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Things to do

An incredibly well preserved country dedicated to conservation, wildlife and superb safaris, Botswana has so much to offer.  Below, we’ve detailed the 20 best things to do in Botswana as well as what to do in Botswana besides safari excursions. Botswana regions to visit Cities and places of interest in Botswana Botswana has a population … Read more

Safari price

Renowned as a luxury safari destination, Botswana remains a very unspoilt and wild country, reflected in the top notch safari experience visitors have come to expect. Correspondingly, Botswana safari prices are considered higher here in comparison to other African nations  Visitors often wonder about the approximate cost of Okavango Delta safaris and if affordable Botswana … Read more


During your safari in Botswana, guests will have to pay for accommodation, food, park entrance fees, activities and more. Knowing the currency of Botswana and what is/isn’t acceptable will be useful for visitors to understand.  What is the official currency of Botswana? The official currency of Botswana is the Pula (BWP), which is subdivided into … Read more


An important step in the preparation for a safari in southern Africa is to be aware of the various entry requirements including vaccines, visas and accompanying guidelines and regulations.  Any compulsory vaccines in Botswana? There are no mandatory vaccinations required for entering Botswana. However, it is important to consider the surrounding countries that might require … Read more

Car rental

The distance between the different parks and reserves of Botswana can be vast. Visitors can travel long distances between parks, including from the Okavango Delta in the north to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the south-west.  Accordingly, some visitors prefer to have the luxury of their own car or 4×4, taking the time to explore … Read more


A safari in Botswana is above all a trip to see the most incredible wildlife Africa has to offer in beautiful landscapes.  Discover the main Botswana animals, including the big 5 and the largest population of elephants in the world, that visitors can expect to see on their trip to southern Africa. What animals will … Read more


To help prepare visitors for their trip to Botswana, we’ve detailed the key elements for a visa for Botswana, if a visa is required, how to apply and how much it costs. Visa for Botswana and other requirements Visitors from multiple countries may enter Botswana visa-free for up to 90 days within a 12-month period … Read more

How to get there

Arriving into Botswana requires some know-how of the country’s main airport and land crossings, airlines which operate there and how much visitors should expect to budget for this. How to get to Botswana: Options available  Flights Most visitors access Botswana by plane. As Botswana has a limited selection of international flights, visitors typically arrive at … Read more

Best time to visit

When planning a trip to southern Africa, choosing the best time to visit Botswana is important and guests should be aware of the differences in climate, availability, activities and pricing when choosing between the various months and seasons.  Best time to go to Botswana: months and seasons A landlocked country with no sea, Botswana’s climate … Read more