“...one can observe a pack of lions stalking a herd of Zebras; wildebeests crowded together like bees; a fish eagle splashing against the slow moving river”
The waters of the Okavango river feed the delta that feeds the animals that are waiting to be spotted by you on your Botswanan adventure.
Botswana is all about the natural experience. When you’re standing on a remote veldt at dusk, streaks of pink light on the horizon, it's easy to see what keeps the people of Botswana smiling. There are natural glories in abundance - the animals who have roamed here since time immemorial, the vast river delta and the unique birdlife are all part of Botswana's charm. While on your tailor-made holiday, spend some time with the animals, the Bushmen, the sky and you'll be smiling, too.
Best things to do in Botswana
The “Big Five” African animals can all be spotted here, as well as giraffes, zebras, hippos, crocodiles, hyenas and countless other species. With wide-open plains and wide-open skies this is the Africa of nature documentaries.
Okavango Delta is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, where the July and August floods see it triple in size, creating a maze of waterways that draw animals from miles around and bring life and colour to the desert. Take a local mokoro canoe tour and explore the ever-changing waterscape.
Learn from the Bushmen
The San Bushmen are one of Africa’s oldest tribes, with remarkable resourcefulness that allowed them to eke out a living from arid, desert terrain. Go tracking with modern Bushmen in the Kalahari Desert to learn secrets that sustained their tribe for thousands of years.
Inspiration for your holiday in Botswana
The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency - Alexander Mccall Smith
Cry of the Kalahari – Mark and Delia Owens
Relentless Enemies – Dereck and Beverly Joubert
A United Kingdom – Amma Asante (Director)
Useful Facts about Botswana
Main international airports: Gaborone, Maun, Kasane
Cost of a restaurant meal: About 12 USD
Cost of a beer: About 1.60 USD
Visas: Most countries are given a visa at point of entry, exceptions do apply so please consult your foreign office.
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