Botswana Holiday Ideas for 2020
Highlights, suggested holiday ideas and recommended safaris.
A Botswana safari means a wilderness adventure to one of the most pristine wildlife destinations in Africa. The game viewing never fails to disappoint, the birdlife can be spectacular, and the irresistible combination of being on a 4x4 safari vehicle or exploring the many waterways on a boat safari is just unbeatable.
The majority of people want to visit the Okavango Delta, the world’s largest inland wetland area, comprising of nearly 16,000 square kilometres of lagoons, island and channels. This great quantity of water attracts a huge number of wildlife, including elephant, buffalo, zebra, giraffes, hippos, kudus, predators such as lion, hyena and leopard, and endless birdlife.
But there is more to Botswana than just the Delta. The Chobe National Park is home to an estimated 100,000 elephants - which is believed to be the highest concentration of elephants found anywhere in the world. The Linyanti and Savuti regions have abundant wildlife including rarer antelope species such as sable and roan, and the birdlife is spectacular.
The Central Kalahari Game Reserve and the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans are an ideal addition for a couple of nights, giving you time to relax and enjoy the outstanding scenery with some gentle game viewing thrown in the mix for good measure.
With direct flights now from Cape Town in South Africa into Maun, the 'gateway' to the Delta, and also easily accessible from the mighty Victoria Falls, many people also combine their Botwana holiday with these two iconic African destinations.
These are a few of our favourite Botswana safari holidays for 2020, which we hope will give you a good starting point to work out what you would like to see and do yourself. You can either ask us to send you a quote based exactly on one of these holiday packages, or we can rework any of the itineraries with different numbers of nights, or even alternative safari camps if you have seen or heard about a particular one that you want to include in your trip.
If you would like to talk to one of our specialist consultants about a once-in-a-lifetime safari trip to Botswana, then please do give us a call on +44 (0) 1932 428380 or send us an enquiry.
Stay in some of Botswana's most exclusive and secluded safari camps and lodges for the ultimate Botswana safari experience. Your elegantly indulgent accommodation will complement the outstanding game viewing, in the company of highly trained and qualified guides.
These itineraries offer what we call a 'classic' safari holiday in Botswana. We have found over the years that these routes work particularly well, and we have included some of our favourite camps and lodges along the way. Everything can be tailormade to your specific budget too, so the idea is that these few itineraries will give you some inspiration from which we can develop a trip that is totally unique to you.
Botswana is an unbeatable destination for an authentic African safari, and the itineraries here will give you the opportunity to experience it for yourself without breaking the bank. Come and see for yourself why Botswana is now rated as one of the best places to see wildlife on the planet.
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