Maun is the place where most people arrive into or leave Botswana. It’s not a big town, and has little to keep you here though you might need a night or two on certain itineraries (eg the night before a mobile safari leaves). It is also the hub town for getting out to the Okavango Delta.
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People visit Botswana all year, though mostly from about May to October ”“ the dry season.
There are at least a couple of flights into and out of Maun each day from Johannesburg, which is where most visitors arrive via. This is the hub for flights out into the Okavango Delta.
A riverside lodge close to the airport, with a good choice of accommodation, outdoor pool, gym and restaurants, ideal as an overnight stopover en route to or from the Okavango Delta.
Thamalakane River Lodge has chalet accommodation in an attractive riverfront setting just a few kiliometres from Maun.
Time: GMT +2hrs
Overnight flights to Johannesburg then connections to Maun, total flying time about 13 hours.
Language: The official language is English. Tswana is spoken widely.
Not required for British travellers (up to 90 days). EC nationals can ask us for further advice.
There are no compulsory vaccinations, except yellow fever if you are coming from an infected area. Malaria prophylactics are recommended in the north.