Botswana

Destination Botswana

As our old ‘playing ground’, we know the country extremely well and have visited and revisited many times. The Savuti area of Chobe National Park and the Central Kalahari Game Reserve are among our favourites – but the Okavango is really the jewel in the crown for Botswana.

This amazing inland waterway which swells between July and October fed by the rains from Angola is one of the largest inland Deltas in the world and it is an amazing must-see destination!

Due to their proximity, the Okavango, Moremi & Chobe National Parks combine well together – especially for Mobile camping Safaris – a type of safari Botswana is well known for, not your average ‘crawl into a tent camping though – these can be done in style with ensuite tents and showers and are great value for groups and families and there are also set departure trips for solo travellers to join 

Other less well-known areas such as the Central Kalahari, Magadikgadi Pans and Tsodillo Hills are also great places to include on your safaris. We choose the best destinations for your budget and time of year travelling.

Fly around Lodge safaris are the most popular using the unique air charter ‘taxi’ service of small Cessna planes hopping between lodges dropping off and picking up passengers!

However, we can also arrange Mobile camping safaris and self-drive options – the latter is much more challenging than other countries due to the nature of the roads – but guides can be hired to accompany and it is a great adventure!

 

A 10-day/9-night Botswana safari

Botswana can be expensive, but this itinerary proves there are some great rustic camps to stay in to make a very affordable safari to Botswana.

You will stay in 3 different camps covering the Okavango, and Khwai regions of Moremi Game Reserve and finishing in Kasane, a great base for Chobe NP

12-day/11-night Lodge safari to Botswana,

A super Lodge-based safari covering the highlights of Botswana, the Okavango, Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park, finishing off with a 2-hour road transfer across Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

You will be staying in good 4 star level lodges all on a fully inclusive basis and connected by small plane from Maun to Kasane,

11-day/10-night Luxury Lodge Safari

This itinerary features some of the most luxurious Lodges Botswana can offer, staying in private concessions and sharing it with very few people.

The contrast between the lunar landscape of the Magadikgadi Pans and the lush northern Okavango and then finishing in the stunning Selinda private reserve in the Linyanti region is amazing,

Our destination & safari styles page feature inspired itineraries. Have a look to get some ideas and contact us for a tailor-made quote.