Experience the ultimate in African vacations when travelling to the pristine and spectacular wilderness areas of Botswana, a magical destination if you are looking for that exclusive safari experience. Bordered by Zimbabwe in the north-east, Namibia in the west, South Africa in the south and Zambia to the north, the landscapes of Botswana range from the red-duned Kalahari deserts in the south to the lush north and north-east landscapes found around the Okavango Delta and Chobe River.
Our Botswana travel experts will work with you to build a tailor-made itinerary for your trip to the region. The Makgadikgadi Pans National Park is a spectacular expanse of ancient lake bed home to the black-maned Kalahari Lion, leopard and vast herds of antelope. Further north, the fertile Okavango Delta attracts a rich and diverse concentration of wildlife and birds clustering around it's life-giving waters.
To the east of the delta, the Chobe region is reknowned for Africa's largest permanent population of elephants, along with giraffe, lion, cheetah, antelope and jackals. The Savuti region of Chobe is well known for prides of lions, some of which have learned to take down Elephants during the dry season when other sources of food are thin on the ground. Further north you will find the Linyanti Wetlands, a remote, expansive and untouched region stretching along the banks of the Chobe Floodplains.
Journey to a land that is rich in African wildlife, a birder’s paradise and an angler’s Shangri-La. Spend your days driving or walking through the pristine bush tracking game, float above it all in a hot air balloon or meander through the landscape on the back of an elephant. Southern Africa Travel has spent many years exploring Botswana to bring you best of African safari destinations and tours.
Although Botswana boasts an extensive road network, roads in game reserves and parks are extremely rough and impassable especially during the rainy season. We recommend that you fly into your safari destination by scheduled charter plane from regional airports such as Maun or Kasane. Why not add on a visit to Victoria Falls in Zambia when travelling to Botswana, as there is very easy access from Kasane and the Chobe region. It is wise to plan ahead when visiting this destination as the Botswana government limits tourism numbers. Our Southern Africa Travel team has toured extensively in Botswana and is on hand to help you plan your perfect Botswana holiday. Contact us today.
The Chobe Region of Botswana, stretching over 11 000 square kilometres, comprises four distinctly different ecological areas. In the extreme north-east lies Serondela, in the north-west the Linyanti Swamps and to the west the Savuti Marsh and then the dry hinterland between them.
Venture into the remote and dramatic landscape of the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park and surrounds in northern Botswana. All that remains of an ancient massive lake in this region are the large saltpans of Sowa and Ntwetwe and a myriad of smaller pans.
Get right into the heart of the Okavango Delta and the adjoining Moremi Game Reserve with exclusive fly-in safari packages tailor made to your interest whether that be fishing, bird-watching or the desire to experience a place of incredible natural beauty, an abundance of indigenous wildlife and vegetation. For an authentic Okavango Delta experience it is best to stay at a combination of lodges offering both land and water based activities.
5 Nights | 6 Days
On this unique Southern African journey we combine the magic of the vast Zambezi River and the nearby Victoria Falls with the raw wilderness of the Chobe River that divides Namibia’s Caprivi Strip from Botswana’s Chobe National Park. Here you will view some of the most prolific wildlife on the African continent from the comfort of a luxurious houseboat.
6 Nights | 7 Days
On this memorable tour we effortlessly combine the thrill of a Big Five safari adventure in the Kruger National Park, together with the mystery of the incredible Victoria Falls, and a magical river safari onboard a luxury houseboat on Botswana’s renowned Chobe River.
6 Nights | 7 Days
This tour combines the highlights of one of Southern Africa’s most enchanting regions… from the spectacular views of the cascading Victoria Falls to close encounters with the elephants of Chobe and the exhilarating predator sightings in Moremi.
7 Nights | 8 Days
Start off in the beautiful Mother City of South Africa, Cape Town with its white sand beaches, outstanding natural attractions and lifestyle before heading off to Zambia and Victoria Falls, a raging waterfall that can be heard for miles around. A great place to cruise the Zambezi River or explore the area on an elephant-back safari before heading to the Chobe National Park in Botswana for some serious game viewing.
6 Nights | 7 Days
This journey of discovery offers you the best of Zambia & Botswana combined… from an authentic safari experience under canvas in South Luangwa National Park and the extraordinary sights of the mighty Zambezi River to incredible wildlife sightings in Chobe.
6 Nights | 7 Days
From resort hotel to rustic tented camp… This unique tour combines the bustle of Livingstone and the incredible Victoria Falls with popular Chobe National Park and an authentic back-to-basics safari experience in the Okavango Delta.
10 Nights | 11 Days
This exceptional mobile safari offers guests the chance to encounter Africa's wildlife up close and explore wilderness areas, not usually accessable to guests on typical fly-in tours. Yet this luxury safari provides the indulgent comforts and amenities of all the 'Desert & Delta Safaris’ lodges, enjoying superb locales inside the famous wildlife reserves and game parks of untamed Botswana.
4 Nights | 5 Days
Take this luxury river safari where four countries meet! Starting with a stay on a luxury houseboat offering the opportunity to view game from the water, before heading on a Big 5 safari adventure on a Private Game Reserve in Zimbabwe.
15 Nights | 16 Days
The ultimate 16 day luxury tour of Southern Africa. You'll visit Cape Town, the Garden Route, the Kruger National Park, Victoria Falls & the Okavango Delta, taking in the best boutique hotels and lodges the African sub-continent has to offer along the way. This itinerary is ideal for fist time visitors to the region.
Just a big Thank you!— Libby Langford, Australia
Simply blown away how flawless this trip went— Mathias Hartmann, France
Thank you for another great African experience— Cindy Sackett, USA