Botswana Safari Holidays

Botswana is a top safari destination in Africa, offering visitors an authentic and unparalleled wildlife experience. The country is home to some of the most magnificent game reserves and national parks in the world, where tourists can get up close with an array of wildlife, including elephants, lions, cheetahs, and many more.

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The Okavango Delta is undoubtedly one of Botswana's most popular safari destinations. This unique wetland is home to an abundance of wildlife, including hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of birdlife. Visitors can explore the delta's many channels and islands on guided boat trips, mokoro (traditional canoe) safaris, or on foot, accompanied by knowledgeable guides who know the delta's secrets like the back of their hands.

Chobe National Park is another top safari destination in Botswana, known for its large elephant herds, prides of lions, and other predators. Visitors can take part in game drives, as well as river cruises on the Chobe River, to get an up-close view of the animals in their natural habitat.

Moremi Game Reserve is located on the eastern edge of the Okavango Delta and is home to some of the most exclusive and luxurious safari lodges in Botswana. The reserve boasts a diverse range of wildlife, including the Big Five, and is an ideal destination for game drives, walking safaris, and boat cruises.

The Kalahari Desert is another must-visit destination in Botswana for safari enthusiasts. This vast, arid landscape is home to a variety of wildlife, including meerkats, cheetahs, and hyenas. Visitors can take part in guided tours to explore the desert's many sights, including the Makgadikgadi Pans, a vast salt pan that is home to one of the largest zebra migrations in Africa.

Botswana is also home to the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, the largest game reserve in Botswana, where visitors can experience the thrill of a true African wilderness adventure. The reserve is home to a variety of wildlife, including black-maned lions, and is a top destination for visitors looking to explore the unspoiled wilderness of Botswana.


Botswana is a premier safari destination, renowned for its unspoiled wilderness and diverse range of wildlife. With a variety of habitats, including the vast expanse of the Kalahari Desert and the unique wetlands of the Okavango Delta, visitors to Botswana can expect to see an abundance of iconic and rare species.

The Okavango Delta is a unique and biodiverse habitat, home to an array of species that can only be found in this part of Africa. The delta is particularly famous for its big cats, with leopard and lion sightings being particularly common. Visitors can also see a wide range of antelope species, such as the red lechwe, sitatunga, and the rare and endangered roan antelope. The delta is also a birder's paradise, with over 400 species of birds, including the African fish eagle, the saddle-billed stork, and the rare Pel's fishing owl.

Chobe National Park is known for its high concentration of wildlife, including the country's largest population of elephants and lions. Visitors can also see a variety of antelope species, such as the sable and the puku. The Savuti region of Chobe National Park offers some of the best opportunities for lion sightings in the country, while the Chobe River is home to large populations of hippos and crocodiles.

Moremi Game Reserve is situated on the eastern edge of the Okavango Delta and is renowned for its exceptional wildlife sightings. The reserve is home to a wide variety of animals, including elephants, lions, leopards, and buffalos. Visitors can also see rare and endangered species such as the African wild dog, the sitatunga, and the Pel's fishing owl.

The Central Kalahari Game Reserve is the largest game reserve in Botswana and is home to a variety of rare and elusive species, including the brown hyena, the aardwolf, and the pangolin. Visitors can also see large herds of gemsbok, springbok, and wildebeest, as well as the Kalahari lion, which has adapted to the desert environment.

Finally, the Makgadikgadi Pans offer a unique safari experience, with vast salt pans that stretch as far as the eye can see. Visitors can see large herds of zebra and wildebeest, as well as the rare and endangered brown hyena. During the wet season, the pans come alive with large flocks of flamingos and other water birds.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Botswana depends on the kind of experience you want to have. The peak season for tourism in Botswana is from July to October when the weather is dry and the wildlife is abundant. This is also the best time to visit the Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, and Moremi Game Reserve, where visitors can witness the spectacular wildlife sightings and enjoy outdoor activities such as game drives and boat safaris. However, this is also the busiest time of the year, and accommodations tend to be more expensive.

For visitors who want to avoid the crowds and take advantage of lower rates, the shoulder seasons of April to June and November to December are also great times to visit Botswana. During these periods, the weather is still pleasant, and there are fewer tourists, which means you can enjoy a more intimate and authentic safari experience.

The rainy season in Botswana runs from January to March, and while it may not be the ideal time for game viewing, it is a great time to witness the incredible birdlife that Botswana has to offer. The vegetation is lush and green, and the wildlife tends to disperse, making it a great time to explore the remote regions of Botswana.

Planning Your Safari

Experience the magic of Africa's wildlife, support its conservation efforts and contribute to the protection of its rangers, start planning your unforgettable safari adventure with For Rangers Adventures today.

  • Okavango Delta

    A unique and stunning seasonal wetland that is home to an incredibly diverse range of wildlife. It is known as one of the best and most rewarding safari destinations in Africa.

  • Chobe National Park

    Chobe is the third largest national park in the country. Renowned for its river, elephant population, and large lion prides it is one of the most exciting parks in Africa.

  • Moremi Game Reserve

    This vast reserve on th edge of the Okavango Delta is home to a wide range of animals, both big and small, making it an ideal safari destination for wildlife enthusiasts.

  • Central Kalahari

    The Central Kalahari is one of the most spectacular wilderness areas in Africa. It is renowned for its diverse landscapes, black-maned lions, and cheetah.

  • Makgadikgadi Pans

    The Makgadikgadi Pans offer a truly unique experience for visitors, with a landscape and ecosystem that cannot be found anywhere else on earth.


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