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Botswana - One week, two week itineraries

Botswana location

Southern Africa

Located

Land borders

Namibia

South Africa

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Botswana at a glance

Pula (BWP)

Currency

Tswana

Language

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Shrinking (2 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Very safe (78 / 100)

Safety index

Emerging (72 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

Things to do

Looking for a list of the must-see places in Botswana? Look no further! Below you’ll find a detailed roundup of the top attractions and one-of-a-kind experiences that the Gem of Africa has to offer. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with Botswana. It all started with my best friend from primary ...

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incredible places to see in Botswana

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. brings excitement to many travelers who think of a fun continent filled with so much adventure. You of course have to consider the flights options. This destination is one of the top choices for photographers, travelers, and tourists who want to experience life in the sandy savanna.

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In fact, the economy of the nation is actually pretty decent because it is the largest producer of diamonds in the world. An ideal tourist destination, Botswana is simply waiting to be discovered and experienced. So, let’s look at the best ways you can go about spending 72 hours discovering one of southern Africa’s ...

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As reported by Adventure World the African travel specialists here are top places to visit in Botswana an amazing country full of diverse wildlife and scenery: ...

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Top places to visit in Botswana: Okavango Delta

Top places to visit in Botswana: Moremi Game Reserve

Top places to visit in Botswana: Central Kalahari Game Reserve

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Eat & drink

Colorful bird and collage of other safari animals text says a safari guide to botswana Elephant and collage of other safari animals text says a safari guide to botswana The undisturbed wilderness of Botswana makes it one of the most sought after African safari destinations of all. It attracts wildlife enthusiasts who ...

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We never went hungry while on Pangolin Photo Safari. Our days typically started at 5-6am with a continental breakfast available before game drives. Brunch was served after the morning drive, around 11am and consisted of a selection of healthy dishes, like salads, quiches, and a selection of snacks.

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Heat exhaustion and Sunburn – Botswana has a very dry climate so the possibility of suffering from sunburn or heatstroke or heat exhaustion is very real. Try to avoid consuming caffeine and alcohol while upping your intake of water. Loose-fitting, long-sleeved garments are highly recommended on top of using ...

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Since I have returned from our safari, I have been asked quite a few questions and I will try to answer the most asked questions here: ...

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Worth to visit

If you are a general animal lover then this place will be right up your alley but if you are an elephant admirer then Elephant Sands Resort is going to leave you with the risk of never wanting to leave. Almost everything is set up to enhance the viewing experience you can have with wild Botswana elephants.

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Don’t the let difficulties frighten you, just be prepared. If you long for a truly remote African wilderness adventure, it’s hard to beat the Central Kalahari in Botswana. ...

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General

What many people doesn’t know about this amazing country, Botswana, is actually one of continent’s most political stable countries, boast the longest continuous multi-party democracy in the Africa continent. Best of all, Botswana happens to be one of the safest countries in Africa, no civil war, less corruption, human ...

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Reason 2: Unlimited Wildlife

Reason 3: Luxurious & Clean Camps – Nata Lodge

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Allow me to explain the circumstance, the reference and the connection as best and briefly as I can. Then, just as I found myself on the emotional brink, a family of elephants bounded down over a hill to take the day’s final drink on the bank of the river. This moment would serve as a fitting conclusion to the sum of ...

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And then something changed. When I started to research possible trips to Africa, I kept going back to the countries I had dreamed of visiting as a child, mainly Kenya and Tanzania. One problem: it wasn’t a great season for wildlife viewing in those countries during the months I wanted to visit.

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We were picked up at the lodge early in the morning by our San guides, Kgakgamand Xgaigaand they along with a few others took us into the bush and began our introduction to the tribe.

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Itinerary

The perfect 2-week Botswana itinerary with safari suggestions! Main highlights include: Chobe National Park & the Okavango Delta. There’s nothing quite like a Botswana safari. In fact, The Telegraph even named it ‘the BEST safari in Africa’. Being out in the wild, amongst nature. I would say that Botswana is one (if ...

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April 10-12 – Rra Dinare – South East of the Okavango Delta next to the Moremi Game Reserve April 12-14 – Kwando Lebala – North West of the Okavango Delta near the Kwando River April 14-16 – Kwando Lagoon – North West of the Okavango Delta in sight of the Namibian ...

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One of the final things we did was stay at the Khama Rhino Sanctuary . We were looking forward to this stop, because we had only seen one rhino before this, and were anxious to have a better look at them. We were more than rewarded when right away we sighted a female white rhino and her calf.

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Without a doubt, the best thing to do at Nata Lodge is the Nata Bird Sanctuary. In Botswana’s wet season , the salt pans flood and hundreds of migrating flamingos and pelicans return to breed. ...

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Costs

While some lodges will close for maintenance over the tourism lull, the few that stay open lower their rates. All you need to do is put up with the short afternoon showers and the hellish heat. ...

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Accommodation

, located in Kasane. The hotel is modern, offering a refreshing difference from other Chobe safari lodges, and is ideally located, overlooking the Chobe River and Caprivi Floodplains. ...

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In true expedition style, Botswana has a number of safari lodges and mobile camps. They range from basic to deluxe to cater to all types of travel styles. Most of these camps are located in magnificent settings and vistas for the ultimate safari experience. ...

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. exploring the rock paintings and world heritage site, Tsodilo Hills here. ...

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Botswana is worldwide known for the quality of its resorts. Fly-in safaris in Botswana, luxury jungle resorts, and glamping sites are the main focus of Botswana’s tourism. And they have been successful with it. ...

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