Botswana : home to magnificent wildlife & spectacular scenery
WORLD CLASS WILDLIFE
Botswana is a prime location for wildlife enthusiasts, boasting some of the world's most magnificent creatures. With keywords such as Chobe National Park, Boat Cruise, Okavango Delta, Mekoro, Linyanti, Savute, Bird Watching, Predators, and Abundant Game, Botswana offers an unparalleled wildlife experience.
Chobe National Park is a must-see for any safari-goer, with its massive elephant herds and diverse range of game. Take a boat cruise along the Chobe River to witness these majestic creatures up close, and spot other aquatic animals such as hippos and crocodiles.
The Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a unique ecosystem with an abundance of birdlife and aquatic wildlife. Glide along the delta in a traditional Mekoro, a canoe-like vessel, and experience the tranquility and beauty of this natural wonder.
Linyanti and Savute are two lesser-known gems of Botswana's wildlife landscape, offering stunning landscapes and rare sightings of predators such as lions and wild dogs.
Birdwatchers will be in paradise in Botswana, with over 500 species of birds to spot throughout the country.
Experience the thrill of spotting abundant game, including the Big Five, in Botswana's vast and unspoiled wilderness. With its unparalleled wildlife and stunning landscapes, Botswana is a must-visit destination for any nature lover.
BOTSWANA SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS
The wild and pristine locations of Botswana's camps and lodges make for an exhilarating safari, perfect for nature lovers. Our guests often say that Botswana's wilderness offers a profound sense of freedom that deepens with repeated visits. Explore the spectacular beauty, the unimaginable vastness, and the prolific wildlife of this wonderful safari destination - you're assured of an unforgettable Botswana safari adventure.
Chobe National Park: Known for its massive elephant population, Chobe National Park offers game drives and boat cruises along the Chobe River, where you can spot hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species.
Okavango Delta: This unique wetland is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a must-see for any Botswana safari. Take a mokoro (traditional dugout canoe) ride or a guided walking safari to experience the delta's incredible biodiversity up close.
Linyanti: Located in the northwest corner of Botswana, the Linyanti region is home to lions, leopards, wild dogs, and other predators. It's also a birdwatcher's paradise, with over 450 species recorded in the area.
Savute: The Savute region is known for its large concentrations of elephant, as well as its resident prides of lions. Witness the predator-prey interactions on game drives or from your luxury tented camp.
Moremi Game Reserve: Covering over 4,800 square kilometers of pristine wilderness, Moremi Game Reserve is a top safari destination in Botswana. With diverse landscapes ranging from floodplains to forests, Moremi offers abundant game viewing opportunities, including the Big Five
These are just a few of the incredible highlights that await you on a Botswana safari. With such an abundance of wildlife and natural beauty, it's no wonder that Botswana is considered one of Africa's top safari destinations.
Authentic Botswana Adventure
Experience the finest of Botswana with this unique six-night safari. As you travel through Moremi Game Reserve, you will witness the incredible diversity of wildlife. A short light aircraft takes you to the heart of the Okavango Delta where you will enjoy daily bush walks, mokoro excursions, and boating safaris as you learn more about the intricacies of the Okavango Delta. Your final stop is two nights in the Savute region of the Chobe National Park. Savute is one of Botswana’s prime game viewing destinations and home to the infamous marsh and northern lion prides.
Magic of 3 Countries
If you're seeking a safari with a rich African culture and wildlife, we have a package that combines the best of Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Zambia.
The magic of three iconic safari destinations known for contrasting landscapes, a wealth of wildlife, and a strong history of wildlife conservation. Botswana is a safari lover's dream and attracts the most discerning travellers. Zimbabwe is back on the safari map offering excellent game drives and walking safaris, and Zambia offers the natural wonder of Victoria Falls. With this journey of discovery, you have the perfect safari experience.
Ultimate Botswana Luxury
Need to decompress away from the crowds? This incredible 8 night safari combines the best of both worlds, the Okavango Delta at little Tubu and the picturesque Linyanti Region, staying at Little Duma Tau Camp. Little Tubu is situated on the magnificent Hunda Island in the Jao Reserve; one of the most stunning and wildlife-rich regions of the Okavango Delta. Continue your journey northwards to the plains of the Linyanti. Situated between two elephant corridors in the Linyanti Wildlife Reserve, with unique access to the Linyanti River Floodplain and the Savuti channel – Little Duma Tau is perfectly placed for prime wildlife viewing.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is Botswana a good first time Safari Destination?
Botswana offers a range of excellent safari options for a first time safari, from open vehicle safaris and game drives to traditional mekoro (a type of dugout canoe) activity. The Wildlife is plentiful in the Okavango Delta as well as the drier Linyanti and Savute Regions
When is the best time to visit Botswana?
That depends on what experience you are after on Safari! June to August is high water season, which offers excellent boating and mekoro (canoe safaris). Between September and October, the climate is warmer and drier, resulting in large animal numbers congregating around water sources. The rainy Season between November and April, turns the Okavango Delta into a top birding destination
Why is Botswana an expensive safari destination?
Botswana takes a strong stance on low-impact and sustainable safaris - thereby protecting their natural resources. There are strict quota systems in place, which means that it is a case of supply and demand - there are fewer lodges operating in pristine wilderness areas, so they fill up quickly and need to charge a higher fee to remain sustainable.
That said and done, if you are willing to travel in low season there are some amazing deals on offer and your safari expert can match your experience to your budget!
How do I book a Botswana Safari?
Book through a reputable safari operator, that has knowledge of the area, and understands your traveling style and what you want from your safari experience. We offer a complimentary 1-hour safari consultation to tailor make your perfect Botswana safari, that not only adheres to your budget but gives you the best value for your budget