Botswana Safaris & Vacations

You’ll be swept away by the wild, unspoilt landscapes of Botswana. Filled with thriving riverbanks, salt pans and grassland, not to mention the largest population of elephants in the whole of Africa, a vacation to Botswana will be an unforgettable experience.  

Explore the many game reserves and national parks including Chobe National Park, famed for its growing herds of elephants. Take a safari along the Chobe River, a wide eco-system filled with hippos, crocodiles and birds. Further inland is the huge Central Kalahari Game Reserve, a desert spanning over 20,000 square miles where you can enjoy a jeep safari in search of the giraffes, hyenas and the king of the Kalahari, the Lion. 

Discover the Okavango Delta in the comfort of a traditional canoe guided by local bushman. Glide quietly through the reeds to explore an untouched landscape filled with birds, hippos and elephants. 

Hike the Tsodilo Hills to witness the vast rock formations split across three hills. Believed by the local San people to be the resting places of their ancestors, the rocks also feature ancient painting of local tribes from thousands of years ago. 

Another breath-taking landscape is the Makgadikgadi Pans; once a huge lake it now remains a salt pan situated amid a dry savanna. Tour the rural scenery, home to many wild animals including a large population of lions.

Highlights

  • See incredible wildlife on safari in Chobe National Park, renowned for its elephant herds who gather at the riverfront

  • Cruise through the Okavango Delta in a traditional mokoro canoe

  • Spot the 'Big Five' during one of the many safari game drives and walks

  • Visit one of the largest salt flats in the world - the Makgadikgadi Pans - home to flocks of flamingos and wildebeest herds

Key info

  • Capital City: Gaborone

  • Language: English and Tswana

  • Currency: Botswana Pula

Jody
Travel Designer & Safari Expert
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I adore Africa and have lived and worked in South Africa as well as travelling across the wider region. Spotting a leopard during a night safari at Nambiti Private Game Reserve is definitely an experience I'll remember forever.

Botswana Trip Ideas

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Places to go in Botswana

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Things to do in Botswana

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