With its rich concentrations of wildlife, Botswana parks is one of the premier safari destinations in Africa
from the wetlands of the Okavango Delta to the saltpans of the Makgadikgadi – from world famous game reserves to small conservation areas – explore Botswana’s rich cultural and wildlife heritage.
Botswana is bordered by Namibia to the north and west, South Africa to the sout and Zambia and Zimbabwe to the north east.
Chobe national park is big game country and with the navigable Chobe and Zambezi rivers makes it one of Africa’s top safari destinations.
Famed for large concentrations of elephant and buffalo.
Take a sunset cruise and enjoy elephants swimming across from the islands.
The Central Kalahari Game Reserve is within the Ghanzi District, and together with the Khutse Game Reserve they form the largest Game Reserve Complex in Botswana and the third largest in the world.
Home to the San people whohave lived in the area for thousands of years, wildlife such as giraffe, brown hyena, warthog, wild dog, cheetah, kudu, leopard, lion and springbok are to be found.
This park was previously known as the Kalahari Gemsbok park – one of Africa’s last remaining conservation areas of this size.
The Kalahari is a semi arid environment made up of red sand dunes, sparse vegetation and the dry riverbeds of the Nossob and Auob.
Wildlife in the reserve includes Red hartebeest, black maned lion, kudu, grey duiker, eland and impala.
The Makgadikgadi Pans are situated approx.
halfway between Maun and Nata (northern Botswana).
Dry winter saltpans are transformed into a huge wetland where huge flocks of flamingoes and other waterbirds including pelicans gather on the newly formed lakes.
A landscape of savannah plains, riverine forest, open marshland and rugged outcrops of sandstone.
Wildlife is diverse & includes eland, elephant, lion, hyena, bat eared foxes, aardwolves, kudu, cheetah, giraffe, bushbuck, impala, steenbok and baboons.
Heart of the okavango delta with its Acacia forest, mopane woodlands, floodplains and lagoons provide a wide diversity of habitats for wildlife including buffalo, leopard, cheetah, jackal, elephant.
Game viewing is best during the dry months of July to October when animals congregate around areas of permanent water.
Moremi is a prime tourist destination.
Game viewing can be done by mokor, boat and walking safaris.
The Okavango is the world’s largest inland delta – a wetland area of some 15 000 sq. kms – a maze of winding channels, lagoons and islands, open grasslands and flood plains.
The Limpopo/Shashe TFCA with its wealth of wildlife, beautiful scenery and unique cultural assets has the potential to become a major tourist destination in southern Africa.
The park has good populations of the endangered wild dog as well as other small endangered animals and cheetah.
Botswana’s leaders took the view that high quality / low volume tourism was the best way to create a sustainable industry, while still preserving the environment.
The high price, low impact has worked brilliantly and in certain areas you can watch wildlife as undisturbed as it must have been for thousands of years, with no other vehicles or tourists to spoil your safari
Botswana is Africa’s oldest democracy, has the strongest currency with a history of prosperity and peace – is rated the third safest country in the world to travel in and one of the best African safari destinations
Botswana is a largely roadless wilderness of savannahs, deserts, wetlands and salt pans.