Botswana has some of the best Game Viewing in the whole of Africa amongst some very high standard of accommodation and facilities. A visit here should include stays in three or four different regions in order to fully experience the diversity and density of the wildlife. Botswana offers an amazing all year round experience in all of its areas, but generally, the best time to visit is from April to November.
Best Time to Visit
Although the climate is good for the whole year, the best time to visit is from April to November.
Popular areas in Botswana include the Okavango Delta, Moemi Game Reserve, Kwana, Linyanti, Selinda, Chobe National Park, the Pans, the Kalahari and the Tuli Block & Mashatu.
Local dishes include Kalahari Truffles (mushroom based desert), Biltong (preserved or seasoned beef or game meat) and Serobe (Goat, Sheep or Cow intestines that have been slow cooked).
History and Culture
Botswana became independent of Britain in 1966 – since, the country has rapidly grown and now has a population of over 2 million. Setswana is the national language of Botswana, formerly the language of the Tswana group.
Things to Do
- Wildlife viewing at the Okavango Delta is excellent all year round.
- Enjoy the magical sites of elephants in Chobe National Park.
- Experience the legend of the Kalahari and a unique experience by seeing some of the most rural towns in Africa.