Botswana Travel Guide

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Introducing Botswana

Please pen down, Botswana is blessed with some of the greatest wildlife spectacles on the earth; it is one of the greatest safari destinations in Africa. The Okavango Delta is a place where wild creatures roam and rule where big cats and much bigger elephants walk free in one of the world’s last great wilderness. And it is also a place of unparalleled beauty where safari possibilities can see as endless as the water themselves.  In short, this is all about experiencing wild Africa at your own pace. So build a campfire, gaze at the stars and feel at one with this gloriously beautiful country. Feel the beauty of this destination with our Botswana holiday packages.

 

Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

Ideal time to visit Botswana is the green season from November to March and especially when you are planning to visit Botswana for the national parks of Moremi and Chobe. Note: Okavango Delta can get flooded in dry summer season as the rain takes 6 months to spread across the land. During May and June can be extremely cold and the heat peaks in October. Basically this is the prime game season, as wildlife heads to Delta. 

In general, the whole of Botswana follows a similar weather pattern with November, December, January and February at this time there is plenty of greenery as well as chance to see infant animals alongside an abundance of migratory birds. And June, July and August are some of the best months to visit the Okavango Delta and it is best for early morning game drives. Visit this destination and make it memorable with our International holiday packages.
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History & Culture

The Botswana are descended for the most part from Bantu-talking clans who relocated southward into the district 1500 years back, living in ancestral enclaves as agriculturists and herders. The rearrangement comparatively dislodged the indigenous seeker gatherer Bushman clans of the San and Khoe, who'd lived in the Okavango-Makgadikgadi territory for a long time.

A few Iron Age societies prospered from around 900 AD, with the Touts we, situated in the eastern area of what is currently Botswana, depending on dairy cattle held in kraals as their wellspring of riches. Conversely, the adjoining Mapungubwe clans depended on gold as verification of status and progressive system. By the thirteenth century, Touts we lands were exhausted from dry season and over-touching, and the way of life fallen regardless of its prosperity as an exchanging country. Until the landing of Europeans in the nineteenth century, inherited lifestyle, including the renown conceded to the proprietors of extensive crowds of cows, ruled over the locale.

All of the numerous ethnic societies in Botswana have its own legacy of fantasies, myths, ceremonies, values and customary creative standards. However, the covering likenesses between the distinctive segments make a homogenous culture, giving a rich and beautiful interwoven of the different entirety. Marriage customs and services vary impressively between the clans, however all are acknowledged in the numerous intermarriages occurring.  Experience the cultural diversity of Botswana with our Botswana holiday packages. 
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Geography

Botswana is land locked country located in Southern Africa. The atmosphere is Semi-parched, with warm winters and scorching summers. Botswana is at risk for periodic droughts due to its landlocked status and limited fresh water resources. More than half of Botswana live in rural areas and work in agriculture, less than 1% of land is arable and crop production is further reduced by drought, erosion and diseases. 

It has been the world's biggest maker of diamond since the 1980s. It contains five mines opened somewhere in the range of 1970 and 2008. Botswana additionally has copper, nickel, and coal mines that give noteworthy pay. Although many would expect a landlocked nation like Botswana to battle without access to ports, Botswana has built up an exceptionally solid economy. From 1966 to 1999, Botswana has had the most amazing normal monetary development rate on the planet, averaging about 9% every year.

Agricultural business, Tourism, and Mining have framed the establishment of Botswana's noteworthy monetary past. Botswana has various national stops and game reserves, each with a payment of wild life and wetlands. They are significant vacation spots and contain lions, hyenas, cheetahs, panthers, wild canines, and elands.
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Places to visit in Botswana

Game Drive in Moremi

Okavango Delta

 

Things to Do in Botswana

The Mokoro is a common type of canoe used to get around in the shallow waters of Okavango Delta. A maze of sparkling lagoons and roundabout channels and overgrown islands crowded with wildlife, Botswana’s Okavango Delta lies in the sparking jewel at the core of the ‘Kalahari Desert’. Traditionally, Mokoro are made from dug out trunks of large straight trees, like ebony, and kigelia and but today. Mokoro ride in Delta is an absolute “must do” even if at first it at first seems terrifying. 
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Appropriately and lovingly known as the “land of giants”, Chobe National Park in the north of beautiful Botswana. And it is home to Africa’s largest elephant population and comprises more than 10,000km square of rich eco systems, diverse landscapes and an unparalled abundance of wildlife and birdlife all centered on the stunning Chobe River. Herds of elephants cross the Chobe River to the islands, a sight to behold. 
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Experience the stunning beauty, the unimaginable vastness, the isolation and worldliness the astounding profiic wildlife of the best kept African secret. This park provides you the opportunity to see the both black and white Rhinos- as well as the abundance of wildlife species; it is a delightful stopover for tourists travelling by road to Botswana’s northern sanctuaries, or an ideal weekend getaway. The sanctuary is also home to the Wildebeest, ostriches, brown hyenas, leopards, and more than 230 bird species. 
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It’s hard to slow down and break away- be captivated by the majestic and contrasting beauty of the great African outdoors. This safari experience is ideal for nature lovers, photographers, and also those who love spending time in unspoilt African wilderness. Rest assured that our 4*4 tours are not obstacle courses. Adventure is one or two day excursion offering the perfect mix of luxury and thrilling. All features and obstacles are exciting enough to dare and thrill beginner to halfway levels of off-road enthusiasts. 
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Fly over the Okavango delta for the classic scenic experience. Flying 500ft above sea level it will give you a great view of the largest inland delta in the world. Scenic flights are undertaken in either a 206 or 210 or the new Gipsland G48 Airvans and leave from Maun Airport. In this beautiful scenic view you will get excellent photography opportunity. A scenic flight is an opportunity not to be missed while you are visiting Okavango Delta.  The abundance of wildlife in the food plains is a dream for every photographer. Just enjoy this exceptional experience. 
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Watching elephants in the wild is one of the best delights on safari. There are number of stores and national stops all through the Africa which will enable you to explore the unparalleled African bush with elephants and that fills in as an exceptionally interesting knowledge. To stroll with an elephant through African savannah is a remarkable ordeal, tune in to the hints of the American bush and hear the elephants tenderly thunder delicately beside you.
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The ultimate safari experience in the top safari destinations. The Okavango Delta is one of the Africa’s greatest wilderness areas where lion, leopard, wild dog, hyena and cheetah may be encountered around any corner. African Horseback’s is also one of the best ways to explore the wildlife. Combine horse riding through stunning scenery teeming with game, and the luxury camp based in Macato, for a horse riding holiday of a lifetime. The chance to compliment your horse safari with other activities like game drives, fishing and boat rides. 
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Packages & Recommendations

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Highlight of Botswana

6 Nights / 7 Days
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Internal Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Nov
Included Cities
Okavango Delta (2N), Okavango Delta (2N), Chobe National Park (2N)
... Okavango Delta (2N), Okavango Delta (2N), Chobe National Park (2N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 2,90,580
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It's One of The Best Trips We Have Done Till Now!
It's One of The Best Trips We Have Done Till Now!

It's One of The Best Trips We Have Done Till Now!

I am pleased to share that the saidtrip was one of the best trips  we have done till now. With the scenic destinations and good selection of tourist spots for the tour, hotels and food was also excellent. Especially, the tour to Victoria Falls and Botswana, it was beyond imagination to get the taste like homemade Gujarati food arranged by Flamingo as well as service of the local tour operator.
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