|A few sample Botswana Wildlife safari programs below: |
5 Days Highlights of Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park
9 Days Wings over Botswana
9 Days Mighty Victoria Falls and Okavango Delta Dreams
9 Days Mighty Falls and The Best of Botswana
Things to do on Botswana Safari
>>> View The Spectacular Moremi Gorge
Moremi Gorge is a spectacular area to visit. Visit rich historical, archaeological and biological interests in the Tswapong Hills and view the spectacular Moremi Gorge which supports a variety of fauna and flora.
>>> View The World's Largest Salt Pan At Makgadikgadi
The Makgadikgadi Lake is a legendary ancient lake that dried up 10 000 years ago. In the dry season, is timeless landscape filled to the brim with nothingness … Explore this land by 4x4 or a 4x4 quad bike adventure into the salt pans, exploring Iron Age sites where bushmen once made this unforgiving environment their home.
>>> Enjoy Horseback Riding Safaris Through The Delta
To truly absorb the magnificence of the Okavango Delta, enjoy horseback riding safaris through the Delta. The unique spectrum of ecosystems supports an unbelievable variety of bird, plant and wildlife waiting to be discovered.
>>> Go Wildlife Viewing On A Mokoro
A perfect way to experience this untouched splendour is by taking a mokoro (dug-out canoe) along these waterways, giving you the opportunity to witness the untouched wildlife of Botswana close-up.
>>> Enjoy Elephant-back Rides At Abu Camp
Enjoy elephant-back rides at Abu Camp with the opportunity to feed the elephants; groom and pet them. Discover a world of untouched beauty.
>>> Game Walks With Bushmen Trackers
Take a trip to the famous Kalahari Desert in Botswana and witness a culture of people known as the San or Basarwa (commonly known as bushmen)
>>> Day And Night Game Drives In Open 4x4 Landcruisers
Botswana offers an all-round safari African adventure package. Day and night game drives in open 4x4 Landcruisers bring you closer to the magic of the bush.
>>> Bird Watching In The Kalahari
The desert teems with birdlife – Kalahari Desert is a birdwatcher's paradise. With the beautiful, yet harsh desert as a background, take the opportunity to see more than 100 species of birds, including a few water-specie birds. See double-banded coursers, larks, finch larks (sparrow larks)
Best time to visit Botswana for safari
Between May and October (Dry winter time)
Best for time to visit for Wildlife viewing. Visit Okavango delta, Savuti and Chobe
Between November and April (Rainy Season)
Best time for bird-watching. Both local and Palaerctic migratory birds.
This is also a good time to visit the Kalahari desert areas - Makgadikgadi pans, Nxai pans, to view the antelopes migration on to the pans for grazing and to give birth. They are followed by predators.
Botanical interest tours are best between December and May. Vegetation is green and flowery.
Generally November to April is the time most people avoid taking botswana safari. It is wet and water is plenty. No wildlife at perennial water holes. Rains can make dirt roads impassable. Mosquitoes breed.