• Admiring lions on a Botswana safari holiday

    Admiring lions on safari, Botswana

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  • Flying over the Okavango Delta, Botswana

    Flying over the Okavango Delta, Botswana

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  • Sunset in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

    Sunset in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

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  • Swallow-tailed Bee-eater, Botswana

    Swallow-tailed Bee-eater, Botswana

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Botswana Safari Holidays

Luxury Botswana safaris (tailor-made holidays or escorted tours) explore the exceptional wildlife and wilderness of Botswana's Okavango Delta, Chobe and Kalahari Desert.

Luxury safaris in Botswana

Botswana safari holidays offer some of the most spectacular wildlife and wilderness experiences in southern Africa. Highlights include: the Kalahari Desert, the surreal Makgadikgadi salt pans, the huge elephant herds of Chobe, and the vast floodplains of the unequalled Okavango Delta. A Botswana safari is an unforgettable holiday experience.

Having sundowners at the end of a long drive with a male leopard sitting above our heads in a tree was magical.

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Special things to do in Botswana

Our experts tailor-make your safari to include diverse ways of experiencing the wilderness, landscape, wildlife and culture of Botswana. Things to do include: mokoro trips, walking with elephants, meeting meerkats, searching for wild dogs, learning from San Bushmen, scenic flights . . .

When to go to Botswana

It is always a good time to visit Botswana! If you want the very best chance of stunning wildlife viewing, July to October are the best months, but the green season months of November to March are quieter, more lush, and excellent for birding as well as seeing wildlife in the Kalahari and Pans. Read on for more detail about when to take your Botswana safari.

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Wildebeest in Kalahari grasslands, Botswana © SEeman,Shutterstock
Lion cub, Africa
Lion cub, Africa
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Featured Itinerary

Classic Botswana Safari and Victoria Falls

11 days from £6775pp plus international flights.

An exciting Botswana safari including Victoria Falls, Chobe National Park, the Okavango Delta and on to Nxai Pan.

    • View the incredible spectacle of Victoria Falls
    • Wildlife viewing in Chobe National Park
    • Scenic flight to the Okavango Delta
    • Game drives, mokoro trips and bush walks in the Okavango Delta
    • Walk with a bushman guide in the dramatic scenery of Nxai Pan
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Facts and information

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Flight time

Overnight flights to Johannesburg then connections to Maun in Botswana. Total flying time about 13 hours.

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Language

Botswana's official language is English. Tswana is spoken widely.

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Time

GMT +2hrs

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Visas

Not required for British travellers (up to 90 days). EC nationals can ask us for further advice.

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Health

There are no compulsory vaccinations, except yellow fever if you are coming from an infected area. Malaria prophylactics are recommended in the north.