Overview – Botswana
Botswana is the leader in low-impact upmarket tourism. This eco-friendly approach promotes a true wilderness experience in this unspoiled country. The beauty of the Okavanga delta is best discovered by mokoro canoe while abundant wildlife can be encountered in Chobe and Moremi parks.
Pros and Cons
- Low-density tourism and eco friendly lodges
- Excellent wildlife viewing in northern parks
- Beautiful and diverse scenery of dry desert, saltpans, savannah grasslands and delta waterways
- Low population and vast undeveloped areas
- Political stability and safety
- Expensive upmarket safaris with few budget options
Premier Parks, Reserves and Wildlife Areas
- Okavanga Delta - Canoe and classic safari
- Moremi - Classic safari
- Chobe - Boat and classic safari
- Central Kalahari - Classic safari, animals scarce
- Makgadikgadi Pans - Classic safari, animals scarce
- Nxai Pan NP - Classic safari
- All 14 Botswana Parks & Reserves
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Anthony is a photographer and writer for travel magazines and Lonely Planet, including the guides to Kenya and Botswana & Namibia.
Botswana: Desert & Delta
Marketing itself as one of Africa’s most exclusive safari destinations, Botswana is an extraordinary place. This is the land of the Big Five – a critically important stronghold of lions, home to Africa’s largest elephant herds,...
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We saw many animals on our game drive in Chobe National Park on our first evening. The sunset over the Chobe River is fantastic and so is the herds of elephants crossing the Chobe River.