Discover Africa’s most exclusive safaris with our expertly curated list of the best Botswana safari tours. Situated in the heart of Southern Africa, Botswana is home to diverse and breathtaking landscapes, from lush deltas to vast salt pans and sandy plains. Authentically luxurious, safari-goers in Botswana will bask in the indulgence of being in low tourism dense areas, soaking in the genuine warmth of their hospitality.
Our travel experts, with their deep-rooted passion and experience in African safaris, have meticulously selected the best itineraries to ensure your Botswana safari tour is nothing short of spectacular. Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or your first time safari, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.
1. Botswana Big Game Safari
Experience the thrill of wildlife on a luxurious 9-night fly-in safari across the Okavango Delta and Linyanti regions. Your journey begins at Duba Plains, a renowned wildlife oasis, and continues to Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, adjacent to the Moremi Game Reserve. Your adventure continues at Selinda Camp, nestled in the expansive Selinda Reserve, a sanctuary for diverse wildlife including African wild dogs and various bird species.
Luxurious amenities include copper-claw foot baths and plunge pools.
Ideal for nature-loving couples seeking solitude.
Eco-friendly practices ensure a sustainable safari experience.
One of Africa's most dense game populations.
Best for: honeymooners; couples & friends
Insider tip: "Be sure to watch the National Geographic film, Relentless Enemies, portraying Duba Plains' lions and buffalo. The camp's co-founders Derek and Beverly Joubert are the filmmakers.
2. Okavango, Victoria Falls & Hwange Solo Tour
Embark on a solo safari tour through Africa's premier destinations, including Botswana's Okavango Delta, Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park, and the iconic Victoria Falls. Start with an aerial view of the Okavango Delta, then explore its diverse wildlife at Khwai Leadwood Camp. Cross into Zambia to experience Victoria Falls from Thorntree River Lodge, offering activities from waterfall tours to sunset cruises. Finish with a safari at Somalisa Camp in Hwange National Park, famous for its large elephant herds.
Large herds of elephant and buffalo in Hwange National Park.
Two incredible natural wonders, Victoria Falls and the Okavango Delta.
Small, back-to-nature eco-camps.
Luxuriate in me time but with fun-filled guest interaction too.
Best for: solo travelers
Insider tip:"Somalisa Camp features an elephant drinking hole frequently visited by these gentle giants as well as other wildlife, offering an armchair safari experience from the camps pool or the deck."
A range of experiences from quad biking to Bushman culture.
Beautiful, diverse areas with a range of herbivore and predator species.
Bushcraft activities for children.
Get up close and personal with habituated meerkats.
Best for: families
Insider tip: "We highly recommend the Jack's Camp Bushman Walk where you can spend time walking and interacting with a group of Zu/'hoasi Bushmen and gain a fascinating insight into their ancient culture and practices."
4. Botswana Safari With Victoria Falls
Experience an unforgettable holiday combining a fly-in safari in Botswana with a visit to the majestic Victoria Falls. Start at Thorntree River Lodge near the Zambezi River, enjoying activities like white-water rafting and helicopter tours. Then, explore Botswana's iconic wildlife regions, the Linyanti and the Okavango Delta, with expert-guided game drives, walks, and boat trips. Stay in luxurious yet authentic camps at Linyanti Bush Camp and Khwai Leadwood Camp.
Fly-in safari with a birds-eye view of Botswana’s sweeping landscapes.
Sustainable camps which empower local communities.
Authentic safari activities in private concession areas.
Witness one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls.
Best for: honeymooners; couples & friends; adventure seekers
Insider tip: "A half-hour scenic helicopter flight is included if you spend 3 nights or more at Linyanti Bush Camp and Khwai Leadwood Camp from April to November."
5. Linyanti, Okavango & Kalahari Safari
On this 8-night safari holiday, embark on a journey through Botswana's renowned safari regions: the Kalahari, Okavango, and Linyanti. Begin at Tau Pan Camp in the Kalahari Desert, then to Splash Camp in the Okavango Delta for diverse activities including game drives and mokoro excursions. End at Lagoon Camp on the Kwando River, a haven for elephants and predators, and enjoy a unique riverboat experience with stunning wildlife views and sundowners.
Nature walks with Bushman trackers.
A digital detox dominated by the sounds of nature.
Sleep out under the unrivalled clear night skies of the Kalahari Desert.
Personalized service and expert guiding.
Best for: honeymooners; couples & friends
Insider tip: "When at Tau Pan Camp, be sure to spend a night on the camp's sleep-out deck, where the light pollution is minimal to none, and consequently, the stargazing is simply magnificent."
Whether you're planning a romantic honeymoon, a family adventure, or a soul-enriching solo journey, share your aspirations with us and let us tailor a bespoke Botswana safari tour that's uniquely yours.