves and private concessions, which offer superb game viewing opportunites, making this one of Southern Africa’s top safari destinations.