The Ultimate Botswana Travel Guide
Botswana is considered as one of the most exciting countries to visit in Africa, known for its wildlife, diamonds, culture, ethnic tribes, contrasting landscapes and the great traditions of cooking delicious meat. It is a country where the well-known Okavango Delta is situated, where the BBC studio regularly shoot films about the Kalahari Desert’s wild dunes, and where wildlife is abundant.
Botswana is certainly far from ordinary. It is a place where tourists get a rare chance to visualize Africa as relatively untouched, the way nature intended. Additionally, the population density of Botswana is one of the world’s lowest making a peaceful safari that much more attainable.
When planning a trip to Botswana, there is a great variety of choices, which may seem overwhelming when planning a trip. This travel guide will help to guide your decisions to make the most memorable Botswana safari possible.
The Okavango Delta
This is the country’s flagship tourist destination and in our humble opinion, it is absolutely second to none in terms of beauty. The Okavango Delta is well-known all over the world for being the planet’s biggest inland delta. A few activities you may go through include bird watching, fishing, boat cruises, mokoro rides, elephant back safaris and horse riding.
The Kalahari Desert
This desert covers practically most of the country of Botswana. There are numerous animals to see at the Game reserves, which are found in the desert itself. These include the Khutse Game Reserve, the Kgalagadi Transfontier Park and the Kalahari Game Reserve. Activities include village tours, Game drives, guided nature walks and walks with the san.
The Makgadikagadi Salt Pans
These specific salt pans are one of the world’s largest. Some attractions that can be visited in the site include the yearly Zebra migration, along with the flamingo migration in the Nata Bird Sanctuary.
The Chobe National Park
Of all the Botswana tourist attractions, this is often a favorite. This includes the Chobe River and the Chobe National Park. This region has one of the world’s biggest Elephant populations. There are actually elephants just about everywhere in the region. Make sure to go through the evening boat cruise located in the Chobe river. The present sunsets above this river are absolutely breathtaking.
These are among the most popular destinations to visit in Botswana, as they provider the best opportunities for game viewing. If you have the time, we advise visiting them all, you won’t regret it!