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BOTSWANA DESTINATIONS

TRAVEL WITH SAFARI EXPERTS

Let us share our decades of experience with you. We have honed this itinerary to perfection, creating a safari with great variety and ideal pacing in Botswana’s most amazing habitats.

MOBILE CAMPS GET YOU CLOSE TO THE WILDLIFE

Your private safari camps, set up for our groups alone, put you in the prime spot for phenomenal game viewing and direct access to pristine sections of the parks. You’ll enjoy three wonderfully different locations, but always with the same great Trip Leader and crew, making for a much more meaningful experience.

BOUTIQUE LODGES IN THE OKAVANGA DELTA

We pair your mobile camping with two nights at an exclusive lodge deep in the Okavango Delta, with active options like a walking safari and exploring by mokoro (canoe).

SMALL GROUPS, EXPERT TRIP LEADER, GREAT CAMARADERIE

We keep our groups small (maximum 10), and our expert Trip Leader and naturalist guide are with you for your entire safari (no handing you off to different guides from lodge to lodge). At our mobile camps, the staff-to-guest ratio is 2:1. The camaraderie and fun on these safaris is legendary.

CUSTOM-BUILT VEHICLES WITH GUARANTEED WINDOW SEATS

Our comfortable 4WD vehicles (maximum 5 guests to a vehicle) allow you to get off road and follow game closely. Everyone has a window seat and a roof hatch for 360-degree views and great photos.

TREMENDOUS VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES

The game drives are epic, but we have even more in store for you: guided bush walks, private riverboat and canoe journeys, and two charter flights that eliminate a long drive and gives you a bird’s-eye view of the landscape you’ve been exploring.

EXPERIENCE BOTSWANA’S PRIME PARKS

Our safari is comprehensive, bringing you the diverse landscapes of the Okavango Delta, a World Heritage Site, exquisite Moremi Game Reserve, and Chobe National Park, with its massive elephant herds.

A LIGHT FOOTPRINT

Our mobile camps have one of the lightest possible environmental footprints in the African wilderness—when we break camp to head to a new destination, no trace of our presence is left behind. Our selected lodges also have a deep commitment to the highest environmental standards.

Botswana is one of Africa’s most spectacular destinations. Its winding, grassy plains flood each year, ushering new life into the Okavango Delta. The contrast between bountiful wildlife and deep, unspoiled solitude is remarkable. Lions bask in the shade and elephants wash in the river, yet the landscape has a remote, otherworldly feel. It is a one-of-a-kind place for both thrills and relaxation

Choose a Botswana vacation package and experience a traditional big game wildlife safari in one of Africa’s top destinations. The evergreen jewel of the Okavango Delta is at the heart of Botswana’s safari attractions, flanked in the east by the rolling savannah of the Savuti and the teeming elephant paradise of the Chobe.

South of the delta lie the far-flung stretches of the Makgadikgadi saltpans and the semi-desert grasslands of the Kalahari. Go on guided game drives, nature walks, river cruises, canoe trips or explore on the backs of elephants and horses to make the most of Botswana's legendary wildlife. The Chobe is home to Africa's largest elephant population as well as huge herds of buffalo, zebra and many antelope species, and with such abundant plains game, Botswana has plenty of Africa's top predators – lion, leopard, hyenas and rare wild dogs. Even the bird watching is exceptional.

The saltpans and Kalahari scrubland south of the delta are home to unique experiences like quad biking safaris and authentic cultural encounters with Africa’s first people, the San. This is also the setting for Botswana’s green season migration, which happens between January and March (depending on seasonal rainfall). After the summer rains fill the desert waterholes, thousands of zebra and antelope migrate into the area to feast on the sweet, new grasses. This in turn leads to dramatic predator-prey interactions as the resident lion prides make the most of the visiting herds.

Our African Safari Experts make planning your Botswana vacation super simple. Tours and safari packages range from exceptional luxury to rugged adventure, specialist safaris for keen photographers and intimate honeymoons. It’s a great destination for multi-generational family vacations, but we don’t recommend it for young children and toddlers.

WHAT TO BRING

Please try to keep your luggage to a minimum. Don’t forget most airlines impose a 20kg luggage limit. A large soft holdall or backpack and a smaller daypack is ideal. On tour you will need a mixture of lightweight clothing for the day and warm wear (eg fleece, long trousers, hat) for early mornings and evenings or on game drives when it can be cool (especially in southern hemisphere winter months Jun-Aug). We highly suggest that women bring a sports bra for this tour as we travel off road on 4 x 4 tracks. Pack a light rain jacket, mosquito spray, sleeping bag, towel and a pillow (if you want one). A money

RECOMMENDED

  • Day Pack (21L-35L)
  • Luggage Tags and Locks
  • Passport/Money Belt or Pouch
  • Casual Clothing for Travel and Town Wear (Lightweight, Easily Washable)
  • Casual Shoes for Travel and Free Time
  • Rain Jacket (Hooded, Lightweight, Waterproof, Breathable)
  • Sandals
  • Tee Shirts (Cotton and Synthetic)
  • Hiking Shorts (Longer, Quick-Dry, Lightweight)

 

  • Socks
  • Swimwear
  • Bandana for Sun Protection
  • Sunglasses and Accessories
  • Insect Repellant (DEET)
  • Personal First Aid Kit/Medications (Lightweight)
  • Toiletries
  • Binoculars
  • Hiking Pants (Convertible, Quick-Dry, Lightweight)
  • Personal Wipes and Hand Sanitizer Gel

REQUIRED

  • Duffel Bag (No Wheels or Rigid Frames)
  • Fleece/Wool Jacket or Sweater
  • Walking Shoes
  • Long Sleeve Shirts (Synthetic, Lightweight)
  • Fleece/Wool Gloves

 

  • Fleece/Wool Hat
  • Sun Hat
  • Sun Block and Lip Balm
  • Headlamp with Fresh Batteries

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