What Are The Accommodations Like?
In Botswana, we offer a wide range of accommodations; from traditional African Dome tents with bucket showers and long drop toilets, to luxurious camps with all the fittings of a 5 star experience. Speak with our trip planner to choose the right option for your tour.
Are Meals Included?
While on safari in Botswana, all meals will be included from lunch on day 1 until departure.
What Type Of Food Is Typical In Botswana?
While on safari, western style fare is available each day and fresh, local fruits and vegetable are incorporated into the meals. Please let your trip planner know about any food allergies or dietary concerns as we can accommodate all kinds of preferences with notice.
What Type Of Transportation Is Used?
Typical transportation in Botswana is open air 4×4 vehicles that are designed to give travellers all round visibility. There are some exceptions to this in order to accommodate certain environmental conditions such as excessive dust and/or hear, or in temperate climates where they may use closed vehicles with viewing hatches.
What Is The Climate Like?
The weather in southern Africa is generally pleasant through the year- warm to hot days, and cool to warm nights. Summer is from November to the end of May and usually brings very high temperatures. This is also the rainy season. Winter days, May to the end of August, are invariable sunny and cool to warm, however nights can drop below freezing at night, we recommend packing a winter coat, hat and gloves during this time.
Are These Trips Suitable For Children?
Safari options are definitely suitable for children as young as 6 (12 on set departures). Please note that this depends on the child and is the responsibility of the parents to determine whether this type of program is suitable for their child. There are long drives on Safari (sometimes lasting 6-8 hours) and the roads can be very rough. Some accommodations will not accept young children, so speak to your trip planner to find appropriate programs.
Are These Trips A Good Choice For Solo Travellers?
Yes. A solo traveller is welcome to join any set departure date for the safaris. Please note that safaris are only confirmed with a minimum of 2 travellers. Should the minimum not be met, the scheduled trip will be converted into a private departure and may incur additional costs.
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The Okavango Delta, Moremi and Chobe are Botswana's most popular parks. The best time to visit them is from May to September, during the Dry season and winter, resulting in more moderate temperatures.
A safari in Botswana is arguably one of the best things to do in Africa. From the
black-maned lions in the Kalahari Desert to the rivers, lagoons, swamps
Please consult your personal physician and/or a
travel clinic preferably 6 weeks prior to your departure.
As a safari destination Botswana is hard to top
– you can combine incredibly diverse wildlife areas for the ultimate African
Botswana is nothing short of enchanting! It’s
home to incredible wildlife, breath-taking national parks, and intriguing local
culture and history.
When packing for a Botswana safari, it can be
tough deciding what is of vital importance and what is just going to take up
valuable space in your luggage.