Botswana - uncover exclusive safari experiences

Botswana is as close to safari perfection as you can get. Half of its vast area is pure, unspoiled Africa with arguably the best game viewing on the continent. It quite simply redefines the luxury of losing oneself in nature.

Jacana Camp Mokoro, Okavango Delta, Botswana Elephant at Jao Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana Bush lunch - Little Tubu, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Botswana Safari Highlights

  • Some of the finest game-viewing in Africa
  • Perfect for honeymoons and anniversaries
  • Wide range of habitats provide diverse safari experiences
  • Day and night game drives, walking, boating and horseback safaris, mekoros (dug-out canoes), fishing and elephant interactions
  • Luxury safari accommodation, remote camps, high levels of exclusivity
  • Excellent guiding
  • Stable economy and a safe country to travel around
  • Strong tourism service ethic

Spanning vast Kalahari desert plains, swampy wetlands and silver salt pans, the endless, uninhabited horizons are breathtaking, particularly when enjoyed from a bird-eye-view in a light aircraft. A safari holiday to Botswana will provide a gateway to undeniably one of the most awe-inspiring landscapes on earth.

Boasting some of the highest concentrations of game in Africa and low visitor numbers, your Botswana safari offers a truly authentic experience. Its luxurious, eco-sensitive camps are a step above exclusive with only a select few sharing the surrounding expansive wilderness.

Whether you are gliding through the crystal-clear waters of the Okavango Delta in a canoe, quad-biking across the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans or observing leopard on a game drive in the Linyanti, there is no shortage of diverse experiences on offer.

Botswana is famous for its safari guides who will get you as close as possible to the animals on walking safaris, boat safaris and game drives. Some of the most memorable wildlife sightings will likely however be from your camp. Our fondest memories are of early morning wake-ups from the bark of a baboon, elephants visiting the swimming pool, wild dogs hunting on the plains in front of the camp or drifting off to sleep to the sound of roaring lions.

Photographers are in their element with the amazing game viewing, shimmering horizons and blazing sunsets - not to mention the near supernatural thunderstorms.

Offering a privacy which is rare in today's world, Botswana is the perfect safari destination for that extra special experience.

Our Botswana honeymoons take inspiration from this boundless exclusivity. Special care is taken in selecting intimate camps and organising surprises such as candlelit bubble baths and private dinners lit by lanterns and star light.

Botswana is your own personal paradise waiting to be explored. Get in touch with one of our Botswana specialists and make your ultimate safari a reality.

Quick Facts

  • Arrival airports: Maun, Kasane and Gabarone
  • Time difference: EST +7 Hours
  • Travel time: approx. 18 hours from New York
  • Visas: None for United States citizens

When to visit Botswana?

When to visit Botswana?
Month Rating
Jan Good 'Green Season' with rain but beautiful landscapes
Feb Good 'Green Season' with rain but beautiful landscapes
Mar Good 'Green Season' with rain but beautiful landscapes
Apr Best Generally dry days and cool nights. Large wildlife concentrations
May Best Generally dry days and cool nights. Large wildlife concentrations
Jun Best Warm, dry days but cool nights
Jul Best Great game viewing in Okavango, Chobe and Linyanti and warm, dry days but cool nights
Aug Best Elephant herds in Chobe and warm, dry days but cool nights
Sep Best Great game viewing in Okavango, Chobe and Linyanti. Warm, dry days
Oct Best Hottest of the 'dry' season and animals gather around watering holes
Nov Best Warm, dry weather with animals gathering around watering holes
Dec Good High day time temperatures but regular rainfall
Best Good Mixed

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Family Holiday to Botswana & Zimbabwe

Julie Brink and Family

There were so many amazing experiences on this trip--and a few hiccups. Overall, I was very happy with our safari.

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