Planning and Tips for a Self-Drive Safari in Botswana

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Going on a self-drive safari in Botswana sounds like a great adventure, but planning and preparation are essential if you don't want the wheels to come off during your trip. Many adventure holidays end in frustration and anger, just because some minor planning detail was skipped, or something was not packed for the journey.

Avoid disappointment by reading articles written by travellers who "have been there, and done that".

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Botswana Self-Drive Safari - The Effect of the Seasons

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Botswana Self-Drive Safari - Touring Botswana in a SUV

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Botswana Travel Guide - Advice for the Self-Drive Safari Fanatic

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